Second nine Weeks-2nd Quarter
I.Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration

A. Force and Motion (SECME Mousetrap car)

B. Calculations

II. Newton’s Laws of Motion

A. Newton’s Laws (Balloon Race Lab)

B. Momentum
C. Forces Opposing Motion



III. Plate Tectonics

A. Processes that Shape the Earth

IV. Weathering and Erosion--Garden Project, Weathering Chalk Design your own Lab, Erosion Design Your Own Lab.
A. Processes that Shape the Earth


V. Solar System – Earth, Moon, and Sun
A. Solar system
B. Introduction to Genetics and Diversity
VI. Solar System, Earth, Moon, and Sun
A. Stars and Galaxies
B. Life Cycles of Stars
Big Bang Theory


End of second Nine Weeks: January 20th, 2011