Mr. Hallihan Notes

Foundations of Math 11 & Intro. to Environmental Science 120

Notes

Posted: September 17, 2014

Today we watched a video on Easter Island...be sure to check it out if you missed it!  Tomorrow your lab report is due and we will follow-up the video with some discussion.HOMEWORK:  Lab Report Due FIRST of Class!
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Posted: September 16, 2014

We took the first half of class to finish the lab from Friday...lab report is due on Thursday!Handed out notes on populations and discussed Logistic Growth vs Exponential Growth.  

Posted: September 15, 2014

LIBRARY...researching environmental topics/issues.  We will finish up lab tomorrow. HOMEWORK - pass in library plan and work on ecopoints

Posted: September 15, 2014

Today we went to the library to begin researching an environmental topic/issue.  Be sure to complete the attached library plan that describes what you got accomplished...due tomorrow.  If you are absent today, be sure to check out the Research Topics and Research Resources documents!
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Posted: September 12, 2014

We did a lab on the mark-return-recapture method.  If you were absent...come in to my room during IS on Monday to complete the lab.  See attached lessons to read up the lab... 

Posted: September 11, 2014

Today we futher discussed populations and checked out some stats from Stats Canada.  Be sure to get the notes...
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Posted: September 10, 2014

We discussed the 'Human Footprint' and watched a couple parts of the National Geographic series.  Also discussed populations...be sure to get the notes!
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Use the following site to do your own ecological footprint...http://www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/GFN/page/footprint_basics_o... off or send image by email or tweet it @MVHSEnvSci

Posted: September 9, 2014

We discussed the pros/cons from the article 'What's the Fuss About Fracking'.  We did our own Ecological Footprint...do yours for 5 ecopoints.  Also watched the story of stuff and discussed ways to become more green.

Posted: September 8, 2014

We discussed and listed all the environmental issues from the Lorax video (be sure to watch this if you missed Friday).  Gave out notes with the key terms for Unit 1.  Watched video clip explaining Fracking and handed out article called 'What's the Fuss About Fracking'...see lesson for handout.  Be sure to...HOMEWORK:  1)  Read the article                         2)  List the Pros/Cons                         3)  Complete the vocabulary crossword 
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Posted: September 5, 2014

Today we discussed the 5 questions from yesterday, copied notes on anthropocentric/biocentric/ecocentric and watched the Lorax. HOMEWORK:  Make sure you watch the video (link in the lesson) and answer the following...                         1)  list all environmental issues found in the film                          2)  what point of view is the Lorax?  the Onceler?                          3)  Film form 1972...how does it compare to Miramichi 2014?Be sure to check out the latest Eco-Point opportunities!   
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5 Eco-points for a follow, 5 more if you send us a tweet about what you learned/enjoyed this week in Environmental Science AND 5 more if send a picture of what makes the Miramichi such a great environment!

Posted: September 4, 2014

Today we discussed environmental issues...local, regional and global.  Further discussed the eco-challenge activities and reminded everyone of the first eco-challenge opportunity - create a class logo (due Monday).HOMEWORK:  See lesson for 5 questions that will be discussed in class tomorrow
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Posted: September 4, 2014

We discussed the expectations of the course and went over the course outline (posted under documents).  Be sure to check out the details on the Eco-Challenge Project.
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I have attached the lesson that was discussed in CS 110 (period 2) about the project MVHS is involved with this semester.  Opportunity for interested grade 11/12 students...see Mr. Hallihan or Mrs. MacDonald.

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