•  [8th Grade General Science]

     

     

     
      

     January

      
    1
     
    No School: New Year's Day (observed) 
     
     
    2
     
    No School: Record Day 
    3
     
    Bellwork:
    • Identify the element given the Bohr model
    • [Bohr model]

    Assignments: 

    • Pre-Test

     
    4
     
    Bellwork:
    • Identify the element in group 18 period 2.

    Assignments: 

    5
     
    Bellwork:
    • How many valence electrons does the element Helium have?
    • How many valence electrons does Sodium have?

    Assignments: 

    • Unit 3 Lesson 3 Vocabulary
    8
     
    Bellwork:
    • Identify the elements in the compound for methane (CH4)

    Assignments: 

     
    Bellwork:
    • How many atoms are in the compound for methane (CH4)?

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    10
     
    Bellwork:
    • How many atoms of each element are in the following compound: 2(NH4)3PO4   

    Assignments: 

    11
     
    Bellwork:
    • How many atoms of each element are in the following compound: C6H12O6   

    Assignments: 

    • Counting Atoms Skills Lab (www.nearpod.com) Code: ENGFO
    12
     
     
    Bellwork:
    • How many atoms of each element are in the following compound   

    Assignments: 

     
    15
     
    NO SCHOOL
    MLK Day
    16
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw the Bohr diagram for potassium   

    Assignments: 

     
     
    17
     
    Bellwork:
    •    

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    18
     
    Bellwork:
    •    

    Assignments: 

    • Balancng equations skills lab (www.nearpod.com) Code: TALDO
    19
     
    Bellwork:
    •    

    Assignments: 

    • Balancing equations quiz

    Reyes out 1-4

    22
     
    Bellwork:
    • Balance the following equation. You must show your work:

      __C5H12 + ___O2 → ___ CO2 + ___ H2O

         

    Assignments: 

    23
     
    Bellwork:
    • Identify the type of reaction and explain how you know.

      C5H12 + 8O2 → 5CO2 + 6H2O   

    Assignments: 

    • Chemical Reactions with Mrs. Harris
     
     
     
     
     
    24
     
    Bellwork:
    • Identify the type of reaction and explain how you know.

        2Al + 6 HCl → 3H2 + 2 AlCl3

         

    Assignments: 

    • Unit 3 Test Review

    Reyes out all day

    25  
     
    Bellwork:
    • Identify the type of reaction and explain how you know.

        2Al + 6 HCl → 3H2 + 2 AlCl3

         

    Assignments: 

    • Unit 3 Test
    26
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw what you think a cross-section of the Earth looks like. Make sure you label.   

    Assignments: 

    29
     
    Bellwork:
    • Compare and contrast the inner and outer core   

    Assignments: 

    30
      
    Bellwork:
    • Compare and contrast the oceanic and continental crust 

    Assignments: 

     

    31

    Bellwork:
    • How do scientists study the Earth's interior?   

    Assignments: 

     
      
     
     
     
     
     
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    February

      
       
     
     
     
    1
     
    Bellwork:
    • Give 3 ways the Earth is comparable to an egg.   

    Assignments: 

    • Layers of the Earth Skills Lab (www.nearpod.com) Code: XKLZI
    2
     
    Bellwork:
    • Rank the layers in order from thickest (1) to thinnest (4).

    Assignments: 

    4
     
    Bellwork:
    • No Bellwork  

    Assignments: 

    Reyes out 1-6

    5
     
    Bellwork:
    • Explain the relationship between temperature and pressure as you move closer to the core.   

    Assignments: 

    Reyes out 4-6

    6
     
     
    Bellwork:
    • Rank the layers in order of most dense (5) to least dense (1)   

    Assignments: 

    Reyes out 1-6

     
    7
     
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw and label a convection current.   

    Assignments: 

    •  Convection Currents Skills Lab (www.nearpod.com) code: LGDRV
    8
     
    Bellwork:
    • Where do convection currents occur?
    • Where does seafloor spreading occur?   

    Assignments: 

    12
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw and label a diagram of seafloor spreading   

    Assignments: 

    Reyes out 4-6

     
    13
     
    Bellwork:
    • List the names of the 7 continents   

    Assignments: 

    Reyes out 1-6

     
    14
     
    Bellwork:
    • Who is Alfred Wegener and what was his contribution to science?   

    Assignments: 

    • Plate Tectonics Nearpod (www.nearpod.com) Code: FLNEP

    Reyes out 1-6

     
    15
     
    Bellwork:
    • What 4 evidences support the Theory of Continental Drift?   

    Assignments: 

    Reyes out 1-6

     
     
     
    16
     
    Bellwork:
    • Compare and contrast "tectonic plate" and "continent"   

    Assignments: 

    Reyes out 1-6

    19
     
    NO SCHOOL
    Professional Day
    TNT Day 
    20
     
    Bellwork:
    • Who is Alfred Wegener?
    • What was his contribution to science?   

    Assignments: 

    • Missing work & Catch-up Day
    21
     
     
    No School - Snow Day
    22
     
     
    No School - Snow Day
    23
     
    Bellwork:
    • What is the name of the supercontinent that Alfred Wegener discovered?   

    Assignments: 

    26
     
    Bellwork:
    • Describe Alfred Wegener's theory of plate tectonics.   

    Assignments: 

     

    27

     
    Bellwork:
    • What evidence did Wegener use to justify his theory of continental drift?   

    Assignments: 

     
     

    28

    Bellwork:
    • What 3 ideas did Wilson use to support his theory of plate tectonics?   

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    March

     
     
     
     
     

     
    1
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw and label each of the 3 plate boundaries   

    Assignments: 

     
     2
     
    Bellwork:
    • Compare and contrast each of the 3 convergent boundaries.   

    Assignments: 

    • Plate Boundaries Quiz
    • Missing work
     
    4
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw a diagram of a continent-ocean convergent boundary. Identify at least 3 features for this boundary.   

    Assignments:

    5
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw a diagram of a continent-continent convergent boundary. Identify at least 2 features for this boundary.   

    Assignments: 

    • Finish Unit 4 Lesson 4 Vocabulary
    6
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw a diagram of a ocean-ocean  convergent boundary. Identify at least 2 features for this boundary.   

    Assignments: 

    7
     
    Bellwork:
    • Compare and contrast elastic and inelastic strain.   

    Assignments: 

    8
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw a diagram of each of the three types of faults   

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    12 
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw a diagram that illustrates the location of an earthquake's focus and epicenter.   

    Assignments:

    • Finish Unit 4 Lesson 5 Vocabulary 
    13 
     
    Bellwork:
    • List the seismic waves in order of their arrival.   

    Assignments: 

    14
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw a diagram of a volcano. Include the following (magma chamber, main vent, secondary vent, crater, lava flow, ash cloud)

         

    Assignments: 

    15
     
    Bellwork:
    • Compare and contrast an island arc and a hot spot.  

    Assignments: 

    • Unit 4 Test
    Parent/Teacher Conferences
     
    16
     
    No School
    Parent/Teacher Conferences
    19
     
     No School
    Spring Break
     
     
     
    20
     
     No School
    Spring Break
     
    21
     
     
    No School
    Spring Break
    22
     
    No School
    Spring Break
    23
     
    No School
    Spring Break
    27
     
    Bellwork:
    • Draw and label a picture of the 6 boundary types   

    Assignments: 

    28 
     
    Bellwork:
    • Who is responsible for discovering the Theory of Plate Tectonics?
    • Who is responsible for discovering the Theory of Seafloor Spreading?   

    Assignments: 

    • Finish Unit 5 Lesson 1 Vocabulary
    29 
     
    Bellwork:
    • Explain the term luster in your own words. Give an example.   

    Assignments: 

     30
     
    Bellwork:
    • Identify the following mienral:[1]    

    Assignments: 

     31
     
    Bellwork:
    • What are the 5 criteria for a mineral to be classified as a mineral?   

    Assignments: 

    • Minerals Quiz
    • OCCT Practice Test
      
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    April

     
     
    2
     
     No School due to work stoppage
    3
     
    No School due to work stoppage
     
     
    No School due to work stoppage
    5
     
    No School due to work stoppage 
    6
     
    No School due to work stoppage
     
    9 
     
    No School due to work stoppage
    10
     
    No School due to work stoppage
     
    11
      
    No School due to work stoppage
    12
     
    Bellwork:
    • None

    Assignments: 

    Reyes out 2, 4 

    13
     
     Bellwork:
    • None

    Assignments: 

    • 2nd Hour: Unit 5 Lesson 2 Vocabulary
    • 4th Hour: Gym

    Science OCCT

    16
     
     
    Bellwork:
    • Unit 5 Lesosn 2 Vocab   

    Assignments: 

     
    17
     
    Bellwork:
    • None   

    Assignments: 

    • Finish Unit 5 Lesson 2 Vocab
    • Finish Journey on the Rock Cycle

    Math OCCT

    Reyes out 6

    18
     
    Bellwork:
    • Finish Journey on the Rock Cycle    

    Assignments: 

     

     
     
    19
     
    Bellwork:
    • None   

    Assignments: 

    • Finish Journey on the Rock Cycle
    • Missing Work

     

    Writing OCCT

    20
     
    Bellwork:
    • None   

    Assignments: 

    • 2nd Hour: Missing Work
    • 4th Hour: Gym

    Reading OCCT

    23
     
    Bellwork:
    • How does plate tectonics affeect the rock cycle? 

    Assignments: 

     
    24
     
    Bellwork:
    • Why do rocks not all follow the same path on the rock cycle?  

    Assignments: 

    • Finish Unit 5 Lesson 3 Vocab.
    25
     
    Bellwork:
    • Describe how each of the 3 rock types are formed.  

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    26
     
    Bellwork:
    • Compare and contrast a mold and a cast.  

    Assignments: 

    27
     
    Bellwork:
    • What is an index fossil? Why are the useful? 

    Assignments: 

    Field Trip Points Due

     
    30
     
    Bellwork:

    Assignments: 

    • Finish Unit 5 Lesson 4 Vocab.
    • Cooking Up Crude Pt. 2
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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    May

     
     
     
    1
     
    Bellwork:
    • Empty Ch. 3
    • Compare and contrast Marietta and Sage Valley

    Assignments: 

    2
     
    Bellwork:

    Assignments: 

     
     
    3
     
    Bellwork:
    • Empty 5
    • Write a brief summary of what you read

    Assignments: 

     Reyes out 6
    4
     
    Bellwork:
    • Empty Ch. 6 & Chapter 7
    • Write a brief summary of each chapter.

    Assignments: 

     
    7
     
    Bellwork:
    • Empty Ch. 8
    • Write a brief summary of what you read

    Assignments: 

    • Finish Unit 5 Lesson 5 Vocabulary
     
    8
     
    Bellwork:

    Assignments: 

    9
     
    Moore Norman Technology Center Trip
    10
     
    Bellwork:

    Assignments: 

    11
     
    Bellwork:
    • Empty Chapter 11 & Chapter 12
    • Write a brief summary of each chapter.

    Assignments: 

    • Nonrenewable Resources Quiz
     
    14
     
    Bellwork:
    • Empty Chapter 13
    • Write a brief summary of what you read.

    Assignments: 

    Science Museum Field Trip
     
    Reyes out 1-6
     
    15
     
    Bellwork:
    • Empty Chapter 14 & Chapter 15
    • Write a brief summary of what you read.

    Assignments: 

    Timeline Extra Credit Assigned (due 5/23)

    16
     
    Bellwork:

    Assignments: 

     
    17
     
    Bellwork:
    • Empty Ch. 17
    • Write a brief summary of what you read.

    Assignments: 

    • A Plastic Ocean
    18
     
    Bellwork:
    • Empty Ch. 18
    • Write a brief summary of what you read.

    Assignments: 

    • Renewable Resources Quiz

    Yearbook Signing & 8th Grade Picnic

     
    21
     
    Bellwork:
    • Empty Ch. 19
    • Write a brief summary of what you read.

    Assignments: 

    22
     
    Bellwork:
    • Empty Ch. 20
    • Write a brief summary of what you read.

    Assignments: 

    • Semester review and missing work
    23
     
    Bellwork:

    Assignments: 

    • Semester review and missing work

    Extra Credit Due

    24
     
    Bellwork:
    • None

    Assignments: 

    • Semester Test
     Semester Review Due
     
    Final Exams
    Hours 2, 4, 6
     

    25

     

    Bellwork:
    • None

    Assignments: 

    • No Class
    Final Exams
    Hours 1, 3, 5
    28
     
     
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