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Friday, February 23rd, 2018

posted by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated ]

Do Now:                                  
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"What is a unique feature of your shelter design that you think no one else might use on their shelter?"     TOP SECRET- don't discuss with your neighbors! 
 
Today's Goals:
SAVE THE PENGUINS: Group Shelter Plan!  (worksheet here)
Work with your team to create a detailed, neat blueprint of your shelter design. 
Then, complete the questions!     If you still need it: Materials Testing RESULTS spreadsheet
  
Homework:
Don't hope, prepare!
YOUR Building Materials need to be here by Monday 2/26! 

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

posted Feb 22, 2018, 3:51 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                  
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"Besides keeping your penguin cool, what other things should you consider when designing your penguin shelter?" 
2. Pick up a Materials Testing Data Analysis worksheet from the counter. 
 
Today's Goals:
SAVE THE PENGUINS: Materials Testing DATA ANALYSIS
Leftover data to enter? Materials Data Form (also accessible via Google Classroom)
  
Homework:
Bonus materials testing session after school THURSDAY in room 218
YOUR Building Materials need to be here by Monday 2/26! Don't hope, prepare!

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

posted Feb 21, 2018, 3:56 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 21, 2018, 4:12 AM ]

Do Now:                                  
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"What are some strengths and weaknesses of aluminum foil as a material for your penguin shelter?" 
2. Do you have your materials to test? Do you need to go to your locker? See me!
 
Today's Goals:
SAVE THE PENGUINS: Materials Testing Day # 2
Materials Data Form (also accessible via Google Classroom)
  
Homework:
Bonus materials testing session after school THURSDAY in room 218
YOUR Building Materials need to be here by Monday 2/26!

Friday, February 16th, 2018

posted Feb 16, 2018, 3:55 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 16, 2018, 4:33 AM ]

Do Now:                                  
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following: 
"Sketch a model to show the 3 movement(s) of thermal energy into your ice cube penguin." 
 
Today's Goals:
SAVE THE PENGUINS: Materials Testing Day # 1
Materials Data Form (also accessible via Google Classroom)
  
Homework:
ALL Classes: Group Application Form is due Tuesday @ midnight! (Google Classroom)
Bring in any materials you would like to use WEDNESDAY or they are off limits!!!

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

posted Feb 15, 2018, 3:58 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 4:08 AM ]

Do Now:                                  
1. Get your TETPx HW from your teacher and a colored pencil from the round table.
2. Take out your notes and study while you wait for class to start! Quiz today!
 
Today's Goals:
Show What you Know: Thermal Energy Quiz today!
Materials Suggestion Analysis   (data in Google Classroom)
  
Homework:
ALL Classes: Group Application Form is due Tuesday @ midnight! (Google Classroom)
Period 2, 3, 5: Save the Penguins Research (Google Classroom) is due Friday 2/16

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

posted Feb 14, 2018, 5:00 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 14, 2018, 6:00 AM ]

Do Now:                          Happy Valentine's Day!!!!                 
1. Put your TETPx HW worksheet into the class bin- we will review it tomorrow!
2. Pick up a materials brainstorm worksheet. Start working on it!
 
Today's Goals:
WANTED.... let's finish up our discussion on dangers to our penguins!
Then.... Materials Brainstorm
  
Homework:
Materials Suggestion Form (GOOGLE CLASSROOM) due Thursday @ 7:30am!
STUDY! QUIZ TOMORROW! Study Guide HERE
Group Application Form is due Tuesday @ midnight!
Period 2, 3, 5: Save the Penguins Research (Google Classroom) is due Friday 2/16

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

posted Feb 13, 2018, 3:41 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 13, 2018, 3:41 AM ]

Do Now:                                           
1. Take out your Insulators/Conductors HW to be checked!
2. Take at look at the "Penguin Oven." 
3. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"I predict a shelter-less penguin will melt in ____ minutes in the penguin "oven".
 
Today's Goals:
"Homeless" penguins testing day!
WANTED.... thermal dangers to your penguin- let's discuss!
  
Homework:
All classes: TETPx HW worksheet
Period 2, 3, 5: Save the Penguins Research (Google Classroom) is due Friday 2/16
Next quiz: Thursday 2/15 on Thermal Energy!  Study Guide HERE

Monday, February 12th, 2018

posted Feb 12, 2018, 3:44 AM by Mary Bozenmayer   [ updated Feb 12, 2018, 4:20 AM ]

Do Now:                                           
1. On your Do Now page, write today's date and answer the following:
"Claim: A scarf will cause Frosty the Snowman to melt faster. Do you agree or disagree? Why?
 
Today's Goals:
A quick lesson on INSULATORS vs. CONDUCTORS
Then, we continue our SAVE THE PENGUINS project RESEARCH! (Google Classroom)
  
Homework:
Period 2, 3, 5: Save the Penguins Research (Google Classroom) is due Friday 2/16
Next quiz: Thursday 2/15 on Thermal Energy!  Study Guide HERE

Friday, February 9th, 2018

posted Feb 9, 2018, 4:17 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                           
1. Study with a buddy- you'll have a few minutes to finish your Science 8 midterm today!  (if you need it)
2. Write down tonight's HW. 
 
Today's Goals:
Kicking off SAVE THE PENGUINS project! We start with.... RESEARCH!
  
Homework:
Period 1: No HW!
Period 2, 3, 5: Save the Penguins Research (Google Classroom) is due Friday 2/16

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

posted Feb 8, 2018, 4:48 AM by Mary Bozenmayer

Do Now:                                           
1. Pick up a Chromebook!
2. Log in with your WMTPS log-in, go to our Google Classroom. 
3. While you wait to begin, study with a buddy!
 
Today's Goals:
Science 8 Midterm today! Show what you've learned so far this year!
  
Homework:
none! 
Get excited! Save the Penguins starts TOMORROW!!!!

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