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12/10-12/14 Science Newsletter

6th-8th Science – Ms. Berk


What’s Coming Up:

12/10: 6th Grade Field Trip!!! – Museum of Science and Industry

12/10: Hot Lunch: Hamburger/Cheeseburger

12/10: Queen of Hearts – Kenny’s – 7pm

12/11: $1 Dress Down – College Attire

12/11: Christmas Shoppe Shopping

12/12: All School Mass Schedule

12/12: Hot Lunch: Pasta

12/12: Christmas Shoppe Shopping – during the day and after school

12/13: Christmas Shoppe Shopping

12/13: Assembly Schedule: 2p Christmas Program

12/13: Christmas Program Evening Performance

12/14: Preschool Christmas Program at 9:30 (Buddies and Siblings may go)

Whew! We are busy!


6th Grade

  1. Quizzes/Tests: FRIDAY (12/14) UNIT 2 TEST
  2. Lessons To Be Reviewing at Home: All of Unit 2, U3L1, U3L2
  3. Objectives: To design a process for iron removal and to understand the rock cycle.
  4. Questions To Answer: Do I eat minerals? Why did the engineers for the St. Cletus buildings need to care about rocks?
  5. Labs: Design a Process to Remove Iron, Rocks and Minerals Stations

7th Grade

  1. Quizzes/Tests: U2L6L7 Quiz Monday 12/17
  2. Lessons To Be Reviewing at Home: U2L6, U2L7
  3. Objectives: To extract DNA, create a model of DNA, and investigate a case of selective breeding.
  4. Questions To Answer: Can I see DNA? Can I decode a strand of DNA? How does selective breeding relate to food I eat?
  5. Labs: Extraction of DNA from Wheat Germ, DNA Model Building, Selective Breeding and Food

8th Grade

  1. Quizzes/Tests: UNIT 2 TEST THURSDAY (12/13)
  2. Lessons To Be Reviewing at Home: All of Unit 2, U3L1
  3. Objectives: To model the transfer of electrons and to investigate elements of the periodic table.
  4. Questions To Answer: Can I charge plastic with my hands? How do elements on the periodic table relate to me?
  5. Labs: Plastic Bag Science, Mystery Element

Faith Can Move Mountains


In peace, Ms. Berk