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Week of 5/14 – 5/18

Monday E2 RB car construction (cars due Tuesday, 5/15)

Monday G3 Go over final exam review questions 21-30 | RB car construction (cars due Monday, 5/14) | HW: Study for final district exam

Monday G4 RB car construction (cars due Monday, 5/14)

Tuesday All classes RB car construction and time trials

Wednesday All classes RB car construction and time trials

Thursday All classes RB car construction and time trials

Friday G3 DDA final exam

Friday E2, G4 RB car construction | races


Week of 5/7 – 5/11

Monday E2, O3, O4, O5 RB car construction (cars Tuesday 5/15)

Tuesday E2, G4 RB car construction (cars due Monday, 5/14)

Tuesday G3 Go over final exam review questions 1-10 | RB car construction (cars due Monday, 5/14) | HW: Final exam review questions 11-20 (due Thursday)

Wednesday E2, O3, O4, O5 RB car construction (cars due Tuesday 5/15)

Thursday E2, G4 RB car construction (cars due Monday, 5/14)

Thursday G3 Go over final exam review questions 11-20 | RB car construction (cars due Monday) | HW: Final exam review questions 21-30 (due Monday)

Friday E2, O3, O4, O5 RB car construction (cars due Tuesday 5/15)


Week of 4/30 – 5/4

Monday E2, G3, G4 FCAT reviews

Tuesday FCAT science statewide assessment for all 8th graders

Wednesday E2, G3, G4 Begin RB car project designs (Honors Physical Science was given study guide for final exam)

Thursday E2, O3, O4, O5 Begin RB car project designs

Friday E2, G4 Start RB car construction/finish designs

Friday G3 Start RB car construction/finish designs | HW: answer review questions 1-10. Due Tuesday, May 8


Week of 4/23 – 4/27

Monday E2, O3, O4, O5 FCAT reviews | Quizizz

Tuesday E2, G3, G4 FSA Reading test

Wednesday E2, O3, O4, O5 FSA Reading test

Thursday E2, G4 FCAT reviews | Science basketball | Graphing practice

Thursday G3 FCAT reviews | Space quick lesson

Friday E2, O3, O4, O5 FCAT reviews | Science basketball | Graphing practice


Week of 4/16 – 4/20

Monday E2, G3, G4 FCAT diagnostic exam | Assign brainpop reviews

Tuesday E2, O3, O4, O5 Brainpop reviews (due Thursday at end of class)

Wednesday E2, G3, G4 Brainpop reviews (due Friday)

Thursday E2, O3, O4, O5 Brainpop reviews (due today)

Friday E2, G3, G4 Brainpop reviews (due today)


Week of 4/9 – 4/13

Monday E2 What is “pseudoscience”?

Monday O3, O4, O5 FCAT review book (final book should be completed by Friday. I’ll collect them on Tuesday next week)

Tuesday E2 FCAT review book | HW: pages 9, 10 due Thursday

Tuesday G3, G4 FCAT review book | HW: pages 7, 8 due Thursday

Wednesday E2 FCAT review book | HW: pages 9, 10 due Thursday

Wednesday O3, O4, O5 FCAT review book (final book should be completed by Friday. I’ll collect them on Tuesday next week)

Thursday E2 FCAT review book | pages 9, 10 due | HW: complete all pages in FCAT review book and bind together. Due first thing on Monday

Thursday G3, G4 FCAT review book | pages 7, 8 due | HW: complete pages 9, 10, 11 in FCAT review book and bind together. Due first thing on Monday

Friday E2, O3, O4, O5 FCAT diagnostic exam | Assign reviews | Note: the completed FCAT review book will be collected next class (Tuesday) at beginning of class

Friday E2, G3, G4 FCAT diagnostic exam | Assign reviews | Note: the completed FCAT review book will be collected next class (Tuesday) at beginning of class


Week of 4/2 – 4/6

Monday E2 FCAT review book pages 3 and 4 (due Wednesday at start of class)

Monday G3 FCAT review book pages 1, 2, 3, 4 (due Wednesday at start of class)

Monday G4 FCAT review book

Tuesday E2, O3, O4, O5 FCAT review book

Wednesday E2, G3, G4 FCAT review book

Thursday E2 FCAT review book

Thursday O3, O4, O5 “What is pseudoscience?”: Scenarios/hypotheses/experiment | “MagnaSoles” and pseudoscientific products and healthcare | TED video

Friday G3, G4 “What is pseudoscience?”: Scenarios/hypotheses/experiment | “MagnaSoles” and pseudoscientific products and healthcare | TED video


Week of 3/19 – 3/23

Monday E2 FCAT review book pages 1 and 2 (page 1 due at start of class Wed.)

Monday O3, O4, O5 FCAT review book pages 1 and 2 (page 1 due at end of class)

Tuesday E2, G3, G4 Paper rockets (launch on Thursday)

Wednesday E2, O3, O4, O5 Paper rockets (launch on Friday)

Thursday E2, G3, G4 Finish and launch rockets

Friday E2, O3, O4, O5 Finish and launch rockets


Week of 3/12 – 3/15

Monday E2 Finish EM Spectrum one-pager one-pager

Monday O3, O4, O5 Finish EM Spectrum one-pager assessment | Scientific notation review and practice

Tuesday E2 Scientific notation review and practice

Tuesday G3 Review for assessment (Thursday): potential energy diagrams, balancing chemical equations, types of chemical reactions, acids and bases

Tuesday G4 Finish EM Spectrum one-pager assessment | Scientific notation review and practice | HW: finish review problems

Wednesday E2 Finish scientific notation review practice

Wednesday O3, O4, O5 Finish scientific notation review practice and grade | Begin FCAT review book project

Thursday E2 Grade scientific review practice | Begin FCAT review book project

Thursday G3 Review for assessment | Assessment (balancing chemical equations, types of chemical reactions, potential energy diagrams, acids and bases)

Thursday G4 Finish scientific notation review practice and grade | Begin FCAT review book project


Week of 3/5 – 3/9

Monday E2, G3 FSA Writing test

Monday G4 Finish EM spectrum posters (gallery walk on Wednesday)

Tuesday E2 EM Spectrum gallery walk

Tuesday O3, O4, O5 Landing the Eagle

Wednesday E2 EM Spectrum gallery walk

Wednesday G3 (most students not in class due to performance) Types of chemical equations quizizz

Wednesday G4 EM spectrum gallery walk

Thursday E2, O3, O4, O5 Finish gallery walk | Begin EM spectrum one-pager assessments

Friday E2 Begin EM spectrum one-pager assessments

Friday G3 Acids/bases virtual lab | Ch. 21 outline (due Tuesday, 3/13, at beginning of class) | HW: finish ch.21 outline, study for assessment (3/15) on balancing chemical equations, potential energy diagrams, types of chemical equations, acids and bases

Friday G4 Begin EM spectrum one-pager assessments (due on 3/13)


Week of 2/26 – 3/2

Monday E2 Graphing daylight hours

Monday O3, O4, O5 Graphing daylight hours | Seasons quizizz

Tuesday E2 Graphing daylight hours | Seasons quizizz

Tuesday G3 Quizizz (balancing chemical equations) | Classifying chemical equations: vdeo, notes, practice

Tuesday G4 Graphing daylight hours | Seasons quizizz

Wednesday E2 EM spectrum review | Brainpop | begin posters (due by end of class Thursday)

Wednesday O3, O4, O5 EM spectrum review | Brainpop | begin posters

Thursday E2 EM spectrum posters

Thursday G3 Alien Juice Bar | Acids and bases foldable notes | Ch. 21 outline (due Monday)

Thursday G4 EM spectrum review | Brainpop | begin posters (due Monday)

Friday E2 Finish EM spectrum posters (gallery walk on Tuesday)

Friday O3, O4, O5 Finish EM spectrum posters (gallery walk on Tuesday)


Week of 2/20 – 2/23

Tuesday E2 Moon phases notes

Tuesday O3, O4, O5 Moon phases notes | Phases, tides Quizizz | Season virtual lab

Wednesday E2 Phases, tides Quizizz | Seasons virtual lab

Wednesday G3 Modeling chemical reactions with legos | Potential energy diagrams, foldable

Wednesday G4 Moon phases notes | Phases, tides Quizizz | Season virtual lab, notes

Thursday E2 Test: moon phases and tides

Thursday O3, O4, O5 Test: moon phases and tides | Seasons notes

Friday E2 Finish test: moon phases and tides | Seasons notes

Friday G3 Finish Potential Energy Diagrams foldable | Potential Energy Diagrams practice | Scientific Notation review and practice

Friday G4 Test: moon phases and tides | Seasons notes


Week of 2/12 – 2/16

Monday E2 Sun re-teach | Review | Re-test

Monday G3 Periodic Table practice | Begin Periodic Table one-pager assessment (due at end of class on Wednesday)

Monday G4 Re-teach features of the Sun | Review | Re-test | Hopewell Rocks tide time-lapse | What causes tides?

Tuesday E2 Graphing St. Augustine tides

Tuesday O3 Re-teach features of the Sun | Review | Re-test | Graphing St. Augustine tides

Tuesday O4 Re-teach features of the Sun | Review | Re-test | Graphing St. Augustine tides

Tuesday O5 Graphing St. Augustine tides

Wednesday E2 Finish graphing tides

Wednesday G3 Complete Atoms and the Periodic Table one-pager (due today)

Wednesday G4 Graphing St. Augustine tides

Thursday E2 Birthday moons

Thursday O3, O4, O5 Birthday moons | Moon phases flipbook | Arranging the moon

Friday E2 Moon phases flipbook | Arranging the moon

Friday G3 Modeling chemical reactions | lab: endothermic vs. exothermic reactions | Balancing chemical equations


Week of 2/5 – 2/9

Monday E2 Finish Extreme Planets | Our Sun label and notes for science notebook

Monday O3, O4, O5 Extreme Planets plus video questions | Our Sun labeling and notes for science notebook

Tuesday E2 Finish Our Sun labeling | HW: Study for assessment on our sun Friday, 2/9

Tuesday G3 Atomic History assessments and grade | Metals, metalloids, non-metals foldable

Tuesday G4 Our Sun labeling and notes for science notebook | The Sun quizizz game | HW: Study for assessment on our sun Thursday, 2/8

Wednesday E2 Our Sun notes | Quizizz review

Wednesday O3, O4, O5 Finish Our Sun labeling and notes for science notebook | Quizizz review | HW: study for assessment on Friday (the Sun)

Thursday E2 Hopewell Rocks tide time-lapse | What causes tides?

Thursday G3 Metals, metalloids, non-metals foldable | Pure substances vs. mixtures | Atoms and bonding

Thursday G4 Assessment on the Sun | grade

Friday E2 Assessment on the Sun | grade

Friday O3, O4, O5 Assessment on the Sun | grade | Hopewell Rocks tide time-lapse | What causes tides?

 


Week of 1/30 – 2/2

Tuesday E2 H-R diagram virtual lab | H-R diagram for science notebook

Tuesday O3, O4, O5 Test: scale of the Universe, galaxies | H-R diagram virtual lab | H-R diagram for science notebook

Wednesday E2 Planets graphic organizer

Wednesday G3 Atoms review virtual lab | HW: finish atoms virtual lab; study for atomic history quiz on Friday

Wednesday G4 H-R diagram virtual lab | Planets graphic organizer | HW: finish graphic organizer

Thursday E2 Complete planets graphic organizer

Thursday O3, O4, O5 Planets graphic organizer

Friday E2 Begin “Extreme Planets”

Friday G3 Complete atomic history questions | Ch. 17 outline | HW: complete ch.17 outline | Note: atomic history project test has been moved to Tuesday, 2/6

Friday G4 “Extreme Planets”


Week of 1/22 – 1/26

Monday E2 Galaxies: Quizizz review | Stellar evolution graphic organizer | Properties of stars notes | Assessment on Friday, 1/26, on “Scale of the Universe” and galaxies

Monday G3 Begin History of the Atomic Model project (presentations on Friday, 1/26)

Monday G4 Galaxies: Quizizz review | Stellar evolution graphic organizer | Properties of stars notes | Assessment on Friday, 1/26, on “Scale of the Universe” and galaxies

Tuesday E2 “Extreme Stars” video questions

Tuesday O3, O4, O5 Galaxies: Quizizz review | Stellar evolution graphic organizer | Properties of stars notes | Assessment on Tuesday, 1/30, on “Scale of the Universe” and galaxies

Wednesday E2 Finish Extreme Stars | Begin properties of stars graphing | HW: Study for test on Friday

Wednesday G3 Atomic History project: presentations are on Friday

Wednesday G4 “Extreme Stars” video questions | Stellar evolution vocabulary notes | HW: finish properties of stars graphing; study for test on Friday

Thursday E2 Properties of stars graphing

Thursday O3, O4, O5 “Extreme Stars” video questions | Stellar evolution vocabulary notes | Begin properties of stars graphing | HW: finish properties of stars graphing; study for test on Tuesday

Friday E2 Assessment (scale of universe, galaxies) | H-R diagram in notebook

Friday G3 Atomic History presentations

Friday G4 Assessment (scale of universe, galaxies) | H-R diagram in notebook | Begin properties of stars graphing | HW: finish properties of stars graphing (due Wednesday)


Week of 1/16 – 1/19 (most students on D.C. field trip this week)

All Advanced Science classes this week: Planet Poster project: due by the end of this week

Honors Physical Science: Wakamalaka Bridge project: due by the end of class on Thursday


Week of 1/8/18 – 1/12/18 | Happy New Year!

Monday E2 Sizing Up The Universe | Scale of The Universe

Monday O3, O4, O5 Sizing Up The Universe | Scale of The Universe | “How the Universe Works: The Big Bang”

Tuesday E2 Begin “How the Universe Works: The Big Bang”

Tuesday G3 The Atom foldable | Review periodic table | Periodic table battleship

Tuesday G4 Sizing Up The Universe | Scale of The Universe | “How the Universe Works: The Big Bang”

Wednesday E2 Finish “How the Universe Works” | Galaxy sort

Wednesday O3 High School Blitz

Wednesday O4, O5 Finish “How the Universe Works” | Galaxy sort | Galaxies Cornell notes

Thursday E2 Timeline of the Universe one-pager

Thursday G3 Ch. 15 outline

Thursday G4 Timeline of the Universe one-pager (due today)

Friday E2 Finish Timeline of the Universe one-pager

Friday O3, O4, O5 Timeline of the Universe one-pager (due today)


Week of 12/18 – 12/21

Monday E2 Space introduction | “Cosmos”

Monday O3, O4, O5 Space introduction | “Cosmos”

Tuesday E2 Finish Cosmos | Begin Universe foldables

Tuesday G3 Science Fair presentations | Begin chemistry

Tuesday G4 Space introduction | “Cosmos”

Wednesday E2 Finish Universe foldables

Wednesday O3, O4, O5 Structure of the Universe notes | Universe foldable

Thursday E2 “Bike years”

Thursday G3 Atomic Theory foldable | Periodic table and notes for science notebook

Thursday G4 Structure of the Universe notes | Universe foldable


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