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Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

posted by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated ]

Do Now:          Early Dismissal Schedule Today!
1. Do you have any building supplies to check in? 
2. Take a look at the "Penguin Shelter Test Environment." Make an estimate of how many minutes a shelterless penguin will survive in this model of a South African penguin habitat. Write today's date in your Do Now section, and record this #.
3. (except period 1) Have you put your completed Penguin Research in the class inbox to be checked in?
Today's Goals:     Thermal Energy    and     Save the Penguins Project
Shelterless Penguin testing day delayed until tomorrow- but setup today!
What are the dangers to our penguins? WANTED: Penguin Enemies 
Homework: 
Bring in shelter-building supplies by Friday 2/22!

Friday, February 15th, 2019

posted Feb 15, 2019, 3:52 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 15, 2019, 5:51 AM ]

Do Now:          
1. Take out your Insulators/Conductors HW to be checked/collected. 
2. With a classmate, come up with an example each: Conduction, Convection, Radiation. Make sure you can explain WHY your example is that type of heat transfer. 
3. Or, take out your notes and study! Quiz today! 
Today's Goals:     Thermal Energy
Show what you know about: Thermal Energy. QUIZ TODAY!
IF STILL TIME: meet with your team and look over the WANTED: Penguin Enemies slides. 
Homework: 
Group Application (form- in Google Classroom) due at midnight tonight
Bring in shelter-building supplies by Friday 2/22!
Have an AMAZING long weekend!

Thursday, February 13th, 2019

posted Feb 14, 2019, 3:48 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:          
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"True or False: The goal of our shelters is to make our penguins colder." 
Today's Goals:     Save the Penguins Research JIGSAW DAY!
Meet with your mixed team to share background info on PENGUINS and CLIMATE
Then, grade your peers on how well they communicated their research.  
Finally, fill out the Teammate Selection Form (digital)  
Honors Research HERE    Honor Peer/Self Grading- check G.Classroom
Homework: 
Group Application (form- in Google Classroom)
STUDY! QUIZ TOMORROW! THERMAL ENERGY QUIZ, Friday February 15th    Study Guide HERE

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

posted Feb 13, 2019, 5:01 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 13, 2019, 5:28 AM ]

Do Now:          Delayed Opening Schedule Today!
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"If I could choose only one thing/material to protect an ice cube penguin from melting in a warm room, it would be ______ because __________."

Today's Goals:     Save the Penguins Intro!     and     Save the Penguins Research
Save the Penguins Project Details
Save the Penguins- Background Research Jigsaw            Honors Version HERE
Homework: 
Finishing reading your assigned Penguins Research Article, if you didn't in class!
Next Quiz: THERMAL ENERGY QUIZ, Friday February 15th        Study Guide HERE

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

posted Feb 13, 2019, 5:00 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 13, 2019, 5:02 AM ]

SNOW DAY!
Hope you have a great, relaxing day!

-Ms. Boze

Monday, February 11th, 2019

posted Feb 11, 2019, 3:41 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 11, 2019, 4:31 AM ]

Do Now:          
1. Take out your TETPx Worksheet  to be checked.
2. Get a colored pencil from the round table (any color!)

Today's Goals:      Insulators vs. Conductors    and      Save the Penguins Intro!
What is the difference between an insulator and a conductor? What is happening to the heat energy trying to pass through these two different types of materials?
Homework: 
Next Quiz: THERMAL ENERGY QUIZ, Wednesday February 13th        Study Guide HERE

Friday, February 8th, 2019

posted Feb 8, 2019, 3:57 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 8, 2019, 5:20 AM ]

Do Now:           Be ready to start the exam as soon as the bell rings!  
1. Are you ready? It is MIDTERM day!!! Take out your notes and study. 
2. Get a chromebook, log in to Google Classroom. 

Today's Goals:      Science 8 Midterm 
1. Complete the multiple choice section of the midterm (in google classroom). 
2. Complete the open-ended section on paper. 
3. When you are done, pick up a TETPx (Thermal Energy Practice) worksheet and complete it.      Finish that too? Work on something for another class. 
Homework: 
TETPx Worksheet will be checked on Monday. 
Next Quiz: THERMAL ENERGY QUIZ, Wednesday February 13th        Study Guide HERE

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

posted Feb 7, 2019, 3:46 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 7, 2019, 4:13 AM ]

Do Now:             
1. Take out your Heat Transfer Review HW to be checked/discussed.
2. Take out your midterm study guide. Take out your notebook. 
3. Take a sticky note from the front counter. On it, write your name, 1. a topic on the midterm you are confident about, 2. a topic on the midterm you are nervous about.
Today's Goals:      Science 8 Midterm Review   Quizizz518605    Quizlet
Safety/Astronomy/Foundations of Matter/Changes in Matter
What do you know? What do you need help with? Let's review and prepare- Our midterm is TOMORROW (Friday). 
Homework: 
STUDY! Midterm is TOMORROW! Sci 8 Midterm SG Answer Key is HERE
Next Quiz: THERMAL ENERGY QUIZ, Wednesday February 13th        Study Guide HERE

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

posted Feb 6, 2019, 3:41 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 6, 2019, 4:16 AM ]

Do Now:             
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond to the following:
Your grandma says: I knitted you some mittens- they will make you warmer! 
Correct her statement, and explain why.  

Today's Goals:      Thermal Energy
HOW HEAT MOVES. Let's investigate and model the three ways heat can transfer.
  
Homework: 
Science 8 Midterm Study Guide. Midterm is Friday 2/8/19.
Part K-M due Thurs 2/7        ANSWER KEYS POSTED IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM
Next Quiz: THERMAL ENERGY QUIZ, Wednesday February 13th        Study Guide HERE

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

posted Feb 5, 2019, 3:36 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 5, 2019, 3:40 AM ]

Do Now:            Character Education Schedule today!   
1. Do you still need to turn in your LunchWarmer Challenge lab
2. Take out your Melting Ice worksheet & Melting Ice Part 2 (last night's HW).

Today's Goals:      Thermal Energy
Why does ice melt? Which type of material will make an ice cube melt faster?   Let's evaluate your explanations, and then start learning about HOW HEAT MOVES. 
  
Homework:                
Science 8 Midterm Study Guide. Midterm is Friday 2/8/19.
Part G-J due Tues 2/5    Part K-M due Thurs 2/7        ANSWER KEYS POSTED IN GOOGLE CLASSROOM

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