September 5

Lesson Plans September 5-9

This week we will review the scientific method, assess our knowledge of lab safety and the scientific method, and begin converting within the metric system.

TEKS Covered this week:  1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E, 6C, 6E

Tuesday:

Cabbage Juice Indicator Lab – this lab helps the students experience the scientific method while introducing them to acids and bases.

Wednesday:

Review assignment for test

Variables Color Sheet for extra credit

Thursday:

Lab Safety and Scientific Method Test

HW: Complete color sheet for extra credit

Friday:

Introduction to the metric system

 

August 29

August 28-September 1 IPC Lesson Plans

This week we are focusing on using lab equipment and setting up experiments.

TEKS covered:  1A, 1B, 2B, 2C, 2E

Monday:

Video clip: Metric system Ted Ed

Diagrams in notebook: Thermometer, Graduated cylinder

Arm Span vs. Height Metric Practice Activity

Tuesday:

Lab Equipment Practice Lab (meet in room 119)

Wednesday:

Scientific Method Foldable, glue in notebook

Thursday:

Scientific Method review

Hypothesis or not activity

Scientific method assignment on chromebook

HW: Complete scientific method assignment if you don’t finish in class

Friday:

Scientific Method vocab

Paper Plane Scientific Method experiment

 

August 22

August 21-25 IPC Lesson Plans

Monday:

Eclipse Day!  We viewed the eclipse during 5th period.

Myth of Multitasking video and Switchtasking Activity

Discuss Lab Safety

HW: Get Lab Safety contract signed by Wednesday

Tuesday:

Big Bang Theory safety video clip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Wmn-U01b_Q

Walk down and visit the lab

Enroll in Google classroom on Chromebook

Minions Lab Safety assignment on google classroom

HW: Get Lab Safety Contract signed

Wednesday:

Set up notebook: title and number pages

Glue Lab License in

Glue Lab Safety Rules in

Claim, Evidence, and Reasoning notes

Thursday:

Claim, Evidence, Reasoning assignment

Concussions in Sports reading and questions

Friday:

Universal Screener

Optical Illusion activity

 

August 14

August 17-18

Welcome to your first week of IPC!

Thursday, 8/17:

Student information assignment (to get to know you)

House of Cards Activity

Pass out Policies and Procedures page

HW: Read through the policies and procedures with parent/guardian and get the appropriate signatures, Bring supplies

Friday, 8/18:

 

I changed this due to the fact that freshmen are just getting their Chromebooks today.

Mindset Assessment and Video clips.  Do you have a fixed action mindset or a growth mindset?

HW: Bring supplies and get signatures if needed

TEKS: 1A, 1B, 2A

August 10

Supplies for IPC 2017-2018

Hi!  It’s another exciting school year.  Here are some supplies you’ll need for IPC:

Composition notebook (100 pages, to be used for IPC only)

Pencils

Red pen/pencil (or another brighter color!)

Chromebook (charged each night)

Folder/binder to keep handouts and graded papers in (can share this with another class)

Optional: Calculator (we have a class set of 24, but if you prefer your own)

 

I know this isn’t possible for every family, but if you could get the following to donate to the class we’d appreciate it!

  1. A roll of paper towels OR a box of tissues (pick one)
  2. One package of glue sticks