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Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

posted by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated ]

Do Now:     Did you see the BEAUTIFUL moon this morning with Venus????
1. Pick up your science notebook.
2. Take out your Gravity Slides planning to be checked!
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and complete the following:
If Earth is about 13,000km across and Jupiter is 143,000km across, about how many Earths could fit across Jupiter's equator? (think logically, shouldn't need a calculator!) 

Today's Goals:
Space Pen Pals: Gravity Slides group work today! 
Last topic in Astronomy: SCALE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM!   (Back to this tomorrow! Be prepared to go outside.)
 
Homework: 
Space Pen Pals GRAVITY Slides are due FRIDAY. 
Gravity/Scale Quiz FRIDAY. Study Guide HERE

Monday, October 16th, 2017

posted Oct 16, 2017, 3:55 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                 
1. Pick up your science notebook.
2. Turn in your Gravity Lab (in class' bin)
3. On your Do Now page, write today's date and complete the following:
Match the fruit (Cantaloupe, Grape, Honeydew, Lime) 
to the planet (Earth, Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune). 

Today's Goals:
Last topic in Astronomy: SCALE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM!
 
Homework: 

Friday, October 13th, 2017

posted Oct 13, 2017, 3:51 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 13, 2017, 4:32 AM ]

Do Now:                    SPOOOOOOOOKY FRIDAY THE 13TH!!!!   Do you have Triskaidekaphobia?
1. Pick up your science notebook.
2. Take out your Gravity Review HW worksheet to be checked!
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and complete the following: 
If an elephant is floating somewhere out in our solar system, will it experience gravity?

Today's Goals:
Finishing up the GRAVITY LAB.   (honors lab here)
 
Homework: 
Gravity Lab due Monday (links above)

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

posted Oct 12, 2017, 3:50 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 12, 2017, 4:22 AM ]

Do Now:                    
1. Pick up your science notebook and a calculator.
2. On your Do Now page, write today's date and complete the following: 
I weigh less on the moon because....

Today's Goals:
 GRAVITY. What is it? What determines its strength?
Then, we start the GRAVITY LAB.   (honors lab here)
 
Homework: 
Seasons Slides due Friday

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

posted Oct 11, 2017, 4:18 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                    
1. Pick up your science notebook.
2. Take out your Gravity Formatives HW worksheet.
3. On your Do Now page, write today's date and complete the following: 
Explain gravity (to a 4th grader). 

Today's Goals:
Let's kick off our studies of GRAVITY. What is it? What determines its strength?
 
Homework: 
Seasons Slides due Friday

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

posted Oct 10, 2017, 4:02 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 10, 2017, 4:18 AM ]

Do Now:                    
1. Pick up your science notebook.
2. Take out your Seasons planning worksheet
3. Compare and contrast with answers from your Seasons Quiz (handed out at door). Do you have the correct information to teach your pen pals? 

Today's Goals:
1. Let's discuss your quizzes. 
2. Work with your learning team to teach your pen pals the REASONS for the SEASONS!   (Google Classroom)
 
Homework: 
Gravity Formatives HW worksheet due tomorrow!
Seasons Slides due Friday

Friday, October 6th, 2017

posted Oct 6, 2017, 3:39 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 6, 2017, 3:51 AM ]

Do Now:                    
1. Pick up your science notebook.
2. Take out your Seasons Review HW.
2. Grab a buddy and compare answers! Quiz today on Seasons! 

Today's Goals:
QUIZ TODAY to show you know the REASONS for the SEASONS!
 
Homework: 
SPP Seasons planning worksheet due TUESDAY. 

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

posted Oct 5, 2017, 3:52 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                    
1. Pick up your science notebook.
2. Grab a sticky note from the front counter, write your name and: 
One thing I am still wondering about the Moon, Earth or Sun is...


Today's Goals:
Let's discuss the importance of healthy scientific debate. Then we will explore and bust the myths surrounding the REASONS for the SEASONS!
 
Homework: 
Seasons Quiz Fri 10/6 (Click here for Study Guide)

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

posted Oct 4, 2017, 3:48 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 4, 2017, 4:15 AM ]

Do Now:                    
1. Pick up your science notebook.
2. On your Do now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
Seasons don't really exist at the equator because.... 


Today's Goals:
Black Holes! Supernovas! Hypernovas! Let's take a commercial break and venture outside our solar system into the COSMOS!
 
Homework: 
Moon Slides (any finishing touches) are due tonight at midnight
Seasons Quiz Fri 10/6 (Click here for Study Guide)

Back to School Night 2017

posted Oct 3, 2017, 4:06 PM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Oct 3, 2017, 4:08 PM ]

Do Now:                    
1. Sign in on the back round table.
2. Pick up a business card, or jot down my contact info: 
973-697-5691  x8416                    @bozescience (Twitter, Instagram)  

Today's Goals:
 
Homework: 
Go home and ask your kids about why we see the phases of the moon, or why we have seasons on Earth like we do.    That's what we're learning right now!

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