Mrs. Gina Imburgia
Creekside Middle School
Carmel Clay Schools
3525 W. 126th Street (Map It!)
Carmel, IN 46032
(317) 7336420 ext. 6114
Week of:  9/26/16 

Monday 
Hypothesis/Question Warm Up, Discuss study guide for Target Ticket #3, Writing Procedures, Finish measurement stations HW: Target Ticket #3 is Wednesday (BLUE) or Thursday (RED) 
Tuesday/ Wednesday 
Target Ticket #3 Review (whiteboards & stations), Target Ticket #3, Begin Penny Lab Investigation HW: Complete IV, DV, and Hypothesis in the Penny Lab 
Thursday/ Friday

Continue collecting data in the Penny Lab, Discuss Lab Write up, Begin Airplane Investigation (individual lab) HW: Finish Penny Lab for next block Unit 1 Posttest is Wed. Oct 5th (RED) or Thurs. Oct. 6th (BLUE) Quarter NB Check is also Oct. 5th or 6th 
Week of:  9/19/16 

Monday/Tuesday 
Return & Discuss Target Ticket #2, Volume & Density, Begin Measurement Stations HW: Volume & Density worksheet due next block (be sure to use your notes!) 
Wednesday/Thursday 
Volume/Density Warm Up, Scientific Writing: Problem & Hypothesis, Continue Measurement Stations HW: Problem & Hypothesis worksheet due next block (10 problems  be sure to use your in class examples!) 
Friday

Problem/Hypothesis Warm Up, Writing Scientific Procedures, Finish Measurement Stations HW: None Next Target Ticket is Tuesday 9/27 (RED) or Wednesday 9/28 (BLUE) 
Week of:  12/7/15 

Monday/Tuesday 
Symbiosis Warm Up, Parasites, Biome Gallery Walk, Bill Nye: Wetlands HW: Textbook pages 312317 #'s 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16; pg. 319 #'s 15, 7, 8 due on Thursday (BLUE) and Friday (RED) 
Wednesday/Thursday 
RED: Study Guide in SSN, Kahoot Review, finish gallery walk, biome book work time BLUE: Check HW, Kahoot Review, TT #3, finish gallery walk HW: RED ONLY  textbook pages due Friday! 
Friday 
Check homework, Target Ticket #3, begin lesson 4, biome book research time HW: None 
Week of:  11/16/15 

Monday/Tuesday 
Textbook pages 300306 & pg 309 #'s 19 due!, Target Ticket #2, Model Theory Law Presentations HW: None 
Wednesday/Thursday 
Return & Discuss TT#2, finish presentations, compare & contrast levels  habitat, Ecosystem & BIOMES HW: None 
Friday 
Continue discussion of habitat, Ecosystem & BIOMES, native vs. invasive species, begin Ecology Stations (2 stations to be completed today) HW: None 
Week of:  11/9/15 

Monday 
Computer Lab  project work time, Vocab Strategy for lesson 2, Population Counting: Mark and Recapture Lab HW: Finish Unit 6; Lesson 2 vocab strategy for next class & review vocab Target Ticket #2 is Monday 11/16 (RED) and Tuesday 11/17 (BLUE) 
Tuesday/ Wednesday 
Lesson 2 vocab strategy due! Mark and Recapture summary, begin MLT Presentations, Unit 6; Lesson 2 Notes HW: Finish mark and recapture summary questions (in your notebook) and Lesson 2 Venn Diagram, review lesson 2 vocab Target Ticket #2 is Monday 11/16 (RED) and Tuesday 11/17 (BLUE) 
Thursday/Friday 
Invasive vs. Native Species, MLT Presentations, Ecology Stations Day 1 HW: pgs. 300306 ALL & pg. 309 #'s 19 Target Ticket #2 is Monday 11/16 (RED) and Tuesday 11/17 (BLUE) *Target Ticket #2 will cover vocabulary & information from Unit 6; Lesson 2 starting on textbook p.299 
Week of:  11/2/15 

Monday/Tuesday 
Ecology Warm Up, Simulation of population counting (sampling method), M/T/L work time HW: Simulation (sampling method) due next block, M/L/T project due November 10th (RED) and November 11th (BLUE) 
Wednesday 

Thursday/Friday 
Guidance Dept. Activity, Current Event (SuperScience), Final day for project work time HW: M/L/T project due November 10th (RED) and November 11th (BLUE) 
Week of:  10/26/15 

Monday 
Unit 6; Lesson 1 online digital lesson, Research Project Part 2 HW: online digital lesson notes and research part 2 due Tuesday (Red) or Wednesday (Blue) 
Tuesday/ Wednesday  Review online digital lesson notes, research part 3/discuss rubric, Counting populations: 5 methods
HW: Target Ticket #1 (Q2) is Thursday (RED) or Friday (BLUE) *To review for target ticket, use the recorded information at the back of your SSN 
Thursday/Friday 
Continue population counting methods, Lesson 1 Review (Kahoot), Target Ticket #1 (Q2), Project work time, microscopes HW: Enjoy your weekend Reminder: Model, Theory, Law Project is due 11/9 (BLUE) or 11/10 (RED) 
Week of:  10/26/15 

Monday 
Unit 6; Lesson 1 online digital lesson, Research Project Part 2 HW: online digital lesson notes and research part 2 due Tuesday (Red) or Wednesday (Blue) 
Tuesday/ Wednesday  Review online digital lesson notes, research part 3/discuss rubric, Counting populations: 5 methods
HW: Target Ticket #1 (Q2) is Thursday (RED) or Friday (BLUE) *To review for target ticket, use the recorded information at the back of your SSN 
Thursday/Friday 
Continue population counting methods, Lesson 1 Review (Kahoot), Target Ticket #1 (Q2), Project work time, microscopes HW: Enjoy your weekend Reminder: Model, Theory, Law Project is due 11/9 (BLUE) or 11/10 (RED) 
Week of:  10/12/15 

Monday 
Quarter 1 Reflection/Pass back Unit 1 post assessments, Computer Lab  Research for Model, Theory, Law project HW: Part 1 of research due next class period (research over 3 models, 3 theories, 3 laws) 
Tuesday/ Wednesday 
Research Project  Top 3 & Choose Group, Discuss project outline, Demonstration of Hooke's Law, Lab  Newton's 2nd Law HW: None 
Thursday 
Start project part #2: Brainstorming (presentation, materials needed, etc.), finish Newton's 2nd Law Lab, Begin next unit: Ecology HW: Enjoy your Fall Break!

Week of:  9/21/15 

Monday/Tuesday 
Finish collecting data for Penny Lab, Return/Discuss Target Ticket #2 (please sign up for CORE+ review session if needed), Writing a scientific problem HW: Penny Lab Bar Graph due next class No Target Ticket this week 
Wednesday/Thursday 
Happy 1st Day of Fall (Fall Equinox activity), Penny Lab conclusions, Writing a Hypothesis, Start lab write up for Popcorn Lab HW: Finish any class work (1. Fall equinox reflection questions on homework page, 2. Penny Lab conclusion questions) 
Friday 
Hypothesis Warm Up/Example of Lab write up (SSN entries) Continue lab write up: Popcorn Lab, discuss data tables HW: 
Week of:  9/14/15 

Monday 
IV/DV Warm Up, Writing scientific procedures and peer evaluation, finish measurement stations HW: Crossword and pg. 13, #'s 39 are due tomorrow (RED) or Wednesday (BLUE) Target Ticket #2 is Thursday (RED) and Friday (BLUE)  please check your orange study sheet to review 
Tuesday/ Wednesday 
Check crossword & textbook pg. 13, Scientific Problem and Hypothesis, finish stations, Jeopardy Review HW: Crossword and pg. 13, #'s 39 are due tomorrow (BLUE) Target Ticket #2 is Thursday (RED) and Friday (BLUE)  please check your orange study sheet to review 
Thursday/ Friday 
Target Ticket #2 Collect Measurement Station Packet, Discuss writing a problem and hypothesis, Popcorn Lab Day #1 HW: None 
Week of:  9/7/15 

Monday/Tuesday 
LABOR DAY  NO SCHOOL Intro independent, dependent, & control variables (notes), line graph gummy worm data, begin measurement stations HW: Review IV/DV/Control and Graphing 
Wednesday/Thursday 
Bar Graph Warm Up, IV/DV/Control Variable Review, Measurement Foldable, Measurement Stations HW: Review IV/DV/Control and Graphing *Next Target Ticket is 9/16 (RED) & 9/17 (BLUE) 
Friday 
IV/DV/Control Variable warm up, Vocabulary List for TT#2 in SSN, Writing Procedures, Finish Measurement Stations HW: Please check your planner for the 3 assignments due on 9/15 (RED) & 9/16 (BLUE) *Next Target Ticket is 9/16 (RED) & 9/17 (BLUE) 
Week of:  8/31/15 

Monday/Tuesday 
Sci Goal Setting, Finish Bones! Activity/in class assignment, Discuss Target Ticket #1, Triple Beam Balance Practice HW: None *If you are retaking Target Ticket #1 THIS Thursday during CORE+, your retake contract is due no later than Thursday morning. 
Wednesday/Thursday 
Peer reflection of Bones! Observations and Inferences, Continue TBB practice, Steps of the Scientific Method with Gummy Worm Lab, Begin graphing (line graphs) HW: None *If you are retaking Target Ticket #1 THIS Thursday during CORE+, your retake contract is due no later than Thursday morning. 
Friday 
Conclusion of Gummy Worm Lab, making a data table, independent and dependent variables, begin measurement stations HW: Enjoy your long weekend *Next Target Ticket is Thurs (9/10) for RED DAY and Fri. (9/11) for BLUE DAY 
Week of:  8/24/15 

Monday 
Finish Branches of Science (Notes for Unit 1, Lesson 1), Discuss Scavenger Hunt, Observations and Inferences (notes, demonstration, and practice) HW: Review ALL notes and vocabulary (branches of science, observations, inference) Target Ticket #1 is Thursday (Red Day) or Friday (Blue Day) 
Tuesday/ Wednesday 
Collect scientist illustrations, practice target ticket, observation and inference skills, activity: bones! bones! bones!, Kahoot Review, finish up classwork: science book scavenger hunt, vocab crossword HW: Target Ticket #1 Vocabulary Crossword due next class period Target Ticket #1 is Thursday (Red Day) or Friday (Blue Day) 
Thursday/ Friday 
Target Ticket #1, Computer Lab: online textbooks, begin measurement/use of lab equipment, Bones! Summary and partner activity HW: None 
Week of:  8/17/15 

Monday/Tuesday  BYOD: Scan QR Codes for helpful information, Science Books, Pretest (Unit 1), 4D Challenge #2 (Pyramid Cups)
HW: None 
Wednesday/Thursday 
Finish 4D Pyramid Cups, Reflect with 4D's, SM/4D Color Code, Branches of Science (Notes for Unit 1, Lesson 1), Textbook Scavenger Hunt HW: Review Branches of Science Notes and Vocabulary Target Ticket #1 is next Thursday (Red Day) or Friday (Blue Day) 
Friday 
Finish Branches of Science (Notes for Unit 1, Lesson 1), Discuss Scavenger Hunt, Observations and Inferences (notes, demonstration, and practice) HW: Review ALL notes and vocabulary from this week to prepare for next week's target ticket Target Ticket #1 is next Thursday (Red Day) or Friday (Blue Day) 
Week of:  8/10/15 

Monday 
Teacher Work Day  No Students

Tuesday/Wednesday 
Welcome! Science PowerPoint  the "need to knows" Name Tags HW: 2 composition notebooks by next class period 
Thursday/Friday 
Continue PowerPoint, Classroom Tour, 4D Problem Solving, Can you Save Fred? Lab
HW: None 
Week of:  5/4/15 

Monday 
Matter Warm Up: Changes in State, Post Assessment review (CPS Clickers) HW: Invention Foldable due Thursday *Matter Post Assessment is WEDNESDAY 
Tuesday 
CPS Packet  identifying concept of question, Matter Review  pgs. 113116 (game boards)
HW: Invention Foldable due Thursday *Matter Post Assessment is WEDNESDAY 
Wednesday 
Matter Post Assessment, class time to work on invention foldable (due tomorrow!) HW: Invention foldable due tomorrow 
Thursday 
Energy pretest, preview energy vocab, share invention foldable, "house" cleaning (review myccs, missing assignments, discuss retakes/target tickets, etc.) HW: None 
Friday 
Energy; vocabulary crossword & Lesson 1 notes HW: Unit 1, Lesson 1 crossword due Thursday 
Week of:  4/27/15 

Monday 
ISTEP for groups A and C Chemical Reaction Demo's & mini labs Discuss final investigation lab write up HW: Final Investigation Lab Write up due Friday Matter Post Assessment is NEXT Tuesday 
Tuesday 
Day 1: Collecting Data for Final Investigation, set up lab write up, begin collecting data HW: Final Investigation Lab Write up due Friday Matter Post Assessment is NEXT Tuesday 
Wednesday 
Day 2: Collecting Data for Final Investigation Begin research of invention, brainstorm new invention (trifold) HW: Final Investigation Lab Write up due Friday Matter Post Assessment is Tuesday 
Thursday 
Temperature vs. Molecular Motion Quick Lab, Continue working on Invention TriFold HW: Final Investigation 1/2 sheet due tomorrow (materials listed and parent signature required) 
Friday 
States of Matter/Physical & Chemical Lab HW: Invention trifold due Wednesday 
Week of:  4/20/15 

Monday 
Finish evaporation and condensation quick labs, law of conservation of mass HW: pg. 98108, #'s 525 and crossword puzzle due tomorrow, Target Ticket #2 is Tuesday 
Tuesday 
Crossword and textbook pages due!, Review vocabulary HW: Target Ticket #2 is tomorrow 
Wednesday 
Target Ticket #2, Brainstorm ideas for final investigation (this will take place during ISTEP next week) HW: Final Investigation 1/2 sheet due tomorrow (list of 3 ideas) 
Thursday 
Final investigation: generate list of materials needed, Physical/Chemical Properties & Changes, begin demo and mini labs HW: Final Investigation 1/2 sheet due tomorrow (materials listed and parent signature required) 
Friday 
Continue Chemical Changes demo and mini labs HW: Bring materials for final investigation (we will start these on Monday!) 
Week of:  4/13/15 

Monday 
Finish Matter Web quest  home groups and jigsaw HW: None 
Tuesday 
Warm Up, Changes in States of Matter Notes/Energy Chart, discuss vocabulary for next target ticket HW: Target Ticket #2 crossword puzzle and pgs. 98108 #'s 525 due NEXT Tuesday (4/20) 
Wednesday 
Discuss textbook pages, begin Evaporation Lab HW: Target Ticket #2 crossword puzzle and pgs. 98108 #'s 525 due Tuesday (4/20) 
Thursday 
Continue Evaporation/Condensation Labs HW: Target Ticket #2 crossword puzzle and pgs. 98108 #'s 525 due Tuesday (4/20) 
Friday 
Vocabulary Check, Finish Evaporation/Condensation Labs, begin physical and chemical properties HW: Target Ticket #2 crossword puzzle and pgs. 98108 #'s 525 due Tuesday (4/20) 
Week of:  3/30/15 

Monday 
Periods 1, 3, 4: Build a Hydrometer Lab  Density Periods 5, 6, 7: Marble Lab: Measuring Density HW: Target Ticket #1 is Wednesday (pgs. 7283) 
Tuesday 
Solid, Liquid, Gas Notes & Visual, SSN entry, Concept Cube HW: Unit 2, Lesson 2 Concept Cube due tomorrow, Target Ticket #1 is tomorrow (pgs. 7283) 
Wednesday 
Target Ticket #1 (pgs. 7283), finish matter stations HW: None 
Thursday 
Media Center  States of Matter Jigsaw HW: Enjoy your Spring Break! 
Friday 
No School SPRING BREAK!

Week of:  3/25/15 

Monday 
Mystery Matter Lab  practice making observations and inferences HW: Unit 2, Lesson 12 Crossword due Wednesday Target Ticket #1 is Friday (pgs. 7283) 
Tuesday 
Mystery Matter Lab results, Unit 2, Lesson 1 Jigsaw & notetaking HW: Crossword is due tomorrow; pgs. 7283 #'s 59, 1120 & all of page 83 due Friday (#13 on pg. 83 is optional) Target Ticket #1 is Friday (pgs. 7283) 
Wednesday 
Check crossword puzzle, Continue Unit 2 Lesson 1 Jigsaw, input notebook notes on volume and density, discuss properties of matter stations HW: pgs. 7283 #'s 59, 1120 & all of page 83 due Friday (#13 on pg. 83 is optional) Target Ticket #1 is Friday (pgs. 7283) 
Thursday 
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