6th Grade Earth Science Blog
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Thursday, June 7, 2018 8:39 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
I did not meet with 6th graders today.

Homework: No homework

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 8:30 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Both 3rd period and 7th period 6th grade students worked on our final project today. Homework: No homework
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 11:44 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
I saw 7th graders for their final today. Homework: No homework
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Monday, June 4, 2018
Monday, June 4, 2018 10:27 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
I was out all last week with sub coverage. Students presented the planet posters that they made last week to the class today. Today is review for finals day - however, the final is a project that does not require studying. Students are asked to bring
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Friday, May 25, 2018
Friday, May 25, 2018 11:01 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
I met with 3rd period Earth Science today. We went outside and modeled the solar system, using distances to scale. Homework: No homework
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Thursday, May 24, 2018
Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:23 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
State testing for 7th graders in my room again today. I saw my 7th and 8th period afternoon classes today. We prepared for our work next week on Solar Systems. Homework: No homework
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Thursday, May 24, 2018 4:14 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Still doing State Testing for 7th graders. I saw 3rd period 6th grade science in the afternoon for two periods. We started working on the Solar System. We will go outside on Friday to lay out all the planets. Homework: No homework
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 10:45 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
State Testing today - I had 7th graders in my room. Homework: No homework
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Monday, May 21, 2018
Monday, May 21, 2018 10:45 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
State Testing today - I had 7th graders in my room. Homework: No homework
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Friday, May 18, 2018
Friday, May 18, 2018 1:51 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Students finished their Phases, Eclipses and Tides packets. If they did not get to finish, I have attached the pertinent pages of the text down below. These packets are due when I see students again on Thursday. As students finished their packets the
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Thursday, May 17, 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018 3:47 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We went over the Phases of the Moon and completed the lab sheet. Students had time to work on their Moon packets (Phases, Eclipses and Tides). Homework: No homework
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Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 10:56 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We did a lab on modeling the phases of the moon using balls and a light. We will go over the lab tomorrow. Homework: No homework
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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 11:11 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We talked about forces that occur between heavenly bodies - gravity and inertia. We talked about the moon, and then students read pages 670-677 in the textbook using a guided reading packet. Homework: No homework
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Monday, May 14, 2018
Monday, May 14, 2018 10:34 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
I handed back graphs of daylight in Antarctica - and we went over the data, what it says, and the proper way to create a graph. Homework: No homework
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Friday, May 11, 2018
Friday, May 11, 2018 10:18 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Students worked on their Inquiry into modeling the earth and the sun through different seasons and the solstice' and equinox'. Homework: No homework
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Thursday, May 10. 2018
Thursday, May 10, 2018 10:15 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We finished the bullet points on gravity and motion and force and inertia. We moved on to designing an inquiry to demonstrate rotation, revolution, days, years, solstice, equinox using a globe and an exposed light. Homework: No homework
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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 12:57 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We did an experiment on force using pennies and rulers. Students read over the section on gravity - and why planets and moons orbit. Homework: No homework
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Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 11:58 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Students read about Antarctica in their textbooks and created a graph of the Hours of Daylight at two different locations in Antarctica. Homework: No homework
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Monday, May 7, 2018
Monday, May 7, 2018 1:07 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
I handed out progress reports. They need to be signed and turned in by Friday. Students tried defining words in their journals that they may have learned in earlier grades on Astronomy: 1. astronomy 2. axis 3. rotation 4. revolution 5. orbit 6. solst
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Friday, May 4, 2018
Friday, May 4, 2018 10:56 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We watched videos and ate the Pringles from our recent Core Sample experiment. Homework: No homework
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Thursday, May 3, 2018
Thursday, May 3, 2018 9:58 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Some students did make-up work, others did research on the mission to Mars - to find out about "Marsquakes". They wrote a paragraph in their journal about whether they would like to go to Mars or not and why, when they would like to go, and
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Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 11:07 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We went over the Core Samples lab - discussing results and answering the post-lab questions. Students also read and filled in pages 120-127 in their Interactive Texts. Homework: No homework
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Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 1:02 PM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We completed the Core Sample Lab. Homework: No homework
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Monday, April 30, 2018
Monday, April 30, 2018 10:53 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
We continued sharing stories from different periods of time. I handed back old work. Homework: No homework
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Friday, April 27, 2018
Friday, April 27, 2018 10:52 AM -0700By: Julie Humphrey
Students worked on their Period Stories - some students shared them with the class. Homework: No homework
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