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Week of 6/15 to 6/19


Last week of school! I want you guys to be up to date with this current pandemic. Watch this video with a family member!

 

First: Watch :How Long Does SARS-Cov_2 Last on Surfaces? What we Know

 

Second: Write a one paragraph response (4-6 sentences). Pretend I have no idea what covid-19 is. Tell me how I can keep my family safe during this pandemic. Use the information from the video to support your answer.



Week of 6/7 to 6/12

Skill Builders

This week you will use what you learned in middle school to complete a series of activities.

Some activities may require you to do some research. You can find diagrams on Google Images.

Message me on Teams, Remind, or Email if you have any questions!

Remember to answer all parts of each activity and try your best!

IMPORTANT! If you copy and paste answers from Google, I will not count the assignment. That means if you copied one answer from online, the entire assignment will not be counted for a grade. It will be incomplete. Try your best and answer all questions with your own words.

First: Complete Plant Cell Structure Nearpod

Code: KGVPS

Second: Complete The Water Cycle Nearpod

Code: PUJAT

Third: Complete Physical and Chemical Changes Nearpod

Code: COQLB

Fourth: Complete Predators: All Shapes and Sizes Nearpod

Code: TZRLB

Week of 6/1 to 6/5

Ecosystems

This week we are reviewing ecosystems. You will first watch a video from Mark Rober to see what kind of ecosystem he has in his back yard. Then, show what you learned on the following Nearpods. We are still reviewing topics you’ve learned in middle school to prepare you for 9th grade.

Remember to answer all parts of each activity and try your best!

 

IMPORTANT! If you copy and paste answers from Google, I will not count the assignment. That means if you copied one answer from online, the entire assignment will not be counted for a grade. It will be incomplete. Try your best and answer all questions with your own words.

 

First:

Watch this video: Building the Perfect Squirrel Proof BIrd Feeder

  • You will be using information from the video to help answer questions in following Nearpods, so pay attention. Get a family member to watch with you!

 

Second:

Complete Interactions Within an Ecosystem Nearpod

Code: SIZLK

 

*We learned this material in 7th grade. Make sure you take your time when completing each activity and answer all questions completely.

 

Third:

Practice! Complete Food Chains and Webs Matching Pair Nearpod

Code: XLMNG

 

Fourth:

Practice! Compete Food Chains matching Pair Nearpod

Code : WSTPR


Week of 5/25 to 5/29

Field Trip Week!

Kind of. We still must practice social distancing, so we are going on virtual field trips. This week you are going to visit volcanoes, explore waves of oceans, and go cliff jumping in Croatia!

We are still reviewing topics you’ve learned in middle school to prepare you for 9th grade

Remember to answer all parts of each activity and try your best!

IMPORTANT! If you copy and paste answers from Google, I will not count the assignment. That means if you copied one answer from online, the entire assignment will not be counted for a grade. It will be incomplete. Try your best and answer all questions with your own words.

 

First: Complete the Forces and Motion: Cliff jumping in Croatia Nearpod

Code: XTNCG

 

Second: Complete the Energy and Motion: Catch a Wave Nearpod

Code: UBFPO

 

Third: Complete the Earth Science: Volcanoes Nearpod

Code: IHBDF

 

Fourth: Watch This Video with a Family Member

Coronavirus: Why Social Distancing Saves Lives : https://youtu.be/uxHEUzmJRMU

Week of 5/18 to 5/22

  • This week we are going to learn about the human body, solar and lunar eclipses, and the sun! It is important that everyone completes ALL activities posted.
  • We are reviewing everything you learned from 6th-8th grade. It is important you enter 9th grade prepared!
  • Each week we are going to review 3-4 topics
  • Start with “Understanding the Human Body” Nearpod. I have some things to say before moving forward

 

IMPORTANT! If you copy and paste answers from Google, I will not count the assignment. That means if you copied one answer from online, the entire assignment will not be counted for a grade. It will be incomplete. Try your best, and answer all questions with your own words.

 

First:

  • Complete Understanding the Human Body Nearpod
  • Use complete sentences and answer the questions fully for each open response question
    • Incomplete sentences will not count.

              Code: BPYVG

Second:

  • Complete Solar and Lunar Eclipses Nearpod
  • Use complete sentences and answer the questions fully for each open response question
    • Incomplete sentences will not count.

              Code: RWSAP

 

 

Third:

  • Complete Diagram of the Sun Nearpod
  • Use complete sentences and answer the questions fully for each open response question
    • Incomplete sentences will not count.

              Code: FRAIZ

 

Fourth:

Watch this with a family member :  How To See Germs Spread (Coronavirus)

VIDEO: How To See Germs Spread (Coronavirus)


Week of 5/11 to 5/15

Natural Selection Vocabulary
Natural Selection_ Stemscopes
Natural Selection_ Stemscopes work

This week we are going to learn about natural selection! It is important that everyone completes ALL activities posted.

IMPORTANT! If you copy and paste answers from Google, I will not count the assignment. That means if you copied one answer from online, the entire assignment will not be counted for a grade. It will be incomplete. Try your best, and answer all questions with your own words.

First:

  • Complete the Natural Selection Nearpod (has a picture of dolphins )

              Code: ELFDQ

Second:

  • Read Stemscopedia. As you read, take notes.
  • You do not have to complete the activities on the Stemscopes reading page.
  • Then, complete the Stemscopes worksheet document.
  • Tip : If you have both documents open on your screen, you can fill it out as you read.

 

Third: Complete the Natural Selection matching pair and review Nearpod

              Code: AKRCE

  • Open the Natural selection vocabulary and fill in the definitions.
  • Tip: If you have this open while you do the Nearpod, the answers will all be on the same screen!

Week of 5/4 to 5/8
Student paced Nearpod

Code: LZVWY

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