Wednesday 9/2/15
EQ: What are the basic types of measurements?
Warm up: Using as many science vocab words as possible - Answer the EQ from the last couple days- “How do you ‘do science’?”
- Review “how do you do science?”
- What do I know about metric? / metric scavenger hunt
-Review basic measurements and units
Summary: Metric to Metric conversion practice
HW: Metric to Metric conversion practice


Thursday 9/3/15
EQ: How do I use and convert the different metric units?
Warm up: Move around the room to complete the Metric Scavenger hunt using the tools on the various lab tables (if not finished)
-Review Metrics Scavenger hunt- choosing metric units.
Summary: Review Metric practice HW
HW: Quick Quiz Wednesday- Scientific Method review and Metrics conversions
Happy Labor Day weekend




Tuesday 9/8/15
EQ: How do I use and convert the different metric units?
Warm up: Complete the blank scale on the metric mania sheet
-BrainPop Metric Units
-Measurement chart notes
-Metric conversion group practice (decimal rule)
-Review metric conversion answers
Summary: Introduce Metric Review http://www.sciencemadesimple.com/conversions.html

HW: Metric Conversions HW
Quick Quiz Friday- Scientific Method review and Metrics conversions




Wednesday 9/9/15
EQ: How can I use and convert between metric units ?
Warm up: If I have a mass of 100 pounds, how many kilograms of mass do I have? (Hint: use your handout)
100 lbs X =
- Review Metric conversion review
-Dimensional analysis practice- English conversions
-Brainpop Precision and Accuracy
Summary: Begin test insurance
HW: Test Insurance due tomorrow!





Thursday 9/10/15
EQ: How do I measure properly in science?
Warm up: What are precise measurements? What are accurate measurements? Give an example.
-Review Test Insurance
-First test of the year!
When finished: Begin Measurement lab
- Do measurements here…. Do calculations later.
HW: Do calculations for measurement lab


Friday 9/11/15
EQ: How do I measure properly in science?
Warm up: How many mL of water are in this picture?
-Work on Metric Measurement Lab
- EVERYONE MEASURES!
- Lab station #1- Write directions first while waiting
- mass of 1 teaspoon of sand
- Lab station #2 & 3- Do all measurements FIRST here in class (save any calculations for when you are finished)
- Lab #3- Volume of book, soda can, and tennis ball.
Summary: Finish Metric lab stations
HW: Finish any calculations for Metric stations (Packet due Tuesday)


Monday 9/14/15
EQ: How do I measure properly in science?
Warm up: How many mL of water are in this picture?
-Work on Metric Measurement Lab
- EVERYONE MEASURES!
- Lab station #1- Write directions first while waiting
- mass of 1 teaspoon of sand
- Lab station #2 & 3- Do all measurements FIRST here in class (save any calculations for when you are finished)
- Lab #3- Volume of book, soda can, and tennis ball.
Summary: Finish Metric lab stations
HW: Finish any calculations for Metric stations (Packet due Tuesday)


Tuesday 9/15/15
EQ: How do I use measuring skills to answer questions?
Warm up: What makes something able to float?
- Trade/Grade Metric Stations lab packet
-Will it float demo
-Inquiry observations and analysis
Summary: Density Notes and introduce HW
HW: Unit Rate Calculations


Wednesday 9/16/15
EQ: What is relationship between mass and volume of an object?
Warm up: Calculate the volume of a cylinder with a height of 10 cm and a radius of 5 cm.
-Practice/ Review density problems
-Introduce & do fluffy vs. stuffy
-Review fluffy vs stuffy and calculate
Summary: Fluffy vs stuffy conclusions
HW: “What do I need to know…” (just front side)


Thursday 9/17/15
EQ: What is the relationship between mass and volume?
Warm up: What are the parts of a proper graph?
- Discuss the proper parts of a table and graph
- Review “what you need to know…”
-Mass-volume relationship lab
Summary: Create a graph of your group’s data.
HW: Finish completing a proper graph of your data



Friday 9/18/15
EQ: What is relationship between mass and volume of an object?
Warm up: What basic parts does a good graph have?
-Analyze Mass-Volume graphs- Introduce equation of a line (slope)
-Class discussion and sharing graphs
-Identify materials http://www.iem-inc.com/information/tools/densities
-Density notes & practice problems
Summary: What relationship did we find today?
HW: Have a fantastic weekend
Density cylinders board.jpg

Monday 9/21/15
EQ: Can we accurately identify and compare objects by their densities?
Warm up: Begin pre-lab questions for Density Lab
-Introduce and Begin Density Lab #1
-Review directions & procedures
-Begin density lab #1
-Complete measurements FIRST, then calculate
Summary: Complete calculations
HW: Do density calculations for lab #1 (if needed). Start Conclusions if able!



Tuesday 9/22/15
EQ: Can we accurately identify and compare objects by their density?
Warm up: What can we conclude if two very similar looking objects have a different density?
-Introduce and Begin Density Lab #1
-Review directions & procedures
-Continue density lab #1
-Complete measurements FIRST, then calculate
Summary: Complete calculations
HW: Do density calculations for lab #1 (if needed). Start Conclusions if able!


Wednesday 9/23/15 (Early Dismissal)
EQ: Can we accurately identify and compare objects by their density?
Warm up: Get out Density Lab #1 and listen for quick directions!
-FINISH Density Lab #1
-Complete measurements FIRST, then calculate. All measurements should be finished in class.
Summary: Density Lab conclusion questions & Turn in Density lab in Inbox
HW: Measurement Test Insurance (Take it list a test)
Measurement Test Friday

Thursday 9/24/15
EQ: What have we learned about measuring matter properly in science?
Warm up: What part of our measurement unit still has you very confused?
-Measurement Unit Test Insurance and make up work
-Finish Density Lab #1 (if needed)
- Study science journal
- Review test insurance
HW: Study Test Insurance for measurement test!
Study for Measurement Unit Test tomorrow!


Changes to the key:
Water displacement- measuring a solid's volume by placing an object in water and measuring how much water is displaced.
#21- Bar graph
#22- Line graph


Friday 9/25/15
EQ: What have we learned about measuring matter properly in science?
Warm up: Review Measurement study guide.
-Measurement Unit Test
When finished: Read quietly
HW: Start “This week’s weather” through this weekend.- Due Monday