Thursday, January 17, 2019. Day 4

Homeroom:

Grade 7 Agenda:

Homework:

The sad saga of Unwanted garbage due Friday

  • handout given in class

Do Now:

Watch the Garbage Barge Newscast - summarize what is going on in your science notebook.

Lesson:

Beverage Container Evaluation

We have determined which containers retain thermal energy the best. Now let’s evaluate other qualities of them.

Make a table in your science notebook:

container, pros, cons

Rotate through eight stations.

  • For each cup, discuss:

    • what are the positive qualities (PROS)of this container

    • what are the limitations or disadvantages (CONS) of this container

time to read article in class

WIN:

Grade 8 Agenda:

Homework:

Kinds of Potential Energy

Do Now:

Lesson:

Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Day 3

Homeroom:

Grade 8 Agenda:

Homework:

Personal reflection on your O.R. due in google classroom tomorrow.

Do Now:

Please get out last night’s homework: FORMS OF ENERGY AND ENERGY TRANSFORMATIONS WORKSHEET

8 Einstein: please get out Conservation of Energy lab wrap up

Lesson:

Collect Conservation of Energy lab wrap up - 8 Einstein

Please reseath yourself with your partners from yesterday int he main classroom.

Review THE FORMS OF ENERGY AND ENERGY TRANSFORMATIONS WORKSHEET

Pass back and go over energy transformations RC quiz

Complete review of Open Response Exemplars.

discuss student feedback versus teacher markup

Review of Own Open Response

Personal reflection on your O.R. due in google classroom tomorrow.

WIN:

CONFERENCE Time

Grade 7 Agenda:

Homework:

Finish your lab report for the Coffee Cup Lab AND turn it in no later than midnight tomorrow.

  • We will not be using any class time for this tomorrow.

Do Now:

Lesson:

LAb report Peer Edit

Choose a partner.

Write your name on the peer editing form (top left)

Top right write: Editing For: (student name)

Share your document with them

comment permission only!!!

Use the peer editing form to check the lab report

check off each item as you go

add comments to the document for any concerns or errors you find

Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Day 2

Homeroom:

Grade 7 Agenda:

HOMEWORK:

DRAFT LAB REPORT DUE WEDNESDAY

FINAL LAB REPORT DUE THURSDAY

DO NOW:

LESSON:

COMPLETE THE COFFEE CUP COMPARISON LAB REPORT

VIDEO RESOURCES:

THE FINISHED LAB REPORT (DRAFT) IS DUE WEDNESDAY AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS.

  • WE WILL HAVE A DRAFT PEER EDITING ACTIVITY

Exemplar Lab report with Writing Starters

Finished?

If you finish and have time, Set up a section of your science notebook called:

  • “Hot Beverage Container Design Challenge”

Make a list of:

  • desirable features in a container used for holding a hot beverage.

  • Limitations in your ability to design and build a a container used for holding a hot beverage

WIN:

Grade 8 Agenda:

Homework:

Complete the Forms of Energy and Energy transformations Worksheet

Do Now:

Please take out your lab wrap up from yesterday.

Lesson:

Collect Lab Wrap-ups

Open response Scoring Round-table

  • Dance card Groups

  • Each group to receive a packet

  • underline incorrect information (errors) in red

  • Highlight parts of the question that were not answered in yellow.

  • circle confusing or partially incorrect information in orange.

  • Score (1, 2, 3, 4) and write on the line provided.

  • class share of results

Monday, January 14, 2019. Day 1

Homeroom:

Grade 8 Agenda:

Homework:

Bouncin’ Balls Lab Wrap Up due tomorrow

Do Now:

Get out your Bouncin’ Balls handout

Lesson:

Make-up work: Energy Transformations RC Quiz

  • See Board for List

BOUNCIN’ BALLS - CONSERVATION OF ENERGY LAB

  • Lab Handout

  • Lab behavior and demeanor

  • Follow Lab Instructions carefully

  • Gather Lab Data

  • put away all equipment and return balls

  • draft calculations

  • complete lab in your science notebook as described.

WIN:

Second Step

Grade 7 Agenda:

Homework:

Draft Lab report due Wednesday

Final Lab report due Thursday

Do Now:

Lesson:

Complete the Coffee Cup Comparison Lab Report

Video Resources:

The finished Lab report (draft) is due Wednesday at the BEGINNING of class.

We will have a draft peer editing activity

You will not be given time to work on the report in class tomorrow.

Friday, January 11, 2019. Day 6

Homeroom:

GeoBE 8:45 to ???

Grade 7 Agenda:

Homework:

Do Now:

Lesson:

Today we will:

Complete the “Data and Results” section of the lab report. In this section:

Write a brief introduction that describes what you are presenting to your reader. In this, make specific reference to your two data tables by their figure name.

copy and paste your lab data table into the lab report document.

  • Label this “Table 1: Lab Team Data”

copy and paste the class data table into your lab report document.

  • Label this “Table 2: Class Data”

Do not include your graphs in this section.

finish the class data spreadsheet and graph it.

WIN:

Study and Conference Time

Grade 8 Agenda:

Homework:

Do Now:

Please open up to your notes from reading energy transformations.

You may use anything in your notebook on the comprehension quiz we are about to take.

Lesson:

Energy Transformations RC Quiz

  • Imagine dropping a rubber bouncy ball to the floor and watching it bounce back up.

  • List all of the energy transformations that occur during this event

    • describe them briefly.

  • What does the law of conservation of energy say about these changes?

Bouncin’ Balls - conservation of energy lab

Thursday, January 10, 2019. Day 5

Homeroom:

Grade 8 Agenda:

Homework:

Chapter Outline of Energy Transformations due tomorrow.

P. 133 to 137 - each section

  • Main idea

  • supporting details

  • content vocabulary

Do Now:

Do Now- Conservation of Energy.JPG
  1. Color the scale on each image to identify PE and KE.

  2. color the pie chart to show the mix of PE and KE in each location of the skater.

  3. Describe the conversion of energy that is occurring from the left panel to the right panel.

  4. What is the law of conservation of energy? How does this example show the law?

Lesson:

Discuss Do Now

Complete how do mass and height affect potential energy

forms of Energy Quiz

Makeups: E.M., A.E., L.R., E.C.

RELEASE QUIZ GRADES: FORMS OF ENERGY

STUDENT REVIEW OF QUIZZES:

  1. MAKE A TWO COLUMN CHART IN YOUR SCIENCE NOTEBOOK. TITLE IT “FORMS OF ENERGY QUIZ CORRECTIONS”

  2. FOR EACH ERROR YOU MADE:

  • LIST THE TERMS OR EXAMPLE YOU MADE A MISTAKE ON IN THE LEFT COLUMN.

  • WRITE THE CORRECT ANSWER, DEFINITION OR EXPLANATION IN THE RIGHT COLUMN

Complete this work and turn it in to me - eligible for a re-take with the grades averaged.

Grade 18 or lower - this is a required step.

Due Monday.

PASS BACK PE CALCULATION PRACTICE HW

  • Review Answers

Chapter Outline of Energy Transformations due tomorrow.

P. 133 to 137 - each section

  • Main idea

  • supporting details

  • content vocabulary

WIN:

Study and Conference Time

Grade 7 Agenda:

Homework:

Coffee Cup Lab Wrap Up must be TURNED in NLT tonight.

Do Now:

Lesson:

Finish COFFEE CUP LAB WRAP UP as needed.

Create a class dataset.

Assign as a resource

Calculate summary statistics and graph.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019. Day 4

Homeroom:

Grade 7 Agenda:

Homework:

Complete Google Classroom Graph

Do Now:

Please OPEN up you lab data

Lesson:

Coffee cup lab wrap up:

Be sure your work has the correct Graph title and colors.

Be sure your followed every assigned detail in the instructions.

Be sure you use your reflection from the last lab to improve your work.

Unsubmit, check, resubmit

Google classroom

time to work in class with assistance.

WIN:

Study and Conference Time

Grade 8 Agenda:

Homework:

google Classroom ASSIGNMENT due Friday

  • How Mass and height Affect PE

Do Now:

In your science notebook: respond to the following.

  1. How does increasing mass or height affect the potential energy of a body?

  2. How much would doubling mass affect the potential energy of a body?

  3. How much would doubling height affect the potential energy of a body?

Lesson:

Pass back and go over PE Calculation Practice HW

Open up the work you completed on energy transformations and conservation of energy (yesterday).

  • discuss

RELEASE quiz grades: forms of Energy

Student review of quizzes: Make a two column chart in your science notebook. Title it “Forms of Energy Quiz Corrections”

for each error you made:

  • List the terms or example you made a mistake on in the left column.

  • Write the correct answer, definition or explanation int he right column

Once finished:

Start the google classroom assignment introduced in class.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Day 3

Homeroom:

Grade 8 Agenda:

Homework:

Finish classwork as needed

Do Now:

Get out your GPE Calculation Practice HW

  • place your name on it for me to COLLECT.

Lesson:

Read pages 131 and 132 in Motion Forces and Energy.

  • Answer Q’s. 1-4 your science notebook:

  • Set up an appropriate heading.

  • copy each question

  • Skip one line and answer it using text evidence to support your response.

  • Skip two more lines then go on to the next question.

  1. What is meant by the term “energy transformation?”

  2. Describe three energy transformations involved in riding a bike.

  3. What is the law of conservation of energy?

  4. Use an example to explain the Law of Conservation of Energy.

Next, use the Phet energy skate park simulation to complete the following:

  • Use the “Basics” simulation only.

  • Turn On the pie chart, graph, and grid by clicking the boxes next to each.

  • Set the simulation to “Slow motion.”

  • Place a skater at the top of the ramp and let her go. Make observations and do the following in your science notebook.

  1. Make a full page (landscape) Sketch of the ramp.

  2. use any one of the three provided.

  3. Show (sketch) the skater in three different locations.

  4. Show the pie chart of KE-PE next to the skater at each location.

  5. use two different colors for KE and PE

    • include a key.

  6. Write a paragraph based on your sketch and simulation that discusses how your work shows both transformations of energy and conservation of energy.

WIN:

Conference and Independent Work

Grade 7 Agenda:

Homework:

No homework.

Do Now:

Lesson:

Coffee cup Lab

Student work in groups

data collection

clean-UP

Monday, January 7th 2019. Day 2

Homeroom:

Grade 7 Agenda:

Homework:

Complete assigned classwork as needed

Do Now:

Obtain a chrome book under the instructions of your teacher

Open up your data table for the lab for grading.

Lesson:

We will complete the lab tomorrow.

Today, you will begin drafting your lab report. Do the following:

  • Take out the lab description and notes on variables we used last week.

  • Open up the report assignment in Google Classroom

  • Fill out a proper heading and appropriate title on the template.

    • (get rid of the labels such as “name”, “date”, and “title”)

Draft and fill out the following parts of the report:

  • experimental question

  • hypothesis

    • Keep all bold heading for these sections - type on the line below them (or in the table)

    • Your experimental question and hypothesis must be in complete sentences.

Fill out the variables table

  • Name the variable under description

  • explain or justify each variable under explanation

Write a 1st draft of the method under this section

  • write in first person (I/We)

  • Use the “Cup Test Procedures and Notes” to guide you

  • Be original - write in your own words

  • our procedure will be similar to the last “cup lab” - only each group will test a different cup

WIN:

Study and Conference Time

Grade 8 Agenda:

Homework:

COMPLETE Potential Energy Practice Worksheet for TOMORROW

Do Now:

Lesson:

Quiz - Forms of Energy

Complete this form first

complete the open response in Google Classroom second

Friday, January 4, 2019. Day 1.

Homeroom:

Grade 8 Agenda:

Homework:

Quiz on FORMS of energy on Monday

Do Now:

Lesson:

Finish SLANT: SUMMARIZING FORMS OF ENERGY

RADIANT

ELECTRICAL

NUCLEAR

KE Calculation Examples

  • Review and discuss solutions

Pass back 1st and 2nd Law quiz

  • Review

Pass back Newton and Me posters

Summarizing forms of energy WORKSHEET - Review:

Quiz Monday

  • Forms of energy

  • calculating KE

WIN:

Conference and Study time

Grade 7 Agenda:

Homework:

Prepare your science notebook for the lab using the lab instructions passed out in class.

Do Now:

Lesson:

Pass out the Testing Beverage Containers Lab protocol

Review beverage container (1-8)

Record

container number

name and description

How well will it perform compared to the original paper coffee cup?

How well will it perform compared tot he others?

Lab discussion

making a hypothesis and identifying variable

make a data table