Rudyard Kipling Elementary School

Moving Forward

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

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

Title:  Tides

Title: Moon Phases & Tides






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 /can comment.

10. Due 3-23-17 by 11:59 pm. 



BHM Digital Project

Last Chance

Middle School Science

Mrs. B. Gale


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 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

Food Chain Game


Bears   Coral Reef Connections

Coral Reef Connections

Food Chain Game


Dolphins- Analyzing an Ecosystem

Food Chain Game


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

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

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.  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.




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 -

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.

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.