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1st Marking Period Science Journal
Due Date: 11/8/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8


Blendspace - Currents
Due Date: 10/30/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Investigating Currents - Move through this Blendspace in preparation for labs we will be doing later this week into next.

Blendspace #1 - Answer question about Thermohaline on G/C;
Blendspace #3 - Take Cornell Notes - blanks found below
Blendspace # 8 3-2-1 three things learned, 2 things interesting want to know more; 1 question you have. See form below


Keys to Success - Signoff
Due Date: 10/20/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Signoff on Keys to Success by parent or guardian - Within two days of receiving graded work



SCR
Due Date: 10/6/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Using observations and evidence you collected today, begin to finalize your report.   You will use this information tomorrow to draw conclusions.

 

Also...Hypothesis / Variable Quiz tomorrow



QUIZZIZ - Signup and Take your first quiz
Due Date: 10/4/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

This will help you study for the upcoming quiz...probably on Friday.

Signup with your school gmail and allow all access.   Put your name in the box and then take the challenge!    LMK if this tool is fun.

 

Thanks,

Mrs. K



Hypothesis and Variable worksheet
Due Date: 10/3/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Please complete the sheet provided in class today.   Make sure you:

a). AVOID CIRCULAR LOGIC

b). Use 3rd person tense

 

Thanks



RSQ - Science Roles
Due Date: 9/28/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Complete a RSQ on the presentation

Lab Roles 2017

 

Make sure you have questions for each role.  You will need them tomorrow.

 

Thanks



What You Should Know About Your Brain
Due Date: 9/26/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Tips on how your brain works...or doesn't.  How can we learn about our mental limitations and find work arounds to help us study?

Peform a CLOSE read and annotate.  You may do on the hard copy or with the form on-line

 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/15aO1p6aiWI5p99C2vwdWHYqfRpoNP1sBudqRp_qeSnc/edit#  

 

15 Things You Should Know About Your Brain   http://iwastesomuchtime.com/on/?i=51941 -   By invitation only

 



Science Journal Components
Due Date: 9/26/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Read through the Components of the Science Journal.   Be familiar with the 7 different sections. Please take Cornell notes on the form provided in class.   Thanks

 

Create a 2-3 sentence summary



Are you equipped?
Due Date: 9/25/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Find lab corrections and update your lab directly in your science journal.



Ted Ed: "How Simple Ideas Lead to Scientific Discoveries"
Due Date: 9/19/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Use this link to view the video:                    http://ed.ted.com/on/Y5Z2SbfM
                 

You may feel you want to watch the video more than once.

Do your very best on all of the questions.



Finish SJ Set up / Ted Ed Signup
Due Date: 9/14/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Complete SJ setup following presentation  -  first section of KS02 - SJ Components

Enroll in Ted Ed.  Recommend that you use your school user name / password.

 

https://ed.ted.com/

 



Techquest
Due Date: 9/13/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Complete Techquest and submit electronically through Google Classroom.

AEIOU is not due at this time.

 



Read Powerpoint - How do Scientists Use their Notebooks
Due Date: 9/12/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Find the presentation under presentations -  How do Scientists use their notebooks?

DO NOT Set up your SJ - we will do so in class.  Thanks

 

KS  



Complete SJ Setup
Due Date: 9/12/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Complete SJ Setup - 

Number pages 1-100

Set up TOC pages A - D



Supplies
Due Date: 9/11/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Please bring the following to class each day:

Marble Notebook to be used as a Science journal

3 ring binder or accordian folder for handouts

2 sharpened pencils

highlighter/ dry erase pens

calculator

I will check supplies on Monday.  See me if you have any questions or are having difficulty obtaining materials.

 

Thanks



Signed forms - Syllabus and Safety Contract
Due Date: 9/11/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Student and Parent/Guardian:

Please review and sign off on Syllabus and Safety Contract.

Please ensure that at least one member of your family (student preferred) signs up for REMIND.

 

Return to class no later than  Monday, Septemer 11th, 2017



Variables and Hypothesis
Due Date: 9/2/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Read the powerpoint 

KS03 - Variables and Hypothesis and complete Cornell Notes.    Materials may also be found on Google Classroom .  Notes may be on paper or electronic.



waves - Home Learning #3 / Wave Problems
Due Date: 3/15/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

Complete two worksheets

Pearson 1.3

Watch Blendspace 11-15



Socratic Seminar - GMOs Love Em or Leave Em
Due Date: 2/7/2017
Subject: Science Grade 8

http://2016election.procon.org/view.answers.election.php?questionID=002069    Candidate Positions

 

http://biomed.brown.edu/arise/resources/docs/GM%20foods%20review.pdf    Various Resources

 

http://www.wanttoknow.info/health/genetically_modified_foods_gm_harmful  Various Resources

 

https://listenwise.com/teach/events/301-genetically-modified-potatoes    Audio Recording

 

http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-danger-of-science-denial-michael-specter

 

http://www.who.int/foodsafety/areas_work/food-technology/faq-genetically-modified-food/en/

 

https://www.scientificamerican.com/video/what-is-a-genetically-modified-food2013-07-24/?print=true