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

September 18

Lesson Plans, September 18-22

This week we will practice manipulating the density formula to calculate density, mass and volume.  We will also review our measurement conversions to prepare for our summative test.

Monday:

We will complete our Challenging Density problems the first part of class.  I was so proud of my IPC students, they did so well last Friday on these.

Density practice problems, for notebook

Tuesday:

Density review discussion

Density for Chocoholics Lab

Wednesday:

Density review and Mass,Volume, & Density Task Cards

Thursday:

Discuss the upcoming test (go through notebook, to make sure they are caught up)

Review Assignment: Metric Conversion, Dimensional Analysis, and Density

Friday:

Test: Metric Conversion, Dimensional Analysis, and Density

HW: Comparing Densities Assignment

September 11

September 11-15 Lesson Plans for IPC

This week we will learn and practice converting units of measurement within the metric system and from the metric system to/from the English Standard system.  This will help us all year as we do labs and assignments.  Also, this will prepare them for future Chemistry and Physics classes.

Monday:

Metric Conversion Chart notebook entry

Metric Conversion practice problems and partner evaluation (if time)

Tuesday:

Metric System Conversion Practice Task cards —  differentiation based on depth of questioning in each bag of cards— beginner, moderate, advanced

Wednesday:

Dimensional Analysis notebook entry and practice problems (to glue in notebook)

Metric Conversion Kahoot (if they enjoy the slap game, I may just let them keep playing and do this tomorrow)

Thursday:

 

Metric Conversion and Dimensional Analysis Kahoot-formative assessment

Dimensional Analysis Dominoes activity

Friday:

Dimensional Analysis challenging problems notebook entry

Dimensional Analysis challenging problems — differentiated by answer bank and level of questioning. (Versions A,B, and C)

HW: None!