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8/10 – First Day of School

Syllabus 2017-18   PS Syllabus 2017-18  Info 2017-18  Safety-MS Contract

8/14,15 – Signed Science Forms Check, Safety & Syllabus Quiz

8/18,21 – 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”

Evidence

Brochure Rubric

8/18,21– Science Brochures (Work on and share)

The HAC Gradebook is now open!!!!!

8/24,25 – Lab Day: “Measurement I”

8/22,23 – Metric System and Experimentation Review

Metric System           Experimentation

The first Unit Test will be pushed to the Sept. 1st and 5th (Due to the solar eclipse day being lost)…

8/28,29 – Lab Day: “Measurement II”

9/4 – NO SCHOOL

9/1, 5 – Test Day!!

Portfolio Template, Test Corrections & Retest Contract

9/8-9/15: SCHOOL CLOSED (HURRICANE)

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

Test 1-1 Team Average = 88.3%

9/19 – Matter-Diagram-Rubric 

9/22 – Interim Progress Reports published

Team Science Average at Interim = 88.2%

Intro to Matter 2013

Density 2013

Buoyancy

Unit 1-2 Test is tentatively scheduled for Oct 2,3!

10/4 – Unit Test Team Average = 81.1%

Retake for the “Density Graph” section will be available in the morning (8-8:30) and at Lunch (12:30-1) Both Monday 10/9 and Tuesday 10/10

10/9: Next Unit Begins

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

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

10/16 – Make up day (Repeat B Day)

10/17,18 – Lab Day

10/20,23 – Block Project

Block-Project

10/24, 25 – Unit Test 1-3

Because of my absence, the Unit Test will be pushed back to Oct 25, 26

Unit 2-1 Test Average = 82.7%

Paper Retake for the “Periodic Table Block” section of the test will be Tuesday Oct 31st and Thursday Sept 2nd 8-8:30 / 12:30-1 / 2:50-3:00

Standards and Scaled Goals – Weeks 10 & 11      I Can Study Guide Unit 2-2 2017   Test Guide 2-2 2017

Unit 2-2 Test Scheduled for Nov 16th and 17th

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

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

10/28,31 – Lab Days: 11/3,6    11/9,10

Formulas & Equations

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

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

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

Test 2-2 Team Average = 74.5%

“Ion” and “Balancing” Section sit-down retake offered 11/27th & 28th (Six sessions available)

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

I-Can-Study-Guide-Unit-2-3

11/22-24: Thanksgiving Break

Our 3 Unit Test for the 2nd 9 Weeks is Scheduled for 12/11, 12/12. It will be open notes.

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

EM Spectrum PowerPoint

Radiation 2

Waves

Wave Disturbance [Autosaved]

The sun1

Midterm Review Dec 7th-19th

Use the link below to sign up to Quizstar:

http://quizstar.4teachers.org/indexs.jsp

Create a user name and password…….Then, Class #1 “Search Teacher’s Name” (In the dropdown):  A. Lovett > Keyword Search. Scroll down until you find:

POA Science (your period)

Checkmark your correct class period box and then click the register button down at the bottom! You will see any assigned quizzes on your homepage…

Dec 14-19: MIDTERM TESTING

Dec 20th- Unit Test 2-3 Due

Dec 22 – Jan 7: Winter Break

Second Nine Weeks Team Report Card Stats:  Overall Average 83.5%    A’s=50    B’s=45    C’s= 33    D’s=9    F’s=4

Welcome to 2018 and a New Unit!

Unit Test 3-1 Projected Date is Jan. 25 & 26

I Can Study Guide Unit 3-1                          Test Guide 3-1 2017                   Standards and Scaled Goals Weeks 19-21

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

1/15 – No School

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

1/29 – Planning Day

Unit Test 3-1 Team Average = 78.7% (If you are in need of a re-take, please continue to follow the posted instructions on the contract posted since week one of school!!)

New Unit: “Beyond Our Solar System”

Study Guide 3-2                 I Can Study Guide Unit 3-2                Standards and Scaled Goals – Weeks 22-24

UNiverse

Unit Test 3-2 anticipated for 2/20,21

xploration

2/15,16 – Lab Day

2/18 – No School

2/23 – Unit Test 3-2 Team Average = 79.7%

2/24 – The Next Unit Test (3-3) is scheduled for March 14 & 15

I-Can-Study-Guide-Unit-3-3 2018    Test Guide 3-3 2018       Standards and Scaled Goals – Weeks 24-27

climateseasons         P.Point

Interactive Seasons: https://www.khanacademy.org/science/cosmology-and-astronomy/earth-history-topic/earth-title-topic/p/season-simulator

Interactive Nitrogen Cycle:     https://florida.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/lsps07.sci.life.eco.nitrogen/the-nitrogen-cycle/#.WL1vbvnyvIU

Cycles Video:   http://study.com/academy/lesson/cycles-of-matter-the-nitrogen-cycle-and-the-carbon-cycle.html

Game:  https://biomanbio.com/HTML5GamesandLabs/PhotoRespgames/photoresphtml5page.html

Additional Support:

http://www.bozemanscience.com/013-photosynthesis-and-respiration/

https://www.nbclearn.com/portal/site/learn/freeresources/chemistry-now/chemistry-of-green

http://www.johnkyrk.com/photosynthesis.html

3/5 – CHS Visit

3/6 – FSA Writes

3/13,14: Lab Day

3/15 – End of 9 Weeks (Take home Test 3-3 Due, Optional Portfolio Check)

Unit Test 3-3 Team Avg:  91.6%

3rd 9 Weeks Report Card Stats:  Average Grade: 84.3%

A’s=41     B’s=67     C’s=29     D’s=4

Life + Animal Intro.

Animal Poker

4/5:        adaptation1

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

4/13 – Phase 1 of SSA prep is now complete. Students have analyzed their performance on a full length exam and have categorized questions, vocab, topics, and errors.

4/17 – Phase 2 of SSA prep is now complete. Students have reviewed 6th and 7th Grade topics and have tested their performance in these areas on the Quizstar website.