Individual Lesson Plans: You Will Need Your MPS Email to See

Week One

     9/8: Dogfish Dissection

     9/9: The Seasons

     9/10: The Water Cycle

     9/11: Photosynthesis Lab

Week Two

     9/14: How the Body Protects Itself

     9/15: When is Water Safe to Drink?

     9/16: Ecosytems and Biodiversity Bill Nye

     9/17: Ecoystems

     9/18: Designing Your Own Ecosystem

Week Three

     9/21: How Its Made: M&Ms

     9/22: Will the Oceans Run Out of Oxygen?

     9/23: Science Court: Particles and Diffusion

     9/24: Aquatic Life Lab: How do they get food?

     9/25: How Are Fish Adapted to their Environment?

Week Four

     9/28:  How Its Made: Limos and Tanks

     9/29: What Can DNA Tell Us About Our Ancestry?

     9/30: Bill Nye: Genetically Modified Foods

     10/1: Plant Transpiration

     10/2: Biotechnology: Knocking Out Genes

Week Five

     10/5: Six Simple Machines

     10/6: Trouble at the Circus

     10/7: Bill Nye: Six Simple Machines

     10/8: Six Simple Machines Lesson 1: Wedge and Lever

     10/9: Six Simple Machies Lesson 2: Ramp/Inclined Plane

Week Six (MEA)

     10/12: Six Simple Machines Lesson 3: Wheel and Axle

     10/13: Six Simple Machines: Real World Examples and Building Stadiums

Week Seven

     10/19: Natural Selection

     10/20: Cell Energy: Underwater Photosynthesis

     10/21: Bill Nye: Cells

     10/22: Mutation

     10/23: NOVA Lab: Evolution

Week Eight

     10/26: Ocean Motion: How does the Moon Affect Tides?

     10/27: Blood Typing Part I

     10/28: Blood Typing Part II

     10/29: Bones! Virtual Lab

     10/30: The Science of Decay: Decomposition Lab

Week Nine

     11/2: Skate Park Potential Energy

     11/3: Lunar Landing

     11/4: Bill Nye: Momentum

     11/5: Static Electricity

     11/6: No School

Week Ten

     11/09: John Travoltage

     11/10: Eating and Exercise: Calories

     11/11: Bill Nye: Nutrition

     11/12: Individual Study: BMI

     11/13: Fermentation and Preservation: What and Why?

Week Eleven

     11/16: The Skeleton System

     11/17: The Digestive System

     11/18: Magic School Bus Digestive System

     11/19: Understanding Digestion Problems

     11/20: Decolonizing Cousine

Week Twelve (Thanksgiving)

     11/23: The Brain of Mammals

     11/24: The Parts of the Brain: Color and Read Fun Facts

Week Thirteen:

     11/30: The Central Nervous System (CNS) Background PBS

     12/1: The Central Nervous System Lab

     12/2: Stem Cells

     12/3: Go Go Stem Cells

     12/4: CNS Anatomy

Week Fourteen

     12/7: Engineering the Heart: Intro to the Circulatory System and It's Functions

     12/8: Organs of the Circulatory System

     12/9: Types of Circulation

     12/10: Heart Transplants: NOVA

     12/11: Heart Transplants: NOVA

Week Fifteen

     12/14: Plate Techtonics

     12/15: Investigating Glaciers

     12/16: Work Day

     12/17: Greenhouse Gases

     12/18: Tsunami Lab

   

Week Sixteen

     01/04: Radioactive Speed Dating

     01/05: Plate Techtonics

     01/06: Work Day

     01/07: Earthquakes: Mapping and Measuring

     01/08: Plate Tectonic Mapping

Week Seventeen

     01/11: Virtual Volcanoes: Hawaii

     01/12: Mapping Volcanoes and Earthquakes

     01/13: Volcano Wordfind Vocab

     01/14: Great Rift Valley Virtual Field Trip

     01/15: The Ring of Fire: Mapping

Week Eighteen

     01/18: No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

     01/19: Rocks and Soil: Relatives

     01/20: Geology Wordfind Vocab

     01/21: The Great Rift Valley

     01/22: Rock Tension and Geological Stress

Week Nineteen

     01/25: What is Petroleum

     01/26: The Middle East and Oil

     01/27: Plate Tectonic Read and Response

     01/28: Is it the End of an the Era of Oil in Middle East?

     01/29: No School: End Q2/S1

Week 20

     02/01: Famous African American Innovators and Inventors and Response Jigsaw

     02/02: Famous African American Innovators and Inventors and Response Jigsaw

     02/03: Inventors Crossword

     02/04: Vivien Thomas

     02/05: Something the Lord Made

 

Week 21

     02/08: Something the Lord Made

     02/09: Something the Lord Made

     02/10: HCBU: What are they? Where are they?

     02/11: Tell Them We Are Rising: HCBU's

     02/12: Tell Them We Are Rising: HCBU's

Week 22

     02/15: No School: Presidents Day

     02/16: No School: Conferences

     02/17: Inventions

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Week 35

     05/31: Memorial Day No School

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