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06-19-18 Have a great summer and good luck next year!

06-18-18 PLTW: If you want another chance to improve your project grade, you can show it to me tomorrow in class. That will be the last time.
Science: None

06-15-18 PLTW: You are almost there! Apps will be checked Monday. Make sure they are done and the write up is complete!
Science: Monday is your final exam.

06-14-18 PLTW: You are almost there! Apps will be checked Monday. Make sure they are done and the write up is complete!
Science: Tomorrow is the last day of the health curriculum. Monday is your final exam.

06-13-18 PLTW: You are almost there! Apps will be checked Monday. Make sure they are done and the write up is complete!
Science: Tomorrow you have an article write-up. Friday is the last day of the health curriculum. Monday is your final exam.

06-12-18 PLTW: Keep up the work! Remember, you need to have a written log about what you are doing for the final project. You shouldn't be just doing the app. You need to keep a record of the changes.
Science: Health curriculum today, tomorrow and Friday. You will have an article summary on Thursday. Final exam is Monday 6/18

06-11-18 PLTW: Keep up the great work!
Science: We will be continuing the Health curriculum through the rest of the week. Final exam in science is 6/18.

06-08-18 PLTW: Keep up the good work!
Science: I have calculated temporary final grades. I have dropped 4 participation, 2 labs and a project. The final grades will be calculated the last week of school. They will include the Final test and your participation. So the grades could go lower depending on those scores.

06-07-18 PLTW: Keep up the good work!
Science: You were awesome today for the first day of Human Growth and Development. You were all very mature and respectful! I got some very good questions in the question box. We will discuss them on Monday for Part 2.

06-06-18 PLTW: Good work on the projects today. Remember you have enrichment to work on them as well.
Science: Your labs will be graded by Friday. Tomorrow we start the human growth and development portion of the class. Grades are updated.

06-05-18 PLTW: Continue working on your final project.
Science: we will finish the lb activity tomorrow. it is due at the end of the period. The Human Growth and Development portion of the class will start on Thursday 6/7.

06-04-18 PLTW: Continue working on your final projects.
Science: Grading today. Tuesday we are talking about fossils! Wednesday we are having a fossil activity!

06-01-18 PLTW: Continue working on your final projects.
Science: Grading today and Monday. Tuesday we are talking about fossils!

05-31-18 PLTW: None
Science: Your textbooks are due tomorrow. Please bring them in so they can be given to the librarian.

05-30-18 PLTW: Good work on finishing the 1.2.2 project! now for your final project in the class. An app of your own design. It is due by 6/18
Science: Periods 3,5 your testing is now over! periods 4,6 yours is tomorrow. Review your papers!

05-29-18 PLTW: Keep working on that 1.2.2!
Science: Good job with the idea of populations and invasive species. You should go over the papers you were handed back on Friday to help review for the test.

05-25-18 PLTW: Keep working on getting your app to search both google and wikipedia.
Science: Review your notes. Your test is next week!

05-24-18 PLTW: None
Science: You should have written the answers to the yellow sheets in class on a piece of paper. The geologic sections should have been turned in at the end of class. The white sheets should have been done in class, if they weren't please finish them as homework.

05-23-18 PLTW: Good work on the URL's today. We will continue Friday.
Science: You should have written the answers to the yellow sheets in class on a piece of paper. The geologic sections should have been turned in at the end of class. The white sheets should have been done in class, if they weren't please finish them as homework.

05-22-18 PLTW: None
Science: The Antibiotics assignment is due by tonight at 8pm for periods 4 and 6.

05-21-18 PLTW: Good job on the 1.2.1 upgrade. Wednesday we start 1.2.2 and learn about URL's and what they mean.
Science: The Antibiotics assignment is due by 8pm tonight for periods 3 and 5.

05-18-18 PLTW: Good work on attempting to mimic the "Laurel" sound craze. Very ingenious. You will be continuing 1.2 on Monday.
Science: Great work on your project. If you didn't finish it in class, it is due Monday and Tuesday. Please upload the link to the presentation to the upload on eTUSD.

05-17-18 PLTW: None
Science: Excellent job with the mutation activity today! Additionally nice input on the genetics discussion. The project assigned today, is to be a prezi and is due Tuesday (P4&P6). We will be working on it in class tomorrow. Take advantage of that time.

05-16-18 PLTW: Nice job with modifying the bouquet program! Keep it up.
Science: Excellent job with the mutation activity today! Additionally nice input on the genetics discussion. The project assigned today, is to be a prezi and is due Monday (P3&P5). We will be working on it in class on Friday. Take advantage of that time.

05-15-18 PLTW: NOTHING
Science: Good job with the personal traits activity and the Clipbird activity. There are chemistry notes on the etUSD website that you should review before the state test. You don't need to take notes, but definitely review them, along with the Physics and Astronomy notes.

05-14-18 PLTW: A good start on 1.2.1! We will continue it on Wednesday.
Science: Good job with the personal traits activity and the Clipbird activity. There are chemistry notes on the etUSD website that you should review before the state test. You don't need to take notes, but definitely review them, along with the Physics and Astronomy notes.

05-11-18 PLTW: Nice job on the photo's. I will be grading them this week. Monday we start 1.2.1!
Good work on the natural selection activity today. If you didn't finish it, be sure to turn it in when we meet next.

05-10-18 PLTW: Good work on your photo projects today. We will conclude them tomorrow.
Science: Hope you enjoyed the video today. I also hope it made your think about the whole predator/prey relationship. We will continue the topic tomorrow.

05-09-18 PLTW: Tomorrow we will start a photo-editing project. It will be due Friday by the end of the period.
Science: Don't forget to finish up your eTUSD questions. They are due by 8pm.

05-08-18 PLTW: Remember, tomorrow is the last official day fro 1.1.7. WE are doing two days of photo editing then 1.2.1
Science: If you did not finish the assignment in class today, it is homework. Don't forget to finish up the eTUSD questions for tomorrow night.

05-07-18 PLTW: We will be moving on from 1.1.7 Thursday. You will have a photo editing challenge and then we start 1.2.1.
Science: do pages 88-94 #1-#12 and #1-#4 "Traits and Inheritance" in the LIFE SCIENCE workbook. Don't forget about the eTUSD assignment due Wednesday.

05-04-18 PLTW: We will finish up 1.1.7 next week. Then we will start on 1.2.1.
Science: Do pages 82-87 #1-#11 and #1-#3 "Mendel and his peas" in the LIFE SCIENCE workbook. Keep working on your eTUSD questions.

05-03-18 PLTW: Nice job on the app. We will finish the last part next week. Try and get as much done tomorrow as possible.
Science: Excellent work on the strawberry lab today! Tomorrow we will discuss inheritance. Don't forget to do your etusd!

05-02-18 PLTW: Excellent job today! keep it up.
Science: Eggcelent job with the Egg Dissection today! Tomorrow is the DNA lab. Don't forget about the eTUSD due tonight by 8pm.

05-01-18 PLTW: Good work today. We will continue tomorrow!
Science: We have a lab tomorrow and Thursday. Don't forget to finish your eTUSD questions by tomorrow night.

04-30-18 PLTW: Awesome job today on the pp. Keep it up!
Science: Do pages 77-81 #1-#8 and #1-#4 "The cell life cycle", 101-104 #1-#6 and #1-#6 "What does DNA look like?", 105-110 #1-#10 and #1-#5 "How does DNA Work?". The pages are due Wednesday.

04-27-18 PLTW: Keep up the great work on your "Sprite Smash" apps. They are looking great!
Science: You have an eTUSD assignment you should be working on. It is due Wednesday. We start the life science portion of the class on Monday.

04-26-18 PLTW: Nice job on the basics of the "sprite smash" game. Starting tomorrow, we work on the complicated changes to the program.
Science: We have finished the portion of the class dealing with waves and energy. Tomorrow, you have a test covering.... kinetic and potential energy, energy conversions, waves and wave interactions, sound, analog and digital, reflection, absorption, transmittance, magnetism and electricity.

04-25-18 PLTW: Nice start on the Sprite Smash" game. We will continue where we left off tomorrow. If you did not get a signature today, make sure you get it tomorrow!
Science: Good work today on your projects. Remember that the example on the bottom is a general example. Please DO NOT just copy it. You should NOT use drawings to represent the wave length not should you draw the frequency. Frequency should be represented by a number line. We are grading the project tomorrow. You have a test on Friday.

04-24-18 PLTW: Good work today!! we start sprite smash tomorrow!
Science: I have decided to give you an extra day to work on your projects. They will be due Thursday. That means you have a test on Friday.

04-23-18 PLTW: Good work on the sprite manipulation today. We will finish it tomorrow.
Science: Continue working on the project handed out today. They are due Wednesday for grading. We will be working on them tomorrow in class. The directions are on eTUSD.

04-20-18 PLTW: We started 1.1.6 today. You have some questions to answer over the weekend.
Science: Do pages 341-350 #1-#23 and #1-#5 "Sound" in the physical science with earth science workbook. Continue what we did in class with the virtual oscilloscope. To do this at home go to Academo.org and chose the virtual oscilloscope. Draw three different sounds. Please staple them on the back of the workbook pages. Workbook pages are due Monday. If you are not in class on Monday, please make sure the homework is in my box by the time I leave in the afternoon.

04-19-18 PLTW: Good work on the powerpoints today. Tomorrow we edit images.
Science: Good questions today about the eye. Please make sure you finish the prezi presentation (the last slide). Write down what colors you see with the various squares. I will check them tomorrow. Tomorrow we are working on sound. So there will be a quick lecture followed by exploring sound visually. If you would like, you may bring a musical instrument to use for the activity. Please try and keep the size down to a minimum (if possible).

04-18-18 PLTW: We are starting 1.1.6 tomorrow. This is basic image editing.
Science: Hope you all enjoyed the field trip to THS. Tomorrow we will be covering light and color. Don't forget about the eTUSD questions due tonight at 8pm.

04-17-18 PLTW: We will be collecting the 1.1.5 tomorrow and will be starting 1.1.6.
Science: We finished the electromagnetic spectrum lecture. The workbook pages are due tomorrow. If I have you 3rd period, please make sure you get the workbook pages to me before school starts. Don't forget about the eTUSd questions that are due tomorrow night at 8pm!

04-16-18 PLTW: I have collected 1.1.4 and will be collecting 1.1.5 tomorrow. Finish your sprint for the two person air hockey game.
Science: do pages 351-358 #1-#19 and #1-#6 "The nature of light" in the physical science with earth science workbook. These are due Wednesday. Don't forget about your eTSUD due Wednesday night.

04-13-18 PLTW: I will be collecting 1.1.4 on Monday. Make sure the program is done.
Science: Please make sure you finish up your Lab write up. It is due Monday.

04-12-18 PLTW: Your 1.1.4 handout is due tomorrow. We will be starting 1.1.5.
Science: Do pages 335-340 #1-#12 and #1-#5 "Wave Interactions" in the Physical science with Earth science workbook. You have a lab activity tomorrow dealing with lenses, prisms and diffraction.

04-11-18 PLTW: good work with the handout today. We will continue it tomorrow.
Science: Excellent job on the assignment today. If you didn't finis hit today in class, finish it tonight for homework. Don't forget about the eTUSD that is due tonight at 8pm.

04-10-18 PLTW: Good job with the virtual oscilloscopes today. We will continue with them tomorrow.
Science: Do pages 327-334 #1-#15 and #1-#5 "Characteristics of waves" in the physical science and earth science workbook. They are due tomorrow. Don't forget about the eTUSD questions due tomorrow night at 8pm.

04-09-18 PLTW: We started 1.2.1 today. Picture Pool. We are tabling it until later in the year. Tomorrow we will be doing 1.1.4 Representing music.
Science: Do pages 319-326 #1-#16 and #1-#5 in the Physical Science and Earth Science workbooks. Don't forget to be working on your eTUSD questions. they are due Wednesday night at 8pm

04-06-18 PLTW: All computer apps have been graded. They will be put into the gradebook Monday. Monday we start a new app.
Science: QTR 3 ends today. All assignments have been collected and graded. All late work has been graded. Grades will be put into the computer Monday. Don't forget to be working on your eTSUD questions!

04-05-18 PLTW: Tomorrow your calculator apps will be graded, finished or not.
Science: Nice job on the solar cell activity today. The lab handout is homework if you didn't finish it in class today. We are grading it tomorrow. If you are not here tomorrow, make sure it is in my box by the time I leave tomorrow afternoon.

04-04-18 PLTW: I will be starting the grading process of the calculator app. I will do a final grade Friday.
Science: Good job today with the solar cells and the notes. If you were absent, the notes are online. A new eTUSD starts tonight. it will be due next Wednesday.

04-03-18 PLTW: Good work on the calculators! Remember, this is your program. Please do not copy material off of the internet. You will have a serious deduction in your grade if you do.
Science: Nice job with the marble roller coasters! Hopefully we get to play with solar cells tomorrow.

04-02-18 PLTW: I will be grading your calculator apps Wednesday. They need to add correctly for minimum credit. Anything more than adding will give you a better grade.
Science: If you did the wrong workbook pages or were absent on Friday, please make sure they are done by tomorrow.

03-23-18 PLTW: have a great break. Remember, you can work on your calculators at home on the internet.
Science: If you did not finish the workbook pages in class, they are to be done over break. If you were absent on Friday, then the pages to be done are 149-156 "What is Energy?" in the Holt: Interactive Workbook. They are due When we return from break. Have a great break!

03-22-18 PLTW: Calculators will be graded when we get back from break. Tomorrow, is study hall/SSR.
Science: No homework

03-21-18 PLTW: Keep up the great work on your calculators. Grades are updated.
Science: Finish your eTUSD questions. They are due tonight by 8pm.

03-20-18 PLTW: Good work on the calculator. We will finish it when we get back from break.
Science: Nice job with the potential/kinetic simulations today! We will most likely be working on an electric motor tomorrow and Thursday.

03-19-18 PLTW: If you have not had program "D" signed off yet, please finish it and start working on the calculator.
Science: You need to finish up your eTUSD question. It is due by Wednesday evening by 8pm. There will be no eTUSD over spring break.

03-16-18 PLTW: We will be continuing the calculator app all next week.
Science: If you did not finish your half-life activity in class, it is homework over the weekend. It is due Monday.

03-15-18 PLTW: Great work on your apps. You should have started sketching out the calculator and blocking it.
Science: You have a new eTUSD that started last night. be sure to work on it.

03-14-18 PLTW: Great work on the apps today. Start working on your calculator app tomorrow.
Science: Great job on the lab today. Finish the lab handout for homework tonight. it is due tomorrow. Remember, to get kilocalories, divide the calories by 1000. To get joules, multiply the calories by 4.186.

03-13-18 PLTW: We will begin the creation of a calculator starting tomorrow.
Science: You have a fire lab tomorrow. Remember that there is no hair gel/spray/mousse. One member of each lab group needs to bring an empty 12 oz soda can. Each member must bring food item to burn. A "chip". for example... doritos, potato chips, tortilla chips, saltine crackers, ritz crackers, etc. Nothing covered in chocolate, sugar, soft and chewy etc. Must be dry (completely).

03-12-18 PLTW: We will continue with the addition of sounds to more than two buttons and the function of those buttons throughout the week.
Science: Remember to study for the test tomorrow. You may use a calculator and your index card.

03-09-18 PLTW: We will continue with the "count me in" app next week. Final portion will be making a calculator.
Science: No homework over the weekend. You have a final motion/forces assessment Tuesday.

03-08-18 PLTW: Make sure you have two sound files to use for the "Count me in" app.
Science: Please finish your lab handout. We will grade it tomorrow.

03-07-18 PLTW: We will continue with the count me in app tomorrow.
Science: Don't forget about the eTUSD that is due by 8pm tonight.

03-06-18 PLTW: Good work on the check box button today. Tomorrow I will be gone so it will be a study hall.
Science: Study for the test tomorrow. You are allowed to use an index card and a calculator. You may not share index cards or calculators.

03-05-18 PLTW: We will be continuing with the challenge problems for he "Count Me In" app.
Science: You have an eTUSD assignment due Wednesday night by 8pm. You also have a test on Wednesday. Please study for it. We will be reviewing today and tomorrow.

03-02-18 PLTW: We will continue with the "Count me in" App on Monday.
Science: Finish the homework problem package we worked on in class today. It is due Monday. Additionally, there is an active eTUSD.

03-01-18 PLTW: We will start the "Count me in" App creation tomorrow in class.
Science: Your workbook pages are due tomorrow. Make sure that they are done and are ready to hand in. Finish your homework sheet. It is due tomorrow. Please show all three steps when you solve the problems.

02-28-18 PLTW: Those of you who didn't get their app graded to day, will have them graded tomorrow.
Science: Finish the lab handout. It is due tomorrow. Don't forget the eTUSd and your workbook pages.

02-27-18 PLTW: Good job on the app creation today. We should finish it tomorrow and I will grade it at that time.
Science: Do pages 167-69, #10-#12 and #1-#4. The workbook pages are due Thursday. Finish your homework sheet from today in class. It is due tomorrow. You have an eTUSD assignment due Wednesday night at 8pm.

02-26-18 PLTW: Please try and determine the mean, mode, 1st and 3rd quartiles for the data given you today in class.
Science: Please finish the handout given to you in class today (if you haven't finished and turned it in already). Don't forget your eTUSD questions are due by Wednesday at 8pm.

02-23-18 PLTW: Good work on gathering that data today in class. The list of numbers is on the class eTUSD site. We will be making a histogram with them and then start learning how to program the game into the computer.
Science: Do pages 165-166 #7-#9 "Measuring Motion". These pages are part of the chapter. They are not due until next week. Don't forget to finish the homework sheet you were given today. It is due Monday.

02-22-18 PLTW: We will continue with the game simulation tomorrow.
Science: Make sure you finish your homework sheet (motion homework 2). It is due tomorrow. Don't forget to do the 3 steps.

02-21-18 PLTW: We will continue to try and get the computers/tablets to work properly.
Science: Do pages 162-165 #1-#6 "Measuring Motion". These are not to be turned in until we are done with this section. Finish the homework sheet "Motion homework 1".

02-20-18 PLTW: We will continue to work on the computers, the tablets will need tech support.
Science: Good intro to motion today. Don't forget to finish up your eTUSD questions. They are due Wednesday (tomorrow) by 8pm.

02-16-18 PLTW: You have the handout so you can work on the app builder program at home if you would like.
Science: You have an eTUSD you should be working on. It is due Wednesday.

02-15-18 PLTW: Write up the basic python program to solve the equation you were given today in class.
Science: Nice job on the egg drops! Be sure to finish the lab handout. It is due tomorrow. Please make sure you do the graph on the back of the sheet!

02-14-18 PLTW: No homework
Science: Be ready for your egg drop tomorrow! You are having an eTUSD start tonight. It is due next Wednesday

02-13-18 PLTW: It was nice attempt to get the computers up and running today. However, since we are still lacking the power supplies for the laptops, we are going to have to put the app portion on hold. Once we get the power supplies, we can resume.
Science: You have an assessment tomorrow on forces. It will cover the laws of motion and forces. Remember the egg drop project is due Thursday. Please make sure you are ready.

02-09-18 PLTW: A nice finish to the presentations. All computers that have a charger are charging. We should be set for Tuesday.
Science: If you didn't finish your lab write-up today in class, please finish this weekend. It is due Tuesday. Please work on your egg drop project. It is due Thursday. No exceptions.

02-08-18 PLTW: Good job on the presentations today!!!! If you didn't do today, you will be presenting tomorrow!
Science: We will finish the pulley Lab tomorrow in class. You will be able to work on the handout over the weekend if you would like to. Don't forget that your workbook pages are due tomorrow. Also, one week from today your egg drop project is due.

02-07-18 PLTW: You are presenting your findings tomorrow in front of class. Please be ready.
Science: You have a lab tomorrow. Your workbook pages from last night are due Friday. You should be working on your egg drop project.

02-06-18 PLTW: Work on your PLTW 1.1.1 assignment.
Science: Do pages 183-190 in the workbook. "Gravity and Motion". These pages are due Friday. Don't forget to be working on your egg drop project. it is due 2/15.

02-05-18 PLTW: We will work to get the issues with the computers addressed.
Science: Work on your egg drop project. It is due 2/15

02-02-18 PLTW: Nice work on the computer inventories and set-up today. We are waiting on a few chargers now.
Science: Be sure to finish your Lab handout over the weekend. Make sure the graphs are bar graphs and not line graphs. The handout is due Monday. The cherry picker will be here for the egg drop on 2/15. Make sure your project is here and ready on that day.

02-01-18 PLTW: Final checking of the computers should be done tomorrow.
Science: Finish the workbook pages. They are due tomorrow. So is the homework sheet. IF you misplaced it, you can print it off of the class eTUSD site. We have a friction lab tomorrow!

01-31-18 PLTW: We have two power cords. The rest have been ordered.
Science: Do pages 174-177 "Friction: a force that opposes motion" in your physical science workbook. The workbook pages are due Friday. You have a homework sheet tonight. Please use a calculator and round to the nearest .01. It also is due Friday.

*****GRADES ARE DONE. I have dropped... 1 group, 1 test, 2 labs and 4 participation grades. *******

01-30-18 PLTW: We are waiting on power cords.
Science: Finish your homework sheet. Remember to 1. write down the correct formula. 2. fill in the formula with the information from the problem. 3. Solve and put the correct unit. The homework sheet is due tomorrow.

*******If you get a chance, there is a Lunar eclipse tomorrow morning (1/31) from 4:51-6:08 am. The moon will be bigger than normal and will turn red! see it if you can! The next one won't happen until 2037!********

01-29-18 PLTW: We will continue setting up the computers tomorrow. All assignments have been inputted. Grades will be finalized over the next two days.
Science: Do not forget your workbook pages tomorrow! All but two grades have been inputted. Grades will be finalized over the next few days.

01-26-18 PLTW: All programs should have been turned in by the end of the period today. Monday we start setting up the new computers.
Science: Do workbook pages 205-212 "Buoyancy and Density". They are due Tuesday. No eTUSD until February. Grades will be continually posted over the weekend and the beginning of next week.

01-25-18 PLTW: Last day for programs to be turned in is tomorrow.
Science: Great job on the lab today! I hope you had Fun! Don't forget that your "Fluids and Pressure" Work book pages (pages 199-204) are due tomorrow. You have no eTUSD until further notice.

01-24-18 PLTW: Finish up your 1.6.1 program. Any programs that need to be finished should be done by Friday for a grade.
Science: do workbook pages 199-204 "Fluids + Pressure". They are due Friday. Don't forget to do your eTUSD! It is due tonight at 8pm.

01-23-18 PLTW: Nice work on your programming today. Remember that if you are behind, you should have signed up for my enrichment this week.
Science: Good work on the lab today. The lab write-up is due tomorrow. Be sure to finish the questions on the back of the sheet. There is an eTUSD due tomorrow night. Make sure you get it done.

01-22-18 PLTW: We will continue working on 2.5.1 and 2.6.1 tomorrow.
Science: Please make sure you finish your eTUSD. It is due Wednesday night. We are having another activity tomorrow. please make sure you are here.

01-19-18 PLTW: Good work on 2.5.1! Monday you will get a chance to work on stuff not turned in yet. Also, sign up for my enrichment if you need time to work on your programs.
Science: Good work on the pick-up activity! I saw some very creative designs. Don't forget to do the workbook pages this weekend. They are due Monday.

01-18-18 PLTW: Good work on the 2.4.1's! almost all of you have credit for those. Remember to use a movie quote for your 2.5.1 program.
Science: Workbook pages 191-198 "Newtons Laws of Motion". These pages are due Monday 1/22. Start thinking about your egg drop project. You will get a formal sheet on it tomorrow.

01-17-18 PLTW: Good job on those 2.4.1's! tomorrow we are starting 2.5! If you were not finished with 2.4.1, I will look it over tomorrow.
Science: Great job on the class activities today! Hope you all had fun! Don't forget to finish your eTUSD questions by 8pm tonight.

01-16-18 PLTW: I will be grading the 2.4.1 program tomorrow. If you did not turn in your pseudo-code today, please make sure it is turned in tomorrow.
Science: Good job today with the group activity. Tomorrow we will be doing several activities in class dealing with newton's Third law of motion. The eTUSD is active. Please make sure yo complete it by tomorrow night at 8pm.

01-12-18 PLTW: I will be grading your Python 2.4.1's on Tuesday. Make sure you have your pseudo-codes.
Science: congratulations on your rocket launches! I have scored the participation and project grades. I will score the lab handouts this weekend. DO NOT FORGET YOUR ETUSD!!!!!!!

01-11-18 PLTW: Finish up your pseudo-code for the 2.4.1 program. Be sure to follow the directions.
Science: Tomorrow is the rocket launch! You will have 10-15 minutes to prepare your rocket. Be sure to finish the lab write-up. It is due tomorrow.

01-10-18 PLTW: Nice job on the 2.3.1 program. If you were not done, please make sure it is so I can grade it. Tomorrow is 2.4.1.
Science: We are continuing to work on your projects. They are shooting off on Friday! A new eTUSD starts tonight. It is about your rocket project.

01-09-18 PLTW: I will be grading your 2.3.1 program tomorrow. make sure it is done.
Science: We are working on the rocket project this week. ideally the launch will be Friday (barring weather). Make sure you are actively involved with your group.

01-08-18 PLTW: None
Science: Due to my absence today, your movie endings are due tomorrow. We are starting the rocket project tomorrow as well.

12-21-17 PLTW: No homework over the break.
Science: If you didn't finish the story ending write up today in class, then you should finish it over break. Remember, you should have included the characters, situation and story. It should be at least two pages. If you did not turn it in today, then it is due when we get back. Don't forget to gather the materials you agreed to bring for the rocket project that starts 1/8/18.

12-20-17 PLTW: Work on your Python 2.3.1 code. If you are not done with the code for 2.3.1, try and have it ready for me to look at tomorrow.
Science: No homework tonight.

12-19-17 PLTW: Work on your Python 2.3.1 code. I will be checking the codes for Python tomorrow.
Science: No homework tonight.

12-18-17 PLTW: Work on your Python 2.3.1 code. I will be checking the codes for Python Wednesday.
Science: No homework tonight.

12-15-17 PLTW: Work on your Python 2.3.1 pseudo-code. You will be working on the coding on Monday.
Science: Make sure you review your corrected study guide. You have a final assessment on Monday. Be ready!

12-14-17 PLTW: Basic python print functions. Be sure to turn in your pseudo-codes!
Science: No eTUSD until January 10. You have a formative assessment tomorrow on the Earth/Moon/Sun system. You study guide is due tomorrow. It will be graded tomorrow. Make sure it is turned in. Your final astronomy assessment is Monday.


12-13-17 PLTW: We started Python today. The pseudo code for 2.1.1-.4 will be turned in tomorrow.
Science: Work on your study guide. It is due Friday. Also do the workbook pages handed out in class today. They are due tomorrow. Don't forget to finish your eTUSD questions. They need to be done by 8pm tonight.

12-12-17 PLTW: Last two games will be graded tomorrow. Python starts tomorrow!
Science: Make sure you have finished the notes from today. They are not in the book. Make sure you have finished your eTUSD questions!

12-11-17 PLTW: Grading of your games until Wednesday. Python starts Wednesday.
Science: Finish up the eTUSD assignment. It is due Wednesday night by 8pm. If you need to review the Earth/Moon material, sign up for my enrichment this week. It is first come, first served.

12-08-17 PLTW: Those of you who I have collected your games may explore Scratch further or explore sketchup. The rest of you need to have your game ready for me to transfer by class time Monday.
Science: Make sure you finish up your eTUSD assignment. It is due Wednesday Night at 8pm

12-07-17 PLTW: Those of you who I have collected your games may explore Scratch further or explore sketchup. The rest of you need to have your game ready for me to transfer by class time Monday.
Science: Read pages 492-498 in the text and do pages 252-259 #1-#17 and #1-#4. Those pages are due Monday. A new eTUSD started last night, please work on it.

12-06-17 PLTW: Due to a computer failure, I did not get a chance to collect your games. I will do my best to do so tomorrow. Finish the games up so we can move on to Python.
Science: I hope you enjoyed the walk through the solar system. Tonight DO YOUR ETUSD!!!! There are a set of questions and a test to do. Be sure to complete the assignments before 8pm!

12-05-17 PLTW: I will be transferring games to my flash drive starting tomorrow. Try and make sure it is ready.
Science: Don't forget there is an eTUSD due tomorrow night. Along with the test "Solar System Benchmark". Please make sure they are both done by 8pm tomorrow night. Do it at school if you need to. We are changing the schedule up a bit. The rocket shot will be the first week we get back from winter break. We are going to focus on the Earth/moon and sun. We will finish the solar system before winter break and start physics when we return.

12-04-17 PLTW: Games should be finalized. I will be copying them off of your laptops on Wednesday.
Science: Work on your eTUSD questions. They are to be finished by Wednesday at 8pm. You also have an eTUSD test to complete by Wednesday night at 8pm. Mars crews papers are to be turned in at the end of the period Friday 12-8.

12-01-17 PLTW: Amazing work so far on the games. We will close this program on Wednesday. Make sure it is finished. I will be playing it in front of class.
Science: Nice job on the group projects. I liked them very much. Remember if you haven't uploaded your project to the eTUSD website, there is no more extra credit. It is due uploaded by midnight tonight for full credit. I will not accept emailed projects. It must be uploaded. The directions are in section 1 on the class eTUSD website. Don't forget you have an active eTUSD assignment with a test. These are to be done by next Wednesday at 8pm.

11-30-17 PLTW: Project Deadline Extended to next week.
Science: Day 2 of group projects done. Tomorrow will be the last day. Should only take 15-20 minutes tomorrow. Make sure you have uploaded your individual project by midnight tonight. Extra credit is done then. The project is due by midnight tomorrow night. Additionally, don't forget about the eTUSD stuff that is currently active.

11-29-17 PLTW: Look over the critiques of your game. Start to plan how you will modify your game to meet the critiques.
Science: Day 1 of group projects is over, tomorrow is day 2. If you didn't present today, you will be presenting tomorrow. New eTUSD starts tonight. it also has an online test you need to take. You have until next Wednesday to finish the questions and the test.

11-28-17 PLTW: Beta testing starts tomorrow. Final game will be played Monday.
Science: Good job to those who have already uploaded their projects!!!! Tomorrow its 10pts ec. Group project presentations start tomorrow! Be ready!

11-27-17 PLTW: Beta testing of your game should start on Wednesday. You have until Friday to finalize the game. I will be grading the game on Monday and Tuesday.
Science: Be sure to work on your group project, individual project and the poster project. The group project will be presented Wednesday and Thursday. The individual project can be uploaded for extra credit starting at midnight tonight. Be sure to follow the uploading instructions.

11-21-17 PLTW: I will have finished 1.6.4 today. Keep working on your game
Science: No eTUSD question until we get back from break. Finish your individual and group projects.

11-20-17 PLTW: keep working on your games. I will be checking 1.6.4 over the next few days.
Science: Read pages 500-505. Do pages 260-265 #1-#12 & #1-#5 in the workbook. They will be due November 27. Keep working on your planet projects. The group project is due 11/29 and the individual project is due 12/01.

11-17-17 PLTW: If you haven't written up your game plans, please make sure you do so.
Science: NO eTUSD over Thanksgiving Break. Keep working on your group and individual planet prezi's.

11-16-17 PLTW: Keep working on your games. Remember you need to have a written plan of it as prt of the final scratch grade.
Science: NO eTUSD over Thanksgiving Break. Keep working on your group and individual planet prezi's.

11-15-17 PLTW: Keep working on your games. I will be checking 1.6.4 tomorrow and Friday.
Science: Don't forget that you have an etusd due tonight by 8pm. keep working on your projects.

11-14-17 PLTW: Keep working on your games. I will be checking 1.6.4 Thursday and Friday.
Science: Continue working on your individual prezi project and the group prezi project. *****REMEMBER: when creating your prezi account... 1. Use your school email address. NEVER your personal email address. and 2. Use the FREE version. Do not get the paid version. For the group project, share the prezi with your group people so that they can work on it at home. Additionally you have an eTUSD due Wednesday night.

11-13-17 PLTW: We have started the scratch final project! You are creating a game. I'm giving you about 2 weeks so don't delay!
Science: Read pages 486 - 491 in the text. Do pages 246-251 #1-#11 & #1-#5 in the physical science workbook. These pages are due Thursday. Don't forget to do the eTUSD that is due Wednesday. You also have a group project and an individual project you should be working on.

11-09-17 PLTW: Nice job on 1.7.t!!!!we will be going over backgrounds and stages on Monday in preparation for the game final project.
Science: Same reading as last night. These are due Monday. You should be working on your eTUSD and your individual planet project.

11-08-17 PLTW: Grades are done. You should finish up 1.7.t. I would like to grade it tomorrow.
Science: Read pages 472-478 in the text. Do pages 240-244 #1-#13 and page 245 #1-#5. They are due Monday.

11-07-17 PLTW: Make sure your 1.6's were graded.
Science: read pages 472-474 in the text. Do pages 232-235 #1-#9 in the physical science workbook. Pages 232-238 #1-#18 are due tomorrow. Pages 235#10 - 238#18 were done previously. They are due tomorrow.

11-06-17 PLTW: Don't forget 1.6.1-1.6.3 need to be graded by end of the day Tuesday. We will go over 1.6.4 next week.
Science: None

11-03-17 PLTW: Your 1.5.p projects are graded. I will finish grading the 1.6's Monday. We will do the 1.7 test Wednesday. After that you design your own game!
Science: No eTUSD until Wednesday. If you have any missing work from other classes, use this time to get them turned in. We will be starting the solar system next week. Your grades reset on Monday. Make sure you get everything turned in this new quarter!!!!

11-02-17 PLTW: I will be grading the 1.6's tomorrow. I am making 1.6.4 due next week. I will also be going through the 1.5.p's tomorrow.
Science: No eTUSD until 11/8. You have Mars Crews tomorrow.

11-01-17 PLTW: Continue working on 1.6. These are the last programs for the quarter. Tomorrow I will be looking at your folders.
Science: Please make sure you have done your eTUSD questions before you respond to your classmates. The questions and test are to be finished by 8pm tonight. If you didn't finish the lab handout today in class, be sure to finish it tonight for homework. Your Mars Crews grade has been posted.

10-31-17 PLTW: Tomorrowwe will start 1.6. This is the last topic for this quarter. I will grade it Friday. Additionally. I will be grading the 1.5.p's this week.
Science: Tomorrow is a lab dealing with glassware. You need to finish up your eTUSD test and questions by tomorrow night. Make sure they are done.

10-30-17 PLTW: We will start going over the 1.5.p's tomorrow. Please try and make sure they are done. Additionally If you have not gotten the 1.5's graded yet, you need to get them graded ASAP.
Science: Finish the lab handout if you didn't finish in class. The graph should be a line graph. Don't forget to do the eTUSD assignments this week. They are to be done by Wednesday night at 8pm.

10-27-17 PLTW: Finalize 1.5.p I plan on looking it over Monday and Tuesday.
Science: Finalize the Mars Crews handouts you have been given. I am collecting them Tuesday to give them a grade. You have a new eTUSD question and an eTUSD test. Please make sure you finish them before Wednesday at 8pm.

10-26-17 PLTW: Continue working on 1.5.p. If you haven't gotten 1.5's graded please let me know.
Science: Study for your test tomorrow. Be sure to use your study guide and notes. Don't forget a new eTUSD started last night. It also includes a test. Please take the test once.

10-25-17 PLTW: continue working on 1.5.p. Remember that this is cooperative programming. yo are working with a partner. You both should be helping each other. You should be doing approximately half and your partner is doing the other half.
Science: Finish your eTUSD questions! They are due tonight by 8pm!!! You will get your study guides back tomorrow so you can use them to study for Friday's LT2 Final assessment.

10-24-17 PLTW: We start 1.5.p tomorrow. That is a group program.
Science: Finish that eTUSD question. It is due tomorrow night. Finish your study guide for homework. We are grading it tomorrow. We are also going to grade the diagram tomorrow.

10-23-17 PLTW: work on your 1.5's tomorrow. Any 1.4's that haven't been graded need to be graded tomorrow.
Science: You have a quiz tomorrow on the star life cycle in preparation for the learning target assessment. You should be able to read and use a Hertzsprung russell diagram. Don't forget to do your eTUSD questions.

10-20-17 PLTW: we will finish grading the 1.4's Monday. We will then start the 1.5's which deal with graphics. If you still have not completed the 1.1's and 1.2's they will turn to "0's" Tuesday afternoon.
Science: Work on your eTUSD question. We will be grading the diagram on Monday.

10-19-17 PLTW: 1.4's will be graded tomorrow. Any late assignments need to be finished by next Tuesday.
Science: You will finish today's project/lab tomorrow in class. It is due at the end of the period.

10-18-17 PLTW: You should have had your 1.3's graded by now. Please focus on the 1.4's. They are due Friday.
Science: Make sure you finish your eTUSD by 8pm tonight. Tomorrow we are doing an activity that you can use colored pencils on. If you have them, bring red, orange, yell, light blue and blue. Tomorrows activity is due Friday at the end of he period. No mars crews on Friday.

10-17-17 PLTW: make sure you finish any of the 1.3's so you get a grade for them. You should finish the 1.4's by Thursday.
Science: Do pages 219-223 "The life cycle of stars" in the physical science workbook. They are due tomorrow. You will have a 2 day activity starting Thursday and will be due at the end of the period Friday. make sure you are here for that. Don'r forget to finish your eTUSD questions. They are due by tomorrow night at 8pm.

10-16-17 PLTW: We will finish up 1.3 and move on to 1.4 tomorrow.
Science: Make sure you finish up the workbook pages. I am going to collect them tomorrow. Don't forget to do your eTUSD questions.

10-13-17 PLTW: Good work on 1.3.1-3! We will finish it Monday and start 1.4
Science: good job on the Mars Crews! we will finish the discussion about stars Monday. Don't forget about the eTUSD due Wednesday!

10-12-17 PLTW: Nice job on the songs!!! Tomorrow we start Scratch 1.3!
Science: Please do 213-218 "stars" in the physical science workbook. They are due Monday. Mars crews are tomorrow. Please make sure you are ready. If you are going to be absent, make sure a crew member gets your handouts.

10-11-17 PLTW: if you did not turn in your song project, we are sharing them tomorrow. please make sure you have it for me tomorrow. Again, if you are doing it at home on the internet version, it will not work at school. Download the correct version from the eTUSD page. Then put it on a flash drive for me, or email it to me as an attachment.
Science: We had the pre-test today. DON'T forget to do the eTUSD TONIGHT by 8pm!

10-06-17 All grades have been updated. As to whether they are correct, they seem ok. Please feel free to look them over.
PLTW: Song project is due Wednesday. I will be collecting them and playing them for the class.
Science: Work on your eTUSD questions. They are due Wednesday.

10-05-17 The online grade book appears to be having issues with calculating grades. So, I am not going to input grades online until the problem is fixed. I will record the grades in a paper grade book. When the online version is fixed I will transfer the grades at that point.
PLTW: Make sure you finish the song project.
Science: Do pages 235 #10 to 237 #16 in the physical science workbook. These pages are not due until a later date.

10-04-17 PLTW: Continue working on your song project. I will be going over all other work tomorrow and Friday.
Science: Your second eTUSD assignment is do tonight by 8pm. Please make sure that you have it done.

10-03-17 PLTW: Continue working on your song project. If you had the other programs in the incorrect folder, I will be rechecking them starting tomorrow.
Science: Test tomorrow. Study your notes tonight. Don't forget your eTUSD questions are due tomorrow night by 8pm!

10-02-17 PLTW: You will be working on your song project for the week. It is due Friday. I am checking 1.1-1.2 for grades. They should be in the scratch folder on the desktop.
Science: We will be reviewing tomorrow for test on Wednesday. It will cover the big bang, galaxies, gravity and the universe.

09-29-17 PLTW: Find the chords for a song that you would like to try and put into scratch next week. Make sure you have ear buds for next week.
Science: I have put grades into the computer. Feel free to check them out. I have also sent a test email home. Please check to see if you got it. If not check your spam folder. If it isn't there, please let me know so I can add you to the email list.

09-28-17 PLTW: Starting 1.2 tomorrow. You will need to finish 1.1 if you are not done yet.
Science: You will need to do pages 178-182 "Gravity: A force of attraction" in the Physical Science Workbook. They are due tomorrow. Mars Crews tomorrow. Be sure to weigh yourself and write it down. If you can't we will have a scale here. If you do not want to weigh yourself, then have an estimate for us to use tomorrow.

09-27-17 PLTW: Will continue scratch 1.1 tomorrow
Science: Be sure to finish your eTUSD questions tonight. They are to be done by 8pm. Your workbook pages are due tomorrow.

09-26-17 PLTW: Working on Scratch 1.1 basic motion
Science: Pages 224-227 in the workbook. The pages are due Thursday. Don't forget to do your eTUSD questions! They are due Wednesday night at 8pm.

09-25-17 PLTW: Computers were assigned today. Don't forget which one and where you sit. Tomorrow we will start Scratch.
Science: Pages 224-227 in the workbook. The pages are due Thursday. Don't forget to do your eTUSD questions! They are due Wednesday night at 8pm.

09-22-17 PLTW: The testing is now complete. Monday you will be assigned a laptop and we will start programming!
Science: The mission patches are due Monday. Don't forget to do our eTUSD question. It is due Wednesday.

09-21-17 PLTW: Test finishes tomorrow. Monday we start programming in Scratch.
Science: If you were absent today, please make sure you go over the notes from today. Those are the "Gravity and the Universe" on the eTUSD site. keep in mind we have started the Mars Crews long term project. Come up with some ideas for naming your crew and finalize your jobs. Tomorrow, you will be creating the mission patch and answering the questionnaire.

09-20-17 PLTW: Test continued through Friday.
Science: If you missed the notes today, they are on eTUSD. "Gravity and the Big Bang Prezi". Your eTUSD questions start tonight. The topic is "Personal introductions". It is due by next Wednesday.

09-19-17 PLTW: Computer hardware test continued.
Science: Finish up the workbook pages. They are due tomorrow. If you were not able to view the video in class, please watch it at home.

09-18-17 PLTW: Computer hardware test continued.
Science: Formation of the universe. "Formation of the universe" pages 228-231 in the PHYSICAL SCIENCE WORKBOOK. you may either print them out and do them, or neatly number the questions and answer them on a separate sheet of paper. They are due tomorrow.

09-15-17 PLTW: Computer hardware test until Wednesday of next week. Then the programming language scratch.
Science: Verify you can access the eTUSD class site.

09-14-17 PLTW: Your computer hardware test starts tomorrow. Make sure you review the ports and basic hardware of desktops and how to remove/add hardware to a laptop.
Science: We will review converting metric units tomorrow. Please make sure you attempt to log in to eTUSD to see if you can access the class. If not, please let me know.

09-13-17 PLTW: Continuing the computer hardware observation. Everyone has been added to the class eTUSD site. Verify you can access it.
Science: Finish up your lab handout. Remember, we are wanting a bar graph, not a line graph. Everyone has been signed into eTUSD. Please verify you can access the class eTUSD site.

09-12-17 PLTW: Continuing the computer hardware observation.
Science: Lab tomorrow. Please dress appropriately. No fire or chemicals.

09-11-17 PLTW: We will continue to look at the insides of computers for the rest of the week.
Science: Safety test tomorrow. We will have a lab on Wednesday.

09-08-17 PLTW: Finish the handout for homework. It is due Monday.
Science: Get safety rules signed. Lab safety test is Tuesday!

09-07-17 PLTW: Get your syllabus signed and make sure to get an accurate email address for your parents.
Science: Get your syllabus signed and make sure to get an accurate email address for your parents.

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