Today we took our Moon Quiz and also did a lab with oreos to show the phases of the moon. We also finished our 3D planet models if you are in 1st or 3rd period. Next we will paint them!
HW: Finish your Oreo Lab Questions
STUDY for Unit 2 Test on Friday
Unit 2 Folder is due on Friday as well
Today we went over the moon phases and also solar and lunar eclipses. We also had the opportunity to clear up any confusions about seasons as well as work on our 3D planet models in 1st and 3rd, or watch Bill Nye in 2nd and 4th.
HW: Study for quiz tomorrow!
Unit 2 Test is Friday which means Unit 2 Folder is due Friday too
Today we did a lab to see why we have moon phases. We also did some practice on identifying moon phases and were able to either work on our 3D models of our planet (1st and 3rd period) or watch Bill Nye (2nd and 4th).
HW: Study for a quiz on Tuesday over seasons and moon phases
Unit 2 Test is next Friday, Unit 2 folder will be due then as well
Make sure you have turned in your Space Camp permission slip!
Today we were able to discuss the difference between rotation and revolution as well as Seasons, what causes them, and how the rest of the world is effected.
HW: Finish your rotation vs. revolution double bubble and seasons questions sheet
Today we started our 3D models if you are in 1st or 3rd period. If you are in 2nd or 4th period, we started our seasons gizmos. We were also given the opportunity today to retake our Unit 1 test, please check the gradebook for those updated grades.
HW: Make sure your Unit 2 Vocabulary is done!
Thank you all for the sweet birthday wishes and cards, you guys are the best! :)
Happy Monday! Today we were able to turn in our Planet Booklets. We also got a chance to take the Unit 2 pretest, and look at our Unit 1 tests. Tomorrow we will have the opportunity to retake Unit 1 Tests if mastery was not achieved (80% or better in AC, 70% or better in on-level).
HW: Finish your Unit 2 Vocabulary
Today we took our Unit 1 Test! The grades are already in the gradebook so make sure you check that out. If you received below an 80% and you are in 1st or 3rd period, you will complete remediation tomorrow. If you received below a 70% and you are in 2nd or 4th period, you will also complete remediation tomorrow. If this does not apply to you, then you will complete enrichment for Unit 1 :)
HW: Work on your planet booklet! This is due on MONDAY!!
Make sure you get your remediation done in order to retake your Unit 1 test on Monday (if this applies to you!)
Today we got ALL our work back from Unit 1. Make sure you organize it in your Unit 1 Folder to be turned in tomorrow. We also reviewed for our test tomorrow by playing kahoot :)
HW: STUDY FOR YOUR TEST! Use Do nows from your journal, quizzes, notes, activities and edpuzzles
Unit 1 Folder due TOMORROW
Work on Planet Project, due 9/10
Bring in old newspapers that you do not need at home to school tomorrow or Friday!
Helpful websites for our 'Design your own Planet' Project:
National Geographic Kids (keyword: planet)
NASA Science Solar System Exploration
PBS Kids- Ready Jet Go (Clip: What’s Up with
Planet Maker: Create your own imaginary planet
Super Planet Crash: Make a planetary system of your creation be stable
Background Information about planets, their distance from the sun, water, gravity, and atmosphere
3D simulator to create the surface of a planet
National Geographic Kids- What Planet Should You Call Home?
Today we went over meteors, meteoroids, meteorites, comets, and asteroids. We took some quick notes, watched a few brainpops, and even got our project booklets. Tomorrow we will be working on designing our projects in the computer lab, so make sure you bring your ideas!
HW: Finish your comic strip if you didn't last night (one night extension!)