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Essential Question:  How can we capture and transform energy from the world around us to help our needs?

Bellwork Question: How does speed affect kinetic energy?

As you ________________speed , you _________ kinetic energy.

Planner: Group work answer questions related to Pendulum labs. Video is linked in Google Classroom

Message from Administration about Halloween

Please read the following announcement pertaining to Halloween: 
Any costumes must be consistent with the dress code policy and MAY NOT interfere with the learning process or the teaching in the classroom.
The following rules must be followed if a student chooses to wear a costume:

  • No Props or Weapons of ANY KIND
  • No Masks
  • No Make-up
  • No Hats or Wigs
  • No Costumes that are revealing
  • Skirts and shorts must meet the fingertip length rule
  • Nothing offensive
  • Nothing distracting
  • No fake (or real) blood

Any violators will be asked to change or be sent home. 
In Middle School, classes do not celebrate Halloween, students should not bring bags of candy to school to distribute or any other treats. This causes a disruption to learning in the classroom, in the hallways at lockers, and during lunch. 
Thank you!

Essential Question:  How can we capture and transform energy from the world around us to help our needs?

Bellwork Question: What happened to kinetic energy as you increase the mass of an object?

As I increased the mass, the kinetic energy ________.

Planner: Pendulum Lab Investigation (through a video) with focus on Speed  vs Kinetic Energy

Fill out data table and graph results.

Essential Question:  How can we capture and transform energy from the world around us to help our needs?

Bellwork Question: How are mass and speed related to kinetic energy?

If I _____ the mass or speed of an object, it ________ the amount of kinetic energy.

Planner: Pendulum Lab Investigation with focus on Mass vs Kinetic Energy

Fill out data table and graph results.

Essential Question:  How can we capture and transform energy from the world around us to help our needs?

Bellwork Question: What is kinetic energy?

 Kinetic energy is energy in _______.

Planner: 

  1. Teacher demo on catapult of small items.
  2. Fill out observations in your notebook pg. 34 (Title:  Mass Affect on Energy).
  3. If you received an 1 or 0 on Vocab Quiz retakes 

         tomorrow at lunch only.  

Essential Question:  How can we capture and transform energy from the world around us to help our needs?

Bellwork Question: In the video about making a hydroelectric generator where was the least amount of potential energy?

The least amount of potential energy was _____________.

Planner:Vocabulary Quiz

Complete Table of Summary Lesson 4 and put in notebook on Page 33~

Essential Question:  How can we capture and transform energy from the world around us to help our needs?

Bellwork Question: Where did the energy from the pendulum get transferred to?

The energy was transferred to _______________.

Planner: Stream Evaluation  Profile and Elevation Map.

 Vocab Quiz—Tomorrow.. 

Study with Quizlet

Essential Question:  How can we capture and transform energy from the world around us to help our needs?

Bellwork Question: Where was the greatest amount of potential energy in our lab?

The greatest potential energy was _______________________.

Planner:System Models of Pendulum Lab.

Gallery walk to evaluate

Draw system model in your notebooks.

Vocab Quiz—Friday!  Quizlet linked in

Google Classroom and yesterday’s blog

Essential Question:  How can we capture and transform energy from the world around us to help our needs?

Bellwork Question: What is the input from the pendulum lab?

The input in the lab was when ______________________.

Planner: Pendulum Investigation Lab discussion.  Fill out CER on the lab. Define Potential Energy in notebooks.

 Vocab Quiz  https://quizlet.com/_7bqs9h (Quizlet to review)

Friday!

Essential Question:  How can we capture and transform energy from the world around us to help our needs?

Bellwork Question: Is gravity  an energy or a force?  

Gravity is __________________________.

Planner: Pendulum Investigation Lab.  Fill out data sheet while you conduct lab.                       
https://quizlet.com/_7bqs9h (Quizlet review for Vocab Quiz)

   Vocab Quiz Friday!

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