(Phy Sci) March 28/29- 8.1/8.2 Work

I am at the Florida State Science fair for the rest of the week. Use your class time wisely!

Today Phy Sci students are working in the CPO textbooks.Read 8.1/8.2 and complete the following activities in class:

  • Work Graphic Organizer
  • 8.1/8.2 Guided Reading Qs
  • Work Practice problems- remember to show all calculations in order to get credit (identify variables/formula/units)

(All Classes) March 26/27- Walnut Article & Zombie Virus Tutorial

Welcome back!!! I hope everyone had a relaxing spring break and is ready for the 4th quarter 🙂

Today in class we are focusing on how scientific investigations are designed and carried out. We have two activities to complete:

  1. Article: Solving Bad Breath one Walnut at a Time
  2. Stop the Zombie Virus Tutorial

Click the image below to open the Zombie Virus Online Tutorial

Zombie Virus

HomeLearning:

Complete article analysis & Zombie Virus Tutorial questions (if needed)

(All Classes) March 14/15- Mock SSA

Students took their Mock SSA in class. This data will help us identify our areas of focus to review before the SSA in May.

Next Penda is due 3/19 – this will be a 4th quarter grade.  Check Focus to see the names of the activities which will be graded.  

Disregard Penda that is due 3/26- It will not be graded.

HomeLearning:

Have an awesome Spring Break!

(Comp Sci) Intro to OneNote SSA Review + Universe Test

Today in class students were introduced to OneNote which is an online notebook tool. We will utilize this program a bit more as we review and remediate benchmarks that will be tested on the SSA.

I worked with a small group of students to complete test corrections for the Universe test.  Test corrections must be turned in at the beginning of class on 3/15 in order to receive partial credit back (max score 75%)

Heads up – District MOCK SSA Test next class! 

HomeLearning: 

PENDA Due Sunday! 

(Phy Sci) SC.8.E.5.5 Stars Investigations

Note – We will have our District MOCK SSA Test next class!

EQ- “How is the HR Diagram used to classify and compare stars?” 

In class students worked together in groups to learn about stars.  Each group had a slightly different task to complete, but the end result was the same.

HR Diagram Video:

Small Group Graphing Stars

Whole Group HR Digram

Home Learning

  1. Finish the Online Star Properties tutorial if applicable (Red/Yellow Group) 

  2. PENDA Due Sunday! 

(Phy Sci) SC.8.E.5.5 – Star Tutorial

Click the image below to launch the online Star tutorial star properties

(Comp Sci) Mar. 7 — Universe Wrapup + Study Guide

All students received a printout of their current grade in class today.  Scores below a 73% are considered scholarship warnings and must be returned with a parent  signature. 

We finished our lessons on the Universe in class today.  Students received a study guide for our final assessment of the 9 weeks.  Make sure you study your notes on the Sun, Stars and the Universe!

Next class (after the test) we will begin to discuss our plans to review for the SSA (Statewide Science Assessment)

Home Learning: 

  • Penda assignments due SUNDAY

  • BONUS activity due no later than Monday 3/12!  See FOCUS for details/rubric. 

(Phy Sci) Mar. 6/7 – Energy Transformation Notes + Practice

All students received a printout of their current grade in class today.  Scores below a 73% are considered scholarship warnings and must be returned with a parent  signature. 

Due to FSA Writing testing on Tuesday classes were shortened.  Click below to find our notes on Energy Flow.

Lesson_7_2 Energy Flow Notes

Head’s up — Next class we will begin to discuss our SSA (Statewide Science Assessment) Review plans.

Home Learning: 

  • Penda assignments due SUNDAY

  • BONUS activity due no later than Monday 3/12!  See FOCUS for details/rubric. 

(All Classes) 3rd 9 Weeks Bonus Opportunity -DUE MONDAY 3/12

Check Focus for information on the bonus opportunity for the 3rd 9 weeks.

ALL BONUS ACTIVITIES MUST BE TURNED IN NO LATER THAN 3/12.

(Comp Sci) March 5 – Star Properties Tutorial

http://www.cpalms.org/Public/PreviewResourceStudentTutorial/Preview/163421