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Welcome to Mr. Wahlstrom's science class agenda page. Each day, I will post my lesson plan on this page including the homework and other relevant notes. Because I teach from this page in class, students and parents are encouraged to review it regularly for homework, updates on what's going on in class, and as a tool to keep in touch if illness strikes... From time to time I will edit out older work and save it in the "Class Agenda and Homework Archive" located in the handout folder. Look for it there. For Links to science standards cited in these lessons, see the following web resource: http://massscience.net/StateCurriculumandMCAS.html ___________________________________________________________________________ * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Friday, December 13, 2013 Day 5 Grade 8 Agenda: Check and Discuss human chromosomal disorders. Read and discuss responses. Collect for grading Superboy due Monday Grade 7 Agenda: Check and go over density solutions. Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Day 3 Grade 7 agenda: Check and go over Practice Quiz as review. HW: Density Practice Review due tomorrow. Chemical Symbols Quiz on first 15 next Thursday Atoms: PowerPoint and Note taking Grade 8 agenda: Incomplete Dominance Exercises: Inc. Dom. Practice/HW Chromosomal Disorders due Tomorrow. Grade 8 Agenda: Ellen Miller - period 1. Shortened classes after specials. Pass out chromosomal abnormalities to classes that did not receive it. Discuss issues and expectations related to chromosomal abnormalities assignment. Test study guide - choose test date. Grade 7 Agenda: Quiz on Greek & Latin wks 1-7 Go over Chemical & Physical Changes Venn Excercise Review chemical/physical properties. Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Day 2 Grade 7 agenda: Check and go over Conservation of Mass worksheet. Unit Wrap Up: Study guide for final test. Selecting a test date: Review: Chemical & Physical Changes Venn Excercise Homework: Quiz tomorrow of Greek & Latin 1-7 Grade 8 Agenda: Genetics since Mendel - check HW status Finish Discussion of Chapter Content HW: Due Friday Human Chromosomal Abnormalities (passed out in Mr. Purcell's class) due Monday Shared files are accepted however a printed copy in class is also required. Monday, December 9, 2013 Day 1 Shortened classes due to 2 hr. delay: AM Block - 120 minutes - 40 minute periods. 10:25 - 11:09 11:09 - 11:53 11:53 - 12:35 PM Block - 100 minutes - 33 minute periods. 1:05 - 1:40 1:40 - 2:15 2:15 - 2:45 Grade 8 agenda: Check completion of HW - Genetics Since Mendel Powerpoint: Genetics Since Mendel Use your HW to structure your notes. The powerpoint follows along with the reading / questions and use the space you left to add/modify/enhance your note taking. HW Superboy: RC assignment due Wednesday, December 11th. Grade 7 agenda: Reminder - G&L week 1-7 quiz on Wednesday Law of Conservation of Mass Products Reactants Homework: LOCOM Worksheet Due tomorrow (Tuesday) Friday, December 6, 2013 Day 6 Grade 7 agenda: Check Flash Cards Pass back/go over Physical/Chemical Change Vocabulary Quiz Student Discussion Groups Get out lab Notes and Wrap Up. Meet with your assigned group. Discuss each question. Identify where you answers do not agree Resolve Discrepancies All students be prepared to report out. Law of Conservation of Mass - time permitting Homework: Quiz on Greek & Latin 1-7 next Wednesday (11th) Grade 8 agenda: Poster Assembly - Due Monday or finished today. Thursday, December 5, 2013 Day 5 Grade 8 agenda: Pass out and explain Genetics Since Mendel assignment (Due Monday) Class time to work on critter project and/or Genetics Since Mendel. Critter posters due Monday Grade 7 agenda: Complete Signs of Change Lab Assign lab wrap up. Quiz on Chemical & Physical Change Vocabulary Flash card for G&L wk 7 due tomorrow. Tuesday, December 3, 2013 Day 3 Grade 8 Agenda: Crossin critters Finish any reproduction needs pass out chromosome worksheets students to manufacture materials necessary for presentation posters. Next class date for poster work is Friday - teams should plan to have all materials ready by that date. Project poster is due Monday the 9th. Grade 7 agenda: Check HW completion - Chemical change vocabulary. A quiz on these terms material will be given Thursday. Color as a sign of chemical change. The law of conservation of mass. Conservation of mass worksheet due tomorrow. G&L week 7 definitions due tomorrow. Monday, December 2, 2013 Day2 Grade 7 agenda: Pass back and go over G&L week 1-6 quiz Greek & Latin wk 7 Words - definitions due Wednesday. (Quiz 12/9/13 approx.) Finish Checmical & Physical Change DI: G. Formation of Solids precipitate Changes that are Physical and Not Chemical A. Dissolving - solutions B. Changes of State evaporation condensation sublimation deposition melting freezing HW: Chemical & Physical Change vocabulary wksht due tomorrow. G&L week 7 definitions due Wednesday Grade 8 Agenda: Pass back and go over heredity quiz Finishing Critter reproduction, cleanup, and assignment of poster. Critter Posters due Monday, December 9, 2013 Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Day 1 Grade 8 agenda: Critter reproduction, cleanup, and assignment of poster. Grade 7 agenda: Apple mumification. Happy Thanksgiving to all. Monday, November 23, 2012 Day 6 Grade 7 agenda: G&L Week 1-6 quiz DI - Signs of Chemical Change D. Odor E. Taste F. Formation of Gases Grade 8 agenda: Quiz on Mendel & Heredity Crossin Critters Friday, November 22, Day 5 Grade 8 agenda: Crossin' Critters Lab Preparation for Mating Critter Mating will be Monday Grade 7 agenda: Pass back and go over g&L week 5 quiz DI - Signs of Chemical Change A. Color Changes B. Oxidation C. Changes in Energy Exothermic Endothermic Light D. Odor E. Taste F. Formation of Gases G. Formation of Solids precipitate Homework: Greek & Latin Weeks 1-6 Quiz on Monday Apples & Salt due Monday at the latest! Mystery Element Projects Considered late after 11:59 pm Saturday Night Be sure to grant me comment permissions. Thursday, November 21. 2013 Day 4 Grade 8 Agenda: Crossin' critters - making your critter's chromosomes. Grade 7 agenda: Quiz on G&L Weeks 1-6 Monday, November 25th, 2013 Students who miss this will take a make-up at lunch on December 2nd. Apples & Salt due in class tomorrow for mummification project on Tuesday. States and Properties of Matter - Dry Ice Demonstrations - Physical Changes Conservation of Mass - does a change in state cause a change in mass? Chemical Changes - What is burning? Fire is a form of oxidation. Without oxygen, oxidation (fire) cannot occur Physical Properties Gasses and solubility Do Gasses have Mass? Can we measure it? Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Day 3 Grade 8 agenda: Check and share HW solutions to Punnett Sq. problems Grade 7 agenda: Check HW - G&L Flash Cards - Chemical & Physical Change Comprehension Quiz Discussion of physical change. - Focus Concept: Physical changes do not alter the composition of a substance. Tuesday, November 19, 2013 Day 2 Grade 7 Agenda: Mystery Element in C-Lab G&L Week 5 flash cards due Wednesday Chemical versus Physical Change - Read and Take Notes Due Wednesday Grade 8 Agenda: Pass back and go over genetics Key Terms wksht Make-up work for those who did not pass it in.... Punnett Square Skills - check and go over. Punnett Practice in class. Punnett Pratice I for HW due tomorrow. Monday, November 18, 2013 Day 1 Grade 8 Agenda: Genetics PPT - 3 slides Genotype versus Phenotype Homzygous versus Heterozygous Punnet Square Skills Homework: Punnett Practice Grade 7 agenda: Greek & Latin week 1-5 quiz Mystery Element due Friday Computer lab time tomorrow - last in-class day on Mystery Element Report Chemical versus Physical Change - Read and Take Notes Due Wednesday Thursday, November 14 2013 Day 5 Schedule Switch Grade 7 Agenda: Mr. Wahlstrom out due to illness 8:25 - 9:15 Special/prepperiod 9:15 to 10:05 Gr. 7 Computer Lab 10:05 to 10:50 Gr. 7 computer lab 10:50 to 11:45 Gr. 7 Computer Lab Students are to continue their Mystery Element Report work. They may email me at home as I will be most likely avaialbe online to assist them during class. Please announce - Greek & Latin weeks 1-5 quiz is on Monday. Class will be in the computer lab tomorrow to work on report completion again. I expect a due date of Friday next week for the final report but no more class time allocated after this week. Grade 8 Agenda: Collect "Genetics - Key Terms Worksheet" for grading. Collect all work regardless of its level of completion. If any student attempts to hand it in lateer in the day, please accept but note the word "Late" on it. Crossin critters - please have the students make "critters" per the description on the handouts I have left in class. Note that the bottom portion of the worksheet is crossed out on the teacher copy. Explain tho the students they are not to go beyond this point. Have the students pair up. Each pair is to make one male and one female critter. If there is an odd number of students, the last child may make either. If necessary, assign pairs. Go over the use of a compass for making a circular cutout. Maximum diameter is 12 cm (6 cm radius). I have left craft materials. Please: - Ask students to use the paper "from the edge" leaving the greatest amount of uncut paper for another student to use. - Ask students to recycle unuseable scraps. - Ask for cleanup five minutes before the end of class. Any unfinished work should be brought home and completed there for tomorrow. Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Day 4 Grade 7 agenda: Apple Mumification! Melting Point Test Evaluate Sulfur & Mustard Testing Grading Rubric Reports due: Sunday at Midnight. Extensions avaialbe fro students with notes requiring computer access. Notes must be received by Friday in school. No sharing until work is ready for grading. I will grade work as soon as it is shared. Greek & Latin Quiz 5 on Monday. Grade 8 agenda: Mendel & Heredity Powerpoint Crossin critters worksheet and assignment - pass out and explain Homework: Genetics Key Terms Worksheet due Thursday Friday, November 8, 2013 day 3 Schedule Swap with Special Swap Grade 7 Agenda: Testing of Mystery Element - students to record results Melting Test - an air oxidized propane torch with an approximate flame temperature of _________________. Sulfur test - expose pieces to elemental sulfur for three days. Sulfur test - expose pieces to mustard (which contains sulfur compounds) Acid test - expose pieces to sulfuric acid Acid Test - expose pieces to hydrochloric acid Malleability test - hammer pieces against a steel anvil Thermal conductivity test - hold end of piece and dip in hot water - observe conductivity. Electrical conductivity - use electrical meter to test conductivity. Magnetic Test - test with magnet for force of attraction Homework: Mystery Element Report due Shared no later than Sunday at 11:59 pm. Complete ONLY through the end of the Research Section. Grade 8: Heredity RC Quiz Heredity ppt. Homework: Genetics Key Terms Worksheet due Wednesday Wednesday, November 6, 2013 Day 1 Grade 8 agenda: Pass back and go over cell cycle quiz. Genetics - chapter outline - reading Comprehension excerecise Chapter Outline due tomorrow! Grade 7 agenda: Flash cards check - G&L week 5 Begin Mystery Element Report Preparation The first three sections (Summary, Data & Observations, Research) of this report are due shared with me no later than midnight, Thursday, November 7, 2013. Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Day Day 6 Grade 7 agenda: Shortened Classes due to Turkey Trot... 10:30 - 11:45 Earth science diagnostic G&L Flash Cards Grade 8 agenda: Meiosis Simulation Monday, November 4, 2013 Day 5 Grade 8 agenda: Pass back final Mitosis Vocabulary Quizes Cell Cycle Quiz Meiosis Wrap Up Grade 7 Agenda: G&L Week 5 vocabulary Finish Sharing Data for Mystery Element Proposal and Scheduling of Further Testing Flash Cards Due Tomorrow Friday, November 1, 2013 Day 4 Grade 7 Agenda: Greek & Latin Week 5 words - shared. Please look up and define for Monday but do not make flash cards. Do Not Share work with me - bring to class. Sharing of research from Mystery Element Project Hypothesis Testing Plans for further work. HW G&L wk 5 words Grade 8 Agenda: Study guide - Cell Cycle & Mitosis quiz Monday Review Meiosis HW quiz Monday Thursday, October 31, 2013 Day 3 Special Swap Grade 8 agenda: Vocab Quiz Meiosis R&TN Quiz Meiosis Discussion and notes No HW Grade 8 agenda: G&L Week 4 Quiz No HW Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Day 2 Grade 7 agenda: Missing Density Lab Analysis Assignment - check email See me Please Noah Hunt Alex Horton Mystery Element Research is due complete Friday. Students should bring printed or copied results to class. Do not share these files with me under any circumstances. Quiz on G&L Week 1-4 tomorrow as previously announced. Grade 8 agenda: Grade 8 has one period to make a poster that shows a single step of the cell cycle. Students are to work in pairs. Use -your chromosome materials from class last week. -a medium size piece of oak tag as a background. - other colored paper as needed. Requirements: 1. show the cell as an outline of colored paper. 2. use your materials to depict chromosomes, chromatin, the nucleus, spindle fibers, centrioles, etc. 3. labels all structures and parts clearly so anyone can understand it. 4. use the name of the step as your title. 5. under the cell, make a bulleted list of the events/things that occur during this step in the cell cycle. 6. team names and date in lower right corner. Vocab quiz tomorrow... Monday, October 28, 2013 Day 6 Grade 7 agenda: Pass back and go over G&L Week 3 Quiz Grade 8 agenda: Pass back and go over T1/T2 Quiz Quiz tomorrow on Mitosis Vocabulary Mitosis - Allium Root Tip Observations Friday, October 25, 2013 Day 5 Grade 8 Agenda: Vocab Quiz - Mitosis tier I & II Go over back of cell cycle steps wksht. 2 classes. Modeling Mitosis Make cell, Nucleus spindle fibers centrioles Model various steps in cell cycle Poster? Homework: Quiz on Mitosis Steps Tuesday Go Sox Grade 7 Agenda: Mystery Element Thursday, October 24, 2013 Day 4 Grade 7 agenda: Double sessions today. Pass back and go over G&L wk 3 quiz. Mystery Element - Naming and Sharing a Report Wedensday, October 23, 2013 Day 3 Grade 8 agenda: Pass back vocabulary quiz - go over. Mitosis Vocabulary Quiz dates: Friday, October 24, 2013 Tuesday, October 29, 2012 Thursday, October 31, 2013 No other re-takes will be made avaiable. Use these dates to master the terms. Mitosis Worksheets - in class identification of mitosis steps. HW Color and cut out chromatids for Friday Quiz Friday... Friday, October 18, 2013 Day 6 Grade 7 Agenda: Mystery Element Class work on density and research as appropriate. For Tuesday G and L week 1-3 quiz Draft introduction portion of mystery element lab report. Grade 8 agenda: Check flash cards. Pre-lab activity - DNA Extraction HW Write paragraph for prefab activity. Share no later than Sunday at 6pm please. Hard copies accepted Monday. Thursday, October 17, Day 5 Grade 8 agenda: Schedule Switch next week - All day with Humanities on Monday and the Sci- Math-Tech team on Tueday. Double blocks. Cell Cycle & Mitosis Powerpoint. Vacabualry definition Hunt due Tomorrow Grade 7 agenda: Schedule Switch next week - All day with Sci-Math-Tech Team on Monday and the Humanities team on Tueday. Double blocks. Wednesday, October 16 Day 4 Grade 7 agenda: Pass back and go over G&L Week 2 quiz Short Properties Quiz Mystery Element! Week 3 G&L Quiz next Monday. Grade 8 Agenda: Pass back and go over DNA I Quiz Check cell division and Mitosis R&TN, Discuss Cell Cycle & Mitosis Powerpoint. No HW Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Day 3 Grade 8 Agenda: Complete DNA Basics II Cell Division & Mitosis read and take Notes: - Due tomorrow Pass back and go over DNA I Quiz Grade 7 Agenda: Mystery Hill Recap G&L Flash Card Check G&L Week 3 Quiz next Monday. Quiz on properties of materials Tomorrow - Review Study guide in class. Mystery Element Kickoff Wednesday, October 9, 2013 Day 6 Grade 7 agenda: Greek & Latin Quiz 2 (Weeks 1 & 2) Week 3 word definitions due on Friday. No Flash Cards Please. Chemical & Physical Properties Study Guide - Short Quiz on Tuesday. Chemical & Physical Changes... Grade 8 Agenda: Chargaff & Chargaff's Rule DNA Structure: Replication - copying DNA Basics II Tuesday, October 8, 2013 Day 5 Grade 8 Agenda: Collect Secret of Photo 51 HW. Briefly discuss. Pass back and go over Cell Processes Test Homework: Print slides for DNA Basics II for class tomorrow. Grade 7 Agenda: Shortened Classes due to Fire Safety... Properties of Substances T- Chart Geek and Latin Quiz tomorrow. Worksheet on Properties of substances. Monday, October 7, 2013 Day 4 Grade 7 agenda: Physical Properties of Substances - Research of selected elements. Worksheet with time to finish in computer lab. Worksheet is due tomorrow in class. As time permits, students to study for Greek & Latin quiz on Wednesday Homework: Greek & Latin quiz weeks 1 and 2 Grade 8 Agenda: The Secrets of Photo 51 - NOVA Video After watching the video, reflect and complete the questions either in a properly prepared homework paper or as a shared document. Friday, October 4, 2013 Day 3 Grade 8 agenda: DNA hw Short Comprehension Quiz Class discussion. Grade 7 Agenda: Check Greek & Latin Flash Cards Chemical & Physical Properties Homework: Classifying Properties "T" chart. G&L weeks 1 & 2 quiz next Wednesday. Thursday, October 3, 2013 day 2 Schedule swap Grad e8 agenda: Test on cell processes. Print lecture slides for tomorrow Grade 7 Agenda: Shortened classes due to Baypath presentation Issue textbook Chemical & Physical properties of matter Homework: Complete reading and Chemical & Physical Properties Read and Take Notes wksht Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Day 1 Grade 8 Agenda: Test tomorrow! Final review. DNA Basics - print slides for discussion tomorrow. Grade 7 Agenda: Greek & Latin Week 2 word Review Flash cards due Friday with words from a dictionary looked up and defined on cards. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Day 6 Grade 7 Agenda: Recycling Schedule shared... Flagsters see me Pass back and go over quiz G&L1 G&L Week 2 Words - definitions due tomorrow NOT Flash Cards Computer Lab - spreadsheet redux Grade 8 agenda: Test Review DNA Discussion and work on wksht Monday, September 30, 2013 Day 5 Grade 8 Agenda: Review Recycling & Flag Schedule Pass back and go over quiz on Energy for Life Egg lab pass back Test review. Homework: Test on Cell Processes on Thursday. Due wednesday: DNA - Read 112 to 117 and answer questions on worksheet. Grad e7 agenda: Review Recycling Schedule Greek & Latin Quiz Sumamry statistics Friday, September 27, 2013 Day 4 Grade 7 agenda: Class determination of densty of two different elements. Each group to determine density of at least two samples (one of each) Work out results in lab notebook. Record results on class preadsheet. Homework: Greek & Latin quiz Monday (16 flash cards) Grade 8 Agenda: Energy for Life Quiz Review for Test next Thursday Thursday, September 26, 2013 Day 3 Grade 8 agenda: Test on Cell Processes next Thursday. Quiz on Energy for Life Tomorrow Study Guide Review Grade 7 Agenda: Use of a mass balance. Displacement and density determination in lab. Wednesday, September 25, 2013 Day 2 Grade 7 agenda: Flash card share and review Displacement Lab Practice Mass Lab Practice No Homework: Density as a characteristic property Grade 8 Agenda: Open Response Focus Group Goals Key terms and concepts Web Writing & Organization Re-write opportunity Brain Eating Amoeba Public Policy Group What state populations are most at risk? What behaviors or practices increase risk? What should public policy response be? Write a recommendation to the govenor of affected states. Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Day 1 Grade 8 agenda: Check, review, and discuss hw from Energy for Life. Homework: Brain eating Amoeba article responses due tomorrow. Grade 7 agenda: Pass back old papers. Displacement Calculations Mass Measurement Density Calcualtions HW G&L FLash cards due tomorrow Monday, September 23, 2013 Day 6 Homeroom: PE to meet in comp. lab Grade 7 agenda: Flag and recycling signups Volume Lab - Check and collect work for grading Greek & Latin Project Kick Off Grade 8 agenda: Flag and recycling signups Quiz on facilitated diffusion, active transport After the quiz: 1. Open you notes and start a page for today. 2. Write the chemical equation for photosynthesis. 3. Identify the reactants in the equation. 4. Briefly explain what reactants are. 5. Identify the products in the equation. 6. Briefly explain what products are. 7. Determine whether your equation si balanced or not. Discuss what a balanced equation is. Homework: Chapter questions due tomorrow as assigned last Friday for "Energy for Life" Friday, September 20, 2013 Day 5 Grade 8 agenda: Quiz Monday on Facilitated Diffusion, Active transport and Related terms/concepts. Vocabulary terms Shared Flash cards, study guides, interventions Homework: Quiz Monday Energy For Life Questions due Tuesday (handed out) Grade 7 agenda: Volume Lab: Students to pair up. Point values listed. Credit only given for correct work. You choose how to get to 32 points. Write up due Monday - neat and ready to pass in. Thursday, September 19, 2013 Day 4 Grade 8 1st period special, grade 7 2nd. Grade 7 Agenda: 2nd period special Check and collect HW. Volume of cylinders. Displacement Method of volume determination. Lab practical tomorrow. Grade 8 agenda: FLAG Duty and Recycle Sign Ups Finish Active Transport Endocytosis & Exocytosis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuDmvlbpjHQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kfy92hdaAH0 Quiz tomorrow: Active transport, transport protein, facilitated diffusion, concentration gradient, endocytosis, exocytosis, vesicle Wednesday, September 18, 2013 Day 3 Grade 8 agenda: Collect Egg lab wrap ups for grading. Review and discussion of Active Transport (HW & Notes) Active transport Brainpop Homework: Grade 7 agenda: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Day 2 7, Prep, 7, 8, 8, lunch, 8, 7 Grade 7 agenda: FDSS Method Calculating volumes of regular solids Homework: FDSS Practice - Rectangular solids worksheet Grade 8 agenda: Pass back and go over Passive Transport Quiz and Osmosis OR Passive transport brainpop Concentration gradients Osmosis OR Re-dux Homework: Lab wrap-up from egg lab due tomorrow. Table, questions, and notes. OR Re-write due Thursday Monday, September 16, 2013 day 1 Grade 8 Agenda: Check HW completed. Egg lab Part IV Grade 7 Agenda: Pass back and go over conversion quiz. Answers to re-take posted. Measuring volume - notes Volume basics, 3 dim. space, dif. untis liquid/solid regular vs. irregular solids displacement meniscus Practical Application - Calculation of the volume of regular solids. Homework: Thursday, september 12, 2013 Day 5 Grade 8 Agenda: Quiz tomorrow on diffusion, osmosis, and passive transport. Egg lab Day 3. Diffusion and concentration gradients HW: Study for quiz Grade 7 agenda: Check and go over conversion examples. Measuring volume and the mysterious meniscus Quiz tomorrow on conversions and make-up for metric units. Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Day4 Grade 7 Agenda: Check Flash cards and collect lab write-ups. Whole class - correct conversion HW. Practice examples on board. Conversion Mini Quiz Class Notes - Measuring liquid volume, the meniscus, and displacement Homework: Re-quiz on metric terms and values Friday All students will take a formal quiz on metric conversions Friday as well. Grade 8 agenda: Egg lab Day 3 procedures will be conducted tomorrow. Pass back RC Quiz. Check and go over HW from reading of moving cellular materials. Class Notes: Discuss diffusion, osmosis, passive transport. Diffusion Demonstration. Homework: Print out data table on last page of egg lab procedures document and begin filling it in. If data is missing because of a broken egg, write missing in that space. Friday will have a quiz on diffusion, osmosis, passive transport. Tuesday, September 10, 2013 (Day 3) Grade 8 agenda: No HW: McNamara, Serewicz Pass back and go over Chemistry of Life Quiz. Organic/Inorganic Compounds HW CHECK - 4 QUESTIONS Discuss HW - Diffusion demonstrations Homework: Fill in table organizer on Egg Lab with Data to date. Grade 7 agenda: Pass back and go over Metric Quiz. Split Groups Lab group, find the mass and volume of a golf ball. Points for accuracy. Practice Group, Re-discuss metric system key concepts. Re-quiz? HW: Practice Group - Flash cards due tomorrow, Re-Quiz on Thursday Lab Group Neat write up of Lab results due tomorrow. Monday, September 9, 2013 (Day 2) Grade 7 agenda: Egg Lab Day 2 Metric Unit Conversions - remember the staircase? Metric unit and prefix quiz. Homework: Metric conversion practice wksht. Grade 8 Agenda: Please get out you Egg Lab instructions and notes. Prepare a page for Day 2 Lab Work - Egg Lab Day 2 Procedures Homework: Read "Moving Cellular Materials" page 76 through 78. Answer questions posted in the handout folder of this website in your notebook. Shared documents will not be accepted. Friday, September 6, 2013 Day 1 Grade 8 agenda: 25 minutes of library time for work on organic/inorganic research. Quiz as previously scheduled. Finish research table for Monday. Shared is accepted: Documents to be named: Organic & Inorganic Compounds - lastnamefirstname Grade 7 agenda: Lab Application of Measurement tool evaluationf ro accuracy. Thursday, September 5, 2013 (Day 6) Grade 7 Agenda: Pass back last few Mars quizzes. Application of Measurement Precision Skills. Homework: measurement accuracy Practice worksheet Grade 8 Agenda: Check/go over element, compound mixture assignment. Organic/inorganic compound research & table in library Add Carbon Dioxide, aragonite, and glucose to list. Due complete by Sunday Night - shared OK. Quiz Friday - study guide given. Chemistry of life. Organic/Inorganic Compounds Table may be brought and used during quiz. Wednesday, September 4, 2013 (Day 5) Grade 8 agenda: Egg Lab - Day 1 Procedure Element Compound Mixture wksht. Time to complete in class. Must be ready for tomorrow. No formal homework. Grade 7 agenda: Measurement Precision- pass out resource sheet & practice examples. Homework: Precision Practice wksht due tomorrow. Tuesday, September 3, 2013 (Day 4) Grade 7 Agenda: Pass back and go over Hi Ho To Mars We Go RC Quiz Metic Prefixes and conversions - DI Measurement Accuracy Homework: complete Measurement Accuracy worksheet Grade 8 Agenda: Continuation of Chemistry of Life notes. Egg Lab - Setup See shared file at home. Print or copy instructions as needed for day 1. Body Chemistry - Brainpop Homework: Bring in a single unbroken egg for tomorrow... You may bring it to my classroom in the morning. Friday, August 30, 2013 (Day 3) Grade 8 agenda: Flag Duties Recycling Check Homework: Discuss questions and go over each. We will continue the review Tuesday as needed. Quiz on Wednesday to cover this material: Grade 7 Agenda: The great Email Update Sign Up Contest! Hi Ho To Mars We Go - Check HW - Reading Comprehension Quiz Measurement Properties (Five words - Five Definitions) - Mass - Volume - Length - Weight - Temperature Metric Units and Abbreviations Thursday, August 29, 2013 (Day 2) Grade 7 agenda: Collect Metric Quiz (pass out copies to 7 Darwin as needed) Website - How to find, navigate, email updates Homework Expectations Homework: Hi Ho To Mars We Go Questions on a properly prepared homework tomorrow. Grade 8 agenda: Collect any additional homework: Assign chapter questions due tomorrow Categorizing Students Questions - Computer Lab/Library Wednesday, August 28, 2013 (Day 1) First day of school - Welcome Back Powerpoint - locker issue and morning routine. Grade 8 Class Meeting - Rules Procedures & Schedules Three Short Classes Grade 8 Agenda: Bathroom Sign Out Issue Textbooks - Life's Structure & Function Cover books by Friday please. Homework: Please read Chemistry of Life, Page 68 to 75. Email (not share) 2 or more questions you would like answered about this chapter in class tomorrow. Your subject line should read "Chemistry of Life Questions". If you cannot email, prepare a properly formatted homework paper with the questions. Grade 7 Agenda: Class meeting for schedules: Three Short Classes Basic Expectations Complete Metric Quiz for HW if you received it.
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