Physical Science (Integrated Science)

Welcome to Integrated Science! 


Semester 2 - Physical Science


Week of 5/14 - 5/18 - Work, Power, Simple Machines / Review for final!

Monday - Finish packet on simple machines. Review for quiz tomorrow. Work, Power and Simple Machines Notes

Tuesday - Quiz on simple machines.

Wednesday - Friday - Review for final

Week of 5/6 - 5/11 - Work, Power, Simple Machines

Monday - Read ch 6.3 - Simple machines

Tuesday - Work and Power problems wkst

Thursday - Read Simple machines packet

Friday - 8th grade trip!! Enjoy!


Week of 4/30 - 5/4 - Egg Drop Projects due! Begin Work and Simple Machines

Monday - Helmet Law response

Tuesday - Group project work day

Wednesday - Test the projects

Thursday - EGG DROP DAY! - Finish lab write up! Due tomorrow!

Friday - Read 6.2 in textbook "Work"

Week of 4/23 - 4/27 - Newton's Laws / Egg Drop Projects

Monday - Finish Newton's Law wkst - problems

Tuesday - Egg Drop planning sheet

Thursday - Group project day - Bring in materials!

Week of 4/16 - 4/20 - Dynamics and Newton's Laws

Monday - Finish book work: "Defy Gravity?" page 100 - 101. (Do #2 and then write about what you learned.) 

Tuesday - Read pages 107 - 110 "Newton's First Law"

Thursday - Quiz tomorrow on Newton's Laws. Study notes. Ch 4 and 5 - Dynamics and Newton's Laws

Friday - Quiz on notes (Friction and Newton's Laws)

Week of 4/9 - 4/13 - Dynamics (Forces and motion)

Monday - Read pages 80 - 85 (4.1 - Forces)

Tuesday - Notes quiz tomorrow! Ch 4-5 Dynamics (Forces and Laws of Motion)

Wed - quiz on forces - Explain Google Classroom assignment - due Monday! Graphing Follow Up Activity (The class code is 4dsvyo)

Thursday - SRQs 4.2 - Friction

Friday - Friction Lab. Google Classroom assignment - due Monday! Graphing Follow Up Activity (The class code is 4dsvyo)

Week of 4/2 - 4/6 - Finish Motion

Monday - No school

Tuesday - Finish Review Problems, page 78

Thursday - Study for test / Use review sheet / 3X5 card with formulas

Friday - Test - Motion (Kinematics)

Week of 3/19 - 3/23 - Motion

Monday - Acceleration wkst 3.3 (1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 12)

Tuesday - none - Terra Nova testing tomorrow

Thursday - Chapter 3 Assessment, p78 Section 3.1 and 3.2

Week of 3/12 - 3/16 - Motion

Monday - Finish  front side of "Creating Line Graphs" wkst (Also, a reminder to all 8th graders who had my art class, please bring in at least one project from last semester for the art exhibit!)

Tuesday- Do 3.1 SRQs p.66

Thursday - no homework!

Week of 3/5 - 3/9 - Motion 

Monday - Read pages 52 - 56 in text.

Tuesday - Finish SRQs 3.1 on page 59. Notes: Slides - 3.1

Thursday - From the notes, copy the "Four steps to make a graph" - Slides - 3.2

Week of 2/26 - 3/2

Monday - Finish Accuracy vs. Precision wkst, Review notes (Test Friday) (Notes: Slides: Science and Measurements)

Tuesday - Do SRQs 2.3 page 45 (#5-7) and (#12, #14) on page 51

Thursday - Study notes, Measurements quiz, and formulas

Friday - Test - Science and Measurements

Week of 2/12 - 2/16

Monday - Retake quizzes. No homework

Tuesday - 2.2 Section Review Questions, page 40

Thursday - Accuracy vs. Precision wkst

Week of 2/5 - 2/9 - Science and Measurements

Monday - Metric Conversions worksheet

Tuesday - Read Chapter 2.2. Study unit conversion and density wksts for quiz tomorrow!

Thursday - Accuracy vs Precision worksheet (moved to next week)

Week of 1/29 - 2/2 - Science and Measurements

Monday - Read pages 10 - 13 in new book!! (section 1.2 - Describing the Physical World) Bring your Earth Science book to turn in! (10 points) Cover your PS book by Friday. (10 points)

Tuesday - Do assigned assessment problems, page 25-26 

Wednesday - Density Lab

Thursday - Book questions in new book, page 25. (7-8, 11-14) (Remember to bring back your Earth Science book and cover your new book by tomorrow!)

Friday - None

Week of 1/22 - 1/26 - Matter, Forces and Energy

Monday - Finish reading 2D, pages 40 - 44 (Test on Friday)

Tuesday - Do 2D SRQs (#5, #6) and Review Questions (#4, #6 - 7, #10)

Wednesday - Density Lab moved to Monday!

Thursday - Study notes for test tomorrow! Matter, Forces and Energy Slides

Friday - Matter, Forces and Energy Test


Week of 1/15 - 1/19 - Matter, Forces and Energy

Monday - No school

Tuesday - Dry Ice Lab / Do write up. 

Thursday - Finish 2B SRQs. Read 2C, pages 34 - 38

Notes: Matter, Forces and Energy slides

Week of 1/8 - 1/12 - Matter, Forces and Energy

Monday - Get syllabus signed! Finish reading Chapter 2A, pages 23 - 28, skipping facets.

Tuesday - Study notes for quiz (moved to Friday)! Matter, Forces and Energy Notes

Wednesday - Quiz moved to Friday

Thursday -  Study for quiz

Friday - Quiz. Dry Ice Lab on Tuesday!


Semester 1 - Earth Science

Week of 12/11 - 12/15

Monday - Projects due tomorrow. Presentations begin!

Tuesday - Thursday - Presentations

Friday - Monday - Review for final

Week of 12/4 - 12/8

Monday - Mineral wkst - use notes

Tuesday - Mineral Lab

Wednesday - Project Work Day (projects due Monday! Presentations begin next week)

Thursday - Finish lab packet. Study for Minerals Test.

Friday - Minerals Test (Projects due Tuesday!!)

Week of 11/27 - 12/1

Monday - Read 9A - Minerals

Tuesday - Do SRQs 9A (1-5). Bring in project materials.

Wednesday - Project work day

Thursday - Read 9C and copy slides 9C "Minerals as Resources" only: Slides Chapter 9: Minerals. Also bring project materials!

Friday - Project work day

Week of 11/ 13  - 11/ 17

Monday - Lab - Fallacies of the Geologic Time Scale (Take note: Test Ch 11 - this Friday!)

Tuesday - Finish 11C SRQs and read chapter summary.

Wednesday - Project work day!

Thursday - Study notes and study guide for test Ch 11 tomorrow.

Friday - Test chapter 11.

Week of 11/6 - 11/10

Monday - Finish 11B SRQs and Read 11C on Fossil Fuels, page 254 - 258

Tuesday - Read page 259 - 262.

Thursday - Lab - Fallacies of the Geologic Time Scale (moved to Monday)

Friday - No school!

Week of 10/30 - 11/3

Monday - Finish copying notes from slides 11A, Slides Ch 11 Fossils, then answers SRQs (4, 5, 6) page 246.

Tuesday - Read 11B Paleontology. Reading quiz tomorrow!

Wednesday - quiz on 11B

Thursday - Finish copying notes 11B from the slides. Bring project materials tomorrow!

Friday - Project work day!

Week of 10/23 - 10/27

Monday - Study for test tomorrow. Test - Chapter 5!

Tuesday - Test

Thursday - Finish SRQs p.246. Write your answers in complete sentences.

Friday - Read facet on page 250 "What Happened to the Dinosaurs?" / Write a paragraph summary.

Week of 10/16 - 10/20

Monday - Read pages 116 - 118, Write three sentences about John Baumgardner.

Tuesday - Finish 5C SRQs. Read Psalm 104, at the bottom of your SRQs, write a few sentences about what this Psalm reveals about God.

Wed - Friday - work on study guide. Test next Tuesday! See notes link below.

Thursday / Friday - No school. Thursday - Parent Conferences!

Week of 10/9 - 10/13

Monday - Finish copying 5B slides. Chapter 5: The Changing Earth Go to the Band / Choir concert!

Tuesday - Finish SRQs 5B (1-9). Study notes for quiz on 5A and 5B tomorrow.

Wednesday - Quiz 5A and 5B

Thursday - Lab

Friday - None

Week of 10/2 - 10/6

Monday - Read Ch 5, pages 100 - 106 (skip facet)

Tuesday - Watch videos: Radiometric Dating video and Carbon Dating. Write a few sentences explanation of each method.

Thursday - Finish reading 5B.

Week of 9/25 - 9/29

Monday - Test! Homework: Finish reading 5A in text (p94 - 99)

Tuesday - Write a summary of the Nebular Hypothesis

Wednesday - no homework

Thursday / Friday - no school!

Week of 9/18 - 9/22

Monday - Finish copying slides on the Earth's structure (see chapter 4 slides below). Read 4D, Natural Resources

Tuesday - Finish 4D SRQs, page 91 (1-7)

Thursday - Finish Test Review sheet. Test Ch 4 tomorrow.

Friday - Test Ch 4 moved to Monday!!!

Week of 9/11 - 9/15

Monday - Copy the rest of Chapter 4A Notes from slides: Chapter 4 slides

Tuesday - Finish SRQs 4A (skip #7). Read 4B

Thursday - No homework!

Friday - Earth layers packet, due Monday if not finished.

Week of 9/4 - 9/8

Monday - No School!

Tuesday - Finish review sheet and study for tomorrow's test: Test 1.

Wednesday - Test Chapter 1

Thursday - Finish reading Chapter 4A. Take notes on your reading!

Friday - Finish reading 4A.


Week of 8/28 - 9/1

Monday - Finish assigned SRQs: 1A (3, 5) 1B (2-5, 8, 11)  1C (4) due Tuesday

Tuesday - Finish assigned Review Questions. Test for Chapter 1 is next Wednesday.

Wed - Friday - Junior High Fun Days

Week of 8/21 - 8/25

Monday - Read pages 6 - 11.

Tuesday - Study notes from 1A and 1B for quiz tomorrow. Slides: Chapter 1 - Earth Science

Wednesday - Notes quiz

Thursday - Write a summary of Earth Science careers, page 16 - 17.

Friday - Oreo Lab!