Welcome to Science on the Wildcats 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 Wildcat calendar located on the left tab for all due dates and quiz/test dates.



EQ:  How do balanced and unbalanced forces affect the motion of an object?

Sept. 17-21

May the Force be with you

Firecracker:  How do you manipulate your ramp to make your car travel further?

Tuesday:

  • Make your own story for each graph describing your speed and motion

Firecracker: What does it mean if there is a horizontal line on a speed graph?

Wednesday:

  • Make your own story for each graph describing your speed and motion

  • Everfi Activity- Finish Speed Math Edition (if you have earbuds)
  • No earbuds then start this task online. Fastest Activity

Firecracker: How do you make objects move?

Thursday:

Firecracker: Do you have to be touching an object to make it move? Why or Why not?

Friday:

  • Community Service Initial Check-in

  • Why is Little Vader(in this clip) unable to use “the force” to make objects move?

  • Write in discussion post online.

Firecracker: What does it mean in terms of forces if a tug of war match is a standstill?

Monday:

Grades:

  • Quiz: Wednesday on Motion and Speed Graphing (10points)

  • Homework- Friday Community Service Initial Check-in (3 Points)

  
  


EQ: Why is speed an accurate way to describe whether an object is in motion?

Sept. 4-7

Speed & Motion


Monday: Labor Day

Firecracker: How can you tell an object is moving?

Tuesday:

Firecracker: How fast is a person walking if the go 20 km in 4 hours?

Wednesday:

Firecracker:How long will it take for a boat with a speed of 45 mph to travel to Key West, FL from Wilmington, NC (685 miles)?

Thursday:

Firecracker: You are walking down the street. Identify & explain a good reference point for your walk.

Friday:

  • Finish lab write-ups

  • EVERFI account activation

  • Everfi Activity- Speed Science Edition

Grades

Classwork- Traffic Jam Speed Lab & CER (4 Points)

Homework-Community Service Plan check-in 9/14


EQ: How can difficult problems be solved in science this year?

Aug. 28-31

Intro. Week


Monday: Teacher Workday

Firecracker: What is the best thing you did this summer?

Day 1:

Firecracker: How do you show someone respect?

Day 2:

  • Notecard get to know you session with stickers(1. Name 2. Most Proud of, 3. ?) give one positive adjective about each person at your table

  • Establish Classroom Norms following REACH for 1. Start of class 2. How to be recognized 3. Group work 4. Other Procedures

  • Graphing- What elements make a graph? (S) Types of Smart- Graphing Activity

Firecracker: What are 6 things you like to do?

Day 3:

Firecracker: During a firedrill how do we exit the building?

Day 4: