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Friday, March 22nd, 2019

posted Mar 22, 2019, 3:56 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                
1. In your Do Now notebook, write today's date and respond to the following:
"What is happening to the air in the room when lots of people are making sounds? What happens to the waves when two people make the same exact sound?"

Today's Goals:                    Waves, Light and Sound              Beat Waves Lab
Beat Waves Lab today! How do sound waves carry information? How can a sound wave be changed to make it sound different? 

Homework: 
Sensing Waves Activity is due Friday midnight. DON'T FORGET TO FINISH THIS!
Beat Waves Lab is due Monday- Finish up and do the conclusion questions!

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

posted Mar 21, 2019, 4:14 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                
1. In your Do Now notebook, write today's date and respond to the following:
"When I pluck a guitar string, it makes a sound. Explain how that sound happens, how it gets to your ear, and how you sense it."

Today's Goals:                    Waves, Light and Sound              Beat Waves Lab
Beat Waves Lab today! How do sound waves carry information? How can a sound wave be changed to make it sound different? 

Homework: 
Sensing Waves Activity is due Friday midnight.
Beat Waves Lab is due Monday

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019

posted Mar 20, 2019, 3:51 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Mar 20, 2019, 10:41 AM ]

Do Now:                     Happy Spring EQUINOX! (First Day of Spring!)             
1. Take out your notes and study! Quiz today on WAVES.
2. In the margin of your notebook, sketch how a wave changes when it gets LOUDER or BRIGHTER. 

Today's Goals:                                             Waves, Light and Sound  
SHOW WHAT YOU KNOW: Quiz on Waves today!
Sensing Waves Activity (Day 2) - How do wave stimuli like light and sound affect our bodies?            (If you do not finish, it is now HW due Friday at midnight.)

Homework: 
Sensing Waves Activity is due Friday midnight. 

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

posted Mar 19, 2019, 3:47 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Mar 19, 2019, 4:17 AM ]

Do Now:                     Character Education Schedule Today!             
1. Take out your Waves HW #1 to be checked/discussed!
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond: 
"An apple is on the front counter. Describe the steps of how you sense it."

Today's Goals:                                             Waves, Light and Sound  
Sensing Waves Activity (Day 1) - How do wave stimuli like light and sound affect our bodies?            (We will also work on this in class tomorrow.)

Homework: 
STUDY! Quiz tomorrow on WAVES!
Sensing Waves Activity is due Friday midnight. 
Upcoming Assessment: Waves Quiz Wednesday 3/20   Study Guide HERE

Monday, March 18th, 2019

posted Mar 18, 2019, 3:46 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                  
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond: 
"Give a real world example of each: reflect, absorb, transmit"

Today's Goals:                                             Waves, Light and Sound  
In what ways do waves vary in SHAPE and SIZE? What ways can we measure waves in order to tell what effect they will have when they encounter matter?

Homework: 
Upcoming Assessment: Waves Quiz Wednesday 3/20   Study Guide HERE

Friday, March 15th, 2019

posted Mar 15, 2019, 4:08 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Mar 15, 2019, 4:33 AM ]

Do Now:                                  
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond: 
"Why do you see lightning before you hear thunder?"

Today's Goals:                                             Waves, Light and Sound  
Let's beef up your wave vocabulary and continue to explore the AWESOMENESS of light and sound waves!

Homework: 
NONE!                    See you tonight at the St. Pat's Activity Night?!?         
Upcoming Assessment: Waves Quiz Wednesday 3/20   Study Guide HERE

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

posted Mar 14, 2019, 3:51 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Mar 14, 2019, 3:53 AM ]

Do Now:                                   HAPPY PI DAY(3.14)!
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and respond: 
"What is a SIMILARITY between the tuning fork station and the whisper tube station?"
2. Keep your Waves Pre-Test out (I will return it to you at the door.) We will discuss your answers to start class today! 

Today's Goals:                                             Waves, Light and Sound  

What is a wave? How are SOUND and LIGHT similar? How are they different?

Homework: 
NONE! 
Upcoming Assessment: Waves Quiz Wednesday 3/20   Study Guide HERE

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

posted Mar 13, 2019, 4:03 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Mar 13, 2019, 4:33 AM ]

Do Now:       
1. Set up your notebook for Unit 6. Tape in a pink tab, add it to your Table of Contents, and set up 2 pages each for Do Nows and Vocab. 
2. Turn your Waves Pre-Test into the class inbox to be checked!

Today's Goals:                                             Intro to Waves, Light and Sound  
Let's observe some wave behaviors to kick off our study of waves!

Homework: 
NONE! 
Do you want your penguin shelter? Take it!
If not, it will displayed at the All School Fair in April and then go in the hall display!

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

posted Mar 12, 2019, 3:51 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Mar 12, 2019, 4:30 AM ]

Do Now:          Character Education Schedule Today!
1. Take out your notes or study guide and STUDY! Part 2 of our Unit 5 test is TODAY!

Today's Goals:     Thermal Energy   
Show what you know about THERMAL ENERGY! 
After the test: if you haven't done it yet: Save the Penguins Self and Peer Reflection

Homework: 
Waves Pre-Test (HW grade)
Do you want your penguin shelter? Take it!
If not, it will displayed at the All School Fair in April and then go in the hall display!

Monday, March 11th, 2019

posted Mar 11, 2019, 3:46 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Mar 11, 2019, 3:49 AM ]

Do Now:          
1. Take out Part 2 of your Unit 5 Study Guide to be checked. Have it open on your desk. (paper or chromebook) 

Today's Goals:     Thermal Energy    and     Save the Penguins Project
Review Day- Unit 5- Thermal Energy
Review Penguins Final Assessment - things need to discuss!!!
QUIZIZZ  Game Code: 070095  (Alone)     or       QUIZLET Live!  (Together)
Also- if you would like to do instead: Save the Penguins Self and Peer Reflection

Homework: 
STUDY!!!!! Unit 5 Test is tomorrow! 
Self and Peer Reflection is due Tuesday at the end of the school day
Upcoming Assessments:   Unit 5 Test (Thermal Energy) Tuesday 3/12.      
Study Guide HERE        SG Ans Key posted after school.

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