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Why Biology? What Mr. LYs five behavioral expectations? Write in complete sentences! Dont talk during the Catalyst!
Agenda Catalyst Why biology? A few more procedures Mini-Scholars Exit Question
What Is Environmental Science? Environmental science is the study of how living and non- living things interact Environmental Science is… Green text = Im teaching you a definition. Write the definition in the vocabulary section of your binder!
Why is Sierra Leone so poor?
Why is the arctic so cold?
Why is there a hole in the ozone layer?
What will happen if we continue to burn fossil fuels for energy?
Understanding the world around us
So Why Do We Care? Environmental Science is cool! Want money? Environmental Science is on the GEE (Graduate Exit Exam), which you need to pass to graduate high school. The more education you get, the more money you earn. On average, college graduates earn $22,000 more than high-school graduates, every year.
More money is NIIIIIIICE!
A few more procedures Electronic devices Eating Restroom Make-up work Where to find it When its due Early finishers
Absences and Honors If you were absent yesterday… Go over to the Absences/Honors station Find the This Week container Find the Monday folder Take one copy of each handout from the folder Make-up work MUST be turned by the end of the week you come back to school. No late assignments accepted!
Absences and Honors If you ever finish ALL your work early… Go over to the Absences/Honors station Find the Honors Work binder Take out honors work, and work on it! Every item of honors work you complete is worth extra credit points.
Mini Scholars Head: What is the burning question in your head? What is one question you would like someone to answer? Heart: What do you hold closest to your heart? What do you care about more than anything else? Stomach: What makes you sick to your stomach? What really upsets you? Hands: What do you bring to this class? What is your unique contribution? Feet: What do you want to walk out of here with at the end of the year? What do you want to accomplish?
Exit Question Why do YOU want to study biology? DONT FORGET: Put your homework and weekly packets into the LEFT SIDE of your group folder. Count your team points, and let Mr. LY know. The last person in your group to leave the room turns in your group folder Write in complete sentences! Dont talk during the Exit Question!