Tuesday, October 10, 2017

ITS LEARNING ABOUT CONTINENTAL DRIFT AND PLATE TECTONICS


  • LEGENDS OF LEARNING - Walter revisits the earth's structure
  • THE THEORY PUZZLE - see you teacher for a yellow cutout and directions
  • PANGAEA PUZZLE - see you teacher for a clear communicator and a set of puzzle pieces (read directions closely)
  • READING STATIONS - you need your textbook, journal and the teacher direction page
  • BRAINPOP 
    • log in and watch the movie titled "Plate Tectonics"
    • visit your assignment folder to complete the assigned quiz
  • GOOGLE EXIT TICKET - use your prior knowledge, textbook and any journal resources to complete the ticket

Monday, October 9, 2017

SCIENCE IN A BLENDER....

Link lists of directions, interactive websites, YouTube clips and
other resources for students.
This site would be in place or even in addition to ItsLearning
(some students have some login issues on Its, so this is a backup for them)
https://todaysmeet.com/my_blended_classroom




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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

CHANGES - LONG and SHORT

  • CLICK THE PICTURE TO COMPLETE THE ACTIVITY

ALL ANSWERS AND KEY TERMS ARE TO BE RECORDED IN YOUR JOURNAL

Monday, September 25, 2017

PARENTS, WELCOME TO SCHOOL !!

Please check this website often to see what we are doing in class and what assignments you may be able to help your child with.

Tonight i'd like to ask you to click on the button and complete the form.  The information will remain confidential and allow us to stay in touch during the school year.


COMPETITION ALL AROUND US

  • Copy notes on CARRYING CAPACITY and LIMITING FACTORS on page 14 of your journal then complete the animated activity
  • Work on five stations that will reveal information about competition as well as how to display these results.  PLEASE WRITE YOU ANSWERS ON NOTEBOOK PAPER
  • Complete the online five question "CHECK FOR UNDERSTANDING"
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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

WRAPPING IT UP.....

BEFORE MOVING ON, PLEASE SEE YOUR TEACHER TO CONFIRM ANY MISSING WORK

LOGIN TO SKYWARD
CHECK YOUR GRADES AND RETAKE YOUR SAFETY TEST IF NEEDED

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

TODAY IN SCIENCE

USE YOUR PHONE OR LAPTOP FOR THIS.....
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USE YOUR PHONE OR LAPTOP FOR THIS.....
GET A LAB SHEET AND TEST TUBE FOR THIS.....

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Sunday, August 6, 2017

PRACTICING SCIENCE ROTATIONS IN A BLENDED CLASSROOM


  • Complete the notes and overlay drawing on pages 6 and 7 of your body book
  • Complete the pulse lab - to be done with the class, completing data entries on page 459 of your textbook
YOU MAY NOW CHOOSE ANY FIVE OF THE FOLLOWING EIGHT ACTIVITIES TO COMPLETE.  
  • Sign in to brainpop using your account you created after "sciencerocksperiod__".  Watch the circulatory video, then complete a "make-a-map" for the system.  If you  need help, let us know.  Once you are done, it allows you to submit to your teacher.
  • Sign in to brainpop - view the video on the heart then complete the graphic organizer and submit/print your answers to your google drive printer. (see us for help)
  • Sign in to brainpop - watch the blood video and submit the required activity.
  • Sign in to Explore Learning and complete the activity titled "Circulatory System".  Your login was your SBISD user and password. (if you have not already created an account, you need to see us for the enrollment code).  
  • Read page 450 of your textbook.  Write a paragraph on the entry form (found underneath the heart below this list) which explains why valves are important and how they help blood flow.
  • Sign in to Brainpop - watch the video on Blood Types and then review/complete the Question and Answer section.  There is a place to enter your observations on the entry form (found below)
  • Using this link, view how blood flows and how our circulatory system works.  Click "done" when complete.
  • Go to "Khan Academy / blood in the heart".  When complete, enter your score on the entry form and click submit. 
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/164tw2yPd4lFP_XIJj_a7SMNNpiTluaeTh1b2M402J3k/viewform?usp=send_form

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

SUMMER IS HERE!!! Thank you for a wonderful year

THREE WAYS TO COVER SOME BIG IDEAS.....
AND MAKE SOME POPCORN AND WATCH MOVIES THIS WEEKEND ........
PHOTOSYNTHESIS


FOOD WEBS AND FOOD CHAINS


WEATHERING AND EROSION


BIOMES AND HABITATS


WATER CYCLE

PHOTOSYNTHESIS.....again

ECOSYSTEM & BIOMES

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

semester two review exam

CLICK ON THE MOON TO TAKE TODAY'S ASSESSMENT
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user name is your ID NUMBER
password is panthers
TAKE YOUR TIME AND READ THE QUESTIONS CAREFULLY.....GOOD LUCK

....after the test.....
get an envelope and begin to put the reading strips in the best order

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

6TH GRADE PANTHERS - WELCOME TO SCIENCE ROCKS

let's see what life is about......


TIME TO GET TO WORK.  ON THE FRONT OF YOUR HANDOUT FILL IN SIX CHARACTERISTICS OF LIVING THINGS. USE THE FOLLOWING TWO RESOURCES TO HELP YOU.....
RESOURCE ONE:  http://infohost.nmt.edu/~klathrop/7characterisitcs_of_life.htm
RESOURCE TWO:


LET'S KEEP GOING:  Click on each of the following "categories". 
Watch the video at each link then fill in the chart on the back of your paper. The categories on the chart match these names:

Thursday, May 4, 2017

PHYSICS FUN


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SIMPLE ROLLERCOASTER

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BETTER ROLLERCOASTER

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BALANCING ACT

Monday, April 24, 2017

STRUCTURE OF AN ATOM and other ways to BECOME A STAAR

ENTER YOUR ANSWERS TO TODAY'S "COUNTDOWN TO STAAR" EXIT TICKET
ATTENTION:  8th Grade Plan for non-Testers May 8 and May 9
8th graders not testing will follow their regular schedule with the following exception: When they are scheduled to attend math classes or electives they will report to the auditorium.
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Friday, April 21, 2017

CLICK ON THE MOON TO TAKE TODAY'S ASSESSMENT
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TAKE YOUR TIME AND READ THE QUESTIONS CAREFULLY.....GOOD LUCK

....after the test.....
Click HERE to practice key vocabulary and terms
Click HERE to match pictures & words to their meanings.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

the final step to becoming a STAAR!!!!!!


TODAY WE WILL GO OVER SEVERAL STATIONS TO HELP GET READY FOR TOMORROW'S TEST.  PLEASE USE ALL THESE LINKS TO HELP YOU, EMAIL US WITH QUESTIONS AND STUDY STUDY STUDY

HERE WE GO.....

  • FIRST TEN MINUTES - look over the review sheet.  Highlight any items you feel you do NOT know and that's what you focus on.
  • STATION ONE: using the moon card flash cards, Miss Tracy will help you practice the phases of the moon.  Using a chromebook, practice the moon phase terms for phases
  • STATION TWO: Global review!!!! Miss Edith will help you review rotation and revolution.
  • STATION THREE: continue working on the review sheet to add additional answers and get our help with difficult questions.
  • HOME STATION 1: Click HERE to practice key vocabulary and terms 
  • HOME STATION 2: Click HERE to match pictures & words to their meanings.
  • HOME STATION 3: Science at the Movies....make some popcorn and review some key topics
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CHECK BACK HERE OFTEN - we will update additional review links and practice sites for you to prepare for tomorrow's assessment.  If you have any questions, please email me and I'll answer as soon as I see your message. (edith.lewis@springranchisd.com)


Tuesday, April 11, 2017

CLICK ON THE MOON TO COMPLETE OUR UNIT ASSESSMENT OVER MOON PHASES.
USER NAME IS YOUR ID NUMBER
PASSWORD IS panthers
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TAKE YOUR TIME AND READ THE QUESTIONS CAREFULLY.....GOOD LUCK

Monday, April 10, 2017

THE MOON AND OUR TIDES

1. VIDEO FOR REVIEW:


2. READ THE ARTICLE PROVIDED BY YOUR TEACHER THEN ANSWER THE QUESTIONS ON THE FORM FOUND HERE:
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3. WATCH THE STUDY JAMS WITH A PARTNER THEN ANSWER THE 7 QUESTIONS:
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Sunday, April 9, 2017

MOON PHASE ASSESSMENT

THE MOON WILL TAKE YOU TO OUR UNIT ASSESSMENT OVER MOON PHASES.
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TAKE YOUR TIME AND READ THE QUESTIONS CAREFULLY.....GOOD LUCK

Friday, April 7, 2017

MOON PHASE REVIEW STATIONS

ACTIVITY ONE: OBSERVE THE MOON PHASES - DRAW EACH PHASE AS THEY ARE SHOWN. PLACE THESE IN A LINE ON YOUR NOTEBOOK PAPER
Moon Phase Animation from Phil Hart on Vimeo.


ACTIVITY TWO: click the moon phase calendar to begin
april 2017 lunar calendar with moon phases


ACTIVITY THREE: click the image of the students
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ACTIVITY FOUR: visit your teacher at the hula hoop station - bring your journal


Monday, April 3, 2017

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USING THE LINK FOUND BY CLICKING THE FULL MOON, COMPLETE THE THREE ACTIVITIES POSTED.  YOUR TEACHER WILL HAVE A GUIDE SHEET FOR YOU TO FOLLOW AS YOU WORK.

HAVE FUN!!!!!
and when you finish....
https://www.quia.com/cb/895987.html


Thursday, March 23, 2017

ROTATION vs. REVOLUTION

CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO COMPLETE THE PRACTICE ON REVOLUTION AND ROTATION

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Friday, March 17, 2017

OIL SPILLS AND OUR OCEANS

LEARN MORE ABOUT OIL SPILLS AND 
WHAT IS BEING DONE

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VIEW THE FOLLOWING LAB ACTIVITY.  
IF YOU PERFORM AND RECORD YOUR RESULTS AT HOME THIS WEEKEND, WE WILL GIVE YOU A BONUS GRADE.
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BE SURE TO DOCUMENT YOUR WORK WITH PICTURES ON YOUR DEVICE AS WELL AS RECORDING A HYPOTHESIS AND DATA CHART WITH ACTUAL RESULTS.
HAVE FUN!!!!! 
Get mom and dad to help - they will be impressed at your work

Friday, March 3, 2017

SO SQUIRRELY - LAB CONCLUSION

IT'S TIME TO WRAP UP THE SO-SQUIRRELY LAB WHERE WE MODELED COMPETITION AND PREDATION.
You need to go either to your sbisd email or to your google drive.
  • The email link takes you directly to your workbook which is where you finalize your lab conclusion.
  • The drive will have a copy of the workbook for you to complete inside your "shared with me" folder.
Here is a video reminder showing you how to save a copy of the workbook.  You are not able to enter your thoughts or complete your graph on the document that was shared with you.

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Once you have entered all your responses on the copied version of the lab workbook (4 pages total), please share with your teacher:
edith.lewis@springbranchisd.com
brendan.laws@springbranchisd.com
virginia.gissel@springbranchisd.com