In class
Tuesday, August 22nd
1. Warm up - What effect does the Earth's tilt have on our climate here in Lumpkin County?
2. Seasons Lab - Students used a lamp and a globe to model the different seasons of the year.
H.W. - There will be a notebook check this Thursday and a test on Friday.

Friday, August 18th
1. Warm up - How would you describe the shape of Earth's orbit around the sun?
2. Completed Science Court

Thursday, August 17th
1. Warm up - What is the meaning of tilt? Write a sentence using "tilt" in the correct context.
2. Part 2 - Science Court - Seasons.
H.W. - Make sure you have all of your warm up questions ready to turn in tomorrow.

Wednesday, August 16th
1. Warm up - Do you have internet at home?
2. "Science Court - Seasons"
If your student made below a 70 on the quiz, they may take it again during ELT tomorrow. They need to sign up with Ms. Mac.

Tuesday, August 15th
1. Warm up - Which moon phase comes after a waxing gibbous?
2. Quiz - Grades have been put into power school.
3. Science Court - Seasons

Monday, August 14th
1. Warm up: Explain the origin of the moon.
2. Quiz notes
3. Bill Nye "Moon"
H.W. - Use your notes to prepare for the quiz.

Friday, August 11th
Students modeled the phases of the moon. They looked for patterns and shapes.
There will be a quiz over moon phases and eclipses next Tuesday.

Thursday, August 10th
Planetarium Trip


Wednesday, August 9th
1. K.W.L. Chart
2. Perspective sketch
3. Watched "What is an Eclipse?)
4. Students constructed models of a solar eclipse and a lunar eclipse.
H.W. - Show someone the difference between a solar eclipse and a lunar eclipse.

Tuesday, August 8th
1. Students discussed three different theories as to how the moon was formed.
2. BrainPop - "Moon"
H.W. - Tell someone how the moon was formed.

Monday, August 7th
1. Roll call
2. Set up interactive science notebook.
3. Chromebook numbers were assigned. Students logged on to their account and joined the science class. They were also shown how to use the school webpage.
3. Students shared their knowledge of what they knew about the moon and listed questions they would like to find the answers to about the moon.
H.W. - Complete your questions if you have not completed them in class.

Friday, August 4th
1. Completed pre-test
2. Wrote a letter to self describing the first week of middle school. These will be opened and read the last day of school.
Have a great weekend!!


Thursday, August 3rd
1. Collected field trip forms. Tomorrow is the last day to turn in your form.
2. Students began the Earth Science Pre-test.
H.W. - Get all forms signed!!

Wednesday, August 2nd
1. Reviewed class rules
2. Collected field trip forms
3. Completed solar puzzles.
H.W. - Get field trip permission slips signed.
Tuesday, August 1st
1. Class rules
2. Field trip information was given. Please sign and return with $3 by Friday.
3. Supply list was reviewed.
H.W. - Get papers signed.
Science Notebook Entries
1. Moon questions
2. Perspective Sketch
3. Moon Phases
4. Quiz notes
5. Science Court - Seasons Vocabulary
Remind 101
Sign up for updates in science class. Text the message @g2eek2 to the number 81010 or to (706) 956-0311.
Supply List
paper
pencils
color pencils
markers
glue
scissors
ear buds (for use with classroom Chromebooks)
highlighter
pencil pouch - All of the above items will be stored in your pencil pouch and are to be taken with you to all of your academic classes.
one 1 1/2 inch binder
two dividers
Syllabus
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