Unit: Kinematics: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Monday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Explore) TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A

Activities: Q&A: Newton’s Laws Circuit

Science Appetizer; Select teams for Grinch Week

STEM Challenge Max’s Tower

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Tuesday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Explore) TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A

Activities: Science Appetizer: Q&A: Grinch’s Sleigh Ride

Lab: Grinch’s Sleigh Ride

HW: Complete Analysis Questions

Wednesday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Explore) TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A

Activities: Science Appetizer: Q&A: Who Murdered the Grinch?

Team Challenge: Who Murdered the Grinch

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Thursday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Explore) TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A

Activities: Newton’s Laws Review: This is the answer. What is the Question

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Friday: Topics: Force and Newton’s Laws (Evaluate) TEKS: 4D 2E-H, 2J-L 3A

Activities: Test Newton’s Laws

December 3-December 7

Monday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Q&A: Weight and Gravity

Discussion: Newton’s 2nd and 3rd Laws

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Tuesday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Activities: Science Appetizer: Newton’s Laws of Motion Challenge (FA)

Q&A: Newton’s Second Law and Applying Newton’s Laws of Motion

Guided Practice: MOPS: Inertia and Mass handout and Newton’s Third Law

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Wednesday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Activities: Science Appetizer: Newton’s Laws of Motion Crossword (FA)

Partner Practice: Force and Motion Circuit

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Thursday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Activities: Science Appetizer: Newton’s Laws of Motion Vocabulary (FA)

Q&A: Force and Motion Circuit

Partner Practice: Newton’s Laws of Motion Card Sort

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Friday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Activities: Newton’s Laws of Motion Review

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November 26-Nov 30th

Monday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Activities: Test Corrections for Free Fall test

Individual Practice: Newton’s Laws notes handout

HW: unfinished questions Due Wednesday

Tuesday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Activities: Lab: Exploring Newton’s Laws (inquiry stations)

HW: unfinished notes questions due Wednesday

Wednesday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Activities: Discussion: Newton’s Laws of Motion

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Thursday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Activities: Science Appetizer: Great Minds in Science: Sir Isaac Newton

Partner Practice: Weight and Gravity

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Friday: Topics: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Activities: Partner Practice: Newton’s Second Law and Applying Newton’s Laws of Motion

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November 12-16

Monday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities: Q&A: Determining g with the EV3

Q&A: Testing Galileo’s Hypothesis

HW: Projectile Motion Review Questions

Tuesday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities: Q&A: Review Questions

Quick Pick Review: Free Fall #2

HW: Prepare for test

Wednesday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities: Test Free Fall

November 5-9

Monday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities: Q&A: Lab: Testing Galileo’s Hypothesis

Q&A: Free Fall graphs

Notes: Fire in Zero G

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Tuesday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities: Science Appetizer: Free Fall Doodle notes

Partner Practice: Free Fall Practice Questions

HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities: Q&A: Free Fall Practice Problems

Lab: Determining g with objects of different masses

HW: Lab analysis questions

Thursday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities: Lab: Determining g with the EV3 (data collection)

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Friday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities: Lab: Determining g with the EV3 (analysis questions)

Individual Practice: Supersonic Jump

HW: unfinished analysis questions

October 29-November 2

Monday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Free Fall

Tuesday/Wednesday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities; Guided Practice: Free Fall Problems #1

HW: unfinished problems

Thursday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities: Lab: Testing Galileo’s Hypothesis (lab set up and data collection)

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Friday: Kinematics: Free Fall

Activities: Lab: Testing Galileo’s Hypothesis (data analysis)

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Week 10: 10/22-10/26

Monday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs

Activities: Lab: Go! Go! Go! Investigating linear motion Analysis Questions

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Tuesday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs

Activities: Q&A: Go Go Go Lab

Partner Practice: Interpreting Motion Graphs

HW: unfinished portions of assignment

Wednesday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs

Activities: Quick Pick: Motion Graph Mixed review

HW: prepare for application quiz over Motion Graphs

Thursday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs

Activities: Application Quiz: Motion Graphs

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Friday:

Week 9: 10/15-10/19

Monday: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Evaluate)

Activities: Test

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Tuesday: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Evaluate)

Activities: Test Corrections

Individual Practice: Is Kyle Tardy?

HW: Is Kyle Tardy?

Wednesday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs

Activities: Lecture/Discussion: Motion Graphs

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Thursday: Kinematics: Motion Graphs

Activities: Lab: Go! Go! Go! Investigating linear motion

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Week 8: 10/8-10/12

Monday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Explain/Engage)

Activities: Science Appetizer: Q&A: Formula Challenge Assignment

Discussion: Domino Lab

HW: Prepare for Domino Lab Quiz

Tuesday: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Evaluate)

Activities: Lab Quiz Domino Lab (Application)

Individual Practice: Acceleration Problems #2

HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Explain)

Activities: Partner Practice: Velocity/Acceleration Concept Problems

HW: unfinished problems

Thursday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Explore)

Activities: Q&A: Concept problems

Partner Practice: Kinematics Circuit

Friday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Explore)

Activities: Q&A: Concept problems

Partner Practice: Kinematics Circuit

HW: Prepare for test

Week 7: 10/1-10/5

Monday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Explain/Engage)

Activities: Science Appetizer: Speed Velocity Acceleration Matching

Guided Practice: Speed Problems “On Your Mark”

HW: Racer Track (ver1-3) (due wed)

Tuesday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Explain/Engage)

Activities: Discussion/Guided Practice: Acceleration

Guided Practice: Acceleration Problems

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Wednesday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Explore)

Activities: Lab: Domino Toppling Speed

(Determine hypothesis and set up procedure)

HW: Racer Track (ver1-3)

Thursday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Explore)

Activities: Lab: Domino Toppling Speed (complete trials)

HW: Formula Challenge

Friday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration (Explore)

Activities: Science Appetizer: Is Kyle Tardy

Lab: Domino Toppling Speed (analysis questions)

Week 6: 9/24-9/28

Monday: Topics: Dimensional Analysis

Activities: Q&A: Practice Problems 1 and Mixed Review

Complete Mixed Review as necessary

HW: Prepare for Dimensional Analysis test

Tuesday: Topics: Dimensional Analysis Evaluate

Activities: Test Dimensional Analysis

Wednesday: Topics:

HALF DAY

Thursday: Topics: Kinematics

Activities: Test Corrections Dimensional Analysis

Individual Work: NBC Learn: Kinematics of Hockey and Football

HW: unfinished work

Friday: Topics: Kinematics: Velocity and Acceleration

Activities: Discussion/Lecture: Kinematics

Guided Practice: Speed Problems

Week 5: 9/17-9/21

Monday: Topics: Dimensional Analysis

Activities: Science Appetizer: Scientific Notation practice

Discussion/Practice: Dimensional Analysis

Guided Practice: Metric Conversion Practice

HW: Unfinished problems

Tuesday: Topics: Dimensional Analysis

Activities: Partner Practice: Speed dating: Metric Mania Practice

HW: unfinished problems

Wednesday: Topics: Scientific Method

Activities: Test Corrections: Scientific Method test

Individual Practice: Practice 1

Thursday: Topics: Scientific Method

Activities: Lab Report Peer-review: Cricket lab

Individual Practice: Practice 1

Friday: Topics: Dimensional Analysis

Individual Practice: Dimensional Analysis Mixed Review

HW: unfinished problems

Lab Safety and Scientific Method

Week 4: 9/10-9/14

Monday: Topics: Scientific Method

Activities: Lab: (virtual, inquiry) Can Crickets Tell Temperature

Complete Experiment

Virtual Lab: Can Crickets Determine Temp?

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Tuesday: Topics: Scientific Method

Activities: Lab: (virtual, inquiry) Can Crickets Tell Temperature

Complete Lab write up

Virtual Lab: Can Crickets Determine Temp?

HW: unfinished portions of the lab

Wednesday: Topics: Scientific Method

Activities: Whole Group Review of Scientific Method: Analysis Questions in notes

Individual Practice Experimental Parts

HW: Prepare for test

Thursday: Topics: Scientific Method

Activities: Evaluation: Scientific Method Test

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Friday: Topics: Dimensional Analysis

Activities: Science Appetizer: Scientific Notation practice

Discussion/Practice Scientific Notation

HW: unfinished problems

Week 3: 9/3-9/7

Monday: Holiday

Tuesday: Topics: Scientific Method (Explain)

Activities: Discussion: Scientific Method (notes handout passed out in class)

Think-Pair-Share: Scientific Method Practice Problem

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Wednesday: Topics: Scientific Method

Activities: Discussion/Q&A Scientific Method (complete practice problem)

Partner Practice: Simpson Family Variables (FA)

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Thursday: Topics: Scientific Method

Activities: Lab: What’s in the Bag

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Friday: Topics: Scientific Method

Activities: Lab: (virtual) Can Crickets Tell Temperature

Complete Tutorial

Virtual Lab: Can Crickets Determine Temp?

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Week 2: 8/27-8/31

Monday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Science Appetizer: Equipment Crossword Puzzle #2 (FA)

Discussion: Lab Safety Questions

Group Collaboration: Practice Escape Room: Lab Safety

HW: Prepare for lab equipment comprehension quiz

Tuesday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Science Appetizer:

Group Collaboration: Escape Room: Lab Safety

HW: Prepare for lab equipment comprehension quiz

Wednesday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Science Appetizer:

Evaluation: Comprehension quiz lab equipment

Q&A: Comprehension Quiz: lab equipment

HW: prepare for lab safety test (no symbols or equipment diagrams)

Thursday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Evaluation: Lab safety test

HW: Class Sign off sheet

Friday: Topics: Scientific Method (Explain)

Activities: Discussion: Experimental Controls and Variables

Think-Pair-Share: Independent and Dependent Variables practice (PA)

HW: Class sign off sheet

8/20-8/24

Monday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Science Appetizer: Equipment Crossword Puzzle #2 (FA)

Group Collaboration: Practice Escape Room: Lab Safety

HW: Prepare for lab equipment comprehension quiz

Tuesday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Elaborate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Science Appetizer:

Group Collaboration: Escape Room: Lab Safety

HW: Prepare for lab equipment comprehension quiz

Wednesday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Evaluate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Science Appetizer:

Evaluation: Comprehension quiz lab equipment

Q&A: Comprehension Quiz: lab equipment

HW: prepare for lab safety test (no symbols or equipment diagrams)

Thursday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Evaluate) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Evaluation: Lab safety test

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Friday:

Week 1: 8/20-8/24

Monday: Topics: Learning Styles Quiz and Explanation

Activities: Learning Style quiz discussion

Partner Practice: Safety symbols

HW:

Tuesday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Science Appetizer: Safety symbol Scenarios

Lab: Safety Stations: Lab safety, equipment, and symbols

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Wednesday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Lab: Safety Stations: Lab safety, equipment, and symbols

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Thursday: Topics: Lab Safety and Equipment (Explore) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Lab: Safety Stations: Lab safety, equipment, and symbols

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Friday: Topics: Lab Safety, Symbols, and Equipment (Explain) TEKS: 1A-B, 2A-G

Activities: Science Appetizer:Equipment Crossword Puzzle #1 (Formative assessment)

Q&A: Review Lab safety, equipment, and symbols

HW: Class sign off sheet