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Weekly Agenda: January 21-25

MONDAY (1/21) **No School Today!
Lesson: 
HW: 
 
TUESDAY (1/22)
Lesson: Review Unit 2 Lesson 2; Bill Nye Video "Food Webs"
HW: None
 
WEDNESDAY (1/23) 
Lesson: Begin Unit 2 Lesson 3 "Population Dynamics" (NOTES)
HW: None
 
THURSDAY (1/24) **Awards Program 10:00am
Lesson: Unit 2 Lesson 3 "Limiting Factors" (Of Mice and Boys ACTIVITY)
HW: None
 
FRIDAY (1/25)  
Lesson: Begin Unit 2 Lesson 4 (Hunters and Hunted video)
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: January 14-18

MONDAY (1/14) 
Lesson: Bill Nye "Populations"
HW: Vocabulary QUIZ Friday (Unit 2-Lessons 1 & 2 only)
 
TUESDAY (1/15)
Lesson: Unit 2 Lesson 2 "Roles in Energy Transfer" (Lesson Notes)
HW: Vocabulary QUIZ Friday (Unit 2-Lessons 1 & 2 only)
 
WEDNESDAY (1/16) 
Lesson: Newspaper #28 "Populations & Ecosystems"
HW: Vocabulary QUIZ Friday (Unit 2-Lessons 1 & 2 only)
 
THURSDAY (1/17)
Lesson: Unit 2 Lesson 2 "Energy Pyramids" (PowerPoint)
HW: Vocabulary QUIZ Friday (Unit 2-Lessons 1 & 2 only)
 
FRIDAY (1/18)  
Lesson: Vocabulary QUIZ (Unit 2-Lessons 1 & 2); Energy Pyramid Activity
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: January 7-11

MONDAY (1/7) 
Lesson: Newspaper #14 "Global Climate"
HW: None
 
TUESDAY (1/8) 
Lesson: Introduce Unit 2 "Interactions of Living Things"; Unit 2 Vocabulary
HW: None
 
WEDNESDAY (1/9) 
Lesson: Unit 2 Lesson 1 "Introduction to Ecology" (Lesson Notes)
HW: Brain Pop QUIZ Friday "Ecosystems"
 
THURSDAY (1/10)
Lesson: Unit 2 Lesson 1 "Levels of Organization in Ecosystems" (PowerPoint)
HW: Brain Pop QUIZ Friday "Ecosystems"
 
FRIDAY (1/11)  
Lesson: Brain Pop QUIZ "Ecosystems"; Ecosystems Pyramid Activity
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: December 17-21

MONDAY (12/17) **Mrs. Lyons and her Homeroom will be celebrating their FUN DAY for winning the West Fest Fundraiser!
Lesson: Weather Unit Wrap-Up
HW: None
 
TUESDAY (12/18) 
Lesson: Discovery Channel's Stormchasers Show "Dixie Alley Outbreak"
HW: None
 
WEDNESDAY (12/19) 
Lesson: The Mythbusters meet The Stormchasers
HW: None
 
THURSDAY (12/20)
Lesson: Scientific Method Review
HW: None
 
FRIDAY (12/21) **1/2 days for Students-30 minute classes! 
Lesson: Scientific Method Review
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: December 10-14

MONDAY (12/10) 
Lesson: Severe Weather (Tornadoes!)
HW: Complete Unit 8 Study Guide (due Tuesday!)
**Unit 8 TEST Wednesday, December 12th
 
TUESDAY (12/11) 
Lesson: Review for Unit 8 Test
HW: Study Unit 8 Study Guide!
**Unit 8 TEST Wednesday, December 12th
 
WEDNESDAY (12/12) 
Lesson: Unit 8 TEST
HW: None
 
THURSDAY (12/13)
Lesson: Weather Forecasting on the Green Screen (part 1)
HW: None
 
FRIDAY (12/14) 
Lesson: Weather Forecasting on the Green Screen (part 2)
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: December 3-5

MONDAY (12/3) 
Lesson: Air Masses and Fronts Review (Unit 8.1 and Unit 8.3); Begin Weather Tracking Activity (Unit 8.5)
HW: Brain Pop QUIZ Friday "Weather"
 
TUESDAY (12/4) 
Lesson: Guidance Class with Mrs. Johnson; Weather Tracking Activity (Unit 8.5)
HW: Brain Pop QUIZ Friday "Weather"
 
WEDNESDAY (12/5) **Mrs. Lyons's Out Today for District Science Curriculum Planning
Lesson: Air Pressure Review (Unit 8.1); Weather Tracking Activity (Unit 8.5)
HW: Brain Pop QUIZ Friday "Weather"
 
THURSDAY (12/6)
Lesson: Weather Tracking Activity (Unit 8.5); Introduction to Severe Weather (Unit 8.4); Bill Nye Video "Storms"
HW: Brain Pop QUIZ Friday "Weather"
 
FRIDAY (12/7) 
Lesson: Weather Tracking Activity (Unit 8.4); continue Severe Weather (Unit 8.5); Brain Pop QUIZ "Weather"
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: November 26-30

MONDAY (11/26) **Mrs. Lyons's Birthday!!!
Lesson: Pre-Assess Unit 8;  Bill Nye "Atmosphere"
HW: None
 
TUESDAY (11/27) 
Lesson: Create Unit 8 Vocabulary Flashcards; Begin Unit 8, Lesson 1 "What is Weather?"
HW: Unit 8 Vocabulary QUIZ Friday, November 30th (Sections 1 & 3 only-11 words)
 
WEDNESDAY (11/28) 
Lesson: NEW SEATS; Review/Check Vocabulary; Finish Unit 8, Lesson 1 "Weather Tools, Air Pressure and Air Masses"
HW: Unit 8 Vocabulary QUIZ Friday, November 30th (Sections 1 & 3 only-11 words)
 
THURSDAY (11/29)
Lesson: Unit 8, Lesson 3 "Weather Fronts" (notes and activities)
HW: Unit 8 Vocabulary QUIZ Friday, November 30th (Sections 1 & 3 only-11 words)
 
FRIDAY (11/30) 
Lesson: Unit 8 Vocabulary QUIZ; Continue Unit 8, Lesson 3 "How Global Winds and Ocean Currents Affect Weather"
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: November 12-16

MONDAY (11/12) 
Lesson: Current Events activities
HW: None
 
TUESDAY (11/13) **Vision/Hearing Screenings
Lesson: 
HW: None
 
WEDNESDAY (11/14) 
Lesson: Case 21 Benchmark Exam #2 (district-wide exam)
HW: None
 
THURSDAY (11/15)
Lesson: Global and Local Winds Review
HW: None
 
FRIDAY (11/16) 
Lesson: Ocean Currents Review
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: November 5-9

MONDAY (11/5) 
Lesson: Finish Unit 7, Lesson 3 Discussion; Work on Study Guide
HW: Complete Unit 7 Study Guide (due Tuesday)
**Unit 7 TEST Wednesday, November 7th
 
TUESDAY (11/6) 
Lesson: Bill Nye "Ocean Currents"; Review for Unit 7 TEST (check Unit 7 Study Guide)
HW: Study for TEST
**Unit 7 TEST Wednesday, November 7th
 
WEDNESDAY (11/7) 
Lesson: Unit 7 TEST
HW: None
 
THURSDAY (11/8)
Lesson: Pre-Assess Unit 8 "Weather and Climate"; Work on Vocabulary
HW: None
 
FRIDAY (11/9) 
Lesson: Guidance Lesson with Mrs. Johnson
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: October 29-November 2

MONDAY (10/29) 
Lesson: What is Wind? (Unit 7, Lesson 2)
HW: Brain Pop QUIZ Wednesday "Wind"
 
TUESDAY (10/30) 
Lesson: Continue Wind Discussion/Notes; Bill Nye Video "Wind"
HW: Brain Pop QUIZ Wednesday "Wind"
 
WEDNESDAY (10/31) 
Lesson: Brain Pop QUIZ "Wind"; Begin Unit 7, Lesson 3 "Ocean Currents"
HW: None
 
THURSDAY (11/1)
Lesson: Unit 7, Lesson 3 "Ocean Currents" NOTES; Ocean Motion Video
HW: None
 
FRIDAY (11/2) 
Lesson: Where Did My Rubber Duckie Go? (Unit 7, Lesson 3)
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: October 22-26

MONDAY (10/22) 
Lesson: Unit 7 Vocabulary
HW: QUIZ Thursday over Unit 7, Lesson 1 (HINT: re-read the lesson in the textbook!) 
 
TUESDAY (10/23) 
Lesson: "Particles in Motion" (Science Court)
HW: QUIZ Thursday over Unit 7, Lesson 1 (HINT: re-read the lesson in the textbook!)
 
WEDNESDAY (10/24) 
Lesson: Unit 7.1 "Energy Transfer"
HW: QUIZ Thursday over Unit 7, Lesson 1 (HINT: re-read the lesson in the textbook!)
 
THURSDAY (10/25)
Lesson: QUIZ (Unit 7.1); Begin Unit 7.2 "Wind in the Atmosphere"
HW: None
 
FRIDAY (10/26) 
Lesson: Continue Unit 7.2 "Wind in the Atmosphere"
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: October 15-19

MONDAY (10/15) 
Lesson: Newspaper #15 "Earth's Resources"
HW: None 
 
TUESDAY (10/16) 
Lesson: Guidance Class with Mrs. Johnson
HW: None
 
WEDNESDAY (10/17) 
Lesson: Introduce/Pre-Assess Unit 7 "Circulation in Earth's Air and Oceans" and begin Unit 7 Vocabulary
HW: None
 
THURSDAY (10/18)
Lesson: Finish Unit 7 Vocabulary; Review the 3 types of Heat Transfer
HW: None
 
FRIDAY (10/19) 
Lesson: Unit 7.1 "Energy Transfer"
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: October 1-5

MONDAY (10/1) 
Lesson: Calculating Kinetic and Potential Energy (Unit 1, Lesson 2)
HW: Work on Study Guide for Unit 1 TEST (due Wednesday)
**Unit 1 TEST--Thursday, October 4th
 
TUESDAY (10/2) 
Lesson: Reviewing Forms of Energy (Unit 1, Lesson 1)
HW: Complete Study Guide for Unit 1 TEST (due TOMORROW)
**Unit 1 TEST--Thursday, October 4th
 
WEDNESDAY (10/3) 
Lesson: Review for Unit 1 TEST "Energy and Energy Transfer" (Check Study Guide)
HW: STUDY for TEST (Review your Study Guide!)
**Unit 1 TEST--Thursday, October 4th
 
THURSDAY (10/4)
Lesson: Unit 1 TEST "Energy and Energy Transfer"
HW: None
 
FRIDAY (10/5) 
Lesson: Scientific Method Review with The Mythbusters
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: September 24-28

MONDAY (9/24) 
Lesson: Energy Input/Output Review; Introduce Alternative Energy Sources
HW: Brain Pop QUIZ Wednesday "Energy Sources"
 
TUESDAY (9/25) 
Lesson: Alternative Energy Sources (Unit 1, Lesson 4)
HW: Brain Pop QUIZ Wednesday "Energy Sources"
 
WEDNESDAY (9/26) 
Lesson: Brain Pop QUIZ "Energy Sources"; Alternative Energy Sources (continued)
HW: None
 
THURSDAY (9/27)
Lesson: Alternative and Renewable Energy Review (Bill Nye)
HW: None
 
FRIDAY (9/28) 
Lesson: Heat Transfer-Conduction, Convection, and Radiation (Unit 1, Lesson 3)
HW: None

Weekly Agenda: September 17-21

MONDAY (9/17) 
Lesson: Finish Energy Transformations Lab Report; Energy Transformations Review
HW: None
 
TUESDAY (9/18) **Mrs. Lyons in Chicago
Lesson: Case21 Benchmark Assessment (District Mandate)
HW: None
 
WEDNESDAY (9/19) **Mrs. Lyons in Chicago
Lesson: Finish Case21 Benchmark Assessment; Energy Practice/Review
HW: None
 
THURSDAY (9/20)
Lesson: Newspaper #7 "Energy Transformations"
HW: None
 
FRIDAY (9/21) 
Lesson: Scientific Method Review with The Mythbusters
HW: None