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1/29

Quiz postponed to Tuesday: Study guide discussed in class-if absent, see Mr. Maz (quiz will cover DNA, RNA, cell structure/function, mitosis, meiosis)

 

1/26

Mitosis flip books due Thursday

Quiz Friday (cell structure/function, mitosis and meiosis)-study guide to come

1/25

complete mitosis worksheets

Quiz on cell structure and mitosis/meiosis on Friday. Study guide to come

1/14

Cell structure guided reading, review and reinforce, and enrichment worksheets, due Friday (tomorrow)

****Field trip to Connecticut Science Center next Friday!!!!!! All students must be picked up here at school at 4:00!!!!!!!!!

1/6

We're back!!!

Bridge Test on Monday-Study guide due Friday 1/8

Permission slips for CT Science Center Field Trip due Friday 1/8

12/7

ok, we've got homework!!!!

Bridge Quiz on Wednesday. Study guide here. Web site for the article (answers to study guide) here.

12/2 We are starting Science and Technology unit (building bridges)-unless posted, there will be no homework for the next few weeks. Depending on their job, individual students may be bringing home part of the bridge project to work on.
11/23 no homework this week!!!! Have a great Thanksgiving. GO RAIDERS!!!!!!
11/19 Test is tomorrow (Friday)-Study your study guides! Good Luck!
11/14

Complete distance/time graphing practice

Complete study guide for Wednesday

Unit test on Thursday!!!

11/13

Happy Friday the 13th! A few things.....

  1. HW- Newton's 3rd Law & Newton's Laws Review due Monday
  2. BIG End of Unit Test next Thursday. Xtra help will be on WEDNESDAY instead of Monday
  3. Study guide for the test to be handed out on Monday.
  4. Have a good weekend.
11/5 Newton's 2nd law math practice (show all work, you can use calculators)
11/4 HW-page 54, #1-4 (complete sentence answers, show all work on math problems
11/3 Complete "Shipping and Sliding" lab (inculding conclusions). This will be graded as a test
11/2

Complete experiment checklist (finish everything in your lab writeup EXCEPT THE CONCULSION.

For those out sick-I'll catch you up when you get back (you'll need to get data from your partners)

Remember-don't come back to school until 24 hours AFTER your fever has broken!

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/29 Complete bar graph from "slipping and sliding" lab
10/28

It was a pleasure to meet with parents the last few days-thank you for taking interest in your child's education

HW-finish "shipping and sliding" lab procedures

10/26 No homework tonight-we will be starting the "Shipping and Sliding" friction lab tomorrow-this will be graded as a test.
10/20

Quiz tomorrow Ch. 2 sections 1 + 2

Review questions: page 69/70 #'s 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20

10/19

pg. 48 #1-4 (complete sentences)

pg. 50 "writing in science" paragraph

10/16 Quiz on Chapter 2 Section 1 & 2 next Wed., no homework over the weekend
10/15

Homework: finish lab conclusion questions (complete sentences) for tomorrow

NEWS: Chapter 2 section 1 & 2 quiz next WEDNESDAY, not Tuesday. X-tra help still Monday.

10/14
  • No homework tonight-lab experiment tomorrow "Sticky Sneakers" (mesuring frictional force of sneakers)
  • quiz on Chapter 2 Section 1 next TUESDAY, xtra help on Monday

REMINDERS:

  1. GET THOSE MAGAZINE ORDERS IN!
  2. PARENT CONFERENCES BEGIN MONDAY, OCTOBER 26-PLEASE RETURN THE CONFERENCE SLIP TO SCHOOL!
10/8 no homework tonight field trip tomorrow, bring a jacket!
10/7 Friction worksheet
10/6

S's will learn about the 4 different types of frictional force

HW-complete friction notes

10/5

s's will learn and discuss The Force (kidding. They're learning about plain old "Force")

HW-complete Force guided reading WS

9/30 taking chapter 1 test today-no homework tonight
9/29 Test on Chapter 1 tomorrow-study guide here
9/14
  • no homework tonight-
  • xtra help night is normally Monday-this week, it will be Tuesday 15th
  • Quiz on Secton 1 Friday 18th