Homework
Week of January 16, 2018
Students are learning about gravity and inertia in the Astronomy Unit.
Tuesday
Finish p. 19 # 1 a, b, and c and 2 a,b, and c.
Wednesday
none
Thursday
Finish the following: p. 27 # 1 a, b, and c; 2 a, b, and c; and 3 a, b, and c
Friday
none
January 9, 2018
The students are sharing their Newton Law Park and Rec Projects.
We will begin Astronomy on Thursday!
Monday through Wednesday
Finish Newton Park and Rec Project.
Thursday and Friday
Complete: p. 13 # 1 a and b; 2 a,b, and c
December 18th
This week students will be working on a new project looking at Newton's First, Second, and Third Laws. The project is called Newton's Park and Rec. Students will work cooperatively to create three amusement park rides or sports complex activities that show each of Newton's Laws. Students began to design the Park/Rec facility last week, this week they are building the Park/Rec facility!
Monday and Tuesday
Complete magazine article entitled: "Saved By Selfies". Due Wednesday December 20th.
Complete Shipping and Sliding Lab, if needed.
Wednesday and Thursday
none
Friday
none
Enjoy winter break!
12
This week students will be working on a new project looking at Newton's First, Second, and Third Laws. The project is called Newton's Park and Rec. Students will work cooperatively to create three amusement park rides or sports complex activities that show each of Newton's Laws.
Monday
none
Tuesday
none
Wednesday and Thursday
Finish magazine article handout, if needed.
Friday
none
November 27th
This week students will look at the effects of friction on shipping materials in a lab entitled: Shipping and Sliding.
Monday
none
Tuesday
Finish vocabulary cards.
Wednesday through Thursday
Work on Shipping and Sliding Lab, if needed.
Friday
none
November 20th
Students are working to finish all work for trimester #1.
Monday and Tuesday
Finish p. 42 # 110, if needed.
Complete and revise the Egg Crash lab and Whirlybird Lab, if needed.
Have a Happy Thanksgiving!
Weeks of November 13th
Students are working on a Whirlybird Lab. No homework other than finishing any makeup work.
October 30th
Students are revising their "Egg" Crash lab and writing their lab report this week.
Monday through Thursday
Study the 12 Unit 2 vocabulary words for the test on Friday.
Friday
none
October 23rd
Students are designing a paper car that will need to protect an egg from a crash. Students had to take in account various forces when designing and building their car.
Monday through Thursday
Makeup work:
Revise the Friction 500 Lab.
LWS sheet
Cats and Physics Scientific Explanation
Friday
none
October 16th
Students are working on a new lab entitled: Friction 500. They are looking at the affects of friction of speed.
Monday through Thursday
Finish Why Do Cats Land On Their Feet Scientific Explanation handout.
All Forces and Motions Labs were returned to students and may be revised. Due Friday.
Friday
none
Monday
Finish Unit 2 vocabulary words # 16.
Finish any lab revision work, if needed.
Finish p. 25, if needed.
Tuesday
Finish Unit 2 vocabulary words # 712.
Finish any lab revision work, if needed.
Finish p. 25, if needed.
Wednesday
Finish lab revision work, if needed.
Finish p. 25, if needed.
Thursday
Finish lab revision work, if needed
Finish p. 25, if needed.
Friday
none
October 2
Students finished their lab with speed and acceleration. This week we will be learning about Newton's three Laws, gravity and friction.
Monday
Study the study guide and vocabulary words # 112 for the test tomorrow.
Tuesday
Finish p. 25 # 110, if needed.
Wednesday through Friday
none
September 25th
We are continuing to look at forces that effect speed and acceleration. Students are finishing up studentdesigned labs and beginning to write their lab report.
Monday through Thursday
Study notes and study guide for the test on Tuesday October 3rd.
Friday
none
9/18th
We will begin our Speed and Acceleration Lab. Students are working cooperatively to design a lab to test the effects of forces on speed and acceleration!
Monday
Periods 1 and 2:
Finish p. 19 # 110
Tuesday through Thursday
Fiinsh any makeup work.
Friday
none
September 11th
This week we will be buddy book reading Chapter 1 sections 1 and 2 in preparation for our first lab. Thank you to all of the students and parents for returning the signed safety contracts!
Monday
none
Tuesday
none
Wednesday
none
Thursday
Finish p. 9 # 111 and p. 13 # 19 if you did not finish in class this week.
Friday
Finish vocabulary handouts. They will be due with a late grade on Friday September 22nd.
September 4th
Students are working on Unit 1 Vocabulary Measuring Motion to understand vocabulary before reading the chapter!
Tuesday through Thursday
Read and sign the Safety Contract
Friday
none
August 31st
Welcome back and welcome to grade 8!
Science supplies that students will need to bring to class daily are a pen/pencil, a notebook or a binder section for science notes. Textbooks will be handed out on Tuesday and I ask that the book gets covered.
Please read over the Science Safety Contract with your child and sign it and return by Wednesday September 6th!!
I am looking forward to a great school year and meeting all my students!
