## Mrs. Roman

WELCOME!

This site should be used as back-up only. Please make sure to write down your assignments at school!!! Though it doesn't happen often, there may be times when I am unable to post! This is NOT a valid excuse for your assignments not to be done on time.

CMT Review  found on www.edmodo.com  (Grade 8 Science folder)
ALL DUE DATES FOR CMT REVIEW FOUND ON EDMODO CALENDAR!!

Web codes to study for quizzes found on web-site:  www.phschool.com
**ALL CMT related work & videos can be found on the student share drive folder: grade 8 science and on edmodo

For additional help on dimensional analysis try out:
http://www.alysion.org/dimensional/fun.htm
or

Lab-Report-Guide.doc

Formal-Lab-Report-Rubric-with-Calculations.xls

Interactive Periodic Table:  www.ptable.com

Interactive practice with Triple Beam Balance: http://www.wisc-online.com/objects/ViewObject.aspx?ID=gch202

Check out edmodo for links to help with Genetics and Punnett Squares!!

06/10/2013: All CLASSES:
Complete Neuroscience for Kids web-quest (quiz grade)
Bring book to class (homework grade)

06/07/2013: All CLASSES: Complete Straw Rocket Challenge conclusion
Straw Rocket Challenge Lab due Monday, 06/10
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FOR ALL STUDENTS NOT IN SCHOOL WEDNESDAY, 05/08/2013 ONLY:  Answer assessment questions #1-24 pages 69-70 AND #1-5 page 71 in preparation for Chapter 2 test on Friday
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05/08/2013:  All CLASSES:  Answer assessment questions #1-24 pages 69-70 AND #1-5 page 71
**#19 the bag of volleyballs has a mass of 15 kg NOT 15 N**

05/07/2013:  All CLASSES:  Balloon Lab calculations due Wed, 05/08
Balloon Jet Lab due Monday, 05/13

05/02/2013: Calculations quiz (mass, acceleration, force, momentum) Friday 05/03/2013
PERIOD 3: Finish practice calculations sheet

05/01/2013: Periods 1,6,8 ONLY!  Answer Math Practice Problems pg 54 # 3-4 & pg 61 # 4-5

04/30/2013:
All CLASSES: Chapter 2 "Forces" packet due Wed, 05/01/2013

04/01/2013:
All CLASSES
Graphing Motion Lab Due Thursday, 04/04/2013
Notebook check Thursday, 04/04/2013

03/26/2013:
All CLASSES
:  Answer questions #4 & #5 page 27 AND questions #21 through #24 page 32

03/25/2013:
All CLASSES
:  Review the video and complete the worksheet uploaded on edmodo
"Exploring Space Rockets" if you didn't do so in class today.  Bring your covered book to class today.

03/11/2013:
All CLASSES:  Review the following PowerPoint
Focus-on-Connecticut---CMT-Review.pptx

03/04/2013:
All CLASSES
:  Read pages 36-39, answer assessment questions page 39 #1a, 1c, 2b, 2c
Periods 1,4,6,8:  ALSO read pages 42-47 answer assessment questions page 50 #1a, 1b, 2b
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02/28/2013:
Periods 1,4,6,8:  Complete ENTIRE Describing and Measuring Motion review packet
Period 3:  First page, front & back, Describing and Measuring Motion review packet
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02/27/2013: All CLASSES
Complete Speed, Distance, Time calculations
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02/26/2013: All CLASSES
Complete "Guilty or Innocent" DNA profile lab activity
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02/25/2013: All CLASSES
Cover Books
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02/21/2013: All CLASSES
Complete Human Genetic Disorders packet
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02/04/2013: Period 1,4,6,8
Answer review & assessment questions #1 -10 page 105 AND #13 page 106
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02/01/2013: Period 1,4,6,8 only
Answer assessment questions #1 through #3 page 103
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01/31/2013: All CLASSES
Read and take notes on Chapter 3, section 4 pages 97-103
Complete Punnett Square practice sheet
Do "Active Art" page 101
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01/30/2013: Period 1,4,6,8
Answer assessment questions #1 and #3 page 96
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01/29/2013
ALL CLASSES!!  Chapter 3 Test scheduled for Tuesday, 2/05/13
**GO TO EDMODO, Grade 8 Science: Complete "Genetics & Heredity" video review worksheet WHILE watching the posted video.
Also, answer question #2 on page 96
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ALL CLASSES!!  Notebook check on Wednesday, 1/24/13
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01/22/2013
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01/15/2013 ALL CLASSES:
• Complete the Math Practice #4 & #5 on page 89
01/15/2013  Period 3:  Complete Skills Activity on page 80 (2 Punnett Squares)
01/15/2013  Periods 1,4,6,8:  Go to the Edmodo page, click on Onyx Team Students tab (under Grade 8 Science) and complete activity.  Be sure to check in that you completed it!!
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01/14/2013
ALL CLASSES:
Answer ALL Chapter 3, section 1 assessment questions on page 81
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01/11/2013
ALL CLASSES:
CMT Topic #8: Populations and Communities
Student review worksheets 1-6 AND POW (concept map) DUE Thursday, 01/17
Quiz Topic #7 (web code cea-5010) ON Friday, 01/18
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01/04/2013 ALL CLASSES:
CMT Topic #7:  Weather Patterns and Climate
Student review worksheets 1-5 AND POW (concept map) DUE Thursday, 01/10
Quiz Topic #7 (web code cfa-4030 & cfa-4040) ON Friday, 01/11
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01/03/2013 ALL CLASSES:

Complete observation "Flame" Lab activity

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12/10/2012
ALL CLASSES:
CMT Topic #5:  Plate Tectonics
Review and Reinforce worksheets Sections 1-5 AND POW (concept map) DUE Thursday, 12/13
Quiz Topic #5 (web code cfa-1010) ON Friday, 12/14
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12/07/2012 ALL CLASSES:
Finish Observation lab conclusion paragraphs

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12/06/2012 ALL CLASSES:

Study for CMT quiz

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12/04/2012 ALL CLASSES:

Complete 'Skills' worksheet using notes from class

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12/03/2012 ALL CLASSES:
CMT Topic #4:  Mapping Earth's Surface
Review and Reinforce worksheets Sections 1, 2 & 4 AND POW (concept map) DUE Thursday, 12/06
Quiz Topic #4 (web code cfa-2010) ON Friday, 12/07

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11/29/2012 ALL CLASSES:

Complete FINAL VERSION up to and including conclusion for Density of Pennies Lab
Final Lab DUE on Tuesday, 12/4/2012

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11/27/2012 ALL CLASSES:

Construct data table to be used for Density of Pennies Lab

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11/26/2012 ALL CLASSES:
Complete up to AND including rough draft of procedure for Density of Pennies Lab

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**Students absent from class on Monday, 11/19/2012 will need to visit our edmodo page and watch the video "In Control: Our Brain and Nervous System" (found in the Homework/Lab copies folder) and be ready for a quiz tomorrow.

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11/16/2012 ALL CLASSES:
CMT Topic #3D:  Human Body Systems:  Nervous System
Notes on Topic #3D Sections 1-3 AND POW (concept map) DUE Tuesday, 11/20
Quiz Topic #3D (web code cea-4060) ON Wednesday, 11/21

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11/14/2012 (periods 1, 4,6,8):  Study codes for CMT 3C quiz
11/14/2012 (period 3):  Complete Scietific Method Flow Chart

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11/13/2012 (periods 1, 4,6,8):  Complete 'Sponge Bob' variables worksheet

11/13/2012 (period 3):  none

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10/31/2012 (periods 1, 4,6,8):  Sink or Swim Lab DUE Thursday, 11/01/2012

10/31/2012 (period 3):  Sink or Swim Lab DUE Friday, 11/02/2012

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10/24/2012 (periods 1, 4,6,8):  Sink or Swim Lab DUE Monday, 10/29/2012

10/24/2012 (period 3): * Sink or Swim Lab:  Complete data table and set up best-fit, 3 line graph (in proper format) on a separate sheet of paper
Sink or Swim Lab DUE Tuesday, 10/30/2012

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10/23/2012 (periods 1, 4,6,8):  Sink or Swim Lab DUE Monday, 10/29/2012

10/23/2012 (period 3): * Sink or Swim Lab:  Complete 5 volume and density calculations, (in proper format) on a separate sheet of paper & fill in sink or float column in given data table

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10/22/2012 (period 3): Re-do graph according to Graphing Guidlines

10/22/2012ALLCLASSES:

CMT Topic #3B:  Human Body Systems:  Circulation & Fighting Disease
2 POW (concept maps) DUE Thursday, 10/25

2 Section Summaries Chapter Tests DUE Thursday, 10/25

Quiz Topic #3B (web codes cha-3140 & cha-3180) ON Friday, 10/26

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10/16/2012 (periods 1,4,6,8): 1.) Complete graph from data presented and 2.) convert using dimensional analysis

10/16/2012 (period 3):
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Get Metric lab signed if below 65%
*Complete graph for 'Density of Reg/Irreg Objects"

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Period 3:  Density of Regular and Irregular Objects Lab now DUE Thursday, October 18

10/15/2012 ALL CLASSES:

CMT Topic #3A:  Human Body Systems:  Bone, Muscle, Skin
POW (concept map) DUE Thursday, 10/18

Topic #3A Worksheets for section summaries 1-4 DUE Thursday, 10/18

Quiz Topic #3A (web code cha-3140) ON Friday, 10/19

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10/11/2012 (periods 1, 4,6,8): Complete outline for draft of conclusion for Density of Reg/Irreg Objects

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10/10/2012 (periods 1, 4,6,8): Complete Data Table and 3 line Graph for Density of Reg/Irreg Objects

10/10/2012 (period 3): Density Lab calculations pages -- Volume & Density of Regular and Irregular objects using 3 step format

Period 3:  Density of Regular and Irregular Objects Lab DUE Tuesday, October 16

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10/09/2012 (periods 1, 4, 6, 8):  Complete all calculations pages from Density Lab

Periods 1, 4, 6, 8:  Density of Regular and Irregular Objects Lab DUE Monday, October 15

10/09/2012 ALL CLASSES:
CMT Topic #2A:  Cell Processes and Energy
POW (crossword) DUE Thursday, 10/11
Notes on Topic #2A Sections 1-3 DUE Friday, 10/12

Quiz Topic #2A (web code cea-3020) ON Friday, 10/12

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10/01/2012 ALL CLASSES:
CMT Topic #2:  Cell Structure and Function
Notes on Topic #2 Sections 1-4 AND POW (concept map) DUE Thursday, 10/4
Quiz Topic #2 (web code cea-3010) ON Friday, 10/5
Metric Lab DUE Wednesday, October 3
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09/27/2012 ALL CLASSES:
CMT Topic #1 quiz tomorrow...study web code cea-1010
Metric Lab DUE Wednesday, October 3
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09/26/2012 (periods 4,6,8):  Metric Lab calculations pages 3 & 4 -- Area & Volume of Regular and Irregular objects using 3 step format
09/26/2012 (period 3): Metric Lab calculations pages 3 & 4 -- Area & Volume of Regular and Irregular objects using 3 step format

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09/25/2012 (periods 1,4,6,8):  Have 'green' CMT guidelines paper signed by parent or guardian!!

09/25/2012 (period 3): Have 'green' CMT guidelines paper signed by parent or guardian!!

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09/17/2012 (periods 1,4,6,8):  None

09/17/2012 (period 3): Convert the following using dimensional analysis
1)  67m = _____km
2)  210 kg = _____g
3)  4200 miles =  _____miles
1    hr                 sec

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09/17/2012 (periods 1,4,6,8):Quiz Tuesday, 9/18 on unit conversion (dimensional analysis)

09/17/2012 (period 3): None

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09/14/2012 (periods 1,4,6,8):  None

09/14/2012 (period 3): Quiz Monday, 9/17 on measuring with metric

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09/13/2012 (periods 1,4,6,8):  Complete 5 conversions using dimensional analysis

09/13/2012 (period 3): last page of Mass packet & graduated cylinder worksheet
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09/12/2012 (periods 1,4,6,8): Quiz Thursday, 9/13 on measuring with metric
Complete 2 practice problems using unit conversion (dimensional analysis)

09/12/2012 (period 3): None

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09/11/2012 (periods 1,4,6,8): Complete 'Scientific Measurement' (2 page/double sided)

09/11/2012 (period 3): Units of Length (unit page) & complete 'Unit Length' worksheet***Show work!

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09/10/2012 (periods 1,4,6,8): Finish'Units of Length' (2-sided)

09/10/2012 (period 3): Metric Notes worksheet & conversion practice sheet***Show work!

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09/05/2012 (periods 1,4,6,8): None

09/05/2012 (period 3):  Complete Sponge Bob safety review.
Be sure to hand in signed 'Safety Contract' by Friday, 09/07

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09/04/2012 (periods 1,4,6,8):  Complete Sponge Bob safety review.

Be sure to hand in signed 'Safety Contract' by Friday, 09/07

09/04/2012 (period 3): None

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08/29/2012:  Turn in signed rules sheet by Friday, 08/31/12 for first homework grade :)