7th Grade Science :Grading Period 1

Date: August 14

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

STANDARD:

None

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  All school and science class paperwork is due on or before Friday, August 16

b)  All Science Class Materials are due in class on or before Thursday, August 22

LEARNING TARGET

Introduction of teacher and students

LEARNING GOAL

Learn about the teacher and your student cohorts.

Date: August 14

BELL WORK:

a) Quick Writes Question:

b) Copy what is on the white board in your planner. (daily)

c) Update DATA CHART (daily)

d) Update LEARNING SCALES

REMEMBER:  BECAUSE THESE ARE A DAILY EXPECTATION, LEARNING SCALES AND DATA CHARTS WILL BE GRADED WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION NOR WILL YOU BE ALLOWED TO REDO THEM.  THESE ARE DUE WHEN THEY ARE DUE AND THE TEACHER WILL NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING LATE.

TOPIC:

STANDARD:

None

ANNOUNCEMENTS

a)  All school and science class paperwork is due on or before Friday, August 16

b)  All Science Class Materials are due in class on or before Thursday, August 22

LEARNING TARGET

Introduction of teacher and students

LEARNING GOAL

Learn about the teacher and your student cohorts.

August 15 - 16, 2018

Learning Target:  

To understand how to conduct ourselves in an emergency.

Learning Goal:

Know how to conduct yourselves during an emergency situation.

Essential Question

How do I conduct myself during an emergency situation?

Resources:

Click here to review class emergency procedures in PowerPoint.

Class Assignment:

Practice emergency procedures

Materials:

None

Homework:

None

Study Guide:

None

In the Wings:

All paperwork due Friday,August 17, 2018

Demerits will begin on Thursday, August 23, 2018

All class materials are due in class on August 23, 2018 (7,1,2.3)  August 24, 2018 (7, 4, 5, 6)

August 17 - 20, 2018

Learning Target:  

Learn how to develop a MISSION STATEMENT.

Essential Question:

How do we develop a class and individual MISSION STATEMENT?

Resources:

CLICK HERE to view the MISSION STATEMENT POWERPOINT.

Class Assignment:

Students will make up their own class MISSION STATEMENT.

Materials:

pencil

paper

Homework:

CLICK HERE to view, download and print the SMART GOALS

Study Guide:

None

In the Wings:

All paperwork due Friday,August 17, 2018

Demerits will begin on Thursday, August 23, 2018

All class materials are due in class on August 23, 2018 (7,1,2.3)  August 24, 2018 (7, 4, 5, 6)

CLICK HERE to download and print the Science Materials List

August 21 - 22, 2018

Learning Target:

Know how to navigate through DISCOVERY EDUCATION.

Learning Goal:

Know how to navigate through DISCOVERY EDUCATION.

Essential Question:

 

How do we navigate through DISCOVERY EDUCATION?

Resources:

CLICK HERE to log into DISCOVERY EDUCATION.

Materials:

Cornell Note Template

Class Assignment:

CLICK HERE to view, download and print the DISCOVERY SCAVENGER HUNT.

Homework

Click on each button to download then print the documents.

 

 

 

Study Guide:

Not applicable

In the Wings

All class materials are due in class on August 23, 2018 (7,1,2.3)  August 24, 2018 (7, 4, 5, 6)

Demerits will start on Thursday, August 23, 2018

CLICK HERE to download and print the Science Materials List

August 23 - 24, 2018

Learning Target:

Binder Set-up

Essential Question:

 

How do I set up my binder for success?

Resources:

None

Materials:

CLICK HERE to download and print the Science Materials List

Printed papers from August 21 - August 22 homework

Class Assignment:

 

Binder Set-up 

CLICK HERE  to download and view the Binder Set-up PowerPoint 

Homework

None

Study Guide:

Not applicable

In the Wings

All materials are due in class on August 24, 2018

All class materials are due in class on August 23, 2018 (7,1,2.3)  August 24, 2018 (7, 4, 5, 6)

CLICK HERE to download and print the Science Materials List

August 27 - 28, 2018

Learning Target:

Understanding the Cornell Note process  PART 2

Essential Question:

 

How do I take CORNELL NOTES?

QUICK WRITES #1

How do you study for test's and quizzes?

Resources:

CLICK HERE to view, download and print the CORNELL NOTE TEMPLATE.

CLICK HERE to view the CORNELL NOTE VIDEO.

CLICK HERE to view the NATURE OF SCIENCE POWRPOINT

CLICK HERE to see what goes into CORNELL NOTES

Materials:

Cornell Note Template

Class Assignment:

 

Students will take (Finish) CORNELL NOTES using text (NATURE OF SCIENCE POWER-POINT). 

Homework

None

Study Guide:

CLICK HERE to view the NATURE OF SCIENCE STUDY GUIDE

In the Wings

Nature of Science Quiz September 11/12

August 29 - 30, 2018

Learning Target:

Understanding the Cornell Note process

Essential Question:

 

How do I take CORNELL NOTES?

QUICK WRITES #2

What is SCIENCE?

Resources:

CLICK HERE to view, download and print the CORNELL NOTE TEMPLATE.

CLICK HERE to view the CORNELL NOTE VIDEO.

CLICK HERE to view the NATURE OF SCIENCE POWERPOINT

 

CLICK HERE to view the ACTIVE SHOOTER DRILL RUN VIDEO

 

CLICK HERE to view the ACTIVE SHOOTER RUN GUIDELINES

CLICK HERE to see what goes into CORNELL NOTES

Materials:

Cornell Note Template

Class Assignment:

Active Shooter Drill:  RUN

 

Students will take CORNELL NOTES using text. 

Reviewed teacher website www.sciencewithdrf.com

Homework

Finish take CORNELL NOTES from the website.

Study Guide:

CLICK HERE to view the NATURE OF SCIENCE STUDY GUIDE

In the Wings

Nature of Science Quiz September 11/12

August 31 - September 4

Learning Target:  

 

The student will be able to develop and use CORNELL NOTES.

Learning Goals:

 

Students will be able to mark the text within their CORNELL NOTES.

Essential Question

How do we MARK the text of Cornell Notes?

Quick Writes #3

What is the difference between repetition and a replication of an experiment?

 

5 E's

Engage: Review their CORNELL NOTES.

Explore: Make new CORNELL NOTES with markings.

Explain:  Share their notes with a partner.

Elaborate:  Teacher reviews CORNELL NOTES with students.

Evaluate:  Teacher will check for understanding and completion of assignment.

Resources:

CLICK HERE to download then print the CORNELL NOTE TEMPLATE

CLICK HERE to view the NATURE OF SCIENCE POWERPOINT

CLICK HERE to download, view and print the CORNELL NOTE TAKING REVISIONS CHECKLIST.

Class Assignment:

Students will redo their CORNELL NOTES to include the mark-ups

CLICK HERE to see what goes into CORNELL NOTES

Materials:

CORNELL NOTE TEMPLATE

Completed CORNELL NOTES

Homework:

If not completed, finish CORNELL NOTE mark-ups.  You will turn in two (2) sets of Cornell Notes.  One set with a completed set of Cornell Notes and the other with mark-ups.

Study Guide:

CLICK HERE to view the NATURE OF SCIENCE STUDY GUIDE

In the Wings:

NATURE OF SCIENCE QUIZ: September 11 - 12

September 5 - 6

Learning Target:  

 

Understand that conducting a scientific experiment is a part of the NATURE OF SCIENCE.

Learning Goals:

 

Understand how to conduct a scientific experiment.

Essential Question

How do we properly conduct a scientific experiment?

 

QUICK WRITES # 4

Give a COMPLETE example of an OBSERVATION.

5 E's

Engage:  CLICK HERE to view the SCIENTIFIC METHODS VIDEO, How to conduct a scientific experiment.  Students note the Scientific Method.

Explore: 

1.  CLICK HERE to view, download then print the DROP OF WATER experiment.

2.  CLICK HERE to view, download then print the SPONGE BOB part 1 activity.

3.  CLICK HERE to view, download then print the SPONGE BOB part 2 activity.

Explain: Students share their findings.

Elaborate:  Teacher corrects misconceptions

Evaluate:  Teacher checks for proficiency on all work.

Resources:

1.  CLICK HERE to view the SCIENTIFIC METHODS VIDEO

2.  CLICK HERE to view, download then print the DROP OF WATER experiment.

3.  CLICK HERE to view, download then print the SPONGE BOB part 1 activity.

4.  CLICK HERE to view, download then print the SPONGE BOB part 2 activity.

5.  CLICK HERE to view the ELEMENTS OF AN EXPERIMENT POWERPOINT

Class Assignment:

To conduct an experiment and complete a worksheet

Materials:

See Resources

Homework:

Complete SPONGE BOB WORKSHEETS

Study Guide:

CLICK HERE to view the NATURE OF SCIENCE STUDY GUIDE

In the Wings:

Nature of Science Quiz: September 11 - 12

September 7 - 10, 2018

Learning Target:

I can identify patterns within the rock cycle and relate them to surface events and subsurface events.

Essential Question: 

How are three different rocks formed and how do they move through the rock cycle?

Resources:

CLICK HERE to download and view the "ROCK IDENTIFICATION LAB" guide.

CLICK HERE to view the Rock Identification Lab guide. (unavailable on line)

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Materials:

Lab Sheet

Triple Beam Balance

Graduated Cylinder

Rock Samples

Class Assignment:

Identify 5 rocks based on the material given in class.

Homework

Identify the rocks based on the information you collected.

Study Guide:

None available.

In the Wings

September 11 - 12, 2018

Learning Target:

I can identify patterns within the rock cycle and relate them to surface events and subsurface events.

Essential Question:

 

How are three different rocks formed and how do they move through the rock cycle?

Resources:

CLICK HERE to download and view the "ROCK IDENTIFICATION LAB" guide.

CLICK HERE to view the Rock Identification Lab guide. (unavailable on line)

Materials:

Lab Sheet

Triple Beam Balance

Graduated Cylinder

Rock Samples

Class Assignment:

1)  Take nature of Science Quiz

2)  Complete Lab

Homework

Complete the ROCK IDENTIFICATION SHEET

Study Guide:

Unavailable

In the Wings

September 13 - 14, 2018

Learning Target:

I can identify patterns within the rock cycle and relate them to surface events and subsurface events.

Essential Question:

 

How are three different rocks formed and how do they move through the rock cycle?

 

​Essential Question: 

 

What is the ROCK CYCLE?

Resources:

CLICK HERE to view, download and print reading material.

Materials:

CLICK HERE to view, download and print reading material.

Coloring pencils/crayons

5 E's

Engage:

a) Check homework

b) View Discovery Video

Explore:

a) Students will take CORNELL NOTE from reading pages 68 - 79

b) Do page 79; Write out the questions except for # 4, 5, & 6.

c) Draw (With high quality), label and color the rock cycle in your own creative mind.

Explain:

a) Sharer you CORNELL NOTES with your table partners.

Elaborate:  Teacher corrects misconceptions.  CLICK HERE to see teacher notes.

Evaluate:  Teacher checks for proficiency on all work.

Homework

Finish anything not done during classwork.

Study Guide:

None available at this time

In the Wings

TBA

September 17 - 18, 2018

LEARNING TARGET:

Identify the impact that humans have had on Earth, such as deforestation, urbanization, desertification, erosion, air and water quality, changing flow of water.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: 

What impact can human activities have on land resources?

RESOURCES:

CLICK HERE to view the material on HUMAN IMPACT ON EARTH

MATERIALS:

Colored pencils

5 E's

Engage:

Class discussion about HUMAN IMPACT within Pinellas County.

Explore:

Read FUSION pages  206 - 215; Draw each of the human actives that are destroying the Earth.

Explain:

Make a poster that promotes the prevention of one of the HUMAN IMPACT FACTORS.

Answer question 1 - 10 on page 215.  You do not need to write out questions 1 - 4 but you will for questions 5 - 10.

Elaborate:

Students present their posters

Evaluate:

QUIZ

HOMEWORK:

No homework

Study Guide:

None Available

In the Wings

ROCK CYCLE QUIZ September 25 - 26

September 19 - 20, 2018

LEARNING TARGET:

I can identify patterns within the rock cycle and relate them to surface events and subsurface events.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: 

Can the ROCK CYCLE be simulated?

RESOURCES:

CLICK HERE to view, download and print the SUGAR CUBE ROCK CYCLE LAB

 

MATERIALS:

Materials will be on the lab table

5 E's

Engage:

Review QUIIZ

Explore:

Lab Activity

Explain:

Share Data

Elaborate:

Teacher review

Evaluate:

Debrief Lab Activity

HOMEWORK:

Finish classwork

 

CLICK HERE to view the ROCK CYCLE POWER POINT

In the Wings

ROCK CYCLE QUIZ September 25 - 26

September 21 - 24, 2018

LEARNING TARGET:

Identify the impact that humans have had on Earth, such as deforestation, urbanization, desertification, erosion, air and water quality, changing the flow of water.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: 

What impact can human activities have on land resources?

RESOURCES:

CLICK HERE  to view the HUMAN IMPACT ON LAND reading material.

 

MATERIALS:

5 E's

Engage:

Class discussion on human impact in Pinellas County.

Explore:

Read and CORNELL NOTE pages 206 - 215.

Explain:

Share with your crew mates the information you received from your reading.

Elaborate:

CLICK HERE to see teacher review and CORNELL NOTE markups.

Evaluate:

Quiz

HOMEWORK:

None

CLICK HERE to view the ROCK CYCLE STUDY GUIDE:

CLICK HERE to view the ROCK CYCLE POWER POINT

In the Wings

ROCK CYCLE QUIZ September 25 - 26

September 25 - 26, 2018

LEARNING TARGET:

Identify the impact that humans have had on Earth, such as deforestation, urbanization, desertification, erosion, air and water quality, changing the flow of water.

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: 

What impact can human activities have on water resources?

RESOURCES:

MATERIALS:

5 E's

Engage:

 QUIZ

CLICK HERE to view, download and print the ROCK CYCLE THIRD TIMES A CHARM WORKSHEET.  It must be completed as directed and presented to this teacher prior to retaking any test for the third time.

Explore:

Explain:

Elaborate:

Teacher review

Evaluate:

HOMEWORK:

CLICK HERE to view the ROCK CYCLE STUDY GUIDE:

CLICK HERE to view the ROCK CYCLE POWER POINT

STUDY GUIDE

CLICK HERE to view, download and print the HUMAN IMPACT ON EARTH STUDY GUIDE.

In the Wings

HUMAN IMPACT ON EARTH QUIZ:  October 3/4

September 27- 28, 2018

Learning Target:

Identify the impact that humans have had on Earth, such as deforestation, urbanization, desertification, erosion, air and water quality, changing the flow of water.

Essential Question: 

How do humans impact Earth's water?

5 E's

Engage:

Class discussion on water problems in Pinellas County that may effect them.

Explore:

Read pages 218 - 230;  CORNELL NOTE each paragraph. As you go through the CN process, answer all the questions presented by writing out the question, skip a line then answer it.  IMPORTANT:  Do not do questions 1-4, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 19, and 20.

Explain:

Share your CORNELL NOTES with your table partners

Elaborate:

Teacher shares information.

Students MARK UP notes

Evaluate:

Brain POP

QUIZ TBA

RESOURCES

CLICK HERE to view, download and print pages 218 - 230

CLICK HERE to view, download and print HOMEWORK page 231

Homework

Do page 231

Study Guide:

CLICK HERE to view, download and print the HUMAN IMPACT ON EARTH STUDY GUIDE.

In the Wings

HUMAN IMPACT ON EARTH QUIZ:  October 3/4

October 1 - 2, 2018

Learning Target:

Identify the impact that humans have had on Earth, such as deforestation, urbanization, deforestation, erosion, air, and water quality, changing the flow of water.

Essential Question: 

How do humans impact Earth's atmosphere?

Resources:

CLICK HERE to view, download and print pages 232 - 242.

CLICK HERE to view, download and print page 243 HOMEWORK.

Materials:

E's

Engage:

Class discussion on air problems in Pinellas County that may effect them.

Explore:

Read pages 232 - 242 then CORNELL NOTE pages 232 – 242; use a separate sheet of paper to answer the questions within the lesson.  DO NOT ANSWER QUESTIONS 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 14, and 16.

Explain:

Share your CORNELL NOTES with your table partners

Elaborate:

Teacher shares information.

Students MARK UP notes

Evaluate:

Brain POP

QUIZ TBA

Homework

Page 243

Study Guide:

CLICK HERE to view, download and print the HUMAN IMPACT ON EARTH STUDY GUIDE.

In the Wings

HUMAN IMPACT ON EARTH QUIZ:  October 3/4

October 3 - 4, 2018

Learning Target:

Identify the impact that humans have had on Earth, such as deforestation, urbanization, deforestation, erosion, air, and water quality, changing the flow of water.

Essential Question: 

What impact do humans have on our Earth?

Resources:

CLICK HERE to view, download an print the GET THE DIRT OUT activity.

Materials:

See lab activity.

5 E's

Engage:

Quiz

Explore:

Pollution Activity

CLICK HERE to view, download an print the GET THE DIRT OUT activity.

Explain:

Write out lab report

Elaborate:

Teacher shares information.

Evaluate:

Evaluation of Lab Report

Homework

None

Study Guide:

CLICK HERE to view, download and print the HUMAN IMPACT ON EARTH STUDY GUIDE.

In the Wings

HUMAN IMPACT ON EARTH QUIZ:  October 3/4

October 5 - 8, 2018

Learning Target:

To update your SCIENCE BINDER so it will reflect the second 9-week grading period.

Essential Question: 

How do we set up out BINDER?

QUICK WRITES:

Did you reach your SMART GOAL?  Explain your reasoning.

Resources:

CLICK HERE to view the BINDER SET-UP

CLICK HERE to download and print the NEW DATA CHART then replace it with the new one.

CLICK HERE to download and print the NEW SMART GOALS.  Turn in the old one so the teacher can review it and grade it.  Complete the new one in the context of the SCIENCE CLASS and not any other of your other classes.

CLICK HERE to download and view the FUSION LESSON pages.

Materials:

Binder

5 E's

Engage:

CLICK HERE to view the Earth Layers video

Explore:

  a)  Read and CORNELL NOTE pages 80 - 86 of the FUSION LESSON pages.  As you read do all the questions found on these pages (except questions 8 & 10.  Make sure you write out each question, skip a line, then answer it.

   b) Do LESSON REVIEW on page 87.  Again,  Make sure you write out each question, skip a line, then answer it. 

Explain:

Share the project with your crew mates.

Elaborate:

Teacher shares notes.

Evaluate:

Brain POP

Homework

Anything not finished in class is homework.

Study Guide:

TBA

In the Wings

Layers of the Earth Quiz:  October 16 - 17

On October 8 & 9 the following will be collected and graded:  Each 25 points

a) Learning Scales

b) Data Charts

c) SMART Goals

October 9 - 10, 2018

Learning Target:

Explore the scientific theory of plate tectonics by describing how the movement of Earth's crustal plates causes both slow and rapid changes in Earth's surface, including volcanic eruptions, earthquakes, and mountain building.

Essential Question: 

What is plate tectonics?

Resources:

CLICK HERE to view, download and/or print the FUSION PLATE TECTONICS pages 88 - 101  

CLICK HERE to view, download and/or print the PLATE TECTONICS LESSON REVIEW SHEET page 101.

Materials:

5 E's

Engage:

CLICK HERE to view the PLATE TECTONICS video

Explore:

Explain:

Share the project with the class.

Elaborate:

Teacher shares notes.

Evaluate:

Brain POP

Homework

Study Guide:

In the Wings

October 11 - 12, 2018

Learning Target:

Essential Question: 

Resources:

Materials:

Class Assignment:

Homework

Study Guide:

In the Wings

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