8 Physical Science

When you have finished watching this documentary click on this link  – NASA Global Climate Change Interactive Quizzes      Take the first quiz called ‘Warm up’.   It is ten questions long.   Email the letter of each answer to kfrank@sp-academy.org

Example:   Dear Mr. Frank, Here are my answers for the quiz you asked us to take in class today.

1.  c

2. d

3… and so on through number 10.

I will be back on Thursday.   If you finish early then you will need to watch this TED talk on your laptop:

James Hansen : Why I Must Speak Out About Climate Change

Homework

Listen to a Podcast to get some ideas!  Science Podcast collection

Video:  Making a Podcast

Discovery – Build a Coaster

6/4: Read pages 473-479 Do Q’s 3,5,6,7 on page 479

5/29:Submit ‘Warm-up‘ Quiz answers to Questions #1-10 via e-mail to kfrank@sp-academy.org

5/24:  Complete Heat and Temperature Podcasts for Tuesday May 29

Six Degrees Could Change the World Part 1

Six Degrees Could Change the World Part 2

Six Degrees Could Change the World Part 3

Six Degrees Could Change the World Part 4

5/22: Read pages 453 – 461 and do questions 1,3 and 4 on page 461

5/18: Read pages 444-452 and answer questions 4,5,6 and 9 on page 452

5/16: Roller Coaster Project due on Friday, 5/18

5/14: Read Chapter 13 section 2 (Simple Machines, pages 438 – 443) and do review questions 2,4,6, and 8 on page 443

5/10: Read pages 431-437 and complete review questions 2,4,6,8 on page 437

4/24: Be sure to watch for cool birds in England!  You can have 1 bonus point in science for each species that you ID for Mrs. Frank!  Have a great time and be safe!

4/20: Read pages 438 – 443 ‘Simple Machines’ and do questions 2, and 6-8 on page 443

Ed Heads -Simple Machines

4/18:Read Chapter 13 section 1 ‘Work, Power and Machines’ on pages 431 – 437

4/16: Review Chapter 11 Study Guide for quiz on Friday, 4/20

4/12: Newton’s Laws Presentations due on Monday

Order of Presentations (Block 3) Rebekah, Jimmy, Ethan, Zanna, Derek, Liam, Brendan, Ben, Elisa, Johnny, Raja, Nicholas, Shion

(Block 4)  Gina, Jacob, Michel, Liam, Yoshi, Karl, Juju, Matthew, Jess, Ian, Lyman, Bobby

4/10: Chapter 11 review questions 7-14, 21, 24, 26. on pages 390-391

3/30: No Homework, Enjoy this time with your family and friends!

3/28: Due to the debate, no HW

3/26: Work on Newton’s Law Presentations

3/22: Read Chapter 11 section 3 (pages 380-385, Complete friction lab on 386 if not done in class.        Answer questions 3,4,5 and 7 on page 385

3/20: Read pages 372 – 377, answer questions 1 – 5 on page 377, complete inclined plane lab if not done in class.

3/16: Acceleration practice problems (handout)

3/14: Speed Machines questions, Read ‘Measuring Motion’ on pages 365 – 371, do review questions #2,3, and 6 on page 371
3/12: No Homework! Take a break after all of the hard work you did to complete your project!
3/8: Science project due in completed form next class, Monday 3/12
3/6: Write Acknowledgements and Conclusion section of Science Project
3/2: Continue working on Science Project
Feb 29: Work on data collection and background research in class.   Complete 3 source bibliography and background research for Friday, 3/2
Feb 21: Read pages 267- 273 and answer Q’s 2-5 on page 273, Collect Data for science project. Complete Xtranormal presentation if not completed in class.
Feb 17: Continue work on Science Project
Feb 15: Complete written procedure for project
Feb 8: Read 259 – 266 and answer q’s 1-6 on 266 AND choose your topic for the science project.
Jan 6: Read pages 156 – 164 and answer questions 1-4 on page 164
Jan 4: Read pages 151 – 155 and answer questions 2,3,6,7 on page 155
December 16: No Homework over the holiday! Have a great break.
December 14:Complete atomic models for Friday
December 12: Complete ‘My Favorite Alien’ Activity if not done in class
December 8: Read pages 145-150 and answer questions 3-6 on page 150, Work on your adopt an element project
December 6: Review study guide and Chapter 4 for quiz on Thursday.
November 30: Answer questions 6-15, 18-20 and 26 on pages 138 and 139
November 28: Read chapter 4 sections 2 and 3 (if you have not already read section 2 and answer question 4-7 on page 132
November 22: No Homework over Thanksgiving. Enjoy this time with your family!
November 18: Final drafts of zines due next class.
November 14: Read chapter 4 section 2, complete science class reflection.
November 8:Read Chapter 4 Section 1 “The Development of Atomic Theory” pages 113 – 118 and answer Q’s 3,4,and 5 on page 118 and complete rough draft of mini zine
November 4: Read Chapter 4 Section 1 “The Development of Atomic Theory” pages 113 – 118 and answer Q’s 3,4,and 5 on page 118
November 2: Charles Law Practice

October 31:Complete Charles Law practice if not done in class.
October 27:No Homework!
October 25: Chapter 3 review questions 5-11,14,15,20,21 and and 27 on pages 106-107
October 21: Read pages 95-101 ‘Behavior of Gases’ and do questions 6,8,9,10 on page 101
October 19: Read pages 89-94 ‘Fluids’ and do questions 4,5,6 and 8 on page 94
October 17: Read ‘Changes of State’ (pages 84-88)and do review questions 1-5 on page 88
October 13: Review Chapter 2 and Study guide for Chapter 2 quiz on Monday
October 11: Read Chapter 3 Section 1 (pages 77-81) do questions # 3-6
October 5: Complete Density Lab if not done in class
October 3: Chapter 2 review questions 8-21 and 25 on pages 70 and 71
September 29: Read pages 59 – 64 and do questions 1-7 on page 64

September 27: Read pages 51-58 and answer questions 1,2,6 and 7 on page 58

September 23: Read pages 45-50 and answer questions 1-5 on page 50

September 21: Review Chapter one and study guide for test on Friday 9/23

Sept 19: Read pages 22-28 and answer questions 8-17, 20, 21, and 25 on pages 36 and 37

Sept 15: Read pages 14-21 and answer questions 6-10 on page 21
Sept 13: Read pages 6-12 and answer questions 7,8,9 on page 12

Sept 9 : Famous Scientist poster due on Tuesday, 9/13. You will have 45 minutes in class on Tuesday to complete this.

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October : Complete ‘layering liquids’ lab and answer questions 2-15, 18, 20,21 and 24 on pages 70 and 71.

Sept : Complete “Marvelous mixtures and Cool compounds”

Sept : Answer questions 1,2,5,6,7 on page 58, Read pages 59 – 64

Sept : Read pages 51-58

Friday Sept  Read pages 45-50, Answer questions 2,3, and 5-8

Sept :  read p. 5-18 in text, complete measuring tools of science if not done in class.

Sept : read p. 19-25 in text; metric conversions ws

Sept : p. 36 #8-17, 20, 21, 27, 29
Chapter 1 test on Sept. 17

Sept : Review chapter 1 for test on Friday

http://www.poodwaddle.com/applets/temp.swf

<a href=”http://www.poodwaddle.com”>Poodwaddle.com</a&gt;

Periodic Table Jeopardy

Start with Online Isotopes – a short lesson on what isotopes are.

Then, watch ‘Mercury and Fish’ and answer the questions on the handout as you go. Feel free to pause the video as you watch it to answer the questions carefully and fully.

Then, watch ‘The History of Lead’ on How Stuff Works.

Next, play a 10 question ‘Element Math’ game to test your Elemental Knowledge!

write down your score on the ‘Mercury’ handout

Now check out ‘The Silicon we Create’ on How Stuff Works

Lastly, watch this short film on Aluminium and write down the name of the material that is mined to produce aluminium.

NOVA program on CERN

Introducing Atoms

Dynamic Periodic Table

December 10: No Homework this weekend. Enjoy!

December 8: Read pages 151 – 155 and check out one of the problems from the samples above.

December 6: Review study guide and Chapter 4 for quiz on Wednesday.

December 2: Read pages 145-150 and do Q’s 2,4,6 on 150

November 30: Chapter 4 Review questions 6-14, 16, and 18-21 on pages 138, 139

November 16: Read pages 128 – 132 and answer q’s 1-4 and 6 on page 132

November 9: Element table practice sheet

November 3: Read pages 119 – 127 ‘ The Structure of Atoms’ and answer Q’s 2,4,5 on page 127

November 1: Read pages 113-118 ‘The Development of Atomic Theory’ and answer Q’s 3,4,5 on page 118

October 28: No homework over the weekend.

October 26: Review Chapter 3 for test on Thursday 10/28

October 22: Chapter review: Q’s 5-12, 14, 15, 21,22,23 on pages 106 – 107

October 20: Read pages 96 – 101 Chapter 3 section 4 ‘Behavior of Gases’ and answer Q’s 4-8 on page 101

October 18: Read pages 89 – 94 Chapter 3 section 3 ‘Fluids’ and answer Q’s 3,4,5,6 on page 94

October 14: Read pages 84-88 Chapter 3 section 2 on Changes of State and answer questions 1,2,5 on page 88, complete Hot and Cold lab if not done in class.

October  12: Read pages 77-81 Chapter 3 Section 1 on Matter and Energy and answer questions 5,6,7 on page 81

October 7: Review chapter 2 for test on Tuesday. Complete ‘White before your eyes’ lab if not done in class. Consider attending the 10/10/10 Global Work Party at the library on Sunday morning starting at 9 am, and with Mayor Pike planting a tree at the library at 10:10 am.

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December 8: No Homework

December 4 Review Chapter 4 for test on Tuesday 12/8

December 2: Complete Alien Periodic Table Challenge if needed

November 30: p. 138 #’s 6-14, 18, 19, 20, 25 (Chapter 4 test 12/8)

November 24: No Homework over the break. Happy Thanksgiving!

November 19:Read pages 119- 124 Skip info on Moles, Answer questions 2,3,4,5,9 on page 127

November 17: Adopt an Element project due on Thursday 11/19

November 13:Adopt an Element project due 11/19

November 10:Choose an element for research, gas laws quiz on Friday 11/13

November 6: Atoms Family worksheet

Introducing Atoms in class activity

November 4: Read pages 113- 118

November 2: Complete Boyle’s law practice problems

October 29: No Homework!

October 27: Final draft of zines and quiz on Thursday. Study guide for quiz:

Chapter 3 States of Matter Study Guide

Science Odyssey PBS: Atom builders

How Stuff Works: Families of the Periodic Table

Adopt an Element Project:

How to make a model of your element

http://www.chemicalelements.com/ – Has pictures showing how many protons, neutrons and electrons are in each element’s atom

http://www.webelements.com/webelements/scholar/index.html – Has pictures showing what each element looks like

http://education.jlab.org/itselemental/index.html

http://www.chemicool.com/

http://www.lenntech.com/periodic-chart.htm – Has pictures showing a feature of each element.

http://www.uky.edu/Projects/Chemcomics/ – a periodic table of comic books!

http://periodic.lanl.gov/default.htm – great clickable periodic table with cost of elements.

The Comic Book Periodic Table

Introducing Atoms activity

Zine entry form online

Play with Gas Laws online!

October 15: Rough drafts due next class

October 13: Work on your zine rough draft.

October 7:Read pages 77-88

October 5:No Homework tonight, Density lab is due Friday. Also, please read section 1 of chapter 3 for Friday’s class.

Zine-a-thon Contest

Bellingham Water Quality with a link to the consumer confidence report

Wave Webquest

Final exam is Friday, June 11 – click here for a study guide

Lesson on Waves

Heat and Temperature Jeopardy

Heat transfer game

Quia Heat transfer quiz game

work and power practice problems online

Work and power Jeopardy

Goldburger to go

Scispot Kids zone Simple Machines assignment

Date below is the date homework was assigned, all homework is due the following class:

Homework:

June 7: Chapter reviews: at least 3 of Chapters 11, 12, 13, 14 ,15

June 3: complete wave webquest questions if not done.

June 1: Page 513, #’s 2-5

May 24: Read Chapter 14 section 1 (473-479) and answer questions 4-7 on 479

April 23: Read chapter 13 section 4 for Tuesday

April 21: Read Chapter 13 section 3 for Friday

April 15: read Chapter 13 section 2 Simple machines and do questions #2-7 at the end of the section.

April 13: Welcome back! Read Chapter 13 section 1 ‘Work, Power and Machines’ on pages 431 – 437 and prepare for the double egg drop challenge!

April 2: No homework over the break. Have a great time! See you on the 13th!

March 25:Begin roller coaster project

March 23: No Homework

March 19: Review Chapter 11 for test on Tuesday 3/23

March 17: Chapter 11 Review problems 2-14, 18, 20, 22-26 on pages 390-391

March 15: Momentum practice problems

March 11: Newtons laws presentations start 3/15

March 3: Freefall Homework

March 1: Read Chapter 11 section 3 (pages 380-385, Complete friction lab on 386 if not done in class.

Answer questions 3,4,5 and 7 on page 385

Feb 25: Read pages 372 – 377, answer questions 1 – 5 on page 377, complete inclined plane lab if not done in class.

Feb 19: Acceleration practice problems WS

Feb 17: Speed Machines questions, Read 365 – 371

Feb 11: No homework. Have a nice weekend!

Feb 9: Review study guide for quiz on Thursday, 2/11

Feb 3: Chapter 8 review pages 286-287 #’s 2-23

Jan 29:Complete ‘Is your Water Clean?’ and read Chapter 8 section 3 (pages 276 – 281)

Jan 13: Complete Solubility lab, Read Ch 8 section 2 ‘How Substances Dissolve’ on pages 267 – 273 Complete questions 1,2,3, 4, 7 on 266 and 1,2, 5, 6 on 273.

Jan 6: Use data from tasty solutions to create a line graph showing your results.

Jan 4: Read chapter 8 section 1, have test signed by a parent

December 10: Complete bonding basics worksheet, Read pages 145 – 155

Check out last year’s Middle School Science Zine contest winners from our little school and all around the planet!
Animated pH scale
Acid Rain Research
Acid Rain research 2

Study Guide for Semester one Final

London Bird Club
London Bird Club Wiki

Simple Machines activity

MSP Teacher Resource Tool

OSPI Powerful Classroom Assessments

Released items from previous tests
Newton’s First Law Demos

Sem2 8thfinalstudyguide2011

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? Review game with questions from semester 2!

Final Exam Jeopardy

Heat and Temperature Podcasts:Shaneproject,colbymariana  TarrynandMayaHotPeanuts  podcast  Everything Science annaluke Sophia and Lena

June 15:  We are all really going to miss you!    Have a fantastic summer!   Watch the birds and be good to your parents!   See you in the future …or the pasture!   Come visit often!

Course Evaluation
Making a Podcast in Garage Band

Another Coaster Creator game to try
Roller Coaster Video from How Stuff Works
More Roller Coaster Physics
National Geographic – Millennium Force Documentary (8 min)
National Geographic Top Thrill Dragster
Roller Coaster Physics graph: here
Roller Coaster Physics: Step by Step Explanation

Homework:

June 1: coasterprojecet
May 27: No Homework over the long weekend. Enjoy! Be nice to your parents!

May 25: Chapter 13 test on Friday. Use study guide to review.
May 23: Chapter 13 review questions 6-25 on pages 466 and 467
May 19: Part 1 of Roller Coaster project due next Monday 5/23
May 17: Work on Roller Coaster Project
May 13: Inventions due Tuesday, May 17
May 9: Read Chapter 13 section 4 ‘Conservation of Energy’ on pages 453-461 and answer questions 1-5 on page 461. Also: Kinetic and Potential Energy Practice – due Friday – Inventions now due on Tuesday, May 17
April 25: No Homework. Have a terrific time in England! Be safe and look for birds!
April 21: Read Chapter 13 section 3 “What is Energy” on pages 444 – 452 and answer questions 4,7,8,9 on page 452
April 19: Read Chapter 13 section 2 “Simple Machines” on pages 438 – 443 and answer questions # 2,3,7,8 on page 443 Also: Drawings of invention are due on Thursday.
April 11: Read Chapter 13 section 1 “Work, Power and Machines” on pages 431 – 437 and answer questions 2-8 on page 437
March 25: Read ‘ Newton’s Third Law’ on pages 412 – 417 and answer questions #2-7 on page 417
March 23: Read ‘Gravity’ on pages 403-410 and complete questions # 1-4, 6 on page 410
March 21: Read ‘Newton’s First and Second Laws’ on pages 397 – 402. Complete questions # 4-7 on page 402
March 17: Use study guide for Chapter 11 to prepare for quiz on Monday 3/21
March 15: Complete F=ma practice
March 10: Read ‘Motion and Force’ on pages 380 – 385 and answer review questions 3-7 on page 385
March 8: Be prepared to demonstrate Newtons first law of motion in class on Thursday. Please bring all of the materials that you will need.
March 2: Read “Acceleration” on pages 372 – 377 and answer questions #1 – 5 on page 377
Feb 24: Complete practice problems handout
Feb 22: Read ‘Measuring Motion’ on pages 365 – 371 and answer review questions 1-6 on 371
Feb 10: Review chapter 9 for quiz on Feb 16.
Feb 8: Read pages 307 – 313 and answer questions 5,6,7 on page 313
Feb 4: Read pages 301 – 306 and answer questions 3 and 7 on page 306
Feb 2: Read pages 293 – 300 ‘Acids, Bases, Salts’ answer questions 2,3,7, and 8 on page 300

January 18: Review Chapter 8 fer ye SHORT leetle quiz on Thursday!

January 13: Complete chapter 8 review questions #2-16, 19-23 on pages 286-287

January 11: Review study guide for semester 1: highlight topics for review

January 7:  Read pages 276 – 281 and answer questions #1,2,4,7 on page 281

January 5: Read pages 267 – 273, answer questions 1,2 and 6 on 273, and complete ‘Messing with Mixtures’ lab if needed.

January 3: Read pages 259 – 266, answer questions 1-5 on page 266.

Small Science Collective
Tissue Paper Balloons

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8 Responses

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  2. Luv the site. Lot better! easy to go from place to place!!! Havin fun in science!!! C u soon!!!

  3. thankslots because sometimes when i leave im eally happy to get out of school and i forget theres homework!

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  6. Hey Mr. Frank its Amanda Smrke :)) how are you. Justin and I miss everyone. Tell everyone we say hi and we miss you guys ❤

    • Hi Amanda,

      Thanks for the note! We sure miss you two as well. There have been many times this year where your names have come up and they are always followed with those sentiments. I look at the plaque outside the lab with your names on it each day and think of you. Mrs. Frank and I hope that you are enjoying Hawaii and your new school. If you are surfing, please enjoy a wave for me!

  7. Aww thanks. Ya I have started surfing as one of my hobbies :). Just last Sunday, My friends Emma, Kaui and I went surfing and we caught a few, but then there was a Tiger Shark warning so we had to get out 😦 but it was so much fun! And yes I will for shur I will enjoy a wave for you. Well i hope everything is going good and every one seems to like the new building so i heard! well we will be in washington in about one week so i hope we can stop by and say hello. Well we miss you guys and hope to see you soon. And thanks for making my year in a half a great year. I had a blast thanks alot. Justin says hi to and i hope we can come to. We will arive in Washington on tuesday, so i hope i can come. Well it was nice hearing from you and thanks for look at the plaque 🙂 See you soon
    Amanda 🙂

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