Tuesday, 9/20/16- A Day

Mrs. Verrastro, the Guidance Counselor for Team Comets, will be in science class today with me. We will be starting to help you plan your future in high school! I hope there will be lots of science, math, and engineering in that future!  🙂

Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Get out your science notebook and open to the back cover. Trim and tape the safety regulations to inside back cover of your science notebook.

Homework:

  • Lab Safety Ad on p.14 due Friday, 9/23
  • Science Safety Quiz on Thursday, 9/22
  • Get Science Safety Contract signed

Monday, 9/19/16- B Day

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-“Lab Safety Ad p.14” (Left Side) and “Lab Safety Challenge p.15” (Right Side); Head page 14 properly with “Lab Safety Ad-Diagram-9/19/16” and head page 15 properly with “Lab Safety Challenge-Educational Video-9/19/16.”
  2. Take the Laboratory Safety Challenge– Watch the Flynn Scientific Safety Challenge video. On p.15 in your interactive science notebook, make a list of what NOT to do in a science lab.
  3. Science Lab Safety Regulations/Safety Contract– Safety is my number one concern and I am very serious about it. Go over the safety rules. Point out safety equipment & emergency shut-off in classroom. Tape safety regulations to inside of back cover of science notebook.

Homework:

  • Lab Safety Ad on p.14 due Friday, 9/23
  • Science Safety Quiz on Thursday, 9/22
  • Get Science Safety Contract signed

Friday, 9/16/16- A Day

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Get out your Interactive Science Notebook and open it to page 12; Solve the following word picture puzzle.
  2. Science FridayWhen Eels Attack
  3. Review HW– Pages 11 & 12
  4. What do you look like doing science? Draw a picture of yourself doing science in the box on page 5 using the colored pencils that are in the bin

Homework:

Be sure to have the following completed in Interactive Science Notebook (ISN) by Monday, 9/19

  • The front cover is labeled.
  • All pages are numbered properly.
  • The first 10 pages are trimmed & taped securely.
  • The first 10 pages are read and key concepts are highlighted.
  • The Table of Contents is complete, trimmed, and taped to the inside front cover.

 

Thursday, 9/15/16- B Day- Open House

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Get out your Interactive Science Notebook and open it to page 13; Solve the following Word Picture Puzzle.
  2. Gallery Walk– Review procedures and expectations for gallery walk. For each notebook sample, look for different strategies scientists use for recording data and observations.

Homework:

Discussion Questions on p.12

Be sure to have the following completed in Interactive Science Notebook (ISN) by Monday, 9/19

  • The front cover is labeled
  • All pages are numbered properly
  • The first 10 pages are trimmed & taped securely
  • The first 10 pages are read and key concepts are highlighted

Wednesday, 9/14/16- A Day

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Get out your Interactive Science Notebook; Add to the Table of Contents- “Notebooks Across Time” on p.12 (Left Side) and “Notebooks Across Time” on p.13 (Right Side); Head p.12 properly with “Notebooks Across Time-Reflection-9/14/16 and head p.13 properly with “Notebooks Across Time-Observation-9/14/16.
  2. Notebook Set-up– Set up Discussion Questions on page 12 & Focus Questions on p.13 in science notebook.
  3. Cue/Focus Question– Set up page 13 in your interactive science notebook. How do scientists use notebooks? (Write-Pair-Share). Characteristics we expect to see in scientists’ notebooks. (Full Class Brainstorm)
  4. Check HW– first notebook entry on page 11

Homework:

Discussion Questions on p.12 due on Friday, 9/16