Grade 7 & 8 Thursday (No WIN)
Band/Chorus 8:25 to 10:05
1st Academic Class 10:05 to 10:40 (35 min)
2nd Academic Class 10:40 to 11:15 (35 min)
3rd Academic Class 11:45 to 12:20 (35 min)
4th Academic Class 12:20 to 12:50 (30 min)
5th Academic Class 12:50 to 1:20 (30 min)
6th Academic Class 1:20 to 1:50 (30 min)
1:50 transition to concert
Grade 7 Agenda:
QUIZ: MATTER, THERMAL ENERGY, AND HEAT
FRIDAY (rescheduled from Thursday)
Optional: Bring in a favorite drink container for hot beverages
Introduce Cup Experiment
Convection Cycle Diagram (1 class)
Read and review this website on Experimental design
In your science notebook make a title: Designing Experiments
Respond to the following:
What are the eight parts of a scientific experiment discussed in the reading.
What is a hypothesis? What makes a good hypothesis?
what are the three different types of variables in a scientific experiment? (Explain and give an example of each type.)
What is the difference between quantitative and qualitative data? (Explain and use examples to illustrate your response.)
What should a conclusion do?
Quiz Review Resources:
Item 2: Explain what thermal energy is and how it affects the motion of particles in a substance.
November 28th Notes
Item 3: Identify different states of matter, based diagrams/descriptions of the arrangement of their particles.
Item 4: Identify or state the melting point/boiling point of water in both Celsius and Fahrenheit scales.
Item 5: Define specific heat and interpret specific heat data of different substances listed in a table.
Item 6: Define thermal conductivity and interpret thermal conductivity data of different substances listed in a table.
Item 7: Identify and give examples of thermal conductors and/or insulators.
Item 8: Define thermal expansion and interpret thermal expansion data of different substances listed in a table.
Item 9: Define, identify and differentiate between different types of heat (conduction, convection, radiation).
Class Notes and Practice Worksheet
One strange Rock
Grade 8 agenda:
NEWTON AND ME PROJECT due Thursday, 12/20
beginning of school day