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  Daily Assignments - Science 8

 Week of January 30 - February 3

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Monday - January 30 - Collect Evidence - Lesson Check Quiz "Potential Energy" - Lesson 2 Review pages 138-140

Tuesday - January 31 - Lesson 3 Launch "Swing Low" - Video "Pendulum Demo" - Lesson 3 Phenomenon "What happens to the energy of the weight as it swings?" - Make a Claim 

Wednesday - February 1 - Lab "The Energy of the Pendulum" page 146-148 -     3-D Thinking page 150 - Collect Evidence A 

Thursday - February 2 - Lab "So Much Work" pages 151-152 - 3-D Thinking page 153 - Collect Evidence - Lesson Review page 158-160

Friday - February 3 - Lesson Check Quiz "Conservation of Energy" - Learn Smart Practice

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Monday - January 23 - Review Forces and Motion Test - Module 2 Phenomenon "What role does energy play in an amusement park ride?" - Lesson 1 Launch "Soccer Ball" - Lesson 1 Phenomenon "What determines how far you can move a ball?" - Make a Claim - Term Sheet

Tuesday - January 24 - Video "Kinetic Energy - Demonstrated with Crashing Spheres" - Notes over Kinetic Energy - Lab "Mass Matters" pages 113-115 - 3-D Thinking page 115

Wednesday - January 25 - Lesson Check "Kinetic Energy" - 3-D Thinking page  120 - Lesson Review pages 122-124 - Collect Evidence

Thursday - January 26 - Lesson 2 Launch "Don't Fall" - Lesson 2 Phenomenon "How does changing the position of a ball affect its energy?" - Video "Increasing Potential" - Make a Claim - Lab "Slingshot Physics" 

Friday - January 27 - Potential Energy Notes - Investigation "Dropping the Ball" pages 133-135

 

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Monday - January 16 - No School - Martin Luther King Day

Tuesday - January 17 - Lesson Check Quiz "Gravitational Force" - Lesson Review pages 92-94 - Begin Learn Smart

Wednesday - January 18 - Learn Smart Test Practice

Thursday - January 19 - Review for Forces and Motion Test - Test Tomorrow

Friday - January 20 - Forces and Motion Test - Hand in Books to Grade - Hand in Notes

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Monday - January 9 - Virtual Lab "Motion, Forces, and Simple Machines"

Tuesday - January 10 - Lesson Check Quiz "Force Pairs" - Lesson 3 Review pages 72-74

Wednesday - January 11 - Lesson Launch 4 "Ball Toss" - Lesson 4 Phenomenon "What pulls the skydiver to the ground?" - Video "Skydiving" - Make a Claim - Term Sheet

Thursday - January 12 - Notes over Gravitational Forces - Investigation "The Pencil Dropped Around the World" - PhET "The Force of Gravity" - Collect Evidence A

Friday - January 13 - Lab "Weighing Washers" pages 87-88 - Math Connection page 89 - 3-D Thinking page 90 - Collect Evidence B and C

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Monday - January 2 - No School - Winter Break

Tuesday - January 3 - No School - Winter Break

Wednesday - January 3 - No School - Teacher Work Day

Thursday - January 4 - Lab pages 62-63 "Pulling Your Weight" - Notes over Force Pairs- 3-D Thinking pages 64 and 67 - Investigation page 65 "Back to Back" - Collect Evidence A and B

Friday - January 5 - Lab "Bounce Back" page 68-69 - 3-D Thinking page 70 - Collect Evidence C - Lesson Review pages 72-74

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Monday - December 19 - Lesson 2 Review pages 54-56 - Lesson 3 Launch "Blowing in the Wind" - Lesson 3 Phenomenon "Force Pairs" - Make a Claim - Term Sheet

Tuesday - December 20 - Catch Up Day / Falcon Reward's Day 

Wednesday - December 21 - Teacher Work Day / Professional Development Day

Thursday - December 22 - Winter Break Begins

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Monday - December 12 - Notes over Newton's 2nd Law of Motion - Practice Worksheet

Tuesday - December 13 - Science MAP Testing

Wednesday - December 14 - Science MAP Testing

Thursday - December 15 - Notes over Free Body Diagrams, Net Forces, and Balanced and Unbalanced Forces - Practice Worksheet

Friday - December 16 - Collect Evidence B and C - Lesson Check Quiz "Force and Acceleration" - Lesson 2 Review pages 54-56

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Monday - December 5 - PhET "The Moving Man" - Virtual Lab "Motion and Momentum"

Tuesday - December 6 - Lesson Check "Position and Motion" - Lesson 1 Review pages 31-33 - Collect Evidence 

Wednesday - December 7 - Lesson 2 Launch "Constant Mowing" - Lesson 2 Phenomenon "What happens to the motion of a water tube when it's pushed or pulled?" - Video "Pushed Away" - Make a Claim - Lesson 2 Term Sheet 

Thursday - December 8 - Notes over velocity, acceleration, and forces - Quiz Tomorrow - Investigation "When Push Comes to Shove" - 3-D Thinking page 43

Friday - December 9 - Quiz over Velocity, Acceleration, and Forces - Notes over Newton's 2nd Law of Motion, Contact Forces, and Friction - PhET "Friction" - Collect Evidence A

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Monday - November 28ixl Review over Genes to Traits Q.2, Q.3, Q.5, Q.6, and Q.7

Tuesday - November 29 - Finish ixl Review from yesterday - Review over Natural Selection and Adaptations R.1 and R.2 - Work on Finding a Science Fair Project www.sciencebuddies.org

Wednesday - November 30 - Notes over motion, displacement, speed, and velocity - 3-D Thinking page 19 - Collect Evidence A and B

Thursday - December 1 - Lab pages 20-21 "Be the Fastest" - Investigation page 25 "Point the Way"

Friday - December 2 - Investigation pages 27-28 "Plot It" - 3-D Thinking page 29 - Collect Evidence - PhET "Moving Man"

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Monday - November 21 - Notes over Position and Reference Point - Investigations "Start From Here" pages 11-12 and "See You Soon" pages 13-14 - Collect Evidence A - Draw a Map to Your Home

Tuesday - November 22 - Notes over Motion, Displacement, Speed and Velocity - 3-D Thinking page 19 - Collect Evidence B

Wednesday - November 23 - No School

Thursday - November 24 - No School - Happy Thanksgiving!!

Friday - November 25 - No School

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Monday - November 14 - Support Reasoning - Lesson Check Quiz "Evidence of Evolution" - Lesson Review pages 160-162

Tuesday - November 15 - Learn Smart Activity "Evidence of Evolution"

Wednesday - November 16 - Review for Test "Evidence of Evolution" - Test Tomorrow

Thursday - November 17 - Evidence of Evolution Test - Hand in Notes - Hand in Books for Participation Grade

Friday - November 18 - Review Test - Begin Unit 2 - Module 1 Phenomenon "Forces and Motion" - Lesson 1 Launch "Train Ride" - Lesson 1 Phenomenon "Position and Motion" - Make a Claim - Term Sheet 

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Monday - November 7 - Virtual Lab "Dino Dig" - Revise Claim and Support Reasoning

Tuesday - November 8 - Lesson Check Quiz "Fossil Evidence of Evolution" - Lesson 1 Review pages 144-146

Wednesday - November 9 - Lesson 1 Launch "Fins and Flippers" - Lesson 1 Phenomenon "How can the wings of the bat and the wings of a bird provide evidence for evolutionary relationships?" - Video "Winging It" - Make a Claim - Term Sheet

Thursday - November 10 - Notes over Comparative Anatomy, Homologous, Analogous, and Vestigial Structures, and Embryology - Collect Evidence A and B - Revise Claim and Support Reasoning - Investigation page 155 "Developing Evolutionary Understanding" - 3-D Thinking page 156

Friday - November 11 - Investigation page 157 "Evolving Your Knowledge" - Virtual Lab "Classifying Using Biotechnology" 

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Monday - October 31 - Review Test - Module 3 Phenomenon "How do whale pelvic bones show evidence of evolution?" - Lesson 1 Phenomenon "How do fossils such as Tiktaalik provide evidence of evolution?" - Make a Claim - Term Sheet - Happy Halloween!

Tuesday - November 1 - Video "Types of Fossils" - Notes over Fossil Formation, Fossil Record and Geologic Time Scale - Investigation page 136 "Analyze the Age" - 3-D Thinking page 139 - Collect Evidence A - Quiz Tomorrow

Wednesday - November 2 - No School - State Volleyball Tournament

Thursday - November 3 - Quiz over Fossil Formation - Lab "Return to Form"

Friday - November 4 - Notes on Extinction, Evolution, and Transitional Fossils - Lab "It's Time for a Change" pages 140-141 - 3-D Thinking page 140 - Collect Evidence B

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Monday - October 24 - Notes over Artificial Selection - Virtual Lab "Gene Splicing" - 3-D Thinking page 108 - Collect Evidence, Revise Claim and Support Reasoning

Tuesday - October 25 - Lab "50/50 Chance" - Lesson 3 Review pages 114-116

Wednesday - October 26 - Lesson Check Quiz "Artificial Selection" - Learn Smart Review 

Thursday - October 27 - Review for Test "Natural Selection and Adaptations" - Test Tomorrow - Finish Learn Smart Review

Friday - October 28 - Test "Natural Selection and Adaptations - Hand in Books for Participation Grade - Hand in Notes

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Monday - October 17 - Dihybrid Punnett Squares - Parent -Teacher Conferences 3:45-7:45

Tuesday - October 18 - Lesson Check 2 "The Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection" - Lesson Review pages 98-100

Wednesday - October 19 - Lesson 3 Launch "Corn Connection" - Lesson 3 Phenomenon "Why do all of these dogs look different?" - Video "Dog Days" - Make a Claim - Lesson 3 Term Sheet - Parent - Teacher Conferences 3:45-7:45

Thursday - October 20No School - End of 1st Quarter - Teacher Work Day

Friday - October 21 - No School

 

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Monday - October 10 - Review Punnett Squares - Quiz over Genetics and Punnett Squares - More Punnett Square Practice

Tuesday - October 11 - Lab "Predicting Results" 

Wednesday - October 12 - Notes over Incomplete Dominance, Polygenic Inheritance and Chromosome Disorders - Punnett Square Practice over these types

Thursday - October 13 - Incomplete Dominance Quiz - More Practice

Friday - October 14 - Lab "Genetic Traits"

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Monday - October 3 - Lab "Population Variation" pages 86-88 - Video "The Making of a Theory - Charles Darwin" 

Tuesday - October 4 - Finish Video if needed - Notes over Darwin, Traits, Natural Selection, and Adaptations - Collect Evidence B and C - 3-D Thinking page 91 - Quiz Tomorrow

Wednesday - October 5 - Quiz over Darwin, Traits, Natural Selection, and Adaptations - Virtual Lab "How are fish adapted to their environment?" and  Virtual Lab "How are birds adapted to their environment?"

Thursday - October 6 - Review Genetics and Punnett Square Information - Punnett Square Practice

Friday - October 7 - Punnett Square Practice - Virtual Lab "Natural Selection" 

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Monday - September 26 - Collect Evidence B and C - Amoeba Sisters Mutations Video - Virtual Lab "DNA and Genes"

Tuesday - September 27 - Strawberry DNA Extraction Lab 

Wednesday - September 28 - Lesson Check Quiz "How Traits Change" - Lesson 1 Review pages 76-78

Thursday - September 29 - Lesson 2 Launch "Tree Snails" page 79 - Lesson 2 Phenomenon "Why do you think this plant has flowers that look like bees?" - Video "Nature's Copycats" - Make a Claim - Lesson 2 Term Sheet

Friday - September 30 - Lab "Classroom Variations" page 84-85 - Collect Evidence A

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Monday - September 19 - Investigation "Crack the Code" pages 52-53 - Notes over DNA - Quiz Tomorrow over DNA - 3-D Thinking page 67

Tuesday - September 20 - DNA Quiz -  Lab page 65-66 "Model DNA" 

Wednesday - September 21 - Notes over RNA, Transcription, and Translation - Video "Transcription" - Investigation page 68-69 - Collect Evidence A

Thursday - September 22 - Quiz over Replication, Transcription, and Translation - Notes over Mutations - Investigation "Mutation Classification" page 74 - Collect Evidence B and C - Virtual Lab "DNA and Genes" 

Friday - September 23 - Strawberry DNA Extraction Lab

 

 

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Monday - September 12 - Notes over Geologic Time Scale - Investigation "It's About Time" page 42 - Collect Evidence B and C, Revise Claim and Support Reasoning - Lesson 2 Review pages 46-48

Tuesday - September 13 - Lesson Check 2 "Building a Time Line" Quiz - Module 1 Geologic Time Learn Smart

Wednesday - September 14 - Review for Geologic Time Test - Test Tomorrow - Finish Geologic Time Learn Smart

Thursday - September 15 - Geologic Time Test - Hand in Notes - Hand in Books for Participation Grade

Friday - September 16 - Review Geologic Time Test - Module 2 Phenomenon "Why does this butterfly when it stretches look like the face of an owl?" - Video "Whoo are you - owl or butterfly?" - Lesson 1 "Cat Eyes" - Lesson 1 Phenomenon "Why is this alligator white and not green?" - Video "White Alligator" - Activity page 59 - Make a Claim - Lesson 1 Term Sheet

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Monday - September 5 - No School - Labor Day

Tuesday - September 6 - Lesson Check Quiz 1 "Analyzing Rock and Fossil Records" - Lesson 1 Review pages 24-26

Wednesday - September 7 - Lesson 2 Launch "Scientific Explanations" - Lesson 2 Phenomenon "How do geologists know that separate sequences of rock layers might have formed at the same time?" - Video "The Grand Staircase" - Make a Claim - Lesson 2 Term Sheet - Investigation "Gaps in the Rock Record" pages 32-33

Thursday - September 8 - Notes on "What happens when fossil records are not complete?" and "How can we fill gaps?" - Investigation "Its a Match" page 34-35 - 3-D Thinking page 36 - Collect Evidence A

Friday - September 9 - Notes - "How do geologic events help build Earth's timeline?"- Investigation "Ashes, Ashes, We all Fall Down?" page 38 - 3-D Thinking page 39 - Investigation "Riddle of the Rocks" page 40 - Collect Evidence B

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Monday - August 29 - Review Relative Age Dating Notes from Friday - Lab "Layers Rock" pages 12-13 - Investigation "Relative Age Dating" page 14-17 - Video Animation "Relative Age Dating" - Quiz Thursday over Relative Age Dating - Collect Evidence A

Tuesday - August 30 - Science MAP Testing

Wednesday - August 31 - Science MAP Testing

Thursday - September 1 - Review Relative Age Dating - Relative Age Dating Quiz - Notes over Fossils and the Fossil Record - Investigation "Reconstructing Past Environments - Collect Evidence B

Friday - September 2 - Lab "Paleogeographic Mapping"

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Monday - August 22 - Finish Measurement Lab

Tuesday - August 23 - Paper Towel Inquiry Lab

Wednesday - August 24 - Finish Paper Towel Inquiry Lab

Thursday - August 25 - Module 1 Phenomenon "How can rocks tell the story of Earth's long history?" - Lesson 1 Launch "How old is Earth?" - Lesson 1 Phenomenon "How can the rock layers and geologic features be used to sequence past geologic events?" - Video "Shoshone Road Cut" - Make a Claim - Lesson 1 Terms

Friday - August 26 - Notes over "The Basis for Understanding Earth's Past" and "Relative Dating" - Investigation page 8 "The Present is the Key to the Past" - 3-D Thinking page 11

 

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Monday - August 15 - No School

Tuesday - August 16 - No School

Wednesday - August 17 - Welcome! Introductions - All About Me Project

Thursday - August 18 - Share All About Me Project - Class Expectations

Friday - August 19 - Measurement Lab