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Weekly Agenda

WEEKLY AGENDA: Feb. 6-10: Diverse Abilities Awareness Week- ALL REGULAR SCHEDULE DAYS

Monday, Feb. 6th:

  • Work time- Finish Planetary Science assignments in notebook (on school loop)

Tuesday. Feb. 7th

NOTEBOOK INFO

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ASSIGNMENT LOG

Every student will be required to use a spiral bound notebook for their science work. All notes, classwork, homework assignments, lab reports, etc. will be kept and ...more

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WELCOME TO 8TH GRADE SCIENCE

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EXTRA CREDIT

Extra Credit is available for one grade bump (for example: A- to an A or C+ to a B-). The three things the students may always pick from are:

1. Science Center Visitation: For 1st quarter, your observations must relate to the science we studied this quarter.

2. Mythbusters Write-up:  Watch a Mythbusters episode that is directly related to what we studied this quarter.  Write a 1-page (double spaced) summary that includes:

  • your name and date of the write up
  • title of episode. Season # and episode #
  • A description of what the Mythbusters are testing and their state hypothesis
  • A description of their experiment and/or test
  • A description of how they modified their original experiment and/or test
  • Their conclusion
  • Explain how the episode relates to what we are studying this quarter

3. Hands on Extra Credit

  • students are welcome to research and come up with their own hands on extra credit
  • students should ask me if the hands on project they find is appropriate 
  • the extra credit project must correlate to the topics we have covered this quarter

Extra Credit is always due at the end of the quarter

USING FOSS

-Go to www.fossweb.com

 

-In the login box, select "Or, Visit as a Guest" and fill in the info below. Click visit.


 

-Scroll down and select the Planetary Science Unit, MS 2nd, that looks like this


 

-From here there are lots of selections that are helpful

  • Space Missions Binder- to answer the challenge questions
  • Comparing Spectra- to look at the electromagnetic spectrum and compare different light signatures
  • Properties of Light Slideshow- to review light wave length

Calendar

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Sunday
4/23/17
Monday
4/24/17
Tuesday
4/25/17
Wednesday
4/26/17
Thursday
4/27/17
Friday
4/28/17
Saturday
4/29/17