NOTE: All Lessons are REVERSED (Newest on TOP)

See QUIZ NOTES AT THE END OF LESSON 24, BELOW.

(See GRADE 6 - OLD LESSONS for Lessons 1-15)



Lesson 54
AIM: TO prepare for the Chapter 7 Test BY reviewing Chapter Review Questions
HOMEWORK: Read pages 198 to 201, Chapter 7 Review, questions 1. To 10 (Using Vocabulary) on page 214
WORK TIME/CHALLENGE: Students will complete station models from worksheet.
MATERIALS: Notebooks, pen/pencil and paper.
VOCABULARY: Air mass, blizzard, dew point, fog, front, humidity, isobar, isotherm, meteorologist, precipitation, relative humidity, station model, tornado, weather.
VIDEOS:

Lesson 49
AIM: TO learn about Clouds BY viewing pictures of various clouds, and
TO learn about blizzards by seeing pictures of blizzards around the world.
HOMEWORK: Read page 205, answer Why are blizzards dangerous?
WORK TIME/CHALLENGE: Students will see pictures of various cities in blizzard conditions.
Answer:
What is the difference between a blizzard and a snowstorm?
MATERIALS: Notebooks, pictures of clouds and blizzards
VOCABULARY: Blizzard.
VIDEOS: Pictures of areas in blizzard conditions. PowerPoint of clouds.

Lesson 48
AIM: TO learn about Clouds BY viewing pictures of various clouds.
HOMEWORK: Read pages 194 to 197, answer “Self Check,” question number 4
WORK TIME/CHALLENGE: Students will look at the current cloud formation (if any) outside the classroom window and identify the type(s) of clouds they see.
Answer the following: Compare the clouds outside the classroom to the clouds pictured in the textbook.
1. What are the 3 types of clouds?
2. How do clouds form?
3. Is fog a type of cloud?
MATERIALS: Notebooks, window.
VOCABULARY: Clouds, air masses, highs, lows, fronts, occluded, stationary.
VIDEOS:

Lesson 47
AIM: What are Hurricanes and Blizzards?
HOMEWORK: Read pages 204 and 205 answer “Self Check,” question number 2
WORK TIME/CHALLENGE: Discussion of Hurricanes & Blizzards.
MATERIALS: Notebooks, pencil
VOCABULARY: Hurricane, blizzard
VIDEO:

Lesson 46
AIM: TO learn about Weather Patterns BY working with Weather Maps
HOMEWORK: Read pages 198 to 202, answer “Self Check,” question number 1
WORK TIME/CHALLENGE:

· Work with a weather map.
MATERIALS: Notebooks, weather map.
VOCABULARY: Clouds, air masses, highs, lows, fronts, occluded, stationary.
VIDEOS:

Lesson 45
AIM: TO learn what meteorologist do BY viewing the Glencoe Science video, “The Weather Classroom.”
HOMEWORK: Read pages 194 to 197, answer “Self Check,” question number 3. Label homework # 45
WORK TIME/CHALLENGE:
· View video. How does the information we have learned so far apply to the job of a meteorologist?
MATERIALS: Notebooks
VOCABULARY: Hygrometer, thermometer, barometer
VIDEOS: “The Weather Classroom.”


Lesson 44 Preparation for Midterm
AIM: What is the Scientific Method?
HOMEWORK: Read (Review) Pages 12-18, answer questions 1, 3, 7, and 9 on PAge 36
WORK TIME: Students will discuss steps in the Scientific Method
MATERIALS: Notebooks, pencils.
VOCABULARY: Control, variable, experiment, constant



Lesson 43
AIM: TO find out what the Coriolis Effect is BY viewing videos of water spouts north and south of the equator
HOMEWORK: Read Pages 176-178. Label your HW with the number 43 and the date.
Explain the Coriolis Effect in your own words.
WORK TIME: Students will view videos and discuss the Coriolis Effect
MATERIALS: Notebooks, pencils.
VOCABULARY: Coriolis
VIDEOS: Various videos showing the Coriolis Effect

Lesson 42
AIM: TO find out what the Ozone does BY demonstrating the effect of chlorine on an ozone molecule
HOMEWORK: Read Pages 168-169. Answer the following:
1. What does the ozone layer do?
2. What are some effects of a “thinning ozone layer?”
3. CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) destroy the Earth’s ozone layer, how?
4. Where is the Ozone Hole located?
WORK TIME: Students will discuss the reaction between chlorine (Cl) and ozone (O3) MATERIALS: Notebooks, pencils.
VOCABULARY: Ozone, chlorofluorocarbons
VIDEOS:



Lesson 41 (SUB PLAN FOR PD)
AIM: TO discover details about the Earth’s Atmosphere BY completing a page in their workbook.
HOMEWORK: Name the layers of Earth's atmosphere and state one important piece of information about each layer.
WORK TIME: Students will work on prepared worksheets.
MATERIALS: Worksheets, pencils.
VOCABULARY: Troposphere, Exosphere, Thermosphere, Mesosphere, Stratosphere (not in order)
VIDEOS:


Lesson 40 (2 days)
AIM: TO learn about Earth’s Atmosphere BY viewing the video “The Weather Classroom<” from Glencoe Science.
HOMEWORK: Read Pages 160-166. Answer “Reading Check” question on page 166.
WORK TIME: Students will view the video
MATERIALS: Notebooks, pencils.
VOCABULARY: Atmosphere
VIDEOS: “The Weather Classroom”


Lesson 39
AIM: TO learn what Thermal Expansion is BY seeing examples from videos of Julius Sumner Miller
HOMEWORK: Answer: Why do materials expand when their temperatures increase?
WORK TIME: Students will view various videos showing/explaining Thermal Expansion.
MATERIALS: Notebooks, pencils.
VOCABULARY: Thermal expansion, shrink, contract.
VIDEOS: Julius Sumner Miller



Lesson 38
AIM: TO learn how Thermal Expansion can destroy pavement & BY drawing a representative
HOMEWORK:
WORK TIME: Students will draw pictures of 2 flat slabs of a solid butted together. Brainstorm to see what will happen to the molecules, if heat is applied to the slabs, and then draw what the slab might look like after.
MATERIALS: Drawing paper, colored pencils.
VOCABULARY: Thermal expansion
VIDEOS:


Lesson 37 (Differentiated Instruction PD Plan)
AIM: TO prepare for an actual test BY taking a Pre-Test
HOMEWORK: Due December 16: Read Pages 13 – 139. Answer “Section Review questions 2, 3, and 4 on Page 139
WORK TIME: Students will complete the Pre-test
MATERIALS: Pre-Test.
VOCABULARY:.
VIDEOS:


Lesson 36
AIM: TO discover what conductors and insulators are BY discussing the methods of heat transfer.
HOMEWORK: Due December 15: Read pages 144 – 145. Answer “Section Review questions 1, 2 and 5 on Page 145
WORK TIME: Students will brainstorm the concept of Conduction and Insulation
VOCABULARY: Conduction, insulation
VIDEOS:

Lesson 35 (December 9 & 10)
AIM:
TO see how radiation transmits heat BY viewing videos explaining the Electromagnetic Spectrum.
HOMEWORK: For December 9: List five things that are transmitted by radiation, or waves.
For December 10: Explain how energy from the Sun radiates on the Earth
.
WORK TIME: Students will view Bill Nye's Electromagnetic Spectrum and Wave videos
MATERIALS: Notebooks, videos.
VOCABULARY: Radiation, waves, electromagnetic spectrum.
VIDEOS: Bill Nye; "Electromagnetic Spectrum," "Waves 1, Waves 2, and Waves 3,"
Image of a jet breaking the Sound Barrier

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Jet breaking the sound barrier
Pretty neat, huh? Click Picture for more.

Lesson 34 (December 7)
AIM:
TO Study the 3 methods of transfer of heat BY recalling the Bill Nye videos and seeing a “Lava Lamp.”
HOMEWORK: Read page 140 to 143. List an example of each type of heat transfer.
WORK TIME: Students will discuss Conduction and Radiation, and will observe the Lava Lamp, which shows convection.
MATERIALS: Lava lamp
VOCABULARY: Conduction, radiation, convection, conductor


Lesson 33
Aim: TO find the difference between the terms Thermal Energy, Temperature, Heat, Vaporization, Condensation, and Sublimation
BY examining the source of each.
Homework: Read pages 114 to 116. Answer "Section 2 Review," "Self Check," number 2, 3 and 4.
Worktime: Students will brainstorm ideas to explain the terms for each.
VIDEOS: "Changes in Properties of Matter


Lesson 32
Aim: TO investigate the changes in matter BY viewing and discussing the video.
Homework: Read pages 114 to 116. Answer "Section 2 Review," "Self Check," #1
Worktime: Students will view video "Changes in the Properties of Matter."
Vocabulary: Vaporization, condensation.
VIDEOS: "Changes in Properties of Matter"


Lesson 31
Aim
: (Continuation) TO learn about the Thermal Energy and Heat BY examining the Kinetic Energy of a substance.
Homework: Read pages 109 to 113. Answer "Applying Science," (Bottom of page 113,) "Solving The Problem," #1

Worktime: Students will discuss energy, thermal energy, temperature, and heat.
Materials: Notebooks, homework
Vocabulary: Thermal energy, temperature, and heat.
VIDEOS
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Lesson 30 (Tuesday/Wednesday)
Aim: TO learn about the Thermal Energy and Heat BY examining the Kinetic Energy of a substance.
Homework: Read pages 109 to 110. Explain, in your own words, what Thermal Energy is.
Worktime: Students will discuss energy, thermal energy, temperature, and heat.
Materials: Notebooks.
Vocabulary: Thermal energy, temperature, and heat.
VIDEOS:


Lesson 30 (Tuesday/Wednesday)
Aim: TO learn about the properties of Gases and Vapors BY examining the differences between them.
Homework: Read pages 104 to 108. Create a Venn Diagram showing the differences and similarities of Gases and Vapors.
Worktime: Students will view videos on gases and vapors.
Materials: Notebooks, videos
Vocabulary: Gas, vapor, fluid.
VIDEOS:


Lesson 29 (Tuesday/Wednesday supplemental to Lesson 28)
Aim: TO identify the property of Surface Tension BY examining the effect of a paper clip floating on water.
Homework: Read pages 104 to 108. Create a Venn Diagram showing the differences and similarities of Gasses and Vapors.
Worktime: Students will attempt to make a paper clip float on water and observe the water and its affect on the paper clip.
Materials: Notebooks, small paper clips, plastic cups, water.
Vocabulary: surface tension, adhesion, cohesion.
VIDEOS:


Lesson 28 (Monday, November 23)
AIM: TO identify the Properties of Liquids BY viewing videos on Viscosity, Surface Tension, and other properties
HOMEWORK
: Read pages 104 to 108. Answer the following:
Section 1 Review; Self Check #4 (Infer) and #5 (Think Critically)
WORK TIME: Students will view 2 video animations representing the States of Matter. Students will answer a video quiz.
MATERIALS: Notebooks, videos
VOCABULARY: Viscosity, surface tension
VIDEOS: Viscosity Video 1
Viscosity Video 2 Viscosity Video 3 Surface Tension Video 1 Surface Tension Video 2 Surface Tension Video 3 Surface Tension 4


Lesson 27 (Thursday, November 19)
AIM: TO identify the States or Phases of Matter BY viewing examples and drawing our own.
HOMEWORK
: Read pages 104 to 108. Answer the following:
Think about marbles as molecules in matter, draw 3 squares and show how the marbles would appear for each of the 3 states of matter.
WORK TIME: Students will view 2 video animations representing the States of Matter. Students will answer a video quiz.
MATERIALS: Notebooks
VOCABULARY: Solid, liquid, gas, plasma
VIDEOS:
Phases of Matter 1 States of Matter 2

Lesson 26 (Friday, 11/13 (Friday the 13th) (Thursday, 11/12)
AIM: What are the States of Matter
WORK TIME: Bill Nye The Science Guy Video
MATERIALS: Several pulleys, weights, string, spring scale

VOCABULARY: Solid, liquid, gas, plasma

HOMEWORK: Read pages 90 & 91. Read over & try Self Check problems. Answer "Applying Math" 6 .

VIDEOS:
1. YouTube Video: "States of Matter"




2. "Bill Nye The Science Guy:" 3 Videos: Click on the Links Below:





Chapter 3: Work and Simple Machines



Lesson 25 (Thursday, 11/12)

AIM: What is the MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE of a PULLEY (System?)
WORK TIME: Demonstration of pulleys.

MATERIALS: Several pulleys, weights, string, spring scale

VOCABULARY: Pulley, system, movable, fixed.

HOMEWORK: Read pages 90 & 91. Read over & try Self Check problems. Answer "Applying Math" 6 & 7 on page 91.


Lesson 24 (Thursday)

AIM: What is a Simple Machine?

WORK TIME: Class discussion: Did you use a machine today?

MATERIALS: Notebooks

VOCABULARY: Simple machine, compound machine, inclined plane, wedge, screw, lever, wheel and axle, pulley.

WEB RESOURCES: BILL NYE the Science Guy

HOMEWORK:
Read pages 85- 89. Answer the "Reading Check" at the bottom of page 87.

QUIZ on SIMPLE MACHINES on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10. STUDY the 6 Simple Machines AND EFFICIENCY and MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE PROBLEMS (Page 84)

Lesson 23 SUBSTITUTE PLANS: Wednesday, November 4)
AIM: What is friction?

WORK TIME: Class demonstrations (rubbing hands)

MATERIALS: Class will work on problems from "Science Notebook" handouts, page 31, Define: friction; New Vocabulary; Page 32 All work in the main column (Details) only. Students can't do the margin work because they don't have the textbook.

VOCABULARY: Friction, resistance, analyze

HOMEWORK: Read page 84. Do "Self Check" Questions 1, 2, and 3. in the "Section Review," on page 84


Lesson 22 SUBSTITUTE PLANS: Monday, November 2()
AIM: Preparation for Simple Machines?

WORK TIME: Class will work on problems from "Science Notebook" handouts, page 28. Answer: Define: force; New Vocabulary (work and power.)
Page 29: Summarize (at the top.) Page 30. Complete: Fill in the formulas; Define; Identify, and Summarize.

MATERIALS: Notebooks

VOCABULARY: Input force, output force, mechanical advantage, efficiency.

HOMEWORK: Read pages 80- 81. Study the Sample problem in "Applying Math," on page 81. Solve the "Practice Problems."


Lesson 21 (Wednesday)
AIM: What is Mechanical Advantage?

WORK TIME: Class problems; calculating mechanical advantage?

MATERIALS: Notebooks

VOCABULARY: Input force, output force, mechanical advantage, efficiency.

HOMEWORK: Read pages 80- 81. Study the Sample problem in "Applying Math," on page 81. Solve the "Practice Problems."


Lesson 20 (Wednesday)
AIM: What is a machine?

WORK TIME: Class discussion: Did you use a machine today?

MATERIALS: Notebooks

VOCABULARY: Input force, output force, mechanical advantage, efficiency.

HOMEWORK: Read pages 80- 81. Study the Sample problem in "Applying Math," on page 81. Solve the "Practice Problems."


Lesson 19 (Monday)
AIM: How Can We Prepare For Our Test On Tuesday?

WORK TIME: Class will go over some of the information and do some problems calculating Work and Power. Sources of Energy will be discussed.

MATERIALS: GRADE 6 Study Guide

VOCABULARY: Work, power, force, speed, acceleration
HOMEWORK: Read pages 80- 81.


Lesson 18 (Friday)
AIM: What is The Relationship Between Work, Power, and Energy?

WORK TIME: Students will calculate problems involving the amount of POWER.

MATERIALS: Notebooks

VOCABULARY: Power, Watt, calorie, AND Calorie

HOMEWORK:
A. Read page 77. Do the "Practice Problems," 1 and 2, in "Applying Math" on Page 77
.
B. Read page 78; Work and Energy, Power and Energy. Answer "Section 1 Review," Number 2. (Evaluate: which of the following...)

Lesson 17
AIM: What is Power?

WORK TIME: Students will calculate problems involving the amount of POWER.

MATERIALS: Notebooks

VOCABULARY: Power, Watt, calorie, AND Calorie

HOMEWORK: Read page 77. Do the "Practice Problems," 1 and 2, in "Applying Math" on Page 77
.

Lesson 16


AIM: What is Work?

WORK TIME: Students will demonstrate the in what ways they can perform work.

MATERIALS: Workbook handouts, textbook. Using the formula W=Fd, or (W)ork = (F)orce x (d)istance, students will calculate how much work is done from several examples.

Because the book lacks a section on force, mass, speed, and acceleration, a discussion of what is the meaning of Force will take place.

  • Force is the moving of an object (mass) at certain acceleration (in meters.)
  • (F)orce = (m)ass x (a)cceleration.
  • The unit of Force is the Newton (named after Sir Issac Newton) and is equivalent to gram/meters per second.
  • Mass is the amount of matter in an object (comes up later in the year)
  • The unit of mass is grams, kilograms, or kilotons
  • Speed is the distance and object travels in a given time (i.e. 50 miles per hour, or 50 m/h.
  • Acceleration is the rate of change in speed of an object. (Even a bullet starts at 0 m/h.)
  • The unit of acce leration is centimeters/second/second; meters/minute/minute, etc. or cm/s2 (or centimeters per second squared)
VOCABULARY: Work, power, motion, direction, Newtons, force, mass, acceleration.

HOMEWORK: Read pages 74 to 76. Do the Applying Math PRACTICE PROBLEMS
(1 and 2) on page 76.