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Homework Assignments

SCHOOL YEAR 2014-2015

September October November December January February March April May June

October 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER 1, 2014

 

CLASS WORK

1) Be sure you have HW written down.

2) Pass out PAPER #7 SETI/WAVES PPT.

3) Work on paper #7 using written version of power point

HOMEWORK

Due THURSDAY

1) In this website you will be looking at TWO IMAGES. You WILL NOT be READING the article. This website shows some early images from India’s MOM spacecraft. *******The first image shows the limb (edge) of Mars, with its tenuous (thin, slight) atmosphere above. *******The second image shows the whole planet, with a dust storm visible in the planet’s northern hemisphere. Beautiful!

MARS AND ITS ATMOSHERE SEEN BY MOM SPACECRAFT

 

 

2

 

CLASS WORK

SCIENCE 1- Head outside to complete Transverse Wave Activity with the rope.

SCIENCE 2, 3, AND 4

1) Start / continue viewing and discussing the power point presentation. (It is the section on WAVES.)

HOMEWORK

None

 

 

 

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CLASS WORK

SCIENCE 1-

1) Pass back papers #1, 5, and 8.

2) Discuss how to "okay" each one and begin working.

3) Put all three papers into the Paper Eater for safe keeping.

SCIENCE 2, 3, AND 4

1) Head outside to complete Transverse Wave Activity with the rope.

SCIENCE 5-

1) Review and finish power point on Waves.

HOMEWORK

None...Have a wonderful weekend and get outside! :-)

 

 

OCTOBER 6, 2014

***CLASS WORK***

Science 1-

1) Write down HW. Ten minutes class time to start reviewing for tomorrow's quiz.

2) Continue "okaying" papers # 1, 5, and 8.

Science 2, 3, and 4-

1) Write down HW. Ten minutes class time to start reviewing for tomorrow's quiz.

2) Pass back papers #1, 5, and 8.

3) Discuss how to "okay" each one and begin working.

4) Be sure to put the quiz into the Paper Eater for safe keeping.

Science 5-

1) Write down HW. Ten minutes class time to start reviewing for tomorrow's quiz.

2) Head outside to complete Transverse Wave Activity with the rope.

***HOMEWORK***

QUICK QUIZ tomorrow on WAVES!

a) Be able to label (word bank): frequency, crest/peak, trough, amplitude (2 places), wavelength, longitudinal wave, transverse wave, medium.

b) Be able to name two different types/kinds of waves.

c) Know "the triangle"!

 

 

 

 

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***CLASS WORK***

1) Write down HW.

2) QUICK QUIZ on WAVES!

3) Continue to work on correcting/okaying papers #1, 5, and 8.

4) Remember, we are changing the "orange" quiz from paper #7 to PAPER #8!

***HOMEWORK***

None :-)

 

 

8

***CLASS WORK***

1) Write down HW. Put PAPER #10, WHY IN THE WORLD? in your Table of Contents.

2) Be sure to write statements #1-3 on the back of paper #10.

3) Go back to your Table of Contents to enter PAPER #11, TEASE YOUR BRAIN: A FISHY PUZZLE!

4) Now, start paper #11...Good Luck! ;-)

5) Remember, there is no reason why your TABLE OF CONTENTS should not be up to date! :-/

***HOMEWORK***

Due tomorrow!

1) Read paper #10, WHY IN THE WORLD?

2) Write statements #1-3 on the back of paper #10.

STATEMENTS:

*1) Know the name of the substance that makes leaves green.

*2) Know the name for the type of trees that do NOT shed their leaves on a fall schedule.

*3) Know the name for the types of trees that DO shed their leaves in the fall.

 

 

9

***CLASS WORK***

1) Write down HW.

2) Discuss HW/paper #10.

3) If time, head outside to look at trees.

***HOMEWORK**

None...Have a great four day weekend!

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NO SCHOOL

 

 

OCTOBER 13, 2014

NO SCHOOL

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***CLASS WORK**

1) Write down homework for today and tomorrow.

2) Pass back quizzes (paper #9).

3) Okay quizzes

4) Video: WAVES

5) Interactive: READ THESE DIRECTIONS!!!!!!!!

Before starting the slideshow, click the SPECTRUM LINK in the first paragraph to review the definition of the electromagnetic spectrum. Then click on the ACTIVATE TAB button to start the slideshow. Click on the NEXT BUTTONin the upper right-hand corner of the page to move through the slides. This site is MULTIPLE PAGES!

CATCH THE WAVES

6) This site is ONE PAGE......AMPLITUDE OF A WAVE

7) Drag the ARROW along the electromagnetic chart and read the information below the chart.

ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM

8) Keep reading after the advertisements!!

ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM INFORMATION

9) SONG

***HOMEWORK***

1) For this online reading, just watch the slide show. You do not need to read the article!....IT'S ALIVE AND IT GROWS INTO A JACK-O-LANTERN!

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***CLASS WORK***

1) Finish (!?!) okaying quizzes.

2) Pass out PAPER #12, ENERGY (WAVES WORKSHEET).

3) Video: WAVES

4) Interactive: READ THESE DIRECTIONS!!!!!!!!

Before starting the slideshow, click the SPECTRUM LINK in the first paragraph to review the definition of the electromagnetic spectrum. Then click on the ACTIVATE TAB button to start the slideshow. Click on the NEXT BUTTONin the upper right-hand corner of the page to move through the slides. This site is MULTIPLE PAGES!

CATCH THE WAVES

5) This site is ONE PAGE......AMPLITUDE OF A WAVE

6) Drag the ARROW along the electromagnetic chart and read the information below the chart.

ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM

7) Read the home page. Then CLICK on each TAB at the TOP of each page. Keep reading after the advertisements!! Go ALL the way to the BOTTOM of the page.

ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM INFORMATION

8) SONG

9) Work on paper #12.

10) If you finish paper #12, please see me to get PAPER #13, MEASURING WAVES WORKSHEET.

***HOMEWORK***

1) For this online reading, just watch the slide show. You do not need to read the article! .....IT'S ALIVE AND IT GROWS INTO A JACK-O-LANTERN!

 

 

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***CLASS WORK***

1) Pass out PAPER #13, MEASURING WAVES WORKSHEET. Put on heading, list it in your Table of Contents and put it into your binder.

2) Finish (!?!) okaying quizzes.

3) Video: WAVES

4) Interactive: READ THESE DIRECTIONS!!!!!!!!

Before starting the slideshow, click the SPECTRUM LINK in the first paragraph to review the definition of the electromagnetic spectrum. Then click on the ACTIVATE TAB button to start the slideshow. Click on the NEXT BUTTONin the upper right-hand corner of the page to move through the slides. This site is MULTIPLE PAGES!

CATCH THE WAVES

5) This site is ONE PAGE......AMPLITUDE OF A WAVE

6) Drag the ARROW along the electromagnetic chart and read the information below the chart.

ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM

7) Read the home page. Then CLICK on each TAB at the TOP of each page. Keep reading after the advertisements!! Go ALL the way to the BOTTOM of the page.

ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM INFORMATION

8) SONG

9) Work on paper #12.

10) If you finish paper #12, please see me with your paper.

11) Begin working on paper #13. Show me when you finish.

12) Get PAPER #14, ELECTRIC MAGNETIC SPECTRUM. Begin working. Show me when you finish.

***HOMEWORK**

Go to this website and read it.

REFLECTION AND REFRACTION (school house)

Complete the questions online and CHECK YOUR ANSWERS. (Do NOT write your name in the space!)

Next, copy down the QUESTIONS AND CORRECT ANSWERS onto the back of PAPER #8.

KNOW THIS INFORMATION!!!!

Due Monday.

 

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***CLASS WORK***

***HOMEWORK***

Go to this website and read it.

REFLECTION AND REFRACTION (school house)

Complete the questions online and CHECK YOUR ANSWERS. (Do NOT write your name in the space!)

Next, copy down the QUESTIONS AND CORRECT ANSWERS onto the back of PAPER #8.

KNOW THIS INFORMATION!!!!

Due Monday.

 

 

OCTOBER 20, 2014

 

CLASS WORK

 

HOMEWORK

 

 

 

 

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CLASS WORK

 

HOMEWORK

BIG QUIZ (test) mid week next week

 

22 PERIOD 1 & 5 ONLY

CLASS WORK

WE ARE BACK IN BUSINESS! :-)

1) Any paper # 13 to pass in? Any late work to pass in?

2) Work on paper #15.

3) When finished with paper #15, see me for PAPER #16, WAVES AMPLITUDE LAB

HOMEWORK

ALL CLASSES: BIG QUIZ (test) mid week next week

For science 1 & 5: FInish paper #14 if you have not done so already.

For science 2, 3, and 4: Papers # 13 & 14 are due tomorrow.

 

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CLASS WORK

1) On Monday and Tuesday, I shared what late work is owed. It should be in to meby now. :-/

2) Pass in HW (Many of you finished this as class work.)

3) Pass out / work on paper #15.

4) Some students are working on labs (transverse/longitudinal waves).

HOMEWORK

1) Paper #15 due tomorrow.

CLUES!

PAGE 2

#8) speed=distance/time (Speed equals distance divided by time.)

speed=6 waves / 30 seconds (6 divided by 30)

Answer= 0.2Hz

#11) Answer= 4Hz

(We can draw it on the board in class.)

#17) Waves transfer _____ not ______ (First two letters of this answer: me.)

____ _____ must travel through a medium (First two letters of this answer: me.)

Electromagnetic waves can travel through a _____(vacuum is the answer) or ______ (Second answer begins with sp.) (Please write BOTH answers on your paper!)

_____ (Answer begins with Long.)

Transverse: the wave travels ____ to the direction of the force. (The answer is either perpendicular OR parallel.)

PAGE 3

#8) Clue: Think red and reflection!

#9) ANSWER: blue

PAGE 6 (LAST PAGE)

#10) ANSWER B

#11) ANSWER D

#12) ANSWER C

2) BIG QUIZ (test) mid week next week

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CLASS WORK

1) Return papers #12, 13, and 14. Get out paper #15.

2) Go through papers # 12 and 13.

3) Discuss what you need to know on paper #14. PRINT an ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM that INCLUDES the WAVES!

4) For paper #15, you need to go ONLINE HERE (anytime AFTER supper time tonight) to get the answer key in the HOMEWORK BELOW!

HOMEWORK

BIG QUIZ (test) mid week next week

If you did not do paper #15 as homework on Thursday night, I would suggest that you go to HOMEWORK FROM YESTERDAY and use the clues to help you do the paper. You could also then use a computer to help you find other answers. If you decide to just COPY the answers listed below WITHOUT trying to do the paper first, you will not get the best STUDY RESULTS for this paper!

Answer Key to PAPER #15

PAGE 1

1. crest/peak....trough

2. amplitude

3. wavelength

4. frequency

5a. crest/peak

5b. trough

5c. amplitude

5d. wavelength

6a. wavelength....amplitude

6b. amplitude...wavelength

6c. T

6d S

6e. Q...R

7a. longitudinal

7b. compression....rarefaction

7c. wavelength

PAGE 2

8. 0.2 Hz

11. 4 Hz

12. transverse

13. longitudinal

14. longitudinal

15. transverse

16. All waves!

17. 4 cm OR 4.1 cm (I will accept either answer.)

WAVES CHART (bottom half of page 2)

Waves transfer ENERGY not MEDIUM

MECHANICAL WAVES (must travel through a medium).

Electromagnetic WAVES can travel through A VACUUM / SPACE.

LONGITUDINAL: the wave travels parallel to the direction of the force.

Tansverse: the wave travels PERPENDICULAR to the direction of the force.

PAGES 3-6

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. B
  5. C
  6. A
  7. C
  8. A
  9. D
  10. B
  11. D
  12. C

REMEMBER to PRINT an ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM that INCLUDES the WAVES!

You have papers # 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, and 15 to use to study for the test. Review/learn this information this weekend! (Most of you did a great job in class today!) We will be doing some more on reflection, refraction, light, etc the beginning of next week.

 

OCTOBER 27, 2014

CLASS WORK

1) Pass in HW- paper #15 okayed and printout of electromagnetic spectrum

2) Work on PAPER #18, PRACTICE TEST.

HOMEWORK

Test on Wednesday

Answers to PAPER #18:

1. c

2. frequency

3. c

4. Use information you have in paper #12, look online, or ask me if you have questions.

5. The top wave has the greatest wavelength and lowest frequency.

The second wave has the second greatest wavelength and the second lowest frequency.

The bottom wave has the shortest wavelength and the greatest frequency.

6. The amplitude is 5.

7. d

8. d

9. b

10. electromagnetic waves

11. c

12. c

13. c

14. b

15. c

16. energy

17. d

18. b

19. mechanical

20. d

21. c

22. c

23. b

24. a

25. a

26. c

27. a

28. b

29. d

30. The wave was not drawn onto your paper. It will be on the board tomorrow.

31. 12 m/s

32. Please change the speed of sound to 350 m/s in the question. The answer is 7 meters.

33. The bottom wave has the greatest frequency and amplitude.

34. 4

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6

The energy is increased to 36: increased by 9 times.

35. SETI= Search for Extra-terrestrial Intelligence.

Scientists are using radio telescopes to search for signals from another civilization outside our solar system.

36. Radio waves

37. Please add this question!

What specifically are SETI scientists looking for so they know if there is actually another civilization outside of our solar system?

Non-natural signals like mathematical, repetitive, periodic pictures.

 

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CLASS WORK

1) Write down HW.

2) Do Study Stack cards.

3) Pass out PAPER #19, CLOZE PRO LIGHT WORKSHEET and PAPER # 20, VISIBLE LIGHT. (I do not think that paper # 20 got passed out today.)

I have just learned that you (or at least some classes) did not get paper #20! Don't worry about it. :-)

4) Work on paper #19 first. Then work on paper #20. If you do not finish in class, the answers are listed below in HW for tonight.

5) If extra time, go through Study Stack again.

HOMEWORK

I have just learned that you (or at least some classes) did not get paper #20! Don't worry about it. :-)

TEST TOMORROW

You have papers # 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, and 19 to study from. USE THEM! You also have the Study Stack cards if you want to go through them again.

Answers to today's PAPER #19

electromagnetic

white

prism

refraction

medium

rainbow

reflection

absorb

transparent (don't need to know)

translucent (don't need to know)

opaque (don't need to know)

Answers to today's PAPER #20

radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet light, x-rays, gamma rays

long wavelength, low frequency, low energy

short wavelength, high frequency, high energy

red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo (darker blue), violet

And you could color in the "triangle") in the same order as you wrote the colors...red, orange...

 

 

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CLASS WORK

1) TEST is postponed until TOMORROW.

2) Write down HW.

3) Pass out PAPER #20, VISIBLE LIGHT. You can work on this during class.

4) You will also be setting up your IT Portfolios during class today.

5) Key for paper # 20 is below in HW.

6) Extra time....study in groups of 2-3.

HOMEWORK

1) TEST TOMORROW

2) You have papers # 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, and 20 to study from. USE THEM! You also have the Study Stack cards if you want to go through them again.

3) Answers to PAPERS #19 AND 20 ARE BELOW!

Answers to PAPER #19 if you need them.

electromagnetic

white

prism

refraction

medium

rainbow

reflection

absorb

transparent (don't need to know)

translucent (don't need to know)

opaque (don't need to know)

Answers to today's PAPER #20

radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet light, x-rays, gamma rays

long wavelength, low frequency, low energy

short wavelength, high frequency, high energy

red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo (darker blue), violet

And you could color in the "triangle") in the same order as you wrote the colors...red, orange...

 

 

 

 

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CLASS WORK

1) Late work?

2) TEST

HOMEWORK

None, unless you have LATE/MISSING work! Grades close tomorrow, so itis the last day that I will accept late/missing work.

 

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CLASS WORK

1) Any missing work to pass in?

2) Any make up tests?

3) Click on this website...MILITARY TIME. SCROLL DOWN to find the chart. You need to understand and know this time before going any further!

4) CLICK ON: THE EARTH AND BEYOND

a) Find the listing of topics (INDEX) on the left hand side of the screen.

b) Click on the INTRODUCTION TO THE EARTH AND BEYOND.. Read this ONE PAGE introduction. Understand that this site is from Manchester, ENGLAND, not Manchester, NH!

c) (1) Go back to the INDEX and click on SHADOWS.

c) (2) The first page is an animation. You need to change the time and UNDERSTAND the shadows! Use the CHANGE TIME BUTTON, the RULER (Click on and drag the ruler to the shadow.), and the COMPASS!

c) (3) Next, there is a 3 question quiz. Do it until you KNOW the answers. You will be putting these questions onto paper #22. (See next step.)

c) (4) Next, create PAPER #22, QUIZ QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR INTORDUCTION TO THE EARTH AND BEYOND. See below :

*TYPE PAPER #22 on the computer. (Use WORD or google.)

*COMPLETE heading

* NUMBER AND TYPE OUT EACH QUESTION with the CORRECT ANSWER.

*SAVE paper #22 in your FOLDER if you are using WORD. You will be adding MORE questions and answers as you go along.

5) CLICK ON: THE EARTH AND BEYOND

5) (a) Go to the INDEX and click on DAY AND NIGHT.

5) (b) Follow the SAME PROCEDURE as you did for SHADOWS.

5) (c) SHOW ME paper #22 on your laptop. (Do NOT print it out!)

6) CLICK ON: THE EARTH AND BEYOND

6) (a) Go to the INDEX and click on PLANETS- ORDERING AND MNEUMONICS.

6) (b) Follow the SAME PROCEDURE as you did for SHADOWS.

7) CLICK ON: THE EARTH AND BEYOND

7) (a) Go to the INDEX and click on SUN, MOON, AND EARTH ORBITS.

7) (b) Follow the SAME PROCEDURE as you did for SHADOWS.

8) CLICK ON: THE EARTH AND BEYOND

8) (a) Go to the INDEX and click on SUNRISE AND SUNSET AND DAY LENGTH.

8) (b) Follow the SAME PROCEDURE as you did for SHADOWS.CLICK ON: THE EARTH AND BEYOND

9) (a) Go to the INDEX and click on THE PHASES OF THE MOON.

9) (b) Follow the SAME PROCEDURE as you did for SHADOWS.

9) (c) SHOW ME paper #22 on your laptop. (Do NOT print it out!)

HOMEWORK

Due Monday

Know military time. Website:MILITARY TIME

 

My notes below...ignore

Set up portfolios with class experts assisting! :-)

2) COLOR AND THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM

REVIEW LIGHT

EXAMPLES THAT SHOW THE DEFINITION OF A WAVE

OLDEST CALENDAR

SWIMMING DINOSAUR

A BIG NOSED DINOSAUR AND ANCIENT TIME-KEEPING

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES (NASA SITE)

WAVES INFORMATION

TYPES OF WAVES

A WIRELESS WORLD- THE ORIGINS OF RADIO

http://www.darvill.clara.net/emag/

THE ELEC MAG SPECTRUM########################

4) ENERGY TRANSPORT AND THE AMPLITUDE OF A WAVE (Do not do the "Investigate" at the end.)

4) WAVE AMPLITUDE

AMPLITUDE (LAB)

6) AMPLITUDE

7) EM WAVES AND SPECTRUM WAVE

STANDING WAVE - You Tube

 

MEGA MUSIC MAKER

A MESSAGE FOR ALIENS?

 

My notes below...ignore

 

THE PHASES OF THE MOON

     

September 2014

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Please note that for the first week of school, there was no homework, other than to "get outside"! :-)

 

SEPTEMBER 1, 2014

NO SCHOOL

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 2, 2014

CLASS WORK

Depending on where we stopped on Friday:

1) Write down homework word for word for today. Write in HW for tomorrow also (See Tues).

2) Finish correct SCIENCE BINDER set up, including identifying binder on the outside with name and HR.

3) Pass out science binder TABLE OF CONTENTS (green paper) and discuss how to use it.

4) Pass out PAPER #1, STUDENT SAFETY CONTRACT. Record it in table of contents. Read silently and discuss it. Add in information about computer and printer.

5) Pass out PAPER #2, COURSE EXPECTATIONS. Record it in table of contents. Read silently and discuss it.

6) Discuss Breakfast Club and study and use of a computer during study.

7) Discuss NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards)

8) Do you have a computer and printer at home to use?

HOMEWORK

Due: on or before THURSDAY

Look papers #1 and 2 over with a parent/guardian. Please have a parent/guardian SIGN both papers. :-)

 

 

 

 

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CLASS WORK

1) Pick up from where we left off yesterday (See Tues).

2) Explanation of late/missing HW slip;how to use Ms Wetterer's website (shows Table of Contents class work, and HW)...

3) Begin: Living and Nonliving Things

HOMEWORK

1) Get papers #1 and 2 signed. DUE TOMORROW.

 

 

4

CLASS WORK

1) Finish up Tuesday if necessary

2) Begin and/or continue on Living vs Nonliving Things

3) Characteristics of Living Things

HOMEWORK

None :-)

 

 

 

5

CLASS WORK

1) Continue with Living vs Nonliving things (Location:___; List 5 living and 5 nonliving)

2) Develop a list of characteristics of living things (clue: fair food)

3) Work in groups to discuss individual characteristics of living things lists. Develop a "master list".

4) One partner shares "master list".

5) Pass out PAPER #3, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS.

6) As a class, circle/hilite all of the bold and underlined words. Pronounce them together.

7) Read paper #3 in groups. Compare individual and master lists to list on paper 3, page 1.

8) In groups, learn 1-5 at the bottom of pagee one.

9) In groups ask each other questions about the content of paper #3. Learn what the bold print words mean.

HOMEWORK

None...Have a wonderful weekend and get outside! :-)

 

 

SEPTEMBER 8, 2014

***CLASS WORK***

1) Write down HW for today word for word in your assignment book.

2) Write down HW for Tuesday in your assignment book. you can write "See Monday".

3) Pass out duplicate safety contract (paper #1). Put on heading, put in binder.

4) Late work?

5) Pick up from where we left off on Friday. This will vary from class to class.

*) One partner shares "master list".

*) Pass out PAPER #3, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS.

*) As a class, circle/hilite all of the bold and underlined words. Pronounce them together.

*) Read paper #3 in groups. Compare individual and master lists to list on paper 3, page 1.

*) Write an opinion piece: Do you believe there is alien life / extra terrestrial life...Support your opinion.

*) If extra time, start HW.

***HOMEWORK***

Due WEDNESDAY

Learn the 5 characteristics of life. Use paper #3.

 

 

 

 

 

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***CLASS WORK***

1) Late HW?

We will start from where we left off yesterday. (This will vary from one class to another.)--->

2) As a class, circle/hilite all of the bold and underlined words. Pronounce them together.

3) Read paper #3 in groups. Compare individual and master lists to list on paper 3, page 1.

4) Write an opinion piece: Do you believe there is alien life / extra terrestrial life...Support your opinion.

5) Share opion pieces with the class.

6) Pass out PAPER #4, DEFINING LIFE. (Complete heading, into Table of Contents)

7) Begin reading paper #4 ("challenging read"!)

***HOMEWORK***

See Monday

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***CLASS WORK***

1) Write down HW.

2) As a class, circle/hilite all of the bold and underlined words. Pronounce them together.

3) Read paper #3 in groups. Compare individual and master lists to list on paper 3, page 1.

4) Write an opinion piece: Do you believe there is alien life / extra terrestrial life...Support your opinion.

5) Share opinion pieces with the class.

6) Pass out PAPER #4, DEFINING LIFE. (Complete heading, into Table of Contents)

7) Begin reading paper #4 "challenging read"!)

8) Finish reading paper #4. Read it once for general understanding, then a second time to determine the main idea(s) of the article.

9) Write a sentence or two summarizing the MAIN IDEA of paper #4.

10) In groups, share your main ideas. Do you all agree?

11) Considering our school theme of CHALLENGE, introduce Scramble Squares...Try them out for a few minutes!

***HOMEWORK***

None :-) (If you did not complete your HW from Monday and Tuesday, you have another chance to get it done!)

 

 

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WHAT WE DID IN CLASS TODAY

science 1: steps 1 and 8-10 today

science 2: steps 1 and 6-

science 3: steps 1 and 2 (finish) -3

science 4: steps 1 and 4

science 5: steps 1 and 4 (finish)-5 (half way through)

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***CLASS WORK***

1) Write down HW

2) Write an opinion piece: Do you believe there is alien life / extra terrestrial life...Support your opinion.

3) Share opinion pieces with the class.

4) Pass out PAPER #4, DEFINING LIFE. (Complete heading, into Table of Contents)

5) Begin reading paper #4 ("challenging read"!)

6) Finish reading paper #4. Read it once for general understanding, then a second time to determine the main idea(s) of the article.

7) Write a sentence or two summarizing the MAIN IDEA of paper #4.

8) In groups, share your main ideas and then share as a class.

9) Considering our school theme of CHALLENGE, introduce Scramble Squares...Try them out for a few minutes!

10) Pass out paper #5, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS- QUESTIONS

11) Try to answer any questions you can without using paper #3. Then use paper #3 to help you find answers.

12) Pass in paper #5, even if you did not finish today.

***HOMEWORK***

Due Monday

Due Monday

1) You will be reading an online article.

2) Click on the following link to get to the article.

3) When you have finished reading the article, be sure that you can summarize the MAIN IDEA of the article in one or two sentences.

4) Write your MAIN IDEA sentence(s) on the BACK SIDE of PAPER #1 in your BINDER.

CLIMATE CHANGE WILL DISRUPT HALF OF NORTH AMERICA'S BIRD SPECIES, STUDY SAYS

 

 

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WHERE WE DID IN CLASS TODAY.

science 1- steps 1 and 11and/or 12

science 2- steps 1 and 7-9

science 3- steps 1 and 2-3

science 4- steps 1and 5-7

science 5- steps 1 and 3-5 or 6

 

 

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***CLASS WORK***

1) Share opinion pieces (extra terrestrial) with the class.

2) Pass out PAPER #4, DEFINING LIFE. (Complete heading, into Table of Contents)

3) Begin reading paper #4 ("challenging read"!)

4) Finish reading paper #4. Read it once for general understanding, then a second time to determine the main idea(s) of the article.

5) Write a sentence or two summarizing the MAIN IDEA of paper #4.

6) In groups, share your main ideas.

7) Considering our school theme of CHALLENGE, introduce Scramble Squares...Try them out for a few minutes!

8) Pass out paper #5, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS- QUESTIONS

9) Pass out the last page of paper #5. Staple them together.

10) Try to answer any questions you can without using paper #3. Then use paper #3 to help you find answers.

11) Pass in paper #5, even if you did not finish today.

***HOMEWORK***

See Thursday

 

 

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WHAT WE DID IN CLASS TODAY.

science 1- steps 8-11 (finished paper #5 today)

science 2- steps 8-11 (started paper #5 today)

science 3- step1(finished)

science 4- steps 6&7

science 5- steps 4-7

 

SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

***CLASS WORK***

1) Pass in HW

2) Pass out PAPER #4, DEFINING LIFE. (Complete heading, into Table of Contents)

3) Begin reading paper #4 ("challenging read"!)

4) Finish reading paper #4. Read it once for general understanding, then a second time to determine the main idea(s) of the article.

5) Write a sentence or two summarizing the MAIN IDEA of paper #4.

6) In groups, share your main ideas.

7) Considering our school theme of CHALLENGE, introduce Scramble Squares...Try them out for a few minutes!

8) Pass out paper #5, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS- QUESTIONS

9) Pass out the last page of paper #5. Staple them together.

10) Try to answer any questions you can without using paper #3. Then use paper #3 to help you find answers.

11) Pass in paper #5, even if you did not finish today.

12) Finish paper #5.

***HOMEWORK***

None (unless you did not do your HW from last Thursday/Friday!)

 

 

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WHAT WE DID IN CLASS TODAY.

science 1- steps 1, 12 & 7

science 2- 1, 10-12 & 7

science 3- steps 1-5 (not finished)

science 4- steps 1, 8-11

science 5- steps 1, 8-11

 

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***CLASS WORK**

SCIENCE 1 & 2

1) Any late HW?

2) Is everyone done with paper #5?

3) Begin movie clips (Contact) / discussion

SCIENCE 3

1) Any late HW?

2) Write a sentence or two summarizing the MAIN IDEA of paper #4.

3) In groups, share your main ideas.

4) Considering our school theme of CHALLENGE, introduce Scramble Squares...Try them out for a few minutes!

SCIENCE 4 & 5

1) Any late HW?

2) Continue to work on / finish paper #5

***HOMEWORK***

***HOMEWORK for SCIENCE 1,2,4,5-Finish paper #5. Due tomorrow.

***HOMEWORK for SCIENCE 3- None

 

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***CLASS WORK***

SCIENCE 1 & 2

1) Collect HW (paper #5)(

2) Continue with movie.

SCIENCE 3

1) Pass out paper #5, CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS- QUESTIONS

2) Pass out the last page of paper #5. Staple them together.

3) Work on paper #5. Use paper #3 to help you.

SCIENCE 4 & 5

1) Collect HW (paper #5)

2) Begin movie clips (Contact) / discussion

***HOMEWORK***

None :-)

 

 

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***CLASS WORK***

SCIENCE 1, 2, 4, 5

1) Any late HW (paper # 5)?

2) Continue with movie.

SCIENCE 3

1) Finish paper #5.

2) If time, continue trying out Scramble Square puzzles for a few minutes.

3) Discuss and start movie?

***HOMEWORK***

None

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***CLASS WORK***

SCIENCE 1- (finished movie yesterday) Finish synopsis and see the real Jill Tarter online article.

SCIENCE 2- finish movie

SCIENCE 3- Begin movie

SCIENCE 4- finish movie

SCIENCE 5- finish movie

***HOMEWORK***

None...Get outside! :-)

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER 22, 2014

CLASS WORK

All classes:

Begin homework!

HOMEWORK

Online reading...Due tomorrow

SUN AT ZENITH...

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW...

WHY AREN'T DAY AND NIGHT..

SUN RISES DUE EAST...

SUCCESS! MAVEN...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23 First Full Day of Fall! :-)

CLASS WORK

SCIENCE 1

1) Finish the real Jill Tarter online article.

2) Watch and discuss "snottie" video.

SCIENCE 2

1) Finish synopsis and see the real Jill Tarter online article.

SCIENCE 3- Continue with movie.

SCIENCE 4-

1) Finish movie.

2) Share synopsis and begin the real Jill Tarter online article.

SCIENCE 5

1) Finish movie.

2) Share synopsis and begin the real Jill Tarter online article.

HOMEWORK

None

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CLASS WORK

SCIENCE 1

1) Write down HW.

2) PASS OUT PAPER #6, MOVIE QUESTIONS.

3) Using paper # 6, discuss answering questions in "complete sentence" format.

4) Begin working on paper #6, using "complete sentences" (cs). You may type or write!

SCIENCE 2

1) Write down HW.

2) PASS OUT PAPER #6, MOVIE QUESTIONS.

3) Using paper # 6, start discussing answering questions in "complete sentence" format.

SCIENCE 3

1) Write down HW.

2) Continue with movie

SCIENCE 4

1) Write down HW.

2) Finish discussing the real Jill Tarter online article.

3) PASS OUT PAPER #6, MOVIE QUESTIONS.

SCIENCE 5

1) Write down HW

2) Finish discussing the real Jill Tarter online article.

3) PASS OUT PAPER #6, MOVIE QUESTIONS.

HOMEWORK

Online reading--Due Friday

Read the definitions for these two words BEFORE reading the FIRST online article. YOU ARE ONLY GOING TO READ THE FIRST FIVE PARAGRAHS of THIS ARTICLE. Then look at all the PHOTOGRAPHS.)

maiden: first

ebullient: joyful

ON A SHOESTRING, INDIA SENDS ORBITER TO MARS

WHAT IS A HADROSAUR? (Read the paragraph and look at the picture.)

NEWFOUND DINO HAD BIG NOSE, BUT WHY?

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CLASS WORK

SCIENCE 1-

1) HW written down for tonight?

2) Late work?

3) Work on paper #6.

SCIENCE 2-

1) HW written down for tonight?

2) Late work?

3) Using paper # 6, continue discussing answering questions in "complete sentence" format.

3) Watch and discuss "snottie" video. (repeat)

SCIENCE 3

1) HW written down for tonight?

2) Late work?

3) Finish movie

4) Share synopsis and begin the real Jill Tarter online article

SCIENCE 4

1) HW written down for tonight?

2) Late work?

3) Begin discussing paper #6.

SCIENCE 5

1) HW written down for tonight?

2) Late work?

3) Using paper #6, start discussing answering questions in "complete sentence" format.

HOMEWORK

Online reading--Due Friday

Read the definitions for these two words BEFORE reading the FIRST online article. YOU ARE ONLY GOING TO READ THE FIRST FIVE PARAGRAPHS of THIS ARTICLE. Then look at all the PHOTOGRAPHS.)

maiden: first

ebullient: joyful

ON A SHOESTRING, INDIA SENDS ORBITER TO MARS

WHAT IS A HADROSAUR? (Read the paragraph and look at the picture.)

NEWFOUND DINO HAD BIG NOSE, BUT WHY?

 

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CLASS WORK

ALL CLASSES

1) Write down HW.

2) Introductory discussion on Waves.

3) PASS OUT PAPER #7, POWERPOINT ON SETI AND WAVES INFORMATION PAPER

3) Begin watching power point, and work on PAPER #7, SETI / WAVE PPT NOTE TAKING WORKSHEET

HOMEWORK

None...have a great weekend and get outside! :-)

SEPTEMBER 29, 2014

CLASS WORK

Science 1-

1) Where did you stop on Friday?

2) Copy down HW.

3) Update Table of Contents.

PAPER #7 POWERPOINT ON SETI AND WAVES INFORMATION PAPER

PAPER #8 A VERY QUICK DID YOU DO YOUR HOMEWORK QUIZ

4) Finish paper #6.

5) Extra time? Explore waves online. (If you find a super site, please let me know.)

Science 2-

1) Where did you stop on Friday?

2) Copy down HW.

3) Update Table of Contents.

PAPER #7 POWERPOINT ON SETI AND WAVES INFORMATION PAPER

PAPER #8 A VERY QUICK DID YOU DO YOUR HOMEWORK QUIZ

4) Begin (some will finish) paper #6.

5) Extra time? Explore waves online. (If you find a super site, please let me know.)

Science 3-

1) Where did you stop on Friday?

2) Copy down HW.

3) Update Table of Contents.

PAPER #7 POWERPOINT ON SETI AND WAVES INFORMATION PAPER

PAPER #8 A VERY QUICK DID YOU DO YOUR HOMEWORK QUIZ

4) Pass out paper #6.

5) Using paper #6, start discussing answering questions in "complete sentence" format.

 

Science 4-

1) Where did you stop on Friday?

2) Copy down HW.

3) Update Table of Contents.

PAPER #7 POWERPOINT ON SETI AND WAVES INFORMATION PAPER

PAPER #8 A VERY QUICK DID YOU DO YOUR HOMEWORK QUIZ

4) Finish discussing paper #6. Begin (some will finish) working on it.

5) Extra time? Explore waves online. (If you find a super site, please let me know.)

Science 5-

1) Where did you stop on Friday?

2) Copy down HW.

3) Update Table of Contents.

PAPER #7 POWERPOINT ON SETI AND WAVES INFORMATION PAPER

PAPER #8 A VERY QUICK DID YOU DO YOUR HOMEWORK QUIZ

4) Begin (some will finish) paper #6.

5) Extra time? Explore waves online. (If you find a super site, please let me know.)

 

HOMEWORK

If you did not do HW from last Thurs and Fri, do it tonight.

 

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CLASS WORK

(In all classes, discuss using pencil and consequences for not doing so.)

Science 1-

1) Write down HW.

2) Continue with powerpoint and paper #7.

Science 2-

1) Write down HW.

2) Finish paper #6. (all?)

Science 3-

1) Write down HW.

3) Finish JT article!! (male dominated world...)

4) Start working on paper #6. (Some will finish.)

Science 4-

1) Write down HW.

2) Finish paper #6 (most will)

3) Continue with paper # 7

Science 5-

1) Write down HW.

2) Finish paper #6 (most will)

3) Continue working on paper #7

HOMEWORK

Due THURSDAY

1) In this website you will be looking at TWO IMAGES. You WILL NOT be READING the article. This website shows some early images from India’s MOM spacecraft. *******The first image shows the limb (edge) of Mars, with its tenuous (thin, slight) atmosphere above. *******The second image shows the whole planet, with a dust storm visible in the planet’s northern hemisphere. Beautiful!

MARS AND ITS ATMOSHERE SEEN BY MOM SPACECRAFT

 

 

1- part way thru paper #7

did it with paper handout

4) using pen

PLEASE IGNORE my notes BELOW!

EXAMPLES THAT SHOW THE DEFINITION OF A WAVE

OLDEST CALENDAR

SWIMMING DINOSAUR

A BIG NOSED DINOSAUR AND ANCIENT TIME-KEEPING

ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES (NASA SITE)

WAVES INFORMATION

TYPES OF WAVES

A WIRELESS WORLD- THE ORIGINS OF RADIO

http://www.darvill.clara.net/emag/

THE ELEC MAG SPECTRUM

science1-

Go thru pp

use rope to do transverse waves

2

3

4 use rope

5pp interaction of waves