Thursday, June 14, 2018

Friday, June 15

Last "regular" schedule day!
Monday:  Ceremony practice and (fingers crossed) Crescent Beach Day!
Tuesday:  Completion Ceremony 9:00-11:00 AM, 8th grade Celebration 6:00-7:30 PM (Ground floor classrooms and cafeteria).

Warm Up: (Review from 6th and 7th grade)  List 5 abiotic and 5 biotic factors in an ecosystem.  

Warm Up
Locker Clean Out
Recycle paper etc.  Trash goes in trash can.  (Plastic bags and film, food packaging etc. go in the trash)
*If you want to keep your science notebook take it home today.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Monday, June 11

Laptop turn in day.
Make sure you have the charger, duck head, and that you have taken off any extra stickers (that YOU put on- not the PPS stickers).

While you are waiting, or when you return- Paper survey for me (science)

Science Class Wednesday- we will be going to Baxter Woods (dress accordingly)

This week:
Field Day Tuesday after lunch.
Lock turn in after lunch Friday.
Locker clean-out (science class Friday)

Next Monday, June 18- Beach Day!
Tuesday, June 19 completion ceremony (9:00) and celebration (6:00-7:30)

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Thursday, June 7 (C,D,A)

Learning Target:  I can explain refraction and give a real world example.
HOWLS:  Responsibility- I keep working until the task is complete.

Warm Up:  Why is the sky blue?  

(Class D finish yesterday's lesson- first)

Field trip reminders.
mini poster (scientific communication and waves)-Draw straw in a glass of water and explain: Refraction of light (or choose another example of refraction)
Color spectrum (demo)


Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Wednesday- Color! (and field trip reminders)

Learning Target: I can define "wave" and give at least 3 examples.
HOWLS Target:  I participate in my classroom community.

Warm UP:  Mechanical waves need a medium.  What does that mean?

Warm Up
Sail Maine Field Trip- Friday (Have you turned in your permission slip?)
Waves- definition?
Waves note taker/ and mini- "quiz"
What is color? (summarize)
Colors that scientists created. (summarize)
Why is the Sky Blue? (summarize)

Article-Mantis Shrimp vision not as mind blowing as you've been told...
Article-How do we know what colors animals see?

How good is your color vision?

Tuesday, June 5 (A only)

Sail Maine Survey

Waves notes and practice quiz

Monologue practice

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Monday, June 4 (A,B,C) (D-Tues)


Learning Target: 
I can define "wave" and give at least 3 examples of waves.

HOWLs Target:
    participate in my classroom and community.
    *Class A and anyone who was out on Friday:  Do this Sail Maine Survey

    Warm Up: List as many different types of waves as you can think of.  

    Warm Up
    Wave Demos
    Write the definition of "Wave" in your notebook. 
    wave is a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or space.
    Bill Nye- Waves  (and questions/handout)

    Homework:  Return Sail Maine waiver, or have it signed online (link is available on the above tab)

    Friday, June 1, 2018

    Friday, June 1st (B,C,D) Short class!

    Please Return Sail Maine Paper Work ASAP!

    B - Class Agenda:
    Finish presentations
    Do this survey for Sail Maine
    If you haven't done this exit ticket about your project do that.

    C and D - Class Agenda:
    Do this this survey for Sail Maine
    Have you done the project exit ticket?  If not, use this link
    Quick Write on Google Classroom