September 18-22

September 18th, 2017 by lodaniels

Important Files

September 22

September 21

  • Bell work – Explain how the shuttle launce shows Newton’s 3rd Law.
  • Newton’s 3rd law lab   Balloon lab

September 20

  • Bell work – How did Newton’s 3rd law affect Gene Cernan’s space walk.
  • Videos and worksheets Newton’s 3rd law lab    Video questions and balloon lab
  • Space shuttle launch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnoNITE-CLc
  • swimming video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G72NZOrAx5k

September 19

  • Bell work – Write Newton’s 3 rd law and give an example.
  • Read article about Gene Cernan’s multiple space flights and wrote a summary of the article in our notebooks.
  • Gene Cernan article

September 18

  • Bell work – What was hard/ easy for you on the test?

Video on astronaut Gene Cernan’s space walk. https://utah.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.mfw.asrnt/newtons-third-law-of-motion-astronauts-in-outer-space/#.Wb_RUrKGOM8 (copy and paste this link in your browser to see the  video)

  • Answer the following questions
  1. Write down 3 observations about what is happening to the astronaut.
  2. Write down 3 questions you have about what the astronaut is experiencing.
  3. Write a 5-7 sentence paragraph summarizing what happened in the video.
  4. Draw a model of the forces acting on the astronaut relative to space and the ship.

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Sept. 11 – Sept 15

September 12th, 2017 by lodaniels

Important files

7.1.1 test review

September 15

Unit 7.1.1 Test!! Test review due at the beginning of class.

September 14

  • Bell work – What are 3 ways you can study for tomorrows test?
  • Finished and went over 7.1.1 test review.  Review is due tomorrow at the beginning of class before the test.

September 13

  • Bell Work – What is the difference between mass and weight?
  • Handed out test review due Friday at the begining of class.
  • TEST FRIDAY

September 12

  • Bell Work – Explain how balanced and unbalanced forces are different.
  • Worked in groups creating a mini poster illustrating balanced and unbalanced forces.

September 11

  • Bell Work – What is Newton’s 3rd Law
  • Bill Nye  video on Momentum (newton’s 2nd Law)

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September 4- September 8

September 6th, 2017 by lodaniels

Science Notebook Files

Glossary 7.1 form

washer in cup lab

Bell work insert

Newton’s 2nd Law Lab.

Questions for dragster and ski jumping video

  • How do the skiers start moving? How do the cars start moving?
  • How do the skiers increase their speed? How do the cars increase their speed?
  • What do the skiers do to get more lift or go higher in the air?
  • What makes the cars slow down and stop?

September 8

Bell Work – Write down Newton’s 2nd Law.

Red Science Explorer – Pg M 39 and M50 “Reviewing Key Concepts” questions.

Notebook Check for the following

  • 7.1 Coversheet
  • Bell work for 8/28- 9/8
  • Dragster and Ski jump Video questions
  • Newtons 1st Law lab (cups)
  • 7.1 Glossary
  • Newtons 2nd Law Lab (marbles and ramps)

September 7

Bell Work – Define evidence.

Finished 2nd Law Lab.

September 6

Bell work – What is the difference between a dependant and independant variable?

Newton’s 2nd Law Lab.

September 5

Bell work – Write down Newton’s 2nd law and explain it in your own words.

Newton’s 2nd Law Lab.

September 4 – NO SCHOOL !! LABORDAY!!

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August 28- September 1st

August 31st, 2017 by lodaniels

Useful Files

Bell work insert Form for 1st two weeks of bell work.  Should be glued into notebook.

washer in cup lab Lab from  Wednesday.  Form should be completed and glued into science notebook.

Glossary 7.1 form Vocab sheet started Thursday.

7th grade disclosure 2017

https://goo.gl/forms/V74R029RZ3m7vas83 (link to digital copy of disclosure)

September 1

Bell work – Define Force.

Worked on vocab in glossary.

August 31

Bell work – What is friction?

Handed out glossary, worked in groups to create definitions in our own words for vocabulary. We will be finishing on Friday.

August 30

Bell work – What is Newton’s 1st law?  Give an example.

Bobsledding video.  1st law lab. (in notebook)

August 29

Bell work – What is your favorite science topic?

Newton’s 1st Law video and questions.  Questions were answered in science notebook and will be graded during our 1st notebook check.

August 28

Bell work – What are you supposed to bring to class with you everyday?

Science notebook set up.

 

 

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August 22-25 WELCOME BACK!!!

August 21st, 2017 by lodaniels

I hope everyone had a great summer.  I have posted a link to my disclosure statement in hard copy and an online google form so you can accept online as well. 7th grade disclosure 2017

Google Form   https://goo.gl/forms/V74R029RZ3m7vas83    

I am looking forward to a great year.

 

Mrs. D

 

 

Tuesday,  August 22    – Discussed topics from the student handbook.

Wednesday, August 23   – Handed out disclosure form.  Due back August 31st, hard copy or use the link above to accept online.

Thursday, August 24  – Discussion of procedures in disclosure and classroom rules.

Friday, August 25  – Learned how to access this blog.  What information will be available and how to access it.

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May 22-26 LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL!!!!!!!!!!!

May 22nd, 2017 by lodaniels

MAY 22 – All late or makeup work due by 3:00pm.

May 23 – Locker check

May 24 – Turn in hall passes

May 25- Closing assembly, Check out forms, 9th Grade Beach Party.

May 26- Last day of school.  7:50 – 10:15 Check out with teachers/ sign yearbooks. 10:15 -12:15 Sign yearbooks on football field.

 

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May 15-19 ALL LATE OR MAKE UP WORK FOR 4th QUARTER IS DUE BY MONDAY, MAY 22nd.

May 15th, 2017 by lodaniels

7th Grade

Complete Sage review 2017

8th Grade

Sage test review 2017

May 19

LAST BELL WORK CHECK!!!!!!

Take your notebooks home!!!!!!

May 18

LAGOON DAY

May 17

7th Grade

  • Bell work – What did you think about the giant crystals in the cave in Mexico?
  • Video on other caves of the world and how they form.

8th Grade

  • Bell work – Why is it important that people have ways to interpret light and sound?
  • Bill Nye Video on light, sound and energy.

May 16

7th Grade

  • Bell work -Which minerals were your favorite? 
  • Watched video about the giant gypsum crystals in the Naica Cave in Mexico.

8th Grade

  • Bell work – How does your eye work?
  • Discussion how your ears work.

May 15

7th Grade

  • Bell work – Draw and label the rock cycle.
  • Discussion on minerals, their origins and uses.

8th Grade

  • Bell work – List 4 Complex machines in your kitchen and the simple machines they are made up of.
  • Discussion on how eyes process electromagnetic energy.
  • Finished Rube Goldberg Machines.

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May 8-12

May 9th, 2017 by lodaniels

7th Grade

Complete Sage review 2017

8th Grade

Complete Sage review 2017

May 12

7th Grade

  • Bell work – Of the minerals we looked at yesterday, which one was your favorite?
  • Mineral discussion.

8th Grade

  • Build and demo Rube Goldberg Machines.

May 11

7th Grade

  • Bell work – What characteristics do geologists use to identify minerals.
  • Discussion on different minerals and their characteristics.

8th Grade

  • Bell work – Draw your Rube Goldberg machine.
  • Worked on machines.

May 10

7th Grade

  • Bell work – What characteristics are required for a substance to be considered a mineral?
  • Notes on characteristics of minerals and characteristics.

8th Grade

  •  How are Wheels and axles and pulleys different?
  • Work on machines.

May9

7th Grade

  • Bell work – How are sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks different?
  • Rock key assignment.  Students will write a key to help identify different rocks of the same type.

8th Grade

  • Bell work – How do screws and wedges work.
  • Rube Goldberg.

May 8

7th Grade

  • Bell work – Why do rocks break down.
  • Notes on the rock cycle and sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks.

8th Grade

  • Bell work- What is a rube goldberg machine?
  • Put students in groups for rube goldberg assignment.  Each group will design a rube goldberg machine that will be demonstrated for the class on Friday.

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May 1-5 Sage Test Review Packet DUE WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 AT THE BEGINNING OF CLASS.

May 9th, 2017 by lodaniels

7th Grade

Complete Sage review 2017

8th Grade

Sage test review 2017

May 5

7th Grade

  • Bell work – What is the rock cycle?
  • Notes on the rock cycle.

8th Grade

  • Bell work – Who was Rube Goldberg.
  • Videos on what a Rube Goldberg machine is and how they work.

May 4

Planet earth videos

May 3

Sage Testing

May2

Sage Testing

May 1

7th Grade

  • Bell work – Why do rocks break down.
  • Notes on the rock cycle and sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks.

8th Grade

  • Bell work- What is a rube goldberg machine?
  • Put students in groups for rube goldberg assignment.  Each group will design a rube goldberg machine that will be demonstrated for the class on Friday.

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April 24-28

April 25th, 2017 by lodaniels

7th Grade

Complete Sage review 2017

8th Grade

Sage test review 2017

energy and waves vocabulary

April 28

7th Grade

  • Bell work – Why is knowing the gas laws important?
  • Reviewed gas laws.
  • Sage test Review packet due WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 at the beginning of class.

8th Grade

  • Bell work – What is the electromagnetic spectrum and what part of it can you see?
  • Discussion on electromagnetic spectrum.
  • Sage test Review packet due WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 at the beginning of class.

April 27

7th grade

  • Bell work – What happens to the volume of a gas if you put pressure on it?  What happens to the volume of a gas when you heat it?
  • Discussion on gas laws.
  • Turned in state of matter infographic.

8th Grade

  • Bell work – Draw and label a transeverse mechanical wave.
  • Discussion on longitudinal mechanical waves and electromagnetic waves.

April 26

7th Grade

  • Bell work- What are the 3 states of matter and how are they different.
  • State of matter infographic.
  • draw each state of matter.
  • Label the drawing explaining the arrangement of the molecules and the energy levels represented by your picture.

8th Grade

  • Bell work- What is a mechanical wave?
  • Finished wave vocabulary.
  • Discussion and notes on waves.

April 25

7th Grade

  • Bell work – What are the 2 types of characteristics that atoms can have.
  • Notes on the development of the model of the atom.

8th Grade

  • Bell work – When you eat what types of energy are you taking in and how are you transforming it?
  • Vocabulary for waves and energy.

April 24

7th Grade

  • Bell work – Draw and label what you think at atom looks like.
  • Notes on atoms.

8th Grade

  • Bell work- Why are simple machines important.
  • Notes Energy transformation.

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