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Science Text: PEARSONSUCCESSNET.COM

Upcoming Events (Or See Event Calendar):

Study for Quarterly Assessments: SS on Tue., Feb. 2 and Science Wed., Feb. 3 SS and Sci. Study Guides
Explorer Reference Bio Page due Jan. 20 (Directions Here and Use "Exploration Through the Ages" at Mariner's Museum)
Women's History Essay Draft due Friday, Jan. 22
Study for Science Open Notes Quiz, Forces p. 84-91
Tues., Jan. 26: Slavery Open Notes Quiz on US History p. 58-61
Fri., Jan. 29 Explorer Test, Study vocab and info from US History p. 38-61


End of Marking Period Survey:




Webquests:


Home Assignments:


2-11-16

SS: Colony Comparison questions (2-6)
410 Only: Watch Roanoke PowerPoint Video and answer the first two questions
Sci.: Ramp Lab materials, Forces p. 113 #1a,b,c

2-10-16

SS: Colony Comparison questions (2-6)
410 Only: Watch Roanoke PowerPoint Video and answer the first two questions
Sci.: Ramp Lab materials, Forces p. 113 #1a,b,c

2-9-16

SS: Colony Comparison questions (2-6)
410 Only: Watch Roanoke PowerPoint Video and answer the first two questions
Sci.: Ramp Lab materials, Forces p. 113 #1a,b,c

2-8-16

SS: Hudson Handout.
Sci.: Ramp Lab materials (cardboard, tape, etc.) , Forces p. 113 #1a,b,c


2-5-16

Complete Survey on bakermister.wikispaces.com
Sci. Bring in Rolling Ramp Supplies
SS. Hudson Handout

2-4-16

Dinner Dance Basket Donation? Due Thursday
Sci. Study for Sci. QA
SS. Study for SS QA

2-3-16

Dinner Dance Basket Donation? Due Thursday
Sci. Study for Sci. QA
SS. Study for SS QA Continuing Thurs.

2-2-16

Dinner Dance Basket Donation? Due Friday* (Please bring voluntary donations by Thursday)
Sci. Study for Sci. QA Wednesday
SS. Study for SS QA Continuing Thursday

2-1-16

Dinner Dance Basket Donation?
Sci. Study for Sci. QA Wednesday
SS. Study for SS QA TOMORROW


1-29-16

Sci. Study for Quarterly Assessment Wednesday: Complete all Sci. Driving Questions 1-16, Simple Machines Webquest Chart
Forces p. 61 #8-10, Illus. Flash cards on pulleys p. 94
SS. Study Quarterly Assessment on Tuesday: Complete all SS Essential Questions 1-11


1-28-16

Sci. Driving Questions 6-10, Simple Machines Webquest,
Forces p. 61 #8-10 Study for Sci. QA on Wed., Feb. 3
SS. Women Essay TOMORROW., Study for SS QA on Tues., Feb. 2, Finish Study Ques. 6-10,
Study p 38-61 Explorer test TOMORROW,

1-27-16

Sci. Study for QA next week, Study Guide Motion Driving Questions 1-5
SS. Women’s History Essay Fri., QA Study Guide Essential Questions 1-5
Explorer Test: Study vocab & info. from p 38-61 Friday

1-26-16

Sci. Study for Forces Open Notes Quiz, p. 84-91 TOMORROW
SS. Women’s History Essay final copy due Friday
Fri.: Explorer Test, Study vocab & info. from p 38-61.

1-22-16

Sci. Wed. Study for Forces Open Notes Quiz, p. 84-91
SS. Women’s History Essay due Friday
Tue: Open Notes Quiz US History p. 58-61
Fri.: Explorer Test, Study vocab & info. from p 38-61

1-21-16

Sci. Flash Cards Terms LISTED ON p. 93, underline, all tasks
Study for Forces Open Notes Quiz Wednesday, p. 84-91
SS. Women’s History Essay Draft due Friday, finish Ch. 2 Review Sheet
Tue.: Open Notes Quiz US History p. 58-61
Next Fri.: Explorer Test, Study vocab and info from p. 38-61

1-20-16

Sci. Flash Cards Terms LISTED ON p. 93, underline, all tasks
Study for Forces Open Notes Quiz, p. 84-91
SS. Women’s History Essay Draft due Friday,
Tue.: Open Notes Quiz US History p. 58-61
Next Fri.: Explorer Test, Study vocab and info from p. 38-61


1-19-16

Sci. Flash cards from terms LISTED ON Forces p. 93; Underline & complete all tasks p. 93 DUE FRIDAY
SS. Explorer Placard Final Copy Due TOMORROW, NO LATE PROJECTS ACCEPTED!, Thursday: US History p. 61 #1a,b


1-15-16

Sci. Flash cards from terms LISTED ON Forces p. 93; Underline & complete all tasks p. 93 DUE FRIDAY
SS. Explorer Placard Final Copy Due Wed., NO LATE PROJECTS ACCEPTED!


1-14-16

Sci. Flash cards from terms LISTED ON Forces p. 85;
Forces p. 87 #1a,b,c (Forces p. 93 tasks due Wednesday)
SS. Explorer Placard Final Copy Due Wed., NO LATE PROJECTS ACCEPTED!
Women’s History Essay Draft due TOMORROW

1-13-16

Sci. Flash Cards from Terms LISTED ON p. 93,
Underline and complete all tasks on p. 93
SS. First Draft Explorer due tomorrow.
Final copy of Explorer Placard due Wednesday, NO LATE PROJECTS ACCEPTED!
Women’s History Essay Draft due Friday


1-12-16

Sci. Newton's Laws Webquest due Wednesday, BOL and DOL.
Flash cards from terms LISTED ON Forces p. 85 and 1a,b,c p. 87
SS. First Draft of Explorer Placard Research, due Tues. (Explorer Final copy due Jan. 20)
Women's History Draft due Friday!

1-11-16

Sci. Newton's Laws Webquest due Wednesday, BOL and DOL.
Flash cards from terms LISTED ON Forces p. 85 and 1a,b,c p. 87
SS. First Draft of Explorer Placard Research, due Tues. (Explorer Final copy due Jan. 20)
Women's History Draft due Friday!

1-8-16

Sci. Newton's Laws Webquest due Monday, BOL and DOL.
SS. First Draft of Explorer Placard Research, due Tues. (Explorer Final copy due Jan. 19)

1-7-16

Sci. Flash cards of terms LISTED ON Forces p. 70,
Do the Math p. 75, LSC Permission Slips
Newton's Laws Webquest due Mon., Jan. 11
SS. First Draft of Explorer Placard Research (Final copy due Jan. 19)

1-6-16

Sci. Flash cards of terms LISTED ON Forces p. 70,
Do the Math p. 75, LSC Permission Slips
Newton's Laws Webquest due Mon., Jan. 11
SS. First Draft of Explorer Placard Research


1-5-16

Sci. Definitions for Terms LISTED ON Forces p. 70
and #1a,b,c on p. 73, LSC Permission Slips
SS. First Draft Research on Individual Explorer (Final copy due Jan. 15)


1-4-16

Sci. Definitions from terms LISTED ON Forces p. 70 and #1a,b,c on p. 73
LSC Permission Slip
SS: Malintzin Handout

12-22-15

Sci. Newton's Funny Laws Project due Mon., Jan. 4
SS. Malintzin Handout

12-21-15

Sci. Newton's Funny Laws Project due Mon., Jan. 4
SS. Malintzin Handout

12-18-15

Sci. Forces p. 61 #4-6, Newton's Funny Laws Project due Mon., Jan. 4
SS. Malintzin Handout

12-17-15

Sci. Forces p. 61 #4-6, Newton's Funny Laws Project due Mon., Jan. 4
SS. Malintzin Handout and Study for Explorer/Columbus Test TOMORROW

12-16-15

Sci. Forces p. 61 #4-6, Newton's Funny Laws Project due Mon., Jan. 4
SS. 3 review Q & A, Study for Explorer/Columbus Test on Friday, 12-18-15

12-15-15

Sci. Notes on Forces p. 48
SS. Write three review game questions for Thurs. on
Explorers and Columbus
Study for Explorer/Columbus Test on Friday, 12-18-15

12-14-15
Sci. Flash cards from terms LISTED ON Forces p. 37 and #2a,b on Forces p. 43 and Notes on Forces p. 48
SS. Write three review game questions for Thurs. on Explorers and Columbus
Study for Explorer/Columbus Test on Friday, 12-18-15

12-11-15

Sci. Notes on Forces p. 48
SS. Illustrated Flash cards for Terms LISTED ON Hist. p. 42 and Hist p. 42-43 Notes. Explorer/Columbus Test on Friday, 12-18-15

12-10-15

Sci. Forces p. 61 #1-3
SS. Illustrated Flash cards of Terms LISTED ON Hist. p. 42 and Hist p. 42-43 Notes

12-9-15

Sci. Forces p. 61 #1-3
SS. Key Terms LISTED ON Hist. p. 42 and Hist p. 42-43 Notes

12-8-15

Sci. Illustrated Flash Cards on terms LISTED ON Forc. p. 33. All tasks on Forces p. 32-34
SS. Columbus Diary DBQ and 10 paragraph Notes on Columbus Hist. p. 42-43

12-3-15

Sci. Illustrated Flash Cards on terms LISTED ON Forc. p. 33. All tasks on Forces p. 32-34
SS. Thanksgiving Webquest and Final copy of Explorer Timeline due TOMORROW

12-2-15

Sci. Illustrated Flash Cards on terms LISTED ON Forc. p. 33. All tasks on Forces p. 32-34
SS. Thanksgiving Webquest and Final copy of Explorer Timeline due TOMORROW

12-1-15

Sci. Study for Lesson 1-3 Quiz p. 4-17 TOMORROW
SS. Final copy of Explorer Timeline due Thu. Dec. 3

11-30-15

Sci. Science Fair Project due TOMORROW
Study for Lesson 1-3 Quiz p. 4-17 on Wed., Dec 2
SS. Thanksgiving Webquest answers tomorrow and Final copy of Explorer Timeline due Thu. Dec. 3

11-24-15 and 11-25-15

Sci. Science Fair Project due Tue., Dec. 1!
Study for Lesson 1-3 Motion Quiz p. 4-17 on Wed., Dec 2
SS. Thanksgiving Handout and Final copy of Explorer Timeline due Thu. Dec. 3


11-23-15

Sci. Forces p. 23 #9-10, Science Fair Project due Dec. 1!
Study for Lesson 1-3 Quiz p. 4-17 on Wed., Dec 2
SS. First draft of Early European Explorations Timeline
Final copy due Thu. Dec. 3


11-20-15

Sci. Forces p. 23 #6-8
Science Fair Project due Dec. 1!
SS. First draft of Early European Explorations Timeline.


11-19-15

Sci. Forces p. 23 #1-5. Flash cards of terms from Forces p. 9
Science Fair Project due Dec. 1!
SS. First draft of Early European Explorations Timeline.

11-18-15

Sci. Forces p. 23 #1-5, Science Fair Project due Dec. 1! (7 school days left!)
SS. Hist. p. 41 #1a,b,c & 2a,b.


11-17-15

Sci. Forces p. 7 #1a,b. Flash cards of terms from Forces p. 9
Science Fair Project due Dec. 1! (8 School days left!)
SS. Hist. p. 41 #1a,b,c & 2a,b.


11-16-15

Sci. Forces p. 7 #1a,b. Flash cards of terms from Forces p. 9
Science Fair Project due Dec. 1!
SS. Summary of Hist. p. 38.


11-13-15

Sci. Science Fair Project and Poster due Tue. Dec. 1!
Forces p. 2 questions
SS. Summary of first four paragraphs on Hist. p. 38.

11-12-15

Sci. Science Fair Project and Poster due Tuesday, Dec. 1!
Illustrated Vocab. Flash cards from terms LISTED ON Forces p. 5. .
SS. Illustrated Flash Cards for SS terms LISTED ON Hist. p. 38.

11-10-15

Today is the last day for all missing assignments!
Sci. Vocab. Flash cards from terms LISTED ON Forces p. 5. Study for Sci. QA Exam.
SS. Study for SS Mesoamerica Exam (Use research notes)

11-9-15

Tomorrow is the last day for all missing assignments!
Sci. a.) Sun Handout and Study for Sci. QA Exam.
SS. Study for SS Mesoamerica Exam (Use research notes)

11-4-15

Sci. Star & Planets Take-Home Test and Sun Handout. Study for Science QA Exam.
SS. Study for Maya QA Test (Use research notes).

11-2-15

Sci. a.) Star & Planets Take-Home Tests
SS. Study for Maya QA Test (Use research notes).

10-28-15

Sci. a.) Science Fair Proposal due FRIDAY
b.) Oct. Moon Phase Calendar due Mon.!
SS. Maya Civilization Poster due FRIDAY,
Study for Maya Quiz Monday

10-27-15

Sci. a.) Final copy of Planet PowerPoint TOMORROW
b.) Science Fair Proposal due FRIDAY
c.) Astro. P. 115 #1a,b,c and flash cards for terms LISTED ON Astro. P. 111, Record Moon Phase
SS. Maya Civilization Poster due FRIDAY, Maya Quiz Mon

10-26-15

Sci. a.) Final copy of Planet PowerPoint Wednesday
b.) Science Fair Proposal due FRIDAY
c.) Astro. P. 115 #1a,b,c and flash cards for terms LISTED ON Astro. P. 111, Record Moon Phase
SS. Maya Civilization Poster due FRIDAY, Maya Quiz Mon

10-25-15

Sci. a.) Final copy of Planet PowerPoint Wednesday
b.) Science Fair Proposal due FRIDAY
c.) Astro. P. 115 #1a,b,c and flash cards for terms LISTED ON Astro. P. 111, Record Moon Phase
SS. Maya Civilization Poster due FRIDAY, Maya Quiz Mon

10-22-15

Sci. a.) Second draft of Planet PowerPoint due Friday
b.) Science Fair Proposal due Oct. 30
c.) Record Moon Phase
Sci. Fair Ideas: sciencebuddies.com
SS. Maya Civilization Research drafts, Final poster due Oct. 30

10-21-15

Sci. a.) Final copy of Planet PowerPoint
b.) Science Fair Proposal due Oct. 30
c.) Record Moon Phase
Sci. Fair Ideas: sciencebuddies.com
SS. Maya Civilization Research drafts

10-20-15

Sci. a.) Astro. p. 119 #3-4
b.) Science Fair Proposal due Oct. 30
c.) Record Moon Phase
SS: Get a Gmail account to use for Google Slides.
Maya Poster Research draft

10-19-15

Sci. a.) Astro. p. 119 #3-4
b.) Science Fair Proposal due Oct. 30
c.) Record Moon Phase
SS: Maya Poster Research draft

10-16-15

SS: Illustrated Flash cards on Maya vocab.
Get a gmail account.
Sci.: Astro. p. 101 #1a,b & p. 117 #8-11



10-15-15

SS: Cordero Essay deadline is tomorrow!
Illustrated Flash cards on Maya vocab.
Sign up for a gmail account.
Sci.: Sun Flipbook due TOMORROW
Write SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT procedure and record this week's Moon Phases


10-14-15

SS: What was the most important accomplishment of the Maya? Explain why (Use Hist. p. 8)
Sci.: Sun flip books due Friday. Astro. P. 101 #1a,b. Write SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT procedure and record Moon Phases


10-13-15

SS: What was the most important accomplishment of the Maya? Explain why (Use Hist. p. 8)
Sci.: Write SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT procedure and
record Moon Phases


10-9-15

Sci. a.) Astro. p. 117 # 8-11 b.) Check Moon Phase c.) Sci. Fair Ideas!
SS. Mesoamerica Essay cover


10-8-15

SS: Mesoamerica Essay Cover
Sci.: Astro. p. 91 #1a,b, PLAN SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT and this week’s Moon Phases due TOMORROW


10-7-15

Sci. a.) Astro p. 93 #2a,b,c
b.) Plan Science Fair Idea and Check Moon Phase
SS. Mesoamerica Final Copy due TOMORROW

10-6-15

SS: Mesoamerica Essay Final Copy due Thurs.
Sci. Astro. p. 91 #1a,b, PLAN SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT and Check today's Moon Phase

10-5-15

SS: Read Hist. p. 8-9 and complete #2a,b,c, Mesoamerica Essay draft
Sci. Astro. p. 91 #1a,b, PLAN SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT and Check today's Moon Phase

10-2-15

SS: Read Hist. p. 8-9 and complete 2a,b,c
Sci.: Record Moon Phase and Study for Earth in Space Quiz on Mon. (Astro. P. 10-17)


10-1-15

SS: Read Hist. p. 8-9 and complete 2a,b,c Mesoamerica Essay due Thursday (410 & 412 only)
Sci.: Astro. p. 17 # 2a,b,c; Study for Earth in Space Quiz on Mon. (Astro. P. 10-17)

9-30-15

Sci. Astro. P. 91 “Do the Math” and #1a,b
Astro. p. 17 # 2a,b,c; Study for Earth in Space Quiz on Mon. (Astro. P. 10-17)

9-29-15

SS: Migration to the Americas Handout, (use Hist. p. 6-7)
Sci.: Astro. p. 17 # 2a,b,c; Study for Earth in Space Quiz on Mon. (Astro. P. 10-17)

9-28-15

SS: Map Skills Quiz TOMORROW
Sci.: Astro. p. 17 # 2a,b,c
Study for Earth in Space Quiz Monday (Astro. p. 10-17)

9-25-15

SS: Study for Map Skills Quiz Tue. (Vocab., etc.)
Sci.: Astro. P. 37 #5-7


9-24-15

Sci. a.) Astro p. 81 #1a,b
b.) Flash cards on Vocab. LISTED ON Astro. P. 79
SS. Study for Map Skills Quiz on Tue. (Longitude, etc.)

9-23-15

Sci. a.) Astro p. 81 #1a,b
b.) Flash cards on Vocab. LISTED ON Astro. P. 79
SS. Study for Map Skills Quiz on Tue. (Longitude, etc.)

9-22-15

SS: Study for Map Skills Quiz (Vocab., etc.)
Sci. Vocab. Definitions LISTED ON Astro. p. 79 and do Astro. P. 13 #1a,b,c

9-21-15

Sci. a.) Astro p. 13, #1a,b,c
b.) Vocab. LISTED ON Astro. P. 79
SS: Study for Map Skills Quiz on Friday (Longitude, latitude, equator, scale, tropics, compass, navigation, etc.)

9-18-15

Sci. Vocab. Definitions LISTED ON Astro. p. 11

9-17-15

a.) Goal Diamonds due TOMORROW!
b.) Flash cards: Longitude, latitude, tropics, compass, equator, scale
c.) Find coordinates of Mexico City, Mexico and Lisbon, Portugal. How far apart are Quito, Ecuador and Mexico City? (Use SS text p. R6-7)

9-16-15

a.) Goal Diamonds due Friday!
b.) Flash cards from Sci. Vocab. definitions listed on
Astro. P. 155 +
rotation and revolution

9-15-15

a.) Goal Diamonds due Friday!
b.) Any missing supplies or papers
c.) All Sci. Vocab. definitions listed on Astro. P. 155 + rotation and revolution


9-14-15

a.) Bring supplies: 3 ring binder, paper, ruler, pens, pencils, markers/crayons. (410 only: Tissues & paper towels)
b.) Textbook Cover & Missing Contact card info.
c.) Signed Parent Newsletter Slip

9-12-15

a.) Bring supplies: 3 ring binder, paper, ruler, pens, pencils, markers/crayons. (410 only: Tissues & paper towels)
b.) Textbook Cover & Missing Contact card info.
c.) Signed Parent Newsletter Slip

9-11-15

a.) Bring supplies: 3 ring binder, paper, ruler, pens, pencils, markers/crayons. (410 only: Tissues & paper towels)
b.) Textbook Cover & Missing Contact card info.
c.) Signed Parent Newsletter Slip

9-10-15

Sci. and SS:
a.) Bring supplies: 3 ring binder, paper, ruler, pens, pencils, markers/crayons. (410 only: Tissues & paper towels)
b.) Textbook Cover & Missing Contact card info.
c.) Signed Parent Newsletter Slip