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Thursday, November 15th, 2018

posted by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated ]

Do Now:                                 Early Dismissal Schedule Today. 
1. Take out your Pennies Formative Worksheet to be checked and discussed!
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond to the following: 
As an ice cube melts, how do the atoms/molecules inside change?

Today's Goals:            Zooming Into Matter
What does an atom look like? How small are they really? 
Atoms Gallery Walk today! 

Homework:                
None!
Honors - Oobleck write up due Friday.

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

posted Nov 14, 2018, 3:42 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated ]

Do Now:                                 
1. Turn in your Oobleck Lab (both parts, STAPLED TOGETHER) into the inbox. (except Honors period 1)
2. Take out your notes and study! Quiz today on Phases of Matter.  

Today's Goals:     
Show what you know! Phases of Matter and Phase Change Quiz today!
After: Set up your Chemistry Portfolio website. 

Homework:                
Honors - Oobleck write up due Friday.

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

posted Nov 13, 2018, 3:33 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Nov 13, 2018, 4:15 AM ]

Do Now:                                 
1. Take out your Oobleck Lab (both parts!). 
2. Be sure you have answered #4 to the best of your ability. (Honors- #1)

Today's Goals:     
Review Phase Changes "Lab", then Oobleck Debate Day!    
Notes from our debate: Period 1    Period 2    Period 3    Period 5

Homework:                
Finish Oobleck Lab all parts due tomorrow!*             *Honors - write up due Friday.
Study! Quiz tomorrow on Phases of Matter.              Quizlet bonus study here!          
Upcoming: Next quiz on Phases of Matter and Phase Changes on Wed. 11/14.  Study Guide HERE

Monday, November 12th, 2018

posted Nov 12, 2018, 3:46 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                 
1. Turn in your Phase Changes Lab into the class inbox.  (if you haven't already)
2. Pick up an Oobleck Lab from the front counter. 

Today's Goals:     
1. Final Check-In: End of 1st marking period assignments. 
2. Oobleck Lab today! What defines a solid vs. a liquid?

Homework:                
Finish Oobleck Lab #1-4 up to Debate section.                Honors #1 Only 
All missing assignments from 1st marking period due tomorrow! 
Study! Quiz Wednesday on Phases of Matter.                     
Upcoming: Next quiz on Phases of Matter and Phase Changes on Wed. 11/14.  Study Guide HERE

Fairview Days: Monday 11/5, Tuesday 11/6, and Wednesday 11/17, 2018

posted Nov 2, 2018, 11:46 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

TUESDAY, November 5th, 2018
Do Now:                                 
1. Pick up a Scale Peer Review Checklist from the bin. 
2. Get a chromebook, log in to Google Classroom. 

Today's Goals:     
1. Sign up to review a website you have not yet reviewed on the doc in GC. 
2. Fill out the Peer Review checklist. Put it in the inbox when complete. 
3. Complete your Space Pen Pals Final Report on Google Classroom. 

Homework:                
Space Pen Pals Final Report (on Google Classroom) due Monday, 11/12
Upcoming: Next quiz on Phases of Matter and Phase Changes on Wed. 11/14.  Study Guide HERE


WEDNESDAY, November 6th, 2018
Do Now:                                 
1. Pick up a Hunting the Elements video question sheet from the bin. 

Today's Goals:     
1. While you watch the video, complete the questions. 
2. At the switch, you will work INDEPENDENTLY on the Phase Changes "Lab" using your notes. This is graded, so it needs to be YOUR thoughts only. 
3. If you have more time, finish your SPP Final Report, or fix your SPP website. 

Homework:                
Space Pen Pals Final Report (on Google Classroom) due Monday, 11/12
Phase Changes "Lab" due Monday 11/12.         Honors version HERE
Upcoming: Next quiz on Phases of Matter and Phase Changes on Wed. 11/14.  Study Guide HERE


THURSDAY, November 7th, 2018
Do Now:                                 
1. Take out your Hunting the Elements video question sheet to be continued!

Today's Goals:     
1. While you watch the video, complete the questions. Put in inbox when done. 
2. At the switch, you can work on anything still unfinished:
  • Lab
  • SPP Final Report
  • Fixing up anything on your website identified during the peer review on Monday.
Homework:                
Space Pen Pals Final Report (on Google Classroom) due Monday, 11/12
Phase Changes "Lab" due Monday 11/12.         Honors version HERE
Upcoming: Next quiz on Phases of Matter and Phase Changes on Wed. 11/14.  Study Guide HERE



Friday, November 2nd, 2018

posted Nov 2, 2018, 3:46 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                 
1. Pick up a "While Your Teacher Was At Fairview" slip from the front counter. 
2. Tape it onto the last page of your science notebook! 

Today's Goals:      Intro to Matter Google Slides
Continuing with FOUNDATIONS OF MATTER. What are the basic building blocks of our universe?       Part 2: work on your Scale webpage with your team- it is due Sunday!

Homework:                
  • SPP Scale webpage due Sunday at midnight. Last one!
HONORS ONLY: Phases/Phase Changes notes into your science notebook
Upcoming: Next quiz on Phases of Matter and Phase Changes... on or around 11/14

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

posted Nov 1, 2018, 3:43 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                      SauropodIT'S #DINOVEMBER, BABY! Sauropod
1. Take out your Matter Formatives worksheet to be checked and discussed!
2. Pick up a Unit 3 tab. Tape it in, add to table of contents, and set up a Do Now and vocabulary page.

Today's Goals:      Intro to Matter Google Slides
Kicking off FOUNDATIONS OF MATTER. What are the basic building blocks of our universe?       Part 2: work on your Scale webpage with your team- it is due Sunday!

Homework:                
  • Space Pen Pals Letter to 6th grade teacher due Friday (on Google Classroom)
  • SPP Scale webpage due Sunday at midnight. Last one!
HONORS ONLY: Phases/Phase Changes notes into your science notebook
Upcoming: Next quiz on Phases of Matter and Phase Changes... on or around 11/14

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

posted Oct 31, 2018, 3:46 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                         HAPPY HALLOWEEN!
1. Take out your Unit 2 Study Guide / notes and STUDY!
2. Write down tonight's HW  (3 things!)

Today's Goals:      
SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW: Unit 2 Test on Astronomy is today. 
🌙Moon ☀ Seasons 🌠 Gravity 🌏 Scale of Our Solar System
This is your chance to "show off" all that you have learned! 

Homework:                
Upcoming: Next quiz on Phases of Matter and Phase Changes... on or around 11/14

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

posted Oct 30, 2018, 4:18 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 30, 2018, 4:18 AM ]

Do Now: 
1. Take out your Unit 2 Study Guide to be checked.
2. Circle any numbers of questions on which you need help. If you have your SG on the chromebook, highlight the question in YELLOW.

Today's Goals:      
1. Review Day- ALL ASTRONOMY TOPICS.
2. Review Game
3. Letter to our 6th Grade teachers about Space Pen Pals

Homework:                
STUDY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  SG Answer Key after school HERE
Letter to 6th Grade Teacher (Google Classroom) due Friday 11/2
Upcoming: Unit 2 Test: Astronomy is Wednesday, 10/31. Study Guide HERE
Extra Help Tuesday 10/30 After School in rm 216

Monday, October 29th, 2018

posted Oct 29, 2018, 3:58 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 29, 2018, 3:59 AM ]

Do Now: 
1. Take out your SPP Scale of Solar System Planning worksheet to be checked.
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"I am up to #___ on the study guide, and I feel most confident about ____."

Today's Goals:      
1. The BIG IDEA for the Scale of our Solar System!
2. Do you need any one-on-one help with ANY topics in Astronomy?
3. Work with your team to build your Scale webpage on the Space Pen Pals website!

Homework:                
Unit 2 Study Guide due Tuesday, October 30th. 
Upcoming: Unit 2 Test: Astronomy is Wednesday, 10/31. Study Guide HERE
Extra Help Tuesday 10/30 After School in rm 216

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