Welcome To Ms. Loucks' 7th Grade Science Class

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    Trimester Two Agenda 2019-2020

     

    Tuesday January 28
    Science: End of Unit Assessment; Pass out Chemical reactions Workbook

    Wednesday January 29
    Science:Pre-Test Chemical Reactions

    Thursday January 30
    Science: Lesson 1.2 A Water Mystery in Westfield

    Warm-Up pg 6

    HW: pgs 7-9   

    Friday January 31
    Science: Dry Ice Lab!


    Monday February 3
    Science:  Chemical Reactions Lesson 1.3 Analyzing Substances and Properties

    Warm -Up pg 11

    HW: pgs 12-15

    Tuesday February 4
    Science: Chemical Reactions Lesson 1.4 “Atomic Zoom-in”

    Warm-Up pg 17

    HW: pgs 18-19

    Wednesday February 5
    Science: Chemical Reactions Lesson 1.5 Investigating Atoms and Properties

    Warm -Up pg 21

    HW: pgs 22-26

    Thursday February 6
    Science: Chemical Reactions Lesson 1.6 Identifying the Reddish-Brown Substance

    Warm -Up pg 28

    HW: pgs 29-34

    Friday February 7
    Science: Chemical Reactions Chapter 2: Reactions Lesson 2.1 Investigating Substance Changes

    Warm -Up pg 37

    HW: pgs 38-43

    Monday February 10 *No school – Lincoln’s Birthday*


    Tuesday February 11
    Science: Chemical Reactions Lesson 2.2 Explaining Chemical Reactions

    Warm -Up pg 45

    HW: pgs 46-48

    Wednesday February 12
    Science: Chemical Reactions Lesson 2.3 Explaining How the Rust Formed

    Warm -Up pg 50

    HW: pgs 51-56

    Thursday February 13

    Science: Chemical Reactions Mid-Unit Assessment

    Friday February 14

    Science: Chemical Reactions Lesson 2.5 Reflecting on Chemical Reactions

    Green Group: Warm-Up pg 58

    Purple Group: Warm-Up pg 66

    Blue Group: Warm-Up pg 73

    HW:    Green Group: pgs 59-65; 78-79

                Purple Group: pgs 67-72; 78-79

                Blue Group: pgs 74-77; 78-79

    Monday February 17 * No School – President’s Day *

    Tuesday February 18

    Science: Chemical Reactions Chapter 3 Lesson 3.1 “What Happens When Fuels Burn?”

    Warm-Up pg 82

    HW: pgs 82-83

    Wednesday February 19

    Science: Lesson 3.2 Burning at the Atomic Scale

     Warm- Up pg 85

     HW: pgs 85-90

    Thursday February 20

    Science: Lesson 3.3 Investigating How Products Form

    Warm- Up pg 92

    HW: pgs 92-96

    Friday February 21 * End of 2nd Trimester*

    Science: Lesson 3.4 What’s In Westfield’s Water?

    Warm-Up pg 98

    HW: pgs 98-104

     

    Trimester Three Agenda 2019-2020

     

     Monday February 24

     Science: Review for Test; Finish workbook! Periodic Table; Assign an element

    Tuesday February 25

     Science: Lesson 4.4 End of Unit Assessment; research element on chrome books in class

    Wednesday February 26

     Science:  Grade Workbooks

    Thursday February 27

    Science: Watch videos on element…discussion

    Friday February 28

     Science:  Research your element in library

    Monday March 2

     Science: Research your element in library

    Tuesday March 3

     Science: Work on your element; bench mark test for Amplify

    Wednesday March 4

    Science: Work on your element

    Thursday March 5

    Science: Work on your element

    Friday March 6

    Science: Finish element

    Monday March 9

    Science: Presentations

    Tuesday March 10

    Science: Finish Presentations

    Wednesday March 11

    Science: Populations and Resources Pre-Unit Assessment; Pass out Populations and Resources workbook; finish remaining presentations

    Thursday March 12

    Science: Lesson 1.2 Mysterious Moon Jelly Increase

    Warm- Up pg 6

    HW: pgs 6-9

    Friday March 13

    Science: Lesson 1.3 Births and Deaths in Populations

    Warm- Up pg 11

    HW: pgs 11-16

    Monday March 16 *No school – Staff Development Day*

    Tuesday March 17

    Science: Lesson 1.4 Births and Deaths in the Jelly Population

    Warm-Up pg 18

    HW: pgs 18-26

    Wednesday March 18

    Science: Lesson 2.1 Reproduction and Energy

    Warm-Up pg 29

    HW: pgs 29-31

    Thursday March 19

    Science: Lesson 2.2 Energy Storage Molecules

    Warm- Up pg 33

    HW: pgs 33-37

    Friday March 20

    Science: Lesson 2.3 Births Changing in a Population

    Warm-Up pg 39
    HW: pgs 39-45

    Monday March 23

    Science: Lesson 2.4 Deaths Changing in a Population

    Warm- Up pg 47

    HW: pgs 47-52

    Tuesday March 24

    Science: Lesson 2.5 Mid-Unit Assessment

    Wednesday March 25

    Science: Lesson 2.6 Revisiting Key Concepts

    Warm-up pg 54

    HW:   

                Purple Group: pgs 55; 60

                Green Group: pgs 56-57; 60

                Blue Group: pgs 58-59; 60

    Thursday March 26

    Science: Lesson 2.7 Claims About the Jelly Increase

    Warm-Up pg 62

    HW: pgs 62-73

    Friday March 27

    Science: Lesson 3.1 “Jelly Population Explosion”

    Warm- Up pg 76
    HW: pgs 76-77

    Monday March 30

    Science: Lesson 3.2 Competition in Ecosystems

    Warm-Up pg 79

    HW: pgs 79-84

    Tuesday March 31

    Science: Lesson 3.3 More Indirect Effects

    Warm-Up pg 86

    HW: pgs 86-90

    Wednesday April 1

    Science: Lesson 3.4 Final Arguments About the Jelly Increase

    Warm-Up pg 92

    HW: pgs 92-101

    Thursday April 2

    Science: End of Unit Assessment; Pass out Matter and Energy in Ecosystems

    Friday April 3

    Science: Grade Workbooks

    Monday April 6 – April 17 *No school – Spring Break*

    Monday April 20

    Science: Matter and Energy in Ecosystems Lesson 1.1 Pre-Unit Assessment

    Tuesday April 21

    Science: Lesson 1.2 Investigating a Biodome

    Warm-Up pg 6

    HW: pgs 6-8

    Wednesday April 22

    Science: Lesson 1.3 Sunlight and Life

    Warm-Up pg 10

    HW: pgs 10-12

    Thursday April 23

    Science: Lesson 1.4 How Energy Storage Molecules Are Made

    Warm-Up pg 14

    HW: pgs 14-19

    Friday April 24

    Science: Lesson 1.5 Photosynthesis in Ecosystems

    Warm-Up pg 21

    HW: pgs 21-26
    Monday April 27 *Testing Block Schedule*

    Science: Eye Dissection; work on workbook

    Tuesday April 28 *Testing Block Schedule*

    Science: Eye Dissection; work on workbook

    Wednesday April 29

    Science:  Lesson 1.6 Examining Data from the Biodome

    Warm-up pg 29

    HW: pgs 29-33

    Thursday April 30 *Testing Block Schedule*

    Science:  Worm Dissection; work on workbook

    Friday May 1 *Testing Block Schedule*

    Science: Worm Dissection; work on workbook

    Monday May 4 *Testing Block Schedule*

    Science:  Frog Dissection; work on dissection packet

    Tuesday May 5 *Testing Block Schedule*

    Science: Frog Dissection; work on dissection packet

    Wednesday May 6

    Science:  Lesson 2.1 Carbon Dioxide in Ecosystems

    Warm-Up pg 36

    HW: pgs 36-40

    Thursday May 7 *Testing Block Schedule*

    Science: Lesson 2.2 How Carbon Dioxide Enters the Air

    Warm-Up pg 42

    HW: pgs 42-46; Finish Frog Dissection Packet

    Friday May 8 *Testing Block Schedule*

    Science: Lesson 2.2 How Carbon Dioxide Enters the Air

    Warm-Up pg 42

    HW: pgs 42-46; Finish Frog Dissection Packet

    Monday May 11

    Science: Lesson 2.3 An Explanation for the Econauts

    Warm-Up pg 48

    HW: pgs 48-51; Grade frog Dissection Packet!

    Tuesday May 12

    Science: Lesson 2.4 Mid-Unit Assessment

    Wednesday May 13  *Open House*

    Science: Lesson 2.5 Investigating Econaut’s Claims

    Warm-Up

                Purple Group: pg 55

                Blue Group: pg 58

                Green Group: pg 61

    HW:

                Purple Group: pgs 56-57; 65-67 

                Blue Group: pgs 59-60; 65-67

                Green Group: pgs 62-64; 65-67

    Thursday May 14

    Science: Lesson 3.1 “Carbon in the Global Ecosystem”

    Warm-Up pg 70

    HW; pgs 70-72

    Friday May 15

    Science: Lesson 3.2 Total Carbon in an Ecosystem

    Warm-Up pg 74

    HW: pgs 74-78

    Monday May 18

    Science:  Lesson 3.3 Looking for the Missing Carbon

    Warm-up pg 80

    HW; pgs 80-84

    Tuesday May 19

    Science: Lesson 3.4 Explaining What Happened in the Biodome

    Warm-Up pg 86

    HW; pgs 86-90

    Wednesday May 20

    Science: Grade Workbook and review for test;

    Thursday May 22

    Science:  End of Unit Assessment

    Friday May 23

    Science:  Bench mark assessment…entire 7th grade material!

    Monday May 25 *Memorial Day; No School*

    Tuesday May 26

    Science: Swim Party! 10am – 2pm

    Wednesday May 27

    Science: Snake Presentation

    Thursday May 28

    Science: Discovery Video

    Friday May 29 ***Minimum Day***

    Science:  Grades for Science
    Monday June 1 ***Last Day of School!***

    7th grade pancake breakfast and dogeball tournament