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APES "Weekly" Articles
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Biodiversity Loss Article
Weekly Article -- Roughly each week you will read an article that corresponds to your textbook reading and our classroom topics. You can either download and print the article or click on the link to read it on your computer screen. (Guess which method I recommend?) Directions for read and respond: 1. What is the author's main idea? 2. Give three specific examples that support his main idea. 3. Summarize the article in 3 sentences. 4. What is your opinion? Do you agree or disagree? Cite two points from the article or from another source that support your opinion. (You must include the citation in proper APA format.)
 
Alien Invaders Article
Weekly Article -- Roughly each week you will read an article that corresponds to your textbook reading and our classroom topics. You can either download and print the article or click on the link to read it on your computer screen. (Guess which method I recommend?) Directions for read and respond: 1. What is the author's main idea? 2. Give three specific examples that support his main idea. 3. Summarize the article in 3 sentences. 4. What is your opinion? Do you agree or disagree? Cite two points from the article or from another source that support your opinion. (You must include the citation in proper APA format.)
 
Collapse of A Food Chain Article
Weekly Article -- Roughly each week you will read an article that corresponds to your textbook reading and our classroom topics. You can either download and print the article or click on the link to read it on your computer screen. (Guess which method I recommend?) Directions for read and respond: 1. What is the author's main idea? 2. Give three specific examples that support his main idea. 3. Summarize the article in 3 sentences. 4. What is your opinion? Do you agree or disagree? Cite two points from the article or from another source that support your opinion. (You must include the citation in proper APA format.)
 
The Real Cost of Cheap Food Article
Weekly Article -- Roughly each week you will read an article that corresponds to your textbook reading and our classroom topics. You can either download and print the article or click on the link to read it on your computer screen. (Guess which method I recommend?) Directions for read and respond: 1. What is the author's main idea? 2. Give three specific examples that support his main idea. 3. Summarize the article in 3 sentences. 4. What is your opinion? Do you agree or disagree? Cite two points from the article or from another source that support your opinion. (You must include the citation in proper APA format.)
 
Fusion Article
Weekly Article -- Roughly each week you will read an article that corresponds to your textbook reading and our classroom topics. You can either download and print the article or click on the link to read it on your computer screen. (Guess which method I recommend?) Directions for read and respond: 1. What is the author's main idea? 2. Give three specific examples that support his main idea. 3. Summarize the article in 3 sentences. 4. What is your opinion? Do you agree or disagree? Cite two points from the article or from another source that support your opinion. (You must include the citation in proper APA format.)
 
Global Warming Article
Weekly Article -- Roughly each week you will read an article that corresponds to your textbook reading and our classroom topics. You can either download and print the article or click on the link to read it on your computer screen. (Guess which method I recommend?) Directions for read and respond: 1. What is the author's main idea? 2. Give three specific examples that support his main idea. 3. Summarize the article in 3 sentences. 4. What is your opinion? Do you agree or disagree? Cite two points from the article or from another source that support your opinion. (You must include the citation in proper APA format.)
 
Population 7 Billion Article
Weekly Article -- Roughly each week you will read an article that corresponds to your textbook reading and our classroom topics. You can either download and print the article or click on the link to read it on your computer screen. (Guess which method I recommend?) Directions for read and respond: 1. What is the author's main idea? 2. Give three specific examples that support his main idea. 3. Summarize the article in 3 sentences. 4. What is your opinion? Do you agree or disagree? Cite two points from the article or from another source that support your opinion. (You must include the citation in proper APA format.)
 
Estuaries Article
Weekly Article -- Roughly each week you will read an article that corresponds to your textbook reading and our classroom topics. You can either download and print the article or click on the link to read it on your computer screen. (Guess which method I recommend?) Directions for read and respond: 1. What is the author's main idea? 2. Give three specific examples that support his main idea. 3. Summarize the article in 3 sentences. 4. What is your opinion? Do you agree or disagree? Cite two points from the article or from another source that support your opinion. (You must include the citation in proper APA format.)
 
Farming the Amazon Article
Weekly Article -- Roughly each week you will read an article that corresponds to your textbook reading and our classroom topics. You can either download and print the article or click on the link to read it on your computer screen. (Guess which method I recommend?) Directions for read and respond: 1. What is the author's main idea? 2. Give three specific examples that support his main idea. 3. Summarize the article in 3 sentences. 4. What is your opinion? Do you agree or disagree? Cite two points from the article or from another source that support your opinion. (You must include the citation in proper APA format.)
 
 
Stewart Brand on Colbert
Interview with Stewart Brand, author of Whole Earth Discipline
The Science of 350
Three numbers you should know to really understand global warming climate change. See also Bill McKibben's blog post about the magical number 350: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/10/the-science-of-350-the-most-important-number.php
Practice Quizzes - McGraw Hill
 
Habitable Planet Videos
Links to short (approx. 30 min.) videos that will be assigned throughout the year: 1. Click on the "Many Planets, One Earth" video and answer questions 2-6 and 8-12 on the worksheet (find under homework).
Environmental News Network
Good source for your environmental news scrapbook. Once a month (Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan), each APES student will print out and secure in a notebook one environmental news article from either this internet source or a local source (Daily Hampshire Gazette or other local news source). You will annotate the article as follows: "one question I have is . . . . " and "one thing that makes sense to me is . . . ." At the end of the semester each student will pick one of their articles to create a three-part Free Response Question from.
Estrogens in the Ocean?
 
Economic Forces Reading
Read this in addition to Chapter 1
Measuring (and Reducing) the Human Footprint
Read this after Chapter 1 Notes have been given and before the Quiz on Chapter 1.
Flashcards and Practice Quizzes
 
Habitable Planet Online Text
 
13 Ways to Look at a Hedgehog
 
Food for Thought: One reason Why Big Fierce Animals are Rare
 
Paul Ehrlich's "Too Many Rich People: Weighing Relative Burdens on the Planet
IPAT equation description included.
Scientific Notation Problems - Multiplying and Dividing
Do these problems before Friday, Sept. 11. You will have problems similar to this on the test on Friday.
Adding and Subtracting Numbers in Scientific Notation
Adding and subtracting in scientific notation is actually more "difficult" than multiplying and dividing! Do these before Monday, Sept. 13th when you will have a short quiz on adding, multiplying, subtracting and dividing numbers in scientific notation.
Oh no! The APES exam in in 2 weeks! Multiple Choice Practice Questions
Great multiple choice practice questions.