Monday, January 27th, 2019. Day 4


Grade 7 Agenda:

Class meets in Mr. Wahlstrom’s Room with Mrs. Montgomery


All groups should be able to demonstrate they have completed:

  • at least three independent design sketches

  • Scoring

  • final selection with a written justification

  • In your science notebook project journal

  • no later than Wednesday.

Do Now.


Beverage Container design Project

Brainstorming Solutions!

In your science notebook:

  • Journal at least three different design ideas.

evaluate each using the rubric example provided on the handout.

  • copy rubric and score for each solution

select the final solution concept

  • Write a short paragraph justifying your reason for selecting.

Plan to build.

Keep in mind restrictions on time and materials

  1. You may use recycled materials, but you have a maximum budget of $10 if you need to purchase anything.

  2. You may not use an existing product as part of your design. All designs must start with an existing cup (such as plastic or paper disposable )for holding the liquid and be modified from that point.

  3. Your prototype must be finished and built for testing no later than: February 11th.

Next steps:

  • make a materials list

    • what will you need?

  • Make a resources list

    • what do you need for help or resources other than materials?

  • make a plan for meeting and building

    • when will you meet to construct?

  • REMEMBER to work on this early

    • things go wrong…


Silent Study for Science test

Grade 8 Agenda:


Do Now.


Science Test

  • Paper Based multiple choice and calculation section.

  • Open response in Google classroom

After you finish:

take a copy of the chapter reading on DNA

Complete the chapter questions passed out in class last Friday