5/31/18

Thursday, May 31st


Science/Honors Science

Engineering Design Challenge - Make a Balloon Power Car. Students were given supplies and required to design a balloon powered car.


5/30/18

Wednesday, May 30th

Rubens' tube demonstration. 



5/29/18

Tuesday, May 29th


Science/Honors Science

Began watching March of the Penguins and working on a worksheet.


5/25/18

Friday, May 25th


Science/Honors Science

2018 Stability of Populations in an Ecosystem Assessment.
Began Roles in an Ecosystem. Groups discussed “How do living organisms get energy to grow, develop, and live?” They will present their responses on Tuesday. 

5/24/18

Thursday, May 24th

Student launched redesigned paper rockets. Tuesday, around 2/3 of the rockets did not successfully launch. Today over 3/4 of the rockets successfully launched.

5/23/18

Wednesday, May 23rd


Science/Honors Science

Reviewed what was right and wrong with their paper rocket and made a new paper rocket.


5/22/18

Stability of Populations in an Ecosystem Study Guide

The Stability of Populations in an Ecosystem Review Sheet and Study Guide was handed out to students. The test will be on Friday, May 25th.

Tuesday, May 22nd

Students launched the paper rockets they made yesterday.

5/21/18

Monday, May 21st


Science/Honors Science

Made paper rockets. Students will launch them tomorrow and make changes on Wednesday.

5/18/18

Friday, May 18th


Science/Honors Science

Food Web/Food Chain lecture.
Food Web assignment.


5/17/18

Thursday, May 17th


Science

Students completed two graphing activities:
2018 Predator-Prey Population Dynamics - A Graphing Activity (Graph).
Don't Count Your Eagles Before They Hatch.

Honors Science

Made S’mores.

5/16/18

Wednesday, May 16th

Science

Ecosystem Assessment.
We discussed the effects of changes in an ecosystem. They watched a video clip (How wolves change rivers) to see the effects of reintroducing wolves to Yellowstone.
Student completed a predator and prey graph, table, and worksheet.

Honors Science

Ecosystem Assessment.
Made pizza box solar oven.


5/15/18

Tuesday, May 15th


Science/Honors Science

Reading Graphs worksheet (graphs).
Predator/Prey and their Speed graphing activity.


5/14/18

Monday, May 14th


Science/Honors Science

Handed out Ecosystem Assessment Study Guide.
Tables and Graphs presentation.
Tables worksheet (tables).


5/11/18

Friday, May 11th


Science/Honors Science

Watched Last Stand of the Great Bear and completed worksheet.

5/10/18

Ecosystem Study Guide

Students will take the ecosystem assessment on Wednesday, May 16th, To get a copy, click on the study guide link (Study Guide).


5/9/18

Wednesday, May 9th & Thursday, May 10th

Science/Honors Science

End of year SAGE testing.

5/8/18

Tuesday, May 8th


Science/Honors Science

Mutualism Examples Worksheet


Animal Relationships Worksheet.




5/7/18

Monday, May 7th


Science/Honors Science

6th Grade Review Worksheet (review booklet).

5/3/18

Thursday, May 3rd


Science/Honors Science



5/2/18

Wednesday, May 2nd


Science/Honors Science

Atoms review - Watched Bill Nye - Atoms and completed worksheet.
Counting Atoms in a Molecule worksheet.
Atom or Molecule worksheet.

5/1/18

4/30/18

Monday, April 30th


Science/Honors Science

Watched National Geographic Wild Amazon and completed worksheet.

4/27/18

Friday, April 27th


Science/Honors Science

Ecosystem activity - Life in the Field.

Students went out to the back of the school and used string to circle a small area on the grass. Students observed the living and non-living things in their school.

4/26/18

Wednesday, April 25th and Thursday, April 26th


Wednesday, April 25th

Science/Honors Science

2018 Ecology Fundamentals DVD worksheet.
I Spy an Ecosystem article and worksheet.
An Ecological System article and worksheet.

Thursday, April 26th

Science/Honors Science

Eclipse Basics article and worksheet.
Why a Solar Eclipse Happens Eclipse article and worksheet.
Watched The Universe - Total Eclipse and completed worksheet.


4/24/18

Tuesday, April 24th


Science/Honors Science

Read Ecosystems in OER and completed focus questions.
Ecosystem Lecture and notes.

4/23/18

Monday, April 23rd

Science/Honors Science

Seasons review - Watched Bill Nye & Science Court Seasons and completed worksheet.




4/20/18

Friday, April 20th


Science/Honors Science

Watched Bill Nye - Moon and completed worksheet.
Completed Ordering Phases of the Moon worksheet.


4/19/18

Wednesday, April 18th, Thursday, April 19th


Wednesday, April 18th

Science/Honors Science

Natural Greenhouse Effect Worksheet.

Thursday, April 19th

Science/Honors Science


4/16/18

Tuesday, April 17th


Science/Honors Science

Comparing Venus, Earth, & Mars presentation.
Comparing Distance and Temperature.
Handed out Greenhouse Unit Review Sheet and Study Guide.


Monday, April 16th


Science/Honors Science


4/9/18

Monday, April 9th


Science/Honors Science


4/6/18

Friday, April 6th


Science/Honors Science

The Greenhouse Effect article and worksheet.
Greenhouse Effect activity - Earth's Energy Balance.

4/5/18

Thursday, April 5th


Science/Honors Science

How Heat Affects Currents review.
Climate and Currents assessment.

4/4/18

Wednesday, April 4th


Science/Honors Science

Made terrariums.

4/3/18

Tuesday, April 3rd


Science/Honors Science

Uneven Heating Lab - Surface Color Radiation.
Climate and Currents Summative Assessment Study Guide.

4/2/18

Monday, April 2nd


Science/Honors Science

Uneven Heating Lab - Best Absorber

3/30/18

Friday, March 30th


Science/Honors Science

Students re-took weather unit assessment.
Currents reading - What is an Inversion? 
Currents reading - Uneven Heating of the Earth's Surface.

Thursday, March 29th


Science/Honors Science

Watched Nature of Weather and completed worksheet.
Completed Using a Weather Map worksheet.
Completed Air Masses/High and Low Pressure Review Sheet Worksheet (fact sheet).

3/28/18

Wednesday, March 28th


Science/Honors Science

Finished Air Pressure and Fronts Practice worksheet (fact sheet).
Reading a Weather Map worksheet.