2015-16 Physical Science

THURSDAY 3 December 2015 
  1. Review Free Body Diagram Problems
  2. Review for Final (See 1st Sem. Study Guide Page)
WEDNESDAY 2 December 2015 
  1. Newton's 2nd Law 

    Newton’s 2nd Law of Motion

     
  2. Worksheet: Free Body Diagrams 2 Net Force
  3. Worksheet: Newton's 2nd Law / Free Body Diagrams Problems

TUESDAY 1 December 2015 
  1. Newton's 1st Law 

    Newton's 1st Law of Motion

  2. Newton's 1st Law Worksheet
  3. Net Force 

    Net Force


     
  4. Worksheet: Free Body Diagrams 2 Net Force
MONDAY 30 November 2015 
  1. Introduction to Dynamics and Force

    Dynamics and Force

     
  2. Worksheet: Free Body Diagrams 1

FRIDAY 20 November 2015 
  1. e-Portfolio: Life Reflection 

    Life Reflection Essay

  2.  Life Reflection Essay Outline
  • 11/20 Homework:
    • 1st Draft for "Life Reflection Essay" Google Doc DUE THIS MONDAY NOV. 23 - Be sure to share it with mr.decipeda@gmail.com

THURSDAY 19 November 2015 
  • 11/19 Homework:
    • 1st Draft for "Life Reflection Essay" Google Doc DUE THIS MONDAY NOV. 23 - Be sure to share it with mr.decipeda@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY 18 November 2015 
  1. FIELD TRIP: Great Lakes Science Center

TUESDAY 17 November 2015 
  1. SUBSTITUTE
  2. Movie: Gravity
  3. Click here for Motion Graphs Video 1 (created last year)
  4. Click here for Motion Graphs Video 2 (created last year)

MONDAY 16 November 2015 
  1. Return Kinematics 1 Test and go over answers
  2. Review: Kinematics Graphs
  3. Worksheet: Kinematics Graphs 2 and 3
  4. Calculating velocity from a quantitative position v. time graph
  5. Calculating acceleration from a velocity v. time graph 

FRIDAY 13 November 2015 
  1. QUIZ: Kinematics - Motion Graphs
  2. Review: Kinematics Graphs
  3. Worksheet: Kinematics Graphs 2 and 3 

THURSDAY 12 November 2015 
  1. Kinematics Graphing worksheet
  2. Position vs Time Graphs 

    Describing motion with graphs - pos v time

  3. Velocity vs. Time Graphs

    Describing motion with graphs - velocity v time


WEDNESDAY 11 November 2015 
  1. TEST: Kinematics 1
  • 11/11 Homework:
      • 1st Draft for "Life Reflection Essay" DUE ON NOV. 23

TUESDAY 10 November 2015 

Room 371
SUBSTITUTE AGENDA:
  1. Distribute Sign-In Sheet for students to initial next to their name
  2. Distribute Kinematics Practice Test
  3. Click here for Kinematics Practice Test Answer Key
  4. Click Videos below explaining items 13 - 31 on practice test:
  • 11/10 Homework:
      • PREPARE FOR KINEMATICS 1 TEST TOMORROW 11/11
      • 1st Draft for "Life Reflection Essay" DUE ON NOV. 23

MONDAY 09 November 2015 
  1. QUIZ Retake: Kinematics Equations
  2. Turn in Acceleration Practice Problems
  3. Review Kinematics Problems
  • 11/09 Homework:
      • PREPARE FOR KINEMATICS 1 TEST WEDNESDAY 11/11
      • 1st Draft for "Life Reflection Essay" DUE ON NOV. 23

FRIDAY 06 November 2015 
  1. QUIZ: Kinematics Equations
  2. Review Acceleration Practice Problems 
THURSDAY 05 November 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Handout: Acceleration Practice Problems
  3. Algebra Review: 
  4. Acceleration Practice Problems: 1 - 4 

WEDNESDAY 04 November 2015 
  1. Bell Work - Go over Chemistry C Test and answers.
  2. QUIZ - Kinematics 1
  3. Handout: Kinematics Practice Problems 2
    • Complete #13-17 and compare with your table partner.
  4. Word Problem Steps:
    • A - What quantity is being asked for in the problem?
    • B - Use the appropriate equation.
    • C - Write what components of the equation are given in the problem.
    • D - Plug these numbers in the equation.
    • E - Solve and answer with correct units. 
  5. Kinematics PPT - Acceleration

    1D Kinematics

  6. Review 

TUESDAY 03 November 2015 

MONDAY 02 November 2015 
  1. Chemistry C TEST
  • 11/02 Homework:
      • 1st Draft for "Life Reflection Essay" DUE ON NOV. 23

FRIDAY 30 October 2015 
  1. Review for TEST on MONDAY 11/2
  2. Study Guide for Test
  3. Practice Test
  • 10/30 Homework:
      • Review notes on "Nuclear Chem" and "Solutions / Acid Base Chem" - CHEMISTRY C TEST ON MONDAY 11/2

THURSDAY 29 October 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Solutions PPT 

    Solutions

  3. Acid - Base PPT

    Acids and Bases

  4. Review / Highlight Notes
  • 10/29 Homework:
    • Review notes on "Nuclear Chem" and "Solutions / Acid Base Chem" - CHEMISTRY C TEST ON MONDAY 11/2

TUESDAY 27 October 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. e-Portfolio: Work on 1st Draft of Life Reflection 
  3. Life Reflection Essay Outline
  • 10/27 Homework:
    • 1st Draft for "Life Reflection Essay" DUE ON NOV. 23
    • Review notes on "Introduction to Nuclear Chem" - CHEMISTRY C TEST ON MONDAY 11/2

MONDAY 26 October 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. e-Portfolio: Life Reflection 

    Life Reflection Essay

  3. Distribute Life Reflection Essay Outline
  • 10/26 Homework:
    • Pre-Writing for "Life Reflection Essay"
    • Review notes on "Introduction to Nuclear Chemistry" and "Nuclear Chemistry Part 2"

FRIDAY 23 October 2015 
  1. SUBSTITUTE
  2. Video: Modern Marvels - The Manhattan Project
  3. Complete worksheet while watching video
  • 10/23 Homework:
    • Review notes on "Introduction to Nuclear Chemistry" and "Nuclear Chemistry Part 2"

THURSDAY 22 October 2015 
  1. QUIZ: Introduction to Nuclear Chemistry
  2. Nuclear Chemistry Part 2: Fission and Fusion PPT 

    Nuclear Chemistry - Part 2 Fission and Fusion

  3. Review / Highlight Notes
  • 10/22 Homework:
    • Review notes on "Introduction to Nuclear Chemistry" and "Nuclear Chemistry Part 2"

WEDNESDAY 21 October 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Introduction to Nuclear Chemistry PPT

    Introduction to Nuclear Chemistry

  3. Review / Highlight Notes
  • 10/21 Homework:
    • Review notes on "Introduction to Nuclear Chemistry" for QUIZ tomorrow

TUESDAY 20 October 2015 
  1. Mystery of Matter Video (Focus on 7 scientists: Priestley, Lavoisier, Davy, Mendeleev, Curie, Moseley, Seaborg - Date, Scientist, Accomplishment/Discovery, Significance)
  • 10/20 Homework:
    • (If necessary - go to the PBS video link above and complete the "Date, Scientist, Accomplishment/Discovery, Significance") 

MONDAY 19 October 2015 
  1. Mystery of Matter Video (Focus on 7 scientists: Priestley, Lavoisier, Davy, Mendeleev, Curie, Moseley, Seaborg - Date, Scientist, Accomplishment/Discovery, Significance)
  • 10/19 Homework:
    • (If necessary - go to the PBS video link above and complete the "Date, Scientist, Accomplishment/Discovery, Significance") 

FRIDAY 16 October 2015 
  1. Mystery of Matter Video (Focus on 7 scientists: Priestley, Lavoisier, Davy, Mendeleev, Curie, Moseley, Seaborg - Date, Scientist, Accomplishment/Discovery, Significance)
  • 10/16 Homework:
    • (If necessary - go to the PBS video link above and complete the "Date, Scientist, Accomplishment/Discovery, Significance") 

THURSDAY 15 October 2015 
  1. Collect Balancing 50 Chemical Reactions Packet 
  2. TEST Chemistry B 
  • 10/15 Homework:
    • None

WEDNESDAY 14 October 2015 
  1. (PSAT)
  2. Review Chemistry B 
  3. TEST DATE and Balancing 50 Chemical Reactions Packet DUE DATE changed to Thursday 10/13
TUESDAY 13 October 2015 
  1. Review Chemistry B 
  2. TEST DATE and Balancing 50 Chemical Reactions Packet DUE DATE changed to Thursday 10/13

SATURDAY 10 October 2015 
  • 10/10 Homework:
    • Work on Balancing 50 Chemical Reactions packet Due Tuesday 10/13 
    • Review ALL Chemistry B topics - TEST NEXT TUESDAY 10/13
      • Electron Configuration
        • Identify Element
        • Identify electron figuration
      • Bonding 2 Elements
        • Type of Bond
        • Ions Formed
        • Chemical Formula
        • Formula Mass
        • Name the Compound
      • Inorganic Nomenclature
        • Ionic Compounds
        • Ionic Compound with Polyatomic Ions
        • Covalent Compounds
      • Chemical Reactions
        • Identify Reactants
        • Identify Products
        • Balance the equation with coefficients
        • Identify the Reaction Type  

FRIDAY 9 October 2015 
  1. Conditions for Learning Survey
  2. Chemistry B Test Review:
    • Electron Configuration
      • Identify Element
      • Identify electron figuration
    • Bonding 2 Elements
      • Type of Bond
      • Ions Formed
      • Chemical Formula
      • Formula Mass
      • Name the Compound
    • Inorganic Nomenclature
      • Ionic Compounds
      • Ionic Compound with Polyatomic Ions
      • Covalent Compounds
    • Chemical Reactions
      • Identify Reactants
      • Identify Products
      • Balance the equation with coefficients
      • Identify the Reaction Type  
  3. Go over problems in Balancing 50 Chemical Reactions packet
  • 10/9 Homework:
    • Work on Balancing 50 Chemical Reactions packet Due Tuesday 10/13 
    • Review ALL Chemistry B topics - TEST NEXT TUESDAY 10/13
      • Electron Configuration
        • Identify Element
        • Identify electron figuration
      • Bonding 2 Elements
        • Type of Bond
        • Ions Formed
        • Chemical Formula
        • Formula Mass
        • Name the Compound
      • Inorganic Nomenclature
        • Ionic Compounds
        • Ionic Compound with Polyatomic Ions
        • Covalent Compounds
      • Chemical Reactions
        • Identify Reactants
        • Identify Products
        • Balance the equation with coefficients
        • Identify the Reaction Type  
THURSDAY 8 October 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Go over problems in Balancing 50 Chemical Reactions packet
  • 10/8 Homework:
    • Work on Balancing 50 Chemical Reactions packet Due Tuesday 10/13 
    • Review ALL Chemistry B topics - TEST NEXT TUESDAY 10/13
      • Electron Configuration
        • Identify Element
        • Identify electron figuration
      • Bonding 2 Elements
        • Type of Bond
        • Ions Formed
        • Chemical Formula
        • Formula Mass
        • Name the Compound
      • Inorganic Nomenclature
        • Ionic Compounds
        • Ionic Compound with Polyatomic Ions
        • Covalent Compounds
      • Chemical Reactions
        • Identify Reactants
        • Identify Products
        • Balance the equation with coefficients
        • Identify the Reaction Type  

WEDNESDAY 7 October 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Chemical Reaction Types Review (See Tue. 10/6 PPT)
  3. Review Interpreting a Chemical Formula (See Fri 10/2 PPT)
  4. Balancing Chemical Reactions 

    Balancing Equations

  • 10/7 Homework:
    • Work on Balancing 50 Chemical Reactions packet - Due Tuesday 10/13 
    • Review ALL Chemistry B topics - TEST NEXT TUESDAY 10/13
      • Electron configuration
      • Chemical Bonding
      • Inorganic Nomenclature
        • Polyatomic Ions
      • Chemical Reaction Types
      • Balancing Chemical Equations

TUESDAY 6 October 2015 
  1. Polyatomic Ion QUIZ
  2. Chemical Reaction Types

    Chemical Reaction Types

     
  3. Distribute Balancing 50 Chemical Reactions packet - Due Tuesday 10/13
  • 10/6 Homework:
    • Work on Balancing 50 Chemical Reactions packetDue Tuesday 10/13 
    • Review ALL Chemistry B topics - TEST NEXT TUESDAY 10/13
      • Electron configuration
      • Chemical Bonding
      • Inorganic Nomenclature
        • Polyatomic Ions
      • Chemical Reaction Types
      • Balancing Chemical Equations
MONDAY 5 October 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Review Chemistry B Review handout
  3. Review Polyatomic Ions - QUIZLET
  • 10/5 Homework:
    • Review Chemical Bonding and Inorganic Nomenclature
    • Review Polyatomic Ions for QUIZ on Tuesday 10/6

FRIDAY 2 October 2015 
Substitute Lesson Plan
  1. Students are SILENT the entire block
  2. Students sign attendance sheet
  3. Play Chemical Bonding videos below ONLY FOR THE LAST CLASS(5th block) - move forward to step 6 for the other classes: (be sure that the right-most knob on the gray audio box to the left of the computer is turned up so the volume is audible)
  4. Click here to view the INTRO TO BONDING / IONIC BONDING VIDEO
  5. Click here to view the COVALENT BONDING VIDEO
  6. Click here to view the INTERPRETING CHEMICAL FORMULAS VIDEO
  7. Reading Chemical Formulas

  8. Click here to view the FORMULA MASS VIDEO

    Formula Mass

  9. Distribute Chemistry B Review handout
  10. Students work ALONE and SILENTLY on answers to the Chemistry B Review handout.
  • 10/2 Homework: 
    • Answers to Chemistry B- Review handout (due on Mon. 10/5)
    • Review Chemical Bonding and Inorganic Nomenclature
    • Review Polyatomic Ions for QUIZ on Tuesday 10/6

THURSDAY 1 October 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Review Polyatomic Ions - QUIZLET
  3. Covalent Bonding (see Tueday's 9/29 PPT)
  4. Inorganic Nomenclature of Covalent Binary Compounds (see yesterday's 9/30 PPT)
  • 10/1 Homework:
    • Review Chemical Bonding and Inorganic Nomenclature
    • Review Polyatomic Ions for QUIZ on Tuesday 10/6

WEDNESDAY 30 Sept. 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Ionic Bonding (see yesterday's 9/29 PPT)
  3. Inorganic Ionic Compound Nomenclature 

    Inorganic Nomenclature

  4. Return homework to students and go over each answer
  • 9/30 Homework:
    • Review Chemical Bonding and Inorganic Nomenclature 
    • Review Polyatomic Ions for QUIZ on Tuesday 10/6

TUESDAY 29 Sept. 2015 
  1. Electron Configuration QUIZ
  2. Ionic Bonding 

    Chemical Bonding

  • 9/29 Homework: 
    • Review Ionic Bonding

MONDAY 28 Sept. 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Practice Electron Configuration Quiz
    • Element in period 1, 2, or 3
    • Element in block 3d or 4d
    • Element in period 6 (blocks 6s, 4f, 5d, or 6p)
    • Element in period 7 (blocks 7s, 5f, 6d, or 7p)
  3. Go over answers 
  4. Introduction to Chemical Bonding 
  • 9/28 Homework:
    • Review Electron Configuration for QUIZ on Tuesday 9/29

FRIDAY 25 Sept. 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Collect Electron Configuration Practice Handout homework 
  3. Return homework to students and go over each answer
  • 9/25 Homework:
    • Review Electron Configuration for QUIZ on Tuesday 9/29

THURSDAY 24 Sept. 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. PPT: Electron Configuration 

    Electron Configuration

  3. Click here to view INTRO TO ELECTRON CONFIGURATION VIDEO
  4. Click here to view ELECTRON CONFIGURATION 2 VIDEO
     
  5. Electron Configuration Practice Handout
  • 9/24 Homework:
    • Complete the Electron Configuration  Practice Handout for the following Elements: 
      • 2nd BLOCK: He, P, Y, C, Na, Cl, Ni, Pu 
      • 4th BLOCK: Be, P, Mn, I, Ba, Hg, Pu, F
      • 5th BLOCK: N, Si, Tb, K, Zn, In, Pb, U 
WEDNESDAY 23 Sept. 2015 
  1. Collect Chemistry A Concept Map
  2. TEST: Chemistry A
  • 9/23 Homework:
    • None

TUESDAY 22 Sept. 2015 
  1. Field Trip to Lakeview Cemetery
  • 9/22 Homework:
    • Complete  Chemistry A Concept Map
    • Study and practice Chemistry A material - Matter, The Atom, Periodic Table, Properties of Matter for TEST on Wednesday 23 Sept. 2015

MONDAY 21 Sept. 2015 
  1. Bell Work / Collect Homework - a) Basic Atomic Properties of Elements b) Atom and Periodic Table Basics ACTIVITY
  2. Make up - Element Symbols Test 
  3. PPT: Properties of Matter

    Properties and Changes of Matter

  4. Distribute Chemistry A Concept Map
  • 9/21 Homework:
    • Complete  Chemistry A Concept Map
    • Study and practice Chemistry A material - Matter, The Atom, Periodic Table, Properties of Matter for TEST on Wednesday 23 Sept. 2015 

FRIDAY 18 Sept. 2015 
Substitute Lesson Plan
  1. Students are SILENT the entire block
  2. Students sign attendance sheet
  3. Click here to view DRAWING LEWIS DOT DIAGRAMS VIDEO
  4. Click here to view THE PERIODIC TABLE VIDEO
  5. The Periodic Table of Elements

  6. Distribute Atom and Periodic Table Basics ACTIVITY handout packet (3 sheets) and 1 large blue 11" x 14" sheet to each student
  7. Click here to view ATOM AND PERIODIC TABLE BASICS ACTIVITY VIDEO
  8. Work SILENTLY on your worksheet or activity.

THURSDAY 17 Sept. 2015 
  1. Element Symbols Test
  2. Practice Quiz - Matter
  3. Practice Quiz - The Atom
  4. Drawing Lewis Dot Diagrams
WEDNESDAY 16 Sept. 2015 
Substitute Lesson Plan
  1. Students are SILENT the entire block
  2. Students sign attendance sheet
  3. Distribute "Periodic Table" handout to students
  4. Click here to view THE ATOM VIDEO 
  5. PPT: The Atom 
  6. Distribute "Basics Atomic Properties of Elements" handout
  7. Click here to view the BASIC ATOMIC PROPERTIES OF ELEMENTS VIDEO (Ignore the "SOM Screencast-O-Matic logo - sorry about that)
  8. Students SILENTLY complete handout (except "Dot Diagram" column)
  9. Students SILENTLY study for their element symbols test
  10. Review
  • 9/16 Homework:
    • Study 64 Element Symbols to memorize - TEST ON THURSDAY 9/17 
    • Review Notes on "The Atom"

TUESDAY 15 Sept. 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Practice Element Symbols Test
  3. PPT: Introduction to Chemistry 
  4. Review
  • 9/15 Homework:
    • Study 64 Element Symbols to memorize - TEST ON THURSDAY 9/17
    • If not completed, work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips

MONDAY 14 Sept. 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Distributed 64 Element Symbols to memorize
  3. Distributed each student's Dimensional Analysis Test from last Thursday: Version A - Answer Key,  Version B - Answer Key
  • 9/14 Homework:
    • Study 64 Element Symbols to memorize - TEST ON THURSDAY 9/17
    • If not completed, work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips

SATURDAY 12 Sept. 2015 
  1. SESSION 1: 
  2. SESSION 2:
    • Atomic Theory
    • Periodic Table Basics
    • Valence Electrons, Bohr and Lewis Diagrams
    • Basic Ionic and Covalent Bonding

FRIDAY 11 Sept. 2015 
  1. College Now Workshop
  • 9/11 Homework:
    • If not completed, work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips

THURSDAY 10 Sept. 2015 
  1. Dimensional Analysis Test
  2. Dismiss
  • 9/9 Homework:
    • If not completed, work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips

WEDNESDAY 9 Sept. 2015 
  1. Dimensional Analysis Practice Test
  2. Go over answers to Practice Test
  3. Dismiss
  • 9/9 Homework:
    • Practice Dimensional Analysis - TEST ON THURS 9/10 ON METRIC CONVERSION AND DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS
    • If not completed, work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips

TUESDAY 8 Sept. 2015 
  1. Collect Dimensional Analysis homework from students
  2. Distribute handout Dimensional Analysis answer sheet
  3. Distribute handout Dimensional Analysis Practice 2 problems
  4. Work on problems 1-15 in class.
  5. Click here to view Dimensional Analysis Practice Problems 1- 5 VIDEO
  6. Click here to view Dimensional Analysis Practice Problems 6 - 10 VIDEO
  7. Click here to view Dimensional Analysis Practice Problems 11- 15 VIDEO
  8. Dismiss
  • 9/8 Homework:
    • Practice Dimensional Analysis - TEST ON THURS 9/10 ON METRIC CONVERSION AND DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS
    • If not completed, work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips

FRIDAY 4 Sept. 2015 
  1. Collect Metric Conversion / Dimensional Analysis handout homework from students
  2. Distribute handout Dimensional Analysis answer sheet
  3. Distribute handout Dimensional Analysis homework
  4. Students work SILENTLY - please mark any students who are talking.
  5. Dismiss
  • 9/4 Homework:
    • Dimensional Analysis Handout - DUE TUESDAY 9/8
    • If not completed, work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips
THURSDAY 3 Sept. 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Go over front side of Metric Conversion / Dimensional Analysis handout
  3. Dimensional Analysis ppt: 
  4. Review

WEDNESDAY 2 Sept. 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. Go over TEST 2: Science Foundations
  3. Metric Conversion / Dimensional Analysis handout
  4. Dimensional Analysis ppt: 
  5. Review

TUESDAY 1 Sept. 2015 
  1. TEST 2: Science Foundations
  • 9/1 Homework:
    • If not completed, work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips
MONDAY 31 Aug. 2015 
  1. Bell Work:
  2. Review handout "Review of Scientific Notation and Significant Figures" 
  3. Distribute Scientific Process Concept Map (due on Tuesday Sept. 1)
  4. Go over Scientific Notation and Standard Notation practice sheet
  5. Go over Science Foundations Study Guide 



FRIDAY 28 Aug. 2015 
POLICIES FOR ALL CLASSES:
A. Silence the entire block. Raise your hand to speak or get up from your chair.
B. Only 3 restroom passes written per block. Only 1 person out at a time.
C. Mark students who are talking, off task, or disruptive in any manner.

__________________________________________________________________
  1. Distribute attendance sign-in for students to sign
  2. Review handout "Review of Scientific Notation and Significant Figures" 
  3. Distribute Scientific Process Concept Map (due on Tuesday Sept. 1)
  4. Go over Scientific Notation and Standard Notation practice sheet 
  • 8/28 Homework:
    • Complete Scientific Process Concept Map (due on Tuesday Sept. 1)
    • Study for TEST 2: SCIENCE FOUNDATIONS - **NEXT TUESDAY 9/1**
    • If not completed, work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips

THURSDAY 27 Aug. 2015 
  1. QUIZ 5: SI Units and Prefixes
  2. Collect Bikini Bottom Experimental Design
  3. PPT: Measurement in Science - Review Scientific Notation
  4. Review 



WEDNESDAY 26 Aug. 2015 
POLICIES FOR ALL CLASSES:
A. Silence the entire block. Raise your hand to speak or get up from your chair.
B. Only 3 restroom passes written per block. Only 1 person out at a time.
C. Mark students who are talking, off task, or disruptive in any manner.

__________________________________________________________________
  1. Distribute attendance sign-in for students to sign
  2. PPT: Measurement in Science - Begin at "Scientific Notation" (Slide 19 below) 
  3. Distribute handout "Review of Scientific Notation and Significant Figures"
    • Students complete the handout and turn in at the end of class.
  4. If students finish early, distribute "Scientific Process Concept Map" and students can begin filling in.
  5. Review with 5 minutes remaining.
  • 8/26 Homework:
    • Study notes on Measurement in Science (LARGE QUIZ - 25 questions over SI Base and Derived Units and Metric Prefixes - TOMORROW 8/27)
    • Finish "Bikini Bottom Experimental Design" - hand in on Thursday 8/27
    • Work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips is due on Friday 8/28

TUESDAY 25 Aug. 2015 
  1. Bell Work
  2. QUIZ 4: The Scientific Process 2 
  3. PPT: Measurement in Science
  4. Review
  • 8/25 Homework:
    • Study notes on Measurement in Science
    • Finish "Bikini Bottom Experimental Design" - due Wednesday 8/26
    • Work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips is due on Friday 8/28

MONDAY 24 Aug. 2015 
  1. Bell Work 
  2. Finish ppt: The Scientific Process 
  3. Begin handout "Bikini Bottom Experimental Design"
  4. Review
  • 8/24 Homework:
    • Study notes on The Scientific Process
    • Finish "Bikini Bottom Experimental Design" - due Wednesday 8/26
    • Work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with photos, videos, or sound clips is due on Friday 8/28
FRIDAY 21 Aug. 2015 
  1. Bell Work 
  2. Work on ePortfolio in computer lab
    • Last Fri. 8/10 your website was to be set up and a life timeline page created for 10 points
    • Those who had their timeline embedded in their website life timeline page and had complete sentences for each headline completed today 8/21 were to email me in class (today) for 10 bonus points
    • I extended the deadline to SUNDAY 8/23 AT 6:00 pm for full credit (20 points) for everyone else to have their life timeline embedded in their site and have complete sentences for each headline
    • DUE NEXT FRIDAY 8/28 for everyone - all headlines in the embedded timeline are to have a photo, map, video, or sound clip (20 points)
  • 8/21 Homework:
    • Study notes on The Scientific Process
    • Work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with text is due on Friday 8/21
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THURSDAY 20 Aug. 2015 
  1. Bell Work 
  2. QUIZ 3: The Scientific Process 1 
  3. Work on ePortfolio in computer lab
  • 8/20 Homework:
    • Study notes on The Scientific Process
    • Work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with text is due on Friday 8/21

WEDNESDAY 19 Aug. 2015 
  1. Bell Work 
  2. G&P Test Review
  3. Outside Activity
  4. Systems PPT 
  5. Review
  • 8/19 Homework:
    • Study notes on Scientific Process
    • Work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with text is due on Friday 8/21
TUESDAY 18 Aug. 2015 
  1. TEST 1: Guidelines and Procedures
  2. PPT: The Scientific Process

  • 8/18 Homework:
    • Review notes (Slides 1-3) on the ppt "Scientific Process" 
    • Work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with text for each headline is due on Friday 8/21

MONDAY 17 Aug. 2015 
  1. Bell Work - Word of the week: PURPOSE
  2. Website Review 
  3. Planner Sheet Collection / Distribution
  4. Practice Test
  • 8/17 Homework:
    • Study notes on Guidelines and Procedures (Test on Tuesday 8/18)
    • Work on Life Timeline - embedded timeline with text is due on Friday 8/21

FRIDAY 14 Aug. 2015 
  • In Computer Lab 275
  1. Bell Work
  2. Create ePortfolio web site
  3. Begin creating Life Timeline Page
  4. Files:
  5. VIDEO: Creating and Embedding a JS Timeline into your website
    • At 8:40 in the video, I go over how to embed the JS Timeline into your website.

  • 8/14 Homework:
    • Study notes on Guidelines and Procedures (Test on Tuesday 8/18)
    • Work on Life Timeline

THURSDAY 13 Aug. 2015
  1. Bell Work
  2. PPT: Guidelines and Procedures (see Wed. 12 Aug. for the ppt)
  3. Obtain computer user ID and passwords
  4. Planner
  5. Review and highlight notes
  • 8/13 Homework:
    • Study notes on Guidelines and Procedures (Test on Tuesday 8/18)
    • Planner check tomorrow - be sure all three columns are complete for each day

WEDNESDAY 12 Aug. 2015
  1. Bell Work
  2. QUIZ 2 - Keys to Academic Success
  3. Set up Quizlet account and join Mr. Decipeda's Quizlet Physical Science class (Click here to join)
  4. PPT: Guidelines and Procedures

  • 8/12 Homework:
    • Study Classroom Guidelines

TUESDAY 11 Aug. 2015
  1. Bell Work
  2. QUIZ 1 - Success
  3. Distribute planner sheet
  4. PPT - Keys to Academic Success

  • 8/11 Homework:
    • Study Keys to Academic Success ppt 

MONDAY 10 Aug. 2015
  1. Bell Work 
  2. Word of the week: BELIEVE
  3. Create Name plates
  4. Student introductions
  5. Syllabus and Welcome Letter
  6. PPT: Success

  • 8/10 Homework: 
    • Have syllabus and welcome letter signed
    • Study Success ppt
    • Create and email to mr.decipeda@gmail.com - 8 SMART goals using the last slide of ppt as your time-bound guidelines.