7/26/18: Read syllabus information and complete syllabus scavenger hunt, read the sponge bob safety paper and underline unsafe practices. sign syllabus and safety contract.
7/27: Demo- copper; begin sponge bob safety poster
7/30: Begin reading lesson 1 (nos 4-7). Discuss science observations, inferences, and predictions. Magic sand demo, hw- work on safety poster: read lesson 1 if you received copy of book; (5th period- you did not)
7/31: finish sand demo if needed, work on safety poster and turn in, qualitative vs quantitative observations and inferences w.s (hw- if not finished during class)
8/1: lab safety quiz; scientific inquiry paper (hw- if not finished) go over hw from last night.
8/2: go over scientific inquiry paper (car trouble); video on fingerprints, begin fingerprinting activity. no hw
8/3: Fingerprint activity- finish part 1- begin part 2 (crime scene prints), no hw
8/6: Bellringer (match finger prints, discuss analysis section of Scientific method); finish fingerprint activity; Completey read lesson 1 (if you have not). Do all questions at the end of the lesson.
8/7: Go over lesson 1 questions, pass out Can't judge a powder lab.
8/8: Begin Can't judge a powder lab (powder analysis), no hw
8/9: Begin scientific notation: hw- problems on board to change to scientific notation. Lab
8/10: use practice using calculators to put numbers into scientific notation; Lab . hw some students were instructed to watch videos on using scientific notation with calculators on my video page. If you calculator is listed in the videos, then watch how to do calculations.
8/13: Ipad distribution today. bellringer (scientific notation practice) quiz on Thursday. practice getting onto online textbook-hw just practice looking at different icons to see what they mean, no reading. Try to finish lab during class today.
8/14: Mrs Jacobi counseling activity
8/15: Work on Lab, hw -read pages nos 18-nos 24: do lesson 2 review
8/16: Scientific Notation quiz; watch video on conversion using dimensional analysis-take notes. (periods 4 and 5 do 1-5 on w.s, perios 6 and 7 only try #1)
8/17: More practice with dimensional analysis, hw- entire worksheet
8/20: Bellringer- NOS 26; go over hw; more examples; second worksheet.
8/27: Bellringer - identify variables, go over Myth Busters video paper. go over simpson's hw- if you did not finish the valid hw- do that.
8/28: Begin measuring with sig figs, go over Valid w.s; no hw
8/29: Practice measuring volumes using sig figs, go over rules to identify how many sig figs are in a measurement. hw- see front page for list of numbers
8/30: Bellringer (% error calculation), go over hw, go over calculation rules. hw- is a worksheet. (6th period should watch videos on sig fig adding and subtracting and multiplying and dividing and take notes).
8/31: estimation activity, go over sig fig hw, see google classroom for next sig fig w.s
9/4: go over hw, do % errors for estimation activty, hw- graphing w.s
9/5: Bellringer-line vs bar graphs-when to use. Go over graphing w.s- discuss Blood spatter lab and begin
9/6: Blood spatter lab
9/7: Quiz on sigfigs and % error calculations-work on blood spatter lab, no hw.
9/10: work on blood spatter lab, no hw
9/11: review ws and book assignment (page NOS 37; 7-12 all, 16) for test
9/17: begin chapter 3 lesson 1; check google form
9/18: bellringer-chemical vs physical properties- candy/density of water labs
9/19: bellringer- chemical vs physical properties- work on candy and density of water labs
9/20: work on labs in classread pages 105-112 in your text, do numbers 1-7 on page 113
9/25: bellringer (online practice quiz) go over 1-7 on page 113
9/26: bellringer (online practice quiz)- chromatography lab
9/27: bellringer, work on labs hw- page 117: 1-13 all, 118-119; 1-14 all, 120-121; 1-9 all, 11
10/17- begin final crime scene
10/18- October sky (I am out of the building)
10/19- final crime scene
10/22- final crime scene (read page 8-15 in your book-do problems 1-8 on page 15-due Wednesday)
10/23- work on crime scene packet-turn in if finished-due tomorrow
10/24: work on lesson1 of chapter 1- forces and laws of motion, continue October Sky
10/25: begin to go over hw given Monday- watch October sky
10/29: friction notes, introduce friction formula- hw worksheet in google classroom- if absent due to finance park, watch slide show in google classroom
10/30: Begin friction activity
10/31: Friction activity- pass out packet on speed and velocity- ready and highlight
11/1: Go over friction hw- begin doing questions in packet
11/2: Bellringer, do the following questions: apply it page 89, leg 1, leg 2, and apply it (page 91), figure 4 and figure 5.
11/5- worksheet on graphical analsyis of motion, speed and velocity
11/6- election day- no school
11/7: go over w.s on displacement- second w.s
11/8: go over hw, discuss acceleration, hw- worksheet
11/9: quiz today, read chapter 1 lesson 2- do questions at end of section (page 23)
11/20: Astronaut Bob lab (inertial balance)
11/26: more practice with second law of motion, force net. hw- worksheet
11/29: work on rocket project, lab or review (pages 44-47) # 1-18 all and 1-13 all
11/30: Scooter lab
12/3: go over review assignment, no additional hw (test is Wednesday)
12/4: review games: kahoot and quizlet live
12/5: test chapter 1
12/10: build rockets
12/11: build rockets, talk about energy foldable (we will begin tomorrow)