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1 Homework: No homework / Bring 1.5 inch three ring binder to organize Science materials WSBW FM 18 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/12/13 2 Hour Delay Schedule Startup/warm-up: Not one today / Explanation of Screen for future use as students enter the classroom Activities: - Alphabetical seating chart activity - It is okay to be incorrect “Be bold” - Stay engaged and always double check / take responsibility

2 Homework: Bring one and one half inch three ring binder to organize Science materials. Go to Textbook on-line using the instructions from class to see if you can get there. WSBW FM 18 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/13/13 Regular Schedule Startup/warm-up: Sit in your seats alphabetically from the front table right as instructed from yesterday’s activity. Activities: Assign textbooks, go over classroom packet for binder, Airzooka if time allows

3 Homework: Bring one and one half inch three ring binder to organize Science materials. Go to Textbook on-line using the instructions from class to see if you can get there. WSBW FM 18 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/14/13 Regular Schedule Startup/warm-up: Take a bubble sheet from the front table. Then: Try to complete a circuit from the materials in the package on you table. Get the light bulb to turn on. Activities: SLO Pretest Science 7 th Grade Air pressure demo if time allows

4 Homework: Go to Textbook on-line using the instructions from class to see if you can get there. Unit 1 Nature of Science – Lesson 1 Scientific Knowledge - Read pages 4-5 answer questions WSBW FM 18 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/15/13 Regular Schedule Startup/warm-up: Take a Science World only from the front table and read pages 2 – 7. After you have read these pages, return the magazine. Now take the 10 question quiz paper from the front table, back to your seat, and take the quiz. This is not for grade!! Activities: Put together tabs for Science Binder Take home grade point averages Air pressure demo if time allows

5 Homework: … from the Beginning and Not a Theory It’s a Law Read Pages 6 – 9 ; answer questions Journal – What I accomplished and learned in the first week of 7 th Grade Science Class WSBW FM 18 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/16/13 ECA Schedule Startup/warm-up: Take a Unit One Pretest and bubble sheet from the front table and begin taking the Test NOT For GRADE. When finished Return them to the table. Work on or double check Student (A), (B), (C) GPA (grade point average) from the paper provided to you yesterday. Have that paper out and ready to go. Activities: Unit 1 Pre-test. Not for Grade / Grade Point Average check / Air pressure demo’s / Show how to get homework for class on School Website if time remains

6 Homework: What’s your evidence? The Debate continues Read pages 10 – 13 questions WSBW FM 18 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/19/13 Startup/warm-up: On a separate piece of paper: Describe a person who is a scientist. Activities: QOTD check / Homework coverage/ Journal check-discussion Show how to get homework for class on School Website/ New Air Pressure Demo / Rubber band experiment explained QOTD: What does Science tell us? How do Scientific theories differ from Laws?

7 Homework: Visual Summary page 14 #’s 18 – 22 and Lesson Review page15 #’s 1 – 6 Quiz Lesson 1 pgs. 4 – 15 Tomorrow WSBW FM 18 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/20/13 Startup/warm-up: Take a Science World only from the front table and read pages 2 – 7. After you have read these pages, return the magazine. Now take the 10 question quiz paper from the front table, back to your seat, and take the quiz. This is not for grade!! Activities: QOTD check / Homework coverage Rubber Band Activity QOTD: Where do scientists get their evidence? / How do scientific ideas change?

8 Homework: Lesson 2 Scientific Investigations page 18 – 19 #’s 1 -3 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/21/13 Quiz Unit 1 Lesson 1 Startup/warm-up: Take a Journal paper from the front desk and place it at the beginning of your “journal section” in your binder; then: Work the Lesson Review Page 15; #’s 7 – 11; Then prepare for Quiz Activities: Group Review / Quiz / Homework check Rubber Band Activity QOTD: No question of the day - Quiz Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

9 Homework: Detective Story – Read pages 20 – 21; #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/22/13 Startup/warm-up: Take a plastic bag of rubber bands and microscope (may have to share) from the front table an use the hand held microscope to begin observing any features you could not see without the aid of the microscope Activities: Return Quiz / How to write specific investigative questions/ Rubber Band Activity QOTD: Essential Question Lesson 2 Unit 1: How are scientific investigations conducted? Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

10 Homework: Read pages 22 – 25; answer #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/23/13 Startup/warm-up: On a lined piece of paper in your Lab Report section of your binder, write some step by step procedures (instructions) for doing an experiment testing the three types of rubber bands Activities: How to write specific investigative procedures/ QOTD / Rubber Band Activity (Data collection) QOTD: What are some types of scientific investigations? Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

11 Homework: Read pages 26 – 29; answer #’s 12 – 17 / Quiz lesson 2, Wed. WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/26/13 Startup/warm-up: Take an “Extended Response “ paper from the front table And begin filling out the answers ( you may use the textbook) Activities: Data Tables / Scientific Method Shuffle / Independent and Dependent Variables / / Rubber Band Wrap-up QOTD: What are some of the parts of scientific investigations? / What are some scientific methods? Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

12 Homework: Visual Summary page 30 #’s 19 – 24 Lesson Review page 31 #’s 1 – 5 Quiz lesson 2, Wed. WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/27/13 Startup/warm-up: Take a school paper towel and microscope from the front table and observe, then begin to form some questions on the “Paper Towel Dilemma” paper found in the Lab section. Activities: Check Extended Response paper/ Group work / (Repetition Replication) / Paper Towel Dilemma activity QOTD: How does the process of scientific investigation work? / What are some characteristics of good scientific investigation?/ How is repetition different from replication?/ How can you evaluate the quality of scientific investigation? Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

13 Homework: Lesson 3 Unit 1 “Representing Data” pages 32 – 33; #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/28/13 Startup/warm-up: Work #’s 6 – 10 page 31 Then: Prepare For Lesson 2 Unit 1 Quiz “Scientific Investigations” Activities: Group Study & Homework Check / Quiz Lesson 2 / Paper Towel Dilemma activity QOTD: No question of the Day – Quiz Lesson 2 “Scientific Investigations” Unit 1 Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

14 Homework: “Get Organized” and “Circle Up” Pages 34 – 37 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/29/13 Startup/warm-up: Take a paper from the front table and read carefully After reading determine if you would be willing to sign a Petition from a letter that I will draft to our Congressman and Senator’s to ban this environment epidemic? Activities: Make-up quiz and Homework Check / Paper Towel Dilemma Lab QOTD: Essential question Lesson 3 Unit 1: How do scientists organize, analyze, and present data? Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

15 Homework: “Test drive the New Model” and “On Target” pages 38 – 41; #’s 13 – 16 & 18 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 8/30/13 Startup/warm-up: Go over your “Paper Towel Dilemma” paper in your Binder. Provide as much information as we have covered so far. Activities: Lab safety / Paper Towel Dilemma Lab QOTD: How do scientists make sense of data? / What do graphs show? Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

16 Homework: Visual Summary page 42; #’s 19 – 22 Lesson Review page 43; #’s 1 – 5 / Quiz Tomorrow lesson 3 ****Unit 1 Post-Test for grade Thursday**** WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/3/13 Startup/warm-up: Take a Garden Paper from the front table and read; then: Go to the Paper Towel Dilemma paper and continue filling in As many details as possible Activities: Garden explanation / Paper Towel Dilemma Lab QOTD: How do Scientist evaluate models?/ What principles do scientists use when measuring experimental results? Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

17 Homework: Fill out in your Textbook the I-Step+ Review pages 46 – 50 (#’s 1 – 10)****Unit 1 Post-Test for grade Thursday**** WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/4/13 Startup/warm-up: Finish the Lesson Review page 43 #’s Activities: Garden explanation / Quiz Lesson 3 Unit 1 / Paper Towel Dilemma Lab Wrap-up QOTD: No Question of the day – Quiz 3 Lesson 3 Unit 1 Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

18 Homework: ****Unit 1 Post-Test for grade Friday**** WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/5/13 Startup/warm-up: Take a Science World magazine from the front table and read pages 2 – 7. After you have read these pages, return the magazine. After you have returned the magazine take the 10 question quiz paper to your desk and answer the questions. When you are finished turn your paper over and use your good time management skills. This quiz is not for grade!! Activities: Garden explanation / Reading Comprehension Science World/ Grade homework (I-Step+ review) QOTD: No Question of the day Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

19 Homework: No Homework Yea!!!!!! WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/6/13 Startup/warm-up: Study for Unit 1 Test Activities: Quick Review Unit 1 / Test Unit 1/ Pre-test Unit 2 “Energy” QOTD: No Question of the day Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

20 Homework: Lesson 1 Unit 2 “Forces and Motion” Read pages 54 – 57 answer #’s 1-3 and 5-7 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/9/13 Garden Resumes’ Due Startup/warm-up: Take a bubble sheet and Unit 2 Pre-test from the front of the table and begin work. I am a “beanhead” And gave you the wrong Pre-test on Friday Activities: Turn in Garden Resume’/ Pre-test Unit 2 “Forces and Motion”/ return Post-test Unit 1/ Introduction of Shadow Data Project QOTD: Unit 2 “Forces and Motion” Essential Question: How are distance, time, and speed related? Standards Unit One: Nature of Science NOS 7.1 – 7.11

21 Homework: Read pages 58 – 61 “Move it!” and Speed it up! Answer questions # 8, 9, 11, & 12 Journal Writing ( word documented ) – Unit 1 (dates Aug.15 th – Sept. 6 th ) Due Monday Sept. 16 th. WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/10/13 Garden Tomorrow come prepared!!! Startup/warm-up: Take a Unit 2 – Motion and Forces Questions of the Day (QOTD’s) from the front desk And place it in your binder Activities: Turn in Garden Resume’/ return Post-test Unit 1/ Introduction of Shadow Data Project (Compasses) QOTD: How can you describe the location of an object? Standards Unit two: 7.1.7

22 Homework: Read pages 62 – 64 #’s 13 – 16 “Fast Graphs” Journal Writing – Unit 1 (dates Aug.15 th – Sept. 6 th ) Due Monday Sept. 16 th. WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/11/13 Garden Day!!!! Startup/warm-up: Take a Science World Magazine from the front and read Pages 8 – 11 “Going Ape Over Apps” Activities: Science world activity / Garden work QOTD: What is motion? / What is speed? / What is average speed? How is average speed calculated? Standards Unit two: 7.1.7

23 Homework: Read page 65 “Follow Directions” Answer # 17 Journal Writing – Unit 1 (dates Aug.15 th – Sept. 6 th ) Due Monday Sept. 16 th. WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/12/13 Shadow Data Day!!!!!! Startup/warm-up: Check the board left and try and determine what is happening to an object from what you can observe happening in each graph (A, B & C). Then take an “Average Speed Problems paper from the front and work the problems given – calculators are available (share) Activities: Math and science/ QOTD /shadow data demonstration QOTD: How is constant speed graphed? / How are changing speeds graphed? Standards Unit two: 7.1.7

24 Homework: Visual Summary page 66; #’s 18 – 23 Lesson Review page 67; #’s 1 – 6; Quiz Monday Lesson 1 Unit 2 Journal Writing – Unit 1 (dates Aug.15 th – Sept. 6 th ) Due Monday Sept. 16 th. WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/13/13 Shadow Data Day Again !!!!!! Startup/warm-up: Work on Homework for Monday Activities: Math and science/ QOTD / Second shadow data demonstration QOTD: What is velocity? Standards Unit two: 7.1.7

25 Homework: Interpreting Graphs pages 68 – 69 Read and answer #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/16/13 Quiz Lesson 1; Pages 54 – 67 Startup/warm-up: Lesson review page 67; #’s Activities: Group study/ Homework check/ Quiz lesson 1 Unit 2 Collect Journal papers /Shadow data teams QOTD: No QOTD – Quiz Lesson 1 Unit 2 Standard Unit two: 7.1.7

26 Homework: Lesson 2 Unit 2 Acceleration “Getting Up to Speed” read pages 70 – 73 answer #’s 1-3; 5 – 8 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/17/13 Garden Tomorrow!!!! Startup/warm-up: Go to M&M Meltdown activity in your Lab Report section Read through and get an idea for what it is about. Activities: Go over graph homework/ /Shadow data teams check/ Explanation of “M&M Meltdown” activity QOTD: Essential Question Unit 2 lesson 2 How does motion change? Standard Unit two: Check out the board under the TV

27 Homework: Read pages “What a Drag” Answer #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/18/13 Garden Day – Yea!!!!! Sorry Rained out Startup/warm-up: Take a piece of computer paper from the front desk And fold it into three columns – then label the paper like The board on the left. Activities: Video “Motion” KWL paper QOTD: How do we measure changing velocity?/ How is average acceleration calculated? Standard Unit two: Check out the board under the TV

28 Homework: Visual Summary Questions page 76 #’s 12 – 16 Lesson 2 Review page 77 #’s 1 – 8 Quiz Friday Lesson 2 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/19/13 Startup/warm-up: Take a speed and acceleration worksheet from the front and begin working the problems found there. Calculators are available from the from blue tub Activities: Startup/warm-up problems/ M&M Meltdown activity QOTD: How can accelerating objects change velocity? Standard Unit two: Check out the board under the TV

29 Homework: Visual Summary Questions page 76 #’s 12 – 16 Lesson 2 Review page 77 #’s 1 – 8 Quiz Friday Lesson 2 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/19/13 Startup/warm-up: Take a speed and acceleration worksheet from the front and begin working the problems found there. Calculators are available from the from blue tub Activities: Startup/warm-up problems/ M&M Meltdown activity QOTD: How can accelerating objects change velocity? Standard Unit two: Check out the board under the TV

30 Homework: Quiz Monday Lesson 2 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/20/13 Startup/warm-up: Get ready for the M&M Meltdown Write down a few Procedures to share with team about how The M&M Meltdown should work Activities: M&M Meltdown activity QOTD: NO questions – Quiz Monday Standard Unit two: Check out the board under the TV

31 Homework: Lesson 3 Unit 2 “Forces” pages 78 – 79 #’s 1 – 3 “Nature of Forces” pages 80 – 81 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/23/13 Fall Equinox / End of Summer/ Quiz Startup/warm-up: Prepare for the Quiz Activities: Quiz and homework check /M&M Meltdown activity Return Journal papers QOTD: Essential Question: What causes motion? Standard Unit two: 7.1.5; 7.1.6; 7.17

32 Homework: “In the balance” pages 82 – 83; #’s (9, 10) WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/24/13 Fall Equinox past/ Shadow Data Day Startup/warm-up: Look at last years Shadow Data and make a prediction for today and your meter stick shadow, pole shadow, and compass reading Activities: Quiz graded /Shadow Data (All teams) / M&M Meltdown activity QOTD: What is a Force? / How can forces act? Standard Unit two: 7.1.5; 7.1.6; 7.17 check board Under TV

33 Homework: “In the balance” pages 82 – 83; #’s (9, 10) WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/24/13 Shadow Data Thurs./ Outdoor Lab observation Friday Startup/warm-up: Look at last years Shadow Data and make a prediction for today and your meter stick shadow, pole shadow, and compass reading – cancelled for today Activities: Quiz graded /Shadow Data (All teams) Cancelled/ M&M Meltdown activity QOTD: What is a Force? / How can forces act? Standard Unit two: 7.1.5; 7.1.6; 7.17 check board Under TV

34 Homework: “Hitting the Brakes” pages 84 – 86; #’s (11 -14) WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/25/13 Garden Day / Weather permitting Shadow Data tomorrow Startup/warm-up: Take a Science World Magazine and browse any article Not the “Gardanians” Activities: /Garden Day weather permitting / Alternative: poster presentations of M&M Meltdown activity/ Science World Activity QOTD: How do multiple forces interact? Standard Unit two: 7.1.5; 7.1.6; 7.17 check board Under TV

35 Homework: “ A Wearable Robot” / “A Matching Pair” pages 87-89; #’s 15 – 20 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/26/13 Shadow Data Today / All teams!! Startup/warm-up: Take a look at the previous years of Shadow Data for the dates around this time of year. From that data, make a prediction of the shadow data and compass that we will be collecting today in your class. Activities: Shadow Data discussion and measurement - All teams / Return Quiz - Lesson 2 / Discussion of QOTD’s for Lesson 3/ M&M Presentation finish QOTD: How do forces act on objects? 7.1.5; 7.1.6; check board under TV

36 Homework: Visual Summary page 90 #’s 21 – 25 Lesson Review page 91 #’s 1 – 5 Quiz Monday WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/27/13 Outdoor Lab Observation Day!! Startup/warm-up: Go to the Outdoor Lab section of your binder and fill out the first observation sheet for today. Time of Day is the time for the beginning of the class. Activities: Outdoor Lab to the Nature trail. QOTD: How do force pairs act? 7.1.5; 7.1.6; check board under TV

37 Homework: Read pages 92 – 93 “People in Science” Write Names and a brief summary of what they do. Permission Form to Mr. Wambach in Science class WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 9/30/13 Quiz Lesson 3 pages 78 – 91 NO GARDEN this WEEK Startup/warm-up: Lesson Review page 91; #’s Activities: Field Trip talk / Group study and homework check/ Quiz Lesson 3 / Finish M&M presentations QOTD: No QOTD’s Quiz lesson 3 Unit ; 7.1.6; check board under TV

38 Homework: Lesson 4 Unit 2 “Types of Forces” Pages 94 – 95; #’s 1 -3 Permission Form to Mr. Wambach in Science class WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 10/1/13 Startup/warm-up: Take a Science World magazine from the front table and read pages 2 – 7. After you have read these pages, return the magazine. After you have returned the magazine take the 10 question quiz paper to your desk and answer the questions. When you are finished turn your paper over and use your good “time management” skills. This quiz is not for grade!! Activities: Science World Reading Comprehension / Grade Quiz M&M Presentation work / Collect Permission forms QOTD: No QOTD today – start of a new lesson Standard’s Unit ; 7.1.6; check board under TV

39 Homework: Lesson 4 Unit 2; “3, 2, 1 Contact” and “From a Distance” Pages 96 – 99; #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 10/2/13 Startup/warm-up: Take a cup, penny and index card and demonstrate Newton’s First Law of Motion (Inertia) Activities: Inertia Demonstration/ Practice questions A, B, C & D / M&M Presentation work QOTD: Essential Lesson 4 Unit 2 question; What are some types of Forces? 7.1.5; 7.1.6; check board under TV

40 Homework: “Down to Earth” pages ; #’s 11 – 12 Permission Form to Mr. Wambach in Science class WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 10/3/13 Wear T-shirts tomorrow!!!! Startup/warm-up: Create the cluster diagram on the board – left. Fill in the circles And give examples for the text. Activities: Startup/warm-up / Review of QOTD / M&M Presentation work QOTD: What are some contact forces? What are some non-contact forces? 7.1.5; 7.1.6; check board under TV

41 Homework: “ A Weighty Issue” pages 102 – 103 (#’s 13 – 16) / Unit Test Thurs. Permission Form to Mr. Wambach in Science class WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 10/4/13 Shadow Data Day!!! Postponed Startup/warm-up: Take a “Light Pole Shadow Data Math” paper from the front table and look it over thoroughly. Activities: Gravity demo/ presentation review/ shadow data QOTD: What are gravities effects? 7.1.5; 7.1.6; check board under TV

42 Homework: Visual Summary page 104; #’s 17 – 21 Lesson 4 Review page 105 #’s ** Quiz lesson 4 tomorrow – Unit Test Thursday ** Permission Form to Mr. Wambach in Science class WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 10/7/13 Field Trip Friday – wear your shirts!! Startup/warm-up: Take a computer paper and fold it like the example on the table Activities: Gravity demo and talk/ video Gravity QOTD: What determines the force of gravity? 7.1.5; 7.1.6; check board under TV

43 Homework: ** Quiz lesson 4 “Types of Forces” tomorrow – Unit Test Thursday ** Permission Form to Mr. Wambach in Science class ISTEP+ Review pages 109 – 111 #’s 1 – 11. WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 10/8/13 Field Trip Friday – wear your shirts!! Shadow Data Day !! Startup/warm-up: Lesson Review #’s 8 – 11 page 105 Make Predictions for the shadow from previous years Activities: Gravity demo and talk/ Another Video about Gravity/ Shadow Data QOTD: What effects the force of gravity? 7.1.5; 7.1.6; check board under TV

44 Homework: ** Unit Test tomorrow ** WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date: 10/9/13 Garden Day!!! Field Trip Friday – wear your shirts!! Startup/warm-up: Includes GARDAINIANS! Take a Quiz paper from the front. Put your name, date and period at the top. DO NOT take the quiz yet. Turn the paper over, put your name on this side then number down the left side (1 – 10) only. Put the answers you have from the ISTEP+ Review from your book to the backside of the paper. Activities: Quiz Lesson 4 Unit 2 / Grade ISTEP+ Review Review for Unit Test QOTD: Study the QOTD’s for the Unit Test 7.1.5; 7.1.6; check board under TV

45 Homework: **No homework – End of Grading Period** WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 10/10/13 Field Trip tomorrow – wear your Blue Team shirts!! Startup/warm-up: Take a bubble sheet from the front and put your name, date and period. Then, Continue study of Unit 2 for the Unit Test today Activities: Turn in quizzes from yesterday / Unit 2 Test / Discussion of Field Trip expectations / Garden Visit (time permitting) QOTD: Study the QOTD’s for the Unit Test 7.1.5; 7.1.6; check board under TV

46 Homework: **No homework – End of Grading Period** WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 10/11/13 Field Trip Startup/warm-up: Field Trip Activities: Howell Wetland and Wesselman Wood Preserve comparisons QOTD: Study the QOTD’s for the Unit Test 7.1.5; 7.1.6; check board under TV

47 Homework: Go to and take the survey to determine an area of science that you might be interested in. WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 10/14/13 New Grading period Startup/warm-up: Take a Science World Magazine from the front. On Pages 2 and 3 identify the Title, Problem or Purpose and Hypothesis. Then try and determine what background research was used to help with the understanding of the experiment. Activities: Startup Warm-up / sciencebuddies website/ Intro to science fair work QOTD: No questions till start new unit Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11

48 Homework: Go to take the survey. Find project Ideas or come up with several on your own for Tues. Oct.22 nd computer room 208. Science Journaling Due October Friday 25 th (see board right) – Isaac Newton biography due Thursday the 24 thwww.Sciencebuddies.org WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 10/15/13 Startup/warm-up: Take a “Sir Isaac Newton the Gravity of Genius” paper From the front table AND “When Searching for Science Fair Projects” paper Activities: Biography explanation / sciencebuddies website/ Journal writing QOTD: No questions till start new unit Tuesday Oct. 22 nd Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11

49 Homework: Go to take the survey. Find project Ideas or come up with several on your own for Tues. Oct.22 nd computer room 208. Science Journaling Due October Friday 25 th (see board right) – Isaac Newton biography due Thursday the 24 thwww.Sciencebuddies.org WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 10/16/13 Startup/warm-up: Work on writing assignments Activities: Video “Biography of Sir Isaac Newton” QOTD: No questions till start new unit Tuesday Oct. 22 nd Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11

50 Homework: Go to take the survey. Find project Ideas or come up with several on your own for Tues. Oct.22 nd computer room 502. Science Journaling Due October Friday 25 th (see board right) – Isaac Newton biography due Thursday the 24 thwww.Sciencebuddies.org WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 10/17/13 Startup/warm-up: Work on writing assignments Activities: Video “Biography of Sir Isaac Newton” QOTD: No questions till start new unit Tuesday Oct. 22 nd Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11

51 Homework: Go to take the survey. Find project Ideas or come up with several on your own for Tues. Oct.22 nd computer room 502. Science Journaling Due October Friday 25 th (see board right) – Isaac Newton biography due Thursday the 24 th Tues – pages 116 – 117 #’s 1 – 3 Wed. – pages 118 – 119 #’s 5 & 6 Thurs. – pages #’s 7 – 9 Fri. – pages 122 – 123 #’s www.Sciencebuddies.org WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 10/ /13 Startup/warm-up: Computer Room 502 – Computer skills for Science Fair Activities: Computer skills and intro to getting started on the Science Fair QOTD: What is work? / How is work calculated?/ How are work and energy related?/ what is power?/ How is power calculated? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11

52 Homework: Monday Oct. 28th - Visual Summary page 124 #’s 14 – 19 AND Lesson Review page 125 #’s 1 – 5. Tuesday Oct. 29th – Take home quiz Lesson 1 Unit 3 – Begin Lesson 2 “Conservation of Energy” pages 126 – 127 #’s 1 – 3. Turn in Top Three Ideas Wednesday Oct. 30th - “Perfect Form” pages 128 – 129 #’s 5 and 7. Turn in Top Three Ideas. Thursday Oct. 31st – “Transformers” pages 130 – 131 #’s 8 – 11. Turn in Top Three Ideas. Friday Nov. 1st – “ Energy In = Energy Out” pages 132 – 133 #’s 12 – 15. Vocabulary : Energy transformation, law of conservation of energy, efficiency Turn in “Three Ideas” paper for Science Fair Projects WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : Week of 10/28 – 11/1 Startup/warm-up: Computer Room 502 – Computer skills for Science Fair Activities: Computer skills and intro to getting started on your Science Fair Project QOTD: What are some forms of energy?; What is energy transformation?; How does mechanical energy transform?; What is conservation of energy?; How is energy conserved? How is efficiency measured? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

53 Homework: Efficiency Expert pages 134 – 135; #’s 16 and 17 Quiz Wednesday Lesson 2 pages WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/4/13 Startup/warm-up: Write down or be able to explain if there is a difference between The “Law of Conservation of Energy” and “Energy Conservation” Activities: Startup/warm-up / Tweaking “Science Fair Ideas” / Video “Energy” QOTD: What are some forms of energy?; What is energy transformation?; How does mechanical energy transform?; What is conservation of energy?; How is energy conserved? How is efficiency measured? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

54 Homework: Visual Summary page 136 #’s 18 – 25 Lesson Review page 137 #’s Quiz Wednesday Lesson 2 pages WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/5/13 Startup/warm-up: Take an ENTRY Form paper from the front desk then: Answer Questions 6 – 8 page 137 Lesson Review Activities: Energy transfer demo / Tweaking “Science Fair Ideas” / Science Fair “Entry” Form /Group Review Lesson 2 QOTD: What are some forms of energy?; What is energy transformation?; How does mechanical energy transform?; What is conservation of energy?; How is energy conserved? How is efficiency measured? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

55 Homework: Lesson 3 Unit3 “Thermal Energy and Heat” pages 140 – 141 #’s 1 – 3; Turn in “Entry Form” WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/6/13 Startup/warm-up: Study material for the upcoming Lesson 2 Quiz Activities: Tweaking “Science Fair Ideas” / Group Review Lesson 2 / Homework Check Lesson’s 1 & 2 / Quiz Lesson 2 QOTD: Essential question: How does thermal energy move from Place to Place Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

56 Homework: Thermal… Under Where?” Pages 142 – 143 #’s 5 & 6 Turn in “Entry Form” WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where “Chance favors the Prepared” Mind Date : 11/7/13 Shadow Data Tomorrow Startup/warm-up: Take a Science World magazine from the front and read The Science in the News section pages 2 – 7. 9 th period only – place yourselves in 12 groups of 3 Activities: Tweaking “Science Fair Ideas” / Return Quizes/ Science World reading / Thermal vs. Temperature / 9 th period Terrarium QOTD: What is thermal energy? / what is the difference between thermal energy and temperature? Standards: 7.1.1; 7.1.2; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

57 Homework: Heat it Up! pages 144 – 146; #’s Turn in “Entry Form” WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/8/13 Shadow Data Day! Startup/warm-up: Make predictions for today’s shadow – remember we have gone off Daylight Savings time from last week. Use past years data for help. Activities: Tweaking “Science Fair Ideas” / Thermal vs. Temperature / Shadow Data analysis / Sun, Shadow, Thermal Heat discussion QOTD: What is thermal energy? / what is the difference between thermal energy and temperature? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

58 Homework: “Move It Around” pages 147 – 148 #’s 12 – 14 Turn in “Entry Form” / Quiz Thurs. Lesson 3 pages WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/11/13 Veteran’s Day!!! Special Schedule Startup/warm-up: Convert ( using the formula on your Outdoor Lab papers ) the following Celsius Temperatures to Fahrenheit. 5, 21, 100, 0 and 15. Calculators in the blue tub. Activities: Startup/warm-up numbers / Thermal vs. Temperature / Thermal Heat discussion / Thermometer usage/ Explanation of Tentative schedule/ Scoring sheets QOTD: What is heat? / How is heat measured? / How is heat related to thermal energy? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

59 Homework: Practical uses of Radiation page 149 Visual Summary page 150 #’s Lesson Review page 151 #’s 1 – 6 “ Turn in “Entry Form” Quiz Thurs. Lesson 3 pages WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/12/13 Startup/warm-up: Convert ( using the formula on you Outdoor Lab papers ) the following Celsius Temperatures to Fahrenheit. 7, 11, 17, 23 and 35. Plug in the formula – SHOW THE WORK Activities: Startup/warm-up numbers / Thermal vs. Temperature / Thermal Heat discussion / Thermometer usage / Heat Demonstrations QOTD: How can heat affect the state of an object? / How does heat move? / What is conduction? / What is convection? ? What is radiation? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

60 Homework: Quiz Tomorrow. Lesson 3 pages 140 – 151 “ Turn in “Entry Form” for the Science Fair WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/13/13 Startup/warm-up: Make a foldable from the computer paper provided for the vocabulary for this lesson. See Mr. Wambach’s example on the front table Activities: Startup/warm-up foldable / video “Changes in Properties of Matter” QOTD: How can heat affect the state of an object? / How does heat move? / What is conduction? / What is convection? ? What is radiation? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

61 Homework: Lesson 4 “Waves and Energy” pages 152 – 153 #’s Turn in “Entry Form” for the Science Fair WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/14/13 Quiz Lesson 3 Unit 3 Startup/warm-up: Answer numbers 7 – 9 page 151 / Study for Quiz / continue “Foldable” if needed Activities: Startup/warm-up / Quiz Lesson 3 Unit 3/ Vocabulary “charades” QOTD: None today due to Quiz Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

62 Homework: Read pages 154 – 157 #’s 5 – 12 “Riding the Wave” and “Different Waves to Transfer Energy” “ Turn in “Entry Form” for the Science Fair WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/15/13 Outdoor Lab – Observation #2 Startup/warm-up: Get out your Outdoor Lab paper and fill out for Observation #2 – then go over Observation #1 from last time and read the observations for comparison to this one,. Activities: Outdoor Lab – Observation #2 QOTD: Essential Question Lesson 4 Unit 3: How do waves transfer energy? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

63 Homework: Read pages 158 – 159 #13 only “Making Waves” “ Turn in “Entry Form” for the Science Fair WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/18/13 Startup/warm-up: Finish foldable for Lesson 3. Complete homework for pages 154 – 157 #’s 5 – 12; vocabulary, and QOTD’s Activities: Startup/warm-up / Waves explanation / Return Quizzes QOTD: Essential Question Lesson 4 Unit 3: What are Waves? /How do waves transfer energy? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

64 Homework: Read pages #’s “Amp it up” “ Turn in “Entry Form” for the Science Fair WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/19/13 Shadow Data Day!!!!! Startup/warm-up: Take a paper from the front table and make predictions For the shadow based on the years before data, then Finish vocabulary “Foldable” Activities: Startup/warm-up / Shadow Graphing practice / Shadow Data QOTD: What are some types of waves? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

65 Homework: Read pages #’s “A Happy Medium” “ Turn in “Entry Form” for the Science Fair WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/20/13 Startup/warm-up: Have your foldable ready to be turned in for grade. Continue work on Shadow Graph from yesterday. Activities: Startup/warm-up / Wave explanations / Shadow Data graphing QOTD: How can you describe a wave? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

66 Homework: Visual Summary pg. 164 #’s 21 – 26 Lesson 4 Review pg. 165 #’s 1 – 8; Quiz tomorrow Lesson 4 “ Turn in “Entry Form” for the Science Fair WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/21/13 Startup/warm-up: Work on graphing skills, and any homework not completed. Activities: Startup/warm-up / Wave explanations / Shadow Data graphing QOTD: What determines the speed of a wave? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

67 Homework: NO homework!!!!!!!! Yea!!!!!! “ Turn in “Entry Form” for the Science Fair WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/22/13 Startup/warm-up: Lesson Review page 165, #’s 9 – 13 Then prepare for the Quiz lesson 4 Unit 3 pages Activities: Startup/warm-up / homework check / Quiz Lesson 4 Unit3 QOTD: No questions of the day! Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

68 Homework: Pages 168 – 169 Lesson 5 Unit 3 #’s 1 – 3 “Interaction of Waves and Matter” WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 11/25/13 Science Fair Entry Form Due today!!! Startup/warm-up: Use the vocabulary words “medium and amplitude” and Make an “Acrostic” - see example on the board – remember words used must be related to the meaning of the word Activities: Startup/warm-up / Science Fair discussion / “October Sky” Movie Review / 9 th period only – Terrarium check QOTD: Essential Question Lesson 5: How do waves interact with matter? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

69 Homework: Science Fair Data Collected / Read pages 172 – 173 “Shedding Light on the Matter” #’s 8, 10, & 11 ***Also Read pages 166 – 167 and do #’s 1 & 2 Mean, Median, Mode WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 12/2/13 Startup/warm-up: Read pages 170 – 171 and answer #’s 5 & 6 Activities: Startup/warm-up / Science Fair discussion / Video on Sound QOTD: How do sound waves interact with matter? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

70 Homework: Science Fair Data Collected / Read pages 176 – 177 “Where is It?” #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 12/3/13 Startup/warm-up: Read pages 174 – 175 and answer #’s 12 & 13/ Then take a Science World Magazine and a “Review the Article” paper then read the article “The Big Melt” Pages 14 – 17 and do a review. Activities: Startup/warm-up / Science fair discussion / Video “Color and Light” QOTD: How can matter interact w/ light? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

71 Homework: Science Fair Data Collected / Journal Writing Visual Summary page 178 #’s Lesson Review page 179 #’s 1 – 6 Homework check and Quiz lesson 5 tomorrow WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 12/4/13 Startup/warm-up: Begin working on Journal Writing – See sections on the board left - Due Friday December 13 th Activities: Startup/warm-up / / Video “Light” QOTD: What determines the color of objects we see? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

72 Homework: Science Fair Data Collected / Journal Writing Lesson 6 “Effects of Energy Transfer” pages #’s 1-3 Snow homework : read pages 188 – 191 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 12/5/13 Quiz Lesson 5 Unit 3 Startup/warm-up: Work #’s 7 – 11 Lesson Review page 179 then: Prepare for Lesson 5 Unit 3 Quiz then: continue work on Journal Writing – See sections on the board right - Due Friday December 13 th Activities: Startup/warm-up / Homework check / Quiz Lesson 5 Unit 3 QOTD: How do people use energy? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

73 Homework: Science Fair Data Collected / Journal Writing Lesson 6 “Natures Storehouse” pages #’s 12 – 15 ***Change Journal Writing – Due Monday December 16th Begin studying for Unit 3 test – Lessons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Monday Dec. 16th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 12/11/13 Three prior snow days Startup/warm-up: Work On any homework for Lesson 6 “Effects of Energy Transfer” continue work on Journal Writing – Due Monday December 16 th Activities: Startup/warm-up / Discussion of Science fair / “Jenga” game analogy QOTD: How do people use energy? / What are sources of energy? / What are fossil fuels? / What transformation do fossil fuels undergo? / What are some alternative sources of energy? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

74 Homework: Science Fair Data Collected / Journal Writing Visual Summary page 192, #’s 19 – 22 Lesson Review page 193, #’s Journal Writing – Due Monday December 16th Begin studying for Unit 3 test – Lessons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Monday Dec. 16th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 12/12/13 Startup/warm-up: Work On any homework for Lesson 6 “Effects of Energy Transfer” continue work on Journal Writing – Due Monday December 16 th Activities: Startup/warm-up / Discussion of Science fair / QOTD Unit 3 Review / Jenga Game analogy QOTD: How do people use energy? / What are sources of energy? / What are fossil fuels? / What transformation do fossil fuels undergo? / What are some alternative sources of energy? Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

75 Homework: Science Fair Data Collected / Journal Writing Journal Writing – Due Monday December 16th Study for Unit 3 test – Lessons 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 Monday Dec. 16th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 12/13/13 Startup/warm-up: Complete the ISTEP+ Review pages 197 – 201 #’s In your textbook Activities: Startup/warm-up / Quiz and homework check / If time “Jenga” Game QOTD: No questions of the day – Quiz Lesson 6 Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

76 Homework: NO Homework!!! WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 12/16/13 Startup/warm-up: Get your Journal paper ready to be turned in - then: Prepare for Unit 3 “Energy” post-test Activities: Startup/warm-up / Unit 3 “Energy” post-test/ If time: Video “Preparing a Science Fair Project” QOTD: No questions of the day – end of semester Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

77 Homework: NO Homework!!! Final Tomorrow WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 12/17/13 Shadow Data Day!!! Startup/warm-up: Make predictions for the Shadow based on past years then: Just relax and enjoy the seasonal feelings. Stay very, very quiet. Activities: Shadow Data Jenga competition – environmental lessons QOTD: No questions of the day – end of semester Standards: NOS 7.1 – 7.11; 7.1.1; 7.4.1; 7.4.2; 7.4.3

78 Homework: NO Homework!!! WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 12/18/13 Startup/warm-up: Just relax and enjoy the seasonal feelings. Stay very, very quiet. Activities: Final First Semester Exam QOTD: No questions of the day – end of semester Standards: Half way through

79 Homework: Minerals pages 206 – 207 #’s 1 – 3 Science Fair Work / Power Point Presentation WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/2/14 Happy New Year!!! Startup/warm-up: Sit where you want – new seating arrangement then: Take the Four (4) sheets from the front table Activities: Pre – test Unit 4 “Earth’s Structure” QOTD: “Minerals” / Essential question: What are minerals, how do they form, and how can they be identified? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

80 Homework: Pages 208 – 209 “Animal, Vegetable, or Mineral?” #’s 5 & 6 Science Fair Work / Power Point Presentation WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/3/14 Happy New Year!!! Startup/warm-up: Prepare any questions you may have concerning The Science Fair presentation or other parts Activities: Return Pre-tests / Make up Pre-tests / 9 th period Terrariums check Science Fair Discussion and Presentation activities QOTD: “Minerals” / Essential question: What are minerals, how do they form, and how can they be identified? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

81 Homework: Monday – pages 210 – 211; #’s 7 & 8 Tues. – pages 212 – 213; #’s 10 – 12 Wed. – pages ; #’s 13 – 17 Thurs. – pages 218 – 219; Visual Summary #’s 20 – 24 and Lesson Review #’s 1 – 5 Friday – Take Home Quiz Lesson 1 and Lesson Review page 219 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/8 - 10/14 Two Snow Days and Power Points Startup/warm-up: Science fair presentations in computer room 208 Activities: Computer Room 208 – Power Point Presentations Science Fair QOTD: What do minerals have in common? How are minerals formed? How are minerals classified? What properties can be used to identify minerals? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

82 Homework: Lesson 2 “The Rock Cycle” pages 222 – 225 #’s 1 -3; and 5 & 7 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/15/14 Mr. Mullen’s Power Point talk Startup/warm-up: Take a paper from the front showing a drawing o how to put together a board display Activities: Power Point – Mr. Mullen QOTD: What is Rock? / What processes Change rocks? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

83 Homework: Lesson 2 “Classified Information” pages 226 – 229 #’s 8; WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/16/14 Startup/warm-up: Catch up on any homework in science for this lesson Activities: Lesson Review pages 218 and 219 Groups / Quiz check / Power Point explanations QOTD: What are the classes of rocks? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

84 Homework: Pages 230 – 233 #’s 15, 16 – 18 & 19 Rock & Roll WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/17/14 Startup/warm-up: Catch up on any homework in science for this lesson Activities: Standard deviation demonstration (Apple mummification) QOTD: What is the Rock Cycle?/ How do tectonic Plate motions affect the Rock Cycle? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

85 Homework: Visual Summary page 234 #’s 23 – 26 Lesson 2 Review page 235 #’s Graphs and Data table check for tomorrow Quiz Tomorrow Lesson 2 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/20/14 Startup/warm-up: In your Journal section, describe the demonstration we used in class Friday and the reasons it was used if you haven’t already. Activities: Type in Title and name on spreadsheet Lesson 2 review / Video “Rocks and Minerals” QOTD: What is the Rock Cycle?/ How do tectonic plate motions affect the Rock Cycle? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

86 Homework: Lesson 3 “Processes that Shape the Land” read pages 236 – 237 #’s 1 – 3 Read pages “Run of a River” #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/22/14 Graph and Data Table/ Snow day yesterday Shadow Data tomorrow – dress appropriately Startup/warm-up: Get your Data table and Graph ready for inspection / Prepare for the Quiz lesson 2 “The Rock Cycle” Activities: Graph and Data table check / Homework check / Quiz QOTD: Essential Q. Lesson 3: How do water and ice change Earth’s surface? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

87 Homework: Lesson 3 “Waterworks” read pages 240 – 241 #’s 9 -11/ Data Table and Graphs WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/23/14 Shadow Data Day / postponed due to wind Chill below 0 degrees (F) Startup/warm-up: Make predictions of what you think the shadows will average today? Use the previous years to help you determine. We will use that data to form numbers for today due to the weather Activities: Shadow data / Rock Cycle video QOTD: What landforms can streams create?/ What Landforms are made by groundwater erosion? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

88 Homework: Lesson 3 “Groovy Glaciers” read pages 242 – 244 #’s / Rough Draft of Results and Conclusions for Monday WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/24/14 Startup/warm-up: Attempt a short story on how a rock might go through several cycles of the rock cycle. Start with magma and work your way through several situations that may occur based on how rocks change. An example might be: igneous to sedimentary to metamorphic to igneous. Activities: Rough draft results and conclusions / Enter Titles and names in spreadsheet / Check Final draft of Data table and Graphs QOTD: What landforms can streams create?/ What Landforms are made by groundwater erosion? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

89 Homework: Quiz tomorrow Lesson 3 w/ homework check Visual Summary page 246 #’s Lesson Review page 247 #’s 1-8 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/27/14 Startup/warm-up: Get out the Rough Draft of your Results and Conclusions then: Write down your Purpose statement and Hypothesis statement on a separate sheet of paper. Activities: Rough draft results and conclusions / Enter Titles and names in spreadsheet / Eyewitness video “Weathering & Erosion” QOTD: What kinds of ice shape Earth? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

90 Homework: Read pages 248 – 249 #’s 1 – 3 Soil Formation WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/28/14 Startup/warm-up: Get out the Rough Draft of your Abstract then: Answer Page 247 #’s Activities: Rough draft Abstract / homework check and Quiz / Eyewitness video “Ponds and Rivers” QOTD: Essential Question Lesson 4 Unit 4: How does Soil Form? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

91 Homework: Read pages 250 – 252 #’s 5 – 9 The Dirt on Soil / Thick Tops, Rocky Bottoms WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/29/14 Startup/warm-up: Take a school paper towel from the front along w/ a magnifying glass And wait quietly for further instructions following attendance Activities: Soil Sample Observations / Eyewitness video “Ponds and Rivers” QOTD: How does Soil Form? / What determines how long it takes for soil to form? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5

92 Homework: Read pages 253 # 10 Thick Tops, Rocky Bottoms WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/30/14 Startup/warm-up: Take out final draft of the Results and Conclusions for inspection then: Take a Science World magazine from the front and read pages 2 – 7. When you have finished write down Five things you remember from that reading without looking at the articles. Also take a tiny sliver of paper and put your full name on it. Activities: Final draft check Results and Conclusions / Science World Magazine activities / Sinkholes QOTD: What is a soil horizon? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

93 Homework: Read pages #,s 11,12, All about Soils WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 1/31/14 Startup/warm-up: Take out final draft of your Abstract for inspection then: Take a Science World magazine from the front and re-read the article on Sinkholes. When you have finished re-reading, come up and take the two work sheets and begin working on them. You may refer to the article. Activities: Final draft check Abstract / Science World Magazine activities / groups work Sinkholes QOTD: What are some soil characteristics? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

94 Homework: Finishing touches for Science Fair Visual Summary page 258 #’s 17 – 20 Lesson Review page 259 #’s 1 – 7 Quiz tomorrow Lesson 4 “Soil Formation” WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/3/14 Two hour delay / special schedule Startup/warm-up: Take a 3” by 5” index card from the front and prepare To fill out the information on the board left. Do not begin until instructions have been given Activities: Index cards / Science fair set-up review pictures / Group study for Quiz QOTD: What are some soil characteristics? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

95 Homework: Finishing touches for Science Fair Pages 260 – 261 #’s 1-3 Lesson 5 Earth’s Layers2 Wed., Thurs., Friday Homework: read pages 262 – 267 #’s 6 – 10 Visual summary 266 #’s 11 – 15 Lesson Review page 267 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/4/14 Quiz Lesson 4 “Soil Formation” Startup/warm-up: Work on Lesson Review page 259 #’s Activities: Index cards / Science Fair catch-up / Homework check / Quiz Lesson 4 QOTD: No QODT’s due to Quiz Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

96 Homework: Finishing touches for Science Fair Pages 260 – 261 #’s 1-3 Lesson 5 Earth’s Layers Read pages 262 – 265 #’s 6 – 10 Visual summary 266 #’s 11 – 15 Lesson Review page 267 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/10/14 Snow days catch up/ 2 Hr Delay Startup/warm-up: Work on Homework from above / Quiz tomorrow lesson 5 8 th and 9 th periods Quiz ready and homework check Activities: Sci Fair checkup / Homework / Board Check/ QOTD: No QODT’s due to Quiz tomorrow Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

97 Homework: No Homework / Science Fair Moratorium WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/11/14 Snow days catch up Startup/warm-up : Prepare for Quiz lesson 5 / Lesson Review page 267 #’s Activities: Sci Fair checkup / Quiz and Homework Check / Board Check QOTD: No QODT’s due to Quiz Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

98 Homework: Lesson 6 “Plate Tectonics” read pages 268 – 269 #’s “Caves” Video Summary due Friday Feb. 21 st 9th period and anyone else register USI Regional Fair Copy of Abstract turned in this week WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/17/14 Snow day make-up/ Shadow Data tomorrow??? Startup/warm-up : Work on “Caves” paper or show your notes Activities: Sci Fair wrap-up / Caves paper work/ 9 th period user/password QOTD: Essential Lesson 6 question: What is plate tectonics? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

99 Homework: Lesson 6 “Puzzling Evidence” read pages 270 – 271 #’s 5 & 6 “Caves” Video Summary due Friday Feb. 21 st 9th period and anyone else register USI Regional Fair Copy of Abstract turned in this week WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/18/14 2 Hr. Delay schedule/ Shadow tomorrow? Startup/warm-up : Work on “Caves” paper, show completed paper or show notes Activities: Sci Fair wrap-up / Caves paper work/ 9 th period register check/ 9 th period terrarium check / QOTD: What evidence suggests that continents move? What is Pangea? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

100 Homework: Lesson 6 “Puzzling Evidence” and “Giant Jigsaw” read pages 272 – 275 #’s 7 – 9, 11 & 12 “Caves” Video Summary due Friday Feb. 21 st / 9th period and anyone else register USI Regional Fair / Copy of Abstract turned in this week WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/19/14 Shadow Data Day! Startup/warm-up : Take a Prediction paper from the front and predict today’s shadow averages then: List Geologic evidence that supports continental drift then: Work on “Caves” paper, show completed paper or show notes Activities: Caves paper work/ 9 th period register check/ Shadow Data QOTD: What discoveries support the idea of continental drift? / What is the theory of plate Tectonics? / What is plate tectonics? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

101 Homework: Lesson 6 “Boundaries” read pages 276 – 277 #’s “Caves” Video Summary due Friday Feb. 21 st / 9th period and anyone else register USI Regional Fair / Copy of Abstract turned in this week Unit 4 “Earth Structure” Test Tues Feb. 25 th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/20/14 Startup/warm-up : Draw the answer to today’s QOTD Take a computer paper from the front and draw all the examples. Under each example write an easy to understand explanation of what the drawing represents. You may use the colored pencils from the front Activities: Startup/ warm up /9 th period register check/ QOTD: What are the three types of plate boundaries? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

102 Homework: Lesson 6 “Boundaries” read pages 278 – 279 #’s Unit 4 “Earth Structure” Test Wed. Feb. 25 th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/21/14 Startup/warm-up : Continue Drawing the answer to yesterday’s QOTD. Then take a new sheet and draw the answer to today’s QOTD. Under each example write an easy to understand explanation of what the drawing represents. Activities: Startup/ warm up /9 th period register check/ QOTD: What causes tectonic plates to move? Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

103 Homework: Lesson 6 – Visual Summary page 280 #’s 18 – 22 Lesson Review page 281 #’s 1 – 6 Quiz tomorrow Lesson 6 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/24/14 Startup/warm-up : On a place somewhere on one of your drawings, write down and answer All of the QOTD’s for this lesson 6 then finish your drawings if more time is needed. Activities: Startup/ warm up / Review Lesson 6 Plate tectonics QOTD: No QOTD – Quiz tomorrow Lesson 6 Standards: 7.2.2, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

104 Homework: Lesson 7 “Mountain Building” Read pages 284 – 285 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/25/14 Startup/warm-up : Answer Questions #’s 7 – 10 page 281 then: Prepare for Lesson 6 “Plate tectonics” Quiz Activities: Startup/ warm up / Group work, Quiz and homework check QOTD: Lesson 7 “Mountain Building” essential Question: How do mountains form? Standards: 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

105 Homework: Lesson 7 “Stressed Out” pages 286 – 287 #’s 5, 6 & 8 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/26/14 Shadow Data Tomorrow (dress warm) Startup/warm-up : Take a Section of clay and work it around in your hands Activities: Startup/ warm up / Make up Quiz / Unit 4 Standards / Mountain Video “Planet Earth QOTD: Lesson 7 “Mountain Building” essential Question: How do mountains form? Standards: 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

106 Homework: Lesson 7 “Stressed Out” pages 288 – 289 #’s; 9 & 10 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/27/14 Shadow Data Day!! (dress warm) Startup/warm-up : Science reading comprehension: Take a Science World Magazine and read pages 2 – 7. After you have read these pages, put up the magazine and take the Science in the news quiz from the front. Remember this is Not for grade. Activities: Startup/ warm up / Shadow Data / Unit 4 Standards / Clay three-D models QOTD: How can tectonic plate motion cause deformation? / What are two kinds of folds? Standards: 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

107 Homework: Lesson 7 “Moving on UP” pages 290 – 291 #’s; 12 – 14 Unit 4 Test “Earth’s Structure” Wednesday March 5 th Return USI Field Trip permission form and money. $5.00 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 2/28/14 Startup/warm-up : Take a USI field trip permission form From the front table and review. Activities: Startup/ warm up explanation / Unit 4 Standards review / Clay three-D models QOTD: What are the three kinds of faults? Standards: 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

108 Homework: Lesson 7 “Visual Summary” page 292 #’s; Lesson Review page 293 #’s; 1 – 8 / Quiz tomorrow Lesson 7 Unit 4 Test “Earth’s Structure” Wednesday March 5 th Return USI Field Trip permission form and money. $5.00 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/3/14 Snow Day! Startup/warm-up : Take the ISTEP+ Review found on pages 319 – 322. Numbers 1 – 15. Activities: Startup/ warm up ISTEP+ review / Unit 4 Standards review QOTD: What are the three kinds of mountains? Standards: 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

109 Homework: Lesson 7 “Visual Summary” page 292 #’s; Lesson Review page 293 #’s; 1 – 8 / Quiz tomorrow Lesson 7 Unit 4 Test “Earth’s Structure” Thursday March 6 th Return USI Field Trip permission form and money. $5.00 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/4/14 2 Hour delay Startup/warm-up : Take the ISTEP+ Review found on pages 319 – 322. Numbers 1 – 15. Activities: Startup/ warm up ISTEP+ review / Unit 4 Standards review QOTD: What are the three kinds of mountains? Standards: 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

110 Homework: No Homework – Study for Unit 4 test Unit 4 Test “Earth’s Structure” Thursday March 6 th Return USI Field Trip permission form and money. $5.00 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/5/14 Startup/warm-up : Lesson Review page 293 #’s Prepare for Lesson 7 “Mountain Building” Quiz Activities: Quiz lesson 7 / Homework check / Review questions A, B, C, & D QOTD: No QOTD’s; Unit 4 Test Standards: 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

111 Homework: No Homework Those that need to: Return USI Field Trip permission form and money. $5.00 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/6/14 Startup/warm-up : Take a Bubble Sheet from the front and fill out the top portion then: Prepare for Unit 4 “Earth Structures” Test Activities: Unit 4 Test / Science world reading QOTD: No QOTD’s; Unit 4 Test Standards: 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

112 Homework: Unit 5 “ The Changing Earth” Lesson 1 “Fossils and Changing Environments” pages 328 – 329 #’s **** Those that need to: Return USI Field Trip permission form and money. $5.00 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/10/14 Outdoor Lab Thursday – check the weather ISTEP – special schedule Startup/warm-up : Take a bubble sheet from the front and fill out the top portion Pre-test Unit 5 “The Changing Earth” Activities: Pre-test Unit 5 / “Rotor Promoter” activity introduction QOTD: Essential Question: What do fossils tell us About Earth’s hisory? Standards: 7.2.1, 7.2.2, 7.2.4, 7.2.5, 7.2.7; 7.2.6

113 Homework: Unit 5 “ The Changing Earth” Lesson 1 “Stuck In Time” pages 330 – 331 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/11/14 Field Trip Friday USI Outdoor Lab Thursday – check the weather ISTEP – special schedule Startup/warm-up : Continue working on the Rotor Promoter Activities: Return Pre-test Unit 5 / “Rotor Promoter” QOTD: How do organisms become preserved as fossils? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

114 Homework: Unit 5 “ The Changing Earth” Lesson 1 “Stuck In Time” pages 332 – 333 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/12/14 Field Trip Friday USI Outdoor Lab Thursday – check the weather ISTEP – special schedule Startup/warm-up : Continue working on the Rotor Promoter Activities: “Rotor Promoter” teams and testing QOTD: What are trace fossils? / What do fossils tell us about Earth’s changing environment? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

115 Homework: Unit 5 “ The Changing Earth” Lesson 1 visual summary page 334 #’s 13 – 16 Lesson Review page 335 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/13/14 Field Trip Friday USI Happy Pre-Pi Day!! Startup/warm-up : Prepare Observation sheet # 3 for the Outdoor Lab Activities: Outdoor Lab QOTD: What are trace fossils? / What do fossils tell us about Earth’s changing environment? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

116 Homework: Unit 5 “ The Changing Earth” Lesson 1 visual summary page 334 #’s 13 – 16 Lesson Review page 335 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/14/14 Field Trip USI Startup/warm-up : Homeroom – buses – USI – Home Activities: Field Trip USI QOTD: What are trace fossils? / What do fossils tell us about Earth’s changing environment? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

117 Homework: Unit 5 “ The Changing Earth” Lesson 1 visual summary page 334 #’s 13 – 16 Lesson Review page 335 #’s Same as Friday! WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/17/14 Happy St. Patrick’s Day Startup/warm-up : Make a data table to test the alpha and beta models (ten trials each) Speed and accuracy Activities: Rotor Promoter QOTD: What are trace fossils? / What do fossils tell us about Earth’s changing environment? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

118 Homework: Lesson 2 Unit 5 “Relative and Absolute Dating” Pages 338 – 339 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/18/14 Shadow Data Day Tomorrow Startup/warm-up : Answer questions 7 – 10 page 335 Lesson Review: Then take the quiz from the front – you may use the book Activities: Quiz Lesson 1 “ Fossils and Changing Environment” Shadow Data / Rotor Promoter QOTD: Essential Question Lesson 2 Unit 5: How do scientist’s measure the ages of rock? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

119 Homework: Lesson 2 Unit 5 pages 340 – 341; #’s 6 & 7 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/19/14 Shadow Data Day tomorrow Startup/warm-up : Write answers for the two Q’sOTD And as many vocab. for this section as you can Activities: Rotor Promoter activity QOTD: What is relative dating?/ How are undisturbed rock layers dated? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

120 Homework: Lesson 2 Unit 5 pages 342 – 343; #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/20/14 Shadow Data Day Spring Equinox Startup/warm-up : Write answers for the two Q’sOTD And as many vocab. for this section as you can Activities: Shadow Data / Rotor Promoter activity (Develop Proto Type) for competition after Spring Break QOTD: How are sedimentary rock layers disturbed?/ How are rock layers ordered? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

121 Homework: No homework – Enjoy your time off WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/21/14 Spring Equinox Spring Break!!! Yay!!!! Startup/warm-up : Get Rotor Promoter Proto-Types ready Activities: Rotor Promoter activity (Develop Proto Type) QOTD: No questions Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

122 Homework: “So Far Away” read pages 344 – 345 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 3/31/14 Welcome Back – Finish Strong!! Startup/warm-up : Look through the reading on page 344 of your text. Underline a word or a list of words from the reading whose meaning might be unfamiliar to you. Then: Browse through the Past Shadow Project papers from past years Activities: Shadow Data project paper explanation / Rotor Promoter activity (Develop Proto Type) / 9 th Period Terrarium observation QOTD: How are fossils used to determine relative ages of rocks? / How are geologic columns used to compare relative ages of rocks? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

123 Homework: “It’s About Time” read pages 346 – 347 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/1/14 April Fools – be on guard!! Shadow Data Day – no kidding! Startup/warm-up : Browse through another Shadow data project paper on your desk, especially read the essay on The Shadow Angle Graph Explanation Activities: Shadow Data / Rotor Promoter competition QOTD: How can the absolute age of rock be determined? / What is the best rock for radiometric dating? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

124 Homework: “Showing Your Age” read pages 348 – 349 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/2/14 Startup/warm-up : Browse the Shadow Paper from your desk and read BOTH the Shadow Angle explanation and the Line Graph explanations. Activities: Shadow Data project paper explanation QOTD: How can fossils help to determine the age of sedimentary rock? / How are index fossils used? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

125 Homework: “Showing Your Age” read pages 348 – 349 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/2/14 Startup/warm-up : Browse the Shadow Paper from your desk and read the Shadow Angle explanation and the Line Graph explanations. Activities: Shadow Data project paper explanation QOTD: How can fossils help to determine the age of sedimentary rock? / How are index fossils used? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

126 Homework: Pages 350 – 351 Visual Summary #’s 20 – 23 page 350 Lesson Review #’s 1 – 8 page 351 WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/3/14 Startup/warm-up : Science reading comprehension: Take a Science World Magazine and read pages 2 – 7. After you have read these pages, put up the magazine and take the Science in the news quiz from the front. Remember this is Not for grade. Activities: Shadow Data project / Science News Science World / homework QOTD: No questions of the day – review questions Quiz tomorrow lesson 2 unit 5 Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

127 Homework: Lesson 3 Unit 5 “Geologic Change Over Time” pages 352 – 353 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/4/14 Quiz lesson 2 Startup/warm-up : Take a “Class Average Shadow Data Paper” from the front. Place in your Shadow Data section in your binder Then: Answer questions #’s 9 – 12 page 351. Activities: Shadow Data project / Quiz lesson 2 / Homework check QOTD: Essential Question Lesson 3: How do we learn about Earth’s history? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

128 Homework: “Time is on Our Side” pages 354 – 357 #’s 5 – 8; 10 & 11 Unit 5 Test Next week on Monday April 14 th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/7/14 Startup/warm-up : Define the vocabulary on page 353 in your binder. Then take a Science World Magazine and read pages 18 and 19 “The Primate Tracker” Activities: Shadow Data project Check/ Vocabulary / Return quizzes QOTD: What can fossils tell us? / How does sedimentary rock show earth’s history? / What do earth’s surface features tell us? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

129 Homework: “Back to the Future” pages 358 – 359 #’s Unit 5 Test Next week on Monday April 14 th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/8/14 Startup/warm-up : Take one of the sample shadow data papers and read The “Writing and Technology parts” then: Compare what you are suppose to write and determine if they followed directions well. Activities: Shadow Data project Diagram page QOTD: What other materials are used to study Earth’s Climate history? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

130 Homework: “Back to the Future” pages 360 – 361 #’s Unit 5 Test Next week on Monday April 14 th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/9/14 Shadow Data Day! Startup/warm-up : Turn to page R25 in your text - take a computer paper from the front, then draw and label the microscope found there on the computer paper Activities: Shadow Data / Geologic Time / Microscope parts QOTD: How is the geologic time scale organized? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

131 Homework: Visual Summary page 362 #’s 18 – 22 Lesson Review page 363 #’s 1 – 7; Quiz tomorrow Lesson 3 Unit 5 Test Next week on Monday April 14 th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/10/14 Startup/warm-up : Put the new data in with your “All Classes Data” from the board right Then: work on another part of the shadow data project Activities: Shadow Data / Geologic Time / Math and Science QOTD: No questions of the day - Quiz and Unit test Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

132 Homework: Unit 5 Test Next week on Tuesday April 15th Unit 5 Summary pages 366 – 370 (All questions) WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/11/14 Computer room 502 Monday!! Shadow Project Paper Begins!! Startup/warm-up : Lesson Review page 363 #’s Activities: Groups / Homework check / Quiz Lesson 3 Unit 5 QOTD: No questions of the day - Unit test Tuesday Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

133 Homework: Unit 5 Test Next week on Wed. April 16 th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 14/14 and 15/14 Startup/warm-up : Computer room 502 Shadow Data Project Activities: Computer work – Spreadsheets QOTD: No questions of the day - Unit test Wednesday Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

134 Homework: Unit 5 Test Next week on Wed. April 16 th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 14/14 and 15/14 Startup/warm-up : Computer room 502 Shadow Data Project Activities: Computer work – Spreadsheets QOTD: No questions of the day - Unit test Wednesday Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

135 Homework: Unit 5 Test Next week on Wed. April 16 th WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/14 and 15/14 Startup/warm-up : Computer room 502 Shadow Data Project Activities: Computer work – Spreadsheets QOTD: No questions of the day - Unit test Wednesday Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

136 Homework: Unit 6 “The Cell”; Lesson 1 “The Characteristics of Cells” Pages 374 – 375 #’s 1 – 3 Shadow Project – Writing and Technology and Diagram pages WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/16/14 Garden Day – first one of Spring!! Startup/warm-up : Prepare for Unit 5 Test – The Changing Earth Activities: Shadow Data explanations /Review / Test/ Gardening QOTD: No Questions – Unit 5 Test Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

137 Homework: “Cell-ebrate” and “Cell Hall of Fame” Pages 376 – 379 #’s 5 – 8 & 10 Shadow Project – Writing and Technology and Diagram pages WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/21/14 Special 7 th grade Schedule / 65 minute class periods Startup/warm-up : Work on “Writing and Technology” page for Shadow Data Project Activities: Shadow Data explanations / Climates & Seasons video / Cell sizes activity QOTD: What is a cell? / Why are most cells small?/ What is the cell theory? Standards: 7.2.3; 7.2.8

138 Homework: “Chemistry of Life” Lesson 2 Unit 6 Pages 384 – 385 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/28/14 Special ISTEP Schedule / 80 minute class periods Startup/warm-up : Work Lesson Review page 383 #’s 7 – 9 Then work on any part of The “Shadow Data Project” Activities: Cells and review/ Groups QOTD: Essential Question: What are the building blocks of organisms? Standards: through 7.3.7

139 Homework: “ It’s Elementary” Lesson 2 Unit 6 Pages 386 – 387 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/29/14 Special ISTEP Schedule / 80 minute class periods Startup/warm-up : Quiz preparation Lesson 1 Unit 6 / Then work on any part of The “Shadow Data Project” Activities: Quiz & Homework check / Atom building activity QOTD: What are atoms and molecules? Standards: through 7.3.7

140 Homework: “ Cell Fuel” Lesson 2 Unit 6 Pages 388 – 391 #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 4/30/14 Garden Day !!!!! Startup/warm-up : Take a QOTD paper from the front for Unit 6 “The Cell”, and put it in your binder. Work on anything from the Shadow Project Activities: Atom video (K W L) QOTD: What are some of the important types of molecules in cells? Standards: through 7.3.7

141 Homework: Visual Summary page 392 #’s 15 – 19 Lesson Review page 393 #’s 1 – 5 Shadow Data WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/1/14 Last month of this school year!!! Startup/warm-up : Take a black box from the front table and create three model molecules Water, Oxygen, and Carbon dioxide Activities: Molecule activities QOTD: What are some of the important types of molecules in cells?/ What are Phospholipids?/ Why is water important? Standards: through 7.3.7

142 Homework: Lesson 3 “Cell Structure and Function” read pages 394 – 397 #’s 1 – 3 and and any Shadow Data WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/2/14 Startup/warm-up : Fill out the last Outdoor Observation #4 and Read from the other three times outside for comparison then: Answer questions 6 – 9 page 393 Activities: Quiz Lesson 2 / Homework check / Outdoor observation QOTD: Essential question lesson 3: What are the different parts that make up a cell? / What are the characteristics of eukaryotic cells? Standards: through 7.3.7

143 Homework: Lesson 3 “Cell Structure and Function” read pages 398 – 399 #’s and any Shadow Data necessary WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/5/14 Startup/warm-up : Take a bubble sheet from the front and fill out the top - Work on any Shadow Data till Pretest is passed out. Activities: Pretest – Unit 6 NOT FOR GRADE/ Video “The Magic of Cells” / Models of Lipids and Proteins – Other Organic Molecules QOTD: What organelles are found in the Plant and Animal cells? Standards: through 7.3.7

144 Homework: Animal and Plant Cells read pages 400 – 403 #’s 12 – 15; and any Shadow Data necessary WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/6/14 Startup/warm-up : Take a computer paper from the front and label one side animal cell and the other side plant cell Portrait style Activities: Model Drawings of typical animal and plant cells QOTD: What additional parts are found in plant cells? / What additional parts are found in animal cells? Standards: through 7.3.7

145 Homework: Animal and Plant Cells Visual Summary page 404 #’s 20 – 26 Lesson Review page 405 #’s and any Shadow Data necessary WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/7/14 No Garden today – Club Meeting In computer room 502 tomorrow and Friday Startup/warm-up : Continue Work on Plant and Animal cells Activities: Explanation of Shadow Data Due Dates / Model Drawings of typical animal and plant cells QOTD: What additional parts are found in plant cells? / What additional parts are found in animal cells? Standards: through 7.3.7

146 Homework: Lesson 4 “Homeostasis and Cell Processes pages 408 – 409 #’s 1 – 3 and any Shadow Data necessary WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/ 8 & 9 /14 Startup/warm-up : Log on to the computer and finish shadow Data project Activities: Shadow Data QOTD: Essential Lesson Question: How do organisms maintain homeostasis? Standards: through 7.3.7

147 Homework: “ Staying Alive” Read pages 410 – 411 #’s 5 – 8 **Shadow Data Project Graded Thurs. May 15 th ** WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/ 12 /14 Startup/warm-up : Page 405 #’s Activities: Group work / Quiz lesson 3 Unit 6 QOTD: NO Questions – Quiz lesson 3 Standards: through 7.3.7

148 Homework: “ Get Growing” Read pages #’s **Shadow Date Project Graded Thurs. May 15 th ** WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/13/14 Startup/warm-up : Copy the chemical formulas from the board in your binder In the QOTD section Activities: Photosynthesis and Respiration explanation / Video Photosynthesis QOTD: What is homeostasis? / How do cells get energy? / How do cells divide? Standards: through 7.3.7

149 Homework: “Round and Round ” Read pages 413A – 413E; #’s **Shadow Date Project Graded Thurs. May 15 th ** WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/14/14 Garden Day!!! Take a computer paper from the front! Weather cancellation / Next week - last day Startup/warm-up : Get started on the Drawing “Mitosis pages 413D – 413E and homework for today Activities: Mitosis Drawings / Homework, definitions, QOTD QOTD: Why is the cell important? / What are the stages of the cell cycle? / What are the phases of Mitosis? Standards: through 7.3.7

150 Homework: “Move It ” Read pages 414 – 416; #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/15/14 Startup/warm-up : Have your Shadow Data Project paper out and ready for action Then: work on other science homework Activities: Shadow Data Project Evaluation QOTD: How do cells exchange materials? Standards: through 7.3.7

151 Homework: “Move It ” Read page 417; #’s WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/16/14 Startup/warm-up : Take out your Shadow Project Paper for final evalutations Activities: Microscopic view of plant and animal cells QOTD: How do organisms maintain homeostasis? Standards: through 7.3.7

152 Homework: Read pages 420 – 425 #’s 1 – 3; 5 -10/ wear T-shirts Take home Quiz – Lesson 4 “Cell Processes” Final Thursday 40 questions – Unit 6 “The Cell” test Friday WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/19/14 T-Shirts tomorrow!!! Startup/warm-up : Diagram of Active and Passive Transport (back of Mitosis) Endocytosis and Exocytosis (with explanations) Visual summary #’s 26 – 30 page 418 Lesson Review #’s 1 – 6 page 419 Activities: Microscopic view of plant and animal cells/ pond water tomorrow/ Diagrams / 9 th period turn in Journals QOTD: How do cells exchange materials? Standards: through 7.3.7

153 Homework: Read pages 426 – 427 #’s Take home Quiz – Lesson 4 “Cell Processes” Final Thursday 40 questions – Unit 6 “The Cell” test Friday WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/20/14 Startup/warm-up : Take a take-home quiz from the front / Work on ISTEP+ review #’s 1 – 12 pages Activities: Microscopic view of pond water QOTD: How are living things organized? Standards: through 7.3.7

154 Homework: Read pages 428 – 429 #’s 17 – 19 “Systems at Work” Final tomorrow 40 questions – Unit 6 “The Cell” test Friday WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/21/14 Garden Day! Startup/warm-up : 9 th period get your terrariums from the window Visual summary page 430 #’s 20 – 24 Lesson Review page 431 #’s Activities: Grade ISTEP+ review / Grade Quiz 4 Unit 6 “The Cell” QOTD: What tasks do systems perform to meet the needs of cells? Standards: through 7.3.7

155 Homework: Unit 6 “The Cell” test tomorrow WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/22/14 Startup/warm-up : Study for the final Activities: Final 7 th grade Science test QOTD: No more for this year!! Standards: All

156 Homework: Unit 6 “The Cell” test tomorrow WSLW FM 19 Your Paradise learning station Where Chance favors the Prepared Mind Date : 5/22/14 Startup/warm-up : Study for the final Activities: Final 7 th grade Science test QOTD: No more for this year!! Standards: All


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