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Friday, October 18th, 2019

posted by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated ]

Do Now:                                     Bonfire Activity Night Tonight!!!    
1. Pick up your science notebook. 
2. Open to your notes and think to yourself... What are the Reasons for the Seasons? Am I confident I could explain it to someone else, with supporting evidence?
  
Today's Goals:                   
The Reasons for the Seasons SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW: Quiz today!
After the quiz: what do you think/know about SCALE of our Solar System? 
Also, if time: work on your Astronomy Portfolio/finishing Gravity Peer Reviews

Homework: 
Scale Formatives HW worksheet (due Monday)
Seasons section of your Astronomy Portfolio due Monday 10/21 @ midnight

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

posted Oct 17, 2019, 4:04 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                         
1. Pick up your science notebook. 
2. Take out your Seasons planning page to be checked.  (except per 4/7)
3. Turn to a friend, and explain the TWO ways SUNLIGHT varies between summer and winter.
  
Today's Goals:                   
Finish Peer Review of Gravity Slides (if needed)
Review Reasons for Seasons HW
Work on your Seasons slides!


Homework: 
STUDY! Quiz on Seasons is FRIDAY 10/18   STUDY GUIDE HERE
Seasons section of your Astronomy Portfolio due Monday 10/21 @ midnight

Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

posted Oct 16, 2019, 3:32 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                         
1. Pick up your science notebook. 
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond to the following: 
"Because of Earth's TILT, the AMOUNT of __________ changes throughout the year (length AND strength)." 

Today's Goals:                   


Homework: 
Seasons planning page due Thursday 10/17
STUDY! Quiz on Seasons is FRIDAY 10/18   STUDY GUIDE HERE
Seasons section of your Astronomy Portfolio due Monday 10/21 @ midnight

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

posted Oct 15, 2019, 3:45 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                         
1. Pick up your science notebook. 
2. Put your Seasons Review HW worksheet in the class inbox.
3. Look over your test. We will have a quick chat about how you should reflect on your learning and grow from any graded assignments returned to you. 

Today's Goals:                   

Homework: 
Seasons planning page due Thursday 10/17

Monday, October 14th, 2019

posted Oct 14, 2019, 3:51 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 14, 2019, 7:34 AM ]

Do Now:                                         
1. Pick up your science notebook. 
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond: "Complete the pattern: 
In January we have ______ daylight, so we have _______ temperatures, and experience the season of ___________."  


Today's Goals:                   
The Reasons for the Seasons: Evidence of changing ANGLE OF SUNLIGHT
  

Homework: 
Completed Gravity Slides (Astronomy Portfolio) due TONIGHT 10/14 @midnight

Friday, October 11th, 2019

posted Oct 11, 2019, 3:56 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                         
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond: "I know that the Earth's orbit around the Sun CANNOT be an oval-shape because....  (think about the # of each season we have)
2. (Periods 1,3,&6)Turn in your Peer Review of a classmate's Moon Portfolio into the inbox. 

Today's Goals:                   
The Reasons for the Seasons: Evidence of changing DAYLIGHT HOURS

Homework: 
Completed Gravity Slides (Astronomy Portfolio) due Monday 10/14 @midnight

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

posted Oct 10, 2019, 3:48 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 10, 2019, 6:13 AM ]

Do Now:                                        Respect Mini-Lesson: Scientific Debate          
1. Take out your Seasons Brainstorm/Survey to be checked in/discussed.
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond: "The sun rose at 6:30am on the first day of school. Today, it rose at 7:00am. Why do you think the sunrise time is changing?" 


Today's Goals:                   
1. Collect and discuss the data from our Sun-Earth Surveys!
2. Kick off our learning: The Reasons for the Seasons

Homework: 
Peer Review of a classmate's Moon Portfolio- due Friday 10/11
Completed Gravity Slides (Astronomy Portfolio) due Monday 10/14 @midnight

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

posted Oct 8, 2019, 3:41 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 8, 2019, 4:00 AM ]

Do Now:                          Character Ed Schedule Today! : Digital Footprint                                  
1. Set up your Unit 2 section of your notebook. 
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond: "Think of one thing that always seems to change with the seasons. What do you think causes this change?" 


Today's Goals:                   
1. Finish  Planning your Gravity slides of your Astronomy Portfolio (on paper)
2. Peer Review a classmate's Moon section of their portfolio. 
3. Work on your Gravity Slides. 

Homework: 
Seasons Brainstorm/Survey due THURSDAY  (Survey yourself & 2 others)
Gravity Slides due Monday 10/14 @midnight

Monday, October 7th, 2019

posted Oct 7, 2019, 3:38 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 7, 2019, 4:31 AM ]

Do Now:                                                            
1. Look over your graded Gravity Lab (given out @ the door.) What did you get wrong? Do you know what the correct answers should be?  File it when you are done reviewing it. 
2. Take out your notes/study guide and REVIEW! It's go time! (TEST TODAY)


Today's Goals:                   
Show What You Know: Unit 1 Test today on MOON/GRAVITY. 
After: Plan your Gravity slides of your Astronomy Portfolio
After: Set up Unit 2 in your notebook  (get a tab, Do Now pages, Vocab pages)

Homework: 
Seasons Brainstorm/Survey due THURSDAY  (Survey yourself & 2 others)

Friday, October 4th, 2019

posted Oct 4, 2019, 4:11 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 4, 2019, 4:24 AM ]

Do Now:                                                            
1. Take out your Unit 1 Study Guide to be checked in. (if you did it)
Honors Students: Turn in your Gravity Lab into the class inbox!
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond: "When I look up at the night sky and see a      ☽    , I know this is because...."


Today's Goals:                   
Review Day! Time to practice and perfect your understanding of the MOON and GRAVITY. Our test is MONDAY. 
Also: Small group meetings- fixing up your thinking on the Moon Quiz
QUIZLET                     QUIZZIZZ Game Code: 947821

Homework: 
STUDY!!!!!!!!!!!!! Our Unit 1 Test is MONDAY
Unit 1 Test (Moon & Gravity) 10/7 ::: Study Guide Answer Key posted after school!

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