Junior High Science

Hello and Welcome back!

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats

 

 

I will be your 6-8th grade science teacher, as well as the K-8 computer teacher. We will be respectful toward each other, compassionate toward each other, and create a supportive learning community. 

Please check the online grade book as I will update Option C regularly with grades and missing assignments.

 

HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS

Homework will be updated regularly on this page. If homework wasn’t assigned the date will be listed with : “N/A”. 

Tests/Quizzes and Due Dates will also be posted on this page. 

 

09/20/19

6th Grade – Finish the lab worksheet. 

7th Grade – Draw your element as it appears on the periodic table. 

8th Grade – Finish your lab worksheet. 

 

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09/19/19

6th Grade – Answer the following questions about your element: What is it commonly used for? How did it get its name? Where would you find it? Additionally, bring in your signed lab contracts tomorrow so you can participate in the lab. 

7th Grade – Finish your lab worksheet if you have not done so in class. 

8th Grade- Finish your note-taking practice worksheet if you have not done so in class. Additionally, bring in your lab contract tomorrow so you can participate in the lab. 

 

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09/18/19

6th Grade – Write 10 facts we’ve learned so far that are important to remember ( due date extended to tomorrow) and study for the quiz re-take.

7th Grade – Draw a Bohr’s diagram and Lewis Dot diagram of your element (due date extended to tomorrow).

8th Grade – List 5 ways we can generate friction. I know I have most of your binders, but I still want this assignment completed on looseleaf and brought to class tomorrow. 

 

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09/17/19

6th Grade – Study for re-take quiz and record 10 facts you think are important from this chapter so far. 

7th Grade – Draw a Bohr diagram and Lewis Dot Diagram for your element.

8th Grade– N/A 

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09/16/19

6th Grade – Bring in any signed forms and study for the re-take quiz.

7th Grade – Bring in textbook covers and any signed forms, study for the re-take quiz.

8th Grade –  Bring in textbook covers and any signed forms. 

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09/13/19

6th Grade – Write down 3 facts about your element.

7th Grade – Write down 3 facts about your element. 

8th Grade – Complete your worksheets. 

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09/12/19

6th Grade –  Finish your notes worksheet and study for the quiz tomorrow on chemical properties, physical properties, density, molecules, Periodic table organization, and parts of an atom (since we didn’t have time for you to write down the topics in class. 

7th Grade –  Complete the worksheet given to you at the end of class.

8th Grade – Finish your worksheets which are due Monday. Study for your quiz tomorrow on heat, heat transfer, changing matter states, etc. 

 

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09/11/19 

6th, 7th, and 8th Grade – No Homework, 7th Grade Quiz tomorrow. 

 

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09/10/19

6th Grade –  Use your notes to fill in the blanks on your worksheet, up to the last question we covered today. Quiz on Friday.

7th Grade – Answer the questions I gave you in class on looseleaf. ( 1. What are the three parts of an atom and what charge do they carry? 2. How is the Periodic Table organized (column, group, atomic number, etc) and why?) Quiz on Thursday.

8th Grade – Answer the questions I gave you in class on looseleaf or in your notebook. ( 1. What pattern of movement does heat follow when it is transferred ? 2. What is kinetic energy? What is it measured in and how does it move? 3. How does a thermometer work?) Quiz on Friday. 

 

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09/09/19

6th Grade – Bring in signed Introduction sheets and Student Information Sheets

7th Grade – Bring in signed Introduction sheets and Student Information Sheets as well as textbook cover

8th Grade –  Bring in signed Introduction sheets and Student Information Sheets as well as textbook cover