Friday, January 11, 2019


 WEEKLY  COURSE OUTLINE
8th grade SCIENCE

Week of January 14th- 18th:

Monday 14th:               1) QUIZ 5-1
                              2) NOTES: What is a Force?
                              3) Read pages 124-127
                              4) Complete Reading Guide
                              ***DUE END OF PERIOD
                              5) Forces Wordsearch

Tuesday 15th:              1) “What is a Force” Packet
                              2) Begin WS #93 “Pyramid Power”
                                                                       
Wednesday 16th:           1) NOTES: Friction
                              2) Read pgs. 128-133
                              3) Review Q’s #1-10, p. 133
                              ***DUE END OF PERIOD
                              4) Finish “Pyramid Power” WS
                                                                 
Thursday 17th:             1) LAB: Science Friction
                              ***DUE TOMORROW
                                   
Friday 18th:                 1) LAB: Friction 500
                              ***DUE MONDAY
                              ***SF: Variables & Hypothesis Worksheet
                                  DUE TUESDAY 1/22
                                                                                                                                 EXTRA CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR THIS WEEK: (max. 5pts/week) DUE ON FRIDAY
1) Read a science newspaper, magazine, or internet current event.  Write a 2-paragraph summary of the article (minimum of 5 sentences per paragraph).  Attach a copy of the article to your summary, and put in EC basket.

Thursday, December 20, 2018


 WEEKLY  COURSE OUTLINE
8th grade SCIENCE

Week of January 7th- 11th:

Monday 7th:                1) Complete “Goal Sheet” for 3rd Q
                              2) Start Lab: Speed, Velocity & Acceleration
             
Tuesday 8th:                1) Finish Lab
                              ***DUE END OF PERIOD
                                                                       
Wednesday 9th:            1) Science of NFL Football: Kinetics: Position,
                                 velocity, and acceleration/They Might be
                                 Giants: Speed and velocity (film clips)
                              2) Re-read pgs. 118-123
                              3) Directed Reading 5-1
                              ***DUE TOMORROW
                 
Thursday 10th:             1) LAB: Acceleration
                              ***DUE TOMORROW
                                   
Friday 11th:                1) “Formula Challenge” Worksheet
                              ***DUE END OF PERIOD
                              2) 4-square Vocabulary Sheet
                              ***QUIZ on Monday (5-1)

                                                                                                                                 EXTRA CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR THIS WEEK: (max. 5pts/week) DUE ON FRIDAY
1) Read a science newspaper, magazine, or internet current event.  Write a 2-paragraph summary of the article (minimum of 5 sentences per paragraph).  Attach a copy of the article to your summary, and put in EC basket.

Monday, December 17, 2018

 WEEKLY  COURSE OUTLINE
8th grade SCIENCE

Week of December 17th- 21st:

Monday 17th:               1) Turn in “Background Research Plan” &
                                  “Bibliography” Worksheets
                              2) SF: Discuss Variables/Hypothesis/
                                  Logbook
                              ***WS “Variables & Hypothesis”
                                  DUE 1/22/2019
                              2) Finish Lab (w/graph)
                              ***DUE Tomorrow
             
Tuesday 18th:              1) LAB: Matchbox Cars
                              ***DUE TOMORROW
                                                                       
Wednesday 19th:          1) “Be an Achiever” Reflection
                                         
Thursday 20th: (1/2 Day)   1) Clean out science binder
                              2) Logic Problems-Dot Designs-Holiday Puzzle
                                   
Friday 21st:                NO SCHOOL



                                                                                                                                 EXTRA CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR THIS WEEK: (max. 5pts/week) DUE ON FRIDAY

1) Read a science newspaper, magazine, or internet current event.  Write a 2-paragraph summary of the article (minimum of 5 sentences per paragraph).  Attach a copy of the article to your summary, and put in EC basket.


Friday, December 7, 2018



 WEEKLY  COURSE OUTLINE
8th grade SCIENCE

Week of December 10th- 14th:
Monday 10th:               1) TEST: Chapter 12
                              2) Read pgs. 118-123
                              3) Review Q’s p. 123, #1-10
                              ***DUE TOMORROW
             
Tuesday 11th:              1) LAB: Domino Dash
                              ***DUE TOMORROW
                                                                       
Wednesday 12th:          1) NOTES: Measuring Motion I
                              2) “Distance, Time, and Speed” Practice
                                 Problems
                              ***DUE TOMORROW
                                         
Thursday 13th:             1) Review HW Problems from Friday
                              2) NOTES: Measuring Motion II
                              3) WS “Section Review”
                              ***DUE TOMORROW
                              4) Speed Worksheet (problems)
                              ***DUE TOMORROW

                                   
Friday 14th:                1) LAB: Speed Challenge Begin
*** SF Background Research & Bibliography Worksheet DUE MON.

                                                                                                                                 EXTRA CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR THIS WEEK: (max. 5pts/week) DUE ON FRIDAY
1) Read a science newspaper, magazine, or internet current event.  Write a 2-paragraph summary of the article (minimum of 5 sentences per paragraph).  Attach a copy of the article to your summary, and put in EC basket.

Monday, December 3, 2018


WEEKLY  COURSE OUTLINE
8th grade SCIENCE

Week of December 3rd- 7th:

Monday 3rd:                1) Hand in SF Project Proposal Worksheet
                              2) Film: Using the Periodic Table
                              3) NOTES: 12-2 “Grouping the Elements”
                                 (metals)
                              4) Begin Reading Guide
                                     
Tuesday 4th:                1) Finish NOTES 12-2 (Non-metals and
                                  Metalloids
                              2) Finish Reading Guide 12-2
                              ***DUE END OF PERIOD
                              3) WS #80 (early finishers)
                                                                                   
Wednesday 5th:  (1/2 Day) 1) Discuss SF Background Research Plan
                                  Worksheet and Bibliography
                                         
Thursday 6th:              1) Periodic Table Crossword Puzzle
                              ***DUE END OF PERIOD
                              ***Test on Chapter 12 on Monday
                                   
Friday 8th:                  1) In-class Review Chapter 12 (#1-12, #20,
                                  Pgs. 356-357)
                              2) “Getting to Know the Periodic Table” WS
                              ***DUE TOMORROW
                              ***TEST on Chapter 12 on MONDAY
                                                                                                             EXTRA CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR THIS WEEK: (max. 5pts/week) DUE ON FRIDAY
1) Read a science newspaper, magazine, or internet current event.  Write a 2-paragraph summary of the article (minimum of 5 sentences per paragraph).  Attach a copy of the article to your summary, and put in EC basket.


Wednesday, November 21, 2018


WEEKLY  COURSE OUTLINE
8th grade SCIENCE

Week of November 26th- 30th:

Monday 26th:               1) WS “The Structure of an Atom”
                              2) Atoms Family Math Challenge WS
                              Atoms WS
                              ***QUIZ (Chapter 11) on Wednesday
             
Tuesday 27th:              1) Grade Atoms Family Math WS
                              2) Chapter 11 Review #1-14, #19-21 p. 328
                                 and all Q’s p. 330-331. (grade in class)
                              ***QUIZ TOMORROW
                                                                       
Wednesday 28th:          1) QUIZ: The Atom
                              2) Science World Magazine Crossword
                              3) Check for understanding WS
                                         
Thursday 29th:             1) Activity: Organizing the Elements
                                 (Which is Easier?)
                              2) NOTES: Arranging the Elements 12-1
           
Friday 30th:                1) Read pgs. 336-343
                              2) Reading Guide 12-1
                              ***DUE END OF PERIOD
                              3) WS #77

                                                                          
 EXTRA CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR THIS WEEK: (max. 5pts/week) DUE ON FRIDAY
1) Read a science newspaper, magazine, or internet current event.  Write a 2-paragraph summary of the article (minimum of 5 sentences per paragraph).  Attach a copy of the article to your summary, and put in EC basket.

Friday, November 16, 2018


WEEKLY  COURSE OUTLINE
8th grade SCIENCE

Week of November 19th- 23rd:

Monday 19th:               1) Chromebooks: Science Fair
                                     
Tuesday 20th:              1) Chromebooks: Science Fair
                                                                       
Wednesday 21st:          1) Thanksgiving Puzzle
                              ***DUE END OF PERIOD
                                         
Thursday 22nd:             NO SCHOOL
                                   
Friday 23rd:                NO SCHOOL
                                             
                                                                                                              EXTRA CREDIT AVAILABLE FOR THIS WEEK: (max. 5pts/week) DUE ON FRIDAY
1) Read a science newspaper, magazine, or internet current event.  Write a 2-paragraph summary of the article (minimum of 5 sentences per paragraph).  Attach a copy of the article to your summary, and put in EC basket.