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Reminder

Science homework is assigned on Monday. It is due on Friday. In class on Friday, students will transfer their answers from their workbook pages into ebackpack to receive their homework points. It is due in class.

Ms. LeDuff & Ms. Silver at science camp

Ms. LeDuff & Ms. Silver at science camp

Ms. LeDuff & Bill Nye

Ms. LeDuff & Gill Nye

Ms. LeDuff w/27,800 solar panels on warehouse roof

Ms. LeDuff w/27,800 solar panels on warehouse roof

P1-T1 Brain Pop Assignments

Topic (Science Category)

Assigned Date-Due Date

of graded quiz

Microscope (Sc. Inquiry)

assigned 10/10

due 10/17

Cells (Cellular Life & Genetics)

assigned 10/10

due 10/17

Metric System (Sc. Inquiry)

extra credit assigned 10/10

due 10/17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Brain Pop

Watch the videos. Read the FYI. Play the Game Up, if available. Take the review quiz.

Take the Graded Quiz and submit your results to Ms. LeDuff.

 

If you didn't turn in the graded quiz by the due date, you may earn the ten points by writing out 10 facts, using complete sentences, from rewatching the video, retaking the quiz, and reading the FYI.

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Brain Pop Make Up Points Example

Click on link to see the example.

Brain Pop Make Up Points Example
 

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Ms. LeDuff & Hollywood Hills mountain lion

Ms. LeDuff & Hollywood Hills mountain lion

Lab Assistant

Lab Assistant

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Ways to Improve Science Grade

  • Read assigned chapter/section. Complete workbook pages of chapter/section.
  • Make quiz/test corrections if score is less than 70% by writing out each incorrect question and adding the correct answer.
  • Keep a set of 8 basic colors of colored pencils, crayons, or markers with you at all times.
  • Keep all assignments in order in binder rings in science section.
  • Study for quizzes/tests.
  • Follow lab instructions to earn lab participation points.
  • Copy info into planner each Monday, word-for-word, for credit.
  • Stop by before or after school for help.
  • Complete all missing and/or incomplete work and turn in for partial credit.
  • Turn in 10 used batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9V) to be correctly recycled for 20 bonus points during each grading period.

Peggy LeDuff

Ms. LeDuff's email address:

peggy_leduff@lawndalesd.net

 

LW P1

Late work/corrections for P1 (1st progress report) are due at the beginning of block periods.

Classroom Agenda for Week of 10/16-10/20

Monday, 10/16

  • Copy info into planner, word-for-word for credit.
  • Finish (5).
  • Receive The Eye Drawing/B. Nye Eye (6).
  • Add functions onto (6) and color as instructed.

Tuesday, 10/17

  • Watch B. Nye Eye DVD. Fill in worksheet, back of (6). Correct it.
  • Play game: artgraphs.

Wednesday, 10/18, & Thursday, 10/19 Block Days

  • Take out (6) as a reference.
  • Watch dissection video.
  • Complete Cow Eye Dissection.

Friday 10/20

  • Pull lottery.
  • Discuss Brain Pop retakes. Work on Brain Pop.
  • Enter (1) Chap 2.4 and Chap 2.5 answers into ebackpack.

Monday, 10/9

  • Copy info into planner, word-for-word for credit.
  • Turn in V for 15/10 with parent signature.
  • Discuss characteristics of living things (academic discourse, which means talking smart or taking smart notes).
  • Watch video clips.
  • Receive Characteristics of Living Things (5).

Tuesday, 10/10

  • Finish (5).
  • Receive Animal Cell Drawing (6): add notes and color, as instructed.

Wednesday,10/11, different schedule due to conferences

  • MINIMUM DAY: p 2, p9 Advisory, p4, lunch, & p6
  • Finish (6).
  • Complete Egg Labs.
  • Minimum Day. Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences from 1:15 pm to 3pm.

Thursday, 10/12, different schedule due to conferences

  • Minimum Day: p 1, p3, p7, lunch, & p8
  • Finish (6).
  • Complete Egg Labs.
  • Minimum Day. Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences from 1:15pm to 3pm and 4pm to 6:45

Friday, 10/13

  • No school. Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences from 8 to 12.

Monday, 10/2

  • Copy info into planner.
  • Complete Sc Skills Binder Check.
  • Receive Corrections IV. Go over correction instructions.
  • Listen to Animal Sounds while revealing photos.

Tuesday, 10/3

  • Turn in P1 late work & batteries at beginning of class.
  • Receive Chap 2-3 workbook pages (1). Would you like to store it in sheet protector?
  • Receive and complete Microscope worksheet (2).

Wednesday, 10/4 & Thursday, 10/5

  • Turn in P1 late work & batteries at beginning of class.
  • Receive, fill in, & turn in Laboratory Safety Contract III.
  • Receive & complete Microscope Lab #1 (3): penny, e, & prepared slides.

Friday, 10/6

  • Receive V-P1, Science Grade Printout. Get parent signature.
  • Enter answers from (1) Chap 2.5 into ebackpack.
  • Work on Brain Pop: Microscope (Complete virtual labs.) and Cells. Submit graded quiz for points. Complete Standard and Scientific Notation for extra credit.
  • Play game: jigsaw puzzle.
  • Pull lottery & puzzle winners.

9/25 Mon 

  • Copy info into planner, word-to-word.
  • Go over class reminders/rules: protect lab equipment, use pen, be honest, and stay in seats.
  • If your lab partner stands up, tell him/her to sit down.
  • Copy Scientific Skills Vocabulary #1 (11).
  • Receive Accident at Jefferson High (12).
  •        Watch Accident at Jefferson High.
  •        Fill in worksheet. Correct answers.

9/26 Tues 

  • Enter Temperature Lab (8) into ebackpack.
  • Finish (11) & (12).

9/27 Wed & 9/28 Thurs Block Schedule

  • Complete Measuring Length (11).
  • Receive and complete Measuring Length & More Lab (13).
  • Play game: jigsaw puzzle.

9/29 Fri

  • Complete Scientific Skills Quiz into ebackpack.
  • Enter (7) Chap 1.4 answers into ebackpack.
  • Pull lottery.

9/18 Mon  

  • Copy info into planner, word-to-word.
  • Discuss detentions and detention list.
  • Complete Class Guidelines I, p4.
  • Receive Water Temperature Graph (9). Set it up. Complete for homework.

9/19 Tues 

  • Turn in Temperature Lab (8) and Temperature (9).
  • Finish Scientific Tools (3).
  • Finish Scientific Symbols (2).
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9/20 Wed & 9/21 Thurs Block Schedule

  • Complete Weight Lab (10).
  • Finish (4) & (6).

9/22 Fri

  • Enter answers from (7)Chap 1.1, p 13-15.
  • Play Animal Sounds Game.
  • Pull lottery for 2 weeks.

9/11 Mon  

  • Copy info into planner, word-to-word.
  • Receive and complete Test Tube Lab (5).

9/12 Tues 

  • Receive Chapter 1 workbook pages, p 11-28 (7). Go over highlighting of one fact per paragraph for a point and how to found answers.
  • Receive back B Nye Measurement Facts (1). Fix all problems.
  • Receive and complete on Reading Thermometers (6).
  • Receive back graded Science Safety Rules II.

 

9/13 Wed & 9/14 Thurs Block Schedule

  • Receive and complete Temperature Lab (8).
  • Receive and set up Temperature Lab Graph (9).

9/15 Fri

  • Enter answers from Chap 1.1 (7) into ebackpack.
  • Complete Scientific Tools (3).
  • Complete game: Artgraphs.
  • Pull lottery.

9/4 Mon    

  • No school for Labor Day!

9/5 Tues   

  • Copy info into planner, word-for-word for credit.
  • Receive a copy of JAMS class schedule to keep in your binder as a reference.
  • Receive Science Safety Rules II. Start this homework by reading it and by underlining in red or highlighting in any color the important facts.
  • Receive and work on Scientific Tools (3).

9/6 Wed & 9/7 Thurs Block Schedule

  • Complete Student Acceptable Use of Technology reorientation lesson.

9/8 Fri

  • Receive and complete Measuring Liquid Volume (4).
  • Pull lottery for two weeks.
  • Go over Animal Eyes game.
  • p2: Complete SAUoT.

Parent Letter

Click here to download the 16 parent letter.

Cell Biology Unit

The following assignments are to be kept in this order in the rings of your science section of your binder.

I. Class Guidelines, p1-2

I. Class Guidelines, p3-4

II. Sc Safety Rules (graded 15 pts)

III. Laboratory Safety Contract

IV. Correction Instructions

V-P1. Sc Grade Printout

1. Chap 2-3 workbook pages

2. Microscope

3. Microscope Lab #1

4. Characteristics of Life

5. The Eye Drawing/B. Nye Eye

Clare's Stanford Graduation

John LeDuff's college graduation

LeHigh Library John in front of engineering bldg Graduation w/parents John graduating Lehigh Stadium LeDuff Family

Planner Information (HW): Week of 10/16-10/20

Mon 10/16     HW:  1. Serve open detentions to participate in cow eye dissection on block day.

2. Finish BP: Microscope & Cells by 10/17 at 4pm.

Tues 10/17    HW: 1. Read Chap 2.4, p 62-64. 2. If you have long hair, bring a ponytail holder to use during dissection.

Wed 10/18    p 2, 4, & 6 Complete cow eye dissection. HW: Complete (1) Chap 2.4, p 46-48. Highlight or underline in red main ideas in each paragraph on p 46. Skip chart on p 47.

Thurs 10/19  p 3 & 7: Complete cow eye dissection. HW: Same as 10/18.

Fri 10/20        Enter HW (1) Chap 2.4 & 2.5 into ebackpack. 

Mon 10/9       HW: 1. Get parent signature on Sc Grade Printout V-P1.  2. Read Chap 3.1, p 80-85. 

Tues 10/10   Turn in V-P1 for 10/10 pts. HW: Remind your parent/guardian about parent/teacher/student conferences. If you and your parent attend a conference with Ms. LeDuff, you receive 20 bonus points in science.

Wed 10/11    Go to p2, p9 Advisory, p4, lunch, & then p6. HW: None. Parent/teacher/student conferences from 1:15pm to 3pm!

Thurs 10/12 Go to p1, p3, p7, lunch, & p8.

HW: None.   p/t/s conferences from 1:15pm to 3pm and 4pm to 6:45pm!

Fri 10/13        No school. p/t/s Conferences from 8am to 12pm!

Mon 10/2        HW: All P1 work due on block day of 10/4 or 10/5.

1. Complete all late or missing work and assignments w/scores of 70% or less to change your science grade for 1st trimester progress report. Use IV for correction instructions. 

2. Turn in 10 used batteries for 20 bonus points.

3. Serve detentions to receive lab points being held.

Tues 10/3       HW: Read Chap 2.5, p 65-70.

Wed 10/4        p 2, 4, & 6 Turn in P1 LW in class. HW: Complete (1) Chap 2.5, p 49-52. Highlight or underline in red main ideas on p 50. Skip chart on p 50.

Thurs 10/5     p 3 & 7 Turn in P1 LW in class. HW: Same as 10/4.

Fri 10/6   Enter answers from (1) Chap 2.5 into ebackpack.

9/25 Mon   HW: 1. Read Chap 1.4, p 23-26, in textbook. 2. Finish answers on (8).

9/26 Tues  HW: Complete (7) Chap 1.4 ws, p 25-28. Underline in red or highlight main ideas on p 25. Skip chart on p26.

9/27 Wed   Same as 9/26.

9/28 Thurs HW: 1. Organize Sc binder. Papers must be in the rings of your binder in order with a standard heading in the top right corner of all papers. 2. Study for quiz: (3), (4), & (13).

9/29 Fri Take Sc Skills Quiz in ebackpack. Enter (7) Chap 1.4 answers into ebackpack. Be ready for binder check on 10/2.

9/18 Mon       HW: Complete questions on Temp. Lab (8) & graph on Temp. Graph (9). It’s due tomorrow.

9/19 Tues      Turn in (8) & (9). HW: Read Chap 1.2, p13-17, in text.

9/20 Wed      HW: Complete (7) Chap1.2 workbook pages, p16-19. Underline in red or highlight main ideas on p16. Skip chart on p17.

9/21 Thurs    Same as 9/20.

9/22 Fri          Enter (7) Chap 1.2 answers into ebackpack. 

9/11 Mon       HW: Read Chap 1.1, p6-12 in science textbook. Make sure parents know about back to school night on 9/13.

9/12 Tues      HW: Complete Chap 1.1 workbook pages, 11-15, only part of (7). Remember to underline main ideas in red or highlight them on p 11.

9/13 Wed      HW: Help with younger siblings, so parents are able to go to JAMS back to school, which starts at 5:30pm.

9/14 Thurs    Same as 9/12.

9/15 Fri          Turn in HW (7). No quiz.

9/4 Mon         No school for Labor Day! No homework!

9/5 Tues        Read Science Safety Rules II. Underline in red or highlight in any color the most important facts.

Continue where we left off.

9/6 Wed        Same as 9/5.

9/7 Thurs      No HW.

9/8 Fri           Turn in Sc Safety Rules II. No HW over the weekend.