Monday: Prototype Design! Today we will construct our prototype, innovate our designs, and come up with our Product Name. Each student will finish the last 2 squares on their prototype planner for Homework!
Tuesday: Innovation and Marketing- Today we will finish our prototype designs and we will begin our effective communication of our product with the tri-fold display. A template is provided as students are required to incorporate research, charts/data, digital pictures, and scientific illustrations. The math component will be completed next week.
Wednesday-Thursday: Continue using technology in the marketing design process. First 2 panels of display board should be competed by end of period Thursday.
Monday: Survivor STEM begins. “How can we survive and adapt to natural disasters?” Day 1 Research your tribe’s disaster and investigate the effects it leaves behind. Use the Disaster Data Sheet.30 Minutes Individually, 20 Minutes comparing with your team! Be thinking of your prototype design that could help victims of this weather event. Share the timeline of the lifestraw prototype and innovations. Turn in any finished totem poles.
Tuesday: Turn in final totem poles. Go through the Prototype Planner with real world inventions with Science Scope Magazines. Complete the 5 steps of the engineering design process. Then research some real world kid innovations & inventions!
Wednesday: Complete your own tribe’s Prototype Planner and materials list. Materials due Thursday for most points on your totem!
Thursday: Organize Materials for Monday. Reward Challenge. Review Engineering Design PPT template and Shark Tank Solar Cooking.
Friday: Drought Proofing Australia with STEM Design. Immunity Challenge.
Problem Based Learning, “What are the Reasons for the Seasons?” An introduction to space science. Each day students will complete primary and secondary source investigations, video lessons, and hands on investigations. On Tuesday they will receive a homework packet and on Wednesday they will complete an open note assessment of understanding. This will be their last grade of the 3rd 9 weeks.
Finally, Complete an enrichment activity, if time: Mini-lab-Making Lightening.
Rotation 2) 16.4 Publisher based brochure.Research weather tools using Ch.16, section 4 and present your information using a weather brochure template located here: Weather-Brochure-Template-publisher-OR use can use this: weather brochure template 2-PPT version. Print your copy here or at home. Save to your 365 account. If time, complete the enrichment activity: Weather map investigations: Practice reading a weather map and Illustrate your own weather broadcast.
Rotation 3)Land & Air Heat Capacity Lab incorporating mathematics and graphing change over time. While you are collecting data for your lab, work on your global & local winds review worksheet!
Progress reports have been posted on parentvue/studentvue. Please look for missing assignments!
Chapter 15 quiz (sections 1-4) on Thursday Feb. 15th.
Monday: Ch.15, section1 KWL overview and Bill Nye Atmosphere Basics. HW: Finish Friday’s 15.1 reading and WS if you did not over the weekend!
**If you need to make up the Unit test or Ch.13 quiz, you must come to the Help Session Tuesday at 8:15. If you need to work on remediation (received less than a 70 on the unit 4 test) PLEASE come to the help session to work on the remediation packet. It is due this Friday- Check StudentVue for your grades!
Tuesday: Properties of Air and Atmosphere Webquest. HW: Finish webquest
Monday: 14.1 review, Introduce 14.2 PPT & 2-column notes. Surface ocean currents vs. Deep ocean currents flowchart and their effect on climate. Review with a visual organizer on currents. HW: 1/2 sheet with textbook
Tuesday: Check half sheet. Hand out second study guide for Unit 4 test. 14.3 PPT and 2 column notes. Wind and Wave action. HW: Complete study guide
Wednesday: Review Day and Immunity Challenge. HW: review both study guides and techterms.
Thursday: Unit 4 test
Friday: What is a gas? Packet and Research Ch 15 section 1 Guided Worksheet
Monday: 13.1 Review sheet. Finish 13.1 notes on characteristics of oceans from Tuesday and begin 13.2 closed notes from our online textbook. HW: AC enrichment packet on the ocean flo0r- due Wednesday!
Tuesday: Review 13.2 with a visual organizer and complete trial/reward challenges. Begin 13.5 on Ocean Pollution. HW: study ocean floor techterms from closed notes and packet. Ch.13.1,13.2. 13.5 quiz Friday!
Wednesday: check HW, Sink or Float Lab investigation. HW: Finish 13.5 ws from Tuesday, with Ocean Pollution.
Thursday: The Great Garbage Patch, and the effects of 14.1 Surface vs. Ocean Currents. HW: Study your ch.13 techterms.
Friday: Ch.13 quiz/Immunity Challenge. Clozed notes and graphic organizer on 14.1 currents. 14.2 Currents and Climate.
Wednesday and Thursday: All classes, if you have your HSN, please Finish your ocean maps diagram!!! Also, open the attached PPT from Tuesday on 13.1 and click and print any remaining 2 column notes we did not finish in class. All classes should complete the second page of notes or it will become homework on the weekend.