February 19

IPC Lesson Plans Feb. 19-23

Monday: President’s Day Holiday

Tuesday: Scuba diving TED-ed video and Boyle’s Law practice domino activity

Wednesday: Review assignment and finish domino activity if you didn’t finish yesterday. Test tomorrow!

Thursday: Matter test – States of Matter, Phase Changes, and Boyle’s Law

Friday: Pass back tests, Element name and symbol flashcards

Quiz over the first 20 elements on Tuesday!

February 12

IPC Lesson Plans: Feb. 12-16

This week we will begin our Chemistry portion of the year. We will begin learning about the states of matter.

Monday: States of matter discussion and notebook assignment (categorizing info about the states of matter)

Tuesday: States of Matter Lab

Wednesday: Complete graph and analysis questions from lab, states of matter enrichment activity

Thursday: States of matter diagram in notebook; Plasma video clip; Why can’t we have light sabers video clip

Friday: Boyle’s law assignment in notebook, Scuba diving video clip

 

Next week: Matter test on Thursday!

February 2

IPC Lesson Plans, Feb. 5-9

This week we will be discussing renewable and nonrenewable energy sources.

TEKS:

5H:analyze energy transformations of renewable and nonrenewable resources

5I: critique the advantages and disadvantages of various energy sources and their impact on society and the environment.

 

Monday:

Nonrenewable resource notebook entry

5th: Fossil Fuels Ch. 8 section 1 assignment

Ted Ed fossil fuel video clip

8th: Fossil fuel checklist and alaskan pipeline assignment

Tuesday:

Renewable resource notebook entry

Renewable resource assignment using CH. 8, section 3

Wind energy assignment using website

Wednesday:

Freshmen are taking the STAAR benchmark today

Thursday:

Discuss Nuclear Energy

Watch “The Nuclear Option”  A NOVA special that aired January 2017

Writing Assignment

Friday:

Finish Nuclear Option

Complete writing assignment

Discuss nuclear energy career options

January 29

IPC Lesson Plans January 29 to Feb 2

This week we are finishing our marble roller coaster projects!

Monday and Tuesday: Marble Roller Coaster work days

Wednesday: Show off and test your roller coasters!  Calculate velocity, potential energy and kinetic energy.

Thursday: Fossil Fuels assignment, using Chapter 8, section 1.  Begin discussing nonrenewable and renewable energy sources.

Friday: Nonrenewable resource notebook entry, fossil fuel checklist and Alaskan pipeline assignment

 

October 20

Oct. 23-27 IPC

IPC Lesson Plans:

Monday:

First day of 2nd 9 weeks

Forces in the NHL video clip

http://www.nbclearn.com/science-of-nhl-hockey

Intro to Forces notebook assignment

Tuesday:

Discuss unbalanced and balanced forces; diagrams in notebook

Friction in everyday life assignment on google classroom

Wednesday:

Complete Friction in every day life activity

Discuss and plan Friction Inquiry lab

Thursday:

Friction Inquiry lab

Friday:

Friction Inquiry lab

October 20

Oct. 9-13 and Oct. 16-19

Monday:

Acceleration formula notebook entry and practice

Complete Friday’s assignment in necessary

Tuesday:

Speed/Velocity/Acc. Comparison notes

Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration sorting cards with a partner

Wednesday:

Speed, velocity, and acceleration tpt kahoot (for practice, formative assessment)

Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration Task Cards Quiz (½ test grade)  — differentiation because each person gets a different set

Thursday:

CSI Speed and Acceleration activity  next year do this before the kahoot and task cards

(½ test grade)

Friday:

Complete CSI activity from yesterday

Momentum discussion- one page of notes

Baseball sliding mythbuster clip

 

Monday:

Momentum Lab

Tuesday:

Momentum Lab

Wednesday:

Self Driving cars Ted ed and veritasium video

Momentum and self-driving car assignment on google classroom

Thursday:

Complete self-driving car assignment

Friday: Teacher Work Day

 

October 20

Oct. 2-6 IPC Plans

I had plans but forgot to post them!

Here is what we did in class:

Monday: Anatomy of a Distance Time Graph notebook entry

Running Wolf assignment (page 1)

Tuesday:

Distance time graph example with numbers, using the graph to calculate speed notebook entry

Tortoise and the Hare assignment – application grade

Wednesday:

½ day

Complete Tortoise and the Hare activity

Speed Kahoot

Thursday:

Speed Quiz

8th: Finish Tortoise and the Hare activity

Friday:

Sub here today!

Acceleration introduction book assignment

 

September 25

IPC Lesson Plans: September 25-29

This week we will calculate speed and create distance-time graphs to analyze motion.

TEKS:

4(A)  describe and calculate an object’s motion in terms of position, displacement, speed, and acceleration;

4(B)  measure and graph distance and speed as a function of time using moving toys;

 

Monday:

Cheetah video clip:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8vejjVgIHg

Speed and Velocity intro video clip:  Sports in Science NHL  http://www.nbclearn.com/science-of-nhl-hockey

Ch. 2, section 1 book assignment, glue in notebook

Back pages of the running wolf assignment (distance and displacement)

Tuesday:

Hot Wheels Speed Lab

Wednesday:

Speed Triangle notes

Complete hot wheel velocity lab report

Thursday:

Speed practice problems

Friday:

Tracing the Racecar assignment