May 14

Science 8: Week of 5/14/18 to 5/18/18

QUIZ FRIDAY over scientific method vocabulary

Monday:

  • BrainPOP: Scientific Method
  • Scientific Method Notes
  • Scientific Method Vocabulary – Frayer Models (due tomorrow – 5/15)
  • Scientific Method Exit Ticket

Tuesday: 

  • Observations vs. Inferences Notes
  • Mystery Footprints Activity
  • Observations vs. Inferences Practice w/s
  • HW: The Goat by the Water w/s – due tomorrow (5/16)

Wednesday:

  • Scientific Method Packet – due tomorrow (5/17/18)

Thursday: 

Friday:

  • Scientific Method Bingo
  • Scientific Method Vocabulary Quiz
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April 30

Science 8: Week of 4/30/18 to 5/4/18

Monday:

  • Review Jeopardy
  • Review Quizzizz
  • Reminder *** Turn in study guide tomorrow***

Tuesday:

  • Unit 7 Test: Waves, Light, Sound

Wednesday:

  • Intro to Projectile Motion & Catapult Project

Thursday: 

  • Catapult Project

Friday: 

  • Catapult Project
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April 23

Science 8: Week of 4/23/18 to 4/27/18

Monday:

  • Escape the Room: Light and Sound Waves
  • Meet me in the Media Center
  • We had a blast and everyone did a great job competing. CONGRATULATIONS to the TOP TEAM: Sarah, Jackson, and Jaylyn!!!

Tuesday: 

  • Counseling Lesson: Social Media

Wednesday:

  • Bell Ringer #11
  • Work on Waves Study Guide (due Friday, 4/27)
  • BYOD to class tomorrow (4/26)

Thursday:

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April 20

Science 8: Week of 4/16/18 to 4/20/18

Wednesday:

  • Bell Ringer #9
  • 3rd Block: Sound Video
    • Extra Credit is due TODAY (no exceptions)
  • 4th and 5th Block: Which Color is Hottest? Lab
    • Lab is due tomorrow (4/19)
  • Exit ticket tomorrow on the EM Spectrum

Thursday:

  • Bell Ringer #10
  • Video Clip: EM Spectrum
  • EM Waves Practice w/s
  • EM Waves Exit Ticket
  • HW: What is Light? Review w/s
    • Due tomorrow (4/20)

Friday:

Media Center: Review Games on Legends of Learning

Teacher Code: ALLEN30

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March 26

Science 8: Week of 3/26/18 to 3/30/18

Monday:

  • Bell Ringer #5
  • Turn in Wave Interaction Article Review Questions
  • Notes: Interactions of Light
  • Milestone Review #3
  • Exit ticket:1.Why does a straw look bent in a glass of water?2.Why do the edges of shadows seem blurry?  Explain your answer.
  • Reinforcement w/s on Light Wave Interactions – due 3/27

Tuesday:

  • Bell Ringer #6
  • Video Clip: Light and Color
  • Light and Color Notes
    • Demo: Transparent, Translucent, Opaque
  • Quick Lab: Rose-Colored Glasses
  • Closing: 3-2-1
    • 3 “I learned…” statements about light
    • 2 “Wows” about light
    • 1 question you still have about light
  • HW: Study for QUIZ on Thursday (3/29) over light waves
    • Know your vocabulary terms!!!

Wednesday:

  • Bell Ringer #7
  • Directed Reading: Mirrors and Lenses p. 668 – due by Friday, 3/30/18
  • STUDY FOR QUIZ (see above)

Thursday:

  • Bell Ringer #8
  • Video Clip: Mirrors and Lenses
  • Notes: Mirrors and Lenses
  • Quiz: Interactions of Waves and Light Waves

Friday: 

  • Bell Ringer #9
  • Mixing Colors Lab
  • Milestone Review #4 (Waves)
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March 20

Science 8: Week of 3/19/18 to 3/23/18

Monday:

  • Section Review packets – due tomorrow (3/20)
  • HW: Study for Quiz on Waves and Wave Properties
    • Review notes from class, study vocabulary!

Tuesday: 

  • Review Packets from yesterday
  • WAVES QUIZ
  • Milestone Review Ch. 1 (Matter)
  • Measuring Waves Practice w/s – due 3/22 (4th and 5th Block)
  • HW: Waves Simulation from Friday due tomorrow (3/21)

Wednesday:

  • BrainPOP: Sound
  • Sound and Light Waves Notes
  • Measuring Waves Practice w/s – due 3/23 (3rd Block)
  • Types of EM Waves Foldable – due Friday, 3/23

Thursday:

  • BrainPOP: Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Check Measuring Waves w/s (glue into IAN)
  • Light vs. Sound Waves Card Sort
    • Fill in Venn Diagram on Light vs. Sound Waves (glue into IAN)

Friday: 

  • BrainPOP: Refraction and Diffraction
  • Notes: Wave Interactions
  • Milestone Review Ch. 2 (Forces and Motion) – Graded
  • Read article: Wave Interactions
    • HW: Answer Review questions #1-3 on a separate sheet of paper – due 3/26
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March 12

Science 8: Week of 3/12/18 to 3/16/18

Monday:

  • Review exit ticket, quiz, and study guide
  • Science TEST tomorrow (3/13)
    • If you are going to be out because of LGPE for Orchestra, you need to come in early (8:15 am either tomorrow or Wednesday, 3/14 to make up the test… the end of quarter 3 is Wednesday!)
    • There will be NO RETAKES for this test as it is right at the end of 3rd Quarter
  • Practice Test Questions – code: 525422
  • Study Guide needs to be turned in tomorrow (3/13)

Tuesday: 

  • Electricity and Magnetism Test
  • TIM Chart for new vocabulary terms for Waves Unit

Wednesday:

  • Bill Nye Video: Waves

Thursday:

  • BrainPOP – Waves
  • Introduction to Waves Notes
  • Waves Partner Practice
  • HW: Transverse and Longitudinal Waves Worksheet

Friday:

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March 5

Science 8: Week of 3/5/18 to 3/9/18

Monday: 

  • Bell Ringer #25: Why does a compass always point north?
  • Properties of Magnets Investigation
  • Notes: Magnets and Magnetism
    • 3rd Block – Outline Ch. 18 Section 1 – Due at the end of class
      • At least 1 notebook sheet of notes and a 2-3 sentence summary of the entire section
  • HW: Magnetic Attraction Reader w/ Questions due tomorrow

Tuesday: 

  • Bell Ringer #26: What three materials are magnetic?
  • Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields Inquiry Lab
  • Magnet Concept Map
  • BrainPOP Video: Magnetism
  • There is a TEST on Tuesday, March 13th 
    • If you are going to be out because of a performance, you may take the test early (Monday or Tuesday at 8:15 am) or the 14th at 8:15 am
    • The end of the quarter is March 14th!

Wednesday: 

  • Bell Ringer #27
  • Building an Electromagnet Lab

Thursday:

  • Bell Ringer #28
  • Magnetism Song and Questions
  • Review Quiz on Electricity
  • Magnetism Cloze Review
  • Magnetism Exit Ticket
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February 27

Science 8: Week of 2/26/18 to 3/2/18

Monday:

  • BrainPOP Video: Current Electricity
  • Current Electricity Notes
  • Vocabulary TIM Chart #7-12 (#1-6 were done before break, after the Test on Tuesday)
  • Van de Graaff Generator demo

Tuesday: 

  • Batteries, Bulbs, and Wires Probe (as a Bell Ringer)
  • Resistance and Ohm’s Law Notes & Guided Practice Problems
  • Ohm’s Law Video Explanation
  • Ohm’s Law Practice Problems (graded) – Due at the end of class, if you did not finish, turn in during homeroom tomorrow
  • QUIZ THURSDAY: Electricity (Static and Current)

Wednesday:

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February 12

Science 8: Week of 2/12/18 to 2/16/18

TEST on Energy and Heat – 2/13/18

Monday:

  • Melting Ice Demo
  • Review Study Guide
  • Energy and Heat Bingo

Tuesday:

  • Test on Energy and Heat
  • Begin Vocabulary TIM Chart for Unit 6: Electricity and Magnetism

Wednesday:

  • Brain POP: Static Electricity
  • Static Electricity Notes
  • Finish Vocabulary TIM Chart

Thursday: 

  • Finish notes on Static Electricity
  • Bill Nye: Static Electricity
  • Charge It! Reader w/s
  • HW: Static Electricity Reinforcement (due tomorrow, FRIDAY 2/16 and will NOT be accepted for a late grade because answers will be reviewed in class)

Friday: 

  • Detecting Charge Quick Lab (p. 477)
  • Charge and Carry Exploration
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