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#35 - Semester One Survey in Google Classroom

#35 - Semester One Survey

I'd love your feedback and thoughts!
Created by Erin Schumacher: Thursday, October 29 10:20 PM

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Test: Evidence of Evolution in Google Classroom

Test: Evidence of Evolution

Show what you've learned! You may use notes, but no google. Finish and turn in by Period 2.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Thursday, October 29 10:20 PM

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#33 - Make a Phylogenetic Tree in Google Classroom

#33 - Make a Phylogenetic Tree

Remember these guys? Giraffe, dog, sunflower, turtle, T-tops, mushroom, and Owl? How are they related?
Open the Deep Tree simulation to explore the 7 species from our lesson.
Use the “Relate” feature to learn about their shared ancestry.
Make a phylogenetic tree - on paper or template - that highlights their relationships.
Attach a photo or your doc and turn in!

Earn a 2? Looks good!
Earn a 1? Revise to add the following vocab: Eukaryotes, Plantae, Bilateria, Fungi, Animals with Jaws, Amniotes, Tetrapods, Reptiles, Dinosaurs, Birds, Mammals
Earn a 0? Missing attachment, turn in today
Created by Erin Schumacher: Tuesday, October 27 2:51 AM

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#34 - Practice Quiz: Evidence of Evolution in Google Classroom

#34 - Practice Quiz: Evidence of Evolution

Show what you know about the evidence of evolution!!
Created by Erin Schumacher: Tuesday, October 27 2:51 AM

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#32 - Evolution Lab  Missions 1-3 in Google Classroom

#32 - Evolution Lab Missions 1-3

Complete through Mission 3 & RECORD EVIDENCE OF EVOLUTION.

Your choice where you keep notes: notebook, interactively, or google docs.

Mark Turn In once done (no need to attach anything).
Created by Erin Schumacher: Thursday, October 22 3:17 PM

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#31 - GTS & Mass Extinctions in Google Classroom

#31 - GTS & Mass Extinctions

1) Read the attached “Article: Mass Extinction”
2) Explore the Earth Viewer Simulation for about 15 minutes or your heart's desire

No need to attach anything. Mark Turn In once both are complete.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Thursday, October 22 12:05 AM

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#30 - How does relative dating compare carbon dating? in Google Classroom

#30 - How does relative dating compare carbon dating?

1) Watch Brainpop: Relative Dating & take the quiz and/or the challenge
2) Watch Brainpop: Carbon Dating & take the quiz and/or the challenge
3) Reply to this Question: How does relative dating (and relative age) compare to carbon dating (and absolute age)?

Brainpop Signin:
Username: mms308
Password: marshall

Want more? Check out the Radiometric Dating Simulation.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Tuesday, October 20 5:17 PM

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#29 - Pandemic Wildlife - Research Notes in Google Classroom

#29 - Pandemic Wildlife - Research Notes

Explore 3 or more of the shared resources to learn how wildlife was impacted by human activity during the COVID-19 lock-down.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Monday, October 19 5:40 PM

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#27 - What is the most interesting or unusual thing you've learned in this space unit? in Google Classroom

#27 - What is the most interesting or unusual thing you've learned in this space unit?

What is the most interesting or unusual thing you've learned in this space unit?

Choose a video from the Space Choice Board. Then, tell us about something amazing you learned from the video or from a lesson. Once you've replied to this question, you'll be able to read and reply to everyone else.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, October 16 12:23 AM

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ESS1-3 Solar System Test in Google Classroom

ESS1-3 Solar System Test

Show what you know!!! You may use your notes, but no Google please.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, October 16 3:29 PM

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#28 - Pre-Assessment: Rocks, Fossils, & the GTS in Google Classroom

#28 - Pre-Assessment: Rocks, Fossils, & the GTS

Show what you already know about rocks, fossils, and the GTS.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, October 16 3:29 PM

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#26 - Adopt-A-Constellation in Google Classroom

#26 - Adopt-A-Constellation

- Choose a constellation
- Learn about it
- Show off what you learned
Created by Erin Schumacher: Wednesday, October 14 6:25 PM

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ESS1-3 Practice Quiz in Google Classroom

ESS1-3 Practice Quiz

Show what you've learned about our Solar System & Scale!
Created by Erin Schumacher: Tuesday, October 13 12:11 PM

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#25 - Small Bodies Notes in Google Classroom

#25 - Small Bodies Notes

1) Watch Brainpop: Asteroids & Brainpop: Comets
- Username: mms308
- Password: marshall
- While watching, add to your notes
- Take both quizzes

2) Play Sortify: Celestial Bodies (if it loads, mine didn’t)

Turn in Once You're Done (No need to attach anything)
Created by Erin Schumacher: Monday, October 12 11:29 AM

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#24 - Make a Solar System Scale Model in Google Classroom

#24 - Make a Solar System Scale Model

Follow the attached directions to create your own Scale Model of the Solar System. It can be as simple or complex as you feel like making it.

Then, film a Flipgrid Video to show off what you made! Flipgrid link below.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Saturday, October 10 1:49 AM

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#22 - Exit Slip: Solar System Scale in Google Classroom

#22 - Exit Slip: Solar System Scale

Show what you know and what you don't. We'll review tomorrow!
Created by Erin Schumacher: Thursday, October 8 7:53 PM

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#21 - Data Table: Planet Information in Google Classroom

#21 - Data Table: Planet Information

Complete the Data Table to collect data on the Planets in our solar system. Use any of the links below.

Brainpop Username: mms308; Password: marshall
Created by Erin Schumacher: Tuesday, October 6 11:22 AM

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#20 - Pre-Assessment: Solar System & Scale in Google Classroom

#20 - Pre-Assessment: Solar System & Scale

Show what you already know about our solar system.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Tuesday, October 6 11:22 AM

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#19 - SEM System One-Pager in Google Classroom

#19 - SEM System One-Pager

- Work on your own or with a partner
- Choose a topic (attached)
- Get a piece of paper or choose a template (slides, docs, etc)
- Research topic
- Add images, notes, your thoughts to the page
- Add art and color
- Cite all sources
- Turn in by Monday
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, October 2 11:33 AM

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#18 - Seasons Exit Slip in Google Classroom

#18 - Seasons Exit Slip

Show what you learned about Seasons.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, October 2 11:34 AM

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#17 - Eclipses Model in Google Classroom

#17 - Eclipses Model

Show me what you've learned about modeling the Sun-Earth-Moon System by creating a model for Lunar and Solar Eclipses. You can copy the attached template or make your own digital or hand-drawn model.

If you hand draw your model, you will need to upload a clear legible photograph.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Thursday, October 1 2:47 AM

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#16 - Lunar Cycle Model in Google Classroom

#16 - Lunar Cycle Model

Follow the directions in the attached Drawing to complete the Lunar Cycle Model and show what you know about the Moon's phases.
Make sure to click Turn In once done.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Tuesday, September 29 5:47 PM

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#15 - Moonlight Exit Slip in Google Classroom

#15 - Moonlight Exit Slip

Before starting the Exit Slip:
- Finish your Moonlight Model (from class)
- Use your computer to take a picture of the Moonlight Model
- Save the file as a jpg or pdf
- Upload in the Exit Slip when asked to Share File.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Thursday, October 1 2:47 AM

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#14 - Pre-Assessment - Sun-Earth-Moon System in Google Classroom

#14 - Pre-Assessment - Sun-Earth-Moon System

This weekend,
1) Lookup the sunrise & sunset times in San Diego. How do they compare to the times last weekend?
2) Complete the attached Pre-Assessment: Sun-Earth-Moon System
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, September 25 3:09 PM

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PS2-4 Gravity CER - Practice Quiz in Google Classroom

PS2-4 Gravity CER - Practice Quiz

Use your notes to show me what you've learned about gravity!
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, September 25 3:09 PM

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#13 - Gizmo Gravity Pitch in Google Classroom

#13 - Gizmo Gravity Pitch

1 - Open the "Join Gizmo Period 1" PDF below and follow the directions to create an account and join our class (tip: use your school ID & password as your username and password)

2 - Go to http://explorelearning.com

3 - Click on "Gravity Pitch" and complete the attached handout to collect more evidence for tomorrow's CER
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, September 25 2:01 AM

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#12 - Analyze a Sample CER Response in Google Classroom

#12 - Analyze a Sample CER Response

Read the directions in the attached handout and record a Glow and Grow for each of the 3 Sample CERs
Created by Erin Schumacher: Wednesday, September 23 1:32 PM

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#11 - Explore Gravity in Google Classroom

#11 - Explore Gravity

Finish today's notes by exploring the 3 resources, recording evidence, & answering the questions.

(note that I asked you to watch a video, we're going to save that for tomorrow)

OPTIONAL - Want more? Investigate Resource #4 - Gravity Lab Simulation
- Add another row to your “Explore Gravity” notes.
- Explore the "Gravity Lab Simulation"
- Add any interesting images & notes to your evidence column.
- Answer the questions:
1) What causes two objects to collide?
2) What allows an object to escape the gravitational pull of another object?
Created by Erin Schumacher: Tuesday, September 22 3:10 PM

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#10 - Pre-Assessment: Gravity in Google Classroom

#10 - Pre-Assessment: Gravity

Complete the questions to show me what you already know about gravity.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Tuesday, September 22 3:10 PM

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8th Grade Promotion Requirements in Google Classroom

8th Grade Promotion Requirements

#1 - Read the attached letter about 8th Grade Promotion Requirements with a parent/guardian
#2 - Complete the attached form to indicate you have both read the letter
#3 - Click TURN IN to indicate that you've submitted your response on this form
Created by Erin Schumacher: Tuesday, September 15 5:37 PM

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Unit 1 Test - PART 1 in Google Classroom

Unit 1 Test - PART 1

Show what you know about PE8-1.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, September 18 4:11 PM

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Unit 1 Test - PART 2 in Google Classroom

Unit 1 Test - PART 2

Use the story to show what you know about PE8-2.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, September 18 4:11 PM

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Unit 1 Test - PART 3 in Google Classroom

Unit 1 Test - PART 3

Create an accurate scientific explanation (model) for how and why the Water Strider phenomenon occurs.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, September 18 4:11 PM

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#07 - PE8-3 Explain Phenomenon Practice Quiz in Google Classroom

#07 - PE8-3 Explain Phenomenon Practice Quiz

Create an accurate scientific explanation [model] for how and why the “Floating Needle” phenomenon occurs.

You may use the template below, or your own.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Thursday, September 17 3:51 AM

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#04 - Soap Boat Model in Google Classroom

#04 - Soap Boat Model

Make a model of your soap boat that explains WHAT happened and WHY you think it happened. A model can be a hand-drawn picture with captions, a Google Drawing with text, a Jamboard sketch... anything that allows you to make sense of what you saw.

You do not need to turn this in here, but will need to share your model with your group next class.

Click Turn In once you're done.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Sunday, September 13 11:25 PM

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#05 - PE8-2 Scientific Discourse Practice Quiz in Google Classroom

#05 - PE8-2 Scientific Discourse Practice Quiz

Share how you used scientific discourse to help your group create a Soap Boat Model. Be sure to include (1) one way you added an idea, and (2) one way you asked for a response from another. If you did not talk with your group today, please share how you might have or how someone else did.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Friday, September 18 4:11 PM

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Welcome Week Portfolio in Google Classroom

Welcome Week Portfolio

- This item includes everything you need to stay busy this week!!
- Work asynchronously (at your own pace) to complete the marked tasks for each day.
- Finish the items by Friday, Sep 4.
- Click "Turn In" to show me what you did!
- This assignment will be graded complete or incomplete in powerschool.
Created by Erin Schumacher: Thursday, September 10 10:40 AM