WELCOME TO 8TH GRADE SCIENCE!!!


Tuesday 8/25/15
EQ: Where am I and who are these nice people?
Warm up: Greet your classmates and see if you can figure out where your assigned seat is. (alphabetical order starting at my desk and going back each row)- You have 5 minutes!
When finished, fill out notecard as seen below:
Summary: Fill out note card with:
1.Your name and any nickname you like to be called
2.Things you want me to know about you/ I should know about you
3.Your favorite things in the world

-Introducing Mr. Blass
-Find Someone who
HW: Have binder space for science papers only by Friday

Wednesday 8/26/15
EQ: Where am I and where do I find things?Warm up: Have a seat in your assigned seats. Put away books and have something to write with.Begin reading over yellow course outline quietly!-Yearly Topic Outline -Classroom Scavenger Hunt Summary: Review Scavenger HuntHW: Have binder space for science papers only by Friday!



Thursday 8/27/15EQ: How do you ‘do science’?Warm up: What does a scientist look like? Explain in sentence form or draw your idea.-Introduction to Science Notebooks-Review warm up- Review FAQs Hunt answers-What is science wordsplashSummary: What is science video clip-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Zd1HSI2EIkHW: Science binder space due tomorrow!
Friday 8/28/15
EQ: How do you ‘do science’?Warm up: (Set your science binder out on your desk first)THEN, write out the steps you would take to fix your broken cell phone if you were going to fix it YOURSELF! Check Science Binder/ journalAnnouncements:-Henlopen Field Experience- Group whiteboarding- steps to fix your phone- Review Scientific methodSummary: First week brain dumpHW: Have a great long weekend!


Monday 8/31/15

EQ: How do you ‘do science’?
Warm up: (Set your science binder out on your desk first)THEN, write out the steps you would take to fix your broken cell phone if you were going to fix it YOURSELF!
- Group whiteboarding- steps to fix your phone
- Review Scientific method
-Review Experimental variables
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtbJbi6Sswg
Summary: Group review experimental variables
HW: Spong Bob Variables

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Tuesday 9/1/15

EQ: How do you get good answers in science?
Warm up: If I study 10 minutes a day for science, then I will average an A on every assessment. What is this statement and what are the Independent, dependent and control variables?
-Review How to do science well- Constant Variables
-Review experimental variables- Sponge bob experiments
-Discuss Data analysis and conclusions
Summary: Review EQ
HW: None.

(with answers)