Thinking Routine Question

  • Why do you think the scientists are studying this topic?
  • How might this research affect you/world?
  • What three questions would you ask the researchers?
  • Question Starters

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Week 37 6/4- 8/18

DISCLAIMER: Please make sure you check your child's planner. Lessons and homework can change depending on how well a class understands the material presented to them. I will try to update later on this week, but please check your child's planner.  Please refrain from emailing (your teachers) about a grade prior to receiving the assignment back to see the comments.
NOTE:  There are 4 days that you meet with your teachers. Rotation 1 = (Monday), Rotation 2= (Tuesday), Rotation 3 = (Wednesday -Thursday) and Rotation 4 = (Friday) 


Rotation 1 (Monday)  Google Earth Activity on graphing active volcanoes -Graphing the Relief vs Radius Scatterplot.
HW: Your scatter should have a key that identifies the types of volcanoes. Your scatterplot should also identify each volcano point by name
Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→  National Geographic Documentary - Volcano: Nature's Inferno
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Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→ Collection of Books  National Geographic Documentary - Volcano: Nature's Inferno
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Rotation 4 (Friday)→  Movie: Iceland Erupts
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Rotation 1 (Monday)→  Movie "Global Dimming"
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Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→  discussion and return graphs and wind quiz
HW:  study for quiz... it may be open note
Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→ Quiz on Moisture in the Atmosphere / Movie "Inconvenient Truth"  Collection of books
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Rotation 4 (Friday) Cont. Movie "Inconvenient Truth"
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Monday, May 28, 2018

Week 36 5/29/18- 6/1/18

DISCLAIMER: Please make sure you check your child's planner. Lessons and homework can change depending on how well a class understands the material presented to them. I will try to update later on this week, but please check your child's planner.  Please refrain from emailing (your teachers) about a grade prior to receiving the assignment back to see the comments.
NOTE:  There are 4 days that you meet with your teachers. Rotation 1 = (Monday), Rotation 2= (Tuesday), Rotation 3 = (Wednesday -Thursday) and Rotation 4 = (Friday) 


Rotation 1 (Monday)  Memorial Day No School
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Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→  Google earth activity on graphing active volcanoes
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Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→ Google earth activity on graphing active volcanoes
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Rotation 4 (Friday)→  Google earth activity on graphing active volcanoes
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Rotation 1 (Monday)→  Memorial Day No School
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Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→  Notes & Discussion on Moisture in the atmosphere
HW:  Study note on water in the atmosphere 
Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→ in class work on mapping and fronts and pressure systems
HW: study moisture notes
Rotation 4 (Friday) Quiz on Moisture in the Atmosphere
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Friday, May 18, 2018

Week 35 5/21-25/18



DISCLAIMER: Please make sure you check your child's planner. Lessons and homework can change depending on how well a class understands the material presented to them. I will try to update later on this week, but please check your child's planner.  Please refrain from emailing (your teachers) about a grade prior to receiving the assignment back to see the comments.
NOTE:  There are 4 days that you meet with your teachers. Rotation 1 = (Monday), Rotation 2= (Tuesday), Rotation 3 = (Wednesday -Thursday) and Rotation 4 = (Friday) 


Rotation 1 (Monday)  collect/ turn in Lab on Paleomagnetism from text book page 272
Continental Drift assignment (page 269) Future Earth
HW: Work on Continental Drift Assignment
Rotation 2 (Tuesday)  
Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)Movie: Ring of Fire../ Beauty of the Natural World (by Louie Schwartzberg)
HW:  Cut out outlines of the continents and place them on a piece of paper (colored paper) in their current locations. Read each paragraph (p269) of the features, and move the continents to their predicted locations (Remember you have two maps).   Write a short paragraph describing how plant and animal life would be different on the continents in their new positions.   Ex. tropical vegetation in Southern California would be replaced with plant life that could exist in an Arctic climate 
Rotation 4 (Friday)→ 100 million years in the Future
HW:  None ...Memorial Day Weekend


Rotation 1 (Monday)→ In Class reading and discussion on Moisture and water in the atmosphere
HW: Study for quiz on wind
Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→  Quiz on WIND / Notes & Discussion on Moisture in the atmosphere 
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Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→ Drawings and discussions on water particles and 
HW:Weather  song on fronts Created by Mr. Parr
Rotation 4 (Friday)  Movie "Inconvenient Truth"

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Week 34 5/14-18/18 Ramadan Begins on the 15th

DISCLAIMER: Please make sure you check your child's planner. Lessons and homework can change depending on how well a class understands the material presented to them. I will try to update later on this week, but please check your child's planner.  Please refrain from emailing (your teachers) about a grade prior to receiving the assignment back to see the comments.
NOTE:  There are 4 days that you meet with your teachers. Rotation 1 = (Monday), Rotation 2= (Tuesday), Rotation 3 = (Wednesday -Thursday) and Rotation 4 = (Friday) 


Rotation 1 (Monday)  Plate Tectonics discussion / Mapping the Plates
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Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→  Plate Tectonics discussion / Mapping the Plates
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Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→ Plate Tectonics discussion / Mapping the Plates
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Rotation 4 (Friday)→  Lab on Paleomagnetism from text book page 272 Plate Tectonics discussion / Mapping the Plates
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Rotation 1 (Monday)→ Cont. Movie "Six Degrees"  
HW: Study for quiz on Heating the Atmosphere
Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→   QUIZ Heat Energy / Notes & Discussion on Wind
Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→ Discussion and handouts on Wind
HW: Weather bug interactive lesson IMSO11(Moisture in the Atmosphere) & IMSO13 (Forecasting Weather) IF WORKING
Rotation 4 (Friday)  discussion of handouts and reading
HW:Weather  song on fronts Created by Mr. Parr 




Sunday, May 6, 2018

Week 33 5/5-11/18

DISCLAIMER: Please make sure you check your child's planner. Lessons and homework can change depending on how well a class understands the material presented to them. I will try to update later on this week, but please check your child's planner.  Please refrain from emailing (your teachers) about a grade prior to receiving the assignment back to see the comments.
NOTE:  There are 4 days that you meet with your teachers. Rotation 1 = (Monday), Rotation 2= (Tuesday), Rotation 3 = (Wednesday -Thursday) and Rotation 4 = (Friday) 


Rotation 1 (Monday)  M-Step Testing / Finish Presentations of your GROW Research
HW: Reading on Plate Tectonics pages 246-252  (plate tectonic video) & (plate tectonics video)
Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→  Plate Tectonics discussion / Mapping the Plates
HW Reading on Plate Tectonics pages 254-260 (plate tectonic video)
Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→ Plate Tectonics discussion / Mapping the Plates
HW: Reading on Plate Tectonics pages 261-271 (plate tectonic video)
Rotation 4 (Friday)→  Lab on Paleomagnetism from text book page 272 Plate Tectonics discussion / Mapping the Plates
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Rotation 1 (Monday)→ Cont. Movie "Six Degrees"  
HW: Study for quiz on Heating the Atmosphere
Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→   Cont. Movie "Six Degrees" Handout on Heat energy
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Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→ Packet on the Green House effect / Graphing Carbon Dioxide levels
HW: Study for quiz on Heating the Atmosphere
Rotation 4 (Friday)   QUIZ Heat Energy / Notes & Discussion on Moisture in the atmosphere
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Sunday, April 29, 2018

Week 32 4/30/18- 5/4/18

DISCLAIMER: Please make sure you check your child's planner. Lessons and homework can change depending on how well a class understands the material presented to them. I will try to update later on this week, but please check your child's planner.  Please refrain from emailing (your teachers) about a grade prior to receiving the assignment back to see the comments.
NOTE:  There are 4 days that you meet with your teachers. Rotation 1 = (Monday), Rotation 2= (Tuesday), Rotation 3 = (Wednesday -Thursday) and Rotation 4 = (Friday) 

8th Grade:  NOTE: Mix Block & what to do when your absent    POWERSCHOOL PARENT PORTAL



Rotation 1 (Monday)  M-Step Testing / Finish Presentations of your GROW Research
HW: Reading on Plate Tectonics pages 246-252  (plate tectonic video) & (plate tectonics video)
Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→  M-Step Testing / Finish Presentations of your GROW Research
HW Reading on Plate Tectonics pages 254-260 (plate tectonic video)
Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)M-Step Testing / Finish Presentations of your GROW Research
HW: Reading on Plate Tectonics pages 261-271 (plate tectonic video)
Rotation 4 (Friday)→  M-Step Testing / Finish Presentations of your GROW Research
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Rotation 1 (Monday)→ Greenhouse effect and information on Heating / lab on heating land and sea
HW: Weatherbug activity on Heating Interactive Lessons  IMS008, IMS009 (if working)
Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→  Lab on Heating Land and Sea Lab cont.  Start Movie "Six Degrees"
HW:  Graph from Heating land and Sea Lab
Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→  Cont. Movie "Six Degrees"  
HW:Study for quiz on Heating the Atmosphere
Rotation 4 (Friday)   QUIZ Heat Energy / Notes & Discussion on Moisture in the atmosphere
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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Week 31 4/23-27/18 (Week 3 of M-Step) Chicago Trip

DISCLAIMER: Please make sure you check your child's planner. Lessons and homework can change depending on how well a class understands the material presented to them. I will try to update later on this week, but please check your child's planner.  Please refrain from emailing (your teachers) about a grade prior to receiving the assignment back to see the comments.
NOTE:  There are 4 days that you meet with your teachers. Rotation 1 = (Monday), Rotation 2= (Tuesday), Rotation 3 = (Wednesday -Thursday) and Rotation 4 = (Friday) 

8th Grade:  NOTE: Mix Block & what to do when your absent    POWERSCHOOL PARENT PORTAL
Warren Buffet's rules for hire translate great for schools.  Effort, Character & Intelligence
Geno Auriemma talk on Body Language  (Talk about non verbal cues... awesome)


Rotation 1 (Monday)   Fill in your G.R.O.W. chart. Questions/ Problems/ Concerns/ Growth you should also be creating your presentation. Toxic rocks and Minerals / 40 common minerals and uses /Commonly mined minerals / Foods with Essential Minerals
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Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→  Treat your G.R.O.W. chart like a Journal/ Diary.  You need to document every aspect of what you are doing to create your findings in a presentation. Copying and pasting information from websites is NOT what I'm looking for.  
HW All your work should be posted to Google Classroom.... G.R.O.W chart, Presentation (Video, Prezi, Powerpoint & Sources (MLA format)
Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→ You should be wrapping up your research and presentation this weekend and have every thing posted to the Wiki.  Presentation of projects are Tuesday 4/24/18, Wednesday 4/25/18, Thursday 4/26/18, Friday 4/27/18.
HW: All your work should be posted to Google Classroom.... G.R.O.W chart, Presentation (Video, Prezi, Powerpoint & Sources (MLA format)
Rotation 4 (Friday)→  Fill in your G.R.O.W. chart. Questions/ Problems/ Concerns/ Growth you should also be creating your presentation
HW: All your work should be posted to Google Classroom... G.R.O.W chart, Presentation (Video, Prezi, Powerpoint & Sources (MLA format)


Rotation 1 (Monday)→ Graphing the Troposhere 
HW: study your notes on air pressure
Rotation 2 (Tuesday)→  QUIZ on Air Pressure, Notes  and discussion on Heat Energy
HW: Study your notes
Rotation 3 (Wednesday -Thursday)→   Greenhouse effect and information on Heating / lab on heating land and sea
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Rotation 4 (Friday)  Lab on Heating Land and Sea Lab cont.  Start Movie "Six Degrees" 
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