Science 7 Newsletter

Hicksville Middle School

Welcome to Room 237!

I hope this email finds you well and your student having enjoyed the three day weekend! Below you will find that I have listed anticipated assignments for the week and other important reminders.


Snow Season Reminder: The month of January is often interrupted by snow days and delays, as such, it is important that your student check their email frequently for assignment updates and bring their science notebook home each night in order to complete assigned work.

Grades for this week?

Note: Students are continuing their exploration of Earth's climates through the examination of air and ocean currents. This unit is traditionally difficult with the addition of new vocabulary. Please encourage your student to use the week's videos and Quizlet for support.


Science 7 students will be earning grades on the following assignments for the week:


  1. Google Classroom Ocean Video HW 1: On Wednesday (1/20), students will be assigned a video to watch and to complete notebook questions for by class time on Thursday (1/21). Notebook points will be awarded for successful completion of this assignment.
  2. Google Classroom Ocean Video HW 2: On Thursday (1/21), students will be assigned a video to watch and to complete notebook questions for by class time on Friday (1/22). Notebook points will be awarded for successful completion of this assignment.


*Be on the lookout for Class Dojo Story Videos later this week and photos appearing in next week's newsletter! We will be engaging in many activities and demonstrations this week that we will be sure to share with you.


Quarter 2 Grades: Unless your student was absent last week, the current PowerSchool grade will be the one appearing on the Quarter 2 report card mailed this week. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

What have we been up to?

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On Friday, students completed a quiz, related to atmospheric convection currents, through the observation of a demonstration. Above you will find a photo of the demonstration results. See if your student can explain it to you!
Class Dojo

Student performance is tracked daily using the Class Dojo app. Access your student's profile to view his or her daily or weekly class performance by clicking on the button above.

Quizlet

This website features flashcards and games to help your student study unit vocabulary in preparation for quizzes and tests. Click the button above to visit the website.