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5-24-18

Science Activities:
  • Solar Oven Cooking!
  • Collect Data and cook s’mores and hot dogs
  • No homework...12 wake ups left!  
Science 7:
  • Discuss Chemistry Cartoon
  • Play Kahoot! to review
  • Test over Chemistry, Chapter 1
  • No homework...12 wake ups left!  

5-23-18

Science Activities:
Test Solar Ovens outside:  Make necessary modifications--We are cooking tomorrow!
 
Science 7:
  • Would You Rather Wednesday
  • Notebook Check
  • Turn in Lab packets for lessons 1-5
  • Complete Study Guide
  • Play Kahoot! to review
  • Test over Chemistry Chapter 1 Tomorrow


5-22-18

Science Activities:
  • TED talk Tuesday
    • Free Choice!
  • Bill Nye Saves the World
Science 7:
  • Chemistry, Chapter 1--Lesson 5:  "Air, It's Really There"
    • Complete lab in class:  No homework!
    • Test over Chapter 1 Thursday!
 

5-21-18

Science Activities:
  • Monday Meeting
  • Build Day for Solar Oven Challenge

 
Science 7:
  • Monday Meeting
  • Chemistry: Chapter 1, Lesson 4 "Moving Molecules in a Solid"

5-18-18

Science Activities:

Genius Hour Work Day...Your goal for today:

  • Start wrapping up loose ends!  Only 2 sessions left!
  • Presentations will be the week of June 4th
  • Remember, there needs to be some sort of “product”...you need to take the information you collect and DO SOMETHING with it!  It’s not simply a research project!!
  • Have a great weekend!

Science 7:
Chemistry:  Chapter 1, Lesson 3
"The Ups and Downs of Thermometers"  
In-Class Lab:  No homework
Have a great weekend

5-16-18

Science Activities:
Solar Oven Challenge:  See posted document 
 
Science 7:
Complete Science World
 

5-15-18

Science Activities:
  • Complete write up for DIY Science at home actvitiy
  • Bill Nye: The Sun
  • Introduce Solar Oven Challenge
Science 7:

Science World Activity:

Fake News:  Science Literacy Skills

  • Read the article on page 14
  • Begin the Activity.  We will work on it in class tomorrow as well.  
  • Due Thursday

5-14-18

Science Activities:

Today:  Do it Yourself Science

Choose one activity from the Bill Nye video to try out at home.  Complete the activity and be prepared to turn in the following by next Monday:

  • You will need to write a paragraph explaining which activity you chose to do, and explaining the science behind it.  
  • You will need to get a parent to sign it confirming that you showed them the activity and explained it to them.  
Science 7:
Chemistry:  Chapter 1, Lesson 2
  • Complete Lab Activity
  • Due Tomorrow

5-11-18

Science Activities:

Genius Hour Work Day...Your goal for today:

  • Work on Project!
  • Remember, there needs to be some sort of “product”...you need to take the information you collect and DO SOMETHING with it!  It’s not simply a research project!!
  • Have a great weekend!
 
Science 7:
 
  • Turn in textbooks
  • Chemistry:  Chapter 1 Lesson 1 Lab
  • No homework
  • Have a great weekend!

5-10-18

Science Activities:
  • TED Talk Thursday:  Personal Choice
 
Science 7:
  • Bill Nye, “Light and Color”
    • Quiz
  • Turn in textbooks tomorrow!  Make sure you have it with you and it is cleaned out!

5-9-18

Science Activities:
  • Science of Imagineering:  Energy
  • Quiver Vision Page
  • Complete any missing assignments
 
Science 7:
  • Chemistry Discussion
  • Turn in Textbooks
  • Student Reading: Chapter 1
  • Read and Highlight


 

5-7-18

Science Activities:
  • Time to present your model!
  • Presentations:
    • Discuss your theme
    • Give some reasons why you settled on the design you did
    • What difficulties did you encounter?  
    • How did you overcome them?  
    • What would you do differently next time?
  • Vote on which Roller Coaster deserves to be put into the park!
 
 
Science 7:
  • Academic Vocabulary Quiz
  • Then you can:
    • Work on homework from another class
    • Read your SUP book
    • Play Cool Math Games on the Chromebook