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Welcome students and parents to Mr. Battaglia's Earth Science Class. We'll be using this wiki throughout the year in class and also at home to learn about Earth Science and current events in Earth Science. Please bookmark this page on your home computer.




HR LICENSE PLATE ACTIVITY FOR TAG


DC PORTFOLIO PROJECT INFORMATION HANDOUT FOR HR 115 CLICK HERE




STAR WATCH CANCELLATIONS - Please check Ms. Nichols Website for the latest on whether we have to cancel star watch during a particular evening due to the weather.


VISIT OUR CLASS SCIENCE BLOG WHICH WILL BE UPDATED BY STUDENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR!

http://earthsciencebtags.blogspot.com/











The Big Ideas in Earth Science: These two big ideas cover all the topics we'll be covering through the year



Big Idea #1: Changes in the Earth's atmosphere, geosphere and hydrosphere can happen instantly or over millions of years. This is also true of changes in space.


Big Idea #2: All ideas in science are theories based on evidence gathered through careful observation and experimentation. As a result all theories can and will be revised over time due to new discoveries.

Focus for the year: To observe and describe changes over time in the atmosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere and space.


Here is a short video narrated by James Earl Jones which covers the Big Ideas of Earth Science!




When you have finished the introductory video please take a moment to fill out this class form so I can collect some information and data from you for our class. Click on the link below to open the form.

BEGINNING OF YEAR INFORMATION FORM


A note for students about usage of this site: When using this site you must also follow the guidelines of the Wayland Public Schools Acceptable Usage Policy. - Thanks Mr. B-tags





Earth Science is all about understanding how the Earth and the Earth in Space changes over time. Some of these changes take millions of years or more while some only take hours, days, or minutes!


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This picture of the Earth was taken during the Apollo mission to the moon
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Seen from near Hvolsvollur, Iceland, a plume of ash, dust and steam from a volcano erupting beneath Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull glacier towers into the sky, Wednesday, April 21, 2010.
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A satellite image of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf of Mexico, approaching New Orleans






Link about SSG Matthew Pucino - we will be learning more about him and visiting his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery