Tuesday, 6/11/19- B Day

The ABC’s of 8th Grade Physical Science

Come up with some piece of information for each letter of the alphabet and put it on an ABC chart. Work with your cooperative table group to come up with lesson topics, activities, key science words etc. for each letter. Think back over all that you’ve done in science! Your chart will be on display to show the 7th graders!

To this year’s 7th graders: Welcome to Your School Year

Give the inside scoop to the 7th graders! Provide next year’s incoming science class with advice for how to survive science class and 8th grade. Answer questions in the Google Form in Google Classroom like:

  • My favorite science lesson this year was…
  • If you don’t want to make the teacher mad, don’t…
  • One thing I wish I knew in September was…
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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

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