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    Oct 1st - 5th

    Notices:
    I encourage UMS students to excel with our school Spirit Week. An all school assembly will be held on the end of Friday.
    Students not attending the Visioneers trip to Krannert on Friday will be meeting in room 1734 with Mr. Apfelstadt, or room 1642 with Ms. Mathis during team periods.


    Monday - Wednesday:


    Unit on Science Foundations
    Essential Question
    What are the key ideas, steps, and skills of science investigation?
    Lesson topic Analysis of Measurement skills lab results

    One day will be used as a break from regular work to view a Mythbusters episode on "Diet Coke and Mentos."
    Students will reinforce understanding of main lab design concepts: background knowledge, problem statement, experiment design, and determining results of investigation.
    Assessment will be made by participation in review discussion and student note sheets
    Targets / lesson objective Students will build and demonstrate knowledge of data analysis
    Students will demonstrate how to determine conclusions for a lab activiity
    Activities Students will work with displays of the results from all students who measured six objects in the classroom.
    Students will write a conclusion section to the Measurement Skills Lab in their journals
    How will students demonstrate learning Students will demonstrate positive participation in activity.
    Students will have personal records for each activity
    Main ideas will be assessed with a practical and written quiz
    Homework Students should continue to review class notes in science spiral or folder for about 15 minutes per class day to build a solid understanding.

    Thursday:


    Unit on Science Foundations
    Essential Question
    What are the key ideas, steps, and skills of science investigation?
    Lesson topic Review quiz on measurement main ideas and skills
    Targets / lesson objective Students will demonstrate knowledge of measurement concepts
    Students will demonstrate accuracy with measurement:
    Activities Students will complete a quiz: Part 1 no notes; Part 2 with notes
    How will students demonstrate learning Students will demonstrate positive participation in activity.
    Students will have personal records for each activity
    Homework Students should continue to review class notes in science spiral or folder for about 15 minutes per class day to build a solid understanding.


    Friday:

    Special team and school schedule and activities.

    a) Visioneers team field trip to Krannert Center for the performing Arts, 9 AM to 11:30 AM

    b) For students not attending, teachers will provide materials and guidance for students to complete current class work.

    c) Students will attend an author's assembly hosted by the school.

    d) Students will attend and participate in an all school assembly celebrating UMS Spirit Week.


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