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10-20-17 5th Writing Room 115

10-20-17   Room 115 - CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.2  Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Writing Homework - Students will use the information from Mr. White’s class, the movie viewed at Crestwood, and the Safari Montage video viewed in class. Students took notes in class and then created a graphic organizer to serve as their Pre-Write. Remember to use your science writing rubric - SWR. You will turn in all steps of the writing process. The pre-write is your graphic organizer, write your draft on notebook paper, use a colored pencil to revise (blue) or blue ink pen,  use a red colored pencil or red pen to edit, all published essays should be rewritten in black or blue ink. 

Please visit the link below to discuss with your family the steps in the writing process.

https://www.time4writing.com/writing-resources/writing-process/

Video - Biography https://www.biography.com/video/thurgood-marshall-full-episode-2192395509

 

Week 10-16-17 Science Explorations

Science Explorations Week 10-16-17

    6th Grade

 

T1 – Investigate Submersibles

Alvin and Trieste

Slide Share – Undersea Exploration History

http://www.slideserve.com/creola/history-of-undersea-exploration

View, discuss, create a study guide as you identify key details.

T2-

PPT]Weather & Climate - Madison County Schools

https://www.madison-schools.com/cms/lib/MS01001041/.../Weather.Climate.Notes.pp...

View the PPT discuss with SGI and summarize.

 

Week 10-10-17 Science Explorations

6th Grade SGI – Week 10-10-17  Science 6th ESS 3-1 Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how the uneven distributions of Earth's mineral, energy, and groundwater resources are the result of past and current geoscience processes.

Group 1      - Determine cause in informational text. 

sites.tenafly.k12.nj.us/~plobosco/Earth’s%20Oceans.ppt

First create your rubric with your team. View the site, discuss with your team, and create a poster with key details. Discuss what your poster will share to your peers. Use the information in your index to assist you locating information.

Group 2 Ocean Zones - Locate details in informational text.

www.mooremiddleschool.org/users/6MyDocs/OCEAN%20ZONES%20PPT.ppt

First create your rubric with your team.. View the site, discuss with your team. Decide the items you will include in your brochure to share information about the ocean zones. Use the information in your index to assist you locating information.

Group 3 Ocean Floor - Locate information in indices or appendices. Determine effect in information text

How does effect differ from affect? Use a graphic organizer to share your understandings of the two terms. Determine the effect in informational text. How do various features affect the ocean floor? Answer in paragraph form remember to follow the rubric. 45 D Recreate the chart on your paper as you discuss and complete with your team. Work together to answer the questions in complete sentences. 

How would your group like to share your understandings once you are done?

Group 4 Ocean Water/Ocean Floor - Determine effect in information text

Explain how the ocean water and floor change as you go from the continental shelf to the abyssal plain. Explore the ocean as you and your group discuss and complete 45C. How would your group like to share your understandings once you are done?

Week 10-2-17 Science Explorations

5th Grade Writing Homework- - 5th / CSS ELA W 5.2- Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Students must revisit the rubric below and their SWR (Science Writing Rubric). Parents please sign and date your student's final two paragraphs please check their work.  NP- Title - Quarter 1 Declarations - Writing Directions- Write two paragraphs sharing your plan for success this first quarter.

P 1- Share what and how you will be committed to your academics. How will you prepare for classes in the morning? How do make sure you remain focused in all classes? What should you do if you do not understand something in class? When you do not understand something what do you do first in Science class? How do you use your resources to ensure you provide evidence?

P 2-  Share what you will do at home to ensure great grades. How will you communicate with your family when you need help? When will you let them know you are having trouble in your classes? How does school prepare you for high school? How does school prepare you for college and a career? How are adults expected to perform on their jobs?

Rubric 100= A

Indent

5 complete sentences with proper punctuation

Write neatly

Check your work

Answer the questions in detail

Proper heading

Title

SWR- Science Writing Rubric - Use the rubric to answer open ended questions and/or write paragraphs.

1.        Indent

2.        Complete sentences

3.        Clear and concise sentences

4.        Restate the question

5.        Don’t begin sentences with conjunctions

6.        Answer the questions you were asked

7.        Answer with key details

8.        Support your answers with evidence

9.        Check your work

 10.       Only produce excellent work

 

5th Grade / PS 1-2  Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substance interacts to determine if chemical reaction has occurred.

- Chemical Technology -  Students engage your family in discussions using your notes and knowledge concerning chemical technology. Think about ways in which science/technology has improved the following: 

1. Health   2. Nutrition 3. Transportation

 

6th Grade /  ESS 2-4 Develop a model to describe the cycling of water through Earth’s systems driven by energy from the sun and the force of gravity.

Title: Water Importance Read pages 4-7. Explain the importance of water? Think about it’s importance as it relates to humans, animals, plant life, and your daily survival. Provide evidence to support your ideas. Write in paragraph form using your SWR. Every complete sentence contains two parts: a subject and a predicate. The subject is what (or whom) the sentence is about, while the predicate tells something about the subject.

 

 

 

 

 

Week 9-18-17 Science Explorations

 

PS 1-1 Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles to small to be seen.

SN-Title: POM/ABC Summary - page 343- 347 Today’s letters are A,B,C,D, and E.

Select a word as you explain how it relates to, “Properties of Matter”.  You will find below an example of ABC summary. 

Example

A - Alloys - are mixtures of metals with another compound

Atoms-  smallest particle of an element

B - Blocks - atoms are the building blocks of matter

Buoyancy - it gives things the ability to float

C- Combine - elements mix with other elements

C- Compounds - a type of matter made of a combination of elements

C- Chemical properties - describe how a material changes into other materials

D- Density is a measure of the amount of matter in a given volume

E- Element - are organized in a Periodic table

E- Electron- move around the protons and neutrons

 

6th Grade  ESS 2-1 / Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.

Rm 117 /SN- Title: Earth’s Crust V - BN - Directions - View the video, take notes, and be prepared to share your understandings with your team.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-aU0sJ90bo

Rm 117/ Title: Inside the Earth V

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9ncfAsmiSg

Title: Layers of the Earth - Home activity

www.waupun.k12.wi.us/faculty/jlund/Structure%20of%20the%20Earth.ppt

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SGI Wk 9-18-17    Rm 114 5th Title – Chemical Changes + your table number. Example: Chemical changes T1

  SGI - Students will discuss as a group, however; provide your independent answers on your notebook paper.

T1-  Explain three examples of physical change. WB pg. 120 determine with your table if you agree or disagree provide evidence to support your decision. The two items you agree with do CER, remember the statement serves as your claim, provide  evidence, and then give your reasoning.

View the ppt and develop 15 questions that your peers can use as a study guide.

https://betterlesson.com/community/document/1242278/physical-chemical-properties-and-changes-ppt

T2 - Explain three examples of chemical change. Write 6 chemical changes that you have experienced outside of school. Provide evidence to your group to support your answers.

View the powerpoint, discuss, and identify the correct answers.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwj18fuK-LjWAhVj1oMKHUiZCEAQFgglMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.rocklin.k12.ca.us%2Fstaff%2Fwisetta%2Fhandouts%2FPhysical%2520or%2520chemical%2520changes.ppt&usg=AFQjCNHPPaLDdIDAxNVX6z8fuOFPdcGviQ

T3  - Create a T chart as you compare and contrast chemical and physical change. Create a 8 frame comic strip that explains physical change you might experience in your home.

Gather the leveled readers, read and discuss each book as you answer the questions, provide evidence for your answers and place your answers on notebook paper.  Create an advertisement for each book.  

P. 373 – Read and complete.

T4 – Compare the second and third pictures of the copper tree experiment on paged 376 -377 of your textbook. Aside from the forming of solid crystals, what other evidence of chemical change in the liquid do you see?

When you cook an egg, do you think a chemical change occurs? Why? Or Why not? Provide evidence to support your answers.

http://www.peoriapublicschools.org/cms/lib2/IL01001530/Centricity/Domain/1472/physical%20and%20chemical%20changes.ppt

Room 115 5th Grade SGI

WK 9-18-17    5th Title – Chemical Changes   SGI - Students will discuss as a group, however; provide your independent answers on your notebook paper.

T1- T2 Explain three examples of physical change. WB pg. 120 determine with your table if you agree or disagree provide evidence to support your decision. The two items you agree with do CER, remember the statement serves as your claim, provide  evidence, and then give your reasoning.

View the ppt and develop 15 questions that your peers can use as a study guide.

https://betterlesson.com/community/document/1242278/physical-chemical-properties-and-changes-ppt

T3 – T4 - Explain three examples of chemical change.

View the powerpoint, discuss, and identify the correct answers.

T5 T6 - Create a T chart as you compare and contrast chemical and physical change.Create a 8 frame comic strip that explains physical change you might experience in your home.

Gather the leveled readers, read and discuss each book as you answer the questions, provide evidence for your answers and place your answers on notebook paper.  Create an advertisement for each book.  

P. 373 – Read and complete.

SGI 6th Grade  Room 117 /Room 119 Read pages 102-117  Title:  Earth’s Crust – NP – Directions read carefully as you complete your assignments this week.

T1 / T2

P. 108-109 Fig 5  Look at the illustrations explain in paragraph form the main idea the illustrations are expressing.  Which rocks move in the formation of faultblock mountains?

T3/T4

View the ppt – Titled: Layers of Earth as you create a poster.

www.waupun.k12.wi.us/faculty/jlund/Structure%20of%20the%20Earth.ppt

How can Earth’s crust be changed over time? Identify 3 mountain rages formed by folding?  

T4/T5

How does stress change earth’s crust?

When a mountain is cut to make way for a highway, you can often see different kinds of rocks in the cut surface. Why is this possible?

Create an advertisement titled, “The Earth’s Crust”.

www.waupun.k12.wi.us/faculty/jlund/Structure%20of%20the%20Earth.ppt

View the link, read, discuss, and create a study guide with 12 questions and an answer key on a different sheet of paper. 

T6/T7 

Explain the different kinds of faults, create an illustration with captions- Create a poster.

Explain shearing. 

View pages 20-34, discuss, and create a poster that shares key details for each layer. Each student take one layer. A

http://www.appstate.edu/~marshallst/GLY1101/lectures/2-Earth_Composition_Structure.pdf

 

Week 9-11-17 Science Explorations

5th - PS1-1 Science Standard  Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.

6th -MS-ESS2-1.Science Standard Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.

5th /; 6th Grade Homework - Students this evening you are the expert share all you learned today in class about CER. You should study your notes and be prepared for a quiz. 

5th and 6th CER - Claim Evidence Reasoning

Next Generation Science Standards Scientific and Engineering Practices

Please be mindful that 6,7 and parts of 8 are connected to CER.

1. Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering)

2. Developing and using models

3. Planning and carrying out investigations

4. Analyzing and interpreting data

5. Using mathematics and computational thinking

6. Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)

7. Engaging in argument from evidence

8. Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

Directions - View the video and think about our discussion.  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVRAtQ7XjkM

CER - Explanation

https://www.slideshare.net/cwyatt01/claims-evidence-reasoning-explanation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVRAtQ7XjkM

6th Grade / SN. Title: Continental Drift Nat Geo / Students viewed in class and placed notes in their SN (Science notebook). Please ask your student to show and share this information. 

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/news/101-videos/162117-news-continental-drift-101-vin

                 9-13-17   6th Grade - 6th -MS-ESS2-1 / Homework

Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth’s materials and the flow of energy that drives this process.

Room 119 Homework Due Thursday 9-14-17 - You will use your notes, text, and links to assist as you complete your poster. Reread pages 76-79

Create a poster that explains Wegener’s theory/ continental drift. All posters must include the following:

1.Identifiable information top left hand corner

2.A title that grabs the reader’s attention

3.Landscape

4.Background information about Wegener

5.2 illustrations with captions

6.Explain Pangea

7.    5 “Did You Know” facts

 

9-15-17 6th Grade - Teacher and students reviewed the note taking format for room 115 - Science. This will assist in organizing the information in the text as they obtain a greater understanding of the information.

Note taking example. Students must follow the model to ensure clear and concise notes in their science notebook (SN). The title of the lesson belongs in the center of the page. Numbers represent the green/teal questions in bold in the text. Bulleted items are below with key details that support and answer the questions. Letters represent the red subheadings in bold text. Bulleted items belong underneath with key details that support that topic.

Title: The Theory of Plate Tectonics

  1. What is the theory of plate tectonics?

  • TPT / Earth’s plates are in slow, constant motion, driven by convection currents in the mantle

  • Divergent boundary / plates move apart

  • Convergent boundary / plates come together

  • Transform boundary / plates slip past each other

A. Mantle Convection and Plate Motions

Week of 6-12-17

6-13-17  Today you will remain in room 118 you will not switch classes. You will complete the work assigned for each class in room 118. Today you will have lunch from 11:55- 12:40 pm.

6-13-17   Room 118

9:00-10:15  Social Studies - Eye on the Prize - View the film and take notes you will have questions to answer at the end.

Eyes On The Prize - (Part 13) The Keys to the Kingdom 1974–1980

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zn2-TT_Bk1M&list=PLOwK3r1sMvSZVth7XGlcpfLSjS3tAp90T&index=13

Eye on the Prize - PDF - You will use a chromebook to access the link below, read pages 12-22, and answer the questions. Place the answers to the questions on your notebook paper.

http://wgbhprojects.s3.amazonaws.com/EYES%20ON%20THE%20PRIZE/Study%20Guide/EyesOnThePrize-StudyGuide_207.pdf

 

Science Explorations Week June 5, 2017.

7th Grade    6-6-17 MS-LS4-6.Use mathematical representations to support explanations of how natural selection may lead to increases and decreases of specific traits in populations over time.

Bell Ringer - View the videos A and B and place notes in your SN be prepared to answer questions or write a summary.

A. Heredity: Crash Course Biology #9

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBezq1fFUEA

B. Genetics | Mendel's Laws Of Inheritance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqF8rC2BJ8M

C. Mendel’s PPT - View with your partner and take notes on notebook paper. Complete the charts and answer all questions on your notebook paper.

http://www.biologyjunction.com/Mendelian%20Genetics.ppt

A Great Leap To Speciation?

https://www.ck12.org/biology/Mendels-Laws-and-Genetics/rwa/A-Great-Leap-To-Speciation/

BioCoach Activity Mendelian Inheritance Introduction

http://www.phschool.com/science/biology_place/biocoach/inheritance/intro.html

7th Grade Homework - Due Thursday  Engaging Activity - Homework - Read over all 10 pages so you are prepared to engage in the activity on Wednesday. You will need to bring the following to class:

  1. A penny

  2. Paper and pen (blue or black_

https://physics.unl.edu/~fulcrum/resources/RS_Activities/GK12_AY04_Cells_MendelLawsProbability_v2.pdf

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6-7-17 7th Grade   Ck12.org - Title: Theory of Evolution - Return to the Wild

https://www.ck12.org/biology/Theory-of-Evolution-by-Natural-Selection/rwa/Wild-Horses/

You will read the text, take notes on notebook paper, and answer the questions. You and your partner will work together, however; each students is writing their own answers and turning in your paper at the end of class.

Use the below resources to answer the following questions

  1. How may climate change be affecting the efforts to revive the Takhi populations?

  2. Is The Takhi ancestral to domestic horses?

  3. Do you agree that for an animal reintroduction to be successful it has to occur in an area free of humans? Explain your thinking and be specific in your reasoning.

  4. List one positive and one negative consequence of captive breeding, explain your answers.

  5. In what type of biome do the Takhi live?

  6. What are some of the suspected reasons for the marked declines in Takhi populations after World War II?

  7. When did horses disperse from North America to Asia?

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Science Explorations Week May 30, 2017

5-31-17    6th Grade Room 118 and 123 / MS-ESS3-3.Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.

Title: YTV- Types of Energy & the Law of Conservation of Energy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CmttxT1Wl1M

Directions - View the video as you take bullet ed notes on your notebook paper with the questions from class Room 118 remember to write the title. Homework - Review the link above, discuss with your family, place notes in your science notebook (SN) Room 123 and be prepared to answer questions.

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“Something That the Lord Made” - The Life of Vivien Thomas

Take out your questions from Friday titled, “STLM- Science History”. You will continue to view the film as you answer the questions on the handout. Please remember that your 3 paragraph summary is due to Ms. Steider Wednesday in her class.

Homework - Engage your family in discussions about the life of Vivien Thomas from John Hopkins. You will use this information to develop your three paragraph essay that is due on Wednesday to Ms. Steider. Remember your test is Wednesday in class on the life of Vivien Thomas.

Science History – Film: Something the Lord Made – Title: STLM-Science History

Directions – View the film as you answer the questions on your own notebook paper do not write on this handout.

  1. Where and when does the story begin? ___________________________________________
  2. What animal does the doctor who hires Vivien use for his research? ____________________
  3. What medical condition is Dr. Blalock experimenting on? ____________________________
  4. What happened to Vivien’s money and what historical event is this an allusion to? ________
  5. Where do Dr. Blalock and Vivien move to after finding a new treatment for the condition they were experimenting on? ___________________________________________________
  6. What medical condition does Dr. Tausig suggest Dr. Blalock should try to cure? __________
  7. What medical school do Dr. Blalock and Vivien now work for? _______________________
  8. Why does everyone stare at Vivien as he goes through the hall? _______________________
  9. How long does Dr. Tausig say the Saxon baby has to live? ___________________________
  10. How long have Dr. Blalock and Vivien been together? ______________________________
  11. What does Vivien do to have money taken off of his rent? ____________________________
  12. What does Vivien create for the lab? _____________________________________________
  13. What does Mrs. Blalock do to help the war effort? __________________________________
  14. What does Dr. Longmeyer ask Vivien if he can do? _________________________________
  15. Who comes to visit Vivien? ____________________________________________________
  16. What is Vivien’s job classification? _____________________________________________
  17. What medical procedure do Dr. Blalock and Vivien come up with to fix Blue Baby Syndrome?
  18. What does Dr. Blalock say about Vivien’s work on the sutures? _______________________
  19. Who comes to talk Dr. Blalock out of surgery on the Saxon baby? _____________________
  20. What leads Vivien to realize why Paunches’, the dog, heart gave out? __________________
  21. How many doctors are willing to assist on the Saxon baby surgery? ____________________
  22. Who does Dr. Blalock want in the ER with him during the Saxon baby surgery? __________
  23. Who is left out of the pictures in Life magazine? ___________________________________
  24. How does Vivien respond to Dr. Blalock’s remarks at the banquet? ____________________
  25. What job does Vivien do when he leaves Johns Hopkins? ____________________________

Lang Arts Grade - Write a three paragraph summary detailing the life of Vivien Thomas remember to include his detailed scientific contributions. Share how his accomplishments have transformed the medical field. You will also share how this film has inspired or encouraged you to attain your goals. The essay is due on Wednesday you will turn it in to Ms. Steider.

 

Week of 5-22-17

7th Grade 5-25-17 Homework Due 5-26-17  

MS-LS4-4. Construct an explanation based on evidence that describes how genetic variations of traits in a population increase some individuals’ probability of surviving and reproducing in a specific environment.

Ck12.org / The Music of Life You will access ck12.org read, take notes in the body of the text, highlight key details in the text, and answer the questions on notebook paper to turn in Friday morning at the beginning of class.

https://www.ck12.org/earth-science/Adaptation-and-Evolution-of-Populations/rwa/The-Music-of-Life/?referrer=concept_details

  1. How many kingdoms of organisms are there? When were they established in the history of life?

  2. How does one species turn into another?

  3. What is the ultimate biological goal of any organism?

  4. What are genes? What are they made of?

  5. Describe the biodiversity of our planet briefly

 

 

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6th Grade Homework- Reread the information at both links as you improve your notes to prepare for your test on Thursday. Discuss your knowledge concerning air pollution and air quality with your family. 

MS-ESS3-3. Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.

 

  1. Air Pollution Nat Geo ESS 3-3 -Pollutants in the air aren't always visible and come from many different sources.

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/pollution/

Directions - View the video & take notes as you prepare to engage in discussions with your peers.

 

B. See the Best and Worst Places for Breathable Air in the U.S. Nat Geo ESS 3-3
New rankings of air quality in cities show the cleanest air isn't always rural.

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/04/ozone-pollution-city-rankings-particles-Clean-Air-Act/

Directions - View the video & take notes as you prepare to engage in discussions with your peers.

 

Week 5-15-17 Science Explorations

5-17-17  6th Grade/ MS-ESS3-2.   EARTHQUAKES

Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.

Independent- You will access the link for the SGI you belong to as you work independently to read, take notes, and create QAR questions 2 from each category. You may access the QAR link to refresh your memory. Write a summary for the subject you were assigned.

Earthquakes and Seismic Waves slides 1-34.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=7&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiMo5Hp9vTTAhXDg1QKHfB2A4kQFghDMAY&url=ftp%3A%2F%2Fftpdata.dnr.sc.gov%2Fgeology%2FEducation%2FPDF%2FEarthquakes.pdf&usg=AFQjCNHJoVfI2XdZgO_j2pySiAMm5UisoA

 

 

Lions- Earthquakes: Folds & Faults pages 3-8

Bears- Tsunamis pages 26-29

Dolphins -  The Big Ones: Earthquakes from around the world pages 23-25

 

QAR - View the link below:

http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson980/qar.pdf

 

 

 

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8th Grade / 5-15-17 / MS-PS4-1. Use mathematical representations to describe a simple model for waves that includes how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.

Directions you will launch the video, click support materials, read the background essay, and answer the questions on notebook paper. Remember to write the title for each SGI activity.

Dolphins -Earth System: El Nino- Write a one paragraph summary of the video. Remember to follow your SWR. 

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.watcyc.eselnino/earth-system-el-nintildeo/#.WRndE5IrLcs

Bears - Earth System: El Nino's Influence on Hurricane Formation - Write a one paragraph summary of the video. Remember to follow your SWR. 

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.watcyc.eshurricane/earth-system-el-nintildeos-influence-on-hurricane-formation/#.WRndmJIrLcs

Lions - Global Weather Machine - Write a two paragraph summary of the video. Remember to follow your SWR. 

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.watcyc.weather/global-weather-machine/#.WRneLJIrLcs

Homework - Moby Max - All your assigned items should be completed. Remember to strive for 80% or better. 

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Week 5-8-17 Science Explorations

8th Grade / 5-10-17 - MS-PS4-1. Use mathematical representations to describe a simple model for waves that includes how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.

8th Grade SGI - Directions- Access the link  below as you take notes & launch the video/slide, read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your science notebook. You will collaborate with your team, however; you will independently answer the questions in your science notebook.  

Lions- NOVA | Earthquakes: The Seismograph

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.seismograph/earthquakes-the-seismograph/#.WRHHGUUrLcs

Bears - Earthquake Prediction

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.japan/earthquake-prediction/#.WRHHX0UrLcs

Dolphins- Earthquakes: Los Angeles

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.thrustfault/earthquakes-los-angeles/#.WRHHj0UrLcs

 

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7th Grade / LS 4-3 / Analyze displays of pictorial data to compare patterns of similarities in the embryological development across multiple species to identify relationships not evident in the fully formed anatomy.

5-9-17  7th Grade / Homework / Revisit the links below and improve your notes for Wednesday SGI activity

Animals in the Womb: Directions- Place notes in your SN with notes remember to write the title.

  1. Animals In The Womb | Canine Embryo /2:01

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uD3bmHyVEyo

 2. In The Womb - Cats / 9:53

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3nveVauQFA

  3. Elephant in the Womb / 2:40

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ofaqvVPo9Q

  4. Rare Photos Of Baby Animals In The Womb Show The Animal Kingdom / 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qno8tolgKRE

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8TH Grade Homework 5-9-17 / MS-PS4-1. Use mathematical representations to describe a simple model for waves that includes how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.

8TH 5-9-17 - Directions - View the video, take notes, and discuss with your family be prepared to answer questions with your partner.

Title: BN- Earthquakes Prt 1

Bill Nye The Science Guy S04E04 Earthquakes Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2p7UDNvlJI

Title: BN - Earthquakes Prt 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6rhmxjoSBQY

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5/9-10/17                                6th The Water Cycle Homework / SM- Safari Montage

ESS3-2 Analyze and interpret data on natural hazards to forecast future catastrophic events and inform the development of technologies to mitigate their effects.

Room 118 -  You will finish answering your questions for homework and discuss with your family.  Remember to use your notes from SM in your SN you may also use your science textbook. 

  1. What is the water cycle?
  2. Why do we say that the Earth’s water is recycled?
  3. What is evaporation? How does it occur?
  4. If oceans are constantly losing water through evaporation, why aren’t they becoming more shallow and salty all the time?
  5. What do we know about the atmosphere and its ability to hold water vapor?
  6. What is condensation? What causes it? Name visible examples of condensation.
  7. What is the relationship between condensation and precipitation?
  8. What happens to precipitation after it falls to the Earth’s surface?
  9. What is groundwater? Why is it important?
  10. Compare running water, standing water and groundwater.
  11. What is the significance of runoff?
  12. Why is the pollution of groundwater so serious?

 

 

 

Week 5-1-17 Science Explorataions

8th 5-5-17  MS-PS2-5. Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact.

Electric Charge and Electric Force     -  Ck12.org

http://www.ck12.org/physical-science/Electric-Charge-and-Electric-Force-in-Physical-Science/lesson/Electric-Charge-and-Electric-Force-MS-PS/?referrer=concept_details

All students must complete all Moby Max Science assignments. The following Moby Max assignments have been assigned to 8th graders. Please make certain you have them all completed striving for 80% or better these assignments serve as Science grades.

3-29-17  Electricity

4-20-17 Magnetism & Electromagnetism

5-4-17   Forces

5-4-17     MS-PS2-5. Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact.

 

  1. Ck12. org / Why Earth is a Magnet - Directions - Read the text, highlight, and take notes in the body of the text at ck12.org site.

http://www.ck12.org/physical-science/Why-Earth-Is-a-Magnet-in-Physical-Science/?referrer=concept_details&by=ck12&difficulty=all#multimedia

 

Directions - Write the answers to the questions below on your notebook paper titled, “ck12 - Why Earth is a Magnet.

  1. How did Gilbert show that Earth is a magnet?

  2. Which would be a better model of Earth’s inner structure: a peach or an orange? Explain your answer?

  3. Explain why Earth generates a magnetic field

 

2. All students must complete all Moby Max Science assignments. The following Moby Max assignments have been assigned to 8th graders. Please make certain you have them all completed striving for 80% or better these assignments serve as Science grades.

3-29-17  Electricity

4-20-17 Magnetism & Electromagnetism

5-4-17   Forces

 

 

5-4-17   6th Grade / MS-ESS 1-3 Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.

Directions- Access the link  below as you launch the video/slide, read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your science notebook. You will collaborate with your team, however; you will independently answer the questions in your science notebook.  

PBS Learning Media - You will access the school website as you make discoveries about properties of objects in the solar system.

Lions / The Star In You - PBS Media Learning

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/nvsn5.sci.space.star/the-star-in-you/#.WQdK3EUrLcs

Bears / The Elements: Forged in Stars

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.eiu.fusion/the-elements-forged-in-stars/#.WQdLK0UrLcs

Dolphins / NOVA | Spin a Spiral Galaxy

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.eiu.galaxy/spin-a-spiral-galaxy/#.WQdLnkUrLcs


 

5-3-17   8th Homework - Read and complete "Biggest and Brightest" using your Science World. Place your answers on your notebook paper if they don't fit on the handout.  All Moby Max must be done by 5-8-17.  Please be mindful that Moby Max is to be done nightly. All Science assignments should be completed the last assignment was given on:

3-29-17  Electricity               4-20-17 Magnetism and Electromagnetism 

 

7th Grade 5-1-17  / MS LS 2-4- Apply scientific ideas to construct an explanation for the anatomical similarities and differences among modern organisms and between modern and fossil organisms to infer evolutionary relationships.  

Viruses ck12. org

http://www.ck12.org/life-science/Viruses-in-Life-Science/lesson/Viruses-MS-LS/?referrer=concept_details

View the link as you discuss with your peer, place notes in your SN, and place answers on your notebook paper. 

Homework - Study all information this eve you will have a quiz on Tuesday. 

April 28, 2017

6th Grade Science  ESS 1-3 / Homework - Due Monday 5-1-17

Moby Max and Latest Secrets of The Solar System -Doc-V - Full BBC Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzWSBaAYtWs

Directions- View the video as you take notes. You will write on your quarter sheet the format in which you will share your understandings about the Solar System from the BBC documentary. This is homework and it is due on 5-1-17. If you need to revisit the information do so and engage in dialogue with your family. Imagine your document will be shared with 5th graders to understand interesting facts & understandings about the Solar System. You must draw in the reader, use your SWR (science writing rubric), include pictures or illustrations.

You may select one of the options below:

1-4 must include your understandings, facts, and analysis of the information. Your understandings will include an explanation of 3 key discoveries you made as you viewed. 10 facts will include some bulleted items that are true. Analysis will include a detailed examination of the solar system.

  1. Powerpoint or slides - min12 slides font size 14 or 18 discuss 4 topics / Example Fossil Fuels

  2. Essay - min 4 paragraphs that discuss 4 topics with a topic sentence for each informing the reader of the information that is to come in your paragraph

  3. Comic Strip - min of 20 frames /5 topics

     (frames are a square where you place the illustrations    and dialogue)

4.Poster - min of 6 sections - each section will cover a specific topic of the Solar System with a title and your understandings/facts/analysis. Example: Fossil Fuels

 

 

Writing Room 118 - Homework / Title: Fourth Quarter

Room 118 Writing - Title - Fourth Quarter / Due Date 4-21-17

Directions- Write a 4 paragraph summary sharing your detailed plan for the fourth quarter to obtain A’s and B’s. P= paragraph

P1= Share how you study at home for a quiz or test. Share where you study, with whom, and how long. Does your current study procedure equal A’s and B’s. What can you do to improve your current study plan.

P2= How do you manage your time at school to ensure you complete all assignments? How do you remain focused so you are not distracted? What do you do when a peer tries to talk with you? How do you plan to improve your time management for the remainder of the quarter?

P3= Why is it important to strive for excellent grades? How does achieving excellent grades benefit your future? What kinds of grades do you want to earn the fourth quarter? How will you ensure you get those grades?

P4= What will you do over the summer to increase your academic knowledge? How will you make certain that you become smarter each day? What specific things will you do? How will you become a better mathematician? How will you become a better reader and writer? How will you become a better scientist? How will you become a better historian?

Week 4-17-17 Science Explorations

8th April 20-21, 2017

MS-PS2-4.

Construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.  

8th Grade Directions: You will work in your SGI in teams of 2 or 3. You will access the link below in accordance with your SGI as you complete the instructions.  

Dolphins-

NOVA ScienceNOW: Gravity at Earth's Center

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/oer08.sci.phys.maf.gravitynsn/gravity-at-earths-center/#.WPjmbkUrLcs

  • Launch the video and read all the information as you take notes in your SN

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

 

Bears-

Projectile Motion

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/hew06.sci.phys.maf.projmotion/projectile-motion/#.WPjnLUUrLcs

  • Launch the video and read all the information as you take notes in your SN

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

Lions-

Your Weight on Other Worlds

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.eiu.weightworlds/your-weight-on-other-worlds/#.WPjnkUUrLcs

  • Launch the video and read all the information as you take notes in your SN

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

 

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6th Grade / MS-ESS 1-3 Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.

4-18-17 - Tuesday 

Hubble Space Telescope – An Overview- pdf

Read the article as you take notes in your SN titled, “The Hubble Telescope”.

https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/hstoverview.pdf

 

Ck12.org - Telescopes

Read the text, highlight key details, and take notes in the body of the text. You will answer the “Review Questions” they serve as your exit ticket.

http://www.ck12.org/earth-science/Telescopes/lesson/Telescopes-MS-ES/?referrer=concept_details


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4-17-17      Class - Read and discuss

“ NASA Telescope History”.

https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/9-12/features/telescope_feature_912.html

Homework -Title - NGST

Use the internet to research the Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST). It was due to launch in 2008. You will write two paragraphs sharing your discoveries, include your links with an explanation. You should have a minimum of two links.

 

 

7th MS-LS4-1.  Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth under the assumption that natural laws operate today as in the past.

 

1. Title: Fossilized Dinosaur Bones PBS-ML

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.dinobones/fossilized-dinosaur-bones/#.WPTdiEXyvcs

Directions- You will work in  partnerships of 2 or 3.  You will click support materials, read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN.

 

 

2. Ck 12.org Title - Earth History and Clues from Fossils

Directions- You will read, discuss, and take notes in your SN.

http://www.ck12.org/earth-science/Earth-History-and-Clues-from-Fossils/lesson/Earth-History-and-Clues-from-Fossils-HS-ES/?referrer=concept_details

Exit Ticket - Directions - Write the answers to your questions in complete sentences on notebook paper. Remember to answer in complete sentences. Your exit ticket is independent.

  1. How does a single fossil or set of fossils help geologists to decipher the geological history of an area?

  2. How is an index fossil used to identify a time period?

  3. Why are the fossils of marine organisms sometimes found in rock units at the tops of high mountains? What evidence would you look for to determine if this reason is plausible?

 

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 8th Grade / 4-17-17  MS-PS2-4.

Construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.

 

Bell Ringer - Title: Centrifugal Force

View the video, take notes, and explain Centrifugal Force as if a 7th grader will read your information.

What is Centrifugal Force? This video was today’s Bell Ringer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRVIWWJwzfY

Homework / Directions- View the video, take notes, and discuss using your whisper voice with your partner. You will be prepared to write as you share your understandings of Centrifugal Force.

Understanding Centrifugal force with demonstration - Part 1 - Physics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LDxOSz80pI

Why does the Water stay in this Bucket?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zjqrx7wrpJc

Centripetal vs Centrifugal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9s1IRJbL2Co&t=4s

 

Homework- View the links above and take notes in your SN with the title listed.               

 

  SGI / Directions- Work in your SGI using your inside whisper voice as you make new discoveries. Place the notes from the background essay and discussions in your SN with the title. 

Lions - NOVA | Centripetal Force: Pulling Cs and Gs

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.mfw.centrip/centripetal-force-pulling-cs-and-gs/#.WPTy2EUrLcs

  • Launch the video, take notes in your SN, and read all the information

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

Bears- Centripetal Force: Roller Coaster Loops

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.mfw.roller/centripetal-force-roller-coaster-loops/#.WPTyR0UrLcs

  • Launch the video, take notes in your SN, and read all the information

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

Dolphins - Defy Gravity! Centripetal Force

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.mfw.zcentrip/defy-gravity-centripetal-force/#.WPTzIkUrLcs

  • Launch the video, take notes in your SN,   and read all the information

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

4-18-17  MS-PS2-4.  Construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.

 

ET- Title: Free Fall & CM

Read pages 56-59  in your text “ Forces & Energy” as you answer the following items on your notebook paper:

  1. What is the only force acting on a n object in free fall?

Fill in the blank to complete each statement.

  1. The force that causes an object to move in a circle is called __________.

  2. Any object that travels around another object in space is a (n)_____.

  3. _____is the centripetal force that causes a satellite to move in a circle.

  4. Satellites in orbit around Earth continually fall toward_________.





 

 

Week 4-3-17 Science Explorations

8th 4-4-17   MS-PS2-4. Construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.

Directions- Today you will use PBS Media Learning to expand your knowledge. Today you will work in groups of 2 or 4 in accordance with your SGI. You will access the link below with your SGI as you collaborate. All SGI groups should also be prepared to present to their peers their understandings. You will develop a google document with information that allows your peers a summary of the information you learned after you complete all the items below. You will share this document with all the students in your group of 2 or 4. You will create an activity or questions for your peers to answer from the link for your SGI. It is imperative that you do your best work do not rush present your best work. You will receive additional time if needed on Wednesday.

                                    Lions - Mass vs Weight: Introduction

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/npe11.sci.phys.maf.massweight/mass-vs-weight-introduction/#.WOO-n9LyuM8

  • Launch the video and read all the information

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

  • You might also like: Veiw the additional video as you take notes.

                                          Bears - Falling and Weightlessness

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.mfw.freefall/free-falling-and-quotweightlessnessquot/#.WOO_rtIrKM8

  • Launch the video and read all the information

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

  • You might also like: Veiw the additional video as you take notes.

                                           Dolphins - Mass vs Weight Acceleration

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/npe11.sci.phys.mfw.accelmass/mass-vs-weight-accelerating-mass/#.WOPAQtIrKM8

  • Launch the video and read all the information

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

  • You might also like: View the additional video as you take notes.

 

 

 

7th Grade 4-4-17         SGI   MS-LS4-1.

Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth under the assumption that natural laws operate today as in the past.

Directions- You will access the links below in accordance with your SGI (Small Group Instruction). You will place all items in your SN with the title.

Lions - PBS Learning Media / Fossil

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.fossilcollage/fossils/#.WOOyZNIrLct

  • Launch the video
  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.
  • You might also like: View the additional video as you take notes.

Bears- PBS Learning Media Types of Fossils

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.fossiltype/types-of-fossils/#.WOOzZdIrLcs

  • Launch the video and read all the information
  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.
  • You might also like: View the additional video as you take notes.

Dolphins - PBS Learning Media Becoming a Fossil

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/tdc02.sci.life.evo.becfossil/becoming-a-fossil/#.WOO0W9IrLcs

  • Launch the video and read all the information
  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.
  • You might also like: View the additional video as you take notes.

 

Class if time permits you will access a link you have not explored and following the same directions.

 

 

Week 3-27-17 Science Explorations

   

8th 3-29-17MS-PS2-3.Ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces.

SGI- You will work in your SGI as you access the links below read, take notes in your SN, and engage. You must write the title in your SN and write Nat Geo (National Geographic).

                                                    Lions

Energy and Electricity: From Source to Use

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/5fe36d4c-53fb-49f7-a421-defe24e58aae/energy-and-electricity-from-source-to-use/#.WNvR69IrLcs

The Geography of Coal in the U.S.

http://www.nationalgeographic.org/maps/geography-coal/

You Have The Power

http://www.nationalgeographic.org/game/national-geographic-energy/

                                                      Bears

Electricity Generation from Renewable Energy

http://www.nationalgeographic.org/maps/electricity-generation-renewable-energy-sources/

Building Circuits

http://www.nationalgeographic.org/activity/building-circuits/

                                                         Dolphins

What Are Our Energy Choices?

http://www.nationalgeographic.org/lesson/what-are-our-energy-choices/

Electricity: Sources and Challenges

http://www.nationalgeographic.org/activity/electricity-sources-and-challenges/

 

     

 

6th  Grade   3-28-17       MS-ESS1-2.  Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.

 

Homework  6th Grade Room 118  & 123

Review models of the Solar System and complete 2 Moby Max assignments.

 

Orbital Motion - ck12.org

http://www.ck12.org/physical-science/Orbital-Motion-in-Physical-Science/lesson/Orbital-Motion-MS-PS/?referrer=concept_details


 

8th3-28-17    MS-PS2-3.

Ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces.

Directions- You will use this time wisely to work on your WIS project that is due on 3-31-17. Access the rubric at the school website and begin in silence.

 

                                     

                                        7th      3-28-17      MS-LS2-5.

Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Revisit the link below as you discuss and answer the questions with your team. You will take notes in your SN to prepare for the TEST.

Ck12. org - Human Causes of Extinction

http://www.ck12.org/life-science/Human-Causes-of-Extinction-in-Life-Science/lesson/Human-Causes-of-Extinction-MS-LS/?referrer=concept_details

Directions- Access the SGI and link below as you take notes and discuss the questions.

Lions - Where's My Snow Den?

http://www.ck12.org/life-science/Human-Causes-of-Extinction-in-Life-Science/rwa/Wheres-My-Snow-Den/?referrer=concept_details

Bears - New To The Neighborhood?

http://www.ck12.org/life-science/Human-Causes-of-Extinction-in-Life-Science/rwa/New-To-The-Neighborhood/?referrer=concept_details

Dolphins - Wildlife Response To Climate Change- Video

http://www.ck12.org/life-science/Human-Causes-of-Extinction-in-Life-Science/lecture/Wildlife-Response-To-Climate-Change/?referrer=concept_details

Human Causes of Extinction Practice

http://www.ck12.org/life-science/Human-Causes-of-Extinction-in-Life-Science/asmtpractice/Human-Causes-of-Extinction-in-Life-Science-Practice/?referrer=concept_details
 

TEST - You will place identifiable information in the top left hand corner with the title as you number your paper 1-10 only write the answers. Keep your eyes on your screen as you complete your test. The test is due at the end of class. Talking will result in a F/zero. 

Week 3-20-17

6th Grade     3-24-17

MS-ESS1-2.  Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.

View the ppt as you take notes be sure to write the title:

Title - Sun Earth Moon Eclipses and Tides

https://sunearthday.nasa.gov/2006/materials/Sun%20Earth%20Moon%20Eclipses%20and%20Tides.ppt

Title:  Tides

http://www.mooremiddleschool.org/users/6MyDocs/Tides1.ppt

Title: Moon Phases & Tides

http://star.spsk12.net/science/k3/MoonPhasesTides.ppt

 

 

 

 

 

BHM Science Digital Project= All items in the Science Writing Rubric must be adhered too along with the items listed below.

 

1.       Document name BHM Sci rm # & Your first last name.

Ex: BHM Sci rm 118 Kay Jones.

2.       A document title that grabs the reader’s attention in the center of your document colored bold font.

3.       Provide a picture of the person.

4.       Include the date of birth and date of death if person is deceased.

5.       Provide information about the person’s early life, education, accomplishments, and their importance to science. Font size 12, color black, font type ( you pick no cursive fonts).

P 1- Early Life

P 2-Education

P 3- Accomplishments

P 4- Importance to Science/What did you learn from researching the life of this person?

6.       Share 3 live links you used to gather your information. Two of the three links must end in .gov, .org, or .edu.

7.       Summarize the information you locate do not plagiarize. Do not copy and paste information.

8.       At the end have your parent/guardian follow the example: Ex: I Mrs. Gale have checked Steven Gale’s digital project using the rubric. Please leave a contact number or email.

9.       Once you and a parent have checked your BHM Science digital project twice you will email it to brgale@cps.edu /can comment.

10. Due 3-23-17 by 11:59 pm. 

 

 

BHM Digital Project

Last Chance

Middle School Science

Mrs. B. Gale

brgale@cps.edu

 

Dear Family,

Your student

____________________________

did not do their project it was due2-27-17.

Your student has an F for this project and their grade has dropped. Please check the CPS parent portal as you discuss your expectations. Students have until 11:59 pm 3-23-17 Thursday to turn in this project. Please encourage your student to revisit the rubric at www.kiplingtigers.org. Your student has lost 20 points due to the lateness of this assignment. Please encourage them to follow each item on the rubric to ensure they earn 100%. Students must share the document with me using their Cps gmail account not a personal non-school email. There is a portion for the parent to complete please have your student share & discuss the rubric with you today. This is the student’s last chance to improve the zero they currently have earned. I must receive this notice back in order to grade their project.

Due Date 2-23-17     11:59 pm.

Please complete the following to show you are aware and understand the expectation.

Parent’s Signature

_______________________________________

 

Contact Number

_______________________________________

 

 

 

7th Grade / 3-22-17  MS-LS2-5.Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services.

SGI- Each group will get 4 Chromebooks using the distribution sheet. You will access the links below, take notes, as you follow the directions.

Lions - Biodiversity in the Dzangha-Sangha Rain Forest

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/lsps07.sci.life.oate.biodiversity/biodiversity-in-the-dzangha-sangha-rain-forest/#.WNKRONLyvcs

Food Chain Game

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/lsps07.sci.life.eco.oceanfoodweb/antarctic-food-web-game/#.WNKS49IrLcs



 

Bears   Coral Reef Connections

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/tdc02.sci.life.eco.coralreefconnections/coral-reef-connections/#.WNKR7NLyvcs

Coral Reef Connections

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/survival/coral/index.html

Food Chain Game

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/lsps07.sci.life.eco.oceanfoodweb/antarctic-food-web-game/#.WNKS49IrLcs



 

Dolphins- Analyzing an Ecosystem

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/lsps07.sci.life.oate.ecosystem/analyzing-an-ecosystem/#.WNKQftLyvcs

Food Chain Game

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/lsps07.sci.life.eco.oceanfoodweb/antarctic-food-web-game/#.WNKS49IrLcs

 

Ck12. org- Biodiversity- All SGI teams will access the link below as you complete the assignments for your team. 

http://www.ck12.org/biology/Biodiversity/lesson/Biodiversity-BIO/?referrer=concept_details

Directions- You will read the text, discuss with your SGI, and answer the questions. Place the names of all students that worked in the SGI to develop the items below following the directions. Remember to use your SWR.

Lions- Create a study guide using information from Tuesday’s notes and ck12.org.

Bears- Create a poster that explains Biodiversity with examples. Includes Fun Facts and 10 Trivia Questions.

Dolphins- Compare and contrast all 3 Real World text. You will create a chart.

 

 

 

 

7th 3-21-17    MS-LS2-5. Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services.

Directions -Title = “Environmental Issues” Read pages 86-91 underline key details, place notes in the margin, and answer all items in the text.

7th Grade Quiz -

 Write T for true and F for false. Complete 1-8.

  1. Because the three types of environmental issues are interconnected, they are easy to resolve.

  2. Air pollution in Los Angeles is a nonpoint source.

  3. A(n) environmental resource occurs naturally in the environment and is used by people.

  4. The condition of Earth’s land, water, or air is called pollution.

  5. Decisions about how to protect Earth’s atmosphere are made on a local level.

                  Fill in the blank to complete each statement.

6. When a population grows, the demand for resources _________.

7. Three general categories of environmental issues are related to pollution, resource use, and _________.

8. ____________ of an environmental proposal are often economic.

9. ____________ can be grouped in two categories, point source and nonpoint source.

10. Write 3 facts you learned about environmental issues reading this section.

 

6th Grade 3-21-17

MS-ESS1-2.  Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.

Ck12.org  Planet Orbits in the Solar System

Directions - Access the link below as you highlight key details, take notes, and answer questions in your SN.

Read all 3 “Real World” text. You will complete the quiz as an assignment.
http://www.ck12.org/Earth-Science/Planet-Orbits-in-the-Solar-System/

 

 

3-20-17        

6th Grade / Good Day

MS-ESS1-2.   Develop and use a model to describe the role of gravity in the motions within galaxies and the solar system.

Gravity in the Solar System - ck12.org

Directions- You will read, highlight key details, take notes in the text, and answer questions. You will view the video whole class as you discuss questions with your peers.

http://www.ck12.org/earth-science/Gravity-in-the-Solar-System/lesson/Gravity-in-the-Solar-System-HS-ES/?referrer=featured_content

Gravity in the Solar System Quiz

Directions- You will use the link below to locate your quiz, download, and only write the letter that represents the answer you have selected. Remember to refer back to your text, notes, and video. Place your quiz on notebook paper. 

http://www.ck12.org/earth-science/Gravity-in-the-Solar-System/quiz/Gravity-in-the-Solar-System-Quiz-MS-ES/?referrer=concept_details