December 11, 2017

Welcome back parents

Homework for the week of December 11, 2017:

6th Grade:  Monday: Math: Review homework page 1 – Math test tomorrow; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Tuesday: Math: No homework – test; Science: Study Vocabulary words – test tomorrow!

Wednesday: Math: Close and Check 4-1; Science: No homework – test!

Thursday: Science: Study Vocabulary words

SCIENCE FAIR IS HERE!: Students should be doing their experiments at home at this time – data from experiments will be due December 21st. 

Vocabulary Words: Geosphere: the part of the Earth concerning land and the nonliving; System: group of parts that work together; Radiation: transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves; scattering: to disperse in all directions; Climate: typical weather patterns for an area over a long time; Weather: conditions of Earth’s atmosphere at a particular time and place; Wildfire: large fire that spreads quickly over an area; Flood: overflowing water in a normally dry area; Ozone: ozone is a gas in the form oxygen that protects us from harmful radiation from the sun; Ozone layer:  is the layer in the upper atmosphere where the radiation is absorbed;

7th Grade: Monday: Math: Homework page 1 – quiz tomorrow!; Science: Study Vocabulary words – Test Wednesday!!!

Tuesday: Math: No homework: quiz; Study vocabulary words – Test tomorrow!!!!

Wednesday:  Math: Close and Check 9-3

Thursday: Math: 9-3 homework page 1; Science – Science: Study Vocabulary words

SCIENCE FAIR IS HERE!: Students should be doing their experiments at home at this time – data from experiments will be due December 21st. 

Vocabulary words: Atmosphere: the envelope of gases that surrounds the planet; Hydrosphere: all the water on earth; Weather: conditions of the earth’s atmosphere at a particular time and place; temperature: average energy of motion of particles; Thermal Energy: total energy of motion of particles; Thermometer: device that measures temperature; convection: transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid; conduction: heat transfer by direct contact; convection currents: upward movement of warm air and downward movement of cool air;

8th Grade: Monday: Math: Review homework page 1 – test tomorrow; Science: Study Vocabulary words – Test tomorrow!

Tuesday: Math: no homework – test; Science – no homework: test

Wednesday: Math: Close and check 5-1; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Thursday: Math: Close and Check 5-2; Science: study vocabulary words

SCIENCE FAIR IS HERE!: Students should be doing their experiments at home at this time – data from experiments will be due December 21st.

Vocabulary words: Density: the amount of mass in a given volume; Air Pressure: weight of a column of air pushing on an area; barometer: instrument used to measure air pressure; Mercury barometer: using mercury to measure air pressure; Aneroid Barometer: instrument measuring air pressure without liquid; Altitude: height above sea level; Wind: movement of air parallel to the earth’s surface; anemometer: instrument used to measure wind speed; Windchill factor: increased cooling that a wind can cause; Local winds: winds that blow over short distances; Sea breeze: local wind that blows from an ocean or lake; Land breeze: flow of air from land to a body of water; Humidity: the measure of the amount of water vapor in the air; Relative humidity: the maximum amount of water vapor the air can hold at a particular temperature; Psychrometer: instrument to measure relative humidity

 

 

6th Grade: In Math we are learning about algebraic expressions and inequalities.  In Science we are learning about Climate Change.

7th Grade:  In Math we are learning about solving inequalities.  In Science we are learning about the factors that cause the weather.

8th Grade:  In Math we are learning about Scientific Notation.  In Science we are learning about the different parts of the weather.

Thanks for all you do!

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December 4, 2017

Welcome back parents

Homework for the week of December 4, 2017:

6th Grade:  Monday: Math: Close and Check 3-4; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Tuesday: Math: Close and check 3-5; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Wednesday: Math: Close and Check 3-6 – Math IReady Diagnostic tomorrow!; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Thursday: Science: Science: Study Vocabulary words

SCIENCE FAIR IS HERE!: Students should be doing their experiments at this time – data from experiments will be due December 21st. 

Vocabulary Words: Geosphere: the part of the Earth concerning land and the nonliving; System: group of parts that work together; Radiation: transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves; scattering: to disperse in all directions; Climate: typical weather patterns for an area over a long time; Weather: conditions of Earth’s atmosphere at a particular time and place; Wildfire: large fire that spreads quickly over an area; Flood: overflowing water in a normally dry area; Ozone: ozone is a gas in the form oxygen that protects us from harmful radiation from the sun; Ozone layer:  is the layer in the upper atmosphere where the radiation is absorbed;

7th Grade: Monday: Math: Close and Check 9-1; Science: Study Vocabulary words – Test Wednesday!!!

Tuesday: Math: Close and Check 9-2; Study vocabulary words – Test tomorrow!!!!

Wednesday:  Math: Close and Check 9-3 – Math IReady Diagnostic tomorrow!

Thursday: Science – Science: Study Vocabulary words

SCIENCE FAIR IS HERE!: Students should be doing their experiments at this time – data from experiments will be due December 21st. 

Vocabulary words: Axis: the imaginary line that passes through the Earth’s center; Rotation: The spinning of the Earth on it’s axis; Phase: different shapes of the moon you see from Earth; Eclipse: When a body in space comes between the sun and a third body; Tide: the rise and fall of ocean water that occurs every 12.5 hours; Spring Tide: Tide with the greatest difference; Neap Tide: tide with the least difference

8th Grade: Monday: Math: Close and Check 4-1; Science: Study Vocabulary words – Test tomorrow!

Tuesday: Math: Math: Close and check 4-2;

Wednesday: Math: Close and check 4-3 – IReady Math Diagnostic tomorrow; Science: Study Vocabulary words

Thursday: Science: study vocabulary words

SCIENCE FAIR IS HERE!: Students should be doing their experiments at this time – data from experiments will be due December 21st.

Vocabulary words: Tropical zone: The area near the equator between 23.5 N and 23.5 S; Polar zone: The area from 66.5 – 90 degrees N and 66.5 – 99 degrees S; Temperate zone: The area between the tropical and polar zones; Windward: The side of the mountain that the wind hits; Leeward: The side of the mountain that is downwind and gets little precipitation; Jet Stream: Narrow bands of high-speed winds that blow west to east; Monsoons: Sea and Land breezes over a large region that change direction with the seasons;

 

 

6th Grade: In Math we are learning about algebraic expressions.  In Science we are learning about Climate Change.

7th Grade:  In Math we are learning about Algebraic Expressions.  In Science we are learning about how the Earth, Moon and Sun affect each other.

8th Grade:  In Math we are learning about Algebraic Expressions.  In Science we are learning about global patterns in the weather and air pressure.

Thanks for all you do!

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