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8/10 – First Day of School

Syllabus 2018-19

Safety-MS Contract

8/14 – Signed Science Forms Check, Safety & Syllabus Quiz

8/17 – Science Materials Check

Test Guide 1-1   “I Can” Study Guide 1-1  Standards and Scaled Goals Weeks 1-2

Media Resource: Bozemanscience.com: “Scientific Method”.  “Asking Questions & Designing Problems” “Planning & Carrying Out Investigations” “Obtaining, Evaluating & Communicating Information”

8/20 – Lab Day

8/22 – Science Dept Meeting (Substitute)

Experimentation      Metric system  

Evidence

Our First Summative Assessment is Scheduled for August  29th

Unit Test bumped back a day (8/30: Due to lack of text books!!)

Test 1-1 Team Average = 86.8%

Portfolio Template, Test Corrections & Retest Contract

9/3 – No School (Labor Day)

Brochure Rubric

I Can Study Guide Unit 1-2      Test Guide 1-2    Standards and Scaled Goals – Weeks 5 & 6

Projected Unit 1-2 Test Date: Sept 20th

Matter Diagram Rubric

Intro to Matter

Density 2018      Buoyancy

Our Next Unit Test will be pushed to the 21st (Friday) to make room for a little more Lab work

Unit 1-2 Test Team Average= 82.9%

Test Guide 1-3                    I Can Study Guide Unit 1-3                         Standards and Scaled Goals – Weeks 7 & 8

9/27- Retakes Today for 1-2 Density Graph and Energy Diagram (8:00-8:30 or 11:50-12:20 or 2:50-3:20)

Our last Unit Test for the 9 Weeks is scheduled for Monday Oct 8

10/1,5: Lab Days

Media Resources:  http://Bozemanscience.com “Physical & Chemical Changes” , “Atoms & the Periodic Table”,  “Tour of the Periodic Table”

10/09,10 – Block Project

Block-Project-2018

Unit Test 1-3 Team Average = 84.3% (42/50)

Sit-Down Paper Retake for “Block” section of the test will be offered Friday Oct 12th (8-8:30 / 11:50-12:20 / 2:50-3:20)

First Quarter Report Card Stats:  Team Average=86.9%

A’s=59      B’s=53      C’s=9      D’s=2      F’s=1

I Can Study Guide Unit 2-1

Unit 2-1 Test Scheduled for Oct 30th

http://Bozemanscience.com: Properties of Matter, Atoms & the Periodic Table, Chemical bonds.

http://Phet.com: pH Scale: Basics

Lab Days: 10/22    10/25

http://education.jlab.org/elementbalancing/

http://gtm-media.discoveryeducation.com/videos/dsc/externalApplications/accessible/simulations/TheBondsthatBind/index.html

water

http://education.jlab.org/elementbalancing/     (Balancing Practice – Beginner)

Unit Test 2-1 Team Average = 76.5%

Sit Down Paper Retake for “Ion” or “Balancing” sections of the Test will be offered this Thurs during 3 time slots

Standards and Scaled Goals – Weeks 14 & 15            Test Guide 2-3

I-Can-Study-Guide-Unit-2-2

Unit 2-2 Test is scheduled for Nov 19th!

http://zonalandeducation.com/mstm/physics/waves/waves.html

Radiation 2

Wave Disturbance           The sun1

Unit Test 2-2 Team Average = 94.8%

ss1 ss2

Test Guide 2-3      I Can Study Guide Unit 2-3                     Standards and Scaled Goals – Weeks 16-18

http://www.theplanetstoday.com/the_planets.html

http://www.astronomyknowhow.com/moon-tides.htm

12/22-1/6: WINTER BREAK

Our Last Unit Test for 2018 was postponed as to not interfere with Midterms. Given that you have all of the content already, expect this test immediately upon return from break in January. This was discussed in class with widespread approval…

1/8 – Unit Test 3-1

New Unit: “Beyond Our Solar System”

Test Guide 3-2

I Can Study Guide Unit 3-2

Standards and Scaled Goals – Weeks 19-21

https://highered.mheducation.com/olcweb/cgi/pluginpop.cgi?it=swf::800::600::/sites/dl/free/0072482621/78780/HR_Nav.swf::H-R%20Diagram

Constellation Rubric

xploration

UNiverse

MIlky Way

1/21 – No School

Sit Down Paper Retake for 3-2 “Matching” section will be available Thurs 2/7

Test Guide 3-3 2019    I Can 3-3    Standards and Scaled Goals – Weeks 24-29

Spheres 2019

Ecology

2/15 – PLANNING DAY

2/18 – NO SCHOOL

cycles 8

cell review

Unit Test 3-3 Scheduled for Thursday 2/28

Test 3-3 Team Average = 80%

Sit Down Paper retake for Chem Eq section on back offered Thurs 3/7

Life + Animal Intro

Animal Bingo

Unit Test 4-1 Scheduled for Friday 3/29

Test Guide 4-1

3/13 + 14 – Students in DC

3/15 – Teacher Planning (No School)

3/18 – 3/22 Spring Break

4/2 – Test 4-1 Average 87.4%

Fossils

Life + Animal Intro

Evo1

Evo 2

WE WILL BE UNDERGOING SSA (FORMERLY FCAT ) TRAINING FOR THE REST OF APRIL TO ENSURE THAT ALL 8TH GRADERS MAXIMIZE THEIR PERFORMANCE ON THIS DISTRICT EXAM. PARENTS: PLEASE REVIEW AND INITIAL THE INFO LETTER GOING HOME

6th Grade Review    Energy gravity Human Body Systems Levels of Organization 6th grade

Motion, Speed, Velocity, Acceleration SC.6.L.15.1 Classification Weather

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Checkmark your correct class period box and then click the register button down at the bottom!

4/10 – Phase 1 of SSA prep is now complete. Students have analyzed their performance on 2 full length exams and have categorized questions, vocab, topics, and errors.

7th Grade Review:  Eathquakes+Tsunamis     Energy     Heredity 1   Heredity 2 layers plate boundaries Rocks         Volcano 1 Volcano 2

4/19 – No School

4/23 –  Phase 2 of SSA prep is now over. We have spent time in each of the 4 Reporting Categories followed by Quizstar checks in each area.