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7th Grade Science 15 - 16 Lesson Plans

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7th Grade

 

Lesson Plans

 

Date   Assignment Due  Topic  Class Plan 
5/2
  • Free fall lab 
  • Acceleration
  • WU:  Explain two questions answered in intext
  • Discussion on graphing motion
  • HW:  Graphing Motion 
5/3
  • None
  • Acceleration
  • If no track meet 
  • WU:  Explain acceleration graph
  • Complete HW 
5/4
  • None
  • Acceleration
  • WU:  None
  • Discuss Final Project 
5/5
  • None 
  • Acceleration
  • WU:  None
  • Final Project 
       
4/18
  • None
  • None
  • No Class Track Meet
4/19
  • None
  • Acceleration
  • WU:  Meet in library
  • Complete chapter questions 
4/20
  • None
  • Acceleration
  • WU:  Explain the units of acceleration
  • Discussion on graphing acceleration
  • Set HW:  Graphing Acceleration 
4/21
  • Chapter Questions
  • Acceleration
  • WU:  Explain an acceleration graph
  • Complete hw
  • Set lab:  Free Fall 
       
4/11
  • None
  • Motion
  • None--Track Meet 
4/12
  • None
  • Motion
  • WU:  Quiz #1
  • Discussion on Acceleration 
4/13
  • None
  • Motion
  • WU:  What is acceleration
  • Class Practice Problems 
4/14
  • None
  • Motion
  • WU:  Give examples of acceleration
  • HW: 1.2.11 
       
4/4
  • Map Directions 
  • Motion
  • WU:  Explain your finding on your HW
  • Engagement Videos 
4/5
  • None
  • Motion
  • WU:  Explain videos
  • Discussion on uniform and non-uniform motion
  • Uniform and non-uniform challenge 
4/6
  • Challenge Activity
  • Motion
  • WU:  Explain uniform and non-uniform motion
  • Motion HW
  • Set HW for Thursday 
4/7
  • None
  • Motion
  • WU:   None
  • Complete Textbook Questions 
       
3/28
  • Vocab. CW 
  • Matter
  • WU:  None
  • Distance and Displacement Problems 
3/29
  • Distance and Displacement Questions 
  • Matter 
  • WU:  None
  • Discussion on scalars and vectors
  • Set Google Maps Activity 
3/30
  • None 
  • Matter 
  • WU:  What is the difference between scalars and vectors
  • Google Map Activity 
3/31
  • None  
  • Matter  
  • WU:  Explain how your activity went
  • Complete Map Activity
  •  HW sheet on vectors and scalars 
       
3/21
  • None
  • Matter
  • WU:  None
  • Complete PreTest
  • Discussion on distance and displacement 
3/22
  • None
  • Matter
  • WU:  Explain distance and displacement
  • Ladder Activity 
3/23
  • Ladder Activity
  • Matter
  • WU:  Explain zero displacement
  • Problem solving steps 
  • Distance and Displacement Problems 
3/24
  • None 
  • Matter
  • WU:  None
  • Track Meet-LJ
  • Complete Distance and Displacement 
       
3/7
  • Experimental Design 
  • See the Change 
  • WU:  Read your design
  • Discussion on your design
  • Class Discussion on science and process 
3/8
  • None
  • See the Change
  • WU:  What is Science
  • Independent Writing Activity
  • Began HW Activity 
3/9
  • None
  • See the Change
  • WU:  Compare todays and yesterdays knowledge
  • Complete HW Activity 
3/10
  • HW Activity
  • See the Change
  • WU:  Tell about HW
  • End of Unit Ticket 
       
2/29
  • None
  • Matter
  • WU:  Why do you take science classes?
  • Notebook Quiz
  • Observation Activity 
3/1
  • None
  • Matter
  • WU:  What is science
  • Observation Group Activity 
3/2
  • Observation Posters
  • Matter 
  • WU:  What were some of the observations you made
  • Class discussion on science and observations 
3/3
  • None
  • Matter
  • WU:  Explain Aristotle's methods
  • Complete observations
  • Exit Assessment 
       
2/22
  • None
  • Matter
  • WU:  What were 2 things you knew on the pretest
  • Vocab CW:  Matter 
2/23
  • None 
  • Matter
  • WU:  Define 5 terms from yesterday
  • Activity 1:  See the Change 
2/24
  • Vocab CW
  • Matter
  • WU:  What did you learn yesterday
  • Activity 1:  See the Change 
2/25
  • None
  • Matter
  • WU:  What is matter?
  • Discussion on atomic makeup and design
  • Diagram review 
       
2/15
  • Nitrogen Cycle
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Why are the carbon and nitrogen cycle important
  • Review cycles
  • Set RG 

2/16

  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  What is matter
  • Pre-test--matter

2/17

  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  What are 5 important pieces of ecology information
  • Test RG 
2/18
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Questions
  • Test on Ecology 
       
2/8
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Explain the carbon cycle
  • Discussion on the nitrogen cycle
  • Complete carbon cycle drawings 
2/9
  • Carbon Cycle Drawings 
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Explain the nitrogen cycle
  • Nitrogen cycle drawings 
2/10
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  List 3 vital parts of the nitrogen cycle
  • Complete nitrogen cycle drawings 
2/11
  • Nitrogen Cycle Drawings 
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Questions over cycels
  • Explanation of See the Change
  • See the Change Survey 
       
2/1
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Evaluate your presentation
  • Complete last presentation
  • Discussion on presentations
  • Introduce Cycles 
2/2
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  What is a cycle?
  • Discussion on Cycles
  • Discussion on Carbon Cycle
  • Begin Carbon Cycle drawing 
2/3
  • None
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Explain the carbon cycle
  • Complete carbon cycle drawing 
  • Give out test review 
2/4
  • carbon cycle drawing
  • Ecology
  • WU:   Why are cycles important
  • Discussion on nitrogen cycle
  • Begin nitrogen cycle drawing 
       
1/25
  • Power Point
  • Symbiosis
  • WU:  Explain one of your examples from each symbiosis
  • Discussion on presentations 
1/26
  • Power Point 
  • Symbiosis
  • WU:  None
  • Presentations 
1/27
  • Power Point
  • Symbiosis
  • No Class--Field Trip
1/28
  • Power Point
  • Symbiosis
  • WU:  Explain your field trip
  • Presentations
  • Set Review 
       
1/18
  • None
  • Symbiosis
  • WU:  Explain types of symbiosis
  • Discussion on symbiosis presentation 
1/19
  • None
  • Symbiosis
  • WU:  None
  • Symbiosis Project
1/20
  • None
  • Symbiosis
  • WU:  Questions
  • Symbiosis Project 
1/21
  • Symbiosis Project
  • Symbiosis
  • WU:  Explain one of your examples for each type of symbiosis
  • Discussion on a niche 
       
1/11
  • Food Chains 
  • Ecology
  • WU:  What is a food chain?
  • Discussion on food web's
  • Design a food web. 
1/12
  • Food Webs
  • Ecology
  • WU:  What is a food web?
  • Complete colored copies of food chains and food webs 
1/13
  • Colored Copies 
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Why is energy important to ecosystems?
  • Discussion on trophic levels and energy flow
  • Add trophic levels to food webs 
1/14
  • Completed food webs
  • Ecology
  • WU:  Explain trophic levels
  • Discussion on bio-diversity and abiotic/biotic factors 
       
1/4
  • None
  • Classification 
  • WU:  What is Life?
  • Discussion on the 5 characteristics of life.
  • Why do we classify? 
1/5
  • None
  • Classification 
  • WU:  Why do we classify?
  • Classification activity
  • Discussion on classification groups 
1/6
  • None
  • Classification
  • WU:  Explain the importance of classification
  • Discussion on Ecology concepts
  • Ecology terminology 
1/7
  • None
  • Classification
  • WU:  What is energy and why is it important
  • Discussion on food chains
  • Design a food chain 
       
11/30
  • None
  • Geological Time
  • WU:  What is Sea-Floor spreading
  • Discussion on dating 
12/1
  • None
  • Geological Time
  • WU:  Discussion on RG
  • Review Guide 
12/2
  • None
  • Geological Time
  • WU:  None
  • Review Guide 
12/3
  • Completed RG
  • Geological Time
  • Exam
       
11/16
  • None
  • Geological Time
  • WU:  Explain Plate Tectonics
  • Discussion on sea floor spreading
  • Observations of sea floor spreading 
11/17
  • None
  • Geological Time 
  • WU:  None--Meet in library
  • Book questions on plate tectonics 
11/18
  • Book questions 
  • Geological Time
  • WU:  Explain sea floor spreading
  • Discussion on relative dating
  • Set Activity:  Relative dating 
11/19
  • None
  • Geological Time 
  • WU:  Gather Materials
  • Relative Dating 
       
11/09
  • None 
  • Geological Time 
  • WU:  Explain what a long time is
  • Review Exams
  • Time Preassessment 
11/10
  • None 
  • Geological Time 
  • WU:  Explain how old the Earth is.
  • Discussion on geological time periods
  • Brain Break
  • Discussion on geological Eras 
11/11
  • None 
  • Geological Time 
  • WU:  What are the geologica eras
  • Discussion on plate tectonics and land masses 
  • Switch out text books 
11/12
  • None 
  • Geological Time 
  • WU:  Explain plate tectonics
  • Discussion on sea floor spreeding 
       
11/02
  • Rock Lab
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Explain your rock lab
  • Discussion on presentations
  • Rock Review Guide 
11/03
  • None 
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Explain the difference between a rock and mineral
  • Work on rock review guide 
11/04
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  None
  • Work on review
  • Review game 
11/05
  • Review Guide 
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Questions
  • Exam--Rocks 
       
10/26
  • Lab Pre-Write Up
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab Groups
  • Lab--Safety and Set Up 
10/27
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Questions on lab
  • Complete lab 
10/28
  • Lab Data
  • Rocks
  • WU:  What did you discover in your lab
  • Lab write up 
10/29
  • Lab 
  • Rocks
  • Explain the rock cycle
  • Begin rock review 
       
10/19
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Gather Materials
  • Project 

10/20

  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Explain one of your features
  • Lab Safety
  • Set Lab:  Chemical Weathering 
10/21
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab 
10/22
  • None
  • Rocks
  • Lab 
       
10/12
  • None
  • Rocks 
  • WU:  Explain the contact and regional metamorphism
  • Complete Rock discussion
  • Set Activity Sedimentary Rocks 
10/13
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Gather Materials
  • Project 
10/14
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Gather Materials
  • Project 
10/15
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Gather Materials
  • Project 
       
10/5
  • Vocab.  CW
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Explain the rock cycle
  • Discussion on the rock cycle
  • Complete Textbook Questions 
10/6
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Explain the process need to form each type of rock
  • Discussion on Igneous Rocks
  • Rock Specimen Observations 
10/7
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Explain Igneous Rocks
  • Discussion Metamorphic Rocks
  • Rock Specimen Observations 
10/8
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Explain Metamorphic Rocks
  • Discussion on Sedimentary Rocks
  • Rock Specimen Observations 
       
9/28
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Explain what a rock is 
  • Discussion on the rock cycle
  • Explain rock cycle drawing 
9/29
  • None
  • Rocks
  • WU:  Explain the rock cycle
  • Complete rock cycle drawing 
9/30
  • Rock Cycle Drawing 
  • Rocks 
  • WU:  Explain the rock cycle
  • Discussion on Igneous rocks
  • Work on rock chapter questions 
10/1
  • None
  • Rocks
  • Explain an igneous rock
  • Discussion on Metamorphic rocks
  • Work on rock chapter questions 
       
9/21
  • None
  • Minerals
  • WU:  Gather Materials
  • Mineral Project 
9/22
  • None
  • Minerals
  • WU:  Gather Materials
  • Complete Mineral Project 
9/23
  • None 
  • Minerals
  • WU:  List 3 of your interesting minerals
  • Set Lab and discuss lab procedures 
9/24
  • Mineral Project
  • Minerals
  • WU:  Lab Quiz
  • Lab:  Identifying Minerals 
       
9/8
  • Earth Drawings
  • Earth Layers
  • WU:  List all layers of the Earth and atmosphere
  • Discussion on Physical Structures 
  • Brain break
  • Discussion on convection and internal Earth activity 
9/9
  • None 
  • Minerals and Rocks 
  • WU:  Explain what a  rock is 
  • Discussion on minerals characteristics 
  • Mineral Examples 
9/10
  • None
  • Minerals and Rocks
  • WU:  Explain what a mineral is 
  • Discussion on mineral characteristics
  • Mineral Examples 
9/11
  • None
  • Mineral and Rocks
  • WU:  List mineral characteristics
  • Lab Introduction and Design 
       
9/1
  • None
  • Earth Layers 
  • WU:  Explain what the Earth's interior is like
  • Discussion on the major layers of the Earth
  • Brain Break
  • Complete Vocab. CW 
9/2
  • Vocab. CW 
  • Earths Layers
  • WU:  Explain the difference between rocks and minerals
  • Discussion on the crust
  • Pictures of the Earth Features 
9/3
  • None
  • Earths Layers
  • WU:  Explain the make up of the crust
  • Discussion on the Mantle
  • Activity of particle behavior and density 
9/4
  • None
  • Earths Layers
  • WU:  Explain heating and convection
  • Discussion on the core
  • Begin Earth Diagrams 
       
8/24
  • Class Syllabus
  • Binder and Dividers 
  • Scientific Equipment

 

  • WU:  List 10 new pieces of equipment
  • Review of equipment 
8/25
  • Equipment Quiz
  • Scientific Equipment
  • WU:  Questions on equipment
  • Equipment ID Quiz
  • Discussion on parts of the atom 
8/26
  • None
  • Introduction to matter
  • Earth Structure 
  • WU:  Explain biotic and abiotic 
  • Discussion on the layers of the Earth
  • Brain Break
  • Pass out books 
8/27
  • None
  • Earth Structure
  • WU:  Explain the four layers of the Earth
  • Discussion on the Core and Mantle
  • Brain break
  • Drawing of the Earths layers 
 

 

   
8/17 
  • None 
  • Introduction
  • Scientific Equipment 
  • Discussion on Syllabus and Procedures 
  • Discussion on Binder (Due Monday Aug. 17th) 
  • Introduce Science and Matter 
  • Begin Video (Biggest to Smallest) 
8/18 
  • None 
  • Introduction to Matter 
  • Scientific Equipment 
  • Warm Up:  What were 5 exciting parts of yesterday
  • Complete Video
  • Begin Equipment ID 
8/19 
  • None 
  • Introduction to Matter 
  • Scientific Equipment 
  • Warm Up:  What were 5 pieces of equipment discussed yesterday
  • Discussion on the atom 
  • Continue Equipment ID 
8/20
  • None
  • Introduction to Matter
  • Scientific Equipment 
  • Warm Up:  List 10 pieces of equipment and their purpose
  • Complete Equipment ID
  • Equipment Review 

 

 

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