___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 5/21 - Turn in eclipse/tides mini projects. Why are tides important presentation. HW: make your own constellation with a story to present tomorrow in class Tuesday 5/22 - constellation presentations. Brain Pop Constellations Wednesday 5/23 - practice lab HW: formal conclusion Thursday 5/24 - go over practice lab Friday 5/25 - constellations myths and modern version with Harry Potter ___________________________________- Monday 5/14 - work with moon boards, name that phase, glue in illustrations and work on "cheat sheet". Homework to complete both sides of moon worksheet here. Tuesday 5/15 - go over HW. Brain Pop phases of the moon. How to know which side of the moon is illuminated from the N. Hemisphere. Practice for quiz on phases of the moon tomorrow. Wednesday 5/16 - Quiz on phases of the moon. A private universe link to the video is here. Scroll down to the middle of the page select and look for "A Private Universe" under Individual Program Descriptions A Private Universe is number 1 on the list. Thursday 5/17 - Go over quiz corrections. North versus South Hemisphere view of the moon activity. Revisit moon probe. Reteach for those that need phases of the moon. Start on mini projects here due Monday. Work day. Friday 5/18 - Work day. Rubric for mini projects here! _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 5/7 - Review. Look at number of daylight hours around the globe. Tuesday 5/8 & Wednesday 5/9 - Look at Earth's tilt and how the impacts the number of daylight hours and the intensity of light -- the reason for seasons. Interactive on seasons here. HW: Three explanations for seasons worksheet due Thursday. Angle of light interactive here. Thursday 5/10 - post-questionnaire seasons, A Private Universe here, analyze interviews. Cereal box extra credit assignment here and here. Friday 5/11- Phases of the moon pretest ______________________________________________________________________________ Monday 4/30 - NO SCHOOL Tuesday 5/1 - NO SCHOOL Wednesday 5/2 - NO SCHOOL Thursday 5/3 - NO SCHOOL Friday 5/4 - Reason for Seasons interview due. Does variations in the Sun-Earth distance cause seasons? Look at temperatures around the world and 3-D scale model of the Sun-Earth distance. Evidence circles. ____________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 4/23 - NO SCHOOL Tuesday 4/24 & Wednesday 4/25 - Finish presentations and return earthquake tests and go over. Reflection seismic challenge. Begin season's unit. HW: seasons interview Thursday. Do variations in the Sun-Earth system cause seasons? Football field model exercise. Reason for Seasons interview instructions here. Thursday 4/26 - NO SCHOOL Friday 4/27 - NO SCHOOL . ___________________________________________________________________ Monday 4/16 - Official test on the shake table! Tuesday 4/17 - work on Keynote presentation. Upload presentation to Google Classroom - watch this video on how to do that. Acrostic assignment here and due Thursday.. Wednesday 4/18 - TEST earthquakes! presentations Keynote. Bring earbuds. Evaluations due Thursday. Thursday 4/19 - Finish Keynote presentations if needed. Nearpod student self-guided presentation with notes in ISN. IF you were absent, go to Nearpod.com and use code here KTSYJ to log on and go through presentation. Take notes as directed.in your ISN. Friday 4/20- NO SCHOOL ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 4/9 - Share design ideas with your team. Finalize your teams design and start to buy materials/start building. Tuesday 4/10 & Wednesday 4/11 - Building and making Google Classroom presentation Thursday 4/12 - Building and making Google Classroom presentation. Review for test next week! Friday 4/13 - Test your building. Steps 7/8 and finish Keynote. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 4/2 - Physical effects of earthquakes. - tsunamis, aftershocks & liquefaction. See powerpoint in Google Classroom if absent for vocabulary! Watch all the links : ) Tuesday 4/3 - AZMerits Can earthquakes be predicted? Wednesday 4/4 - AZMerits Seismic safe buildings research - find four things that engineers do to make a building seismically safe. Thursday 4/5 - AZMerits Seismic safe buildings research and application. Take the engineering solutions to making a building seismically safe and apply this to a sketch for your own building. You must label the solutions in your sketch and have it ready to share with your team on Monday. Seismic-Safe Building Challenge packet here and Teacher Checkpoint packet here. Rubric for building sketch here. Friday 4/6 - no school ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 3/26 - How earthquakes are measured. Focus on Ricter/Moment Magnitude. See powerpoint in Google Classroom if you were absent. Make sure to watch the links to all videos. Quiz on seismic waves tomorrow. Study guide for earthquakes here. Tuesday 3/27 & Wednesday 3/28 - Quiz on seismic waves, The Mercalli Scale making an isoseismal map to find the epicenter of an earthquake.Questions 3, 4 & 5 on study guide due Thursday. Thursday 3/29 - How to find the epicenter of an earthquake using triangulation video here and lab in class.Questions #1 & 6 on study guide for homework as well as reworking those that were marked in class today. Friday 3/20 - Reading "How are Earthquakes Measured?" available in Google Classroom. Do all the activities embedded in reading. Study guide question #2 research the answers on iPads (aftershocks, tsunamis and liquefaction). Word search when done here. ______________________________________________________________________________ SPRING BREAK!! ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 3/12 - Return exams and go over them. Parts of a wave. Make and work with a wave machine. Video here if you were absent. Tuesday 3/13 - Finish lab changing variables on the wave machine. Wednesday 3/14 - Wave machine finish part II Discuss findings. Relate to seismic waves. Reading "Earthquakes and Seismic Waves" with fill in sections for a grade. This reading/worksheet is available in Google Classroom.. Use this wave simulation to change variables on a virtual wave machine: Wave on a String here. Thursday 3/15 - PPT: Measuring Earthquakes. If you were absent, please go to Google Classroom and watch powerpoint There is vocabulary embedded in powerpoint that will need to be copied in ISNs.. Please watch all videos. Friday 3/16 - Finish powerpoint and demo on different type of seismic waves. If you were absent, please go through the powerpoint posted in Google Classroom and take notes in your ISN as indicated. Also, please watch all links to videos and demos. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 3/5 - Go over table with all the plate boundaries. Wegner's puzzling evidence activity here.. HW: Read "Continents Change Position Over Time" and complete questions #1-3 page 19 on piece of paper due Tuesday/Wednesday. Reading is available in Google Classroom. Tuesday 3/6 & 3/7 - Go over Wegner and his evidence. Evidence from sea floor 1950s. Mechanisms for movement using lava lamp or convection apparatus for demo. See Google Classroom for powerpoint presentation if you were absent. Thursday 3/8 - study guides due. Review day. Brain pop. White boards. Go over study guide. TRY THESE PRACTICE TESTS! Khan academy here and glencoe here. Brain Pop here on Plate Tectonics -- try the quiz after! Friday 3/9 - PT unit final. Earthquake acrostic.
___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 2/26 - Quiz convergent plate boundaries. Reworked SF Peaks reading assignments due.Reading "When Plates Move Apart" is available in Google Classroom. Questions 1-5 due tomorrow. Tuesday 2/27 - Quiz Socrative. Turn in questions 1-5 from When Plates Move Apart available on Google Classroom. DIvergent plate boundaries video here and here. Read two articles posted in Google Classroom and write a 3-2-1 and upload to Google Classroom. Wednesday 2/28 - SNOW DAY Thursday 3/1 - Go over HW questions 1-5 divergent plate boundaries and go over Socrative checkpoint. Sea floor spreading models label and color. Models and instructions here and here. 3-2-1s are due in Google Classroom! Friday 3/2 - Finish sea floor spreading models. NPR clip of magnetic reversals put to tones here. Large table of all three boundaries. Work on study guide here. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 2/19 - no school Presidents Holiday Tuesday 2/20 & Wednesday 2/21 - Review questions from Japan lab, whole class Venn Diagram shield v.s strato volcano, quiz Japan & Hawaii. Take a look at Yellowstone Super Volcano. Read about the San Francisco Peaks and worksheet here due Thursday. Thursday 2/22 - Nepal investigation. What happens when two continental plates collide? Friday 2/23 - Foldable convergent plate boundaries. Quiz Monday on all three. Check Google Classroom for reading and instructions for foldable. Video to watch to learn about how the Himalaya Mountain Range was formed here. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 2/12 - Periods 1-4 Reading Questions #1-4, Periods 5-6 Viscosity lab & foldable Tuesday 2/13 - Hawaii Lab Wednesday 2/14 - Review Hawaii lab Thursday 2/15 - Quiz Hawaii. Japan lab to learn about strato volcanoes Friday 2/15 - Review Japan lab. Convergent plate boundaries. Questions here due Tuesday. Quiz Tuesday. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 2/5 - 3-5-7 minute models to show the vastness of geologic time. Tuesday 2/6 & Wednesday 2/7 - Walk the geologic time scale model. California to study strike-slip fault. HW: finish plotting earthquake coordinates. Thursday 2/8 - Viscosity races Friday 2/9 - Viscosity lab & Foldable Periods 1 - 4, Periods 6&7 Reading and questions #1-4 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 1/29 - Mineral and rock webquest. Tuesday 1/30 - Read Journey to the Center of the Earth. Questions 2a,2b,2c and narrative and end of reading uploaded to Google Classroom. Lunar eclipse tomorrow morning! Wednesday 1/31 - presentations. Thursday 2/1 - finish presentations. Earth's layers reading and foldable. Friday 2/2 - vocab and pop quiz ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 1/22 - Start on Climate Action Toolkit here. Steps 1 -4 in class. Student Climate Action Challenge Guidelines here. Tuesday 1/23 & Wednesday 1/24 - Work on Steps 5-6 in class. Thursday 1/25 - Work on google slides presentations. Guidelines for Google Slides presentation here. Group leader to upload to Google Classroom by Friday before class. Friday 1/16 - mineral mania. Presentations on Monday. Upload to Google Classroom. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 1/15 - NO SCHOOL MLK DAY Tuesday 1/16 - Presentations inventions to mitigate global warming Wednesday 1/17 - Finish presentations. Human Impact PPT and what is your ecological footprint? Calculator here. Thursday 1/18 - Watch ACE video and create your DOT. HW: Finish your DOT for presentations Friday. Friday 1/19 - From global to local -- what can we do at the school or community level? Brainstorming sessions. Daily News article and vote on school/community project. How would your idea be implemented? How could you measure if it's working? Use the website Alliance for Climate Education here. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 1/8 - How we know what we know about a changing climate - evidence reading and mini projects summarizing chapter assigned. Due Tues/Wednesday to present. Tuesday 1/9 & Wednesday 1/10 - Evidence presentations and note taking. Lichen gardens and results. Science behind a changing climate review by watching science chapters in ACE video. Engineering design challenge. Description here. Rough draft due Thursday for peer review. Thursday 1/11 - work on engineering design challenge. Peer review for feedback. Friday 1/12 - work on engineering design challenge. Visual and google doc due Tuesday! ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 1/1 - no school Tuesday 1/2 - Return finals and go over. Review the greenhouse effect. Pass out albedo lab. Wednesday 1/3 - Albedo lab. HW: finish questions # 1 - 10. Thursday 1/4 - Go over albedo lab. Guess earth's albedo activity. Vocabulary and illustration in ISN. Feedback loops. Friday 1/5 - Feedback loops - positive and negative. Watch TedEd video here and water vapor video here. Vocab and illustrations. Pop Quiz on albedo and feedback loops. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ HAPPY NEW YEAR ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 12/11 - Carbon cycle game and graphing practice. Write a story of your journey as a carbon atom. Newsela article and graphing/story due tomorrow. Tuesday 12/ 12 - finish carbon cycle. Review for finals. Wednesday 12/13 - final Thursday 12/14 - final Friday 12/15 - final _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 12/4 - Pass back graded Leaf Lunch labs and go over what to expect for finals. Weather vs. Climate see video here.. Trend versus variance in data look at this video. Tuesday 12/ 5 - Pop quiz weather/climate. Greenhouse effect lab data collection, graphing and six questions. Wednesday 12/6 - Go over lab. Do we need the greenhouse effect? Watch video here. Start on greenhouse pollutants project Adobe Voice groups. Thursday 12/7 - Finish Adobe Voice projects. Fill in notes while listening to projects. Notes sheet here. Friday 12/8 - Watch presentations and take notes. Watch Brainpop. Quiz on the greenhouse effect. Read article in Google Classroom (Newsela site "Scientist Watch Weather Near the Top of the World". Answer the four questions on the attached worksheet that was handed out in class today. Due Monday. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 11/27 - NAU teach. Malaria, DDT and Rachel Carson Tuesday 11/28 & Wednesday 11/29 - NAU teach. Biomagnification activity. HW: research scenarios. Thursday 11/30 - create an Adobe Spark Video to present on Friday. Login information/password on Google Classroom as well as guidelines for the presentation. Friday 2/1 - present Adobe Voice Videos. Debate use of DDT. Wrap up. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ THANKSGIVING ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 11/13 - dissect leaf packs! Tuesday 11/14 & 11/15 - identify macros in leaf pack. Finish lab "A Leaf Lunch" Thursday 11/16 - Slippery Sleuths Friday 11/17 - formal conclusion for a leaf lunch using data from all 30 leaf packs. Data here for conclusion. Model how to write in class. Upload assignment to Google Classroom by end of day Friday. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 11/6 - Finish owl pellet lab. Vending machine permission form here. On Thursday you will need your essay uploaded to Google Classroom, a hard copy printed to hand in of the essay, the diagram with labels to turn in and the signed permission form. Rubric here for vending machine essay. Tuesday 11/7 - Owls in the Glade lab - what limiting factors impact the carrying capacity for the owls? Wednesday 11/8 - Finish lab graphing/questions. Return ecology exam and make test corrections. Thursday 11/9 - Pop Quiz. Get ready for leaf pack lab! Vending machine essays and illustrations due today! Checklist here. Friday 11/10 - NO SCHOOL Veterans Day ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday,10/30 - Hare and Lynx case study graphing and answer the questions here. Design a vending machine info here. Tuesday 10/31 & Wednesday 11/1 - Go over hare/lynx paper lab. Watch documentary "Walking with Ghosts" about the hare-lynx relationship. Brainstorm session on vending machines. Rubric here.. Test tomorrow on ecology. Bring study guide for collection tomorrow. Thursday 11/2 - ecology test. how to read a dichotomous key. Worksheet here Friday 11/3 - owl pellet dissection lab _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 10/23 - Group Discussion on food web activity last week. Reflections and peer evaluations on lab groups. Vocab in ISNs. Engineering Design Project rough draft due 10/30 and final draft due 11/9 -- project description here. Tuesday 10/24- Producers, Consumers, Decomposers a closer look. Interpreting a food web worksheet here. Remember procedures are due for those who need to revise them. Wednesday 10/25 - What happens to energy as it moves through the food web? Outside activity to demonstrate loss of energy. Energy pyramid foldable and questions due tomorrow. Foldable and directions here. Template for foldable here. Thursday 10/26 - Study guides here. Friday 10/27 - Go over energy pyramid. Set up tomatosphere project. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 10/16 - define ecology/ecosystem/abiotic/biotic. Illustrate these concepts in your ISN. Reword Hisser Procedures due Friday. Tuesday 10/17 & Wednesday 10/18 - Levels of organization in an ecosystem card sort. Illustrate levels of organization in an ecosystem in your ISN. Instructions here. Thursday 10/19 - Food webs. Friday 10/20 - Continue working on food webs. Cancer ribbon colors here. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 10/9 - peer review of procedures for feedback using a rubric. Students are to rewrite procedures and upload to Google Classroom on Tuesday. Bring data from Hisser lab to class on Tuesday to use in writing a conclusion. Tuesday 10/10 - Write a conclusion using your data from the Hisser lab. Make sure you have both qualitative and quantitative observations. Upload your conclusion with data to Google Classroom due Wednesday. Student instructions here. Wednesday 10/11 - Presentations of Hisser experiments and findings. Show graphic representation of data. Thursday 10/12 - no school Friday 10/13 - no school _________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 10/2 - Return Drops of Water on a Penny lab. Write a formal conclusion using Google Classroom (you have been electronically given a copy of the assignment there), fill out the assignment and then submit to google classroom following steps given in class (25 points). Here is the fill-in-the blank to help you with the steps right here. Tuesday 10/3 & Wednesday 10/4 - Qualitative & Quantitativeobservations using Hissers. Come up with a lab to learn more about Hissers. Must have a research question approved before moving on. Front page of Hisser Lab due Thursday for class. Thursday 10/5 - Writing a good procedure for you Hisser lab. HW: Procedures must be typed and printed out for class on Friday to be used in lab. Bring what you need to run your experiment! Example of a good lab procedure is here. Friday 10/6 - Hisser lab!! Edit your procedures based on what you learned today and make a data table for what you gathered. Typed edited procedures due on Monday. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 9/25 - How to write a formalize hypothesis reading here. Homework at the bottom of the reading. Tuesday 9/26 - Review how to write a formalized hypothesis and take a pop quiz. Read Teachers Institute of Action Research (here)and decided if the findings are fair or unfair. Write on the document to tell my why or why not and what would need to be changed in the research to make the findings valid. Wednesday 9/27 - Teachers Institute of Action discussion. Control variables role in a controlled experiment. HW: Find three control variables for stations #1 - #5. Stations are here. Thursday 9/28 - Go over control variables. Pop Quiz. look at Drop of water on a Penny Lab. Friday 9/29- Drops of water on a penny lab due at end of class ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 9/18 - Show and tell powerpoint about the Shark/Snapper survey with NOAA TAS Tuesday 9/19 & Wednesday 9/20 - work on Shark Security Force Missions #1-4 in class. Receive handout"The Great White" "mission Control" and "The Greatest Mission Ever". Students will pick one of the four missions to write a story about on their own. The story must fall under the mission station of TEETH to save the environment and make the planet a better place. Thursday 9/21 - Work on The Greatest Mission Ever in Google Docs description of assignment here. Friday 9/22 - rubric for the Greatest Mission Ever here ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 8/28 - pop quiz variables. Finish interviews and review rubric here. Presentations tomorrow. Tuesday 8/29 - presentations, Wednesday 8/30 - Shark Security Force long term research project introduction and blog question. List of 30 different types of sharks due tomorrow as part of the Shark Security Force project. Thursday 8/31 - research Friday 9/1 - research ________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday 8/21 - Solar eclipse day! Learn about solar eclipses and see it live! Worksheet here due tomorrow. Tuesday 8/22 and Wednesday 8/23 - Go over eclipse worksheet. Review variables in the Great Fakesperiment. Thursday 8/24 - interview with a shark student handouthere Friday 8/25 - interview with a shark finish research and write scripts for Monday ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Monday August 14 - Puzzle piece presentations. A Killer Lurks Among Us activity due Tues/Wed. Worksheet is here. Tuesday August 15 - Think Like A Scientist reading and graphic organizer here. Wednesday August 16 - formatting ISNs. Finish cover page for homework. Thursday August 17 - Vocab Inference and Observations. Pop Quiz. Homework to finish worksheet on independent and dependent variables here. Friday August 18 - Go over variables worksheet. Create your scenario to identify the independent and dependent variable. Instructions here for those that are absent. HW: eclipse "Where Will I Be" table due Monday. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Wednesday August 9 - Fist day of school! Welcome : ) Thursday August 10 -Weebly Webquest. Google Classroom assignment to log in and add your science period. Open and complete Who Am I. Find your class period and code to add my class to your Google Classroom. Here are instructions to get into Google Classroom here. Period 1: hcxve7 Period 2: u7jbruf Period 4: z3atzwv Period 6: 7cco9x Period 7: hczgnmv Friday August 11 - Check Google Classroom assignment. Puzzle Piece Alliteration due Monday August 14th. Instructions here. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________