**Welcome to 8th Grade Advanced Science and Honors Physical Science
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**Email: [email protected]**

**Week of 12/11 – 12/15**

**Monday E2** Re-take diagnostic

**Monday G3** Re-take diagnostic

**Monday G4** Finish review materials | Begin diagnostic re-takes

**Tuesday E2** 15 minutes to finish diagnostic re-takes | Go diagnostic questions

**Tuesday O3, O4, O5** 30 minutes to finish reviews | Go over questions

**Wednesday E2** Mid-term exam

**Wednesday G3** 30 minutes to finish diagnostic re-takes | Go over diagnostic questions

**Wednesday G4** minutes to finish diagnostic re-takes | Go over diagnostic questions

**Thursday E2** TBD based on school schedule

**Thursday O3, O4, O5** Mid-term

**Friday E2** TBD based on school schedule

**Friday G3** Mid-term exam

**Friday G4** Mid-term exam

**Week of 12/4 – 12/8**

**Monday E2** Mid-term exam diagnostic test

**Monday O3, O4, O5** Finish photosynthesis/cellular respiration one-pager | Mid-term exam diagnostic test

**Tuesday E2** Mid-term exam diagnostic: score and assign review materials

**Tuesday G3** Mid-term exam diagnostic: score and assign review materials | Turn in electronic circuits one-pagers

**Tuesday G4** Finish photosynthesis/cellular respiration one-pager | Mid-term exam diagnostic test

**Wednesday E2** Mid-term exam review

**Wednesday O3, O4, O5** Mid-term exam review

**Thursday E2** Mid-term exam review

**Thursday G3** Mid-term exam review

**Thursday G4** Mid-term exam review

**Friday E2** Mid-term exam review

**Friday O3, O4, O5** Mid-term exam review

**Week of 11/27 – 12/1**

**Monday E2** Worked on science notebooks for notebook check tomorrow (11/28)

**Monday G3** Electrical circuits foldable | Ohm’s Law practice | HW: Finish ch. 10 outline, Ohm’s Law practice – both due Wednesday

**Monday G4** Photosynthesis and respiration video | foldable | Quizizz

**Tuesday E2** Photosynthesis virtual lab | Carbon cycle foldable | HW: finish carboncycle fodable

**Tuesday O3, O4, O5** Photosynthesis virtual lab | Carbon cycle story and activity | Carbon cycle foldable | HW: finish carbon cycle foldable

**Wednesday E2** Carbon cycle story and activity

**Wednesday G3** Electronic circuits one-pager (assessment)

**Wednesday G4** Photosynthesis virtual lab | Carbon cycle story and activity | Carbon cycle foldable | HW: finish carbon cycle foldable

**Thursday E2** Photosynthsis, respiration, carbon cycle one-pager (assessment – due at end of class Friday)

**Thursday O3, O4, O5** Photosynthsis, respiration, carbon cycle one-pager (students will have 30 minutes next class to finish)

*Note: many O5 students will be missing class to perform at the assembly on Thursday. The photosynthesis, respiration, carbon cycle one-pager is still due Monday*

**Friday E2** Finish Photosynthesis, respiration, carbon cycle one-pager

**Friday G3** Electronic circuits one-pager (finish) | Mid-terms diagnostic assessment | HW: finish assessment if necessary

**Friday G4** Photosynthesis, respiration, carbon cycle one-pager (students will have 30 minutes next class to finish)

**Week of 11/20 – 11/21**

**Monday E2** Covalent and ionic bonds practice

**Monday G3** Review | Quiz (em spectrum, waves) | grade

**Monday G4** Review | Quiz (acids and bases) | grade

**Tuesday E2** Begin neutralization reactions

**Tuesday O3, O4, O5** Photosynthesis and respiration videos | Foldable notes | Photosynthesis quizizz

**Week of 11/13 – 11/17**

**Monday E2** Acids and bases foldable notes

**Monday O3, O4, O5** Acids and bases foldable notes | Acid-base solutions virtual lab

**Tuesday E2** Acid-base solutions virtual lab

**Tuesday G3** Ohm’s Law virtual lab | Ch. 10 outline | Building electronic circuits (kits) | HW: Ch. 10 outlines are due Thursday, 11/16 | Science Fair research plans are due Thursday, 11/16

**Tuesday G4** Acids and bases foldable notes | Acid-base solutions virtual lab

**Wednesday E2** Covalent and ionic bonding tutorials with questions | HW: Acids and bases quiz on Friday, study, study, study!

**Wednesday O3, O4, O5** Covalent and ionic bonding tutorials with questions | Using Lewis dot structures to determine structural formulas | HW: Acids and bases quiz on Friday, study, study, study!

**Thursday E2** Acids/bases review | Quiz+quickcheck | Grade

**Thursday G3** Ohm’s Law virtual lab (due today) | Ch. 10 outline (due today) | Waves practice/electricity practice (due Monday) | Electronic circuits kits (extension) | HW: study for quiz on Monday (sound waves, e.m. spectrum, Doppler effect)

**Friday E2** Covalent/ionic bonding practice (due Monday)

**Friday O3, O4, O5** Acids/bases review | Quiz+quickcheck | Grade | Covalent/ionic bonding practice (due Tuesday)

**Week of 11/6 – 11/10**

**Monday E2** Solutions one-pager assessment

**Monday G3** Calculating the speed of sound using resonance | Ch. 12 outline (due Wednesday)

**Monday G4** Solutions one-pager assessment

**Tuesday E2** Finish solutions one-pager.

**Tuesday O3, O4, O5** one-pager solutions assessment

**Wednesday E2** Finish solutions one-pagers

**Wednesday G3** EM Spectrum review one-pager (we will have 1/2 hour during Friday’s class to finish)

**Wednesday G4** Finish Solutions one-pagers | Covalent and ionic bonds, Lewis dot structures

**Thursday E2** Alien Juice Bar lab

**Thursday O3, O4, O5** Alien Juice Bar lab | Lab: measuring pH of various solutions with red cabbage juice

**Friday E2** Lab: measuring pH of various solutions with red cabbage juice

**Friday G3** Finish EM radiation one-pagers | Begin Ohm’s Law virtual lab | HW: Ch. 10 outline (due Thursday, 11/16)

**Friday G4** Alien Juice Bar lab | Lab: measuring pH of various solutions with red cabbage juice

**Week of 10/30 – 11/3**

**Monday E2** Quizizz review | quiz: chemical reactions, equations, formulas, Law of Conservation of Mass | Grade quiz

**Monday O3, O4, O5** Quizizz review | quiz: chemical reactions, equations, formulas, Law of Conservation of Mass | Grade quiz | Make halloween “slime” (polymer chain)

**Tuesday E2** Make halloween “slime” (polymer chain)

**Tuesday G3** Quizizz review | Quiz: work, power, energy, momentum | Grade quiz

**Tuesday G4** Quizizz review | quiz: chemical reactions, equations, formulas, Law of Conservation of Mass | Grade quiz | Make halloween “slime” (polymer chain)

**Wednesday E2** Virtual lab: solutions

**Wednesday O3, O5** Virtual lab: solutions

**Wednesday O4** Virtual lab: solutions | Lab: salt/sugar solutions and saturation

**Thursday E2** Lab: salt/sugar solutions and saturation

**Thursday G3** Tuning fork lab: waves | HW: finish science fair research (due Monday 11/6), Ch. 12 outline (due Wednesday 11/8)

**Thursday G4** Virtual lab: solutions | Lab: salt/sugar solutions and saturation | HW: finish virtual lab if not finished in class

**Friday E2** School assembly – no class

**Friday O3, O4, O5** Finish solutions lab

**Week of 10/23 – 10/27**

**Monday E2** Review: elements, compounds, mixtures | Law of Conservation of Mass with legos | Balancing chemical equations

**Monday G3** Temperature: Dance of the molecules lab | Temperature mix lab

**Monday G4** Review: elements, compounds, mixtures | Law of Conservation of Mass with legos | Balancing chemical equations | Balancing chemical equations practice | HW: finish balancing chemical equations practice

**Tuesday E2** Balancing chemical equations practice | HW: finish balancing chemical equations practice

**Tuesday O3, O4, O5** Review: elements, compounds, mixtures | Law of Conservation of Mass with legos | Balancing chemical equations | Balancing chemical equations practice | HW: finish balancing chemical equations practice

**Wednesday E2** No class – pep rally

**Wednesday G3** Science fair background research

**Wednesday G4** Review balancing chemical equations | lab: endothermic and exothermic reactions

**Thursday E2** lab: endothermic and exothermic reactions

**Thursday O3, O4, O5** Review balancing chemical equations | lab: endothermic and exothermic reactions | Atoms forming compounds foldable | HW: Study for quiz on Monday (chemical formulas and equations, endothermic, exothermic reactions). **Don’t forget to bring a bottle of white glue for slime!**

**Friday E2** Atoms forming compounds foldable | Atomic bonding virtual lab | HW: Study for quiz on Monday (chemical formulas and equations, endothermic, exothermic reactions). **Don’t forget to bring a bottle of white glue for slime!**

**Friday G3** Foldable notes (temperature and heat energy) | Ch. 9 outline | HW: Finish Ch. 9 outline, Study for quiz on Tuesday (Work, power, energy, momentum). **Don’t forget to bring a bottle of white glue for slime!**

**Friday G4** Atoms forming compounds foldable | Atomic bonding virtual lab | HW: Study for quiz on Tuesday (chemical formulas and equations, endothermic, exothermic reactions). **Don’t forget to bring a bottle of white glue for slime!**

**Week of 10/16 – 10/20**

**Monday E2** Gravity virtual lab | Lab: how far can you jump on other planets?

**Monday O3, O4, O5** Gravity virtual lab | Lab: how far can you jump on other planets?

**Tuesday E2** Gravity virtual lab | Lab: how far can you jump on other planets?

**Tuesday G3** Work, power, energy foldable | Work, power, energy practice problems | Stair lab (auditorium) | HW: Ch.6 outline

**Tuesday G4** Gravity virtual lab | Lab: how far can you jump on other planets?

**Wednesday E2** Zero G flight video | Gravity and warping of space-time virtual universe | Gravity and orbits virtual lab

**Wednesday O3, O4, O5** Zero G flight video | Gravity and warping of space-time virtual universe | Gravity and orbits virtual lab

**Thursday E2** Combustion of hydrogen demonstration | Chemical formulas and practice | Lego compounds | foldable (mixtures and pure substances)

**Thursday G3** “Watching ice melt” and graphing phase changes | Phases of matter foldable

**Thursday G4** Combustion of hydrogen demonstration | Chemical formulas and practice | Lego compounds | foldable (mixtures and pure substances)

**Friday E2** Lego compounds | foldable (mixtures and pure substances)

**Friday O3, O4, O5** Combustion of hydrogen demonstration | Chemical formulas and practice | Lego compounds | foldable (mixtures and pure substances)

**Week of 10/9 – 10-13**

**Monday E2** Dry ice demonstration | Physical vs. chemical properties and change card sort | Physical vs. chemical properties and change foldable notes

**Monday G3** Dry ice demonstration | Science fair forms | Begin energy and work phet lab | HW: complete science fair forms

**Monday G4** Dry ice demonstration | Physical vs. chemical properties and change card sort | Physical vs. chemical properties and change foldable notes | Revise card sort to reflect new knowledge

**Tuesday E2** Finish physical vs. chemical properties and change foldable notes | Physical vs. chemical properties virtual lab | Revise card sort to reflect new knowledge | HW: 296-305, due Thursday

**Tuesday O3, O4 O5** Physical vs. chemical properties and change card sort (preview) | Physical vs. chemical properties virtual lab | Physical vs. chemical properties and change foldable notes | Revise card sort to reflect new knowledge | HW: 296-305, due Thursday

**Wednesday E2** Physical vs. chemical quizizz

**Wednesday G3** (most students taking PSAT today) “The Ramp” virtual lab | Begin ch. 6 outline

**Wednesday G4** (PSAT today. Many students not in class) Physical vs. chemical virtual lab | Physical vs. chemical quizizz

**Week of 9/2 – 9/6**

**Monday E2, O3, O4, O5** Phases of matter lab and graphing | “Matter” 2-pager assessment

**Tuesday E2, G4** “Matter” 2-pager assessment

**Tuesday G3** Laws of motion 2-pager assessment

**Wednesday E2, O3, O4, O5** “Matter” 2-pager assessment

**Thursday E2, G4** “Matter” 2-pager assessment: due

**Thursday G3** Laws of motion 2-pager assessment: due

**Friday e2, O3, O4, O5** “Matter” 2-pager assessment: due

**Week of 9/25 – 9/29**

**Monday E2** Metals, metalloids, non-metals foldable notes | Alien periodic table | HW: finish alien periodic table

**Monday G3** Conservation of momentum practice problems | No homework. we’ll finish practice problems on Wednesday

**Monday G4** Quizizz review | Atomic theory quiz and grade | Alien periodic table | HW: finish alien periodic table

**Tuesday E2** Periodic table battleship (advanced) | HW: 324 – 339 (due Friday)

**Tuesday**** O3, O4, O5** Metals, metalloids, non-metals foldable | Periodic table battleship (advanced) | Alien periodic table | HW: 324 – 339 (due Thursday)

**Wednesday E2** States of matter virtual lab | States of matter foldable

**Wednesday G3** Finish momentum problems | momentum virtual lab

**Wednesday G4** Metals, metalloids, non-metals foldable | Periodic table battleship (advanced) | States of matter virtual lab | States of matter foldable | HW: 324 – 339 (due Friday)

**Thursday E2** Finish States of matter virtual lab | Plasma demonstration | States of matter foldable

**Thursday O3, O4, O5** HW due | States of matter virtual lab | Plasma demonstration | States of matter foldable

**Friday E2** “Watching ice melt,” and graphing lab (we will graph data on Monday)

**Friday G3** How far can you jump on other planets lab | begin notes on fundemental forces

**Friday G4** “Watching ice melt,” and graphing lab | HW: Finish graphing at home if not completed in class and answer questions on back of data sheet. Finish the States of Matter virtual lab that we started on Wednesday.

**Week of 9/18 – 9/22**

**Monday E2** Build an atom virtual lab | HW: finish lab

**Monday O3, O4, O5** Build an atom virtual lab | Color coded periodic table for ISN | HW: finish lab

**Tuesday E2** Color coded periodic table for ISN

**Tuesday G3** Science fair ideas and research | HW: 3 solid project ideas – due Thursday

**Tuesday G4** Build an atom virtual lab | Color coded periodic table for ISN

**Wednesday E2, O3, O4, O5** Periodic table game | Scientific Notation review | Periodic table practice | There will be a quiz Friday, 9/22, on atomic theory. This quiz will include several questions from the last quiz (mass, density, volume, process of science)

**Thursday E2** Scientific notation review | HW: finish scientific notation review and study for quiz on atomic theory

**Thursday G3** Water balloon toss lab | momentum foldable | HW: Ch. 5 outline (due Monday)

**Thursday G4** periodic table dice game | Scientific notation review | Periodic table practice | HW: finish periodic table practice, study for atomic theory quiz on Monday

**Friday E2** Quizizz atomic theory review | quiz: atomic theory | grade quiz

**Friday O3, O4, O5** Quizizz atomic theory review | quiz: atomic theory | grade quiz | scientific notation review | HW: finish scientific notation review

**Week of 9/5 – 9/8**

**Tuesday E2** Adopt-an-element project (due by end of class on Wednesday)

**Tuesday G3** “The Weight” lab (mass vs. weight) | Newton’s 3rd Law foldable | HW: Ch. 4 outline (due Thursday)

**Tuesday G4** Periodic Table Battleship | Adopt-an-element project (due by end of class on Thursday) | HW: Textbook pages 342-349

**Wednesday E2** Finish adopt-an-element posters | Periodic Table bingo

**Wednesday O3, O4, O5** Periodic Table Bingo | adopt-an-element posters

**Thursday E2** Periodic Table Bingo

**Thursday G3** Forces and motion phet virtual lab | Begin Science Fair idea discussions

**Thursday G4** Complete adopt-an-element posters | Hunting the Elements

**Week of 8/28 – 9/1**

**Monday E2** Quiz on process of science, mass, weight, volume | Quickcheck

**Monday O3, O4, O5 **Quiz on process of science, mass, weight, volume | Quickcheck | Begin atomic theory

**Tuesday E2** How small is an atom? | Atoms Family | Atomic Theory foldable for ISN | HW: Memorize Atoms Family Song

**Tuesday G3** Finish “Walking the Plank” lab | Review | Quiz on Newton’s 1st Law of Motion (Law of Inertia) | Quickcheck

**Tuesday G4** Quiz on process of science, mass, weight, volume | Quickcheck | How small is an atom? | Atoms Family | Atomic Theory foldable for ISN | HW: Memorize Atoms Family Song

**Wednesday E2** “Atoms Family” song quiz | Build-an-atom

**Wednesday O2, O3, O4** How small is an atom? | Atoms Family | Atomic Theory foldable for ISN | HW: Memorize Atoms Family Song

**Thursday E2** Atomic Math | Begin Adopt-an-Element project

**Thursday G3** Newton’s 2nd Law discussion and foldable | Ch. 3 outline | HW: complete ch. 3 outline

**Thursday G4** “Atoms Family” song quiz | Atomic theory foldable | Atomic math | Begin Adopt-an-Element project

**Friday E2, O3, O4, O5** Atoms Family song quiz | Adopt-an-Element project | HW: Textbook pages 342-349, read and answer questions on every page. Tear out pages or bring book to class for credit.

**Week of 8/21 – 8/25**

**Monday (Solar Eclipse Today!) E2, G3, G4** Collect Spongebob Science 1 and 2, Simpsons Science | Eclipse forms (last chance) | “Eclipsing The Sun” and “Cook Your Eyes” videos | Construct eclipse viewers | Birthday Moon | Moon Phases Flipbooks

**Note:** We will be viewing the eclipse after school today. Students may stay after school ONLY if they have turned in their permission slips. Parents, please make sure to be at the front of the school by 3:15 to pick up your student(s).

**Tuesday E2** Mass, volume, density foldable

**Tuesday O3, O4, O5** Mass, volume, density foldable | Mass, volume, density lab | *Note: there will be a quiz on Monday, 8/28, on variables, mass, volume, density*

**Wednesday E2** Mass, volume, density lab (to be finished on Friday) | *Note: there will be a quiz on Tuesday, 8/28, on variables, mass, volume, density*

**Wednesday G3** Go, Go, Go lab | *Note: there will be a quiz on Tuesday, 8/29, on Newton’s 1st law of Motion* | HW: Finish lab, Ch. 2 outline (both due Friday)

**Wednesday G4** Mass, volume, density foldable | Mass, volume, density lab

**Thursday E2** Finish mass, volume, density lab

**Thursday O3, O4, O5** Finish mass, volume, density lab | Mass, volume, density Quizizz | HW: Calculating density practice (due Monday)

**Friday E2** Mass, volume, density Quizizz | HW: Mass, volume, density practice questions

**Friday G3** Collect go, go, go lab and ch. 2 outline | Newton’s First Law foldable | Begin Walk the Plank lab

**Friday G4** Finish mass, volume, density lab | Mass, volume, density Quizizz | HW: Mass, volume, density practice questions

**Week of 8/14 – 8/18**

**Monday/Tuesday All classes** Turn in safety contracts, syllabi, eclipse permission slips | Beans and chopsticks lab (page 6 in ISN, finish graphing at home if necessary) |* HW: Spongebob science variables practice (due next class)*

**Wednesday/Thursday All classes** discuss beans and chopsticks lab/grade | Discuss homework and grade | Solar eclipse viewers | Variables foldable (pg. 7 in ISN) | Simpsons Science, Spongebob Science #2 (finish at home, due next class)

**Friday All classes** Class discussion: “Is it possible to prove or disprove that a house is haunted?” + writing (pg. 8 in ISN) | Simpsons Science, Spongebob Science #2 (finish at home, due next class)

*On Thursday G3 is going to the auditorium for 8th grade school-wide expectations presentation.*

**Week of 8/10 – 8/11**

**Thursday/Friday ****Advanced Science/Honors Physical Science** Seating | Procedures and safety | Syllabus | Eclipse event discussion | ISN (interactive science notebook) setup | **Homework**: 1. student code of conduct pages signed 2. syllabus signed 3. lab safety contract signed 4. solar eclipse permission slip signed