Friday, October 31, 2014

Standard 2: Earth's Structure REVIEW

If you were absent on Friday (Halloween) you can find a printable copy of what we did in class by CLICKING HERE.  Complete the questions and turn them in on Monday :)

We also have a review packet that is due on Monday.  You can find a copy of it HERE.

Don't forget to take advantage of the UTIPS Practice Test.  You can take it multiple times.  It will help you to prepare for the test IF you take the time to figure out the answers to the questions you miss.  Login: lunch #  Password: Last name with a capital letter.

Also, last but not least. . .you can study your notes, your textbook, and the information here on the class website to help prepare you for your test.

80% or higher is the goal for the solar tube and canister rocket activities.  GOOD LUCK!!!

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Billion Dollar Drill to Earth's Mantle

Here is today's in-class assignment.  Do each of the following in the order listed below.
Good luck and happy learning! :)

 1. Watch the video below about the Billion Dollar Drill

2. Write a  COMPLETE paragraph on lined paper about what you think they might find if they successfully drill to the mantle. Do you think that scientists current theories will be proven right or wrong? Why? Explain with details. (You can write it on lined paper, or type it and share it with me on Google Drive).

3. Complete the density sorting worksheet. Make sure and glue the sediments in order on the bottom of the paper.

4. Complete the Earth's Layers page. Make sure and add all of the written information to yours so it looks like the one HERE.  When you are done labeling it, color the layers.  Do your best work.

5. Hand in your paragraph (or share it on Google Drive) and the density sorting/earth's layers worksheet.

6. Check PowerSchool to see if you have any missing assignments.

7. Work on missing assignments.  The end of the trimester is NEXT WEEK!!!

8.  When you are finished with today's work and any missing work, you may do any of the following: read quietly, explore the class website, do extra credit.


Monday, October 27, 2014

Earth's Topography

Make sure and fill out the video quiz sheet and hand it in at the end of the video.  Good luck!

Friday, October 24, 2014

Bill Nye: Atmosphere

Atmosphere: A layer of gases that surrounds the earth.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the earth's atmosphere :)

Watch Bill Nye and fill out the video response sheet to learn even more!!!  Good luck and have FUN learning!!!

Video Link:  Bill Nye Atmosphere

Monday, October 13, 2014

Standard 2 Vocabulary

If you were absent today, here is what we did in class.  Use the Standard 2 Vocabulary Prezi to fill out the information on the worksheet.  Good luck and have FUN learning! :)

CLICK HERE for the worksheet.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Monday, October 6, 2014

Science Test TOMORROW!

Just a reminder that we have our Standard 1 test tomorrow in science!!!  I know you will all do GREAT!

Here are some things you can do tonight to review:

Matter Review 

Standard 1.1 Review 

Take the Matter PreTest on UTIPS.  This can be taken up to 5 times.

Study Standard 1 in your textbook.

Study your notes and assignments in your Science Binder.

Study your Matter File Folder that we have been making in class.

Review your Vocabulary (yellow paper in your Science Binder)

Good luck and have FUN learning!!! :)