Monday: Oobleck Lab
Tuesday: Biology EOCT practice
Wednesday: DC Trip or Preview for Historic District Tour
Thursday: DC Trip or Historic District Tour
Friday: DC Trip or assorted activities at school
Homework this week: collect materials for project
**NO SCIENCE ARTICLE DUE
Chapter 17, sections 1,2, and 4
Monday: Electric Charge
Tuesday: Static Electricity and Electric Discharge
Wednesday: Electric Current and Electric Energy
Thursday: Electric Circuits
Friday: Vocabulary Quiz and Circuits Demonstration
Vocabulary this week: law of electric charges, electric force, electric field, static electricity, electric discharge, electric current, voltage, resistance, series circuits, parallel circuits
Homework this week: science article due Friday, study vocabulary
Tuesday: Electromagnetic Spectrum, Absorption, Reflection
Friday: Teacher Workday! (no school for kids)
***No Science article this week!!
Monday: 3 Sound wave interactions (Chap 20: Section 3) HW: Science article, new vocab
Tuesday: Eye Doctor Guest Speaker! HW: Science article & vocab
Wednesday: Start Chapter 23:Concave/Convex lenses & mirrors, demos
Thursday: Vocab activity & “How do we see light”, demos HW: science article & study vocab
Friday: Continue with LIGHT
New vocab: Electromagnetic wave, absorption, scattering, transmission, transparent, translucent, opaque, pigment, concave mirror, convex mirror, nearsightedness, farsightedness
February 25- March 1:
Monday: Start Chapter 21 on Sound & Human Ear HW: Science article, study 6 new words
Tuesday: Section 2: Properties of Sound & Section 3: Interaction of Sound waves
Wednesday: Roswell HS elective sign-ups/ Work on Chapter 21
Thursday: SOUND LAB!
Friday: Vocab Quiz! (Science article due), Finish LAB, and wrap up Chapter 21
***NEW vocab words: resonance, pitch, loudness, decibel, echo, and noise
Monday: NO SCHOOL!!!!
Tuesday: Science Checkpoints HW: Chap 20 wkbk pgs 256-261
Wednesday: Start Chapter 20 Waves: Section 1 Properties & demos
Thursday: Section 2: Properties & demos HW: finish wkbk pages 256-261
Friday: Section 3: Wave interactions
NO SCIENCE ARTICLE THIS WEEK!!!
***New vocab (NO vocab quiz though!): interference, refraction, diffraction, wave, medium, transverse wave, longitudinal wave, amplitude, frequency, and reflection.
Monday: Chapter 10, Section 2 (Convection, Conduction, Radiation) HW: science article & continue working on wkbk pgs 123-132
Tuesday: Chapter 10, Section 1 HW: article and workbook pages (due Thursday)
Wednesday: LAB HW: Finish lab conclusion & Study for quiz
Thursday: Q&A review, Chapter 9 & 10 QUIZ HW: Enjoy the 4-day weekend!!
***New vocab: Absolute zero, heat, thermal energy, thermal conductor, thermal convection, thermal insulator, convection, radiation, specific heat, insulation
Monday: Chapter 9 Energy, Section 1: Kinetic and Potential Energy HW: workbook pgs 108-115 & science article
Tuesday: Forms of Energy (9-1) & Energy Conversions (9-2) HW: wkbk pgs, science article, & study new words
Wednesday: Career Day (1st & 2nd period): Practice and Short video clip
Thursday: Different forms of Energy HW: wkbk pgs, science article, & study new words
Friday: Vocab Quiz! Start Chapter 10 HW: wkbk pgs 123-132
***new vocab words: Mechanical Energy, Energy conversation, Law of Conservation of Energy, Temperature, & Thermal Expansion
January 28 - February 1:
Monday: LAB STATIONS on simple machines, mechanical advantage, and work & power
HW: practice launching trebuchet & double check with rubric
Tuesday: TREBUCHET LAUNCH!!!! …finish labs while individuals launch trebuchet
Wednesday: TREBUCHET LAUNCH (as needed). Work on study guide
HW: complete study guide and additional resources
Thursday: Review game!! HW: study for test! & science article
Friday: Chapter 8 TEST!
***Vocabulary words for the week: compound machine, energy, potential energy, kinetic energy, gravitational potential energy. There will be no vocabulary quiz since we are testing Friday.
Monday: Martin Luther King Day! – No School!
Tuesday: Go over simple machines & calculations HW: science article
Wednesday: 8th Grade Writing Assessment (review Chapter 8 for the classes we see)
Thursday: LAB! HW: science article due Friday
Monday: Mechanical Adv. Problems & 6 simple machines
HW: 5 new vocab, science article
Tuesday: Identify Simple Machines
Wednesday: Mech. Adv, Work, Power, Simple Machines review
Thursday: Mech. Adv, Work, Power, Simple Machines review
HW: study words, science article
Friday: Vocab Quiz! Trebuchet Workday!
***5 new vocab: Pulley, Wheel and Axle, Inclined Plane, Wedge, & Screw
Monday: Trebuchet Project intro, due Tues. 1/29!
HW: 10 new vocab, science article, read over Trebuchet project/rubric
Tuesday: Trebuchet journal and action plan
HW: parent signature on Trebuchet action plan (due Thurs.)
Wednesday: Work and Power (Chapter 8, Section 1)
Thursday: Work and Power HW: science article, study vocab
Friday: Vocab Quiz! Simple Machines: Chapter 8, Section 2
HW: continue to work on Trebuchet project due Tues.,1/29!
***10 new vocab: work, Joule, power, watt, machine, work input, work output, mechanical advantage, mechanical efficiency, lever
Monday: Midterms for 3rd & 6th periods (6th period is connections)
Tuesday: Midterms for 1st, 5th, & 7th periods (5th period is connections)
Wednesday: Midterms for 2nd & 8th periods
Thurs. 12/20- Sun. 1/6: Winter Break!!! See you back Monday, 1/7!!
Monday: Chapter 5 & 6 Quiz HW: work on study guide
Tuesday: Survivor Science!!!!! HW: work on study guide
Wednesday: Survivor Science!!! HW: study guide
Thursday: Survivor Science!!! HW: study guide
Friday: Survivor Science wrap up & midterm review HW: study for midterm
Monday: Pop Quiz!, finish labs, start study guides for Chapter 5 & 6 HW: science article due Friday
Wednesday: Wrap up Chapter 6: acceleration due to gravity, free fall, etc.
Thursday: Vocab activity, grade study guides, review HW: study for quiz & science article
Friday: DIscuss Chapter 6 notes as class, sky diving video, review HW: extra credit vocab assignment
NEW VOCAB: Momentum, projectile motion, inertia, free fall, work
Monday: Review of acceleration, velocity & force HW: 5 new vocab words & science article
Tuesday: Practice calculations on speed, acceleration HW: finish classwork
Wednesday: LAB! Day 1
Thursday: Vocab Activity & LAB Day 2
Friday: Vocab Quiz & Finish LAB!
5 new vocab words: Newton, net force, terminal velocity, gravity, & friction
Monday: Newton's Laws Project due!! Presentations
Wednesday-Friday: Thanksgiving break!!!!
Monday: Discuss Newton’s Laws (Chapter 6) HW: 5 new vocab & science article
Tuesday: Measuring Motion & Speed (Ch 5, section 1) HW: finish workbook pages 55-80 assigned last week, due Wed!!
Wednesday: Check homework & Speed Practice problems HW: finish class work
Thursday: Vocab activity, Finish speed practice problems, & work on project HW: science article due Friday & study vocab!
Friday: Vocab Quiz!! Project workday HW: FINISH PROJECT, due MONDAY!!
5 new vocabulary: force, acceleration, motion, speed, and velocity
November 5 - 9:
Monday: Check study guides, review for test HW: study for test
Tuesday: NO SCHOOL! (Teacher workday)
Wednesday: Unit test on matter and chemistry
Thursday: Introduce Newton Project (Rubric attached on the right), Ch. 5: Force
Friday: Science article due! Ch. 5: Friction
***NO new vocab, but science article due Friday!!!
October 29 - November 2:
Monday: Mixtures, Compounds, & Solutions (Ch. 4) HW: study new vocab & science article due Friday!
Tuesday:LAB on Mixtures, Compounds, & Solutions HW: none
Wednesday: LAB continue Mixtures, Compounds & Solutions HW: none
Thursday: Finish lab, wrap up unit HW: finish lab sheet, science article, & study vocab
Friday: Vocab quiz, Review for test HW: finish study guide
***Test scheduled for Wed, Nov. 7th! (No school Tues, 11/6!)
This week's vocab: compound, mixture, solution, solute, solvent, concentration, solubility, suspension, colloid, and periodic.
ITBS testing all week!!! We will only meet with each class twice during the week. No major homework assignments or assignments.
Day 1: Discuss Ionic & Covalent Bonding
Day 2: Class review of chemistry (so far)
***NO new vocab!
Monday: Teacher workday
Tuesday: Projects due, notes on Chemistry HK: science article & 5 new words: pure substance, element, metal, metalloid, nonmetal
Wednesday: Valence electrons & Bohr model HW: finish classwork
Thursday: Notes on properties of groups HW: finish workbook pages (Pugh's class) & study vocab
Friday: Article due, Vocab quiz, & practice drawing atoms using Lewis structure and/or Bohr model HW: none
Monday: Element Bingo & Assign Element Project (due 10/16) HW: Study 30 elements
Tuesday: 30 Element Quiz & research element HW: get supplies for element project
Wednesday: Work on element project HW: project & science article
Thursday: Matter Review & Chemistry notes HW: finish classwork, study for re-test
Friday: Matter re-test HW: project (due Tuesday!)
Resources for Element Physical Model:
Mon: Unit 1 Test! HW: 9 new vocab words
Tues: Navigating periodic table HW: finish classwork
Wed: Go over test, Start Ch 12: HW: science article & study vocab
Thurs: Atoms Family Practice HW: finish cw, article & study vocab
Fri: Vocab Quiz!! Study Guide
NEW VOCAB: gas, pressure, change of state, viscosity, condensation, melting, boiling, evaporation, sublimation
***NO vocab quiz this week!!
Monday: Science Checkpoints (Diagnostic) HW: Study guide
Tuesday: Virtual Lab HW: Study guide & finish lab
Wednesday: Go over study guide
Thursday: (Picture day during science) Test review!
****Unit test is Monday!
Monday: Check workbooks, questions on formal lab HW: Lab due tomorrow!
Tuesday: States of Matter Lab
Wednesday: Finish States of Matter Lab, notes on Chapter 2
Thursday: Notes on Chapter 3 HW: science article & study vocab
Friday: Vocab quiz! Finish up Chapter 2 & 3 HW: Start study guide
***Unit Test next Friday, 9/28
Monday: Finish Bubble Gum lab
Tuesday: Work on formal lab report
Wednesday: Read Chapter 2 & 3 and complete workbook pgs 19-42
Thursday: Guided notes and continue working on workbook pages due Friday!
Friday: Science article due & Vocab quiz!
***Formal lab is due Tuesday, 9/18!
Monday: LABOR DAY!
Tuesday: Finish labs
Wednesday: Metric Test
Thursday: Metric Test
Friday: Bubble gum lab
Monday: Metric system practice
Tuesday: Metric system practice
Wednesday: Finish classwork
Thursday: Study Metric units & Vocab #1-15, science article due Friday
Monday: start Science Article
Tuesday: Scientific Method
Wednesday: Spongebob independent/dependent practice
Thursday: study vocab #1-10 & finish article
Monday: Welcome to Physical Science! Syllabus & Data Sheet
Tuesday: Get to know you activity
Wednesday: vocab #1-5 & Safety Contract signed
Thursday: Safety Poster, study for vocab quiz, & science article
Please bring in supplies for the Science classroom. Students will earn one homework pass for any supplies donated.
Needed: Paper towels, tissue, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, and plastic zip-lock baggies