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Jason Souza - 
Room #31 - Upper Sun (7th Science)
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- WEEK #38 Lesson Plan. (Last Week of School)


- WEEK #37 Lesson Plan. (Sustainable Sites)


- WEEK #36 Lesson Plan. (Water Efficiency)


- WEEK #35 Lesson Plan. (Energy & Atmosphere)


- WEEK #34 Lesson Plan. (Materials & Resources)



WEEK #33 Lesson Plan. (Human Impact)




- WEEK #32 Lesson Plan. (Symbiosis)



🦄WEEK# 31 

Apr 20 - 24

Session 1

  • 📗Read pages 38-45 “Waves & The EMS”  (10 min

  • 📗Read pages 46-50 “Visible Light & Color” (10 min)


Session 2

Session 3

  • 📗Read pages 62-64 “Seeing Light” (10 min

  • 📗Read pages 65-69 “Optical Tools” (10 min

  • Preview some of the Quiz questions from pages 71-73.  (10 min

Session 4 

  • Take Chapter 2 QUIZ "Light." (30 minutes)

  • Via Google Classroom: Open Book, Notes & Internet.


 




🦄WEEK# 30 

Apr 13 - 17

Session 1

Session 2

  • Watch the 1st half of the Soil Lab Video (15 minutes)

  • Then, use SHEETS to complete “1. Soil Characteristics” sheet of Soil LAB.  Refer to Google Classroom. (15 minutes)

Session 3

  • Watch the 2nd half of the Soil Lab Video (15 minutes)

  • Then, use SHEETS to complete “2. Soil Texture” sheet of Soil LAB.  (15 minutes

Session 4 

  • Finish “3. Soil Hydrology” & “4. CER” sheets of the Soil LAB and turn in as a PDF for credit.  Refer to Google Classroom. (30 minutes





 

🦄 WEEK# 29 

Mar 30 - Apr 3 

Session 1

  • 📗Read pages 286-297 “The Geologic Time Scale.” (15 minutes)

  • Continue work on your Rocks ROCK project. (15 minutes)

Session 2

See Google Classroom. (15 minutes)

Session 3

Session 4 

  • Finish Rocks ROCK project and turn in to Google Classroom. (30 minutes






 

WEEK# 28 

Mar 23 - Mar 27     🌸🌻

Session 1

  • Make a copy of Root Word List #9 and use this #9 KEY to fill in your copy. (~ 10 minutes)

  • Read & complete 9.1 Weathering & Soil via Notability for credit.  

See Google Classroom. (~ 20 minutes


Session 2

  • 📗Read pages 268-271 “The Rock Cycle” (~ 10 minutes)

  • Watch TED Ed “How do crystals work?” (~ 5 minutes)

  • Then, use Notability to complete a 3-2-1 TED Video Review for credit.  

See Google Classroom. (~ 15 minutes)

Session 3

  • 📗Read pages 272-277 “The Relative Age of Rocks” & pages 279-282 “Radioactive Dating.” (~ 15 minutes)

  • Then, watch TED Ed Radioactivity: expect the unexpected (~ 5 minutes)

  • Lastly, read over this Rocks ROCK rubric and look for an informational video that I will post by Thursday in G-Class. (~ 10 minutes)


Session 4 

  • 📗Read pages 283-285 “Movement of Earth’s Plates.” (~ 5 minutes)

  • Begin work on Rocks ROCK project. (~ 25 minutes)  Details are in Google Classroom.





WEEK# 27 

Mar 16 - Mar 20     🌸🌻


Greetings,  I hope that you and your loved ones are safe, healthy & happy during these difficult times.


Please follow this Remote Learning Plan for March 16th - 20th. More details can be found in Google Classroom.



 🌎💚🤓- Mr. Souza 

 





WEEK# 26 

Mar 9 - Mar 12     🌸🌻


Session 1 - Add Trimester 3 Score Tracker Assignments.

Anatomy Activity+ Intro to SCI-REMINDER 

HOMEWORK → A.I. Assignment due by 3 pm in G-Class (Tuesday, March 10th)

Extra Credit for Trimester 3: Bring in one empty & rinsed 2L plastic soda bottle this week only.


Session 2 - ⚗️SCI-FRI: Lung Capacity (Open in Notability)

Eye Evolution activity (Open in Notability)

Watch "The evolution of the human eye." (4:43) by TED Ed.

HOMEWORK → If you choose to do the eye dissection, you must watch these videos before session 3.  YouTube Link Here (8:05)

Session 3 - Eye Dissection LAB

HOMEWORK → Finish LAB (due in G-Class 3/17).

FYI → You will take this SCI-REMINDER QUIZ on 3/17 (Tue).  Period 5 on 3/18 (Wed)

Session 4- Staff Development Day (No School)







WEEK# 25 

Mar 2 - Mar 6     🌸🌻     


Session 1 - 📗  Group Read 12.6 “Mammals” (Pages 486 - 494)

📝 Notes Part 5 - Human Impact

Time to work on BLP and/or Cheat Sheet

HOMEWORK → Your BLP project is due at the start of class before the TEST.

Finalize Cheat Sheet for your TEST.


Session 2 / 3

UNIT 4 TEST (Periods 5, 6, 1 & 2 → Wed, Mar. 4th) (Period 3 → Thur, Mar. 5th)

Life & Size Part 1 (6:39)

Begin A.I. Machine Learning Assignment

HOMEWORK → No new homework, unless you owe past due work.


Session 4  - ⚗️SCI-FRI: Auto Draw

Life & Size Part 2 (8:04)

Complete C.C. & C for trimester 2 + work on A.I. Machine Learning Assignment

HOMEWORK →  No new homework, unless you owe past due work.


FYI: My Science Grade Book will close at 3 pm on Tuesday, March 10th.






WEEK# 24 

Feb 24 - Feb 28      2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣ 

Session 1 - New SEATS + Reference Materials Workshop (refer to g-class). 

📝 Finish Part 3 Notes - Invertebrate Diversity.

📗  Read 12.1 “What is a Vertebrate” (Pages 456 - 460)

HOMEWORK → Read 12.2 “Fishes” (Pages 462-467)

FYI →  Phylum Comparison Challenge & Worm LAB due day 2 (refer to g-class).


Session 2 - 📗  Read 12.3 “Amphibians” (Pages 468-471) 

🖼 Begin Big~Little Pictures (BLP) Unit 4. (due 3/3 before the test)

HOMEWORK → Spend 15-20 minutes working on your BLP project.


Session 3 - 📗  Silent Read 12.4 “Reptiles” (Pages 472-479)

📝 Notes Part 4 - Vertebrate Diversity + 📗  Group Read 12.5 “Birds” (Pages 480-485)

Begin “Inner Monkey” Film.

HOMEWORK → Spend 15-20 minutes working on your BLP project and/or Cheat Sheet.


Session 4  - ⚗️SCI-FRI: Five Fingers of Evolution

Finish “Inner Monkey” Film + Work on BLP

HOMEWORK → Work on Cheat Sheet for TEST next week.

UNIT 4 TEST (Periods 5, 6, 1 & 2 → Wed, Mar. 4th) (Period 3 → Thur, Mar. 5th)






WEEK# 23 

Feb 10 - Feb 14      2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣ 

Session 1 - Group Read 11.1 “What Is an Animal?” (Pages 410 - 416)

Watch → Sponges - Porifera (14:02) + Start Phylum Comparison Challenge

HOMEWORK → Read 11.2 Sponges & Cnidarians (Pages 417 - 421) + Sponge LAB due day 2 in G-Class.

Session 2 - Watch → Cnidarians (14:44)

Group Read 11.3 Worms & Mollusks (Pages 424 - 432)

📝 Notes - Taxonomy & Begin Invertebrate Diversity

HOMEWORK → All students Watch → Annelids (13:38)

You must watch this Earthworm Anatomy video (8:48) before session 3, if you choose to do the dissection.

Session 3 - RWL #8 + 📝 Notes Continued (Invertebrate Diversity)

Worm Dissection

HOMEWORK → Watch → Flatworms (9:54) + Read 11.4 “Arthropods” (Pages 434 - 441)

Session 4  - ⚗️SCI-FRI: Protein-O-Poda  + CA Healthy Kids Survey

Group Read 11.5 “Echinoderms” (Pages 443 - 445)

HOMEWORK → Enjoy your break.  If you are around, you can work on your cheat sheet and/or Phylum Comparison Challenge.





WEEK# 22 

Feb 3 - Feb 7      2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣ 

Session 1 - Catch Up Day 1 (Evolution Notes & 1 or more SCIFRI)

No HOMEWORK.


Session 2 - Catch Up Day 2 (Evo. Notes Continued + Activity)

No HOMEWORK 

Session 3 - Sponge LAB (Day 1)

HOMEWORK → Spend 15-20 minutes working on research for Sponge LAB.

Session 4  - 10-15 Minutes of Notes.

Sponge LAB (Day 2)

HOMEWORK → Spend 15-20 minutes working on data table and graphs for Sponge LAB.


 


 

WEEK# 21 

Jan 27 - Jan 31      2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣ 

Session 1  - Update Score Tracker + The Great Fossil Find (Activity)

Work on Overproduction LAB 

HOMEWORK → Finish LAB (due day 2 in G-Class as a PDF)

Session 2 - Root Word List #7

TEAM Challenge - Evidence for Evolution

HOMEWORK → If you did not read or finish Chapter 7 last week, please do so this week.

Chapter 7 “Changes Over Time” (Pages 224-257)

Session 3 - Evolution Lecture

Whiteboard review session

HOMEWORK → If you did not read or finish Chapter 7 last week, please do so this week.

Chapter 7 “Changes Over Time” (Pages 224-257)

Session 4  - Double SCIFRI

⚗️SCI-FRI: Bitter Buds + ⚗️SCI-FRI: Termite Trails

HOMEWORK → Finish your “Free Choice & Reflection” for each SCIFRI





WEEK# 20 

Jan 21 - Jan 24      2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣   

No Session 1 in observance of MLK Jr. DAY.

Session 2 - Catch Up Day: Pedigree Project and/or BLP.  

If you are finished with both, please read Chapter 7 “Changes Over Time” (Pages 224-257)


HOMEWORK → Finish any outstanding science assignments and turn them in ASAP.

My grade book for progress reports will close at 3pm on Wednesday (Jan 22).  

If you are all caught up, then spend 10-15 minutes reading Chapter 7 “Changes Over Time” (Pages 224-257).

Session 3 - FILM → “Ghost In Your Genes” by NOVA

HOMEWORK  → Spend 10-15 minutes reading Chapter 7 “Changes Over Time” (Pages 224-257)

Session 4  - Overproduction LAB

HOMEWORK  → Finish reading Chapter 7 “Changes Over Time” (Pages 224-257)









WEEK# 19 

 Jan 13 - Jan 17      2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣   


To Do List

In order of importance


  1. Finish January Genetics WebQuest - due day 2 as a PDF in Google Classroom.


  1. Finish your Cheat Sheet for the UNIT 3 TEST (Wednesday for periods 5, 6, 1 & 2) (Thursday for period 3).


  1. Pedigree Project due Friday (Jan 17) for ALL periods.  Turn in to the baskets in class.


  1. Big Little Pictures (BLP) Assignment due Tuesday (Jan 21) for ALL periods.  Turn in to Mr. Souza in class.



HOMEWORK → Your homework will vary based on how far along you are on each assignment.  You should spend ~15-20 minutes per night completing any work at home that you were not able to complete in class..

 






WEEK# 18 

  Jan 6 - Jan 10   2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣    

Session 1 - Welcome Back. 

Let’s wake the brain ⏰🧠 : “What are You?” (6:27)

Giant Genetics Packet (GGP) - Pedigree Chart Practice. (Video 2 - 9:41)

~ 20 minutes to work on Cheat Sheet for Unit 3 TEST (next Wednesday)

HOMEWORK → Build-a-Baby LAB & (GGP) due at the start of session 2.

Session 2 - January Genetics WebQuest Part 1

📝 Genetics Notes & Study Guide - Part 3 

HOMEWORK → Work on Cheat Sheet for your TEST next week.

Session 3 - January Genetics WebQuest Part 2 & 3

📝 Genetics Notes & Study Guide - Part 4 

HOMEWORK → Work on Cheat Sheet for your TEST next week.

Session 4  - ⚗️SCI-FRI: Case Studies

Are GMO’s Good or Bad? (9:02)  Then, January Genetics WebQuest Part 4 

HOMEWORK → Work on Cheat Sheet for your TEST next week.


 


WEEK# 17 

Dec 16 - Dec 20 🎄


Session 1 - Watch Genetics 101 - What are genes? (4:25) &

How Mendel's Pea Plants Helped Us Understand Genetics (3:06)

GGP - Pages 10 & 11 “DiHybrid Cross”

Finish collecting data for Gummy Bear Genetics LAB

HOMEWORK → Finish Gummy Bear Genetics LAB (due day 2 as a PDF in G-Class)


Session 2 - Watch Genetics 101 - What are SNPs? (2:00) &

Genetics 101 - Where do your genes come from? (4:19)

GGP - Pages 3-4 “Does Order Matter?”

📝 Genetics Notes & Study Guide - Finish Part 2 

HOMEWORKGGP - Page 6 “Mendelian Word Problems.”

Bring in 1 quarter tomorrow for the “Build-a-Baby” LAB.

Session 3 - Watch Genetics 101 - What are phenotypes? (2:03) &

LAB → Build-a-Baby.

HOMEWORKGGP - Page 7 “Mendelian Word Problems.”

Session 4  - ⚗️SCI-FRI: “I mean...probably”

More time for Build-a-Baby LAB

HOMEWORK → Read Chapter 6 “Modern Genetics” (Pages 192-210) over break.  

If you have time, read & try page 12 in the GGP .







WEEK# 16 

Dec 9 - Dec 13 🎄

Session 1 - Root Word List #6 + Chapter 5 QUIZ (20 points)

Big~Little Pictures Unit 3 - Finish Big Box.

HOMEWORK → Instead of strikes, we will use this “Independent Learner” self eval for your conduct and citizenship points at the end of the trimester.  Read it 2-3 times for thorough understanding. Please note, It is 95% done, I have a couple of edits to make.

Session 2 - Update Score Tracker with Genetics Assignments.

Giant Genetics Packet (GGP) Pages 8-9 Crack the Code Activity.

📝 Genetics Notes & Study Guide - Part 1 DNA

HOMEWORK → Page 1 “Roots”of GGP.

Session 3 - Watch "Sex Determination: More complicated than you thought." (5:45)

Gummy Bear Genetics LAB.

HOMEWORK → Research for Gummy Bear Genetics LAB.

Session 4  - BioRad GTCA Song (2:53)

⚗️SCI-FRI: Chromosome Sort

📝 Genetics Notes & Study Guide - Part 2 Mendelian Genetics

HOMEWORK → Page 2 “Vocabulary” of GGP.

 






WEEK# 15 

Dec 2 - Dec 6 🎄


Session 1 - Welcome back.

Science Self-Reflection Trimester 1 (due day 2 - tomorrow)

Begin Big~Little Pictures for Unit 3.

HOMEWORK → Finish Self-Reflection (get it signed) and bring in tomorrow.


Session 2 - Turn in completed self-reflection for full credit.

Special Guest Teacher from Being Adept Lesson #1.

HOMEWORK → 📗 Read 5.1 “Mendel’s Work” (Pages 154-159)

Session 3 - Special Guest Teacher from Being Adept Lesson #2.

HOMEWORK → 📗 Read 5.2 “Probability & Heredity” (Pages 162-167)

Session 4 - Special Guest Teacher from Being Adept Lesson #3.

HOMEWORK → 📗 Read 5.3 “The Cell & Inheritance” (Pages 170-174)

& 📗Read 5.4 "Genes, DNA, and Proteins" (Pages 175-181)


⚠️ There will be a short & simple QUIZ next week covering the basics of Chapter 5.

 







WEEK# 14

Nov 18 - Nov 22 🦃

I. Tests Returned - Update your SCORE TRACKER.

UNIT 2 BIG Picture + Little Pictures 1 & 2

HOMEWORK → SCIFRI Slides due Tuesday before midnight (Refer to Google Classroom)

II. Little Pictures 3-5

FYI - My Grade Book Closes at 3 pm on Wednesday!!!

HOMEWORK → Be certain that all of your work is turned in correctly.  

MVMS Teacher grades are due Wednesday by midnight.  See me ASAP if you have missing work and/or there is an error with your science grade.

III. Trimester 2 TEAM Challenge

HOMEWORK →  Be certain that all of your work is turned in correctly.  

MVMS Teacher grades are due Wednesday by midnight. 

IV. ⚗️SCI-FRI: Daily D.O.S.E.

LESSON: “The Biology of Giving Thanks

HOMEWORK → Have a Wonderful and Restful Break!


 

 

WEEK# 13 

Nov 12 - Nov 15 🦃

I. Veterans Day Observed - No School.

II. Bromothymol Blue Demo. (PubChem)

Photosynthesis in Leaf Discs LAB due as a PDF by midnight.

Then, time to work on Cheat Sheet and/or SCIFRI Free Choice & Reflections.

HOMEWORK → Review & Finish Cheat Sheet for tomorrow’s unit TEST.

III. UNIT 2 TEST (Wednesday for Periods 5, 6, 1 & 2)

(Thursday for Period 3)

HOMEWORK → None

IV. ⚗️SCI-FRI: Universal Solvent

(Video) Lesson TBD...

HOMEWORK → None




WEEK# 12

Nov 4 - Nov 8 🦃

I. Root Word List #5 (RWL 5) + 📝 Notes Macromolecules

Work on Cheat Sheet for Unit #2 TEST (Nov 13th)

HOMEWORK → Spend 15-20 minutes filling in your📝 Notes on “Cells”

If stuck..use this Cell Review Assignment for reference/guidance.

→ Also...Do you remember The Cells Rap Video? (3:08)

II. 📝 Notes Cell Transport & Energy

Diffusion Demos (Carrots🥕, and eggs🍳 and bears🐻...oh my!) 

HOMEWORK → Spend 10-15 minutes working on your cheat sheet AND

→ watch Photosynthesis LAB walkthrough - Bozeman (6:45)

III. Diffusion Demos (24 hours later…)

Photosynthesis LAB (due 11/12 in G-Class)

HOMEWORK → Complete RESEARCH for Photosynthesis LAB

→ Also, you should definitely watch The Photosynthesis Song (1:52)

IV. ⚗️SCI-FRI: Chlorophyll Chromatography.

Continue Work on Photosynthesis LAB.

HOMEWORK → Enjoy your 3-day weekend.  Work on your cheat sheet.

 


WEEK# 11 

Oct 28 - Nov 1 🎃

I & II No School due to PSPS l🕯💡🔋🔥🌬 

QUIZ canceled and replaced with D30 being graded.

III. Finish & Turn in D30 Deep Read

⚗️SCI-FRI: McMush

HOMEWORKWatch 1 or more of these videos:

A - The Molecules of Life by Bozeman (10:46)

B - Biomolecules by Amoeba Sisters (8:12)

C - Biological Molecules by Crash Course (14:09)

IV. ⚗️SCI-FRI: Insane Membranes

Froot Loops for Photosynthesis & Cell Respiration

HOMEWORK → Finish/Get caught up on all “Free Choice” Reflections.


 

WEEK# 10  

Oct 21 - Oct 25 🎃

I. New-TOAST-ian Activity.

D30 Deep Reading Assignment.  (Step 1)

Hydrogel Challenge - Day 1

HOMEWORK → Study RWL#3 & RWL#4 (10-15 min) Quiz next week.

II. D30 Deep Reading Assignment.  (Steps 2 & 3)

Hydrogel Challenge - Day 2

HOMEWORK → Finish Step 3 of D30 Deep Read.

III. D30 Deep Reading Assignment.  (Step 4)

My 2019 Stanford Fellowship Experience (with "Hydrogel" definition).

Hydrogel Challenge - Day 3

HOMEWORK → Finish Step 5 of D30 Deep Read (Packet due day 2 next week)

IV. ⚗️SCI-FRI: TBD due to Stanford Guest Speaker(s).

Hydrogel Challenge - Day 4 

HOMEWORK → Complete “Analysis” of Hydrogel Challenge using the internet & your notes.


 

WEEK# 9  

Oct 14 - Oct 18 🎃

I. Professional Development No School 

II. Nobel Packets due today! Root Word List #4 (RWL #4)

 Chemistry 📓 Notes - part 1.

Continue Elements 1-10 Assignment [Carbon]

HOMEWORK → Continue Elements 1-10 Assignment [Nitrogen]

III. Continue Elements 1-10 Assignment [Oxygen]

Water Investigations Activity. (due 10/22 as a PDF in Google Classroom)

HOMEWORK → Continue Elements 1-10 Assignment [Fluorine]

IV. ⚗️SCI-FRI: Visco Ball Drop

Watch “Why is Ketchup so hard to pour?” (4:29)

Finish Elements 1-10 Assignment [Neon] (due 10/22 as a PDF in Google Classroom)

HOMEWORK → Bring in one slice of 🍞 bread and 2-3 different condiment packets for an activity on session 1 of next week.


WEEK# 8 

Oct 7 - Oct 11 🎃

I. Air Team Challenge (50 minutes - 15 points)

Silent Read Pages 9-14 in our NEW book “Bring Science Alive.”

NO HOMEWORK → unless you owe past due work.

II. Root Word List #3 (RWL3)

Begin Elements 1-10 Assignment [Hydrogen & Helium]

Nobel Prize Assignment. (Paper Packet Due Day 2: 10-15-19)

HOMEWORK → Complete Lithium row for Elements 1-10 Assignment at home.

III. Discuss Progress Report Grades & edit your score tracker.

Continue Elements 1-10 Assignment [Beryllium & Boron]

Nobel Prize Assignment. (Paper Packet Due Day 2: 10-15-19)

HOMEWORK → Finish your Nobel 🏅Medal and wear it to class tomorrow!

IV. ⚗️SCI-FRI: Tea Bag Rocket 🚀

Group Photo for Yearbook with Nobel Medals 🏅Then, Nobel Diploma Activity.

HOMEWORK → Finish Nobel Prize Assignment. (Paper Packet Due Day 2: 10-15-19)

Deliver/Present the diploma that you made in class to your family member “Laureate”.


WEEK# 7  

Sep 30 - Oct 4 🎃

I. Data Analysis & Graphing of PB & J LAB.  Begin CER.

Test Review

HOMEWORKFinish both labs and turn them in as PDFs to Google Classroom

1) PB & J LAB

2) Shapes of Bacteria LAB

II./III. UNIT ONE TEST

  • WED - Oct 2nd for periods 5, 6, 1 & 2

  • THU - Oct 3rd for period 3

Begin Nobel Prize Assignment. (Paper Packet Due Day 2: 10-15-19)

HOMEWORK → Work on Cheat Sheet for TEST.

IV. ⚗️SCI-FRI: Alive or Not?! - Open via NUMBERS App.

Time to work on Nobel Prize Packet.

HOMEWORK → No homework



WEEK# 6 

Sep 23 - Sep 27 📚 (#ASR)

I. Finish HBIB.  Then, Score-Tracker Set up.

Lastly, PB & J LAB Set Up.

HOMEWORK → HBIB due in G-class as a PDF (Due Day 2 - this week)

II. PB & J LAB - Day 1 Counts

Shapes of Bacteria LAB; modeling with FunDough.

HOMEWORK → Finish Shapes of Bacteria LAB (Due Day 2 - next week) in G-Class.

III. ⚗️SCI-FRI: Glow Germ

📝 Bacteria SLIDES Notes.  Then, PB & J LAB - Day 2 Counts

HOMEWORK → Read “Bacteria” (Pages 325-333)

IV. PB & J LAB Day 3 (Due Day 2 - next week) in G-Class.

Watch TED Talk “How Bacteria Talk” - Bonnie Bassler (18:12) on your iPad via TED app & complete these NOTES in Notability.  Then, work on Cheat Sheet for TEST next week.

HOMEWORK → Work on Cheat Sheet


Unit 1 TEST = October 2nd.



WEEK# 5 

Sep 16 - Sep 20 📚 (#ASR & #BTSN)

I. QUIZ

How Big is BIG? - Mini Me Measurements (Solo Work)

→ We are using the NUMBERS app to complete HBIB.

HOMEWORK → Finish "Mini Me" at home - due at the start of session 2.  

Sci Not Packet also due day 2.

II. Root Word List #2

HBIB - Animals Assignment (Group Work)

HOMEWORK → Watch “A Clever Way to Estimate Enormous Numbers” (4:14)

III. HBIB - Animals & Trees (Class Work)

HOMEWORK → No new homework.

IV. Finish HBIB.

⚗️SCI-FRI: Ms. Nomer

HOMEWORK → Finish HBIB; due day 2 next week as a PDF in G-Class.




WEEK#  4

Sep 9 - Sep 13 📚

I. New Seats + RWL #1 Review.     

SCI-FRI catch up (~ 30 minutes) - 1977 Powers of Ten.

HOMEWORK → Finish Sort-By-Size Booklet (Due Day 2)

II. Group Read 1.2 “The Study of Life” (Pages 13-17)

Scientific Notation Packet - Part 1      Sci Not Explained (5:12)

HOMEWORK → Read 1.3 “Scientific Inquiry” (Pages 18-22) & 

Watch “Seeing the smallest thing” (5:49)(Physics Girl)

III. Scientific Notation Packet - Part 2

Scientific Notation Song (3:12)     How BIG is the ocean? (5:25)

HOMEWORK → Read 1.4 “Safety in the Lab” (Pages 23-26) &

Watch “Just How Small is an Atom?” (5:27)(Ted Ed)

IV. Watch Kilo Mode.

⚗️SCI-FRI: CER Cubes

HOMEWORK → Finish SCINOT Packet


FYI: Quiz Next Week Covering RWL#1, Chapter 1 & Sci Not.




WEEK# 3 

Sep 3 - Sep 6 📚

I. Labor Day - No School.

II. Welcome Packet DUE!

Work on Kid Intro Video (EE).

Start Sort-by-Size Activity.

HOMEWORK → Use THIS SITE to write down measurements on each sort-by-size card.

III. 📗 Group Read 1.1 “Thinking Like a Scientist” (Pages 6-12).

Root Word List #1

Assign 📗 textbooks that go home for the year.

HOMEWORK → Neatly add RWL#1 to the back of booklet. (RUBRIC)

IV. ⚗️SCI-FRI: Patterns & Perceptions

Watch Cosmic Voyage (~35 min)

HOMEWORK → Make a Cool Cover for your Sort-by-Size Booklet.


🗂 - SORT By SIZE FOLDER.


WEEK# 2 

Aug 26 - Aug 30 🌟

I. Finish Ice-Breaker.

Welcome Packet (W.P.) - ABCs of Me.

W.P. - Souza Science Search.

HOMEWORKLAB Safety Contract due tomorrow.

II. Policies & Procedures.

W.P. - Multiple Intelligences Activity (Literacy Net Site.)

 Multiple Intelligences (4:15) - M.I. Categories Image.

 W.P. - LAB Coat (Souza Example)

HOMEWORK → Have at least one parent complete: THE PARENT SURVEY!

III. Join Google Classroom.

Set up Google Drive Folders.

W.P. - Kid INTRO Video - part 1.

HOMEWORKWork on/Finish LAB COAT.

IV. ⚗️SCI-FRI: via Google Slides.

⚗️SCI-FRI: “Listening Test”

W.P. - Kid INTRO Video - part 2.

HOMEWORKWork on/Finish Kid Intro Video.

 

WEEK# 1

August 22 & 23 🤓

SESSION

IN CLASS

AT HOME

I.

Welcome back to school.

Team Challenge.

Candle DEMO🕯

No homework.

II.

Ice-Breaker BINGO.

Watch Moveshake Video (14:33)

Pass out Safety Contracts.

Read and sign LAB safety contract with parent(s).





"We are all here on earth to help others; what on earth the others are here for I don't know."

W. H. Auden

"Science rules!"

- Bill Nye