Academic Calendar 2015-2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Wednesday October 19th, 2016

Today's Quote:





Recap:


Brain bender:


What is very unusual about the following words?

BOUGH
COUGH
DOUGH
ROUGH
THROUGH


Agenda:

(This should be written in your planner every day)
All grade levels turn in homework from last week!

NEW SEATING CHARTS!

  1. 6th grade-The water cycle
    1. Differences between atoms and molecules
  2. 7th grade-  Cell Structure and Organization
Formation of a Blastocycst  and Stem cells

  1. 8th grade- Elements mixtures and compounds (in depth)
    1. The Periodic Table


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. 

Homework: 

Watch the video on the water cycle

Draw and label a color diagram of the water cycle. Make sure to use the following terms: Cloud, Condensation, Precipitation, transportation,evaporation, runoff, Aquifer, plants/trees, oceans- Due Thursday and Friday





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.

Homework: 

Complete at least 4 activities on Cell Organelles and their functions in Quizlet- Due Thursday or Friday

Watch the video on cell organelles:



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. 

Homework:

Complete at least 4 activities in Quizlet on Elements, Compounds and Mixtures- Due Thursday or Friday




Watch the video and take the quiz at the end. 




 




Science Current Events:

Scientists Accidentally Discover Method for Turning Atmospheric CO2 Into Ethanol

A Super Strong Silk That Conducts Electricity

Two New Rooms Discovered in The Great Pyramid!

What the US Will Look Like When Your Poor Kids Get Older

Marine Mammals Grieve For Their Dead 


Apps and Programs to Help You be Successful:



Video Links/ Other Resources over this topic

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows

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