8/7:Welcome Back! :) Go over syllabus, lab safety, bell ringer procedure, grade tracking forms, science fair/due dates. See science fair section on website for all information. Student and Parent Information Sheet DUE BY FRIDAY AUGUST 11th!
8/8: Espresso Yourself. Marshmallow Challenge.
8/9: D&T Activity.
8/10:Notes on Observations, Inferences, Predictions (found on the scientific method notes on padlet page). Shoebox Observation Lab.
8/11: Finishing the Shoebox lab in class. Notes on Scientific Method. Variables Practice.
8/14: Went over Spongebob Variable Problems. Began Scientific Method Stations. Simpson Variable Worksheet is HOMEWORK DUE TOMORROW-Tuesday!!!
8/15: Go over Simpson Homework. Continue working on Scientific Method Stations.
8/16: Scientific Method Stations. Anything NOT finished is DUE MONDAY!!! The PDF of the stations is on the Padlet Note page!!
8/17: Rubber Band Lab. Completed Lab is due Friday!
8/18: Atmosphere Notes pages 1-19. I'm looking to do a cloud activity for Tuesday and am in need of Cotton Balls and Liquid Elmer Glue if anyone can donate anything. It is greatly appreciated!!! :)
8/21: Finished atmosphere notes. Created atmosphere foldable.
8/22: Finished atmosphere foldable and questions in atmopshere notes. Took Pop Quiz on Graphing and Scientific Method. Homework: Copy down the 9 questions from the Air Quality Reading. Do this in your notebook and leave space for answers! Do not answer them...we'll be doing that in class tomorrow!
8/23: Air Quality Reading and Questions.
8/24: Cloud Notes. Began Cloud Research
8/25: Finished Cloud Research. Cloud Cotton Ball Representation. Cloud 2 way matching. Begin Wind Notes.
8/28: Finish Wind Notes. Wind Project. The textbook chapter on wind is on the padlet page for additional research.
8/29: Beaufort wind scale. Complete Wind Project. Begin Front Notes.
8/30: Finish front notes. Complete Front foldable.
8/31: Weather Instruments foldable. Storms and Safety Research--> if you didn't finish this in class, it's HOMEWORK!!!
9/1: Chasing Hurricane Andrew Lab.
THERE WILL BE A WEATHER UNIT TEST ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH!!!!
9/5: 15 minutes to finish hurricane lab. Interpreting Weather Maps with partners.
9/6: Go over Weather Mapping as a class. Review for Weather Unit Test. TEST IS TOMORROW!
9/7: Weather Unit Test!
9/8: Cell Notes. Labeled and Colored Plant and Animal Cell Diagrams
9/11: Finish Coloring. Completed Cell Notes up to Cell Wall.
9/12: Plant and Animal Cell Foldable Cut and Paste. Cell KIM Chart Cut and Paste.
9/13: Finish Cell KIM Chart. Begin Cell Center Work.
9/14: Cell Centers. Passed out CELL ORNAMENT PROJECT. CELL ORNAMENT PROJECT IS DUE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22ND!!!
9/15: Cell 3 Way Match. Finish Cell Stations. All stations must be completed. Anything not done is homework! Study for Cell Quiz
9/18: Cell Quiz. Levels of Cells Organization Notes and Flipbook.
9/19: Finished the cells level of organization foldable. Took Protists Notes and watched video clips.
10/12: Finish Meiosis Notes and complete Diagram Drawings. Copy the two charts comparing/contrasting mitosis and meiosis at the end of the notes-the last 3 pages of notes...if not completed during class it is HOMEWORK!
CELL DIVISION UNIT TEST IS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18TH!!!
10/13: Mitosis/Meiosis Paper Plate. Mitosis/Meiosis cut and paste. Cell Division Taboo Game
10/16: Cell Division Jeepers Peepers
10/17: Last minute review for Cell Division Unit Test. Watched NOVA's Cracking the Code of Life movie. HOMEWORK: MAKE A STUDYGUIDE FOR THE CELL DIVISION TEST AND STUDY!!! TEST TOMORROW!
10/18: Cell Division Unit Test.
10/19: Genetics Notes
10/20: Whiteboarding genetics problems. Genetic problems packet...homework due Monday!
10/23: Went over genetics homework packet. Mendels Genes Making a Pea Plant Lab. If you didn't finish the lab in class, it is due tomorrow!!
10/24: Mendelian Traits Chart and Punnett Squares. Begin Superhero Baby Genetics. Study for a Quiz on Punnett Squares!
10/25: Punnett Square Quiz. Superhero Babies.
10/26: Human Body Project was introduced. Due 11/9!! Genetics Quiz. Superhero Babies--> due tomorrow!
10/30: Finish and go over pedigree packet problems. Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer Pedigree Lab.
10/31: Finished Rudolph Pedigree Lab. Discussion on selective breeding/genetic engineering. Students completed a 3-2-1 questions on notecards.
11/1: Genetics Unit Test
11/2: Motion and Speed Notes. Speed Calculations. If you have a calculator please start bringing them to class!
11/3: Finished speed word problems. bubble gum physics lab!
11/6: Velocity notes. Marble Speed lab. Begin Distance vs Time Graph Notes.
11/7: Sluggish Stanley, Speed Problems, Distance vs time graphing
11/8: Finished distance vs time graphing notes. Worked on the problems from yesterday and two additional ones from today.
11/9: Finish all of distance vs time stations. D vs T graphing and scenario matching.
11/13: Finished D vs T graphing and scenario matching. Took Notes on Forces up to balanced and unbalanced forces.
11/14: Finish notes on Newton's Laws. Newton's Laws Pictures Matching.
11/15: Went over pictures. Newton's Laws Stations. Newton's Laws Homework due Thursday,
11/16: Checkpoint #3 due today! Go over homework. Newton's Laws Stations
11/17: Newton's Laws Stations
11/20: Simple Machines Webquest and Textbook Work
11/21: Simple Machines Webquest and Textbook Work.
11/27: Gravity Friction Air Resistance Notes.
11/28: Energy Forms note taking
11/29: Energy Forms note taking
11/30: Energy Forms Note taking. What isn't finished MUST BE FINISHED BY MONDAY FOR STATIONS!!!
12/1: Science Fair Projects Due-in class mini presentations. Make Sure your ENERGY NOTES BOOKLETS ARE FILLED OUT!! INCLUDING A SEPARATE SHEET ON ENERGY TRANSFORMATIONS (THE LAST PAGE OF THE BOOKLET PDF) DUE MONDAY!!!
12/4: Energy Forms and Transformation practice. I will grade your energy notes booklet. Begin Energy forms and transformations stations lab. NC FINAL PRACTICE EXAM WILL BE DUE FRIDAY! DO NOT USE YOUR NOTES OR GOOGLE-We need to see what you know!
MAKE SURE YOU ARE STUDYING FOR YOUR STATE FINAL EXAM! PRACTICE STATE TEST IS DUE FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8TH!
PIG DISSECTION TOMORROW, TUESDAY DECEMBER 12TH! WEAR SOMETHING OLD! BRING YOUR PIG COLORING PAPER COMPLETED FOR TOMORROW AS WELL!
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