• Welcome to 8th Grade Integrated Science

    & Design (no Design HW this week 2/18)

     Science Classwork & Homework

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of February 18

    Topics for the Week – Amplify Light Waves

    Extra Credit- Build a Model Spacecraft- Due Weds 2/19

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- NO School

    Monday- Review Gloal Space Facts

     

    Tues- Global Space Facts Test

     Science Journal Score due Friday

    Tues- Read A1 & A2 – Due Thursday

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page

     Extra Credit due Weds! 

    Weds – Light Lesson 1.4

    AJ pg 17 – 28

    Choose Write & Share #1 OR #2

    Weds- Read B1 & 2- Due Friday

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page

    Thurs-  Light Waves Lesson 2.1

    AJ pgs 31- 36

    Thurs- Same as Weds

    Science Journal Score Due FRIDAY

     

    Friday- Light Waves Lesson 2.3

    AJ pgs 41 – 46

     

    Friday- NO HW

    END OF TRIMESTER 2!

     

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of February 12

    Topics for the Week- Astronomy, Black Holes, the Moon, NASA Space Exploration

    Observe the Moon on any CLEAR night! Moon Observation Journal Due 2/12

    NASA Poster Project Due 2/14

    Global Space Fact TEST 2/18- 

    Extra Credit- Build a Model of your Spacecraft- 20 points Due 2/19 

    Model Extra Credit Link

     

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- NO School

    Monday-

     

    Tues- Monster of the Milky Way

     

    Tues- Moon Observation WS due 2/12 (WEDS)

    Work on NASA Exploration WS & Poster Due 2/14

    Work on Global Citizens Space Facts WS- Test 2/18

    Weds – Moon Observation Due

    Finish Monster of the Milky Way

    Weds- NASA Poster Due 2/14

    Work on Global Citizens Space Facts WS- Test 2/18

     

    Thurs-  Amplify Light Pre-Test

    Explore the Sim pg 13 - 16

    Global Citizen Space Facts- discuss

     

    Thurs- AJ- Lesson 1.3

    Pgs 13 – 16 Due Friday

    Nasa Mission Poster & WS due Friday

    Friday- NASA Poster & WS due

    Score project

    Friday- Review Global Citizens Space Facts

    Do you need to do the Extra Credit?

    Trimester 2 ends 2/21

     

     

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of Feb 3

    Topic for the Week- NASA Space Exploration, Dwarf Planets, Stars & Galaxies

    Observe the Moon on any CLEAR night! Complete Moon Observation Journal Due 2/12

    NASA Poster Project Due 2/14

    Global Space Fact TEST 2/18- 

    Extra Credit- Build a Model of your Spacecraft- 20 points Due 2/19

    Nasa Exploariton Poster Project Next Week- Begin Exploring the website to find YOUR SPACE MISSION!  NASA Mission A-Z

     

     

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- CJSF Field Trip

    NASA Exploration Research Day

    Discuss Poster-

     

    Monday- Observe the Moon when clear

    Work on NASA Exploration WS & Poster Due 2/13

    Tues- Why is Pluto not a planet?

    Dwarf planets

    Global Citizens Space Facts WS

    Tues- Same as Monday

    Begin Working on Global Citizens Space Facts WS – next week

    Weds – Life Cycle of the Stars

    Weds- Finish Life Cycle of the Stars – Due Thurs

    Thurs-  Galaxies-

    Monster of the Milky Way

     

    Thurs- Work on NASA Project

    Friday- Ponderosa FFA Presentations in the Library

     

    Friday-Check your Science Grade

    Observe the Moon WS due 2/12

    NASA Exploration Due 2/13

     

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of January 27

    Observe the Moon on any CLEAR night! Complete Moon Observation Journal Due 2/12

    Topic for January- Earth, Moon, Sun Amplify (& more)

    Extra Credit- Planets of the Solar System Due Jan 31 SS Extra Credit Link

    Nasa Exploariton Poster Project Next Week- Begin Exploring the website to find YOUR SPACE MISSION!  NASA Mission A-Z

     

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- AJ Lesson 3.4

    AJ- pgs 83 -84(skip 85)

    Choose either pg 87 OR pg 88

    Moon Observation HW –Discuss

    AJ Score Sheet handed out

    Monday- Observe the Moon on any clear night!

    AJ pg 89

    ·    One statement (min) each box- Due Tues

    AJ Earth, Moon & Sun Score Due Friday 

      

    Tues- Review Key Concepts pg 108

    Test on Weds

    Tues- Review Key Concepts 102- Test Weds

    Weds –Amplify Unit Test

    Weds- AJ pg 90 Due Thursday

    ·         Provide 4 pieces of evidence (highlight evidence)

     

    Thurs-  Discuss pg 90/correct

    Speeding Around the Sun Lab

     

    Thurs- Work on Moon Observation HW

    Solar System Extra Credit Due Friday

    Did you finish the Lab?

     

    Friday- Dwarf Planets

    Pick up CJSF info

    Friday- Going on CJSF Field Trip Monday?

    Be sure to check in to see what you will miss

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of January 21

    Observe the Moon on any CLEAR night! Complete Moon Observation Journal Due 2/12

    Topic for January- Earth, Moon, Sun Amplify (& more)

    Extra Credit- Planets of the Solar System Due Jan 31 SS Extra Credit Link

     

    Monday-   NO SCHOOL

    Monday-

     Observe the Moon & Document

    Tues- Discuss Moon Observations

    AJ Lesson Color Group Review-

    pg 48 - 63

    Complete your color section

     

    Tues- Read H1 & 2

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page Due Weds

    Did you finish Lesson 2.7?

    Weds Eclipse Day

    Solar & Lunar Eclipse diagrams in SJ

    (Ask for WS if absent!)

    Weds-

    Solar & Lunar Eclipse diagrams in SJ- Due Thurs

     

    Thurs-  AJ Lesson 3.1 & 3.3

    AJ pgs 67, 68 & 69

    Skip 70 – 76 (All of 3.2)

    AJ pg 77 - 81

    Thurs- Read G1 & 2

    •           Highlight/2notes/page Due Friday

    Did you finish Lesson 3.3? AJ pg 77-81

     Solar & Lunar Eclipse Link

    Friday- Reasons for the Seasons

    WS in SJ

    (Ask for WS if absent)

    Friday-

    Did you finish Reasons for the Seasons?

    Observe the Moon when it is CLEAR!

    Seasons NASA Link

     

     

    Topic for January- Earth, Moon, Sun Amplify (& more)

    Extra Credit- Planets of the Solar System Due Jan 31 SS Extra Credit Link

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of January 13

    Topic for January- Earth, Moon, Sun Amplify

    Extra Credit- Planets of the Solar System Due Jan 31 SS Extra Credit Link

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- AJ Lesson 2.2 & 2.3

    AJ- pgs 22-23 (skip 24 & 25)

    AJ pg 26 (skip 27 – 30)

    AJ- Complete 31- 34

    Moon Observation HW  Explained

    Monday- Read E1- 2

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page Due Tuesday

    Did you finish Lesson 2.2 & 2.3?

    Tues- Formation of the Moon

    AJ Lesson 2.4 pg 35 – 42

    Skip 36 – 39

    Choose either pg 40 OR pg 41

    HAND IN model page 42 (online)

    Tues- Read F1 & 2

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page Due Thurs

    Did you finish Lesson 2.4?

    Weds – AJ Lesson 2.5 pg 44-47

    Paper Model of Moon Phase

    Digital Model- Photographing Moon

    Weds- See Tuesday

    Did you finish Lesson 2.5?

    Thurs-   Discuss Models

    Critical Juncture 2.6 online

    Thurs- Work on Moon Observation HW

     

    Friday- NO SCHOOL FOR YOU

    Friday- See Thursday

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    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of January 6

    Topic for January- Earth, Moon, Sun (Amplify Unit)

    Extra Credit- Build an Electromagnet Electromagnet link

    Build a motor using a magnet Magnet Motor Link

     

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- Welcome back!

    Solar System Introduction

     

    Monday- No HW

    ·         Check your Science Grade

    ·         Magnet Extra Credit Due Friday 1/10

    Tues- Pre Assessment

    New AJ- pgs 4-7

     

     

    Tues- Read A1- 2

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page Due Weds

     

    Weds – AJ pg 8 (Read B1 & 2)

    Complete pgs 8 – 11

    Answer all three questions on pg 11

     

    Weds- Read C1 & 2

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page Due Thurs

     

    Thurs-   Lesson 1.4

    AJ pages 13 -18

     

    Thurs- AJ pages 19 & 20 Due Friday

    ·         Magnet EC Due Friday!

    Friday- Lesson 2.1

    AJ pages 21 - 24

     

     

    Friday-

    . Did you finish the classwork?

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of December 16

    Topic for December- Magnetic Fields

    New Extra Credit- Build an Electromagnet Electromagnet link

    Build a motor using a magnet Magnet Motor Link

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday-  Critical Juncture

    AJ- Finish pages 87 - 88

     

    Monday-

    AJ pages 87 -88 due Tues

    Score AJ, Complete missing work by Thurs

    Read E1-  E2

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page Due Weds

     

    Tues- Color Group Review

    AJ pgs 92 – 108 (one color!)

     

    Tues- See Monday

     

    Weds – Finish Color Group

    Final Review for Test

     

    Weds- Score your AJ Due Thursday

    Thurs-   Final Magnet Test

     

    Thurs- NO HW, if you turned in your AJ

    Friday- ?

     

     

    Friday- No HW Enjoy the break!

    Extra Credit- Build an electromagnet or a magnet motor.

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of December 9

    Topic for December- Magnetic Fields

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday-  Modern Marvels Magnets

    Video WS-

    Monday-

    Read D7-  D10

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page Due Weds

     

    Tues- Finish & Discuss Video

    Lesson 2.3

    Read & Complete Pg 45 -49

    (Skip 50 – 52)

    Tues- Reading HW same as Monday

    Did you finish Lesson 2.3?

    Weds – Reading Due

    Lesson 2.4

    Read & Complete 53 -58

    Weds- Read C 1 & 2 Due Friday

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page Due Friday

     

    Thurs-   Lesson 3.1

    Exploring Force & Potential Energy

    Lab

    Thurs- Reading, see Weds

    Did you finish the Lab WS?

     

    Friday- Lesson 3.2 pg 78 & 79

    Lesson 3.3 pg 81 - 92

     

     

    Friday- No HW if you finished Lesson 3.3

     Design 8 for the Week of December 9th

     

     

    Design 8 Classwork

    Design 8 Homework

    Mon –Bill Nye Atmosphere Video

    Reading & WS

     

    Mon- Work on NBO

    Bring to school Tues (troubleshoot?

    NBO Project Final Test 12/11 (25 points)

    Tues- Discuss Labs, Video & Reading

    Tues-

    Final night to work on NBO

     

    Weds-  Final NBO Test Day

     

    Weds- None

    Thurs – NBO conclusion day

    Thurs- Did you finish NBO conclusion?

     

     

    Friday- Gas Law Lab (with fire, bring hair tie)

    Friday- No HW

     

    Science Week of December 2

    Topic for December- Magnetic Fields

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday-  Lesson 1.3

    Pg 11-16 (skip pg 13)

     

     

    Monday-

    Read B1-  B3

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page Due Weds

    Did you finish Lesson 1.3?

     

    Tues- Lesson 1.5

    Pg 20 -24 (skip pg 25)

    Tues- Same as Monday

    Did you finish Lesson 1.5?

    Weds – Earth’s Magnetism/Plasma

    Weds- Read D1 – 5 Due Friday (6-10 next week)

    ·         Highlight/2notes/page Due Friday

     

    Thurs-   Lesson 1.6

    Pg 27 -33  

    Thurs- Reading, see Weds

    Did you finish Lesson 1.6?

     

    Friday- Lesson 2.2

    Review PE & KE

    Pg 39 – 44 (skip 41)

     

    Friday- No HW if you finished Lesson 2.2

     

    Design 8 for the Week of December 2nd

     

    Design 8 Classwork

    Design 8 Homework

    Mon –Discuss NBO Project

    Finish Design Flow Chart

    Design Popsicle Stick NBO

     

    Mon- Did you finish Design Flow Chart?

    Due Tuesday

    Design and build NBO Test Day 1- Friday

    Bring a model to school = 10 points

    NBO Project Final Test 12/11 (25 points)

    Tues- Plastics and buoyancy

    Video WS

    Life of Plastic

    Ocean Cleanup (26 mins)

    Ocean Cleanup 2 mins

    Interceptor Design History

     

     

    Tues-

     Did you finish video WS?

    Work on your NBO

     

    Weds-  How can we change density & Buoyancy?

    Video

    Weds- Work on NBO

    Thurs – Lab Day

    Thurs- Did you finish the Lab WS?

    Bring NBO to school Friday (10 points)

    Friday- NBO Test Day

    Friday- No HW

     

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of November 12

    Supply Pod Final Proposal No Stress Plan for Success!

    Score Sheet Link- Score Sheet COPY

    Rough Draft-

    • Introduction & Minimize Cargo             Complete Thursday 11/14
    • Begin Maximize Shell Condition
    • Finish Shell Condition, Cost Low             Complete Friday 11/15
    • Conclusion & Cover                                 Complete Monday 11/18

    Final Draft-

    • Type all sections and print out Complete Tuesday 11/19 (Google Doc Link-Proposal Final Draft)
    • If you follow this plan, you will finish a DAY EARLY! No stress for you!

      PROJECT DUE Weds 11/20

     

     

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- Discuss Conclusion & Cover

    Work Day

     

    Monday- Work on Design Proposal

    • 70 points due Weds 11/20

     

     

    Tues-

    Final In Class Work Day!

     

    Tues

    Finish Design Proposal

    • Print out Final Draft Due Weds

    Weds – Day 7

    AJ pages 22 - 24

     

    Weds- Journal Score Due Thurs

    Thurs-   Day 1 Magnetic Fields

    Pre-test

    Thurs- AJ Magnetic Fields

    A1- A2, Read Highlight 2 notes/page

     

     

    Friday- Magnetic Fields Lab

     

    Friday- NO HW

    Enjoy your Break

     

     

     

     Extra Credit Balancing Rocks Due 11/15  Balance Extra Credit

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- Veteran’s Day

    No School

     

    Monday-

     

    Tues- Day 6

    AJ pages 18 – 21

    Document your Optimal Design on page 20

    Tues

    AJ- pg 21 due Weds

    Read F 14

    Highlight/ 2 notes/page- Due Weds

     

    Weds – Day 7

    AJ pages 22 - 24

     

    Weds- AJ pages 23-24 Due Thurs

    Thurs-   Day 8

    AJ pages 26 - 31(Skip page 27)

    Review E 11 & 12

    Write rough draft Introduction & Minimize Cargo Damage

     

    Thurs- AJ pg 26 -31 (skip 27)

    Stay on track- Complete rough draft Introduction & Minimize Cargo Damage due Friday

     

    Friday- Day 9- Work Day

    Maximize Shell Condition & Keep Costs Low

    Friday- AJ pgs 31 -32 

    Stay on track- Complete rough draft, Make a Cover

    Pages 30 -32 should be complete!

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of November 4

    Welcome to Trimester 2!

    Balancing Rocks use this link Balance Extra Credit

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- Trimester 1 work passed back

    Discuss Trimester 2 Behavior Expectations

    Egg Drop Prototype 1- Build & Test

     

     

    Monday- Check your Science Grade

    Behavior Expectations Due Tues 10 points

    Read D 6 – 10

    • Highlight/benefits or purpose for each material/2 notes/page-Due Friday

    Tues- Behavior Expectations Due

    Egg Drop Prototype #2- Build  & Test

    Work on pages 6-7

     

    Tues- Bring Supplies For Egg Drop

    (No tape, no glue, no pre-made padding)

    Weds – Final Egg Drop Test Day

    Finish pages 6- 7

    Weds- AJ pages 6-7 Due Thurs

    Thurs-   Supply Drop Data WS

    Document 6-8 including Analysis (5 points each)

    Thurs- AJ pg 11-13

    Supply Drop Data WS (at least 6 complete)

    • See Monday Reading Assignment, D6 -  D 10 Due Friday

     

    Friday- Day 5

    Discuss Reading

    AJ pgs 14 -17

    Friday- Did you Finish AJ pgs 14 -17?

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of October 28

    Last week of Trimester 1. Be sure to check your Science Grade. I do not ROUND scores. If you are on the edge- 59, 69, 79, 89% complete one of the following by Weds 10/30-

    1) Use this link to correct your Open Journal Quiz Journal Quiz Corrections Corrections due by Weds 10/30

    2) Balancing Rocks use this link Balance Extra Credit Due Weds 10/30 for Trimester 1, Due 11/14 for Trimester 2

     

     

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- Tests returned

    Begin Engineering Internship

    Complete AJ pgs 1-4

     

     

    Monday- Check your Science Grade

    Test Corrections & EC due by WEDS for Trimester 1

    Read A2 & B3-   

    • Highlight/2notes/page Due Weds

     

     

    Tues- Discuss Reading

    Complete pg 5, top ½ of pg 6

    Tues- See Monday

    •  Highlight/2notes/page Due Weds

     

     

    Weds – Construct & Test Egg Drop Model

    Weds- Read C4 &5 

    •  Highlight/2notes/page Due Weds

    Thurs-   Halloween Lab

    Thurs- Halloween Lab WS due Friday

     WS Finished?- Enjoy Halloween!

     

    Friday- Discuss/Correct Lab

    Continue Egg Drop Lab

     

    Friday- No HW

     

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of October 21

    Bring your Science Journal (SJ) to school every day this week. Be prepared for an Open Journal Quiz at some point this week.

    New Extra Credit Balancing Rocks use this link Balance Extra Credit

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- COM/COG Lab Day

    Gravity Mini Lab

    Monday- COM/COG WS due Tues

    Read Nature of Force

    WS due Weds

     

    Tues- Combining Force Labs/Videos

    Tues- Reading & WS due Weds

    Weds – Spinning Things Lab

     

    Weds- Spinning Things Lab WS due Thurs

     

    Thurs-   Check back

    Thurs- Check back?

     

    Friday- Engineering Internship Day 1

     

    Friday- No HW

     

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of October 14

     Due to last week’s power outage, you have more time to complete the following assignments- Amplify Models 1.5, 1.6, 2.3 and 3.4  (corrections due by Weds 3/16)

    Newton’s Laws of Motion Extra Credit- Due date extended to Friday 10/18

    Newton's Laws of Motion in Sports Link    Newton's Laws in Sports   Due Friday 10/18

     

     

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- Gravity note in SJ

    Gravity Mini Lab

    Monday- Read Gravity Article

    Gravity WS due Thursday

     

    Tues- Acceleration due to Gravity

    Falling Objects WS

    Tues- Falling Objects WS due Weds

    (front side only)

     

    Weds – Correct Falling Objects WS

    Ball Toss Lab

     

    Weds- Ball Toss WS Due Thursday

    (backside of Falling Objects)

    See Monday- Did you finish Gravity WS?

    Thurs-   CJSF Field Trip

    Correct Gravity Reading WS

    Bill Nye Balance Video WS (CJSF excused)

     

    Thurs- No HW

    Last night to complete Newton’s Law Extra Credit

    Friday- Center of Gravity/COM Labs

     

    Friday- No HW

     

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of October 7

     

    Newton's Laws of Motion in Sports Link    Newton's Laws in Sports   Due Friday 10/11

     

     

     

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- AJ pgs 74, 76 (two sentences),

    77 & 78

    Wrecking Ball D1 & 2 Highlight/2 notes/page Due Tues

    Final week to re-do Models!

     

    Monday- Did you finish Classwork?

    Read, Highlight 2 notes/page D1 & 2 Due Tuesday

    Check your grade in Science- final week to re-do Models!

    Tues- Discuss Wrecking Ball & KE

    AJ Lesson 3.3 pgs 79 - 84

     

    Tues- Work on Final Response to Dr Gonzales (Pg 84- 10 points) Due Thurs

    Score Journals- Due Friday

    Weds –Review for Test Friday

    Critical Juncture to 100%

    Weds- Same as Tues

    Thurs-   Correct pg 84

    Final Review for Test

    Thurs-Review Key Concepts pg 87

    Be sure AJ is ready to turn in

     

    Friday- AJ Force & Motion AJ  DUE

    Final Test on Amplify Force & Motion

    Friday- No HW 

     

     

     

    Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of September 30

     

    Newton's Laws of Motion in Sports Link    Newton's Laws in Sports

     

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- AJ Lesson 2.3 pgs 44 - 46

     

    Monday- Did you finish pgs 44-46

    HAND IN models, page 44-45

    Study Key Concepts pg 47 for Critical Juncture Test Tuesday

    Tues- AJ Critical Juncture Test

     

    Tues- No HW

    Weds –AJ Lesson 2.5

    Complete your color section- Purple, Blue or Green

    Weds- Finish Classwork- Color Group

    Lesson 2.5 Purple, Blue or Green

     

    Thurs-   AJ Lesson 3.2

     

    Read pages 58 & 62 (skip pgs 59- 61 and 63- 64)

    Complete 3.2 psges 65 - 68

    Thurs-Finish Classwork

    Lesson 3.2 AJ pg 65 - 68

    Read & Highlight 2 notes/page C1- C4

    Friday-Discuss CRASH

    Collisions forces SIM pages 69 - 72

     

    Friday- Did you finish Classwork?

    Lesson 3.2 pgs 69 - 72

     

     

     Science Classwork & Homework for the Week of September 23

    Classwork

    Homework

    Monday- Discuss New Extra Credit

    Finish AJ pg 22-24

    Monday- Did you finish pgs 22-24?

    HAND IN model, page 24

    Explore new Extra Credit Options

    Tues- AJ Lesson 1.6

    Read & Complete pg 25- 29

    Tues- Did you finish pgs 25 – 29?

    HW- pg 30

     

    Weds –AJ Lesson 2.1

    Read & complete pgs 31 -35

    Weds- Read B1-B3

    Complete WS while reading- Due Friday

    Thurs-   Discuss Finish J Lesson 2.1

    Sim activity pgs 36 & 37

    Thurs- See Weds

    Friday- AJ Lesson 2.3

    Read & Complete 42- 46

    Participate in Climate Strike

     

    Friday- No HW