Friday, April 29, 2016

Friday 4-29-16

Reminders: 
Ecosystem Observations are due on Monday (5/2)
Science Quiz on Tuesday (5/3)


In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 3.1
- Work in small group
Trophic Levels
- Activity

Homework:
#118
Pg. 54
Problem 1


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thursday 4-28-16

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 2.4 
Look at Data
Trophic Levels
- Article
- Activity

Homework:
#117
Pg. 44
Problems 41-45


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Wednesday 4-27-16

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 2.4 
- Variability based on sample size
Energy-Use
- Discussion
- Card Sort

Homework:
#116
Pg. 38
Problems 16-17
And finish line plots from Problem 2.4

AM Data:

























PM Data:





Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Tuesday 4-26-16

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 2.3 
- Continued
- Line Plots and Box Plots
- Variability
Biodiversity: Wild About Life!
- Parts 2-4
Identifying Samples

Homework:
#115
Pg. 40
Problems 22-25


Monday, April 25, 2016

Monday 4-25-16

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 2.3 
- Discussion on random sampling
Ecosystem Project
- Part 1 (due 5/2)
Biodiversity: Wild About Life! Part 1
Identifying Samples

Homework:
#114
Pg. 37
Problems 10-15


Friday 4-22-16

In-Class:
Number Talk
Histogram and Box Plot Quiz
Begin Problem 2.3 (if time)
What Plants Talk About DVD

Homework:
No homework.


Thursday, April 21, 2016

Thursday 4-21-16

Reminder: Quiz tomorrow on histograms and box plots

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 2.2
Ecosystem Science Project 
- Looking at our ecosystem
- Observations

Homework:
#113
pg. 36
Problems 5-9


Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday 4-20-16

Science Fair Expo is tonight. See you at 6pm!

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 2.1
Science Fair
- Set up Final Reports and Demo Items
Observations
- Habitat Upkeep
- Sketches

Homework:
#112
pg. 36
Problems 1-4


Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Tuesday 4-19-16

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 1.4
Science Fair
- Practice presentations in small groups
- Notecards?

Homework:
#111
pg. 23
Problems 30 and 32


Monday 4-18-16

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 1.3
- Part 2
Science Fair
- Last minute edits to display board
- Final Report Due
- Peer Assessment of Display Boards

Homework:
#110
pg. 22 and 24
Problems 26 and 33

Friday, April 15, 2016

Friday 4-15-16

Display board and printed final report are due on Monday. They will be displayed in the hallway all week of the science fair expo.

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 1.3
- Notes
Science Fair
- Put together final report
- Last minute edits

Homework:
#109
pg. 18+19
Problems 7-13



Thursday, April 14, 2016

Thursday 4-14-16

In-Class:
Grade homework
Number Talk
Problem 1.2 – Part 2
Science Fair
- Read “Abstract” section
- Work on abstract
- Use “Abstract Checklist” 

Homework:
#108
pg. 21
Problems 22-25

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Science Fair Expo

Reminder that the Science Fair Expo Night is coming soon and you are highly encouraged to attend.

The Science Fair Expo night is on Wednesday, April 20, from 6-8pm. We will meet in the cafeteria for a quick welcome, then students will be presenting their research. 

7th graders will be presenting their tri-fold boards in the hallway from 6:15-6:45pm.
8th graders will be presenting in classrooms from 6:45-7:45pm.

Wednesday 4-13-16

Reminder: Science Fair is in one week (4/20)

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 1.2 – Part 1
Science Fair
- Read “Conclusion” section
- Work on conclusion and summary statement
- Use “Conclusion Checklist” and “Summary Statement Checklist”
Science Observations

Homework:
#107
pg. 20
Problems 19-21


Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Tuesday 4-12-16

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 1.1 – Part 2
- discussion
Science Fair
- Work on data analysis (tables, graphs, etc)
- Use “Data Analysis Checklist”
Science Observations

Homework:
#106
pg. 17
Problems 3-6

Monday, April 11, 2016

Monday 4-11-16

In-Class:
Number Talk
Problem 1.1
Science Fair
- Data and Observations: Due today
- Read “Data Analysis” section
- Work on data analysis (tables, graphs, etc)

Homework:
#105 
pg. 17
Problems 1 and 2


Friday, April 1, 2016

Friday 4-1-16

Have a great spring break!

In-Class:
Number Talk
Intro to Probability
- EXTINCT
Assignment Record Check
Science – Quick Notes
Plant Videos

Homework:
No homework, enjoy the break!