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Homework & Assignments


705: All Homework is due the next day of class unless stated otherwise

Link to 7th Grade Flexbook
Link to 7th Grade Flexbook Homework Assignments

  • Due Week of 4/29:  "    Read pg. 308-312
  • "    Define: electron configuration code
  • "    Read pg. 315-320 review pg. 321 #1,2,6
  • "    Define:  core electron, Lewis dot diagram, valence electron, valence shell
  • "    Read pg. 323-325 review pg. 326 #1-9
  • "    Define: ionic bond
  • "    Read pg. 327-337 review pg. 338 #1
  • "    Define: covalent bond
  • 3/8 Due 3/11:  Complete Intro to Atom Worksheet from class and Read History of the Atom
  • Test Friday 3/ on back8 on Matter Properties, Phases,  Changes
  • 3/6 Complete questions on Physical & Chemical Changes Lab
  • 3/5 Flexbook: Read pg. 304-305 review pg. 307 #1-7  Do all Chemistry Vocab words on Index Cards
         Define: atom, compound, element, heterogeneous mixture, homogeneous mixture, law of constant composition, matter, molecule, chemistry
  • 3/4 Flexbook: Read 281-284 recall #1-2
         Define: chemical change, chemical property, physical change, physical property
  • 12/20 Final Draft and All draft of Essay due Tomorrow
  • 12/19 Work on final draft of essay with the counter argument
  • 12/18 Complete 1st draft of essay
  • 12/17 State your position on the mining Issue.  Read all 3 articles.  Complete the Advantages/ Disadvantages graphic organizer on the two mining techniques
  • Argumentative Essay on Mining Final Draft Due Friday, Dec 21 (Bring in sooner if you know you will not be in!). 
  • Mystery Mineral Lab Due Thursday 12/6
  • Test Friday December 7 Minerals  Click Here for Review Sheet 1
              Click Here for Review Sheet # 2
  • 11/ 27 Mineral Cartoon:  Final Day Due 12/5
  • 11/15 Make a list of at least 3 minerals you want to do further research on.  Click here for link to mineral website we used in class
  • 10/26, Due 10/29:  Foldable Earth's Sphere's.  Directions:  Fold so that 8 x 11 paper meets in the middle, divide front into 4 boxes, 1 for each sphere-  Atmosphere, Lithosphere, Hyydrosphere & Biosphere.  Illustrate w/ appropiate pictures & drawings.  Back: Can be 1 of 3 diagrams- Earth's layers, Layers of Atmosphere, or Water Cycle.  Diagrams should be labeled.  Under the flaps of the spheres at least 2-3 facts (more if you can fit them.  Give an example of 1 or 2 relationships your cycle has with another sphere.
  • 10/25  Due 10/27 Using Flexbook:
  • Define: astronomy, geology, meteorology, oceanography (Vocab Section)
           Read pg. 11-16 recall pg. 17#1-4 points to consider #1-4

  • END OF MARKING PERIOD 1 HOMEWORK
  • Due 10/23: Write your own lab Report- Hoew do Plants grow Best?
  • Wednesday 10/24  Quarterly Exam in Science.
  • 10/18 Draft 1 of Lab Report on Plant Growth.   Click here for Link to website
  • 10/5:  All measurement Activities and Labs will be collected as the "Measurement Lab" on Thursday 10/11.  You must have a cover with Title, Name & Class and an illustration
  • 10/1 Study for Test 10/2 Tuesday:  Safety/ skills/ Sci Method/ Measurement/
  • 9/28 Test Review Sheet,
  • Homework  Metric Conversion WS#2
  • 9/27 Metric Conversion Worksheet ;  Practice  
  • 9/28 Length Conversion WS  Practice
  • 9/25 Complete Surface Tension Lab
  • Study for Test 10/2 Tuesday:  Safety/ skills/ Sci Method/ Measurement/
  • Quiz  Friday 9/21 Scientific Method
  • 9/19 Variables & Controls Worksheet- complete for HW;  Flexbook p.9 # 1, 2
  • 9/13 Complete science skills assessment Worksheet
  • 9/11 (Use Flexbook) Sci Method: Vocabulary words- define in your vocab section of notebook
  • Safety Quiz Wednesday 9/12
  • 9/7 Safety Poster Due 9/11