Mrs. McQuaid Murphy

Science and Math

Posted: April 6, 2017

Math 8

-We started our new unit on volume.  Students are to complete Q 4,5,6 and 7 for homework.  Question 7 is to be done without a calculator as students are to practice multiplying decimals.

Math 7

-Students are to complete mathletics tasks for the week.

 

Science 6

-Students must have side one of the aerodinamics lab done for Monday.

-Test will be next Thursday.

Science 8

-Students are to complete the form on the particle theory of mater.

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Posted: April 5, 2017

Math 8

-We did our assessment today.

Math 7

-We did our assessment today.

-Mathletics tasks are due at the end of the week.

 

Science 6

-Students were given a handout of notes.  We discussed forces involved with flying.   Students highlighted key words and added to notes and diagrams to individualize the notes for their learning.  Links to videos for review are included in the notes posted below.

-Students should reread notes to learn new vocabulary.  The expectation will be that students can speak about forces in French.

 

Science 8

-Students wrote their conclusion for our makerspace lab on floating and sinking.

-Students had time to read and complete notes on fluids and review by reading text.

Health 8

-Students worked on Mathletics tasks.

Posted: April 4, 2017

Math 8

-test tomorrow

Math 7

-Test tomorrow

Science 7

Great presentations today.  We also did a formative test.  Summative test will be next tuesday.

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Students worked on outcomes 208-6, 210-13, 210-14 and 211-3 in class today.  They had to work as a group to figure out what makes an object float and what makes it sink.  A lot of discussion and problem solving as students tried theories and problem solved along the way.  The end goal was to...

Posted: April 3, 2017

Math 8

-Test will be Wednesday for section 6.1 to 6.5

-Questions to practice for test that are for homework p. 350 Q 1,2,3,5,8, et 9

Math 7

-We did a formative test today.

Science 6

-We had a handout about how the wings affect flight.  We read from our book and students wrote notes on the forces.

Science 8

-We had a maker space in class today where students created objects that floated and objects that sank in order to come up with a list of factors that affect floating and sinking.  A lot of mess, a lot of fun and a lot of learning! 

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Posted: April 1, 2017

Photos from district STEM fair.  Good work gators!  We are proud of your accomplishments.

Posted: March 30, 2017

Math 8

-We corrected the first side of the review sheet.  Please see notes posted for examples.

-Students are to complete the second side for Monday.

Math 7

-We had our monthly assembly to day.  For the few minutes we had after the assembly, students did an activity to practice solving expressions.

Science 6

-Today we went over new vocabulary and took some notes.  We also discussed that forces exist and act on objects even if we do not see them.  We draw forces in science drawing by using an arrow to show the influence of the force.

Science 8

-Today we reviewed material from grade 7 related to the three phases of mater and the particule theory of matter.  We did some guided reading from the text to build vocabulary and develop our science literacy.  Notes were handed out to review grade 7 material that we will be using in grade 8.  Students have a worksheet to complete for next class.  Time was given in class to work on it.

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Posted: March 29, 2017

Math 8:

-Test Wednesday

-Review sheet due tomorrow.

Math 7

-Test Wednesday

-Today we reviewed expressions.

Science 6

-Notest given as a handout today.

 

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Posted: March 28, 2017

Math 8

-We worked on the distributive preoperty of algebra today.  Students are to complete the work sheet side 1.  Test will be next week.

 

Math 7

-Students are to complete the review sheet for Wednesday.   Test will be next week.

-Students are to complete Mathletics tasks for the end of each week.

Science 7

-Today we learnt about three methods of heat transfer.  A handout of notes were given.

-Students spent time working on their projects.  They problem solved and practiced their demonstration.  Students will present next science class. 

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Posted: March 28, 2017

Students were learning through discovery and problem solving.   Next week they will act as mini prof and explain their demonstration to the class.

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