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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

January 12, 2018:

1. Make up any missing or late work.

January 11, 2018:

1. Friday quiz on Energy. Chapter review is on pg 466.

January 10, 2018:

1. Read pages 462-465 on Fossil Fuels

2. Energy Quiz on Friday


January 9, 2018:

1. Read pages 454-459 in the book.

2. There will be a Friday quiz this week.

January 8, 2018:

1.Homework is the worksheet passed out in class today on Forms of Energy.

January 3, 2018:

1. Read and take notes on pages 447 - 451


Welcome Back!! Happy New Years!!!

New topic: Energy.

1. Read pages 442-446 in the book.

2. Please complete the worksheet provided in class that goes with these pages. The worksheet is graded.


December 21, 2017:

1. Homework- Missing work

December 19, 2017:

1. Make up missing work.

2. Homework: Read and annotate the Apollo handout provided in class. It is due this Thursday (graded)


December 18, 2017:

1. make up and pass in any missing work prior to the break


December 15, 2017:

1. No new work over the weekend. Work on any material that is late or missing.

December 13, 2017:

1. Friday quiz on Pressure

December 12, 2017:

1. Friday quiz is on Pressure

December 11, 2017:

1. Read and take notes on pages 372-390.

December 8, 2017

1. Read and take notes on pages 372 -390


December 7, 2017:

1. Friday quiz on Forces


December 6, 2017:

1. Quiz on Friday, entire chapter on forces.

You may use 1 3x5 index card to help.


December 5, 2017:

1. Read & Outline pgs 362-365, also complete the worksheet that goes with the reading.

2. Science Literacy project is due on December 13.

3. Quiz this Friday on entire chapter on forces. Student may make 1 3x5 index card (both sides) of notes to assist.

December 4, 2017:

1. lab report for the momentum activity in class today.

Report will include the hypothesis, Data table, and Conclusion statement.

December 1, 2017:

1. Science Literacy Project due December 13. 5 points off per day late

November 30, 2017:

1. Science Literacy Project due December 13. 5 points off per day late

2. Review class notes on the momentum activity on Monday

November 29, 2017:

1. Review Submarine fact sheet provided in class it will be needed for Thursday class.

November 28, 2017:

1. Review current materials.

November 27, 2017;

1. Homework - read newton's laws summary sheet and answer questions on worksheet.

November 21, 2017:

1. Quiz on Wednesday. All current materials on Force, friction and gravity. retro materials on motion, measurements and metrics.


November 20, 2017:

1. Homework - Please finish the friction/Gravity review package started in class today.

2. Please bring your Science Literacy work to class on Tuesday. We will use class time to work on the project.


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

 

  • January 2018
    • WedJan17 Pops Concert @ SMS 7:00-8:00PM
    • WedJan24 Grade 8 Parent Night @ Conard 7:00PM
    • WedJan31 Grade 8 Parent Night @ Conard (RAIN DATE)
  • February 2018
    • MonFeb05 PTO Meeting 7:00-8:00PM

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