Mr. Hallihan Notes

Foundations of Math 11 & Intro. to Environmental Science 120


Posted: February 19, 2013

Today we finished up our discussion of Darwin and his ideas on evolution.  Watched some videos on:  Darwin's finched, the wonders of the islands he explored and a video/song that reviews evolution...links are in the lesson.  I have included some review questions along with a crossword to review terminology.  Check out Ms. Sherrard's homepage for the solutions... HW:  UNIT TEST will be on Thursday
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_feb._19.pdf2.47 MB

Posted: February 15, 2013

Today we are in the library researching a chosen topic (ideas were suggested last Friday).  In this lesson you will find the library plan (must be completed and passed in on Monday), a list of links for resources available online for researching and an interactive website link that discusses how effectively research online.  Continue to work on your Eco-Challenge ideas...  
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_feb._15.pdf1.33 MB

Posted: February 14, 2013

We finished our investigation (More is Less), watched part of the biography of Charles Darwin and looked into some key terms with evolution.  HW:  Read Case Study on Charles Darwin's Voyage and prepare for researching your topic at the library tomorrow.
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_feb._14.pdf3.1 MB

Posted: February 13, 2013

We discussed the 'Lessons from Easter Island'.  We did an activity - Populations:  More is Less.  We will finish this activity tomorrow...
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_feb._13.pdf7.58 MB

Posted: February 12, 2013

Finished with population terminology and watched video on Easter Island.  Finished with a quiz on terminology.HW:  Read 'Lessons from Easter Island' which is included in the lesson
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_feb._12.pdf3.76 MB

Posted: February 11, 2013

Discussed populations...quiz tomorrow on terminology!  Pass in ecological footprint by Wednesday.
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_feb._11.pdf584.74 KB

Posted: February 8, 2013

I included the lesson with links to the videos that were shown in class...
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_thursday_feb._7.pdf175.25 KB

Posted: February 8, 2013

Today we were at the library...I have attached the journal entry that is due by Monday.  Print off your ecological footprint and pass it in too.  Begin researching an environmental issue...I have attached some ideas.

Posted: February 6, 2013

Discussed the lab from yesterday and began watching the Human Footprint videos from National Geographic.ECO-CHALLENGE: Articles with summaries due tomorrow!
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_thursday_feb._6.pdf619.59 KB

Posted: February 5, 2013

Lab and lab report are included in this lesson.  DUE:  Friday at the end of class.
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_thursday_feb._5.pdf2.07 MB

Posted: February 4, 2013

Reminder that Wednesday is the deadline for any course logo eco-challenge. Eco-challenge Idea:  Find an article on a 'local' environmental issue to be displayed on the class bulletin board.  You must include a brief summary (typed) with the article.  5 points (max is 2)
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_thursday_feb._4.pdf3.67 MB

Posted: February 1, 2013

HW:  Reflection on issues (5 questions) and reflection on 'The Lorax' video. ECO-Challenge Idea:  Design a logo for the class (school spirit, 'green' thinking, fisheries theme?)  Due by Wednesday.
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_thursday_feb._1.pdf1012.99 KB

Posted: January 31, 2013

Overview of course with introduction to environmental issues.
PDF icon env._sci_120_-_thursday_jan._31.pdf2.35 MB

Posted: February 3, 2010

Simply click on the link below to obtain access the MVHS Math Department Homepage...