Rudyard Kipling Elementary School

Moving Forward

Kipling Elementary School is a Chicago Public School educating students from Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Week 1-23-17 6th, 7th, & 8th

Week 1-23-17

 

7th 1-26-17  LS 1-6/ MS-LS1-6.

Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms. 

Bell Ringer - Explain term carbon footprint. How are humans disrupting the carbon cycle? Place your responses on your SN.

 

SGI- You will work with your team as you complete your SGI.

 

Independently- You will access the link below as you read, highlight, take notes, and complete the quiz. Students that have completed the quiz will complete their Moby Max assignments.

Carbon Cycle

http://www.ck12.org/Life-Science/Carbon-Cycle-in-Life-Science/

 

 

8th Jan 25-26, 2017  8th Grade PS3-3 Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer.

 

Directions- You access the link below as you review your items highlighted and your notes. You will complete the quiz independently.

 

Thermal Radiation

http://www.ck12.org/Physical-Science/Thermal-Radiation-in-Physical-Science/

 

Once you are done with your quiz log into Moby Max and complete your assignments.

 

 

 

1-26-17 6th Grade

Independent- Local Winds - Directions You will sign into ck12- Local winds as you independently highlight, read, and take notes. Remember that you will face the window as you are working. You will complete the quiz “Local Winds”.

http://www.ck12.org/Earth-Science/Local-Winds/

 

 

7th Grade 1-25-17  

 

LS 1-6/ MS-LS1-6. Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.

 

Carbon Cycle -

  • Carbon footprint

  • Explain how mining for coal affects the carbon cycle.

  • Why is the carbon cycle out of balance?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGV1Z72T6yc

1-25-17   7th Grade

Carbon Cycle- Homework - Review the link above use these questions to guide your instruction with your family.

  1. Which organic molecule is created by photosynthesis?

  2. In which cellular process is carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere?

  3. In which process is carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere?

  4. How are humans disrupting the carbon cycle?

  5. Name the 3 major fossil fuels.

 

 

1-24-17  7th Grade – Carbon Cycle ck.12

 LS 1-6/ MS-LS1-6. Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for the role of photosynthesis in the cycling of matter and flow of energy into and out of organisms.

Directions – Access the links below as you take notes for the illustration. You will take notes as you highlight key details for ck12.org. You will view the video and be prepared to answer the questions.

The Carbon Cycle Illustration

http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/climate/carbon_cycle.html

ck12.org – Carbon Cycle

http://www.ck12.org/life-science/Carbon-Cycle-in-Life-Science/lesson/Carbon-Cycle-Basic/?referrer=concept_details

 

 

 

1-23-17  Science Explorations 6th, 7th, and 8th

Post Hidden Figures- Focus:

Explain why it is important for scientists in different fields to work together.

Bell Ringer - Identify the specific fields of science/math each woman worked. Visit the school website as your team reads, discusses, and prepares to answer questions. Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughn, & Mary Jackson.  

 

  1. Katherine Johnson

https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/a-lifetime-of-stem.html

 

2. Dorothy Vaughn

https://www.nasa.gov/content/dorothy-vaughan-biography

 

3. Mary Jackson

https://www.nasa.gov/content/mary-jackson-biography

 

  1. Write the name of each woman and their field of study.

  2. Think about the film “Hidden Figures”. Why is it important for scientists/mathematicians in different fields to work together?

Independent- Read pages 52-59 as you prepare for a quiz.

  1. Discuss the different fields of study for each sub heading with your team once all are done reading.

  2. Discuss the science careers you found most interesting and why?

  3. Share with your team a science career you would like to learn more about if you had the opportunity.

Exit Ticket - Complete the science career quiz.

Science / Writing = Homework - Use your science writing rubric as you answer each question in paragraph form titled, “HF/Homework”.

1.  How did the accomplishments of each woman motivate and encourage you on your academic journey?

 

2.Would the US been the first to go into outer      space without the work of these ladies? Explain

 

   3. How is science important in non-science careers?

 


 

 

 

The Carbon Cycle