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DAILY AGENDA Abbreviations:
  LT
 = Learning Target - content that the students are actively engaged in learning.
  CW = Classwork - activities that the students complete in class.
  HW = Homework - activities that the students complete outside of class.


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Agendas by Date:

2nd Quarter Assignments List:
Planet Notes 
Planet Project
Planet Project Presentation Notes
Planet Project Presentation Notes Answer Key
Visual Light Spectrum Activity
Important Planet Facts
NOVA - Secrets of the Sun



November 13th - 9th
Monday
         LT -   I can compare and contrast terrestrial and gaseous planets.
         CW - Important Planet Facts
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
                   8 planets (what makes them unique and in order from the Sun)
                Astronomical Units, Light Years, Asteroid, Meteor, Meteorite, Comet, Terrestrial, & Gaseous
      
Tuesday
         LT -   I can compare and contrast terrestrial and gaseous planets.
         CW - Important Planet Facts
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Wednesday - Friday
NO SCHOOL - HAPPY THANKSGIVING!
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November 13th - 17th

Monday

         LT -   I can compare and contrast terrestrial and gaseous planets.
         CW - Planet Project Planet Project Presentation Notes
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
                   8 planets (what makes them unique and in order from the Sun)
                Astronomical Units, Light Years, Asteroid, Meteor, Meteorite, Comet, Terrestrial, & Gaseous
      
Tuesday
         LT -   I can compare and contrast terrestrial and gaseous planets.
         CW - Wonders of the Solar System Video and Notes
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Wednesday
         LT -   I can compare and contrast terrestrial and gaseous planets.
         CW - Planet Project - Planet Project Presentation Notes - and Planet Notes 
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Thursday
         TEACHER WORK DAY - NO SCHOOL!

Friday

         LT -   I can explain how the Solar System formed and how distances in space are measured.
         CW - Planet Notes 
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!

1st Quarter Assignments List:

8th Grade Science Syllabus

Lab Safety Contract
Learning Style Survey
How much sugar is in the gum? Activity Directions
Scientific Method Notes
Scientific Method with SpongeBob and the Simpson's
Rotation, Revolution, Seasons, and Eclipse Notes
Season's Diagram
Solar and Lunar Eclipse Diagram
Earth's Tilt Lab
Moon Phases Notes and Moon Phases Flashcards
Moon Phases Lab
Moon Phases Lab - ANSWER KEY!  
NOVA Science Now - Can we make it to Mars? Video and Notes  
Spring and Neap Tides Notes 
Spring and Neap Tides Lab
Directions for setting up the Tides graph!
Planet Notes 
Planet Project


November 6th - 9th
Monday
         LT -   I can compare and contrast terrestrial and gaseous planets.
         CW - Planet Project - PRESENTATIONS START MONDAY!!!
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
                   Rotation, Revolution, Axis, Orbit, Day, Night, Ellipse, Tilt, Equinox, Solstice,
                   Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse, Waxing, Waning, Crescent, Gibbous, Tide, Spring 
                   Tide, and Neap Tide
        
Tuesday
         LT -   I can compare and contrast terrestrial and gaseous planets.
         CW - Planet Project - PRESENTATIONS START MONDAY!!!
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Wednesday
         LT -   I can compare and contrast terrestrial and gaseous planets.
         CW - Planet Project - PRESENTATIONS START MONDAY!!!
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Thursday
         LT -   I can compare and contrast terrestrial and gaseous planets.
         CW - Planet Project  - PRESENTATIONS START MONDAY!!!
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Friday
        NO SCHOOL...
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October 30th - November 3rd

Monday
         LT -   I can model how Moon Phases and the Sun's position influence Tides
         CW -  Spring and Neap Tides Lab and Directions for setting up the Tides graph!  
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
                   Rotation, Revolution, Axis, Orbit, Day, Night, Ellipse, Tilt, Equinox, Solstice,
                   Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse, Waxing, Waning, Crescent, Gibbous, Tide, Spring 
                   Tide, and Neap Tide
        
Tuesday
         LT -   I can model how Moon Phases and the Sun's position influence Tides
         CW -  Spring and Neap Tides Lab and Directions for setting up the Tides graph!  
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Wednesday
         LT -   I can model how Moon Phases and the Sun's position influence Tides
         CW - Review Spring and Neap Tides Lab and Directions for setting up the Tides graph!  
                   Planet Notes and Introduction to the Planet Project
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Thursday
         LT -   I can compare and contrast terrestrial and gaseous planets.
         CW - Planet Project
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Friday
         LT -   I can compare and contrast terrestrial and gaseous planets.
         CW - Planet Project
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!   

October 23rd - 27th
Monday
         LT -   I can explain what obstacles need to be overcome for us to travel to Mars.
         CW - NOVA Science Now - Can we make it to Mars? Video and Notes 
                   Finish Reviewing the Moon Phase Lab - ANSWER KEY!      
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
                   Rotation, Revolution, Axis, Orbit, Day, Night, Ellipse, Tilt, Equinox, Solstice,
                   Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse, Waxing, Waning, Crescent, Gibbous, Tide, Spring
                   Tide, and Neap Tide
        
Tuesday
         LT -   I can describe how the Sun and the Moon cause Tides.
         CW - Spring and Neap Tides Notes 
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Wednesday
         LT -   I can describe how the Sun and the Moon cause Tides.
         CW - Spring and Neap Tides Notes 
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Thursday
         LT -   I can describe how the Sun and the Moon cause Tides.
         CW - Spring and Neap Tides Lab
                   Directions for setting up the graph!
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Friday
         LT -   I can describe how the Sun and the Moon cause Tides.
         CW - Spring and Neap Tides Lab
                   Directions for setting up the graph!
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!     

October 16th - 18th
Monday
         LT -   I can describe the Moon Phases and explain how they happen.
         CW - Rotation, Revolution, Seasons, and Eclipses KAHOOT Review
                   Moon Phases Notes and Moon Phases Flashcards and  Moon Phases Lab 
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
                   Rotation, Revolution, Axis, Orbit, Day, Night, Ellipse, Tilt, Equinox, Solstice,
                   Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse, Waxing, Waning, Crescent, and Gibbous
        
Tuesday
         LT -   I can show my understanding of Rotation, Revolution, Seasons, and Eclipses on a Quiz.
         CW - Rotation, Revolution, Seasons, and Eclipses QUIZ
                   Review Moon Phases Lab Answers
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Wednesday
         LT -   I can explain what obstacles need to be overcome for us to travel to Mars.
         CW - NOVA Science Now - Can we make it to Mars? Video and Notes           
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Thursday
         MEA - No School
Friday
         MEA - No School
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October 9th - 13th
Monday
         LT -   I can describe the Moon Phases and explain how they happen.
         CW - Moon Phases Notes and Moon Phases Flashcards    
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
                   Rotation, Revolution, Axis, Orbit, Day, Night, Ellipse, Tilt, Equinox, Solstice,
                   Solar Eclipse, Lunar Eclipse, Waxing, Waning, Crescent, and Gibbous
       
Tuesday
         LT -   I can describe the Moon Phases and model how they happen.
         CW - Moon Phases Lab             
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Wednesday
         LT -   I can describe the Moon Phases and model how they happen.
         CW - Moon Phases Lab              
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Thursday
         LT -   I can describe the Moon Phases and model how they happen.
         CW - Moon Phases Lab              
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Friday

         LT -   I can describe the Moon Phases and model how they happen.
         CW - Review Moon Phases Lab and Moon Phases Lab Answers (linked after we do the lab!)
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!  

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October 2nd - 6th
Monday
         LT -   I can explain the Earth's tilt and create models of why the Earth's Tilt is important.
         CW - Earth's Tilt Lab                
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
                   Rotation, Revolution, Axis, Orbit, Day, Night, Ellipse, Tilt, Equinox, Solstice,
                   Solar Eclipse, and Lunar Eclipse
                                    

Tuesday
         LT -   I can explain the Earth's tilt and create models of why the Earth's Tilt is important.
         CW - Earth's Tilt Lab                
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Wednesday
         LT -   I can explain the Earth's tilt and create models of why the Earth's Tilt is important.
         CW - Earth's Tilt Lab                
         HW - Study New Vocabulary!!!
Thursday
         No School - Teacher Work Day!
Friday

         LT -   I can explain the Earth's tilt and create models of why the Earth's Tilt is important.
         CW - Earth's Tilt Lab                
         HW - Study your Vocabulary!!!

September 25th - 29th
Monday
         LT -   I can describe and model the difference between rotation and revolution.
         CW - Rotation, Revolution, Seasons, and Eclipse Notes                                      

         HW - Study your Vocabulary!!!  QUIZ WEDNESDAY 9/27
                  Scientific Method, Problem, Hypothesis, Experiment, Observations, Conclusion, 
                  Independent Variable, Dependent Variable, Constant, Control, Principle, and Theory
Tuesday
         LT -   I can describe and model seasons.
         CW - KaHoot Review for Scientific Method Quiz
                   Season's Notes and Season's Diagram
         HW - Study your Vocabulary!!!  QUIZ NEXT WEDNESDAY 9/27 - Terms listed above
Wednesday
         LT -   I can demonstrate my understanding of the Scientific Method on a quiz.
         CW - Scientific Method Quiz
                   MobyMax "The Earth's Pattern" Assignment linked in Google Classroom
         HW - Study your Vocabulary!!!  New Vocabulary!!!
                   Rotation, Revolution, Axis, Orbit, Day, Night, Ellipse, Tilt, Equinox, Solstice,
                   Solar Eclipse, and Lunar Eclipse
Thursday
         LT -   I can describe and model Solar and Lunar Eclipses.
         CW - Solar and Lunar Eclipse Notes and Solar and Lunar Eclipse Diagram
         HW - Study your Vocabulary!!!
Friday

         LT -   I can describe and model Solar and Lunar Eclipses.
         CW - Solar and Lunar Eclipse Notes and Solar and Lunar Eclipse Diagram
         HW - Study your Vocabulary!!!

September 18th - 22nd
Monday
         LT -   I can describe the scientific method.
         CW - Scientific Method Notes                     
         HW - Study your Vocabulary!!!  QUIZ NEXT WEDNESDAY 9/27
                  Scientific Method, Problem, Hypothesis, Experiment, Observations, Conclusion, 
                  Independent Variable, Dependent Variable, Constant, Control, Principle, and Theory

Tuesday
         LT -   I can demonstrate I understand PHEOC by analyzing experiments for variables.
         CW - Scientific Method with SpongeBob and the Simpson's
         HW - Study your Vocabulary!!!  QUIZ NEXT WEDNESDAY 9/27 - Terms listed above
Wednesday
         LT -   I can demonstrate I understand PHEOC by analyzing experiments for variables.
         CW - Scientific Method with SpongeBob and the Simpson's
         HW - Study your Vocabulary!!!  QUIZ NEXT WEDNESDAY 9/27 - Terms listed above
Thursday
         LT -   I can demonstrate I understand PHEOC by analyzing experiments for variables.
         CW - Scientific Method with SpongeBob and the Simpson's
         HW - Study your Vocabulary!!!  QUIZ NEXT WEDNESDAY 9/27 - Terms listed above     
Friday

         LT -   I can describe and model the difference between rotation and revolution.
         CW - Rotation, Revolution, Seasons, and Eclipse Notes                  
         HW - Study your Vocabulary!!!  QUIZ NEXT WEDNESDAY 9/27 - Terms listed above  


September 11th - 15th

Monday

         LT -   I can demonstrate my knowledge of the scientific method by creating an experiment.
         CW - How much sugar is in the gum? Activity Directions
         HW - Return a signed Lab Safety Contract by FRIDAY!
Tuesday
         LT -   I can demonstrate my knowledge of the scientific method by creating an experiment.
         CW - Introduction to the science Journal (Directions and Journals ABOVE!)
                   How much sugar is in the gum? Activity Directions
         HW - Return a signed Lab Safety Contract by FRIDAY!
Wednesday
         LT -   I can demonstrate my knowledge of the scientific method by creating an experiment.
         CW - Finish How much sugar is in the gum? Activity Directions
                  Learning Style Survey
         HW - Return a signed Lab Safety Contract by FRIDAY!
Thursday
         LT -  I can describe the scientific method.
         CW - Review How much sugar is in the gum? Activity Answers
                   Review Learning Style Survey
                   Scientific Method Notes                    
         HW - Study your Vocabulary and return a signed Lab Safety Contract by FRIDAY!           
Friday
         LT -   I can describe the scientific method.
         CW - Scientific Method Notes                     
         HW - Study your Vocabulary and return a signed Lab Safety Contract by FRIDAY!  

September 5th - 8th
Monday

          No School - Happy Labor Day!
         
Tuesday
          LT -   I can explain the class syllabus and expectations          
          CW - Review 8th Grade Science Syllabus and Lab Safety Contract          
          HW - Return a signed Lab Safety Contract
                    BRING A SPIRAL NOTEBOOK TO CLASS! (For Science Class ONLY!)      
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Wednesday

          LT -   I can explain the class syllabus and expectations          
          CW - Review 8th Grade Science Syllabus and Lab Safety Contract        
          HW - Return a signed Lab Safety Contract
                    BRING A SPIRAL NOTEBOOK TO CLASS! (For Science Class ONLY!)    
Thursday

          LT -   I can explain the class syllabus and expectations          
          CW - Review 8th Grade Science Syllabus and Lab Safety Contract          
          HW - Return a signed Lab Safety Contract
                    BRING A SPIRAL NOTEBOOK TO CLASS! (For Science Class ONLY!)   
Friday

          LT -   I can explain the class syllabus and expectations          
          CW - Review 8th Grade Science Syllabus and Lab Safety Contract      
                    Introductions Activity    

          HW - Return a signed Lab Safety Contract
                    BRING A SPIRAL NOTEBOOK TO CLASS! (For Science Class ONLY!)   

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