June 8
Science: Complete your tectonic worlds and study for science assessment
Math: Check your practice test answers with the answer key below
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June 7
Science: Today we will continue working on our tectonic worlds. You should have your rough draft and google document filled out by the end of the day
Math: Tomorrow you will have an IXL quiz on IXL CC.1  CC.7. You will not be allowed to take the quiz if I do not see 3 ribbons for each of these IXLs
Homework: Complete the math practice test that I posted yesterday for HW
June 6
Science: Our objective is to create our own world's using the principles of plate tectonics as they operate here on Earth.
Math: Our learning objective is to assess our level of content mastery for the probability lessons that we covered last week. After this assessment, a unit practice test will be administered as a study reference for your exam.
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Homework: Here is what is upcoming for this week
Tuesday: Continue to work on designing your world
Wednesday: Math exam
Thursday: Science Exam
Friday: World Presentations
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June 3
Science: Next week we will continue with our investigation of plate tectonics
Math: Our learning objective is to solidify the ideas of independent and dependent events. We will also be reinforcing the concepts that we have learned through the lens of how the book presents it (since we have been working outside of the book it is worth it to see another perspective).
Homework: CC.5, CC.6, and CC.7 (3 ribbons)
June 2
Science: The image below shows why larger objects cool at a slower rate
Math: Today we will review Lessons 9.3 and 9.4 using Scrabble and coins...
Homework: Create a simple game of probability and create a scenario with the probability calculation.
June 1
Math/Science: Our lesson was put on hold due to the inability of many students to follow directions. Please refer to the homework section today.
Homework: One page on the following math and science question...
"Why do larger objects (such as planets) cool down slower than smaller objects even if the surrounding temperature is equal?"
May 31
Science: Our learning objective for today is to review our Plate Tectonic Labs and see if we have proficiently learned the basics of how plates interact
Math: Our learning objective today is to review sample spaces and the counting principle for determining probability of events.
Homework: TBA
May 30
Science: Our learning objective today is to complete our Plate Tectonics Lab
For those who finish early, begin your Application of Knowledge homework challenge based on the diagram below. See homework section for details
Math: For tomorrow, please review the slides below and complete the Example Question 1,2, and 3 slides as well as the Check Your Undersanding
Homework: On your Lesson 4 Google Slides, add another page and describe how the Earth will change from present day until 250 million years into the future. A response that indicates that you have grasped this material should include the following...
1. An explanation for why this motion is occurring.
2. A description of new major formations and how they are created.
3. Whether these new formations are volcanic or not.
May 24
Science: See the Menu Bar tab for "Plate Tectonics Lab"
Math: Continue probability tomorrow
May 23
Science: Tomorrow we will begin our Plate Tectonics Lab!
Math: Our objective today is to learn the basics of how probability works
An outcome is the result of an action
An event is a collection of probable outcome
Lets take a look at how the probability of an event relates to outcomes by Rolling the Dice
Homework: Please have the slides below completed.
May 20
Science: Today you will have your Plate Tectonics Assessment
Monday: Next week we will start our unit on probability
Homework: Enjoy the weekend
May 19
Science: Tomorrow you will have your science assessment.
Diagram Vocabulary Key
1. Volcanic Mountain Range
2. Subduction
3. Trench
4. Ridge
5. Continental Crust
6. Oceanic Crust
7. Volcanic Island Arc
Math: After you finish your assessment you may begin on studying for science or completing tonights IXL homework
Homework: CC1, CC2, CC3
May 18
Science: Our learning objective is to uncover how plate tectonics works by...
1. Reviewing our NR assignment
2. Reviewing the earth structure and learning about convection
3. Discussing our work from Lesson 3 slides
Math: You will have your unit exam tomorrow and see below for the study guide for the science assessment this Friday. Next week I am very excited for the plate tectonics lab we will be having so please make sure to try your best
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Homework: Study for the test and study AA1, AA2, AA10, and AA15
This is one of the best websites I have seen explaining plate tectonics
May 12
Science: Our learning objective for Lesson 3 is to understand what results from plate interactions: rifts, mountains, volcanic mountains, trenches, and earthquakes.
*Shout out to Miguel for pointing out an inaccuracy in the BBC Website
Math: We will have our math assessment upon our return from NR
Homework: Have Lesson 3 slides completed for homework
May 11
Science: Today we all made sure that Lesson 2 (Tectonic Plates) is complete
Math: Today we continued to learn about how to calculate the MAD
Homework: Please read carefully...
Due tomorrow > The last 3 slides posted from May 10
Due Wednesday > Practice 8.18.4, Activity Lab 8.18.4, Puzzle 8.18.4, andInsurance Policy
May 10
Science: We will return tomorrow with a look at how plates interact
Math: Our learning objective is a continuation from yesterday where we are comparing data about two populations by using measures of center and measures of variability.
Homework: Study for your quiz in math tomorrow
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May 9
Science: Our objective today is learn how plate tectonics works
Math: Our learning objective is to compare data about two populations by using measures of center and measures of variability.
Homework: This is how the rest of the week will go...
1. Tomorrow have the math handout complete
2. Study for a quiz on 8.3 and 8.4 in math on Wednesday
3. You will have a science quiz on pages 2 and 3 from this resource on Thurs
May 5
Science: Please have the slide for Lesson 2 (Plate Tectonics) completed for tomorrow and study for your quiz located on the Do Now slide.
Math: Today's objective is to use data from random samples to draw inferences about populations. Please see the slides below for clarity
Homework: See the science section for today and study the material that we covered in class! Also, know how to define inference, mean median, mode, and range.
May 4
Science: Today's learning objective was to predict how density affects the structure of the Earth and to make inferences about tectonic patterns using our world maps that we plotted. Please see the Drive for Lesson 7.2
Math: Please continue to collect data on your surveys. This is due tomorrow
Homework: Have the slides from Lesson 7.2 (Plate Tectonics) completed by Friday and note there will be a quiz on the material from the Do Now slide
May 2
Science: Today we will begin our next unit on the "History of the Earth." Our learning objective today is to begin investigating Essential Question #1.
ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS
1. How does density influence the structure of the Earth?
2. What processes allows the Earth to continuously regenerate is own crust?
3. What is the evidence for plate tectonics?
4. How can we use rock strata and fossils to investigate the earths past?
5. How does the movement of water shape the earths surface and underground formations?
Math: Tomorrow we will review our first two lessons and then continue with lesson 8.3 and 8.4 if time permits. We will have a quiz on Thursday on what we learn up to that point in math.
Homework: Have Activity #1 and Activity #2 complete by tomorrow.
April 28
Science: First 15 minutes we will be mapping earthquakes and volcanoes
Math: today we will be learning how to estimate population sizes. Check below for the powerpoint presentation from today and yesterdays lesson!
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Homework: Practice 8.2
April 27
Science: If time permits we will work on our mapping project
Math: Today's learning objective is to identify a random sample and write an unbiased survey question. The assignment to be completed in class is...
Practice 8.1, Activity Lab 8.1, Puzzle 8.1 (all located in handout)
Homework: Please complete IXL BB5 and the problem sets posted below...
April 25
Science: Our learning objective is to construct a model to better understand the process of plate tectonics for our upcoming unit, "History of the Earth"
Do Now Link (use the visual guide below to help you)
April 19
Science: Today our learning objective is to see how human pollution is affecting outer space and what is/can be done about this new, global issue
For the Do Now, please refer to this article and answer these two questions:
1. Why is the article given this title?
2. What is the main takeaway of this introduction?
Math: We will begin Unit 8 upon our return from the long break next week
Homework: Please continue studying for your science assessment
April 18
Science: Once you finish your test, you may begin studying for the Astronomy Final that we will have on Wednesday. Please use the study guide that I have attached for the homework section for today's date.
Math: Unit 7 Assessment
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April 15
Science: Here is a quick visual review of what we went over yesterday
Math: Our learning objective today is to make sure we understand how to...
1) Calculate the volume of prisms and cylinders
2) Convert geometric nets into 3dimensional geometric shapes
Check out this link for a cool game that will strengthen geometry vocabulary
Homework: SLC forms are due by Tuesday.
April 14
Science: Today we will address Essential Question #6 by looking at various forms of multimedia.
Math: Tomorrow we will return to learning about geometry
April 13
Science: Our learning objective today is to determine if we have constructed a well written, informational text. We will do this by peer editing our essays.
After our peer editing session we will edit our essays that are due tomorrow
Math: Using what we have learned this unit, we will make some real world connections by calculating various aspects of my new, fancy water bottle
Homework: Final draft of essay is due tomorrow
April 12
Science: Tomorrow we will peerreview our persuasive essays
Math: Our learning objective today is to identify various features of geometric shapes and calculate their surface area in Day 1 of our NET LAB!
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Homework: Insurance Policy and persuasive essay due tomorrow
April 11
Science: First 20 minutes dedicated to working on your persuasive essay
Paragraph I: Introduction with clear thesis statement (italicize this)
Paragraph II: Body that supports your thesis statement
Paragraph III: Body that supports your thesis statement
Paragraph IV: Conclusion that summarizes reviews your work
Math: Our objective today is to communicate to others the knowledge they would need to know to in order to navigate the work we have done so far
Homework: Persuasive letter and insurance policy dueWednesday
April 8
Science: Our objective today is to understand the complex issues that surround the cleaning of Guanabara Bay using the article from last night
After this discussion, our challenge for the day will be to write a persuasive letter describing why NASA should redirect its efforts of colonizing Mars to colonizing Venus instead. You will construct your agrument using these links
Math: Use the previous days lessons and links to prepare for a math quiz on Monday covering sections 7.1  7.4
Homework: Your persuasive letter will be due, typed out and printed on Tuesday of next week.
April 7
Science: Today is Water Conservation Day for our Green Week Initiative.
Math: Our learning objective today is to understand how to calculate the volume of prisms and cylinders. To accomplish this, please complete...
1. 73 Volumes of Prisms and Cylinders # 1  23
2. 74 Cross Sections # 1 17
Homework: Finish the problem sets posted on the board and then do this...
1. Watch this news Report on Guanabara Bay and the Olympics
2. Learn how viruses work by watching this and then this.
3. Read this short article about the state of the clean up efforts. Please write down one sentence that resonated with you the most and we will discuss this in class tomorrow.
April 5
Science: Tomorrow, in honor of saving electricity for Earth day we will look at the best place in the solar system to start a human colony...it is unexpected!
Math: Our objective is to learn to draw geometric nets and calculate the surface area of prisms and cylinders. This is a great site if you need help
Homework: Complete the Practice Problems by tomorrow
April 4
Science: Today's objective is to understand various ways that astronomers calculate how objects in the universe are moving (towards or away from us). This will help us understand Essential Question #6, "How was the Universe created and what evidence supports this?"
Before we tackle this question, we are going to look at how various cultures have addressed this problem and how it compares to what science says...
Math: Tomorrow we will learn how to calculate the surface area for geometric shapes and create nets for them
Homework: Have your creation myth completed by tomorrow and volunteers can share them out at the beginning of class.
March 31
Science: Our learning objective is to understand how the moon impacts ecosystems and the organisms within them in terms of their relationships and evolution/adaptations.
Math: Please check your answers from yesterdays Activity #4 below...
Homework: If we did not finish in class please continue watching where we left off. The link is under the science section and make sure all questions are answered by the beginning of class tomorrow.
March 30
Science: Tomorrow we will peer edit each others letters and then investigate how tides affect different ecosystems and the organisms within them.
Math: Today we will begin looking at the geometry of Dimensional shapes. Our earning objective is to be able to identify and draw 3D shapes.
Activity #1: Prisms
Activity #2: 3Dimensional Geometry
Activity #3: Example
Activity #4: More Examples and Practice
Homework: Please complete all activities from today by Friday
March 29
Science: Our learning objective is to demonstrate content mastery of tides by composing informative letters to Bill O'Reilly explaining the tides.
Math: Today we will review the Chapter 6 test. The data analysis is below
Homework: Complete your letters if you were unable to do so during class.
March 28
Science: Tomorrow you will have your Lunar Quiz makeup at brunch.
Math: Chapter 6 Unit Exam.
Homework: Complete the Chapters #16 reviews without calculator please.
If you complete this quickly and would like to see what the most extreme tide on Earth looks like, check out the Bay of Fundy and the Jindo Sea Parting
March 23
Science: Today we are going take what we have learned about the moon and help spread knowledge to those in need of our expertise. Pictured below is Fox News host Bill O'Reilly who said during a show:
"Tide goes in, tide goes out...You can't explain that!"
Today we are going to write letters to Fox News so that way Mr. O'Reilly can read them and feel better knowing that there is an explanation for the tides!
Math: We started class with Eduardo's Birthday Quiz which is shown below
March 21
Science: Our learning objective is to fully understand how the position of the moon in relation to the earth and sun affects tides and eclipses
Math: We will be giving you time in class today to selfcorrect your work and use this as an opportunity to ask your teachers for guidance if you need it
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Homework: Complete Lunar Lab and prep for lunar assessment tomorrow
March 18
Science: If we finish our math assignment we will turn to the Lunar Lab
Math:
Area of a Trapezoid
Area of a Rectangle
Homework: Announced by Ms. Emily in class
March 17
Science: We will be gin class with a discussion from last nights reading
Guided Questions
1. What was the early Earth like?
2. How was the early Earth affected by the moon being so close?
3. Would the evolution of life on Earth be possible during the early years?
4. Why does the moon have evidence of "the late heavy bombardment but the earth does not?
         
5. How does the moon affect plate tectonics?
6. What would happen to the polar regions without the moon?
7. How would climate would differ without the moon and what affect would this have on the evolution of life on Earth?
8. In what ways has the moon played a role in human history and culture?
Math: Today we will use graphing techniques to better understand the how tides work over the course of the lunar month using this data table below
Homework:
March 16
Science: Our learning objective is to understand how the motions of the Earth, Sun, and Moon combine to affect humans through tides and eclipses.
Below are a list of links that will help you to complete your Lunar Lab.
Math: Check out the cool interactive website on the area of a parallelogram
Homework: Make sure the math problems posted under the Practice section of March 14 are completed in addition to the IXLs requested.
Optional: Advanced reading on what would happen if there were no moon...
March 14
Science: Tomorrow we will focus on Essential Question #5, "How is a person on Earth affected by the SunEarthMoon relationship?"
Math: Learning objective is to find the area of a parallelogram
Homework: Have the practice problems completed by tomorrow as well as IXL 6 (3 ribbons). For those of you who want a trigonometry challenge, I recommend that you check out this page on sin, cos, and tan
March 11
Science: Quiz on Essential Questions #14
Math: Today we we had to bring a halt to our lesson on calculating angles due to a lack of student work ethic. We will restart this lesson on Monday using a different lesson format that will encourage student accountability.
Homework: Complete the problem sets handed our by Ms. Emily and IXL X5, X8. It is my sincere hope that on Monday you will return with a renewed sense of purpose and vigor for learning. Thank you and enjoy the weekend.
March 10
MAP Testing
Homework: Here are resources to use for tomorrows astronomy test
March 9
Science: Review the work that we started on Essential Question 4 on gravity and then conduct our gravity lab!
Math: Tomorrow we will continue learning about angles and the application of angles to real world problems and their role inIslamic art.
Homework: IXL X4 and X5 (3 ribbons each)
March 8
Science: Gravity Lab tomorrow!
Math: Today's object for 6.1 is to be able to 1) Identify the different types of angles and 2) Calculate complimentary and supplementary angles
Homework: Please finish all work not completed in class by tomorrow. You will have an 8 question quiz tomorrow on the material presented today.
March 7
MAP Testing
Homework: Tomorrow we begin Unit 6 (Geometry) using the flip lesson where you do the homework first and then the class lesson afterwards. Complete the handout by tomorrow (March 8).
March 4
Science: Complete the Read and Listen sections from yesterdays agenda
Math: Unit 5 Assessment
Homework:
March 3
Science: Today we will begin looking at Essential Question #4, "What is the role of gravity in the solar system?"
Do Now > Your Weight On Other Planets
Do Not Click Links Below Until Instructed
Watch > What if the Sun Disappeared?
Listen > Taking the Plunge
Math: Make sure to study for you Chapter 5 Assessment tomorrow.
Homework: Chapter 5 insurance policy due tomorrow
March 2
Science: Tomorrow we will be looking at Essential Question #4 "What is the role that gravity plays in the Universe?"
Math: Our learning objective for today is to understand what the percent of change is and how we can calculate it.
We will devote the first 15 minutes of class to working on either our Chapter 5 insurance policies or the IXL M11, L9, L10.
After we review Percent of Change, we will review the following vocabulary:
1. Sales Tax 2. Tip 3. Commission
4. Percent Error 5. Simple Interest 6. Percent of Change
Homework: IXLs due tomorrow and Chapter 5 Insurance Policy due Friday
March 1
Science: Nebular Theory collaboration paragraph followed by Nebular Theory quiz.
Math: The answers for the 55 homework from Feb. 25th are posted below
After we check our homework, we will learn how to calculate percent of change using the attached worksheet. Answers will vary between students
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Homework: IXL M11, L9, L10 due on Thursday (3 ribbons)
February 29
Science: We will finish our discussion on the formation of solar systems (Essential Question #3) and then finish our flag designs and explanations.
Planet Accretion Disc Star
Accretion Nebula Gravity
Solar System Milky Way Galaxy
Math: Please make sure that you complete the practice sets from 5.5 that were posted on February 25. I will post an answer key at the end of class
Homework: Insurance Policy for Chapter 5 posted below is due by Friday
February 26
Special guest presentation from astrophysicist, Dr. Laurie Riguccini
February 25
Science: Once we conclude the days math lesson, we will review the reading and the video from last night in preparation for our guest astrophysicist
Math: When you enter the class, be begin the problems posted on the board and when 15 minutes has passed we will review Tuesdays math homework.
54 Homework Answers
55 Practice Problems
Homework: Complete the practice problems for Lesson 55
February 24
Science: In reviewing the Essential Questions, we have covered # 1 and 2. Today we will cover question # 3...."How was the solar system created?"
After we answer the Do Now, lets see what it would look like if we replaced our sun with other types of stars that are found within our Milky Way Galaxy
Math: Tomorrow we will have our requiz on 5.1  5.3 and will give the answers to the homework from February 23.
Homework: Complete the following two tasks in the order presented. Do not watch the video before you do the reading and answer the reading questions
1. Read this article and answer the questions found on your inclass handout
2. Watch this video to clarify and supplement the reading/questions you did
February 23
Science: When we complete our quiz review and introduction of lesson 5.4, we will use this time to work on the completion of our celestial flag project.
Math: Today we are looking at how to apply percentages to the real world! The images in the gallery below are examples and definitions to help you out
Homework: Complete the problems posted below, make sure to show work!
February 22
Science: Solar System Assessment
Math: Feedback on Math Quiz 5.15.3
Homework: Please complete this practice quiz below showing all of your work. If you encounter a gap in you knowledge, please specifically write out at that point what it is that is confusing you so I can better help you review!
If you are looking for a fun challenge, I highly recommend these puzzles
February 19
Science: Today we will be completing our flag design, construction, and explanation. Please see the Google Doc for the area where you will fill out your placard that explains the meaning of your flag.
Math: We will be using the concept of equivalent ratios to make our flags
Homework: Study for you Solar System assessment on Monday.
February 18
Science: Using the concept of equivalent proportions/ratios, we will begin designing flags for various groupings of celestial bodies in the solar system.
**Notice how these two flags have different height and width proportions**
Math: Integrating equivalent ratios and proportions with science (see above)
Homework: Reteaching 54
February 17
Science: In preparation for your assessment on Friday, I recommend that you investigate the links from February 1 and also look at the following sites...
Math: Assessment on 5.15.3
Homework: IXL M7 and M8 (three ribbons)
February 16
Science: We will start class with a discussion on what it takes to become a planet and why Pluto is not a planet. After you will be given 15 minutes to differentiate between comets, meteors, and meteorites.
Math: Review 53 on solving percent problems using equations
Homework: IXL L6, L7, L8, and M6. Three ribbons due tomorrow. You will have time in class today to work on these assignments.
Grade your summer math review using the PDF Answer Key posted below
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February 15
Science: The image below is your study guide for you assessment on Friday
Math: Today we will learn how to solve percent problems using equations
Homework: Reteaching 53 due tomorrow and check out this video on what it takes to be a planet and why Pluto is not a planet. Thank you So Yeon!
February 4
Science: Solar System Scale Model Lab
Math: Make sure you have all IXLs up to 53 completed
Homework: Complete the Solar System Scale Model Lab
February 3
Science: First 15 minutes of class will be spent working on Solar System Exploration while Mr. Dan gives feedback (reverse alphabetical order)
Math: Start by grading Reteaching 51 and then reviewing what we learned from 52. The problem that we left off with was:
14 is x % of 52?
After we review this question we will answer Reteaching 52 on graph paper. I am looking for both the number line setup and the equivalent ratio setup
Homework: IXL L6 and L8 for 3 ribbons
February 2
Science: Continue working on Solar System Exploration. I will be making my comments on your Google doc in red
Math: We will start with the first 20 minutes of class doing the IXLs for 51 and then we will begin Unit 5 on Percentages.
Homework: IXLs for 51 and Reteaching 51
February 1
Science: What is the Earth's physical place in the Universe?
The Solar System  our home in space
Math: We will being Unit 5 tomorrow
Homework: Solar System Exploration
Essential Questions
1. What is the Earthâ€™s physical place in the Universe?
2. What can scale models tell us about the size and distance between objects in the solar system?
3. How was the solar system created?
4. What role does gravity play in the solar system?
5. How is a person on Earth affected by the SunEarthMoon relationship?
6. How was the Universe created and what evidence supports this?