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. 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.
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.
Report Cards will be posted online at the end of the day on Friday, January 5th.
1/23 Ch.13 Quiz
1/30 Unit 4 Test
**Don’t forget to bring in a set of 5 donations, if you can, for our Ultimate survival package in January** Donations are optional, but they earn five points on your tribe’s totem poles! ex. small toys, packaged food goodies, gift cards, creative, goodie bags, fun treats to fill your prize package after 6 weeks of hard work!
Science Court: Mini-PBL. “Real World connections- The Water Cycle”
1/9Tuesday: Science Court: Mini-PBL. “Real World connections- The Water Cycle” HW: none
1/10 Wednesday: All in a Liquid lab in-class grade. Investigate your PBL and Apply what you know about physical properties of the unique liquid, “water”! Tech terms: adhesion and surface tension. HW: 11.2&3 guided review WS
1/11 Thursday: Check homework. Immunity Challenge: Clouds! Complete PBL and investigation grade assessment. HW: Finish your persuasive business letter and illustrated design to Pip Petterson’s Pipes. Use this PPT to review your content and your assignment is on the last 3 slides.