THIS YEAR STUDENTS WILL LEARN MANY ASPECTS OF PHYSICAL SCIENCE. THE FIRST SEMESTER WE WILL STUDY METRICS, THE SCIENTIFIC METHOD, AND CHEMISTRY AND MATTER. WE WILL BE INVOLVED IN MANY HANDS ON ACTIVITIES THOUGH OUT THE SEMESTER. EMAIL ME IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO JOIN REMIND AND RECEIVE A TEXT OR EMAIL FOR IMPORTANT REMINDERS ABOUT TEST, QUIZZES, AND DUE DATES. FEEL FREE TO CONTACT ME ANYTIME AT 256-734-5904 OR gcleghorn@ccboe.org. MY PLANNING BEGINS AT 9:50.

August 9 - 11, 2017

Wednesday - Rules and Procedures

Thursday- Right Brain/Left Brain Activity

Friday- What is Science? Think outside the box activity.

August 15-19, 2016

Monday- Lab Safety Procedures (Test- Thursday)

Tuesday- Lab Safety Procedures

Wednesday- Test on Lab Safety

Thursday- Creating a Metric Chart

Friday- Metric Conversions

August 21-25, 2017

Monday- Eclipse Party

Tuesday- Science Scantron

Wednesday- Science Scantron

Thursday- Metric Mania Length

Friday- Bubble-ology

October 23-27, 2017

Monday- Parent Teacher Conference

Tuesday- Properties of Metals, Nonmetal, and Metalloids

Wednesday-Quiz Electron Dot Diagrams and Charges for Elements

Thursday- Chemical and Physical Changes

Friday- Ionic Compounds

November 27 - December 1, 2017

Monday- Review the basics of the periodic table and ionic bonding.

Pre-AP - Writing and name chemical formulas with Transition Metals

Tuesday- Lab: Endothermic Reactions

Wednesday-Read Spoil Sport and Measure for Measure

Thursday- Lab: Exothermic Reactions

Friday- Comparing Endothermic and Exothermic Reactions

February 5-9, 2018

Week of: ___2-5-2018____________ to ________2-9-2018_______ | Subject: ______Science___________ | Homework/Notes/ Unit Assessment |

# MONDAY COS:ALCOS 16
| Student Outcome: Students will identify how energy can be transformed from one form to another. Student Engagement Before Strategies: Describe energy and define. During Strategies: Notes: Forms of Energy After Strategies:
Daily Assessment: | Make up Test on Substances, Mixtures, and Solubility |

# TUESDAY COS:ALCOS 16
| Student Outcome: Students will list examples of energy transformations. Student Engagement Before Strategies: Make observations from energy transformation web. During Strategies: Research 5 energy transformations and give examples of each. After Strategies: Create an energy web. : Daily Assessment: | |

# WEDNESDAY COS: | Student Outcome: Advisory Con’t from Tuesday Student Engagement Before Strategies: During Strategies: After Strategies:
Daily Assessment: | |

THURSDAY COS:ALCOS16
| Student Outcome: Students will learn how the energy in a battery is used to generate electric current. Student Engagement Before Strategies: Students will build a model of a battery. During Strategies: Draw the components of a battery and explain how the battery works. After Strategies:
Daily Assessment: | |

FRIDAY COS: Con’t from Thursday | Student Outcome: Con’t from Thursday. Student Engagement Before Strategies: During Strategies: After Strategies:
Daily Assessment: | |

. February 26, 2018-March 2, 2018

Monday

Standard : ALCOS 11 Plan and carry out investigations to
evaluate how various factors affect the strength of electric and magnetic
force.

Outcome: Student will make
observations and draw conclusions about the relationship between electricity
and magnetism.

Before: List some facts about
magnets and how a compass uses magnetism.

During: Student will build an electromagnet and
observe the reaction of the compass near
the electric field. AMSTI 4.1

After: Video on basics of
electromagnetism.

Tuesday

Standard: Con’t from Monday

Outcome: Students will construct an electromagnet and
observe the transformation of electrical energy into kinetic energy in a motor.

Before: Read Building Your
Knowledge Page 68 in AMSTI

During: Students will
construct an electromagnet. AMSTI 4.2

After: Extending Your
Knowledge Page 78 AMSTI Car Motors

Wednesday

Standard: Con’t from Monday

Outcome: Assessment on Electricity

Thursday

Standard: ALCOS 17 Create and manipulate a model of a simple
wave to predict and describe the relationship between wave properties.

Outcome: Students will draw
and label the parts to a transverse and longitudinal waves.

Before: List ways the word
wave is used.

During: Draw and label a
transverse wave and longitudinal wave

After: Students will
demonstrate transverse waves with a rope and longitudinal waves with a slinky.
Mechanical waves require a medium

Friday

Standard : Con’t from
Thursday

Outcome: Students will investigate
the properties of tuning forks how sound is created by vibrations.

Before: Observe two tuning forks next to ear.

During: Extending Your
Knowledge Page 111 Sound: More Than Meets the Ear.

After: Determine some uses of
sound waves

Teacher Name: ________Cleghorn_______________ Grade Level _________8______ Week of: ___3/5/18____________ to ____3/9/18___________ | Subject: _________Science________ | Homework/Notes/ Unit Assessment | # MONDAY COS:19 Integrate qualitative information to explain that common communication devices use electromagnetic waves to encode and transmit information.
| Student Outcome: Students will research how communications devices transmit information and present their findings to the class. Student Engagement Before Strategies: During Strategies: Students research communication devices transmit information and present their findings to the class. After Strategies: Review for test on Waves.
Daily Assessment: | | # TUESDAY COS:Same as Monday
| Student Outcome: Student Engagement Before Strategies: During Strategies: Test on Waves After Strategies: : Daily Assessment: | | # WEDNESDAY COS: 8- Use Newton’s first law to demonstrate and explain that an object is either at rest or moves at a constant velocity unless acted upon by an external force. | Student Outcome: Students will define force and how forces affect motion. Student Engagement Before Strategies: Define a force and discuss the types of forces that act on us everyday. During Strategies: Balanced and Unbalanced Forces- Hula Hoop Activity After Strategies: List five balanced forces and five unbalanced forces.
Daily Assessment: | | THURSDAY COS:19- Same as Wednesday
| Student Outcome: Students will determine how different surfaces change the amount of force needed to move an object. Student Engagement Before Strategies: Practice using a spring scale. During Strategies:Lab: What a Drag? AMSTI After Strategies: Students will write a conclusion to determine the advantages and disadvantages of friction.
Daily Assessment: | | FRIDAY COS:19 Con’t from Wednesday | Student Outcome: Students will calculate equations for speed, distance and time. Student Engagement Before Strategies: Create a foldable for speed, distance and time equations. During Strategies: Student will pick out the factors given in an equation then solve for speed, distance and time. After Strategies: Practice solving equations.
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