• Dawn Austin

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  • Week Jan. 20 - Jan. 24, 2020

    Posted by Dawn Austin on 1/22/2020

    Monday, Jan. 20, 2020

    • No School

     

    Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020

    • History of the Atom video - notes in journal
    • Atomic Timeline

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020

    • Finish timeline
    • Notes on drawing Bohr Models (video on Google Classroom)
    • Bohr Model practice worksheet
    • Study guide due tomorrow

     

    Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020

    • Review for test tomorrow

     

    Friday, Jan. 24, 2020

    • Structure and Properties of Matter - Final Test
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  • Week of Jan. 13 - Jan. 16, 2020

    Posted by Dawn Austin on 1/15/2020

    Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

    • Folder check
    • Correct PhET worksheet from Friday

     

    Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020

    • Notes on Periodic Table in journal
    • Placing the Elements on the Periodic Table

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020

    • Finish activity from yesterday
    • Get to the Know the Elelments - use periodic table posted on Google Classroom
    • Handed out study guide for final - due next Thurs. Jan. 23

     

    Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020

    • AIM Lesson #11 - Electron Shells

     

    Friday, Jan. 17, 2020

    • No School - Teacher Institute
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  • Week of Jan. 6 - Jan. 10, 2020

    Posted by Dawn Austin on 1/8/2020

    Monday, Jan. 6, 2020

    • Big Brain Ep. #3 - notes in journal

     

    Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020

    • Atomic Structure and Periodic Table Basics

     

    Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020

    • Notes on Atomic Structure in journal
    • Correct worksheet

     

    Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020

    • Atomic Structure worksheet

     

    Friday, Jan. 10, 2020

    • PhET Simulation - "Build an Atom"
    • Science World due Monday
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  • Week of Dec. 16 - Dec. 20, 2019

    Posted by Dawn Austin on 12/18/2019

    Monday, Dec. 16, 2019

    • Chemical Reaction Demonstrations - notes in journal

     

    Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019

    • Element, Compound, Mixture packet
    • Review for quiz

     

    Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019

    • 1.4 - 1.5 Quiz on Elements, Compounds, Mixtures and Chemical/Physical Changes

     

    Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019

    • Smores Lab
    • Organize folders
    • Science World

     

    Friday, Dec. 20, 2019

    • Myth Busters Holiday Episode
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  • Week of Dec. 9 - Dec. 13, 2019

    Posted by Dawn Austin on 12/13/2019

    Monday, Dec. 9, 2019

    • Finish lab from last Friday (Activity #23)
    • Conclusion - Claim, Evidence, Reasoning paragraph
    • HW - BrainPop "Changing Matter"

     

    Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019

    • Whioteboard conclusioins
    • Go over last test - notes in journal
    • Re-take instructions posted on Google Classroom

     

    Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019

    • Notes on Chemical/Physical Changes in journal
    • Create fodlable (part of study guide for quiz next week)
    • Quiz next Wed. Dec. 18

     

    Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019

    • Activity #24 - Chemical and Physical Changes Lab

     

    Friday, Dec. 13, 2019

    • Core 3-4 finish lab
    • Study guide for quiz next Week
    • finish foldables 
    • New Science World handed out - due Mon, Jan. 13, 2020

     

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  • Week of Dec. 2 - Dec. 6, 2019

    Posted by Dawn Austin on 12/6/2019

    Monday, Dec. 2, 2019

    • Big Brain Theory Episode #2

     

    Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

    • Activity #22  - Classifying Matter (parts 1 and 2)

     

    Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019

    • Finish Part 3
    • Notes in journal on Powerpoint and Video (posted on Google Classroom)

     

    Thursday, Dec, 5, 2019

    • Whiteboard parts 2 and 3 of lab
    • Correct questions on Ice cream lab

     

    Friday, Dec. 6, 2019

    • Activity #23 - Looking for Something New (part 1)
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  • Week of Nov. 18 - Nov. 22, 2019

    Posted by Dawn Austin on 11/19/2019

    Monday, Nov. 18, 2019

    • Build a Better Igloo Engineering Project

     

    Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

    • Test Igloos
    • Review for Quiz tomorrow

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019

    • Quiz on Temperature, Heat, and States of Matter
    • Student Led Conferences 5pm - 8pm

     

    Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019

    • Ice Cream Lab

     

    Friday, Nov. 22, 2019

    • The Science of Gratitude

     

    Student-led Conferences next week!

     - Monday 12:00 - 8:00pm

     - Tuesday 8:00 - 11:00am

     

    Happy Thanksgiving!!

     

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  • Week of Nov. 11 - Nov. 15, 2019

    Posted by Dawn Austin on 11/12/2019

    Monday, Nov. 11, 2019

    • Finish graphs and questions for Lauric acid lab
    • Go over quizzes/binders/journals

     

    Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019

    • Energy and States of Matter Notes
    • Energy Bar graph explanation
    • Activity #18 - Bar Charts worksheet

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019

    • Bill Nye "Heat" episode and worksheet
    • BrainPop assignment - Temperature and States of Matter
    • Ice cream money due Friday

     

    Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019

    • Whiteboard Bar charts from Tueday
    • Activity #19 - More Energy Bar graphs
    • Science packet due tomorrow

     

    Friday, Nov. 15, 2019

    • Prep for Student-Led Conferences
    • Hand out Study Guide for Quiz on Temperature, Thermal Energy and Phases of Matter
    • Quiz next Wed, Nov. 20
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  • Week of Nov. 4 - Nov. 8, 2019

    Posted by Dawn Austin on 11/5/2019

    Monday, Nov. 4, 2019

    • States of Matter and Phase Changes 
    • PP and notes, complete worksheet (resources on Google Classroom)

     

    Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019

    • Two Bolts Lab (Activity #15)

     

    Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019

    • Go over lab and phase change w.s.
    • Eureka Videos #20-21 - notes in journal
    • Start Temperature worksheet (Act #16)

     

    Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019

    • Finish up w.s. in groups and whiteboard/discuss
    • Temperature probes and practice with graphing app

     

    Friday, Nov. 1, 2019

    • Freezing Point of Lauric Acid (Act. #17)
    • Collected folders
    • Science World packet due next Fri. Nov. 15
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  • Week of Oct. 28 - Nov. 1, 2019

    Posted by Dawn Austin on 10/28/2019

    Monday, Oct. 28, 2019

    • Correct Density Practice Problems
    • Review for test tomorrow

     

    Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019

    • 1.1 Describing Matter Quiz
    • Science News/Science World summary assignment due Friday

     

    Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019

    • Mixing Water and Mitten Problem (Activity #10)
    • Activity #11 - Ice Melting Blocks

     

    Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019

    • Slime Time
    • Research questions due Monday

     

    Friday, Nov. 1, 2019

    • Class discussion/wrap up mitten problem and Ice Melting Blocks activities
    • Read article "Thermal Conductors and Insulators" - answer questions in journal
    • New Science World packet due Fri. Nov. 15
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