Mrs. McQuaid Murphy

Science and Math

Posted: January 24, 2017

Students were learning about conditioning today and how to use a thermometer.

Posted: January 24, 2017


Math 8


-Test will be Monday.


-Finish questions from book in notes posted below.


 


Math 7


-Finish questions on adding and subtracting mixed numbers posted below.


Science 7


-Quiz Tuesday.


-We did a lab today on temperature.


-Lab on Friday to investigate thermal energy.  J


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Posted: January 23, 2017

STEM update for parents can be found at: http://gretnagreen.nbed.nb.ca/mrs-mcquaid-murphy/video/stem-parent-update-3

This video explains what your child should be doing this week with their STEM fair project.

 

Math 8

-Today we learnt how to multiply mixed numbers.  Students should complete questions from text as seen in notes attached.

Math

-Today we learnt two methods for adding and subtracting mixed numbers.  No homework.

 

Science 6

-Today we learnt how to draw electrical diagrams.  Notes are posted below.

-On Wednesday students will be given a class with the computers to type the good copy of their planning phase.  The draft should be in class each day with them as they will be given some time in French and science to work on it.

 

Science 8

-Today we did some science literacy activities.  Students are to try to answer questions on the worksheet about lenses.

-Wednesday students will have some time to work on their good copy of the planning phase of their project.  Students should be bringing their draft to both French and Science classes.

 

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Posted: January 21, 2017

Posted: January 20, 2017

Math 8

-We reviewed today.  Test will be end of next week

Math 7

-No homework

Health 6

-Today we went of the changes girls and boys face during puberty.

Science 7

-We will be in the lab next class.  Notes taken today.

 

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Posted: January 19, 2017

Health 8

-Students song project from last week is due next class.

-Students are to complete the values activity with a trusted adult and return only the slip stating that it has been completed.

Math 8

-We learnt how to reduce before multiplying today.

 

Math 7

-Quiz tomorrow on fractions and addition of fractions.  See posted notes for a review.

Science 6

-Today we did a discovery lab for our unit on electricity.  Students learnt by problem solving.

Science 8

-Lab sheets for our optics lab are due tomorrow.  Our focus was on taking good obeservations today and on how to use observations in our conclusion.

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Posted: January 19, 2017

Grade 6 FI did a discovery lab today about circuits.  We had a lot of fun learning together .  Hands-on learning through making mistakes and problem solving. 

Posted: January 17, 2017

Math 8

-Quiz will be packed tomorrow once the students who where absent today write.

-We spent time looking at the rectangle models for multiplying fractions today.

Math 7

Worksheet is due tomorrow for marks.

 

Science 7

-We started our new unit on heat.  Notes were taken.  We will be in the lab doing science on Tuesday.

-Students should be working on the planning phase of their project at home.  Time was given today to research.

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Posted: January 16, 2017

STEM video update for parents

http://gretnagreen.nbed.nb.ca/mrs-mcquaid-murphy/video/stem-video-update-january-16th-20th

Math 8

-Quiz on fractions

-Notes and homework posted in file below

Math 7

-Assignment due Wednesday.

Science 6

-Work was handed back today.   It was formative.  Corrected to help the students see where they are making mistakes or not totally understanding what is asked of them.  Feedback was given through the rubric and comments made.  Students had todays class to work on the corrections.  These questions a similar to what they will be asked to do on a test and in there STEM fair project.

Science 8

-Today we started our unit on optics.  Notes were taken.  

Due Date: 

Monday, January 16, 2017

Tune in to hear what we will be working on in class and at home for our STEM projects.

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