Welcome to Science on the Valor Team.

How to use this site:

  1. Homework and Classwork assignments will be posted on the tabs on the left and updated weekly. If you are absent it is your responsibility to check this website for what you missed. 

  2. Other resources and course information will be permanently located on the left tabs as needed.

Check the Valor calendar located on the left tab for all due dates and quiz/test dates.

Week 4: 9/18-9/22

Monday Firecracker- Draw the three types of graphs we discussed.

  • Quiz Prep with Schoolnet code: LE8NU3

Tuesday- Firecracker-  True or False. I must always be touching the object in order to apply a force on that object.

Wednesday- Firecracker- Why is Vader(in this clip) unable to use “the force” to make objects move?

Thursday- TWD- NO SCHOOL!

Friday-  Firecracker- What does it mean when a tug of war match is at a standstill?

Week 3: 9/11-9/15

Monday- Firecracker-You are walking down the street. Identify a good reference point for your walk.Explain why.

Tuesday- Firecracker-  What elements make up a line graph?

Wednesday- Firecracker- Draw a motion graph that shows a runner who ran at a constant speed for 20 seconds before taking a rest for 10 seconds.

Thursday 9/14- Firecracker- If there is a horizontal line on a motion graph, what does that indicate about the object’s motion? (Delayed Opening)

Friday- Firecracker- How would you have to change a ramp in order to make your car move at a quicker speed?

  • Firecracker Check

  • Car Speed Lab-

    • Build 1st Ramp and Sketch

    • Build 2nd Ramp and Sketch

    • Graphing each ramp

  • Fun Friday- Whiteboard multiple choice

Week 2: 9/5-9/8

Monday 9/5- Labor Day- No School

Tuesday 9/6- Firecracker- Set up a graph with all of it’s components (title, x & y axis labeled, data points)

  • NEEDS ASSESSMENT in the library BOTH SCIENCE Classes

  • Set up account on Everfi (bring earbuds Thursday)

Wednesday 9/7-  Firecracker- How can you tell if an object is moving? (have computers)

Thursday 9/8-  Firecracker- If a car is moving 150 miles in 2 hours. What is it's speed?

Friday 9/9-  Firecracker-How long will it take you to evacuate Key West, FL if you are going to Atlanta, GA(800 Miles) if your speed is 20mph?

    • Check and go over Speed Problems HW

    • Handout WIN Planning Forms & SHOW where to find course catalog

    • Walking Speed Lab

    Fun Friday- Pictionary cards

Week 1: 8/28-9/1

Monday- Set up Firecracker Sheet (Introduce beginning class routine)-

  • Firecracker- What is the one best thing you did this summer?

  • Get to know you form

  • Lockers- Locker Video (T:20-30min into class, M:30-40min into class)

    • Hand out lab contracts & course letter

  • KWL

Tuesday- Firecracker- What is your definition of respect?

Wednesday- Firecracker- List 6 hobbies that you have.

  • Finish Diverse Skills- Graphing Activity

  • Discussion of skills & ability to grow with a growth mindset and neuroplasticity (video)

Thursday- Firecracker- What is a step that a scientist takes in order to solve a problem?

  • Lab Safety Contract Due

  • Introduce Mystery Box Activity

Friday- Firecracker (Firecracker Check)- In case of a fire, tornado, or lockdown emergency, where would you go if you were in this room?

  • Finish Mystery Box Activity