Friday Reflection.

Write to the person sitting in front of you in a letter form. Address the prompt below:

Explain scientific “model” in your own words. Do you think that models are important in science? Why or why not? (at least 3 sentences). Think of the compound model of Earth’s layers. What everyday item would you use to build  this 3D model of the Earth’s layers and why? (For crust, I would use….because…)

Finish Stations. Get Ms. Kwon's signature for each station completed.

Layers of the Earth Graphic Organizer
(5th & 6th Period only)

Annoucements: Test on Wednesday!!!
Your vocab sheet is due Wednesday. If you haven't been doing your vocab sheet and currently have a zero for homework grade, you must show me during warm-up on Tuesday for partial credit.
1.What is the difference between compound model and the physical model for the layers of the Earth?
2.The three layers of the compound model are: ___________, ____________, ___________
3. “Litho” means ________. “Astheno” means _____.

Classwork: "
Structure of the Earth" stations

Homework: vocab sheet- up to "core". (8 words)


1. Convert .07 L to mL --
2. Convert 280 g to decagrams --
3. The two models that we use to represent the layers of the Earth are called __________ and ___________.

Finish "Structure of the Earth" Slides
Stations [Compound model & physical model of the Earth]

Vocab Sheet (1st 6 words: Do up to "constant")

***Complete Vocab Sheet due on Sept 5th.
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 Write out the whole sentence in your warm-up.

1.Volume is defined by how much _________ an object takes up.
2.The mnemonic phrase to help you remember conversion of metric system is: ___________________________.
3.Using the conversion chart, convert 2,500 m to km. 2,500 m= _________km

Intro to structure of the Earth
Compounds Model & Physical Model Charts (filed linked under homework)

No homework. Review notes. =)
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Warm-up: —
What is the difference between mass and weight? —
What is the difference between independent variable and dependent variable? —
The volume of the graduated cylinder on the board is:

Group work: make a prediction of what you would find in the center of the Earth

Homework: None =) come to class prepared, and ready to learn!
Warm-up: Friday Reflection (Week 1: Self Reflection)  What did I learn this week?

Reflect on what you’ve learn this week. Make a summary of this week’s lesson. What did you learn? What did you enjoy learning? What do you wish you could learn more about? How could knowing some of this information help you learn more about the world?

Classwork: Review the concepts  of: SI units, volume, mass

Homework: Study for quiz on Monday

Concepts to know for quiz:

1. Know the definitions for "independent variable, dependent variable, hypothesis, control, and constant" and be able to identify them in a "lab scenario".

2. Know how to find the volume of a solid object with defined sides (like a cube or a block. Your answer should be in cm3 form)

3. Know how to find the volume of a solid object with undefined sides (water displacement!)

4. Know the difference between mass and weight

5. Know the units (meter/centimeter, liter/millilieter, kilograms/grams) and the equipments (triple-beam-balance, graduated cylinder, meter stick) that we use to measure objects.

5. Know what SI stands for

6. Know the values of each prefix of the SI unit (Kilo, hecto, deca, base, deci, centi, milli)

ASK IF YOU ARE UNSURE OF SOMETHING! Email me or leave a comment.
Warm-up: Answer questions regarding lab equipments & how to use them properly to take measurements

Classwork: Finish stations

Homework: Measurement Review Worksheet (your  ID and PW is written on the sheet)
Warm-up: Questions regarding measurements

Finish Measurement Stations
Review "Measurement Worksheet"
Turn in classwork
Closure Cube

Homework: Review notes

Measurement I


Warm-up: Define [independent variable, dependent variable, control, constant, hypothesis]

Classwork: Review scientific method

Measurement Stations

Homework: Finish "Sponge Bob" worksheet

Scientific Method


Warm-up: Set up composition notebook

Classwork: Discuss compostition notebook (what goes in  here? How do we use it? Why do we use it?)

Scientific Method Lecture (see attached)

Start on "Sponge Bob" worksheet

Homework: Finish "Sponge Bob". Due Wednesday (8/22)

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