Welcome To Ms. Loucks' 7th Grade Science Class

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    Trimester One Agenda 2020-2021

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    Monday August 17

    Science:  Introduction to Zoom and Each Other/ Class rules and Expectations

    Tuesday August 18

    Science: Introduction to Zoom and Each Other/ Class Rules and Expectations

    Wednesday August 19

    Science: Who Am I? Worksheet due at the end of class! *Google Classroom*

    Thursday August 20

    Science:  Who Am I?  Worksheet Edit/ Learning Google Classroom Tools

    Friday August 21

    Science: Who Am I? Worksheet Edit/ Learning Google Classroom Tools

    Monday August 24

    Science: Amplify online…Looking at how we will be learning and working now and all year (distance or not)

    Tuesday August 25

    Science: Amplify online…Looking at how we will be learning and working now and all year (distance or not)

    Wednesday August 26

    Science: Plate Motion Unit; Lesson 1.1 Pre-Unit Assessment *Test finished in class time*

    Thursday August 27

    Science: Lesson 1.2 Using Fossils to Understand Earth & 1.3 Exploring Earth’s Plates

    Warm-Ups *class discussion*  Move to Simulator on Amplify

    HW: Explore Sim.  Complete 1.3 Act 4 and hand in!

    Friday August 28

    Science: Lesson 1.2 Using Fossils to Understand Earth & 1.3 Exploring Earth’s Plates

    Warm-Ups *class discussion*  Move to Simulator on Amplify

    HW: Explore Sim.  Complete Lesson 1.3 Act 4 and hand

    Monday August 31

    Science: Lesson 1.4 Analyzing Patterns at Plate Boundaries & Lesson 2.1: Considering What’s Underneath Earth’s Plates

    Warm-Ups Class discussion Lesson 1.4 Act 1-6

    HW: Complete Lesson 2.1 Act 5 and hand in

    Tuesday September 1

    Science: Lesson 1.4 Analyzing Patterns at Plate Boundaries & Lesson 2.1: Considering What’s Underneath Earth’s Plates

    Warm-Ups Class discussion Lesson 1.4 Act 1-6; Lesson 2-1 Act 1-3

    HW: Complete Lesson 2.1 Act 5 and hand in

    Wednesday September 2

    Science: Lesson 2.2 “Listening to Earth”

    Warm-Up Discuss the three types of boundaries…What boundary is at the S. American and African plates?

    HW: Lesson 2.2 Act 2-3

    Thursday September 3

    Science: Lesson 2.3 Explaining Plate-Mantle Interactions & Lesson 2.4 Modeling Plate-Mantle Interactions

    Warm-Ups; Discuss “Listening to Earth”; Explain Lesson 2.4 Act 1-2

    HW: Lesson 2.4 Act 3

    Friday September 4

    Science: Lesson 2.3 Explaining Plate-Mantle Interactions & Lesson 2.4 Modeling Plate-Mantle Interactions

    Warm-Ups; Discuss “Listening to Earth”; Explain Lesson 2.4 Act 1-2

    HW: Lesson 2.4 Act 3

    Monday September 7 Labor Day ****No School****

    Tuesday September 8 *All classes*

    Science: Lesson 2.5 Indentifying Plate Motion at a Plate Boundary

    Warm-Up ; Act 2; All work due by 8:00 am tomorrow on Amplify for Grading!

    HW: Lesson 2.5 Act 4. Write a paragraph using 9 or more of the terms answering the prompt.  Spelling, grammar, and punctuation count.

    Wednesday September 9

    Science: Lesson 2.6 Mid-Unit Assessment get your color!

    HW: None

    Thursday September 10

    Science:  Lesson 2.7 Exploring Iceland’s Plate Boundary & Lesson 3.1 Considering Rates of Plate Movement

    Warm-Up; Assign groups based on Mid Junction scores; 25 min, then back for 3.1!

                Blue Group: Read/Listen “Journey to a Plate Boundary” Lesson 2.7 Act 2-3

                Green Group: Read\Listen “Two Types of Plate Boundaries” Lesson 2.7 Act 2-3

                Purple Group: Read\Listen “Iceland’s Hotspot” Lesson 2.7 Act 2-3

    Whole class back: Complete Lesson 2.7 act 4 together; Warm-uo Lesson 3-1 Act 2

    HW:  Lesson 3.1 Act 4  Write a paragraph using 5 or more of the terms answering the prompt.  Spelling, grammar, and punctuation count.

    Friday September 11

    Science:  Lesson 2.7 Exploring Iceland’s Plate Boundary & Lesson 3.1 Considering Rates of Plate Movement

    Warm-Up; Assign groups based on Mid Junction scores; 25 min, then back for 3.1!

                Blue Group: Read/Listen “Journey to a Plate Boundary” Lesson 2.7 Act 2-3

                Green Group: Read\Listen “Two Types of Plate Boundaries” Lesson 2.7 Act 2-3

                Purple Group: Read\Listen “Iceland’s Hotspot” Lesson 2.7 Act 2-3

    Whole class back: Complete Lesson 2.7 act 4 together; Warm-uo Lesson 3-1 Act 2

    HW:  Lesson 3.1 Act 4  Write a paragraph using 5 or more of the terms answering the prompt.  Spelling, grammar, and punctuation count.

    Monday September 14

    Science:  Lesson 3.2 “A Continental Puzzle” & Lesson 3.3 Reconstructing Gondwanaland

    Warm-Up; Lesson 3.2 Act 4 break-out room Listen\Read “A Continental Puzzle”

    Whole class: Lesson 3.4 Act 5

    HW: Lesson 3.3 Act 2 & Act 5

    Tuesday September 15

    Science: Lesson 3.2 “A Continental Puzzle” & Lesson 3.3 Reconstructing Gondwanaland

    Warm-Up; Lesson 3.2 Act 4 break-out room Listen\Read “A Continental Puzzle”

    Whole class: Lesson 3.4 Act 5

    HW: Lesson 3.3 Act 2 & Act 5

    Wednesday September 16

    Science: Discussion of the three types of boundaries

    Break out groups…..each get a different boundary to make a slide presentation

      1) Name the type of boundary (common and scientific name), 2) describe the movement, 3-4) explain all the geologic events that occur due to the movement, 5) give an example of that actual boundary, 6) provide images of the geologic events, 7) then answer if we can notice the movement on a day to day basis.

    HW: Work on slide presentation

    Thursday September 17

    Science: Discuss questions on slide show; Break out groups

    HW: Complete Slide presentation in your groups.

    Friday September 18

    Science: Discuss questions on slide show; Break out groups

    HW: Complete Slide presentation in your groups.

    Monday September 21

    Science: Review for End of Unit Assessment; Slide presentations

    HW: Make sure all your homework for the unit is completed and handed in; Study!

    Tuesday September 22

    Science: Review for End of Unit Assessment; Slide presentations

    HW: Make sure all your homework for the unit is completed and handed in; Study!

    Wednesday September 23

    Science End of Unit-Assessment; All work completed and handed in by 8:00 am