Sept. 2-6, 2013

MONDAY:  Labor Day Holiday

TUESDAY:

Focus of Lesson:

MS Framework 2a and 2b   Common Core1 and 2
reviw Forces including Newton's Three Laws of Motion

Eagle Challenge: answer the bellwork questions: 1. Explain the Law of Conservation of Momentum.
2. Give an example of the Law of Conservation of Momemtum.
Learning Tasks/Activities  review the main ideas of chapter 3 Forces page 93. 
answer the Chapter 3 Review questions 1-15 on pages 94-95.

WEDNESDAY:

Focus of Lesson

MS Framework 2a and 2b Common Core 4
Test on Forces including Newton's three laws

Eagle Challenge  review  for the post-assessment on chapter 3 Forces
Learning Tasks/Activities

answer the post-assessment on Forces.
answer the pre-test on Chapter4 Energy.
use the textbook to define the chapter 4 vocab words.
draw an illustration of each new vocab word in chapter 4.

THURSDAY:

Focus of Lesson

MS Framework 2a, 2b, 2c    Common Core 2 and 5
distinguish between kinetic and potential energy.
Calculate kinetic energy.
Differentiate between different forms of potential energy.

Eagle Challenge read page 92 in the textbook “Newton and the Plague" (Cross Curricular science and history)
answer questions:
1. During Newton's time away from Cambridge, what did he develop?
2. What did Newton discover about motion?
3. What are 3 things besides gravity, that the Law of Universal Gravition helped to explain?
Learning Tasks/Activites

read chapter 4 section 1 in groups of 2 ( based on ability) and make their own notes after reading each paragraph orally to each other.
ediscuss the notes.
answer the Self Check questions on page 105 (1-4).
 answer the chapter 4 section 1 Directed Reading and Reinforcement questions pertaining to The Nature of Energy.
answer kinetic energy practice problems 1-3 on page 102 
Mini Lab on Interpreting Data From a Slingshot page 103

FRIDAY:

Focus of Lesson

MS Framework 2a, 2b, 2c   Common Core 2 and 5
Describe describe how energy can be transformed from one type to another.
Explain mechanical energy.
Explain the Law of Conservation of Energy.

Eagle Challenge

answer a question as a bell activity.
1. Explain the difference between elastic, chemical, and gravitational potential energy. 

Learning Tasks/Activities  read chapter 4 section 2 in groups of 2( by ability) and make their own notes after reading each paragraph orally to each other. 
discuss the notes.
answer the Self Check questions on page 115 (1-5).
answer the chapter 4 section 2 Directed Reading and Reinforcement questions pertaining to conservation of energy.
Mini Lab Energy Transformations in a paper clip page 112

 

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