Wednesday, 4/1/15- B Day- Early Dismissal Schedule (PD)

Learning Objective:

To predict the motion of an object given the magnitude and direction of forces acting on it (net force)

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Get out your “Motion and Forces- Basics” simulation packet.
  2. Simulation- Forces and Motion Basics with Graphic Organizer- Hand in at the end of class.
  3. “What I learned” sticky note- Write what you learned about forces and motion from the simulation on the sticky note and stick the sticky note to ISN pp.70-71.

Homework:

Forces Experiment graph & conclusions- due Mon. 4/6

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Friday, 3/27/14- A Day- Last Day of the 3rd Marking Period… One more marking period until high school!!!

SBAC Testing Periods 3 & 4- Remember to go to Homeroom for testing after period 2. There will be no science class for periods 3 & 4

Learning Objective:

To predict the motion of an object given the magnitude and direction of forces acting on it (net force)

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Get out your “Motion and Forces- Basics” simulation graphic organizer; Try the Smiling Frogs optical illusion.
  2. Science Friday- This Fish Sucks- The Northern Clingfish
  3. Cue- Forces and Motion Study Jam animation
  4. Simulation- Forces and Motion Basics with Graphic Organizer

Homework:

Forces Experiment graph & conclusions- due Tue.3/31

Wednesday, 3/25/15- A Day- SBAC Testing Periods 6 & 7

Remember to go to Homeroom for testing after period 5. There will be no science class for periods 6 & 7

Learning Objective:

To predict the motion of an object given the magnitude and direction of forces acting on it (net force)

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Get out your “Motion and Forces- Basics” simulation graphic organizer;  Try the Smiling Frogs optical illusion.
  2. Cue- Forces and Motion Study Jam animation
  3. Simulation- Forces and Motion Basics with Graphic Organizer

Tuesday, 3/24/15- B Day

Learning Objective:

To predict the motion of an object given the magnitude and direction of forces acting on it (net force)

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Get out your “Motion and Forces- Basics” simulation graphic organizer; Read the “Motion and Forces” paragraph and answer the questions; Try the Two Straws optical illusion.
  2. Simulation- Forces and Motion Basics with Graphic Organizer

Monday 3/23/15- A Day

Learning Objective:

  • To predict the motion of an object given the magnitude and direction of forces acting on it (net force)

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Solve the speed word problem; Write down two things you learned about friction.
  2. Cue- Littlest Speed Demon– Science Friday video segment
  3. Simulation- Forces and Motion Basics PhET with Graphic Organizer