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    Idea and

    Academic year 2019-2020
     
    Semester 1- Quarter 1- EARTH SCIENCE
    Click here for 7th grade Science Key Concepts (L to J) and Semester 1 and 2 Concepts
    Semester 1- Vocabulary
    Space Science - Vocabulary List
     
    *STEAM Night Project Guidelines   and Parent Approval-Was due 12/18/2019
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    SEMESTER 2
     
    Week of 1/20-1/25
     
    Tuesday -Friday
    Report, Advertisement, laser talk(practice)
    HW: Complete STEAM project- Presentation Monday 1/27
     
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    Week of 1/13 -1/17
     
    Monday amd Tuesday
    Technology used to study Space
    HW: Work on STEAM Project-Due January 27th (Presentation)
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    STEAM NIGHT Checkpoint- Report and AD
    HW: Work on STEAM Project and Review Key Concepts
     
    Friday
    L-J Quiz #15
    HW: Work on STEAM Project-Due January 27th (Presentation)
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    Week of 1/6 - 1/10
     
    Monday and Tuesday
    STEAM Night Planning
    HW: STEAM Night Project
     
    Wednesday
    Space Science -Intro Spinoffs
    Space Research - Benefits
    HW: STEAM Night Project
     
    Thursday
    Research Report - Due today
    HW: Review Key Concepts
     
    Friday
    L-J Quiz
     
     
     
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    Weeks of 12/9-12/13 and 9/16-1/20
     
    Monday and Tuesday
    Volcanoes - Tree Map
    HW:Review Classwork-and finalize idea for STEAM Night(purple sheet) -Due 12/18
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    Scientific Inquiry- Variables and Hypothesis
     
    Friday 
    L to J
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    Monday 16
    Graphing Practice
     
    Tuesday 17
    Mid Test
     
    Wednesday and Thursday 18 &19
    Earth's History- Timeline
     
    Friday 20
    Mid Year reflections and setting goals
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    Week of 12/2 -12/6
     
    Monday
    Discussion Research - last day
    HW: Complete at home
     
    Tuesday
    Graphing Practice -GIZMO
    HW: Review at home 
     
    Wednesday
    Science Fair Guidelines - *See above
    HW: Review Research for Discussion
     
    Thursday
    Discussion
    HW: Review Key concepts
     
    Friday
    L to J Quiz
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    Week of 11/25 -11/29
     
    Monday
    Field day (AM)/Garden Visit 2
    Tuesday
    Junior achievement lessons
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    Week of 11/18-11/22
    Monday
    Discussion Research
    HW: Study for test - Types of Rocks-Features and formation (see notebook), Continental drift theory evidences, Types of plate movement and results
     
    Tuesday
    News Report -Finalize and present
    HW: Study for test
     
    Wednesday
    Discussion Research
    HW: Study for test - Types of Rocks-Features and formation (see notebook), Continental drift theory evidences, Types of plate movement and results
     
    Thursday
    TEST
    HW: Review Key concepts
     
    Friday
    L to J
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    Week of11/11-11/15
     
    Tuesday and Wednesday
    Earthquakes -News Report
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Socratic Discussion Research
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    Week of 11/4-11/9
     
    Monday
    Types of Tectonic Plate Movement -Tree Map
    HW: Complete at home
     
    Tuesday and Wednesday
    Types of Tectonic Plate Movement - Model
    HW: Review Classwork
     
    Thursday
    School Garden Visit
    HW: Study Key concepts
     
    Friday
    L to J
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    Week of 10/28-11/1
     
    Monday
    Rock Stories- Revise, finalize-add details and images and print
    HW: Revise and Study all Quarter 2 concepts
     
    Tuesday
    Causes of plate movement
    HW: Revise and Study all Quarter 2 concepts
     
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    Types of plate movement
    HW: Revise and Study all Quarter 2 concepts
     
    Friday
    L to J Quiz
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    Week of 10/21-10/25
     
    Reminder: Bring Rock and accessories by Wednesday, 10/23
     
    Monday
    Earth's structure
    HW: Review/study classwork
     
    Tuesday and Wednesday
    Continental drift Theory Evidences -Tree map
    HW: Review/study classwork
     
    Thursday
    Density lab
     
    Friday
    L to J Quiz
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    Week of 10/14 -10/18
     
    Monday
    No school
     
    Tuesday and Wednesday
    Structure of The Earth -sketchnotes
    Directions
    Read techbook pages (see link below). Watch video Earth's structure and create sketches to demonstrate understanding of the layers of the earth mentioned below-
    Inner core, outer core, mantle, asthenosphere, lithosphere, crust, continental crust and oceanic crust
     
    Thursday and Friday (Half days)
    Semester 1 Vocabulary - Due Tuesday -10/22
     
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    Week of 9/30-10/4
     
    Monday and Tuesday
    No school
     
    Wednesday -Friday
    Sedimentary Rock Formation Process -Flow map and Model
    Question: How are Sedimentary rocks formed? 
    HW: Review Ingneous Rocks- Intrusive and extrusive and Sedimentary Rock formation process steps
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    Week of 9/23-9/27
    Monday
    Igneous Rocks- Intrusive and Extrusive
    HW: Review CW and Study for Test
     
    Tuesday
    Study Guide
    HW: Study for Test
     
    Wednesday
    Igneous Rocks- Intrusive and Extrusive
    HW: Review CW and Study for Test
     
    Thursday
    TEST- Scientific inquiry and Minerals
    HW: Review Key Concepts
     
    Friday
    L to J Quiz
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    Week of 9/16 -9/20
     
    Monday
    Minerals - Foldable Due- Wednesday 9/18
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    Lab- Identification of Minerals
     
    Friday 
    L to J Quiz
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    Week of 9/9 - 9/13
     
    Monday and Tuesday
    Metric Measurement Practice- Length, Area, Volume and Mass
    HW: Review Class Work and Key concepts daily 
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    Minerals- Properties
    HW: Review Class Work and Key concepts daily 
     
    Friday - Early Release Day
    L to J Quiz
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    Week of 9/2 -9/6
     
    Monday
    No school
     
    Tuesday
    Minerals Project
    HW: Review Past and most recent concepts
     
    Wednesday
    Mrs. Salisbury -Presentation
     
    Thursday
    Intro to Minerals- Uses
    HW: Study L to J Concepts
     
    Friday
    L to J -Quiz
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    Week of 8/26-8/30
     
    Monday
    Review- Study Guide
    HW: Study for Test- Safety procedures, Science and Engineering Practices, Observations(Qualitative and Qunatitative) and Inferences, Science Definition
     
    Tuesday and Wednesday
    Lab- Scientific Inquiry
    HW: Study for Test- safety procedures, Science and Engineering Practices, Observations(Qualitative and Qunatitative) and Inferences, Science Definition
     
    Thursday
    TEST- Scientific Inquiry 
     
    Friday
    L to J
     
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    Week of 8/19 -8/23
     
    Monday
    Presentation- Mrs. Salisbury
    HW: Complete Comic strip Rough Draft -Due tomorrow 8/20
     
    Tuesday
    Final - Comic strip Science and Engineering Practices
    HW:  Complete Comic strip Rough Draft -Due Friday 8/23
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    Observations-Qualitaive and Quantitative
    HW: Review Classwork/Complete Comic strip Rough Draft -Due tomorrow Friday 8/23
     
    Friday (Early Release)
    L to J Quiz
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    Week of 8/12-8/16
     
    Monday and Tuesday
    CW: Personal Pages/Set up notebook
    HW: Complete Personal pages - Due Wednesday, 8/14
     
    Wednesday:
    Science and Engineering Practices -Pre-Test
     
    Thursday and Friday(ER-2:00 pm dismissal)
    Science and Engineering practices-Comic Strip
    HW: Complete Comic strip- Due 8/20 
     
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    Week of 8/5 - 8/9
    Wednesday
    CW: Introductions- Joy in the Journey 2019-2020
     *****  HW: 1. Return signed forms by Friday 
                         2. Bring Science notebook - Composition-100 pages NOT A SPIRAL NOTEBOOK by Friday
    Thursday
    CW: What makes Learning Possible/Classroom expectations
    HW: Bring Science notebook - Composition-100 pages NOT A SPIRAL NOTEBOOK 
    Friday
    CW: Pre Test- Scientific Inquiry
    *****  HW: 1. Return signed forms by Friday 
                         2. Bring Science notebook - Composition-100 pages NOT A SPIRAL NOTEBOOK 
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    Week of 5/6- 5/10
     
    Monday
    Change Unit -Teams
    HW: Complete Study Guide and study Q3 and 4 concepts
     
    Tuesday
    Review
    HW: Complete Study Guide and study Q3 and 4 concepts
     
    Wednesday
    DVSCI Inquiry and Semester 2 Tests
     
    Thursday
    Change Unit -Teams
     
    Friday
    Career Day and Alumni Panel
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    Week of 4/29- 5/3
     
    Monday
    Review(Study Guide)/Catchup
    HW: Study for Test
     
    Tuesday
    TEST
     
    Wednesday 
    ZOO
     
    Thursday
    Change Unit
     
    Friday
    Half day Activities
     
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    Week 4/22 -4/26
     
    Reminder: Ecology Test next week
     
    Monday
    No school
     
    Tuesday
    Symbiosis
     
    Wednesday
    Rachel Carson
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Study Guide
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    Week 4/15 -4/19
     
    All week HW: Review/Study all ecology concepts completed so far!
     
    Monday 
    L TO J /Grapghing and Analysis of Predator and Prey activity
     
    Tuesday -Thursday
    Clean water Act and Invasive Species - Cause and Effect (Canvas) and Lion King Anaysis
     
    Friday
    No school
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    Week 4/8 -4/12 (AZ Merit Testing)
     
    All week HW: Review/Study all ecology concepts completed so far!
     
    Monday
    Food Webs Model
     
    Tuesday -Thursday
    Clean water Act and Invasive Species - Cause and Effect (Canvas) and Lion King Anaysis
     
    Friday 
    L-J / Ecology Vocabulary
     
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    Week of 4/1-4/5
    Monday
    Levels of Organization in the ecosystem- Brace Map
    HW: Review CW
     
    Tuesday
    Food Chains and food webs
     
    Wednesday
    AZ MERIT WRITING
     
    Thursday
    Food webs
    HW: Review CW
     
    Friday
    Half Day activities
     
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    Week Of 3/25-3/29
     
    Monday
    Introduction to Ecology -Air Quality
     
    Tuesday
    Maricopa Air Quality
     
    Wednesday
    Biotic vs Abiotic Factors
    HW: Review/Study Classwork
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Biomes Foldable
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    Week of 3/4-3/8
     
    REMINDER- All week Homework- Study all Space Science Vocabulary and Concepts
    Monday and Tuesday
    Constellations
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    Vocabulary Game
     
    Friday
    Study guide
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    Week of 3/11-3/15
    Monday
    Study guide - Due-3/9
     
    Tuesday and Wednesday
    Scientific Inquiry- data tables and charts
     
    Thursday
    Space science TEST
     
    Friday
    Scientific Inquiry TEST
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    Week of 2/25- 1/1
     
    Reminder: Space Science Test -All concepts and Vocabulary Test next week
     
    Monday and Tuesday
    Eclipses - Create model
    HW: Review/Study Eclipses
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    Constellations- Research
    HW: Study ALL Space Science Concepts for TEST NEXT WEEK
     
    Friday
    STEM Day
    HW: Study ALL Space Science Concepts for TEST NEXT WEEK
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    Week of 2/18-2/22
    Monday
    No school
     
    Tuesday
    Tides
    HW: Study for Test Revision
     
    Wednesday
    TEST Revision
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Eclipses
    HW: Study Eclipses- write 2 questions each on tides and eclipses
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    Week of 2/11-2/15
     
    Monday
    Study Guide
    HW: Study for test- Vocabulary and Space Science concepts
     
    Tuesday
    Moon phases
    HW: Study for test- Vocabulary and Space Science concepts
     
    Wednesday
    TEST
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Lab- Moon Phases -GIZMO
    HW: Review Moon phases
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    Week of 2/4-2/8
     
    Monday
    Astronomers and their Contributions  (research)
    HW: Review and complete at home- Due- 2/7
     
    Tuesday
    Space Science Vocabulary
    HW: Complete at home- Due 2/8
     
    Wednesday
    No School
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Seasons - GIZMO Lab
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    Week of 1/28 - 2/1
     
    Monday and Tuesday
    STEAM Night Presentations
    HW: Practice Laser Talk
     
    Wednesday
    Astronomers and their contributions
    HW: Review Classwork
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Lab: Effects of Gravity
     
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    Week of 1/21-25
     
    Monday
    MLK day
     
    Tuesday
    Activity- Solar System to scale
    HW: STEAM Night Project
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    Ad and Laser talk
    HW: Complete and due 1/24
     
    Friday
    Half Day activities
    !!!!!REMINDER- Completed STEAM Night products due Monday - 1/28
    Invention
    • invention product
    • report
    • advertisement
    • laser talk
    Genius Hour
    • research report
    • display product
    • laser talk
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    Week of 1/14-1/18
    Monday -Friday
     
    STEAM Project 
    Research/Report/Advertisement/Laser talk
    Turn in Report for feedback - Due 1/16
    Turn in Ad/Laser talk for feedback- Due 1/22
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    Week of 1/7-1/11
    Monday
    Space Science -Intro
    HW: STEAM Night Project
     
    Tuesday
    L-J/ STEAM Night Planning
    HW: STEAM Night Project
     
    Wednesday
    STEAM Night Planning
    HW: STEAM Night Project
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Research and Report- Benefits of Space Science
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    Week of 12/17- 12/21

    Monday

    Data Tables and graphs

    Tuesday

    STEAM PROJECT/STUDY GUIDE/ROCK BOOK/INQUIRY PRACTICE PACKET

    Wednesday

    SEMESTER 1 Test

    Thursday

    Scientific Inquiry-Mid Test

    Friday (Early Release)

    Mid year reflections

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    Week of 12/10- 12/14
     

    Monday

    STEAM Project Introduction- Choose and bring form signed -Due Dec 18th

    HW: Rock cycle book - Due Dec 18th

     

    Tuesday

    L-J/ Study Guide

    HW: Study Guide-Due Dec 14th (TEST on Dec 19)

     

    Wednesday and Thursday

    Scientific Inquiry Practice 

    Due - Dec 13th (MID-TEST on Dec 20th)

     

    Friday

    STEAM PROJECT Planning

    REMINDER- Idea and parent approval form due on Dec 18th

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    Week of 12/3-12/7
     
    Monday
    Rock Cycle -Rough Draft
    HW: Due tomorrow 12/4
     
    Tuesday
    L-J / Rock Cycle
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    Final Rock story-Due by end of class on Thursday
     
    Friday
    Half Day activities
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    Week of 11/26-11/30
    Monday
    Rock Cycle -Classify rocks-GIZMO Activity
    HW: Bring Rock to school
     
    Tuesday
    L-J/ Review Questions
    HW: Bring rock and acessories -Due tomorrow!!!!
     
    Wednesday
    Rock Cycle- Personify Rocks
    HW: Review Questions
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Rough Draft Rock Story
     
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    Week of 11/19-11/23
     
    Monday
    Field day
     
    Tuesday
    JA
     
    Wednesday -Friday 
    Thanksgiving break
     
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    Week of 11/12-11/16
     
    Monday
    Veterans Day- No school
     
    Tuesday
    L-J/ Igneous Rocks -Review
    HW: Review questions
     
    Wednesday
    Sedimentary Rock Formation- Flow map
    HW: Review Questions
     
    Thursday
    Metamorphic Rock formation
    HW: Review Questions
     
    Friday
    Vocabulary
     
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    Week of 11/5- 11/9
     
    Monday
    Intro to Rocks
    HW: Review Key Concepts
     
    Tuesday
    Create a study guide-Study skills and questioning techniques
    HW: Study for Test-Minerals Characteristics and properties, Vocabulary Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Plate tectonics
     
    Wednesday
    Vocabulary-Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics
    HW: Study for Test-Minerals Characteristics and properties, Vocabulary Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Plate tectonics
     
    Thursday
    TESTMinerals and Vocabulary ( Minerals and plate Tectonics)
     
    Friday
    Igneous Rocks - Compare and Contrast
    HW: Review Classwork- Igneous Rocks
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    Week of 10/29- 11/2
     
    Monday
     
    Mineral Identification- GIZMO LAB
    HW: Review Key concepts and complete lab packet- Due 10/31
     
    Tuesday
     
    L-J / Review Study Guide
    HW: Study for Test next week- Minerals Characteristics and Properties
     
    Wednesday
    Coding - Spooky Brew Project
    HW: Study for Test next week- Minerals Characteristics and Properties
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Scientific Inquiry- Hypothesis, Independent and Dependent variables- Practice packet
    HW: Complete Practice packet
     
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    Week of 10/22 - 10/26
     
    Monday
     
    Minerals- Characteristics
    HW: Key Concepts
     
    Tuesday
    L-J/ Minerals Use
    HW: Review Classwork
     
    Wednesday
    Minerals - Properties
    HW: Complete organizer
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Lab: Identifying Minerals
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    Week of 10/15-10/19
     
    Monday
    Review Games
    HW: Study Guide -Due 10/22
     
    Tuesday
    L-J/Tree map Volcanoes
    HW: Study Guide -Due 10/22
     
    Wednesday-Thursday
    History of Earth
    HW: Study Guide -Due 10/22
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    Week of 10/8-10/12
     
    Monday
    No school
     
    Tuesday
    CWL-J/TEAMS-Review Plate Tectonics
    HW: Home Project due Today
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    CW: Earthquake and Volcanoes Vocabulary- Notecards and Game
     
    Friday(Early Release)
      
    Half day activities
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    Week of 10/1 - 10/5
     
    Monday
    Types of Plate Movement
    HW: Home project- due on 10/9
            Review Key concepts
     
    Tuesday
    L-J
    HW: Home project- due on 10/9
     
    Wednesday
    Coding- Programming 101 or Javascript
    HW: Home project- due on 10/9
     
    Thursday
    Earthquakes - Vocabulary
    HW: Home project- due on 10/9
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    Week of 9/23 - 9/27
     
    Monday
    Continental Drift Theory
    TEST on Thursday (9/26)
    HW: Study for Test-Earth's structure, Evidence of Continental Drift, Metric Measurement- Length, mass and volume
     
    Tuesday and Wednesday
    Types of Plate Movement
    HW: Study for Test-Earth's structure, Evidence of Continental Drift, Metric Measurement- Length, mass and volume
     
    Thursday
    TEST 2
     
    Friday
    Earthquakes -Vocabulary
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    Week of 9/17-9/21
     
    Monday
    Programming 101
    HW: Review concepts- Structure of the Earth and Metric measurements
    ******TEST next week
     
    Tuesday
    L-J/ Review
    HW: Review Key Concepts
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    Lab- Density
    HW: Review Lab
     
    Friday (Early Release)
    STEAM Project
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    Week of 9/10-9/14
     
    Monday
    No school
     
    Tuesday
    L-J / Earth's structure
    HW: Review classwork
     
    Wednesday
    Earth's structure- GIZMO
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Lab - Density/ Why do objects sink or float???
     
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    Week of 9/3-9/7
     
    Monday
    No school - Labor day
     
    Tuesday and Wednesday
    Metric Measurement Introduction -Practice and Lab
     
    Thursday and Friday
    Earth's Structure 
    Discovery Techbook and Digital Board 
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    Week of 8/27-8/31
     
    Monday and Tuesday
    Observations and Inferences
    HW: Study for TEST on Thursday -Safety tips, Scientific Method, Observations and Inferences
     
    Wednesday
    Safety Tips Poster
    HW: Study for TEST on Thursday -Safety tips, Scientific Method, Observations and Inferences
     
    Thursday
    TEST/Complete poster
     
    Friday
    Lab- Metric Measurement (length,mass, volume)
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    Week of 8/20-8/24
     
    Monday and Tuesday
    Scientific Method in Real Life
    HW: Due on Thursday, 8/22
     
    Wednesday and Thursday
    Observations- Qualitative and Quantitative
    HW: Study/Review Classwork
     
    Friday(Early Release)
    Color Team- Project
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    Week of 8/13-8/17
     
    Monday
    Key Concepts and resources information
    HW: Complete notebook 
     
    Tuesday
    L-J - Quiz 1
    HW: Review Key Concepts and 'Science' definition
     
    Wednesday
    Science - District Pre Tests
     
    Thursday
    Scientific Method - Introduction Scientific Method 
    HW: Review Classwork-Scientific Method steps and 'Science' definition
     
    Friday 
    Scientific Method in real life- Comic strip
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    SEMESTER 2
    Click here for Quarter 4 Ecology List of Vocabulary
                   Quarter 3 Space Science List of Vocabulary 
                   Quarter 2 Earth's Surface List of Vocabulary
                   Quarter 1 Plate Tectonics List of Vocabulary 
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