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7th & 8th Grade Science

Positive words. Positive mindset.

Integrity– Doing what’s right, even when no one’s looking.

 

IN-PERSON 8-3 STUDENTS ONLY:
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8-3 STUDENT SCHEDULE

 

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Contact Info

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

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Announcements for Home-Room 8-3

Click here for 8-3 Class Reminders

  • Monday, December 7th:
    • Trimester 1 ends
  • Thursday, December 10th and Friday, December 11th:
    • Report Card Conferences
  • Friday, December 11th:
    • Dress down day! $1.
  • Thursday, December 17th:
    • PaJaMa DaY!!! (school appropriate)
  • Friday, December 18th:
    • Free Dress Down Day! Wear a ChRiStMaS SwEaTeR with jeans and sneakers, or wear your full uniform.
  • Monday, January 4th:
    • In-Person Classes Resume!
    • NeW YeAr’S HaT DaY!!! Wear a New Year’s hat (store-bought or home-made) with your full uniform.
  • Friday, January 8th:
    • Dress down day! $1.
    • First Friday Mass
  • Wednesday, January 13th:
    • 2:00p.m.- High Schools Information Meeting via Zoom

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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