Friday, May 10, 2019. Day 1


Today’s Schedule:

  • 8:25 to 9:10 (prep)

  • 9:10 to 9:58 (8)

  • 9:58 to 10:45 (8)

  • 10:45 to 11:15 (WIN)

  • 11:15 to 11:45 (Lunch)

  • 11:45 to 12:35 (8)

  • 12:35 to 2:50 (Grade 7, see Mr. Purcell or Mrs. Robbins for specifics)

Grade 8 Agenda:


Tuberculosis article due Tuesday.

  • complete on its own sheet so it may be passed in.



Watch evolutionary Arms Race

  • Get a copy of the worksheet.

  • Watch from the beginning of video through the end of the Tuberculosis Story

  • (0 - 27 minutes).

  • complete worksheet as you watch.

Read and complete tuberculosis article for Tuesday.

Dear Substitute:

The video will play on the HD television by my desk. It is loaded into the DVD player. Use the red power button on the black remote to turn on the TV. Use the gray remote to control the DVD player.

  • The “Menu Button will display the navigation menu.

  • Choose “Select Program” and play from the beginning of chapter 1.

  • Play through the end of chapter 4 (27 minutes)

  • Pressing the “Display” button will check the elapsed time.


Homework Time

Grade 7 Agenda:


Finish the class assignment at home as needed. It may be collected for grading on Monday.


Please get out your notes from the chapter outline you finished last night.

You will complete this online quiz (below) then finish the web-base activities as listed on the lesson.


Reading Comprehension Quiz

Dear Substitute:

  • Please see that the students are separated and the use of the chrome book is monitored.

  • Student should be allowed open notes - but not open text.

When you are finished:

Watch the BrainPop on static Electricity located here.

Then read the Short Article on Static Electricity located here.

In your science notebook, copy and answer the following questions. Use a blank page with a proper heading that you can pass in.

1) Most carpets are made out of polyester and socks are made of wool. Why can shuffling across a carpet in your socks be such a “shocking” experience?

Now play with the PhET simulation titled Balloons and Static Electricity.

In your science notebook, copy and answer the following questions:

2) Why are rubber balloons so easily charged by rubbing them on a wool sweater?

3) Why does the balloon stick to the sweater after it is charged?

4) why do the negative charges on the wall move away from the charged balloon as it is brought close to them?

Have a good weekend. All this work is due on Tuesday.