Nov. 12-16

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Posted by Stacey Hall | Posted in 7.01, 7.02, 7.03, 7.04, 7.06 | Posted on November 11, 2018

Monday:  Social Lesson: Giving Thanks; Finish Prefix flashcards..quiz on Thursday; Grade Counting Compounds quiz from Friday         Test on Thursday for TEK 7.6-pages 25-34 from your science journal

Tuesday:  In preparations for our trip tomorrow, we will discuss how dangerous gas leaks can be and why a scent was added to it.  We will also grade our chemical/physical Properties and Changes paper.

Wednesday: Prefix Quiz #1…from flashcards;  Make New cards for Quiz #2; Review for the test

Thursday:  TEST TEK 7.6

Friday: FIELD TRIP to New London.  We have postponed our trip to today, so the weather would be warmer and less muddy.  Field Trip to the New London Museum ….We will leave at 8:15 and will arrive back at the school around 2:15.  Don’t forget to bring your sack lunch/drink as we will go to a local park and have a picnic.  REMEMBER….wear closed toe shoes a jacket please.

 

November 5-9

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Posted by Stacey Hall | Posted in 7.06 | Posted on November 4, 2018

Monday:  Social Lesson: Upstander;  Go over the Organic Compound worksheet to check for understanding.  Learn how to count the number of atoms in a compound.

Tuesday:  TEK 7.6 B  Physical and Chemical Changes…Notes and Enrichment page..due Wednesday

Wednesday:  grade homework assignment –review any problem areas not understood; Language of Science – Learn prefixes or “small” words that are used in science to form large words. Make flashcards in order to help with understanding…Quiz over 10 on Friday.

Thursday:  LAB:  Flame Light Relight

Friday: Prefix quiz over the 10 from Wednesdays work.   Latin prefixes part II

October 29-Nov. 2

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Posted by Stacey Hall | Posted in 7.01, 7.02, 7.03, 7.04, 7.06, LessonPlans | Posted on October 28, 2018

Monday:  Social Lesson: Be an Upstander; Enter answers from test into DMAC…retakes need to be taken care of by Friday.

Tuesday:  TEK 7.6A…What does each organ of the digestive system do to help aide in Digestion?  enrichment paper…not for homework

Wednesday:  HALF DAY…students will be released at 12:00.  Complete the digestive paper from Tuesday

Thursday:  LAB:  Flame Light Relight–students will use household chemicals to light and relight a flame.  Demonstrating internal and external heat.

Friday:  TEK 7.6A Organic Compounds NOTES—Identify what chemicals are most commonly used to make organic compounds….acronym…CHOPNS

October 22-26

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Posted by Stacey Hall | Posted in 7.01, 7.02, 7.03, 7.04, 7.07 | Posted on October 21, 2018

Monday:  Social Lesson: What is bullying?;  check tropisms homework; begin notes over TEK 7.7B-Transformation of energy…like thermal energy in digestion

Tuesday:  continue notes over 7.7B and review for test on Thursday

Wednesday:  LAB: Going Crackers………testing to see when we begin digestion

Thursday:  Test TEK 7.7

Friday:  Branches of Science

October 15-19

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Posted by Stacey Hall | Posted in 7.04, 7.07 | Posted on October 14, 2018

Monday:  Social Lesson: Self Awareness; TEK 7.7A Situations of Work Notes

Tuesday:  7.7A…Enrichment activity over WORK..using the work formula W=FxD

Wednesday:  TEK 7.7C-Forces that affect motion in everyday life: Geotropism, Emergence of Seedlings in Bulbs and Turgor Pressure. Notes/Discussion/demonstration

Thursday:  TEK 7.7B Transfer of Energy   ex…chemical to heat and thermal to digestion

Friday:  STUDENT HOLIDAY!!!!!    Tonights football game will be PINK OUT, so wear your pink to help support those who fight cancer.  We will also be announcing Football and Band Sweetheart during halftime.

October 8-12

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Posted by Stacey Hall | Posted in 7.01, 7.02, 7.03, 7.04, 7.07 | Posted on October 7, 2018

Monday:  Social Lesson: Responsibility; Continue with Energy Transfer Project..look for completion on Tuesday

Tuesday: Start turning in projects; TEK 7.7C-Force of Everyday Life-Turgor Pressure, Geotropism and Emergence of Seedlings in a Bulb

Wednesday:  LAB: What is Work?   It’s not what you think!

Thursday:  TEK 7.7A-Situations of Work  W=FxD–notes and discussion

Friday:  Enrichment activity over WORK; Roughneck Health–MRSA -Staphylococcus Aureus

October 1-5

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Posted by Stacey Hall | Posted in 7.01, 7.02, 7.03, 7.04, 7.05 | Posted on September 30, 2018

Monday:  Social Lesson:  Courage;  Complete Food Web Crossword and Energy Transfer Internet Activity

Tuesday:  Assign organisms and begin Energy Transfer Project–Students will be given a project format–Homework……completed list of organisms must be completed before class on Wednesday

Wednesday:  Group work on Energy Transfer Project continued

Thursday:  TEST 7.5A; group work after the test

Friday:  Final Day for Project…Due at the end of class

***This week is Spirit Week…each day has a designated “theme” to dress.

***Students may wear Homecoming Mums/Garters on Friday at school…bells must be taped.

Sept. 24-28

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Posted by Stacey Hall | Posted in 7.01, 7.02, 7.03, 7.04, 7.05 | Posted on September 23, 2018

Monday:  Social Lesson: Trustworthiness; Enrichment videos over Biomass; Cycling of Matter and Composting

Tuesday:  7.5C  The students will learn how to diagram the Flow of Energy through Living Systems: Food Chains, Food Webs and Energy Pyramids

Wednesday:  Food Chain Flashcards……….HALF DAY Release at 12:00 for PLC Day

Thursday:  Journal Quiz–Students will have to answer questions based on their journal entries.  Page numbers and titles need to be updated by today and missed answers on papers should be corrected.

Friday:  Flow of Energy Project….Each group will get an organism that they will need to research the flow of energy in order for it to survive.

September 17-21

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Posted by Stacey Hall | Posted in 7.01, 7.02, 7.03, 7.04, 7.05 | Posted on September 16, 2018

WE ARE IN OUR NEW CLASSROOM AND LAB!!!!!!

Parents/students:  We are finally in our new science classroom!  We are still trying to organize and get used to  our new surroundings, but we are progressing quickly.

Monday:  Social Lesson:  RESPECT; Present and discuss the new lab safety contract.  This is to be signed and reviewed by both parent and student and returned on Tuesday if they want to be part of our lab experience. Lab Safety Test on Friday.

Tuesday:  Lab: Drops on a Penny….Students will hypothesize how many drops of water they can get on the surface of a penny.

Wednesday:  We will compare our lab results from Tuesday and discuss the different variables that might have contributed to the different outcomes.  Our lesson will revolve around surface tension and cohesion.

Thursday:  TEK 7.5A Photosynthesis-notes and diagram/7.5B Video: Cycling of Matter within a Living System

Friday:  Lab Safety Test-students will answer questions based off our handout from Monday and the Do’ s and Don’ts of Science Experiments.

Sept. 10-14

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Posted by Stacey Hall | Posted in 7.01, 7.02, 7.03, 7.04 | Posted on September 9, 2018

Monday:  Character Lesson: Building Your Character; Grade Atoms Family Worksheet; Partner Work-Periodic Table Puns

Tuesday: Periodic Table Puns..Complete with partner and grade

Wednesday:Periodic Internet Activities–4 interactive games to broaden the understanding

Thursday: LAB: Drops on a Penny–studying surface tension and cohesion

Friday:  Discuss the lab results and show an enrichment video for further understanding of surface tension and cohesion

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