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You will find homework and major deadlines listed by date on this page.
New Achieve Requirement
All articles must be completed at school. Students will be receiving a rubric today for how the articles will be graded. This is a school wide policy. Students must make a 75 or higher on the first attempt for the multiple choice questions on all three articles to receive a 100 for their grade.
Your class still needs small marshmallows and graham crackers.
Remember to bring your own chocolate to make S'mores.
Also, bring board games for game day.
SGM over all topics covered this year. This is a mandated district wide test.
Students will need their final draft for the energy sources debate. We have the debate during class today!
Quiz over comets, asteroids and meteoroids.
Notes over comets, asteroids, meteoroids
Test over gravity, inertia and planets.
Planet Travel Brochures are due.
Students were allowed to take their planet brochures home to finish them. They are due tomorrow. They have had three class days to work on them.
Power point for planets, gravity and inertia
Test over guided reading notes. (heliocentric, geocentric, big bang etc.)
Guided reading note sheet is due. It was classwork after the test on Friday.
Test over climate and reading weather maps. It was moved due to walk out schedule and only lab day already being set for Thursday!
Achieve 3000 day and test revie
answer key for questions- This will help you study.
Answers to guided notes sheet
Guided note sheets are due tomorrow. Students had the entire class period to work on them today. They may finish them for homework.
Test over Wind
Filled in notes
Quiz over layers of the atmosphere and basic atmosphere facts. All notes were taken from pages 393 and 403 to 407. We did not do power point notes this time. Students created a foldable based on these pages. Please have them study from the book in addition to the notes they created.
Unit test over Oceans. This will include the tide information from this week. This includes all material covered in January.
Students are expected to complete one assigned Achieve article during class today. They must show me their score upon completion of the article. We will return to the computer lab to do additional articles later this month.
Link for NASA Layers of the Atmosphere
Tides power point
Test over waves and ocean currents.
Below is a link to the power point notes for this section and the student note taking guide that we have been filling out in class. We will finish filling this out tomorrow.
Test over this weeks notes. This covers ocean topography, composition and location. Be sure you are able to label the features of the ocean floor as well as the oceans and continents.
Power point for notes over oceans and link for copy of the student notes filled in.
District required unit test over all the material that we have covered this year.
Quiz over water distribution and water cycle.
Link for copy of student version of the notes for Tuesday's test.
Water Cycle Vocabulary
Water Cycle Power point
Power point for water distribution
Test over seasons, equinox and solstice.
Below is the power point used in class today. We will finish them tomorrow. This is not homework.
Test over Moon phases and eclipses.
Quizlet over eclipses
Quizlet Moon Phases
Power point notes for moon phases and eclipses
Field trip to Coca Cola Space Science Center
Completed papers, abstract, tri-boards and log books are due.
We will have a test over weathering, erosion and deposition today.
Achieve articles are due.
Link for review game Kahoot
Below is a copy of the field trip permission form that will be sent home today. Please send it back by Wednesday, November 1st.
Below is a link to the abstract form. Students need to type the abstract on the form and then print it. THEY MAY NOT just write the information on the form. Also you will find a link to the project categories and sub catergories that will be given out in class today.
We have begun taking notes over erosion and deposition. Below are the links for the note taking sheet that has already been given out in class as well as the power point. Please do not have your student fill this in tonight. WE WILL FINISH THIS IN CLASS TOMORROW.
Your test over chapter six is today.
Below is a link for the tri-board instructions. The tri-board is not due until November 6th.
The study guide for chapter 6 is due today. It was given out in class on October 12th. Below is a link in case they have lost it.
Begin achieve articles in class.
Hawaii is losing it's beaches
Earthquake in Japan
To Warn the People
You have a test over rocks and minerals.
October 3rd and 4th
Igneous Rocks (pgs. 58-61)
1. Explain how igneous rocks form.
2. Explain the origin, texture and mineral composition of igneous rocks.
3. Explain four uses of igneous rock.
Sedimentary Rocks (pgs. 62-66)
1. Explain how sedimentary rocks form. Be sure to include and explain erosion, deposition, compaction and cementation.
2. Explain and give at least one example of each major group of sedimentary rocks.
(Clastic rock, Organic Rock and Chemical Rock)
3. List at least three uses of sedimentary rock.
Metamorphic Rock (pgs. 67-69)
- Explain how metamorphic rock forms.
- Explain how metamorphic rocks are classified. You need to include foliated and nonfoliated.
- List five uses of metamorphic rock.
- Rough Draft of Rationale, Research Questions with answers, Problem, Hypothesis, Variables, Materials, Procedures, Risk & Safety, & Bibliography are due.
- Below is the link to the paper requirements given out on September 20th. Students need to format the paper like the hand out is formatted. 12 point font We suggest Times New Roman but Arial is also fine. All of the above listed parts are due. You DO NOT have to turn in Data, Results and Conclusion yet. We HAVE NOT done the experiment. You will add that to the paper later.
- Science Fair Paper Requirements 17-18 (002)
- Also, you need to turn in the Safety Risk Form that was handed out last week. It should be signed by your parents. You do need a safety source on this form. You can use your book as this source. It has lab safety on page 660.
Link for Virtual mineral lab
Science Fair Procedure revisions are due.
The chapter two study guide is due.
Link for the study guide. It was given out in class on the 26th.
Test over plate boundaries and volcanoes
Link to filled in student note sheet.
Matching game set for review
Power point for notes over plate boundaries and volcanoes
Science Fair Research link for Galileo ***If logging in from home, the password is valve.***
Links for handouts for research and guidelines for the paper.
The procedures for your science fair project are due. This can be hand written into your science log books or typed and taped/glued into them. Be sure to skip a couple of pages in the front of the book. Remember, this is a rough draft. The point of this is for me to have a chance to read them and give you feedback. PLEASE, do NOT stress over this.
I have assigned the following articles for the students: Why is Denver a mile high?
Hawaii’s Fire Show and A force of Nature
Students must complete through the thought question for each one of the above listed articles. The thought question must be answered in complete sentences. These are due by September 30th. They are being given the class period today to work on them at school. Anything that they do not finish is homework.
Quiz over continental drift and plate tectonics.
Science fair project proposal forms are due. These were given out in class on September 1st. Below are links for the form and the information sheet that came with it.
Below is the link for the power point we used in class. The quiz over this is on September 12th.
Quiz over layers of the Earth
The three Achieve 3000 articles are due today. We will have a guest speaker, Mrs. Wright, from guidance.
Below is a link for a Kahoot review game to help get ready for the test.
Below is a link to the power point notes that we are using in class.
Scientific Method and Safety Rules Test
SGM pretest is today. This is NOT for a grade. It is the content pretest for the year.
We began working on achieve 3000 articles today. The three aticles will be due August 31st. They will need to finish any they do not finish in class today for homework.
This is the link to get to Achieve 3000.
The logon is their GTID number and the password is initpass. Please make sure they pick Science from the drop down list. It is important that they complete these activities without help because program helps improve their Lexile levels. It will increase the difficulty of future assignments based on their performance.
Link for scientific method power point.
Below is a link for the lab safety rules.
Below are links for the syllabus and solar eclipse permission slip form.
The syllabus page shows a table-oriented view of the course schedule, and the basics of course grading. You can add any other comments, notes, or thoughts you have about the course structure, course policies or anything else.
To add some comments, click the "Edit" link at the top.