Science
  • August

    Posted by Kelly Ladner on 8/1/2019

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    • Wednesday/Thursday: August 7th/8th
      • Welcome to seventh grade Science! I am so excited to have you as a part of my class. Today, we will discuss classroom procedures as well as our class syllabus. We will then complete stations in order to become more familiar with our classroom. We will begin our first homework assignment during these stations.
        • Syllabus 
        • Classroom Procedures
        • Parent/Guardian Form
        • Science Is
        • Homework:
          • Have your parent/guardian sign the contact form and student release form and bring next class
          • Finish your "Science Is" project- Due August 13th (A Day) and August 14th (B Day)
          • Bring your lab fee of $15.00- You can bring a check, cash, or pay through my school bucks 
          • Bring a composition notebook if you have not already, you will need it for next Tuesday/Wednesday


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    • Friday/Monday: August 9th/12th
      • Students will complete a brain activity during their Mav Mark time. After, we will complete a class scavenger hunt in order to become more familiar with our classroom. We will complete any stations from the first day we were not able to. We will then go over the results of our pre-test from the first day. We will then begin discussing lab safety. 
      • Homework:
        • Make sure you bring your composition book if you have not already
        • "Science Is" project is due next class!
        • Have your parent/guardian sign your lab safety agreement

     

    • Tuesday/Wednesday: August 13th/14th
      • Students will complete number one and two on their Science vocabulary matching during their Mav Mark time. After, students will be introduced to the Interactive Notebook (INB). This will be where we will take all of our notes and will hold all of the important documents for our class. After, we will begin taking notes in our INB. We will begin our first unit, which is Inquiry. 
      • "Science Is" is due today!
      • Homework:
        • None

     

    • Thursday/Friday: August 15th/16th
      • Students will complete number three and four on their Science vocabulary matching during their Mav Mark time. We will then begin discussing the words qualitative and quantitative in the INB. After, we will review how to write a lab report. We will then complete our first lab, and students will finish their lab report sheet and turn it in.
      • Homework:
        • You will have a quiz next Wednesday, August 21st (A Day) and Thursday, August 22nd (B Day)

     

    • Monday/Tuesday: August 19th/20th
      • Students will complete number five and six on their Science vocabulary matching during their Mav Mark time. After, we will begin discussing ways to determine the independent and dependent variables from given scenarios. We will work multiple scenarios in class.
      • It is very important students understand how to pick out the following from a given scenario: independent variable, dependent variable, and control variables.
      • Homework:
        •  Study for your quiz next class!

     

    • Wednesday/Thursday: August 21st/22nd
      • Students will study during their Mav Mark time. After, they will have thirty minutes to complete their Inquiry quiz. Once the quiz is complete, we will begin discussing graphing. We will focus on both bar and line graphs. We will work multiple problems in class. 
      • Graphing Practice
      • Homework:
        • Work line graph number 1 and bar graph number 2- they are due August 23rd (A Day) and August 26th (B Day)

     

    • Friday/Monday: August 23rd/26th
      • Students will complete number nine and ten on their Science vocabulary matching during Mav Mark time. After, we will go over the students graphing homework. We will then complete a "Drops on a Penny" lab which will focus on graphing. Students will complete a lab report and turn it in.
      • Penny Lab 
      • Homework:
        • Begin studying for your test, which will be on August 29th (A Day) and August 30th (B Day)

     

    • Tuesday/Wednesday: August 27th/28th
      • Students will complete number eleven and twelve on their Science vocabulary matching during Mav Mark time. After, we will review for the students Inquiry test, which is NEXT class. We will also go over the students quiz. 
      • Students may "check out" their INB if they would like to take it home to study. They MUST bring it back on test day!
      • Homework:
        • Study- Test NEXT class!

     

    • Thursday/Friday: August 29th/30th
      • Students will study during their Mav Mark time. After, they will take their Inquiry test, which will cover the following:
        • Scientific Method (know the different parts)
        • Graphing (know how to create a graph and know how to read a line, bar, and pie chart)
        • Variables (Independent, Dependent, and Controls)
        • Qualitative and Quantitative.
      • Homework:
        • None 

     

     

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