Monday, 11/6/17- B Day

Learning Tasks:

  1. Do Now
  2. Mindful Monday– 7 Days of Calm: Day 6 Patience– Listen to the audio guide our way through the mindfulness practice. After the practice, we discuss- What did you notice?
  3. Self-Reflection on Learning This Quarter- Use the Self-Reflection on My Learning, Mindset, Resilience/Grit This Quarter Google doc in Google classroom to respond to each of the questions. If you have not completed the Self-Reflection for your ISN, complete that as well.
  4. Exit Tweet– What have you found out so far about how other objects that produce music make sound?
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Friday, 10/27/17- B Day- Early Dismissal Schedule

Spooky Science!

Learning Tasks:

Self Reflection for the Unit on Sound– Refer to page 8 in your ISN for directions on how to write a Self-Reflection. Use the Google Doc in Google Classroom to type your responses in the light grey boxes for each of the steps.

Home Learning:

  • ISN’s are due next week! 🙂 Per.2- Mon., Per. 3- Tue., Per.4- Wed., Per 6- Thu., Per 7- Fri.
  • Self Reflection is due Monday 10/30

Thursday, 11/26/17- 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 20. Discuss with your group: Do you think other objects that produce music also move back and forth when they produce sound? How might we go about investigating this further?
  2. Update DQB and Initial Ideas for Investigation/Next Steps– How might what we figured out about the record playing sound be related to other sound source experiences? Do you think other objects that produce music also move back and forth when they produce sound? How might we go about investigating this question further?
  3. Self Reflection for the Unit on Sound– Refer to page 8 in your ISN for directions on how to write a Self-Reflection. Use the Google Doc in Google Classroom to For each of the steps below, type your response in the light grey boxes for each of the steps.

Home Learning:

ISN’s are due next week! 🙂

Wednesday, 1/25/17- B Day

Core Ideas:

  • Substances are made from different types of atoms, which combine with one another in various ways. Atoms form molecules that range in size from two to thousands of atoms.
  • Each pure substance has characteristic physical properties (for any bulk quantity under given conditions) that can be used to identify it.

Learning Activities:

Periods 4 and 7

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner. Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- Cover Page- p.51 (Right Side). What do you see in this picture?
  2. Period 7 only-Model– Create an initial model about how you think the person is able to float on top of the water instead of swimming in the Dead Sea. Draw a diagram of the phenomenon on a piece of easel paper. (Cooperative table group)
  3. Driving Question– Complete full class sharing of questions from See-Think-Wonder. Categorize the questions to come up with a driving question about density.
  4. Self Reflection for Unit on Matter- Solids, Liquids, Gases & Changes in State- Use the “Self Reflection for Matter: Solids, Liquids, Gases & Changes of State” Google Doc in Google classroom to type your responses to the questions in the light gray boxes.
  5. Unit Cover Page-On p.51 in your interactive science notebook, create a cover page for the unit on Density
    • Write the title very large so that it is easy to read.
    • Draw a minimum of 3 pictures that represents the unit.
    • Color the entire page, corner to corner, using colored pencil or crayons- no white paper showing

Periods 2 and 6

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner. Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- Driving Question- p.52 (Left Side) and Driving Question- p.53 (Right Side). What do you see in this picture?
  2. Driving Question– Complete full class sharing of questions from See-Think-Wonder. Categorize the questions to come up with a driving question about density.
  3. Unit Cover Page-On p.51 in your interactive science notebook, create a cover page for the unit on Density
    • Write the title very large so that it is easy to read.
    • Draw a minimum of 3 pictures that represents the unit.
    • Color the entire page, corner to corner, using colored pencil or crayons- no white paper showing
  4. Self Reflection for Unit on Matter- Solids, Liquids, Gases & Changes in State- Use the “Self Reflection for Matter: Solids, Liquids, Gases & Changes of State” Google Doc in Google classroom to type your responses to the questions in the light gray boxes.

Period 3

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner. Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- Driving Question- p.52 (Left Side) and Driving Question- p.53 (Right Side). What do you see in this picture?
  2. Driving Question– Complete full class sharing of questions from See-Think-Wonder. Categorize the questions to come up with a driving question about density.
  3. Unit Cover Page-On p.51 in your interactive science notebook, create a cover page for the unit on Density
    • Write the title very large so that it is easy to read.
    • Draw a minimum of 3 pictures that represents the unit.
    • Color the entire page, corner to corner, using colored pencil or crayons- no white paper showing
  4. ReadWorks Assignment in Google Classroom- Go to digital.readworks.org/student or click on the link above. Sign in with your Google account. Enter class code from Google Classroom.

Homework:

Science Notebooks due Fri. 1/27

Friday, 1/20/17- A Day

Core Ideas:

  • The changes of state that occur with variations in temperature or pressure can be described and predicted using models of matter
  • Heat refers to energy transferred due to temperature differences between two objects

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now-Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner. Get out your science notebook.
  2. Science FridayThe Road Best Traveled: A Tale of Ants, Slime Mold, & the NJ Turnpike
  3. CFA #2 Response– Copy your answers from CFA #2 answer sheet to the Google Form in Google Classroom
  4. Self Reflection for Unit on Matter- Solids, Liquids, Gases & Changes in State- Use the “Self Reflection for Matter: Solids, Liquids, Gases & Changes of State” Google Doc in Google classroom to type your responses to the questions in the light gray boxes.

Homework:

Self-Reflection in Google classroom due on Tue. 1/24