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Science Week of 3/8

This week students will be wrapping up Earth-space Science: Week 3 - Volcanos and Earth Movement
  • Essential Question: How does the movement of tectonic plates and magma affect the Earth?
Monday 3/8: Earth-space Science: Week 3 
I can identify how tectonic plate movements affect the Earth
I can identify the different kinds of volcanoes
  • Warm-up: Brainstorm a list of facts you know about volcanoes
  • Article 1- Our Busy Planet
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Article 2 - Scientist Study Busy Earth at Yellowstone
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Article 3 -Volcanos and Earth Movements
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to today's assignment
 
Tuesday 3/9: Earth-space Science: Week 3
I can identify what a tiltmeter is and why scientist use it
I can identify what happens when an underwater volcano erupts
  • Warm-up: Add to your list of volcano facts: What new facts did you learn from yesterday’s readings
  • Read Article 7- Tiltmeter
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article10- Let's Investigate
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 4- Underwater Volcano
    • Answer the questions below the article
    • Do the experiment
  • Complete today's exit ticket
Wednesday 3/10: Earth-Space Science: Week 3
I can what a seismograph is and why scientist use them
  • Warm-up: I can what a seismograph is and why scientist use them
  • Read Article 5 - Seismographs
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 8 - Jacques Piccard (1922-2008)
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 9 - Seismograph
    • Answer the questions below the article
    • Do the experiment
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to today's assignment
 
Thursday 3/11: Earth-Space Science: Week 3
I can identify what soil is made of.
  • Warm-up: What do you think soil is made of? Make a list of different things you think are in the soil.
  • Read Article 6 - How is soil made?
  • Read Article 11 - Science Fact
  • Play Kahoot to help you review for the test tomorrow
Friday 3/12: Earth-Space Science: Week 3
I can identify how the movement of tectonic plates and magma affect the Earth.
  • Take Earth-Space Science Week 3 Test

Science Week of 3/1

This week students will be wrapping up Earth-space Science: Week 2 - Our Planet Earth.
  • Essential Question: What is our Earth made up of?
Monday 3/1: Earth-space Science: Week 2 
I can identify how different types of rocks are formed.
  • Warm- up:  Assign students 2 vocabulary words. Students will use the seven minutes to find and create a definition. 
  • Article 1- A Big Rock
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Article 3 - Our Planet Earth
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to today's assignment
 
Tuesday 3/2: Earth-space Science: Week 2
I can identify why Earth day is important.
I can identify different ways diamonds are used.
  • Warm- up: Brainstorm a list of what you know about Earth day
  • Read Article 2-A Special Day For Earth
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article7- Diamonds for Everything
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Complete today's exit ticket (Put the Rock Cycle in Order)
Wednesday 3/3: Earth-Space Science: Week 2
I can identify why it would not be easy to reach the center of the earth
 
  • Warm- up:  Do you think the center of the Earth is like the movie "Journey to the Center of the Earth"?  Why or Why not? Watch this clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJkspWwwZLM 
  • Read Article 8 - Jules Verne
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 6 - Can we reach the center of the earth?
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 12 - Comparing Rocks
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to today's assignment
 
Thursday 3/5: Earth-Space Science: Week 2 
I can compare and investigate different kinds of rocks
  • Compare and investigate rocks with the class
  • Use "Rock Findings" to help you take notes
Friday 3/5:Earth-Space Science: Week 2
  • Play Kahoot to help you review for the test
  • Take Earth-Space Science Week 2 Test

Science Week of 2/22

This week students will be wrapping up Earth-space Science: Week 1 - Technology and Inventions.
  • Essential Question: How has technology changed lives in the past 150 years?
Students will also start Earth-space Science: Week 2 - Our Planet Earth
  • Essential Question: What is our Earth made up of?
Monday 2/22: Earth-space Science: Week 1 - Technology and Inventions.
I can identify complex machines and why they are complex.
I can identify how technology has helped change lives.
  • Warm- up: Brainstorm a list of simple machines we use. You can also tell me what type of simple machine.
  • Read Article 5- Machines
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 8 - Thomas Edison
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Play Kahoot to help you review for tomorrows test
 
Tuesday 2/23: Earth-space Science: Week 1 - Technology and Inventions.
I can identify how technology has helped change lives.

I can use text evidence to help me answer questions.

  • Warm- up: What was your favorite or most interesting discovery in Earth-Space Science Week 1?
  • Take Earth-Space Science: Week 1 on Studies weekly
  • After completing explore https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/
 
Wednesday 2/24: Earth-Space Science: Week 2 - Our Planet Earth
I can  identify the difference between Stalactites and Stalagmites and how they are formed.
 
  • Warm- up:  Watch stalactites and Stalagmites to introduce today’s lesson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puA0YC-hSPM
  • Read Article 4 - Cave Crystals
    • Do the experiment
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Read Article 5 - Mining
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to todays assignment
 
Thursday 2/25: Earth-Space Science: Week 2 - Our Planet Earth
I can identify how different types of rocks are formed.
  • Warm- up:  Assign students 2 vocabulary words. Students will use the seven minutes to find and create a definition. 
  • Article 1- A Big Rock
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Article 3 - Our Planet Earth
    • Answer the questions below the article
  • Complete Exit Ticket attached to todays assignment
Friday 2/26:
I can Identify different types of rocks and their characteristics.

Science 2/15 - 2/19

NO SCHOOL: 2/15 and 2/16
 
This week's Science to-do's:
1. Earth - Space Science Week #1 Newspaper articles 1, 2, 3, 4, and 6
2. Exit Tickets (graded)
3. Make a Lemon Battery
4. THIS diagram

Science Schedule- 1/25 - 1/29

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This week's Science to-do's:
1. Life Science Week #7 Newspaper articles
2. Three Takeaways for each day's articles
3. Answer all the Ecosystem Project questions (class notebook)
4. Complete your ecosystem poster, PowerPoint, or diorama (graded)
5. Life Science Week #6 Test (graded)

Science Week of 1/18 - 1/22 (Maslen)

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This week's Science to-do's:
1. Life Science Week #6 Newspaper articles
2. Three Takeaways for each day's articles
3. "1/19 - Is it a producer, consumer or decomposer?" in class notebook
4. Work on your ecosystem project
5. Life Science Week #6 Test

Science - 1/11 - 1/15 (Maslen)

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This week's Science to-do's:
1. Life Science Week #5 Newspaper articles
2. Three Takeaways for each day's articles
3. "1/12 Comparing Ancient Animals to Animals Today" in your class notebook.
4. "1/13 - Know your ancient animal" in your class notebook
5. Life Science Week #5 Test

Science 12/7 - 12/11

Reminder: All make-up grades are due Wednesday, December, 9

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Science To-Do List
1. Life Science Week #4 Newspaper
2. Three Takeaways for each day's articles
3. "Week 4 science question" in your class notebook.
4. Life Science Week #4 Test

Science 11/30 - 12/04

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Science To-Do List
1. Life Science Week #3 Newspaper
2. Three Takeaways for each day's articles
3. "12/2 - Comparing and Contrasting Cells" in your class notebook
4. Life Science Week #3 Test

Science 11/16-11/20

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Note: I know I told students we would be switching to Earth and Space but I changed my mind. We are going to continue Life Science. The corresponding newspapers will be in the pick-up packets (available Friday,11/20 9a.m. to 12 p.m.)
 
Science To-Do List
1. Life Science Week #2 Newspaper
2. Three Take-aways for each day's articles
3. 11/17 - Fact vs. Opinion
4. Life Science Week #2 Test

Science Distance 11/9 - 11/13

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This week's Science to-do's:
1. Read Life Science: Week 1 Studies Weekly articles
2. List of 3 big takeaways from each day's articles
3. Kingdom Match
4. Complete Life Science: Week 1 Test