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?
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
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.
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 Fractionssimplifying 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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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