Friday, 4/29/16- B Day

Learning Objective:

To describe all positions of objects and the directions of forces & motions in an arbitrarily chosen frame of reference

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- “Understanding Connections p.94” (Left Side) and “Understanding Connections p.95” (Right Side); Head both pages 94 & 95 properly with “Force & Motion-Understanding Connections-4/29/16; Read the questions that you wrote on page 92 of your science notebook.
  2. Science FridayCaring for Cuttlefish
  3. Understanding Connections-p.94 & 95 in interactive science notebook. Formulate Unit Question using ideas/questions from your questions on p.92. Draw a light bulb in the center of the page and write Unit Question inside the light bulb.
  4. Unit Cover Page– On p.93 in your interactive science notebook, create a cover page for the unit on Force & Motion.
  • Write the title very large so that it is easy to read.
  • Draw a minimum of 3 pictures that represents the unit.
  • Color the entire page, corner to corner, using colored pencil or crayons- no white paper showing

Homework:

Unit Cover Page (p.93) due Tue 5/3

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Thursday, 4/28/16- A Day

Disciplinary Core Idea:

All positions of objects and the directions of forces & motions must be described in an arbitrarily chosen frame of reference

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Get out your science notebook, and add to a NEW Table of Contents- “Trigger p.92” (Left Side) and “Cover Page p.93” (Right Side); Trim and tape the new table of contents to the inside front cover; Head page 92 properly with “Forces & Motion-Trigger-4/28/16.”
  2. Trigger- Start your inquiry… Observe the Japanese Bullet Train. On page 92 of your science notebook, write as many questions as you can about what you observed about the force and motion of the train.
  3. Educational video– Greatest Discoveries in Chemistry- To celebrate the end of our lessons on chemistry, watch this Bill Nye video. As you are watching, describe the scientific discoveries in chemistry. Who was the scientist? What scientific discovery did he or she make? How did the discovery contribute to chemistry?
  4. Unit Cover Page– On p.93 in your interactive science notebook, create a cover page for the unit on Forces and Motion.
  • Write the title very large so that it is easy to read.
  • Draw a minimum of 3 pictures that represents the unit.
  • Color the entire page, corner to corner, using colored pencil or crayons- no white paper showing.

Homework:

Unit Cover Page (p.93) due Tue 5/3

Wednesday, 4/27/16- B Day

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your daily planner and With a partner, drill each other on the scientific vocabulary flashcards before the quiz!
  2. Assessment– Periodic Table & Atoms Quiz
  3. Educational video– Greatest Discoveries in Chemistry- To celebrate the end of our lessons on chemistry, watch this Bill Nye video. As you are watching, describe the scientific discoveries in chemistry. Who was the scientist? What did he or she do? What did he or she find out? How did the discovery contribute to chemistry?

Homework:

Complete the Understanding Connections paper on Periodic Table and Atoms

Tuesday, 4/26/16- A Day

Class is in the Library today!

Learning Objective:

  • To write a paper that addresses the questions of the unit using evidence gathered along the way

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your daily planner; Get out your science notebook and open to pages 80-81.
  2. Understanding Connections Thesis– Use the directions on page 7 in your notebook to write an Understanding Connections Thesis on Periodic Table and Atoms. The template is in Google Classroom. Model how to write a Body Paragraph.

Homework:

Periodic Table and Atoms Quiz tomorrow, 4/27 (STUDY science notebook pp.79-91)

Monday, 4/25/16- B Day

Class is in the Library today!

Learning Objective:

  • To write a paper that addresses the questions of the unit using evidence gathered along the way

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your daily planner; Head the Post-lab for Build an Atom handout properly with your name and science period; With a partner, complete the Post-lab for Build an Atom handout. Each partner should complete his or her own handout.
  2. Understanding Connections Thesis– Use the directions on page 7 in your notebook to write an Understanding Connections Thesis on Periodic Table and Atoms. The template is in Google Classroom. Model how to write the Introduction Paragraph.

Homework:

Periodic Table and Atoms Quiz on Wednesday, 4/27 (STUDY science notebook pp.79-91)