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If science homework includes vocabulary words, all those vocabulary words need to be put into a word square. Then all those words with their definitions need to be put on index cards with the vocabulary word on one side and the definition on the other side of the index card.
Everything read from the textbook must be ANNOTATED. I will scan textbooks on a daily basis for the students annotations. This annotating is in addition to their homework that is listed below. Daily review is required.
Study daily.
Monday:Test tomorrow study the notes below. Bring in your index cards with the notes on them and questions.
Solutes raise the boiling point of a solvent
Brass is a solution in which a solid is dissolved in a solid.
Solutions contain a solvent dissolved in a solute.
When an ionic solid mixes with water, water molecules surround each ion.
If a suspension is allowed to stand, the particles settle out.
Solutions and colloids are similar in that both are mixtures.
The largest particles in a colloid are larger than the largest particles in a solution.
The freezing point of a solvent decreases as solute is added.
Ionic compounds in water conduct an electric current.
A characteristic property of a colloid is that it can scatter light.

Tuesday: Write word squares for: dilute solution, concentrated solution, solubility, and saturated solution. TB pg. 216 figures 4 and 5.
Wednesday: Complete all word squares for all vocabulary words in Chapter 6 due Friday. Study notes quiz tomorrowy\. Notes below:
Thursday: Review lessons
Notes for test.
NaOH is not an acid.
The negative ion fund in bases is the hydroxide ion.
Baking soda is a substance most likely to have a pH closest to 7.
Neutralization produces an acid-base mixture that is more acidic than both the individual starting solutions.
A solution with a pH of 2 is more acidic than a solution with a pH of 6.

Chemists use the pH scale to express the concentration of hydrogen ions in solution.
An acid produces hydrogen ions in water.
Substances withpH values close to 14 are strong bases.
A strip of blue litmus paper placed in a beaker of vinegar will turn red.
A base produces hydroxide ions in water
Homework week of Jan. 11th, 2019
Monday: TB pg. 253 #’s 1,2,3 & 4.
Tuesday: Review lesson 1 for quiz Thursday, January 17th, 201,.Describing Motion lesson in textbook. Also all word squares are due for Chapter 7 by next Tuesday, Jan. 22.
Here are the notes for some of the questions, the rest of the answers you can do on your own.
The best reason for not using a moving car as a reference point is that it is difficult to determine which direction motion is occurring.
The Sun is the best reference point for describing the motion of the planets in our solar system.
The SI unit for measuring distance is the meter
There are 1,000 millimeters in a meter.
There are 1,000 meters in a kilometer.
An object is in motion if its position changes relative to another object.
A reference point is a place or object used for comparison to determine if something is in motion.
Distance is the length of the path between two points.
Thursday: I encourage you to read ahead in your textbook and annotate the paragraphs.
HW week of Jan. 22nd, 2019
Tuesday: TB pg. 253 #’s 1,2,3,4.
Wednesday: complete handout
Thursday: TB pg.260 word squares
HW week of Jan. 28th, 2019
Monday: Word squares for all vocabulary words in Chapter 7 due by Friday. Review Lesson 1 in chapter 7 quiz Friday.
Tuesday: REview for quiz Friday.
Wednesday: No homework
THursday: Review for quiz Monday, Feb. 4th, 2019.Grade 6 Lesson The nature of force notes for quiz on 2/4/19. Notes below.(also given in class)

Balanced forces do not change the motion of an object.
Forces cause all changes in motion.
A net force causes no change in an object’s motion
If Manuel exerts a force of 10 N to push a desk to the right at the same time Lynn exerts a force of 15N to push the desk to the left, the desk will move to the left.
When you pull a window shade you exert a force.
A Newton can be used to represent the direction and strength of a force.
The strength of the force is measured in Newton’s.
The net force determines how and if an object will move or accelerate.
When two forces act in opposite directions, the object will accelerate in the same direction as the greater force.
A force is described by its strength and by the direction in which it acts.
Homework Week of Feb. 4th, 2019
Monday: Explain the factors that affect gravity and weight.TB pg. 299 # 7.
Tuesday: Due Thursday, write a one page essay about Sir I. Newton.
6 paragraphs.
Wednesday: Complete essay on Sir I. Newton.
Thursday: Complete handout and study lesson on friction and gravity quiz
Homework week of Feb. 11th, 2019
Monday: Complete handout.
Tuesday: Complete handout.
Wednesday: Write word squares: TB pg. 309 work, joule, power, watt.
Thursday: TB pg. 337, #’s 1,2,3,and 4.
Week of February 25, 2019
Monday: Write word squares: TB pg. 315, machine, input force.
Tuesday: Write word squares: wedge, lever, fulcrum. Write a short description of the job of a food scientist in your nb.
Wed: Review and study lesson 3 in chapter 4 for test on Monday.
Thursday: Study lesson 3 chapter 9 for test on Tuesday. Word squares: pulley, wheel and axle, and compound machine.
textbook pages for test pgs.322 to 329.
Week of 3/4/19
Tuesday: TB pg. 347 Word squares for energy, kinetic energy, and potential energy
Wednesday: TB pg. 347 word squares: gravitational potential energy, and elastic potential energy. Write a one sided essay paper about an engineer.
Thursday: Write word squares for: mechanical energy, nuclear energy, and thermal energy.
Week of March 11th, 2019
Monday: Word squares: wave, energy, and medium.
Tuesday: Word squares: Medium and mechanical wave.
Wednesday: TB pgs. 404 & 405 copy, label and identify the parts of a Transverse wave and a Longitudinal Wave.
Thursday: TB pg. 403 word square for vocabulary.
Week of March 18th, 2019
Monday: Word square for density.
Tuesday: TB pg. 451 #’s 1,2,3, & 4. Study Lesson 1 pages 426 to 431. Quiz tomorrow on Lesson 1.
Wednesday: TB pg. 451 #’s 5 & 6.
Thursday: If you want to get ahead of next week’s homework, you could color, label and identify the ear on pg. 444 in your textbook. This is not due till next Tuesday.
Week of MARCH 25th, 2019
Monday: TB pg. 444 copy, color, label and identify the parts of the ear. Put on looseleaf or construction paper or computer paper. TB pg. 452 #’s 15,16,& 17
Tuesday: TB pg. 452 #’s 18 & 19
Wednesday: TB pg. 452 # 21
Thursday: TB pg. 481 #’s 1 & 2
Week of April 1, 2019
Monday: TB pg. 483 1,2 & 3
Tuesday: RB pg. 483 4 and 5
Wednesday: TB pg. 491 word squares for all vocabulary words.
Thursday: Work on your Electromagnetic Spectrum catalog due Monday.
Week of April 8th
Monday: TB pg. 491 word squares for: transparent, translucent, and opaque.
Tuesday: Word squares for: primary colors, secondary colors, complementary colors, and pigments. On loose leaf, design a catapult.
Wednesday: TB pg. 497 word squares for: ray, regular reflection, image, diffuse reflection, plane mirror, and virtual image.
Thursday: TB pg. 503 word squares for all vocabulary words. Catapult teams please make sure you have your procedures written out clearly and sequentially and neatly on loose leaf.

HW week of April 15th

Monday:  Describe a reflecting telescope and a refracting telescope.

Tuesday:  Word squares:  electric force, electric field, conservaton of charge, and friction refer to lesson 1 pages 528 to 535.

Wednesday:  TB pgs. 529 to 535 write word squares for Lesson 1 vocabulary words in nb.

Homework week  of April 29th

Monday:  TB pg 528 to 530 annotate

Tuesday: TB pg. 531 annotate pg 557 1 to 4.

Wednesday:  TB pgs. 532 & 533 annotate, TB pg. 533 complete figure 4. Word Squares for:  induction and polization”

Thursday:  TB pg. 535 1a, 1b, and “I got it” and word square for:  static discharge.

HW week of May 6th, 2019

Monday:  TB pg. 557 # 5.

Tuesday:  TB pg. 557 # 10.

Wednesday: TB pg. 545 word square: Ohm’s law.  Study lesson 2 in electricity for test Friday.

Thursday:  TB pgs. 545 to 549 annotate

HW 5/13/19

Monday:  Study lesson 3 quiz Thursday.

Tuesday:  TB pg. 558, 11, 12, 13, 14

Wed:  TB pg. 558 #’s 17, 18, 19, and 20.

Thursday:  Study pages 566 to 569 in your textbook.  Quiz on Monday on those pages.

HW week of 5/20/19

Monday:  TB pg. 597 #’s 1 to 5.  Study for test Lesson 2 in magnetism chapter Thursday.

Tuesday:  Study for test on Thursday pages 570-575.

Wednesday:  Due Tuesday, write a 3 paragraph essay on Sir William Gilbert.  Put on loose leaf.  Answer who, what, when, where,why, and how for this essay.

Thursday:  Three paragraph due on Tuesday on Sir William Gilbert.  Put it on loose leaf.


Tuesday:  TB pg. 581 copy the closed system. Copy, label, and identify all parts of the system.

Wednesday:  Write a question for each of the notes 1 to 10.

Thursday:  Write a paragraph explaining Faraday’s observations about semiconductors. It can be found in your textbook on page 590.  Put 20 notes on individual index cards with questions.

Week June 3, 2019

Monday:  Write the next 10 notes and a question to go with each note put on index cards.

Tuesday:  Write the next 10 notes and questions put on index cards.

Wednesday:  Write the next ten notes on index cards.

Thursday:  All notes are to be on index cards by Monday.  All notes are to have questions.

Week of 6/10/19

Monday:  study for final. Bring in notes