January 22

AGENDA FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 22-26, 2018

STANDARDS: 

S8P2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the law of conservation of energy to develop arguments that energy can transform from one form to another within a system.

c. Construct an argument to support a claim about the type of energy transformations within a system [e.g., lighting a match (light to heat), turning on a light (electrical to light)]. 

Monday – KE/PE Big Ideas Wkt; Sketching Through the Text (Forms of Energy)Sketching Through the Text-2klesu5

HW: STUDY KE/PE Big Ideas Wkt for Formative Assessment tomorrow


Tuesday – KE/PE Formative Assessment; Forms of Energy Matching Activity

HW: COMPLETE FORMS OF ENERGY MATCHING ACTIVITY


Wednesday – Forms of Energy Notes:

PPT: energy_forms 2017-1h04k02    

Student Notes: energy_forms_graphic_organizer 2017-usejik

HW: Name that Energy Wkt. (email me if another copy is needed)


Thursday – Civil Rights Field Trip for some; Bill Nye Video Energy Video & related Questions

HW: NONE


Friday – Conservation of Energy & Energy Transformation Notes; Energy Transformations Color-by-Number Wkt.

HW: Energy Transformations Color-by Number Wkt. (email me if another copy is needed)


RESOURCES:

Georgia Virtual School: Energy

Georgia Virtual School: Energy Transformations


ASSESSMENTS THIS WEEK:

KE/PE Formative Assessment

Notebook Check:

 Effect of Mass on GPE Effect of Mass on Gravitational Potential Energy-1nendoi

Graphing KE: Graphing Kinetic Energy-1gnggw6

 


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January 16

AGENDA FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 16-20, 2018

STANDARDS: 

S8P2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the law of conservation of energy to develop arguments that energy can transform from one form to another within a system.

a. Analyze and interpret data to create graphical displays that illustrate the relationships of kinetic energy to mass and speed, and potential energy to mass and height of an object.

 b. Plan and carry out an investigation to explain the transformation between kinetic and potential energy within a system (e.g., roller coasters, pendulums, rubber bands, etc.).

c. Construct an argument to support a claim about the type of energy transformations within a system [e.g., lighting a match (light to heat), turning on a light (electrical to light)]. 


MONDAY – MLK DAY


TUESDAY – Graphing KE: Graphing Kinetic Energy-1gnggw6

HW: Graphing KE


WEDNESDAY – “Picture This Energy” Activity: Picture this Energy! 2018-2k90kkr

HW:  Picture This Energy Activity


THURSDAYKE/PE Formative Assessment; Forms of Energy Matching  Definitions/Pictures Activity

HW:  Forms of Energy Matching Activity


FRIDAY – Bill Nye Energy video with related questions

HW: NONE


ASSESSMENTS THIS WEEK

Notebook Check this week

Energy Skate ParkPHET Energy Skate Park Lesson 2016-2mshnz5

Effect of Mass on GPE Wkt.: Effect of Mass on Gravitational Potential Energy-1nendoi

KE/PE Assessment


RESOURCES

 

 

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January 11

New 8th grade Policy

As expressed on the morning announcements this morning, students will now be allowed to carry track bags from class to class. A track bag is not the same as a backpack and must be kept on the back of their chair or under their seat during class.  Students will be able to get their backpacks at dismissal .

Students are also now able to go to their lockers during transitions. With this freedom comes the expectation of responsibility. Students are expected to be prepared for class at all times.

In addition, we have also implemented a new tardy policy. The consequences for being tardy for class are as follows:

  • 1st Tardy: Verbal Warning
  • 2nd Tardy: Synergy Mark
  • 3rd Tardy: Synergy Mark and Silent Lunch
  • 4th Tardy: Synergy Mark and No Hawk Time
  • 5th Tardy: Synergy Mark and Referral

 

This policy will begin with a trial run on Thursday and Friday of this week to allow students to become acquainted. The policy be implemented firmly beginning on Tuesday 1/16/18.

 

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January 7

AGENDA FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 9-12, 2018

Standards:

 

S8P2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the law of conservation of energy to develop arguments that energy can transform from one form to another within a system.

a. Analyze and interpret data to create graphical displays that illustrate the relationships of kinetic energy to mass and speed, and potential energy to mass and height of an object.

 b. Plan and carry out an investigation to explain the transformation between kinetic and potential energy within a system (e.g., roller coasters, pendulums, rubber bands, etc.).


Tuesday – Kinetic Energy (KE)/Potential Energy (PE) Notes

Powerpoint: potential_kinetic_energy 2018-1e929q9

Student Organizer: potential_kinetic_graphic_organizer 2018-2lv77ay

KE/PE Summarizer

HW: STUDY NOTES


Wednesday –  Students will calculate Potential Energy of Marble on Roller Coaster;

HW: STUDY NOTES


Thursday -Effect of Mass on GPE: Effect of Mass on Gravitational Potential Energy-1nendoi

HW: COMPLETE  WKT.



FridayPHET Energy Skate Park WebsitePHET Energy Skate Wkt

(If time) Transfer of Energy on a Roller Coaster Website Transfer of Energy in a Roller Coaster wkt.

HW: COMPLETE ENERGY SKATE PARK Wkt.


 


ASSESSMENTS THIS WEEK (No Notebook checks this week)

 

PHET Energy Skate Park

Picture This Energy (Due Tues 1/16)


RESOURCES

PHET Energy Skate Park

Energy on a Rollercoaster

Energy – Study Jams

Transfer of energy on a Rollercoaster Website

 

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January 3

AGENDA FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 4-5, 2018

 

Standards:

S8P2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the law of conservation of energy to develop arguments that energy can transform from one form to another within a system.

a. Analyze and interpret data to create graphical displays that illustrate the relationships of kinetic energy to mass and speed, and potential energy to mass and height of an object.

 b. Plan and carry out an investigation to explain the transformation between kinetic and potential energy within a system (e.g., roller coasters, pendulums, rubber bands, etc.).


Thursday – Energy PreTest; Kinetic Energy (KE)- Potential Energy (PE) Concept Attainment (pg. 2) Concept Attainment Potential and Kinetic Energy-1277c1j

HW: COMPLETE KE/PE CONCEPT ATTAINMENT


Friday – Rubber Band PE/KE Energy Lab

Rubber band Potential and Kinetic Energy-2l3wv1j

HW: COMPLETE LAB ANALYSIS QUESTIONS


ASSESSMENTS THIS WEEK

Energy Pre-test


RESOURCES THIS WEEK

Textbook pgs. 240-243

The Story of Kinetic/Potential Energy Youtube video

 

 

 

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December 19

AGENDA FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 18-20, 2017

STANDARDS: 

S8P3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about cause and effect relationships between force, mass, and the motion of objects. 

a. Analyze and interpret data to identify patterns in the relationships between speed and distance, and velocity and acceleration.

b.       Construct an explanation using Newton’s Laws of Motion to describe the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

c.        Construct an argument from evidence to support the claim that the amount of force needed to accelerate an object is proportional to its mass (inertia).


NO HOMEWORK OR NOTEBOOK CHECKS THIS WEEK; ALL WORK WILL BE DONE IN CLASS

Monday – Work on CER C-E-R Roller Coaster best-1fd8r2c &  Roller Coaster Packets (Only up to drawing a sketch of their rollercoaster)Roller Coaster Student Packet-1y74pnn


Tuesday – Complete C-E-R & Packets;Watch Video of Coasters & complete Roller Coaster Rating Sheet;


Wednesday – Complete  Roller Coaster Rating Sheet; Complete C-E-R & Packets


ASSESSMENTS/RESOURCES THIS WEEK

C-E-R (Claim-Evidence-Reasoning)C-E-R Roller Coaster best-1fd8r2c

Roller Coaster Student Packet-1y74pnn


 

 

 

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December 10

AGENDA FOE THE WEEK DECEMBER 11-15, 2017

STANDARDS: 

S8P3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about cause and effect relationships between force, mass, and the motion of objects. 

a. Analyze and interpret data to identify patterns in the relationships between speed and distance, and velocity and acceleration.

b.       Construct an explanation using Newton’s Laws of Motion to describe the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

c.        Construct an argument from evidence to support the claim that the amount of force needed to accelerate an object is proportional to its mass (inertia).

S8P2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the law of conservation of energy to develop arguments that energy can transform from one form to another within a system.

a. Analyze and interpret data to create graphical displays that illustrate the relationships of kinetic energy to mass and speed, and potential energy to mass and height of an object.

b. Plan and carry out an investigation to explain the transformation between kinetic and potential energy within a system (e.g., roller coasters, pendulums, rubber bands, etc.).


NO HOMEWORK OR NOTEBOOK CHECKS THIS WEEK; ALL WORK WILL BE DONE IN CLASS

Monday – Building Track


Tuesday – Building Track


Wednesday – Building Track


Thursday – FLEX DAY:

Students can do any of the following:

  1. Test Rollercoaster
  2. Calculate the Speed of the Roller coaster
  3. Video tape the roller coaster;  GO TO ROLLER COASTER RESOURCES PAGE TO UPLOAD VIDEO

Friday –  Continue to

  • Calculate the Speed of the Roller coaster
  • Video tape the rollercoaster

ASSESSMENTS THIS WEEK

Student Learning Log Student Learning Log Roller Coasters-1ghvwl6


RESOURCES

Roller Coaster Student Packet-1y74pnn

Also refer to Roller Coaster Resources Page for Youtube videos/manual for building roller coaster

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December 3

AGENDA FOR THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 4-8, 2017

STANDARDS: 

S8P3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about cause and effect relationships between force, mass, and the motion of objects. 

a. Analyze and interpret data to identify patterns in the relationships between speed and distance, and velocity and acceleration.

b.       Construct an explanation using Newton’s Laws of Motion to describe the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

c.        Construct an argument from evidence to support the claim that the amount of force needed to accelerate an object is proportional to its mass (inertia).

S8P2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the law of conservation of energy to develop arguments that energy can transform from one form to another within a system.

a. Analyze and interpret data to create graphical displays that illustrate the relationships of kinetic energy to mass and speed, and potential energy to mass and height of an object.

b. Plan and carry out an investigation to explain the transformation between kinetic and potential energy within a system (e.g., roller coasters, pendulums, rubber bands, etc.).


NO HOMEWORK OR NOTEBOOK CHECKS THIS WEEK; ALL WORK WILL BE DONE IN CLASS

Monday – Forces/Newton’s Laws Summative RETAKE: Roller Coaster Projected Cost/Building Framework


Tuesday – Roller Coaster Projected Cost/Building Framework


Wednesday – Building Framework/Track


Thursday – Building Track


Friday – Building Track; Turn in Student Learning Log


ASSESSMENTS THIS WEEK

Student Learning Log Student Learning Log Roller Coasters-1ghvwl6


RESOURCES

Roller Coaster Student Packet-1y74pnn

Also refer to Roller Coaster Resources Page for Youtube videos/manual for building roller coaster

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November 27

AGENDA FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 27-DECEMBER 1, 2017

STANDARDS:

S8P3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about cause and effect relationships between force, mass, and the motion of objects. 

 

b.       Construct an explanation using Newton’s Laws of Motion to describe the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

c.        Construct an argument from evidence to support the claim that the amount of force needed to accelerate an object is proportional to its mass (inertia).

 


Monday – Review Newton’s Laws Formative Assessment; Forces/ Newton’s Laws Study Guide Study guide summative 2017-251402k

HW: COMPLETE STUDY GUIDE FOR FORCES/NEWTON’S LAWS SUMMATIVE TEST ON WED 11/29


Tuesday – Review Study Guide & Review for Summative Assessment;

Quizizz.com Review from Class

1. Open https://join.quizizz.com in your browser
2. Enter the 6-digit game code 942941 , and click “Proceed”
3. Now enter your name and click “Join Game!”
4. You will get an avatar, and then see a “Start Game” button. Click it to begin!

HW: USE STUDY GUIDE TO STUDY FOR FORCES/NEWTON’S LAWS SUMMATIVE TEST


WednesdayForces/Newton’s Laws Summative Test; Brainstorm ideas for Rollercoaster Project

Wonderopolis Website: How do rollercoaster work?

HW: NONE


Thursday – Introduce Rollercoaster Project Roller Coaster Student Packet-1y74pnn; Remediation for students who want to retake the test forces_wsREG_V2-slo2m5

HW: NONE


Friday – Work on Roller Coaster Project

HW:  FOR THE ROLLERCOAST PROJECT, BRING A PLASTIC GROCERY BAG AND SCOTCH (CLEAR) TAPE FOR YOUR GROUP

 THOSE REMEDIATING NEED TO COMPLETE STUMBLE SHEET  and STUDY FOR RETEST 

DIRECTIONS FOR STUMBLE SHEET:

  • 1. On a clean sheet of paper titled “Force/Newton’s Summative Test Stumble Sheet”
  • 2. Glue the slip of paper that has your correct & incorrect answers across the top
  • 3. Write the questions you got wrong.
  • 4. Using your notes or textbook, write a THOROUGH explanation as to why the answer is correct. DO NOT USE LETTER CHOICES IN YOUR ANSWER! USE REAL WORDS!

GRADED ASSESSMENTS THIS WEEK:

Notebook Check: Newton Meets Buzz & Woody Project  (email me if you need another copy)

Forces/Newton’s Laws Summative Assessment


RESOURCES:

Study guide summative 2017-251402k

Newton’s Laws of Motion Interactive

Quizizz.com Review from Class

1. Open https://join.quizizz.com in your browser
2. Enter the 6-digit game code 942941 , and click “Proceed”
3. Now enter your name and click “Join Game!”
4. You will get an avatar, and then see a “Start Game” button. Click it to begin!

Wonderopolis.org Website: How do roller coasters work?

Roller Coaster Student Packet-1y74pnn

 

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November 14

AGENDA FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 13-17, 2017

STANDARDS:

S8P3. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about cause and effect relationships between force, mass, and the motion of objects. 

 

b.       Construct an explanation using Newton’s Laws of Motion to describe the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.


Monday- Dahlonega Field Trip

HW: NONE


Tuesday – Newton Meets Buzz & Woody Project: please email me if you need a copy, as this is copyrighted material

 

HW: WORK ON PROJECT


Wednesday – Continue “Newton Meets Buzz & Woody Project:

HW: COMPLETE PROJECT BY NEXT NOTEBOOK CHECK AFTER THANKSGIVING


Thursday- Formative Assessment (Newton’s Laws of Motion);  Legends of Learning;

HW: NONE


Friday- Newton’s Laws video with related wkt.

HW: COMPLETE PROJECT BY NEXT NOTEBOOK CHECK AFTER THANKSGIVING


GRADED ASSESSMENTS THIS WEEK

Formative Assessment (Newton’s Laws of Motion)

Notebook Check- Newton’s Laws Wkt. Newton’s_Laws_WS-2j263sz


RESOURCES

Newton’s Laws of Motion Quizlet

Newton’s_Laws_WS-2j263

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