Week of December 5, 2022 Mon - Quick review for tomorrow's quiz. Cells Movies: Life in a Drop of Pond Water , Science Kids: All About Animal/Plant Cells Tues - Take quiz over 5 levels of organization. Work on Cells Vocabulary for Friday's matching quiz. Wed - View Cells Alive interactive website. Go over take home test. Finish up vocabulary for Friday's quiz. Thurs - Discover advantages/disadvantages of sexual vs. asexual reproduction. (This focuses on the environmental implications of this topic. Example: one advantage of sexual reproduction is the offspring have many differences, therefore, the population is less likely to be "wiped out." Study for tomorrow's quiz. Fri - Vocabualary matching quiz. Finish up adavantages and disadvantages from yesterday. (Due Monday)
Week of November 28, 2022
Mon - Go over test. Read Lesson 1 pg 9-15 and answer Q's 1-4, 6-8, 11 on pg 16. (Due Tomorrow) Take notes over cell theory for Thursday's quiz. (This is a short fill in the blank test over the cell theory). Tues - Go over Pg 16 Qs and turn in. Time to work on Take Home test due tomorrow. Wed - Turn in Take Home Test. Read pg 43-47. Answer Qs 1,2,5,7,10 on pg 48 & Qs 1,2,3,9,10 on pg 58. (Due Tomorrow) but most people should finish today. Thurs - Take quiz over cell theory. Finish up and go over questions from Wed. Fri - Correct Take Home test. Take notes over 5 Levels of Organization for next Tues. quiz.
Week of November 21, 2022 Mon - Take TEST A Changing Earth's Surface Exchange books if we have time. Tues - Exchange books. Begin working on CELLS take-home test. (Due next Wed Nov. 30) This is a lenghty assignment that should be worked on in chunks each day. If students wait until the last day, they are minimizing chances of a good score on the assinment.
Week of November 14, 2022
Mon - Continue working on study guide. Mt. St. Helen's video and discuss. (Cyber Attack) Tues - Review for Wednesday's test. Continue with video with extra time. (Cyber Attack) Wed - Take TEST A Changing Earth's Surface Watch Earhquake video if time. (Cyber Attack) Thurs - Exchange books. Begin CELLS unit. Begin working on CELLS take-home test. (Due next Tuesday) Friday - Go over Monday's test. Read Lesson 1 pg 9-15 and answer Q's 1-4, 6-8, 11 on pg 16. (Due Monday) Take notes over cell theory for Monday's quiz. (This is a short fill in the blank test over the cell theory).
Week of November7, 2022
Mon - "Convection Day" Understanding the principles of convection; the force driving plate tectonics/eathquakes. Videos & demos of plate tectonics at work. Take quiz at the end. Nothing to prepare for, just pay attention. Tues - Read pp 327-341; Answer Qs #1,2,4,5,8,10,11,15,17 on page 356-357 & #1, 7 on page 358 Due Tomorrow. Wed - Go over Pg. 356-357 Qs from Friday (Turn In) . Tim and Moby Fossils video. Short video clip of Mt. St. Helens disaster. Thurs - Correlating Rocks and Fossils activity with partner. Fri - Go over Correlating Fossils work. (Turn in) Pass out and complete study guide for next Wednesday's test.
Week of Oct 31 - Nov 4, 2022
Mon - Correct Lesson Outline (Turn in) for quiz grade and watch video about land forms and plate tectonics. Standard Deviants Module 4:Mts./Volc./E.Qk. Tues - Read chapter 9 and complete chapter review Q's 1-7, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17, 21 on pp. 320 - 321 & Q's 6. 7. 11 on pp 322 - 323 (Due Thursday) Wed - Continue Chpt. 9 Review Qs from Fri. (Due Tomorrow). Discuss tomorrow's activity and begin Epicenter Activity Day 1: Use P-waves and S-waves to locate epicenter on map. Find lag times only. Thurs - Turn in Chpt 9 Review Quesitons. Day 2 of Epicenter Activity. Fri - Go over Chpt 9 Review Questions. P-wave and S-wave videos.
Week of October 24, 2022 Mon - Complete Content Practice A&B Develeopment of a Theory (Due Tomorrow) Tues - Movie: Earth's Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye Wed - Complete Chapter 8 Lesson 2 & 3 Lesson Outline (Due next Tuesday. ) Thurs - Continue working on Lesson Outline. Fri - ALL SKATE reward party for those who earned it. Leave school ~9:30 and return ~2:20.
Week of October 17, 2022 *****End of marking period this Friday, October 21 . Mon - No School for students Tues - TURN IN 22 warm up Qs. Exchange books. - Read pp 217-221, Q's 1,2,4,6 on pg 222; Read pp 225-227, Q's 1,4,5,6,7,8 on pg 230 (Due Tomorrow) Wed - Go over test. Go over homework and turn in. Watch sea floor spreading video clip. -Begin "Seafloor spreading interpretstion and Questions" (This is a NOAA diagram/graph and questions with partner.) Thurs - Continue Wed. assignment with partner. (Due today if done, or Tomorrow) Fri - Go over Thursday's assignment (Sea Floor Qs) & turn in. Complete any late/missing work to turn in today for end of marking period.
Week of October 10, 2022
*****Half Day this Friday October 14 *****Parent teacher conferences this Thursday, Oct 13, 3:30-6:30.
Mon - Begin 14 stations lab. Student and partner will view rocks & minerals, (some under microscopes) and answer questions/draw pictures about them. -Pass out study guide for Thursday's test. -TURN IN Rocks and Minerals Key Builder from last Thurs/Friday if not submitted. Tues - Same as Monday. This needs nearly 2 days to finish. Remaining time to work on study guide. Wed- Review for test on Thursday. Thurs - Take test & turn in study guide. Finish up any late work. Fri- -Half day for students. -Movie Rocks and Minerals DVD (My collection)
Week of October 3, 2022
Mon - Pre-lab questions and discussion/prep for Tuesday Lab. Tues-Minerals Identification Lab with partner. (Turn in tomorrow) Wed - Finish up Lab. (turn in) Complete Chapter 4 Lesson 1 Outline (Due Tomorrow) Thurs - Introduction to the Microscope & worksheet (1/2 the kids today/ half tomorrow) TURN IN Tuesday's work. - Rocks and Rock Cycle Key Concept Builder Lesson1. (Due Friday or Mon) (1/2 the kids today/ half tomorrow) Fri - Finish opposite assignment from Thursday
Week of September 27, 2022
Mon - What is a Mineral "Key Concept Builder." Finish and turn in. Finish/turn in any late work from last week. Tues - Watch Videos and answer questions from Google Classroom (What is a Mineral & A Brief Intro to Minerals). (Due Tomorrow.) Vocabulary quiz tomorrow!! Wed- TAke 17 word matching vocab quiz. Turn in Videos Qs . Complete Chapter 4 Qs 1,2,7,8,9 11-13, 22-25, on Pp.142-143. (Due tomorrow.) Thurs- Go over pg. 142-143 questions and TURN IN, finish up any missing work. Fri-Gold Rush Tech video and summary
Week of September 19, 2022 Mon - Introduction to Density. Begin density worksheet with partner. Tues - Continue density worksheet with partner. We will be finding the denisty of a few objects and recording data. Turn in worksheet with partner(s) names. Wed - Complete rocks and minerals vocabulary using book's glossary and index where needed. (Matching quiz next Monday or Tuesday over vocabulary.) Thurs - 1. Read pp. 77-83 and 87-91 in your science book. 2. Answer Questions 1-5, 9, 11, 14, 16, 20, 21 on pp 104-105. Fri-1/2 Day of School! Go over and Turn in pp 104-105 questions.
Week of September 12, 2022
Mon. - Movies: Earth’s Systems, Geologists Notebook, Solar wind and cosmic rays . Write 2 separate 5 sentence summaries for the movies we watched in class. (Due Tuesday). Turn in Poster if not turned in on Friday. Tues. -Turn in Summaries from movies. Begin working on Chapter 2 Lesson 2 Outline. You will need Pp 49-55 from your book to complete this. (Due Wed.) Pass out study guide for Friday's test. Wed. - Turn in Lesson 2 Outline from Tuesday. Work on study guide for Friday's test. Thur. - Review for tomorrow's test. Fri. - Take test over Earth's Layers. Watch movie: Science Kids:Earth's Materials and Systems.
Week of September 5, 2022
Monday - No Shool Labor Day Tuesday- Finish last Thursday's Lesson 1 Outline. Exchange books. Chapter Review on page 70 #’s 1,3-9, 11, 14, 16, 24, 25 (Due Thursday) Wednesday- Finish up page 70-71 Chapter Review Questions. Thursday- Go over Chapter 2 Review Questions. Begin Earth’s Layers “poster” (Label Earth’s layers) Friday- Continue "poster", due Monday if not finished today.
Week of Aug 29 - Sept. 1, 2022
Monday: Finish Pg. 534 Questions and turn in. Watch water cycle video clips ("personal tutor", "brain-pop"). View Cyber animation of water cycle. Go over page 534 Questions. Tuesday: Water cycle video clip. Work on water cycle poster. (Due Thursday) Wednesday: Continue working on poster, due tomorrow (Thursday) Thursday: Turn in poster at beginning of hour. Complete Lesson 1 Outline Pp. 527-533. We will finish this next Tues. if not finished up today. Friday: No School Labor Day weekend
Week of Aug 24-26
Thursday: Pass out books (Water & Other Res.) Assemble science journals. Friday: Read Pp 527-533, Answer Qs# 1-9 ALL on page 534.
Week of December 13, 2021 Mon - Work on study guide for WED test. Complete any missing work. Complete any missing warm up questions to turn in tomorrow. Tues - Turn in warm up questions (46pts BIG GRADE). Review for tomorrow test Wed - CELLS TEST and turn in study guide. Thurs - Go over test and warm ups. CSI Activity: Who Stole Santa's Sleigh? Fri - 1/2 day for students. REWARD celebration for students who earned the reward.
Week of December 6, 2021
Mon - Go over Adv. and Disadv. of both types of reproduction. Read pp 61-65. Answer Q's 1,2,4,6,9 on pg 66. (Due Tuesday) Tues - Go over pp. 66 Qs from yesterday. Osmosis domonstration/discussion. Google Classroom diffusion assignment. (Watch videos and Answer Questions) (Due Wed) Wed - Go over Tuesday's videos and Qs and TURN IN. Cells True and False Activity (Due Thurs). Thurs - Turn in Wed. work. Pass out and work on Study Guide for next Wednesday's Cells Test. Fri - Movie: Dog's Decoded.