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

1/25/2018

WTT, Quiz today on gravity, orbits, & Newton's Three Laws.

WTT, Quiz today on gravity, orbits, & Newton's Three Laws.

**HW: GRAVITY, INERTIA, & MOTION VOCAB DUE ON MONDAY**1/24/2018

Students read and annotated an article about "Seasons".

**QUIZ TOMORROW: COVERS GRAVITY, ORBITS, & NEWTON'S THREE LAWS**

HW: GRAVITY, INERTIA, & MOTION VOCAB DUE ON MONDAY.

HW: GRAVITY, INERTIA, & MOTION VOCAB DUE ON MONDAY.

lesson_094_7th_grade_earth_and_gravity_vocabulary.docx | |

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lesson_100_seasons_reading.docx | |

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1/22/2018

Students watched a Bill Nye's video on Motion which included Newton's three laws.

Students watched a Bill Nye's video on Motion which included Newton's three laws.

1/19/2018

Students completed the simulation on gravity and orbits.

Students completed the simulation on gravity and orbits.

**QUIZ ON THURSDAY: COVERS GRAVITY, ORBITS, & NEWTON'S THREE LAW'S**1/18/2018

Students started a simulation on gravity and orbits.

https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/gravity-and-orbits

Students started a simulation on gravity and orbits.

https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/gravity-and-orbits

1/17/2018

Students answered questions about force and gravity and then class discussion.

Students answered questions about force and gravity and then class discussion.

1/16/2018

WTT, Students finished taking notes on force and gravity.

Students also read/annotated an article on gravity and Earth Motion.

WTT, Students finished taking notes on force and gravity.

Students also read/annotated an article on gravity and Earth Motion.

lesson_094_gravity_and_earth_motion_reading_informational_text.docx | |

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lesson_094_gravitation_measurements___discoveries_answer_key.docx | |

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1/12/2018

WTT, Students took notes on force and gravity.

WTT, Students took notes on force and gravity.

1/11/2018

WTT, Went over grapher organizer answer key, finished powerpoint on geologic clock, and Truth or Myth on force and gravity.

WTT, Went over grapher organizer answer key, finished powerpoint on geologic clock, and Truth or Myth on force and gravity.

1/10/2018

WTT, Class discussion on the components of the geologic clock.

WTT, Class discussion on the components of the geologic clock.

1/9/2018

WTT, Students worked on the the Geologic History Era's Graphic Organizer.

WTT, Students worked on the the Geologic History Era's Graphic Organizer.

**GEOLOGIC CLOCK AND GEOLOGIC GRAPHIC ORGANIZER DUE TOMORROW.**1/8/2018

WTT, Students continued to work on the Geologic clock and Geologic History Era's Reading Graphic Organizer.

WTT, Students continued to work on the Geologic clock and Geologic History Era's Reading Graphic Organizer.

12/22/2017

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy New Year. Enjoy the two week break!!

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy New Year. Enjoy the two week break!!

12/21/2017

Students continued to work on the geologic clock.

Students continued to work on the geologic clock.

12/20/2017

Students continued to work on the geologic clock. They also calculated and shaded in the different eras.

Students continued to work on the geologic clock. They also calculated and shaded in the different eras.

12/19/2017

Students started calculations for a data table that will be used on their geologic clock.

Students started calculations for a data table that will be used on their geologic clock.

12/18/2017

Students completed the District Common Assessment.

Students completed the District Common Assessment.

12/15/2017

Students continued to work on the District Common Assessment.

Students continued to work on the District Common Assessment.

12/13/2017

Students continued to work on the District Common Assessment.

Students continued to work on the District Common Assessment.

**LAST DAY TO HAND IN MISSING WORK FOR THIS QUARTER IS DECEMBER 15TH.**12/12/2017

Students continued to work on the District Common Assessment.

Students continued to work on the District Common Assessment.

12/11/2017

Students worked on the District Common Assessment.

Students worked on the District Common Assessment.

12/8/2017

Students started the District Common Assessment.

Students started the District Common Assessment.

12/7/2017

Students completed the assessment on convection, sea floor spreading, and plate tectonics.

Students completed the assessment on convection, sea floor spreading, and plate tectonics.

12/6/2017

Students started the assessment on convection, seafloor spreading, and plate tectonics.

Students started the assessment on convection, seafloor spreading, and plate tectonics.

12/5/2017

Students used quizlet as a review of plate tectonics, convection, and sea-floor spreading.

Students used quizlet as a review of plate tectonics, convection, and sea-floor spreading.

**ASSESSMENT TOMORROW.**12/4/2017

Class review of plate tectonics and boundaries.

Class review of plate tectonics and boundaries.

**ASSESSMENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 6TH.**12/1/2017

WTT, Using the plate boundary and plate tectonic readings, students completed a graphic organizer that summarized the material.

WTT, Using the plate boundary and plate tectonic readings, students completed a graphic organizer that summarized the material.

**ASSESSMENT TUESDAY ON CONVECTION, SEAFLOOR SPREADING, AND PLATE TECTONICS.****LAST DAY TO HAND IN MISSING WORK FOR THIS QUARTER IS DECEMBER 15TH.**11/30/2017

Students read and annotated an article on plate tectonics.

Students read and annotated an article on plate tectonics.

**ASSESSMENT NEXT TUESDAY ON CONVECTION, SEAFLOOR SPREADING, AND PLATE TECTONICS.** lesson_071_plate_tectoncs_reading.docx | |

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File Type: | docx |

11/29/2017

Students read and annotated an article on plate boundaries.

Students read and annotated an article on plate boundaries.

**ASSESSMENT NEXT WEEK ON CONVECTION, SEAFLOOR SPREADING, AND PLATE TECTONICS.** lesson_071_plate_boundary_reading.docx | |

File Size: | 367 kb |

File Type: | docx |

11/28/2017

WTT, Students located and identified 15 tectonic plates on a world map.

WTT, Students located and identified 15 tectonic plates on a world map.

11/27/2017

WTT, Students plotted volcanoes and earthquakes to try and predict the boundaries of the lithospheric plates.

WTT, Students plotted volcanoes and earthquakes to try and predict the boundaries of the lithospheric plates.

**HW: PLATE TECTONICS VOCABULARY DUE TOMORROW - NOVEMBER 28TH.** lesson_071_plate_tectonics_7th_grade_vocab_copy_2.docx | |

File Size: | 118 kb |

File Type: | docx |

11/21/2017

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

11/20/2017

WTT, Students reviewed sea floor spreading.

WTT, Students reviewed sea floor spreading.

11/17/2017

WTT, Students started a lab on sea floor spreading and their group had to write a procedure on how they were going to collect data and map out the ocean floor for patterns.

WTT, Students started a lab on sea floor spreading and their group had to write a procedure on how they were going to collect data and map out the ocean floor for patterns.

11/16/2017

WTT, Students completed the convection currents graphic organizer.

WTT, Students completed the convection currents graphic organizer.

11/15/2017

WTT, Students completed the sea floor spreading connection tree.

WTT, Students completed the sea floor spreading connection tree.

11/14/2017

WTT, Students read/annotated an article on sea floor spreading. Students also started a sea floor spreading connection tree.

WTT, Students read/annotated an article on sea floor spreading. Students also started a sea floor spreading connection tree.

lesson_064_sea_floor_spreading_connection_tree.docx | |

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lesson_064_what_is_sea_floor_spreading_reading.docx | |

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11/13/2017

WTT, Students completed the liquid density lab.

WTT, Students completed the liquid density lab.

11/9/2017

WTT, Students continued with the liquid density lab.

WTT, Students continued with the liquid density lab.

11/8/2017

WTT, Students started a liquid density lab.

WTT, Students started a liquid density lab.

11/7/2017

WTT, Students read and annotated an article on convection and also started a simulation on convection.

WTT, Students read and annotated an article on convection and also started a simulation on convection.

11/6/2017

WTT, Students completed the assessment on Friday covering Earth layers and density.

Students also completed the pHET simulation on density.

WTT, Students completed the assessment on Friday covering Earth layers and density.

Students also completed the pHET simulation on density.

11/3/2017

WTT, Assessment today on Earth layers and density.

WTT, Assessment today on Earth layers and density.

11/2/2017

WTT, Reviewed for assessment tomorrow.

WTT, Reviewed for assessment tomorrow.

11/1/2017

WTT, Students worked on the Phet simulation using density.

WTT, Students worked on the Phet simulation using density.

**DENSITY CUBE LABORATORY REPORT DUE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd.**10/31/2017

WTT, Students completed the OSHA reporting out form.

WTT, Students completed the OSHA reporting out form.

**ASSESSMENT FRIDAY: MATERIAL COVERS EARTH LAYERS AND DENSITY.****DENSITY CUBE LABORATORY REPORT DUE THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd.**10/30/2017

WTT, Students completed identifying the unknown cubes.

WTT, Students completed identifying the unknown cubes.

**ASSESSMENT FRIDAY: MATERIAL COVERS EARTH LAYERS AND DENSITY.**10/27/2017

WTT, Students finished finding the density component of the investigation and are identifying the unknown cubes.

WTT, Students finished finding the density component of the investigation and are identifying the unknown cubes.

10/26/2017

WTT, Students finished finding the volume of the cubes and starting working on the density.

WTT, Students finished finding the volume of the cubes and starting working on the density.

10/25/2017

WTT, Students started to find the volume of the density cubes.

WTT, Students started to find the volume of the density cubes.

10/24/2017

WTT, Students completed finding the mass of the density cubes.

WTT, Students completed finding the mass of the density cubes.

10/23/2017

WTT, Students started finding the mass of the different density cubes.

WTT, Students started finding the mass of the different density cubes.

**DESCRIPTIVE ORGANIZER ABOUT THE DENSITY OF EARTH LAYERS IS DUE TOMORROW.**10/20/2017

WTT, Students started the density cube investigation.

Completed the sink/float test.

WTT, Students started the density cube investigation.

Completed the sink/float test.

10/19/2017

WTT, Students completed density problems.

WTT, Students completed density problems.

10/18/2017

WTT, Students practiced density problems.

WTT, Students practiced density problems.

10/17/2017

WTT, Class discussion and notes on density.

WTT, Class discussion and notes on density.

10/16/2017

WTT, Students read and annotated an article on density and matter.

Students also took notes on density.

WTT, Students read and annotated an article on density and matter.

Students also took notes on density.

lesson_045_density_reading.docx | |

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File Type: | docx |

10/10/2017

WTT, Students watched a movie on "Earth's Crust".

WTT, Students watched a movie on "Earth's Crust".

10/9/2017

WTT, Students took a quiz and completed the descriptive organizer on density.

WTT, Students took a quiz and completed the descriptive organizer on density.

10/6/2017

WTT, Students read and annotated an article about Density. Students started a descriptive organizer on density.

WTT, Students read and annotated an article about Density. Students started a descriptive organizer on density.

**QUIZ ON MONDAY: MATERIAL COVERS THE EARLY SCIENTISTS WHO CONTRIBUTED TO THE EARTH MODEL AND THE ARTICLE, "INSIDE EARTH".** lesson_045_density_reading.docx | |

File Size: | 776 kb |

File Type: | docx |

10/5/2017

WTT, Students played Quizlet for a review for the quiz on Monday.

WTT, Students played Quizlet for a review for the quiz on Monday.

**QUIZ ON MONDAY: MATERIAL COVERS THE EARLY SCIENTISTS WHO CONTRIBUTED TO THE EARTH MODEL AND THE ARTICLE, "INSIDE EARTH".**10/4/2017

WTT, Students completed the graphic organizer on Characteristics of Earth Layers.

WTT, Students completed the graphic organizer on Characteristics of Earth Layers.

**QUIZ ON MONDAY: MATERIAL COVERS THE EARLY SCIENTISTS WHO CONTRIBUTED TO THE EARTH MODEL AND THE ARTICLE, "INSIDE EARTH".**10/3/2017

WTT, Students completed the table for determining the scaled depth of each layer of the Earth and also the scaled depth model.

WTT, Students completed the table for determining the scaled depth of each layer of the Earth and also the scaled depth model.

10/2/2017

WTT, Students worked on the table for determining scaled depth of each layer of the Earth. When finished, students started on a scaled depth model.

WTT, Students worked on the table for determining scaled depth of each layer of the Earth. When finished, students started on a scaled depth model.

table_for_determining_scaled_depth_of_earth.docx | |

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9/29/2017

WTT, Students finished taking notes on the early scientists who contributed to the Earth Model. Students started graphic organizer on Characteristics of Earth Layers: Science up Close: Earth Layers Website.

WTT, Students finished taking notes on the early scientists who contributed to the Earth Model. Students started graphic organizer on Characteristics of Earth Layers: Science up Close: Earth Layers Website.

lesson_035_characteristics_of_earth’s_layers.docx | |

File Size: | 155 kb |

File Type: | docx |

9/28/2017

WTT, Students read and annotated the article, "Exploring Inside Earth". Students also took notes on the early scientists who contributed to the Earth Model.

WTT, Students read and annotated the article, "Exploring Inside Earth". Students also took notes on the early scientists who contributed to the Earth Model.

lesson_027_exploring_inside_earth_reading.docx | |

File Size: | 341 kb |

File Type: | docx |

9/27/2017

WTT, Finished discussion on similarities/differences between obscertainers and inside Earth.

WTT, Finished discussion on similarities/differences between obscertainers and inside Earth.

9/25/2017

WTT, Class discussion on similarities/differences between obscertainers and inside Earth.

WTT, Class discussion on similarities/differences between obscertainers and inside Earth.

9/22/2017

WTT, Students completed the activity with the oscertainers.

WTT, Students completed the activity with the oscertainers.

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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File Type: | docx |

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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File Type: | docx |

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 | |

File Size: | 349 kb |

File Type: | docx |

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.