Friday, September 30, 2016

Friday 9-30-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – On a number cube, what is the probability of getting a roll greater than 4?
Correct Homework 
Energy Lab
- Complete “Data and Observations”
- Begin “Data Analysis” and “Conclusion”

Homework:
No math homework.
Continue working on your lab report.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Thursday 9-29-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 41, Problems 2-5
Correct Homework
Rational Numbers – Part 2
Milkweed Bug Observations
Energy Lab
- Complete “Data and Observations”
- Begin “Data Analysis” and “Conclusion”

Homework:
#15
Pg. 39
Problems 6-14


Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Wednesday 9-28-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 40, Problems 1-3
Correct Homework
Rational Numbers
Milkweed Bug Observations
Energy Lab
Complete “Data and Observations”

Homework:
#14
Pg. 39
Problems 1-5


Tuesday 9-27-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Pg. 36, Problem 1 (a and b)
Tangram Fractions
Milkweed Bug Observations
Begin formal lab report
Energy Lab Planning

Homework:
#13
Pg. 34
Problems 1-3


Monday, September 26, 2016

Monday 9-26-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – pg. 35, problems 1-3
Correct Homework
Math Quiz
Milkweed Bug Observations
Energy Quick Write
Set up lab
Begin formal lab report

Homework:
No homework today.


Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday 9-23-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – pg. 17, problems 1-3
Correct Homework
Number Talk
Probability Simulation
Science Quiz
Milkweed Bug Observations
Finish Article – “Biosphere 2”

Homework:
#12
Pg. 25
Problems 1-3 


Thursday, September 22, 2016

Thursday 9-22-16

Reminder: Quiz tomorrow on food webs and habitat observations

In-Class:
Warm Up – pg. 21, problems 1-3
Correct Homework
Number Talk
Probability Game #2
Introduce Milkweed Bugs
- Observations
- Discussion: What makes a good observation?
Article – “Biosphere 2”

Homework:
#11
Pg. 20
Problem 3 and Self-assessment on page 22


Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Wednesday 9-21-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – pg. 21, problem 5
Correct Homework
Number Talk
Probability Game #1
Introduce Milkweed Bugs
- Observations
- Add to habitat

Homework:
#10
Pg. 20
Problem 1, 2, and 4


Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tuesday 9-20-16

Reminders: 
Picture day tomorrow (9/21)
Science Quiz on Friday (9/23) on food webs and habitat set-up/observation
Math Quiz on Monday (9/26) on probability

In-Class:
Warm Up – pg. 16, problems 3-5
Correct Homework
Race to the Top
- probability simulation
- listing all possible outcomes
Infographic due
Build habitats

Homework:
#9
Pg. 16
Problem 1 and 2
*You will need your homework for the lesson tomorrow


Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday 9-19-16

In-Class:
Warm Up - pg. 13, problems 5-7
Best Seat in the House
Correct Homework
Continue Probability Simulation + Graph
- Conjecture
- Discussion
Finish Infographic
- If not done in class, it’s homework

Homework:
#8
Pg. 12
Problem 4
*There is a challenge option for this question as well


Friday, September 16, 2016

Friday 9-16-16

In-Class:
Warm Up – Using bar models
Correct Homework
Probability Simulation + Graph
Record Food Web
Begin Infographic
- Infographic needs:
     Title (1 pt)
     Picture/Image (2 pts)
     Information/Text (2 pts)
     Design (1 pt)
     Color (1 pt)
     Neatness (1 pt)
- FossWeb Info Mono Lake

Homework:
#7
Pg. 12
Problems 1-3





Thursday, September 15, 2016

Thursday 9-15-16

In-Class:
Warm Up
Correct Homework and talk about homework expectations
Percent Estimation Game
Probability Simulation
Science Quiz
Food Webs
- Vocab

Homework:
#6
Heads or Tails

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Wednesday 9-14-16

Reminder: 'Science Vocab Quiz' tomorrow

In-Class:
Warm Up
MAP Testing
No Homework

Tuesday 9-13-16

In-Class:
Warm Up
New seats
Grade homework
Mindset Video and Activity
- Painted Cube
Food Web Card Sort - Part 1
Add words to ecosystem glossary

Homework:
#5 – Painted Cube
Think about the number of painted cubes in any  given size cube (n×n×n). How many cubes would be painted on three, two, one, and no sides? How do you know?
OR 
Think about the number of painted cubes in a 5x5x5 cube. How many cubes would be painted on three, two, one, and no sides? How do you know?

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday 9-12-16

Reminder: science quiz this Thursday (9/15) on ecosystem vocabulary

In-Class:
Warm Up
Mindset Video and Activity
- Workspace: Hailstone numbers
Article – “Living in a Community”
Intro to Mono Lake
- Video Field Trip

Homework:
#4 
Solve Handout


Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday 9-9-16

In-Class:
AM Only - Handbook
Mindset Video and Activity
- Squares to Stairs
Ecosystem Vocabulary
Ecosystem Card Sort

Homework:
#3 'Molly's Run'

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Thursday 9-8-16

In-Class:
Collect ‘Lab Safety’ contract
Debrief Fewest Squares
AM Only - Handbook
Mindset Video and Graph Activity
Populations and Ecosystems PreTest

Homework:
#2 - 'Cooking with the Whole Cup' handout

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wednesday 9-7-16

In-Class:
Syllabus and procedures
AM Only - Handbook
Mindset Video
Lab Safety
Group Work Norms
Fewest Squares Activity
- At home: Can you find a solution with fewer squares?
- Extension: What about if you drew a 9x5 rectangle?

Homework:
#1 'Getting to Know You' handout