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Upcoming Events

Science 7

Week of 6/6/11

6/6 - Gather recycled materials for complex machine
         Complete quiz review by tomorrow
       Work/Simple Machine quiz this WED

6/7 - Bring in materials for machine 2 drawings
        Study for Work/Machines Quiz

6/8 - Write up 1st concept
        -will be stamped tomorrow (final draft)

6/9 - Write up 2nd concept for your machine
        -stamped tomorrow

6/10 - Complete individual assignments
     Machine packet for Monday will include:
        1) introduction mechanical advantage                                                                                    discussions
        2) concepts
        3) final illustration original drawings
        4) journal

Week of 5/31/11

5/31 - Complete "Machine Packet" by tomorrow -
        ***ALL 4 PAGES**

6/1 - Read/take Cornell notes on pg 110-120
        Answer ques pg 120
         ***Due on Friday

6/2 - Finish "Need a Lift"
    ***Be sure to draw arrows and fulcrum, label
        which type of lever it is
        Finish Cornell notes & ques pg 110-120

6/3 - Complete "Whistle While You Work" - both sides

Week of 5/23/11

5/23 - Begin speed/acceleration/momentum problems -
            DUE WED

5/24 - Finish speed/acceleration/momentum problems - due tomorrow

5/25 - Complete review sheet for Friday's quiz                                             Read/take Cornell notes pg 98-101; answer questions
          Friday: Quiz on speed, acceleration, momentum

5/26 - Read pg 102-107 and fill in HW packet -- due WED
         Study for tomorrow's quiz

5/27 - Read text pages 102-107 & fill in packet
        -DUE WED

Week of 5/16/11

5/16 - Complete Entree & Dessert by Friday
         Project due a week from today (Monday)

5/17 & 5/18 - Continue with work on Speed a la Carte - Entree & Dessert

                                                              stamped on Friday

5/19 - Finish experiments for Speed a la Carte: checked on Friday
      Project with conclusion    ***Due on MONDAY***

5/20 - Write an overall conclusion for Speed a la Carte labs
         Completed project turned in on Monday

Week of 5/9/11

5/9 - Work on notes ques pg 6-17         - due Wednesday
         Group "D" SARs next Monday

5/10 - Finish notes ques   - due tomorrow
         Group "D" SAR Monday

5/11 - Begin to design 3 experiments for Speed a la Carte - procedures will be

         Appetizer will be due on Monday                           checked tomorrow
         Group "D" SAR this next Monday

5/12 - Finish US map questions                                                                          Work on Speed a la Carte appetizer - due Monday
         Group "D" SAR next Monday

5/13 - Work on Appetizer - due on Monday
                Don't forget to graph results for each lab
         Group "D" SAR on Monday
         ****Mini-Speed quiz on Monday

Week of 5/2/11

5/2 - Complete xerox about Newton's 3rd law                                               Begin review sheet for quiz on THURS
            REVIEW IS DUE WEDNESDAY!!!
        Group "C" SAR on Monday next week

5/3 - Finish review sheet for quiz on THURS
        REVIEW IS DUE TOMORROW!!!
        Group "B" SAR on Monday

5/4 - Study for tomorrow's quiz
         Group "C" SAR on Monday

5/5 - Finish speed graphing by Monday
        Group "C" SAR on Monday

Week of 4/25/11

4/25 - Read/take Cornell notes pgs 47-53; answer questions
         -due on WED

4/26 - Finish lab questions 
         Complete reading/notes/ques pg 47-53
          Group "B" SAR next Monday

        RETURN HEALTH BOOKS TO LIBRARY

4/27 - Write a procedure for Friction Lab II lab
        -develop a data table
        Group "B" SAR next Monday
                   RETURN HEALTH BOOKS TO THE LIBRARY!!!

4/28 - Write conclusion to lab
         Group "B" SARs next Monday      RETURN HEALTH BOOKS TO LIBRARY

4/29 - Finish xerox (both sides)
         Group "B" SARs on Monday

Week of 4/18/11

4/18 - AIDS booklet due on Friday - April 22
         Complete reflection, bibliography & cover
    ***Have a parent comment signature on back***

4/19 - Continue with work on AIDS booklet
        -due on Friday with parent's
         comment and signature
        Group "A" SAR on Monday

4/20 - Continue with work on booklet - due on Friday
         Group "A" SAR next Monday

4/21 - Finish booklet - include all grading rubrics
     ****Be sure to get a comment/signature from a parent
         Group "A" SAR on Monday
     White "HEALTH" books need to be returned to LIBRARY

4/22 - Read/hi-lite friction lab
         -know what you are going to be measuring

       Group "A" SAR on Monday

Week of 4/4/11

4/4 - Finish pg 2 - myths vs realities
        Start looking for statistics about HIV

4/5 - Continue searching for statistics about HIV/AIDS

4/6 - Work on pg 3: Facts & Figures - DUE FRI
        Look at rubric to ensure completeness
        ****Bring statistics to class on Thursday to work on
               pie and bar charts

4/7 - Continue to work on pg 3: Facts & Figures
         Look at rubric to ensure completeness - Due FRI

4/8 - Work on cover for your booklet over the break
          -try to use your own art work

Week of 3/28/11

3/28 - Complete review for Quiz on Wed:                                                    menstruation/pregnancy/STIs/birth control

3/29 - Study for quiz

3/30 - Start pg 1 of booklet - cartoon/diagram portion due tomorrow

3/31 - Finish pg 1 of booklet - both parts A & B   
       -bring in tomorrow for peer review
       ***will be turned in on Friday as Final Draft

4/1 - Complete pg 2: Myths vs. Reality - due Tuesday
       Be sure that the myth makes sense and matches with the reality!
        Use a T chart to organize/present your information
          Page 3 (facts & figures) will be due next Thursday

Week of 3/21/11

3/21 - Read pages 226-231/answer questions

3/22 - Discuss w/parents your birth
         Complete jigsaw puzzle and definitions

3/23 - Read/Hi-lite: How Babies are Born

3/24 - Read pages 444-447/outline & answer ques - due Monday

3/25 - Read pages 444-447/outline & answer ques - due Monday

Week of 3/14/11

3/14 - Finish menstruation questions/drawings

3/15 - Review/finish notes about your STI

3/16 - Read pages 438-441; answer questions on pg 439 & 441
        -due on Friday

3/17 - Read pages 438-441; answer questions on pg 439 & 441

3/18 - Have a great weekend!

Week of 3/7/11

3/7 - Begin to study for anatomy quiz on
        THURSDAY!!!

3/8 - Read pages 246-251;
        Answer ques on pg 247 and 251
        ****Anatomy (male & female) quiz on Thurs

3/9 -  Study for anatomy quiz tomorrow

3/10 - Complete activity on pg 243, using graph paper
         Answer ques on back of graph

3/11 - Read/outline pg 434-437; answer ques

Week of 2/28/11

2/28 - Interview an adult about: I've Got a Few Questions
                  - due on Wednesday
         Group "D" SAR on Monday

3/1 - Be sure that you've interviewed a parent about when
                a child becomes an adult
       Read pg 242-245 in Health book; answer ques 1-5
          Group "D" SAR on Monday

3/2 - Read pages 218-221; questions due on Thursday
          Group "D" SAR next Monday

3/3 - Read pg 222-225; answer ques 1-6 DUE MONDAY
          Group "D" SAR on Monday

Week of 2/22/11

2/22 - Begin to work on review sheet for quiz
              -DUE ON THURS
          Group "C" SARs on Thurs

2/23 -  Continue to work on review sheet for quiz
                  -DUE tomorrow
           Group "C" SAR this Friday

2/25 - Study for sound/hearing quiz on Monday

Week of 2/14/11

2/14 - Fill in xerox 8-1 (back of 7-2)
         Group "B" SAR on Thursday

2/15 - Read/outline pg 228-233/ answer questions pg 233
                 -due on Thursday
         Group "B" SAR this Thursday

2/16 - Finish reading/outlining pages 228-233; answer ques
         Group "B" SAR tomorrow

2/17 - Group "C" SAR next Thursday
         Quiz about Sound/Hearing/Circulation on Friday

Week of 2/7/11

2/7 - Read pgs 196-199; fill in xerox 7-1
       YOU ARE READING IN BLUE BOOK!
       Group "A" SAR on Friday

2/8 - Read pages 200-205; answer ques from Station 5
        SAR group "A" on Friday

2/9 - Answer ques on pg 205
        Be sure that ALL lab sheets are complete
        (Requirements for Sound Activity packet will
                                           be handed in tomorrow)
        -bottle activity will be done in class tomorrow

2/10 - Group "A" SAR tomorrow
         Read/outline pg 222-226; answer questions pg 226
             -due on Monday

2/11 - Group "B" SAR next Thursday
         Finish reading/outlining/ques pg 222-226
         Have a great weekend!

Week of 2/1 11

2/1 - Continue with notes/reading pg 128-133
     ****Notes ques due on Wed

2/2 - Read/hi-lite: The Low Down on High Blood Pressure

2/3 - Read/hi-lite: Cardivascular statistics & Science
       Group "A" SAR on Friday, Feb 11

2/4 - Group "A" SAR next Friday, Feb 11



SCIENCE 8

Week of 6/6/11

6/6 - Continue to work on presentation
        -script due tomorrow
       Complete quiz review by WED

6/7 - Answer questions for lab, calculating calories for each cup
        Finish rev sheet (both sides): REMEMBER - calories =
                    mass X change in temp X spec.heat    -due tomorrow
        Work on presentations

6/8 - Study for tomorrow's quiz
        Learning log packet w/4 logs assessment due Friday

6/9 - Work on presentations --PRACTICE!!!
       Learning log packet (assessment 4 logs) due Friday

6/10 - Practice w/your group!!!

Week of 5/31/11

5/31 - Finish calorie calculations by Friday

        Work on video portion of presentations

6/1 - Finish calorie calculations by Friday

      Work on slides/video for presentations

6/2 - Complete calorie calculations, showing all units

      Continue to work on script - due next Tuesday

6/3 - Work on script & video (on the scene reporter) - due Tuesday

Week of 5/23 11

5/23 - Read & outline pg 502-508; answer questions
        -will be stamped on WED
        Group "F" SARs next Tuesday

5/24 - Finish graphing lab and questions (# them)
         Complete outline/answer questions from pg 502-508
         Group "F" SARs next TUESDAY

5/25 - TURN IN ON FRIDAY: Notes or outlines/ques
                                     pg 474-508 (5 sections)

         TURN IN ON FRIDAY: 3 completed labs:
                              Direction of Heat
                              Heating Curve
                              Heat vs. Temp

5/26 - Same as 5/25 group "F" SARs on Tuesday

        Begin calorie calculations WS - due next Friday

5/27 - Work on calorie calculations - due next Friday

        Group "F" SARs on Tuesday - last day for late SARs

Week of 5/16/11

5/16 - Read pgs 487-492; outline; answer ques pg 492
         Read pgs 493-496; outline; answer ques pg 496
                Due on FRIDAY
         Group "E" SAR next Monday

5/17 - Continue with outlines and answering questions - due Friday

        Group "E" SARs on Monday

5/18 & 19 - Read and finish outlines/ques - due Friday
                Group "E" SAR on Monday

5/20 - Graph lab results for BOTH fresh and salt water    
               Due on MONDAY
         Group "E" SAR on Monday

Week of 5/9/11

5/9 - Complete comic w/ explanation
        Begin review sheet for quiz on Thursday
           Group "C & D" SAR next Monday

5/10 - Complete review questions for Thursday's quiz
                 DUE ON WED
         Group "C & D" SARs next Monday

5/11 - Study for quiz: use review sheet, notes, cootie
                                        catchers, agenda questions, pressure demos
         Group "C & D" SARs on Monday

5/12 - Read/take notes pg 474-477; answer questions                                         Groups "C & D" SARs on Monday

5/13 - Finish graphing lab & discussion
         Groups "C & D" SARs on Monday


Week of 5/2/11

5/2 - Complete learning log: April 14-29                                                      Think about comic -- due Tuesday next week
       Group "A" & "B" SAR on Monday next week
              BRING IN NEWSPAPER                                                               Complete reading/outline/questions pg 478-486

5/3 - Work on comic--carefully plan your story frames
        DUE NEXT TUESDAY
          Group "A & B" SARs on Monday

5/4 - Work on comic--carefully plan your story frames
               WILL BE CHECKED TOMORROW
          Group "A & B" SARs on Monday

5/5 - Continue to work on comic explanation - due TUES
         Group "A & B" SARs next Monday

Week of 4/25/11

4/25 - Complete reading/notes/questions 1-4 pg 456 by Tuesday
         Group "F" SARs on Monday

4/26 - Read/take Cornell notes pg 457-462
                                 -answer ques 1-4 ---DUE THURS
         Group "F" SAR on Monday

        RETURN BLUE BOOKS TO LIBRARY

4/27 - Finish notes Answer ques pg 462
         Group "F" SAR on Monday
               RETURN BLUE BOOKS TO THE LIBRARY!!!

4/28 - Complete isobar packet and "wordwise"
         Group "F" SAR on Monday
            RETURN BLUE BOOKS TO LIBRARY!!!

4/29 - Begin reading/outline pages 478-486/answer questions
                     -due TUESDAY
         Group "F" SAR on Monday
               Groups "A" & "B" the following week
         BRING IN OLD NEWSPAPERS FOR LAB

Week of 4/18/11

4/18 - Complete xerox 6.2 & 6.4 - both sides
         Begin to study for Thursday's quiz
         Group "E" SAR next Monday

4/19 - Study for Thursday's quiz: use agenda questions,
                                  Cornell notes ques
                                  Xeroxes from text
         Notes/ques packet due Thursday
         Group "E" SAR on Monday

4/20 - Study for tomorrow's quiz
         Put notes/outlines/ques together: 2 sets of notes
                                   2 outlines
                                   5 sets of questions
         Group "E" SAR next Monday

4/21 - Read/take Cornell notes pg 440-443; answer ques
         Group "E" SAR on Monday

4/22 - Read/take Cornell notes on pg 451-456
         Notes questions due on Tuesday
         Group "E" SAR on Monday

Week of 4/4/11

4/4 - Finish backside of xerox 
        Read pg 242-245; answer ques -- due tomorrow
           Group "D" SAR next Monday

4/5 - Finish flow diagram for tomorrow's lab 
        Group "D" SAR on Monday following break

4/6 - Finish lab questions
        Begin Toxic Waste problems(back of Cu plating reading) - due on Friday
           Group "D" SAR on Monday following break

4/7 - Complete toxic waste problems
        Group "D" SARs on Monday when we return

4/8 - Group "D" SAR on Monday (after break)
         Complete learning log

Week of 3/28/11

3/28 - Lab packet for Wednesday w/ 3 paragraphs answering #3 from Cu                                                     Plating lab:
                                                           Cu Plating
                                                           Successive Dilution
                                                           Sensitivity of Ammonia

         Group "C" SAR next Monday
         Read pg 224-231; outline ques pg 229 & 231
                                    -due on Thursday       

       Learning log packet (4 logs assessment) - due Thurs

3/29 - same as above

3/30 - Group "C" SAR next Monday
          Read pg 224-231; outline ques pg 229 & 231 -due tomorrow    
          Learning log packet due tomorrow (4 logs assessment)

3/31 - Read pg 232-239/outline & answer questions
            -due Monday 
         Group "C" SAR on Monday

4/1 - Read/outline pg 234-239; answer ques  - due on Monday
       Finish LAB QUESTIONS
       Group "C" SAR Monday

Week of 3/21/11

3/21 - Study for quiz tomorrow
        -use notes/questions labs daily questions
        -think about logic of lab set ups

3/22 - Read/take Cornell notes pg 214-221; answer ques on
                                  BOTH pages 220 & 221 --- due on Thursday
         Group "B" SAR on Monday

3/23 - Read/take Cornell notes pg 214-221/Answer ques on 220 & 221
               Due on Thursday
         Group "B" SAR on Monday

3/24 - Read/hi-lite: Cu Plating
               Group "B" SAR on Monday

3/25 - Group "B" SAR on Monday
              Complete Learning log: 3/14-3/25


Week of 3/14/11

3/14 - Group "A" SAR next Monday
         Read/hi-lite: Acid from the Sky
            -answer questions

3/15 - Complete xerox 7.2 - Solubility & temperature
         Group "A" SAR on Monday

3/16 - Begin to work on Solution/Pollution problems - due Mon
           Group "A" SAR on Monday

3/17 - Work on Solution Pollution problems - due Monday

           Group "A" SAR on Monday also

3/18 - Finish Solution/Pollution problems

           Begin to study for Tuesday's quiz - use labs/notes/agenda ques

           Group "A" SAR on Monday

Week of 3/7/11

3/7 - Continue reading/Cornell notes for pages 268-273                                  Answer questions 1 & 2 on pg 273
        Group "F" SAR on Monday next week

3/8 - Finish reading/Cornell notes for pages 268-273                                      Answer questions 1 & 2 on pg 273
        Group "F" SAR on Monday

3/9 - Read/take Cornell notes on pg 274-279
        Ques notes will be due on Friday
        Group "F" SAR on Monday

3/10 - Finish lab questions
        Complete Cornell notes/ques pg 274-279
        Group "F" SAR on Monday

3/11 - Notes/questions for packet on MON
                pg 256-261
                     262-267
                     268-273
                     274-279
         Complete Learning log
         Group "F" SAR on Monday

Week of 2/28/11

2/28 - Lab - Forming solutions
        ***make substitutions if needed
        OPTIONAL IS REQUIRED!
          Group "E" SAR next Monday
          Begin Cornell notes/ques pg 256-261 - due WED

3/1 - Finish lab questions
           Complete reading/Cornell notes ques pg 256-261
       Group "E" SAR on Monday

3/2 - Read/take Cornell notes pg 262-267
         Notes ques (including 4 & 5) due Fri                                                Group "E" SAR next Monday

3/3 - Finish reading pg 262-267; take notes
         Notes questions due tomorrow
        Group "E" SARs on Monday

3/4 - Finish lab questions on back
        Read pg 268-273; take Cornell notes
         Notes questions due on WED
       Group "E" SAR on Monday

Week of 2/22/11

2/22 - Finish review sheet - due tomorrow
     ***Bring in an empty toilet paper roll***
         Group "D" SARs next Monday

2/23 - Study for Quiz: use notes, HW, activities, daily questions, xeroxes
         Group "D" SAR next Monday

2/24 - Complete learning log, including today's activity

        Group "D" SAR on Monday

Week of 2/14/11

2/14 - Complete xerox 10-4 --both sides
         Group "C" SAR next Tuesday (not tomorrow)

2/15 - Read/hi-lite xerox 10-5/complete backside
          Group "C" SAR next Tuesday

2/16 - ***Bring in an empty toilet paper roll***
          Begin "The Eye" reading: hilite & answer ques
                    -due on Tuesday
          Group "C" SAR next Tuesday

2/17 - Finish reading "The Eye"/hi-lite and answer questions
         Begin review sheet - due on WED
         Group "C" SAR on Tuesday

Week of 2/7/11

2/7 - Complete your "secret message"
        ***message: blue/green/violet
             background: yellow/red/orange
        ***DUE tomorrow w/an explanation of what light does
                                     as it travels from the picture to your eye
        Group "B" SAR next Monday

2/8 - Finish the xerox - both sides
        Group "B" SAR on Monday next week

2/9 - Begin "A Primer on Vision"
        -read/hi-lite/answer xeroxed questions
        -DUE ON FRIDAY
        Group "B" SAR on Monday

2/10 - Group "B" SAR next Monday
         Complete xeroxed questions about "Primer on Vision"
               -due on Friday
         Learning Log 2/1 - 2/11- due Monday

2/11 - Finish Learning log
         Group "B" SAR on Monday

Week of 2/1/11

2/1 - Group "A" SAR next Monday

2/2 - Complete xerox 10-2         Group "A" SAR on Monday

2/3 - Group "A" SAR on Monday   
        Finish coloring patterned puzzle

2/4 - Develop a "secret message"
        ***message: blue/green/violet
          background: yellow/red/orange
        ***DUE ON TUES
        Group "A" SAR on Monday















 



 


         


































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































 





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