Welcome back! Congratulations to reaching the top class! Graduation is only 180 days away! So let's get started! Our first branch of science study is Physics! So please remember to bring your materials: pencils, pens, copy book for Science Only and the Pentaflex in which study sheets will be safely stored in the Science fold! See you soon:)
. 8/30/16 Read p 6-8 a)Define: relative motion and reference point b)answer figure and check pt. questions.
8/31/16 Read p. 9 a) Define: SI, meter b) Answer check pt and Math Skill questions.
9/1/16 No homework! Happy Labor Day!
9/6/16 Complete study sheet "Describing Motion"
9/7/16 Using a 8.5x11 sheet of paper create a folded paper airplane. you may use only 1 paperclip or 2 staples. No glue! No tape! Practice your release of the airplane!
9/8/16 Read p.10-13 a)Distinguish speed, average speed, instantaneous speed, velocity
b) Using time table p.12-13 in text to create a timeline of developing transportation from 1818 to 2003.
9/9/16 No Homework!
9/12/16 Review your notes on calculating speed, time and distance. Remember the format required. Check Up will be this Friday, 9/16/16!
9/13/16 Complete study sheet #49-50 Graphing Motion. Review vocab for check up 9/16/16.
9/14/16 Read p.14-15 a)Answer fig. 6 and check pt. questions b)Answer Assessment questions #1-5 p.15.
9/15/16 Study for check up for Friday, 9/16.
9/16/16 Read p.18-19 a)Define: Plates, Plate Tectonic Theory b) Answer figure and check pt. questions. REMINDER: PROBLEM STATEMENTS FOR SCIENCE FAIR ARE DUE MONDAY,9/19!
9/19/16 Read p. 20-21 Answer Review questions.
9/20/16 Read p.22-23 a)Define: acceleration b) Answer figure and check pt. ques.
Junk to Genius Car details given today. Project is due Monday, 9/26/16.
9/21/16 Read p.24-25 a)State the formula for calculating acceleration b)Answer practice problems p.25
9/22/16 Read p.26-27 A) Answer figure and check pt questions B) Answer Review questions #1-5 p.27. Begin to prepare for Chapter Test on Thursday 9/29/16.
9/23/16 Answer Study Sheet #63-64
9/26/16 Complete study sheet #65-66 Accleration. Continue to prepare for Chapter Test, 9/29/16.
9/27/16 Read Review p.30, Answer all questions p.31 and #16,17,18 on p. 32. Chapter Test on Thursday 9/29/16.
9/28/16 Answer Test Prep p.33 continue to review vocab, study sheets and notes for Chapter Test tomorrow!
9/29/16 Read p.36-39 a) Define: force, balanced and unbalanced force, newton, net force b) Answer figure and check pt.
9/30/16 Answer Review questions p.39 Remember to be working on your Science Fair One Page Research Paper due on Oct. 28.
10/3/16 Continue to work on your Science Fair One Page Research paper. Write your conclusion for your Downhill Race Car.
10/4/16 Answer Study sheet "Forces".#105-106
10/5/16 Answer Study sheet #107 Nature of Forces. Review your vocab from p.36-39 for a quick check on Friday, 10/7.
10/6/16 Gettysburg trip
10/7/16 Read p. 42-45 a) Define friction b)Describe each of the 4 types of friction and give one example for each. c)Answer any figure and check pt. questions.
10/10/16 Complete study sheet #115-116
10/11/16 Prepare for Vocab Check Up on Friction for Thursday 10/13/16
10/12/16 Read p. 114-117 a)Define all work, machine vocab b)Answer all figure and check pt. questions c)What is the advantage for using machine?
10/13/16 Read p.124-127 a) Define: inclined plane, wedge, screw. Describe the type of work each does. b)Answer all figure and check pts. c)List the 6 simple machines. d)Define mechanical advantage and state the formula.
10/14/16 As you watched the Lexx Pyramid DVD, note which machines the Egyptians used to gain a mechanical advantage. Which advantages were gained?
10/17/16 Read p. 128-129 a)Define: Lever and describe its 3 parts b) Draw each of the 3 classes of levers, label the parts and give one example. c)Answer all figure and check pt. questions.
10/18/16 Read p. 130-132 a)Define: Wheel and axle b)Describe how it works c)Answer all figure and check pt. questions d) What is the mechanical advantage?
10/19/16 Use your 20 min. of science homework time to continue work on your one page research paper for Science Fair.
10/20/16 Read p.132-133 a)Define pulley and describe how the mechanical advantage. b)List the 3 types of pulleys and describe how each works. Give one example for each. c) Answer all figure and check pt. questions.
10/24/16 Review material on p.124-135 on Simple and compound machines for Check up on Friday, 10/28/16. Remember One Page Research Paper and Bibliography is due on Friday, 10/28, as well. Use easybib.com for bibliography.
10/25/16 Read p. 108-111 a) Define work and write the formula to calculate work b) Answer all figure and check pt. questions. Study for Friday,10/28, Check up on simple and compound machines. Remember research paper due same day!
10/27/16 Remember One Page Research Papers are due tomorrow for Science Fair!
10/28/16 No homework.
10/31/16 No homework:) Happy Halloween!
11/1/16 Review all notes and text pages 108-113
11/2/16 No homework:) Began first day of SteamTrax Engineering
11/7/16 Continue work on Science Fair experimentation. SteamTrax continues.
11/8/16 Read p. 90--92 a)What is Pascal's Principle? b) How is Pascal's Principle used to make things work? c)Answer all figure and check pt. questions. SCIENCE FAIR DISPLAY BOARDS WILL NOW BE DUE ON NOVEMBER 30, SINCE THE HALL IS AVAILABLE FOR US TO SET UP. THIS ALLOWS THE JUDGES TO HAVE ALL OF DEC. 1 FOR THE JUDGING PROCESS. I.D. NUMBERS WILL BE GIVEN OUT ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28. PLEASE ATTACH THESE TO YOUR DISPLAY BOARD.
11/9/16 Read p. 93-94 Answer Review questions p. 94 b)Answer any figure and check pt questions.
11/10/16 Read p.114-117 a)Answer figure and check pt. questions b)Describe the difference between input and output force. c)Where would the output force and input force on the hydraulic crane be? d)How do hydraulic cranes make work easier?
11/14/16 Continue work on Science Fair project due on Nov. 30,2016.
11/15/16 Read p. 120-121 Answer Review questions and Math practice p. 121
11/16/16 No homework, but to review p. 114-121 Vocab.
11/17/16 Prepare for brief vocab check up tomorrow 11/18/16.
12/1/16Read pages 48-50 a) Define: free fall, air resistance, projectile and terminal velocity b) Answer all figure and check pt. questions c) Answer Review questions p.50 and complete the back side of Study sheet Friction and Gravity.
Prepare pages 40-50 for Check up on concepts for Monday 12/5/16
12/2/16 Check up is moved to 12/7/16. Remember to prepare material p.40-50, include the review of your matching study sheets. No written homework! Good job on the Science Fair!
12/5/16 Review study sheets and vocab p.40-50 for check up on 12/7/16, Wednesday If Study sheet #119 only the front on Friction and Gravity isn't finished then finish at home. STUDY!
12/6/16 Answer Review questions p.50 and Study sheet #120 The Great Pyramids. Check up will be Wednesday 12/7 please prepare p. 40-50 and study sheets.
12/7/16 Read p.51-52 a)State Newton's First Law of Motion and give an example. May draw and label. b)Answer figure and check pt. questions.
12/12/16 Read p. 53-54 a) State the 2nd Law of Motion and give an example. b)Answer all figure and check pt questions c)State the formula for calculating acceleration and answer Practice Problems p.53.
12/13/16 Answer Review questions p.54 and Complete Study sheet on 1st and 2nd Laws of Motion. Bring in materials to create your capsule, parachute or whatever you choose to use air resistance.
12/14/16 Bring in materials to finish fabrication of team capsule.
Welcome Back and Happy New Year!
1/3/17 Read p.55-57 a)State the 3rd Law of Motion b) Explain how the 3rd Law relates to 1. Action-reaction pairs 2. Detecting Motion 3. Do Action-Reaction pairs cancel?(p.56-57) c)Answer any figure and check pts.
1/4/17 Read p. 58-61 a) Define: momentum, Conservation of Momentum b)State the formula for Momentum and do the 2 practice problems on p.58 c)Answer figure and check pt. questions d)Explain or diagram the 3 examples of collisions conserving momentum.
1/5/17 Answer Study sheet on Newton's 3rd Law #129-130. Begin to review for Chapter test on Tuesday, 1/10/17.
1/6/17 No homework:)
1/9/17 Chapter Test moved to Thursday, 1/12/17. Please begin to review. Read p. 64-65.
1/10/17 Read p. 64-67 a)Answer the Review questions p. 67 and complete study sheets #138-140 in preparation for Chapter test on 1/12/17 Thurs.
1/11/17 Answer #1-10 p.69, #11,13,17 p.70 and #1-5 p.71 in preparation for Chapter Test tomorrow!!
1/12/17 Test today! Read p. 74-80 a)Define all bold print vocabulary
b) Answer all figure and check pt. questions c) State the formula to calculate pressure. d) Describe how depth and elevation effect pressure.
1/13/17 Read p. 82-83 A) Define: buoyant force, buoyancy b) Describe the relationship between buoyancy and gravity. c)Answer figure and check pts.
1/17/17 Answer Study sheet #177-178 on Pressure and Answer Review questions p.80
1/18/17 Answer Pressure Study sheet #179-180. Review p. 82-83 There will be a buoyancy challenge tomorrow!
1/19/17 Read p. 84-85 a)Describe Archimedes Principle. b)Define density and state the formula. c)Answer figure and check pt. questions.
1/20/17 Complete Pressure and Gravity study sheet 3-3.
1/23/17 Complete study sheet "Floating and Sinking" #187-188. Use text p. 82-85 to help.
1/24/17 Read p. 90-94 to Review Pascal's Principle. Complete study sheets #198-200.
1/25/17 Read p. 95-99 a)Describe the achievements of the Wright Brothers. Relate flight to what you know about fluids. b)Answer figure and Check pt. c)Answer Try This p. 99 and Review questions p.99 d) Plan for Chapter Test Wed. 2/1/17.
1/26/17 Answer Review p.87
1/30/17 Complete study sheet #3-2 Hydraulic Devices. Chapter Test is scheduled for Wed. 2/1/17.
1/31/17 Answer study sheet #203-204 on Bernoulli's Principle. Continue to prepare for Chapter Test which has been moved to Thursday 2/2/17.
2/1/17 Complete Bernoulli's Principle #205-206 and Answer Review questions #1-10 p. 103.
2/2/17 Answer all review questions p. 103, answer # 11/12,14,16 and 19 and answer #1-5 p. 105. Chapter test on Monday, 2/6/17. Prepare.
2/3/17 Continue to prepare for Chapter Test taken on Monday, 2/6/17.
2/6/17 Read p. 146-147 a)What is energy? b)How is work related to energy?c)How is work related to power?d)Answer all figure and check pt. e)Bring in old magazines and glue for a team poster project by Tues/Wed. Homework will be stamped in on Wed. 2/8.
2/7/17 Read p.147-149 a)Describe the difference between Kinetic and Potential Energies.Give examples. b)Which variables effect kinetic energy? State the formula. c)Answer figure and check pt. d)Define: Gravitational Potential Energy and state formula. Due by Thurs.2/9.
2/8/17 No school.
2/9/17 Read p. 150 a)Define: elastic potential energy b)Answer all figure and check pt. questions c)Answer Review questions p.150
2/10/17 Answer Math Practice Problems p.150
2/13/17 Answer Study sheet #303-304 Potential/Kinetic Energy
2/14/17 Complete GPE study sheet.
2/15/17 Read p. 151-155 a)Name the different forms of energy, define and give an example for each. Bring in magazines showing examples of energy to begin work on team posters of energy types starting tomorrow.
2/16/17 Complete study sheet #309-310. Bring in magazines, advertisements and pictures of forms of energy for poster tomorrow.
2/21/17 Read p. 158-161 a)Define:energy transformation Give an example b)Answer all figure and check pt. questions.
2/22/17 Complete Study sheet #321-322 Energy Transformations and Conservation.
2/23/17 Read p. 162-163 A)Define:matter, Conservation of Energy b)Answer all figure and check pt. c)Answer Review questions p.163. Prepare for Chapter Test on Tuesday, 2/28/17.
2/24/17 Read p. 166-169 a) Answer figure and check pts questions b)Answer Review questions p.169. continue to prepare for Tues.2/28 Chapter Test.
2/27/17 Answer Review questions #1-10 p.171(all), #11,15,17 p.172(boys only),#12,14,16 p.172 (girls only) and Test Prep #1-5 p. 173 (all). Chapter Test is moved to Wednesday, 3/1/17 due to 8th gr.NAEP.
2/28/17 NAEP TEST Test moved to Thursday, 3/2/17.
3/1/17 Review Day. Prepare for Chapter Test tomorrow! Use your study sheets, vocab and Review questions.
3/2/17 Read p.6-9 a)Define all dark print words on cells, tissues, organs and organ-systems. b)On p. 9 list and describe the functions of all 11 organ-systems, include the 3 handwritten on the bottom of the page. c)Answer all figure and check pt. questions on p. 6-9.
3/6/17 Complete study sheet #47-48.
3/7/17 Review systems and their functions- p.9-11. Answer Review questions p.11
3/8/17 Complete Study sheet #51-52
3/13/17 Read p.10-11 a)How does the body maintain homeostasis? b)What causes stress and how does the body deal with stress? Review the Review questions answered on 3/7/17. Check up on material and study sheets for p. 9-11 on Thursday, 3/16/17.
3/20/17 Study p.6-11 for check up tomorrow 3/21. Know the parts of a cell, the organization of the body, the 11 body systems, 4 types of tissues and their functions and lastly, homeostasis and an example.
3/21/17 Read p. 12-14 a) List the 5 functions of the Skeletal System. b)What tissues and organs make up this system? c)Answer all figure and check pt. questions.
3/22/17 Review pages 12-14 a)Explain the difference in number of bones in the adult skeleton in comparison to a baby's skeleton. b) Use p. 13 to begin to memorize the bones listed.
3/23/17 Use diagram of skeleton on p. 13 to write the names of the bones on your Skeleton Study Sheet. There will be a check up on these bones after testing week.
4/3/17 a)Skeletal Bone Check Up moved to Thursday, 4/6/17 due to guest speaker from Discover E on Tuesday and Wednesday (4/4/17 & 4/5)
Homework due on Thursday 4/6: Read p. 16-17 A)Define all dark vocab, b)Answer all figure and check pt. questions c)How do bones grow? d)What makes bones strong?
Discover E Program 4/4/17 - 4/5/17
4/6/17 Internal bone use p.16-17 to complete Study sheets on Internal Bone structure.
4/7/17 Read p. 18-19 a)Define: osteoporosis b)Answer all figure and check pt. questions c)Answer all Review questions p.19
4/24/17 Read p.27-28 a)Explain how muscles work in pairs. b)Answer all figure and check pt. questions c)Answer Review questions p.27. Remember to start organizing all study sheets and notes for Body Comprehensive Open Note Test to come!
4/25-4/27 Continue to work on Body System Project On Line and during class using Chrome Books.
4/28/17 Continued work on Body System Project. Need study sheet and 10 matching test items by end of class on Monday, May 1,2017. Tuesday 5/2: Circulatory and Respiratory present, Thursday,5/4 Integumentary and Immune and Friday 5/5 Digestive and Excretory. On Tuesday, 5/9 Nervous and Endocrine. Open Note Comprehensive will begin on Wednesday, 5/10 and will finish on Thursday, 5/11. Tests will be corrected during class on Monday, 5/15/17.
5/15/17 Comprehensive Open Note Tests continue today and finish on Wed. 5/17/17. Please continue to work on organizing notes to be used for the test sections.
5/16/17 Have a wonderful retreat:)
5/17/17 Read p. 224-227 a) Using p. 224-225 Define all dark vocab. b) Using p. 226-227 a)List the purposes of the male reproductive system. b) List and explain the function of the parts that make up this system.