Homework

Thursday, March 21:

Algebra I: p. 648 #1-20 all, 26-29 all

6th grade science: graphing review

7th grade science:

1. Be prepared to discuss the following: a. Who was Darwin? b. What’s a theory? c. What are two main ideas in the theory of evolution? d. What is natural selection?

2. Watch this video:

8th grade science: cell size worksheet

Wednesday, March 20: 

Algebra I: Worksheet 11.4 (radical equations)

6th grade science: HMH p. 17-20

7th grade: HMH p. 81-86 (genetic mutations)

8th grade science: HMH p. 29-32 (Endosymbiosis)

Tuesday, March 19: 

8th grade algebra I: p. 744 #1-21 all

6th grade science: none

7th grade science: Review notes on DNA replication and protein synthesis

8th grade science: Complete microscope drawing of eukaryotic cells

Monday, March 18:

8th grade algebra I: review worksheet on simplifying radicals

6th grade science: Complete p. 5-10 in HMH

7th grade science: Watch this video and be prepared to discuss it on Tuesday:

8th grade science: Complete cell city activity

Friday, March 15:

Algebra I: p. 632-633 #2-40 even

6th grade science: None

7th grade science: none

8th grade science: Complete your diagram of eukaryotic cells

 

Tuesday, March 12: 

Algebra I: Worksheet 11.2

6th grade science: Study for plate tectonics test

7th grade science: Study for astronomy test

8th grade science: Work on your inquiry project

Monday, March 4: 

Algebra I: Practice test

6th grade science: Study for test next week

7th grade science: Study for test next week

8th grade science: Questions from sound packet

Friday, March 1: 

Algebra I: Quadratic equations review worksheet

6th grade science: Study for test (see study guide below)

7th grade science: Study for test:

Astronomy Study Guide

8th grade science: complete light refraction experiment; study for test:

Wave Energy Study Guide

 

Thursday, February 27:

Algebra I: p. 607-608 #10-40 even, 52-58 all

6th grade science: Study for the earth science test. Here is the study guide:

Earth science study guide

7th grade science: Be prepared to discuss the characteristics of black holes with me.

8th grade science: p. 51-56 (Lesson 3, exploration 3)

 

Wednesday, February 27: 

Algebra I: Quadratic word problems #3

6th grade science: Start studying for the earth science test on March 14

7th grade science: p. 104-109 (skip p. 108); due Friday

8th grade science: write a conclusion for the light reflection experiment

Tuesday, February 26: 

Algebra I: Quadratic word problems #2

6th grade science: None

7th grade science: Prepare for black hole “interview”

8th grade science: Review questions on the EMS

 

Monday, February 25: 

Algebra I: Quadratic word problems #1

6th grade science: Questions on earthquake safety

7th grade science: Work on inquiry project

8th grade science: Complete light wave interference experiment

Friday, February 22: 

Algebra I: Worksheet 10.6

6th grade science: None

7th grade science: notes on black holes

8th grade science: paragraph on the nature of light

Thursday, February 21: 

Algebra I: p. 588 #1-15 all

6th grade science: complete epicenter activity (Brumback only)

7th science: Questions on human space exploration

8th science: EMS booklet

Wednesday, February 20: 

Algebra I: Worksheet on quadratic equations (completing the square)

6th grade science: questions on earthquakes (#1-11)

7th grade science: Complete notes on human space exploration

8th grade science: EMS booklet (due Friday)

Thursday, February 14:

7th grade science: Parallax packet

 

Wednesday, February 13: 

Algebra I: Nothing

6th grade science: Mapping earthquakes and volcanoes

7th grade science: Parallax packet

8th grade science: Complete light bulb experiment

Wednesday, February 6: 

Algebra I: Nothing new

6th grade science: p. 68-73 (Interactions of Earth systems)

7th grade science: Work on inquiry project

8th grade science: Take notes on electromagnetic spectrum (Slides 17-21)

Thursday, January 31: 

Algebra I: Worksheet 10.3 (Solving quadratic equations)

6th grade science: p. 65-67 (plate motion on Earth) –> due Monday

7th science: None

8th science: None

Wednesday, January 30:

Algebra I: p. 567 #1-21 all

6th grade science: None

7th grade science: Complete your diagram on stellar life cycles:

Life Cycles of Stars-shortened

8th grade science: Complete the prompts from the amplitude lab

Tuesday, January 29: 

Algebra I: Worksheet 10.2

6th grade science: Complete conclusion for convection modeling activity

7th science: Work on your procedure for your inquiry project

8th science: None

Monday, January 28: 

Algebra I: p. 560561 #2-10 even, 23-31 all

6th grade science: Complete the map of the tectonic plates of the earth; p. 56-59 on loose leaf (skip page 58)

7th grade science: Read and take notes on this article about the formation of the solar system. Then Write a 5-7 sentence summary of how the solar system was formed, according to the Nebula Model.

Solar System formation

8th grade science: Respond to prompts on p. 19-21 of Waves and Their Applications. (Do this on loose leaf.)

Tuesday, January 22: 

Algebra I: p. 537 #1-16 all

6th science: nothing today!

7th science: Complete your hypothesis for your inquiry project

8th science: complete your hypothesis for your inquiry project

Wednesday, January 16: 

Algebra I: Worksheet 9.7 (Factoring special cases)

6th grade science: Pangea map with reflection questions (due Tuesday)

7th grade science: Solar system questions; inquiry project hypothesis (both due Tuesday)

8th grade science: Nuclear weapons project; inquiry project hypothesis (Both due Tuesday)

Tuesday, January 15: 

Algebra I: p. 531 #2-38 even

6th grade science: p. 47-51 (on loose leaf)

7th science: Finish your research paper

8th grade science: Finish your research paper

Monday, January 14:

Algebra I: p. 525-526 #2-22-26 even, 39-41 all

6th grade science:

Read p. 158-159 of this chapter on the theory of plate tectonics, and respond to the questions on p. 160:

Plate tectonics chapter

7th grade science: Finish research paper

8th grade science: Finish research paper

 

Friday, January 11: 

Algebra I:  Worksheet 9.5 (Prime-numbered problems only)

6th grade science: Complete salmon habitat table (due next Friday)

7th grade science: Work on your research paper

8th grade science: Work on your research paper

Thursday, January 10:

Algebra I: Worksheet 9. 5 (prime-numbered problems only)

6th grade science: diagram of Earth’s interior

7th grade science: Work on your research paper

8th grade science: Work on your research paper

Wednesday, January 9: 

Algebra I: p. 521-522 #3-54 (multiples of 3)

6th grade science: p. 19-21 (Review of erosion/deposition)

7th grade science: p. 51-54 (review of orbital mechanics)

8th grade science: Work on your research paper

Tuesday, January 8:

Algebra I: p. 507-508 #6-38 even

6th grade science: p. 10-12 in Geology textbook (Sullivan only)

7th grade science: Work on your research paper

8th grade science: Work on your research paper

Monday, January 7:

7th grade science: Read and take notes on p. 1-13 from this article on the seasons:

http://burro.case.edu/Academics/Astr201/Chap02b.pdf

 

 

Thursday, December 20:

Algebra I: none

6th science: none

7th science: research paper due January 15

8th science: research paper due January 15

 

Wednesday, December 19: 

Algebra I: Study for exponential expressions test

6th science: Complete conclusion for yeast experiment

7th science: Work on your research paper

8th science: Study for quiz on chemical reactions

Tuesday, December 18:

Algebra I: Complete practice test

6th science: tudy for quiz on protists and fungi

7th science: Work on your research paper

8th science: Work on your research paper

Monday, December 17:

Algebra I: Worksheet 8.8

6th science: Complete your study guide on protists and fungi

7th science: Watch this video about changing models of the solar system:

Historical models of the solar system

8th Science: balancing chemical equations #3

Friday, December 14: 

Algebra I: p. 479-480 # 5-10, 16-20, 31-35 all

6th science: Protist and fungi study guide (due Tuesday)

7th science: Work on your research paper (due January 15)

8th science: ScienceSaurus, read and take notes on p. 266-270 (on HMH web site; see the assignments tab)

 

Thursday, December 13: 

Algebra I: p. 470-471 #1-8, 19-22, 25, 27

6th science: Protist review worksheet

7th science: 1. Read/take notes on p. 235-237 in ScienceSaurus (See HMH site)

8th science: p. 129-131 in textbook

 

Wednesday, December 12: 

Algebra I: Exponential expressions worksheet

6th science: Read p. 15-19 in this article:

Protists and fungi

7th science: Moonth of Phases

8th science: p. 129-131 in textbook (Respond to prompts on loose leaf)

 

 

Tuesday, December 11: 

Algebra I: Worksheet 8.5

6th science: Marine life food chain

7th science: HMH, unit 1, lesson 1 (Earth-moon system)

8th science: Balancing chemical equations #2

Friday, December 7: 

Algebra I: p. 457 all

6th grade science: Complete the table on types of protists

7th science: Work on your research paper

8th science: HMH, unit 3 lesson 1 (online)

Thursday, December 6:

6th Science: Read p. 3-7 of this article on protists (don’t take notes yet):

Protists and fungi

Wednesday, December 5: 

Algebra I: p. 456  #14-48 even

6th science: Notes on slides 59-61 on Tice’s notes page (Characteristics of Life)

7th science: None

8th science: None

Monday, December 3: 

Algebra I: p. 433 #2-44 even

6th science: Study for test

7th science: Complete conservation of momentum questions (Work no more than 30 minutes on these).

8th science: Complete the structure of molecules worksheet

Thursday, November 29: 

Algebra I: None 🙂

6th science: Work on the practice test for 20 minutes

7th science:  Study for test

8th science: write conclusion for chemical bonds experiment

Wednesday, November 28: 

Algebra I: Study for test on systems of equations

6th science: Take notes on section 2 of the packet on bacteria

7th science: Bring egg drop device to school

8th science: naming chemical formulas #2

Tuesday, November 27: 

Algebra I: Practice test

6th science: color diagram of a bacterial cell

7th science: Conservation of momentum worksheet

8th science: Chemical formulas

Monday, November 26: 

Algebra I: Worksheet 7.4 (Systems of equations)

6th science: Read and take notes on the packet on bacteria (section 1 only)

7th science: Egg drop diagram

8th science: Notes on slides 49-52 (naming chemical compounds)

Friday, November 16: 

Algebra I: Systems of equations word problem worksheet

6th science: None

7th science: Motion calculations worksheet

8th science:  p. 77-80 in textbook (changes of state)

 

 

Thursday, November 15: 

Algebra I: Systems of equations word problems worksheet (due Monday, Nov. 19)

6th science: Viral disease PPT slide (due Monday, November 19)

7th science: Prepare for quiz on gravity calculations

8th science: take notes on changes of state and gas laws (slides 30-34)

Wednesday, November 14:

Algebra I: p. 399-400 #1-16 all

6th grade science: Read and take notes on this article on viruses:

Intro to Viruses

7th grade science: Problem and interest statement for inquiry project

8th grade science: Problem and interest statement for inquiry project

Tuesday, November 13: 

Algebra I: p. 390-391 #1-16 all

6th grade science: None

7th grade science: gravity review; HMH lesson on gravity (see under assignments)

8th grade science: Work on inquiry project (problem and interest statement due on Thursday, November 15).

Thursday, November 8: 

Algebra I: p. 385 #26-40 all

6th grade science: Read article on classification and take notes; answer review questions on loose leaf

7th science: Gravity problems #2

8th grade science:  Periodic table crossword puzzle

Periodic table game

 

Wednesday, November 7: 

Algebra I: None

6th grade science: complete your kingdoms of organisms booklet

7th grade science: gravity problems #1

8th grade science: periodic table packet

Tuesday, November 6:

Algebra I: Study for test

6th Science: none

7th Science: none

8th science: watch this video and take notes:

The periodic table

Friday, November 2:

Algebra I: Complete the practice test

6th grade science: Classification project is due on Tuesday, November 6

7th grade science: Inquiry project proposal is due on Tuesday, November 6

8th grade science: 1. Inquiry project proposal is due on Tuesday, November 6

2. Element poster

 

Thursday, November 1: 

Algebra I: Chapter 6 review

6th grade science: Read and take notes from the packet on classification

7th grade science: Study for checkpoint quiz on the laws of motion

8th grade science: Complete the worksheet on basic atomic structure.

Wednesday, October 31: 

You have no homework due tomorrow; happy Halloween! However, 7th and 8th graders, please remember you need to submit an inquiry project proposal by Tuesday, November 6.

Friday, October 26: 

Algebra I: Chapter review, p. 366-367 #17-26 all, 39-40

6th grade science: Characteristics of life poster

7th grade science: review, and make sure you understand, the laws of motion

8th grade science: read and take notes on the article historical models of the atom:

Atomic models

Thursday, October 25:

Algebra I: Chapter review, p. 366-367 #17-36 all, 39-40 (due Tuesday)

6th grade science: characteristics of life poster (due Tuesday)

7th grade science: Read p. 283-286 in ScienceSaurus (see HMH website)

8th grade science: Read and take notes on this article:

Atomic models

Wednesday, October 24:

Algebra I: p. 361-362 #2-40 even

6th grade science: worksheet on the needs of living things

7th grade science: Take notes on the laws of motion from my note slides (slides 18-20):

Notes-for-Force-and-Motion-Unit

8th grade science: Complete diagram of the historical models of the atom

Tuesday, October 23: 

Algebra I: Worksheet 2.5, multiples of 3

6th grade science: None

7th grade science: None

8th grade science: Watch and take notes on this video of historical models of the atom:   Historical models of the atom

Friday, October 19: 

Algebra I: Worksheet 6.6 (equations of parallel and perpendicular lines)

6th science: Be prepared to sing/play your “What is Life” song/rap

7th science: None

8th science: Read and take notes on models of the atom:

Models of the Atom

Thursday, October 18:

Algebra I: p. 346 #2-38 even

6th science: none

7th science: study for checkpoint quiz on forces

8th science: notes on models of the atom (due Tuesday)

Wednesday, October 17: 

Algebra I: p. 340 #39-53

6th science: Finish notes on characteristics of life, slides 7-8

7th science: ScienceSaurus, p. 274-282 (See HMH site)

8th science: Properties of matter worksheet

Monday, October 15: 

Algebra I: Worksheet on graphing linear equations

6th science: Study for test tomorrow

7th science: speed/acceleration worksheet

8th Science: Read and take notes on properties of matter, p. 250-254 in HMH (See assignments on the HMH web page)

Friday, October 12: 

Algebra I: Worksheet 5.3

6th science: study for test on Tuesday!

7th Science: Notes on force and motion, slides 2-9

8th Science: Notes on properties of matter, slides 2-6

Thursday, October 11:

Algebra I: Worksheet 5.3 (Due Monday)

6th grade science: Complete the study guide for the test on Tuesday

7th grade Science: Force and Motion unit opener:

Forces unit opener

8th grade science: None, but bring your chemistry book to class tomorrow

Wednesday, October 10: 

Algebra I: p. 266 #1-9 all, 15-23 all

6th Science: Study for test on Tuesday of next week

7th Science: None

8th Science: Study for test tomorrow

Monday, October 8: 

Algebra I: Absolute value inequalities worksheet 2

6th science: None

7th science: Study for science practices test

8th science: complete density calculations review

Friday, October 5:

Algebra I: Complete Math Counts Workout 2/Warmup 4

6th Science: Complete the variables worksheet you received in class

7th science: Complete the study guide for the test on Tuesday, October 9

8th science: Do this variables review: Variables worksheet

Thursday, October 4:

Algebra I: p. 254 #53-64 all

6th science: Study for the checkpoint quiz on the scientific method

7th science: Complete lab write-up for paper airplane experiment

8th science: None

Wednesday, October 3:

Algebra I: Worksheet on absolute value inequalities

6th science: Read and take notes on this page about the scientific method:

Steps of the scientific method

7th science: Complete the paper plane experiment lab report

8th science: metric unit conversions review worksheet

Tuesday, October 2: 

Algebra I: p. 238 #14-50 even

6th science: None

7th science: read and take notes on this article on scientific models: scientific models for 7th graders

8th science: Complete preparations for your modeling presentation

Monday, October 1: 

Algebra I: p. 229-230 #2-38 even

6th grade science: none

7th grade science: none

8th grade science: Be prepared to present your model to the class tomorrow!

Friday, September 28: 

Algebra I: None

6th Grade Science: None

7th Grade Science: Complete the lab report for the rocket experiment

8th Grade Science: Work on your modeling project, which should be ready to present on Tuesday

Thursday, September 27: 

Algebra I: None!

6th grade science: Complete this review assignment on making observations and inferences: Inferences Worksheet; also, study for a checkpoint quiz on observations and the metric system.

7th grade science: Study for your checkpoint quiz on scientific investigations.

8th grade science: do additional research for your modeling project; also, study for your checkpoint quiz on scientific models.

Wednesday, September 26: 

Algebra I: Study for test

6th Grade Science: None!

7th Grade science: Be sure you know the steps of the so-called scientific method, and what types of variables are needed in scientific investigations

8th Grade Science: Do background research for your modeling project (Due on Tuesday, Oct. 2)

Tuesday, September 25: 

Algebra I:  p. 191-194 #2-44 even (review for test on Thursday)

6th grade science: Do the qualitative -quantitative observations worksheet (see link from September 24)

7th grade science: Complete notes and reading of p. 002-012 in  HMH ScienceSaurus (See link from September 24)

8th grade science: If necessary, do background research for your modeling activity

Monday, September 24: 

Algebra I: p. 171 #2-28 even (finding percentage of change)

6th grade science: Do this worksheet: qualitative-vs-quantitative-observations

This Quizlet is for in-class work: Observations Quizlet

7th grade science: HMH Science Saurus, p. 002-012 (Scientific inquiry): Scientific inquiry

8th grade science: If necessary, do background research for your modeling activity.

 

Thursday, September 20: 

Algebra I: d = rt word problems workhseet #2

6th Grade science: Metric unit conversions #2

7th Grade science: Density calculations review. Link is here: Density calculations

8th grade science: Consent form for video lessons

Monday, September 17:

Algebra I: p. 162-164 #1-14 all, 27

6th Grade Science: Complete metric system worksheet

7th Grade Science: Notes on scientific method (Science processes, slides 28, 30-32, 35)

8th Grade Science: Read and take notes on this article on scientific models:

Scientific Modeling Reading

Friday, September 14: 

Algebra I: Complete as many  of the Math Counts problems as you reasonably can.

6th Grade Science: None

7th Grade Science: None

8th Grade Science: None

Thursday, September 13: 

Algebra I: Literal equations worksheet #2

6th grade science: Study for the checkpoint quiz. Be sure you are familiar with what science is and what scientists do (science practices)

7th and 8th grade science: Study for the checkpoint quiz. be sure you are familiar with science practices, the difference between science and engineering, scientific models, and the nature of scientific thinking.

Wednesday, September 12:

Algebra I: Literal equations practice problems

6th Grade Science: Write examples of science and engineering practices

7th Grade Science: Complete this evaluation of scientific and unscientific thought:

Scientific vs unscientific thought

8th Science: You are on retreat today. No new science homework.

Tuesday, September 11:

Algebra I: Worksheet 3.4 (Ratios and proportions)

6th Grade science: Complete the reflections about what science is.

7th grade science: You have the day off! (None)

8th grade science: Complete this evaluation of scientific vs. unscientific thought: (Respond on loose leaf)

Scientific vs unscientific thought

Monday, September 10:

Algebra I: p. 136-137 #2-32 even (Single-variable equations)

6th Grade Science: Watch this video about the nature of science:

Intro to the history of science

Then, in your science notebooks, list five observations about the nature of science that are discussed in the video.

7th and 8th Grade Science: Read and take notes on this article on the nature of science:

What is Science?

In class on Tuesday, be prepared to list the major characteristics of scientific thought, and how scientific thought can be different from other ways of thinking.

Don’t do the worksheet at the end. 

 

Friday, September 7: 

Algebra I: Complete Math Counts worksheet (try to do as many as you are able to figure out)

6th Grade Science: Complete your drawing of what you think scientists do.

7th Grade and 8th grade Science: Take notes on science and engineering practices:

Science and Engineering Practices briefly explained  (Just write the general descriptions listed here; don’t click on the links, or you’ll wind up reading detailed rubrics for grades 1-12.)

 

Thursday, September 6: 

Algebra I: Order of operations worksheet

6th Science: Nothing

7th and 8th Science: 1. Complete introduction to engineering and science in the HMH online textbook (stop after the questions about the bucket problem);

2. Watch this video on what engineers do:

What do engineers do?