• Week of: 5/18-5/22

    • Read Topic 2, Lesson 2: Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration (pgs. 62-70, available through Pearson Realize on ClassLink)
    • Optional: Watch the BrainPop on Acceleration https://www.brainpop.com/science/motionsforcesandtime/acceleration/ and this one on Distance, Rate, and Time https://www.brainpop.com/math/algebra/distancerateandtime/
    • After reading, choose ONE activity to submit:
      • Online only - Interactivity - Falling for Velocity
      • Online only - Lesson Quiz in Teams or via the Form I will email you
      • On paper or online - T2L2 Check on pg. 71 (you can submit your answers by taking a photo of the page in the book, writing your answers on notebook paper and taking a picture, typing your answers in an email, or completing it on Pearson Realize)
    • Check FOCUS to see if you have any missing assignments or low grades that you'd like to replace. My grades have to be submitted by May 29, so you have until then to make up any missing/low grades.

     

    Week of: 5/11-5/15

    • Read Topic 2, Lesson 1: Describing Motion and Force (pgs. 54-60, available through Pearson Realize on ClassLink)
    • Optional: Watch the BrainPop on Forces https://www.brainpop.com/science/energy/forces/ and this video on FOrce and Motion https://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/forces-and-motion/force-and-motion.htm
    • After reading, choose ONE activity to submit:
      • Online only - Interactivity - Levers
      • Online only - Lesson Quiz in Teams or via the Form I will email you
      • On paper or online - T2L1 Check (you can submit your answers by taking a photo of the page in the book, writing your answers on notebook paper and taking a picture, typing your answers in an email, or completing it on Pearson Realize)
    • Check email and the website on Friday for next week's assignments

     

    Week of: 5/4-5/8

    • Read Topic 1, Lesson 4: Energy Change and Conservation (pgs. 32-39, available through Pearson Realize on ClassLink)
    • Optional: Watch the BrainPop on Forms of Energy https://www.brainpop.com/science/energy/formsofenergy/ and this video on Energy Transformations https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8atIc3XixY
    • After reading, choose ONE activity to submit:
      • Online only - Interactivity - Take it to the Extreme
      • Online only - Lesson Quiz in Teams or via the Form I will email you
      • On paper or online - T1L4 Check (you can submit your answers by taking a photo of the page in the book, writing your answers on notebook paper and taking a picture, typing your answers in an email, or completing it on Pearson Realize)
    • Check email and the website on Friday for next week's assignments

     

    Week of: 4/27-5/1

    • Read Topic 1, Lesson 2: Kinetic Energy and Potential Energy (pgs. 14-20, available through Pearson Realize on ClassLink)
    • After reading, choose ONE activity to submit:
      • Online only - Interactivity - Roller Coasters and Potential Energy
      • Online only - Lesson Quiz in Teams or via the Form I will email you
      • On paper or online - T1L2 Check (you can submit your answers by taking a photo of the page in the book, writing your answers on notebook paper and taking a picture, typing your answers in an email, or completing it on Pearson Realize)
    • Check email and the website on Friday for next week's assignments

     

    Week of: 4/20-4/24

    • Read Topic 5, Lesson 4: Severe Weather and Floods (pgs. 218-227, available through Pearson Realize on ClassLink)
    • After reading, choose ONE activity to submit:
      • Online only - Interactivity - Not in Kansas Anymore
      • Online only - Lesson Quiz in Teams or via the Form I will email you
      • On paper or online - T5L4 Check (you can submit your answers by taking a photo of the page in the book, writing your answers on notebook paper and taking a picture, typing your answers in an email, or completing it on Pearson Realize)
    • Check email and the website on Friday for next week's assignments

     

    Week of: 4/13-4/17

    • Read Topic 5, Lesson 1: Water in the Atmosphere (pgs. 192-199, available through Pearson Realize on ClassLink)
    • After reading, choose ONE activity to submit:
      • Online only - Interactivity - Water Cycle
      • Online only - Lesson Quiz in Teams or via the Form I will email you
      • On paper or online - T5L1 Check (you can submit your answers by taking a photo of the page in the book, writing your answers on notebook paper and taking a picture, typing your answers in an email, or completing it on Pearson Realize)
    • Check email and the website on Friday for next week's assignments

     

    Week of: 4/6-4/10

    • Work on Week 2 of the Distance Learning Packet provided by the Dictrict (both packets due by Friday, 4/10)
    • Check email and the website on Friday for next week's assignments

    My office hours (the times when I will be at my computer and ready to answer your questions) are 9:30-10:30 am and 1-2 pm. Email me at davidsonk@leonschools.net if you need any help.

     

    Week of: 3/30-4/3

    • Work on Week 1 of the Distance Learning Packet provided by the Dictrict
    • Check your Outlook account for an email from me and send a reponse

    My office hours (the times when I will be at my computer and ready to answer your questions) are 9:30-10:30 am and 1-2 pm. Email me at davidsonk@leonschools.net if you need any help.

     

    Week of: 3/9-3/13

    Monday

    • Ocean Currents Video
    • HW: Study for Topic 4 Test
    • All Extra Credit due Thursday

    Tuesday

    • Test Review
    • HW: Study for Topic 4 Test
    • All Extra Credit due Thursday

    Wednesday

    • Test Review
    • HW: Study for Topic 4 Test
    • All Extra Credit due Thursday

    Thursday

    • Topic 4 Test

    Friday

    •  Test Corrections due 3/15

     

     

    Week of: 3/2-3/6

    Monday

    • Salinity and Density
    • HW: T4 L3 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 170-177) due Friday
    • ReadWorks article and questions due Wednesday

    Tuesday

    • Ocean Currents
    • HW: T4 L3 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 170-177) due Friday
    • ReadWorks article and questions due Wednesday

    Wednesday

    • Bill Nye: Currents
    • HW: T4 L3 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 170-177) due Friday

    Thursday

    • Ocean Currents Interactivity - Meet in MC Lab
    • HW: T4 L3 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 170-177) due Friday

    Friday

    •  T4 L3 Review and Quiz
    • T4 TEST ON THURSDAY, 3/12

     

    Week of: 2/24-2/28

    Monday

    • T4 L1 Quiz
    • HW: T4 L2 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 160-168) due Friday

    Tuesday

    • What Causes Wind?
    • HW: T4 L2 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 160-168) due Friday

    Wednesday

    • Global Winds Demo
    • HW: T4 L2 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 160-168) due Friday

    Thursday

    • Global Winds Task Cards
    • HW: T4 L2 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 160-168) due Friday

    Friday

    •  T4 L2 Review and Quiz

     

    Week of: 2/10-2/14

    Monday

    • Mental Health Training completion - Meet in Building 7 Lab
    • HW: Study for test

    Tuesday

    • Test Review
    • HW: Study for test

    Wednesday

    • Test Review - Meet in Building 7 Lab
    • HW: Study for test

    Thursday

    • Test Review
    • HW: Study for test

    Friday

    •  T3/T6 Test

    Week of: 2/3-2/7

    Monday

    • Caves
    • HW: T6 L3 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 270-279) due Friday

    Tuesday

    • Streams/Groundwater Notes - Meet in Bldg. 7 Lab
    • HW: T6 L3 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 270-279) due Friday

    Wednesday

    • Groundwater Demo
    • HW: T6 L3 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 270-279) due Friday

    Thursday

    • Watershed Digital Lesson
    • HW: T6 L3 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 270-279) due Friday

    Friday

    •  T6 L3 Review and Quiz

     

    Week of: 1/27-1/31

    Monday

    • Processes That Shape the Earth
    • HW: T6 L2 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 262-268) due Friday

    Tuesday

    • Erosion and Weathering Doodlenotes
    • HW: T6 L2 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 262-268) due Friday

    Wednesday

    • W.E.D. Stations
    • HW: T6 L2 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 262-268) due Friday

    Thursday

    • Bill Nye: Erosion
    • HW: T6 L2 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 262-268) due Friday

    Friday

    •  T6 L2 Review and Quiz

    Week of: 1/20-1/24

    Monday

    • NO SCHOOL  - MLK HOLIDAY

    Tuesday

    • Mental Health Training
    • HW: T3 L2 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 114-124) due Friday

    Wednesday

    • Landforms Notes
    • HW: T3 L2 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 114-124) due Friday

    Thursday

    • Topography Activity
    • HW: T3 L2 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 114-124) due Friday

    Friday

    •  T3 L2 Review and Quiz

    Week of: 1/13-1/17

    Monday

    • Mental Health Training
    • HW: T3 L1 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 106-112) due Thursday

    Tuesday

    • CHALLENGER CENTER FIELD TRIP - Bring a lunch!
    • HW: T3 L1 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 106-112) due Thursday

    Wednesday

    • Earth's Spheres Walk-About
    • HW: T3 L1 reading and Lesson Check (pgs. 106-112) due Thursday

    Thursday

    •  T3 L1 Quiz

    Friday

     

    Week of: 12/9-12/13

    Monday

    • Meet in Building 8 Lab - Test Corrections/Ketchup and Pickles
    • HW: Study for Midterm Exam

    Tuesday

    • Meet in Building 8 Lab - Midterm Review: Scientific Methods WebQuest
    • HW: Study for Midterm Exam

    Wednesday

    • Midterm Review: Scientific Inquiry Task Cards
    • HW: Study for Midterm Exam

    Thursday

    • Midterm Review: Theories and Laws Group Activity
    • HW: Study for Midterm Exam

    Friday

    • Midterm Review: Classification Task Cards
    • HW: Study for Midterm Exam

     

    Week of: 12/2-12/6

    Monday

    • Review Topic 8: Cells and Cell Systems
    • HW: Study for Topic 8 Test (Friday 12/6)
    • HW: Extra Credit assignment (on Study Guide) due Wednesday

    Tuesday

    • Frog Dissection Preview and Notes
    • HW: Study for Topic 8 Test (Friday 12/6)
    • HW: Extra Credit assignment (on Study Guide) due Wednesday

    Wednesday

    • Frog Dissection
    • HW: Study for Topic 8 Test (Friday 12/6)

    Thursday

    • Review Topic 8: Cells and Cell Systems
    • HW: Study for Topic 8 Test (Friday 12/6)

    Friday

    • Topic 8 Test

     

    Week of: 11/18-11/22

    Monday

    • Begin Topic 8: Lesson 6 - Systems Interacting
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 6 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 396-406 of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Tuesday

    • Testing Response Times
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 6 reading and Lesson Check due Friday

    Wednesday

    • System Interactions Stations
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 6 reading and Lesson Check due Friday

    Thursday

    • Complete Stations
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 6 reading and Lesson Check due Friday
    • HW: Make sure all Lesson 6 vocabulary definitions have been added to vocabulary chart in binder

    Friday

    • Lesson 6 Review and Quiz
    • Topic 8 Test on Friday, 12/6 (Extra Credit due 12/4)

     

    Week of: 11/11-11/15

    Monday

    • No School - Veteran's Day

    Tuesday

    • Body System projects (in-class assignment)
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 5 reading (pgs. 386-393) and Lesson Check (pg. 394) due Friday
    • Topic 8: Lesson 5 Quiz on Friday

    Wednesday

    • Body System Presentations
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 5 reading (pgs. 386-393) and Lesson Check (pg. 394) due Friday

    Thursday

    • Owl Pellet Dissection
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 5 reading (pgs. 386-393) and Lesson Check (pg. 394) due Friday

    Friday

    • Topic 8: Lesson 5 Review and Quiz

     

    Week of: 11/4-11/8

    Monday

    • Topic 8: Lesson 3 Review and Quiz
    • HW: Toothpick Bridge due tomorrow!

    Tuesday

    • Toothpick Bridge Competition
    • No HW

    Wednesday

    • Begin Topic 8: Lesson 5 - Human Body Systems
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 5 reading (pgs. 386-393) and Lesson Check (pg. 394) due next Friday

    Thursday

    • Begin Body System projects (in-class assignment)
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 5 reading (pgs. 386-393) and Lesson Check (pg. 394) due next Friday

    Friday

    • Body System projects (in-class assignment)
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 5 reading (pgs. 386-393) and Lesson Check (pg. 394) due next Friday

     

    Week of: 10/28-11/1

    Monday

    • Topic 8: Lesson 2 Review and Quiz
    • HW: Toothpick Bridge due next Tuesday

    Tuesday

    • Begin Topic 8: Lesson 3 - Obtaining and Removing Materials
    • Osmosis/Diffusion Lab
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 3 reading (pgs. 371-376) and Lesson Check (pg. 377) due Monday 

    Wednesday

    • Osmosis/Diffusion Task Cards
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 3 reading and Lesson Check due Monday 

    Thursday

    • Osmosis movie and questions
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 3 reading and Lesson Check due Monday  

    Friday

    • Complete movie and questions
    • HW: Complete reading and Lesson 3 Lesson Check (pg. 377)
    • HW: Make sure all Lesson 3 vocabulary definitions have been added to vocabulary chart in binder
    • Quiz on Topic 8: Lesson 3 (pgs. 371-376) on Monday
    • Toothpick Bridges due Tuesday, 11/5

    Week of: 10/21-10/25

    Monday

    • Begin Topic 8: Lesson 2 - Cell Structures
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 2 reading and Lesson Check due next Monday (pages 359-369 of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Tuesday

    • Cell Structures DoodleNotes
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 2 reading and Lesson Check due Monday 

    Wednesday

    • Cell Structures Foldables
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 2 reading and Lesson Check due Monday 

    Thursday

    • Cell Structure Stations
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 2 reading and Lesson Check due Monday  

    Friday

    • Complete Cell Stations
    • HW: Complete reading and Lesson 2 Lesson Check (pg. 369)
    • HW: Make sure all Lesson 2 vocabulary definitions have been added to vocabulary chart in binder
    • Quiz on Topic 8: Lesson 2 (pgs. 359-369) on Monday

     

    Week of: 10/14-10/18

    Monday

    No School for Students - Teacher Planning Day

    Tuesday

    • Begin Topic 8: Lesson 1 - Structure and Function of Cells
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 1 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 349-358of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Wednesday

    • Cell Theory Doodlenotes
    • HW: Topic 8: Lesson 1 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 349-358of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Thursday

    • Cell Theory Stations
    • HW: Complete reading and Lesson 1 Lesson Check (pg. 358)
    • HW: Make sure all Lesson 1 vocabulary definitions have been added to vocabulary chart in binder
    • Quiz on Topic 8: Lesson 1 (pgs. 349-358) tomorrow

    Friday

    • Review Topic 8: Lesson 1
    • Quiz on Topic 8: Lesson 1 (pgs. 349-358)

    Week of: 10/7-10/11

    Monday

    • Complete Experiment
    • HW: Study for Topic 7 test (test on 10/8 - Study Guide in binder and on Important Documents page)

    Tuesday

    • Topic 7 Test
    • No HW

    Wednesday

    • Ketchup and Pickles Day
    • HW: Optional Test Corrections (for those scoring below 70% on test) due by 10/15 to receive points before Report Cards

    Thursday

    • Experiment Posters
    • HW: Optional Test Corrections (for those scoring below 70% on test) due by 10/15 to receive points before Report Cards

    Friday

    • Share results of experiments
    • HW: Optional Test Corrections (for those scoring below 70% on test) due by 10/15 to receive points before Report Cards

     

    Week of: 9/30-10/4

    Monday

    • NO SCHOOL - Fall Holiday

    Tuesday

    • Topic 7 Review Activities
    • HW: Study for Topic 7 test (test on 10/8 - Study Guide in binder and on Important Documents page)

    Wednesday

    • ADJUSTED BELL SCHEDULE - Writing Progress Monitoring
    • Topic 7 Review Activities
    • HW: Study for Topic 7 test (test on 10/8 - Study Guide in binder and on Important Documents page)

    Thursday

    • Topic 7 Review Activities
    • HW: Study for Topic 7 test (test on 10/8 - Study Guide in binder and on Important Documents page)

    Friday

    • Topic 7 Review Activities
    • HW: Study for Topic 7 test (test on 10/8 - Study Guide in binder and on Important Documents page)

     

    Week of: 9/23-9/27

    Monday

    • Begin Topic 7: Lesson 3 - Viruses, Bacteria, Fungi, and Protists
    • HW: Topic 7: Lesson 3 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 326-336 of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Tuesday

    • Types of Pathogens Foldable
    • HW: Topic 7: Lesson 3 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 326-336 of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Wednesday

    • Germs Video and Microscopic Organisms Color by Number
    • HW: Topic 7: Lesson 3 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 326-336 of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Thursday

    • Observing Microorganisms
    • HW: Make sure all vocabulary definitions have been added to vocabulary chart in binder
    • Quiz on Topic 7: Lesson 3 (pgs. 326-336) tomorrow

    Friday

    • Review Topic 7: Lesson 3
    • Quiz on Topic 7: Lesson 3 (pgs. 326-336)

     

    Week of: 9/16-9/20

    Monday

    • Begin Topic 7: Lesson 2 - Classification Systems
    • Topic 7: Lesson 2 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 316-324 of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Tuesday

    • Doodle Notes: Classification
    • Topic 7: Lesson 2 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 316-324 of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Wednesday

    • Using Taxonomic Keys
    • Topic 7: Lesson 2 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 316-324 of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Thursday

    • Evolution and Classification
    • Quiz on Topic 7: Lesson 2 (pgs. 316-324) tomorrow

    Friday

    • Review Topic 7: Lesson 2
    • Quiz on Topic 7: Lesson 2 (pgs. 316-324)

     

    Week of: 9/9-9/13

    Monday

    • Begin Topic 7: Living Things in the Biosphere
    • Topic 7: Lesson 1 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 304-313 of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Tuesday

    • Doodle Notes: Characteristics of Living Things
    • Topic 7: Lesson 1 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 304-313 of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Wednesday

    • Interactivity: What All Living Things Have in Common
    • Intro to Microscopes
    • Topic 7: Lesson 1 reading and Lesson Check due Friday (pages 304-313 of the science textbook, removed from book and put in science binder)

    Thursday

    • Miscroscope Lab
    • Quiz on Topic 7: Lesson 1 (pgs. 304-313) tomorrow

    Friday

    • Review Topic 7: Lesson 1
    • Quiz on Topic 7: Lesson 1 (pgs. 304-313)

     

    Week of: 9/2-9/6

    Monday

    • No School - Labor Day

    Tuesday

    • Nature of Science Review (WebQuest)
    • STUDY FOR NATURE OF SCIENCE TEST

    Wednesday

    • Nature of Science Review (WebQuest)
    • STUDY FOR NATURE OF SCIENCE TEST

    Thursday

    • NATURE OF SCIENCE TEST

    Friday

    • Test Corrections/Assignment Catch-up/Enrichment Activities

     

    Week of: 8/26-8/30

    Monday

    • GEMS: Dry Ice Investigations
    • What is Science? reading and questions - due Wednesday

    Tuesday

    • GEMS: Dry Ice Investigations

    Wednesday

    • Intro: Metric System and Conversions
    • What is Science? reading and questions due
    • Theory/Fact/Opinion reading and questions - due Friday

    Thursday

    • Metric Measurement Practice
    • NATURE OF SCIENCE TEST NEXT THURSDAY
    • Study guides distributed in class

    Friday

    • Metric Measurement Practice
    • Theory/Fact/Opinion reading and questions due

     

    Week of: 8/19-8/23

    Monday

    • Science Baseline Assessment (not for grade)
    • Class supplies due

    Tuesday

    • Science Class Binder set-up
    • All About Me Lab Coat due

    Wednesday

    • GEMS: Dry Ice Investigations
    • The Scientific Method reading and questions - due Friday

    Thursday

    • GEMS: Dry Ice Investigations

    Friday

    • GEMS: Dry Ice Investigations
    • The Scientific Method reading and questions due