johnstonscience Mrs. Johnston
Dowell Middle School 8th Grade Science Teacher
 
4th Nine Weeks

Pre-AP:
3/19:  5th period only--Endangered Species Essay
3/20 & 3/21:  If the Earth Were a Cookie Lab
              Start Periodic Table
3/22 & 3/23:  Start Periodic Table Project: 
                File Folder Games for Elementary Students
              Periodic Tables Due
3/26 & 3/27:  Work on Games Continued
              Families of Elements Quiz
              Packet:  Periodic Table page
                       and Atomic Structure Page
3/28 & 3/29:  Gumdrop Molecules Lab
              Designer Compounds Lab
              Element Symbols Quiz
              Finish Games
              Packet:  Percentage Composition
                       Physical & Chemical Changes
                       Physical & Chemical Properties
3/30 & 4/2:   Balancing Equations
              Start Elemental Research
              Packet:  Properties of Metals/Nonmetals
                       Reactivity of the Elements
                       Periodic Table Crossword
                       Metals Crossword
                       Nonmetals
                       Synthetic Elements
                       Some New Elements
                       Atomic Numbers
                       Atomic Weights
4/3 & 4/4:    Research for Element Project
              Packet:  How Many Neutrons do you have?
4/5 & 4/6:    Computer Lab to Finish Project
              Packet:  Puzzles
4/9 & 4/10:   Bonding and Electron Dot Activities
              Bohr's Models
              Packet:  Ionic and Covalent Bonding
                       Lewis Dot Diagrams
4/11 & 4/12:  Chemistry Test
              Packet Due
4/13 & 4/16:  Introduction to Physics Notes
              Roller Coaster Discussion
              Homework:  Wooden Roller Coaster Research
4/17 & 4/18:  Start Roller Coaster Design
              Start Building Roller Coaster
4/19 & 4/20 until 5/10 & 5/11:  Roller Coaster
5/14 & 5/15:  Roller Coasters Due
              Presentations and Testing
5/16 & 5/17:  Presentations and Testing Continued
              Semester Exam Review Starts
5/21-5/25:    Semester Exam Week

Academic:
3/19: (6&7th only)  Universe Culminating Activity
3/20 & 3/21:  Prediction Activity and Lab
3/22 & 3/23:  Prediction Activity and Lab
              Prediction Quiz
              Review Observation and Inference
3/26 & 3/27:  Variables Activities
3/28 & 3/29:  Variables Quiz
              Hypothesizing Activities
3/30 & 4/2:   Hypothesizing Quiz
              Organizing and Interpreting Data
4/3 & 4/4:    Making Data Tables
4/5 & 4/6:    Graphing Procedures
4/9 & 4/10:   Data Tables & Graphs
4/11 & 4/12:  Using Graphs to make predictions
4/13:         (3 & 4 only)
              Graphing Activities
4/16 & 4/17:  Data Interpretation
4/18 & 4/19:  Quiz
              M & M Experiment
              Deer Kaibab Story
4/20 & 4/23:  Cereal Survey
              Surveys
4/24--4/27:   After TAAS Activity
4/30 & 5/1:  (4th only) Galaxy Shapes Poster
              (3,6 & 7)Periodic Tables & Packet
5/2 & 5/3:    Gumdrop Molecules
              Designer Compounds
              (3, 6 & 7)Packet
5/4 & 5/7:    Balancing Equations
              (3,6 & 7)Packet
5/8 & 5/9:    Physics:  Airplane Balanced
                        Unbalanced Egg
5/10 & 5/11:  Metricopter
5/14 & 5/15:  Boomerang Physics
5/16 & 5/17:  Finish Boomerangs
5/18:         Start Semester Exam Reviews
5/21--5/25:   Reviews and Exams
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