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     Welcome to 7th Grade Environmental Science!
     
    Mr. Holm   Room B211
     
     
     
     
    HOMEWORK: 
     
     
     
    ACADEMIC:
     
       
    Due Tuesday, March 3: 7A 2.1 -2.3 Notebook Review (Note: This is the one done in class on Thursday, Feb 27, for which a grade has already been entered in HAC, but you have the opportunity to increase your score until Tuesday and I will replace your grade with the highest score.)
     
    Notebook Review in Class on Thursday (02/26) on 2.1 - 2.3.  Be sure to bring your book and notes to class. 
     
    Owl Pellet Lab Reports will now be collected on Monday 03/02 (instead of Thursday 02/27).  We will be working on the Owl Pellet Lab this week.  For a copy of the lab report and lab packet Click Here for Owl Pellet Lab Report and Lab Packet and for a copy of the model of the Owl Pellet Model Graph Click Here
     
    Now Due Tuesday 02/25: Quia HW Review on 2.1 - 2.3; Quiz on the same next week in class (date to be determined)
     
    We will be working on the Owl Pellet Lab this week.  For a copy of the lab report and lab packet Click Here for Owl Pellet Lab Report and Lab Packet and for a copy of the model of the Owl Pellet Model Graph Click Here
     
     
     
    HW due Friday 01/31 Fusion 2.2 (most completed this in class Friday)
     
    HW due Tuesday 01/28 Fusion 2.1 (most completed this in class Friday)
     
     
    We will have a Fusion Unit 1 quiz in class on Wednesday and District Test on the same material on Thursday.  To prepare: (1) review all vocabulary for Unit 1, and (2) the Unit 1 Review (Pages 55-58), and (3)due the Fusion Unit 1 Flash Card Review on Quia.
     
    Due Fri 01/17: Quia VOCABULARY Quiz on Unit 1; in-class quiz on same topic on Friday.
     
    Due Thurs 01/09: Quia Quiz on Section 1.3
     
    Due Fri 12/13: Quia HW Review on Fusion 1.1 & 1.2; Bring book everyday!
     
    Due Monday 12/09: Fusion 1.2 +Vocab (started in class Friday)
     
    Due Thursday 12/05: Complete Fusion Section 1.1 and vocabulary (including definitions!) in notebook
     
    Bubble Gum Lab is due Friday 11/22 assembled and stapled as shown HERE
    They will be accepted late but for full credit until Tuesday Nov 26.
     
    District Test on Unit 1 Wednesday; There is a Unit 1 Review Quiz in-class on Tuesday - Use your study guide and the Quia Review quiz ("now due 11/18...") to prepare!
     
    Due Thursday 11/14: Unit Review Quia Quiz
     
    Due Friday 11/08: Quia HW quiz on Averages, Precision & Accuracy, and Percent Error.
     
    Friday's scheduled quiz is postponed until Monday because of the delayed opening and because we will not be having Period 4.
     
    Due Thursday Oct 31: Density Quia HW quiz; in-class quiz on Friday on Density
     
    Due Friday Oct 25: Complete Density Worksheet 1
     
    Due Tuesday Oct 22: Read pages 52-55 and complete Pink Packet.  For a picture of the Thermal Layers of the Atmosphere reviewed in class Click Here
     
    Due Wednesday Oct 16: Complete purple, blue and green worksheets started in class.  For a copy of the worksheets, Click Here. Quia HW quiz due Thursday and there will be a quiz in class on Friday on the same material.
     
    Due Tuesday Oct 15: Read p.48-51 and complete Pink Packet through  "The Difference Between Mass and Weight.  Quia HW quiz due Thursday and there will be a quiz in class on Friday.
     
    Due Friday October 11: Complete the following worksheets started in class:
    1. Practicing Measurement Skills
    2. Dimensions of Measurements
    3. Area and Volume Practice
    4. The Metric System - Area
     
     
    Due Tuesday October 8: Complete "Metric Mania" and "The Ruler Hands On" worksheets (started in class) by tomorrow.
     
    Due Friday, October 4: Read Pages 44-48 of packet and complete pink packet up to and including "Length" (about 1.5 pages)
     
    Due Thursday, October 3: Read Pages 21-22 of the Handouts provided early last week (Sunject: Scientific Laws & Theories)
     
    Due Thursday, 9/26: Quia HW Quiz #2; Quiz in Class on Thursday!
     
    Due Friday 09/20: Lab Safety Quia Quiz
    Overdue lab safety contracts should be turned in immediately!
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Honors:
     
     
     
    Due TUES 02/25/20 Energy Unit Quia Quiz; Quiz on Tueday followed by District Test on Wednesday
     
    Due Thurs 02/20: C16 Quia HW Review
     
    C18 Quia Review due Thursday 01/30; In-Class C18 Quiz on Thursday (Use your text, reading guide, study guide, notes and Quia review to prepare)
     
    Continue and Complete Chapter 18, Sections 1-2 due Thursday, 01/23
     
    Due Fri 01/17: Quia Quiz on Chapter 17; quiz in class on Friday
     
    Due Thurs 01/09: Quia Quiz on 17.4; quiz in class on Thursday
     
    Due Fri 12/13: Quia HW Review on 17.1 & 17.2; Bring covered book everyday!
     
    Due Monday 12/09: C17.2 + Vocab (started in class Friday)
     
    Due Thursday 12/05: Section 17.1 Wporksheets +Vocabulary (with definitions!)' Also: try car remote exercise with a parent/guardian
     
    Bubble Gum Lab is due Friday 11/22 assembled and stapled as shown HERE
    They will be accepted late but for full credit until Tuesday Nov 26.
     
    District Test on Unit 1 Wednesday; There is a Unit 1 Review Quiz in-class on Tuesday - Use your study notes and the Quia Review quiz ("now due 11/18...") to prepare!
     
    Due Thursday 11/14: Unit Review Quia Quiz
     
    Due Friday 11/08: Quia HW quiz on Averages, Precision & Accuracy, and Percent Error.
     
    Friday's scheduled quiz is postponed until Monday because of the delayed opening and because we will not be having Period 4.
     
    Due Thursday Oct 31: Density Quia HW quiz; in-class quiz on Friday on Density
     
    Due Friday Oct 25: Complete Density Worksheet 1
     
    Due Tuesday Oct 22: Read pages 52-55 and complete Pink Packet.  For a picture of the Thermal Layers of the Atmosphere reviewed in class Click Here
     
    Due Wednesday Oct 16: Complete purple, blue and green worksheets started in class.  For a copy of the worksheets, Click Here. Quia HW quiz due Thursday and there will be a quiz in class on Friday on the same material.
     
    Due Wednesday Oct 16: Complete purple, blue and green worksheets started in class.  Quia HW quiz due Thursday and there will be a quiz in class on Friday on the same material.
     
    Due Tuesday Oct 15: Read p.48-51 and complete Pink Packet through  "The Difference Between Mass and Weight.  Quia HW quiz due Thursday and there will be a quiz in class on Friday.
     
    Due Friday October 11: Complete the following worksheets started in class:
    1. Practicing Measurement Skills
    2. Dimensions of Measurements
    3. Area and Volume Practice
    4. The Metric System - Area
     
    Due Tuesday October 8: Complete "Metric Mania" and "The Ruler Hands On" worksheets (started in class) by tomorrow.
     
    Due Friday, October 4: Read Pages 44-48 of packet and complete pink packet up to and including "Length" (about 1.5 pages)
     
    Due Thursday, October 3: Read Pages 21-22 of the Handouts provided early last week (Sunject: Scientific Laws & Theories)
     
    Due Thursday, 9/26: Quia HW Quiz #2; Quiz in Class on Thursday!
     
    Due Friday 09/20: Lab Safety Quia Quiz
    Overdue lab safety contracts should be turned in immediately!
     
     
     
     
    Academic & Honors:
     
    Follow Quia Log-in instructions below.
     
     
    Quia
     
    Quia is an online quiz program that you can use from school, home, and on the road. To access the site, click this link: Quia Website
    Your Quia username is, with a few exceptions, your first name and last name (all lower case, no hyphens, and no spaces) followed immediately by 750.  For example,  Joseph Holm's username for Science Class would be josephholm750.
     
    You password is your Student ID.
     
    ExploreLearning (Gizmos)
     
    Website: ExploreLearning
     
    Username: CarlS355
    Password:  Wind355
     

     

    How to log-in to Fusion Digital Resources: 

    When you follow the directions below to access your textbook online, have patience, as loading this website can take a LONG time!

    1. Go to: Thinkcentral.com (Chrome and Firefox seem to work best; Internet Explorer not so much; I don't know about Edge.)
    2. Select state (if you type PENNA it will jump to Pennsylvania)
    3. Select district (if you type Counc it will jump to Council Rock)
    4. Select Newtown Middle School
    5. Check "Remember me" (It will only remember state, district and school)
    6. Username = newtown2018 ---Everyone has the same Username
    7. Password = Dna2018 (case sensitive) ---Everyone has the same Password.
    8. Click Log In
    9. Click My Library -- if you see a white screen, try a different browser (...try Chrome or Firefox or Edge or Safari...)
     
    Honors Online Textbook
     
    To access your textbook online, please follow the directions below. 
     
    Click on the link below
     
     
     
    1. Click on the grey Sign In box
    2. Everyone will have the same Username = use the one given to you in class
    3. Everyone has the same Password =use the one given to you in class
    4. Click Log In
    5. When the screen with the frog appears, click on "programs".
    6. To view the on-line text, click on a chapter.
    7. Select the top choice, "Student e-text..."
    8. Click "Open in new window"
    9. You now have access to the entire on-line textbook.  Use the navigation tools to access content.

    Be sure to log out when you are done, please!

    If you have trouble, our best suggestion is to try another browser.  I've gotten the book to load in Chrome and Firefox on a Windows machine...