• Thursday, Mar 12

    Agenda:

    1. Return Density Lab (#25)

    2. RT 3.4 (#26A,B)

    -Write and Share Routine

    -Modeling Tool

    HW: Unit Test is next Thursday.

     

    Wednesday, Mar 11

    Agenda:

    1. RT 3.3 Copy the key concepts.

    2. Fix Plastic Engineering Letters

    3. Review Questions - Record your answers in NB #24

    HW: Rock Transformation Test is next Thursday.

     

    Tuesday, Mar 10

    Agenda:

    1. RT 3.3 (NB#23 A-C)

    Plate Motion and Rock Transformations.

    HW: Please email me if you have completed any late work. Quarter 3 ends this Friday.

     

    Friday, Mar 6

    Agenda:

    1. Collect letters

    2. Rock Transformation 3.2 Notes (NB#22)

    Copy Key Concepts

    HW: RT 3.2 -Activity 4 HW is due tonight.

     

    Thursday, Mar 5

    Agenda:

    1. Collect letters and envelopes

    2. Density Lab. Turned in worksheet in class.

    HW:RT 3.1- Activity 4: Exploring Plate Motion assignment is due Friday.

     

    Wednesday, Mar 4

    Agenda:

    1. Collect letters and envelopes

    2. Rock Transformation 3.1

    -Reading  "The Oldest Rock Formations on Earth"

    HW: Fix your letters and turn them in tomorrow.

    RT 3.1- Activity 4: Exploring Plate Motion assignment is due Friday.

     

    Tuesday, Mar 3

    Agenda:

    1. Rock Transformation 2.6

    Hawaiian Rocks

    HW: Turn in the Plastic Engineering Project by Wednesday.

    The final version of the plastic engineering letter needs to be printed out and turned in to class tomorrow. The electronic version needs to be turned in online by Wednesday.

    Continue to bring in the envelope and stamp for your letter.

     

    Monday, Mar 2

    Agenda:

    1. Write the addresses on envelopes

    2. Peer edit of the plastic letter

    HW: Plastic Engineering Project is due this Wednesday. Complete steps 1, 2, and 6 before turning it online.

    Final version of the plastic engineering letter is due this Wednesday online and you need to print out one copy to turn in.

    Continue to bring in your envelope and stamp.

     

    Friday, Feb 28

    Agenda:

    1. Review Rock Models

    2. Rock Transformation Quiz 2.5

    3. Write your personal copy of the plastic engineering letter from the group letter you have generated.

    HW:

    On Monday, you will need to have your plastic letter typed up and ready to be peer edited. Bring one envelope with one stamp on Monday. We will write the address on the envelope.

     

    Thursday, Feb 27

    Agenda:

    1. Rock Transformation Review. The Google form has been posted in your Google Classroom.

    HW: Review your notes and Amplify lessons online. Also make sure you take the Rock Transformation Review to prepare for tomorrow's quiz.

    Bring one envelop with a forever stamp to class by Monday.

     

    Wednesday, Feb 26

    Agenda:

    1. Check RT 2.3 HW Reflection Questions (glue on NB #20A, B)

    2. RT 2.4  (NB #21)

    -Write Share Routine

    -Revise Models

    -Reflecting on the Claims

    HW: Study for the Rock Transformation Quiz this Friday. We will have a reivew tomorrow and the review questions will be posted in Classroom.

    Bring one envelop with a forever stamp to class by Monday.

     

    Tuesday, Feb 25

    Agenda:

    1. Return RT1.3 HW (NB#18) & RT 1.5HW (NB#19)

    2. Lesson 2.3 

    Energy's Role in Forming Rocks

    -Making sediment with Hard Candy.

    -Turn in 2nd Reading of "Devil's Tower"

    HW: Read 2.3-part 4 HW "Why Can't I Find Gold in My Backyard?" Annotate the article and answer the reflection questions. It is due tomorrow.

    Quiz on the sedimentary rock and the igneous rock transformation is this Friday.

    Bring one envelope with a forever stamp to class by Monday.

     

    Monday, Feb 24

    Agenda:

    1. Plastic Engineering Project

    Step 5

    -Write the group letter. 

    HW: Complete the 3 paragraphs in the letter.

    Quiz on the sedimentary rock and the igneous rock transformation is this Friday.

    Bring one envelop with a forever stamp to class by Monday.

     

    Friday, Feb 21

    Agenda:

    1. Plastic Engineering Project

    Step 4 & 5

    -Share one letter template per group

    -Identify the companies/ agencies.

    HW: 

    Do Lesson 2.1 part 4: Explaining Weathering. Turn in online tonight.

    L2.5 Quiz is next Friday.

     

    Thursday, Feb 20

    Agenda:

    1. Mechanical & Chemical Weathering. Read textbook pages 58-63. (NB#16)

    2. RT 2.1- Part 3 (Sorting Rock Processes)

    3. RT 2.2 - Read Devil's Tower (NB #17)

    HW: Do Lesson 2.1 part 4: Explaining Weathering by Friday night. Turn it in online.

    L2.5 Quiz is next Friday.

     

    Wednesday, Feb 19

    BW: Explain the vocabulary words - weathering, erosion, and energy

    Agenda:

    1. Collect Exploring Rocks at Home and Revisiting the Claims.

    2. Rock Transformation Lesson 2.1 Notes (NB #15)

    -Exploring How Magma and Sediment Form 

    HW:

    Do Lesson 2.1 part 4: Explaining Weathering by Friday night. Turn it in online.

     

    Tuesday, Feb 18

    Agenda:

    1. Collect Exploring Rocks at Home.

    2. Pass back Modeling How Rocks Form (glue on NB #13B, C)

    3. Plastic Engineering Project Step 3 - Brainstorming Solutions Notes & Ideas (NB #14A, B)

    HW: Revisiting the Claims assignment is due tomorrow.

    If your group will build a prototype for your plastic solution, you will need to bring the materials to class on Friday.

     

    Thursday, Feb 13

    Agenda:

    1. Rock Transformation 1.5 Notes (NB#13)

    -Evaluating Rock Observations

    -Discussing How the Rocks Formed (#13D): Explain how the rocks at the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains formed.

    2. Complete Step 2 of the Plastic Engineering Project. Make a list of criteria and constraints.

    HW: Exploring Rocks at Home assignment is due Tuesday.

    Revisiting the Claims assignment is due next Wednesday.

     

    Wednesday, Feb 12

    BW: Explain Rocks on the Beach article.

    Agenda:

    1. Rock Transformation 1.5 Notes (NB #13A-D)

    -warm up

    -Modeling How Rocks Form (turn in to teacher)

    -Evaluationg Rock Observations (annotating evidence cards)

    HW: Exploring Rocks at Home assignment is due next Tuesday.

     

    Tuesday, Feb 11

    BW: Explain the vocabulary words (cementation, compaction, magma, igneous rock, sedimentary rock) to your partner.

    Agenda:

    1. Rock Transformation 1.4 Notes (NB #11)

    -Modeling How Sediment Forms Rock

    -Identify Rock Types 

    HW: Annotating Rocks on the Beach article tonight (NB#12) You need to summarize your learning in two sentences. Use active reading skills to annotate.

    Exploring Rocks at Home assignment is due next Tuesday.

     

    Monday, Feb 10

    Agenda:

    1. Change Seats

    2. Rock Transformation 1.3 Notes (NB #10)

    HW: Exploring Rocks at Home is due next Tuesday. Do the assignment with a family member.

    Complete Rock Transformation 1.3 part 3 tonight. Describe the processes that form sedimentary rock and igneous rock.

     

    Friday, Feb 7

    Agenda:

    1. Rock Transformation 1.2

    -Glue Rock Transformation Glossary (NB #9)

     

    Thursday, Feb 6

    BW: What are 3 types of rocks?

    Agenda:

    1. Rock Transformation Pre-Test

    2. Plastic Engineering Project- reidentify the problem and wait for approval.

     

    Wednesday, Feb 05

    BW: (NB #8)

    How do criteria differ from constrainsts?

    Agenda:

    1. Plastic Engineering Project -Step 2

    -Make groups

    -Fill out Step 2 Q1 and 2.

     

    Tuesday, Feb 04

    Agenda:

    1. Plastics and Their Uses.

    2. Plastic Mixture Separation Challenge.

     

    Monday, Feb 03

    Agenda:

    1. Plastic Engineering Project- Day 1

    HW: Synthetic Item Research is due tonight.

     

    Friday, Jan 31

    Agenda:

    1. Notebook Check

    2. Gallery walk and take notes on NB #7.

    HW: Synthetic Item Research is due Monday. Turn in online.

     

    Thursday, Jan 30

    Agenda:

    1. The Perils of Plastic

    -Make the infographic poster based on your assigned article.

    -Gallery walk and write 3 facts from each poster. (NB#7 C...)

    HW:Notebooks will be checked tomorrow.

    Synthetic Item Research is due Monday. Turn in online.

     

    Wednesday, Jan 29

    Agenda:

    1. The perils of Plastics (NB #7)

    Answer questions 7-9 after watching the videos and reading an article about plastics.

    HW: Synthetic Item Research due date is moved to Monday.

    Notebooks will be checked this Friday.

     

    Tuesday, Jan 28

    Agenda:

    1. The Perils of Plastics (NB #7A, B)

    -read the Pollution Story and answer questions 1, 2.

    -Answer questions 3-6.

    HW:Synthetic Item Research Presentation is due this Friday. Turn in your document online.

     

    Monday, Jan 27

    Agenda:

    1. Continue to answer Questions 7-12 in Benefits of Synthetics (NB #6 )

    -Each group is assigned a synthetic object to research. Answer questions 9-12 based on the product assigne to you.

    -Follow the instructions in Google Classroom to complete the presentation of the research. Each person can choose to make an advertisement, infographic, or article about the product.

    HW: Synthetic Item Research Presentation is due this Friday. Turn in your document online.

     

    Friday, Jan 24

    Agenda:

    1. Benefits of Synthetics (NB #6A, B,C)

    -Making Gummy Worms and answering questions 1-6.

     

    Thursday, Jan 23

    Agenda:

    1. Plate Tectonics Post-test: Your Reflections

    2. Introduction to Synthetic Materials (NB#5)

    Watch the video posted in Google Classroom before answering questions 5-9.

    HW: Watch the video about synthetic vitamins posted in Google Classroom and answer questions 5-9 in your science notebook (NB #5) tonight.

     

    Wednesday, Jan 22

    Agenda:

    1. Introduction to Synthetic Materials (NB #5 )

    HW: Plate Tectonics test is tomorrow.

     

    Tuesday, Jan 21

    Agenda:

    1. Plate Tectonics Reflection (NB #1C)

    2. Tectonic Plate Names (NB #4)

    3. Introduction to Synthetic Materials (NB #5 )

    HW: Plate Tectonics test is this Thursday.

     

    Friday, Jan 17

    Agenda:

    1. Read p. 142-143, p.181, p.223 (#1C)

    2. 5.6-5.8 Models (NB#3)

    3. Review Plate Tec

    4. Complete to 5.10.

    HW: Complete all of WISE Plate Tec up to 5.10 tonight. You can skip 5.6-5.8 because we drew the models in the notebook already.

     

    Thursday, Jan 16

    Agenda:

    1. 1st and 2nd period went over the Continental Drift Activity worksheet (NB#2) and continued to WISE 5.5.

    2. 3rd period worked on WISE up to 5.5 and drew models of volcano formation, mountain formation, and earthquake formation (NB #3)

    HW: Reach up to WISE 5.5 tonight.

    Plate Tectonics post-test is next Thursday.

     

    Wednesday, Jan 15

    Agenda:

    1. Continental Drift Activity

    -Worksheet with questions (NB #2)

    - Pangaea map on construction paper. Turn in the map.

    2. Continue on WISE. Don't go beyond lesson 5.5.

    HW: Complete the Continental Drift question sheet tonight.

    Plate Tectonics post-test is next Thursday.

     

    HW:

    Tuesday, Jan 14

    Agenda:

    1. Plate Tectonics Reflecction (#1A)

    2. Continental Drift Activity (We'll complete the activity in class tomorrow)

    -Worksheet with questions (NB #2)

    - Pangaea map on construction paper. 

    HW: Post-test is moved to next Thursday.

     

    Monday, Jan 13

    Agenda:

    1. WISE-Plate Tectonics lesson up to 4.7

    HW: Complete up to WISE lesson 4.7 tonight.

    Post-test is next week.

     

    Friday, Jan 10

    Agenda:

    1. Plate Tectonics Reflection Page (NB #1B)

    Use the graphic organizer to take notes about  the 3 types of plate boundaries.

    Reference came from Earth Science textbook page 216, 160-161, 218-219.

    2. WISE- Plate Tectonics 3.8-3.9 (1st period) or 3.10 (2nd and 3rd period)

    HW: Plate Tectonics test will be given on Tuesday, January 21st.

     

    Thursday, Jan 9

    Agenda:
    1. Plate Tectonics Reflection page (NB #1A)

    2. WISE-POWER Plate Tec

    Work on 1.7 - 3.7

    HW: Complete your work up to 3.7 tonight.

     

    Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020

    Agenda:

    1. WISE- POWER Plate  Tec Jan 2020

    Work on 1.1 - 1.6

    HW: Complete work up to 1.6.

     

    Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020

    BW: Announcement

    Agenda:

    1. Change seats

    2. WISE- Plate Tectonics

    Your Ideas Jan 2020

    3. Watch part of Making of a Planet video

    HW: Bring a science notebook to class tomorrow. Can be new or old.

     

    Thursday, Dec 19

    Agenda:

    1. Earthquake vocabulary quizlet from Earth Science textbook page 181 and 196 (1st and 2nd periods)

    1. 1. Introduction to Natural Hazards - Day 3 (3rd period)

    HW: None

     

    Wednesday, Dec 18

    Agenda:

    1. Introduction to Natural Hazards - Day 3

    HW: (Extra Credit) Applying Engineering Skills is due Wednesday. Turn in the slides online.

     

    Tuesday, Dec 17

    Agenda:

    1. Return Engineering notebooks

    2. Introduction to Natural Hazards- Day 2

    HW: (Extra Credit) Applying Engineering Skills is due Wednesday. Turn in the slides online.

     

    Monday, Dec 16

    Agenda:

    1. Introduction to Natural Hazards (Day 1)

    HW: (Extra Credit) Applying Engineering Skills is due Wednesday. Turn in the slides online.

     

    Friday, Dec 13

    Agenda:

    1. Day 9 and Day 10 - turn in the final proposal in Futura and Google Classroom

    -Fill out the Exit Survey in Futura

    -For extra credit, do Applying Engineering Skills in Classroom.

    -Turn in the Engineering notebooks.

    HW: Bring old science notebooks to class next week.

     

    Thursday, Dec 12

    Agenda:

    1. Day 9- Completing the final proposal

    -peer feedback

    HW: 

    Final project proposal is due Friday.

    Engineering notebooks will be collected tomorrow for grading.

    Need science notebooks next week.

     

    Wednesday, Dec 11

    Agenda:

    1. Day 8 - Writing Design Decisions

    Each pair share one Proposal document.

    HW: Complete the design decisions paragraphs tonight. Introduction and Conclusion will be completed in class tomorrow.

    Final project proposal is due Friday.

    Engineering notebooks will be collected on Friday.

     

    Tuesday, Dec 10

    Agenda:

    1. Day 7- Outlining Decisions

    -Decide on an optimal design

    -Write the Proposal Outline (p.23-24)

    -Review the grading rubri on E15

    HW: Complete the Proposal Outline tonight

    Read the Sample Proposal about toothbrush design from chapter 5 on page E13 tonight.

     

    Monday, Dec 9

    Agenda:

    1. Turn in Day 5's design.

    2. Day 6- Optimal Design

    -Feedback Summary (p.19)

    -Improve design

    HW: Fill out the Trade-Offs Reflection in Futura's workspace tonight.

    Continue to work on your design if you haven't found an optimal design in class.

    Final project proposal is due this Friday and it counts towards your assessment grade.

    Workbooks will be collected this Friday for grading.

     

    Friday, Dec 6

    Agenda:

    1. Turn in Project Summary

    2. Engineering Internship Day 5 - Designing  Tsunami Warning Systems 

    -Submit Tsunami Alert Design Form, just one copy per pair

    HW: Turn in the Tsunami Alert Design by Sunday to receive feedback from Hana.

     

    Thursday, Dec 5

    Agenda:

    1. Summarize Day 3's annotated map

    2. Engineering Internship Day 4 - Tsunami Warning System

    HW: Turn in Project Summary online tonight.

     

    Wednesday, Dec 4

    Agenda:

    1. Summarize Day 2

    2. Engineering Internship Day 3 - Annotating Map of the Indian Ocean Region.

    HW:

    Complete the annotation of map on workbook page 10 tonight.

     

    Tuesday, Dec 3

    Agenda:

    1. Sign Minder Binder

    2. Engineering Internship Day 2-Modeling a Tsunami Wave.

    HW: Reread and add annotations to chapter 2 and 3 articles with a different focus: Do all earthquakes cause tsunamis?

    Complete workbook pages 6 and 7 tonight.

     

    Monday, Dec 2

    Agenda:

    1. L4.4 Test Retake Sign Up on Google Form

    2. Plate Motion Engineering Internship Day1

    -Each person receives one workbook

    -Explore the Futura Workspace and Simulation

    HW: Annotate chapter 1 and chapter 2 in the back of the engineering workbook tonight.

     

    Thursday, Nov 21

    Agenda:

    1. Check MCQ score.

    2. Lesson 4.3  - Writing a scientific argument

    HW: Complete classwork, L4.3, part 4 tonight.

     

    Wednesday, Nov 20

    Agenda:

    1. Science Seminar

    HW:None

     

    Tuesday, Nov 19

    Agenda:

    1. Summative Test- Lesson 4.4

    HW: Bring Evidence Cards for tomorrow's socratic seminar.

     

    Monday, Nov 18

    Agenda:

    1. Test Review

    -Drawing models

    -Sample questions

    -Review questions in Google Classroom

    HW: Summative test tomorrow

     

    Friday, Nov 15

    Agenda:

    1. Correct Lesson 3.4 Biodome Model. Review Key Concepts

    2. Lesson 4.1-workbook p.96

    3. Lesson 4.2-workbook page 99-101

    HW: Study for the Amplify Summative test next Tuesday. Review the model and key concepts.

     

    Thursday, Nov 14

    Agenda:

    1. Lesson 3.4

    2. Lesson 4.1: Annotating Evidence Cards (#56A,B)

    HW: Bring back evidence cards, science notebook and Amplify's workbook tomorrow. You will need your science notebook from now on.

    Your Summative Test will be given next Tuesday.

     

    Wednesday, Nov 13

    Agenda:

    1. Lesson 3.4, also do part 4 HW

    HW: Lesson 3.3 HW and 3.4 HW (only part 4) are both due tomorrow.

    Your Summative Test will be given next Tuesday.

     

    Tuesday, Nov 12

    Agenda:

    1. Change seats

    2. Fill out the Amplify Student Reflection

    3. Lesson 3.3

    HW: Lesson 3.3 HW is due Thursday.

    Your Summative Test will be given next Tuesday.

     

    Friday, Nov 8

    Agenda:

    1. Quiz Reflection: How to write a short response (#55)

    2. Lesson 3.2 Game

     

    Thursday, Nov 7

    Agenda:

    1. Check workbook page 51 and 52.

    2. Lesson 2.5 - PART 3

    3. Lesson 3.1

    HW:

    Lesson 2.5 HW (only part 4) is due tomorrow.

     

    Wednesday, Nov 6

    Agenda:

    1. Get to Lesson 2.5 part 2.

    HW: Complete part 2 of lesson 2.5 tonight.

    Lesson 2.3 and 2.4 HW (can do in the workbook pages 51 and 52) are due tomorrow. Read the article on page H1.

     

    Tuesday, Nov 5

    Agenda:

    1. Answer Ch2 questions using the vocabulary cards.

    2. Take 2.4 Quiz

    3. Do the 2.3 and 2.4 HW on the workbook (WBp.51 and 52)

    HW: Lesson 2.3 and 2.4 HW (can do in the workbook) are due Thursday.

     

    Monday, Nov 4

    Agenda:

    1. Review last week's work

    2. Lesson 2.3 up to part 3.

    HW: You will have a quiz tomorrow from 2.4. Study the key concepts and vocabulary in your Amplify workbook. Focus on the movements of carbon in an ecosystem between the biotic and abiotic matter. Check out p.27 (Lesson 1.6) and diagrams that show the process of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in the student workbook. The quiz will cover lesson 1.2-2.3 Tuesday. There will be 12 multiple-choice questions and 2 short-answer questions.

    The quiz will focus on mostly producers and consumers so you don't need to review about decomposers that much. Make sure you know what happens to the flow of carbon ( in the form of CO2 / ESM) in different organisms in the light versus in the dark.

     

    Friday, Nov 1

    Agenda:

    1. Complete Lesson 2.2 

    HW: Complete Lesson 2.2 HW by Monday.

     Study the key concepts and vocabulary in your Amplify workbook. Focus on the movements of carbon in an ecosystem between the biotic and abiotic matter. Check out p.27 (Lesson 1.6) and diagrams that show the process of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in the student workbook. The quiz will cover lesson 1.2-2.3 next Tuesday. There will be 12 multiple-choice questions and 2 short-answer questions.

     

    Thursday, Oct 31

    Agenda:

    1. Lesson 2.1 & part of Lesson 2.2

    HW: No homework.

    Quiz from L1.2- L2.3 next Tuesday.

     

    Wednesday, Oct 30

    Agenda:

    1. Lesson 1.6

    HW: Complete Lesson 6 HW (part 5 and 6) tonight.

     Lesson 2.4 is our next quiz around next Tuesday/Wednesday.

     

    Tuesday, Oct 29

    Agenda:

    1. Lesson 1.4: complete activity 3

    2. Lesson 1.5

    HW: Complete and hand in online both Lesson 1.4 and 1.5 HW.

    Lesson 2.4 is our next quiz around next Wednesday.

     

    Friday, Oct 25

    Agenda:

    1. Lesson 1.3 HW

    2. Lesson 1.4

    HW: Lesson 1.4 HW is due Monday. You can find the Elodea experiment video under Lesson Brief.

     

    Thursday, Oct 24

    Agenda:

    1. Lesson 1.3

    HW: Do Lesson 1.3 #4 Homework online. You will need to read the article about carbon before answering the focus question online. Click Hand In when you are done. It's due tomorrow.

     

    Wednesday, Oct 23

    Agenda:

    1. Write yoru name on the student workbook.

    2. Lesson 1.2 

    3. Lesson 1.3

    HW: None

     

    Tuesday, Oct 22

    Agenda:

    1. Pass back Comparing Cases (#54)

    2. Lesson 1.2 Introducing Biosphere 2.

     

    Monday, Oct 21

    Agenda:

    1. Amplify Lesson 1.1 Pre-Unit Assessment.

    HW:None

     

    Friday, Oct 18

    Agenda:

    1. Add Eliciting Ideas Inventory Fall 2019 to wise.berkeley.edu

    HW: None

     

    Thursday, Oct 17

    BW: What factors can cause human population to increase?

    Agenda:

    1. Habitat Loss & Invasive Species (#51)

    2. Population Circle (#53)

    HW: None

     

    Wednesday, Oct 16

    BW: What factors can cause habitat loss?

    Agenda:

    1. Habitat Loss & Invasive Species (#51)

    HW: None

     

    Tuesday, Oct 15

    BW: (#52) What are some dimilarites and differences between introduced and invasive species.

    Agenda:

    1. Comparing Cases (4 ecological cases about introduced species)- Collected in class

    HW: None

     

    Monday, Oct 14

    Agenda:

    1. Go voer unit  2 quiz

    2. Presentation

    3. Change seats

    4. Habitat Loss & Invasive Species (#51)

    HW: None

     

    Friday, Oct 11

    Agenda:

    1. 13.1 Presentation. Assess questioning skill

    HW: None

     

    Thursday, Oct 10

    Agenda:

    1. Quiz 2

    2. Fill out Student Reflection online for IQWST

    3. Continue to work on the 13.1 poster.

    HW: Fill out the Student Reflection online if you haven't done so.

     

    Wednesday, Oct 9

    BW: What can be considered as evidence in science?

    Agenda:

    1. Activity 13.1 (#50)

    Step c - filling out the evidence and scientific principles. Start making the posters.

    HW: Unit 2 quiz 2 is tomorrow.

     

    Tuesday, Oct 8

    BW: (#49) Can 2 organisms be competitors as wll as predator/prey?

    Agenda:

    1. Add answers to DQ notes (#24)

    2. Check L9 R2 (#44) and Activity 9.3 CER (46)

    3. Activity 13.1 (#50) Steps a and b

    HW:Study for Unit 2 Quiz 2. It will cover lessons 9 through 13.

     

    Monday, Oct 7

    Agenda:

    1. Activity 10.1 (#47)

     

    2. Lesson 10 Reading 1 (#48)

    3. Add to DQ Notes (#24)

    HW: Lesson 9 Reading 2 (#44) and 9.3 CER (#46B) are both due tomorrow.

    Study for Unit 2 Quiz 2. It will cover lessons 9 through 13.

     

    Friday, Oct 4

    Agenda:

    1. Check notebooks

    2. Activity 9.3 (#46)

    -Write the CER.

    3. Lesson 9 Reading 2 (#44) 

    HW: 

    Lesson 9 Reading 2 (#44) Student Edition page 99 is due Tuesday.

    Unit 2 quiz 2 is next Thursday.

     

    Thursday, Oct 3

    Agenda:

    1. Activity 9.3 (#46) Presentaion

    HW: Notebooks will be checked tomorrow.

    You have another quiz next Thursday.

     

    Wednesday, Oct 2

    BW: How would an omnivore invader afect the new ecosystem?

    Agenda:

    1. Activity 9.3 (#46) :Prepare the CER posters.

    HW: Notebook will be checked this Friday.

     

    Tuesday, Oct 1

    BW: (#45) Define an invasive species.

    Agenda:

    1. Discuss Activity 9.2 (#43)

    2. Activity 9.3 (#46) Day 1.  Add an invasive species to the ecosytem.

    HW: Science notebook check this Friday.

     

    Monday, Sep 30

    Agenda:

    1. Pass back quiz and went over the mistakes.

    2. Activity 9.2 (#43)

    3. Lesson 9 Reading 2: An Invader in Yellowstone National Park. (#44). Find the article on student edition page 99.

    HW:

    Science notebook will be checked on Friday.

    Activity 9.2 (#43) has to be completed tonight.

     

    Friday, Sep 27

    BW: What does it mean when an ecosystem is stable?

    Agenda:

    1. Lesson 9 Reading 1: A stable Ecosystem (#42)

    2. Activity 9.2: Can All Three Populations Survive? (#43)( to be continued on Monday)

    HW: None

     

    Thursday, Sep 26

    bW: Are minerals food? Explain 

    Agenda:

    1. L12R1: Return of the Green Goo (#40)

    2. Add to DQ Notes (#24) an abiotic factor that affects the trout ppopulation.

    3. Activity 9.1 (#41): Exploring the NetLogo Model Ecosystem

    Complete the simulation and answer the questions.

    HW: None

     

    Wednesday, Sep 25

    BW: (#38)

    Give 4 examples of abiotic factors that can affect an organism.

    Agenda:

    1. Lesson 11 Reading One (#37)

    2. Activity 12.1: Analyzing Dioxin Data (#39)

    HW: None

     

    Tuesday, Sep 24

    Agenda:

    1. Quiz

    2. Lesson 11 (#36)

    HW: Complete Lesson 11 tonight. Read student edition pages 115-117 (the blue numbers) and answer the Making Senses question regarding Worms and Moisture. Write the answers on notebook #36.

     

    Monday, Sep 23

    BW: Sharing a good lesson.

    Agenda:

    1. Lesson 11.1 Worms and Moisture (#36). We will get back to Lesson 9 later.

    HW: Study for the Science Quiz tomorrow. Review lesson 1 through 6.

     

    Friday, Sep 20

    Agenda:

    1. Lesson 6 Sea Lamprey (#35). Completed reading one and two.

    HW: Study for the quiz on Sep 24, next Tuesday by reviewing the IQWST student edition lesson 1 - 6 and your notes. There will be 6 questions and one of them is a CER. The quiz will cover population change and food web.

     

    Thursday, Sep 19

    Agenda:

    1. Go over Lesson 5 Reading One (#30)

    2. Activity 5.2

    -define ecosystem

    -Add 3 more scientific principles to #22 or #33

    -Answer about trout and its food question in the DQ notes (#24)

    3. Lesson 5 Reading Two (#34): Fisherman's Journal.

    HW: You will have a quiz on September 24th, next Tuesday, covering iQWST lesson 1 through lesson 6. 

     

    Wednesday, Sep 18

    Agenda:

    1. Activity 5.2 (#32)

    HW: Complete Lesson 5 Reading 1: Where Have All the Puffins Gone? on pages 46 to 49 (answer on #30) tonight. It's due tomorrow.

    L1-L6 Assessment is next Tuesday.

     

    Tuesday, Sep 17

    Agenda:

    1. 1st period reviewed Activity 4.2 & L4 reading 2 (#28A,B)

    2. Scientific Principle (#22) Added principle #5 about consumers and producers.

    3. Activity 5.1  Food Web Model of the Great Lakes (glue in the food web on #31)

    HW: Complete Lesson 5 Reading 1: Where Have All the Puffins Gone? on pages 46 to 49 (answer on #30) by Thursday.

    L1-L6 Assessment is next Tuesday.

     

    Monday, Sep 16

    Agenda:

    1. Give back Field  Study paper (29A,B)

    2. Change seats

    3. Lesson 4 Reading two Notes (#28A,B)

    HW: Lesson 1-Lesson 6 assessment is next Tuesday, Sep.24

    Lesson 3 Reading one notes and Lesson 4 reading one notes are due Tuesday, tomorrow.

     

    Friday, Sep 13

    Agenda:

    1. Act 4.1- Where does an animal's food come from?

    - Testing for starch lab (#26)

    2. L3R1: Energize Me Notes (Read pages 28-31) #25

    3. L4 R1: What Do Trouts Eat? (Read pages 36-38) #27

    HW: 3.1 CER is due tonight! Turn in online.

    Lesson 3 Reading One and Lesson 4 Reading  One are both due Tuesday. Answer the questions in your notebook #25 and #27.

     

    Thursday, Sep 12

    Agenda:

    1. Activity 3.1-CER online. Writing an explanation about why organisms need food.

    HW: Complete Activity 3.1-CER explanation by tomorrow night.

     

    Wednesday, Sep 11

    Agenda:

    1. Sharing 2.1 Reading DQ Notes.

    2. Lesson 3: Why do organisms need food?

    -Making predictions

    -copy Scientific Principles (#22)

    HW: None

     

    Tuesday, Sep 10

    Agenda:

    1. Notebook Check.

    2. Lesson 2.1 Trout Mystery.

    2.1 Reading. Record questions on DQ Notes (#24)

    HW: Complete 2.1 Reading tonight. Record your questions on DQ notes #24.  Go to Google Classroom to open the IQWST Student Edition shared with you. Scroll to the workbook page 20 to find the reading about trees, penguines, and frogs.

     

    Monday, Sep 9

    BW: Sharing the good things.

    Agenda:

    1. Reading 2: Notes & Chart (#23 A, B)

    2. Activity 1.3: Setting up the DQB

    DQ Notes (set 4 pages aside but uses only #24A today, #24A-D)

    HW: Science notebooks will be checked tomorrow.

     

    Friday, Sep. 6

    Agenda:

    1. Field Study Summary

    -Scientific Principles (#22)

    2. Reading 2: Wildlife Biologists at Work

    -Notes (#23A)

    -Chart (#23B)

    HW: Notebook Check next Tuesday. I will collect the Field Study notes on Monday.

     

    Thursday, Sep. 5

    BW: What organisms have you seen on campus?

    Agenda:

    1. 1.1 Reading Notes (#21)

    2. Activity 1.2 Field Study

    HW: Turn in the Fild Study handouts tomorrow.

     

    Wednesday, Sep. 4

    BW: (#19) Changes are evidence of ___________.

    Agenda:

    1. Act 1.1  Data (#20)

    2. 1.1 Reading Notes (#21) : Bacteria, Chimps, Peanust, and Dolphins

    HW: None

     

    Tuesday, September 3

    BW: What makes you happy?

    Agenda:

    1. Pass back work: Butterfly Extravaganza (#8) and Phet Simulation: Build a Molecule (#17)

    2. Questions from Atoms, Molecules, and Particles (#13)

    3. IQWST Activity 1.1: How do organisms interact?

    HW: None

     

    Friday, August 30

    BW: An atom is made of _____________________.

    Agenda:

    1. Watch "Just How Small Is an Atom?"

    2. Different Environments Diagrams- record living, once living, and nonliving.

    3. Periodic Table handouts (#16A, B)

    4. Molecular Model Kit (#14)

    HW:Atoms, Molecules, Particles....Oh My! handout (#13) is due Tuesday.

     

    Thursday, August 29

    BW: Can a molecule be made of the same type of element? Give an example.

    Agenda:

    1. Phet Simulator: Build a Molecule

    HW: Atoms, Molecules, Particles....Oh My! handout (#13) is due Tuesday.

     

    Wednesday, August 28

    BW: What is an element? an atom? a molecule?

    Agenda:

    1. Phet Simulator: Build a Molecule

    HW: None. Bring back the handout to complete in class tomorrow.

     

    Tuesday, August 27

    BW: What are examples of matter? (#11)

    Agenda:

    1. Collect Butterfly Extravaganza paper

    2. Macroscopic & Submicroscopic handout (#10)

    3. Characteristics of Water activity (#12)

    HW: None

     

    Monday, August 26

    BW: "If you..., please stand" activity

    Agenda:

    1. Go over the safety quiz results

    2. Complete the CER portion of the Butterfly Extravaganza handout. Turn in the handout.

    3. Macroscopic vs. Microscopic slides and watch the Power of 10.

    HW:If you needed more time to complete the Butterfly handout, please turn it in tomorrow after completion.

     

    Friday, August 23

    Agenda:

    1. Take the Safety quiz. Check Safety Contract and collect Safety Poster.

    2. CA Tortoiseshell Butterfly handout. Will finish the CER on Monday.

    HW: None

     

    Thursday, August 22

    BW: What do organisms need to survive and reproduce?

    Agenda:

    1. CA Tortoiseshell Butterfly Extravaganza (#8)

    2. Self-Reflection Rubric (#9)

    HW: Safety Quiz is tomorrow. There is no retake chance to bring up the grade. Please review your safety contract, and video notes.

    Turn in Safety Poster tomorrow. Show the signatures on the Safety Contract.

     

    Wednesday, August 21

    One Tribe 

     

    Tuesday, August 20

    BW: What should you do before conducting an experiment? (#5)

    Agenda:

    1. Windows Login & Google Classroom access

    2. Safety Contract (#6) & Safety Poster Instruction (#7)

    HW: Safety Quiz on Friday will have questions from your safety video notes and your safety contract.

    Safety Contract Parent Signature and the Safety Poster are due this Friday.

     

    Monday, August 19

    Agneda:

    1. Seating chart

    2. Complete My Information and turn it in.

    3. Safety Contract and Poster

    HW: Safety quiz will be given this Friday (12 points)

    Safety Contract signature is due on Friday. Safety poster is due on Friday. You will have tomorrow to work on the safety poster.

     

    Friday, August 16

    BW: Update the table of contents. Wriet special request on the index card.

    Agenda:

    1. Collect singed slip

    2. Watch Safety video and take notes (assignment #4)

    3. Lab tour

    HW: Bring back your "My Information" on Monday. Just complete the sketch in pencil. We will have more time to color it on Monday.

     

    Thursday, August 15

    BW: How many people can go to the restroom at a time?

    Agenda:

    1. Set up the notebook.

    2. Mrs. Chien's story.

    3. Your Story.

    HW: Returned the half sheet on Friday after reviewing the syllabus with your parent/guardian. Parent/Guardian signature is required.

    Just complete the sketch in pencil for My Information and bring it back next week,  you will have another day to color it.

     

    Wednesday, August 14

    BW: What group interactions were helpful yesterday when your group tried to solve the tangram?

    Agenda:

    1. Going over the syllabus (welcome letter)

    2. Going over the classroom procedures

    HW: Bring a science only notebook to class tomorrow.

    Returned the half sheet on Friday after reviewing the syllabus with your parent/guardian. Parent/Guardian signature is required.

     

    Tuesday, August 13

    BW: Greet the persons at your table.

    Agenda:

    1. Write the name card

    2. Mrs. Chien's Story

    3. Tangram Puzzles Challenge.

    HW: Bring a science only notebook (composition or spiral) to class on Thursday.