May 14 2017

Week of May 15, 2017

Week At A Glance:

Monday: Graded Virtual Lab: (Parkworld Plot)

Tuesday: Measurement Scavenger Hunt, Bombs Away Lab

Wednesday: Paper Towel Lab

Thursday: Semester Exam Study Guide

Friday: 8th Grade Field Day @ EJCHS

Important Information:

Semester Exams: May 22 – May 23

Honors Day/Last Day of School: May 24

May 07 2017

Week of May 8, 2017

Week At A Glance:

Monday: Science Skills Review: SI Measurement

Tuesday: Science Skills Review: Ionic and Covalent Bonding

Wednesday: Force and Motion Lab (Egg Drop)

Thursday: Force and Motion Lab (Alka Rockets)

Friday: Virtual Labs

Important Information:
8th Grade Dance (5/12/17)

8th Grade Field Day (5/19/17)

8th Grade Exams (5/22 and 5/23)

Last Day of School/Honors Day (5/24/17)

Apr 30 2017

Week of May 1, 2017

Week At A Glance:

Monday: Electricity and Magnetism Review Sheet

Tuesday: Electricity and Magnetism Review Game

Wednesday: Electricity and Magnetism Test

Thursday: Cookie Mining Lab

Friday: Virtual Labs

Important Information:

8th Grade Dance: May 12th

8th Grade Field Day: May 19th

Semester Exams: May 22nd-23rd

Last Day of School: May 24th

Mar 25 2017

Week of March 27, 2017

Week At A Glance:

Monday: Finish Light Notes

Tuesday: Computer Lab (I-Station for 1-3, Book Project 4)

Wednesday: Lenses and Mirrors Lab, Light Quiz

Thursday: Light Literacy Activity: All Summer In A Day

Friday: STEM Challenge: Working In A Coal Mine

Important Information:

JCSS Spring Break: April 3 -7

Georgia Milestones: 8th Grade

ELA Part 1 (April 17)

ELA Part 2 (April 18)

Math (April 19)

Science (April 24)

GA Studies (April 25)

Mar 19 2017

Week of March 20, 2017

Week At A Glance:

Monday: Which Wave Activity, Doppler Effect (Video Clips and Handout)

Tuesday: Resonance Demonstration and Video Clip, Sound Quiz

Wednesday: Electromagnetic Spectrum (Brainpop and Classnotes)

Thursday: Video (Out of the Darkness: An Introduction to Light), Begin Light Notes

Friday: Finish Light Notes, Light Virtual Lab

Important Information:

JCSS Spring Break: April 3-7, 2017

8th Grade Georgia Milestones Testing Schedule

Language Arts Part 1: April 17th

Language Arts Part 2: April 18th

Math: April 19th

Physical Science: April 24th

GA Studies: April 25th

Mar 04 2017

Week of March 6, 2017

Week At A Glance:

Monday: I-Station in Computer Lab

Tuesday: Bill Nye: Waves, Wave Types Graphic Organizer

Wednesday: Making the Waves (Part 1)

Thursday: Making the Waves (Part 2)

Friday: Wave Quiz #1, Holt Virtual Lab

Important Information:

– Student Conferences are being held this week.

– Science Working Lunch is held every Wednesday.

– Teacher Work Day (March 13th)

Feb 25 2017

Week of February 27, 2017

Week At A Glance:

Monday: Heat Transfer Webquest

Tuesday: Heat and Temperature Lab

Wednesday: 3 Mysteries Activity, Unit Test Review

Thursday: Energy Unit Test

Friday: Introduction to Waves (CBS Video Clip, Readworks Article, Writing Assignment)

Important Information:
– Science Working Lunch is held every Wednesday

– Spring Conferences (February 27- March 10). Please ask your student about the sign up sheet if you have not seen it.

– Teacher Work Day: March 13, 2017

Feb 21 2017

Week of February 20, 2017

Week At A Glance:

Monday: Student/Teacher Holiday

Tuesday: Student/Teacher Holiday

Wednesday: Heat Vocabulary Activity, Temperature Tale of Two Cities Handout

Thursday: Heat Transfer Demonstrations, Heat Transfer Review Game

Friday: Bill Nye Video (Heat), Heat Vocabulary Quiz

Important Information:
Student Led Conferences: February 27-March 10.
Science Working Lunch is held every Wednesday

Feb 04 2017

Week of February 6, 2017

Week At A Glance:

Monday: Energy Conversion Graphic Organizer, Science Skills Review (Graphing Data)

Tuesday: Energy Virtual Lab (Part 1), Video: Roller Coaster Physics with comprehension questions

Wednesday: Roller Coaster Lab

Thursday: Read Chapter 9 Section 3 and complete Conservation of Energy Handout, Energy Virtual Lab (Part 2)

Friday: Quiz (Energy Conversion), The Science of Cartoons (Maters Tall Tale)

Important Information
– Science working lunch is held every Wednesday. Students who did not finish their Forms of Energy quiz on Friday will need to attend.

Jan 29 2017

Week of January 30, 2017

Week At A Glance:

Monday: Review Potential Energy Calculations, Force and Motion Unit Test Corrections

Tuesday: Kinetic Energy (Brainpop, Class Notes, Calculations)

Wednesday: Forms of Energy (Classnotes, Forms of Energy Handout)

Thursday: Quiz (Forms of Energy), The science of cartoons (Mater’s Tall Tales)

Friday: Lab (Work and Energy)

Important Information
– Science Working Lunch is held every Wednesday.

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