Mrs. Gina Imburgia

Creekside Middle School

Carmel Clay Schools

3525 W. 126th Street (Map It!)

Carmel, IN 46032

(317) 733-6420 ext. 6114


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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 312-317 #'s 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 16; pg. 319 #'s 1-5, 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 300-306 & pg 309 #'s 1-9 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. 300-306 ALL & pg. 309 #'s 1-9 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 3-9 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 3-9 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. 113-116 (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 (tri-fold)

HW: Final Investigation Lab Write up due Friday

Matter Post Assessment is Tuesday

Thursday

Temperature vs. Molecular Motion Quick Lab, Continue working on Invention Tri-Fold

HW: Final Investigation 1/2 sheet due tomorrow (materials listed and parent signature required)

Friday

States of Matter/Physical & Chemical Lab

HW: Invention tri-fold due Wednesday

Week of:
4/20/15
Monday

Finish evaporation and condensation quick labs, law of conservation of mass

HW: pg. 98-108, #'s 5-25 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. 98-108 #'s 5-25 due NEXT Tuesday (4/20)

Wednesday

Discuss textbook pages, begin Evaporation Lab

HW: Target Ticket #2 crossword puzzle and pgs. 98-108 #'s 5-25 due Tuesday (4/20)

Thursday

Continue Evaporation/Condensation Labs

HW: Target Ticket #2 crossword puzzle and pgs. 98-108 #'s 5-25 due Tuesday (4/20)

Friday

Vocabulary Check, Finish Evaporation/Condensation Labs, begin physical and chemical properties

HW: Target Ticket #2 crossword puzzle and pgs. 98-108 #'s 5-25 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. 72-83)

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. 72-83)

Wednesday

Target Ticket #1 (pgs. 72-83), 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 1-2 Crossword due Wednesday

Target Ticket #1 is Friday (pgs. 72-83)

Tuesday

Mystery Matter Lab results, Unit 2, Lesson 1 Jigsaw & note-taking

HW: Crossword is due tomorrow; pgs. 72-83 #'s 5-9, 11-20 & all of page 83 due Friday (#13 on pg. 83 is optional)

Target Ticket #1 is Friday (pgs. 72-83)

Wednesday

Check crossword puzzle, Continue Unit 2 Lesson 1 Jigsaw, input notebook notes on volume and density, discuss properties of matter stations

HW: pgs. 72-83 #'s 5-9, 11-20 & all of page 83 due Friday (#13 on pg. 83 is optional)

Target Ticket #1 is Friday (pgs. 72-83)

Thursday