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:

Pass back/go over energy transformations RC

SLANT:

Potential energy - the other meaning

Different kinds of potential handout

Stations:

describe the device

what is its purpose/where is it used

what is its source of energy?

what transformations of energy occur in the device