Unit 1 Light and Optical Systems

Topic 1-3 Quiz - September 26/27
BLM 1-3 Glossary 1 - September 26/27

Trip to eye doctor: 8-2 October 7, 8-3 October 4, 8-4 October 7

Topic 4-5 Quiz - 8-2: October 11, 8-3 October 11, 8-4 October 12
BLM 3-12 Glossary 2 - 8-2: October 11, 8-3 October 11, 8-4 October 12

BLM 3-18 Glossary 3 - October 26 8-2 and 8-4, October 27 8-3
Unit Handout- October 26 8-2 and 8-4, October 27 8-3

Unit Exam -October 26 8-2 and 8-4, October 27 8-3

Unit Project- October 26 8-2 and 8-4, October 27 8-3

Unit 2 Cells and Systems

Quiz - Use of Microscopes November 17/18
hands on activity or alternate assignment Plant cell vs. Animal Cell December 1/2
Quiz Body Systems December 12/13 (original date was December 8/9)
Cells and Systems Exam December 20/21
Unit handout due December 20/21
Unit projects due January 5/6


Mid-Term Exam (covers Light and Optical Systems & Cells and Systems) week of January 9th

8-3 Mid-Term Exam Thursday January 12
8-4 and 8-2 Mid-Term Exam Friday January 13


Unit 3 Mix and Flow of Matter

Quiz - Lab Safety - January 31 (8-3)/February 2 (8-4 and 8-2)
Quiz - Topics 1-3 - February 2 (8-3)/February 3 (8-4 and 8-2)
Quiz - Topics 4-6 February 28 (8-3)/February 29 (8-4 and 8-2)
Unit Exam March 15 (8-3)/March 16 (8-4 and 8-2)
Unit Project due (all classes) March 16


Unit 4 Water

World Water Day - March 22
Water Distribution lab due March 21 (8-4 and 8-2) March 22 (8-3)
Where Does Our Water Come From? due March 26 (8-4 and 8-3) March 27 (8-2)
Dodds Lake Paperwork or Alternate Activity for those not on field trip due April 11 (8-2) April 12 (8-3) and April 14 (8-4)
Water Quest individual graphic organizers, group paperwork due and group presentations due April 18 (8-4 and 8-2) April 19 (8-3)
Water Booklet due April 18 (8-4 and 8-2) April 19 (8-3)
Students who have not completed (and passed) all water activities will write a unit exam on April 23 (8-4 and 8-3) and April 24 (8-2)
Earth Day April 22

Unit 5 Mechanical Systems

Unit Exam and Unit Booklets due May 28 (8-4 and 8-3) May 29 (8-2)
Rube Goldberg Project, all paperwork, movie and rubrics due May 28 (8-4 and 8-3) May 29 (8-2)

Topic 1-3 Take Home Quiz (BLM 4-14) due May 11 (all classes)