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Mr. Jones's Science Class
Friday April 25, 2014 01:49:00 AM
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Class Handouts

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Introductory Materials


Course Outline
Reflection and Goal-Setting
Self-disclosure Inventory
Comments Notification Sheet
Book and CD Letter
Equation for Success
How to Calculate Your Percentage (PPT.)
Homework Log
Notebook Guidelines
Book Review
Teach A Lesson
Things That Make You Go Hmmm
Independent Study
Course Website - Webquest
Class Wiki
Handling Files
Quarterly Article Review
Plagiarism Article
Student Learning Scale
Self-Assessment Log
Method of Study
Method of Study - Log
Test Preparation Sheet
MI, LS, SS - Student Resource Packet
MI, LS, SS - Writing Assignment
Multiple Intelligences Test (Online Activity)
Establishing Goals - Writing Assignment
Post-Assessment Reflection
Creating Graphic Organizers/Webs
Creating Superscripts & Subscripts
Making Connections
KWL Chart
Interactive Lecture Demonstration
Jeopardy Template (PPT.)
Who Wants to be a Millionaire Template (PPT.)
Working With Others
Group Member Selection Sheet
Peer Review Sheet
The Story of Fred
Laboratory Safety - McDougal Littell Science
Laboratory Safety Contract
Laboratory Safety Story
Science & Music Project (PPT.)
Science & Music Project - Grading Rubric
Science & Music Project - Phase Sheet
Science & Music Project - Potential Topic List

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Presentation Materials


Creativity
Student Presentation Recommendations
Pre-Presentation Checklist
Lesson Plan Format
Presentation Reflection
Group Presentation Rubric
Group Member Rating Sheet
Video Feedback Sheet

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NJ ASK - 8


Steps For Solving Open-Response Questions
NJASK-8 Preparations
Open-Response Question - Self-Assessment Sheet
Scientific Processes - Open Response Question 1
Scientific Processes - Open Response Question 2
Science and Society - Open Response Question 1
Science and Society - Open Response Question 2
The Structure of Living Things - Open Response Question 1
The Structure of Living Things - Open Response Question 2
The Structure of Living Things - Open Response Question 3
Diversity of Living Things - Open Response Question 1
Diversity of Living Things - Open Response Question 2
Matter: Atoms and Properties - Open Response Question 1
Matter: Atoms and Properties - Open Response Question 2
Matter: Atoms and Properties - Open Response Question 3
Force and Motion - Open Response Question 3
Forms of Energy - Open Response Question 1
Forms of Energy - Open Response Question 2
Earth's Structure & Natural Processes - Open Response Question 1
Earth's Structure & Natural Processes - Open Response Question 2
Earth's Structure & Natural Processes - Open Response Question 3
The Solar System - Open Response Question 1
The Solar System - Open Response Question 2
The Solar System - Open Response Question 3
The Solar System - Open Response Question 4
The Solar System - Open Response Question 5
The Solar System - Open Response Question 6
Organisms and Their Environment - Open Response Question 1
Organisms and Their Environment - Open Response Question 2
Contour Maps - Open Response Question 1
NJASK - 8 Competition

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Units, Measurements, and Conversions


Units, Lab Equipment, & Measurements - Self-Assessment Sheet
Identifying the Appropriate Unit
Classifying Units
More Practice Classifying and Identifying Units
Becoming Familiar with Lab Equipment
A Mini-Course in Measurements
Using Lab Equipment - McDougal Littell
Lab Equipment Overview (PPT.)
Determining the Values of Graduated Markings
Measurement Practice - Volume, Length, Mass
Online Measurement Practice
Using Scientific Notation
Scientific Notation (PPT.)
Scientific Notation Practice Problems
Scientific Notation - Additional Practice
Conversions - Self-Assessment Sheet
Navigating the Metric System (PPT.)
Practice with the Metric System
Metric System Conversions
Metric Shuffle
Building and Understanding of Dimensional Analysis
Conversions - Dimensional Analysis (PPT.)
US Conversion Steps (Dimensional Analysis)
Dimensional Analysis - Scaffolding Activity
Dimensional Analysis Practice Problems
More Dimensional Analysis Practice Problems
Conversions Activity (Dimensional Analysis)
Fruitful Conversions
Unit Relationships and Conversions - Colored Circles
Dimensional Analysis - Applying Your Knowledge
Determining Whether Your Answers Are Sensible - Dimensional Analysis
The Dessert Dilemma
Dimensional Analysis - Challenging Problems
Comprehension Activity
Units and Measurements Project

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Scientific Method


Scientific Method - Overview Sheet
Scientific Method - Self-Assessment Sheet
Scientific Thinking Handbook - McDougal Littell Science
Scientific Method - Introductory Activity
Observations and Inferences Practice
Observations and Inferences - Is There a Gremlin in the Drink Machine
Designer Planes
Heart Rates Lab
Steps to Solving a Problem
Scientific Method (PPT.)
Scientific Method Terms
Website Considerations and Search Engine Tools
Online Resources Reference Sheet
Search Engine Math Article
Practice Using Search Engine Symbols/Commands
Making Data Tables and Graphs - McDougal Littell Science
Graphing Reminders (PPT.)
Graphing
Understanding the Components of an Experiment
More Graphing
Jacob's Experiment
Peter's Experiment
Diane's Experiment
Experiment Story
Scientific Method - Open Response Question
Lab Report Format
Lab Report Template
Lab Report - Grading Rubric
Writing Procedures
Designing an Experiment - McDougal Littell Science
Precision and Accuracy - McDougal Littell Science
Scientific Method Project
Presentation Rubric - Scientific Method Project
Find Someone Who... - Scientific Method

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Engineering Design Process


Best Innovations of the Year (Compliments of Ms. Cleveland)
Engineering Design Process - Overview Sheet
Engineering Design Process - Self-Assessment Sheet
Engineering Design Process - Introductory Activity
Engineering Design Process (PPT.)
Catapult Challenge
Ice-Cube Challenge

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Astronomy


Textbook Scavenger Hunt - Space Science
Misconceptions

    Universe


    The Universe - Overview Sheet
    The Universe - Self-Assessment Sheet
    The Universe (PPT.)
    The Universe - Outline
    Personal Q & A - The Universe
    Ballooniverse - Big Bang Analogy Activity
    Constellation Project
    Big Dipper Finder
    Star Clock
    Star Finder
    Interactive Comet Animation (Online Activity)
    Electromagnetic Spectrum & Light - Webquest
    Find Someone Who... - The Universe

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    Solar System


    The Solar System - Overview Sheet
    The Solar System - Self-Assessment Sheet
    The Solar System (PPT.)
    The Solar System - Outline
    Planet Presentation
    Planetary Motion (Online Activity)
    Your Age on Other Worlds (Online Activity)
    Your Weight on Other Worlds (Online Activity)
    Creating a Scale Model - Solar System
    Astro-Venture
    Find Someone Who... - The Solar System

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    Earth, Moon, & Sun System


    Earth, Moon, & Sun System - Overview Sheet
    Earth, Moon, & Sun System - Self-Assessment Sheet
    Earth, Moon, & Sun System (PPT.)
    Seasons Interactive (Online Activity)
    Moon Phases - Introductory Activity
    Modeling the Phases of the Moon
    Problems in Space (Online Activity)
    Lunar & Solar Eclipses - Webquest
    Build Your Own Star (Online Activity)

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Biology


    Cells


    Cells Overview Sheet
    Cells - Self-Assessment Sheet
    Celley's Trip to Cell City
    Cell City Map (PPT.)
    Cell Parts Activity
    Cells - Outline
    Cell Diagrams
    Cell Parts - Analogies
    Cells - Identifying Words with Pictures
    Cell Structure and Function Crossword
    Cell-O
    Cell Art
    Find Someone Who... - Cells

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    Cell Growth and Reproduction


    Cell Growth and Reproduction Overview Sheet
    Mitosis Mini-Project
    The Sisotim Tribe
    Mitosis Activity
    Haploid(n) & Diploid(2n)
    Find Someone Who...- Cell Growth and Reproduction

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    Chromosomes


    Chromosome Activity
    Karyotypes and Karyotyping (PPT.)
    Understanding Chromosomes and Karyotyping (Online Activity)

    Homeostasis


    Homeostasis Overview Sheet
    Osmosis Lab
    Find Someone Who... - Homeostasis

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Chemistry



Textbook Scavenger Hunt - Matter and Energy
Textbook Scavenger Hunt - Chemical Interactions

    Matter


    Matter Overview Sheet (7th Grade)
    Matter Overview Sheet
    Matter - Self-Assessement Sheet (7th Grade)
    Matter - Self-Assessement Sheet
    Discovering the Definition of Matter
    Matter - Outline (7th Grade)
    Matter - Outline
    Matter (7th Grade) (PPT.)
    Matter (PPT.)
    States of Matter - Analogies
    Exploring the Relationship between Mass and Volume
    Classifying Mixtures - Heterogeneous or Homogeneous?
    States/Phases of Matter Video
    States/Phases of Matter Video - Research
    Density Lab
    Steps For Solving Scientific Word Problems Using Formulas
    Density Practice Problems
    More Density Practice Problems
    Recycling Plastic Density Problems (Compliments of Ms. Cleveland)
    Density Real-Life Scenarios
    Physical or Chemical Changes?
    Online Matter Quizzes
    Laws & Principles Presentation (PPT.)
    Presentation Rubric - Laws & Principles of Matter
    Laws & Principles of Matter - Information Sheet
    Laws & Principles of Matter - Textbook References
    Laws & Principles of Matter - References
    Laws & Principles of Matter - Outline
    Matter and Energy - Real-life Scenarios
    Find Someone Who... - Matter (7th Grade)
    Find Someone Who... - Matter

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    Atoms


    Atoms Overview Sheet
    Atoms - Self-Assessement Sheet
    Atoms Mini Project
    The Atom Anecdote
    The Building Blocks of Matter: Atoms (PPT.)
    Atoms - Outline
    Parts of the Atom
    Creating Atomic Models
    Isotopes and Ions Practice
    Scanning Tunneling Microscope (STM)
    Find Someone Who... - Atoms

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    Scientists


    Structure of the Atom - Research
    Scientist Presentation (PPT.)
    Presentation Rubric - Scientist
    Point of View Guide
    History of the Atom - Scientists - Resource Sheet
    History of the Atom (PPT.)
    Scientists - Outline
    Scientist Extra Credit Option
    Scientist and Their Proposals/Discoveries

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    Periodic Table


    Periodic Table of Elements Overview Sheet
    Periodic Table - Self-Assessement Sheet
    Periodic Table - Personal Box
    The Periodic Table of Elements (PPT.)
    Periodic Table - Outline
    Extended Periodic Table
    Symbols and Names Crossword Puzzle
    Symbols and Names That Don't Make Sense
    Classifying Elements
    Understanding Periods and Groups
    Decoding the Periodic Table of Elements
    How To Obtain the Number of Sub-Atomic Particles (PPT.)
    Identifying Protons, Neutrons, Electrons - Atoms
    Identifying Protons, Neutrons, Electrons - Ions
    Identifying Protons, Neutrons, Electrons - Atoms & Ions
    More Practice - Identifying Protons, Neutrons, Electrons - Atoms & Ions
    Who Am I?
    Periodic Table's Most Wanted
    Periodic Table Project
    Find Someone Who... - Periodic Table of Elements

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    Chemical Bonds and Reactions


    Chemical Bonds and Reactions Overview Sheet
    Chemical Bonds and Reactions - Self-Assessement Sheet
    "A Match Made in Heaven" - An Elemental Love Story
    Building Models
    How to Calculate the Formula Weight
    Chemical Bonds & Reactions (PPT.)
    Chemical Bonds and Reactions - Outline
    Counting Valence Electrons
    Electron Dot Diagrams
    Determining Important Bonding Information
    Chemical Bonds - Analogies
    How Will They Bond?
    Examining Molecules and Compounds
    Understanding Chemical Formulas - Subscripts, Parentheses, Coefficients
    Totaling Atoms Using PSEC (PPT.)
    Analyzing Chemical Formulas
    Analyzing Chemical Equations
    Balancing Chemical Equations
    Balancing Chemical Equations (Online Tutorial)
    Balancing Equations Activity
    Find Someone Who... - Chemical Bonds and Reactions
    Carbon Monoxide

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    Solutions


    Solutions - Overview Sheet
    Solutions - Self-Assessement Sheet
    Pre-lesson Activity - Mixtures
    Solutions (PPT.)
    Solutions - Outline
    Classifying Mixtures - Heterogeneous or Homogeneous?
    Identifying Acid & Base Reactions
    pH Lab
    Find Someone Who... - Solutions

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    Moles


    Atomic - Molecular Mass vs. Molar Mass
    Mole Road Map (PPT.)
    How To Perform Mole Calculations
    The Mole
    The Mole Overview (PPT.)
    Mole Conversions Table
    Determining Whether Your Answers Are Sensible - Moles
    More Mole Practice Conversions
    Moles - Challenging Problems
    Moles Quiz Review Problems
    Mole Lab

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Physics


    Energy


    Energy Overview Sheet
    Energy Self-Assessment Sheet
    Energy (PPT.)
    Energy - Outline
    Energy Conversions - Potential and Kinetic
    Coaster Creator Activity
    Forms of Energy - Grouping Activity
    Identifying Forms of Energy
    Energy Conversions - Six Forms
    Matter and Energy - Real-life Scenarios
    Find Someone Who... - Energy

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    Temperature & Heat


    Temperature & Heat Overview Sheet
    Temperature & Heat Self-Assessment Sheet
    Temperature & Heat (PPT.)
    Temperature & Heat - Outline
    Comparing Fahrenheit, Celsius, and Kelvin
    Heat Transfer - Conduction, Convection, Radiation
    Find Someone Who... - Temperature and Heat

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    Motion


    Motion Overview Sheet
    Motion Self-Assessment Sheet
    Motion (PPT.)
    Motion - Outline
    Using a Frame of Reference to Describe Motion
    The Scooter Games
    Speed Practice Problems
    Understanding Distance-Time Graphs
    More Speed Practice Problems
    Acceleration Practice Problems
    Understanding Velocity-Time Graphs
    Find Someone Who... - Motion

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Interesting "Stuff"


The Hidden Messages in Water (PPT.)
The Story of Stuff
GEPA "Grammy" Songs
Science and Music Project

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