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November 2014

 

November 2014
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

3 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Experiment

Start experiment - control group

4 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Experiment

Assigned groups: conduct experiment with concentrations of one of the three drugs, caffeine, alcohol or nicotine
5 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Experiment

Continue experiment






No Block, Periods 1-7
6 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Experiment

Continue experiment & start posting data on the class board & record data on yellow data sheet


No Block, Periods 1-7

7 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Class Data

Post data on class board, record data on yellow data sheet; start calculating averages

End of 1st Quarter Grades

Science notebook assignment list #1-12

10 Teacher Planning Day - No School
11 Veteran's Day - No School
12 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Data & Calculations

Statisical analysis: calculate % difference between control & experimental drugs; show math to 12 calculations

Hmk: Finish % difference calculations

No Block, Periods 1-7
13 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab- Data & Calculations

No school due to weather








No Block, Periods 1-7
14 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Data Tables & Graphs

Computer Lab - Make three data tables: caffeine, alcohol & nicotine using google docs

Science notebook assignment list #1-12
17 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Data Tables & Graphs

Computer Lab - Make three graphs: caffeine, alcohol & nicotine using google spreadsheet

Hmk:  Work on completing data tables & graphs
18 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Data Tables & Graphs

Computer Lab - Continue to complete data tables & graphs

Hmk: Work on completing 3 data tables & 3 graphs


19 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Analysis & Conclusion

Computer Lab -

Discuss Analysis & Conclusion; start your 1-2 page analysis & conclusion write-up using google docs

Hmk:  Continue to work on completing your 1-2 page analysis & conclusion write -up; complete graphs & tables

Block 2,4,6 & Flex

20 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Analysis & Conclusion

Computer Lab-

Discuss Analysis & Conclusion;  start your 1-2 page write-up using google docs


Hmk:  Continue to work on completing your 1-2 page analysis & conclusion write-up; complete graphs & tables

Block 1,3,5 & 7

21  Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab - Analysis & Conclusion

Computer Lab -  Type analysis & conclusion write up using google docs

DUE: Daphnia Lab Report: Tuesday, November 25th

Lab report should include: Drugs & Daphnia lab packet, class  data sheet, statisical analysis calculations sheet, 3 data tables, 3 graphs & analysis & conclusion

Science notebook assignment list #1-12

24 Introduction to Ecology
25 Ecology

DUE: Turn in your Daphnia Lab Report
26 Ecology


27 Thanksgiving Day - No School 
28 No school

October 2014

 

October 2014
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

  SPIRIT WEEK

Sepup: Issues & Life Science (online book)

login: science password: inspires

1 #8 The Pellagra Story (Sepup 2)

Video:  Pellagra

Introduction to note-taking method (Cornell method)

Notes on the Pellagra story

#8 Observations & Inferences w.s

RUN FOR THE ARTS

2 #8 The Pellagra Story (Sepup 2)

Introduction to note-taking method (Cornell method)

Notes on the Pellagra story

#8 Observations & Inferences w.s


3 #9 Testing Medicines: A Clinical Trial (Sepup 3)

Science notebook assignments #1-9

DANCE PARTY

6 #9 Testing Medicines: A Clinical Trial (Sepup 3)

7 #10 Testing Medicines Scientifically (Sepup 4)

DUE: Science notebook #1-9

Science notebook assignment list #1-9

8 Video Origins: How Life Began

9 Video Origins: How Life Began

10 Teacher Inservice Day - No school

13 Review of Science notebook scoring & grading

Hand back science notebooks 

Add #10 Testing Medicines Scientifically to science notebook & complete analysis questions 2c, 2d, 5c and 7-9.

Hmk: Finish Analysis questions 1-9
14 #11 Data Toss (Sepup 8)
Part A: One hand compared to two

Hmk: Analysis questions 1-5
15 #11 Data Toss (Sepup 8)

Part A: Finish experiment, record class data, work on bar graph & analysis questions 1-5 on A-37

Hmk: finish bar graph & analysis questions 1-4

16 #11 Data Toss (Sepup 8)

Part A: Finish experiment, record class data, work on bar graph & analysis questions 1-5 on A-37

Hmk: finish bar graph & analysis questions 1-4


17 #11 Data Toss (Sepup 8) 

Instruction: Writing a science lab report: How to write a fabulous lab report

Include the following in your #11 Data Toss lab write-up:

research question (CQ), hypothesis, materials, procedures, data table, bar graph &  analysis & conclusion

include analysis questions 1-4

Science notebook assignment list #1-11


20 Drugs & Daphnia's Heart Rate Lab

Introduction & hypotheses for caffeine, alcohol & nicotine

Due:  Revised science notebooks #1-9 (include original grading sheet & highlight revised assignments

21 Video: Life in the Undergrowth

Due: Revised science notebooks #1-9 (include original grading sheet & highlight revised assignments

22  #12 Traffic Stop (Sepup 11)

Three-Level Reading Guide: Traffic Stop sheet

23 #12 Traffic Stop (Sepup 11)

Three-Level Reading Guide: Traffic Stop sheet

24 Science notebook assignment list #1-12

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28 Parent Conferences 4-8
29 Parent Conferences 8-3:30
30 Parent Conferences 8-8

 

September 2014

 

September 2014
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 

2 Welcome to daVinci

Introductions

#1 10 things I love to do activity

**Bring science composition notebook to class on Friday


3 Introduction

#2 Class Expectations/Syllabus

page 2

page 3

page 4

#3 Hmk: Parent letter

School Expectation Rotation

Hmk:  Bring science composition notebook to class tomorrow

4 #2 Class Expectations/Syllabus (continued)

School Expectation Rotation

How to keep a science notebook

includes table of contents, assignment #, title and page #

Hmk: Be sure to have parents review course syllabus & sign parent letter

5 How to keep a science notebook (continued)

Alumni Talent Show

Science notebook assignment list #1-3


8 #4 Building A Science Vocabulary

Introduction

In class: Latin Vocabulary List #1

Hmk: Finish List #1 & study A-C words for quiz #1

Roots, Prefixes, and Suffixes Used in Life Science

9 #4 Building A Science Vocabulary

In class: Finish list #1 & start Latin Vocabulary  #2; make flash cards & study  words A-C

Hmk: Finish List #2 & study A-C  words for Quiz #1

10 #4 Building A Science Vocabulary (Block 2,4,6)

In class: Quiz #1 A-C

Start Latin Vocabulary List #3 & List #4; review words D-H; make flash cards

Hmk: Finish list #3-4 & study words D-H for quiz #2

11 #4 Building A Science Vocabulary (Block 1,3,5,7)

In class: Quiz #1 A-C

Start Latin Vocabulary List #3 & List #4; review words D-H; make flash cards

Hmk: Finish list #3-4 & study words D-H for quiz #2


12 #4 Building A Science Vocabulary

In class: Quiz #2 D-H

Start Latin Vocabulary List #5 & review words I-N; make flash cards

Hmk: Finish List #5 & study words I-N for quiz #3 on Monday

Science notebook assignment list #1-3

15 #4 Building A Science Vocabulary

In class: Quiz #3 I-N

Finish List #1-5 & study words O-P for quiz #4; make flash cards

Hmk: Study words O-P for quiz #4 on Tuesday

16 Back to School Night

#4 Building a Science Vocabulary

In class: Quiz #4 O-P

Make flash cards; class review competition

Hmk: Study words R-Z for quiz #5 on Weds./Thurs.

17 Late Opening (Block, periods 2,4,6)

Meet in computer class room 106 to set up Quizstar accounts

In class: Quiz #5 R-Z

Practice Test

Hmk:  Continue to review/study vocabulary words in preparation for Latin Vocabulary Test on either Weds./Thurs., Sept. 24-25; Finish Vocabulary list #1-5

18 Block, periods 1,3,5,7

Meet in computer class room 106 to set up Quizstar accounts

In class: Quiz #5 R-Z

Practice Test

Hmk:  Continue to review/study vocabulary words in preparation for Latin Vocabulary Test on either Weds./Thurs., Sept. 24-25; Finish Vocabulary list #1-5


19 Latin Vocabulary Review - Class

Organizing your science notebook- Hand back quizzes #1-5

Science notebook assignment list #1-5

#4 Building a science vocabulary packet

#5 Quizzes 1--5

Quiz Retakes:  If you scored less than 7 on any of your 5 quizzes, you can retake them (maximum two)  during lunch today or on Monday.  

22 Class Review - Latin Vocabulary

Quiz Retakes (during lunch)

23 #6 Solving Problems:  Save Fred!

SEPUP Online book: Username: "science" Password: "inspires"

Problem solving, experimental design, scientific method

#6 Anticipation Guide: Ideas about Experimental Design w.s

24 Latin/Science Vocabulary Test (Block Periods 2,4,6)

25 Latin/Science Vocabulary Test (Block Periods 1,3,5,7)

26 #6 Solving Problems:  Save Fred! (continued)

Work on analysis questions 1-7

Science notebook assignment list #1-6

29 #7 Archaeological Dig: Observations & Inferences

30 #7 Archaeological Dig: Observations & Inferences

in class/hmk - 1/2-1 page report/story

 

 
  

June 2014

 

June 2014
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

2 #86 Life Cycle of Stars

Create a concept map flow chart from NASA's Imagine the Universe

Hmk:  Complete flowchart & continue to study & review #54-87  for Astronomy Test on Thursday

Accepting revised science notebooks #66-82 this week; last day will be Thursday

3 #86 Life Cycle of Stars (continued)

Review & take additional notes on life cycle of stars

Hmk:  Study & review #54-87  for Astronomy Test on Thursday

Accepting revised science notebooks #66-82 this week; last day will be Thursday

4 Astronomy Class Review

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode 7 - The Clean Room

Hmk:  Study & review #54-87  for Astronomy Test on Thursday

Accepting revised science notebooks #66-82 this week; last day will be Thursday

5 Astronomy Test

Last to submit revised science notebooks #66-82; be sure to highlight all revised work on grading sheet before you submit

Hmk: Organize & complete assignments #83-87; due on Monday, June 9

6 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode 7 - The Clean Room

Even Block Day - P. 2,4,6

Capstone Show A

Science notebook assignments #66-87

Hmk: Organize & complete assignments #83-87; due on Monday, June 9

9 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode 8

P. 1-7

Due: Science notebooks #83-87

10 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode 8

Odd Block Day, P. 1,3,5,7

Capstone Show B

11 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode 9

P. 1-7 (No block)

8th grade Wild Waves Trip

12 Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode 9

P. 1-7 (No block)

8th grade Promotion Practice - P. 2-4

Promotion - 4:30

13 Last Day of School

P 1-7 (28 minutes)

8th grade Talent show; Lunch on the lawn

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May 2014

 

May 2014
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 
 
 
1 #74 The Outer Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune (In class/notes) 

Include colored planet sketches & list 5 main characteristics for each planet


2 #70 The Inner Planets:  Earth & Mars (notes)

#76 The Outer Planets ws

page 2

Science Notebook assignment list #66-76 


5 BLOCK, P. 2,4,6 & FLEX

#74 The Outer Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune (In class/notes)

#77 How Big are the planets (Sepup 91)

Worksheet: Talk Drawing 3: Scaled Sizes of the Planet (Sepup 91)

Hmk: Making a model: gather & bring eight sphere-shaped objects (e.g marble, golf ball...)that will show the size of each planet compared to sizes of the other planets (Due on Weds.)

Review & study: The Outer Planet notes in prep. for 5Q,5M on Friday

6 BLOCK, P. 1,3,5,7

#74 The Outer Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune (In class/notes)

#77 How Big are the planets (Sepup 91)

Worksheet: Talk Drawing 3: Scaled Sizes of the Planet (Sepup 91)

Hmk: Making a model: gather & bring eight sphere-shaped objects (e.g marble, golf ball...) that will show the size of each planet compared to sizes of the other planets (Due on Weds.)

Review & study: The Outer Planet notes in prep. for 5Q,5M on Friday

7 No Block

#77 How Big are the planets (Sepup 91)

Worksheet: Talk Drawing 3: Scaled Sizes of the Planet (Sepup 91)

8 No Block

#77 How Big are the planets (Sepup 91)

Worksheet: Talk Drawing 3: Scaled Sizes of the Planet (Sepup 91)

In class: Scale model of the planets presentations

9 #78 5Q,5M Quiz #5

Science notebook assignment list #66-78


12 #74 The Outer Planets: Neptune & Dwarf Planets (notes)

In class: Scale model of the planets presentations

Hmk: #79 Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors w.s

page 2

Organize & prepare to submit science notebook on Friday

Science notebook assignment list #66-83

13 #80 Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors (notes)

Hmk: Study & review #79 notes

#81 Characteristics of Stars w.s

page 2

14 #80 Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors (notes)

Hmk: Study & review #80 notes

#82 Lives of Stars w.s

page 2

15 #80 Comets, Asteroids, and Meteors (notes)

Hmk: Study & review #80 notes

#82 Lives of Stars w.s

page 2

16 #83 Stars, Galaxies & the Universe

#84 Star Systems & Galaxies

page 2

Due: Science Notebooks #66-84

Science notebook assignment list #66-84

19 Oaks Science Testing (8th grade)

Study & review for astronomy test

20 Oaks Science Testing (8th grade

Study & review for astronomy test

21 #83 Stars, Galaxies & the Universe - Characteristics of stars;

Cosmos

Study & review for astronomy test #66-83

22 #83 Stars, Galaxies & the Universe

Cosmos

Study & review for astronomy test #66-83

23 #83 Stars, Galaxies & the Universe - Lives of Stars

Study & review for astronomy test on Friday

26 Memorial Day (No school)

27 #85 Exploring the Lives of Stars

Hmk: Study & review #66-85 notes, homework assignments

28 85 Exploring the Lives of Stars

Astronomy Jeopardy Review

Hmk: Study & review #66-85 notes, homework assignments

29 85 Exploring the Lives of Stars

Astronomy Jeopardy Review

Hmk: Study & review #66-85 notes, homework assignments

30 Astronomy Test

Due:  Revised science notebooks #66-83; submit with grading sheet & highlight revised assignments

April 2014

 

April 2014
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

  31 #62 Tides

Hmk: Review what causes tides, high & low tides, spring & neap tides

1 #62 Tides (Notes)

#63 Hmk: Earth's Moon w.s

page 2

2 #64 Rockets, Satellites, & The Moon (Notes/Group Presentation)

Hmk:  Review & study notes & assignments on eclipses, tides, rockets, & moon for 5Q, 5M Quiz on Monday

3 #64 Rockets, Satellites, & The Moon (Notes/Group Presentation)

Hmk:  Review & study notes & assignments on eclipses, tides, rockets, and moon for 5Q, 5M Quiz on Monday

4 #64 Rockets, Satellites, & The Moon (Notes/Group Presentation) (continued)

#65 Hmk: Rockets & Satellites w.s

page 2

Science Notebook Assignment List #54-65

7 #64 Rockets, Satellites, & The Moon (Notes/Group Presentation) (continued)

Reminder:  5Q, 5M Quiz & Science notebooks #54-65 are due tomorrow

5Q,5M Quiz

Due: Science Notebook #54-65

Science Notebook Assignment List #54-65

9 Video: Cosmos - A Spacetime Odyssey 3

10  Video:  Cosmos : A Spacetime Odyssey 3

Third Quarter Ends

11 Teacher Plan Day - No school

14 #66 Observing the Solar System

Section Review Q&A 1-5, pg. 55; Q4 include sketch

15 #67 The Sun

In class: Draw & label a diagram of the surface of the sun.  Diagrams should include a core, photosphere, chromosphere, corona, a sunspot, a prominence, and a solar flare

Hmk:  Complete & review Sun notes

16 #67 The Sun (Notes)

Hmk: Review & study Sun notes (#66-67) in preparation for 5Q,5M Quiz on Friday 

#68 5Q,5M Quiz #2

17 #67 The Sun (Notes)

Hmk: Review & study Sun notes (#66-67) in preparation for 5Q,5M Quiz on Friday

#68 5Q,5M Quiz #2

18 #73 5Q,5M Quiz #3

Science Notebook Assignment List #66-68

21 #69 Where in the Solar System Am I  (Sepup 89)

Sepup Issues & Earth Science Online Book Login: "science" Password: "inspires"

Hmk: Finish #69 & complete analysis question

22 #70 The Inner Planets:  Intro. to Inner & Outer Planets;  Mercury and Venus (Notes)

Hmk: #71 The Inner Planets ws

page 2

23 #72 Drawing the Solar System (Sepup 90)

Talking Drawing 1: The Solar System (Sepup 90)

Talking Drawing 2: Scaled Sun-to-Planet Distances (Sepup 90)

Hmk:  Study & review #69-72 for 5Q, 5M Quiz on Monday.

Position of Planets; comparison of inner & outer planets; Mercury, Venus


24 #72 Drawing the Solar System (Sepup 90)

Hmk:  Study & review #69-72 for 5Q, 5M Quiz on Monday.

Position of Planets; comparison of inner & outer planets; Mercury, Venus

25 Cosmos A Spacetime Odyssey, Episode 5, “Hiding in the Light”

#73 5Q,5M Quiz #3

Science Notebook Assignment List #66-73

Hmk: Study & review #69-72 for 5Q,5M Quiz #4 on Monday

Position of Planets; comparison of inner & outer planets; Mercury, Venus

28  #75 5Q,5M Quiz #4

#70 The Inner Planets:  Earth & Mars (notes)

29  #70 The Inner Planets:  Earth & Mars (notes)



30 #74 The Outer Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune (In class/notes) 

Include colored planet sketches & list 5 main characteristics for each planet

 1 #74 The Outer Planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus & Neptune (In class/notes) 

Include colored planet sketches & list 5 main characteristics for each planet

2 #70 The Inner Planets:  Earth & Mars (notes)

#76 The Outer Planets ws

page 2

Science Notebook assignment list #66-76 



March 2014

March 2014
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

3 #56 Sunlight & Shadows (Sepup 71)

My Ideas about Day, Year, and Moon Phases

SEPUP LINK to online student textbook & assignments

Login: science

Password: inspires

4 #56 Sunlight & Shadows (Sepup 71)

Finish analysis questions 1-4 on F-10

My Ideas about Day, Year, and Moon Phases

Last day to submit revised science notebooks #45-53 is Friday, March 7

5 #57 A Day on Earth (Sepup 73)

Talk Drawing 1

Talk Drawing 2

Possible Explanations

6 #57 A Day on Earth (Sepup 73)

Finish analysis questions 1-5 on F-16

7 #54 Earth in Space (Notes) continued

Section Review 1-5 Q & A on page 21 (include Exploring the Seasons sketch

Key terms: astronomy, rotation, revolution, orbit, axis, equator, hemisphere, seasons, solstice, vernal equinox, autumnal equinox, latitude

Science notebook assignment list #54-57

Last Day to submit: revised science notebooks #45-53

10 #54 Earth in Space (Notes)

#58 Hmk: Phases, Eclipses, and Tides

Page 2

11 #59 Phases, Eclipses, and Tides

Phases of the Moon

Hmk: Review the phases -  identify & describe the 8 phases; prepare for 5Q, 5M Quiz on Friday

12 # 59 Phases of the Moon

In class review:  Oreo cookie moon phase activity

13 # 59 Phases of the Moon

In class review:   Oreo cookie moon phase activity

14 #60 Solar & Lunar Eclipses

In class: Use Science explorer, pages 27-29 & answer questions 1-3

5Q,5M Quiz on Monday

Science notebook assignment list #54-60

17 #61 5Q,5M Quiz

Finish solar & lunar eclipse questions 1-3

18 Video:  Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey

19 #60 Solar & Lunar Eclipse (notes)

Finish Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey

20 #60 Solar & Lunar Eclipse (notes)

Finish Cosmos: A Space Time Odyssey


21 daVinci Movie Field Trip:  Divergent

Science Notebook Assignment List #54-61

24 Spring Break (March 22-30)

25 Spring Break

26 Spring Break

27 Spring Break

28 Spring Break

31 #62 Tides

Hmk: Review & study notes: cause of tides, high & low tides, spring & neap tides

 
 
  
  

 

February 2014

February 2014
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

3 #48 Volcanic Hazards (notes)

Hmk: Volcanic Landform brochure (Due: Monday, Feb. 10)

4 #49 Mt. St. Helens Video

10 key statements & summary

Hmk: Volcanic Landform brochure

5 Fire Mountains of the West: The Cascade Volcanoes Video

#50 Volcanoes in the Solar System

page 2

Hmk: Volcanic Landform brochure

6 Fire Mountains of the West: The Cascade Volcanoes Video

#50 Volcanoes in the Solar System

page 2

Hmk: Volcanic Landform brochure

7 No school (Snow Day)

Science Notebook Assignment List #46-50

Reminder:  Volcanic Landform brochure is due on Monday

10 No school (Snow day)

DUE: Volcanic Landforms brochure

11 #51 Fire Mountains of the West: The Cascade Volcanoes Video

Identify the dangers & hazards of cascade volcanoes

 

12 #52 Igneous Rock in a Tube Lab



13 #52 Igneous Rock in a Tube Lab

14 #53 Volcanoes in the Solar System (Notes)

Science Notebook Assignment List #46-53

17 President's Day - No school

18 #53 Volcanoes in the Solar System (Notes)

Hmk: Study & review notes in preparation for 5Q, 5M on Friday

Strategies:  highlight notes, verbalize/say aloud; make flashcards j

19 Early Release @ 12:15 for students

#53 Volcanoes in the Solar System (Notes)

Hmk: Study & review notes/hmk. in preparation for Volcanoes Test on Tuesday, Feb. 25

20 #53 Volcanoes in the Solar System (Notes)

Hmk: Study & review notes/hmk. in preparation for Volcanoes Test on Tuesday, Feb. 25

Organize & prepare to turn in science notebook #45-53 on Tuesday, Feb. 25

21 Volcanoes Jeopardy Review

Hmk: Study & review notes/hmk.  in preparation for Volcanoes Test on Tuesday, Feb. 25

Organize & prepare to turn in science notebook #45-53 on Tuesday, Feb. 25

Science Notebook Assignment List #46-53


24 #54 Introduction to Astronomy - Earth in Space

Hmk: Study & review notes/hmk. sheets in preparation for Volcanoes Test on Tuesday, Feb. 25

Organize & prepare to turn in science notebook #45-53 on Tuesday, Feb. 25

25 Volcanoes Test

Due:  Science Notebook #45-53

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January 2014

 

January 2014
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  
  
1 Happy New Year!
2 No school
3 No school

6 #38 Monitoring Faults

Creep meters, laser-ranging devices, tiltmeters, satellite monitors

Q & A 1-4 include sketches

#39 Hmk: Monitoring Faults w.s

page 2

Reminder:  Earthquake Test, Monday, Jan. 13

7 #38 Monitoring Faults (continued)

Finish Q & A 1-4 in class

Hmk:  Start studying & reviewing notes & assignments for Earthquake Test on Monday, Jan. 13

Reminder:  accepting revised notebooks #29-35  (last day to submit will be Friday)

8 #40 Emergency Preparedness & Family Planning

Emergency preparedness checklist

page 2 page 3 page 4

Personal home & car emergency storage kits

page 2

Personal car emergency kit checklist

Shake, Rattle, Roll Test - Finals

Hmk: study & review earthquake notes & assignments in preparation for test

9 #40 Emergency Preparedness & Family Planning

Personal home & car storage kits

Shake, Rattle, Roll Test - Finals

Hmk: study & review earthquake notes & assignments in preparation for test


10 Earthquake Jeopardy Review

Hmk: study & review earthquake notes & assignments in preparation for test on Monday

Science Notebook Assignment List #29-40

13 Earthquake Test

14 #41 Mapping Earthquakes & Volcanoes

page 2

page 3

#42 Hmk: Volcanoes & Plate Tectonics

page 2

Reminder:  Science Notebooks  #36-45 are due on Tuesday, Jan. 21

15 #43 Exploring Volcanoes (Notes)

Inside a Volcano

#44 Hmk: Volcanic Activity w.s

page 2


16 #43 Exploring Volcanoes (Notes)

Inside a Volcano

#44 Hmk: Volcanic Activity w.s

page 2


17 #43 Exploring Volcanoes (Notes)

Types of volcanic eruptions

Science Notebook Assignment List #29-44

20 MLK Holiday (No school)

21#43 Exploring Volcanoes 

Type of Volcanic Eruptions: Quiet & Explosive

DUE: Science Notebooks #36-45

Science notebook assignment list #36-45


22 Video:  Secrets of the Dead: Herculaneum Uncovered
23 Video:  Secrets of the Dead: Herculaneum Uncovered

24 End of 2nd Grading Period

Video:  Secrets of the Dead: Herculaneum Uncovered (continued)

27 Teach Plan (No school)

Start of 3rd Quarter

28 #45 Volcanic Landforms (notes)

Color sketches, labels & descriptions:  shield, composite (stratovolcano), cinder cone, lava plateaus & calderas

Hmk: #46 Volcanic Landforms w.s

page 2

Hmk: Review #42-46 notes for 5Q, 5M Quiz on Friday

29 #45 Volcanic Landforms (notes/continued)

Hmk: Review #42-46 notes for 5Q, 5M Quiz on Friday

30 #45 Volcanic Landforms (notes/continued)

Hmk: Review #42-46 notes for 5Q, 5M Quiz on Friday

31 5Q, 5M Quiz

Volcanic Landform Brochure Assignment

page 2

Science notebook assignment list #45-46

December 2013

 

December 2013
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

2 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

S,R,R - start purchasing supplies & begin construction

3 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

S,R,R - start purchasing supplies & begin construction

4 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

S,R,R - Construction - companies continue to construct skyscrapers

5 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

S,R,R - Construction - companies continue to construct skyscrapers

6 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

S,R,R - Construction - companies continue to construct skyscrapers

Science Notebook Assignment List #29-35

9 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

S,R,R - Construction - companies continue to construct skyscrapers

Science notebooks #29-35 will be due on Weds./Thurs.

Science Notebook Assignment List #29-35

10 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

S,R,R - Presentation - finalize  structure & use class time to organize company presentation for tomorrow

11 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

EARTHQUAKE, 6.0, companies will give a 2-3 brief presentation on design including citing sources prior to testing on earthquake simulation machine

Due:  Science Notebook #29-35 (#35 should include approximately 9-10 entries)

12 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

EARTHQUAKE, 6.0, companies will give a 2-3 brief presentation on design including citing sources prior to testing on earthquake simulation machine

Due:  Science Notebook #29-35 (#35 should include approximately 9-10 entries)

13 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

EARTHQUAKE, 6.0, companies will give a 2-3 brief presentation on design including citing sources prior to testing on earthquake simulation machine

16 Finish S,R,R :  EARTHQUAKE, 6.0, companies will give a 2-3 brief presentation on design including citing sources prior to testing on earthquake simulation machine

Hmk: #36 Comparing the Richter & Moment Magnitude Scales w.s

17 Video:  "America's Tsunami:  Are we next?"

18 "America's Tsunami:  Are we next?" (continued)

Hmk: #37 Earthquake Hazards & Safety

page 2

19 "America's Tsunami:  Are we next?" (continued)

Hmk: #37 Earthquake Hazards & Safety

page 2

20 Earthquake Hazards & Safety

Science Notebook Assignment List #29-37

23 Winter Break - No school
24 Happy Holidays
25 
26 
27 
30 
31 
  
  
  

 

November 2013

November 2013
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 
 
 
 
1 Video: "Ring of Fire"

4 Earth's Crust in Motion

Review #29 Earth's Crust in Motion, part 1

#30 Start Earth's Crust in Motion, part 2,  Q & A:  fault block mts, folds, anticlines & synclines, plateaus

Hmk:  Continue to review & study all notes & assignments for tomorrow's test

5 Plate Tectonics Exam

 

 

 

Option: accepting revised science notebooks #15-28

6 Earth's Crust in Motion

#30 Finish Earth's Crust in Motion, part 2 - Q & A:  fault block mts, folds, anticlines & synclines, plateaus

Hmk: #31 Earth's Crust in Motion ws

page 2

Option: accepting revised science notebooks #15-28

7 Earth's Crust in Motion

#30 Finish Earth's Crust in Motion, part 2 - Q & A:  fault block mts, folds, anticlines & synclines, plateaus

Hmk: #31 Earth's Crust in Motion w.s

page 2

Option:  accepting revised science notebooks #15-28

8 No School - Teacher Plan

End of 1st Quarter

Science Notebook Assignment List #15-31

11 No school - Veterans Day

12 #32 Measuring Earthquakes (Notes)

Key Terms: focus, epicenter, seismic waves, P, S, L, R waves, seismograph, magnitude, Mercalli, Richter & moment magnitude scales

Hmk: Review & study notes by adding questions, key words to cue; add additional notes to the note section; highlight notes

 


Start of Second Quarter


13 #32 Measuring Earthquakes (Notes)

Hmk: #33 Measuring Earthquakes ws

page 2

No Block, P.1-7

14 #32 Measuring Earthquakes (continued)

 

 

No Block, P.1-7

15 #34  Discover Activity: Spaghetti Cantilever

Science Notebook Assignment List #29-34

 

 

18 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

Introduction to S,R,R activity

Hmk: #35 S,R,R journal entry in science notebook + skyscraper sketch; start research on best design elements

 

 

19 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

S,R,R - company planning time & research (computer lab)

Hmk: #35 S,R,R journal entry in science notebook + internet search on information of best structural designs for earthquakes

Extra Credit:  Attend OMSI Science Pub: Cascadia Great Earthquakes: Riddle of the Sands with Chris Goldfinger @ Mission Theater, 7 pm

20 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

S,R,R - company planning time & research (computer lab)

 

Hmk: #35 S,R,R journal entry in science notebook + internet search on information of best structural designs for earthquakes

21 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

S,R,R - company planning time

Hmk: #36 Earthquake Hazards & Safety ws

page 2

 Parent Conferences 4-8 pm

22 #35 Shake, Rattle, Roll activity

 

S,R,R - submit architectural designs for approval; start purchasing & construction plans

Science Notebook Assignment List #29-36

25 Parent Conferences 8-8  pm
26 Parent Conferences 8-4 pm
27 Thanksgiving Break (No school)
28 Happy Thanksgiving (No school)
29 Thanksgiving Break (No school)

 

October 2013

 

October 2013
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

  SPIRIT WEEK

Vocabulary Exam/Quiz Make-up - Lunch or After school

1 #10 Beneath Earth's Surface (Sepup 38)

Link: SEPUP Textbook

Click on online student book

Username: science

Password: inspires

Vocabulary Exam/Quiz Make-up - Lunch 

2 #11 How do scientist determine what's inside earth?

Box Observation & Inference Activity

#8 Inside Earth (notes)

Hmk: #12 Earth's Interior

page 2

Hmk:  Review & study in class notes by highlighting or writing key words in side margin; prepare for Friday's quiz

3 #11 How do scientist determine what's inside earth?

Box Obervation & Inference Activity

#8 Inside Earth (notes)

Hmk: #12 Earth's Interior

page 2

Hmk:  Review & study in class notes by highlighting or writing key words in side margin; prepare for Friday's quiz

4 Quiz (based on inside earth notes)

#11 How do scientist determine what's inside earth (continued)

Seismic Waves: P, S, L, and R

Science Notebook Assignment List 1-12#

Due: Science notebooks will be due on Tuesday, Oct. 8

Be sure to complete all assignments & organize the notebook

7 #13 Heat Transfer & Convection Currents (Notes)

Hmk: #14 Convection Currents & the Mantle

page 2

8 #13 Heat Transfer & Convection Currents (Notes)

Science notebook assignment list #1-14

DUE: Science Notebook #1-14



9 #15 Convection Currents (Sepup 46)

#16 Hmk: Drifting Continents w.s

page 2

10 #15 Convection Currents (Sepup 46)

#16 Hmk: Drifting Continents w.s

page 2


Salmon Watch Field Trip

11 Teacher Inservice Day

No school

14 #17 The Continent Puzzle (Sepup 40)

#18 5Q, 5M Quiz

15 #17 The Continent Puzzle (Sepup 40) (continued)

Hmk: Review & study notes for Friday's quiz

16 #19 Pangaea & Continental Drift (Notes)

#20 Sea Floor Spreading Section Review Q & A 1-5, pg. 39

Hmk: Review & study notes for Friday's quiz (heat transfer, convection current, pangaea & continental drift)

17  #19 Pangaea & Continental Drift (Notes)

#20 Sea Floor Spreading Section Review Q & A 1-5, pg. 39

Hmk: Review & study notes for Friday's quiz

18 #21 National Geographic video:  Colliding Continents (notes)

Science Notebook Assignment List #15-21

21 #22 5 Q, 5 M Quiz

#23 Sea Floor Spreading & Harry Hess (notes)

#24 Hmk: Sea Floor Spreading ws

page 2

22 #23 Sea Floor Spreading & Harry Hess (notes - continued)

Hmk: Review & study today's notes (highlight, read aloud, write questions) for Friday's 5Q, 5M Quiz #3

#25 Hmk: Plate Tectonics w.s

page 2

23 #26 Plate Tectonics & Tuzo Wilson (Notes)

Hmk: Review & study today's notes (highlight, read aloud, write questions) for Friday's 5Q, 5M Quiz #3

24 #26 Plate Tectonics & Tuzo Wilson (Notes)

Hmk: Review & study today's notes (highlight, read aloud, write questions) for Friday's 5Q, 5M Quiz #3

25 Video: Secrets Beneath the Ice

page 1

page 2

Science Notebook Assignment List #15-26

28 #28 5Q, 5M Quiz #3

Organize Science Notebook

Hmk:  Start reviewing & studying all inside earth, heat transfer, convection currents, continental drift, sea floor spreading & plate tectonics notes & assignments

DUE:  Science Notebooks will be due on Weds./Thurs., Oct. 30th & 31st.

PLAN:  Inside Earth & Plate Tectonics Exam on Tuesday, November 5


29 Inside Earth & Plate Tectonics Jeopardy Review

Hmk:  Continue to review & study all notes & assignments

30 Earthquakes

#29 Earth's Crust in Motion, Part 1 Q & A including sketches on types of stresses & faults

DUE: Science Notebook #15-28

Science Notebook Assignment List #15-28

Hmk:  Continue to review & study all notes & assignments

 31 Earthquakes

#29 Earth's Crust in Motion, Part 1 Q & A including sketches on types of stresses & faults

DUE: Science Notebook #15-28

Hmk:  Continue to review & study all notes & assignments

 1 Video:  "Ring of Fire"

Science Notebook Assignment List #15-29

Hmk:  Continue to review & study all notes & assignments

September 2013

 

September 2013
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
2 
3 
4 Welcome to daVinci

Introductions

#1 10 things I love to do activity

**Bring science composition notebook to class on Friday

Assembly
5 Introduction

Class expectations/Class syllabus

#2 Earth Science Course Syllabus

School Expectation Rotation


6 How to Keep a Science Notebook

Includes table of contents, assignment number, title and page numbers

School Expectation Rotation

Alumni Talent Show

#3 Parent Letter


9 Building a Science Vocabulary       

In class:  Vocabulary List #1

Hmk: Finish List #1

Study A-C words for Quiz #1

Word List: Roots, Prefixes, & Suffixes Used in Science

10 Building a Science Vocabulary

In class:  Quiz #1 A-C

In class: Start Vocabulary List #2 & review words D-H

Hmk: Finish List #2 & study D-H words for Quiz #2

11 Building a Science Vocabulary

In class: Quiz #2 D-H

In class:  Start Vocabulary List #3 & List #4 & review words I-N

Hmk: Finish List #3-4 & study I-N for Quiz #3

12 Building a Science Vocabulary

In class: Quiz #2 D-H

In class:  Start Vocabulary List #3 & List #4 & review words I-N

Hmk: Finish List #3-4 & study I-N for Quiz #3

13 Building a Science Vocabulary

In class: Quiz #3 I-N

In class: Start Vocabulary List #5 & review words O-P

Hmk: Finish List #5 & study O-P for Quiz #4 on Monday

16 Building a Science Vocabulary

In class:  Quiz #4 O-P

In class: Finish all Vocab. List 1-5# & review words R-T

#4 Building Science Vocabulary Packet

Hmk: Study R-T words for Quiz #5

17 Building a Science Vocabulary

In class:  Set up Quiz star login & password in computer class

In class:  Quiz 5 R-T

#5 Vocabulary Quizzes (1-5#)

Hmk: Review & study vocabulary list - Prepare for next Tuesday's exam

VOCABULARY EXAM - Weds. & Thurs., SEPT. 25-26.

18 Archaelogical  Dig Activity - Observation & Inferences

Class review of vocabulary list

Hmk: Review & study vocabulary list - Prepare for next Tuesday's exam

19 Archaelogical Dig Activity - Observation & Inferences

Class review of vocabulary list

Back to School Night

Hmk: Review & study vocabulary list - Prepare for next Tuesday's exam

Salmon Watch Field Trip, October 10th (optional)

20 #7 Video:  Origins:  Earth is Born

page 2

Origins: Video link

Hmk: Review & study vocabulary list - Prepare for next Weds/Thurs. exam

Science Notebook Assignment List #1-7

23 Video:  Origins:  Earth is Born (Continued)

Hmk: Review & study vocabulary list - Prepare for Exam on Weds/Thurs.

24 Vocabulary Class Review for Wednesday/Thursday Exam

Vocabulary Quiz retakes during lunch (optional & applies to scores less than 7 or 70%)

25 Vocabulary Exam
26 Vocabulary Exam

27 #8 Inside Earth (Notes) 

Using a protractor, sketch, label & color the layers of the earth (crust, mantle, lithosphere, asthenosphere, outer & inner core) 

Include brief statements on their composition & unique characteristics

Science Notebook Assignment List #1-8

30 #9 Edible Earth Activity

page 2

page 3

Hmk: #10 Earth's Interior

page 2

  
  
  
  

May 2013

 

May 2013
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 

1 #69 Earth's Interior (notes)

Layers of the Earth:  crust, mantle, lithosphere, asthenosphere outer & inner core

2 #69 Earth's Interior (notes)

Layers of the Earth:  crust, mantle, lithosphere, asthenosphere outer & inner core

3 #69 Earth's Interior (continued)

Seismic Waves:  P, S, R and L waves

Science Notebook Assignment List #64-69

6 #69 Earth's Interior (continued)

Seismic waves demo.

Hmk: #70 Earth's Interior ws

page 2

7 #71 Heat Transfer (notes)

Radiation, Conduction and Convection

Hmk: #72 Convection Currents & the Mantle

page 2

8 #73  Convection Currents Mini-lab (Sepup 46)

9 #74 Continental Drift & Pangaea (Notes)

Pangaea Project Activity (Sepup 40)

#75 Hmk: Drifting Continents ws

page 2

10 #74 Continental Drift & Pangaea - Sepup 40 (continued)

Science Notebook Assignment List #64-75

13 #74 Continental Drift & Pangaea - Sepup 40 (continued)

Hmk: #76 Hmk: Sea Floor Spreading w.s

page 2

14 #77 Sea Floor Spreading & Harry Hess

Complete section review questions 1-4, pg. 39 (be sure to write out questions)

15 #77 Sea Floor Spreading & Harry Hess (Notes)

Hmk: #78 The Theory of Plate Tectonics w.s

page 2

16 #77 Sea Floor Spreading & Harry Hess (Notes)

Hmk: #78 The Theory of Plate Tectonics w.s

page 2

GK-12 Cascades to Coast Student Conference


17 #79 Plate Tectonics (notes)

Science Notebook Assignment List #64-79

20 #79 Plate Tectonics (continued)

Hmk: Review notes (continental drift, sea-floor spreading & plate tectonics) for tomorrow's quiz

21 5-minute, 5-question quiz

Due:  Science Notebook #64-79

22 Video:  Down to the Earth's Core
23 Video:  Down to the Earth's Core
24 Video:  Down to the Earth's Core (continued)

27 #80 Earth's Crust in Motion (Notes)

Section Review Questions 1-4, pg. 61 (be sure to write out questions)

Add: sketches to questions 1-2

Accepting revised science notebooks #64-79 throughout the week

28 #81 Earthquakes (Notes)

Hmk: #82 Earth's Crust in Motion w.s

page 2

29 #83 Earth's Crust in Motion

Define & illustrate fault block mts., folds, anticlines & synclines & plateaus

#84 Discover Activity: Spaghetti Cantilever

30 #83 Earth's Crust in Motion

Define & illustrate fault block mts., folds, anticlines & synclines & plateaus

#84 Discover Activity: Spaghetti Cantilever


31 GK-12 Post Evaluation

Last day to submit revised science notebooks, #64-79

Science Notebook Assignment List #64-84

April 2013

 

April 2013
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 #56 GK-12 Mosscosms Inquiry - review research question, plan/methods on data collections include check habitats,treatment & data collection entry
2 #56 GK-12 Mosscosms Inquiry - Data collection of springtails/mosses (floating or berlese funnel extraction techniques                                                                      DUE: Lab Report: Heating Earth's Surface                                                                                                
3 #56 GK-12 Mosscosms Inquiry - Data collection of springtails/mosses (floating or berlese funnel extraction techniques                                           Create tables & graphs from mosscosm data                                                      Disassemble & clean up equipment                   
4 #56 GK-12 Mosscosms Inquiry - Data collection of           springtails/mosses (floating or berlese funnel extraction techniques                                          Create tables & graphs from mosscosm data                                                      Disassemble & clean up equipment  
5  #56 GK-12 Mosscosms Inquiry - Lab Report    Create tables & graphs from mosscosm data                         
8 #56 GK-12 Mosscosms Inquiry - Lab Report
9 #56 GK-12 Mosscosms Inquiry - Lab Report
10 #56 GK-12 Mosscosms Inquiry - Lab Report
11 End of Third Quarter
12 Teacher Planning Day
15 #56 GK-12 Mosscosm Inquiry - Lab Report

16 #56 GK-12 Mosscosm Inquiry - Presentation 

Poster Board Display:  Mosscosm Inquiry - Group planning & design

DUE: Lab Report: Mosscosm Inquiry                            

17 #56 GK-12 Mosscosm Inquiry -Presentation  

Poster Board Display: Start work (computer lab)
18 #56 GK-12 Mosscosm Inquiry -Presentation   

Poster Board Display: Start work (computer lab)

19 #56 GK-12 Mosscosm Inquiry -Presentation          

Poster Board Display: Start work (computer lab)

22 8th Grade Science Statewide Testing
23 8th Grade Science Statewide Testing
24 8th Grade Science Statewide Testing
25 8th Grade Science Statewide Testing
26 8th Grade Science Statewide Testing
29 
30

 

March 2013

 

 

March 2013
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 



1 #62 Lab: Heating Earth's surface (Sepup 55, E-27)

Computer Lab:  Using MS Excel, create a line graph & start your Analysis & Conclusion write -up (1 page min.)  See lab write-up

Science Notebook Assignment List #56-63

DUE DATE:  Science Notebook #56-63 on Weds., March 6

4 #56 Mosscosms Inquiry - check habitats,treatment & data collection entry

In class:  Finish #62 lab write-up report including 1-page min. analysis & conclusion (See yellow lab write-up sheet)

DUE DATE:  Science Notebook #56-63 on Weds, March 6

Science Notebook Assignment List #56-63

5 #62 Lab: Heating Earth's surface (Sepup 55, E-27)

In class: Finish up lab report including 1-page analysis & conclusion write-up

In class:  Finish #63 Inocente assignment

In class/Hmk:  organize & prepare to submit science notebook #56-63 tomorrow
6  #64 Oceans & Climates:  How do oceans affect climate (Sepup 57, E-34)

#64 Intra-act Discussion:  Oceans & Climate worksheet

DUE: Science Notebook #56-63


Video:  Wonders of Weather

 

8 #56 GK-12: Mosscosms Inquiry - check habitats, treatment & data collection entry

Group consultation with research scientist/advisor Dr. E. Shortlidge

Science Notebook Assignment List #64


 

11 #56 Mosscosms Inquiry - check habitats,treatment & data collection entry                                    #65 The Causes of Climate: Why do different parts of the world have different climates (Sepup 58, E-42)

Hmk:  Finish #65 Analysis Questions

12 #66 Ocean Temperatures: How do ocean temperatures vary over the surface of the earth? (Sepup 56, E-30)

Hmk:  Analysis Questions 1-4

13 #67 Water as a Solvent Lab (Sepup 59, E-47)

Accepting revised science notebooks #56-63; last day will be Monday, March 18

14 #67 Water as a Solvent Lab (Sepup 59, E-47) 15 #66 Ocean Temperatures, (Sepup 56, E-47)  & #67 Water as a Solvent Lab (Sepup 59) 

Work on completing both assignments listed above including the analysis questions

Science Notebook Assignment List #64-67

18 #68 Changing States of Water (Sepup 60, E-50)       

Create a concept map about water

Due:  Revised science notebooks #56-63

 

 

19 #68 Changing States of Water (Sepup 60, E-50)       

Demonstrations, revise concept map, start analysis questions

Hmk:  Finish #68 analysis questions 1-2, E-54

 
20 Lab Inquiry Report: Heating Earth's Surface

In computer lab, type lab report including MS Excel graphs & table

21 Lab Inquiry Report: Heating Earth's Surface

In computer lab, type lab report including MS Excel graphs & table

22  Lab Inquiry Report: Heating Earth's Surface
                                   In computer lab, type lab report including MS Excel graphs & table

Science Notebook Assignment List #64-6

25 SPRING BREAK - NO SCHOOL, MARCH 25-29
26  27  28   29 

February 2013


February 2013
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 



1
4 #56 GK-12 Mosscosms-Experimental Design - Introduction, Part I

page 2

5 #56 GK-12 Mosscosms-Experimental Design, Group Planning, Part II

page 2

Hmk:  Bring group supplies to class for experimental design (moss, mason jars, etc.)


6 #56 Mosscosms   Inquiry:  Experimental Design Set-up
                              Build springtail & moss habitats                    
                            •Start lab write-up in science notebook (Title; Introduction & Background; Materials; Procedures

Lab Write-up

page 2

7 #56 Mosscosms  Inquiry:  Experimental Design Set-up
                            •Build springtail & moss habitats                    
                            •Start lab write-up in science notebook (Title; Introduction & Background; Materials; Procedures
8  #56 Mosscosms Inquiry - Lab write-up

Data collection plan & schedule

Science Notebook Assignment List #56

11 #56 Mosscosms Inquiry - check habitats,treatment & data collection entry

#57 Weather Title Page

12 #58 Weather Effects - "How does weather influence daily life?" (Sepup 50)

page 1

page 2


 

 

13 #59 Investigating Local Weather - "How is daily weather different from monthly weather data?"  (Sepup 51)

Part A:  Table 1 & Table 2

14  #59 Investigating Local Weather - "How is daily weather different from monthly weather data?"  (Sepup 51) 15 #59 Investigating Local Weather (continued)

Part B: Table 3 Portland Monthly Averages (Make sure to record metric units in  your table)

MS Excel Graph or hand graph of Portland monthly averages (select one:  maximum temperature, minimum temperature, precipitation or wind speed)

Portland Monthly Weather Averages

Science Notebook Assignment List #56-59
18 President Day - No school
19 #56 Mosscosms Inquiry  - check habitats,treatment & data collection entry

Finish #59 Table 3, MS Excel graph/ hand graph & complete analysis questions 1-4 on pg. E-14

 

20 #60 Weather & Climate: How do climates vary? (Sepup 53, pg E-18-23)

Directed Reading Table

21 #60 Weather & Climate: How do climates vary? (Sepup 53. pg. E-18-23)

Directed Reading Table

22 #61 The Earth's Surface Sepup 54, pg. E-24-26)


Science Notebook Assignment List #56-61

 


25 #56 Mosscosms Inquiry - check habitats,treatment & data collection entry

#62 Lab: Heating Earth's surface (Sepup 55, E-27)

Lab write-up:  Write the following in your science notebook:  Title, Introduction & background (discuss albedo & specific heat)

Anticipation Guide

Writing Frame

 
26 #63 Video:  Inocente; 2013 Oscar Best Documentary Short Subject

In class/Hmk: Video questions & poem or artwork


27 #62 Lab: Heating Earth's surface (Sepup 55, E-27)

In class:  conduct experiment

Continue with lab write-up:  Materials; Procedures & Data (Make data table that includes time, temperature of sand & temperature of water)

Hmk:  Work on Heating Earth Surface lab write-up

28 #62 Lab: Heating Earth's surface (Sepup 55, E-27)

In class:  conduct experiment

Continue with lab write-up:  Materials; Procedures & Data (Make data table that includes time, temperature of sand & temperature of water)

Hmk:  Work on Heating Earth Surface lab write-up

#62 Lab: Heating Earth's surface (Sepup 55, E-27)

Computer Lab:  Using MS Excel, create a line graph & start your Analysis & Conclusion write -up (1 page min.)  See lab write-up

Science Notebook Assignments #56-63

January 2013

January 2013
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 
1  Happy New Year
2 #40 The Nearest Star: The Sun (Sepup, Activity 92, pg. G-32)  

 

Complete analysis questions 1-5, page G-36 (be sure to write out questions)
3 #41 Our Sun (notes)

Hmk:  Review today's notes:  nuclear fusion, sun layers, atmosphere, features of the sun, solar winds, aurora borealis

The Aurora borealis video clip

Solar winds effect on Earth video clip
4  #41 Our Sun (notes)

Science Notebook Assignment List #37-41

Draw & label a color diagram of the layers of the sun.  Include features sunspot, prominence & solar flares; be sure to include an explanation of what each solar feature is                               

Hmk:  Review #40-41 notes for Monday's quiz                                   Due:  revised notebooks #26-36

7 Quiz #3

Hmk:  #42 Atmospheres of Earth & Venus

8 Inner Planets

#43 Inner Planets section review, 1-5, pg. 69 (write out questions

9 #44 How Big are the Planets (Sepup, 91)  

Hmk:  Groups: Bring round objects  you find  at home that will show the size of each planet to class on Friday

          

 

10 #44 How Big are the Planets (Sepup, 91)

Hmk:  Groups: Bring round objects  you find  at home that will show the size of each planet to class on Friday

11 #44 How Big are the Planets (Sepup, 91)

Complete Part B & Analysis  Questions

Science Notebook Assignment List #37-44

14 #45 Inner Planets (Notes)

Mercury, Venus, Earth & Mars

#48 Current event 2012-13 on Mars (newspaper/magazine, reliable internet article)

Write 1/2-1 page summary & include personal reaction; cite source

Attach article to science notebook

 
15 #45 Inner Planets

Finish #44 Presentations:  How Big are the Planets

Hmk: #47 The Outer Planets w.s

page 2


16 #46 Outer Planets (Notes)

Jupiter, Saturn,    Uranus, Neptune & Pluto                 

Include color sketches in your notes

17 #46 Outer Planets (Notes)
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus,                 Neptune &  Pluto                           

Include color sketches in your notes


18 #46 Outer Planets (Notes)

Color sketches of inner planets

Due:  #48 Current Event on Mars - Attach article in science notebook

Science Notebook Assignment List #37-48
21 MLK Holiday
22 #49 Comets, Asteroids, Meteors (Notes)

Hmk #50 Comets, Asteroids, Meteors ws

page 2               

Earth Space Test on Tues., Jan. 29

Due:  Science Notebook #37-55, Tues., Jan. 29

23 #51 Stars

In class:  10 questions & answers, Astronomy Sci. Explorer, pgs. 103-116

Hmk: #52 Characteristics of Stars w.s

page 2

Hmk: #53 Lives of Stars w.s

page 2

24 #51 Stars

In class:  10 questions & answers, Astronomy Sci. Explorer, pgs. 103-116

Hmk: #52 Characteristics of Stars w.s

page 2

Hmk: #53 Lives of Stars w.s

page 2

25  #54 Star Systems & Galaxies (Notes)

Hmk: #55  3x5 study card- can be used for Tuesday's test

Study & review notes, homework sheets & in class assignments

Science Notebook Assignment List #37-55

 

28 Earth in Space Jeopardy Review

Study & review notes, homework sheets & in class assignments

29 Earth in Space Test

Due:  Science Notebook, #37-55

30
31 2nd Quarter Grades End

December 2012

 

 

December 2012
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3 #33 Earth's Moon (Notes)

5-Minute Quiz #2

#34 Earth's Moon w.s (Hmk)

page 2

Due Friday:  Science Notebook #21-36


4 #35 Observing Objects in Space (Sepup - 86) 

In class/Hmk - Complete table & analysis questions 1-3 (be sure to write out the questions


5 #36 Where in the Solar System Am I (Sepup-89) 6 #36 Where in the Solar System Am I (Sepup - 89) 7 #37 Nova:  "Finding Life Beyond Earth"

Due:  Science Notebook #21-36                                                Science Notebook Assignment List #21-36


10  #37 Nova:  "Finding Life Beyond Earth" (Notes)
11#37 Nova:  "Finding Life Beyond Earth" (Notes)                        

Hmk:  #38 The Inner Planet w.s                                           page 2

12 #39 Drawing the Solar System (Sepup, Activity 90, pg. G-24)

page 2

page 3

Now accepting revised science notebooks #21-36 (Be sure to highlight all revised assignments on the grading sheet)

13 #39 Drawing the Solar System (Sepup, Activity 90, pg. G-24)

14  #39 Drawing the Solar System (Sepup, Activity 90, pg. G-24)

Finish #39; complete analysis questions

Winter Talent Show Assembly

Science Notebook Assignment List, #21-39  
17 WINTER/ HOLIDAY BREAK, DEC. 17-JAN. 1
18 
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25 
26 
27 
28 
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November 2012

November 2012
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 


1#20 How to write a lab report (notes)

Lab write-up format sheet

page 2

Finish #18 (in class)



2 #21 Phases, Eclipses & Tides 

Complete section review questions & answers 1-5 on page 34 of science explorer book

Science Notebook Assignment List #18-20
5 #22 Seasons on Earth review (notes)

Hmk:  Review & study notes for 5-minute quiz

axis, rotation, revolution, latitude, longitude, summer/winter solstice & vernal/autumnal equinox

 


6 #22 Seasons on Earth

5-minute quiz #1

Finish #21 Moon phases, eclipses & tides section review 1-5

Hmk: #23  Moon phases, eclipses & tides w.s

pg. 2

 

 
7 #24 MS Excel plant species richness graph & moss creek table 

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8 #24 MS Excel plant species richness graph & moss creek table 9 Teacher Plan - No school

Science Notebook Assignment List #21-24

12 Veteran's Day - No school
13 Rockets & Satellites

#25 Rockets & satellites section review questions 1-4, pg. 38 (write out questions)

Hmk: #26 Rockets & satellites w.s

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14 #27 Phases of the Moon (Notes)

Hmk:  Review the phases of the moon from your notes

15 #27 Phases of the Moon (Notes)

Hmk:  Review the phases of the moon from your notes

Parent conferences 4-8 pm
16 #28 GK-12 field study graphs, tables & analysis

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page 3

Science Notebook Assignment List #21-28

 


19 Parent Conferences 8 am - 8 pm
20 Parent Conferences 8 am - 3:00 pm
21 Thanksgiving Break (no school)
22 Thanksgiving Break (no school) 23 Thanksgiving Break (no school)
26 #29 Solar & Lunar Eclipses (Notes)

 

27 #30 Tides (Notes)

Hmk:  Review notes by filling in side margin with key words, sketches or main ideas or highlight

28 #31 Tides & The Moon (In class) Sepup -#82

 Hmk:  Review notes by filling in side margin with key words, sketches or main ideas or highlight

9 #31 Tides & The Moon (In class) Sepup - #82

 Hmk:  Review notes by filling in side margin with key words, sketches or main ideas or highlight

30 #32 Earth's Moon (In class)

Complete section review Q & A 1-4, pg. 44

Hmk:  5-minute quiz on Monday Review notes #29-32                             
Science Notebook Assignment List #21-32

October 2012

October 2012
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1 Introduction to Graphs & Data Tables with MS Excel
2 #10 GK-12 Water Training: Water Cycle & Quality

#10 Hmk:  Turbidity & TDS questions              page 2                  

page 3                      

Turbidity pg. 1 pg. 2     

TDS pg. 1
pg. 2

     
3 #11 Mystery Water Inquiry Activity

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page 3


4 #11 Mystery Water Inquiry Activity 5 #12 Graphs & Tables with MS Excel (continued)

Science Notebook Assignment List #10-12


8 Science Notebook -hand back science notebooks            -review/explain grading scores           -opportunity to revise science notebook to improve score        

Due Date: Revised science notebooks - Monday, Oct. 15

Due Date:  GK-12 Field trip forms to Tillamook Forest Center - Monday, October 15

9 #12 Graphs & Tables with MS Excel (continued)

Midterm Grades - progress report

10 #12 Graphs & Tables with MS Excel (continued)

#12 includes printed copies of the following: turbidity graph, conductivity graph, turbidity table & conductivity table

Core Locker Painting & Clean-up, 1:20-2:45

11 #12 Graphs & Tables with MS Excel (continued)                   

 

Core Locker Painting 8:20-10:10

 

12 Teacher Inservice Day - No school

Science Notebook Assignment List #10-12 


15  #12 Graphs & Tables with MS Excel (continued)                    16  #13 A Day On Earth: A Day-Night Cycle

Talking Drawing 1 Talking Drawing 2 Possible Explanations: A Day On Earth

 

  

 

17 #13 A Day On Earth: Day-Night Cycle (continued)

#5 Measuring shadows, measuring time experiment

18 #13 A Day On Earth: Day-Night Cycle (continued)

#5 Measuring shadows, measuring time experiment

19 #14 Nova: Is there life on Mars? (Notes)

Science Notebook Assignment List #10-13

22 #14 Nova: Is there life on Mars? (Notes)  (continued)

Hmk:  #15 Earth in space w.s

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23 #16 Sunlight & Seasons graph & questions (In class)

Hmk:  finish #16 questions


24 #17 GK-12 Field Skills review (Notes)

1-2 plant sketches & list 3 characterisitics

Stonefly vs. Mayfly

Turbidity & Conductivity review
25 #17 GK-12 Field Skills review (Notes)

Three plant sketches & list characterisitics

Stonefly vs. Mayfly

Turbidity & Conductivity review 

26 GK-12 da Vinci Fall Field Trip, Tillamook Forest Center

Science Notebook Assignment List #14-17

29 #18 Exploring the Seasons Q & A 1-5 (In class)
30 Salmon Watch Field Trip, Eagle Creek

#19 Stream Invertebrate MS graph & questions

31 #20 How to write a lab report (notes)

Lab write-up format sheet

page 2

Finish #18 (in class)

DUE:  Science Notebook #18-20 on Tuesday, Nov. 6

#20 How to write a lab report (notes)

Lab write-up format sheet

page 2

Finish #18 (in class)


Science Notebook Assignment List #18-20


September 2012

September 2012
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
3
4 
5 Welcome to daVinci

Introductions

#1 10 things I love to do activity

**Bring science composition notebook to class on Friday

Assembly
6 Introduction

Class expectations/Class syllabus

School Expectation Rotation


7 How to Keep a Science Notebook

Includes table of contents, assignment number, title and page numbers

School Expectation Rotation

Alumni Talent Show

10 #2 Introduction to Earth Science (notes)             
#3  Archaeological Dig Observations & Inferences (in class)
11 #3 Archaeological Dig Observations & Inferences (continued)

 

12 Earth in Space - Introduction                                     #4 Sunlight & Shadows activity
13  Earth in Space - Introduction                                               #4 Sunlight & Shadows activity 14 #4 Sunlight & Shadows activity (continued)

Science Notebook Assignment List #1-4

17 #5 Measuring Shadows, Measuring Time

Finish #4 Tyler's analysis questions (in class)

#5 Design an investigation Discuss elements of good experimental design

#5  Hmk:  Start designing your investigation: include background information (paragraph), research question/hypothesis, materials & procedures (list formats) See SEPUP, pg. F-12


18 #5 Measuring Shadows, Measuring Time                                                            Continue to design your investigation (use questions in book on pg. F-12 to assist you).  See SEPUP, pg. F-12                           Discuss your investigation design with your group & record group's plan

Get teacher approval of your investigation

19 #5 Measuring Shadows, Measuring Time

Conduct your investigation & record your results

Back to School Night, 6-8 pm

20 #5 Measuring Shadows, Measuring Time

Conduct your investigation & record your results

21

#6 Video Origins: Earth is Born 

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Science Notebook Assignment List #1-5

24

#6 Video Origins: Earth is Born (continued)



25 #7 Introduction to GK-12 (Notes)

Hmk:  Review today's notes & write a summary paragraph

26 #8 Inquiry Activity:  Introduction to Water Garden Ecology (yellow & blue sheets)

plant data 1      plant data 2       macroinvertebrate 1 macroinvertebrate 2   

27 #8 Inquiry Activity:  Introduction to Water Garden Ecology (yellow & blue sheets)

28 #9 Identifying da Vinci's water garden macroinvertebrates

Science Notebook Assignment List #1-9

DUE:  Science Notebooks #1-9 on Tuesday, October 2.