Friday, 12/1/17- B Day

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner. Get out your ISN and open to pages 18 and 19. Work out the following problem: Mr. Golinski is always yelling and with such a deep voice. On the other hand, Mrs. Vigliotti has such a quiet, high pitched voice that she is sometimes hard to hear! How would a graph of the vibrations in Mr. Golinski’s voice box compare to a graph of Mrs. Vigliotti’s voice box?
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  3. Driving Question Summary Table- Complete the Summary Table on pages 18-19 for the Loud vs Soft Sound investigation on pages 26-27 and the Higher vs Lower Notes investigation on pages 28-29.

Home Learning:

STUDY for the Sound Source Quiz on Wed. 12/6– ISN pages 15-29

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Wednesday, 11/15/17- A Day

Question:

Do all objects vibrate when they are making sounds?

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now– Get out your ISN and open to page 24. Read your conclusion on page 24 to your group. What do all of the conclusions have in common? What is something different about one person’s conclusion?
  2. Scientific Language Notecards– Make a scientific Language Notecard for the key word elasticity. Tape Scientific Language notecard to ISN p.25. Enter the vocabulary word Elasticity p.25 to the E Section of your Index.
  3. Conclusion– Switch ISN’s around the table. Read each other’s conclusion on ISN p.24, looking for the six elements on the board. Place a sticky note on the conclusion with the elements that are missing.
  4. Driving Question Summary Table- Complete the Summary Table on pages 18-19 for the Instruments Investigation on pages 24-25.

Friday, 12/3/17- A Day

Question:

Are other objects that produce music also moving back and forth when they make sounds?

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now– Get out your ISN and open to your DQST on pages 18 & 19.
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  3. Driving Question Summary Table- Complete the Summary Table on pages 18-19 for the Instruments Investigation on pages 22-23.
  4. Next Steps Class Discussion- Are the observations made with the instruments also true for other objects that produce sound? Could you use the model your class made to explain how the instruments made sounds to also explain how any object produces sound? How could we investigate this further?
  5. Index- Count back 6 pages from end. Label first of those pages on top- Index. Draw a cross with a ruler to separate each page into 4 boxes. There should be 24 boxes. Label each box with a letter of the alphabet. Double up Q/R and X/Y. There should be one letter for each box with the exception of Q/R and X/Y. Now you are ready to enter the vocabulary word Vibration.

 

Tuesday, 10/24/17- A Day

Question:

What does the record look like up close?

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now- Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner. Get out your ISN and open to page 21. Read your observations in the Data Table page 21.
  2. Driving Question Summary Table– Complete the Summary Table on pages 18-19 for the Record Investigation on pages 20-21.
  3. Write-Pair-Share- How might what you observed about the surface of the record and interaction of the needle to be related to the sounds it makes when spun? Write your conclusion on ISN p.20
  4. Exit Tweet– What have you found out so far about how the record makes sound?

Periods 4 & 7- Complete Investigation of Record

Home Learning

  • Complete conclusion on ISN p.21 due tomorrow 10/25
  • ISN’s are due next week! 🙂

Thursday, 10/19/17- B Day

Question:

What does the record look like up close?

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now– Get out your ISN and add to the Table of Contents-“DQST p.18” (Left Side) and “DQST p.19” (Right Side). Get out your sound device model handout (except periods 6 & 7). Open your ISN to p.16 (Periods 2, 3, & 4) or pp.18-19 (periods 6 & 7)
  2. Notebook Work– Trim and tape model handout as a flip page to ISN p.16 (except periods 6 & 7).
  3. Period 7 only– Develop Questions & Next Steps– Bring your investigation ideas to the scientists’ circle. Share your ideas with the class & record them on the Ideas for Investigation poster. Hand in the investigation handout that you did for Home Learning.
  4. Driving Question Summary Table (DQST)– Set up DQST on ISN pages 18-19.
  5. Investigation– Set up data table on ISN p.21. Watch video of needle on record player. Record your observations of the needle in your Data Table on ISN p.21.