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SEDGWICK MIDDLE SCHOOL

128 Sedgwick Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
Phone: 860-570-6501
Fax: 860-521-7502

Andrew Clapsaddle, Principal 

Welcome to Grade 8 Science with Mr. Bombara


November 16, 2017:

1. Homework updated diagram of the submarine started in class. Turn in on Monday. Graded.

2. Quiz on Wednesday before Thanksgiving.


November 15, 2017:

1. Homework read & outline pages 344-348.

2. Page 348 questions 2a, 2b, 2c, 3b, and 3c


November 14, 2017:

1. Science Literacy Project is due no later than December 13, 2017.

2. Missing work.

November 13, 2017:

1. Finish Friction activity started in class.

November 10, 2017:

1. Read & outline pages 340-343, On page 348 questions 1a, 1b, 1c

November 9, 2017:

1. Friday quiz on Forces and Motion.


Novenber 8, 2017:

1. Science Literacy Project is due no later than 13 December.

2. Review class notes and notes on forces.

3. Friday quiz on Forces and motion.


November 6, 2017:

1. Read & outline pages 334-337.

2. On pg 337 questions 1a,1b, 1c, 2a, 2c. Please gave the questions on a separate sheet of paper. I will collect the questions.


November 3, 2017:

1. Science Literacy reading.


November 1, 2017:

1. Please bring your science literacy reading to class on Thursday.


October 31, 2017:

1.No assigned homework. Happy Halloween!

2. We are working on a lab practical in class. It is due at the end of class on Wednesday. (20 points)

October 30, 2017:

1. Homework tonight is finish any work started in class

October 26, 2017:

1. Read and Outline pages 320-325. On a separate sheet of paper answer questions 1a, 1c, 2a, 4, and 5


October 25, 2017:

1. The data table and graph for the ramp & car lab activity is due Thursday.

2. Read and Outline pages 320-325. On pg 325 answer questions 1a, 1c, 2a, 4, 5 on a separate sheet of paper, I will be collecting them.

October 24, 2017:

1. We worked on the Car Ramp Speed activity today. we will finish it in class tomorrow


October 23, 2017:

1. Finish any worksheets started in class for practice.

2. Science Literacy Project is due no later than 13 December.

October 20, 2017:

1. Read information provided in class on motion graphing.

2. Also, a change in the science literacy project. Only 1 paragraph not 2 for each talking point in the written component.

October 19, 2017:

1. Today we are in the library starting our Science Literacy reading Project. The project directions are being handed out in class today. An electronic copy has been sent to your school email. The project is an independent reading of a book of your choice related to science. The book my be science fiction as well.

2. There is a Friday quiz this week.


October 18, 2017:

Friday Quiz this week!! Be ready. Late Speed of Match labs?? Please get those in. Check powerschool


October 17, 2017:

1. Friday quiz this week. It covers the textbook readings on pages 309-315. Motion, reference point, speed, instantaneous speed, constant speed, velocity and retro questions

October 13, 2017:

1. The Speed of Match lab is due Tuesday. It must include the questions, the graph and the data table.


October 12, 2017:

1. Read and Outline pages 309-315.

2. On page 317 answer questions 1a, 1b, 1c. I will be collecting the questions. This will be graded homework.

October 11, 2017:

Due on Friday October 13:

1. Read and Outline pages 309-315.

2. On page 317 answer questions 1a, 1b, 1c. I will be collecting the questions. This will be graded homework.

October 10, 2017:

1. Homework tonight is a science literacy reading titled "Feel the Heat". It will be collected and scored 5 points.

October 6, 2017:

1. No homework over the weekend.


October 5, 2017:

1. Friday Quiz


October 4, 2017:

1. There is a Friday quiz this week. Please be ready.


October 3, 2017:

1. There is a Friday quiz this week.. Please stay current with our materials on Measurements and metrics. There will also be question from the last quiz appearing again.


October 2, 2017:

1. Homework due on Tuesday 3 October is Read & outline 44-48. On page 48 answer question 1a, 2a, 2c, 3a, and 4.


September 29, 2017:

1. Cold Pack Lab report is due Monday. 5 points off per day late. Only reports written in blue or black pen will be accepted. you may print it as well. This is your best work.


September 28, 2017:

1. The Cold Pack Final lab report is due on Monday. This will include the Final Report document, the graph and the 4 data tables. 5 points off per day late.


September 27, 2017:

1. Homework- Finish your Draft lab report. It is needed for Peer Editing in class on Thursday.


September 26, 2017:

1. Work on Draft Lab reports. We will be doing peer editing in class on this Thursday.

2. The Final Lab report will be do on Monday of next week.

September 25, 2017:

1. Work on your lab drafts.

September 22, 2017:

1. we are working on Cold pack lab. Stay current with the lab, I anticipate students beginning data collection on Monday.

September 20, 2017:

1. Please read Cold Pack Lab materials handed out in class and posted to Google Classroom.

September 19, 2017:

1. Quiz on Wednesday.

September 18, 2017:

1. There will be a quiz on Wednesday of this week on the materials covered on pages 6-16 in the text. Materials have also been covered in class discussions, activities and worksheets.

2. Some people still need to turn in their Match & candle worksheet. 2 points off per day late!

September 15, 2017:

1. Review current materials.

2. There will be a quiz on Wednesday.

September 14, 2017:

1. NO Friday quiz this week.

2. Review current materials

September 13, 2017:

1. Homework for Thursday is read & Outline pgs. 10-16 in the textbook.

2. On Pg 16 questions 1b, 1c, 2a, and 2b

3. We will be starting a lab activity on Thursday on Matches and candles.

September 12, 2017:

1. For Thursday Read & Outline pgs 10-16.

2. On page 16 answer questions 1b, 1c, 2a, and 2b.

September 11, 2017:

1. Read & outline pages 6-9 from the textbook.

2. On page 9 answer questions; 1b, 1c, 2a and 2b.

September 7, 2017:

1. For Tuesday read and outline pages 6-9 in the textbook.

2. On page 9 answer questions; 1b, 1c, 2a, and 2b

September 6, 2017:

1. safety quiz on Thursday.

September 5, 2017:

1. There will be a Safety Quiz on Thursday.

2. We will use Bunsen Burners on Wednesday.

September 1, 2017:

1. Enjoy the long weekend

2. Review Safety materials

August 31, 2017:

1. Review safety information provided in class.

2. Return the contract signed on Friday. (5 points)

August 30, 2017:

1. Review class handouts.

Upcoming Events

 

  • November 2017
    • FriNov17 Unified Theater Performance @ 5:00pm
    • TueNov21 Diabetes Awareness Day - Wear Blue!
    • ThuNov23 Thanksgiving Recess (No School)
    • FriNov24 Thanksgiving Recess (No School)

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