Jan. 16-20

Monday:  Holiday

Tuesday:  Bully Lesson: Rumors and Gossip; Grade the Earth/Sun Quiz; Continue with Planet exploration

Wednesday:  Complete the Planet Research paper

Thursday:  Moon Phase Lab;   Moon Phase Quiz

Friday: TEST  TEK 7.9 Earth and Space

Jan. 9-13

Monday:  Bully Lesson #16—Are You Addicted to your device-computer or cellphone?;  Notes over Eclipse–Solar and Lunar; 8  Moon Phases.

Tuesday:  Continue with notes and videos depicting those  in our solar system; review the Earths layers

Wednesday: Arranging the Moons–students will have to determine the types of moon that are depicted in the lesson and place them in the proper area.  Journals may be used for help.

Thursday:  Universal Screener for the middle of the year.

Friday:  Quiz over the Earth/Moon/Eclipse notes.

Jan 2–Jan 6

Monday:  Bully Lesson #15; TEK 7.9 Earth and Space-intro notes/vocabulary to know

Tuesday:  7.9A–Analyze how life exists on our solar system   Notes: SUN–parts and information about how it helps with our survival

Wednesday:  EARTH- learn the different layers of Earth and the layers of our Atmosphere.

Thursday:  SUN/EARTH/MOON—rotation, revolution and orbiting—what’s the difference?

Friday:  MOON Phases—learn the position and names of each moon phase in relation to Sun.

December 12-16

Monday:  Bully Lesson #14; Semester Exam Review

Tuesday:  Semester Exam Review; Quiz Games

Wednesday:  EXAMS: 7th, 3rd, 4th, 8th period classes

Thursday:  EXAMS: 1st and 2nd period classes—EARLY RELEASE

Friday:  EXAMS: 6th and 5th period classes—EARLY RELEASE

Students can be released after their exams with a parent checking them out.


December 5-9

Monday:  Bully Lesson #13; Our STUCO has given us an Recycle theme for our decorations this year.  Each student will need to reflect on materials that can be recycled and decorate a stocking for our hallway decorations in Science.  This will be for a grade.  Remind students of our test and what to study for Tuesday.

Tuesday:  TEST over 7.8–notes from p.45 to 50 in their journal.; continue working on the stocking deco.

Wednesday:  Personalize our Salt Dough Christmas Ornaments from lab last week.

Thursday:  Continue with Ornaments…..This will count as a completion grade.

Friday:  Begin our semester exam review.

November 28-December 2

Mon:  Bully Lesson #12

Tues:  Texas Map Analysis–students will work in pairs to analyze the situations given to decide what is the best outcome

Wed:  Texas Map Analysis–continued/complete

Thurs:  Notes 7.8B Analyze the effects of Weathering, Erosion & Deposition

Fri:  LAB:  Watershed Cleanup

Nov. 14-18

Monday:  Bully Lesson #11; Grade film notes; TEK 7.8 Vocabulary Snapshot- 8 words; Prefix/Suffix Card Game

Tuesday:  Balancing Equations–Students will learn how to balance compounds (reactants to products)

Wednesday:  Notes 7.8 Natural Events and what Earth systems are impacted. ; Catastrophic Events in Texas foldables

Thursday:  Catastrophic events foldable

Friday:  Texas Map Analysis of catastrophic events–Partner work

Nov. 7-11

Monday:  Bully Lesson #10–It’s Up to You;  Counting Compounds–the student will determine what elements are in the compound and how many atoms of that element. TEK 7.6

Tuesday:  grade counting compounds; Language of Science–learning how to use prefixes/suffixes to determine the meaning of scientific words.

Wednesday:  complete the language of science exercise; NOTES:  Endo and Exo Thermic reactions

Thursday:  LAB:  Reaction in a Baggie Breakdown–observe how combining chemicals can produce heat and other chemical reactions.

Friday:  7.8 Vocabulary Snapshot; Balancing compounds

Oct. 31-Nov. 4

Monday:  Bully Lesson #9-Finding Good Friends; Mini Lab: Digestive Tract-continued  HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!

Tuesday:  Mini Lab:Digestive Tract–Charting your results.  Create a chart comparing each groups average digestive tract length.  TEK 7.2 7.6 ; return test scores for TEK 7.5/7.6

Wednesday:  EARLY RELEASE DAY @ 12:00; Continue and complete lab

Thursday:  Newtons Laws of Motion TEK 7.7—Station Labs 1)Wacky Washers 2)Newtons Race 3)Balloon Rally

Friday:  Retake day for failed tests; Roughneck Health–STAPH-MRSA

October 24-28

Monday:  Bully Lesson #8; Complete and grade the Food Web and Digestive System Crossword exercise;  hand out the Lab paper for  Tuesday, take notes and preview of video to prepare.

Tuesday:  LAB:  Flame Light Relight…The students will use household chemicals to produce CO2 and Oxygen to prove that a flame needs oxygen to remain lit.

Wednesday:  Review info for test on Thursday;  LAB:  How long is the Digestive System?  the students will perform an activity where they will take measurements and calculate the average length of their groups digestive tracts.

Thursday:  TEST 7.5 and 7.6; continue working on the Digestive Lab

Friday:  Continue and complete the digestive lab activity