August 17th

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students finished up the Galaxies Foldable and began to research the planets.  We will finish the research on the planets on Monday.

Homework: none

Have a great weekend!

August 16th

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students took the Historical Models Quiz today.  We then moved on to the next part of the unit which is galaxies.  Students began a foldable on Galaxies to help them compare and contrast the different types of galaxies.  We will finish the foldable tomorrow and begin planets.

Homework: complete Galaxies reinforcement worksheet

Have a great night!

August 15th

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students prepared for the Historical Models quiz tomorrow.  Each student made sure to have the three note sheets to prepare for the quiz.  All students have corrected note sheets to prepare.  I am including a copy of the note sheets below:

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After the quiz students will be starting galaxies.

Homework: study for quiz

Have a great night!

August 14th

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students worked really hard to accomplish so much today!:

  • students finished the Big Bang Theory reading questions
  • we checked the answers
  • began size and scope of the universe

We will finish the universe tomorrow and prepare for the quiz that will take place on Thursday.  Quiz will cover Historical Models and Universe.  Students will highlight their notes to prepare for the quiz tomorrow.

Homework: bring your device to class tomorrow.  We will be using a “Kahoot” to review and practice.

 

Have a great night!

August 10th

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students completed a model of the Heliocentric and Geocentric Models.  We will begin discussing the Big Bang Theory on Monday.

Homework: none

Have a great weekend!

August 9th

Science and Advanced Content Science

I worked with the students today on Geocentric and Heliocentric Models.  We will finish up with a Geocentric/Heliocentric Modeling activity tomorrow.

Homework: none

Have a great night!

August 8th

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students discussed Accuracy and Precision with a Brain Pop at the beginning of the class.  Students then took part in a hands-on activity to demonstrate this concept.

Homework: none

Have a great night!

 

August 6th

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students learned about Observation vs. Inference today.  Students took notes from a PowerPoint then took part in a series of activities to help them understand the difference between them.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!

 

August 3rd

Science and Advanced Content Science

What a wonderful start to the school year!  I am enjoying getting to know each of my students and looking forward to an awesome year!

Students finished Lab Safety today.  We will be starting Unit 1 Solar System and Universe on Monday.

Homework: there is no homework for the weekend

 

Have a great weekend!

August 2nd

Science and Advanced Content Science

Students finished up the observation lab that we started in class yesterday.  I went over the expectations and grading in the Syllabus.  Finally, students began reading over the Science Safety Contract.  We will finish the activity we started in class tomorrow.

Homework: get the Syllabus and Lab Safety Contract signed

Have a great night!