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Week 11-14-16 - Middle School Explorations

6th Grade 11-17-16 - Thursday

 Standard- ESS1-4 Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence from rock strata for how the geologic time scale is used to organize Earth’s history.

Bell Ringer - Read pages 62-63 complete the MPD and answer the questions:

  1. Does the rock cycle have a beginning or an end? Explain

  2. What processes wear away and move pieces of rock?

Rock Cycle- Read pages 64-65 discuss with your partner the items in the text as you answer each item.

Ck-12 - Geologic Time Scale

Directions- Access the link below as you read, discuss, highlight, and take notes.

http://www.ck12.org/user:cndhz25lckbuzxzjlmsxmi5tby51cw../book/NEVC-8th-Grade-Earth-Science-FlexBook-2014-2015-for-NGSS/section/13.0/

  7th Grade 11-17-16    MS-LS1-4.

Use argument based on empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support an explanation for how characteristic animal behaviors and specialized plant structures affect the probability of successful reproduction of animals and plants respectively.

Bell Ringer - Focus Questions

1. What is the common motivation for all animal behaviors?  

2. What are the two categories of animal behavior?

3. What is an instinctive behavior?

4. What is a learned behavior?

5. Using a household pet as a reference, can you describe behaviors that you know are learned?

Ck-12 Animal Behavior

You will access the link below read the article,  view the video, and take notes using the software. Your exit ticket will serve as your notes. Be prepared to complete your quiz on Animal Behaviors.

http://www.ck12.org/life-science/Animal-Behaviors-in-Life-Science/lesson/Animal-Behaviors-MS-LS/?referrer=featured_content

 Once your quiz is done read the "Real World" sections. You will also complete the practice you must obtain a score of 80% or better. 

 

 

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Wednesday 11-16-16

6th Grade  11-16-16 Standard- ESS1-4 Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence from rock strata for how the geologic time scale is used to organize Earth’s history.

Bell Ringer - What do you already know about “Metamorphic Rocks”? Discuss with your partner what you already know.

Read pages 58-59 complete MPD. Silently read pages 60-61. You will then complete all items in the text discussing with your peer partner.

ET- Class Assignment = Metamorphic Rock place your answers on your own notebook paper. Do not write on the handout.

3 types of rocks & The Rock Cycle-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGK1KkLjdQY

ET- Quiz only write the answers to the questions.

  1. Name the 3 types of rocks.

  2. Which rock forms when magma or lava cools?

  3. Sedimentary rocks are where one will find _______________.

  4. Rock is changed by _____ and ____.

  5. The rock cycle begins above the ground. True or False

  6. Rocks all over the world remain the same. True or False

 

7th Grade / 11-16-16 Standard- MS-LS1-4.,Use argument based on empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support an explanation for how characteristic animal behaviors and specialized plant structures affect the probability of successful reproduction of animals and plants respectively.

Animal Behavior -

http://safari.cps.k12.il.us/SAFARI/montage/play.php?keyindex=161057&location=local&filetypeid=65

Animal Behavior- List the subheadings for the video, skip 4 or 5 lines for your bulleted key details, as you take notes. Stars will take notes 2 bulleted items for each topic.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Animal Behavior & Communication   

Chapter 2: Communication & Instinctive and Learned Behavior in Animals                                          

Chapter 3: Investigation: Modifying Animal Behavior Through Trial and Error                 

Chapter 4: Hibernation, Estivation and the Purposes Behind Animal Behavior             

Chapter 5: Behaviors That Help Animals Find Food and Water                            

Chapter 6: Modes of Animal Communication                                      

Chapter 7: Training Techniques and Human-to-Animal Communication at America's Teaching Zoo             

Chapter 8: Animal Behavior & Communication During Mating and Reproduction    Chapter 9: Conclusion to Animal Behavior & Communication

Ck-12 Animal Behavior

You will access the link below read the article,  view the video, and take notes using the software. Your exit ticket will serve as your notes. Be prepared to complete your quiz on Animal Behaviors.

http://www.ck12.org/life-science/Animal-Behaviors-in-Life-Science/lesson/Animal-Behaviors-MS-LS/?referrer=featured_content

I saw a monster on Youtube

http://www.ck12.org/life-science/Animal-Behaviors-in-Life-Science/rwa/I-Saw-A-Monster-on-Youtube-Really/?referrer=concept_details

 

8th Grade / 11-16-16 / MS-PS1-1. Title = Dalton’s Atomic Theory -Standard - Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.

Bell Ringer - What do you already know about Dalton’s Atomic Theory? How does this relate to this week’s standard? Place your response in your Science notebook.

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJ-6Qy05u_Q

Dalton's Atomic Theory / ck12.org

http://www.ck12.org/Physical-Science/Daltons-Atomic-Theory-in-Physical-Science/

Additional Resources: Teachertube / Dalton’s Atomic Theory

http://www.teachertube.com/video/john-daltons-atomic-theory-228303

 

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6th Grade

Standard: ESS1-4 Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence from rock strata for how the geologic time scale is used to organize Earth’s history.

Bell Ringer - Place your answer on notebook paper titled, “Life & the Geologic Time Scale”.

Ck12.org - Directions - Place the UN and PW on the inside of your science notebook. You will then access the site as you input your information. You will access “Life and the Geologic Time Scale”. Write the number for the Chromebook you have been assigned. Remember you are facing the window as you are using a Chromebook. What do anticipate this PDF will share that will help to better understand the standard?

 

 

 

Life and the Geologic Time Scale (MS-ESS1-4)

http://www.ck12.org/user:cndhz25lckbuzxzjlmsxmi5tby51cw../book/NEVC-8th-Grade-Earth-Science-FlexBook-2014-2015-for-NGSS/section/13.0/

 

Review

  1. Why do we not know exactly when life first evolved on Earth?
  2. When did life become abundant?
  3. Where do humans appear in this graphic? Is that where you would expect them to be?

7th Grade / 11-14-16  MS-LS1-4.

Use argument based on empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support an explanation for how characteristic animal behaviors and specialized plant structures affect the probability of successful reproduction of animals and plants respectively.

 

Scientific Thinking

 

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

Exit Ticket -Review- Directions- Write the answers in complete sentences following your science writing rubric. Answer in complete sentences remember to restate. Check your answers to ensure what you meant to write is indeed on your paper.

  1. What is modern science?

  2. How do you think scientifically?

  3. What does it mean "to observe"?

  4. What is a hypothesis

 

Explore More:

How science works: The flowchart

http://undsci.berkeley.edu/article/scienceflowchart

 

Asteroids and dinosaurs: Unexpected twists and an unfinished story

http://undsci.berkeley.edu/article/0_0_0/alvarez_01

 

11-14-16     

8th Grade - MS-PS1-1.

Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.

 

Bell Ringer - Create this chart on your notebook paper title: PS1-1-1 Dalton's Atomic Theory

Read pages 73-74 Create a chart that gives the details of the following:

 

1. Dalton’s Atomic Theory

2. Thomson’s Model

3. Rutherford’s Model

How are these models important to Science?

Dalton's Atomic Theory / ck12.org

http://www.ck12.org/Physical-Science/Daltons-Atomic-Theory-in-Physical-Science/

 

 

 

Exit Ticket -Review- Directions- Write the answers in complete sentences following your science writing rubric. Answer in complete sentences remember to restate. Check your answers to ensure what you meant to write is indeed on your paper.

  1. Who was John Dalton?

  2. What evidence did Dalton use to argue for the existence of atoms?

  3. State Dalton’s atomic theory.

  4. Explain how Dalton modeled atoms and compounds.