Class: We went over the 6th grade Science Common Core Curriculum. Students collaborated in their groups --"What are characteristics of a safe classroom?" We discussed their answers and went over some of the classroom expectations and procedures. We started setting up our Science notebooks.
HOMEWORK: Get your Science Welcome Letter (page 1 in your notebook) signed tonight. Read over the Science Guidelines and Expectations.
Class: students took Science NCFE today / after testing we further studied our solar system
Homework: Bring your booklet to class tomorrow. We will finish it in class.
Test on Space will be Wednesday, June 6
Tues Class: went over causes of tides, spring tides, neap tides / worked on practice tests for NCFE / complete test corrections
Tues HW---finish both practice tests and finish test corrections
Wed Class: finished working on practice test corrections and worked on International Space Station assignment in Google Classroom
Wed HW: review for NCFE if you are not feeling confident---use BrainPop, red book, Google Classroom etc.
Fri class: students learned what causes moon phases and they worked on their booklet
Fri HW: Make sure you finish your Practice NCFE #1 / Make sure you finish booklet pages 13, 14, 15 on moon phases
Mon 5/21 Class: students learned about the causes of high and low tides as well as spring and neap tides.
Monday 5/21 HOMEWORK:
1. Make sure you finish Practice Test # 1 for NCFE (in Google Classroom). Almost everyone finished this last Wednesday.
2. Make sure you finish booklet pages 9, 10, 11 regarding TIDES.
3. Complete questions 1-20 on Practice Test # 2 for NCFE in Schoolnet (Homebase).
Mon Class: see Google Classroom / What causes seasons?
Mon HW: Finish Seasons worksheet and seasons in your booklet
Tues Class: What causes solstices and equinoxes?
Tues HOMEWORK: work on Solstices and Equinoxes in your booklet / finish practice NCFE
Wed: No school
Thurs Class: What causes solstices and equinoxes? / What causes solar and lunar eclipses? What causes full moon and new moon?
Class: learned about inertia and gravity and why planets stay in orbit and keep rotating / students also learned about space spinoffs / students worked on pages 17 and 18 of their booklets. Students turned in their solar system charts.
HOMEWORK: None if you have been keeping up with your work in class. Make sure you are done with the following by Monday: solar system chart, booklet pages, 2, 16, 17 and 18
Class: went over heat transfer questions (radiation, convection, conduction) / went over rotation vs revolution / went over major parts of our solar system / students had time to work on solar system chart and page 16 of booklet
1. Finish solar system chart (front and back)
2. Finish page 16 of booklet (what are major parts of our solar system?)
Class: explained solar system chart and earth, sun, moon booklet project / students took the test on light, sound and waves
HOMEWORK: Finish Mercury and Venus on Planet Chart (use powerpoint in Google Classroom) / Finish page 2 of your booklet (use resource page that I gave you ...it is also in Google Classroom)
Fri Class: see Google classroom - finished light lab
Fri HW - finish study guide for waves, sound, light if you did not finish it in class
Mon Class: Scattering Light (see Google Class)
Mon HW - Heat, Temperature Questions 1-8
Tues 5/8 Class: Heat Transfer Computer Activities
Tues HW - study for test. Test is tomorrow. Finish Heat Transfer Questions 9, 14, 17, 22, 23
Class: Experimented with spectroscopes and lenses today in class; filled out LIGHT LAB SHEET
1. Finish LIGHT STUDY GUIDE
2. Finish LIGHT OPTICS assignment in Google Classroom if you did not finish it in class. Most students finished this in class today.
3. Get Progress Report signed and returned by tomorrow.
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