8th Grade Science
Mr Hicks and Ms Parsons
Week of 9/5
Tuesday- Introductions and "Help Harry" STEM activity
Wednesday- Discuss Syllabus (parent signature due Friday), join Google Classroom, login to ConnectEd, Who I am worksheet (due tomorrow).
Thursday- Pretest and About Me (due tomorrow)
Friday- Seating chart. Scientific Problem Solving Vocabulary assignment (due tomorrow)
Week of 9/11
Monday- Lesson 1 "What is Inquiry?". Assignment: Lesson 1 Outline (due tomorrow)
Tuesday- Paper Towel Lab
Wednesday- Measurement Tools
Thursday- Station Lab
Friday- Reading Essentials Lesson 3 (copies in Classroom)
Week of 9/18
Monday- Bill Nye Structures and video notes. Key Concepts ws (copies in Classroom)
Tuesday- Study for quiz over Scientific Problem Solving chapter
Wednesday- Scientific Problem Solving quiz. Unit 1 pretest
Thursday- Vocabulary 23 terms from Chapter 1 lesson 1, and all of Chapter 2. Write the definition and draw a picture.
Friday- Chapter 1 Lesson 1 and outline (copies in Classroom)
Week of 9/25
Monday- Chapter 2 Lesson 1 Notebook (in classroom)
Tuesday- Newton's first law of motion (packet given in class for the week)
Wednesday- Newton's second law of motion
Thursday- Newton's third law of motion
Friday- Homecoming half day
Week of 10/2
Monday - Introduce the Newton's Laws Poster Project (requirements posted in Google classroom)
Tuesday - Introduce the Egg Drop Design Project (packets given out in class)
Wednesday - Work on the Poster Project / Egg Drop Design Project
Thursday - Work on Egg Drop Design Project, Turn in Posters
Friday - Finish Egg Drop Design & Prepare for drop Mon / Tues.
Week of 10/9
Monday - Finish Egg Drop Project / Review for Quiz (Wed.)
Tuesday - Egg Drop! / Review for Quiz (Wed)
Wednesday - Newton's Law Quiz
Thursday - Read Chapter 3 Lesson 1 Notebook
Friday - What affects an Object's Potential Energy? Lab
Week of 10/16
Monday - Read Chapter 3 Lesson 2 & complete outline
Tuesday - Stair Climbing Lab
Wednesday - Simple Machine Notes & Video
Thursday - Simple Machines Scavenger Hunt
Friday - Chapter 3 Study Guide
Week of 10/23
Monday - Chapter 3 Study Guide - Chapter 3 Quiz (Wed 10/25)
Tuesday - Review Study Guide. Quizlet. LearnSmart.
Wednesday - Chapter 3 Quiz. Chapter 4 Vocabulary (due Friday)
Thursday - Page Keeley Science Probe (on ConnectEd)
Friday - Reading Essentials Chapter 4 Lesson 1. Chapter 4 Vocabulary due
Week of 10/30
Monday - Sound Lab - Report due Tuesday
Tuesday - Digital vs Analog Project Intro. - Go over C.E.R, Project due Thurs.
Wednesday - work on Digital vs Analog Project
Thursday - Digital vs Analog Project due. Chapter 4 Lesson 2 Notebook p. 133 -137 due Fri.
Friday - Correct Notebook , (LearnSmart) Chapter 4 Lesson 3. Due Monday.
Week of 11/6
Monday - Chapter 4 Lesson 3 due, Light Stations Lab. Lab Report due Tues.
Tuesday - Unit 1 study guide - due Thurs. Unit Test Nov. 14th
Wednesday - PSAT Testing
Thursday - Correct Study Guide, Work on LearnSmart, Quizlet.
Friday - No Assignment
Week of 11/13
Monday - Kahoot! Complete LearnSmart. Quizlet.
Tuesday - Unit Test 1
Wednesday - Pre-test Unit 2. Chapter 5 Vocabulary (due Thursday)
Thursday - Sign-ups for Unit 1 re-Takes. Check Vocab. Chpt 5 - Ready to Read. Start notes on Temp. and Heat.
Friday - Finish Notes. Complete Chpt 5 Reading Essentials - Due Monday
Week of 11/13
Monday - Partner read Heat and Temp. Hot Chocolate Writing Assignment (Due Monday 11/27)
Tuesday - Read Section 2 of Chapter 5. Complete Ch. 5 Lesson 2 Notebook. Finish Writing Assignment.
Wednesday - No School
Thursday - No School
Friday - No School
Week of 11/27
Monday - Radiation, Convection, and Conduction Organizer. Reading Essentials Chapter 5 Lesson 3 (see Google) Due Tues..
Tuesday - Unit Test retakes (during Seminar). GIZMOS - Conduction / Convection Lab (due Wed.).
Wednesday - Intro. to YETI Project (due Tues 12/6). Begin Working on Study Guide (due Mon. 12/5).
Thursday - Work on YETI Project. Work on Study Guide.
Friday - Continue Working on YETI Project and Chapter Study Guide.
Week of 12/4
Monday - Finish Prototype due today. Begin testing prototype. Reviewed Chapter 5 Study Guide.
Tuesday- Chapter 5 Quiz. Finish testing prototype. Final prototype due by the end of the class period.
Wednesday- Test YETI project prototypes. Summary and Packet due tomorrow.
Thursday - YETI project packet due today. Read Chapter 6 lesson 1. Answer questions 1 -10 p. 205 due tomorrow. Chapter 6 Vocabulary due tomorrow.
Friday - Correct Vocabulary. Correct Questions. Video - Chemistry Basics : Matter.
Week of 12/11
Monday - Physical States of Matter (packet due tomorrow).
Tuesday - Read Chapter 6 Lesson 1 p. 199-205. Complete questions 1-10 p. 205 & School to Home Wrksht B.
Wednesday - Read Chapter 6 Lesson 2 & complete the Reading Essentials Packet.
Thursday - GIZMOS Lab.
Friday - Study for Chapter 6 Quiz - Monday (12/18).
Week of 12/18
Monday - Chapter 6 Quiz (open book). Video.
Tuesday - Video. Chasing Ice
Wednesday - Half Day. No assignment.
Thursday - No School.
Friday - No School.
Week of 1/1
Monday - No School
Tuesday - No School
Wednesday - Chapter 8 Vocabulary (due Thurs.) Chapter 8 LearnSmart ConnectEd ( Due next Wed.)
Thursday - Chapter 8 Lesson 1. Complete Chapter 8 Lesson 1 Outline (Due Fri.)
Friday - Element Builder GIZMO (Due Monday)
Week of 1/8
Monday - Chapter 8 Lesson 2. Complete Chapter 8 Lesson 2 Notebook ( Due Tues.)
Tuesday - Chapter 8 Study Guide. Finish LearnSmart.
Wednesday - Review Study Guide. Review for tomorrows Quiz. Quizlet. Quizziz.
Thursday - Chapter 8 Quiz. Begin working on Semester Exam Review.
Friday - Review for Exam next Tuesday. Exam will cover chapters 1-6, & 8.
Week of 1/15
Monday - Review Semester Study Guide. Quizziz.
Tuesday - Exam
Wednesday - Chapter 9 Vocabulary Due Thursday.
Thursday - Science Investigation: Chemical Reactions.
Friday - Science Investigation: Chemical Reactions.
Week of 1/22
Monday - Notes (Slides 1 - 18). Chapter 9 Lesson 1 worksheet.
Tuesday - Chemical Changes lab activity.
Wednesday - Finish Lab
Thursday - Notes Slides 19 - 25. Balancing Equations WS
Friday - Notes slides 26 - 35. Chapter 9 Lesson 3 Reading Essentials - due Monday.
Week of 1/29
Monday - Review Chapter 9 Lesson 3 Reading Essential. Unit 2 Study Guide (due Tues.) Unit Test Wednesday
Tuesday - Review answers to Study Guide. Study for Unit Test. Quizziz.
Wednesday - Unit 2 Test.
Thursday - Unit 3 Pretest. Chapter 11 & 12 Vocabulary (due Friday).
Friday - Science Probe. Cosmic Survey - How Big? How far? How old?
Week of 2/5
Monday - No School (Snow Day)
Tuesday - Read Chapter 11 Lesson 1 p, 374 - 379. Complete C 11 L1 Notebook. (DS)
Wednesday - Size and Scale of the Solar System.
Thursday - PHet Lab - Gravity.
Friday - No School (Snow Day)
Week of 2/12
Monday- Solar System GIZMO.
Tuesday - Chapter 11 Lesson 2 & 3 Reading Essentials
Wednesday - Pluto Files Video & Worksheet
Thursday - Read 2 Pluto Articles. Intro. Pluto Debate Writing Assignment.
Friday - Chapter 12 Lesson 1 Reading.
Week of 2/19
Monday - Galaxy Sorting Activity.
Tuesday - Read Chapter 12 Lesson 4. Complete Notebook.
Wednesday - Unit 3 Study Guide.
Thursday - Review Study Guide. Quizziz
Friday - (Half Day) Unit 3 Test
Week of 2/26
Monday - Unit 4 Pretest. Chapter 13 Vocabulary.
Tuesday - Vocabulary Due. Read Chapter 13 Lesson 2 & Complete Reading Essentials.
Wednesday - Rock Cycle - Video. Read p. 479 - 482 answer questions 1 - 5 on p. 483.
Thursday - Starburst Rock Cycle Lab.
Friday - Rock Cycle Comic Strip Project.
Week of 3/5
Monday - Finish Rock Cycle Comic Strip
Tuesday - Chapter 13 Quiz. Chapter 14 Vocabulary & Read Ch. 14 Lesson 1 & answer the 6 questions on p. 500
Wednesday - Building Pangaea - GIZMO
Thursday - Read and Complete Chapter 14 Lesson 2 Reading Essentials
Friday - Complete Plate Boundaries Foldable. Read Chapter 14 Lesson 3 & answer question 1, 3 -5 p. 519
Week of 3/12
Monday - Video Reviewing Plate Tectonics. Chapter 14 Study Guide.
Tuesday - Reviewed for Chapter 14 Quiz. Quizlet, Quizizz, LearnSmart, Study Guide.
Wednesday - Chapter 14 Quiz. Chapter 15 Vocabulary.
Thursday- Reviewed Vocab. Read p. 530 - 540, Chapter 15 Lesson 1. Completed Lesson 1 Outline.
Friday - Collected Lesson 1 Outline. Video - Megaquake: Hour that shook Japan.
Week of 3/19
Monday - Wattsville Mercalli activity. Reading Essentials Chapter 15 Lesson 2.
Tuesday - Volcano Notes. Read Alaska article & discuss.
Wednesday - Mapping Earthquakes and Volcanoes activity.
Thursday - Chapter 15 Study Guide.
Friday - Chapter 15 Quiz. Chapter 16 Vocabulary (due Monday).
Week of 3/26
Monday - Fossil Video. Read Ch. 16 Lesson 1 p. 564 - 571. Answer Q's # 1-5 p. 572
Tuesday - Relative Dating Notes. Rock History Packet.
Wednesday - Finish Rock History Packet.
Thursday - (Adjusted Schedule) M-Step Practice.
Friday - No School - Spring Break.
Week of 4/2
Week of 4/9
Monday - Online M-Step Practice
Tuesday - Chapter 16 Lesson 3 Reading Essentials
Wednesday - Half Life Lab
Thursday - Chapter 16 Study Guide (due Monday).
Friday - Science M-Step Testing
Week of 4/16
Monday - Snow Day - No school
Tuesday - Chapter 16 Quiz. Chapter 17 Vocabulary.
Wednesday - M-Step testing
Thursday - M-Step testing
Friday - Earth's Timeline Activity.
Week of 4/23
Monday - Finish Earth's Timeline Project (Due Tuesday). Intro. Geologic Time Project.
Tuesday - Collect Earth's Timeline Project. Work-time - Geologic Time Project.
Wednesday - Complete Geologic Time Project (due Thursday). Unit 4 Study Guide . Unit 4 Test Friday.
Thursday - Review Unit 4 Study Guide. Review for Unit 4 test. Quizizz, Quizlet, SG. textbook, etc.
Friday - Unit 4 Test. Chapter 19 Vocabulary.
Week of 4/30
Monday - Unit 5 Pretest. Read Chapter 19 Lesson 1 pp. 683 - 689. Answer Questions 1-7 p. 690
Tuesday - Correct Questions. Read Chapter 19 Lesson 2 Reading Essentials, and answer the questions.
Wednesday - Climatography Activity.
Thursday - Read Chapter 19 lesson 3 and complete the Notebook packet.
Friday - Biome Brochure Project (due Tuesday 5/8).
Week of 5/7
Monday - Finish Biome Brochure. Chapter 19 Study Guide.
Tuesday- Biome Brochure Due. Finish Chapter 19 Study Guide. Study for Quiz -tomorrow.
Wednesday - Chapter 19 Quiz. Chapter 20 Vocabulary.
Thursday - Chapter 20 Vocabulary Due. Video. Read Chapter 20 Lesson 1. Complete p. 16 of WS.
Friday - Complete p.18 WS. Intro. Environmental Impact Presentation Project (presentation will occur on Tues. 5/15).
Week of 5/14
Monday - Complete Environmental Impact Presentations.
Tuesday -Present - Environmental Impacts Presentations (All Groups)
Wednesday - Read Articles and 4C's
Thursday - Discuss Articles. Intro. Everybody's Mess Project. (presentations 5/22 - 5/23).
Friday - Everybody's Mess Project - work day.
Week of 5 / 21
Week of 5 / 28
Monday - Memorial Day - no school
Tuesday - Review for Final Exam
Wednesday - Review for Final Exam
Thursday - Review for Final Exam
Friday - Final Exam
Week of 6 / 4
Monday - Science Video
Tuesday - Science Video
Wednesday - Talent Show, no assignment
Thursday - Cedar Point Trip, no assignment
Friday - Last Day of School