12/17 Three Periodic Trends due in block
Advisory Spirit Week https://sites.google.com/nssd112.org/edgewood-middle-school-spirit-/cals-angels
Resources for AE Math
Rocket Time- Rocket Packet due 5/31
Physics Test Retake Due 5/15
5/4 Complete Physics Study Guide for 5/8
Physics Test 5/9-10
Student Power Lab Parts 4, 5, 6 assigned 4/30 Due 5/7
4/25-26 Complete Air Track Gizmo by block 5/2-3, and complete Work/Force, and Power Practice by Mon. 4/30
4/24-Complete Momentum Problems for this week’s block
4/23- Complete Newton’s Second Law Problems in class. Fan Cart Gizmo is due Fri. 4/27
4/20- Complete Newton’s Laws Questions for Mon 4/23
4/18-19 No Homework-catch up
Tues. 4/17-Study for Motion Quiz 1 in the block 4/18-19
Mon. 4/16-Complete Motion Quiz 1 Study Guide for Tues.
Fri. 4/13-Work on Motion Quiz 1 Study Guide
Wed./Thursday Science Assessment-ISBE Motion Quiz 1 on next week’s block.
Tues. 4/10 Acceleration Practice Problems.
Mon. 4/9 Acceleration Guided Reading Acceleration Guided Reading Textbook Access
Wed. 3/28 Toy Car Lab Report Writing Day
Tues. 3/27 Toy Car Lab Data Day
Mon. 3/26 Work on Toy Car Pre-lab – Procedure and Data Chart due Tues. 3/27
Fri. 3/23 Speed with Conversions due Mon. 3/26.
Wed./Thurs. 3/21-22 Complete Graphing Gizmo by Tues. 3/27.
Tuesday 3/20 Complete Mixed Practice for Wed./Thurs. 3/21-22
Monday 3/19 Complete Rate Conversions for Tuesday 3/20
Friday 3/16 Catch up. Complete Unit Conversions for Monday 3/19
Wednesday/Thursday 3/14-15 Complete Dimensional Analysis Gizmo due Friday for bonus. Optional!
Tuesday 3/13Physics Pretest-No Homework
Monday 3/12-No Homework
2/28-3/1 No Homework until after PARCC.
2/26-27-Study for Test Wed/Thurs 2/28-3/1
2/23- Study Guide Work Day- Due Mon. 2/26
2/21-22-Continue working on the electromagnetic Spectrum Packet. Due on the Block 2/28-29
2/16 Electromagnetic Spectrum Link Due on the Block 2/28-29
2/14-15 Fill out Exothermic-Exothermic Lab Packet by next week in the block 2/21-22. Endothermic/Exothermic Lab
2/13-Complete Controlling Chemical Reactions by this week’s block. 2/14-15 Chemical Reaction Rate
2/12-Complete Balancing Day 1 by Tues. 2/6
2/9 -No homework
2/7-8 Complete Single/Double Replacement Lab by next week’s block 2/14-15
2/6 Complete Balancing 3 by the block and remember that the Ionic Bonding/Covalent Bonding Gizmo is due in the block -2/7-8
2/5 Complete Balancing Day 1 by Tues. 2/6
1/30-2/2 No Homework-SPIRIT WEEK
1/29 Complete Ionic Bonding Homework Day 2 Ionic Bonding Homework Day 2
1/22 -1/24-25Study for Test
1/17-18 Atoms Elements Study Guide Due Friday 1/19 Study Guide
1/16 Alien Periodic Table Due at the end of class Alien Periodic Table
1/12 Catch Up- Quarter ends on Friday 1/19. Elements/Atoms Exam next week in the block 1/24-25.
1/10-11 Percent Oxygen Parts 4, 5, 6, 7 Due Mon., 1/22 Percent Oxygen Lab Handout
1/5 Catch Up
1/3-4 Families ProjectDue 1/10-11
1/2 Prepare for Memorizations Quiz 1/12 Memorizations
Periodic Table Assignment due 1/3-4 in block Periodic Table Questions
Wed./Thurs. 11/29-30 History of Atoms Project
Tues. 11/28 Diagramming Atoms due in the block. Should be finished in class-Atoms Quiz 12/13
Mon. 11/27 SubAtomic Particles Subatomic particles movie
Atom Models Due 12/12
Tues. 11/14-17 Catch up on missing work. No new homework.
Mon 11/13-Finish Density of a Gas Parts 5, 6, 7 by Tuesday 11/14
Fri. No School
Wed./Thurs. 11/8-9 No new homework. If you have parts 5 and 6 done you are on target for success on Density of a Gas.
Tues. 11/7- Continue where you leave off in class. If Part 6 is done you are caught up.
Mon. 11/6- Density of a Gas Due 11/14 Density of a Gas
Fri. 11/3 Catch up on any late work. DPA Practice KEY
Wed./Thurs. 11/1-11/2 Complete Archimedes Principle Gizmo if not completed in class Tues. Density of a Gas Due 11/14 Density of a Gas
Tues. 10/30 Archimedes Day 2 in class- Gizmo should be done at the end of class. If not done, complete by Fri. 11/3Work on It Floats, It Sinks Parts 4, 5, 6 Due in block 11/1-11/2 Archimedes Gizmo
Mon. 10/30 Work on It Floats, It Sinks Parts 4, 5, 6 Due in block 11/1-11/2
Fri. 10/27None -Quarter Ends at 2:40 Archimedes Gizmo Day 1 in class.
Wed./Thurs. 10/25-26 Work on It Floats, It Sinks Parts 4, 5, 6 It Floats, It Sinks
Tues. 10/24 Study For Unit 1 Test
Mon. 10/23 Study For Unit 1 Test
Fri. 10/20- Grade Study Guide
Wed./Thurs 10/18-19 Study Guide for Exam
Tues. 10/17 Quiz 2 on Sig Figs/Percent Error, and Density
Mon. 10/16 English to English Conversions in class.
Fri 10/13 No Homework Complete any missing Lab Reports Optional :work on Liquid Density Parts 5 or 6.
Wed/Thurs 10/11-12 Work 20 minutes on the Liquid Density Part 5- Due Friday 10/20.
Mon/Tues 10/9-10 No School
Fri. 10/6 No new homework Catchup Top Priority= Complete Study Guide if not done in class. Due 10/13 If not in on time-Density of Water Lab (hand graph, and part 5) is priority 2. Study for Unit 1 Quiz 2 when possible . Quiz 2 10/17
10/3-Complete Sig Figs 2 by tomorrow. Sig Figs 2
Monday 10/2-Complete Sig Figs 1 by tomorrow Sig Figs 1
Friday 9/29 Working on Lab Report Part 6 and Hand Drawn Graph-due next week in the block.
Wed./Thurs 9/27-28 Quiz Density of Water Lab
Tues 9/26 No Homework-Study for quiz in block
Mon 9/25 No Homework-Study for quiz in block
Note: Mr. Min’s Homework will appear in reverse chronological order this year.
Mon. 9/18 Density Notes
Wed. Sept. 13th Line of best fit
Tues., Sept 12th Notes of Hypothesis Writing
Mon, Sept. 11th- Variables Group
Fri., Sept 9th-Complete in-class assignment Variables Key
Whirlwind Lab is due Sept 8th.
Thursday-Tues. 9/2-9/5 No Homework
Wednesday, August 30th- No Homework
Tuesday, August 29th – No Homework
Monday, August 28th-September 1st-Study for Safety Quiz on Friday Sept. 1. We will be doing the Whirlwind Lab all week.
Friday, August 25th-No new homework
Thursday, August 24th-Safety Contract and Mr. Minikel’s class guidelines need to be signed by students and parents, and turned in by Friday, August 25th. Bring pencil and calculator for Pre-Test-Pretests are not for points, they are to provide prior learning feedback.
Lab Report Graphic Organizer
Minikel’s Class Guidelines 2017-18 Min’s Guidelines
Student Copy of Whirlwind Lab 2017New Whirlwind Lab
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XDKWHz1-dnxJOEKZ-3lPsMvBfKro8WBmJy9VwLJOtYk/edit Electromagnetic Spectrum Resource
Atoms/Elements Study Guide
Periodic Table info for Project Periodic Table
This site will contain information and resources for Mr. Minikel’s 2016-17 8th Grade Students
LabReportFormat 2016-2017 -Lab Report directions -Same as 2015-16 Lab Report Directions
Homework by chronological dates:
Unit 1 Pre-Assessment August 26th-Note that Pre-Assessments do not count toward quarter grades. Safety Quiz announced for Friday, September 2nd.
Contents on Safety Quiz – Flinn Safety Contract and Room 308 Map of safety equipment.
Thursday August 25th- Bring #2 lead pencils for August 26th PreTest
Due August 30th-Safety Contract and Guideline Sheet Signed.
Binder Organization Reference:
Vocabulary Reference for Unit 1: Unit 1 Vocabulary
Friday August 26th- Unit 1 PreTest-Not for points. Please do not study. No homework for the weekend.
Mon. August 29th – Paper Drop Lab Due in the Block Paper Drop Lab Handout
Study for Safety Quiz Fri. 9/2
Tues. August 30th- Safety Contract signing and Min’s Guidelines signing due. Complete Scientific Method Packet for Friday 9/2. Scientific Method Packet
Study for Safety quiz Fri. 9/2
Wed./Thurs. August 31st/Sept.1 Complete Variables Practice Worksheet for Tues. Sept. 6th. Variables Practice
Due to heat issues, Variables practice deadline is moved to Friday, Sept. 9th.
Sept. 7/8-Graphing Review including 4 computer graphs, 6 hand-drawn graphs, and questions answered on the packet. Due next week in the block, 9/14-15
Sept. 9th Metric Conversion Packet due Mon. Sept, 12th.
Tue., Sept. 13th Grading Metric Conversions in class. No Homework
Wed./Thurs. Sept. 14/145Complete Percent Error Practice and Density Practice by Friday, Sept. 15th.
Fri., Sept. 16th Complete STUDY GUIDE FOR MONDAY 9/18. QUIZ 1-FRIDAY SEPT. 23
Mon., Sept. 19th-No Homework
Tues. , Sept. 20th- Density of Water Hand Drawn Graph and Computer generated -Critical Analysis (Lab Report part VI) due Mon. , Sept. 26th
Wed/Thurs, Sept. 21st-22nd Liquid Density Lab Report Parts 4, 5, 6 due next week in block Sept. 28-29. All parts must be computer generated.
Mon., Sept. 26th- Sig Figs Practice Day 1 is due in the block Sept., 28th-29th
Tues., Sept 27th- English to English Conversion Practice due in the block Sept. 28th-29th
Please note: Sig Figs Practice 1 and English to English Conversion Practice may be finished in class on the day they were assigned.
Fri. Sept. 30th – No homework for Tuesday, but Sig. figs day 4 is due for the block Oct. 5-6.
Tues. Oct. 4th -No Homework
Wed./Thur. Oct 5-6- It Floats, It Sinks Lab Parts 5 and 6 due on Friday, Oct. 14th. Scientific Notation Practice due Friday Oct. 7th It Floats Lab Handout
Fri. Oct. 7th- No Homework
Thursday Oct. 13th- Complete Study guide for Friday Oct. 14th. Most students were almost done by the end of class, some were already done. BINDER IS DUE NEXT WEEK IN THE BLOCK 10/19-20
Quiz 2 is next week in the block, 10/19-20.
Friday, Oct. 14th-Grading study guide and preparing for Density of a Gas Lab Monday.
Monday, Oct 17th- Density of a Gas Lab Lab Report Part 6 due Monday, Oct. 24th.
Tuesday, Oct. 18th-Working on Unit 1 Exam Study guide. Exam Study Guide is due Friday, Oct. 21st.
Wed./Thurs., Oct. 19th-20th- Quiz 2 in the first half of the block. Exam Study Guide Time in the second half of the block.
Friday, Oct. 21st- Grading Exam Study Guide and intro to DPA
Monday, Oct. 24th DPA Day 1 Study for Unit 1 Exam
Tuesday, Oct. 25th DPA Day 2 Study for Unit 1 Exam
Wednesday/Thursday Oct. 26-27 Unit 1 Exam-No homework
Friday Oct. 28th – DPA Day 3 No Homework
Oct. 31st, Nov. 1st-DPA Day 4, Calculation Day No Homework
Nov. 2/3 Atoms/Elements Pretest-Final DPA Calculations
Nov. 4 History of Atom Project and Atom Model Announced-History of Atoms Project Due Nov. 30th/Dec. 1st -Shared online Atom Model-Due Dec. 6th before school.
Nov. 7- Complete Subatomic Particles sheet for Tues. , Nov. 8th
Nov. 8- Complete Diagramming Atoms for the block Nov. 9-10
Nov. 17 – Complete Bunsen Burner Lab for next week after Thanksgiving Break in the block 11/30-12/1 Just fill in the handout.
Nov. 30/Dec. 1- Complete Periodic Table Puzzles by next week in the block.
Dec. 2- Complete Hand Generated Bar Graphs of Elements in Human Body vs. Earth’s Crust by Mon., Dec 5th.
Dec. 5- Complete periodic Table Coloring Activity by the block 12/7-8. Reminder-Atom Model due tomorrow morning 12/6 at 7:20. Reminder-Periodic Table Puzzles due in the block 12/7-8 Reminder- Progress Notes 12/9 so missing work should be in by 12/7-8.
Reminder Memorizations Quiz -Friday 12/9
Dec. 8th-Periodic Table Trends Day 1 and Periodic Trends Day 2 due- Mon. Dec. 12th
Dec. 12-13 -Complete Families of Periodic Table Assignment by the block-Dec. 14/15
Dec. 14/15- Complete Percent Oxygen Lab Parts 5, 6, 7 by Jan 6 .
Happy New Year!
1/3 Complete the alien Periodic Table due 1/4-5 in the block
Study for Test next week in block 1/11-12
1/4-5 Complete the Study Guide by Friday 1/6 Correct the study guide over the weekend.
1/17 Complete Polyatomic Ion Assignment for 1/18-19 in the block.
1/18-19 Complete Polyatomic Online Activity for Fri. 1/20
1/23 Complete Covalent Compounds Naming/Formula by the block 1/25-26
1/24 Complete Ionic Bonding for 1/25-26 in the block.
1/25-25 Complete Lewis Structures Practice for Fri. 1/27
Begin Studying for Compounds Quiz 1 Next week in block.
1/27- Complete Compounds Quiz 1 Study Guide for Monday 1/30 Study for Compounds Quiz.
Quiz is Feb. 1/2 in the Block.
1/30-2/3 No New Homework! SPIRIT WEEK!!!!!!
2/6-2/10- No Homework! SPIRIT WEEK CONTINUES IN CLASS.
2/13 Complete Balancing Equations Day 3 for Tuesday 2/14 Started 2/7 in class.
2/13 Complete Electromagnetic Spectrum Packet by Friday 2/17.
2/13 Periods 2,4,6 Complete Paper Plane Packet by Friday 2/17.
2/17 Complete Controlling Chemical Reaction Packet and Worksheet by Mon. 2/27
2/22-23 Complete Single Replacement/Double Replacement Lab Packet by March. 1/2 in the block.
2/24 Complete Study Guide for Quiz 2 by Mon. 2/27
2/24-Exam announced for March 8/9 in the block.
3/1-2 Endothermic/Exothermic Lab due Friday, 3/10
3/3 Compounds Exam Study guide due 3/6
3/10-17 No Homework- This is a great time to catch up on late/missing work
4/3-Graphing Gizmo Due Tues. 4/4, Dimensional Analysis Practice 1 due Tues. 4/4
4/4-Dimensional Analysis Day 2 due 4/5-6 in the block.
4/5-6- Rate Conversions due Friday/Toy Car Lab Planning due Fri. 4/7.
4/7 Toy Car Lab Report Parts 1-7 due Mon. 4/17.
4/10-20 No homework due. There is classwork, however.
4/1 -Complete “What is Work.” by Mon. 4/24, Complete Newton’s Laws Packet by Tues. 4/25
4/17-Complete Air Track Gizmo by 5/1
4/19-20 Complete Fan Cart Gizmo by next week in the block-4/26-27.
4/24- Begin Preparing for Final Exam- 5/10-11
4/26-27 Complete Physics Exam Study Guide by 5/8
4/28-Complete Student Power Lab by 5/2
5/11-the END No Homework
LabReportFormat 2015-2016 -Lab Report directions Graphic Organizer for 8th Grade Lab Report Homework by chronological dates: Unit 1 Pre-Assessment August 28th-Note that Pre-Assessments do not count toward quarter grades. Safety Quiz announced for Friday, September 4th. Contents on Safety Quiz – … Continue reading