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Supplies for English class

7th grade Science

    Lab supplies needed:
**12 baby food jars or small mason jars
**clean sand
 
     
   
Weekly Assignment Schedule

WEEK STARTING:  5/20 - 5/24/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAY

M&M experiment

wordsearch


TUESDAY

Straw Rockets

brainteasers


WEDNESDAY

Video “Walking With …..”


THURSDAY

Last Day of School--ice cream lab


FRIDAY

Have a great summer 8th graders!!!!!!!!!!

WEEK STARTING:  5/13 - 5/17/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAY


Agenda Update

Work on Logic Behind the Launch

Work on Rockets and Logic behind the Launch Reports *DUE 5/15

TUESDAY



Final Prep for Rockets

Work on typing Logic Behind the Launch

Finish Logic Behind the Launch reports- Finalize Rockets

Both Due Wed. 5/15 TOMORROW

WEDNESDAY

Discuss Final Lab and materials needed--sign up sheet

Turn in Logic behind the Launch reports

Turn in Rockets

NONE

THURSDAY

Rocket Launches

NONE

FRIDAY

Rocket Launches

NONE


WEEK STARTING:  5/6 - 5/10/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAY

computers

Agenda Update

Make notecards for Space Science unit (put in SS NB)

Hand out Space Science Test Study Guide

Solar System Ch 5 Review Day--

Quizlet Challenge

Space Science Test Study guide

Due Tues. 5/7

TUESDAY

Grade Space Science Test Study guide

prep Space Science notebook

Astro Bingo

Space Science UNIT TEST TOMORROW Wed. 5/8

Space Science notebooks due WED

WEDNESDAY

Turn in Space Science lab books

Solar System Ch 5 Test

Soda Straw Rockets

We will be testing bottle rockets tomorrow if you would like to see how well your design works.

THURSDAY

Discuss Rocket Launches and run tests on student-built rockets.

Work on Bottle Rockets- Start Logic behind the launch, make modifications to your rocket.

FRIDAY

“Walking With...”

bottle rockets, lab sheet, and Logic Behind the Launch due Wed 5/15


WEEK STARTING:  4/29 - 5/3/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAY


Agenda Update

Starlab/Star Walk

Work on Solar System Research if finished

Work on Solar System Research (Space book Pgs 13-20)

*DUE Wed. 5/1

TUESDAY


Early Release Day

-Astrological Signs- Draw your sign on your Space Science lab book plus your “horoscope” info

Decorate your lab notebook cover

Work on Solar System Research if finished

Finish working on Solar System Research (Space book Pgs 13-20)

*DUE Wed. 5/1

WEDNESDAY

Read Star Stories (Oh, Oh, Orion!)

Constellation of your Name Activity

Constellation of your Name Activity *due Thurs. 5/2

THURSDAY

Gravity Exploration Activity and  Lab Questions

Grade Gravity Exploration Lab questions

Finish Gravity Exploration Lab Questions   *DUE Fri. 5/3

FRIDAY

White House Dinner

Continue to design and build 2 Liter rockets-Final rockets Due Wed. 5/15

Practice Launches Thurs. 5/9 if you would like to test your design before the official launch



WEEK STARTING:  4/22 - 4/26/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAY

Agenda Update

Discuss Bottle Rocket launch

Pass out 2 Liter bottles for rocket designs

Perform Test Launches--Different levels of water.

Start working on your rocket designs using the 2 Liter bottle I gave you.  DUE Wed. 5/15

TUESDAY

Finish Ch2 Earth, Moon, & Sun Notes

(Space lab book pgs 10-11)

Start “Super Star” Webquest Packet


WEDNESDAY

Work on Super Star Webquest Packet


Finish Super Star Packet

Due Fri. 4/26

THURSDAY

Moon Phases Diagram

Ch3 Our Solar System Notes  (Space lab book pg 12)

Discuss Solar System Research assignment (pgs. 13-20)

Start Solar System Research (Space book Pgs 13-20)

*DUE Wed. 5/1

FRIDAY

Solar System Research (Pgs. 13-20)

Continue working on your rocket designs using the 2 Liter bottle I gave you.  DUE Wed. 5/15


WEEK STARTING:  4/15 - 4/19/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAY

Agenda Update

Start Ch2 Earth, Moon, & Sun Notes

(Space lab book pgs 7-9)

None

TUESDAY

AIMS

Earth video

None

WEDNESDAY

AIMS

Earth video

None

THURSDAY

AIMS

Earth Video

None

FRIDAY

bottle rocket introduction

Discuss Rocket launch (show past rockets)

Pass out 2 Liter bottles for rocket designs

Perform Test Launches--Different levels of water

Start working on your rocket designs using the 2 Liter bottle I gave you.  DUE Wed. 5/15



WEEK STARTING:  4/8 - 4/12/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAY

computers

Agenda Update

Work on Geologic Time Scale Activity

-Plot all data points on your time scale

-Draw and color illustrations for each data point on your time scale

you may work on it during STAT if not complete

Look up any remaining data points if not completed during class.

TUESDAY

Geologic Time Scale Activity


Work on Geologic Time Scale Lab Questions

Prep notebooks to be graded

Finish working on Geologic Time Scale Lab questions


notebooks collected Thursday

WEDNESDAY

Finish Geologic Time Scale Activity


Make Space Science Lab books

(Use this instead of your lab notebook)


Finish working on Geologic Time Scale Lab questions

  *NB Pg 90   * DUE THURS. 4/11

THURSDAY

Turn in notebooks to be graded


Ch1 Universe, Telescopes Notes (Space NB pgs 1 & 2)



FRIDAY

Finish Ch1 Space crafts, and Satellites Notes

(Space NB pgs 3 & 4)

-Make star wheels & start lab questions

Finish Star Wheel lab Questions

(Space lab book pgs 5 & 6)

DUE Tues. 4/15


WEEK STARTING:  4/1 - 4/5/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAY

Agenda Update

Ch4 Fossils Notes  (NB pg 89)

colored pencils needed the whole week

TUESDAY

Work on Fossil Trading Card

-Research  -Start designing, writing, and drawing your card

Bring colored pencils tomorrow

WEDNESDAY

Finish Fossil Trading Card


Finish Fossil Trading card

**Due Thursday 4/4

THURSDAY

Turn in Fossil Trading Card

Fossil Puzzler Activity

Introduction to Geologic Time Scale Group Activity

-draw and measure timeline



FRIDAY

Work on Geologic Time Scale Activity

-research and plot all data points on your time scale




SPRING BREAK!!

WEEK STARTING:  3/18 - 3/22/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAYNatural Disaster Projects -- Presentations Day 1None
TUESDAYNatural Disaster Projects -- Presentations Day 2None
WEDNESDAYDante’s Peak Video & QuestionsNone
THURSDAYDante’s Peak Video & QuestionsNone
FRIDAYDante’s Peak Video & QuestionsNone

WEEK STARTING:  3/11 - 3/15/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAYPlotting Volcanoes and Earthquakes Mapping Practice   (NB pg 86)

Start Volcano Study Guide
1. Finish  Volcano & Earthquake Mapping practice if not finished in class.
2. Volcano Test study guide *Due Tues. 3/12
ALERT-Volcano UNIT TEST Wed 3/13
TUESDAYGrade Volcano Test Study Guide
Fan N’ Pick Volcano Review Game
Discuss Natural Disaster projects: volunteers for Monday = 5 pts EC; then in order Tues and Wed

STUDY for Volcano UNIT TEST Thurs. 3/14
15-20 min. Quizlet / 15-20 min. study guide

WEDNESDAYVolcano Ch3 Test
Prep Lab Notebooks - Grading Pgs 77- 86
Lab Notebooks P. 77-86 *DUE TOMORROW
THURSDAYVolcanic Rock Lab (NB pg. 87) Turn in lab Notebooks to be gradedNone
FRIDAY“Walking With...”/ work on projectsFinalize Natural Disaster Projects - Prepare your speech, and practice it. *DUE Mon 3/19---Models, presentation, speech cards

WEEK STARTING:  3/4 - 3/8/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAYVolcano Webquest   (NB pg 85)
Volcano Webquest (if not finished)

Mentos Geyser Supplies needed:  **Due Fri. 3/8
-2 L Bottle of Diet Coke & roll of standard Mentos
Write your name on both in permanent marker.   
TUESDAYFinish ch3 volcano notes "Paradise Postponed" video and questions

Ch3 Volcano Homework     *Due Wed. 3/6
WEDNESDAYGrade Volcano homework
Work on Disaster Projects

THURSDAY"Walking With Dinosaurs"
Discuss and plan Mentos Geyser Launch- TOMORROW
HW: Mentos Geyser Supplies needed:
-Bring a 2 Liter Bottle of Diet Coke
-Roll of  standard Mentos
Write your name on both in permanent marker.   **Due Fri. 3/8
FRIDAYHand out Volcanoes Study Guide due Tues. 3/12
Mentos Geyser Launch- AMAZING!!
Work on your Disaster Project
-Finalize your Mini Poster, and build your model.                   *DUE Friday 3/15


WEEK STARTING:  2/25 - 3/1/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAYAgenda Update
Grade Earthquakes Test Study Guide
Find Someone Who Earthquake review
ALERT-STUDY for Earthquakes UNIT TEST TOMORROW  Tues. 2/26
15-20 min Quizlet; 15-20 min study guide
TUESDAYEarthquakes Ch 2 Test
None
WEDNESDAYPlotting Earthquakes Web activity Finish Plotting Earthquakes Web Activity
THURSDAYTurn in Plotting Earthquakes Activity
Start Volcano unit Ch3 - Changing Earth
Volcano Notes (NB Pg 82 and 83)
Ch3 Volcano Homework
*Due Tues. 3/5
FRIDAYFinish Volcano Notes (NB Pg 82)
Paradise Postponed Video & Questions
(NB pg 84)
Discuss Mentos Geyser Launch - Next Friday 3/8
1. Ch3 Volcano Homework   *Due Tues. 3/5
2. Work on your Disaster Project *Due  3/19
3. Mentos Geyser Supplies needed: *Due Fri. 3/8
Liter Bottle of Diet Coke -Roll standard Mentos

WEEK STARTING:  2/18 - 2/22/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAYNO School- Presidents DayNone
TUESDAYAgenda Update
Science World: Submerged City Article analysis and graphing activity
Work on Submerged City Shaping sheet to be used in English  **DUE Wed. 2/20  
WEDNESDAYFinish Science World: Submerged City Graph, Analysis questions, and Shaping sheet to be used in English.
                   -----------------------------
2.3 Earthquake Damage Notes  (NB pg. 81)
Finish Science World: Submerged City Graph, Analysis questions: due Thurs 2/21
-Earthquake Unit Test Study guide

**Due Friday 2/22
THURSDAYFinish 2.3 Earthquake Damage notes
                    -----------------------------
Natural Disaster Project  --  You will be assigned an Earthquake or Volcanic Eruption
Follow the instructions carefully  (100 point project)
Work on research and planning for your Disaster Project
***Due  Tues. 3/19
FRIDAYCheck Study Guide
Work on Natural Disaster Project
-Work on your Disaster Project
Collect supplies for your model. **Due  Tues. 3/19
Earthquake Unit Test Tues.2/26  

WEEK STARTING:  2/11 - 2/15/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAY
Agenda Update/ return notebooks
2.1 Earthquakes Occur Along Faults Notes (NB pg. 77)
Ch.2 Earthquake Homework
*DUE Thurs. 2/14

TUESDAY
Early Release Day
Earthquake Info Graphing Activity (NB pg 78)

**Bring colored pencils tomorrow
WEDNESDAYModel of 3 Faults Activity (NB Pg. 79)Ch 2 Earthquake worksheet due tomorrow
THURSDAY
Finish Model of 3 Faults Activity (NB Pg. 79)
2.2 Earthquakes Release Energy Notes   (NB pg. 80)
Finish Model of 3 Faults Activity (NB Pg. 79)
FRIDAY
Video- “Walking With...”
None

WEEK STARTING:   2/4 - 2/8/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAYAgenda Update
1.4 Plates Converge Notes   (NB pg. 76)
Plate Tectonics Unit Test study guide
**DUE Wed. 2/6
ALERT- Unit Test Thurs. 2/7
TUESDAYFind Someone Who Plate Tectonics Review
Lab Notebook Prep. Pgs. 59-76   
Same
WEDNESDAY
Computers
Grade Plate Tectonics test study guide and Find Someone Who Review

Ch1 Plate tectonics Review
Vocabulary Quizlet and Challenge
ALERT-STUDY for Plate tectonics UNIT TEST TOMORROW Fri. 2/8
15-20 min. on Quizlet
15-20 min. with study guide
Prep Lab Notebooks to be graded
Pgs. 59-76    *DUE TOMORROW
THURSDAY
Ch1 Plate tectonics Test
Turn in Lab Notebook Grading  Pg. 59-76

FRIDAYVideo- “Walking With...”

WEEK STARTING:  1/28 - 2/1/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAY
Computers
Lithospheric Plate Activity (NB Pg 73)
Start Plate Tectonics Webquest
1.3/1.4 Plates Move and Converge WS
Due  Wed 1/30
TUESDAY
finish Continental Drift Activity   (NB pg 72)
-Pangaea Puzzle
Pangaea Video Clip
Plate Tectonics Video Clips & Discussion
1.3/1.4 Plates Move and Converge WS
Due  Wed 1/30
WEDNESDAY
Computers
Plate Tectonics Webquest

do quizlet games (if finished)
Finish Plate Tectonics Webquest if not finished in class.     **DUE Thurs. 1/31
THURSDAYEarly Release Day
1.3 Moving Plates Notes  (NB pg. 74 )
None
FRIDAYEarly Release Day
Cookie tectonic plate activity (NB pg.75)
Plate Tectonics Unit Test  Thurs. 2/7
Prep Lab Notebooks     Pgs. 59-76

WEEK STARTING:  1/21 - 1/25/13

CLASSWORK   

HOMEWORK

MONDAYNO SchoolNone
TUESDAY
Agenda Update
Plate Tectonics Ch1 - Changing Earth Book

1.1 Layers of Earth Notes   (NB pg. 69)
1.1/1.2 Earth’s Layers & Continents Change Positions   **DUE Thurs. 1/24

Bring Colored Pencils TOMORROW  
WEDNESDAYEarth’s Structure Coloring Activity
(NB pg 70)
Same
THURSDAYGrade 1.1/1.2 Earth’s Layers & Continents HW
Video Clip- Ice Age Continental Drift
1.2 Continents Change Position Notes  (NB pg 71)
None
FRIDAY
Computers
Continental Drift Activity   (NB pg 72)

-Pangaea Puzzle
Pangaea Video Clip
None

 WEEK STARTING:  1/14 -1/18 /13 

 CLASSWORK   

 HOMEWORK

 MONDAY
Agenda Update
5.3/5.4 Waves, Wind, and Glaciers Shape Land Notes   (NB pg. 66)
finish 5.3/5.4 worksheet--due Tuesday

**Weathering/ Erosion TEST Thursday 1/17
 TUESDAY Early Release Day
Grade 5.3/5.4 worksheet
Erosion Mini labs (NB pg. 68)
Weathering and Erosion Unit Test Study guide--Due  Wednesday 1/17
 WEDNESDAY
Weathering & Erosion Review Day
Grade Weathering & Erosion study guide
Nature- Erosion Video clips and Discussion questions (NB p 67)
“Shape it Up” game
STUDY for Weathering/ Erosion UNIT TEST TOMORROW Thurs. 1/17
15-20 min. on Quizlet
15-20 min. with study guide
 THURSDAYWeather & Erosion Unit Test none
 FRIDAY
"Walking With..."none

 WEEK STARTING:  

1/7  - 1/11/13 

 CLASSWORK   

 HOMEWORK

 MONDAYNew Seating Assignments
Agenda Update
Prep notebook TOC for Unit 4
4.1 Weathering Notes (NB pg 62 )
4.1/4.2 Mechanical & Chemical Weathering worksheet
**Due Wednesday 1/9
 TUESDAY
Mechanical & Chemical Weathering Hunt--

Outside (NB pages 60-61)
Same
 WEDNESDAYGrade 4.1/4.2 Weathering worksheet
4.2 Soil Composition Notes (PPT) + Tree soil horizon diagram  (NB pg. 63)
5.1/5.2 worksheet
Due Friday 1/11
 THURSDAY
5.1/5.2 Erosion by Forces and Water Notes
(NB pg 65)
same
 FRIDAY
Grade 5.1/5.2 worksheet
Nature Weathering Web Activity (NB pg. 64)
Notecards for Weathering & Erosion Unit
Work time for 5.3/5.4 worksheet
5.3/5.4 worksheet
Due Tuesday 1/15

Science Classroom Supplies

 
Composition Notebook   
(College Ruled 9 3/4" x 7 1/2")
Red grading pens
Pencils, erasable pens (blue or black ink)
Scissors 
Scotch Tape
Highlighter
Colored pencils 
Loose leaf paper
Folder with pockets (labeled Science) 
DSMS planner (also called Agenda)
Skinny black dry erase marker
Glue Sticks
Post it Notes - standard sized




To view the outline of you lab notebook please use the link above
Wish List for Science:
Kleenix

Important Due Dates:

Upcoming Test - Space Science Test Wed 5/8

Notebook due: Space Science notebooks--Wed 5/8