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7th & 8th Grade Science

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FOR REMOTE LEARNING:
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Ms. Law may be contacted via email at: dlaw@hcjcany.org 

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Announcements for Home-Room 8-3

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MARCHNational Women’s History Month

  • Tuesday, March 2nd:
    • Happy birthday, Dr. Seuss!
  • Monday, March 15th:
    • Pi Day celebrated
  • Tuesday, March 16th:
    • Parent-Teacher Conference slip given to students (to be returned by 3/19)
  • Wednesday, March 17th:
    • St. Patrick’s Day– Accessorize your school uniform with something green (socks, sweater, headband, etc.)!
  • Thursday, March 18th:
    • 2nd Trimester ends
  • Friday, March 19th:
    • 3rd Trimester begins
    • Last day to return the Parent-Teacher Conference slip!
  • Thursday, March 25th:
    • 12:00p.m. Dismissal
    • Report Card Conferences (Please check the letter your child was given for your appointment time. Check your email for the Zoom information.)
  • Friday, March 26th:
    • 8th Grade Confirmation Retreat (at the church)
    • Full uniform or dress down for $1 (Please read the Student Handbook)
  • Monday, March 29th:
    • 2nd Trimester Honor Roll Assembly
  • Thursday, April 1st – Sunday April 11th:
    • Easter Recess (Please remember to follow safety protocol at all times!)
  • Monday, April 12th:
    • Welcome back!

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♦ ♦ 7TH AND 8TH GRADE SCIENCE HOME-WORK ♦ ♦

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Wednesday, 4/14/2021

7th Grade: Define the vocabulary for 10.2, 11.2 (pg420 only), and 13.1 in the back of the Science notebook (terms written in red or highlighted). The heading for this Vocabulary Section will be ‘2. Nervous System’. Students may begin submitting the vocabulary under the ‘2. Nervous System’ post under ‘Vocabulary’ (BEFORE THE NEXT ASSESSMENT!).

Assessment: Test on Nervous Systems on 4/21.

 

8th Grade: Define the vocabulary for Chapter 13 in the back of the Science notebook (terms written in red or highlighted). Students may begin submitting the vocabulary under the ‘Chapter 13’ post under ‘Vocabulary’ (BEFORE THE NEXT ASSESSMENT!).

Assessment: Chapter 13 Test on 4/22.

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Tuesday, 4/13/2021

7th Grade:

Assessment: Test on Skeletal and Muscular Systems on 4/13.

 

8th Grade:

Assessment: Chapter 12 Test tomorrow.

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WELCOME BACK! HAPPY EASTER!

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Wednesday, 3/31/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Complete the Quizlet/Kahoot/jeopardylabs (ACCESSIBLE TO THE PUBLIC).
  2. Study for the Test.
  3. Memorize the names of the bones in the human body (pg432).

Assessment: Test on Skeletal and Muscular Systems on 4/13.

*COPY AND PASTE THE LINK(S) TO THE POST NAMED ‘STUDY GUIDE- Skeletal and Muscular Systems’ BY 8P.M., 4/11/2021.

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Complete the Chapter 12 Study Guide (Quizlet/jeopardylabs/Kahoot).
  2. Complete the worksheets.

Assessment: Chapter 12 Test on 4/14.

**DIFFERENTIATED WEATHER PROJECT: ‘Pretend you are a popular meteorologist’.

******************  DUE: Monday, April 12, by 11:59p.m.   **********************

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Tuesday, 3/30/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete the worksheets.

REMINDER: SUBMIT THE ‘SKELETAL AND MUSCULAR SYSTEMS’ VOCABULARY DEFINITIONS (WITH PAGE NUMBERS!) UNDER THE RESPECTIVE GOOGLE CLASSROOM VOCABULARY POST BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

Assessment: Test on Skeletal and Muscular Systems on 4/14.

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Continue working on the Chapter 12 study guide (Quizlet/jeopardylabs/Kahoot).
  2. Complete the classwork: pgs459-461.

Assessment: Chapter 12 Test on 4/14.

*ALL OF CHAPTER 12 VOCABULARY (12.1-12.6) SHOULD BE SUBMITTED UNDER THE CHAPTER 12 VOCABULARY POST IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

**DIFFERENTIATED WEATHER PROJECT: ‘Pretend you are a popular meteorologist’.

******************  DUE: Monday, April 12, by 11:59p.m.   **********************

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Monday, 3/29/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete the worksheets.

REMINDER: SUBMIT THE ‘SKELETAL AND MUSCULAR SYSTEMS’ VOCABULARY DEFINITIONS (WITH PAGE NUMBERS!) UNDER THE RESPECTIVE GOOGLE CLASSROOM VOCABULARY POST BY 11:59P.M. TOMORROW!

Assessment: Test on Skeletal and Muscular Systems on 4/13.

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Continue working on the Chapter 12 study guide (Quizlet/jeopardylabs/Kahoot).
  2. Copy and complete or restate the following questions:
    1) What type of pressure does a hurricane usually begin as?
    2) Which way does a hurricane rotate in the Northern Hemisphere?
    3) What is the difference between a hurricane and a typhoon?
    4) What are hurricanes called in the Indian Ocean?
    5) Why do winds blow in the opposite direction after the eye of a hurricane passes?
    6) Why did crossing the Gulf of Mexico strengthen the hurricane?
    7) Why do hurricanes lose strength as they move over land?

Assessment: Chapter 12 Test on 4/14.

*ALL OF CHAPTER 12 VOCABULARY (12.1-12.6) SHOULD BE SUBMITTED UNDER THE CHAPTER 12 VOCABULARY POST IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM BY 11:59P.M. TOMORROW!

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 8:00P.M. TONIGHT!

 

**DIFFERENTIATED WEATHER PROJECT: ‘Pretend you are a popular meteorologist’.

******************  DUE: Monday, April 12, by 11:59p.m.   **********************

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~ HAPPY, BLESSED HOLY WEEK 2021! ~

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Friday, 3/26/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: *SUBMIT YOUR NOTES FOR SKELETAL AND MUSCULAR SYSTEMS BY 10:00P.M. 3/28, SUNDAY NIGHT!

REMINDER: SUBMIT THE ‘SKELETAL AND MUSCULAR SYSTEMS’ VOCABULARY DEFINITIONS (WITH PAGE NUMBERS!) UNDER THE RESPECTIVE GOOGLE CLASSROOM VOCABULARY POST BY 11:59P.M. ON 3/30.

Assessment: Test on Skeletal and Muscular Systems on 4/13.

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Use the information on pgs443-451 to create a foldable/graphic organizer: ‘Storms and Staying Safe’.
  2. Continue working on the Chapter 12 study guide (Quizlet/jeopardylabs/Kahoot).

Assessment: Chapter 12 Test on 4/14. ALL OF CHAPTER 12 VOCABULARY (12.1-12.6) SHOULD BE SUBMITTED UNDER THE CHAPTER 12 VOCABULARY POST IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM BY 11:59P.M. ON 3/30!

*SUBMIT THE FOLDABLE/GRAPHIC ORGANIZER BY 10:00P.M. TONIGHT!

 

**DIFFERENTIATED WEATHER PROJECT: ‘Pretend you are a popular meteorologist’.

1. Choose ONE of the following: (50 points)
A) Create a video informing the audience about the good, the bad, or the ugly upcoming weather (realistic fiction).
B) Create a Google Slide Presentation informing the audience about the good, the bad, or the ugly upcoming weather (realistic fiction).
C) Create a narrated animated video (example, Minecraft) informing the audience about the good, the bad, or the ugly upcoming weather (realistic fiction).

2. Be creative (props, costume, etc.). (15 points)

3. The project narration (submit a copy of the script, please!) must be at least 1 1/2 minutes long. (15 points)

4. The script MUST include at least 20 vocabulary terms from Lessons 11.6 through 13.1. Please be sure to highlight these terms in your script! (20 points)

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Thursday, 3/25/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Continue working on notes for Skeletal and Muscular Systems.

Assessment: Test on Skeletal and Muscular Systems on 4/13.

*SUBMIT BY 10:00P.M. ON SUNDAY, 3/28!

8th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Create a foldable/graphic organizer: ‘Main Types of Fronts’.
  2. Continue working on the Chapter 12 study guide (Quizlet/jeopardylabs/Kahoot).

Assessment: Chapter 12 Test on 4/14. ALL OF CHAPTER 12 VOCABULARY (12.1-12.6) SHOULD BE SUBMITTED UNDER THE CHAPTER 12 VOCABULARY POST IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM BY 11:59P.M. ON 3/30!

*SUBMIT THE FOLDABLE/GRAPHIC ORGANIZER BY 5:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**DIFFERENTIATED WEATHER PROJECT: ‘Pretend you are a popular meteorologist’.

1. Choose ONE of the following: (50 points)
A) Create a video informing the audience about the good, the bad, or the ugly upcoming weather (realistic fiction).
B) Create a Google Slide Presentation informing the audience about the good, the bad, or the ugly upcoming weather (realistic fiction).
C) Create a narrated animated video (example, Minecraft) informing the audience about the good, the bad, or the ugly upcoming weather (realistic fiction).

2. Be creative (props, costume, etc.). (15 points)

3. The project narration (submit a copy of the script, please!) must be at least 1 1/2 minutes long. (15 points)

4. The script MUST include at least 20 vocabulary terms from Lessons 11.6 through 13.1. Please be sure to highlight these terms in your script! (20 points)

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Wednesday, 3/24/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Define Lessons 11.2, 11.4, and 11.5 vocabulary in the back of the notebook. The title should be ‘SKELETAL AND MUSCULAR SYSTEMS’. The lessons (10.1, 11.2, 11.4, 11.5) should be the sub-headings. Remember to include the page number(s) for each term!

Assessment: Test on Skeletal and Muscular Systems on 4/13.

*SUBMIT TO THE APPROPRIATE POST (SKELETAL AND MUSCULAR SYSTEMS) UNDER GOOGLE CLASSROOM VOCABULARY BY 11:59P.M. ON 3/30.

8th Grade:

Home-work: Define Lessons 12.4-12.6 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook.

Assessment: Chapter 12 Test on 4/14.

*ALL OF CHAPTER 12 VOCABULARY (12.1-12.6) SHOULD BE SUBMITTED UNDER THE CHAPTER 12 VOCABULARY POST IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM BY 11:59P.M. ON 3/30!

 

**DIFFERENTIATED WEATHER PROJECT: ‘Pretend you are a popular meteorologist’.

1. Choose ONE of the following: (50 points)
A) Create a video informing the audience about the good, the bad, or the ugly upcoming weather (realistic fiction).
B) Create a Google Slide Presentation informing the audience about the good, the bad, or the ugly upcoming weather (realistic fiction).
C) Create a narrated animated video (example, Minecraft) informing the audience about the good, the bad, or the ugly upcoming weather (realistic fiction).

2. Be creative (props, costume, etc.). (15 points)

3. The project narration (submit a copy of the script, please!) must be at least 1 1/2 minutes long. (15 points)

4. The script MUST include at least 20 vocabulary terms from Lessons 11.6 through 13.1. Please be sure to highlight these terms in your script! (20 points)

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Monday, 3/22/2021

7th Grade:

Assessment: Chapter 9 Test on 3/24.

*SUBMIT LINK AND REVIEW PAGES BY 5:00P.M. (4:00P.M. FOR REMOTE LEARNERS)

8th Grade:

Home-work: Copy and complete/Restate the teacher’s questions:
1) What causes too much water to be in a river?
2) How do floods cause damage?
3) What do people build to try to stop floods from occurring?
4) What happens to surface water and groundwater during a drought?
5) What are some harmful effects of a drought?
6) What can people do to reduce the effects of a drought?
7) Why can floods sometimes happen in an area away from the precipitation?
8) Is Death Valley in a constant state of drought?

Assessment: 12.1-12.3 QUIZ on 3/24.

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 6:00P.M. TODAY!

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Friday, 3/19/2021

7th Grade:

Assessment: Chapter 9 Test on 3/23.

*SUBMIT THE TRIPLE VENN DIAGRAM BY 5:00P.M. TODAY! (REMOTE LEARNERS MUST SUBMIT ALL WORK BY 3:30P.M. TODAY!)

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

1. Complete ‘Apply It’ on pgs427 & 431.
2. Copy and paste the jeopardylabs link as a private comment and, if you would like, in the Stream.
3. Copy and paste the Quizlet link as a private comment and, if you would like, in the Stream.
4. Define 12.3 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook. Submit a pic to the ‘CHAPTER 12 VOCABULARY post on Google Classroom before 3/23.

Assessment: 12.1-12.3 QUIZ on 3/23. Review using Quizlet.

*SUBMIT THE FOLDABLE/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK, THE GRAPHIC ORGANIZER, ‘APPLY IT!’ (PGS427 & 431), AND THE 2 LINKS BY 6:00P.M. TODAY!

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Tuesday, 3/16/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work:

1. Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) How do penguins stay warm?
2) Are chordates considered vertebrates? Are vertebrates considered chordates? Explain.
3) Where is your backbone? What is another name for it?
4) What makes the backbone flexible?
5) What is the function(s) of the backbone?
6) Re-read pg326. What is another vertebrate that uses limbs to move in its environment?

2. Create a foldable: ‘Chordate Characteristics’ (see pg325)

Assessment: Chapter 9 Test on 3/23.

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS AND THE FOLDABLE BY 6:00P.M. TODAY! (REMOTE LEARNERS MUST SUBMIT ALL WORK BY 5:00P.M.)

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Study

Assessment: Chapter 11 Test next class.

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Monday, 3/15/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Define 9.4 and 9.5 vocabulary

Assessment: Chapter 9 Test on 3/23.

 

8th Grade

Home-work:

  1. Complete creating a Quizlet study set/Kahoot/www.jeopardylabs.com study guide.
  2. Complete Chapter 11 vocabulary. Submit the definitions to the appropriate post in Google Classroom by 11:59p.m. tomorrow, 3/16.

Assessment: Chapter 11 Test on 3/17.

*SUBMIT THE QUIZLET/JEOPARDYLABS LINK(S) BY 8:00P.M. TONIGHT!

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Friday, 3/12/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) What is a line of symmetry?
2) What is a radius?
3) What are some characteristics of animals with radial symmetry?
4) What advantage is bilateral symmetry to a land animal?
5) What do animals need to do to survive?
6) What is an adaptation?
7) What are two common types of symmetry?
8) What is a predator?
9) What are two different ways animals can protect themselves from predators?
10) How are invertebrates different from vertebrates?
11) What are the main groups of invertebrates? Create a concept map: ‘Invertebrate Classification’.

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 3:30P.M. TODAY! (REMOTE LEARNERS MUST SUBMIT ALL WORK BY 2:00P.M.)

Assessment: 9.1-9.3 Quiz on 3/15

** Click here to see the DIFFERENTIATED RESEARCH PROJECT, DUE 3/16/2021!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Read pgs408-409. Underline/highlight important information. Copy the vocabulary definitions from pg408 into your notebook.

*SUBMIT THE HOME-WORK BY 8:00P.M. TONIGHT!

Assessment: Chapter 11 Test on 3/17.

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Thursday, 3/11/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete Worksheets 147D&135E.

*SUBMIT WORKSHEETS 147D&135E BY 5:30P.M. TODAY! (REMOTE LEARNERS MUST SUBMIT ALL WORK BY 3:30P.M.)

Assessment: 9.1-9.3 Quiz on 3/15

** Click here to see the DIFFERENTIATED RESEARCH PROJECT, DUE 3/16/2021!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) What liquids are used in some thermometers?
2) How do these liquids indicate temperature?
3) What are 3 temperature scales?
4) List and describe 3 ways heat is transferred. Give an everyday example for each.
5) What affects how well molecules transfer heat by conduction?
6) In which state does conduction work best?
7) During the day, how does the sun heat Earth’s surface?
8) How are the first few meters of the troposphere (just above the Earth’s surface) heated?

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 8:00P.M. TONIGHT!

Assessment: Chapter 11 Test next week

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Wednesday, 3/10/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete “Animal or Not?” on pg317.

*SUBMIT A PIC OF PG317 BY 4:00P.M. TODAY! (REMOTE LEARNERS MUST SUBMIT ALL WORK BY 2:00P.M.)

Assessment: 9.1-9.3 Quiz on 3/15

** Click here to see the DIFFERENTIATED RESEARCH PROJECT, DUE 3/16/2021!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) What effect does infrared radiation from Earth’s surface have on the atmosphere?
2) What is the ‘greenhouse effect’?
3) What are some examples of greenhouse gases? Which is the main greenhouse gas?
4) How does the ‘greenhouse effect’ affect the Earth?
5) Where does the energy that warms Earth and the atmosphere come from?

Complete Figure 3 on pg396 and then, answer questions 6-11:
6) About what percent of incoming sunlight is reflected by clouds?
7) About what percent of incoming sunlight is absorbed by Earth’s surface?
8) What happens to this absorbed sunlight?
9) Does all absorbed sunlight warm the land and water? Explain.
10) About what percent of sunlight is reflected back into the atmosphere?
11) About what percent of incoming sunlight is absorbed by gases and particles of dust in the atmosphere?

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 8:00P.M. TONIGHT!

Assessment: Chapter 11 Test next week

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Tuesday, 3/9/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Create a Venn Diagram: “Invertebrates vs Vertebrates”. Include specific examples and illustrations.

*SUBMIT THE VENN DIAGRAM BY 6:00P.M. TODAY! (REMOTE LEARNERS MUST SUBMIT ALL WORK BY 4:00P.M.)

Assessment: 9.1-9.3 Quiz on 3/15

** Click here to see the DIFFERENTIATED RESEARCH PROJECT, DUE 3/16/2021!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:
1) What forms of energy travels to Earth from the Sun?
2) Compare and contrast infrared waves with ultraviolet waves. Use illustrations to support your answer.
3) Almost all of which type of radiation from the Sun reaches the troposphere?
4) What happens to ultraviolet radiation when it reaches the atmosphere?
5) What happens to infrared radiation when it reaches the atmosphere?
6) What is ‘scattering’?
7) Explain why the sky looks blue in the clear daytime.
8) What happens to the energy that is absorbed by Earth’s land and water?

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 8:00P.M. TONIGHT!

Assessment: Chapter 11 Test next week

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Monday, 3/8/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Create a Venn Diagram: “Animals vs Plants”. Include specific examples and illustrations. Students may research information online to help them complete the Venn Diagram. Students must take video notes for any videos researched and submit the video links as a private comment.

*SUBMIT THE VENN DIAGRAM BY 4:00P.M. TODAY! (REMOTE LEARNERS MUST SUBMIT ALL WORK BY 3:00P.M.)

Assessment: 9.1-9.3 Quiz on 3/15

** Click here to see the DIFFERENTIATED RESEARCH PROJECT, DUE 3/16/2021!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Use the Science textbook, your notes, vocabulary, video notes, the teacher’s questions, worksheets (attachments), and the following links to review for tomorrow’s quiz on 11.1-11.3:

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/2021-02-12-236

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/jacob-anthony-es

https://quizlet.com/226573458/layers-of-the-atmosphere-flash-cards/

https://quizlet.com/za/575563411/atmosphere-flash-cards/

https://create.kahoot.it/details/definitions-for-chapter-11/fac11967-98ba-4c63-ad1a-eac91e4e782e

Assessment: 11.1-11.3 Quiz next class

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Friday, 3/5/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:
1) How can it be that scientists can still discover new animals?
2) How do animals on land take in oxygen?
3) What does it mean for an animal to reproduce?
4) Why might it be important for an animal to move?
5) What is homeostasis? Give an example.
6) Google photos of animals. What do animals have in common? How are they different?
7) What is a vertebrate? An invertebrate? Give an example of an animal for each.
8) Why might a scientist classify a dog and an eagle in the same group? In different groups?
9) If scientists discover a new animal, how would they go about classifying it? Use an example to support your answer.

 *SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 6P.M. TODAY! (4:00P.M. FOR REMOTE LEARNERS)

** Click here to see the DIFFERENTIATED RESEARCH PROJECT, DUE 3/16/2021!

 

8th Grade

Home-work

  1. Use the Science textbook, video notes, teacher’s questions, and the following link, https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/sunearth/science/atmosphere-layers2.html, to create a foldable/interactive notebook to represent the 4 (5?) main layers of the atmosphere.
  2. Complete Worksheets 77D&F, 83E&G, 89C by Monday.
  3. Create a Quizlet Set based on Lessons 11.1-11.3. **DUE IN CLASS ON MONDAY!

 *SUBMIT THE FOLDABLE/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BY 8:00P.M. TODAY!

Assessment: 11.1-11.3 Quiz on Tuesday, 3/9

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Thursday, 3/4/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Define 9.1 and 9.2 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook.

*SUBMIT THE VOCABULARY UNDER ‘CHAPTER 9 VOCABULARY'”.

** Click here to see the DIFFERENTIATED RESEARCH PROJECT, DUE 3/16/2021!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete classwork. Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) What happens to the temperature of the troposphere as altitude increases?
2) Why are clouds that form at the top of the troposphere made up of ice?
3) Why is the troposphere the densest layer of the atmosphere?
4)  Why is this layer called the troposphere? 
5) Would you expect the air pressure in the stratosphere to be greater or less than the pressure in the troposphere? Explain.
6) Why is the upper layer of the stratosphere warmer than the lower layer?
7) Which layer is closer to Earth’s surface, the troposphere or the stratosphere? 
8) In which layer is the ozone layer?
9) How does the ozone layer benefit living things on Earth?
10) Why is the ozone layer warm?
11) What are the 2 layers of the thermosphere?
12) What characteristics make the mesosphere different from the stratosphere? 
13) Why is the mesosphere colder than the stratosphere?
14) How does ozone affect the temperature of the stratosphere?
15) What happens to the temperature from the mesosphere to the thermosphere? 
16) Why is the thermosphere warmer than the stratosphere?

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 8:00P.M. TODAY!

Assessment: 11.1-11.3 Quiz on Tuesday, 3/9

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Wednesday, 3/3/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Complete the Plant List (DUE IN CLASS TOMORROW!).
  2. Study: Vocabulary, notes, Quizlet, and www.jeopardy labs.com-

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/plant-5110

https://jeopardylabs.com/edit2/27273354

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/2021-02-12-355

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/2021-02-12-927

https://jeopardylabs.com/play/plants-chapt-8

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test next class. Make sure you have your PLANT LIST (looseleaf or a print-out)!

** Click here to see the DIFFERENTIATED RESEARCH PROJECT, DUE 3/16/2021!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete classwork:

1. Watch the 2 videos posted in today’s Google Classroom and take video notes.

2. Worksheets 89D&F due in class tomorrow.

*SUBMIT THE VIDEO NOTES BY 5:00P.M. TODAY!

Assessment: 11.1-11.3 Quiz on Tuesday, 3/9

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Tuesday, 3/2/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Work on the Plant List (DUE IN CLASS on Thursday, 3/4).

*SUBMIT CHAPTER 8 VOCABULARY AND THE COMPLETED WWW.JEOPARDYLABS.COM ASSIGNMENT LINK BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test on Thursday, 3/4. Make sure you have your plant list (looseleaf or a print-out)!

** Click here to see the DIFFERENTIATED RESEARCH PROJECT, DUE 3/16/2021!

 

8th Grade

Home-work:

1. Complete classwork. Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) Why is air pressure greater at sea level?
2) Why night someone have to carry a supply of oxygen when climbing to the top of a very high mountain?
3) What happens to particles in air that is expanding? How would this affect the density of the air? How would this affect air pressure?
4) Are there more molecules in a sample of air at sea level or at great altitudes?
5) Compare what breathing would be like for a person on a high mountain with what breathing would be like for a high-altitude pilot.

2. Worksheets 83D&F due in class tomorrow.

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 5:00P.M. TODAY!

Assessment: 11.1-11.3 Quiz on Tuesday, 3/9

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Monday, 3/1/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) What are some benefits of plants?
2) How do organisms that do not make their own food survive?
3) How would you describe the importance of autotrophs?
4) List the contributions plants make to YOUR life.
5) What kind of moss is used in gardening?
6) Where does this type of moss grow?
7) How does this type of moss’ absorbency make it useful in agriculture?
8) What useful products come from conifers?
9) How do people use angiosperms?
10) What characteristic of plants gives food like celery and lettuce a crisp, crunchy texture?
11) If you were planting a garden in sandy soil, what would you add to the soil? Why?

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 6:00P.M. TODAY (BY 4:00P.M. FOR REMOTE LEARNERS)!

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test on Thursday, 3/4.

 

8th Grade

Home-work:

Complete classwork. Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) What condition would cause a pilot’s blood to boil? How does the pilot overcome this issue?
2) How are mass and density related?
3) What instrument is used to measure air pressure?
4) What are the 2 common kinds of barometers?
5) How does a mercury barometer work?
6) What does this increase in pressure do to the mercury?
7) What does the word ‘aneroid’ mean? 
8) Complete Figure 3 on pg383. How does the shape of the metal container shown in the two images change?
9) How does an aneroid barometer work?
10) What unit does the National Weather Service use on weather maps to indicate air pressure?
11) How many of those units does 1 inch of mercury equal? How about 30 inches of mercury?

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 6:00P.M. TONIGHT!

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Friday, 2/26/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) Why don’t some plants bloom in winter in locations that have seasonal changes?
2) What environmental factor triggers plants to flower?
3) What is photoperiodism?
4) When does a short-day plant flower? A long day plant?
5) What is critical night length?
6) What is the name given to plants that bloom no matter what the periods of darkness are?
7) Which is more important to a plant’s flowering, the number of hours of darkness or the number of hours of light?
8) What is the advantage of having different plants flowering at different times of the year?
9) How might gardeners get plants to bloom out of season?
10) Why is dormancy beneficial to a plant?
11) What are the changes a tree undergoes as it becomes dormant?
12) To what other event have you heard the term ‘dormancy’ or ‘dormant’ applied?
13) What do some animals do in the winter that is similar to trees becoming dormant?
14) Which pigments are visible with the breakdown of chlorophyll?
15) Which pigment is newly produced?

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 8:00P.M. TODAY (BY 4:00P.M. FOR REMOTE LEARNERS)!

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test on Thursday, 3/4.

 

8th Grade

Home-work:

1. Complete classwork. Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) How is rusting of iron a similar reaction to burning?
2) Which gas do living things use to release energy from food?
3) What substance exists as both a liquid and a gas in the atmosphere? Explain.
4) Why are some gases called ‘trace’ gases?
5) How does an area with high humidity differ from conditions in our area? How does an area with very low humidity differ from conditions in our area?
6) What are some parts of the atmosphere that you can see? Cannot see?
7) Are things that happen n the atmosphere connected? Explain.
8) Where does a hurricane get its energy?
9) Where does the ocean get its energy?
10) Why do hurricanes happen in the summer?

2. “Assess Your Understanding” on pgs378 and 379.

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 6P.M. TODAY!

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Thursday, 2/25/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) What is a plant’s growth response toward or away from a stimulus called?
2) In terms of direction of growth, what are the two types of tropisms?
3) What are 3 important stimuli to which plants show tropisms?
4) How do vines show thigmotropism?
5) What type of tropism do plant roots show? Is it positive or negative? How do you know? Explain.
6) How do plants show phototropism?
7) What is a hormone? What hormone controls a plant’s response to light? How does it work?

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS BY 5:00P.M. TODAY (BY 2:30P.M. FOR REMOTE LEARNERS)!

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test on Tuesday, 3/2.

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete classwork. Define Lessons 11.1-11.3 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook.

*SUBMIT CHAPTER 11 VOCABULARY BY 11:59P.M. ON 3/7.

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Wednesday, 2/24/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Create a Venn Diagram: “Gymnosperm Reproduction vs Angiosperm Reproduction”. Remember to include specific examples and illustrations. 

*SUBMIT INCOMPLETE CLASSWORK (some students) AND THE VENN DIAGRAM BY 4:00P.M. TODAY (BY 2:00P.M. FOR REMOTE LEARNERS)!

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test on Tuesday, 3/2.

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Study

Assessment: Chapter 10 Test next class

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Tuesday, 2/23/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) What process occurs in the male cone?
2) What processes occur in the female cone before fertilization?
3) What process occurs between fertilization and the maturing of the seed?
4) What must happen to a seed before it is ready to be dispersed?
5) Is pollen more or less likely to be dispersed by wind during rainy weather? Explain.
6) Create a mini Venn Diagram to compare and contrast the 2 types of cones. Include appearance and what happens to each type of cone after fertilization.
7) Why are male cones at the tips of branches rather than closer to the trunk?
8) How does the shape of the seed affect its motion in the wind?
9) How does the structure of the cone protect the seeds?
10) What does the seed form from?

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S 10 QUESTIONS BY 5P.M. TODAY!

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test on Tuesday, 3/2.

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete classwork

Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) What is salinity? How might salinity of the ocean be different in the Caribbean than Antarctica? Explain.
2) How would you determine the temperature of ocean water (cold, cool, warm) at any given depth? Explain.
3) Where is the water pressure the greatest (the top, middle, or bottom of the ocean)?
4) At which ocean-floor feature do plates move apart? Move together?
5) What are the 4 features of the ocean floor?
6) Which of the 3 temperate zones in the ocean extends to 3km? How many meters is 3km?
7) What is the cause of most waves?
8) What wind conditions would cause the largest waves to form in a body of water?
9) Draw and label the characteristics of a wave.
10) How does wave height change as it reaches the shore? How does wavelength change as it reaches the shore?
11) Why do waves slow down when they reach the shore?
12) Why do you think tsunamis are most common in the Pacific Ocean?
13) Which natural landforms protect against erosion?
14) Why might building groins be controversial in some communities?
15) How are ocean currents different than waves?
16) How are surface currents different in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere? Why? What is this called?
17) Create a question and answer key to solve for density. Remember to ALWAYS write the formula and labels when solving!

Assessment: Chapter 10 Test on Thursday, 2/25.

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S 12 QUESTIONS BY 5P.M. TODAY!

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Monday, 2/22/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) What is the male gamete?
2) What is the female gamete?
3) What happens during fertilization?
4) How many parents are involved in sexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction?
5) What plant structures can reproduce asexually?
6) Describe one advantage and one disadvantage asexual reproduction has over sexual reproduction.
7) Why must nonvascular and seedless vascular plants grow in moist places?
8) What does a zygote develop into?
9) What do spores or seeds develop into?
10) What happens when sperm meets egg?

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S 10 QUESTIONS BY 5P.M. TODAY!

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test on Tuesday, 3/2.

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete classwork

Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:

1) Why might water use vary from state to state?
2) What percentage of Earth’s surface water is salt water? Where can you find most of it?
3) Why is salt water less useful to people than fresh water?
4) What drives the water cycle?
5) What are the steps in the water cycle?
6) What are some parts of a river system?
7) What force causes the water in tributaries to flow?
8) What is the land area that supplies water to a river system called?
9) What is the ‘Great Divide’?
10) List and describe 4 different lake formations.
11) Differentiate between permeable and impermeable. Give one example of a material for each.
12) Describe an artesian well. What is one advantage artesian wells have over regular wells? Given this advantage, why aren’t artesian wells used all the time?

Assessment: Chapter 10 Test on Thursday, 2/25.

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S 12 QUESTIONS BY 5P.M. TODAY!

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Friday, 2/12/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork:

Create Jeopardy questions and answers using https://jeopardylabs.com. Each column will represent a lesson in Chapter 8.

*SUBMIT THE JEOPARDY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS BY 10:00P.M. TONIGHT!

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test after the break.

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete classwork-

1. watch 2 videos and take video notes:

1) “Coriolis Effect” by SciShow (3min)
2) “How Do Ocean Currents Work?” by Ted-Ed (4min 33sec)

2. Modify/complete your Jeopardy Game on jeopardylabs.com.

*SUBMIT THE VIDEO NOTES AND JEOPARDY LINK BY 8:00P.M. TODAY!

 

Assessment: Chapter 10 Test the week after break (Tuesday?)

 

**STEM Project: (ASSIGNED ON 2/4/2021. DUE BY 11:59P.M. ON 2/24/2021)

Chapter 10 (Individual)- Ocean Oil Spill Clean-Up 

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Thursday, 2/11/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork:

  1. Copy and complete the teacher’s questions or restate the question in your answer:
    1) Which type of reproduction requires fertilization to produce offspring? (Teacher’s notes: pg111)
    2 In which stage does this occur?
    3) Which stage involves sexual reproduction? How can you tell?
    4) Which stage involves asexual reproduction? What are the reproductive structures in this stage?
  2. create a Triple Venn Diagram: “Plant Growing Seasons” (bottom of pg281). Remember to add a title, label each circle, and include illustrations and specific examples for each.

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test after the break.

*SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S QUESTIONS AND THE TRIPLE VENN DIAGRAM BY 8P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work:

  1. Complete review questions and answers on jeopardylabs.com.
  2. Define Chapter 10 vocabulary. *SUBMIT BY 11:59P.M. TOMORROW (FRIDAY, 2/12/2021)!

Assessment: Chapter 10 Test the week after break (Tuesday?)

**STEM Project: (ASSIGNED ON 2/4/2021. DUE BY 11:59P.M. ON 2/24/2021)

Chapter 10 (Individual)- Ocean Oil Spill Clean-Up 

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Tuesday, 2/9/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork.

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test after the break.

*SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK BY 2:30P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work:

  1. Complete classwork. *SUBMIT THE CLASSWORK BY 2:00P.M. TODAY!
  2. Watch a video and take video notes: “The Science of Waves on Water- Physics of an Ocean Wave” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bacwP-9osVE (15min). *TO BE CHECKED AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS TOMORROW!

 

**STEM Project: (ASSIGNED ON 2/4/2021. DUE BY 11:59P.M. ON 2/24/2021)

Chapter 10 (Individual)- Ocean Oil Spill Clean-Up 

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Monday, 2/8/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Complete classwork. *SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK BY 2:00P.M. TODAY!
  2. Watch a video and take video notes: “Roots, Stems, and Leaves” by Charles Filipek, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZL88Dkz_R0 (11min 19sec) *TO BE CHECKED AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS TOMORROW!

Assessment: Chapter 8 Test after the break.

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete Classwork.

SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK BY 2:30P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project: (ASSIGNED ON 2/4/2021. DUE BY 11:59P.M. ON 2/24/2021)

Chapter 10 (Individual)- Ocean Oil Spill Clean-Up 

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Friday, 2/5/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork.

SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK BY 2:30P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete Classwork.

SUBMIT THE TEACHER’S 8 QUESTIONS AND YOUR ANSWERS BY 1:45P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project: (ASSIGNED ON 2/4/2021. DUE BY 11:59P.M. ON 2/24/2021)

Chapter 10 (Individual)- Ocean Oil Spill Clean-Up 

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Thursday, 2/4/2021

7th Grade:

Home-workComplete classwork. 

SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK BY 2:30P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete Classwork.

SUBMIT  PAGE 348 BY 2:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project: (ASSIGNED ON 2/4/2021. DUE BY 11:59P.M. ON 2/24/2021)

Chapter 10 (Individual)- Ocean Oil Spill Clean-Up 

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Wednesday, 2/3/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Study! 

Assessment: QUIZ on 8.1 & 8.2 next class

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete Classwork-

  1. Create a minimum of 10 questions and answers based on Lessons 10.1-10.3.
  2. Study using notes and Quizlet: The Water Cycle and Water Underground.

Assessment: QUIZ on 10.1-10.3 next class

SUBMIT THE Qs AND As BY 1:45P.M. TODAY!

***UPCOMING PROJECTS
1. CHAPTER 10 (Individual)STEM Project– Ocean Oil Spill Clean-Up (WILL BE ASSIGNED NEXT CLASS)
2. CHAPTERS 11 & 12 (Individual)Video with script– You are a newly hired meteorologist of an up and coming News Station.
3. UNIT 5, Astronomy (Individual or Group)Board Game– Include the rules of the game.

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Tuesday, 2/2/2021

*. ∗ *  NO CLASSES- Snow Day  ∗ * . *

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Monday, 2/1/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork-

Create your own Quizlet based on lessons 8.1 and 8.2 (a minimum of 12 entries). Copy and paste the link as a private comment in today’s Google Classroom post.

Assessment: QUIZ on 2/4 on 8.1 & 8.2

SUBMIT THE LINK BY 2:30P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work

  1. Complete Assess Your Understanding (AYU) on pgs342 & 345.
  2. Start studying for the quiz using notes and Quizlet: The Water Cycle and Water Underground.

Assessment: QUIZ on 2/4 on 10.1-10.3

SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK AND HOMEWORK BY 2:00P.M. TODAY!

***UPCOMING PROJECTS
1. CHAPTER 10 (Individual)STEM Project– Ocean Oil Spill Clean-Up
2. CHAPTERS 11 & 12 (Individual)Video with script– You are a newly hired meteorologist of an up and coming News Station.
3. UNIT 5, Astronomy (Individual or Group)Board Game– Include the rules of the game.

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Friday, 1/29/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork.

Assessment: QUIZ on 2/3 on 8.1 & 8.2

SUBMIT THE CLASSWORK BY 7:00P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete classwork.

Assessment: QUIZ on 2/3 on 10.1-10.3

SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK  BY 7:00P.M. TODAY!

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Thursday, 1/28/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork.

Assessment: QUIZ on 2/3 on 8.1 & 8.2

SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK BY 5:00P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete classwork.

Assessment: QUIZ on 2/3 on 10.1-10.3

SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK  BY 7:00P.M. TODAY!

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Wednesday, 1/27/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork.

Assessment: QUIZ on 2/3 on 8.1 & 8.2

  1. SUBMIT THE FOLDABLE/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK/GRAPHIC ORGANIZER (Classwork) BY 3:30P.M. TODAY!
  2. SUBMIT THE TEXTBOOK ACTIVITIES (Home-Work) BY 7:00P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete classwork.

SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK  BY 3:30P.M. TODAY!

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Tuesday, 1/26/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork-

  1. Read and complete pg252.
  2. Copy the vocabulary on pg252 into the Science notebook.
  3. Copy the blue table.
  4. Define vocabulary terms for 8.1 (pg253) in the back of the Science notebook.

SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK  BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work: Complete classwork- 

  1. read and complete pg324.
  2. Copy the vocabulary on pg324 into the Science notebook.
  3. Copy the blue table.
  4. Define vocabulary terms for lessons 10.1-10.3 (pg325) in the back of the Science notebook.

SUBMIT ALL CLASSWORK  BY 5:00P.M. TODAY!

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Monday, 1/25/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Complete classwork- Create 10 Qs and As based on Lesson 7.4. (Refer to Bloom’s Taxonomy)
  2. Review using Quizlet.

Assessment: 7.4 Quiz (Fungi) next class

SUBMIT THE 10 Qs AND As  BY 1:45P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work:

  1. Complete classwork- Create 10 Qs and As based on Chapter 9. (Refer to Bloom’s Taxonomy)
  2. Review using Quizlet.
  3. CHAPTER 9 VOCABULARY IS DUE BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

Assessment: 9.1-9.3 QUIZ next class

SUBMIT THE 10 Qs AND As  BY 1:45P.M. TODAY!

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Friday, 1/22/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Complete classwork.
  2. Review using Quizlet.

Assessment: 7.4 Quiz (Fungi) on 1/26/2021

SUBMIT THE CLASSWORK BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work:

  1. Complete classwork.
  2. Review using Quizlet.

Assessment: 9.1-9.3 QUIZ on 1/26/2021

SUBMIT THE CLASSWORK BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

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Thursday, 1/21/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork-

  1. Venn Diagram: “Sexual Reproduction and Asexual Reproduction”. Include illustrations and examples for each and “Both”. Include how fungi reproduce.
  2. Notes on “How Fungi are Classified” (foldable/graphic organizer/interactive notebook/traditional note-taking for pg239).

Assessment: 7.4 Quiz (Fungi) on 1/26/2021

SUBMIT CLASSWORK BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade

Home-work:

  1. Complete classwork- Venn Diagram: “Fission vs Fusion”. Include examples, illustrations, and connect with Social Studies.
  2. Review using Quizlet.

Assessment: 9.1-9.3 QUIZ on 1/26/2021

SUBMIT THE VENN DIAGRAM BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

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Wednesday, 1/20/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Complete classwork (foldable and video notes).
  2. Define 7.4 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook.

Assessment: 7.4 Quiz on 1/26/2021

SUBMIT 7.4 VOCABULARY BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

  1. Complete classwork- Venn Diagram: “Non-Renewable vs Renewable Resources”. Include illustrations and examples!
  2. Review using Quizlet.

Assessment: QUIZ this Friday, 1/22, on 9.1 & 9.2.

SUBMIT THE VENN DIAGRAM BY 1:45P.M. TODAY!

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Tuesday, 1/19/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: STUDY! Review notes, vocabulary, Quizlet flashcards, videos, etc.

Assessment: 7.3 Quiz next class, Wednesday, 1/20/2021

SUBMIT THE 6 QUESTIONS (refer to Bloom’s Taxonomy) AND ANSWERS BY 1:45P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work: Use information from 9.1 and 9.2 to create a foldable/concept map: “Energy Resources”.

Assessment: QUIZ this Friday, 1/22, on 9.1 & 9.2.

SUBMIT FOLDABLE BY 1:45P.M. TODAY!

***MINI-RESEARCH PROJECT: Theme Park Advertisement (“A Trip Through Geologic Time”). *DUE TODAY!

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Monday, 1/11/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: STUDY! Review notes, vocabulary, Quizlet flashcards, videos, etc.

Assessment: Chapter 6, next class, Tuesday, 1/12/2021

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:Review with Quizlethttps://quizlet.com/548113943/earths-history-flash-cards/

Assessment: Chapter 8 on Thursday, 1/14/2021

SUBMIT your KWLH Chart PROGRESS BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE 1/15/2021.

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Friday, 1/8/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork- Create 12 questions and an answer key for Chapter 6 (3 lessons).

Assessment: Chapter 6 on Tuesday, 1/12/2021

SUBMIT THE 12 Qs and As BY 7:00P.M., SUNDAY NIGHT, 1/10/2021!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work: Differentiated instructiontake notes by choosing one of two options:
(Remember to include illustrations and examples where applicable.)

1) TODAY’S NOTES: create a foldable/graphic organizer/interactive notebook: “Eras of Earth’s History” (8.6)

OR

2) 3-DAY CHALLENGE! Combine information for the “The Geologic Time Scale” (8.4), “Early Earth” (8.5), and “Eras of Earth’s History” (8.6) in one foldable/graphic organizer/interactive notebook.

Assessment: Chapter 8 on Thursday, 1/14/2021

SUBMIT THE GRAPHIC ORGANIZER/FOLDABLE/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BY 7:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project: (PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE CHANGES!)

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation. *PAST DUE!

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE 1/14/2021.

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Thursday, 1/7/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork-

Re-read pgs198-199. Create a Venn Diagram: “Patterns that Describe the Rate of Evolution”. Remember to include examples and illustrations!

Assessment: Chapter 6 on Tuesday, 1/12/2021

SUBMIT THE VENN DIAGRAM BY 7:00P.M. TONIGHT!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work: Differentiated instructiontake notes by choosing one of two options:
(Remember to include illustrations and examples where applicable.)

1) TODAY’S NOTES: create a foldable/graphic organizer/interactive notebook: “Early Earth” (8.5)

OR

2) 3-DAY CHALLENGE! Combine information for the “The Geologic Time Scale” (8.4), “Early Earth” (8.5), and “Eras of Earth’s History” (8.6) in one foldable/graphic organizer/interactive notebook. (*DUE Friday, 1/8).

Assessment: Chapter 8 on Thursday, 1/14/2021

SUBMIT THE GRAPHIC ORGANIZER/FOLDABLE/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK (if doing 8.5 only) BY 7:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project: (PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE CHANGES!)

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation. DUE TODAY!

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE 1/14/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Wednesday, 1/6/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork-

  1. create a graphic organizer/foldable/interactive notebook for “Evidence that Supports Evolution” (4 categories). Remember to include examples and illustrations!
  2. watch a video and take video notes for: “What is the Evidence for Evolution?” by Stated Clearly, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIEoO5KdPvg (11min 21sec)

Assessment: Chapter 6 on Tuesday, 1/12/2021

SUBMIT THE GRAPHIC ORGANIZER/FOLDABLE/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BY 7:00P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work: Differentiated instructiontake notes by choosing one of two options:
(Remember to include illustrations and examples where applicable.)

1) TODAY’S NOTES: create a foldable/graphic organizer/interactive notebook: “The Geologic Time Scale”

OR

2) 3-DAY CHALLENGE! Combine information for the “The Geologic Time Scale” (8.4), “Early Earth” (8.5), and “Eras of Earth’s History” (8.6) in one foldable/graphic organizer/interactive notebook. (DUE Friday, 1/8).

Assessment: Chapter 8 on Thursday, 1/14/2021

SUBMIT THE GRAPHIC ORGANIZER/FOLDABLE/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK (if doing 8.4 only) BY 7:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project: (PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE CHANGES!)

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by tomorrow.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/14/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Tuesday, 1/5/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork-

  1. Define the vocabulary for 6.1 (pg183) in the back of the Science notebook.
  2. Create a graphic organizer/foldable/interactive notebook for “What is Natural Selection?” (3 main categories). Remember to include examples and illustrations!

Assessment: Chapter 6 on Tuesday, 1/12/2021

SUBMIT THE GRAPHIC ORGANIZER/FOLDABLE/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BY 7:00P.M. TODAY!

8th Grade:

Home-work: Create a Venn Diagram– Radioactive Dating (including illustrations and examples where applicable).

Assessment: Chapter 8 on Thursday, 1/14/2021

SUBMIT THE VENN DIAGRAM BY 6:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project: (PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE CHANGES!)

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 1/7.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/14/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Monday, 1/4/2021

7th Grade:

Home-work: Study for quiz on Punnett Squares next class.

Assessment: next class (Punnett Squares)

 

8th Grade:

Home-work: Create a foldable/concept map: “How Old are Rock Layers?”

Assessment: Chapter 8 on Thursday, 1/14/2021

SUBMIT THE FOLDABLE/CONCEPT MAP BY 6:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project: (PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE CHANGES!)

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 1/7.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/14/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

HaPpY NeW YeAr, 2021!!!

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Thursday, 12/17/2020

TOMORROW IS ChRiStMaS SwEaTeR DaY!
(you may create one or wear your uniform)

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork.

Assessment: 1/6/2021 on 5.4 & 5.5 and Punnett Squares

SUBMIT PUNNETT SQUARE Qs and As (4 sex-linked traits) BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade:

Home-workComplete classwork

SUBMIT THE GRAPHIC ORGANIZER/FOLDABLE/INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project: (PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE CHANGES!)

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 1/7.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/14/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Wednesday, 12/16/2020

TOMORROW IS PaJaMa DaY!
(school appropriate)

7th Grade:

Home-work: Complete classwork.

Assessment: 1/6/2021 on 5.4 & 5.5 and Punnett Squares

SUBMIT VIDEO NOTES BY 1:45P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade:

Home-workDefine 8.1 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook.

SUBMIT 8.1 VOCABULARY BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project: (PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE CHANGES!)

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 1/7.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/14/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Tuesday, 12/15/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Create 2 crosses (Punnett Square questions) and an answer key for blood types.

SUBMIT QUESTIONS AND ANSWER KEY BY 2:15P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work: STUDY!

Assessment: next class on Chapter 7

 

**STEM Project: (PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE CHANGES!)

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 1/7.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/14/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Monday, 12/14/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Create 5 crosses (Punnett Square questions) and an answer key.

SUBMIT QUESTIONS AND ANSWER KEY BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work

Complete classwork- Create 10 questions and an answer key for Chapter 7.

Assessment: Wednesday, 12/16

SUBMIT THE FOLDABLE/GRAPHIC ORGANIZER BY 1:45P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project: (PLEASE NOTE THE DEADLINE CHANGES!)

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 1/7.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/14/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Friday, 12/11/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Create 5 crosses (Punnett Square questions) and an answer key.

SUBMIT QUESTIONS AND ANSWER KEY BY 2:00P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work

Complete classwork- Foldable, “Land Features Formed by Wind Erosion and Deposition”.

Assessment: Wednesday, 12/16

SUBMIT THE FOLDABLE/GRAPHIC ORGANIZER BY 2:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project:

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/15.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/7/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Thursday, 12/10/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Complete Assess Your Understanding (AYU) on pg162.

SUBMIT AYU and THE VIDEO NOTES BY 1:45P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work

Complete classwork- Foldable, “Land Features Formed by Wave Erosion and Deposition”.

SUBMIT THE FOLDABLE/GRAPHIC ORGANIZER BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project:

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/15.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/7/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Wednesday, 12/9/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Define 5.4 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook.

SUBMIT 5.4 VOCABULARY BY 1:30P.M. TODAY!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work

Complete classwork- Foldable, “Land Features Formed by Glacial Erosion and Deposition”.

SUBMIT THE FOLDABLE/GRAPHIC ORGANIZER BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project:

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/15.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/7/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Monday, 12/7/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Complete Standardized Test Prep on pg137.

Assessment: next class on Lessons 4.1-4.3

NO UPLOADS TONIGHT!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work

Complete classwork- Foldable, “Land Features Formed by Water Erosion and Water Deposition” (pgs215-219).

SUBMIT THE FOLDABLE/GRAPHIC ORGANIZER BY 3:00P.M. TODAY!

 

**STEM Project:

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/15.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/7/2021.

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Friday, 12/4/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Complete Review and Assessment on pgs135-136.

Assessment: 12/7 on Lessons 4.1-4.3

NO UPLOADS TONIGHT!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work

Complete classwork- Write video notes for the video(s) of your choice (related to today’s topic, “Water Erosion”) and submit the link(s) for the video(s) as a “Private Comment” and/or in the “Class Stream”.

YOU MAY SUBMIT THE VIDEO NOTES BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT.

 

**STEM Project:

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/15.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/7/2021.

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Thursday, 12/3/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Complete classwork.

Assessment: 12/7 on Lessons 4.1-4.3

SUBMIT FOLDABLE AND CONCEPT MAP BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

Complete classwork- Foldable, “Types of Mass Movement”

UPLOAD FOLDABLE BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

 

**STEM Project:

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/15.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/7/2021.

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Wednesday, 12/2/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Complete classwork.

Assessment: 12/7 on Lessons 4.1-4.3

SUBMIT FOLDABLE BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

Complete classwork- Define 7.1 and 7.2 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook.

UPLOAD 7.1 & 7.2 VOCABULARY BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

 

**STEM Project:

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/15.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/7/2021.

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Tuesday, 12/1/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

Define 4.3 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook.

Assessment: 12/7 on Lessons 4.1-4.3

SUBMIT 4.3 VOCABULARY BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

 

8th Grade:

Home-workComplete Standardized Test Prep, pg201. Study. 

Assessment: next class (Chapter 6)

NO UPLOADS TONIGHT!

 

**STEM Project:

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/15.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/7/2021.

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Monday, 11/30/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

1. Define 4.2 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook.
2. Complete the Heredity Activity. Draw and color your child.

Assessment: 12/7 on Lessons 4.1-4.3

SUBMIT 4.2 VOCABULARY AND YOUR DRAWING BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

1. Create a foldable: “Soil Conservation” (3 items)
2. Complete Study Guide on pg198 and Review and Assessment on pgs199-200.
3. Create 10 questions and an answer key based on Chapter 6.

SUBMIT THE  10Qs&As AND THE FOLDABLE BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

**STEM Project:

PART ll: (2ND TRIMESTER)

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/15.

 

***RESEARCH PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/7/2021.

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Monday, 11/23/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

1. Define 4.1 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook.
2. Read pgs110-111. Add information about Gregor Mendel to the “Page of Scientists” in the Science notebook.

UPLOAD 4.1 VOCABULARY BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

1. Read and highlight important information in “Erosion” on pg181.
2. Create a mini-concept map for “Erosion”.
3. Read and highlight important information in “Weathering” on pg181-187.
4. Watch a video and take video notes: “Weathering and Erosion” by Crash Course Kids, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-Iak3Wvh9c (4min)
5. Use the video notes and information highlighted in the textbook to create a concept map for “Weathering”.

SUBMIT THE  CONCEPT MAPS BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

**STEM Project:

PART ll:

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.

2. Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/

3. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls.

4. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/7.

 

***UPCOMING PROJECT (2ND TRIMESTER): Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii. *DUE BY 1/7/2021.

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Wednesday, 11/18/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

1. Copy the illustration and its labels on pg99.

2. Complete the interactive notebook by:

1) neatly and accurately gluing/taping the top part of each illustration, in order, on double-spread pages in the Science notebook using pgs96&97 as a guide.

2) write a description for each stage under its respective illustration. (refer to the video notes, other notes, and pgs96&97).

3. Define 4.4 vocabulary in the back of the Science notebook.

SUBMIT THE INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOK (“CELL DIVISION”) BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

**STEM Project: The 3-D model of DNA Replication (refer to pg148 and the internet) is DUE BY 11:59p.m. on Sunday, 11/22.

Assessment: Monday, 11/23/2020, on 3.3 (Mitosis) and 4.4 (Meiosis)

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

Read and highlight/underline pg162. Create a foldable with the next clean Science notebook page, “Stages of Volcanic Activity”. Remember to include examples and illustrations, and your video notes, where applicable!

SUBMIT THE NOTES BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

Assessment: Friday, 11/20/2020 (Chapter 5)

**STEM Project:

PART ll:

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.
Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/
2. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/7.

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Tuesday, 11/17/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work:

1. Watch a video and take video notes: “Mitosis” by Amoeba Sisters, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-ldPgEfAHI (8min 26sec)
2. Copy and answer the following questions:
1) What 3 main events occur during Stage 1 of the cell cycle?
2) Why do you think plant cells do not have centrioles?
3) What is Stage 2 of the Cell Cycle called?
4) How many stages are there in Stage 2 of the Cell Cycle?
5) In list form, write a brief description of the stages, in order, of Stage 2 of the Cell Cycle.
3. complete the two missing illustrations on pgs96&97.
4. begin an interactive notebook by:
1) copying the yellow circle illustrations on pgs96&97 on copy paper/construction paper. Do not copy the text or draw the arrows.
2) cutting out their illustrations. (Bring it to the next class.)

**STEM Project: The 3-D model of DNA Replication (refer to pg148 and the internet) is DUE BY 11:59p.m. on Sunday, 11/22.

Assessment: Monday, 11/23/2020, on 3.3 (Mitosis) and 4.4 (Meiosis)

 

8th Grade:

Home-work:

Read and highlight/underline pg162. Create a foldable with the next clean Science notebook page, “Stages of Volcanic Activity”. Remember to include examples and illustrations, and your video notes, where applicable!

UPLOAD THE FOLDABLE BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

Assessment: Friday, 11/20/2020 (Chapter 5)

**STEM Project:

PART ll:

1. Create a seismograph to test your STEM Project from Part 1.
Submit a video of you making the seismograph, with narration, with you performing the “Shake Test” on your building from Part 1. You may use the following links as reference-
1) https://www.scienceworld.ca/resource/make-your-own-seismograph/ (1min 8sec).
2) https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/shaky-science-build-a-seismograph/
2. Using the seismograph you created, how strong does the “earthquake” have to be to knock your building down? …Stop using the seismograph when your building falls. Analyze your data to determine the magnitude of the “earthquake” on the Richter Scale. Record the entire simulation and submit by 12/7.

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Monday, 11/16/2020

7th Grade:

Home-work: UPLOAD BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT– Define 3.3 vocabulary in the back of your Science notebook.

**STEM Project: Create a 3-D model of DNA Replication (refer to pg148 and the internet). *DUE TOMORROW.

Assessment: Monday, 11/23/2020, on 3.3 (Mitosis) and 4.4 (Meiosis)

 

8th Grade:

Home-work: Bring in paper rolls tomorrow for the STEM Project. If finished, please submit a pic of your final product and a pic of the looseleaf (to be collected n person tomorrow).

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Thursday, 11/12/2020

7th Grade:

Assessment: Monday, 11/16/2020, on 5.1-5.3

Home-work: SUBMIT BY 1:30P.M. TODAY
1. the score from the Review Game.
2. the Qs and As.

Bring copy paper/yellow construction paper, a pencil, markers, scissors on Monday, 11/16.

 

8th Grade:

Home-work: Please submit the following by 1:30 P.M. today-

1. today’s video notes on the “Ring of Fire”.

2. AYU, pg155.

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Tuesday, 11/10/2020

7th Grade:

Create a foldable, “Mutations”. Remember to include illustrations and examples where possible. Include which type of mutation causes cancer. (Google it and/or refer to pg158 in the Science textbook.)

1) Chromosomal mutations (change chromosome structure)
2) Point mutations (change a single nucleotide)
3) Frameshift mutations (additions or deletions of nucleotides that cause a shift in the reading frame)

UPLOAD THE FOLDABLE BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

Bring copy paper/yellow construction paper, a pencil, markers, scissors on Monday, 11/16.

Assessment: on Lessons 5.1-5.3 on Monday, 11/16, on 5.1-5.3.

**STEM Project: Create a 3-D model of DNA Replication (refer to pg148 and the internet). *DUE 11/17.

 

8th Grade:

*Chapter 4 Test today!

1. read and complete pg151. 

2. read and complete pg151.

3. copy the vocabulary and blue box.

4. define chapter 5 vocabulary.

**STEM Project: Continue collecting toilet paper/paper towel rolls for 11/16.

NO UPLOADS TONIGHT!

Pray for our Veterans who served our country/lost their lives fighting for our rights and freedoms.

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Monday, 11/9/2020

7th Grade:

1. watch a video and take video notes: “DNA Replication and RNA Transcription and Translation” by Khan Academy, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gUY5NoX1Lk (15min 23sec). 

2. use prior knowledge, notes, and today’s video notes to create a Venn Diagram: “DNA Replication vs Protein Synthesis”.

UPLOAD THE VIDEO NOTES AND VENN DIAGRAM BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

Assessment: on Lessons 5.1-5.3 on Friday, 11/13

**STEM Project: Create a 3-D model of DNA Replication (refer to pg148 and the internet). *DUE 11/17. 

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Friday, 11/6/2020

7th Grade:

UPLOAD THE VIDEO NOTES AND THE 8 Qs&As BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

**STEM Project: Continue collecting materials (found at home) for your project, a 3-D model of DNA Replication. It may be interactive. *DUE 11/16/2020.

 

8th Grade:

  1. MANDATORY: Complete the study guide for Chapter 4. It must be signed by a parent! *DUE 11/9.
  2. OPTIONAL: Complete a crossword puzzle that summarizes chapters 1-4. The CLUES are attached in Google Classroom. If completed, attach to the study guide.

NO UPLOADS TONIGHT!

*Assessment: Chapter 4 Test on Monday, 11/9.

**STEM Project: On Tuesday, bring in scissors, tape, and 15-20 toilet paper rolls/6-7 paper towel rolls.

*********************  GOOD LUCK TO THOSE STUDENTS TAKING THE TACHS AND REGIS EXAMS!   ********************

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Thursday, 11/5/2020

7th Grade:

  1. watch videos and take video notes:

1) “DNA vs RNA” by Amoeba Sisters, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JQByjprj_mA (6min 30sec)

2) “Why RNA is just as cool as DNA” by Amoeba Sisters, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Elo-zX1k8M (4min 42sec) 3.

2. Read pgs151-153. Create a Venn Diagram: DNA vs RNA. Remember to add illustrations!

3. Complete the attachment in Google Classroom.

4. Begin collecting materials (found at home) for your project. 

UPLOAD VIDEO NOTES AND VENN DIAGRAM BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

*Assessment: next week on 5.1-5.3 

**STEM Project: Create a 3-D model of DNA Replication (refer to pg148 and the internet). *DUE 11/16.

 

8th Grade:

  1. MANDATORY: Complete the study guide for Chapter 4. It must be signed by a parent! *DUE 11/9.
  2. OPTIONAL: Complete a crossword puzzle that summarizes chapters 1-4. The CLUES are attached in Google Classroom. If completed, attach to the study guide.

NO UPLOADS TONIGHT!

*Assessment: Chapter 4 Test on Monday, 11/9.

**STEM Project: On Tuesday, bring in scissors, tape, and 15-20 toilet paper rolls/6-7 paper towel rolls.

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Wednesday, 11/4/2020

7th Grade:

UPLOAD VIDEO NOTES BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

**STEM Project: Create a 3-D model of DNA Replication (refer to pg148 and the internet). *DUE 11/16.

 

8th Grade:

UPLOAD PICS OF THE COMPLETE CONCEPT MAP BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

*Assessment: Chapter 4 Test on Monday, 11/9.

**STEM Project: On Tuesday, bring in scissors, tape, and 15-20 toilet paper rolls/6-7 paper towel rolls.

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Tuesday, 11/3/2020

7th Grade:

**STEM Project: Create a 3-D model of DNA Replication (refer to pg148 and the internet). *DUE 11/16.
Begin planning a 3-D model of your project on a sheet of looseleaf. (*UPLOAD TONIGHT!)

 

8th Grade:

Read pgs130-140. Begin taking notes on pgs130-140.
UPLOAD PICS OF THE INCOMPLETE NOTES BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT! THE COMPLETED NOTES ARE DUE BY 11:59P.M. TOMORROW.

*Assessment: Chapter 4 Test on Monday, 11/9.

**STEM Project: On Tuesday, bring in scissors, tape, and 15-20 toilet paper rolls/6-7 paper towel rolls.

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Thursday, 10/29/2020

7th Grade: Study! NO UPLOADS TONIGHT!

*Assessment: Quiz on “The Cell Membrane” (2.3 & 2.4) and 2.2 vocabulary next class.

 

8th Grade:

  1. Read pgs120-121. Highlight/underline important facts.
  2. Watch a video and take video notes: “Types of Stress in the Crust” (CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO) by Sharon Gabel (5min 52sec)
  3. Create a foldable: Kinds of Stress that can occur in the Crust.
    UPLOAD PICS OF THE FOLDABLE BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

**STEM Project: Continue collecting toilet paper/paper towel rolls.

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Wednesday, 10/28/2020

7th Grade:

  1. Create a Venn Diagram: Passive Transport vs Active Transport. Include illustrations to help explain concepts.
    UPLOAD PICS OF THE VENN DIAGRAM AND THE FOLDABLE (from 10/27/2020) BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

*Assessment: Quiz on “The Cell Membrane” (2.3 & 2.4) and 2.2 vocabulary has been moved to 10/30.

 

8th Grade:

  1. Define vocabulary for Lesson 4.1 in the back of the Science notebook.
    UPLOAD PICS OF THE VOCABULARY BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

**STEM Project: Continue collecting toilet paper/paper towel rolls.

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Tuesday, 10/27/2020

7th Grade:

  1. Create a foldable How  Materials Move Into and Out of the Cell. Include illustrations to help explain concepts.
    UPLOAD PICS OF THE FOLDABLE BY 11:59P.M. TOMORROW!

*Assessment: Quiz on “The Cell Membrane” (2.3 & 2.4) and 2.2 vocabulary on 10/30.

 

8th Grade:

*Assessment: Chapter 3 TEST on 10/28.

**STEM Project: Continue collecting toilet paper/paper towel rolls.

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Monday, 10/26/2020

7th Grade:

  1. Read pgs58-59. Create a Venn Diagram: Elements vs Compounds. Include examples for each.
  2. Read pgs60-61. Copy and complete the blue table on pg61.
    UPLOAD PICS OF THE VENN DIAGRAM AND THE BLUE TABLE BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

*Assessment: Quiz on “The Cell Membrane” (2.3 & 2.4) and 2.2 vocabulary on 10/29.

 

8th Grade:

  1. Read pgs105-109. Create a Triple Venn Diagram: Plate Movement Along Boundaries.
    UPLOAD PICS OF THE TRIPLE VENN DIAGRAM BY 11:59P.M. TONIGHT!

*Assessment: Chapter 3 TEST on 10/28.

 

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