Mr. Hallihan Notes

Foundations of Math 11 & Intro. to Environmental Science 120


Posted: April 3, 2014

We looked into the how species interact with eachother.  Be sure to get the notes...  There are some great videos within the lesson.  Eco-point opportunity:  find some youtube videos that examples of the interactions that were discussed in the lesson.  Send the link to me: HOMEWORK:  Work on eco-point activities and research paper!
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Posted: April 2, 2014

See attached Graphic Organizer...must be completed and passed in tomorrow.  Also worked on eco-point actrivties.  Be sure to add volunteering at the upcoming Fly Fishing Show (5 pts/hr and 10 pts/hr if you are presenting at a booth).  Also add 10 pts for tying a salmon fly next Friday and extra 5 pts if you send me a pic.HOMEWORK...1)  Graphic Organizer #22)  75 more eco-points (total of 150 completed)
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We took half the class to finish the lab.  We also watched some videos to follow-up the lab.  Rest of class was spent discussing the research paper and upcoming deadlines...THURSDAY, APRIL 3RD!1)  Graphic Organizer #22)  75 eco-points [marking for the completion of 150 eco-points]Homework...- complete lab report and work on above items 
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Lab was started and we will complete next day.  Check lesson for lab report and videos...  
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Posted: March 24, 2014

Be sure to get the notes on food webs.  We did an exercise on making a food web for the Boreal Forest.  Also checked a few videos on the Barn Owl...we will be doing a lab on disecting an owl pellet tomorrow. HOMEWORK:  Get your Biome Brochure in (your late!) and work on research paper/ecopoints

Posted: March 19, 2014

Be sure to get the notes that were given in class and know them!  We are working with food chains and labeling the relationships.HOMEWORK:  Biome Brochure is DUE tomorrow (email me if you need printed in color)
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Posted: March 18, 2014

We worked on the Biome Brochure that was assigned last week...due on Thursday! HOMEWORK:  Finish your biome brochure
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Posted: March 17, 2014

Fish Friends volunteers Betty Ward and Bonnie Wright delievered 300 eggs to our aquarium today.  They gave a presentation on the life cycle of the Atlantic Salmon with lots of great facts about the species.  Check out the documents section for more information on the Fish Friends program... HOMEWORK:  Computer lab tomorrow to work on Biome Brochure

Posted: March 17, 2014

Today we celebrated Mathematical PI Day in class...videos, songs, trivia, etc...  Also discussed how we could apply PI to the environment and the role mathematics plays in environmental science.
Today we discussed the details of the Biome Brochure Assignment.  Be sure to get a copy of what I am looking at for both format and content (attached in the lesson).  We drew for biomes and now it's your job to complete this assignment before next Thursday.  We also started into ecosystems... 
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Posted: March 11, 2014

Wew reviewed the 5 different biomes with discussion of what are the characteristics important to a biome.  We also watched a video on Biosphere sure to check it out if you missed today's class.  Be sure to check out link from NASA on each biome...will be useful for your assignment.HOMEWORK:  Eco-points???
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Today we took notes on the organization of life...cell -> tissue -> organ -> organ system.  Be sure to get the notes along with a copy of the notes on the 11 organ systems (must know name and function).  Also discussed ecological organization...organism -> species -> population -> community -> ecosystem -> biome - > biosphere.  HOMEWORK...-  continue working on research paper and ecopoint activities
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Posted: February 28, 2014

We watched a couple videos on Atlantic Salmon...1)  a documentary that explores the issue of declining Atlantic Salmon populations throughout Eastern Canada AND 2) a sports show that promotes the recreation of Atlantic Salmon Fishing in NB while celebrating the heritage of the Restigouche and Miramichi Rivers.OVER THE MARCH BREAK...-  continue to work on your research topic (begin comleting graphic organizer #2)-  look for eco-point opportunities

Posted: February 27, 2014

If you were absent today, be sure to bring your excuse and you will be writing the test tomorrow.  

Posted: February 26, 2014

UNIT TEST is TOMORROW!!!  Check out this lessson for the review questions/crossword WITH the solutions.Get your inventories with eco-point activities in along with the graphic organizers...they were both due TODAY!HW:  Test
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