Macaluso Important Dates and Assignments

Course:  Chemistry Academic Period 1/2 Group A

Course Schedule: Unit 3 Learning Plan with Calendar P1 Group A

Office Hours: Friday 10am -1pm  Sign-up for a slot here.

Essential Questions: How do particles behave, and why should we believe it if we can’t see them? What is the role of energy in physical changes?

Standards/PIs:  

3.1 I can represent the characteristics (motion, arrangement, and attraction) of particles in different states of matter.

3.2 I can use the relationship between pressure, volume, temperature, and number of particles to make explanations and predictions about gases.

3.3 I can draw and interpret heating/cooling graphs for a substance.

Student Assignments:

3 Things with 3 Different Due Dates

Formative:

  • What: 3 Google Quizzes (3.1 States of Matter, 3.2 Gas Pressure Relationships, 3.3 Heating Curves)
  • How: Take the google quizzes as many times as needed until you get >70% on all three. Remember, only take the quiz once in a sitting, and after 3 attempts you must email or meet with me to get help.
  • Why: To help you check your understanding of the concepts.
  • When: Due on 12/22

 

Summative:

  • What: Design a Thermometer Project
  • How: By turning your Data Collection Document, Expense Report, and Design Specs Report
  • Why: This summative will demonstrate your understanding of thermal expansion, calibration curves, and the engineering design process
  • When: Due on 12/10

 

  • What: Design a Hot Air Balloon Project
  • How: By testing your hot air balloon in class and turning in your reflection on flipgrid OR google classroom
  • Why: You will have to apply your understanding of gas particles, energy, and the engineering design process to be successful on this summative.

When: Due on 1/7

Links/Resources:

  • All materials on google classroom
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Course:  Chemistry Academic Period 1/2 Group B

Course Schedule: Unit 3 Learning Plan with Calendar P1 Group B

Office Hours: Friday 10am -1pm  Sign-up for a slot here.

Essential Questions: How do particles behave, and why should we believe it if we can’t see them? What is the role of energy in physical changes?

Standards/PIs:  

3.1 I can represent the characteristics (motion, arrangement, and attraction) of particles in different states of matter.

3.2 I can use the relationship between pressure, volume, temperature, and number of particles to make explanations and predictions about gases.

3.3 I can draw and interpret heating/cooling graphs for a substance.

Student Assignments:

3 Things with 3 Different Due Dates

Formative:

  • What: 3 Google Quizzes (3.1 States of Matter, 3.2 Gas Pressure Relationships, 3.3 Heating Curves)
  • How: Take the google quizzes as many times as needed until you get >70% on all three. Remember, only take the quiz once in a sitting, and after 3 attempts you must email or meet with me to get help.
  • Why: To help you check your understanding of the concepts.
  • When: Due on 1/7

 

Summative:

  • What: Design a Thermometer Project
  • How: By turning your Data Collection Document, Expense Report, and Design Specs Report
  • Why: This summative will demonstrate your understanding of thermal expansion, calibration curves, and the engineering design process
  • When: Due on 12/9

 

  • What: Design a Hot Air Balloon Project
  • How: By testing your hot air balloon in class and turning in your reflection on flipgrid OR google classroom
  • Why: You will have to apply your understanding of gas particles, energy, and the engineering design process to be successful on this summative.

When: Due on 1/13

Links/Resources:

All materials on google classroom
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Course:  Chemistry Academic Period 7/8 Group A

Course Schedule: Unit 3 Learning Plan with Calendar P7 Group A

Office Hours: Friday 10am -1pm  Sign-up for a slot here.

Essential Questions: How do particles behave, and why should we believe it if we can’t see them? What is the role of energy in physical changes?

Standards/PIs:  

3.1 I can represent the characteristics (motion, arrangement, and attraction) of particles in different states of matter.

3.2 I can use the relationship between pressure, volume, temperature, and number of particles to make explanations and predictions about gases.

3.3 I can draw and interpret heating/cooling graphs for a substance.

Student Assignments:

3 Things with 3 Different Due Dates

Formative:

  • What: 3 Google Quizzes (3.1 States of Matter, 3.2 Gas Pressure Relationships, 3.3 Heating Curves)
  • How: Take the google quizzes as many times as needed until you get >70% on all three. Remember, only take the quiz once in a sitting, and after 3 attempts you must email or meet with me to get help.
  • Why: To help you check your understanding of the concepts.
  • When: Due on 1/14

 

Summative:

  • What: Design a Thermometer Project
  • How: By turning your Data Collection Document, Expense Report, and Design Specs Report
  • Why: This summative will demonstrate your understanding of thermal expansion, calibration curves, and the engineering design process
  • When: Due on 1/5

 

  • What: Design a Hot Air Balloon Project
  • How: By testing your hot air balloon in class and turning in your reflection on flipgrid OR google classroom
  • Why: You will have to apply your understanding of gas particles, energy, and the engineering design process to be successful on this summative.

When: Due on 1/21

Links/Resources:

All materials on google classroom
 
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Course:  Chemistry Academic Period 7/8 Group B

Course Schedule: Unit 3 Learning Plan with Calendar P7 Group B

Office Hours:Friday 10am -1pm  Sign-up for a slot here.

Essential Questions: How do particles behave, and why should we believe it if we can’t see them? What is the role of energy in physical changes?

Standards/PIs:  

3.1 I can represent the characteristics (motion, arrangement, and attraction) of particles in different states of matter.

3.2 I can use the relationship between pressure, volume, temperature, and number of particles to make explanations and predictions about gases.

3.3 I can draw and interpret heating/cooling graphs for a substance.

Student Assignments:

3 Things with 3 Different Due Dates

3 Things with 3 Different Due Dates

Formative:

  • What: 3 Google Quizzes (3.1 States of Matter, 3.2 Gas Pressure Relationships, 3.3 Heating Curves)
  • How: Take the google quizzes as many times as needed until you get >70% on all three. Remember, only take the quiz once in a sitting, and after 3 attempts you must email or meet with me to get help.
  • Why: To help you check your understanding of the concepts.
  • When: Due on 1/13

 

Summative:

  • What: Design a Thermometer Project
  • How: By turning your Data Collection Document, Expense Report, and Design Specs Report
  • Why: This summative will demonstrate your understanding of thermal expansion, calibration curves, and the engineering design process
  • When: Due on 1/4

 

  • What: Design a Hot Air Balloon Project
  • How: By testing your hot air balloon in class and turning in your reflection on flipgrid OR google classroom
  • Why: You will have to apply your understanding of gas particles, energy, and the engineering design process to be successful on this summative.

When: Due on 1/18

Links/Resources:

All materials on google classroom
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Course:  Earth and Space Science Period 3/4 Group A

Course Schedule: Unit 4 Learning Plan with Calendar P3 Group A

Standards/PIs:  

4.1 I can communicate scientific ideas about how light elements were formed in the universe, and how stars over their life cycle produce elements.

4.2 I can cite and explain how microwave background radiation, redshift of galaxies, and the elemental composition of the universe all contributed to the development and verification of the Big Bang Theory explanation of our universe

Student Assignments:

2 Things with 2 Different Due Dates

Formative:

  • What: Google Quiz (4.1 Evolution of Elements)
  • How: Take the google quizz as many times as needed until you get >70%. Remember, only take the quiz once in a sitting, and after 3 attempts you must email or meet with me to get help.
  • Why: To help you check your understanding of the concepts.
  • When: 1/5

 

Summative

  • What: Big Bang Tic Tac Toe
  • How: Working in groups of three, choose 3 activities (to make 3 in a row) to display your understanding of the three pieces of evidence of the Big Bang Theory. Please highlight the boxes you choose to accomplish.
  • Why: This assessment will assess your understanding of the evidence for the Big Bang Theory
  • When: 1/29

Links/Resources:

  • All materials on google classroom
 
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Course:  Earth and Space Science Period 3/4 Group B

Course Schedule: Unit 4 Learning Plan with Calendar P3 Group B

Standards/PIs:  

4.1 I can communicate scientific ideas about how light elements were formed in the universe, and how stars over their life cycle produce elements.

4.2 I can cite and explain how microwave background radiation, redshift of galaxies, and the elemental composition of the universe all contributed to the development and verification of the Big Bang Theory explanation of our universe

Student Assignments:

2 Things with 2 Different Due Dates

Formative:

  • What: Google Quiz (4.1 Evolution of Elements)
  • How: Take the google quizz as many times as needed until you get >70%. Remember, only take the quiz once in a sitting, and after 3 attempts you must email or meet with me to get help.
  • Why: To help you check your understanding of the concepts.
  • When: 1/11

 

Summative

  • What: Big Bang Tic Tac Toe
  • How: Working in groups of three, choose 3 activities (to make 3 in a row) to display your understanding of the three pieces of evidence of the Big Bang Theory. Please highlight the boxes you choose to accomplish.
  • Why: This assessment will assess your understanding of the evidence for the Big Bang Theory
  • When: 1/29

Links/Resources:

  • All materials on google classroom