Monday 4/27/15
EQ: What are the major concepts we need to know about science?
Warm up: What is a “system”? What parts does it have?
Grades Posted
- Preview Roller Coaster Projects
-PSSA Test Taking strategies/ examples
-PSSA Vocabulary review
HW: Rest up for your LAST PSSAs!
Begin Roller Coaster Designs! (Due Friday)


Tuesday 4/28/15
EQ: What are the major concepts we need to know about science?
Warm up: What basic physics principles are applied for making a roller coaster “work”?
-PSSA Test taking strategies review
-Roller Coaster Design work
HW: Rest up for your LAST PSSAs!
Continue working on roller coaster (Friday)

Wednesday 4/29/15
EQ: What are the major concepts we need to know about science?
Warm up: What is a G-force? THINK ABOUT IT!
-Roller Coaster Physics Video! (Discovery Education)
HW: Rest up for your LAST PSSAs!
Continue roller coaster design (Friday)

Thursday 4/30/15
EQ: How do we build a functional and exciting roller coaster?
Warm up: What is centripetal force?
-Form Roller Coaster Teams
-Test tracks and marbles
-Finish Final Roller coaster design plans
HW: Finalize Roller Coaster Design plans

Friday 5/1/15
EQ: How do we build a functional and exciting roller coaster?
Warm up: Get into Roller Coaster Teams
-Begin Roller Coaster Construction!
HW: Have an awesome weekend!
Bring any supplies for roller coaster construction!

Monday 5/4/15
EQ: How do we build a functional and exciting roller coaster?
Warm up: Get into Roller Coaster Teams
-Continue Roller Coaster Construction!
HW: Final design WITH LABELS due Thursday.
Construction Ends tomorrow! Due Wednesday!

Tuesday 5/5/15
EQ: How do we build a functional and exciting roller coaster?
Warm up: Get into Roller Coaster Teams
-Finish Roller Coaster Construction!
HW: Final design WITH LABELS due Thursday.
Final Coasters Due Tomorrow!

Wednesday 5/6/15
EQ: How do we build a functional and exciting roller coaster?
Warm up: Review Roller Coaster Rubric.
-Get into Roller Coaster Teams TEST RUN your coaster!
-Roller Coaster FINAL RUNS!
-Finish Drawing and labeling Roller Coaster Designs
-Grade group members
HW: Begin Considering what to take to Hershey Park! (like sun screen! And money to buy WATER!)

Thursday 5/7/15
EQ: How do we build a functional and exciting roller coaster?
Warm up: Read Hershey Park packing list silently
-Roller Coaster CLEAN UP!
-Review Hershey Park expectations
-Preview Hershey Park Packet
HW: GET EXCITED and PACK PROPER NEEDS for HERSHEY PARK TOMORROW!

Friday 5/8/15- HERSHEY PARK FIELD TRIP!