Welcome To Ms. Loucks' 7th Grade Science Class

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    Trimester Three Agenda 2021

    Monday March 1

    Science: Review Mid Junction & Lesson 3.2 Focusing on Molecular Attraction

    Warm-Up tab 1

    HW: tab 2-5

    Tuesday March 2

    Science: Phase Change Lab

    Wednesday March 3

    Science: Lesson 3.3 Modeling Attraction

    Warm-Up: tab 1

    HW: pgs. Tab 4

    Thursday March 4

    Science: Phase Change Lab (Graph data)

    Friday March 5

    Science: Phase Change Lab

    Monday March 8

    Science: Lesson 3.3 Modeling Attraction

    Warm-Up: tab 1

    HW: pgs. Tab 4

    Tuesday March 9

    Science: Phase Change Lab (Graph data)

    Wednesday March 10

    Science: Lesson 3.5 Investigating Office Mysteries

    Warm-Up tab 1

    HW: tab 2 - 5

    Thursday March 11

    Science: Lesson 3.5 Investigating Office Mysteries

    Warm-Up tab 1

    HW: tab 2 - 5

    Friday March 12

    Science: Unit Final Ch. 3 Homework due!

    Monday March 15

    Science: Unit Final; Movie; Ch. 3 Homework due!

    Tuesday March 16

    Science: Dry Ice Lab; Start Chemical Reactions Chapter 1 Properties and Atoms Lesson 1.1 Pre-Unit Assessment

    Wednesday March 17

    Science: Dry Ice lab; Start Chemical Reactions Chapter 1 Properties and Atoms Lesson 1.1 Pre-Unit Assessment

    Thursday March 18

    Science: Science: Lesson 1.2 A Water Mystery in Westfield

    Warm-Up

    HW: tab 3      

    Chemical Reactions Lesson 1.3 Analyzing Substances and Properties

    Warm -Up

    HW: tab 3-4

    Friday March 19

    Science: Science: Lesson 1.2 A Water Mystery in Westfield

    Warm-Up

    HW: tab 3

    Chemical Reactions Lesson 1.3 Analyzing Substances and Properties

    Warm -Up

    HW: tab 3-4

     

    Monday March 22

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

    Warm-Up

    HW: tabs 2-3

    Chemical Reactions Lesson 1.5 Investigating Atoms and Properties

    Warm -Up

    HW: tabs 2-3

     

    Tuesday March 23

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

    Warm-Up

    HW: tabs 2-3

    Chemical Reactions Lesson 1.5 Investigating Atoms and Properties

    Warm -Up

    HW: tabs 2-3

    Wednesday March 24

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

    Warm -Up

    HW: tabs 3 & 5

    Chemical Reactions Chapter 2: Reactions Lesson 2.1 Investigating Substance Changes

    Warm -Up

    HW: tabs 2-3, 5

    Thursday March 25

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

    Warm -Up

    HW: tabs 3 &5

    Chemical Reactions Chapter 2: Reactions Lesson 2.1 Investigating Substance Changes

    Warm -Up

    HW: tabs 2-3, 5

    Friday March 26

    Science:  Get your element, discuss project and start research; Ch. 1 HW due at start of class.

    *Spring Break*  Monday March 29-Friday April 9

    Monday April 12

    Science:  Get your element, discuss project and start research; Ch. 1 HW due at the start of class.

    Tuesday April 13

    Science:  Chemical Reactions Lesson 2.2 Explaining Chemical Reactions

    Warm -Up

    HW: tabs 2 & 4

    Science: Chemical Reactions Lesson 2.3 Explaining How the Rust Formed

    Warm -Up

    HW: tabs 2 & 5

    Wednesday April 14

    Science:  Chemical Reactions Lesson 2.2 Explaining Chemical Reactions

    Warm -Up

    HW: tabs 2 & 4

    Science: Chemical Reactions Lesson 2.3 Explaining How the Rust Formed

    Warm -Up

    HW: tabs 2 & 5

    Thursday April 15

    Science: Chemical Reactions Mid-Unit Assessment

    Chemical Reactions Lesson 2.5 Reflecting on Chemical Reactions

    Warm-Up

    HW: tabs 4 & 5

    Friday April 16

    Science: Chemical Reactions Mid-Unit Assessment

    Chemical Reactions Lesson 2.5 Reflecting on Chemical Reactions

    Warm-Up

    HW: tabs 4 & 5

    Monday April 19

    Science:  Review mid junction; Research on element work on poster (finish at home on your own.  Due 4/23); Ch. 2 HW due at the start of class

    Tuesday April 20

    Science:  Review mid junction; Research on element work on poster (finish at home on your own.   Due 4/26); Ch. 2 HW due at the start of class

    Wednesday April 21

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

    Warm-Up

    HW: tabs 3-4

    Lesson 3.2 Burning at the Atomic Scale

    Warm- Up

    HW: 2 & 5

    Thursday April 22

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

    Warm-Up

    HW: tabs 3-4

    Lesson 3.2 Burning at the Atomic Scale

     Warm- Up 

    HW: tabs 2 & 5 

    Friday April 23

    Science: Lesson 3.3 Investigating How Products Form

    Warm- tab 1

    HW: tabs 2 &4

    Lesson 3.4 What’s In Westfield’s Water? 

    Warm-Up tab 1

    HW: tabs 3 & 5

    Monday April 26

    Science: Lesson 3.3 Investigating How Products Form

    Warm- tab 1

    HW: tabs 4

    Lesson 3.4 What’s In Westfield’s Water?

    Warm-Up tab 1

    HW: tabs 5

    Tuesday April 27

    ScienceA:  Review for test: Chemical Reactions Final

    Wednesday April 28

    ScienceB: Finish Posters and Ch. 3 homework; Ch. 3 homework is due the end of class

    Thursday April 29

    ScienceA:  Ch. 3 homework due at 8:00 am; Present Element Poster ; Work on Battle Creature if time remains

    Friday April 30

    ScienceB:  Present Element Poster; Work on Battle Creature, if time remains

    Monday May 3

    ScienceA: Introduce Battle of the Species *Sample video on my YouTube channel and directions are at the top of this web page*  start building your battle creature; Anatomy of an eye and how it works; functions of the eye parts

    Tuesday May 4

    ScienceB: Take Chemical Reactions final, Anatomy of an eye and how it works; functions of the eye parts; Introduce Battle of the Species *Sample video can be found on my YouTube channel and directions are at the top of this page* start to build your battle creature

    Wednesday May 5

    Science:  Research and build your battle creature; Farsighted, nearsighted and astigmatisms and how shape matters.

    Thursday May 6

    Science:  Research and build your battle creature; Farsighted, nearsighted and astigmatisms and how shape matters.

    Friday May 7

    Science: Practice battle and fix your battle creature; Eye dissection video and the real deal!

    Monday May 10

    Science: Practice battle and fix your battle creature; Eye dissection video and the real deal!

    Tuesday May 11

    Science:  First real battle to the death; What is an invertebrate?

    Wednesday May 12

    Science:  First real battle to the death; What is an invertebrate?

    Thursday May 13

    Science: Second battle to the death; What are the three types of worms and what makes them different?

    Friday May 14

    Science: Second Battle to the death; What are the three types of worms and what makes them different?

    Monday May 17

    Science:  Third battle; The anatomy of a worm and all its parts; Dissection of an earthworm
    Tuesday May 18

    Science:  Third Battle; The anatomy of a worm and all its parts; Dissection of an earthworm

    Wednesday May 19

    Science: Fourtyh battle;Human skeletal system; Make a skeleton
    Thursday May 20

    Science: Fourth battle; Human skeletal system; Make a skeleton
    Friday May 21

    Science:  Class Champion battle; Review bone names and finish skeleton

    Monday May 24

    Science:  Class champion battle; Review bone names and finish skeleton

    Tuesday May 25

    Science:   Learn the muscles of the body and their function; Grade skeleton; Semi final 7th grade champion (study period)

    Wednesday May 26

    Science:  Learn the muscles of the body and their function; Grade skeleton

    Thursday May 27

    Science: Frog Dissection; Final 7th grade champion!(study period)

    Friday May 28

    Science: Frog dissection; Award class Champions and 7th grade overall champion!!! (study period)

    Monday May 31 *Memorial Day; No School*

    Tuesday June 1

    Science: Microscopes parts of the microscope, how to handle and use safely, then look at some slides

    Wednesday June 2

    Science: Microscopes parts of the microscope, how to handle and use safely, then look at some slides

    Thursday June 3  

    Science: Microscopes look at pond water and cells

    Friday June 4 ***Minimum Day***
    Science: Microscopes look at pond water and cells

    Monday June 7 ***Last Day of School!***