Friday, 10/5/18- B Day

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now– Get out your Science Safety Contract. Get out your ISN and open to the inside back cover.
  2. Science FridayThe Joy of Cooking Asteroids
  3. Retrieval Practice- Practice bringing to mind and explaining science safety to your partner without the help of your safety regulations. Then look at the safety regulations and see what you missed.
  4. Assessment- Science Safety Quiz

Home Learning:

Get Science Safety Contract signed

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Thursday, 10/4/18- A Day Block Schedule Periods 2, 4, 6, & 8

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now– What do you know about your own eyesight? After watching the video, what have you learned about your eyesight?
  2. Science Lab Safety Regulations– 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.
  3. Safety Contract- Complete the Lab Safety Contract form and take it home to be signed.
  4. What do you look like doing science? Draw a picture of yourself doing science in the box on page 5 using colored pencils.
  5. Science Safety Exit Slip Tweet– In 280 characters or less, answer one of the following questions:
    • Which science lab safety rule do you think is most important & why?
    • Invent an interesting science safety slogan.

Home Learning:

  • Get Science Safety Contract signed
  • Science Safety Quiz tomorrow, 10/5

Tuesday, 10/2/18- A Day- Early Dismissal Schedule (PLC)

Learning Tasks:

  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 Challenge” p.13 (Right Side). Head p.13 properly with “Lab safety Challenge-10/2/18″.
  2. Take the Laboratory Safety Challenge– Watch the Flynn Scientific Safety Challenge video. On p.13 in your interactive science notebook, make a list of what NOT to do in a science lab.
  3. Science Lab Safety Regulations– 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.
  4. Safety Contract- Complete the Lab Safety Contract form and take it home to be signed.

Home Learning:

  • Get Science Safety Contract signed
  • Science Safety Quiz on Friday, 10/5

Monday, 10/1/18- B Day

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do NowExplain what the following quote means in your own words. How does this quote apply to your life or the world today? “Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas.” -Marie Curie
  2. Circle- Productive Scientific Class Discussion/Norms for Accountable Talk– Brainstorm how scientists find out what other scientists are working on or researching. How do you think scientists discuss? What kinds of words might they use? If two scientists disagree, but need to work together to reach a solution, how might their conversations sound? Develop a class list of norms for accountable talk. Everyone’s voice has value, so how can we make it comfortable so that all voices contribute?
  3. Consensus Discussion- Review HW (Ques. 1-4). Come to a class consensus as to what strategies/characteristics we expect in a scientists’ notebook and therefore in our notebooks. Tape Ques. 1-4 and T-charts as flip page to ISN p.12.

Friday, 9/28/18- A Day

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now– To review what you highlighted/underlined on p. 1-10 of your science notebook, turn to your table group partners and share what you highlighted/underlined.
  2. Science Friday- Light Pollution and Preserving Dark Skies
  3. Review ISN pages 1-10– Participate in a whole class sharing of highlighted/underlined information.
  4. First Notebook Entry/Write-Pair-Share Thinking Routine– Write/draw your response to the following prompt on ISN p.11:

    What are you looking forward to most about your science notebook?

    I am looking forward to…

    What do you still wonder about your science notebook?

    I wonder…