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Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

posted by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated ]

Do Now: 
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and complete the following: 
"Yesterday, I/we got __________ done for our website. Today I/we need to finish _____________."                      (content? diagrams? colors/fonts? animations? )
Today's Goals:       MOON       
1. Science Pre-Test (on chromebooks)- NOT A TEST GRADE- DON'T STRESS, JUST TRY YOUR BEST!
2. Meet with your Space Pen Pals team and continue building your moon webpage.
3. Finish that? Check the "I'm Finished" poster. (We will move on to ECLIPSES and MOON MYTHS tomorrow!)                 If you are really done with all of it, then start/finish Classroom Scavenger Hunt. 

Homework:                
Space Pen Pals- Moon Section of Website due FRIDAY @ midnight (more time in class Tues& Thurs!)
UPCOMING:   Moon Quiz Friday 9/28     Study Guide HERE

Monday, September 24th, 2018

posted Sep 24, 2018, 3:56 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Sep 24, 2018, 5:14 AM ]

Do Now: 
1. Get your Moon Calculator HW back from your teacher at the door!  
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and complete the following: 
"If the moon's percentage changes from 50% to 40% to 30%, we know it is a ______  (action) _________ (shape)." 


Today's Goals:       MOON       Meeting with your teacher one-on-one or in small groups today!
1. Plan your moon webpage independently with this planning worksheet (front side)
2. Meet with your Space Pen Pals team and start building your moon webpage.
3. Finish that? Check the "I'm Finished" poster. (You really shouldn't be done yet- go back and make sure its great!)

Homework:                
Space Pen Pals- Moon Section of Website due FRIDAY (more time in class Tues& Thurs!)
UPCOMING:   Moon Quiz Friday 9/28     Study Guide HERE

Friday, September 21st, 2018

posted Sep 21, 2018, 4:01 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now: 
1. Pick up a Moon Lab from the front counter.  
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and complete the following: 
"As a new moon changes to a full moon, we say the moon is ___ing.
From full moon back to new moon, we say the moon is ___ing. "


Today's Goals:              
To ACT OUT our understanding of MOON phases... 
we will do the Moon Lab today!!                    (Honors version here)



Homework:                        (You should have finished and turned in your Moon Lab in class today.)
Space Pen Pal website set-up complete by Monday!  (created, shared, intros)
UPCOMING:   Moon Quiz Friday 9/28     Study Guide HERE

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

posted Sep 20, 2018, 3:49 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Sep 20, 2018, 3:50 AM ]

Do Now: 
1. Take out your Moon Calculator HW  to be checked/turned in.  
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and complete the following: 
"Put the phases in order:   waxing crescent, waning crescent, third quarter, new moon, full moon, waning gibbous, first quarter, waxing gibbous"


Today's Goals:              
Understanding the patterns of the MOON... and how it affects us on Earth!



Homework:
Space Pen Pal website set-up complete by Monday!  (created, shared, intros)
UPCOMING:   Moon Quiz Friday 9/28

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

posted Sep 18, 2018, 3:56 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Sep 18, 2018, 3:57 AM ]

Do Now: 
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and complete the following sentence: 
"I think/know that DAY and NIGHT are caused by...."


Today's Goals:              
Moving into understanding the MOON: phases vocabulary and predicting the moon's phases!



Homework:
Moon Calculator HW  due Thursday (no school tomorrow!)

UPCOMING:   Moon Quiz Friday 9/28

Monday, September 19th, 2018

posted Sep 17, 2018, 3:53 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now: 
1. Take out your Moon Formatives packet to be checked in. 
2. Pick up a Unit 2 tab from the front counter and get it taped into your notebook.


Today's Goals:              
Kicking off our ASTRONOMY unit with the MOON



Homework:
none!

UPCOMING:   Moon Quiz Friday 9/28 

Friday, September 14th, 2018

posted Sep 14, 2018, 3:40 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Sep 14, 2018, 10:39 AM ]

Do Now: 
1. Take out your safety notes and STUDY WITH A BUDDY. Our Safety test is today!Safety Purr-fesional


Today's Goals:              
Lab Safety!    Show what you know -  
Our Safety test is TODAY!!!



Homework:
Moon Formatives packet is due Monday   (the whole thing!)

UPCOMING:   We start ASTRONOMY on Moon-day! WOOOOO!  

September 13th, 2018

posted Sep 13, 2018, 3:57 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now: 
1. In your notebook, go to your SAFETY CONTRACT (rules) page. 
2. Read each rule/procedure. Underline or highlight the most important parts of each!
3. Take out your Lab Safety Project description/planning sheet. Make sure it has your group member names and class period on it. 

Today's Goals:              
Lab Safety!    Teach Your Peers Day: Lab Safety Project


Homework:
Study! Our Lab Safety Test is TOMORROW. Study Guide HERE!

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

posted Sep 12, 2018, 3:49 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now: 
1. In your notebook, go to your DO NOW page (or create one in Unit 1). 
2. Write today's date, and answer the following: "What will be memorable/great about YOUR safety project?"

Today's Goals:              
Lab Safety!    Work Day: Lab Safety Project


Homework:
Work on your Lab Safety Project. 
Lab Safety Project due Thursday 9/13 (you can stay after today if you need more time!)
Lab Safety Test is Friday 9/14. Study Guide HERE!

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

posted Sep 11, 2018, 4:07 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now: 
1. Get your science notebook and pick up a Unit 1 tab from the front counter.
2. Pick up a printed copy of the science lab safety rules. Read through them. 

Today's Goals:              
Lab Safety!    The Dos and Don'ts of the Science Lab. 
Introducing and starting your Lab Safety Project


Homework:
Work on your Lab Safety Project, if things need to be done outside school. 
Upcoming: Lab Safety Project due Thursday 9/13 (you can stay after Wednesday!)
Lab Safety Test is Friday 9/14. Study Guide HERE!

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