Week 18 (January 7 - 10)
Tuesday 1/7 - Motion intro: Gather sprinter data
Wednesday 1/8 - Graph sprinter data from yesterday. Murray WS: Graphing Speed & Slope
Thursday 1/9 - Speed, Velocity & Acceleration Lab.
Friday 1/10 - Grade Murray WS: Graphing Speed & Slolpe. Take notes/calculations.
Week 19 (January 13 - 17)
Monday 1/13 - Finish notes and calculations
Tuesday 1/14 - Quiz: Reading Graphs. More Calculations practice.
Wednesday 1/15 - Grade Quiz. Graphs and Tables practice.
Thursday 1/16 - Motion simulations and graphs.
Friday 1/17 - Review Unit 7: Motion and Graphing
Week 20 (January 21 - 24)
Monday 1/20 - !MLK! Martin Luther King, JR. Day
Tuesday 1/21 - Grade Unit 7 Review. Go over vital concepts.
Wednesday 1/15 - Unit 7 Test: Motion and Graphing
Thursday 1/16 - (SUB - I'm at central office working on next year's curriculum) Seat work for sub.
Friday 1/17 - Test Corrections. when complete, copy Newton's 3 Laws in science journal, then paraphrase in your own words. Give examples of each law.
Week 21 (January 27 - 31)
Monday 1/27 - Table share: Talk with partner(s) about paraphrasing Newton's 3 Laws of Motion and examples.
Wednesday 1/29 - Take notes and sketch my demonstrations of Newton's Laws as examples for how you will do your video projects.
Thursday 1/30 - (SUB: I'm out training for STAAR review) Murray WS: Weight and Force
Week 22 (February 3 - 7)
Monday 2/3 - Inquiry lab: constant velocity. Future RHS students to library to meet with HS counselors
Tuesday 2/4 - Finish Newton's 3 Laws video projects. (due in Google classroom tomorrow by midnight)
Wednesday 2/5 - Grade Murray WS: Weight and Force. Weight lab (mostly discussion).
Thursday 2/6 - Develop 6x6 dice game for Newton's Laws.
Friday 2/7 - Inquiry lab. future RHHS students to library to meet with HS counselors.
Week 23 (February 10 - 14)
Monday 2/10 - Graphing motion lab: constant speed vs constant acceleration.
Tuesday 2/4 - Force, Mass & acceleration ramp lab.
Wednesday 2/12 - QUIZ! Forces and Newton's Laws. Study Guide 1-pager. Lab write up: CER format!!!
Thursday 2/13 - HOLOCAUST MUSEUM FIELDTRIP
Friday 2/14 - FRIDAY HOLIDAY
Week 24 (February 17 - 21)
Monday 2/17 - BAD WEATHER MAKE-UP DAY (student holiday)
Tuesday 2/18 - Unit 8 Review: Newton's 3 Laws of Motion & Force
Wednesday 2/19 - Go over/Grade Review.
Thursday 2/20 - Test 8: Newton's 3 Laws of Motion & Force
Friday 2/21 - Test Corrections. When finished, copy electromagnetic spetrum with labels and notes (journal notes)
Week 25 (February 24 - 28)
Monday 2/24 - Group Investigation: Exploring the Universe with the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Tuesday 2/25 - Gallery walks of EM Spectrum explorations. HR Diagrams (journal notes)
Wednesday 2/26 - H-R Diagram. Life cycle of stars. (journal notes, web activity).
Thursday 2/27 - Grade Life Cycle Activity. Journal notes: Our sun and the Milky Way and all the other 'things' in the universe (big topic?).
Friday 2/28 - Cosmos Video (with worksheet).
Week 26 (March 2 - 6)
Monday 3/2 - Origins of the Universe: Red Shift, background microwave radiation, speed of light.
Tuesday 3/3 - Critical Writing: Claim - How I think the universe began. Evidence - SCIENTIFIC, reproducable, measurable. Reasoning - How does the evidence support your claim?
Wednesday 3/4 - Universe Quiz. Grade Quiz. Games and simulations.
Thursday 3/5 - CBA. when done, copy Seasons visual primer.
Friday 3/6 - PTA Fun day. If we have time, notes on Seasons, Rotation & Revolution.