Welcome to my plan book  Here you will find all the assignments of the 2002-2003 school year at the Elisabeth Morrow School in Englewood, New Jersey.  

We have science 4 days a week: Monday to Thursday.

Click on the week of your choice at the left, and the contents will be displayed in this frame.

Plan Book Archive for:

 

2002-2003 School Year

Week 1:

Mon.

9/2

No School - Labor Day

Tues.

9/3

No School

Wed.

9/4

Welcome Back!

Go over procedures, overview of the year, start Scavenger Hunt (pdf) - getting to know our classroom.

HW: Supplies by Monday

Thurs.

9/5

Complete/Discuss Scavenger Hunt (pdf) 

Discuss Daily Trivia Procedures, sample question.

HW: Supplies by Monday

Fri.

9/6

Links that you can use for research will be posted here each week.

Week 2

Mon.

9/9

Article Analysis - We will read an article together, practice writing an analysis, and go over the schedule. today.

HW: Complete practice article analysis 

Tues.

9/10

Intro to the Lab Notebook: Smile Metric Style Lab

HW: Everyday Earth Science Worksheet page 71

         Physical Science Worksheet page 5

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C, 5.3 A, B, C, D

Wed.

9/11

Go over last night's homework

Complete  and Discuss Smile Metric Style Lab

HW: None

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C, 5.3 A, B, C, D

Thurs.

9/12

We will meet in the library today

Assign and Explain Wanted Poster Assignment

HW: Start research for your Wanted Poster

NJCCCS: 5.2 A, B

Fri.

9/13

Research Links:  

Our Library: Reference Links

 

People and Discoveries | Biography List | Treasure Trove Biography| Distinguished Women | Famous Astronomers| Mug Shots  | Yahooligans - Scientists by catagoryEnergy Scientists 

 

Week  3:

Mon.

9/16

No School- Yom Kippur

Tues.

9/17

No School- Faculty Study Day

Wed.

9/18

We will meet in the library today - Research time for wanted posters. (See links below)

HW  Complete Article Analysis # 1 - due Mon

           Work on Wanted Poster.  Books will be  available until due date in our library.  See Mrs. S.

NJCCCS:  5.2 A, 5.2 B

Thurs.

9/19

Weather Lessons- Start Hurricane Unit (Weather will be a year long theme)

KWL Hurricane Worksheet (pdf)

Hurricane Vocabulary Words #'s 1-18 - define these words as you work through the unit.

Classwork: Start Hurricane Tutorial

HW: Work on Wanted Poster and

         Complete Article Analysis # 1 - due Mon

NJCCCS: 5.8 B, 5.8 D, 5.10 A

Fri.

9/20

Research Links: 

Our Library: Reference Links

People and Discoveries | Biography List | Treasure Trove Biography| Distinguished Women | Famous Astronomers| Mug Shots  | Yahooligans - Scientists by catagoryEnergy Scientists 

 

Week 4:

Mon.

9/23

Article Analysis # 1 - due today

 

Weather Lessons- Hurricane Unit

Classwork: Continue Hurricane Tutorial & Hurricane Vocabulary Words

HW: Wanted Poster

NJCCCS: 5.8 B, 5.8 D, 5.10 A

Tues.

9/24

Weather Lessons- Hurricane Unit

Classwork: Continue Hurricane Tutorial & Hurricane Vocabulary Words

HW: Wanted Poster

NJCCCS: 5.8 B, 5.8 D, 5.10 A

Wed.

9/25

Wanted Poster Due Today

 

Weather Lessons- Hurricane Unit

Classwork: Continue Hurricane Tutorial  & Hurricane Vocabulary Words

HWLatitude and Longitude Review (pdf)

NJCCCS: 5.8 B, 5.8 D, 5.10 A

Thurs.

9/26

Weather Lessons- Hurricane Unit

Classwork: Continue Hurricane Tutorial & Hurricane Vocabulary Words

HWLatitude and Longitude Review (pdf)

NJCCCS: 5.8 B, 5.8 D, 5.10 A

Fri.

9/27

Research Links: 

Our Library: Reference Links

 

People and Discoveries | Biography List | Treasure Trove Biography| Distinguished Women | Famous Astronomers| Mug Shots  | Yahooligans - Scientists by catagoryEnergy Scientists 

 

Week 5 - 6th graders at Nature's Classroom

 

Week 6

Mon.

10/7

Weather Lessons- Hurricane Unit

Discuss  Latitude and Longitude Review (pdf) hw

Classwork: Continue Hurricane Tutorial & Hurricane Vocabulary Words

Classwork Extension: If done with tutorial, start researching a major hurricane (Andrew, Hugo, Gloria or Camille) and complete tracking map. Hurricane Links.

HW: Article #2 Due Wed

NJCCCS: 5.8 B, 5.8 D, 5.10 A

Tues.

10/8

Triple Beam Balance Lab (pdf)

HW: Article #2 Due Wed

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C5.3 A, D

Wed.

10/9

Article #2 Due Today

 

Triple Beam Balance Lab (pdf)

HW: T.B.B. worksheet

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C 5.3 A, D

Thurs.

10/10

Catch up Day

HW: Complete Hurricane Vocabulary (pdf)

Start looking for Article # 3

Fri.

10/11

Link of the Week:  Nature's Classroom 

Week 7:

Mon.

10/14

Hand in Hurricane Vocabulary (pdf) hw.

 

Weather Lessons - Start Adopt a City Project

HW: Hurricane Tracking (pdf)  and Hurricane Map (pdf) due Wed

NJCCCS:  5.8 B

Tues.

10/15

Start Volume Lab (pdf)

HW: Hurricane Review Sheet due Wed

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C,  5.3 A, B, C, D

Wed.

10/16

Volume Lab (pdf)

HW: Volume Worksheet

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C 5.3 A, B, C, D

Thurs.

10/17

Hurricane Quiz

Complete/Discuss Volume Lab (pdf)

HW: Article #3 Due Mon

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C 5.3 A, B, C, D

Fri.

10/18

Link of the Week:  

Week 8:

Mon.

10/21

Article #3 Due Today

 

Weather Lessons - Adopt a City Project Task #2

HW: Sign and correct your Hurricane Quiz

         Read Chip Challenge Rules, Sign Permissions slip and bring in $1.00

NJCCCS: 5.8 B

Tues.

10/22

Dunkin' for Density Lab (pdf)

Story of Archimedes

HW: ?

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C, 5.2 B,  5.3 A, B, C, D

Wed.

10/23

Dunkin' for Density Lab (pdf)

HW: ?

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C, 5.2 B,  5.3 A, B, C, D

Thurs.

10/24

Dunkin' for Density Lab (pdf)

HW: Read Chip Challenge Rules, Sign Permissions slip and bring in $1.00

NJCCCS5.1 A, B, C, 5.2 B,  5.3 A, B, C, D

Fri.

10/25

Link of the Week:  Work on these when you are done with your lab:

BrainPOP- Measurement Worksheet pg.3

BrainPOP - Mass, Volume, Density Worksheet pg. 9

 

Week 9

Mon.

10/28

Weather Lessons - Adopt a City Project Task #3 / Task #4

HW: Make sure you have all your materials!

NJCCCS: 5.8 B

Tues.

10/29

Chip Challenge - We start building today!

HW: none

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C, 5.3 A, B, C, 5.4 B

Wed.

10/30

Chip Challenge - Continue building

HW: none

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C, 5.3 A, B, C, 5.4 B

Thurs.

10/31

Happy Halloween!

Chip Challenge - Wrap your packages

HW: Article #4 Due Mon

NJCCCS: 5.1 A, B, C, 5.3 A, B, C, 5.4 B

Fri.

11/1

Link of the Week:  Work on these if you are done with your chip challenge:

BrainPOP- Measurement Worksheet pg.3

BrainPOP - Mass, Volume, Density Worksheet pg. 9

 

Week 10:

 

Mon.

11/4

Article #4 Due Today

Weather Lessons - Adopt a City Project Task #4 and/or Task #5

HW: State it worksheet (pdf)

NJCCCS: 5.8 B,D

Tues.

11/5

Classwork: 

Density on the Internet - worksheet (pdf)

HW: none

NJCCCS: 5.3 A,B,C,D

Wed.

11/6

Parent Conferences - Noon Dismissal 

Classwork: 

Complete Density on the Internet - worksheet pg. 10 (pdf)

BreainPOP - Mass, Volume and Density worksheet pg. 9 in lab book (pdf)

BrainPOP - Measurement Worksheet pg 3 (pdf)

HW: none

NJCCCS: 5.3 A,B,C,D

Thurs.

11/7

Parent Conferences - Noon Dismissal

(no science today)

Fri.

11/8

Play Science Games on FUNBRAIN!

 

Week 11

Mon.

11/11

Weather Lessons - Adopt a City Project Task #5

Mini Lecture/Demonstration on Isotherms

HW: Mass, Volume, Density Worksheet

NJCCCS: 5.8 B,D

Tues.

11/12

Review for Mass, Volume, Density Quiz

HW: Study for Quiz

Wed.

11/13

Catch up Day

HW: Article # 5 due Monday

Thurs.

11/14

Mass, Volume, and Density Quiz

HW: Article # 5 due Monday

Fri.

11/15

Play Science Games on FUNBRAIN!

Week 12

Mon.

11/18

Article # 5 due today

Open Chip Challenge Packages from Texas!

View pictures of the packages we opened from Texas!

HW: Bring in a Shoebox this week

NJCCCS: 5.8 B,D

Tues.

11/19

Weather Lessons - Adopt a City Project Task #5

HW: Astronomy Introduction and Definition Worksheet

Need an Astronomy Dictionary?

NJCCCS: 5.9 C, D

Wed.

11/20

Make your own Planisphere - Lesson and Templates

How to use a Planisphere - Worksheet

HW: Horizon Worksheet

NJCCCS: 5.9 C, D

Thurs.

11/21

How to use a Planisphere - Worksheet

HW: Look for a shoebox!

View pictures of the packages we opened from Texas!

Pictures of our packages in Texas

NJCCCS: 5.9 C, D

Fri.

11/22

Play Science Games on FUNBRAIN!

Week 13

Mon.

11/25

Assembly Rehearsal Schedule

HW: Article # 6 due 12/3

Tues.

11/26

Weather Lessons - Adopt a City Project Task #5 and/or #6

Thanksgiving Assembly

HW: Article # 6 due 12/3

NJCCCS: 5.8 B,D

Wed.

11/27

NO SCHOOL

Thurs.

11/28

NO SCHOOL - Happy Thanksgiving!

Fri.

11/29

Play Science Games on FUNBRAIN!

Week 14

Mon.

12/2

Weather Lessons - Adopt a City Project Task #5 or #6

HW: Article # 6 

NJCCCS5.8 B, D

Tues.

12/3

Article # 6 due

Cosmic Survey - Group Lesson

HW: Look for article #7

NJCCCS: 5.9 C, D

Wed.

12/4

Cosmic Survey - Group Lesson

HW: Take home Quiz - Isotherms due 12/9

NJCCCS: 5.9 C, D

Thurs.

12/5

SNOW!!!!

HW: Take home Quiz - Isotherms due 12/9

NJCCCS: 5.9 C, D

Fri.

12/6

Download the December Sky Map

Sky Watch - Nightly guide

Week 15

Mon.

12/9

Weather Lessons - Adopt a City Project Task 6

HW: Bring in a ShoeBox this week

NJCCCS5.8 B, D

Tues.

12/10

Astrolabe Activity (pdf)

HW: Read the "Meet the Pleiades" Article (Highlights Jan. 2003) + answer 10 questions due Thursday

NJCCCS: 5.3, 5.9

Wed.

12/11

Astrolabe Activity (pdf)

HW: Read the "Meet the Pleiades" Article (Highlights Jan. 2003) + answer 10 questions due Thursday

NJCCCS: 5.3, 5.9

Thurs.

12/12

Hands Up! Degrees in the Sky Activity

HW: Article #7  due Mon. 

Sign Isotherm Quiz

NJCCCS: 5.3, 5.9

Fri.

12/13

ISEE on Saturday - Good Luck!

Week 16

Mon.

12/16

Article #7 due

ShoeBox Planetarium - Research using the library books in class.  Due 1/21/03

HW: Visit Research Links

NJCCCS: 5.3, 5.9

Tues.

12/17

Shoebox Planetarium  - Research using the library books in class. 

HW: Visit Research Links

NJCCCS: 5.3, 5.9

Wed.

12/18

Assembly Rehearsal Schedule Today

Shoebox Planetarium  - Research using the library books in class. 

HW: Visit Research Links

NJCCCS: 5.3, 5.9

Thurs.

12/19

Holiday Assembly 9:30 am

Play Rehearsals - No Science this afternoon

Fri.

12/20

Early Dismissal - Enjoy Your Holiday - See You in 2003!

Constellation Research Links:

NASA - Constellation Info

NASA - Classical Mythology 

P.A.S. Constellations

Star Date Constellation Info

Constellation Myths with Color Pictures

Constellation Myth Study Guides

Detailed Constellation Myths with Scientific Info

Night Photos - What does your constellation look like?

ZOOM Constellation Info

ZOOM Star Types - find info about stars

ZOOM Brightest Stars

ZOOM Constellations of the Zodiac

ZOOM Astronomy Dictionary

Week 17 - Holiday Vacation

Week 18 - Holiday Vacation

Week 19

Mon.

1/6

Star Classification Activity with stars (pdf): Notes - Star Magnitudes and Classification, Hertzsprung-Russell (H-R) Diagram

HW: Star Color and Temperature Worksheet (pdf)

NJCCCS: 5.9

Tues.

1/7

Discuss Results of Star Classification Activity with stars (pdf) and relate to H-R- Diagrams : Notes - Star Magnitudes and Classification, Hertzsprung -Russell (H-R) Diagram

HW:  Star Magnitude Worksheet (pdf) and Practice magnitude sheet

NJCCCS: 5.9

Wed.

1/8

Planetarium - Ursa Major and Ursa Minor

HW: Article # 8 due Monday

PRACTICE: Lite-Brite Constellations  

NJCCCS: 5.9

Thurs.

1/9

Field Trip - Metropolitan Museum of Art - Greek Exhibits

Fri.

1/10

Constellation Research Links: Shoe Box Due 1/21/03

The Stellar Guide

NASA - Constellation Info

NASA - Classical Mythology 

P.A.S. Constellations

Star Date Constellation Info

Constellation Myths with Color Pictures

Constellation Myth Study Guides

Detailed Constellation Myths with Scientific Info

Night Photos - What does your constellation look like?

ZOOM Constellation Info

ZOOM Star Types - find info about stars

ZOOM Brightest Stars

ZOOM Constellations of the Zodiac

ZOOM Astronomy Dictionary

Week 20

Mon.

1/13

Article # 8 due Today

Discuss Ursa Major and Ursa Minor

Complete Constellation Study Guide (pdf) and Ursa Major/Minor Worksheets together

Celestial Coordinates- Practice finding constellations using hours and degrees

HW: Complete Study Guide

Shoe Box Due 1/21/03

Article # 9 due 1/22/03

NJCCCS: 5.9

Tues.

1/14

Star Spill Lesson and Cards (pdf)

HW:

NJCCCS: 5.9

Wed.

1/15

Planetarium - Perseus, Andromeda, Cepheus, Cassiopeia, Pegasus, Cetus

HW: Constellation Study Guide (pdf) for Cassiopeia and Cepheus

PRACTICE: Lite-Brite Constellations

NJCCCS: 5.9

Thurs.

1/16

Weather Lessons - Adopt a City Project Task 6 or 7

HW: Constellation Study Guide (pdf) for Perseus and Andromeda

NJCCCS: 5.8

Fri.

1/17

No School

Constellation Research Links: Shoe Box Due 1/21/03

The Stellar Guide

NASA - Constellation Info

NASA - Classical Mythology 

P.A.S. Constellations

Star Date Constellation Info

Constellation Myths with Color Pictures

Constellation Myth Study Guides

Detailed Constellation Myths with Scientific Info

Night Photos - What does your constellation look like?

ZOOM Constellation Info

ZOOM Star Types - find info about stars

ZOOM Brightest Stars

ZOOM Constellations of the Zodiac

ZOOM Astronomy Dictionary

Week 21

Mon.

1/20

No School

Tues.

1/21

Shoe Box Planetarium  Due

Discuss Cassiopeia - Andromeda study guides

Share Shoeboxes in class

HW: Article # 9 due 1/22/03

NJCCCS: 5.9

Wed.

1/22

Planetarium - Orion, Canis Major and Minor, Taurus

HW:Constellation Study Guide (pdf) for Orion and Taurus

PRACTICE: Lite-Brite Constellations

NJCCCS: 5.9

Thurs.

1/23

Weather Lessons - Adopt a City Project Task 6 or 7

and Plotting cloud cover, precipitation, wind direction and speed

HW: Wind Chill Handout and Study for Identification Quiz Monday- know the major star of each constellation we have studied so far. Ursa Minor - Canis Minor

NJCCCS: 5.8

Fri.

1/24

Constellation Research Links:

NASA - Constellation Info

NASA - Classical Mythology 

P.A.S. Constellations

Star Date Constellation Info

Constellation Myths with Color Pictures

Constellation Myth Study Guides

Detailed Constellation Myths with Scientific Info

Night Photos - What does your constellation look like?

ZOOM Constellation Info

ZOOM Star Types - find info about stars

ZOOM Brightest Stars

ZOOM Constellations of the Zodiac

ZOOM Astronomy Dictionary

Week 22

Mon.

1/27

Constellation Identification Quiz

HW: Plotting wind speed, direction, cloud cover, temp and precip ditto (pdf)

NJCCCS: 5.9

Tues.

1/28

Introduce Constellation Myth Project for Greek Olympics and view/read samples of last years winners

NJCCCS: 5.9

Wed.

1/29

Planetarium - Gemini, Auriga

HW: Constellation Study Guide (pdf) for Gemini

PRACTICE: Lite-Brite Constellations

NJCCCS: 5.9

Thurs.

1/30

Weather Lessons - Adopt a City Project Task 6 or 7

and Plotting cloud cover, precipitation, wind direction and speed on wall map

HW: Article # 10 due 2/3/03

NJCCCS: 5.8

Fri.

1/31

Movies of the week - Login!

Brain POP Movie - Lifecycle of a Star Worksheet PDF

BrainPOP Movie - Moon Worksheet PDF

BrainPOP Movie - Eclipse Worksheet PDF

Week 23

Mon.

2/3

Article # 10 and Gemini Study Guide due

Discuss Columbia Tragedy

Go over study guide

HW: Constellation and Myth  (pdf) rough drafts due Wed for Constellation Project

NJCCCS: 5.9

Tues.

2/4

Moon Phase Notes - Take home your Moon Clock (pdf) - Thanks to Mrs. Lb's homeroom for making them!

HW: Constellation and Myth  (pdf) rough drafts due Wed for Constellation Project

NJCCCS: 5.9

Wed.

2/5

Planetarium - Bootes, Virgo, and Leo

HW: Constellation Study Guide (pdf) for Leo and Virgo

Identification Quiz - Monday Ursa Minor to Leo

NJCCCS: 5.9

Thurs.

2/6

Parent Conferences : Noon Dismissal, no science classes

Fri.

2/7

No School - Parent Conferences

Movies of the week - Login!

Brain POP Movie - Lifecycle of a Star Worksheet PDF

BrainPOP Movie - Moon Worksheet PDF

BrainPOP Movie - Eclipse Worksheet PDF

Week 24

Mon.

2/10

Quiz #2 - Constellation and Star Identification Ursa Minor to Leo

HW: Article #11 due 2/18

Constellation Project Poster due 2/20

Tues.

2/11

Postcard Exchange

School Play "Opal" - 1:00 - 3:00pm

Wed.

2/12

Make Post Cards about NJ

School Play "Opal" - 1:00 - 3:00pm and 7:00pm

Thurs.

2/13

Adopt A City Task 6, 7, or 8

School Play "Opal" - 7:00 pm

HW: Article #11 due 2/18

Constellation Project Poster due 2/20

NJCCCS: 5.8

Fri.

2/14

Movies of the week - Login!

Brain POP Movie - Lifecycle of a Star Worksheet PDF

BrainPOP Movie - Moon Worksheet PDF

BrainPOP Movie - Eclipse Worksheet PDF

Week 25

Mon.

2/17

BLIZZARD!

No School - President's Day

HW: Article #11 due 2/18

Tues.

2/18

BLIZZARD! Enjoy the snow! No School

HW: Constellation Project Poster due 2/20

Wed.

2/19

BLIZZARD! Enjoy the snow! No School

HW: Constellation Project Poster due 2/20

NJCCCS: 5.9

Thurs.

2/20

Hand in poster in the morning or at lunch time

Computer Lab - Birthday Moons 

We will also make  graph of birthdays and moon phases!

HW:  Complete Questions for Birthday Moons

NJCCCS: 5.9

Fri.

2/21

Movies of the week - Login!

Brain POP Movie - Lifecycle of a Star Worksheet PDF

BrainPOP Movie - Moon Worksheet PDF

BrainPOP Movie - Eclipse Worksheet PDF

Week 26

Mon.

2/24

Hand in Second copy of Myth for Greek Olympics

Moon Phase Notes, Demo and  Moon Clock (pdf)

HW: Study for test

NJCCCS: 5.9

Tues.

2/25

Moon Phase Notes, Moon Phase Matching Game and  Moon Clock (pdf)

HW: Study for test

NJCCCS: 5.9

Wed.

2/26

Review for test

NJCCCS: 5.9

Thurs.

2/27

Unit Test

NJCCCS: 5.9

Fri.

2/28

Movies of the week - Login!

Brain POP Movie - Lifecycle of a Star Worksheet PDF

BrainPOP Movie - Moon Worksheet PDF

BrainPOP Movie - Eclipse Worksheet PDF

Week 27

Mon.

3/3

Getting to Know the Periodic Table: Worksheet - pdf

HW: Matter Book - pg. 108-112

Periodic Table Puzzle - due Thursday (pdf)

NJCCCS: 5.6

Tues.

3/4

Getting to Know the Periodic Table: Worksheet - pdf

HW: Matter Book pg. 112 - 118

Periodic Table Puzzle - due Thursday (pdf)

NJCCCS: 5.6

Wed.

3/5

How to read and use the Periodic Table -(pdf) .  Determine shells and electrons. 

Color the periodic table according to the families (pdf)

HW: Matter Book pg. 122 - 130

Periodic Table Puzzle - due Thursday (pdf)

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

3/6

How to read and use the Periodic Table -(pdf) .  Determine shells and electrons. 

Color the periodic table according to the families (pdf)

HW: Complete coloring families and read Matter Book pg. 122 - 130

NJCCCS: 5.6

Fri.

3/7

Movies of the week - Login!

BrainPOP Movie - Atoms Worksheet PDF

Atomic Models, Periodic Table

Proton Don - Can you name the element?

 

Week 28

Mon.

3/10

Adopt a City - Task 7 or 8

HW: none

NJCCCS: 5.8

Tues.

3/11

Greek Olympics Day

Wed.

3/12

What is an atom?  Puzzle Box Activity - How do we know what it looks like if we can't see it? Theories & Discussion.

HW: Elements and Their Symbols Worksheet

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

3/13

Discuss puzzle boxes and atomic theories

HW: None - Curriculum Evening 7:00pm

NJCCCS: 5.6

Fri.

3/14

Regular Dismissal:  Enjoy Spring Break!  Return 3/31/03

Movies of the week - Login!

BrainPOP Movie - Atoms Worksheet PDF

Atomic Models, Periodic Table

Proton Don - Can you name the element?

Week 29 - Spring Break

Week 30 - Spring Break

Week 31

Mon.

3/31

Start and Explain Element of the Day Packet (pdf) - Hydrogen

Begin "The Atoms Family" Activity - Atoms Family Student Worksheets (pdf) and Atoms Family - Overheads (pdf) 

HW: Read Matter Book 83-91 and complete notes (pdf) -due WED

Vocabulary pg 103 (pdf)- due Thursday

NJCCCS: 5.6

Tues.

4/1

Element of the Day (pdf) - Helium

Complete  "The Atoms Family" Activity - Atoms Family Student Worksheets (pdf) and Atoms Family - Overheads (pdf)  

Start Atoms Family Atomic Math (pdf)

HW: Finish Atoms Family Atomic Math (pdf)

Read Matter Book 83-91 and complete notes (pdf) -due WED

Vocabulary pg 103 (pdf)- due Thursday

NJCCCS: 5.6

Wed.

4/2

Element of the Day (pdf) - Lithium

Start Drawing Bohr Diagrams - determine shells and electrons 

HW: Read Matter Book pgs. 92 - 98 

Vocabulary pg 103 (pdf)- due Thursday

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

4/3

Element of the Day - (pdf) - Beryllium

Continue Drawing Bohr Diagrams - determine shells and electrons 

HW: Article # 12 due Monday

NJCCCS: 5.6

Fri.

4/4

Movies of the week - Login!

BrainPOP Movie - Atoms Worksheet PDF

Atomic Models, Periodic Table

Proton Don - Can you name the element?

Week 32

Mon.

4/7

SNOW DAY! Can you believe it!   =)

Tues.

4/8

ERB Morning  Testing

Adopt A City - Task 7 or 8

HW: None

NJCCCS: 5.6

Wed.

4/9

ERB Morning  Testing

Continue Bohr Diagrams and Lewis Structures

Element of the Day - (pdf) - Boron

HW: None

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

4/10

Types of Bonds Notes and Practice - Ionic and Covalent

Element of the Day (pdf) - Carbon

HW:

NJCCCS: 5.6

Fri.

4/11

Movies of the week - Login!

BrainPOP Movie - Atoms Worksheet PDF

Atomic Models, Periodic Table

Proton Don - Can you name the element?

Week 33

Mon.

4/14

ERB Morning  Testing

Adopt a City - task 7, 8, or 9

HW: None

NJCCCS: 5.6

Tues.

4/15

ERB Morning  Testing

BrainPOP Movie - Atoms Worksheet PDF

HW: None

NJCCCS: 5.6

Wed.

4/16

ERB Morning  Testing

Periodic Table Bingo (pdf)

HW: None

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

4/17

No School Today

Fri.

4/18

No School Today

Movies of the week - Login!

BrainPOP Movie - Atoms Worksheet PDF

Atomic Models, Periodic Table,

Proton Don - Can you name the element?

Week 34

Mon.

4/21

Element of the Day (pdf) - Nitrogen

Making Molecular Models (pdf)

HW: Article #13 due Wed

NJCCCS: 5.6

Tues.

4/22

Making Molecular Models (pdf)

Element of the Day (pdf) - Oxygen

HW: Article #13 due Wed

NJCCCS: 5.6

Wed.

4/23

Making Molecular Models (pdf)

Element of the Day (pdf) - Fluorine

HW: Study for quiz

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

4/24

Quiz - Elements 1 - 8: Atomic #, Symbol, and Element.

Element of the Day (pdf) - Neon

Discuss Molecular Models

HW: none

NJCCCS: 5.6

Fri.

4/25

Movies of the week - Login!

BrainPOP Movie - Atoms Worksheet PDF

Atomic Models, Periodic Table,

Proton Don - Can you name the element?

Week 35

Mon.

4/28

Writing chemical formulas - rules, class notes on Formulas and Naming Compounds

Element of the Day (pdf) - Sodium

HW: sign elements #1-8 quiz

NJCCCS: 5.6

Tues.

4/29

Writing chemical formulas - rules, class notes on Formulas and Naming Compounds

Start  Bond With A Classmate Activity - Tags & Worksheet (pdf)

Element of the Day (pdf) - Magnesium

HW: sign quiz

NJCCCS: 5.6

Wed.

4/30

Bond With A Classmate Activity - Tags & Worksheet (pdf)

Element of the Day (pdf) - Aluminium

HW:  sign quiz

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

5/1

Practice Problems - Write the formula using the name of the binary compound

Element of the Day (pdf) - Silicon

HW:  Article Analysis #14 due Monday

NJCCCS: 5.6

Fri.

5/2

Movies of the week - Login!

BrainPOP Movie - Atoms Worksheet PDF

Atomic Models, Periodic Table,

Proton Don - Can you name the element?

Week 36

Mon.

5/5

Article Analysis #14 due

Rainbow Lab (pdf)

Element of the Day (pdf) - Phosphorus

HW: Practice Problems # 21-30: Write the oxidation numbers of the + and - ions and then the formula using the name of the binary compound

NJCCCS: 5.6

Tues.

5/6

Complete Rainbow Lab (pdf)

Element of the Day (pdf) - Sulfur

HW: 

NJCCCS: 5.6

Wed.

5/7

Science Olympiad

HW:  none

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

5/8

Orchestra Day and Guest Author

HW:  none

NJCCCS: 5.6

Fri.

5/9

Movies of the week - Login!

BrainPOP Movie - Atoms Worksheet PDF

Atomic Models, Periodic Table,

Proton Don - Can you name the element?

Week 37

Mon.

5/12

Element of the Day (pdf) - Chlorine

Cabbage Juice Lab (pdf)

HW: Article Analysis #15 and Element of the Day Packet Due Monday

NJCCCS: 5.6

Tues.

5/13

Element of the Day (pdf) - Argon

Complete Cabbage Juice Lab (pdf)

Start Alien Juice Bar Activity - Worksheet (pdf)

HW: Article Analysis #15 and Element of the Day Packet Due Monday

NJCCCS: 5.6

Wed.

5/14

Continue Alien Juice Bar Activity - Worksheet (pdf)

If done, watch BrainPOP movies and do pH worksheet (pdf)

HW:  Article Analysis #15 and Element of the Day Packet Due Monday

QUIZ - Elements 9 -18 on Monday: Atomic #, Symbol, and Element

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

5/15

Optional Conference Day-No Classes

Fri.

5/16

BrainPOP Movies of the Week: 

pH, Acids and Bases, and Property Changes

Week 38

Mon.

5/19

Field Day -Rain Date

Go Green! Go White! Go Green! Go White!

Tues.

5/20

Morning Field Trip -St. John the Divine, NYC

Adopt a City

HW:  Article Analysis #15  

Elements Quiz 9-18 - Study

Element of the Day Packet 

Wed.

5/21

Article Analysis #15 due

Elements Quiz 9-18 today

Element of the Day Packet is due

Rehearsal Schedule Day

Mystery Powder Lab

HW:  none

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

5/22

Rehearsal Schedule

Festival of the Arts - 7pm

HW:  none

Fri.

5/23

Alien Juice Bar Activity

BrainPOP Movies of the Week:

pH, Acids and Bases, and Property Changes

Week 39

Mon.

5/26

Memorial Day - No School

Tues.

5/27

Mystery Powder Lab

HW: sign quiz

NJCCCS: 5.6

Wed.

5/28

Mystery Powder Lab

HW:  sign quiz, complete study guide

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

5/29

Mystery Powder Lab

Start Radioactive Decay and Half Life Lab if done

What is Radioactive Material? RUTGERS Fact sheet

HW:  sign quiz, complete study guide - Chemistry Test Tuesdauy

NJCCCS: 5.6

Fri.

5/30

Alien Juice Bar Activity

BrainPOP Movies of the Week:

pH, Acids and Bases, and Property Changes

Week 40

Mon.

6/2

Medieval Day- Practice Schedule

HW: study for test

NJCCCS: 5.6

Tues.

6/3

Chemistry Test

HW: none

NJCCCS: 5.6

Wed.

6/4

Continue Radioactive Decay and Half Life Lab 

HW: none

NJCCCS: 5.6

Thurs.

6/5

Medieval Day

Fri.

6/6

Alien Juice Bar Activity

BrainPOP Movies of the Week:

pH, Acids and Bases, and Property Changes

Week 41

Mon

6/9

Science Survey and Last chance to use coupons!

Tues.

6/10

Afternoon Field Trip -The Cloisters

Wed.

6/11

Half Day

Thurs.

6/12

4th and 5th Grade Promotion

Fri.

6/13

6th Grade Graduation - Congratulations!

Good Luck at Your New School!