• 7th Grade Science Agenda
    &
     Homework
     

    * Will be updated weekly/daily. It is understood that studying Science every night is part of daily homework. Teacher has the right to administer pop quizzes at any time.

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     Beginning April 6, 2020

    Kadotani Science Home Learning Schedule 4/6/20 

     Please log into Canvas and watch the Flipgrid video about Discovery Ed Techbook.

    I will be available for you through Zoom (links will be available to you in my Canvas Announcements)

    • Monday Periods 3 & 4 
      • Period 3 at 10:30-11:00 am                air hugs                          
      • Period 4 at 11:00-11:30 am

     

    • Tuesday Periods 5 & 6 
      • Period 5 at 10:30-11:00 am                               
      • Period 6 at 11:00-11:30 am

     

    • Wednesday Periods 3 & 4
      • Period 3 at 10:30-11:00 am
      • Period 4 at 11:00-11:30 am

     

    • Thursday Periods 5 & 6
      • Period 5 at 10:30-11:00 am
      • Period 6 at 11:00-11:30 am

     

    Please log into your Canvas account and go to "Science 7 Kadotani" for ALL your future online science assignments!

     

    Week 28  Mar 9 -13

    Mon 3/9 - turn in graphing and constellations; 4.3 read & take notes

    Tue  3/10 - 4.4 read & notes

    Wed 3/11 - Ch 4 Quiz

    Thu  3/12 - 2.1 Earth Rotates on a Tilted Axis and Orbits the Sun; Field Day no specials 

    Fri    3/13 - How does Earth's tilted axis, rotation, and revolution affect Earth?

     

    Week 27 Mar 2 - 6 RTI: Graphing Temperature Practice 

    Mon  3/2 - Movie: Hidden Figures

    Tue   3/3 - Movie: Hidden Figures

    Wed  3/4 - Finish Hidden Figures 

    Thu   3/5 - Great Skate Field Trip

    Fri    3/6 -  Make-up day. ALL work must be by Monday. ISN check Monday 3/9

     

    Week 26  Feb 24 - 28  RTI: Graphing Notes

    Mon  2/24 - 4.1 The Sun is Our Local Star

    Tue   2/25 - Gizmo: Star Spectra 

    Wed  2/26 - 4.2 Stars change over time: Read, notes, review, and Math in Science

    Thu  2/27 - Gizmo: HR-Diagram and assessment

    Fri   2/28 - Early Release 2:00 pm Constellation Graphing

     

    Week 25  Feb 17 - 21

    Mon  2/17 - President's Day No School

    Tue   2/18 - 1.2 Reinforcing Key Concepts/1.4 Space Exploration Benefits Society (Reading Study Guide B)

    Wed  2/19 - 1.4 Challenge and Extension GPS; 4.1 The Sun is Our Local Star

    Thu  2/20 -  1/2 Day B: CH 1 & Scientists TEST (Study guide)

    Parent Teacher Conferences 1:00-4:30 & 5:00-7:00

    Fri   2/21 - 1/2 Day A

     

    Week 24  Feb 10 - 14

    Mon  2/10 - 1.1 Some Space Objects are Visible to the Human Eye (Reading Study Guide B)

    Tue   2/11 - Field Trip ASU School of Earth and Space Exploration

    Wed  2/12 - Gizmos: Herschel Experiment/Brainpop: Copernicus & Galileo

    Thu   2/13 - 1.2 Telescopes Allow Us to Study Space From Earth (Reading Study Guide B)

    Fri    2/14 - Early Release 2:00 pm; Virtual Reality International Space Station; 1.2 Challenge and Extension

     

    Week 23  Feb 3 - 7

    Mon  2/3 - History of Astronomy Timeline PDF due on Canvas Thu 2/6 by 11:59 pm. 

    Tue   2/4 - Timeline workday; Pendulum Lab Report PDF due today on Canvas by 11:59 pm

    Wed  2/5 - Timeline workday

    Thu   2/6 - 1.1 Some Space Object are Visible to the Human Eye; Timeline Research (Google/PDF) DUE on Canvas

    Fri    2/7 - Early Release 2:00 pm; 1.2 Telescopes; Paper timeline due at the beginning of class

     

    Week 23  Jan 27 - 31

    Mon  1//27 - Smithsonian Channel: Mass Extinction Life at the Brink video

    Tue   1/28 - Mrs. Fisher Presents

    Wed  1/29 - Start Pendulum Lab/Lab Report (due Tue 2/4 on Canvas) see Lab Report template/rubric above

    Thu   1/30 - Finish Pendulum Lab

    Fri    1/31 - 2 pm Early Release; Lab Report workday due Tues 2/4 on Canvas

     

    Week 22  Jan 20 - 24

    Mon  1/20 - MLK Day No School

    Tue   1/21 - Scale Model of Geologic Time Scale 

    Wed  1/22 - Finish Scale Model of Geologic Time Scale; begin presentations

    Thu   1/23 - Presentations

    Fri    1/24 -  Presentations

     

    Week 21  Jan 13 - 17

    Mon  1/13 - HHMI Biointeractive Earth Viewer packet

    Tue   1/14 - Finish HHMI Biointeractive Earth Viewer packet 

    Wed  1/15 - Begin Geologic time poster project

    Thu   1/16 - Geologic Time Poster Project workday

    Fri    1/17 -  Early Release 2:00pm - Finish Geologic Time Poster - Due Tuesday 21st (no school 1/20/20)

     

    Week 20  Jan 6 - 10

    Mon  1/6 - Geologic time

    Tue   1/7 - Fossils and Geologic Time

    Wed  1/8 - Genus species

    Thu  1/9 - Genus species

    Fri    1/10 - Exploring the Geologic Time Scale website: HHMI Biointeractive Earthviewer

     

    Week 19  Dec - 16 - 20

    Mon  12/16 - Review for District Final

    Tue   12/17 - DV SCI 1st semester final (study everything from the beginning of the year to now)

    Wed  12/18 - Begin Movie: The Core

    Thu   12/19 - Finish Movie: The Core

    Fri    12/20 - 12:05 Half Day A - 25 min classes periods 3-6: Game: Who, What, Where

     

    Week 18  Dec 9 - 13

    Mon   12/9 - 2.1 Earthquakes

    Tues  12/10 - 2.1 Earthquakes Release Energy

    Wed  12/11 - Gizmo EQ 1&2

    Thu   12/12 - Begin Ch 3 Volcanoes

    Fri    12/13 - Early Release 2:00; continue with Volcanoes

     

    Week 16 Dec 2 - 6

    Mon  12/2 - Kahoot & review 

    Tue   12/3 - How the Earth Was Made: Iceland and review sheets

    Wed  12/4 - Ch 1 Plate Tectonics Test

    Thu   12/5 - Graphing Practice

    Fri     12/6 - Graphing Practice & CFA2

     

    Week 15 Nov 25 & 26  Plate Tectonics Ch 1 Study Guide

    Mon  11/25 - 1.1/1.2 Quiz Retake during class, Gizmo: Plate Tectonics, 6 Way Paragraph: "Plate Tectonics"

    Tue   11/26 - How the Earth Was Made: Hawaii

    Wed  11/27 - No school

    Thu   11/28 - No school

    Fri     11/29 - No school

     

    Week 15 Nov 18 - 22

    Mon  11/18 - Read and take notes on 1.3 Plates Move Apart (p22-28); Construct a model that demostrates sea floor spreading  

    Tue   11/19 - 1.1 & 1.2 Quiz; Identify different features and types of boundaries on Tectonic Plate Map 1.3 read/notes

    Wed  11/20 - 1.4 Plates Converge or Scrape Past Each Other & Plate Tectonics Ch 1 Study Guide  1.3 read/notes

    Thu   11/21 - Plate Tectonics Gizmo, 6 Way Paragraph: "Plate Tectonics a Very Slow Ride" Quiz reflection/feedback, and construct a Seafloor Spreading model

    Fri     11/22 - Early Release 2:00 1.4 read/notes, Gizmo: Plate Tectonics, & 6 Way Paragraph "Plate Tectonics"

     

    Week 14 Nov 12 - 15

    Mon   11/11 - No School Veterans Day

    Tue    11/12 - Review 1.1 (see notes from 11/7 below) and construct a foldable model of Earth's layers

    Wed  11/13 - Read and take notes on 1.2 Continents Change Position Over Time (p14-19); Lab Report Due by midnight on Canvas 

    Thu   11/14 - Construct a model of Pangaea which cites 3 types of evidence for Continental Drift

    Fri     11/15 - Read and take notes on 1.3 Plates Move Apart (p22-28); Construct a model that demostrates sea floor spreading  How the Earth Was Made: The Deepest place on Earth

     

    Week 13 Nov 4 - 8

    Mon  11/4 - Construct a model of the Rock Cycle & ID rocks based on their properties

    Tue   11/5 - Kahoot Test Review for Rocks Unit Test

    Wed  11/6 - Rocks Unit Test - No retakes on unit tests!

    Thu   11/7 - Adventure Dash What are the composition and actions of Earth's Layers 1.1 Notes

    Fri     11/8 - Early Release 2:00 pm - Vampire Lab Report 

     

    Week 12 Oct 28 - Nov 1

    Mon  10/28 - Metamorphic Rocks

    Tue   10/29 - Metamorphic mini lab

    Wed  10/30 - UofA Lowell Institute for Mining guest speaker

    Thu   10/31 - Halloween Lab

    Fri    11/1 - ER Day 2:00; Finish "ROCKS" Foldable

     

    Week 11 Oct 21 - 25

    Mon  10/21 - Finish Igneous rocks notes; ig rocks mini lab

     Begin "ROCKS" foldable

     Rocks Test will be around Nov 1 (study guide)

    Tue   10/22 - Begin Sedimentary rocks notes

    Wed  10/23 - Quiz on 3.1 & 3.2; Sedimentarty rocks mini lab; fill in foldable

    Thu   10/24 - Metamorphic rocks notes

    Fri    10/25 -  Early Release Day 2:00 pm; metamorphic rocks mini lab; fill in foldable

     

    Week 10 Oct 15 - 18

    Mon  10/14 - No school

    Tue   10/15 - Annenberg Learner Interactive Complete notes as we work through the interactive due Fri

    Wed  10/16 - Begin Ch 3: Properties of Rocks Notes

    Thu   10/17 - 1/2 Day 12:05 Parent Teacher Conferences info - Igneous Rocks 

    Fri     10/18 - 1/2 Day 12:05 Parent Teacher Conferences - Igneous Rocks Mini Lab

     

    Week 9 Oct 7 - 11

    Mon  10/7 - Finish identifying minerals lab; answer essential question " How are minerals identified and classified by their characteritics?" on Flipgrid (see assignment in Google Classroom)

    Tue   10/8 - Mineral S.C.I.E.N.C.E Stations

    Wed  10/9 - Physical Properties of Minerals Quiz (study guide)

    Thu   10/10 - Why do we need minerals in our everyday life? Mini Lab

    Fri     10/11 - Early Release 2:00; Mining and Minerals video

     

    Week 8 Oct 2 - 4

    Wed  10/2 - Finish Mineral ID Gizmo and 5 question assessment, 6 Way Paragraph: Chemical Compounds

    Thu   10/3 - Mineral ID lab

    Fri    10/4 - Physical Properties of Minerals pptx (Powerpoint on Canvas) and fill in due Monday will be graded for completeness

     

    Week 7 Sep 23 - 27

    Mon  9/23 - Review Scientific Inquiry quiz on Canvas - Write score/results in ISN.

    Begin atoms, elements, and physical properties of minerals.

    Tue   9/24 - Continue with physical properties of minerals on Discovery Ed (access through DVUSD portal)

    Wed  9/25 - Continue with Discovery Education: Minerals

    Thu   9/26 - Gizmo: Mineral Identification due Fri  PIE Night 5:30 -6:30

    Fri    9/27 - Early Release 2:00. Mineral Identification Gizmo/assessment due 

     

    Week 6 Sep 16 - 20

    Mon  9/16 - Graphing Gizmo

    Tue   9/17 - Mrs. Fisher presents to class

    Wed  9/18 - Variables practice

    Thu  9/19 - Vocab sort

    Fri    9/20 - Early Release day 2:00 pmScientific Method quiz. Understand the components of the inquiry process. Be able to analyze data to create a table and graph/chart.

     

    Week 5 Sep 9 - 13

    Mon   9/9 - Review Density for retake on Friday 9/13

    Tue    9/10 - ID problem, conduct research, form a hypothesis, and conduct an expriment and begin writing lab                       report

    Wed   9/11 - Create procedures, make observations, and collect data

    Thu   9/12 - Analyze data, and create tables and graphs 

    Fri     9/13 - Finish lab report (check against rubric), and write a conclusion due Sun by 11:59 pm. Review for scientific method quiz (9/20). Density quiz retake 

     

    Week 4 Sep 2 - 6

    Mon  9/2 - Labor Day No School

    Tue   9/3 - Continue with Scientific Inquiry: Making Observations & Collecting Data

    Wed  9/4 - Analyzing Data, drawing conclusions, review Parent Curriculum Night 6 - 7pm

    Thu   9/5 - Gizmo - Density Due Friday at beginning of class

    Fri     9/6 - Density Quiz, ISN check, create Boom Cards accounts, and review Scientific Inquiry

    Density - the amount of mass in a given volume. Know the formula D=M/V. Know how to find V in regular and irregular shaped objects. Then use the volume and mass to calculate an item's density.

     

    Week 3 Aug 26 - 30

    Mon  8/26 - "The Nature of Science" on Canvas

    Tue   8/27 - Scientific Inquiry

    Wed  8/28 - Variables practice Exit Ticket

    Thu  8/29 - Variables and Hypothesis

    Fri   8/30 - Early Release 2:00 pm Practice identifying variables and forming a hypothesis

     

    Week 2 Aug 19 - 23

    Mon  8/19 - Pattern Finder Gizmo & Safety Symbols

    Tue   8/20 - Finish Safety Symbols

    Wed  8/21 - Basic Metric System

    Thu   8/22 - Scientific Inquiry

    Fri     8/23 - Early Release 2 pm. Quiz on Lab Equipment and Safety Symbols: Identify 8 WHMIS symbols and 12 HHPS symbols. There are 3 levels and 4 types which create the 12 HHPS symbols. Identify the common lab equipment/tools. Questions types will vary.

     

    Week 1 August 12 - 16

    Mon  8/12 - Set up ISN, create student accounts

    Tue   8/13

    Wed  8/14

    Thu  8/15

    Fri   8/16  Early release @ 2

     

    August 7 - 9

    Wed  8/7  - First Day of School! Name Tent, This is You, This is Me, This is Us 

    Thu  8/8 - Procedures, Syllabus, Remind

    Fri    8/9 - Take 3 District Pretests: Semester 1, Semester 2, Strand 1 & Data Tracking, Class Jobs