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## Pendulum Lab Assessment

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## Multiplying Decimals Tutorial

Students should check the following website for

strategies for multiplying decimals:

__http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/more_on_decimals/multiply_by_whole.html__

__extra practice for test #2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals__

__Letter to parents re: Math__

__Divisibility introduction__

__Letter to parents re: Math__

__Divisibility introduction__

May 25: please begin working on the following: Science click on the following:

1) diversity/species

2) Diversity/species 2

Sept. 21

**Math Portfolio**

Letter

Please complete and bring to your

Strong Beginnings appointment

__http://www.mathgoodies.com/lessons/more_on_decimals/multiply_by_whole.html__

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## Problem of the week #20

## Sulfuric Acid and Sugar

Check out the video

__HAZARDOUS MATERIALS__

Students will be studying HAZARDOUS MATERIALS in our homes. They are asked to look around their homes in the kitchen, bathroom, garage, storage areas etc... for examples of hazardous materials. Students have been reminded that they are not to touch any of the materials without adult supervison. We will be researching hazardous materials and then working with Mr. Dolinski to create infomercials/commercials on the safe use/storage/disposal of hazardous materials. Please check the following links for more information on this assignment.

Hazardous Materials Video Assignment

A) Warning Symbols

B) Hazardous Products info.

C) Hazardous Products info.

D) Household Hazardous General info.

E) Kitchen and Bath cleaners

F) Alternatives for Hazardous Materials

G) What to do in case of emergencies

H) Disposal of Hazardous Materials

I) Cosmetics: Hazardous to our Health?

Please check the following link for ideas: video/commercial ideas

## Grade 7 Science: In February, students will be studying the Particle Theory of Matter. Three lab reports will be assigned. Students will be studying HEAT ENERGY and are asked to begin gathering supplies for an __Energy Barrier__ that they will be constructing in Science class .

(containers, insulating fabrics, plastic, etc...)

## In January we will continue our study of Percent in Math class. The following link has some worksheets, examples and notes that may be helpful. Percent

Please check the following website for a tutorial on converting Percent to Decimals, and decimals to Percent: http://www.khanacademy.org/video/percent-and-decimals?playlist=Arithmetic

## January 25

We are beginning our coverage of Adding and Subtracting Fractions. The following links may prove to be helpful:

1) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KwSIqpOHFyI&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active

2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgizFohvJo0&feature=related&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active

3) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rnQqPfE2vE&feature=related&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active

4) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqgAYlnY3Fw&feature=related&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active

5) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMJZXKRhEzE&feature=related&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active

6) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhWtNmNLhfw&feature=related&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active

Our homework for Friday January 27 will be to use the above links to write out step by step instructions for adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator and with different denominators.

May 29: __test __

review

may

26: please use the following link for review and self test purposes for

our upcoming algebra test:

__http://www.nelson.com/mathfocus/grade7/__

Refer

to chapter 9 after opening the 'student centre" and "try it out" link. I

would suggest that you pay particular attention to

__Lesson __

9.4: Linear Relations and Their Graphs, but all of the activities in ch.9

would be useful review for next week's

test.

April

23: __Percent review __

package

April

11: please check and work through some of the examples on the following:

__Percent __

site

April

8: we will be studying percent for the next two weeks.

Please check the following link for tutorials on __working with __

percent

March

18: Please check this link for reminders about __"Order of __

operations"

feb.

28: Please review the following videos for tutorials on

dividing decimals:

a)

__http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZorq-L0xAA__

b) __http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0uuK7SQcA8__

feb.

21: Use this resource for reminders on __how to calculate __

averages

Feb. 18: see

reviews below and potw #10 - 12

feb.

4: __test #3 __

review

Jan.

28: __Decimals __

review

jaN. 14: Click on

the following link __fractions test __

review

Jan.

9 Subtracting Mixed numbers __tutorial __

video

subtracting

mixed numbers with __regrouping __

video

Dec.

10: __adding fractions practice __

1

__Adding fractions practice __

2

__Adding fractions practice __

3

__Adding fractions practice __

4

__adding and subtracting fractions __

worksheet

Dec.

9: Once you have completed your good copy of your

pendulum lab report, and checked it over extra carefully(be sure to check the

lab assessment link on our science page) you may begin some online fractions

practice at the following sites: __equivalent __

Fractions __simplifying __

fractions

these two sites will

allow you to get automatic feedback on your skills with fractions.

**suggestion**: CHALLENGE YOURSELF TO WORK QUICKLY, BUT TAKE OPPORTUNITY

TO MAKE A MISTAKE SO THAT SOME ONLINE RETEACHING WILL POP UP FOR YOU. HAVE

FUN!!

Dec.

3: Check Problems of the week link for

potw #7

__mATH GOALS FROM NOW UNTIL wINTER __

BREAK

NOV.

28: COMPLETE THE __FRACTIONS INTRO. __

PROBLEM

nOV. 29: __FRACTIONS HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT__ DUE ON MONDAY

DEC. 2

Nov. 13: complete test corrections

and get tests signed

Nov. 6: Check

homework page for division questions that are due

tomorrow.

Nov.1: Complete the first two

pages of the Following link as practice for our Divisibility Test: __Ch. 1 Practice __

Test

Oct. 24: Be

sure to check our homework page for your assignment that is due on Tuesday, Oct.

29. Please check the links below for some practice and preparation for our

first formal math test that is coming up on Tuesday Nov.

5.

__Divisibility Rules Study __

Guide

__Divisibility Rules Practice Questions__

__extra practice for test #1 Divisibility __

rules

Oct.

10 - 12 Divisibility practice __http://www.aaamath.com/__

__Math Curriculum Overview__

May 29: check Math page for Review

package.

Remember our test is on

Monday!

May 26: We are

presently working on our inquiry/design projects in science. Students are

required to research, design and construct a structure of their choice.

Check our science link for more details.

May

26: 7P and 7n will be writing an algebra test next Monday. See math

link for review

ideas.

April

23: Students need to hand in their Water Reports by Monday, April

28.

Math students will be having a percent quiz

next Wednesday, april 30. Please work through the review package and

__ixl.__

please check our problems

of the week link for a new

problem

April 16: students are expected to get back to

our IXL routine: 15 minutes tonight on the percent section. There is

also an expectation of at least 15 minutes this

weekend.

April 11:

Please check our Math and Science pages for the latest assignment

updates

March

7: Students should be thinking about/planning their water projects.

Please check out the following link:

THE WATER

PROJECT

__http://thewaterproject.org/__

Here are some possible topics: __Water inquiry __

topics

Feb. 28: check our math pages for two videos on

dividing decimals and one on calculating averages. Please work through a

couple of questions that are presented in the videos for Tuesday March

4.

Feb. 18: We

will be completing our "Science of the winter Olympics" presentations this

week.

students in 7p and 7n should be working

on the next math test reviews that are posted on our math page. **don't

forget about ixl

practice**

Feb.

5: Remember to keep working on our ixl practice (all of

the decimal operations)

feb. 5: remember

to keep checking our science and math pages for

updates

jan.

28: math for students who did not finish #1 - 10 on page 105 click

__here__

Jan. 28: 1) Baggie science lab

report should be

handed.

2)

define, draw and draw a labeled diagram

of an atom.

3)

Work on science review, there will be a science test next Thursday, Feb.

6.

4)

check math page for decimal review and

practice

Jan.

24: Grade 7 Health Education The Update:__ The __

Parent/Adult

Interview assignment on the topic of peer pressure is linked

here.

jan. 23: Check problems of the week page for potw

#9

Jan. 24: Students in 7p and 7n need to

get their math tests corrected and signed. Students are also reminded to

work on the ixl activities for at least 35 minutes per

week.

Students in 7p, 7n, and 7v need to check

the science page for instructions for the elements research

activity

jan. 14: Check math

page

Jan.

13 20 minutes of math review

tonight or complete # 1 - 13 from the following link: __Math test review __

Jan. 9 7N and 7p will be writing a

fractions on Thursday jan. 16.

parents and

students are reminded that assistance is available every Tuesday and

Thursday after

school.

jan.

9 Please check our math page for a couple of tutorials on

adding and subtracting mixed

number

__dec. __

12 __pages 47 -49____ __

complete at least up to

#10

Dec. 10: Check math page:

for new problem of the week

challenge

problem

adding fractions

practice

Nov.

28: Math: __Fractions Intro. __

problem

Nov.

28: Science: 1) Begin researching pendulums to discover what

factors/variables affect the speed at which pendulums swing. 2) research

how, where and why pendulums are used. Check science page for links to

websites.

__NOV. 29:__ CHECK MATH PAGE

FOR FRACTIONS HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT

nov.

14: Check Science page for link to our quiz

review

Nov. 13: Math classes should be working on their test corrections and getting

their tests signed. Science classes are expected to research "Galileo's

Ball drop" and compare his results to our

demonstration.

Nov.

6: 7P and 7N have a short math assignment due tomorrow. Please

attempt the following five division questions: 399 ÷

19= 343÷7= 6435

÷ 9=

3852 ÷

12= 3775

÷ 25=

Nov. 6: POTW #6 has been

posted

Nov.

1: Math test on divisibility Rules on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Check below

and Math page for study resources.

Oct.

24: Page 21 # 1- 10 is due on Tuesday Oct. 29.

Oct. 22: Reminder that POTW #5 is due

tomorrow. Your math assignment corrections are due on

Thursday.

Oct. 7: 7V and
7N you need to find all of the factors of 144. (there should be 15)
Remember you POTW for this week. There will be another mental math quiz
very soon. Be sure to hand in all overdue assignments
tomorrow.

Oct. 1: Complete your research on

"Dry Ice".

Oct. 1: Check Math page for Divisibility

Lesson, and Check Science Page for homework assignments in

Science

Sept. 30: Check Science Link

Sept. 27, 2013

Complete

Science reflection#1 by Monday. Complete first two pages of Strong

Beginnings Package by Monday.

Sept. 26,

2013

Math: Continue to work through our multiplication

tables. Please practice your 4 x and 6 x tables. Remember you should

be working on Mental math facts for 5 - 10 minutes every second

day.

Science: Please check our Science

page for a link to our "I wonder..." reflection

assignment.

Sept. 23,

2013

Math: Strong Beginnings Packages need to be completed

and handed in by Friday, Sept. 27. POTW #2 is due Wednesday, Sept.

25. POTW #3 is now posted and will be due next

Wednesday.

Science: Students should be

working on their "I wonder..." presentation

reflection.

Remember to keep working on your

Mental math Facts!!!

Sept. 16,

2013

POTW #1 is due this Wednesday Sept. 18. POTW #2 is

now posted and will be due next Wednesday, Sept. 25. "I wonder ..."

projects are due this Thursday, Sept. 19. Keep reading and keep practicing

Mental Math Facts/Multiplication

Tables.

Sept. 11,

2013

A gentle reminder that tomorrow is Meet the Teacher

Night. It begins at 6:30 in the gym. I look forward to meeting

parents and guardians.

Problem of the

Week #1 will be due Wednesday Sept. 18.

We are continuing to

work on our "I wonder..." mini-inquiry assignment. A brief outline and

expectations of the assignment can be found on our Science

Tab.

Sept. 9,

2013

Students are reminded that they are to complete the "Locker

Combo" problem. (How many different combinations if there are 4 different

#s? Be sure to check your chart from class today to search for

hints/patterns for solving this problem.)

Students are also asked to

continue practicing their multiplication tables with a special focus on 9, 2 and

3 times tables. You may want to check our Mental Math Strategies link in

the left side column.

Remember to choose your "I wonder..."

topic if you have not already done

so.

Sept. 6,

2013

This weekend students are asked to choose their "I

wonder..." topic and begin researching to ensure that it is a choice that they

will be able to work with next week. Students who are able to bring a

personal device to conduct research at school, are encouraged to do so.

This is not mandatory as we can also make some devices available at

school. Students in 7P and 7N are also reminded to be practicing their

multiplication tables, especially the 9 x

tabl

Sept. 5,

2013

Students should be practicing their Mental Math Skills and

ideally READING every night! Please refer to the Mental Math Strategies

link to the left. Students should also be focusing on their skills

with

Basic Operations (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication,

Division).

Please check our Science and Math pages

regularly for updated homework

assignments.

Sept.

Math Homework

__Basic Skills Homework __

Practice: Remember 20 minutes

Click

on the link above

At least the first 3 pages should be completed

by Sept. 22

May 15 Science activities please click __HERE__

Structures Design and Inquiry Project

Click __HERE__

Here are some websites that may be useful: Click __HERE__

April 29: __Structures __

Activity

April 11: Water Report __Assignment__

Students

need to complete an OUTLINE for their Water Report before beginning to write

their first draft. An outline, two rough drafts, and one final copy will

be expected.

Please check the following links for

suggestions for setting up an outline: __(How to set up an __

outline)

__(How to set up an outline __

#2)

__(How to set up an outline __

#3)

Water report

__exemplar __

#1

__exemplar #2__

__exemplar __

#3

March 11: Water

project

__presentation __

suggestions

Water Project: __more presentations __

ideas

Feb. 28:

Please consider the following: What makes __WATER__ such a fascinating

substance?

Feb. 21: 7v

should be working on their presentation or their Elements Research

assignment. (See below)

Feb.

6 SCIENCE AT THE OLYMPICS

Click __here__** for **

our activity.

The following site is particularly

useful for designing experiments and demonstrations, click __here__.

Feb.

3 Particle Theory of Matter: Use the following

websites to make a list of 5-6 Main Points of

__"THE PARTICLE THEORY OF MATTER".__ Use the information you discover

to help explain the difference between SOLIDS, LIQUIDS AND

GASES.

1) __http://www.clickandlearn.org/gr9_sci/particle_theory.htm__

2) __http://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=particle%20theory%20of%20matter&source=web&cd=8&ved=0CFoQFjAH&url=http%3A%2F%2Ffcinternet.hwdsb.on.ca%2F~richard.chiniborch%2FWeb%2520Folder%2FParticle%2520Theory%2520and%2520the%2520States%2520of%2520Matter.pptx&ei=0v3vUpTxMYz6oATcooLABg&usg=AFQjCNE1ALiRdk3eaIY9V1NxU1puBDOPTQ__

3) __http://mrgrant.ca/index.php/subjects/12-science/106-particle-theory-of-matter__

**Jan. 28 **__Science test __

Review

**Jan. 24 **__Elements research __

activity

**Jan. 9 Pendulum Labs should have been emailed to **

Mr. Peterson by now, "Burning Money" lab report should be completed in your

notebook, all research for our "Baggie Science" lab should be completed so that

we can write effective conclusions and applications. Please check the

links below.

Jan.

8 __Baggie __

Science

** **__Baggie Science __

Assessment

**Dec. 18**__ Burning Money Lab __

Report

**Dec. 2: **__Pendulum Lab __

Assessment

**NOV. 28: **__PENDULUM __

WEBSITES

**Nov. 14: **__Science Quiz __

Review

**Nov. 13: Research Galileo's Ball **

Drop

Oct.

24

**Research the **

following:

Record in your Science binder the questions and

answers. __Remember that answers need to __

be recorded in your own words!!!

**1) What are OPTICAL **

ILLUSIONS?

2) Why do we see them?

3) List some interesting

examples. (try to include one found in nature)

4) Attempt

to draw your own Optical Illusions

review

9.4: Linear Relations and Their Graphs,

package

site

percent

operations"

averages

review

review

review

video

video

1

2

3

4

worksheet

Fractions

fractions

BREAK

PROBLEM

Test

Guide

__extra practice for test #1 Divisibility__

rules

rules

please check our problems

of the week link for a new

problem

topics

Parent/Adult

Interview assignment on the topic of peer pressure is linked

here.

12

complete at least up to

#10

Dec. 10: Check math page:

problem

Practice

Activity

outline)

#2)

#3)

#1

#3

suggestions

ideas

__here__

our activity.

The following site is particularly

useful for designing experiments and demonstrations, click

__here__.

Feb.

3 Particle Theory of Matter: Use the following

websites to make a list of 5-6 Main Points of

__Science test__

Review

Review

__Elements research__

activity

activity

Mr. Peterson by now, "Burning Money" lab report should be completed in your

notebook, all research for our "Baggie Science" lab should be completed so that

we can write effective conclusions and applications. Please check the

links below.

Jan.

8

__Baggie__

Science

Science

__Baggie Science__

Assessment

Assessment

__Burning Money Lab__

Report

Report

__Pendulum Lab__

Assessment

Assessment

__PENDULUM__

WEBSITES

WEBSITES

__Science Quiz__

Review

Review

Drop

Oct.

24

following:

Record in your Science binder the questions and

answers.

be recorded in your own words!!!

ILLUSIONS?

2) Why do we see them?

3) List some interesting

examples. (try to include one found in nature)

4) Attempt

to draw your own Optical Illusions