• Mr. Dunn
  • My conference time is 8:15-9:10.

  • Feel free to email me at fdunn@azleisd.net.

Things to look forward to in science this year:

  1. MythBusters Monday (What will they blow up today?)
  2. Vocabulary Tuesday (Rotation Day!)
  3.  Lab Wednesday (With Ms. Lindenmeier!)
  4.  Textbook Thursday (Jump into our lessons!)
  5. Wrap Up Friday (Workbook; Test Day; Bonus Time!)

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 Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

8-26

8-27

8-28

8-29

8-30

First Day

Science:

Intro textbook

Video: Matter

Social Sudies:

pp 17-21

Section 1 Assessment

Science:

Class Pics.

About me caption.

Video: The Power of the Periodic Table

Social Sudies:

pp 24-26

Section 2 Assessment

Science:

pp 4-8/Voc Definitions

Questions p 8

Social Sudies:

Chapter 1 Assessment

Science:

pp 162-165/Voc Defninitions

Draw and label Figure 9

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

9-02

9-03

9-04

9-05

9-06

Holiday

Science:

MythBusters Monday (on Tuesday)

"Exploding Toilet"

1. Exploding Toilet

2. Magic Ice Bullets

3. Running in the Rain

Social Sudies:

pp 35-40.

Section Assessment p 40

Science:

Science Lab

Social Sudies:

pp 45-49

Section Assessment p 49

Science:

pp 11-12

Questions p 15

Make a Dinosaur Bone Activity

Social Sudies:

Finish:

pp 429-433

Section 2 Assessment p 433 w/a partner

Science:

pp 16-19 Voc/Definitions

Questions p 19

Graph Birth Months

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

 9-9

 9-10

 9-11

 9-12

 9-13

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Cell Phone"

1. Cell Phone Explodes Gas Pump

2. Exploding Implants

3. Shattering CD Discs

Social Sudies:

pp 419-422

Section Assessment

Science:

pp 20-25

Safety Symbols p 25

Social Sudies:

Mesopotamia(VHS 48 Min)

Science:

Lab

Social Sudies:

Fundraiser Assembly

Science:

Chapter 1 Review  pt 1

Social Sudies:

pp 429-433

Section 2 Assessment

Science:

Chapter 1 Review pt 2

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

 9-16

 9-17

 9-18

 9-19

 9-20

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Barrel of Bricks"

1. Buried Under a Barrel of Bricks

2. Electrified Third Rail

3. Eel Skin Wallet Disaster

Social Sudies:

This is Egypt (VHS 53 Min)

Science:

pp 38-42

Questions p 42

Social Sudies:

King Tut (VHS 60 Min)

Science:

Science Lab

Social Sudies:

Design a Mummy...

Writing activity... Begin with, "When I am dead, I need ___ with me in the afterlife, so that I can ____.

Begin designing mummy blanks next week.

Science:

pp 43-45

Definitions and Mystery Project

Social Sudies:

Review pp 429-433

Rewrite last Thusday's "If I were dead..." on final paper. Begin designing mummy blanks.

Science:

pp 47-51

Popcorn Project

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

 9-23

 9-24

 9-25

 9-26

 9-27

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Penny Drop"

1. Penny Drop

2. Tanning Bed Bakeoff

3. Tooth Filling Radio Receiver

Social Sudies:

Mummy: Begin design of cover.

Science:

Laser Disk:

What's the Matter?

pp 1-7

Social Sudies:

Mummy: Add glitter and assemble.

Science:

Science Lab

Social Sudies:

pp 435-438

Section 4 Assessment with a partner

Science:

Laser Disk:

What's the Matter?

pp 7-12; Create a graph over the straw, eraser, and push pin.

Social Sudies:

pp 440-443

Section 5 Assessment with a partner

Science:

Laser Disk:

What's the Matter?

pp 12-18

Draw examples of solid, liquid, and gas.

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

 9-30

 10-1

 10-2

 10-3

 10-4

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Penny Drop"

1. Buried Alive

2. Leap from a Bridge

3. Cola Stain Remover

Social Sudies:

pp 449-453

Section 1 Assessment p 453

Science:

Laser  Disk

"The Atom"

Draw and Label a Model  of an Atom.

Social Sudies:

pp 455-459

Section 2 Assessment p 459

Science:

Lab

Social Sudies:

pp 462-467

Section 1 Assessment p 467

Science:

Researching in Library

"Encylopedia Index"

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

Science:

Volleyball Tournament

Social Sudies:

Early Dismissal

 10-7

 10-8

 10-9

 10-10

 10-11

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Lightning Strikes"

1. Lightning Strikes

2. Homemade Tree Cannon

3. Reading a Breathalyzer

Social Sudies:

pp 471-473

Video

Section Review p 473

Science:

Laser Disk

"The Atom"

Six Weeks Testing

Social Sudies:

pp 474-475

Outline the Section

 

Science:

Science Lab

Social Sudies:

p 480

Chapter 16 Assessment

Six Weeks Test

Section 1 Assessment p 453

Science:

Researching in Library

Bibliographies

Social Sudies:

Conduct Recess

Science:

Laser  Disk

"Elements"

Create a periodic table using student names.

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

10-14

10-15

10-16

10-17

10-18

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Killer Brace"

1. Killer Brace Position

2. Cell Phone Driving

Social Sudies:

Africa South of the Sahara

pp 497-501

Section 1 Assessment

Science:

Laser Disk

Forces and  Motion

Activity 1 WS

Social Sudies:

pp 502-506

Section 2 Assessment

Science:

Science Lab

Social Sudies:

1912 Map p 510

Science:

Library for researching using reference materials

Social Sudies:

2011 Map p 514

Map Handout

Science:

Laser Disk

Forces and Motion

Vocabulary Notes

Social Sudies:

pp 449-453

Section 1 Assessment p 453

10-21

10-22

10-23

10-24

10-25

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Six Pack"

1. Cooling a Six Pack

2. Ancient Electricity

3. Buster and Earl

Social Sudies:

Africa South of the Sahara

pp 513-516

Section 4 Assessment

Science:

Laser Disk

Forces and Motion

Start Poster for Newton's Three Laws of Motion

Social Sudies:

Africa South of the Sahara

Video: West Africa: South of the Sahara

Science:

Science Lab with Ms. Lindenmeier

Social Sudies:

Africa South of the Sahara

pp 497-501

Section 1 Assessment

Science:

Library for Researching Using Reference Materials: Using Non-Fiction Books and the Card Catalog

Social Sudies:

Africa South of the Sahara

Art Map on Student-Selected Country in Africa

Science:

Laser Disk

Forces and Motion

Illustration showing 2 bikers, one with poor aerodynamics and one with good aerodynamics.

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

10-28

10-29

10-30

10-31

11-1

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Yawning"

1. Is Yawning Contagious?

2. Toy Car Top Speed

3. Butter Side Up or Down?

Social Sudies:

Africa Art (Day 2)

Finish maps and assemble posters.

Science:

Laser Disk

TM 24-28

Add Newton's 3rd Law of Motion to poster.

Social Sudies:

Africa Art (Day 3)

Today is presentation day.

Science:

Lab with Ms. Lindenmeier

Social Sudies:

Africa South of the Sahara

pp 523-527

Section 1 Assessment p 227

Science:

Library for researching using reference  materials: Non-fiction Books

Social Sudies:

pp 530+532

Create an African face sculpture with headdress and facial designs. Color.

Science:

Laser Disk

TM 28-32

Add Newton's 2nd Law of Motion to poster.

Social Sudies:

Study Hall and Game  Day

 11-4

 11-5

 11-6

 11-7

 11-8

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Hollywood on Trial"

12 Short on Eye-popping Hollywood Stunts

Social Sudies:

TM 536-539

Section 3 Assessment

Science:

Laser Disk

TM 33-38

Activity 5

Social Sudies:

TM 540 Chapter 18 Assessment

Science:

Lab with Ms. Lindenmeier

Social Sudies:

TM 545-549

Outline chapter using headings and subheadings.

Science:

Library for researching using reference materials: Non-fiction Books

Social Sudies:

pp 550-551 Geography Challenge 1

Science:

Laser Disk

TM 38-46

Activity 7

Social Sudies:

Study Hall and Game Day

11-11

11-12

11-13

11-14

11-15

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Son of a Gun"

1. Son of a Gun

2. Phone in a Thunderstorm

3. Trailer Troubles

Social Sudies:

pp 550-551 Geography Challenge 1

Science:

Matter and Energy

Textbook pp 118-123

Define 3 vocabulary and answer questions p 123.

Social Sudies:

pp 552-556

Section 2 Assessment. #2 Spider Map on 11x18 for display.

Science:

Matter and Energy

Chart from yesterday's lesson. Eight titles, definitions, and illustrations.

Social Sudies:

pp 560-563

Section 3 Assessment.

Map p 562.

Science:

Researching in the library over Children's Guide and magazines.

Social Sudies:

Video:

South Africa

Science:

Matter and Energy

pp 124-129

Define 3 words.

Answer ques p 129.

Illustration: Roller coaster with four cars labeled either potential or kinetic energy.

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

11-18

11-19

11-20

11-21

11-22

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Helium Football"

1. Helium Football

2. Catching a Bullet with your Teeth

Social Sudies:

pp 583-589 Section 1 Assessment

Science:

6 Wks Test

Video: Rocks and Minerals

Social Sudies:

Map p 584

Science:

Lab w/Ms. Lindenmeier

Social Sudies:

6 Wks Test

Video: India

Science:

Library for Researching

Magazine bibliography and facts

Social Sudies:

pp 591-596

Section 2 Assessment with a partner

Science:

pp 434-438

Ques p 438

Rock Illus p 435

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

11-25

11-26

 Holiday

 Holiday

 Holiday

Science:

MythBusters Monday

"Killer Whirlpool"

1. Killer Whirlpool

2. Snowplow Tornado

Social Sudies:

pp 591-596 Section 2 Assessment

Science:

pp 439-553

Rock Cycle Poster

Social Sudies:

Early Dismissal

 

 

 

12-2

12-3

12-4

12-5 

12-6 

Science:

MythBusters Monday

1. High Tech Alarms

2. The Mother of All Safes

Social Sudies:

pp 598-603

Science:

Chapter 16 Review p 447

Social Sudies:

Worth the Wait

Lesson 1

Science:

Lab

Social Sudies:

Worth the Wait

Lesson 2

Science:

Researching in the Library

Social Sudies:

Worth the Wait

Lesson 3

Science:

pp 456-460

Definitions; questions; illustration

Social Sudies:

Worth the Wait

Lesson 4

12-9

12-10 

12-11 

12-12 

12-13 

Science:

MythBusters Monday

1. Feathers Off a  Chicken

2. Polygraph Machines

Social Sudies:

Worth the Wait

Lesson 5

Science:

pp 460-468

Questions

 

Social Sudies:

Worth the Wait

Lesson 6

Science:

Lab

Social Sudies:

Worth the Wait

Lesson 7

Science:

Library Researching

Social Sudies:

Worth the Wait

Lesson 8

Science:

pp 469-473

Definition

Illustrations

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

 12-16

 12-17

 12-18

 12-19

 12-20

Science:

MythBusters Monday

1. Earthquake Machines

2. Exploding Lava Lamps

Social Sudies:

Worth the Wait

Lesson 9

Science:

pp 477-478 Chapter 17 Review (day 1)

Social Sudies:

Worth the Wait

Lesson 10/Review

Science:

Lab

Social Sudies:

AR Reading Break/Bonus Time for Students with All AR Points

Science:

Chapter 17 Review (day 2)

Social Sudies:

Study Hall/Game Day

Party/Early Dismissal


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