Sunday, March 24, 2019

Quarter 3, Week 9, 3/25 to 3/29

Tuesday, 3/26, Choir Students will be at Adjudication.

Next week is our Spring Break so students will return to school on Monday, April 8!

Last updated on Sunday, Mar 24, 2019, 5:00 pm

Daily Schedule (M, T, W)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:50am
2nd per - 8:54am to 9:50am 
3rd per - 9:54am to 10:50am 
Lunch - 10:50am to 11:20am
4th per - 11:24am to 12:20pm
5th per - 12:24pm to 1:20pm
6th per - 1:24pm to 2:20pm
Daily Schedule (Th, F)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:46am
2nd per - 8:50am to 9:42am 
3rd per - 9:46am to 10:38am
Eagle Time -  10:42 to 11:02am
Lunch - 11:02am to 11:32am
4th per - 11:36am to 12:28pm
5th per - 12:32pm to 1:24pm
6th per - 1:28pm to 2:20pm
6th-grade Science

Monday to Friday - This week Mr. G will give students information on different water problems so that all teams can choose which problem they want to solve and begin designing and building their solution with the EV3 robot.

HW - Students who did not get a C or better on their Energy Quiz need to study to retake it.
8th-grade Science

Monday to Thursday - Thursday we will have our Sphero Chariot Races! Teams need to be ready with their chariots and programmed Spheros by Thursday!

HW - None

Friday -  Students will work on their Genius Hour projects.
7/8 Robotics/
Programming


Monday to Friday - We only have a few teams left to finish their robotics research questions so they can start building their EV3 robot and start learning how to program it.

The rest of the class has already started programming their robots so after spring break we will have our first class-wide challenge!

HW - None
Email me with any questions.


Sunday, March 17, 2019

Quarter 3, Week 8, 3/18 to 3/22

(This may change from day to day depending on how much we actually get done in class so check back often to make sure a deadline or assignment or homework wasn't changed at the last minute.)

 Last updated on Sunday, Mar 17, 2019, 10:33 pm

Daily Schedule (M, T, W)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:50am
2nd per - 8:54am to 9:50am 
3rd per - 9:54am to 10:50am 
Lunch - 10:50am to 11:20am
4th per - 11:24am to 12:20pm
5th per - 12:24pm to 1:20pm
6th per - 1:24pm to 2:20pm
Daily Schedule (Th, F)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:46am
2nd per - 8:50am to 9:42am 
3rd per - 9:46am to 10:38am
Eagle Time -  10:42 to 11:02am
Lunch - 11:02am to 11:32am
4th per - 11:36am to 12:28pm
5th per - 12:32pm to 1:24pm
6th per - 1:28pm to 2:20pm
6th-grade Science

Monday to Friday - This week we will be having MAP testing Tuesday and Thursday. Tuesday 1st period will have Science and 2nd period will not, while Thursday 2nd period will have Science and 1st period will not.

This week teams will be working on the Hydro Dynamics Challenge. Students are researching different types of water problems so they can choose one for which to design a robotics solution.

HW - None
8th-grade Science

Monday to Thursday - This week we will be having MAP testing Tuesday and Thursday. This will not affect 4th period but 3rd period will not have Science Tuesday and Thursday.

This week teams are working on building and programming their Sphero Chariots for the chariot races.

HW - None

Friday -  Students will be going to Peninsula College at Port Angeles today.
7/8 Robotics/
Programming


Monday to Friday - Two teams have already begun building and learning to program their EV3 robots! 

The rest of the teams are finishing up the work they need to do to get their Lego Mindstorms kits to build their EV3 robots.

HW - None
Email me with any questions.


Sunday, March 10, 2019

Quarter 3, Week 7, 3/11 to 3/15

(This may change from day to day depending on how much we actually get done in class so check back often to make sure a deadline or assignment or homework wasn't changed at the last minute.)

 Last updated on Sunday, Mar 10, 2019, 10:05 pm

Daily Schedule (M, T, W)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:50am
2nd per - 8:54am to 9:50am 
3rd per - 9:54am to 10:50am 
Lunch - 10:50am to 11:20am
4th per - 11:24am to 12:20pm
5th per - 12:24pm to 1:20pm
6th per - 1:24pm to 2:20pm
Daily Schedule (Th, F)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:46am
2nd per - 8:50am to 9:42am 
3rd per - 9:46am to 10:38am
Eagle Time -  10:42 to 11:02am
Lunch - 11:02am to 11:32am
4th per - 11:36am to 12:28pm
5th per - 12:32pm to 1:24pm
6th per - 1:28pm to 2:20pm
6th-grade Science

Monday to Friday - There will be a Late Start/Early Release Schedule on Tuesday (periods 1, 3, and 5) and Wednesday, (periods 2, 4, and 6).

This week teams need to reorganize all their Legos so they can get into new teams for the next project. We will have a review Boss Battle before we start the next project - the Hydro Dynamics Challenge! That challenge will officially start the Environmental Stewardship Project.

HW - None

If we do any fish trapping this week, it will be 1st period. It all depends on how much we get done in class.
8th-grade Science

Monday to Thursday - There will be a Late Start/Early Release Schedule on Tuesday (periods 1, 3, and 5) and Wednesday, (periods 2, 4, and 6).

This week teams will finish up some review work so that they can start the Sphero Chariot Race Challenge! The challenge will be our culminating project for our physics unit.

HW - None

Friday -  Students will work on their Genius Hour projects.
7/8 Robotics/
Programming


Monday to Friday - There will be a Late Start/Early Release Schedule on Tuesday (periods 1, 3, and 5) and Wednesday, (periods 2, 4, and 6).

This week teams need to complete the robots research questions, there are only eight, to get their Lego Mindstorms EV3 kits and start building their robots!

HW - None unless you want to get ahead (or if you are behind).
Email me with any questions.


Sunday, March 3, 2019

Quarter 3, Week 6, 3/4 to 3/8

(This may change from day to day depending on how much we actually get done in class so check back often to make sure a deadline or assignment or homework wasn't changed at the last minute.)

 Last updated on Sunday, Mar 3, 2019, 10:50 pm

Daily Schedule (M, T, W)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:50am
2nd per - 8:54am to 9:50am 
3rd per - 9:54am to 10:50am 
Lunch - 10:50am to 11:20am
4th per - 11:24am to 12:20pm
5th per - 12:24pm to 1:20pm
6th per - 1:24pm to 2:20pm
Daily Schedule (Th, F)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:46am
2nd per - 8:50am to 9:42am 
3rd per - 9:46am to 10:38am
Eagle Time -  10:42 to 11:02am
Lunch - 11:02am to 11:32am
4th per - 11:36am to 12:28pm
5th per - 12:32pm to 1:24pm
6th per - 1:28pm to 2:20pm
6th-grade Science

Monday to Friday - This week student teams need to record their Potential Energy Challenge robots. 

Then we will make new teams for the Hydro Dynamics Challenge that will officially launch our Environmental Stewardship Project! (Yeah, that is the 6th grade Chimacum Creek project!)

HW - None

This week we may or may not go fish trapping. It depends on how caught up students are. If too many students haven't completed their robotics challenges, then we'll skip fish trapping.
8th-grade Science

Monday Thursday - This week students will get time to complete the lesson 1 and 2 review quests. Then we will finish lesson 2 and start lesson 3.

HW - None if you are all caught up.

Friday -  Students will work on their Genius Hour projects.
7/8 Robotics/
Programming


Monday to Friday - This week students will work on the 3D Modeling activity and the Robotics Webquest (if they did the other quests last week!). 

Once teams are done with the Robotics Webquest they will be able to start building their first EV3 Robot Build and start learning how to program the robot!

HW - None, unless you want to get ahead and get to the EV3 building quest!
Email me with any questions.


Sunday, February 24, 2019

Quarter 3, Week 5, 2/25 to 3/1

(This may change from day to day depending on how much we actually get done in class so check back often to make sure a deadline or assignment or homework wasn't changed at the last minute.)

 Last updated on Sunday, Feb 24, 2019, 10:15 pm

Daily Schedule (M, T, W)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:50am
2nd per - 8:54am to 9:50am 
3rd per - 9:54am to 10:50am 
Lunch - 10:50am to 11:20am
4th per - 11:24am to 12:20pm
5th per - 12:24pm to 1:20pm
6th per - 1:24pm to 2:20pm
Daily Schedule (Th, F)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:46am
2nd per - 8:50am to 9:42am 
3rd per - 9:46am to 10:38am
Eagle Time -  10:42 to 11:02am
Lunch - 11:02am to 11:32am
4th per - 11:36am to 12:28pm
5th per - 12:32pm to 1:24pm
6th per - 1:28pm to 2:20pm
6th-grade Science

Monday to Friday - This week students need to complete the Potential Energy Design Challenge. All robots need to be built and programmed to perform their task by this Friday!

Mr. G will be at this year's NCCE Conference from Tuesday to Thursday so students will have substitute teachers during that time.

HW - None unless you still need to finish your Potential Energy research.

No fish trapping this week.
8th-grade Science

Monday to Friday - This week students will be working on Classcraft assignments to review and practice what they've been learning in Lessons 1 and 2, as well as a bit of Lesson 3, which we will start next week.

Mr. G will be at this year's NCCE Conference from Tuesday to Thursday so students will have substitute teachers during that time. Mr. G will also be gone Friday during 4th period so 4th period won't see Mr. G until next Monday.

HW - None unless you are not caught up with all your work.

Friday -  Students will work on their Genius Hour projects.
7/8 Robotics/
Programming


Monday to Friday - This week student teams will continue working on their Classcraft quests learning about Robotics and coding. If teams finish all nine quests required this week, they can start building their Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot next week!

Mr. G will be at this year's NCCE Conference from Tuesday to Thursday, and going to another Science workshop Friday, so students will have substitute teachers most of the week in Robotics.

HW - None
Email me with any questions.


Sunday, February 17, 2019

Quarter 3, Week 4, 2/18 to 2/22

(This may change from day to day depending on how much we actually get done in class so check back often to make sure a deadline or assignment or homework wasn't changed at the last minute.)

 Last updated on Sunday, Feb 17, 2019, 9:55 pm

Daily Schedule (M, T, W)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:50am
2nd per - 8:54am to 9:50am 
3rd per - 9:54am to 10:50am 
Lunch - 10:50am to 11:20am
4th per - 11:24am to 12:20pm
5th per - 12:24pm to 1:20pm
6th per - 1:24pm to 2:20pm
Daily Schedule (Th, F)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:46am
2nd per - 8:50am to 9:42am 
3rd per - 9:46am to 10:38am
Eagle Time -  10:42 to 11:02am
Lunch - 11:02am to 11:32am
4th per - 11:36am to 12:28pm
5th per - 12:32pm to 1:24pm
6th per - 1:28pm to 2:20pm
6th-grade Science

Monday - No School for President's Day!

HW - None

Tuesday to Friday - This week 6th graders are going to start working on the Potential Energy Lego Mindstorms EV3 Design Challenge!

If they didn't finish the Sensabot Challenge or the Traffic Signal Challenge last week they'll have to finish the Potential Energy Challenge first before they can go back and finish. They have two weeks as March 1 is the deadline to finish the three challenges.

We are going to hold off on fish trapping for another couple of weeks. In March we might set traps again.
8th-grade Science

Monday - No School for President's Day!

HW - None

Tuesday to Thursday - This week 8th graders will work on Lesson 2 of the How Will It Move workbook. If we can, we will start Lesson 3.

Friday -  Students will work on their Genius Hour projects.
7/8 Robotics/
Programming


Monday - No School for President's Day!

HW - None

Tuesday to Friday - This week student teams will work on their app design activity, then work on the user types activities.
Email me with any questions.


Sunday, February 10, 2019

Quarter 3, Week 3, 2/11 to 2/15

(This may change from day to day depending on how much we actually get done in class so check back often to make sure a deadline or assignment or homework wasn't changed at the last minute.)

 Last updated on Monday, Feb 11, 2019, 3:40 pm

Daily Schedule (M, T, W)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:50am
2nd per - 8:54am to 9:50am 
3rd per - 9:54am to 10:50am 
Lunch - 10:50am to 11:20am
4th per - 11:24am to 12:20pm
5th per - 12:24pm to 1:20pm
6th per - 1:24pm to 2:20pm
Daily Schedule (Th, F)
1st per - 7:45am to 8:46am
2nd per - 8:50am to 9:42am 
3rd per - 9:46am to 10:38am
Eagle Time -  10:42 to 11:02am
Lunch - 11:02am to 11:32am
4th per - 11:36am to 12:28pm
5th per - 12:32pm to 1:24pm
6th per - 1:28pm to 2:20pm
6th-grade Science

Monday and Tuesday - No School due to snow conditions.

HW - None

Wednesday - If there is school, we are supposed to be on our Late Start/Early Release schedule.

As long as there is school, 6th graders will continue to work on their robotics challenges. This week teams who are still working on the Sensabot Challenge need to finish that one and start the Traffic Signal Challenge.

Thursday and Friday - Same as Wednesday.

We will not be fish trapping until the temperature rises enough for the snow to melt.
8th-grade Science

Monday and Tuesday -  No School due to snow conditions.

HW - None

Wednesday - If there is school, we are supposed to be on our Late Start/Early Release schedule.

As long as there is still school, 8th graders will continue to work on Lesson 1 of our How Will It Move physical Science unit. Once we are done with Lesson 1, we will move on to Lesson 2.

Thursday - Same as Wednesday.

Friday -  Students will work on their Genius Hour projects.
7/8 Robotics/
Programming


Monday and Tuesday -  No School due to snow conditions.

HW - None

Wednesday - If there is school, we are supposed to be on our Late Start/Early Release schedule.

As long as there is still school, 7th and 8th graders will continue to work on their Problem Solving and App Designing quests.

Thursday and Friday - Teams should be moving on to the quests where they focus on end users of products they develop.
Email me with any questions.