Monday, March 3, 2014

Math:  OAKS score sheets sent home.  Lesson 23 and 24 review and worksheet due Tuesday. 

Science:  Watched a short film about 1)  solid, liquid and gas, 2) pressure  3) temperature.  We passed around tiny coffee cups that went to 2500 feet below the surface of the ocean in a basket outside of a submarine.... see this link

What happened to Mrs. Stolp's coffee cups?

Homework:  Math worksheet

Thursday, February 27, 2014

OAKS Testing

Math:  We have been preparing for and participating in the OAKS state assessment this week. 
Science:  Students have been working on their foldable notes for solid, liquid and gas from chapter 4.
Homework:  get a good night's sleep and eat good food to be prepared for testing.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Two Step Equations and Gumdrop Molecules

Math:  8th grade warm-up, two step equations lesson and homework time.

Science:  Gumdrop Molecules.

Homework:  Lesson 20 1-18 all, show work and check each equation.

The Physics of Shawn White and the half pipe>>

Monday, February 10, 2014

Block 2 TEST today

Math:  warm-up, partner check homework,  Block 2 TEST, Block 3 Pretest

Science:  How do snowflakes form?  Colored on foldables for solid, liquid and gas.

Homework:  none

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Block Test Friday

Math:  none
Science:  SPICE scientists came and we collected data on foot size and height.  We discussed science fair project ideas. 
Solid, Liquid Gas vocab notes in foldables. 
Vaporization, Condensation, Freezing, Melting,  Solid, crystalline solid, amorphous solid.
Homework:  Students can prepare for Block Test Friday or work on their foldables for science. 

Monday, February 3, 2014

8th grade warm-ups!

Math:  We started using 8th grade warm-ups today; Lesson 10 notes and homework time.

Science:  New seats, Science Fair plans, microscopes with crystalline solids observation.

Homework:  Lesson 10 (1-27 all), SPICE worksheet due Wednesday with science fair idea.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Book 3 Block 1 Test Finished

Math:  Warm-up, homework collected.  Book 3 Block 1 Test, see Jupiter Grades for results.

Science:  Mikayla shared a great game that stumped a lot of us!

Homework:  think about science fair ideas

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

UO Spice Program visit

Math:  Lesson 5 notes on the commutative property and the associative property.   
Science:  SPICE program students came and presented information on the scientific method and we did an activity with mystery boxes.

Homework:  Math, Block 1 Review ALL due Friday (class time tomorrow).  Block Test Friday
Science:  Come up with at least two science projects you would like to try to share with the SPICE students next week.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Science Tests Returned

Math:  Warm-up, homework collected, Block 3 test, Block 1 Pretest, Checked out new math books.
Science:  Two silly song videos about matter, see science links.  Science tests returned.  Topical Storm about "what we think we know" about States of Matter. 
Homework:  none if all caught up

Monday, January 13, 2014

Experimental Probabilty!

Math:  Warm-up, Lesson 16 and 17;  Experimental Probability.  Homework time.

Science:  Brain Pop short video.  Draw molecule masterpieces.  Chapter 3 Assessment in Science Book assigned.  Page 100 (1-15).  Write complete sentences;  this assignment is due Wednesday and can be used on the Chapter 3 TEST Wednesday.

Homework:  Lesson 16 and 17 math ALL due Tuesday.  Science Ch 3 Assessment 1-15 due Wednesday.  Block 3 Math Test Thursday.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Scores sent home

Math:  New seats,  Warm-up, corrected, collected.  Easy CBM score graphs passed out for fall and winter scores.  Our class is showing lots of growth. Students should show you their graphs.

Science:  Chemicals have formulas.  We completed molecule matching, great combinations, and will draw molecules on Monday. 

Next week:  Math Block Test,  Science Chapter 3 Test. 

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Early release day tomorrow

Math:  Warm-up, Easy CBM testing.
Science:  Chemical Formulas, compounds, mixtures. New game "Science Ball"
Cern Atom Smasher Video here
Homework:  none if all caught up.  Tomorrow, students will get their EasyCBM Winter score graphs to see growth from fall scores.

Monday, January 6, 2014

Hot chocolate welcome back!

Math:  Warm-up, Lesson 14, Homework time.
Science:  Movie about atoms, molecules, compounds and mixtures.
Homework:  Lesson 14 all

Short science video: