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Thursday, February 27th, 2020

posted by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                        
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"Did any results surprise you yesterday? Did it give you any new ideas?" 
 
Today's Goals:      SAVE THE PENGUINS Continues...
1. Materials Testing- Day 2 of 2
2. Submit materials testing data HERE   View results HERE

Homework: 
Penguins Close Reading GROUP Activity- completed by Fri @11:59pm

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

posted Feb 26, 2020, 3:32 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                        
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"Of the materials you plan to test, which do you think will be the BEST today?" 
Today's Goals:      SAVE THE PENGUINS Continues...
1. Materials Testing- Day 1 of 2
2. Submit materials testing data HERE   View results HERE
Homework: 
Materials for building need to be here TOMORROW- LAST CHANCE!!!!
Penguins Close Reading GROUP Activity- completed by Fri @11:59pm

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

posted Feb 25, 2020, 3:40 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 25, 2020, 6:17 AM ]

Do Now:                  Character Ed Meeting: Self Awareness       
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"What are TWO actions the penguins do to cool off on the hot African beaches? (behavioral adaptations)" 
Today's Goals:      SAVE THE PENGUINS Continues...
1. Penguin Knowledge Check Quiz- via Google Classroom
2. Brainstorm materials ideas with your penguin team.
Homework: 
Materials for building need to be here TOMORROW
Penguins Close Reading GROUP Activity- completed by Fri @11:59pm

Monday, February 24th, 2020

posted Feb 24, 2020, 4:01 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 24, 2020, 4:03 AM ]

Do Now:                         
1. Open your notebook to the "PENGUIN ENEMIES " notes to be checked in. 
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"How long do you think it will take a 'shelterless' penguin to melt in the penguin oven?" 
Today's Goals:      SAVE THE PENGUINS Continues...
2. Review the notes on the PENGUIN ENEMIES 
3. Brainstorm materials ideas with your penguin team.
Homework: 
STUDY! Penguin "Knowledge Check" Quiz is TOMORROW Study Guide HERE
Materials for building need to be here TOMORROW

Friday, February 21st, 2020

posted Feb 21, 2020, 3:36 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 21, 2020, 11:45 AM ]

Do Now:                         
1. Take out your [completed] penguin research document(s). [Honors]     [On-grade]
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"What do you think is the NUMBER ONE enemy of our ice cube penguins in the shelter test environment - AKA 'penguin oven'?" 
Today's Goals:      SAVE THE PENGUINS Continues...
1. Assemble the puzzle! Meet with your research team to teach your article.
2. Brainstorm materials ideas with your penguin team.
3. Flipped notes on the PENGUIN ENEMIES  (finished before Monday's class- it WILL be checked in!)
Homework: 
Penguin Group Application due TONIGHT @11:59pm
Penguin Enemies Flipped notes should be complete BEFORE class on Monday.
Penguin "Knowledge Check" Quiz- Tuesday 2/25  Study Guide HERE

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

posted Feb 20, 2020, 4:06 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                          It's 02-20-2020 today. That's fun. 
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"Write down the name of ONE person you would like to work with on this project. Give a robust reason WHY they will be a good partner." 
 
Today's Goals:      Thermal Energy Quiz &   SAVE THE PENGUINS Continues...
1. Show what you know: Thermal Energy Quiz today!
2. Submit your penguin group application by Friday @ 11:59pm. 
3. Flipped notes on the PENGUIN ENEMIES  (finished before Monday's class- you will have time tomorrow too!)

Homework: 
Penguins Research due Friday (read your article, be ready to teach it!)
Penguin Group Application due Friday @11:59pm
Penguin Enemies Flipped notes should be complete BEFORE class on Monday.

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

posted Feb 19, 2020, 3:52 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                          
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"Summarize the penguin PROBLEM & PROJECT in 2-3 sentences.  
 
Today's Goals:         SAVE THE PENGUINS Research begins!
1. Modeling reading/digesting non-fiction text: "The 'Blob' Leads to Seabird Die-Off"
2. Research Day- Save the Penguins         [Honors]     [On-grade]

Homework: 
STUDY! Thermal Energy Quiz tomorrow...  Study Guide HERE
Penguins Research due Friday (read your article, be ready to teach it!)

Friday, February 14th, 2020

posted Feb 14, 2020, 3:50 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                          
1. Take out your Insulators/Conductors HW to be checked in/discussed. 
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"Explain the heat transfer(s) that can occur when you run outside in your bare feet on a cold snowy day." 
 
Today's Goals:         SAVE THE PENGUINS KICK OFF!!!!
Review: What materials will HELP or SLOW the transfer of heat?
Thermal Energy notes wrapped up!

 
Homework: 
none! Have an EXCELLENT 4 day weekend!

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

posted Feb 13, 2020, 3:38 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 13, 2020, 3:38 AM ]

Do Now:                          
1. Take out your TETPx: Thermal Energy Practice to be checked in/discussed. 
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"Why does conduction work best in solids, and convection in liquids/gases?" 
 
Today's Goals:         Thermal Energy Continues- Insulators and Conductors!
What materials will HELP or SLOW the transfer of heat?
Thermal Energy notes (continued)  (slides #28-39)
(if time)- Save the Penguins project introduction

 

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

posted Feb 12, 2020, 3:35 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                          
1. Take out your Heat Transfer Practice worksheet to be checked in/discussed. 
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"Describe a situation in which heat energy will NOT transfer." 
 
Today's Goals:         Thermal Energy Continues!
1. Thermal Energy notes (continued)
2. Revisiting our models- do you know it well enough to teach it? 
 

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