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.


2/16/17

Thursday, February 16th & Friday, February 17th

Thursday, February 16th

Science
Students watched Where is Our Place in Space and completed a worksheet. They also completed a size and scale activity called Know Your Galactic Address.
Honors Science
Began the Mars Project with the Question Mars lecture.

Friday, February 17th (Substitute)

Students had a sub today. I was at state workshop on the new science core.
Science/Honors Science

Read Kids Discover - Space Exploration and completed a worksheet.

2/15/17

Wednesday, February 15th

Science
Size and Scale of the Universe Activity - Solar System on a Map.
Honors Science
Constellations unit assessment.

2/14/17

Tuesday, February 14th

Science
Students watched The Universe - the Milky Way and completed a worksheet.
Honors Science


2/13/17

Monday, February 13th

Science/Honors Science

Both classes worked on tow size and scale readings and worksheets - Universe Background Information and How Big is the Universe.

2/9/17

Wednesday & Thursday, February 8th & 9th

Wednesday, February 8th

Science
Students completed the constellations unit assessment.
Honors Science
Student watched Cosmic Voyage and completed a worksheet.

Thursday, February 9th

Science/Honors Science
Students registered for 7th grade.


2/7/17

Tuesday, February 7th

Science
We began the size and scale of the universe unit with a lecture.
Students watched Stars, Light Years, and the Milky Way and completed a worksheet.
Honors Science
Students continued working on the Mapping the Surface of a Planet (images) (feature ID charts) assignment.


2/6/17

Monday, February 6th

Science
Students completed a constellations activity - Straw Stars. Students cut straws to different lengths to represent the distance to the stars in the Big Dipper. This shows students how stars in a constellation are different distances from Earth.
Honors Science
Students completed their Adopt-a-Constellation presentations.


2/3/17

Friday, February 3rd

Science
Each student did their Adopt-A-Constellation presentation.
Honors Science
Student complete the Asteroids, Comets, and Meteors assessment.
Students began working on the Adopt-A-Constellation assignment.


2/2/17

Thursday, February 2nd

Science
Students were assigned a constellation to complete the Adopt-A-Constellation assignment.
Honors Science
Students worked on the Mapping the Surface of a Planet (images) (feature ID charts) assignment.


2/1/17

Wednesday, February 1st

Science
Students watched the Constellation Myths DVD and completed a worksheet.
They also read a series of constellations articles and completed a worksheet.
Honors Science
The class finished the Constellation WebQuest.
They also read a series of constellations articles and completed a worksheet..