3 - Water


April 10th  & April 13th  
Water Test Results
    1. Explain what the data tells us about the river water.

Testing Water from the River Pooheiros
Safety is the most important priority when doing scientific testing.
April 8th  & April 9th - Lesson 25
  1. Testing the Water:
    1. Results of bacterial test
    2. Procedure and Safety
    3. Summative Assessment Guidelines
    4. Conduct tests: pH, ammonia, nitrates, phosphates, hardness and salinity


Our River Pooheiros
Citizens can change their environment.
April 6th  & April 7th - Lesson 24
  1. Going into the Tiete & Pinheiros Rivers
  2. Learning Habits - self-assessments
    1. Responsibility and Perseverance/Risk-Taker
  3. Try a couple different water test so you are ready to test river water.


Amazing Audience & Assessments & Presentations
I believe that people will perform their best when the audience is welcoming and attentive.
April 1st  & April 2nd - Lesson 23
  1. Our water issue presentations
  1. Share-out Essays
  2. Teacher Feedback
    1. is found
      1. Presentations: paper rubrics
      2. Essays: rubrics at the bottom of your GoogleDoc outlines
    2. Predict your grades
    3. Identify your strengths and weaknesses.
  3. Science Blog Post for 3rd Quarter
    1. Send me a link to your post.
  4. Water Issues Presentation Competition
    1. Final candidates
    2. Your input

Amazing Audience & Presentations
I believe that people will perform their best when the audience is welcoming and attentive.
March 30th & March 31st - Lesson 22
  1. Our water issue presentations

Give & Receive Quality Feedback
I believe that to do your best, always seek and use feedback from others before submitting your final projects.  
March 26th & March 27th  - Lesson 21
  1. Your water issue: Explain your issue using scientific language.
    1. Peer Feedback (~25 mins)
    2. Final revisions (~10 mins)
  2. Competition: The two best presentations - as determined by peer and teacher voting - will present in the MS assembly on April 6th.  All presentations will be filmed.  The best one from each block will be shown to the other four blocks.
  3. Fill out this form to self-assess the learning habit Responsible for this water issue project.

Reassessment Investigation Summative KEY - Please do your corrections.

Complete 1st Drafts
  • One of the greatest joys in life is creating things that are only yours!
March 24h & March 25th  - Lesson 20
  1. How to cite images in a presentation
  2. Fill out this form to propose your format!
  3. Essays that include 7 for content and/or writing

Plagiarism & Citing
  • One of the greatest joys in life is creating things that are only yours!
March 20h & March 23rd  - Lesson 19
  1. Citing & Plagiarism
  2. Paraphrasing
  3. How to cite images in a presentation?
  4. Essays that include 7 for content and/or writing

Amazing Presentations
  • Present your issues clearly and with excellent images to inspire and captivate your audience.
March 18th & March 19th - Lesson 18
  1. Make an amazing presentation
  2. Self & Group Assess Inclusive
    1. Self Assess on this form.
    2. Share & discuss your responses with your group.
    3. Submit the form.
  3. Work on your water issue outlines.

Research Your Water Issue
  • I believe if people are informed about water issues, they will act to solve the issues.
March 16th & March 17th - Lesson 17
  1. Water Issues
  2. Your Water Issue:
    1. Open the copy of this template has been made in your folder.  It’s titled “Sci7.3 - Water Issue Research Outline - Template and Rubric Your Name”.
    2. Research!
  3. Learning Habits Self - Assessment - Curious:
    1. Please fill out this form.

Introduction to Water Issues
  • I believe if people are informed about water issues, they will take act to help solve the issues
March 12th & March 13th - Lesson 16
  1. Problems & Solutions from Ecology & Energy
  2. Water Issues: Format, Topics, Timeline, Guidelines
    1. Homework: Fill out this form to choose your topic.

Learn From Mistakes
pH Investigation
  • To understand any problem, you’ve got to search effectively for information.
March 10th & March 11th - Lesson 15
  1. Water Investigation:
  2. Investigation Summative: Learn from your peers
    1. How to write the reassessment: on Thursday, March 19th You must:

      1. Complete all formatives.  In other words, accurately measured mass, volume and calculated density of all objects completed in class: magnet, bolt & washers, marbles, saltwater, freshwater, cork, pencil crayon, salt and white sand.
      2. Complete all summative corrections on your first summative.  You must show your finished work to Mr. Pro.
      3. Practice the quizlet:


      1. Come to class and practice measuring after school Tuesday, March 10th, Thursday, March 12th or Tuesday, March 17th.  Measurements and calculations of objects
      2. Fill out this application form.


Be Considerate - Keep the fruit area clean!




Predictions based on last experiments
Feb 25th & Feb 26th  - Lesson 11
  1. Investigation Basics Quiz
  2. Share Data
  3. Graph
    1. Density: Send me a graph of your results.
    2. Capillary action results: Send me a graph of your results.
  4. Predict Capillary action demonstration
  5. Predictions: Based on results of last experiments predict:
  6. Study investigation quizlets:

Investigate Water
Feb 23rd & Feb 24th  Lesson 10
                                                        
  1. Investigation Basics: Define & Give Examples of:
  2. Investigation: Properties of Water
  3. Learn investigation vocabulary: Quizlet
  4. Retest: Thursday, February 26th from 3:15 - 4:15.
  • If the grade you earned on the test is a low measure of your knowledge for the energy unit, you should apply to reassess by filling out the following form:
  • Reminder:
    • The final grade for Science and all courses will be based on the most consistent, most relevant, most recent data.
    • Since the retest is more recent, it will count more towards your final grade than the first test.
    • This is the only opportunity for a retest.  

Investigating Matter
Feb 13th - Lesson 9 (Blocks 1 & 3)
  1. Investigation: What’s the Matter?
  2. Investigation: Viscosity & Density

Learn from Mistakes & Matter Investigation
  • Now, we’ll investigate more of the properties of matter and water.
Feb 11th & Feb 12th - Lesson 8
  1. Learn from your peers
  2. Learning from Mistakes
  3. Retest: Thursday, February 26th from 3:15 - 4:15.
  • If the grade you earned on the test is a low measure of your knowledge for the energy unit, you should apply to reassess by filling out the following form:
  • Reminder:
    • The final grade for Science and all courses will be based on the most consistent, most relevant, most recent data.
    • Since the retest is more recent, it will count more towards your final grade than the first test.
    • This is the only opportunity for a retest.  
  1. Investigation: What’s the Matter?
  2. Learn investigation vocabulary: Quizlet

Water Test
  • Read the questions carefully.  
  • For level 3-4, write down your initial thoughts.
  • Describe: give a detailed account.  Give facts or examples to support responses.
  • Explain: give a detailed account of causes or reasons.  Give facts or examples to support responses.
Feb 9th & Feb 10th - Lesson 7
  1. Learn from Prior Mistakes
  2. Study for your test


Oceans
  • Many of the wonders and solutions to our problems lie in the ocean.  
  • What happens under the oceans affects our lives.
Feb 3rd & Feb 4th - Lesson 5
  1. Discuss an Examples of the following with your partner:
    1. Energy Changes in the Water Cycle
    2. Radiation, Conduction, Convection
  2. Ocean Currents
    1. Exit Ticket: Create a Labeled Map of the World with all 6 Ocean Currents
  3. Study for your test

Water & Heat
  • Once we have an understanding of knowledge and concepts, we can make predictions about unfamiliar situations.
Jan 30th & Feb 2nd - Lesson 4
  1. Water Cycle
  2. Demo - Thermal energy can cause water to move.
    1. Describe radiation, conduction and convection.
  3. Thermal Energy and H2O
  4. Energy & the Water Cycle



Welcome Back!  
Water is amazing.
  • I believe that this classroom should be a safe, positive learning and more enjoyable when everyone is considerate.
Jan 22nd & Jan 23rd - Lesson 1
  1. Welcome Back
    1. Bookmark this Unit Page in your Science Folder.
      1. What is the main expectation/rule?
  2. Water is Special.

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