Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Wednesday September 28th, 2016

Today's Quote:


Students finished their FCA while students who were done worked in groups to understand Independent and Dependent variables.

Brain Bender:

Everyone knows that both Christmas day and New Years day always fall on the same day of the week. However, in 1939, the year of the outbreak of WWII, Christmas fell on a Monday, and New Year's fell on a Sunday. Why?

Agenda: Today is a half day so we will review

(This should be written in your planner every day)

6th Grade Honor's Earth Space Science:

6th Grade Class Information and Syllabus

Weather and Atmosphere:
Unit Essential Question: How do the relationships among the five spheres affect life on Earth
How do the relationships among the five spheres affect life on Earth? 
Key Learning Statement: The atmosphere is layered and within these layers are weather patterns that affect life and are caused by interactions among spheres. Water is constantly being recycled through the spheres.  Heat transfer affects the development of weather. 


Weather, the basics. Read the article and take notes, Prepare to discuss.

7th Grade Honors Life Science

7th Grade Class Information and Syllabus

Cell Structure and Function
Unit Essential Question: How has technology enhanced our understanding of cells? 

Key Learning Statement: As microscope technology advances, scientists understanding of cells is changing. Scientists continue to grow in their understanding of how a cell's structure and function are related to help maintain homeostasis.


The Cell: Structure and function. Read the article and take notes, Prepare to discuss.

8th Grade Honors Physical Science

Properties of Matter
Unit Essential Question: What determines the properties of matter? 
Key Learning Statement: The atom is the basic unit of matter.  The structure, motion, arrangement and energy of the atom determine the properties of matter. 


Watch the video and TAKE NOTES!


Science Current Events:

China Lost Control of It's Space Station And It's Crashing To Earth!

Why It's Almost Impossible to Kill Tartigrades

The Best Graph of Global Climate Teperatures Ever!

Watch the Evolution of Bacteria In Just 10 Days!

For the First Time Ever, The Human Genome Has Been Edited By Scientists in a Highly Controversial Move.

Do Animals Possess a Soul?

Horses Can Use Symbolic Language to Communicate With Us.

Apps and Programs to Help You be Successful:

Video Links/ Other Resources over this topic

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