Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Wednesday October 12th, 2016

Today's Quote:


Brain bender:

If an airplane carrying the US swim team crashed directly on the border between the United States and Canada, in which country would the survivors be buried?


(This should be written in your planner every day)

Notes today- Show me your notes over the following:

  1. 6th grade- Atmosphere Notes
    1. The First Earth
  2. 7th grade-  Cell Theory, Prokaryote, and Eukaryote
  3. 8th grade- Properties of Matter
    1. The Periodic Table
We will cover these slides extremely fast since it was your homework and I will be entertaining questions you have.

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. 


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.


8th Grade Honors Physical Science

8th Grade Class Information and Syllabus

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. 



Science Current Events:

The Old Man of Crater Lake

Shrodinger's Cat Behaviour Has Been Filmed in Atoms For the First Time

Real-Time Map of Global Winds

What Happens If Two Hurricanes Collide?

In This City People Live Without Politics, Religion, or Money

Apps and Programs to Help You be Successful:

Video Links/ Other Resources over this topic

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

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