WEEK OF 5/7-5/11
 MONDAYFinish Anchor Phenomena on Deforestation of Rainforest
 TUESDAY*Notes on Human Impacts
*SNAPS Lab: Science Skills Station to determine the relationship between carbon dioxide and average global temperature. TLW assess the impact of climate change on biotic and abiotic factors.
Activity #1
Questions 1-3: https://climate.nasa.gov/vital-signs/carbon-dioxide/
Questions 4-5: https://climate.nasa.gov/vital-signs/global-temperature/

Activity #2
Questions 1-3: https://climate.nasa.gov/vital-signs/sea-level/
Questions 4-6: https://climate.nasa.gov/vital-signs/ice-sheets/
Question 7: https://climate.nasa.gov/images-of-change?id=591#591-older-thicker-arctic-sea-ice-declines
Question 8: https://climate.nasa.gov/images-of-change?id=602#602-shrinking-glaciers-in-new-zealand
 WEDNESDAY*SNAPS Lab: Narrative Station to describe how greenhouse gases help maintain a warm and stable climate on Earth. Discuss how an increase in greenhouse gas concentration in the atmosphere could contribute to climate change. Identify human activities that contribute to global warming.https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2017/sea-ice-extent-sinks-to-record-lows-at-both-poles

Intro video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTvqIijqvTg
 THURSDAY    *SNAPS Lab: Problem Solving Station to identify human activities that contribute to increased greenhouse gas emissions and evaluate solutions that intend to lessen the amount of human greenhouse gas emissions. Activity #1: https://www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/sources-greenhouse-gas-emissions
 FRIDAY*SNAPS Lab: Assessment Station to Assess students on greenhouse gases and global warming.
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES


**Daily class activities are compiled as an interactive notebook. All activities are items to be studied are to be turned in at the end of the unit for a GRADE!
 

WEEK OF 4/30-5/4
 MONDAYLEAP Review: Weather & Climate
 TUESDAYLEAP Review: Photosynthesis & Respiration
 WEDNESDAYLEAP Review: Body Systems
 THURSDAY    SCIENCE LEAP
 FRIDAYAnchor Phenomena: Deforestation of Rainforest
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES


**Daily class activities are compiled as an interactive notebook. All activities are items to be studied are to be turned in at the end of the unit for a GRADE!
 

WEEK OF 4/23-4/27
 MONDAYLEAP TESTING
 TUESDAYLEAP TESTING
 WEDNESDAYReview for District Assessment
 THURSDAY    District Assessment: Task
 FRIDAYDistrict Assessment: Multiple Choice
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test 4/26-4/27. 

**Daily class activities are compiled as an interactive notebook. All activities are items to be studied are to be turned in at the end of the unit for a GRADE!
 

WEEK OF 4/16-4/20
 MONDAYNatural Selection
 TUESDAYSelective Breeding
 WEDNESDAYLEAP TESTING
 THURSDAY    LEAP TESTING
 FRIDAYLEAP TESTING
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test 4/26-4/27. 

**Daily class activities are compiled as an interactive notebook. All activities are items to be studied are to be turned in at the end of the unit for a GRADE!
 

WEEK OF 4/9-4/13
 MONDAYPunnett Square Reviewhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2xufrHWG3E&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr&index=11&t=0s
 TUESDAYGenetic Engineering Researchhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHS-OY9XDZc&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr&index=17&t=0s
 WEDNESDAYGenetic Engineering PSAhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IsQ92KiBwM&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr&index=18&t=6s
 THURSDAY    Natural Selection: Tuskless Elephantshttp://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/csi-wildlife
 FRIDAYNatural Selection Continuedhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxJDUrDH9v4
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test 4/26-4/27. 

**Daily class activities are compiled as an interactive notebook. All activities are items to be studied are to be turned in at the end of the unit for a GRADE!
 

WEEK OF 3/19-3/23
 MONDAYHeredity Notes
*Student Trait Inventory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJHGfbW55l0&index=8&t=0s&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr
 TUESDAYPunnett Square Introductionhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YJHGfbW55l0&index=8&t=0s&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr
 WEDNESDAYPunnett Square Practicehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-0rSv6oxSY&index=12&t=0s&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr
 THURSDAY    Punnett Square Escape the Roomhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2xufrHWG3E&index=11&t=0s&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr
 FRIDAYNo School! Happy Easter!
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test after state testing. 

**Daily class activities are compiled as an interactive notebook. All activities are items to be studied are to be turned in at the end of the unit for a GRADE!
 

WEEK OF 3/19-3/23
 MONDAY3D Models of Mitosis
 TUESDAYFinish 3D Models of Mitosis and ReviewCell Cycle & Cancer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpAa4TWjHQ4&index=16&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr&t=0s
 WEDNESDAYMeiosis Notes
-Freddie the Fruit Fly
Meiosis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzDMG7ke69g&index=6&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr&t=15s
 THURSDAY    Meiosis Practice
-Comparing Mitosis & Meiosis
-Mitosis/Meiosis Sort

 FRIDAYTest on Asexual/Sexual Reproduction, Mitosis, & Meiosis.
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 3/23. 

**Daily class activities are compiled as an interactive notebook. All activities are items to be studied are to be turned in at the end of the unit for a GRADE!
 

WEEK OF 3/12-3/16
 MONDAYAsexual and Sexual Reproduction organism comparison.
-Create a diagram to compare asexual and sexual reproduction.

 TUESDAYDNA Notes
-Solve a crime using DNA evidence from suspects.
DNA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_POdWsii7AI&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr&t=0s&index=3
 WEDNESDAYMItosis Notes
-Create a diagram to depict and explain the steps of the cell cycle.
Mitosis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-ldPgEfAHI&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr&t=0s&index=5
 THURSDAY    Sock it to Mitosis
-Students will use socks to mock what happens during Mitosis and then draw diagrams of what takes place at each phase.   
Review Intro to Heredity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8m6hHRlKwxY&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr&t=0s&index=4
 FRIDAYBegin 3D model of Mitosis.
-will finish on Monday.
When Chromosomes Divide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcz1FOWw0Cg&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr&t=0s&index=7
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 3/22. 

 

WEEK OF 3/5-3/9
 MONDAYReview of Homeostasis Reading Assignment (graded)Mrs. Martin will be out for a meeting.
 TUESDAYDistrict Assessment on Body Systems: Writing Component.
 WEDNESDAYDistrict Assessment on Body Systems:
Multiple Choice Component

 THURSDAY    Investigative Phenomena: The Fugate Family    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d-07Ced410&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr&index=1&t=0s
 FRIDAYInvestigative Phenomena: Do Animals have two parents?
Asexual/Sexual Reproduction
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcGDUcGjcyk&list=PLA32zwxpXD67p8Bf4itwTN9AMUjK1vmBr&index=2&t=11s
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 3/21. 

 

WEEK OF 2/26-3/2
 MONDAY*Investigative Phenomena: How does Physical Activity Relate to Circulatory & Respiratory Systems
 TUESDAY*Investigative Phenomena: How does Physical Activity Relate to Circulatory & Respiratory Systems
 WEDNESDAYTEST: Digestive, Circulatory, & Respiratory Systems
 THURSDAY    Homeostasis Project    Why Dogs Pant?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8sxpxXjSBs&t=29s&index=8&list=PLA32zwxpXD65z9T8C0CcVXpW5_piV3Ity
Homeostasis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iz0Q9nTZCw4 

 FRIDAYHomeostasis Project

Review of Body Systems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEUu-A2wfSE
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Unit Test on all Body Systems 3/5-3/6. 

 


WEEK OF 2/19-2/23
 MONDAY*Finish Digestive System Notes
*Start Digestive System Owner's Manual

 TUESDAY*Finish Digestive System Owner's Manual
*Make connections to Michael Phelps and how his digestive system helps him become a better athlete.

 WEDNESDAY*Notes on Circulatory System.
*Examine deer heart.

 THURSDAY    Respiratory System notes    Mrs. Martin will be out for a meeting.
 FRIDAY*Review Respiratory System notes.
*Demonstrate how oxygen and carbon dioxide diffuse through alveoli.

HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 2/28. 

 

WEEK OF 2/5-2/9
 MONDAYFinish Skeletal and Muscle Notes, Begin designing prosthetic hands.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGSo_I86_lQ&index=5&list=PLA32zwxpXD65z9T8C0CcVXpW5_piV3Ity
 TUESDAYBuild Prosthetic hands
 WEDNESDAYTest on Nervous, Endocrine, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems
 THURSDAY    Digestive System Notes
 FRIDAYBegin Digestive System Owner's Manual
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 2/7. 

 

WEEK OF 1/29-2/2
 MONDAYFinish notes and Research on Nervous, Endocrine, & Excretory Systems
 TUESDAYTest Cutaneous Sensations and Reaction Times
 WEDNESDAYResearch Endocrine System Disorders
 THURSDAYPresentations of Endocrine System DisordersRace car drivers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9HCQLNDMMDE&list=PLA32zwxpXD65z9T8C0CcVXpW5_piV3Ity&index=3
Reaction Time Test: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRosXcIyNG4&list=PLA32zwxpXD65z9T8C0CcVXpW5_piV3Ity&index=4
 FRIDAYNotes on Skeletal System.
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 2/7.     


WEEK OF 1/22-1/26
 MONDAYDistrict Assessment Test
 TUESDAYDistrict Assessment Test
 WEDNESDAYInvestigative Phenomena: Michael Phelps and Carb Loadinghttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xh9jAD1ofm4&index=1&list=PLA32zwxpXD65z9T8C0CcVXpW5_piV3Ity&t=16s
 THURSDAYBiological Levels of Organisms: cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, organism.
Notes and graphic organizer.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtWknf1gzKo&index=2&list=PLA32zwxpXD65z9T8C0CcVXpW5_piV3Ity&t=65s
 FRIDAYNotes on Nervous, Endocrine, & Excretory Systems.
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 2/7. 



WEEK OF 1/3-1/5
 MONDAYNo School
 TUESDAYNo School
 WEDNESDAYInvestigative Phenomena: How Wolves Can Change Rivershttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysa5OBhXz-Q&list=PLA32zwxpXD64CBTVbqkF8aFUOvX_lOCFE&index=11
 THURSDAYNotes on Organization of ecosystems, limiting factors and carrying capactiy.Carrying Capacity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QI2ixJeIxEU&list=PLA32zwxpXD64CBTVbqkF8aFUOvX_lOCFE&index=13
Limiting Factors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBOsqmBQBQk&list=PLA32zwxpXD64CBTVbqkF8aFUOvX_lOCFE&index=12
 FRIDAYGraphing and Analyzing graphs of carrying capacity.
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 1/17-1/18. 

 ****Notice that the test date has been pushed back!

WEEK OF 12/18-12/19
 MONDAYLouisiana Invasive Species Research
 TUESDAYUnited States Invasive Species Research
 WEDNESDAYNo School
 THURSDAYNo School
 FRIDAYNo School
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 1/10-12/11. 

 


WEEK OF 12/11-12/15
 MONDAYFood Chains/Food WebsMrs. Martin out for meeting.
 TUESDAYBuild a desert food web.
 WEDNESDAYEnergy Pyramids
 THURSDAYInvestigative Phenomena: Design a plan to prevent the spread of Zebra Mussels in Lake Erie.
 FRIDAYPresent plans to the class. Debate the pros and cons of each plan.
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 1/10-12/11. 

 


WEEK OF 12/11-12/15
 MONDAYFood Web Task CardsMrs. Martin will be out for a meeting.
 TUESDAYCreate a desert food web.
 WEDNESDAYBuild an energy pyramid.
 THURSDAYInvestigate Zebra Mussels and design a plan to rebalance Lake Erie.
 FRIDAYResearch Louisiana Non-native/Invasive species.
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 1/10-12/11. 

WEEK OF 12/4-12/8
 MONDAYDistrict Assessment Test on Ecosystems and Nutrient Cycling
 TUESDAYDistrict Assessment Test on Ecosystems and Nutrient Cycling
 WEDNESDAYAnchor Phenomena Investigation: 
Trophic Cascades
http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/some-animals-are-more-equal-others-keystone-species-and-trophic-cascades

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/exploring-trophic-cascades
 THURSDAYExploring Food Chains and Food Webs
 FRIDAYExploring Food Chains and Food Webs
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 1/10-12/11. 

 

WEEK OF 11/27-12/1
 MONDAYClassifying types of organisms as producers, consumers, or decomposers.
 TUESDAYNotes on the Nitrogen Cycle (shortened classes due to festival)
 WEDNESDAYTraveling Nitrogen Cycle
-create your own diagram with your path.

 THURSDAYComposting Case StudyMrs. Martin will be at the National Science Conference.
 FRIDAYComposting Case StudyMrs. Martin will be at the National Science Conference.
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 12/4-12/5. Test will be on everything starting with the lessons on Osmosis/Diffusion, Photosynthesis and Respiration. 

 

WEEK OF 11/13-11/17
 MONDAYSugar Beet Case Study
 TUESDAYTest on 
*Osmosis/Diffusion
*Photosynthesis
*Respiration
*Carbon/Oxygen Cycle

 WEDNESDAYInvestigative Phenomena: Ebola
(Abiotic/Biotic components of an ecosystem)

 THURSDAYTypes of Organisms in Ecosystems
*Producers, Consumers, Decomposers, Etc. 

 FRIDAYThe Role of the Sun within Ecosystems.Mrs. Martin will be out today. 
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 12/4-12/5. Test will be on everything starting with the lesson on Osmosis/Diffusion. 

 

WEEK OF 11/6-11/10
 MONDAYPhotosynthesis Research/NotesPhotosynthesis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uixA8ZXx0KU&list=PLA32zwxpXD64zr52SJcc_6GBFf0RVoPPC&index=3
 TUESDAYPhotosynthesis SNAP stations.

 WEDNESDAYRespiration Research/NotesRespiration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Eo7JtRA7lg&list=PLA32zwxpXD64zr52SJcc_6GBFf0RVoPPC&index=2
 THURSDAYCompare & Contrast Photosynthesis & Respiration
 FRIDAYCarbon Oxygen Cycle Research/Notes
Start Case Study
Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHqEthRCqQ4&list=PLA32zwxpXD64zr52SJcc_6GBFf0RVoPPC&index=4&t=231s
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 11/14.

 

WEEK OF 10/30-11/3
 MONDAYReview cells. Play an Escape the Room style review game.
 TUESDAYDistrict Assessment Test on Cells.

 WEDNESDAYOsmosis/Diffusion research
 THURSDAYOsmosis/Diffusion lab
 FRIDAYRespiration research  
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 11/13.

 

WEEK OF 10/23-10/27
 MONDAYReview alternate assignment on Cell City and Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells  Types of Cells:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruBAHiij4EA
 TUESDAYPlant and Animal Cell Diagrams

 WEDNESDAYDesign a cell model using everyday items that relate to the function of the organelles.
 THURSDAYCell Specialization-Types of cells in the body How Cells Become Specialized: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3g26p9Mh_k
 FRIDAYTest on Cells         
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 10/27.

 

WEEK OF 10/16-10/20
 MONDAYCell Theory Infographic (Mrs. Martin will be out, visit "Class Tasks" for your assignment.)  Wacky Story of the Cell Theory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OpBylwH9DU
 TUESDAYCell Organelle Research
Introduction to Cells: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IlzKri08kk&index=6&list=PLwL0Myd7Dk1F0iQPGrjehze3eDpco1eVz
 WEDNESDAYCell Organelle "Instagelles". Students will be making Instagram accounts for each of the organelles.
 THURSDAYCell City-Students will identify the organelles of cell city based on their functions and then determine if Cell City represents a plant or animal cell.
 FRIDAYProkaryotic and Eukaryotic Cell Research         Mrs. Martin will be out for a meeting. 
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test on 10/27.

 

WEEK OF 10/9-10/13
 MONDAYNo School!!
 TUESDAYFinish working on the Comparing the weather of two cities activity
 WEDNESDAYDistrict Assessment Test
 THURSDAYDistrict Assessment Test
 FRIDAYDistrict Assessment Test 
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. 

 

WEEK OF 10/2-10/6
 MONDAYReview all information in packet from last week.
 TUESDAYReading Weather Map practice
 WEDNESDAYComparing the weather of two citiesClimate vs Weather: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbAWny7FV3w&t=44s 
 THURSDAYTest on Reading Weather Maps. 
 FRIDAYNo School!! 
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Unit Test 10/11-10/12.

 

WEEK OF 9/25-9/29
 MONDAYReview first test. Rewrite writing component using RACES.
 TUESDAYWeather Exploration guide**Mrs. Martin will be out for a meeting for the rest of the week. A substitute will be here until Thursday. Students will be placed on alternate on Friday. ALL ASSIGNMENTS COMPLETED WITH THE SUB ARE NOT BUSY WORK. THEY ARE CONTINUING WITH CLASS ASSIGNMENTS THAT WILL BE TESTED NEXT THURSDAY.**
 WEDNESDAYWeather Fronts and El Nino/La Nina Exploration Guide
 THURSDAYReading Weather Maps and Predicting Weather Practice
 FRIDAYHurricane Reading and Questions
Meteorologist for a day (
graded)

 
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test 10/5.

WEEK OF 9/18-9/22
 MONDAYLand and Sea Breezes
*Exploration Guides (notes)
Up, Up, and Away: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-G0YkfgdbA&t=71s
 TUESDAYLand and Sea Breezes
*Article
*Venn Diagram
*Draw Diagram
**Mrs. Martin will be out for a meeting. (3rd-6th)**
 WEDNESDAYJet Streams
*Article
*Compare Land/Sea Breezes to Jet Streams
**Mrs. Martin will be out for a meeting.**
 THURSDAYAir Pressure Candle Activity
 FRIDAYTest on Winds and Air Pressures 
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test 9/22.

 

WEEK OF 9/11-9/15
 MONDAYFinish Test from Friday
Start notes and foldables on Earth's Atmosphere
Highest Skydive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOoHArAzdug
 TUESDAYEarth's Atmosphere
Atmospheric Gases
Global Winds
*Exploration Guides (notes)

 WEDNESDAYEvaluate Models of Global Wind CurrentsModel #1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A2nEh0Zlqo8&index=7&list=PLA32zwxpXD67aBsvizUPFXcWyEipkgeC2&t=3s
Model #2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uBqohRu2RRk&index=6&list=PLA32zwxpXD67aBsvizUPFXcWyEipkgeC2
Hurricane Steering: http://www.hurricanescience.org/science/science/hurricanemovement/
 THURSDAYHigh and Low Pressures in the Atmosphere
*Exploration Guides (notes)
Current Events: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fcXL61NZS0
 FRIDAYLand and Sea Breezes
*Exploration Guides (notes)
 Up, Up, and Away: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-G0YkfgdbA&t=71s
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Study notes. Test 9/22.

 

WEEK OF 9/4-9/8
 MONDAYNO SCHOOL
 TUESDAYOcean Currents
*Coriolis Effect
*Exploration Guides (notes)
*Students will receive "Reasons for Seasons" writing prompt. This is due for a grade on Friday.
Coriolis Effect: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXaad0rsV38&index=3&list=PLA32zwxpXD67aBsvizUPFXcWyEipkgeC2
 WEDNESDAYOcean Currents
*28,000 Rubber Duckies tracking
Ducks Overboard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjxLIMF2Fq0
 THURSDAYHeating of Land vs. Water graphing activityLand vs. Water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vTfyAMu6G4
 FRIDAYTEST DAY!! 
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Arguments for Misconceptions of the Reasons for the Seasons due Friday for a grade.
*Study notes. Test 9/8-Friday.

 

WEEK OF 8/28-9/1
 MONDAYSeasons
*Complete exploration guide (notes) and foldables.
*Discover big misconception that most people believe causes the seasons!!
*Seasons Chart, Earth’s Revolution Diagram
What Causes the Seasons?: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3TRUDKpoAs&list=PLA32zwxpXD67aBsvizUPFXcWyEipkgeC2&index=2
 TUESDAYSeasons
*Daylight/Temperature Graph, Earth’s Tilt Chart and Exploration Guide
*Create an argument to the original responses given by citizens about what causes the seasons and prove to the citizens, with evidence, the true reason we experience seasons. (*graded*) (Students will have until Monday to turn in their responses)

 WEDNESDAYOcean Currents
*Exploration Guides (notes) and foldables. 

 THURSDAYOcean Currents
*Coriolis Effect
Which way does the toilet flush? https://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_2407455035&feature=iv&src_vid=BiBrV4Q9NYE&v=mXaad0rsV38
 FRIDAYNO SCHOOL 
HOMEWORK &
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Arguments for Misconceptions of the Reasons for the Seasons due Monday for a grade.
*Study notes. Test 9/6.

 

WEEK OF 8/21-8/25
 MONDAY*Water Cycle STEM challenge (graded)
 TUESDAYClimate
*Complete exploration guide (notes) and foldables.

 WEDNESDAYClimate
*Sunny Rays and Angles lab

 THURSDAYHeat Transfers around the Earth
*Complete exploration guide (notes) and foldables.

 FRIDAYSeasons
*Complete exploration guide (notes) and foldables.
*Discover big misconception that most people believe causes the seasons!! 
 
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Sign Eclipse Form and build viewer or get glasses for 8/21.
*Study notes. Test 9/6.

 

WEEK OF 8/14-8/18
 MONDAY*Lab Safety Quiz
*Engineering Design Process
*Ten Second Tower Construction
Structural Engineering: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqpp8L4J4ek&list=PLA32zwxpXD677o0Obsxy9-UDAlgEhY8c-&index=1
Engineering Design Process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxJWin195kU
 TUESDAY*Define variables
*SNAP Stations (graded) completed with group.
  -Science Skills Station
  -Narrative Station
  -Assessment Station (omitted today)
  -Problem Solving Station
Variables: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BXFU86GNmrg
 WEDNESDAY*Determine how much water is available for human consumption.
*Complete exploration guide (notes) and foldables.

 THURSDAYWater cycle
*Complete exploration guide (notes) and foldables.
Water Cycle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5G4NCwWUxY
Dino Pee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_bbQ0m3wuM
 FRIDAYTotal Eclipse of the Classroom
*Review safety for eclipse.
*Complete a webquest about the eclipse. 
Eclipse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxrLRbkOwKs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRgua7xceDA 
IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Lab Safety quiz Monday, have contract signed!
*Sign Eclipse Form and build viewer or get glasses for 8/21.
*Study Water notes. 
*Bring lab fee of $5 if you still haven't turned it in.
 

WEEK OF 8/9-8/11
 MONDAY  
 TUESDAY  
 WEDNESDAY*Folder Set Up 
*Intro to Lab Safety-Sign Contract
*High Five to Lab Safety
Lab Safety Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJG0ir9nDtc
 THURSDAY*Intro to Science Practices
 -Inferences and Observations Foldables
 
 FRIDAY*Intro to Science Practices
 -Graphing and Variables

IMPORTANT 
NOTES
*Lab Safety quiz Monday, have contract signed!
*Please have plastic, 3 pronged folder by Friday!
*Lab fee of $5 due Friday!