Sept. 9-13, 2013

Monday
1. bell activity: Explain the Law of Conservation of Energy.
2. review the main ideas of chapter 4 Energy page 119. TSW answer the Chapter 4 Review questions 1-13 on page 120 including the bubble map 
Tuesday
1.
review  for the post-assessment on chapter 4 Energy
2. answer the post-assessment on chapter 4 Energy. TSW answer the pre-assessment on electricity. TSW define all vocab words in chapter 7 and draw an illustration of each vocab word.
Wednesday
1.
read page 118  in the textbook “The Impossible Dream" (Cross Curricular science and history). TSW then answer the following bellwork question: 1. Explain why it is impossible to make a perpetual motion machine. (cite 2 reasons)
2. read chapter 7 section 1 in groups of 2 ( based on ability) and make their own notes after reading each paragraph orally to each other. TSW be given 20-25 minutes to complete the task (depending on what is needed). TTW then explain any misconceptions of this section by using a power point to discuss the notes. TSW answer the Self Check questions on page 199 (1-5). TSW also answer the chapter 7 section 1 Directed Reading and Reinforcement questions pertaining to Electric Charge. TSW perform Mini Lab Investigate Charged Objects page 198.
Thursday
1.
bell activity. 1. Explain the difference between a conductor and an insulator. 2. Explain what is meant by charging by induction
2.  read chapter 7 section 2 in groups of 2( by ability) and make their own notes after reading each paragraph orally to each other. TSW be given 20-25 minutes to complete the task (depending on what is needed). TTW then explain any misconceptions of this section by using a power point to discuss the notes. TSW answer the Self Check questions on page 205 (1-5). TSW also answer the chapter 7 section 2 Directed Reading and Reinforcement questions pertaining to conservation of energy. Mini Lab Investigating Battery Addition page 202. TTW use the divided circle diagram for visual-spacial learners to remember how to calculate the components of Ohm's Law.
Friday
1.
bell activity. Explain the difference between a dry cell battery and a wet cell battery.
2. explain the following science and history connection: Lewis H. Latimer,the son of a former slave, taught himself to be a draftsman when he was a teenager. In 1880, Latimer was hired by the Unites States Electric Lighting Company, where he invented the first carbon filament electric lamp and an inexpensive way to produce the filaments. In 1883, he joined Thomas Edison, and in 1890, he published the first textbook on electric lighting. In 1918 the Edison Pioneers organization was formed to honor some of the people who worked with Thomas Edison as the "creators of the electric industry." One member was Mr. Lewis H. Latimer.
3. TSW read chapter 7 section 3 in groups of 2( by ability) and make their own notes after reading each paragraph orally to each other. TSW be given 20-25 minutes to complete the task (depending on what is needed). TTW then explain any misconceptions of this section by using a power point to discuss the notes. TSW answer the Self Check questions on page 213 (1-5). TSW also answer the chapter 7 section 2 Directed Reading and Reinforcement questions pertaining to conservation of energy. TSW calculate electric power 1-3 on page 211 and calculate electrical energy (1-3) on page 212



 

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