Feb
2020

Thursday, February 13 and Friday, February 14th, 2020

In class;

1. Complete the What Do We Know assignment

2.Finish and turn in your Natural Hazards Project (LATE)

3. Update your student record keeping. (see whiteboard wall) and turn in on ilearn under “Student record keeping check in 2”

4. Complete your Natural Hazards KWL turn it in on ilearn.

5. Go to my blog- click “Climate Change KWL”- click “save in google drive”- click “move” -click “8th grade science”. Complete ONLY the first two questions . EVERYONE either must use the new version of the climate change KWL on my blog or copy Part 2 onto your version in your google doc. Check in with Ms. Murphy

Weekend Review;

IXL assignments you may complete for extra credit. Email me when you have completed them

  1. Task 1 and 2 under Science practices and tools
  2. Task 1 under Climate Change
  3. Task 1 and 2 under Designing Experiments
Feb
2020

Tuesday, February 10- Wednesday, February 11th, 2020

In class;

Students will complete their intro into Climate Change assignment. “What do we know”

Articles can be found below.

“The Snow Guardian” (2016) from YouTube user Day’s Edge Productions, shows an interview with a man who has monitored 40 years of snowfall in the Colorado mountains: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsZDHTTtSIg
Note: Watch the first 3:45 only;
“A Subsistence Culture Impacted By Climate Change” (2009) from PBS Learning Media adapted from “Through Arctic Eyes” by the Arctic Athabaskan Council, shows the effects of climate change on the Arctic environment and native peoples. Accessed 26 February 2017. http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/ean08.sci.life.eco.athabaskan 
Note: Watch the first 2:39 only;
“Samoa Under Threat” (2009) from PBS Learning Media adapted from Andrea Torrice’s “Rising Waters: Global Warming and the Fate of the Pacific Islands” distributed by Bullfrog Films, shows the effects of climate change (severe storms) on the residents of the low-lying nation of Samoa. Accessed 26 February 2017. http://wnmu.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ean08.sci.ess.watcyc.samoa/samoa-under-threat/ 
Note: Watch all 3:17;
“Pacific Sea Level Rise: Two Nations Prepare to Drown” (2010) from YouTube user MediaGlobalNews, shows the effects of climate change (sea level rise) on the people in this low lying nation of Tuvalu. Accessed 26 February 2017.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yPQzLyXmp4
 Note: Watch the first 2:52 only;
“Overload – Lake Erie Blue Green Algae: Problems & Solutions” (2012) from YouTube user Windsor Essex County Environment Committee shows how Lake Erie shores have been plagued by algal bloom. Accessed 26 February 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ik0Jwb69neg 
Note: Watch the first 1:38 only
“Ethiopia Drought 2016: How Climate Change Affects Children.” (2016) from YouTube user UNICEF Canada shows direct and indirect effects of drought in Ethiopia. Accessed 26 February 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgwjXa5NlDc 
Note: Watch the first 1:08 only
Feb
2020

Monday, February 10, 2020

In class;

  1. Students will take their Climate Change Pretest
  2. Students need to update their student record keeping and turn it in on ilearn
  3. Students need to complete the Natural Selection KWL and turn it in on ilearn
  4. Students need to answer the first two questions on their Climate Change KWL and save it in their google drive
Feb
2020

Friday, February 7, 2020

In class;

  1. Students will take their Natural Hazards Test
  2. Students need to update their student record keeping and turn it in on ilearn
  3. Students need to complete the Natural Selection KWL and turn it in on ilearn
  4. Students need to answer the first two questions on their Climate Change KWL and save it in their google drive

Homework;

Student Record Keeping check in 2 and Natural Hazards KWL are due on Monday

Weekend Review;

Complete on IXL; Climate Change Task 1: The greenhouse effect. Email me when it is complete for extra credit.

Feb
2020

Wednesday, February 5th and Thursday, February 6th

In Class;

  1. Students need to correct their complete study guide
  2. Students need to complete their Natural Hazards Project (late)
  3. Students need to update their student record keeping and turn it in on ilearn
  4. Students need to complete the Natural Selection KWL and turn it in on ilearn
  5. Students need to answer the first two questions on their Climate Change KWL and save it in their google drive

Reminders;

Test on Friday

Jan
2020

Friday, January 31 – Tuesday, January, 4th

In class;

  1. Students need to complete their Natural Hazards Unit project
  2. Students need to complete their Natural Hazards Study guide

3. Students need to update their student record keeping (see whiteboard wall) and turn it in on ilearn under “student record keeping check in 2”

4. Students need to complete their Natural Hazards KWL and turn it in on ilearn.

5. Student need to save their Climate Change KWL and save it in their google drive 8th grade science folder and check it in with Ms. Murphy

Weekend Review;

New Review;

On IXL (science) complete Task 1 and 2 under “A. Science practices and tools”. Email me when you have completed it for extra credit.

 Past Review;

https://www.stopdisastersgame.org/stop_disasters/

  This resource can help students prepare for our summative unit project coming up.https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/06/03/us/earthquake-preparedness-usa-japan.html
Complete the attached Tornado Review
Watch the Brainpop video and take the quiz. Screenshot your score for extra credit Username: Stout1 Password: falcon https://www.brainpop.com/science/earthsystem/volcanoes/

Go through the interactive, complete the test skills and send me a screenshot of the end result. (extra credit)
https://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/index.html
tps://www.ready.gov/kids/games/data/dm-english/ Play the game and screen shot me your scores for extra credit.  

Watch the Natural Disasters video on Brain pop. Take the Quiz and send me a screenshot of your score. https://www.brainpop.com/science/earthsystem/naturaldisasters/

Complete the games below and send me a screenshot of your answers.
Hazard Watch

https://scijinks.gov/hurricane-hero/

Jan
2020

Friday, January 24th- Thursday, January 30th, 2020

In class; We will work on our Unit project

Resources;

Hazard Distribution slide show https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1LCbAX9Cw1lqV9WraSZFHkOdXwdck3VzS6E7fFKZ4ceY/edit?usp=sharing

Information for the individual states

Michigan ps://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1SwsSsj5i5U6dmgHQ326TkxUtwKhmyv8lldCMnKlGot0/edit?usp=sharing

California https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1SYg4e53tL6BerHcRLj5ubqvWHnf26x766l0J_oZ_Z7g/edit?usp=sharing

South Carolina https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1hzc2yLGqRbu9Z02cUdHKD7V2HY9dlhDF6c8h80U744U/edit?usp=sharing

Washington https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1oXgqKbJdqffr2jrAJW3MQsZ25Nn41T9_0A7PwaooLVs/edit?usp=sharing

Alaska https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1cd3Bh8gRm3eCkLEVLEfpHV5uKaIh8myEovqbVrKy8dE/edit?usp=sharing

Severe Hazard Events for Alaska https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/148cD2RWcWxyez3JsKBwl6keeYcsBagQxbfsazTOUa4Y/edit?usp=sharing

Volcanoes

Earthquakes

Floods

Hurricanes

Tornadoes

As tornadoes hit the Midwest, faster warnings got people to safety  (NewsELA)

Technology

8.6_L7_Connect_Student_TechnologyFactsheet

Technology research links can be found in the following link https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-s_ic7HHTfs2A_L2mfshktvIv68n6bBi5hz3Z7oNTy0/edit?usp=sharing

Bigrentz (earthquake resistant structure) https://www.bigrentz.com/blog/earthquake-proof-buildings

science.howstuffworks.com

Weekend Review;

New Review;

Play the game and send me a screen shot of your score.

https://www.stopdisastersgame.org/stop_disasters/

Past Review;

This resource can help students prepare for our summative unit project coming up.https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/06/03/us/earthquake-preparedness-usa-japan.html

Complete the attached Tornado Review
Watch the Brainpop video and take the quiz. Screenshot your score for extra credit Username: Stout1 Password: falcon https://www.brainpop.com/science/earthsystem/volcanoes/

Go through the interactive, complete the test skills and send me a screenshot of the end result. (extra credit)
https://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/index.html
tps://www.ready.gov/kids/games/data/dm-english/ Play the game and screen shot me your scores for extra credit.  

Watch the Natural Disasters video on Brain pop. Take the Quiz and send me a screenshot of your score. https://www.brainpop.com/science/earthsystem/naturaldisasters/

Complete the games below and send me a screenshot of your answers.
Hazard Watch

https://scijinks.gov/hurricane-hero/

Jan
2020

Thursday, January 9 – Thursday, January 23nd

In class;

Students will be working through their Natural Hazards Stations

Station 1; Hurricanes that hit the United States by 2000-2005 link below

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1swleK6IJIbzO_5l7qKsyOf4MNWy4gzLXZOXsuYAKA98/edit?usp=sharing

Station 2: Global Earthquakes Map

Tectonic Plate Boundaries

Station 3:

Videos: How Seismographs Work

Natural Hazards Station Slides link below

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ahZRTNstyNTVcq-slCbXBC6DqgZv16K1J97cJg8GlVI/edit?usp=sharing

Station 4:

Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itI3l94WGPI

The Basics of Hurricanes and Tropical Weather Forecasting. (from 1:31 to 4:53)

Natural Hazards Stations Slides link https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1ahZRTNstyNTVcq-slCbXBC6DqgZv16K1J97cJg8GlVI/edit?usp=sharing

Station 5:

Video: first video here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQT216qiAaY

Weekend Review;

New Review;

This resource can help students prepare for our summative unit project coming up.https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/06/03/us/earthquake-preparedness-usa-japan.html
Past Review;

Complete the attached Tornado Review
Watch the Brainpop video and take the quiz. Screenshot your score for extra credit Username: Stout1 Password: falcon https://www.brainpop.com/science/earthsystem/volcanoes/

Go through the interactive, complete the test skills and send me a screenshot of the end result. (extra credit)
https://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/index.html
tps://www.ready.gov/kids/games/data/dm-english/ Play the game and screen shot me your scores for extra credit.  

Watch the Natural Disasters video on Brain pop. Take the Quiz and send me a screenshot of your score. https://www.brainpop.com/science/earthsystem/naturaldisasters/

Complete the games below and send me a screenshot of your answers.
Hazard Watch

https://scijinks.gov/hurricane-hero/

Cheer;

Monday- Highschool Gymnastics Email or send me a text on remind for details.

Tuesday- Practice 3-6pm

Wednesday- Practice 3-6pm

Thursday- Practice 3-5pm

Friday- Practice 3-5pm

Saturday- COMPETITION details to follow