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               VANGUARD FIELD TRIP!

     

    Physical Science

    Ch 1 Nature of Science

     

    Monday Aug 12

    Bellwork – On your own paper, write 1 or 2 paragraphs.  Save paper to use again for later BW.

    • What is your favorite thing that you have studied in science?
    • What is your least favorite thing about science?
    • What are you curious to learn more about?

    Welcome and Teacher Introduction

    HomeworkClass Supplies:  1.5-2” Ring Binder      Tab Dividers for Ring Binder       

    Simple Calculator              Colored markers/pencils

                                                    Black or Blue Pens     Red Pen               Small Dry Erase Markers

    May also be useful:  Highlighter       Index Cards

     

    TED Talk – Science is for Everyone…kids included  (15 min)

     

     

    Tuesday Aug 13

    BW – On the same paper that you used yesterday,

    Write a paragraph about your biggest challenge in school.

    How do you plan to overcome it? Turn in now

    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

                * Get Cell Phone Rules & Disciplinary Procedures signed by parent

     

    Wednesday Aug 14

    Seating Chart – Please sit in your assigned seat.

    BWScattergories Brainstorm Activity

    Turn in Cell Phone Rules & Disciplinary Procedures signed by parent

    Lesson:  Vanguard Website

    Class discussion:  Communication and Success in this class

    Kennedy Space Center Trip (February 2020)

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

    Signed Permission Slip              Behavioral Contract       $10-15 in advance

    HW – Get Cell Phone Rules & Disciplinary Procedures signed by parent

    Class Supplies:  Must have Ring Binder and Calculator by Monday.

    Also need colored pencils by next week!!

    TED Talk:  Your kids might live on Mars (17 min)

     

    Thurs/Fri Aug 15-16

    Turn in Cell Phone Rules & Disciplinary Procedures signed by parent

    BW - Write your answer in 1-2 paragraphs to be turned in.

    • What is technology? (p26 may help)
    • Does technology promote science or does science promote technology?
    • Use examples to support your argument. Turn in Today

    Recycling Guidelines:

    • NO paper wads
    • NO food containers, packaging or bags
    • NO styrofoam

    CW“People Hunt” Activity

    HW due Monday!  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 19

    Bellwork – Read p13 Scientific Theories and Laws

                Write a paragraph about the difference between Scientific Theories and Laws.  Save BW

    HW on desk - Parent SignatureCell Phone Rules & Disciplinary Procedures

    Class SuppliesRing Binder and Calculator

    Ch 1 Sec 1 Scientific Method    p8-11        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 definitionsHypothesis           Independent Variable      Control     Dependent 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 20

    Bellwork – Read p12 Visualizing with Models

                What is a model?  Give 2 original examples of types of scientific models.  Save BW

    Preview Scientific Method Activity in Computer Lab 1-117 for tomorrow

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

    Descriptions of the Process.  Add Illustrations if you like.  (See Figure 3 p8)

    Add definitionsHypothesis           Independent Variable      Dependent Variable   Control    Constant Qualitative Data vs Quantitative Data Theory

     

    Wednesday Aug 21

    Scientific Method Activity in Computer Lab 1-117

     

    Thurs/Fri Aug 22-23

    Bellwork – Read p11 Peer Review and Being Objective

    • What is peer review?
    • Explain how bias can affect the outcome of an experiment.
    • Give an example of how bias can influence the results of an investigation. Turn in today!

    Distribute Class Syllabus and Rules/Procedures

    Lesson:  Types of Variables p9 Give Examples/Class Discussion

    CW – Complete Steps of Scientific Method Flow Chart with 8 Definitions.  Turn in Today!

     

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

     

    Monday Aug 26

    Bellwork – 4 x 6 Information Card

    Begin Ch 1 Section 2 Standards of Measurement

    Read (& Listen) Aloud – p14-15 Units & Standards, Measurement Systems

    Lesson:  SI Base Units, Derived Units

    CW - Silent Reading p16-18 Measuring Length, Volume, Mass, & Density

                You may use Chromebook and Earbuds/Headphones to Listen to Book

     

    Tuesday Aug 27

    BellworkSilent Reading p18-19 Measuring Time & Temperature

    Lesson:  Time & Temperature

    CW – Define:  matter           mass       volume      density           SI

                + Rev Ex p20: 7-9 Ex Cr 10-11 Turn in today

     

    Wednesday Aug 28 (Sub)

    Section 3 Communicating with Graphs

    CWGraphing & Presenting Scientific Data (directions on screen)

    • You will make 3 types of Graphs.
    • Use Ruler or Graph Paper.
    • Plan appropriate Scale and Size of Graph.
    • Add Color to Bar and Circle Graphs.

     

    Thurs-Fri Aug 29-30 (Sub)

    Physical Science PreTest - 60 Mult Ch

    CW – Complete Graphing & Presenting Scientific Data (directions on screen) Turn in!

    • You will make 3 types of Graphs.
    • Use Ruler or Graph Paper.
    • Plan appropriate Scale and Size of Graph.
    • Add Color to Bar and Circle Graphs.

     

    Monday Sept 2 - Labor Day   No School!

    Tuesday Sept 3 - Hurricane Day   No School!

    Wednesday Sept 4 - Hurricane Day   No School!

     

    Thurs-Fri Sept 5-6

    BellworkSilent Reading/Listening p21 A Visual Display

    Begin Ch 1 Section 3 Communicating with Graphs

    Lesson:  Types of Graphs

    CW – (1) Make Corrections to Define:  matter    mass       volume      density           SI

                + Rev Ex p20: 7-9 Turn in again

    (2) Make corrections Graphing & Presenting Scientific Data Turn in for a grade!

    • You will make 3 types of Graphs.
    • Use Ruler or Graph Paper.
    • Plan appropriate Scale and Size of Graph.
    • Add Color to Bar and Circle Graphs.

     

    Monday Sept 9

    BellworkGroups on Dry Erase Boards Rev Ex p25: 12-14

    If you were absent last Th-Fri, get your papers out of the drawer and do this…

    (1) Make Corrections to Define:  matter  mass       volume      density           SI

                            + Rev Ex p20: 7-9 Turn in again

    (2) Make corrections Graphing & Presenting Scientific Data Turn in for a grade!

    • 3 types of Graphs.
    • Use Ruler or Graph Paper.
    • Plan appropriate Scale and Size of Graph.
    • Add Color to Bar and Circle Graphs.

    CW – Ch 1 Practice Test (2 pages, 4 sides.  You must STAPLE the papers yourself)

                Finish at Home if you don’t complete in class

     

    Tuesday Sept 10

    BellworkSilent Reading: Ch 1 Study Guide p37 (Sections 1-3)

    Review Ch 1 Practice Test

     

    Wednesday Sept 11

    Crash Course – Scientific Method (13 min)

    Ch 1 Test = 25 points = 15 MC + 3 Completion + 6 Matching (units) + 1 Short Answer

     

    Thurs-Fri Sept 12-13

    Begin Ch 2 – Motion

    BW – Dry Erase Boards

    1. Your car’s speedometer reads 60 mph. How fast is your car traveling compared to the telephone poles?
    2. How fast are YOU (your body) traveling compared to the telephone poles?
    3. How fast are YOU traveling compared to your CAR?
    4. A car passes you at 75 mph. How fast is his car traveling compared to your car?

    Feel free to sketch illustrations to demonstrate your reasoning.

    What is Physics?  Bozeman Science - 9 min

    What will we be studying in Physics?

    Section 1 – Describing Motion p44-47

                Vocabulary: frame of reference, distance, displacement, vector, speed

    Lesson p44-45

    Read Aloud & Discuss p46-47

    CW – Practice Problems p47: 1-4 Show your work and Units!  Turn in Today

    Make-up Ch 1 Test = 25 points = 15 MC + 3 Completion + 6 Matching (units) + 1 Short Answer

     

    Monday Sept 16

    BW – Dry Erase Boards

    1. You hiked 6 km in 2 hours. What was your speed?
    2. You drive your car 95 km/hr on the Interstate. How far can you travel in 3 hours?

    Word Problem Steps:  Write Data > Write Formula > Insert Data with Units

    Lesson p48           Vocabulary: Instantaneous Speed, Average Speed

    Lesson p49-50      Graphing Motion

    CW – Practice Problems p50: 5-11 Show your work and Units!  Due end of class Tuesday

     

    Tuesday Sept 17

    Activity: Outdoor Lab!  Ch 2 Section 1 Distance & Displacement

    CW – Practice Problems p50: 5-11 Show your work and Units!  Due today