Mrs. McQuaid Murphy

Science and Math

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.

Posted: March 21, 2017

Math 8

-Today we saw that the balnce beam method is only used for algebraic equations that have positive terms.   Students should use algebra tyles for equations containing negative terms.   Q 6, 7, 8 and 10 are for homework from section 6.1

-Students are to complete their assigned Mathletics tasks by Friday.

Math 7

-Today we reviewed the difference between an expression an equation.   We also reviewed the balance beam method for modeling solving an algebraic equation.

-Today we learnt how to model solving algebraic equations using algebra tyles.    We will continue to work on this next class.

-Students are to complete their tasks on Mathletics by the end of the week.

 

Science 7

-Notes are posted below.

-Students are working on a heat project.  Time will be given Friday to work in class.  Presentation will be next Tuesday. 

Posted: March 20, 2017

Math 8

-Today we reviewed grade 7 algebra and saw how our grade 8 questions will require that we use our knowledge or positive and negative numbers from before Christmas.  J

Math 7

-Today we learnt how to solve expressions by substituting in a value given.

-We also reviewed our balance models for algebra.  Students are to complete Q 1 and 2 from page 229.

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Posted: March 17, 2017

Posted: March 13, 2017

Math 8

  • Finish questions 8to 11 and Questions 1 to 4 on percentages.   Test will be Wednesday or Thursday depending on the weather.

Math 7

  • We did a review today in class for the test tomorrow on percentages.

Science 6

  • We finished going over the term 2 test review today.  We talked about how questions will be asked.  We write the test our next class.

Science 8

  • We went over our optics review today.  Our test will be next class and will cover both knowledge and skills outcomes as listed in the review.  The focus will be on skills and science literacy.

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Posted: March 3, 2017

A lot of good projects at our STEM showcase.  Six projects will move onto the district fair and a few others will be asked to present at our illumination night in March.   We are also looking at continuing some projects through an enrichment group.  Hold on to your project and work as many more...

Posted: February 27, 2017

Math 8

-Today we worked on finding the original number when you know the percentage of the number.  We also looked at percent increase and percent decrease questions.  

-p 252 Q 4, 5, 6 are for homework

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

 

Math 7

-Today we presented our STEM projects.   

-We also corrected the first side of our percent formative test.   The summative test will be March 1st.

Science 6 and 8

-Projects were presented today.  School fair is tomorrow.  Parents are welcome to join us between 12:30 and 2pm to view the projects.

-Study guides have been handed out.  Test will be the first week back after the break.  Students should be reviewing at home.

Posted: February 22, 2017

Math 8

Today we reviewed for our test tomorrow.  Students also had time to work on this week’s Mathletics tasks.

 

Math 7

Today we looked at how to estimate percentages of a number using 10% as a base value.  We also went over how to find the percent of a number using a calculator and multiplying decimals without a calculator.

 

Science 6 and 8

We started our presentations today and they were really good!  Our showcase will be February 28th and parents are welcome to come view projects from 12:30 until 2pm.

 

Health 8

We continued to learn about the different sexually transmitted infections.  

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