This week is all about stars and will be finishing the Astronomy Unit next Tuesday with a Test.
Monday – Bell Ringer, Spectroscope Activity
Tuesday – Bell Ringer, Notes on Stars
Wednesday – Bell Ringer, H-R Diagram Graphing Activity
Thursday – Life Cycle of Stars, Solar System Project
Friday – Solar System Project
Monday – President’s Day – No School
Tuesday – Bell Ringer, Web quest Life Cycle of Stars
Wednesday – Bell Ringer, Finish Web quest Life Cycle of Stars
Thursday – Bell Ringer, Notes on Stars, Concept Map
Friday – Modeling Nuclear Fusion Activity
Monday – Film “Failure is Not an Option” Create a timeline of early NASA events.
Tuesday – Finish Film, Notes on topic = Early Astronomy
Wednesday – Finish Notes, Kepler’s 2nd Law.
Thursday – Kepler’s 3rd Law.
Friday – Quiz over Early Astronomy notes, start Solar System Project.
The Polar Vortex has met the Pineapple Express creating an amazing snow storm with extremely cold temperatures. Now that is a Natural Phenomenon.
Monday – “The Secrets of Our Solar System” Film
Tuesday – Read “Astronomers push the edges of final frontier, find farthest galaxy,” annotate and take two-column notes.
Wednesday – Discuss article, then write summary of article.
Thursday – Period of Orbit Lab
Friday – Period of Orbit Lab Write-up and apply to planets.
Stay warm and have a great week.
We are blasting off into our Astronomy Unit!
Monday: Finish Impact Crater lab
Tuesday: Share Findings of Impact Crater Lab, Frayer Model on Scientific Theory and Scientific Law. Big Bang Introduction Video
Wednesday – Doppler Effect Lab
Thursday – Notes on Big Bang
Friday – Big Bang News Interview
Have a great week!!!!
Welcome to Semester 2. It is going to be a great one!!!!
Monday – Martin Luther King Day
Tuesday – Review Classroom Expectations, Pre-test on Astronomy, and Introduction to Moon Phases.
Wednesday – Read pages 626 – 629, “Lunar Hats” Lab
Thursday – Notes on the Moon, Pre-lab “Impact Crater.”
Friday – Review lab template, “Impact Crater” Lab
Have a great week!
Semester Test Week is here! Study hard, sleep well and exercise so you have the best opportunity to do well on your tests.
Monday: Semester Test Review
Tuesday – Thursday: See Semester Test Schedule in my Events page.
Friday: No school for students, records day for teachers.
This is the week for semester tests. Students will be given a test review that needs to be completed by test day.
Monday – Bell Ringer, El Nino activity
Tuesday – Bell Ringer (Weather Journal Day 4), Finish El Nino activity, Start notes on Severe Weather
Wednesday – Bell Ringer, notes on Severe Weather, Complete Station 2 and Stations 3
Thursday – Finish Stations, Continue with Severe Weather.
Friday – Semester Test Review
Welcome back and Happy New Year!
Wednesday – Weather Journal Day 1, Notes on Wind
Thursday – Notes on Wind, Coriolis Effect.
Friday – Quiz, Monsoons Reading
All missing work is due this Friday.
This week students will be creating a model on the formation of clouds and understanding the effects of air pressure.
Monday – Notes on Clouds
Tuesday – Air Pressure and Can Crushing
Wednesday – Air Pressure Reading Guide
Thursday – Notes on Air Pressure and Monsoons Reading
Friday – Magnetic Motors
Have a great Holiday Break!!