Mr. Hallihan

Foundations of Math 11 & Intro. to Environmental Science 120

Posted: April 30, 2013

Many thanks to Craig Duplessie from District Office, who helped us out with our new 'Environmental Science Blog'.  We logged into the website, changed our password, updated our profile, left a reply and developed a post with an image and a link.  For those of you who are into APPS, you can download it.  If you were absent today be sure to see me for your login information and a quick overview of the site.  Here is the address and you will also see the button on the homepage... http://dt16community.nbed.nb.ca/blogs/environmentalscience/   HW:  Reminder that we are in the computer lab tomorrow...work on eco'challenge activities and/or research paper.

Posted: April 29, 2013

We discussed the rubrics for both the paper and the presentation.  Then, we looked at a powerpoint of the Atlantic Salmon:  life cycle, adaptions and population.  Check out the notes for the powerpoint slides and be sure to get a copy of the rubrics if you missed today's class...
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Posted: April 29, 2013

This presentation is to Grade 11 and 12 students...arranged by guidance.

Posted: April 26, 2013

Today we were in the library either working on your research paper and/or eco-challenge activities.  HW:  Library plan due Monday
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Posted: April 25, 2013

Today we discussed the characteristics of a river.  We discussed the Miramichi watershed and the tributaries that flow into it.  We also looked at the special features of a river like:  riffles, undercuts, eddies and pools.  Check out the notes for more details on the lesson...HW:  We are in the library tomorrow some come prepare to work on either the research paper and/or eco-challenge activities.
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Many thanks to Tony for sharing this presentation with our Environmental Science and Outdoor Pursuit classes.  Some of his information may relate to your research topic...be sure to use it!
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Posted: April 24, 2013

We watched a video on how the salmon are important to us in Miramichi.  Then, we focused on the life cycle of the Atlantic Salmon.  Check out the notes on the cycle and the anatomy...
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This is the presentation that Mark Hambrook gave on the Miramichi Salmon Association.  You may want to use some of his information if it relates to your research topic...
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Posted: April 23, 2013

I gave back the test and went over the solutions.  We are now into the third unit...Ecology of the Miramichi Watershed with a Focus on the Atlantic Salmon!  Gave an intro. lesson on the species and watched some videos - check them out!  During IS we had Mark Hambrook from MSA give a presentation on their organization and their field studies.  I have included his presentation and you can also find it under 'documents' for your reference.  Many thanks to Mark and we look forward to being a part of the Kelt study on May 6th.
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Posted: April 22, 2013

Today we had Tony Vanbuskirk in from Fornebu Lumber Woodlands to give a presentation on 'Wildlife Habitat and Conservation'.  We hope to have his presentation online at some point so you can review and apply the information to your research topics.  You check out his companies website...  http://www.umoe.com/subsidiary/umoe-forestry/Tests are marked and I have updated the mark online.  We plan to have Mark Hambrook from the MSA in tomorrow during Independent Study to chat about their organization and our upcoming field research activity on May 6.HW:  Work on Eco-challenge activities

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