Feb. 4-7

What are the MS curriculum objectives that will be taught this week?

Standard 2: Describe and explain how forces affect motion

2e. Cite evidence and explain the application of electric currents and magnetic fields as they relate to their use in everyday living.

 

 

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Friday

OBJECTIVE

(S)

1. Describe how electric charges exert forces on each other

2. Compare the strengths of electrical and gravitational forces.

3. Distinguish between conductors and insulators.

4. Explain how objects become electrically charged.

1. Describe how voltage difference causes current to flow.

2. Explain how batteries produce a voltage difference in a circuit.

3. Explain the factors that affect an object’s electrical resistance.

4. Define Ohm’s Law.

1. Differentiate between series and parallel circuits.

2. Explain the function of circuit breakers and fuses.

3. Calculate electrical power.

4. Calculate the electrical energy used by a device.

Review electricity

Review electricity

BELL

ACTIVITY

SATP2 Format

Read page 150.

Explain what nanobots are and give 3 possible uses for them.

Explain the difference between a conductor and an insulator.

Explain the difference between wet cell and dry cell batteries.

Explain the difference between electric motors and generators.

Read page 248

  1. What does MRI stand for?
  2. How does MRI work?
  3. What discovery has been made with MRI?

MODELING

(The Teacher Will)

Explain and give notes on electric current Chap 7 sec1. Use visual aids, use current language, give real world examples

Give notes and explain electric current and batteries Chap 7 sec 2

Use visual aids, use current language, give real world examples

Explain and give notes on electrical energy, electric circuits and power Chap 7 sec 3

Use visual aids, use current language, give real world examples

Review electricity

Administer the Chap 7 test on electricity

 

Student

Practice

Concept map of electricity

Reinforcement of electricity sec 1

Answer 1-5 on page 199,

Directed Reading and

Reinforcement of electricity sec 2

Answer 1-5 on page 205

Draw and label the wet and dry cell batteries, 

Section review (1-5) on page 213

Reinforcement and directed reading worksheet on chap 7 sec 3

Chap 7 vocab quiz

Chapter Review 1-15 on page 218

Chap 7 study guides

 

Answer the chap 7 test on electricity

Define the new vocab words in chap 8

Enrichment

Science Journals: write a paragraph and use conservation of charge to explain why hair combed on a dry day may become flyaway hair.

Research the different types of lightning and draw illustrations of each along with descriptions.

Science Journals: write the formulas for Ohm’s law and electrical power. Then combine the two formulas to relate power to resistance.

Write a paragraph explaining the difference between parallel and series circuits.

Science Journals: Research Lewis Latimer. Write a paragraph explaining his contributions to electricity.

Reteaching

Reteach any student who did not pass the chap 4 test on energy.

Reteach any student who did not pass the chap 4 test on energy.

Retest on chapter 4 Energy

Reteach any concepts from Chapter 7 that students are confused about

Reteach any concepts from Chapter 7 that students are confused about

Closure

 

 

Review  notes on electric current

Review notes on electric current and batteries

Review notes on electrical energy, electric circuits and power

Review chap 7 study guides

Review new vocab wo Answer the chap 7 test on electricity

rds in chap 8

Progress

Monitoring

Concept map of electricity

Reinforcement of electricity sec 1

Answer 1-5 on page 199, Read and answer Science World magazine common core questions

 

Directed Reading and

Reinforcement of electricity sec 2

Answer 1-5 on page 205

Draw and label the wet and dry cell batteries,  Read and answer Science World magazine

 

Section review (1-5) on page 213

Reinforcement and directed reading worksheet on chap 7 sec 3

Quiz on chap 7 vocab words

Chapter Review 1-15 on page 218

Chap 7 study guides

 

Answer the chap 7 test on electricity

 

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