Friday, 22 November 2013

No Plagiarism!

Nov 22nd and Nov 25th - Lesson 13 - What atmospheric problems have we created?
Content: Students will
Carbon Cycle
  • Describe the carbon cycle; the movement of a carbon atom from the atmosphere through a plant, animal, and decomposer, and back into the atmosphere.
    • cycle
    • states of matter
  • Compare the rate at which CO2 is put into the atmosphere to the rate at which it is removed through the carbon cycle.
  • Analyze data relating to the concentration of atmospheric CO2 over the past 100 years, and describe international efforts to protect the atmosphere.
  • Describe events and the effect they may have on climate (deforestation, glacial melting, and an increase in greenhouse gases).
  • Describe the benefits of Earth’s resources, air and trees.
  • Identify ways that humans affect the atmosphere and the oceans and their limited capacity to absorb wastes and recycle materials naturally.
  • Students will summarize information from texts.
  • Students will cite works and use in-text citation.

Today in class, Mr. Pro and the class were making outlines.

In this class, our classmates learned an important skill. The skill they learned is how to make an outline. To make an outline you need to explain with lots of details. For example, if you are writing an outline about smog, you need to describe the following:

1) The problems it causes

2) What causes these problems to happen

3) What people are doing to solve this problem

4) What nature is doing to solve this problem

5) What is a solution for this problem for the future?

We also saw a Brainpop video about the Ozone Layer in class. After the video, Mr. Pro said that we had to answer three questions. Try to answer them without looking at the answers.

What is causing the problem?

CFCs are thinning the Ozone layer

What are people doing to solve the problem?

Countries agreed to make less CFCs

How is nature acting to solve the problem?

Its "regenerating" itself

For the rest of the class, we answered questions using in-text citation.

The in-text citation was another skill we developed because if you learn this skill , it will help you give credit to others when you get information from a site, book, etc. 

(Click on the photo to zoom-in)

So to summarize, we did pretty good this class.

We learned two important skills that I reported on this post:

  • In-text citation
  • Making an Outline

Here is a video of how to make an in-text citation
How to use Easybib

1 comment:

  1. Daniel, very good post I like how you organized your paragraphs. But you I think need more details about your post. But over all it was defiantly an A post. Good Job


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