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    Physical Science Ch 1

     

    Monday Aug 13

    BWThink, Pair, Share:  What is your favorite thing that you have studied in science?  What are you curious to learn more about?  What is your least favorite thing about science?

    Welcome and Teacher Introduction

    HW - Class Supplies1.5-2” Ring Binder      Calculator    Black or Blue Pens     Red Pen     Colored markers/pencil    Highlighter     Tab Dividers for Ring Binder          Clear Sheet Protectors              “Pocket” inserts for Ring Binder    Dry Erase Markers

    TED Talk:  Science is for Everyone….kids included  

     

    Tuesday Aug 14

    BWScattergories Brainstorm Activity

    Lesson: (1) Cell Phone Rules & Disciplinary Procedures (2) Dress Code PP  (3) Class Rules & Procedures PP

    HW - Class Supplies:  Must have Ring Binder and Calculator by Monday

     

    Wednesday Aug 15

    Seating Chart – Please sit in your assigned seat.

    BW – Write a paragraph about your biggest challenge in school.  How do you plan on overcoming it? Turn in

    Lesson:  Vanguard Website

    Class discussion:  Communication and Success in this class

    Kennedy Space Center Trip (February 2019)

    Eligibility:               Science Semester Grade A, B, or C                  NO Discipline Referrals                     

    Signed Permission Slip                       Behavioral Contract                            $40 in advance

    HWParent Signatures:  Class Rules & Procedures       Cell Phone Rules & Disciplinary Procedures

    Class Supplies:  Must have Ring Binder and Calculator by Monday.  Also need colored pencils by next week!!

     

    Thurs-Fri Aug 16-17

    BW - (Please, write your answer as a paragraph to be turned in.)

    What is technology?  Does technology promote science or does science promote technology?

    Use examples to support your argument.                        Turn in Today

    CW“People Hunt” Activity

    HW due tomorrow! Parent Signature:  Class Rules & Procedures           Cell Phone Rules & Disciplinary Procedures

    Class Supplies:  Must have Ring Binder and Calculator by Monday.  Also need colored pencils by next week!!

    DVDDiscovery When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions Episode 1 “Ordinary Supermen” (1 hour)

     

     

    Monday  Aug 20

    BW   1.1 What is Science?  p2-3 Silent Reading  Science from Curiosity and Technology

    HW on desk - Parent SignatureCell Phone Rules & Disciplinary Procedures

    Class SuppliesRing Binder and Calculator

    1.2  Scientific Method    p7-11              Review on board; class discussion

    CW - Draw and Color Steps of Scientific including the following information within the flow chart: 

    Descriptions of the Process.  Add Illustrations if you like.     Add definitions:  Hypothesis   Independent (Manipulated) Variable      Control            Dependent (Responding) Variable              Qualitative Data vs Quantitative Data                      Theory     Law is NOT part of the flow chart.   Use examples where it might help to explain

     

     Tuesday Aug 21

    BW - Class Activity:  What do these branches of natural science study?  (Write on dry erase board)  Hint: p4

    1. Biology     2. Botany    3. Zoology   4. Ecology   5. Geology 6. Astronomy   7. Meteorology   8. Chemistry   9. Physics

    Preview Scientific Method Activity in Computer Lab 1-118 for tomorrow

    CW - Draw and Color Steps of Scientific Method including the following information within the flow chart: 

    Descriptions of the Process.  Add Illustrations if you like.     Add definitions:  Hypothesis   Independent (Manipulated) Variable      Control            Dependent (Responding) Variable                 Qualitative Data vs Quantitative Data          Theory     Law is NOT part of the flow chart.   Use examples where it might help to explain

     

    Wednesday Aug 22

    Scientific Method Activity in Computer Lab 1-137

    Scientific Method Website Activity

    Part A

    http://www.occc.edu/biologylabs/index.htm

    Website:  Biology Labs Online   Click on Scientific Method

    1. Select Steps of Scientific Method. List the steps and a brief description of each.
    2. Select Return to Scientific Method > Select Car. Read both Observations and both Hypotheses. Test both hypotheses.  Write the supported hypothesis on your paper.
    3. Select Return to Scientific Method > Select Disease Detective. Read the background story.  Read both Observations and both Hypotheses.  Test both hypotheses.  Write the supported hypothesis on your paper.
    4. Select Return to Scientific Method > Select Forensics. Read the Observations and the Hypothesis.  Test hypothesis.  What was the conclusion of this case?

     

    Part B

    1. Go to Wikipedia page for Scientific Law Explain Scientific Law.  Write an example.
    2. Go to Wikipedia page for Scientific Theory Explain Scientific Theory.  Write an example.
    3. Contrast how Scientific Laws and Theories are different.

     

     

    Thurs-Fri Aug 23-24

    BW - 4 x 6 Information Card

    1.3 Measurement    p14-21

    Precision & Accuracy

    Scientific Notation & Significant Figures

    Activity - Group on White Boards:  Math Practice p15: 1a, 1b, & 2

    • Break

    Physical Science PreTest - 60 Mult Ch

    CW –   (1) Complete Steps of Scientific Method Graphic Organizer and Definitions (p8)

    HW – Did you finish Scientific Method Activity on Computer?

           

    Monday Aug 27 (substitute)

    1.4 Presenting Scientific Data    p22-25

    CW –    1. Complete Steps of Scientific Method Graphic Organizer and Definitions (p8)

    1. Did you finish Scientific Method Activity on Computer?
    2. Scientific Notation WS

                 

    Tuesday Aug 28

    BW - Silent Reading p22-24

    Discuss p25  Review Types of Graphs

    Activity - Group on White Boards Review Sci Meth p30: 23 & 24

    Video:  Vacuum Chamber Gravity Experiment   

    If time, CW – Begin Graphing/Presenting Scientific Data     Due tomorrow end of week

    Wednesday Aug 29

    BW At your Table Group, read and discuss article Rio Olympics: Why are there so many ties in swimming?”

    Discussion Question:  Why don’t they measure the times to 1/1000th of a second in order to eliminate ties?

    CW - Finish Graphing/Presenting Scientific Data     Turn in next class

     

    Thur/Fri Aug 30-31

    BW – Read SI Units of Measurement p16-17

    Have you turned in all of your assignments? 

                Steps of Scientific Method Graphic Organizer

                Scientific Method Activity from Computer Lab

    Scientific Notation WS

    Graphing/Presenting Scientific Data 

    Today’s CW - Ch 1 Assessment p29-30:  1-10, 11, 13, 14, 18, 21, 25, 27  Turn in Today

    DVDDiscovery When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions Episode 2 “Friends & Rivals” (1 hour)

     

    Monday Sept 3 – Labor Day

     

    Tuesday Sept 4

    BW - Silent Reading Ch 1 Study Guide p28

    Did you finish all of your assignments?

    Steps of Scientific Method Graphic Organizer (Poster or Individual)

                Scientific Method Activity in Computer Lab

    Scientific Notation WS

    Graphing/Presenting Scientific Data 

                Ch 1 Assessment p29-30:  1-10, 11, 13, 14, 18, 21, 25, 27 

    Make Corrections to Chapter 1 Review from last week.  Turn in again!

    Review Graphing Scientific Data    

     

    Wednesday Sept 5

    Ch 1 Test = 20 points = 15 MC + 5 Completion + 2 ExCr

    CW – (1) Silent Reading - Careers in Chemistry p34-35

                (2) If time, begin to create Graphic Organizer of 2.1 Vocabulary.  Add last 3 Vocab Words to the GO

    (See p38 Reading Strategy) Include definitions and examples (or illustrations).

     

    2018 Physical Science Ch 2 – Properties of Matter

    Thurs/Fri Sept 5 -6

    2.1 Classifying Matter p38-44

    BW – Brainstorm: Chemistry words!  Write on 1 paper/table.  Save until Monday.

    Lesson and Notes: Elements, Compounds and Mixtures

    CW - Create Graphic Organizer of 2.1 Vocabulary.  Add last 3 Vocab Words to the GO

    (See p38 Reading Strategy) Include definitions and examples (or illustrations).

    Make Ups - Ch 1 Test

    DVDCosmos Episode 1 “Standing Up in the Milky Way”

                Topic: Our Cosmic Address and Cosmic Calendar

     

    Monday Sept 10

    BW - Chemistry brainstorm words on board.  (Class competition!)

    Read Aloud – Read p42-44 Solutions, Suspensions, & Colloids

    CW (1) Did you complete Graphic Organizer of 2.1 Vocabulary?  (See p38 Reading Strategy)

    Include definitions and examples (or illustrations).

    (2) Add Solutions, Suspensions, & Colloids to your Notes

     

    Tuesday Sept 11

    BW Activity - Table discussion:  How are solutions, suspensions, & colloids different? 

    Video:  Classification of Matter  (5 min)

    Review Pure Substances and Mixtures

    2.2 Physical Properties p45-48

    CW – Read p45-47.  Create a Table of the 6 physical properties:  term, definition, example, illustration

               

    Wednesday Sept 12

    BW - Silent Reading p48 Using Phys Prop & p49 "How It Works"

    Discuss Melting and Boiling Points (Fig 12 p47)

    How It’s Made – Bronze Sculptures  (5.5 min)

    Bronze Sculpture Video – Christ   (4 min)

    Class Demo:  Baking Soda and Vinegar → FUN!!

    CW – Complete Table of the 6 physical properties:  term, definition, example, illustration

    Turn in 2.1 Graphic Organizer and 2.2 Table of the 6 physical properties?

     

    Thurs/Fri Sept 13-14

    2.3 Chemical Properties

    BW - p54-55 Silent Reading

    Did you turn in 2.1 Graphic Organizer and 2.2 Table of the 6 physical properties?

    Review Pure Substances & Mixtures on Board

    Review Types of Mixtures Video  (8 min)

    Read Aloud & Discuss p56-57 Recognizing Chem Changes

    CW - SA 2.3 p58: 1-5, 7, 8

     

     

    Monday Sept 17

    Did you finish last week’s work? SA 2.3 p58: 1-5, 7, 8

    Return & Review Ch 1 Test    Keep in your binder.  You will see some of these questions again!

    Review Physical & Chemical Properties Video   (6 min)

    CW – (1) 2.3 Chemical Properties Worksheet   Due today

    (2) Preview tomorrow’s Lab.  Create Data Table.

                Review Qualitative (Descriptive) Data and Quantitative (Number) Data

     

    Tuesday  Sept 18

    Return last week’s CW

    Did you turn in 2.3 Chemical Properties Worksheet

    LAB - Physical Properties p45-47

        Record your data on a chart labeled:  Material, Observation (Descriptive or Qualitative Data),

    and Properties (“science” words, at least 2 for each item)

     

    Wednesday Sept 19

    BW - WS Chemical vs Physical Change (Trade papers with classmates to grade)

    Review Chemical Changes (Bozeman Science)   (5.5 min)

    Did you finish?  LAB - Physical Properties p45-47

        Record your data on a chart labeled:  Material, Observation, Properties

    CW - Ch 2 Review p63: 1-10, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 33 Due next class

    HW - Extra Credit Ch 2 “WordWise” WS

     

    Thurs-Fri Sept 20-21

    Turn in Extra Credit Ch 2 “WordWise” WS

    BW – Read Ch 2 Study Guide p62

    CW – (1) Turn in Today! Ch 2 Review p63: 1-10, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19, 33

                Make corrections to Ch 2 Review Turn in again.

    Return & Review LAB - Physical Properties

    Return & Review Section Assessment 2.3

    Review on Smart Board “Physical or Chemical Change?”

    Ch 2 Test = 25 points = 17 MC + 8 Classify Chem or Phys Change + 1 extra credit

          

    Monday Sept 24

    Make up Ch 2 Test

    Science Writing Guidelines

    Begin Ch 3 States of Matter