• Previous Weeks' Homework Assignments 
     * The notes and the worksheets can be printed from this page if you put the cursor over HERE in the sentence.
     
     
    Monday: 2/10 - Today the topic is using thermal energy to heat our buildings.  Click HERE for a copy of the notes from today.  Tomorrow students will be insulating a frozen water bottle to keep the water frozen overnight.  Bring in something to insulate your bottle tomorrow.
     
    Tuesday: 2/11 - Insulating the bottles today.  A little review of the scienctific method and using class time to answer some questions about our experiment.  Tomorrow we will unwrap the bottles and see how successful we were.
     
    Wednesday:  2/12 - Reveal day! We will calculate the % of ice left in the bottles and determine the winners.
     
    Thursday: 2/13 - Concept review and a Bill Nye video.  
                              
    Friday:  2/14 - no school - Enjoy your February break!
     
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    Monday: 2/3 - There will be a test on Heat and States of Matter tomorrow.  Today we completed a review sheet in class.  Click HERE for a copy of the review sheet. Study notes, vocabulary sheet, and review sheet to prepare for the test.  There is also a quizlet on google classroom that you can use to study.
     
    Tuesday: 2/4 - Test Day!  There is an optional extra credit assignment.  Click HERE for the crossword puzzle.  There are a few tricky clues, so you can leave up to 4 blanks on the puzzle and still get full credit.
     
    Wednesday:  2/5 - Continuing on with part 2 of Chapter 9.  Today we will discuss Conduction, Convection, Radiation, and Insulation.  Click HERE for a copy of today's notes.  Click HERE for a copy of the homework for tonight.
     
    Thursday: 2/6 - Demonstration day - students observed conduction rates of differents metals and convection of different temperatures of liquids.  No new notes.  No homework.
                              
    Friday:  2/7 - Today students will be going over the answers to the test from Tuesday.  Students should think about what they will bring in to insulate their water bottles next week.  We want to keep a bottle of water frozen for 24 hours.
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    Monday: 1/27 - Continuing on with Chapter 9 part 1.  Click HERE for a copy of today's notes.  Click HERE for a copy of today's homework. 
     
    Tuesday: 1/28 - States of Matter is the topic today.  Click HERE for a copy of the notes from class today.  No homework tonight.
     
    Wednesday:  1/29 - Students watched a Bill Nye video on Phases of Matter.  After the video, students worked on the vocabulary sheet for Chapter 9 - part 1 (up to Plasma).  Click HERE for a copy of the vocabulary sheet.
     
    Thursday: 1/30 - The topic today is changing phases.  Click HERE for a copy of today's notes.  The vocabulary sheet from yesterday needs to be completed over the weekend and students should start to study for the test on Tuesday on Heat and States of Matter.
                              
    Friday:  1/31 - Today's lesson will be in the STEM lab.  We will be using the Z-Space computers to study phases of matter.  The test on Heat and Phases of Matter will be on Tuesday.  Make sure that your vocabulary sheet is complete and use it to study this weekend.  There are Quizlet flash cards on Google classroom to help you study.
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    Monday: 1/20 - no school - MLK
    The mid-term will be given in class this week - Wednesday and Thursday.
     
    Tuesday: 1/21 - Mid-Term Review in class today.  Study your tests, review sheets, notes.
    The mid-term will be given in class this week - Wednesday and Thursday.
     
    Wednesday:  1/22 - Multiple choice part of the science mid-term exam today.  Tomorrow is the calculation part.
     
    Thursday: 1/23 - No new notes.  No homework.
                              
    Friday:  1/24 - New topic today - Heat!  Click HERE for a copy of today's notes.  No homework this weekend :)
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    Monday: 1/13 - We are starting to review for the science mid-term exam.  Today we went back to September and reviewed chapter 1 part 1 (scientific method) and chapter 1 part 2 (metrics and measurement).  Click HERE for a copy of midterm review #1. There is also an assignment on castlelearning.com.  Sign in with "firstnamelastname@tonacsd.org"  Click log in and it will direct you to create a password.  Complete the UNITS assignment.
    The mid-term will be given in class next week - probably Wednesday and Thursday.
     
    Tuesday: 1/14 - Mid-Term Review #2 today (motion & acceleration - ch 3 / laws of motions - ch 4)  Click HERE for a copy of the worksheet.  Anything not completed in class should be finished for homework.
     
    Wednesday:  1/15 - Review of Newton's Laws today.  Click HERE for a copy of the front of the reivew sheet for Newton's Laws of Motion.  Click HERE for a copy of the back of the review sheet for Newton's Laws of Motion.
     
    Thursday: 1/16 - Mid-Term Review #3 today - Chapter 5 (Energy) and Chapter 6 (Work & Machines).  Click HERE for a copy of Review #3.  Students should be studying their review sheets, notes, old tests for the Mid-Term exam on Wednesday and Thursday next week.
                              
    Friday:  1/17 - Students took a practice exam for the calculations part of the mid-term.  Click HERE for a copy of the prace sheet.  Click HERE for a copy of the formula sheet.
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    Monday: 1/6 - We will review the formulas that we learned in this chapter.  First we will fill out a formula sheet to get all of the formulas in one place.  Click HERE for a copy of the formula sheet.  Then we will use the formula worksheet to complete 7 calculations (one for each formula on the colored sheet).  Click HERE for a copy of the calculations sheet.  The test for work and machines will be on Friday.
     
    Tuesday: 1/7 - More review - We used class time to calculate the IMA for diagrams of simple machines using the formula sheet from yesterday.  Click HERE for the diagram sheet.  Then students worked on "Work and Machines Review" using thier notes to find the answers.  Click HERE for a copy of that worksheet.  Anything not completed in class should be finished for homework.
     
    Wednesday:  1/8 - In class, the two quizzes that we took in class were returned and we went over the answers.  We took a few minutes to organize folders, since folders will be graded on Monday.  At the end of class, students made a vocabulary sheet to use for studying for the test on Friday.  Click HERE for a copy of the vocabulary sheet.
     
    Thursday: 1/9 - Review today!  Click HERE for a copy of the review sheet that students completed in class today.  
                              
    Friday:  1/10 - Test Day!  There is an optional extra credit assignment.  Click HERE for a copy of the puzzles.
    (sorry - they were scanned upside down)
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    Monday: 12/30 - No school
     
    Tuesday: 12/31 - No school
     
    Wednesday:  1/1 - Happy New Year!
     
    Thursday: 1/2 - Welcome Back!  There will be a short quiz tomorrow.  In class today, we made a study guide for the quiz.  Click HERE for a copy of the study guide.
                              
    Friday:  1/3 - The chapter test for work and machines will be next Friday.  Start studying this weekend.  There is a quizlet on google classroom to help you review the vocabulary.
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