12/21/17

Thursday, December 21st

Science/Honors Science

Atoms Unit Formative Assessment.
Read Atoms section of OER Book and worked on focus questions.


12/18/17

Monday, December 18th

Science/Honors Science 

Students worked on atom activities. They learned the difference between an atom and a molecule. They also learned to how identify how many atoms are found in a substance using the chemical formula.



12/15/17

Friday, December 15th

Science/Honors Science

Watched Exploring Building Blocks of Matter and completed worksheet.
Read Kids Discover Atoms and completed worksheet.


12/14/17

Thursday, December 14th

Science/Honors Science

Planets end of unit Assessment.
Watched Bill Nye Atoms and completed worksheet.


12/12/17

Tuesday, December 12th

Science

How Big is Our Universe reading and worksheet.
Smallest to the Largest worksheet.

Honors Science

Reviewed JMARS (tutorial). Students will use JMARS when they begin working on their project.


12/11/17

Monday, December 11th

Science/Honors Science


Watched Cosmic Voyage and completed worksheet.
Began How Big is My Universe reading and worksheet.

12/8/17

Friday, December 8th

Science

Watched The Universe - Outer Planets and completed worksheet.

Honors Science


Solar System Worksheet - Analyzing Solar System Temperatures (table).
Solar System Worksheet - Riddles & Tours (table).

12/7/17

Wednesday, December 6th

Science


Honors Science


Solar System Worksheet - Classifying the Planets.
Solar System Worksheet - Can You Planet?

Thursday, December 7th

Science

Solar System Worksheet - Analyzing Solar System Temperatures (table).
Solar System Worksheet - Riddles & Tours (table).
Handed out Solar System Review Sheet and Study Guide.

Honors Science


12/5/17

Tuesday, December 5th

Science

Students are learning how to use tables and graphs to answer questions about the planets. They completed two assignments – Solar System Worksheet - Classifying the Planets and Solar System Worksheet - Can You Planet?

Honors Science

Students are learning about the Tharsis region by Analyzing THEMIS images of Mars Tharsis region.


12/4/17

Monday, December 4th

Science/Honors Science

Read Kids Discover Planets and completed worksheet.


12/1/17

Friday, December 1st

Science/Honors Science

Watched 7 Wonders of the Solar System and completed worksheet.


11/30/17

Thursday, November 30th

Science/Honors Science


Read Solar System Section in the SEEd Book.
Students completed focus questions worksheet.

11/29/17

Wednesday, November 29th

Science/Honors Science

Finished 95 Worlds and Counting and completing worksheet.
Began reading Kids Discover Planets.
Handed out Inertia review sheet and study guide for test December 5th.




11/28/17

Tuesday, November 28th

Science

Gravity Unit Assessment.
Began watching 95 Worlds and Counting and completing worksheet.



Honors Science

Finished analyzing Mars THEMIS images and completed worksheet (feature ID charts).


11/27/17

Monday, November 27th

Science/Honors Science

Inertia Lab - Coin Drop. Students placed a cardboard square over a cup, placed a penny on it, and flicked the card. The card moved and the penny fell into the cup.
Inertia Lab - A Body at Rest. Students placed different objects on a sheet of paper and pulled it rapidly. The objects stayed in place.
Inertia Lab - The Incredible, Edible Egg. Students determined a hard-boiled egg spins faster than a raw egg because the raw egg moves around and stops the spin.


11/21/17

Tuesday, November 21st

Science

Watched Science Court - Inertia and completed worksheet.


Honors Science

Analyzed Mars THEMIS images and completed worksheet (feature ID charts).


11/17/17

Friday, November 17th

Science

Gravity review.

Honors Science

Gravity Activity - Heavyweight Champion: Jupiter.


11/16/17

Thursday, November 16th

Science

Gravity Activity - Heavyweight Champion: Jupiter. Students determined how much they would weigh on each planet as well as determine how far they could jump on another planet.

Honors Science

Student continued the Mars Image Analysis assignment (PowerPointworksheetsimages).


11/15/17

Wednesday, November 15th

Science/Honors Science

Gravity Lab - How Low Can You Go? Students compared the mass of different objects, including two cubes the same size, one made of wood and the other metal, as well as three ½” balls – one a metal ball bearing, one a marble, and one a rubber ball.


11/14/17

Tuesday, November 14th

Science

Students read 6.1.2 (gravity review) in OER book and answered focus questions.

Honors Science


Mars Image Analysis (PowerPointworksheetsimages).

11/13/17

Monday, November 13th

Science/Honors Science

Gravity Unit Formative Assessment.
Gravity Lab - Pull of the Planets.

11/10/17

Friday, November 10th

Students recreated Galileo's experiment dropping balls off the Leaning Tower of Pisa - Free Fall & Gravity on Earth.

Thursday, November 9th

Students watched The Universe - Gravity and completed a worksheet.

11/8/17

Wednesday, November 8th

Science/Honors Science

Read Gravity Articles I and completed a worksheet.
Read Gravity Articles II and completed a worksheet.


11/7/17

Tuesday, November 7th

Science/Honors Science

Watched When We Left Earth - Friends and Rivals and competed a worksheet.


11/6/17

Monday, November 6th

All 6th grade students attended STEM fair at the Fairgrounds in the morning.
When we returned, Mr. Frenzel demonstrated Galileo’s experiment using pumpkins.
Watched Head Rush - Exploding Drinking Glass.


11/3/17

Friday, November 3rd

Science/Honors Science

Watched Science Court - Gravity and completed a worksheet



Students read Gravity Reading article and completed worksheet.


11/2/17

Thursday, November 2nd

Science/Honors Science

Finished gravity unit lecture (notes).
Watched Bill Nye - Gravity and worksheet.


11/1/17

Wednesday, November 1st

Science/Honors Science

We began the gravity unit today. Students took the Gravity Unit Pre-Assessment. We began gravity unit lecture (notes).


10/31/17

Tuesday, October 31st

Science/Honors Science

Students completed the Seasons Posters assignment.


Monday, October 30th

Substitute

Science/Honors Science

Students watched When We Left Earth - Ordinary Supermen and completed worksheet.


10/27/17

Friday, October 27th

Science/Honors Science

Seasons Formative Assessment - Seasons and the Earth's Tilt.
Began working on seasons poster assignment.


10/26/17

Thursday, October 26th

Science
Seasons Formative Assessment - Rotation and Revolution.

Honors Science


10/25/17

Wednesday, October 25th

Students completed the Seasons Direct/Indirect Heat Energy Formative Assessment.
Students completed a Seasons Lab - Earth's Movement Around the Sun.


10/24/17

Tuesday, October 24th

Science

Direct/Indirect Heat Energy Lab - Sun's Height Above the Horizon.
Completed seasons graphic organizers (The SolsticesHeight of Sun Above HorizonSeasons Facts).

Honors Science


Finished Blue Marble Matches.

10/23/17

Monday, October 23rd

Science/Honors Science

Students finished The Shadow Knows.
Students completed a Direct/Indirect Heat Energy Lab - Why is Summer Hot?


10/18/17

Wednesday, October 18th

Science/Honors Science

Read pg. 24 in 6th Grade SEEd book.
Completed two seasons graphic organizers - Direct/Indirect Heat Energy Sunlight and Earth Positions and Seasons.
Began lab - The Shadow Knows.


10/17/17

Tuesday, October 17th

Science

Finished Direct/Indirect heat energy activity - How Angle Affects Intensity of Heat Energy.
Direct/Indirect heat energy activity - Seasons Four Times of the Year.

Honors Science



10/16/17

Monday, October 16th

Science/Honors Science

In order for students to see how the Sun changes positions during the year, we began a project where students will record the position of the Sun every week or two on a worksheet.
We also began working on a direct/indirect heat energy activity - How Angle Affects Intensity of Heat Energy.


10/13/17

Friday, October 13th

Science/Honors Science

Earth Rotation activity - What's Your Slant?


10/12/17

Thursday, October 12th

Science

We reviewed the lunar cycle.
Students who scored a low proficiency re-took the test. Over 90% of the students improved their proficiency (formative and end of unit assessment).

Honors Science

Continued Blue Marble Matches - Analyzing Earth Images.


10/11/17

Wednesday, October 11th

Science/Honors Science

Students completed the Eclipse unit assessment.

Students completed two seasons readings and worksheets – Seasons Reasons. and The Changing Seasons.


10/10/17

Tuesday, October 10th

Science

Seasons Lecture and notes.

Honors Science

Began working on Blue Marble Matches - Analyzing Earth Images.


10/9/17

Monday, October 9th

Science/Honors Science

Student finished watching Bill Nye - Seasons and completed the worksheet.
Student began reading about seasons in the 6th Grade SEEd Book (pgs 22-23).


10/6/17

Thursday, October 6th & Friday, October 7th

Thursday, October 5th

Science/Honors Science

Completed Eclipse Venn Diagram.
Handed out Review Sheet & Study Guide for eclipse assessment on Wednesday, October 11th.

Friday, October 6th

Science/Honors Science


10/4/17

Wednesday, October 4th

Science

Student compelted an eclipse activity - Big Sun, Small Moon. This demonstrated how the Moon, being small, can cover the Sun.
Why Do We Have Solar Eclipses reading and worksheet.

Honors Science



10/3/17

Tuesday, October 3rd

Students completed the Phases of the Moon end of unit assessment.
Students worked on the Eclipse Basics reading and worksheet and the Why Do We Have Solar Eclipses reading and worksheet.

10/2/17

Monday, October 2nd

Students finished the You Tube Eclipse worksheet.
We reviewed for the Phases assessment tomorrow.


9/29/17

Friday, September 29th

The Phases of the Moon test will be on Tuesday.

We began the eclipse unit today. Students watched The Universe - Total Eclipse and completed a worksheet.  


They also watched Eclipse - Crash Course in Astronomy and completed a worksheet.


9/28/17

Thursday, September 28th

Science/Honors Science

Students completed a phases of the Moon review - Hiliter Moon presentation and worksheet.


9/27/17

Wednesday, September 27th

Science

Students worked on Phases of the Moon Worksheet Vab.
We handed out 6th Grade SEEd Book. This will act as our text for this school year.

Honors Science

Students finished the EarthKam activity.


9/26/17

Tuesday, September 26th

Science/Honors Science

Phases of the Moon Worksheet - Identifying Moon Phases.
Phases of the Moon worksheet - Moon Phases II.


9/25/17

Monday, September 25th

Science

Students worked on a phases of the Moon worksheet - Ordering Phases of the Moon.

Honors Science

Worked on EarthKam. Students use a camera on the ISS to take pictures of Earth to learn how to analyze satellite images.


9/23/17

Friday, September 22nd

Science/Honors Science

Students watched Bill Nye - The Moon and completed a worksheet.
Students completed Phases of the Moon Worksheet IV.




9/21/17

Thursday, September 21st

Science

Students took a phases review assessment. After the assessment, the worked on phases of the Moon worksheets.

Honors Science

Students began working on the Mars project. We are starting with the What Can We Learn From Images? (Mars and Earth Images) activity.


Wednesday, September 20th

Science/Honors Science



Tuesday, September 19th

Science/Honors Science

Students began working on the Phases of the Moon WebQuest.
Students received the Phases Review Sheet and Study Guide for test on Monday.


Monday, September 18th

Science/Honors Science


Lunar Lollipops – Students made a model of the Moon revolving around the Earth. They saw how and why the Moon changes appearance throughout a month.

9/14/17

Thursday, September 14th

Students read an article, Top 4 Keys to Mastering Moon Phases, and completed a worksheet.
Moon Lab - Bouncing Sunlight. Students demonstrated we see the Moon because of reflected sunlight.


9/13/17

Wednesday, September 13th

Students went outside and observed and recorded the position of the Moon.
Students completed Moon, Earth, & Sun KWL Chart.
Students made a model of the Earth/Moon/Sun system.


9/11/17

Tuesday, September 12th (Substitute)

Science/Honors Science

Students watched MythBusters Ming Dynasty Astronaut and completed a worksheet.

Monday, September 11th

Science/Honors Science

Students finished reading Kids Discover Moon and completing the worksheet.


9/9/17

Friday, September 8th

Science/Honors Science


Students read Kids Discover Moon and completed a worksheet.

9/7/17

Thursday, September 7th

Science/Honors Science


Watched The Day the Moon Was Gone and completed worksheet.


Wednesday, September 6th

Science/Honors Science (Substitute)


Watched MythBusters Dog Myths.

Tuesday, September 5th

Science/Honors Science


Cookie Lab. Students were given three different brands of chocolate chip cookies and had to determine which brand is the best.

9/5/17

Wednesday, August 30th and Thursday, August 31st

Wednesday, August 30th (Substitute)

Science/Honors Science

Watched Head Rush.

Thursday, August 31st (Substitute)

Science/Honors Science


Watched MythBusters - Mythssion Control.

Friday, September 1st

Science/Honors Science


Student completed a Gobstoppers lab.

Tuesday, September 5th

Science/Honors Science

Students worked on a Cookie Lab. Student were given three different brands of chocolate chip cookies. They had to evaluate them using guidelines and determine which is the best cookie.


8/29/17

Tuesday, August 29th

Science/Honors Science


Students completed the Spaghetti Bridge activity.

Students built a bridge. They placed a piece of spaghetti between the two pyramids. The hung a container on the spaghetti and put pennies in the container. They counted how many they put in until it broke the spaghetti. They repeated the process three times.

Next, they placed a piece of fettuccine between the two pyramids and added pennies to the container until it broke. They also repeated the process three times.

Their task was to determine which best supported the weight - spaghetti or fettuccine.

Monday, August 28th

Science/Honors Science

Classroom procedures were discussed with with each class.

Students completed a lab activity, Penny Experimentation Lab

Students investigated the question does soap added into water affect the surface tension of water. Using a pipette, students dropped plain water on a penny, counting how many drops it could hold. They repeated it five times. Next, they do the same thing with the soapy water.

5/25/17

Thursday, May 25th & Friday May 26th

All classes watched When We Left Earth - Home in Space.

Tomorrow's the last day of school. 

I'll be back August 28th.

5/24/17

Wednesday, May 24th

Science/Honors Science
Students worked on the Adopt-an-Element assignment. Students researched an element and made a poster advertising that element.


5/23/17

Tuesday, May 23rd

Science/Honors Science
Students watched When We Left Earth - The Shuttle.


Monday, May 22nd

Science
Students completed the Atoms and Molecules WebQuest.
Honors Science
End of year party for both honors classes.

5/18/17

Thursday, May 18th

Science
Students worked on two atoms worksheets – Atomic Structure Worksheet & Atoms Family Atomic Math Challenge (atom structure handout, element handout).
Honors Science
We were able to get live protists samples for students to observe with microscopes.


5/17/17

Wednesday, May 17th

Students watched a DVD about anti-biotic resistant bacteria, Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria - PBS Frontline. We didn’t have time to watch this during the microorganisms unit.



5/16/17

Tuesday, May 16th

Students watch a DVD about the Periodic Table.
They began working on an Atomic Basics worksheet (atom structure handout, element handout).


5/15/17

Monday, May 15th

Science/Honors Science

Student drew diagrams of twelve atoms.

5/12/17

Friday, May 12th

Science
Students were assigned to look at slides through a microscope and draw what they saw.
Honors Science
With almost ¼ of the class absent today, we watched MythBusters – Hollywood Movie Myths.


5/11/17

Thursday, May 11th

Science/Honors Science
Students watched Building Blocks of Matter, a DVD about atoms and completed a worksheet.
Students completed the Give One/Get One activity. In their science journals, students divided in page into two columns. One column had the heading “Give One” and the other “Get One.” While watching the DVD, student listed 8 to 10 things they learned watching the DVD under the “Give One” column. The students changed groups three times. Each time, each student shared two things they learned from the DVD. If they had not written it down, they recorded it in the “Get One” column.
Using the information from the “Get One”/“Give One” columns, students made an atoms Venn Diagram.


5/9/17

Tuesday, May 9th

Over the next three days, all 6th grade science classes will be looking at microorganisms through a microscope. Today students learned how to use a microscope and identify specimens.

5/8/17

Monday, May 8th

Science
Having finished SAGE testing, I will be experimenting with the new SEED Standards for 6th grade next year. The one I have selected is the Energy and Matter strand (energy and matter SEED strand). We began it to with an Introduction to atoms.
Honors Science
Finished revised Mars presentations.


5/4/17

Wednesday May 3rd & Thursday May 4th

Students completed the Utah SAGE test today (May 4th).

5/2/17

Tuesday, May 2nd

Science/Honors Science
Students watched Cosmic Voyage and completed a worksheet.
They also watched Stars, Light Years and the Milky Way and completed a worksheet.


5/1/17

Monday, May 1st

Science/Honors Science
Students watched Science Court - Seasons and completed a worksheet as a quick review of the seasons unit.
Students watched Observing the Night Sky and completed a worksheet as a quick review of the constellations unit.


4/28/17

Friday, April 28th

Science/Honors Science
Students conducted a yeast experiment. They tested three different “foods” to see which “food(s)” “grew” yeast the best.


4/27/17

Thursday, April 27th

Science/Honors Science
Conducted yeast experiments. Students were given supplies and they were assigned to create experiments to demonstrate what items would help yeast grow.

Wednesday, April 26th

Science/Honors Science

Students read "A Day in Your Life with Fungi" and made a book identifying how fungi affected their life throughout the day (fact sheet).

4/25/17

Tuesday, April 25th

Science/Honors Science
Students finished working on the Fungi-The Essentials assignment.
Students completed the Beneficial Fungi "Wanted Poster" assignment.


4/24/17

Monday, April 24th

Science
Students took the Protist Unit Assessment.
Science/Honors Science
Both classes began working on Fungi-The Essentials assignment. This will introduce fungi to the students.


4/20/17

Thursday, April 20th

Science
Honors Science

Finish protist C-Level assignments.

Wednesday, April 19th

Science
Students presented their protozoan poster and facts.
Student continued working on the protist C-Level assignments.
Honors Science

Students finished working on the bacteria B-Level assignment.
Students began working on protist C-Level assignments.
Handed out bacteria review sheet and study guide for bacteria assessment Friday.

4/18/17

Tuesday, April 18th

Science
Finished working on the protist webquest.
Honors Science
Students finalized their Mars presentations. Presentations will be on Thursday.


4/17/17

Monday, April 17th

Science
Students took the bacteria unit assessment (unit and vocabulary)
Began working on protist webquest.
Honors Science
Students finished the Bacteria C-Level Assignments.


4/14/17

Friday, April 14th

Science
Students finished their microorganisms B-Level assignments.
Honors Science
Worked on microorganisms C-Level assignments.


4/13/17

Thursday, April 13th

Science
Students continued working on microorganisms B-Level assignments.
Honors Science
Students finished their Mars proposals. We are now working with Arizona State to schedule a time for them to present their proposals.


4/12/17

Wednesday, April 12th

Science
Today we were on a late-start/assembly schedule which meant students only spent 30 minutes in class. We had enough time to give students the protist unit pre-assessment (unit vocabulary).

The bacteria unit assessment will be on Monday, April 17th. Study guide and review sheet handed out.
Honors Science
Students present their Bacteria reports


4/11/17

Tuesday, April 11th

Science
Students presented their Bacteria reports
After the reports, students began working on microorganisms B-Level assignments.
Honors Science
Students are finishing up their Mars proposals.


Monday, April 10th

Science/Honors Science
Students finished work on the Bacteria WebQuest. They will present their bacteria report tomorrow.

4/5/17

Wednesday, April 5th

Science/Honors Science
Students continued to work on the Bacteria WebQuest. They will finish Monday and present their posters to the class Tuesday.


Tuesday, April 4th

Science/Honors Science
Student were assigned to go to the Bacteria in the Cafeteria website. They explored the site, completing a worksheet while exploring the site.
Student began working on the Bacteria WebQuest. Each group will make a poster about bacteria and present their information to the class.

4/3/17

Monday, April 3rd

Science
Today was the last day for students to finish C-Level microorganisms assignments.
Honors Science
Students began working on C-Level microorganisms assignments.


Friday, March 31st

Science
Continued working on the Microorganisms Unit Assignments
Honors Science
Students took the phases of the Moon assessment.

3/30/17

Thursday, March 30th

Thursday, March 30th
Science
Students began working on the Microorganisms Unit Assignments. Students have been given a choice of which assignment to complete.
Honors Science

Student are working on their Mars presentations (due April 13th).

Wednesday, March 29th

Wednesday, March 29th
Science
Students finished the Kids Discover - Microbes and worksheet assignment.
Honors Science

Students watched Understanding Bacteria and completed a worksheet. (Go to the March 28th post for more information.)

3/28/17

Tuesday, March 28th

Science
Students watched Understanding Bacteria and completed a worksheet.
Honors Science
Student are working on their Mars presentations.

3/27/17

Monday, March 27th

Science/Honors Science
We began our microorganisms unit today. Students took the Bacteria Unit Pre-Test.
They then read Kids Discover - Microbes and completed a worksheet.

3/24/17

Friday, March 24th

Science
Honors Science

Students watched When We Left Earth - Landing the Eagle.

3/23/17

Thursday, March 23rd

I attended a workshop about the new science core at the district office. The substitute showed students When We Left Earth - The Explorers. They completed a worksheet.

3/22/17

Wednesday, March 22nd

Science
Students completed a phases of the Moon Quiz. They also made two phases graphic organizers (8 sided dicePhases Shutter Book).
Honors Science
Students completed a phases of the Moon Quiz. They also completed a phases activity – Oreo phases of the Moon.


3/21/17

Tuesday, March 21st

Science
Students completed two Moon phases activities. The first was Going Thru a Phase. Students simulated the Earth, Moon, Sun system. They identified Lunar phases based on the position of all three. The second activity was Oreo phases of the Moon. They used Oreo cookies to make each phase of the Moon as it revolves around Earth.
Honors Science
Students continued working on selecting a Mars research topic (worksheet).


3/20/17

Monday, March 20th

Science/Honors Science

Students watched When We Left Earth - Friends and Rivals. This episode covered the Gemini program. Students also completed a worksheet.


3/17/17

Friday, March 17th

The 6th grade went to the Clark Planetarium. Students saw the star show – The Ultimate Universe. They also saw the IMAX show – Journey to Space 3-D. They looked at the new exhibits in the Planetarium. They watched a Science-on-a-Sphere presentation.


3/16/17

Thursday, March 16th

Science
Finished the Phases of the Moon writing assignment.
Honors Science
Continued working on selecting a research topic (worksheet).


3/15/17

Wednesday, March 15th

Science/Honors Science
Students worked on a Phases assignment. Students wrote five paragraphs explaining the phases of the Moon.


3/14/17

Monday, March 13th

Science/Honors Science


Watched MythBusters - NASA Moon Landing

Tuesday, March 14th

Science
Students made a paper plate model of the Earth, Moon, and Sun system.
Listened to Pulse of the Planet podcasts (The Moon: OriginThe Moon: FaceThe Moon: Changes) and completed a worksheet.
Honors Science
Began selecting research topic (worksheet).


3/10/17

Friday, March 10th

Science
Students continued working on phases of the Moon worksheets, part V & part VI.
Honors Science
Worked on research questions (online Mars atlas)


3/9/17

3/7/17

Tuesday, March 7th

Science
Student completed two phases of the Moon worksheets –  Worksheet, Part III  & Worksheet, Part IV
Honors Science
Students continued working on research questions (online Mars atlas)


3/6/17

Monday, March 6th

Science
Students completed making their Moon Phases graphic organizers (Waxing/Waning moonsFour Moon PhasesPosition of Earth Moon and SunCause and Effect).
Honors Science
Size and Scale end of unit assessment.
Students completed two identifying phases of the Moon worksheets –  Worksheet, Part I  and Worksheet, Part II.

 Science
Students completed making their Moon Phases graphic organizers (Waxing/Waning moonsFour Moon PhasesPosition of Earth Moon and SunCause and Effect).
Honors Science
Size and Scale end of unit assessment.
Students completed two identifying phases of the Moon worksheets –  Worksheet, Part I  and Worksheet, Part II.

3/2/17

Thursday, March 2nd

Science
Students read pgs. 14-20 in 2016 OER Science text dealing with phases of the Moon.
They started making phases of the Moon graphic organizers. They will be glued in their OER text when completed.
Honors Science
Students began working on research questions (online Mars atlas).


3/1/17

Wednesday, March 1st

Science
Students began working on phases of the Moon worksheets. They completed Moon Worksheet, Part I and Worksheet, Part II.
Honors Science
Students finished watching The Day the Moon Was Gone and completed the worksheet.
We began the Phases of the Moon unit with the lecture.


2/28/17

Tuesday, February 28th

Science
Watched The Day the Moon Was Gone and completed a worksheet.
Honors Science
Finished working on Question Mars workbook.
Started watching The Day the Moon Was Gone and completing a worksheet.

2/27/17

Monday, February 27th

Science
We completed the size and scale unit with the unit assessment.
We started the phases of the moon with the phases lecture.
Honors Science
Students watched Galaxies and the Expanding Universe and completed a worksheet.
Students completed a size and scale activity - In a Galaxy Far, Far Away. Students mapped the distance to the thirteen brightest stars, using the assigned scale on each map.


2/24/17

February 24th

Science/Honors Science
Students completed a size and scale activity - Solar System Beads. They made a scale model of the Solar System.


2/23/17

Thursday, February 23rd

Science
Students completed a size and scale activity - - Solar System by Half.
Student received the Size and Scale Review Sheet and Study Guide (Test Monday, Feb 27th).
Honors Science
Continued working on Question Mars workbook.


2/22/17

Wednesday, February 22nd

Science/Honors Science
Both classes completed a size and scale activity - How Big, How Far, How Old (images). Students were given a set of images and had to classify them. For each part of the activity (big, far, old), students used different sets of cards. They also had to answer two questions in each section.

2/21/17

Tuesday, February 21st

Science
Size and Scale Activity - In A Galaxy Far, Far, Away. Students mark the positions of the thirteen brightest stars on three different maps.
Honors Science
Students continued working on Question Mars workbook.