Thursday, 5/14/15- A Day- Advisory Schedule

Learning Objective:

To explain in writing the advantages and disadvantages of truss, beam, & suspension bridge design and visually identify each bridge

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Take out your science notebook and open to p.100; Take out your Bridges Web Quest paper; Write down 2 things that you’ve learned about bridges on the colored strip of paper. Don’t forget to put your name on it!
  2. Review HW- Bridge Question p.100
  3. Cue- Advance Organizer- Smart Bridges NOVA video segment
  4. Web Quest- Bridges
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Wednesday, 5/13/15- B Day

Learning Objective:

To explain in writing the advantages and disadvantages of truss, beam, & suspension bridge design and visually identify each bridge

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Take out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents; Head pp.100-101 in your science notebook properly for Bridges Question and Webquest.
  2. Web Quest- Bridges

Homework:

Bridges Question on p.100 in notebook

Tuesday, 5/12/15- A Day

Learning Objective:

To explain in writing the advantages and disadvantages of truss, beam, & suspension bridge design and visually identify each bridge

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Write your name, date, and period on the Bridges WebQuest worksheet; Read the WebQuest directions and the questions for which you will be searching for answers.
  2. WebQuest- Bridges
  3. Motion & Forces Unit Cover Page on ISN p.97. Remember- Write the title very large so that it is easy to read; Draw a minimum of 3 pictures that represent the unit; Color the entire page, cover to cover, using colored pencil or crayon (no white paper showing)

Homework:

Bridges Unit Cover page due tomorrow 5/13

Thursday, 4/23/15- B Day- Advisory Schedule

Learning Objectives:

  • To describe the relationship between an object’s mass and its inertia when at rest and in motion
  • To express mathematically how the mass of an object and the force acting on it affects it acceleration

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now-Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Put your name on the Straw Rockets experiment packet; Work out the force word problem.
  2. Experiment-Straw Rocket- Hypothesis and plan & draw rocket
  3. Webquest- Sir Isaac Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion

Homework:

Complete the Newton’s Laws of Motion webquest

Wednesday, 4/22/15- A Day- Today is Earth Day!

Learning Objective:

  • To describe the relationship between an object’s mass and its inertia when at rest and in motion
  • To express mathematically how the mass of an object and the force acting on it affects it acceleration

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Get out your ISN and open to your homework on p.92; Add p.94 to your Table of Contents & head p.94 properly; Write down what you learned from the Motion & Forces Graphic Organizer on a sticky note and stick it to pp.70-71.
  2. Review HW- Laws of Motion diagrams on ISN p.92
  3. Cue- Stomp Rocket demonstration and Lift Off of Rocket video segment
  4. Experiment-Straw Rocket- Brainstorm what can be changed about a rocket’s design to get it to travel the farthest distance? (ISN p.94)
  5. Webquest- Sir Isaac Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion