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Mr. Murduck's Homework/Practice  5/4 - 5/8    5/11-5/15

Monday – Science – Today the class will be in review mode for tomorrow's 
state Science test. Homework – Grade printouts will not go home this week.. 
No additional homework!

Tuesday – Science- State test in Science!  Good luck to everyone! Homework – 
No homework!

Wednesday –  Science – Today we will start discussing the Cuyahoga River and 
this watershed more in detail. We will watch some videos and discuss the 
challenges that we have faced in restoring this important river system that 
enters Lake Erie. Homework- No homework!

Thursday –  Science –Today we will continue discussing the challenges of the 
Cuyahoga river and Lake Erie.  I will show some video footage of my trip on 
the EPA ship Lake Guardian and discuss the research being done to learn of 
problems from plastics, pollution, and invasive species. I will also show 
examples and discuss the 3 day classroom project students will be working on 
related to the Cuyahoga River. Homework – Brainstorm ideas on how you and 
your partner will develop your land plot along the Cuyahoga 
River.                                                                        
                                                                          
Friday –  Science – Today and Monday I will be out of town.  Groups will work 
on their classroom projects related to the Cuyahoga River.  Examples are on 
the board.  There is to be no white space on the poster.  Time will be given 
today, Monday, and Wednesday to finish. A representative from the national 
park will visit our classes on Tuesday! Homework – Have a safe and fun 
weekend!

Monday - 5/11 - Science - I will be out of town today! Students will continue 
to work on their projects they started on Friday.  Students will also have 
Wednesday and Thursday to finish these. Homework - Make sure that permission 
slips and medical forms are returned ASAP in order to go on our field trip on 
May 22nd! 

Tuesday  - Science - Today a naturalist from the Cuyahoga Valley National 
Park will visit our classes to discuss the national park and our upcoming 
field trip.  

Wednesday/Thursday - Science - Continue to work on your projects and 
presentations.  Presentations to the class will be on Friday!  Make sure to 
follow directions discussed in class!  Homework - Complete the projects for 
class on Friday!  No extensions!  Prepare for presentations on Friday!  
Permission slips need to be returned ASAP.

Friday - Students will present to the class how they developed their land 
plot along the Cuyahoga River.  A focus was on how the land was developed in 
a way that it was environmentally friendly!  Homework - Have a safe and fun 
weekend!  Permission slips for the field trip must be turned in by Tuesday!

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