It's Monday and there's lots to do. Check Edmodo for all the directions. You need to finish the worksheet from Friday, make flashcards for the next 14 words (all about erosion), make a cover page for weathering and erosion in your journal, and label a few other pages. There might be more, so check Edmodo.
We will work on erosional forces this week. The test is scheduled for next Monday.
Sadly, no one took me up on the bonus. I'm sad that you aren't reading the website.
Today we worked on worksheets about mechanical weathering and erosion. The assignment is found on Edmodo. There is no additional homework. If you didn't have your homework on Friday, you will be calling home on Monday for your detention.
Have a great weekend!
Let's see if you are reading the website regularly. If you want extra points on one of your assignment, be one of the first three people per class to bring me information from today's Science News for Kids found on the Home page of this website. I want to know about the Mystery microbes of the sea. What are they and what makes them so important?
Bring me your answer (on Friday, September 27)...the first three from each class that are complete will get some extra credit.
Today was all about graphing the data. You are making a scatter plot of the data collected from weathering candy in your mouths. You need to stay on top of Science right now as we are moving fast.
HOMEWORK: Complete the graph and questions on the graphing paper. Complete the notes for Chapter 7-1 (the half sheet of paper you received). A copy of both can be found in the Erosion and Weathering folder in your Edmodo.
Come prepared to work in class. Don't bring extra books or materials. What does come in MUST fit in ONE chair pack.
See you tomorrow!!
We weathered some candy today. It is interesting how little begging for more is done after holding a Sweet Tart on your tongue for five or more minutes. What was happening that helps explain weathering? Why would we use candy to model weathering?
HOMEWORK: Make a set of flashcards for the vocabulary words. There must be a picture on one side and the word and definition on the other side. I am giving you until Friday to finish these (with the exception of 7th period...Sci-7's are due tomorrow), but I wouldn't wait as there will be more homework tomorrow.
Today we are reading lesson 7-1 in the textbook. Read carefully and pay attention to pictures and definitions. You will be using the information you read.
Homework: Complete a Frayer model vocabulary sheet for the following words: weathering, chemical weathering, mechanical weathering, ice or frost wedging, oxidation, and climate. The Frayer model must include all parts. You may use a picture or words for the NON-example, but it must be a relevant picture and you may only use a non-example once on the paper. Use the definitions from the book. Pictures must be in color.
Today we are wrapping up our Crystal's Lab. Look at the pictures...wow, did we ever get some good growth.
Did you hypothesize that the crystals would grow better on the sponge?
Tomorrow we are going to start a unit on Weathering and Erosion. Watch for links to resources that will help you learn what you need to know.