September 10th

Science Blocks 1, 2, & 4:

Students entered their answers into IRespond for the Unit 1 Assessment.  Students took a pretest for the next unit.  Students were given time to finish their Argumentative Writing on whether Pluto is a planet.

Homework: finish writing piece if not completed in class

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Advanced Content Science Blocks 3 & 5:

Students entered their answers into IRespond for the Unit 1 Assessment.  Students took a pretest for the next unit.  Students were given time to finish their Argumentative Writing on whether Pluto is a planet.

Homework: finish writing piece if not completed in class

*AC Science Only: students need to bring devices to class on Tuesday.  I will be going over the instructions for getting onto Office 365 and being able to access important documents, textbook, etc.,.

September 5th

Here is the link for the Comet Interactive.  This will take you to interactive in which you can change the variables of the comet to see the different ellipses:

http://www.windows2universe.org/comets/comet_model_interactive.html

 

Science Block 1, 2, & 4

Students received graded papers back.  I went over the Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors reinforcement to check for understanding.  I am including a copy of the study guide for anyone who needs to check for any missing answers:

Solar System and Universe Review Sheet-rq86un

Homework: study for test on Friday, September 7th; BYOD tomorrow for a Kahoot review

 

AC Science Block 3 & 5

Students received graded papers back.  I went over the Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors reinforcement to check for understanding.  I am including a copy of the AC study guide for anyone who needs to check for any missing answers:

AC Study Guide with answers_-27xgegx

Homework: study for test on Friday, September 7th; BYOD tomorrow for a Kahoot review

 

Have a great night!

August 31st

Students finished Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors.  This is the conclusion to Unit 1.  Students on Tuesday will begin a study guide for the Unit 1 Summative Assessment that will take place on September 7th.

Homework: none!  

 

Have a wonderful three day weekend!

August 30th

Science classes finished up the Astronomy Stations we have been working on.  Lab Data Sheets were turned in.  Tomorrow we will be discussing Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors.

Homework: Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors worksheet

 

Have a great night!

August 29th

Students continued with the Astronomy Stations.  We will have one more day of stations.  Lab Sheets will be due at the end of class.

Homework: none

Have a great night!

August 28th

Please remember that tomorrow is Early Release!

 

Students began Astronomy Stations today.  These stations are designed to help students visualize space and the solar system.  We will continue with the stations tomorrow.

Test Announcement: Unit 1 Summative Assessment will be on September 7th.

Homework: none

Have a great night!

August 27th

All students finished up their projects in class for turn in.  We will be completing Astronomy Stations for the next two days to help our understanding of the solar system.

Test Announcement:  Unit 1 Summative Assessment will be on September 7th.  We will have study guides for the students to work from.

Homework: none

Have a great night!

August 24th

Science Blocks 1, 2, &4:

Students continued with their projects.  Students can bring the project home over the weekend if they cannot complete it by the due date of Monday at the end of class.

Homework: work on project if needed

 

Advanced Content Science Blocks 3 & 5:

Students continued with their projects.  Students should bring the project home if they cannot complete it by the due date of Monday at the end of class.

Homework: work on project

 

Have a great weekend!

August 23rd

Science Blocks 1, 2, & 4:

Students began their Planets Project in class.  Students were able to choose from two projects: “Postcards from the Planets” and “Solar System Illustrated Children’s Book”.  Students will be working on the project in class on Friday and Monday with a due date of Monday, August 27th at the end of class.

Homework: none

 

Advanced Content Science Blocks 3 & 5:

Students began their Planets Project in class.  Students were able to choose from two projects: “Solar System Illustrated Children’s Book” and “Real Estate of the Solar System”. Students will be working on the project in class on Friday and Monday with a due date of Monday, August 27th at the end of class.

Homework: none

 

Have a great night!