7th Grade Science

Current Unit of Study:
Explain the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces acting on an object (including friction, gravity and magnets). Develop and understanding of Newtons Laws of Motion.
Homework (Sept. 20): Complete vocabulary on page 69 and questions on page 75 in the science textbook. 

This week (Sept. 17-21) students will be reviewing each of Newtons Laws of Motion

Students were given back their Motion Test on Monday (Sept. 17). They may make corrections on the test and bring it back signed for extra credit. 

 Students will have and opportunity to retake the quiz on speed, velocity and acceleration on Wednesday, September 12 to try to improve their grade. 

There will be a test on Motion (Chapter 1) on Monday 9/10

There will be a quiz on Friday 9/7. It will consist of solving problems for speed, velocity and acceleration. 

REMINDER: 1st Current Event Assignment due Thursday, Aug 30. 

Quiz on motion notes Thursday, Aug 30. (See Notes under documents link)

Homework due 8/29 - Complete workbook pages 47 & 48 if not complete in class. 


 Homework due 8/28: Complete reading check questions from 41-44 in your workbook if you did not complete in class. 

This year the middle school teachers will be offering a daily tutoring room after school from 2:30-3:15pm for students who would like extra help with their core classes or extra time to work on projects.
This is a great opportunity for students who want to improve their grades or need extra help.  This is NOT a room to simply hang out in after school.
If you would like to take advantage of the daily tutoring being offered simply report to the tutoring room {Room 218} at 2:30pm. 

Vocabulary Quiz Tuesday 8/21 on vocabulary from NOS4.  

  • Homework Due Wed. 8/21: Complete vocabulary on page NOS20 and Questions on NOS27 if not completed in class.  

  • Complete questions 1,3,5,7,9, and 10 on page NOS11 if you did not complete those in class today.  

  • Homework Due Thursday 8/16: Complete vocabulary definitions from page NOS 4 in Textbook. 

  • Homework: Due Friday 8/17 "My Scientific Summer" Refer to the handout given out in class today or click on the documents link on the left of the screen.  
  • PLEASE RETURN IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY! science safety contract will be given out in class on Thursday (8/9). This contract will be gone over in class and will need to be taken home and signed by parents. Students will receive a 100 homework grade for returning it on Friday (8/10).
  • Students will need to complete one science current event each month. Students will be given information on how to complete the assignment as well as the grading rubric in class. A copy of this information can also found using the link to the left. Science current event assignments will be due on the 30th of each month. If the 30th falls on a weekend or holiday, the assignment will be due the next school day after the 30th.