**See below for your class assignments, handouts, and daily info.**

9/21/2017

WTT, Students started the activity with the oscertainers. This activity was to simulate what it was like for the early scientists to try and predict what the inside of the Earth was composed of.

WTT, Students started the activity with the oscertainers. This activity was to simulate what it was like for the early scientists to try and predict what the inside of the Earth was composed of.

9/20/2017

WTT, Finished Truth or Myth.

WTT, Finished Truth or Myth.

9/19/2017

WTT, Went over Mean/Hypothesis assessment. Started Truth or Myth for intro to geology unit.

WTT, Went over Mean/Hypothesis assessment. Started Truth or Myth for intro to geology unit.

9/18/2017

WTT, Students completed the rocketry conclusion.

WTT, Students completed the rocketry conclusion.

9/15/2017

WTT, Students started their rocketry conclusion.

WTT, Students started their rocketry conclusion.

**Lab notebook check - Monday, Sept. 18th.**9/14/2017

WTT, Students annotated a sample conclusion.

WTT, Students annotated a sample conclusion.

**ASSESSMENT: Rocketry conclusion - tomorrow.****Lab notebook check - Monday, Sept. 18th.**9/13/2017

WTT, Students completed a comparison table of the baseline/prototype rocket's mean distance and the experimental rocket's mean distance.

WTT, Students completed a comparison table of the baseline/prototype rocket's mean distance and the experimental rocket's mean distance.

**ASSESSMENT: Rocketry conclusion - Friday, Sept. 15th.**9/12/2017

WTT, Students collected data for their experimental rocket and calculated the mean.

WTT, Students collected data for their experimental rocket and calculated the mean.

9/11/2017

WTT, Students constructed a data table and started collecting data for their experimental rocket.

WTT, Students constructed a data table and started collecting data for their experimental rocket.

9/8/2017

WTT, Students shared their hypothesis for the investigative rocket.

WTT, Students shared their hypothesis for the investigative rocket.

**Assessment today: Finding the mean/Writing a hypothesis.**9/7/2017

WTT, Went over homework problems. Students also finished building their investigative rocket and wrote a hypothesis.

WTT, Went over homework problems. Students also finished building their investigative rocket and wrote a hypothesis.

**Assessment: Finding the mean/Writing a hypothesis - tomorrow.**9/6/2017

WTT, Students brainstormed on how they wanted to change the manipulating variable on their rocket. Students started to build their investigative rocket.

WTT, Students brainstormed on how they wanted to change the manipulating variable on their rocket. Students started to build their investigative rocket.

**HOMEWORK: Mean distance practice questions Due: tomorrow.**

Assessment: Finding the mean/Writing a hypothesis Friday, Sept. 8th.Assessment: Finding the mean/Writing a hypothesis Friday, Sept. 8th.

9/5/2017

WTT, Students practiced writing a hypothesis (Simpson scenario sheet).

WTT, Students practiced writing a hypothesis (Simpson scenario sheet).

**HOMEWORK: Mean distance practice questions DUE: Thursday, Sept. 7th.**

Assessment: Finding the mean/Writing a hypothesis Friday, Sept. 8th.Assessment: Finding the mean/Writing a hypothesis Friday, Sept. 8th.

lesson_014_mean_distance_practice_questions.docx | |

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9/1/2017

WTT, Students completed work on, "What is a hypothesis?".

WTT, Students completed work on, "What is a hypothesis?".

8/31/2017

WTT, Completed work on responding vs. manipulating variables. Started, "What is a hypothesis?".

WTT, Completed work on responding vs. manipulating variables. Started, "What is a hypothesis?".

8/30/2017

WTT, Students started work on responding vs. manipulating variables.

WTT, Students started work on responding vs. manipulating variables.

8/29/2017

WTT, Students finished collecting data and calculated the mean of their data.

WTT, Students finished collecting data and calculated the mean of their data.

8/28/2017

WTT, Class discussion about the importance of consistency when launching baseline/prototype rocket. Students collected data.

WTT, Class discussion about the importance of consistency when launching baseline/prototype rocket. Students collected data.

8/26/2017

WTT, Students completed their baseline/prototype rocket, constructed data table.

WTT, Students completed their baseline/prototype rocket, constructed data table.

8/24/2017

WTT, Students read and annotated the article, " How Do Rockets Work".

Students started on their baseline/prototype rocket.

WTT, Students read and annotated the article, " How Do Rockets Work".

Students started on their baseline/prototype rocket.

8/23/2017

WTT, Lab Notebook Setup

WTT, Lab Notebook Setup

8/22/2017

WTT, Teamwork Norms, Nature of Science Guided Notes, Puzzle Activity.

WTT, Teamwork Norms, Nature of Science Guided Notes, Puzzle Activity.

**SCIENCE WEBSITE SCAVENGER HUNT DUE: 8/24/2017** lesson_001_7th_malan_science_website_scavenger_hunt.docx | |

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8/21/2017

4th period did not have science today due to the extended 3rd period (Eclipse viewing).

4th period did not have science today due to the extended 3rd period (Eclipse viewing).

8/18/2017

WTT, Students learned how a solar eclipse occurs and how to view the solar eclipse safely with solar eclipse glasses.

WTT, Students learned how a solar eclipse occurs and how to view the solar eclipse safely with solar eclipse glasses.

8/17/2017

WTT, Science Lab Safety

WTT, Science Lab Safety

**IN ORDER FOR STUDENTS TO VIEW THE SOLAR ECLIPSE OUTSIDE ON MONDAY WITH THE SCHOOL PROVIDED SOLAR ECLIPSE GLASSES, STUDENTS MUST RETURN THE PERMISSION SLIP TO THEIR 3RD PERIOD TEACHER.**8/16/2017

WTT, Went over Fire Drill Procedure.

WTT, Went over Fire Drill Procedure.

8/15/2017

WTT, Binder Set-up/Organization, Completed Roving Reporter, Truth or Myth About Being a Masterful Scientist.

WTT, Binder Set-up/Organization, Completed Roving Reporter, Truth or Myth About Being a Masterful Scientist.

8/14/2017

Write to Think, Roving Reporter

Write to Think, Roving Reporter

lesson_001_7th_grade_course_overview_2016.docx | |

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8/11/2017

Write to Think, Responsibilities of a Teacher/Student

Write to Think, Responsibilities of a Teacher/Student

**Students will need a 3-Ring Binder and Composition Book for Monday.**8/10/2017

Introductions, Classroom Procedures, Orange Grove Handbook, and Panther Pride.

Introductions, Classroom Procedures, Orange Grove Handbook, and Panther Pride.