# Catapult Lesson Worksheet

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```					                        LESSON PLANS                                WEEK OF: August 16, 2010
Period                                2                             3                             4                             5                               7                              8
Subject                              Math 7                        Math 8                      Algebra A                      Physics                  Exploring Technology           Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Monday
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NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Tuesday
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NeSA-M
Objective

Introductions & class rules   Introductions & class rules    Introductions & class rules   Introductions & class rules     Introductions & class rules    Introductions & class rules
Wednesday
Activity

Assign partners & boxes
Handout textbooks             Handout textbooks              Handout textbooks             Handout textbooks               Introduce NXT bricks &         Discuss history of engineering
sensors - Try me program
Assign

NeSA-M                           7.1.1, 7.1.2                  8.1.2, 8.1.3                 12.3.1, 12.3.2
Students will demonstrate the                                Describe physical
Objective

Perform operations on                                       Model relationships with                                                                      Understand the history of
meaning of arithmetic                                        measurements, units, and
fractions and decimals                                      variables and equations                                                                       engineering
operations with integers                                     perform unit conversions
Ch 1-2 Measurement
Ch 1-3 Integers and absolute                                                                                                Discuss history of enigneering
Examples Pg698-9                                             Ch 1-1 Using Variables        Review measurement
value                                                                                                                       and future challenges
Thursday
Activity

quantities and units
Precision vs accuracy
PPT presentation
Examples                       Examples and practice         Significant figures
Did You Know Video
Section review Pg 19 in class

Pg698 2-32e, Pg699 2-50e      Pg18 2-80e                     Pg6 1-20e, 26-30e             Pg27 5,6,8,14,15,16,18
Assign

40 pts                        45 pts

NeSA-M                           7.1.1, 7.1.2                  8.1.2, 8.1.3                   12.3.1, 12.3.2
Students will compute fluently                                                                                              Understand the history of
Describe physical               Become comfortable with
Objective

Perform operations on         and accurately using           Simplify and evaluate                                                                        engineering and the
measurements, units, and        basic NXT programming
fractions and decimals        appropriate strategies and     expressions and formulas                                                                     development of different
perform unit conversions        terminology and sensors
tools                                                                                                                       disciplines and job functions
Ch 1-2 Adding and subtracting Ch 1-4 Adding & Subtracting    Ch 1-2 Exponents and Order    Ch 1-3 Language of Physics      Start building first robot -   Discuss engineering and
decimals                      Integers                       of Operations                 Interpret graphs                Tribot                         related disciplines
Activity
Friday

Dimensional analysis         Discuss instructions
Engineer vs technologist vs
Review and examples                                                                        Complete section review Pg25 Length reference in large
technician
in class Pg29 #34            booklet
Compare and contrast 2
Pg13 2-38e                    Pg 25 1-36all, 38-68e          Pg12 1-14,51,53,57,59,64      Pg29 24,29,30,31,37,38                                         disciplines and why they
Assign

appeal to you

20 pts                        55 pts                         25 pts
LESSON PLANS                                    WEEK OF: August 23, 2010
Period                                2                                 3                             4                               5                     7                      8
Subject                              Math 7                            Math 8                      Algebra A                        Physics               Exp Tech        Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M                           7.1.1, 7.1.2                      8.1.2, 8.1.3                        12.1
Perform operations on fractions Compute accurately with          Model relationships with       Describe 1-D motion and
Understand the various job
Objective

and decimals                    rational numbers                 variables and equations        perform calculations involving
functions available in
displacement, velocity, and
engineering
acceleration
Ch 4-2 Adding & Subtracting                                      Ch 1-2 Exponents & Order of    Ch 2-1 Displacement                          Discuss job functions in
Ch 1-5 Mult & Divide Integers
Fractions                                                        Operations                     Define terms, units                          engineering
Activity
Monday

Review PEMDAS, Expressions
Review and examples              Examples                                                   Start practice 2A Pg44                           Job functions vs. disciplines
with grouping symbols
HW: Paragraph describing
what 2 job functions appeal to
Assign

Pg194 2-40e                      Pg31 1-57                       Pg13 15-50,74-83               Pg44 Finish practice 2A                      you and why?

25pts                           65pts                            50pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.1, 7.1.2                      8.1.2, 8.1.3                        12.1
Perform operations on fractions Compute accurately with          Model relationships with       Describe 1-D motion and
Objective

and decimals                    rational numbers                 variables and equations.       perform calculations involving               Understand the design process
Classify & compare numbers     displacement, velocity, and                  and the advantages of teams
acceleration
Ch 2-1 Continued         Review
Ch 1-3 Multiplying and dividing Review adding/subtracting        Ch 1-3 Exploring Real                                                       Discuss the design process
terms            velocity vs
decimals                        integers                         Numbers thru top of Pg 19                                                   Discuss several examples
Activity
Tuesday

speed

Classify numbers, examples
Review and examples              Around the world                                               Graphical analysis
and quick check

HW: Brainstorm at least 10
(each) criteria you need for 2
Assign

Pg20 2-34e                       WS 14-2 2-90e                   Pg20 1-23,42-46                Pg47 all                                     specific products

20 pts                          50pts                            30pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.1, 7.1.2                      8.1.2, 8.1.3                        12.1
Perform operations on fractions Compute accurately with          Classify and compare numbers
Objective

and decimals                    rational numbers                                                                                             Understand the design process
Interpret motion graphs

Ch 3-8 Mixed numbers and                                         Ch 1-3 Exploring Real          TI-83 & CBR Activity Match                   Watch Joint Strike Fighter
Review multi/divide integers
Wednesday

Improper fractions                                               Numbers                        Distance Graph                               Video
Activity

Comparing numbers and
Review and examples              Around the world                                               Activities 1 & 2                             First 40 minutes
absolute value

Complete WS Part I
Assign

Pg166 2-24e,29,38,48,49          Practice & Enrichment 1-5       Pg21 24-41,47-65

25pts                           60pts                            45pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.1, 7.1.2                      8.1.2, 8.1.3                        12.1
Perform operations on fractions Compute accurately with          Model relationships with       Describe 1-D motion and
Objective

and decimals                    rational numbers. Identify and   variables and equations.       perform calculations involving               Understand the design process
use properties of numbers        Classify & compare numbers     displacement, velocity, and                  and the advantages of teams
acceleration
Ch 4-3 Adding and Subtracting                                                                                                                Watch Joint Strike Fighter
Ch 1-8 Properties of numbers       Review Ch 1-1 thru 1-3         Ch 2-2 Acceleration Pg48-49
mixed numbers                                                                                                                                Video
Thursday
Activity

Cover 0 prop, dist prop, \$                                     Define terms                                 Second 40 minutes then
Review and examples                                              checkpoint quiz pg23
examples, Examples 5 & 6                                       Work on news articles if time                discuss design process/teams

Complete WS Part II
Assign

Pg199 2-20e,28-38e               Pg49 1-50all                    Activity Lab Pg26              Pg49 Practice 2B

20pts                           50pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.1, 7.1.2                      8.1.2, 8.1.3                       12.1
Perform operations on fractions Compute accurately with                                         Describe 1-D motion and
Understand relationships of
Objective

and decimals                    rational numbers. Identify and                                  perform calculations involving               Understand the design process
quantities in a function and
use properties of numbers                                       displacement, velocity, and                  and the advantages of teams
write a function rule
acceleration
Ch 4-4 Multiplying Fractions &                                                                                                               Watch Joint Strike Fighter
Review concepts                 Ch 1-4 Patterns & functions    Ch 2-2 Acceleration Pg50-53
Mixed Numbers                                                                                                                                Video
Activity
Friday

Review and examples through Visualize acceleration                          Finish video and fill out WS on
Review and examples              Revisit difficulties
Part 1                      Practice 2C Pg53                                video portion

Complete WS using
www.jsf.mil
Assign

Pg205 1-28,32-42e                Exercise Set 2.5                Pg29 1-4,9,10.13.16a-b,25-33   Pg53 Practice 2C

35pts                            70pts                           30 pts
LESSON PLANS                                  WEEK OF: August 30, 2010
Period                                 2                             3                                    4                             5                    7                      8
Subject                               Math 7                        Math 8                             Algebra A                      Physics              Exp Tech        Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M                           7.1.1, 7.1.2                      8.1.2, 8.1.3                          12.1
Perform operations on fractions Compute accurately with                                           Describe 1-D motion and                     Understand the need for
Understand relationships of
Objective

and decimals                    rational numbers                                                  perform calculations involving              teamwork in industry and the
quantities in a function and
displacement, velocity, and                 stages of team growth.
write a function rule
acceleration                                Describe & apply design proc.
Ch 4-5 Multi/Divide Rational                                                                                   Introduce Mousetrap Race Car
Review concepts                                                    Ch 1-4 Patterns & Functions    Ch 2-2 Acceleration Pg54-55
Numbers                                                                                                        Design Project
Monday
Activity

Explain rules and requirements
Revisit difficulties           Examples & practice                 Review and examples part 2     Review graphs and formulas

Explore supplies & research
Assign

Practice 1-3 & 4-3             Pg208 1-12,19-39,43                 Pg29 5-8,11,14,16c,17          Pg55 Practice 2D                            designs

65pts                          35pts                               25 pts
NeSA-M                          7.1.1, 7.1.2                      8.1.2, 8.1.3                       12.1, 12.2
Compare & Order Rational       Compute accurately with                                            Describe 1-D motion and                     Understand the need for
Review coordinate geometry
Objective

numbers                        rational numbers                                                   perform calculations involving              teamwork in industry and the
and analyze data using scatter
displacement, velocity, and                 stages of team growth.
plots
acceleration                                Describe & apply design proc.
Ch 3-6 Comparing & Ordering
Discuss Teams & Teamwork in
Fractions            Review Multi/Divide with decimals             Ch 1-5 Scatter Plots           Review Ch 2-1 & 2-2 so far
today's workforce
Activity

& examples
Tuesday

Worksheets: Section 2-1 graph               Discuss attributes of
Review Pg 718-720                   Review and examples            skills & Problem 2A additional              successful teams and
practice 2-8even                            members
Describe two situations where
you were part of a team that
Pg719 2-32e                 Pg720                                                                              either succeeded or failed and
Assign

Pg157 2-26e,30-32,35-45        2-36e                               Pg35 1-16                      Finish worksheets                           why
(only 1 can be athletic in
nature)
25 pts                         35 pts                              50 pts
NeSA-M                             7.1.1, 7.1.2                   8.1.2, 8.1.3                       12.1, 12.2
Compute accurately with                                            Describe 1-D motion and                     Understand the need for
Review coordinate geometry
Objective

Show equivalence among         rational numbers                                                   perform calculations involving              teamwork in industry and the
and analyze data using scatter
fractions, decimals, and                                                                          displacement, velocity, and                 stages of team growth.
plots
percents                                                                                          acceleration                                Describe & apply design proc.
Ch 3-9 Fractions & Decimals                                                                       Review concepts & equation
Wednesday

Review topics                       Review Ch 1-4 & 1-5                                                        Work on mousetrap cars
Review and examples                                                                               sheet
Activity

Revisit difficulties                Revisit missed problems

Pg36 21-29 & checkpoint quiz WS: Problems 2B additional
practice 2,5,6,7,9
Assign

Pg170 2-24e,25-32,34           WS - Review #2                      1-5

25 pts                         90 pts                              25 pts
NeSA-M                             7.1.1, 7.1.2                   8.1.3, 8.1.4                         12.1, 12.2
Compute accurately with                                            Describe 1-D motion and                     Understand the need for
Review coordinate geometry
Objective

Show equivalence among         rational numbers (squares &                                        perform calculations involving              teamwork in industry and the
and analyze data using scatter
fractions, decimals, and       roots) Estimate appropriately                                      displacement, velocity, and                 stages of team growth.
plots
percents                                                                                          acceleration                                Describe & apply design proc.
Ch 6-1 Understanding percents                               Ch 1 Lab Activity - Interpreting
Ch 4-8 Exploring square roots                                  Ch 2-2 Acceleration Pg56-57
Thursday

Review and examples                                         Graphs
Activity

Team building exercises
Review & Practice
Show table Pg731 to estimate Pg38-9 1-15                           Review formulas                             Lost on the Moon
to tenth                                                                                                       Logic Problem
Assign

Pg293 2-30e,44-47              Pg223 1-46,48                       Complete Lab Activity          Pg58 Practice 2E

25 pts                         50 pts                              15 pts
NeSA-M                             7.1.1, 7.1.2                   8.1.3, 8.1.4                         12.2, 12.4
Compute accurately with
Describe 1-D motion and                      Understand the need for
rational numbers (squares &
Objective

Collect and organize data and perform calculations involving               teamwork in industry and the
Show equivalence among         roots) Estimate appropriately
draw conclusions              displacement, velocity, and                  stages of team growth.
fractions, decimals, and
acceleration                                 Describe & apply design proc.
percents
Ch 6-1 Understanding percents Review squares and square            Ch 1-6 Mean, Median, Mode
Review section 2-2                          Quiz #1
Review and examples           roots                                and Range
Friday
Activity

Egyptian Fractions             Revisit difficulties                Examples through Part 1                                                    Work on mousetrap cars
examples

Assign

Reteach & Practice 6-1         square problems                     Pg43 1-13,24,27                Pg59 1-6

60pts                               40 pts
LESSON PLANS                                   WEEK OF: September 6, 2010
Period                               2                                3                                4                              5                     7                  8
Subject                             Math 7                           Math 8                         Algebra A                       Physics                           Intro to Engineering
Exploring Technology
NeSA-M
Objective

LABOR DAY
Activity
Monday
Assign

NeSA-M                            7.1.1, 7.1.2                  8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4                 12.1 12.4
Compute accurately with                                         Describe 1-D motion and                  Understand the need for
Objective

Show equivalence among           rational numbers (squares &     Collect and organize data and   perform calculations involving           teamwork in industry and the
fractions, decimals, and         roots) Estimate appropriately   draw conclusions                displacement, velocity, and              stages of team growth.
percents                                                                                         acceleration                             Describe & apply design proc.
Ch 6-1 Understanding percents                                    Ch 1-6 Mean, Median, Mode
Review M8.1 concepts                                               Physics webquest                         Quiz #1
Review and examples                                              and Range
Activity
Tuesday

Hand out parent signature       Review & discuss Stem & Leaf www.physicsquest.homestead.
Egyptian Fractions                                                                                                                        Work on mousetrap cars
sheet                           Plots                        com

Mechanics - Linear Motion
Assign

Reteach & Practice 6-1           WS M8-1-4B                      Pg44 14-19,25,28,32-35

66 pts                          45 pts
NeSA-M                            7.1.1, 7.1.2                  8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4                 12.1, 12.4
Compute accurately with                                         Describe 1-D motion and
Apply engineering design
Objective

Show equivalence among           rational numbers (squares &     Collect and organize data and   perform calculations involving
process. Understand proper
fractions, decimals, and         roots) Estimate appropriately   draw conclusions                displacement, velocity, and
practices for technical writing
percents                                                                                         acceleration
Ch 6-2 Percents, fractions,                                      Data Analysis Activity Lab
Wednesday

Review Block 1 concepts                                         Continue physics webquest                Discuss Technical Writing
decimals                                                         Pg304-5
Activity

Review frequency tables &
Review examples                                                                                  Finish & review                          Dos & Don’ts
histograms

WS Exer 3.6 & properties,       Pg304-5 1-14 Need dice &                                                 Continue mousetrap cars
Assign

Pg298 2-42e,61-63                roots                           coins

30 pts                                                           30 pts
NeSA-M                            7.1.1, 7.1.2                  8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4                   12.1
Compute accurately with                                         Describe 1-D motion and                  Understand the need for
Objective

Show equivalence among           rational numbers (squares &     Compute accurately with real    perform calculations involving           teamwork in industry and the
fractions, decimals, and         roots) Estimate appropriately   numbers                         displacement, velocity, and              stages of team growth.
percents                                                                                         acceleration                             Describe & apply design proc.
Ch 6-3 Percents greater than                                     Ch 2-1 Adding Rational
Ch 2-3 Falling Objects
Thursday

100% or less than 1%                                             numbers Part I
Activity

Review concepts and formulas
Review examples                  TEST 1                          Examples                        Video: Hammer/feather on                 Work on mousetrap cars
moon
Assign

Pg302 2-34e,53,54                                                Pg59 1-35,82-87                 Pg64 Practice 2F

30 pts                                                           50 pts
NeSA-M                            7.1.1, 7.1.2                        8.1.1                           12.1
Classify numbers. Show
Describe 1-D motion and                  Understand the need for
equivalence among fractions,
Objective

Compute accurately with real    perform calculations involving           teamwork in industry and the
decimals, and percents           Classify numbers
numbers                         displacement, velocity, and              stages of team growth.
acceleration                             Describe & apply design proc.

Discuss natural, whole, integer, Ch 4-8 Exploring Irrational     Ch 2-1 Adding Rational          Ch 2-3 Falling Objects
In class design competition
rational numbers                 numbers                         numbers Part II                 Reaction Time - quick lab pg62
Friday
Activity

Hand out parent signature        Discuss Objective 2 -                                           Video: Golf on the moon
Examples                                                                 Catapult designs - Use old gym
sheet for test                   classifications                                                 Review topics

Worksheet on classification
Pg224 21-30, 51, worksheet
and review problems
Assign

Pg60 36-46,49-56,66-69          Pg65 Section review

50 pts
LESSON PLANS                                  WEEK OF: September 13, 2010
Period                                2                              3                              4                              5                     7                 8
Subject                              Math 7                         Math 8                       Algebra A                       Physics                          Intro to Engineering
Exploring Technology
NeSA-M                            7.1.1, 7.1.2                       8.1.1                           12.1
Classify numbers. Show                                                                        Describe 1-D motion and                 Understand the need for
Objective

equivalence among fractions,   Compare and order real         Compute accurately with real    perform calculations involving          teamwork in industry and the
decimals, and percents         numbers                        numbers                         displacement, velocity, and             stages of team growth.
acceleration                            Describe & apply design proc.
Ch 2-2 Subtracting Rational
Review concepts for test       Examples                                                       Review Ch 2
numbers
Activity
Monday

Examples - Handout parent       Revisit equation sheet and
Remind parent signatures                                                                                                              Work on mousetrap cars
signature sheet                 applications

Pg69
WS M7-1 Review #2              Pg715 1-22                     Pg66 2-50e                      3,4,9,11,16,17,22,34,38,41
Assign

25 pts                         25 pts
NeSA-M                            7.1.1, 7.1.2                       8.1.1                           12.1
Classify numbers. Show                                                                        Describe 1-D motion and
Understand some tools for
Objective

equivalence among fractions,   Compare and order real         Compute accurately with real    perform calculations involving
project management. Apply
decimals, and percents         numbers                        numbers                         displacement, velocity, and
design process.
acceleration
Ch 4-3 Examples, discuss
TEST 1                                                        Review AI-1 Outcomes            TEST - Chapter 2                        PERT & GANTT charts
irrational numbers also
Tuesday
Activity

Show on a number line          Revisit difficult topics                                                College planning

Pg50 1,2,13,14,15,17,18,                                                Prepare cars for competition
Assign

Pg198 1-28, 32,33              Pg112 7-12, Handout AI-1

30 pts                         25 pts
NeSA-M                        7.1.1, 7.1.3, 7.1.4                    8.1.1                           12.1
Apply divisibility tests                                                                                                              Understand the need for
Understand and apply
Objective

Compare, order, and classify   Compute accurately with real                                            teamwork in industry and the
concepts of vectors and
real numbers                   numbers                                                                 stages of team growth.
scalars
Describe & apply design proc.
Wednesday

Ch 3-3 Divisibility tests      Examples                       TEST AI-1                       Ch 3-1 Intro to Vectors                 Mousetrap Car Competition
Activity

Examples - each classsmate                                                                    Discuss scalar vs. vector               Start Report - revisit technical
pick a number                                                                                 complete vector worksheet               writing guidelines
Assign

Pg143 1-15,17,18-28e,42-45     WS M8-1-2e & M8-1-3                                            Pg87 1-5

30 pts                          50 pts
NeSA-M                        7.1.1, 7.1.3, 7.1.4                8.1.1, 8.1.3                     12.1, 12.3
Apply prime factorization, LCM,                                                               Understand and apply                    Apply engineering design
Objective

Write and simplify expressions Perform operations with
and GCF principles                                                                            concepts of vectors and                 process. Understand
with exponents                 rational numbers
scalars                                 trebuchet basics
Review Ch 2-1 & 2-2
Ch 3-4 Prime factorization     Ch 1-7 Powers & Exponents      Operations on rational          Vectors Lab Part I                      Discuss catapults/trebuchets
Activity
Thursday

numbers
Need metersticks, protractors
Examples                       Examples with variables        Examples                                                                Worksheet on trebuchets
(large & small), graph paper

Pg61 59-65,70-81,88-97                                                  www.globalspec.com/trebuchet
Complete Part I of lab
/
Assign

Pg148 1-26all,28-64e           Pg42 1-22,24-34e,42-44         Pg68 59,63-72,76-78

45 pts                         35 pts                         45 pts
NeSA-M                          7.1.1, 7.1.3, 7.1.4               8.1.1, 8.1.3                    12.1, 12.3
Review divisibilty, prime
Understand and apply                    Apply engineering design
Objective

factorization, LCM, GCF        Represent numbers using        Perform operations with
concepts of vectors and                 process. Understand
scientific notation            rational numbers
scalars                                 trebuchet basics. Tech writing

Ch 2-3 Multiplying & Dividing
Ch 7-1 Scientific Notation                                     Vectors Lab Part II                     Complete trebuchet worksheet
Rational numbers
Activity

Examples
Friday

Examples - standard form and                                   Need metersticks, protractors
Examples                                                                 Work on Mousetrap report
rules for scientific notation                                  (large & small), graph paper

Complete Part II of lab
Assign

Practice 3-3 & 3-4             Pg367 1-24,31,32,35-42         Pg73 1-53,61,62,74                                                      Complete Mousetrap report

35 pts                         55 pts
LESSON PLANS                                WEEK OF: September 20, 2010
Period                                2                            3                              4                               5                    7                 8
Subject                              Math 7                       Math 8                       Algebra A                        Physics                         Intro to Engineering
Exploring Technology
NeSA-M                              7.1.4                          8.1.1                          12.1
Estimate and check                                                                          Understand and apply                    Apply engineering design
Objective

reasonableness of answers    Represent small numbers        Compute accurately with real
concepts of vectors and                 process. Understand
using scientific notation      numbers
scalars                                 trebuchet basics
Ch 7-3 - Scientific notation
Ch 1-1 Using Estimation
component of negative          TEST AI-1                       Ch 3-1 Intro to Vectors                 Discuss catapults/trebuchets
Strategies
Activity

exponents
Monday

Discuss 2-D coord system
Examples                     Examples                                                       Resultant vector using                  Worksheet on trebuchets
Pythagorean theorem

www.globalspec.com/trebuche
Pg7 2-32e,46,54-62e          Pg379 15,16,17,23-32,51-54,                                    Pg91 1-4                                t/
Assign

30 pts                       20 pts
NeSA-M                         7.1.1, 7.1.3, 7.1.4              8.1.1, 8.1.3                   12.1, 12.3
Review divisibilty, prime                                                                   Understand and apply                    Apply engineering design
Objective

Review comparing rational      Perform operations with
factorization, LCM, GCF                                                                     concepts of vectors and                 process. Understand
numbers and exponents          rational numbers
scalars                                 trebuchet basics
Pg92 Resolving Vectors into
Revisit difficulties         Examples                       Review test                                                             Finish WS on trebuchet
Components
Activity
Tuesday

Research designs, ideas,
Review Ch 1-2 &1-3 Order of Examples, review SIN COS
concepts behind trebuchet.
Operations/Rational #s      TAN calculator functions
Find trebuchet in Ag shop

Assign

WS M7-2-3                    WS M8-1-4A                     WS Exer 2.5 1-68                Pg94 1-7                                using Ag shop for project

100 pts                                                     70 pts                                                                  Start design notebook
NeSA-M                              7.1.4                          8.1.1                       12.1, 12.3
Estimate and check                                                                                                                  Apply engineering design
Objective

reasonableness of answers    Review scientific notation &   Perform operations with         Understand and apply
process. Understand
exponents                      rational numbers                concepts of projectile motion
trebuchet basics
Review Ch 2-1 & 2-2
Ch 4-1 Estimating with                                                                      Handout- Projectile                     Discuss modifications to
Revisit difficulties           Operations on rational
Wednesday

Fractions/Mixed numbers                                                                     Motion/Satellites                       design
Activity

numbers
Read Pg186-191 examples                 Discuss capabilities and skills
Examples                                                    Examples
RQ (highlighted in notes)               of team members

Pg61 59-65,70-81,88-97
Assign

Pg189 1-32,36-44e,51-54      WS Scientific Notation         Pg68 59,63-72,76-78             Exer 5-12                               Design notebook

45 pts                                                      45 pts
NeSA-M                              7.1.4                          8.1.3                       12.1, 12.3
Estimate and check                                                                                                                  Apply engineering design
Objective

Solve problems involving       Perform operations with         Understand and apply
ratios and proportions         rational numbers                concepts of projectile motion
trebuchet basics
Start modifications, find parts
Review estimating with                                      Ch 2-3 Multiplying & Dividing   Handout- Projectile
Ch 5-1 Ratios & Rates                                                                                  needed or place orders for
decimals and fractions                                      Rational numbers                Motion/Satellites
Activity
Thursday

parts
Examples                     Examples                       Examples
1,10,11,12,Exer 15
Assign

Enrich 1-1 & Prac 4-1        Pg245 1-22,34,37               Pg73 1-53,61,62,74              Exer 18,19,23,25,27,29                  Design notebook

25 pts                         55 pts
NeSA-M                         7.1.1, 7.1.3, 7.1.4                 8.1.3                       12.1, 12.3
Review estimation methods,                                                                                                          Apply engineering design
Objective

LCM, GCF, divisibility,      Solve problems involving       Perform operations with         Understand and apply
process. Understand
factorization                ratios and proportions         rational numbers                concepts of projectile motion
trebuchet basics

Revisit difficulties         Ch 5-4 Solving proportions     Ch 2-4 Distributive Property    WebQuest - Projectile Motion            Continue modifications
Activity
Friday

Handout- Projectile
Examples, Vietnamese money Examples
Motion/Satellites

.com/quest3n.html
Assign

QZ M7-2 (3)                  Pg261 1-20,24-27,30            Pg82 2-42e,47-55                                                        Design notebook

35 pts                       30 pts                         35 pts
LESSON PLANS                                       WEEK OF: September 27, 2010
Period                                2                                    3                              4                              5                   7                 8
Subject                              Math 7                               Math 8                       Algebra A                       Physics                        Intro to Engineering
Exploring Technology
NeSA-M                                 7.1.1                              8.1.3                           12.1
Represent numbers using              Solve problems involving       Identify Properties of Numbers Understand and apply                   Apply engineering design
Objective

scientific notation                  ratios and proportions                                        concepts of projectile motion          process. Understand
trebuchet basics

Handout- Projectile
Discuss powers of 10                 Review Ch 5-1 & 5-4            Ch 2-5 Properties of Nubmers                                          Continue modifications
Motion/Satellites
Activity
Monday

Areas for improvement:
Examples Handout parent                                       Read Pg192-3 examples RQ
Examples                                                            Notes & examples                                                      release system, cradle system,
signature sheets                                              1,10,11,12,Exer 15
winch
Assign

Pg138 2-26e,28-39                    Reteach 5-1 & Prac 5-4         Pg88 2-38e                     Exer 18,19,23,25,27,29                 Design notebook

30 pts                                                              30 pts
NeSA-M                                 7.1.1                          8.1.1, 8.1.3                        12.1
Represent numbers using              Review block 2 concepts        Perform operations with        Understand and apply                   Apply engineering design
Objective

scientific notation                                                 rational numbers. Identify     concepts of projectile motion          process. Understand
properties of numbers                                                 trebuchet basics
Illustrate scientific notation for
Clicker quiz using Promethean Review concepts                 WebQuest - Projectile Motion           Continue modifications
small numbers
Activity
Tuesday

Handout- Projectile
negative exponents                   Revisit missed problems        Examples                                                              Discuss new weight system
Motion/Satellites

com/quest3n.html
Assign

Pg140 1-16                           WS Review block 2              Pg90 60-75 Pg91 1-8                                                   Design notebook

20 pts                                                              25 pts
NeSA-M                          7.1.1, 7.1.3, 7.1.4                     8.1.1, 8.1.3                      12.1
Review Block concepts                Classify & order real numbers Perform operations with                                                Apply engineering design
Objective

divisibility, LCM, GCF,                                                                            Understand and apply
Powers & exponents, scientific rational numbers. Identify                                            process. Understand
estimation, scientific notation                                     properties of numbers          concepts of projectile motion
notation, ratios/prop                                                                                trebuchet basics

Examples                             TEST M8.2                      Review concepts                WebQuest - Projectile Motion           Continue modifications
Wednesday
Activity

Examples

com/quest3n.html
Assign

QZ M7-2(2) & Reteach 3-2                                            Exer Set 2.7                                                          Design notebook

60 pts
NeSA-M                              7.1.3                                8.2.5                           12.1
Understand and apply                 Find perimeter and area of     Perform operations with        Understand and apply                   Apply engineering design
Objective

concepts involving percent           complex shapes                 rational numbers               concepts of projectile motion          process. Understand
trebuchet basics
Ch 6-5 Solving percent
Ch 8-7 Areas of Polygons       Review operations on fractions Stomp Rocket Activity                  Continue modifications
Problems Using Proportions
Activity
Thursday

Take notes on area formulas                                   Discuss design
Examples
Examples                             Discuss complex shapes/units                                  ideas/aerodynamics
Assign

Pg314 1-22,32-38e,45                 Pg444 1-10,12-17               Pg760 2-30e, Pg761 2-30e       Build rockets                          Design notebook

30 pts                         Need rocket supplies
NeSA-M                              7.1.3                                 8.2.5                         12.1, 12.3
Understand and apply                                                                               Understand and apply                   Apply engineering design
Objective

concepts involving percent           Find perimeter and area of                                    concepts of projectile motion
Review Block concepts                                                 process. Understand
complex shapes
trebuchet basics
Ch 8-8 Circumferences and
Ch 6-7 Applications of %                                            Revisit difficulties           Stomp Rocket Activity                  Continue modifications
Areas of Circles
Activity
Friday

Discuss tax, tips, and               Discuss formulas & terms
Examples                       Finish building/launch rockets
commissions practice                 Examples CALCULATORS

Pg48 17-25, Venn diagram,
Assign

Pg324 1-24                           Pg450 1-23                     Pg109 11-34                    Complete Worksheet                     Design notebook

40 pts
LESSON PLANS                                     WEEK OF: October 4, 2010
Period                                2                                 3                              4                             5                       7                  8
Subject                              Math 7                            Math 8                       Algebra A                      Physics                             Intro to Engineering
Exploring Technology
NeSA-M                                7.1.3                       8.2.5                             12.1, 12.3
Objective

Understand and apply concepts                                     Perform operations with                                                    Apply engineering design
Find perimeter and area of                                       Understand & apply operations
involving percent                                                 rational numbers. Identify                                                 process. Understand
complex shapes                                                   to vectors and relative motion
properties of numbers                                                      trebuchet basics
Ch 6-8 Finding Percent of           Review area & perimeter
Revisit difficulties         Ch 3-4 Relative Motion                        Continue modifications
Change                              formulas
Activity
Monday

Watch video "Frames of
Set up proportion & show
Examples                      Examples                     Reference" - 20 minutes                       Materials list?
examples
Discuss equation - examples
WS Area & perimeter. Find a
complex shape. Measure                                     Practice 3F 1-3 - show
Assign

Pg330 2-38even                      and find perimeter & area.  Review sheet                   graphically to help                           Design notebook

20 pts
NeSA-M                                7.1.3                       8.2.5                             12.1, 12.3
Objective

Understand and apply concepts                                     Perform operations with                                                    Apply engineering design
Understand & apply                                               Understand & apply operations
involving percent                                                 rational numbers. Identify                                                 process. Understand
terminology for 3-D shapes                                       to vectors and relative motion
properties of numbers                                                      trebuchet basics

Review % problems                   Ch 9-1 Solids                 TEST AI-2                    Ch 3-4 Relative Motion                        Continue modifications
Activity
Tuesday

Examples Website: Physics
Revisit difficulties, proportions   Review & illustrate terms                                                                                Procure parts/materials if
Simulation Library ?? 1st law 7
Handout parent signatre             Use shapes from Miss J                                                                                   necessary
frames of ref, rel velocity
Assign

Prac 6-7 & 6-8                      Pg473 1-22                                                 Pg109 Section review 1-3                      Design notebook

35 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.1, 7.1.3, 7.1.4              8.2.4, 8.2.5                        12.3
Review % problems, divisilibity, Visualization skills of 3-D      Represent and solve          Understand & apply operations                 Apply engineering design
Objective

LCM, GCF, estimation,            shapes                           algebraic equations          to vectors, relative & projectile             process. Understand
scientific notation                                                                            motion                                        trebuchet basics
Ch 9-3 Nets and Solids
Pg118 Review one-step
Review concepts                     www.mathsnet.net/geometry/                                 Review Ch 3 concepts                          Continue modifications
Wednesday

equations
Activity

solids/nets.html
Examples, shapes from Miss
Examples                        Example problems
J

Pg113
Assign

Review worksheet                    Pg483 1-18,20,22,28           Pg118 1-12                   2,11,13,14,23,26,30,31,42,44                  Design notebook

25 pts                        12 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.1, 7.1.3, 7.1.4                 8.2.4, 8.2.5                     12.3
Understand % problems,              Understand & apply            Represent and solve          Understand & apply operations                 Apply engineering design
Objective

divisilibity, LCM, GCF,             terminology for 3-D shapes.   algebraic equations          to vectors, relative & projectile             process. Understand
estimation, scientific notation     Visualization of 3D shapes                                 motion                                        trebuchet basics
Ch 3-1 Solving Two step
TEST M7.2                           Review terms and examples                                  Review Ch 3 concepts                          Continue modifications
Equations
Activity
Thursday

Example 1                    work on news articles

Finish review problems
Assign

Prac 9-1 & 9-3                Pg 122 1-20,28-43                                                          Design notebook

50 pts                        40 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                            8.2.5                        12.3
Compute accurately with                                           Represent and solve          Understand & apply operations                 Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                            Determine SA and V of 3D      algebraic equations          to vectors, relative & projectile             process. Understand
shapes
motion                                        trebuchet basics
Ch 1-6 Comparing and                Ch 9-4 SA of Prisms &         Ch 3-1 Solving Two step
TEST CH 3                                     Continue modifications
Ordering Integers                   Cylinders                     Equations
Activity
Friday

Discuss shapes & surfaces
Examples                                                          Examples 2 & 3
review formulas, units
Assign

Pg36 2-70 even                      Pg491 2-14e, 22-25            Pg122 21-23,44-50,74-83                                                    Design notebook

40 pts                              25 pts                        30 pts
LESSON PLANS                                 WEEK OF: October 11, 2010
Period                              2                               3                           4                              5                    7                  8
Subject                            Math 7                          Math 8                    Algebra A                       Physics                          Intro to Engineering
Exploring Technology
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                 8.2.4, 8.2.5                     12.3
Compute accurately with       Determine SA and V of 3D     Represent and solve algebraic Understand & apply                       Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                      shapes                       equations                     operations to vectors and                process. Understand
relative motion                          trebuchet basics

Review integer concepts & a   Ch 9-4 SA of Prisms &        Ch 3-1 Solving Two step
Ch 3-4 Relative Motion                  Continue modifications
number line                   Cylinders                    Equations
Activity
Monday

Examples Website: Physics
Discuss shapes & surfaces
examples                                                   Examples 2 & 3                 Simulation Library ?? 1st law 7
review formulas, units
frames of ref, rel velocity

Pg109 Section review 1-3                Design notebook
WS Pg1-3, 19-20               Pg491 2-14e, 22-25           Pg122 21-23,44-50,74-83
Assign

50 pts                        25 pts                       30 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                 8.2.4, 8.2.5                     12.3
Compute accurately with       Determine SA and V of 3D     Represent and solve algebraic Understand & apply                       Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                      shapes                       equations                     operations to vectors, relative          process. Understand
& projectile motion                      trebuchet basics
Ch 9-5 SA of Cones &
Ch 1-7 Adding Integers                                     Review 2-step equations        Review Ch 3 concepts                    Continue modifications
Pyramids
Activity
Tuesday

Examples 1-3                  Formulas and examples        Revisit missed problems        Example problems

Pg113
Design notebook
2,11,13,14,23,26,30,31,42,44
Assign

Pg42 1-25,83-88               Pg497 1-17 odd               WS 14.5 Exercise all

35 pts                        25 pts                       45 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                 8.2.4, 8.2.5                     12.3
Compute accurately with       Determine SA and V of 3D     Represent and solve algebraic Understand & apply                       Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                      shapes                       equations                     operations to vectors, relative          process. Understand
& projectile motion                      trebuchet basics

Review Ch 9-4 & 9-5        Ch 3-2 Solving Multi-Step
Ch 1-7 Subtracting Integers                                                               Review Ch 3 concepts                    Continue modifications
Wednesday

Pythagoream theorem needed Equations
Activity

Examples & definition of
Revisit difficulties         Examples 1-3                   work on news articles
subtraction

Finish review problems                  Design notebook
Assign

Pg42 26-52,61-63,68-71        Practice 9-4 & 9-5           Pg129 1-20,54,55,69,70

35 pts                        80 pts                       25 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                 8.2.4, 8.2.5                     12.3
Compute accurately with       Determine SA and V of 3D     Represent and solve algebraic Understand & apply
Objective

integers                      shapes                       equations                     operations to vectors, relative          Pep Rally
& projectile motion
Review area and surface area Ch 3-2 Solving Multi-Step                                              Work on Trebuchet if time
with integers. Decimals &                                                                 TEST CH 3
formulas                     Equations                                                              allows
Activity
Thursday

fractions

Around the world game         Revisit difficulties         Examples 4 & 5
Assign

Exer 14.2 1-83 odd            QZ 05-04                     Pg129 21-38

45 pts                        35 pts                       20 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                 8.2.4, 8.2.5                     12.3
Compute accurately with       Determine SA and V of 3D     Represent and solve algebraic Investiage and understand the            Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                      shapes                       equations                     effect of forces on the motion           process. Understand
of objects                               trebuchet basics
Review Test
Ch 4-1 Changes in Motion
Activity
Friday

Discuss forces, effects, units
Show work!!                  Show work!!
Practice FBDs

make corrections on           make corrections on          make corrections on                                                    Design notebook
Assign

homework                      homework                     homework                       Pg128 1,2,3,5,6
LESSON PLANS                                     WEEK OF: October 18, 2010
Period                                2                                  3                            4                              5                     7                   8
Subject                              Math 7                             Math 8                     Algebra A                       Physics        Exploring TechnologyIntro to Engineering
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                      8.2.4, 8.2.5                      12.3
Objective

Compute accurately with            Determine SA and V of 3D      Represent and solve algebraic Understand & apply                         Apply engineering design
integers                           shapes                        equations                     operations to vectors, relative            process. Understand
& projectile motion                        trebuchet basics
Ch 9-6 Volumes of Prisms &    Ch 3-2 Solving Multi-Step
Ch 1-8 Multi/Divide Integers                                                                    Review Ch 3 concepts                      Continue modifications
Cylinders                     Equations
Activity
Monday

Examples & rules                   Review formulas, examples     Examples 4 & 5

Finish review problems                    Design notebook
Assign

Pg47 1-24, 26-52e                  Pg503 2-14e,26 (discuss 26)   Pg129 21-38

40 pts                             25 pts                        20 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                      8.2.4, 8.2.5                      12.3
Compute accurately with            Determine SA and V of 3D      Represent and solve algebraic Understand & apply                         Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                           shapes                        equations                     operations to vectors, relative            process. Understand
& projectile motion                        trebuchet basics
Review multiply and divide         Ch 9-7 Volumes of Pyramids    Review solving linear
TEST CH 3                                 Continue modifications
with integers                      & Cones                       equations
Activity
Tuesday

Examples & rules                   Review formulas, examples     Revisit missed problems

Design notebook
Assign

WS Multi & Dividing integers       Pg508 2-26e                   Pg130 39-53,63,64,75-82

45 pts                             30 pts                        30 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                      8.2.4, 8.2.5                      12.3
Compute accurately with            Determine SA and V of 3D      Represent and solve algebraic Understand & apply                         Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                           shapes                        equations                     operations to vectors, relative            process. Understand
& projectile motion                        trebuchet basics

Review solving linear          Discuss video project of
Review outcomes for block          Pg511 Formulas for Spheres                                                                             Continue modifications
Wednesday

equations                      Relative Motion of a Projectile
Activity

Examples & problems                Examples & formula                                           Practice filming

Design notebook
Assign

WS Parts I & III                   WS Spheres                    WS 3.3 & 3.4

45 pts                             30 pts                        45 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                      8.2.4, 8.2.5                      12.3
Compute accurately with            Determine SA and V of 3D      Represent and solve algebraic Understand & apply                         Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                           shapes                        equations                     operations to vectors, relative            process. Understand
& projectile motion                        trebuchet basics
Solving equations & formulas   Discuss video project of
Review outcomes for block          SA and Volume lab                                                                                      Continue modifications
for variables                  Relative Motion of a Projectile
Activity
Thursday

Examples & problems                Review formulas               Lots of examples!
Movie Maker                               mechanisms

Design notebook
Assign

WS Parts II & IV                   None                          WS 3.8 & 5-1

45 pts                                                           40 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                      8.2.4, 8.2.5                      12.3
Compute accurately with            Determine SA and V of 3D      Represent and solve algebraic Understand & apply                         Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                           shapes                        equations                     operations to vectors, relative            process. Understand
& projectile motion                        trebuchet basics
Ch 3-3 Equations with          Discuss video project of
Review outcomes for block          SA and Volume lab                                                                                      Continue modifications
Variables on Both Sides        Relative Motion of a Projectile
Activity
Friday

Review formulas               Examples 1 & 2                                                           1 WEEK AWAY!
and decimals                                                                                    Movie Maker

Design notebook
Assign

WS 2-3 & 2-4 all                   Finish lab                    Pg136 1-12,49-55

60 pts                                                           20 pts
LESSON PLANS                                  WEEK OF: October 25, 2010
Period                               2                                3                        4                                  5                   7                   8
Subject                             Math 7                           Math 8                 Algebra A                           Physics      Exploring TechnologyIntro to Engineering
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                   8.2.4, 8.2.5                  12.3
Compute accurately with        Determine SA and V of 3D   Represent and solve algebraic Understand & apply operations                Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                       shapes                     equations                     to vectors, relative & projectile            process. Understand
motion                                       trebuchet basics

Review rules for adding &                                 Solving equations & formulas
SA and Volume Lab                                          Add effects                                Continue modifications
subtracting integers                                      for variables
Activity
Monday

Examples                       Review formulas            Lots of examples!               Finish movie
Assign

Practice 1-7 & WS 2-6          Finish Lab                 WS 3.8 & 5-1                                                               Design notebook

85 pts                                                    40 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                   8.2.4, 8.2.5                  12.3
Compute accurately with        Determine SA and V of 3D   Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand the               Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                       shapes                     equations                     effects of forces on the motion              process. Understand
of objects                                   trebuchet basics
Ch 1-9 Order of Operations                                Ch 3-3 Equations with           Ch 4-1 Changes in Motion
Review block formulas                                                                                 Finish modifications
PEMDAS                                                    Variables on Both Sides         Discuss forces, effects, units
Activity
Tuesday

Examples                       Revisit difficulties       Examples 1 & 2                  Practice FBDs
Assign

Pg52 1-9,32-35 Pg60 41-43      Review M8-3 #1             Pg136 1-12,49-55                Pg128 1,2,3,5,6                            Design notebook

20 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                   8.2.4, 8.2.5                  12.3
Compute accurately with        Determine SA and V of 3D   Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand the               Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                       shapes                     equations                     effects of forces on the motion              process. Understand
of objects                                   trebuchet basics

Ch 1-9 Distributive Property   Review block formulas      Solving multi-step equations    Continue Ch 4-1                            Continue modifications
Wednesday
Activity

Examples                       Revisit difficulties       Review missed problems          More FBDs
Assign

Review M8-3 #2             WS 3-3 Using Eq. Property       FBD Handout                                Design notebook

NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                      8.2.4, 8.2.5               12.3
Compute accurately with                                   Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand the               Apply engineering design
Objective

Determine SA and V of 3D
integers                                                  equations                     effects of forces on the motion              process. Understand
shapes
of objects                                   trebuchet basics
Ch 3-3 Equations with
Review PEMDAS & DP             Review                                                     Ch 4-2 Inertia
Variables on Both Sides
Activity
Thursday

Discuss Newton's 1st Law,
Review missed problems
Examples                       Clickers!                                                  Demos - cups, cards, coins,                Practice launching and tweak
Example 4
hover disk

Shortened schedule
Assign

Reteach & Prac 9-1                                        Pg137 17-32,56-62               Pg133 1-4                                  Design notebook

70 pts                                                    30 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                      8.2.4, 8.2.5               12.3
Compute accurately with                                   Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand the               Apply engineering design
Objective

integers                       Determine SA and V of 3D   equations                     effects of forces on the motion              process. Understand
shapes
of objects                                   trebuchet basics
Ch 3-1 Exponents & Order of                                                               Ch 4-2 Inertia - 1st Law                   Discuss details about
TEST M8-3                  Review Ch 3-3
Operations                                                                                equilibrium                                competition
Activity
Friday

Examples and missed             FBD of hover disk @ rest and
Examples (with negatives)                                                                                                            Competition on Sunday
problems                        v = constant
Assign

Pg133 1-6,12-38,45-47                                     WS 4-5 all                      Pg135 1-5                                  Design notebook

40 pts                                                    30 pts
LESSON PLANS                                  WEEK OF: November 1, 2010
Period                               2                               3                                 4                              5                       7                  8
Subject                             Math 7                          Math 8                          Algebra A                       Physics                             Intro to Engineering
Exploring Technology
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                        8.2.5                           12.3
Compute accurately with         Select and apply appropriate     Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand                   Understand the fundamentals
Objective

integers                        procedures, tools, and           equations and proportions     the effects of forces on the                 of truss bridge design and
formulas for measurements                                      motion of objects                            apply concepts w/ technology

Discuss rulers, increments,
Review PEMDAS                                                    Ch 3-4 Ratios & Proportions    Ch 4-2 Inertia                              Intro to Bridges - PPT
precision, US vs metric
Activity
Monday

Discuss Newton's 1st Law,
Examples                        Examples                         Examples 1,2,3,5               Demos - cups, cards, coins,                 Tacoma Narrows Video
hover disk

Bridge WS - laptops
QZ M7-4 (3)                     WS M8-5-1                        Pg145 1-6,16-25,66-74          Pg133 1-4
Assign

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bridg
e/build.html
40 pts                          70pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                        8.2.5                           12.3
Compute accurately with         Select and apply appropriate     Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand                   Understand the fundamentals
Objective

integers                        procedures, tools, and           equations and proportions     the effects of forces on the                 of truss bridge design and
formulas for measurements                                      motion of objects                            apply concepts w/ technology
Review US Measurements           Review proportions and         Ch 4-2 Inertia - 1st Law
Review block concepts                                                                                                                       Discuss Truss Bridge Design
Handout conversion sheet         percents                       equilibrium
Activity
Tuesday

~ 2 force member
FBD of hover disk @ rest and
Examples                        Examples, Unit conversions       Examples                                                                   ~tension vs. compression
v = constant
~Buckling

Bridge competition with
toothpicks and dots?
Assign

WS 1-2 Eval Expressions         WS 13.1 Exer 1-49 odd            WS 11.4 Exer 2-48e             Pg135 1-5

35 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                        8.2.5                           12.3
Compute accurately with         Select and apply appropriate     Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand                   Understand the fundamentals
Objective

integers                        procedures, tools, and           equations and proportions     the effects of forces on the                 of truss bridge design and
formulas for measurements                                      motion of objects                            apply concepts w/ technology

Review US Measurements                                                                                      Introduce West Point Bridge
Review block concepts                                            Review block concepts          Ch 4-3 Newton's Second Law
Wednesday

Handout conversion sheet                                                                                    Design Contest
Activity

Introduce software and
Examples                        Examples, Unit conversions       Review missed problems         Discuss applications/examples
requirements
Assign

WS M7-4 Review #6               WS 13.2 Supp Exer 1-20           QZ 03-01                       Pg138 1-5                                   Practice with software

90 pts
NeSA-M                           7.1.2, 7.1.3                        8.2.5                           12.3
Compute accurately with         Select and apply appropriate     Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand                   Understand the fundamentals
Objective

integers                        procedures, tools, and           equations and proportions     the effects of forces on the                 of truss bridge design and
formulas for measurements                                      motion of objects                            apply concepts w/ technology
Review Metric Measurements                                      Review Newton's 1st and 2nd
Review block concepts                                                            WPBD
Handout conversion sheet                                        Laws
Activity
Thursday

TEST M7-3
Continue experimenting with
Examples, Unit conversions       Review missed problems         Revisit difficult problems
bridge designs
Assign

WS 13.3 Supp Exer 1-24           QZ 03-02                       WS on Forces                                WS #1

NeSA-M                         7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5                     8.2.5                         12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Select and apply appropriate   Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand
Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes                        procedures, tools, and         equations and proportions     the effects of forces on the
of truss bridge design and
formulas for measurements                                    motion of objects
apply concepts w/ technology

Review Metric Measurements
Ch 7-1 Lines and Planes                                    Mixture problems                     Ch 4-4 Weight                               WPBD
Handout conversion sheet
Activity
Friday

Discuss terms, notation, &                                                                                                                  Continue experimenting with
Examples, Unit conversions       Examples                       Examples - WS Pg11-12
examples                                                                                                                                    bridge designs

Hewitt Pg38 10,11,13-15,17-
21, Exer 1
Assign

Pg348 1-24 25 pts               WS 13.4 & 13.5 Supp Exer all WS Mixtures                                                                    WS #2

Pg39 6,7,10-15,20,26,28,29
25 pts
LESSON PLANS                                    WEEK OF: November 8, 2010
Period                               2                                  3                                4                             5                      7                  8
Subject                             Math 7                             Math 8                         Algebra A                      Physics                            Intro to Engineering
Exploring Technology
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5                    8.2.5                           12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Select and apply appropriate     Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand the             Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes                        procedures, tools, and           equations and proportions     effects of forces on the motion            of truss bridge design and
formulas for measurements                                      of objects                                 apply concepts w/ technology

Review Metric Measurements
Ch 7-1 Lines and Planes                                       Mixture problems                   Ch 4-4 Weight                              WPBD
Handout conversion sheet
Activity
Monday

Discuss terms, notation, &                                                                                                                  Continue experimenting with
Examples, Unit conversions      Examples                      Discuss weight vs mass
examples                                                                                                                                    bridge designs

Hewitt Pg38 RQ 10,11,13-
Assign

Pg348 1-24 25 pts                  WS 13.4 & 13.5 Supp Exer all WS Mixtures                      15,17-21, Exer 1                           WS #2

25 pts                                                                                        Pg39 6,7,10-15,20,26,28,29
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5                    8.2.5                         12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Select and apply appropriateRepresent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand the                  Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes                        procedures, tools, and      equations and proportions       effects of forces on the motion               of truss bridge design and
formulas for measurements                                   of objects                                    apply concepts w/ technology
Ch 4-3 Newton's Second Law
Ch 7-2 Measuring and                                                                                                                        WPBD - Handout and discuss
Review Metric Measurements Review concepts                 Review concepts (units,
Classifying Angles                                                                                                                          design contest
Activity

vectors)
Tuesday

WS Pg 13-18
Discuss resistance factor
Examples                           Revisit difficulties       Revisit difficulties (mixtures) Demo Pg14-16 with blocks
.9 (90%) or .95 (95%)
and pulley
Assign

Pg354 1-28,30,32,39,40             WS Self-Test Ch 13              QZ 03-03                      Complete WS                                Start building original design

45 pts
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5                    8.2.5                           12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Select and apply appropriate     Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand the             Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes                        procedures, tools, and           equations and proportions     effects of forces on the motion            of truss bridge design and
formulas for measurements                                      of objects                                 apply concepts w/ technology

Ch 5-2 Choosing & Converting
Ch 7-3 Constructing Bisectors                                   Review concepts                  Ch 4-3 Newton's Third Law                  WPBD
Wednesday

Units
Activity

Continue designing bridge
Examples - illustrate use of
Examples                                                      Examples - Force sensors                   Illustrate Load Table to
compass & practice
optimize

Pg359 1-14,24-27         discuss
Assign

9-14                               Pg251 1-16,21-26,29,31-38       WS Ch3 Solving Equations      Pg140 1-5                                  WS #3

20 pts                            40 pts                           25 pts
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5                    8.2.5                           12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Select and apply appropriate     Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand the             Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes & geometric            procedures, tools, and           equations and proportions     effects of forces on the motion            of truss bridge design and
shapes                            formulas for measurements                                      of objects                                 apply concepts w/ technology
Ch 7-4 Triangles                   Temmperature conversions        Review concepts for test                                                 WPBD
"22 Seconds"
Activity
Thursday

Discuss formulas for Celsius &
Ch 4-3 Review 3rd law                      Continue design Show Cost
Definitions & notation             Fahrenheit                In   Discuss difficulties
concepts                                   table - discuss breakdown
class worksheet

Make corrections to HW
Assign

Pg365 1-26,38-45                   WS Temp Conversions             Additional problems           WS Pg21-22

40 pts
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5               8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.2.5                  12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Identify characteristics &       Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand the             Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes & geometric            relationships of geometric       equations and proportions     effects of forces on the motion            of truss bridge design and
shapes                            shapes                                                         of objects                                 apply concepts w/ technology

Review topics, make
Ch 8-1 Pairs of Angles          TEST AI-3                     Ch 4-4 Friction                            WPBD
corrections
Activity
Friday

Discuss static vs kinetic
Clickers & quiz on smartboard Discuss terms                                                      friction                                   Continue design - optimize
Examples & Table 4-2

Start writing proposal
Assign

Pg410 1-22,29-34,38-40,50                                     Pg145 1-3
LESSON PLANS                                    WEEK OF: November 15, 2010
Period                                2                                3                                  4                               5                7              8
Subject                              Math 7                           Math 8                           Algebra A                        Physics                     Intro
Exploring Technology to Engineering
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5               8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.2.5                   12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Identify characteristics &        Represent and solve algebraic Investigate and understand the       Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes & geometric            relationships of geometric        equations and proportions     effects of forces on the motion      of truss bridge design and
shapes                            shapes                                                          of objects                           apply concepts w/ technology

Review topics, make
Ch 8-2 Angles & Parallel lines     Review concepts for test       Ch 4-4 Friction                     WPBD
corrections
Activity
Monday

Review Technical writing
Clickers & quiz on smartboard Definitions & examples                Discuss difficulties           Review concepts
guidelines

Make corrections to HW                                             Continue designing bridge and
FRICTION LAB - worksheet
Pg415 1-31,44-54e                  Additional problems                                                writing proposal
Assign

45 pts
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5               8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.2.5
Identify characteristics of lines Identify characteristics &
Objective

and planes & geometric            relationships of geometric
shapes                            shapes
Review topics, make
Review concepts                    NVC One-Act Concessions        NVC One-Act Concessions             NVC One-Act Concessions
corrections
Activity
Tuesday

Revisit difficulties             Discuss difficulties
Assign

Practice 7-2 & 7-4               Prac 8-1 & 8-2

50 pts                            50 pts
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5               8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.2.5                     12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Identify characteristics &                                      Investigate and understand the       Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes & geometric                                              Represent and solve algebraic effects of forces on the motion      of truss bridge design and
relationships of geometric
shapes                                                              equations and proportions     of objects                           apply concepts w/ technology
shapes

Ch 7-5 Quadrilaterals & Other    Ch 8-5 Classifying Triangles
TEST AI-3                      Ch 4-4 Friction                     WPBD
Wednesday

Activity

Classification handout
Terms & definitions              Plastic beams to build triangles                                  Review concepts
- same color length
Finish design and continue
Finish lab
writing proposal
Assign

Pg371 1-15,23-33                 Pg432 1-20,24,30-33

45 pts                            60 pts
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5                    8.2.5                              12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Select and apply appropriate                                     Investigate and understand the      Understand the fundamentals
Objective

Graph and interpret linear and
and planes & geometric            procedures, tools, and                                           effects of forces on the motion     of truss bridge design and
non-linear functions
shapes                            formulas for measurements                                        of objects                          apply concepts w/ technology
Review unit conversions,           Ch 5-1 Relating graphs to
Ch 7-7 Congruent Figures                                                                           Ch 4-4 Review                       WPBD
discuss area & volume              events
Activity
Thursday

Discuss terms and orienations Practice with unit conv cutouts Examples                             Examples Pg149 #6

Continue writing proposal, turn
in rough draft
Assign

pg380 1-6,8-14e,17-22,29-32      WS                                 Pg254 1,2,6,8,12,15,18         Pg149 1-5

25 pts
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5               8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.2.5                     12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Identify characteristics &        Graph and interpret linear and Investigate and understand the      Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes & geometric            relationships of geometric        non-linear functions           effects of forces on the motion     of truss bridge design and
shapes                            shapes                                                           of objects                          apply concepts w/ technology

Review Ch 7                      Angles of a Polygon                Graphing ordered pairs         Review Ch 4                         WPBD
Activity
Friday

Terms, notations, definitions    Discuss pg435                      Examples                       Work example problems:

Pg151 1-7,10,13,18,19,22,           Make corrections to proposal
Assign

WS Review #1                     Pg435 1-5 & WS M8-6-3              WS 5-3                         26,27,33,34,37,48,49,50

40 pts                                                                                                Think about tower design
45 pts
LESSON PLANS                                      WEEK OF: November 22, 2010
Period                                 2                                  3                            4                                 5                      7                  8
Subject                               Math 7                             Math 8                     Algebra A                          Physics                            I
Exploring Technologyntro to Engineering
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5                 8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.2.5                 12.3
Identify characteristics of lines   Identify characteristics &    Graph and interpret linear and   Investigate and understand the             Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes & geometric              relationships of geometric    non-linear functions             effects of forces on the motion            of truss bridge design and
shapes                              shapes                                                         of objects                                 apply concepts w/ technology

Discuss examples similar to      Review Ch 4- finish review
Review Ch 7 and for test            Angles of a Polygon                                                                                       WPBD
worksheet                        problems
Activity
Monday

Discuss pg435                                                  Video car crashes if time

WS Practice 1-5 & 4.9 Scatter    Pg151 1-7,10,13,18,19,22,                  Make corrections to proposal
QZ M7-8 #2                          Pg435 1-5 & WS M8-6-3         plots                            26,27,33,34,37,48,49,50
Assign

40 pts                                                                                                    Think about tower design
45 pts
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5                 8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.2.5                 12.3
Identify characteristics of lines   Identify characteristics &    Graph and interpret linear and   Investigate and understand the             Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes & geometric              relationships of geometric    non-linear functions             effects of forces on the motion            of truss bridge design and
shapes                              shapes                                                         of objects                                 apply concepts w/ technology

Review Ch 7 and for test            Ch 8-6 Angles & Polygons      Ch 5-2 Relations & Functions     TEST CH 4                                  WPBD
Activity
Tuesday

Review measurments of
Revisit difficulties                polygons and terms. Setup     Examples 1 & 2
algebraic examples like #24

Make final corrections to
Pg259 1-8,24,25,32-35,37-
proposal
Assign

QZ M7-8 #3                          Pg438 1-17,22,24,32-37        40,52

40 pts                              30 pts
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5                 8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.2.5                 12.3
Identify characteristics of lines   Identify characteristics &    Graph and interpret linear and   Investigate and understand the             Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes & geometric              relationships of geometric    non-linear functions             effects of forces on the motion            of truss bridge design and
shapes                              shapes                                                         of objects                                 apply concepts w/ technology

Video car crashes or
Clicker activity for review         Clicker activity for review   Reading Graphs                                                              Tower design
Wednesday

amusement parks
Activity

TI Calculators and Rage                                                     Must have design approved
Sensor Activities                                                           before start cutting

1:00 OUT                            1:00 OUT                      1:00 OUT                         1:00 OUT                                   1:00 OUT
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Thursday
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Friday
Assign
LESSON PLANS                                    WEEK OF: November 29, 2010
Period                               2                                 3                              4                               5                   7                  8
Subject                             Math 7                            Math 8                       Algebra A                        Physics                         Intro to Engineering
Exploring Technology
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5               8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.2.5                 12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Identify characteristics &    Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts              Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes & geometric            relationships of geometric    non-linear functions           of work and energy                       of truss design and apply
shapes                            shapes                                                                                                concepts w/ technology

LAB - Exploring Work &                   Finish brainstorming about
Review Ch 7                      Review Ch 8 concepts           Ch 5-2 Relations & Functions
Energy                                   tower design
Activity
Monday

Revisit difficulties           Examples 3 &4                  Discuss process

Draw and label dimensions of
tower - turn in for grade
WS Review #4                     Practice 8-5 & 8-6             Pg259 9-23,27-31,49-51         questions
Assign

No cutting until design is
approved
55 pts                           45 pts                         60 pts
NeSA-M                          7.2.1, 7.2.4, 7.2.5               8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.2.5                 12.3
Identify characteristics of lines Identify characteristics &    Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts              Understand the fundamentals
Objective

and planes & geometric            relationships of geometric    non-linear functions           of work and energy                       of truss bridge design and
shapes                            shapes                                                                                                apply concepts w/ technology
PB Ch 5-1 Work Do push-
TEST #4                          Review block concepts          Review relations & functions   ups and calculate work - need            Start building tower
Activity

scale W = F(scale)*d
Tuesday

Define variables & concepts
Revisit difficulties
Pg170 1-4 as examples

Work WS #1 first page
Assign

WS M8-6-3 & Review             WS 4.2 Relations & Functions together, then finish

50 pts
NeSA-M                             7.2.4, 7.2.5                  8.2.1, 8.2.4, 8.2.5                  12.3
Select & apply appropriate       Identify characteristics &     Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts              Understand the fundamentals
Objective

tools for measurment             relationships of geometric     non-linear functions           of work and energy                       of truss design and apply
shapes                                                                                                 concepts w/ technology

Discuss measurements in                                         Ch 5-3 Function Rules, Tables,
TEST #4                                                       Review Ch 5-1 Work                       Continue building tower
Wednesday

English units                                                   Graphs
Activity

Review problems
Discuss precision, rounding                                     Examples 1 & 2
Work WS #2 together
Assign

Classwork: WS M7-6-1                                            Pg266 1-11,24,36,42,44,45      Pg 171 1-5

30 pts
NeSA-M                             7.2.4, 7.2.5                    8.2.1, 8.2.2                       12.3
Select & apply appropriate       Apply geometric concepts to    Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts              Understand the fundamentals
Objective

tools for measurment             compare & relate geometric     non-linear functions           of work and energy                       of truss bridge design and
characteristics                                                                                        apply concepts w/ technology
Discuss measurements in          Ch 9-2 Drawing Views of        Ch 5-3 Function Rules, Tables,
Ch 5-2 Kinetic Energy                    Continue building tower
Customary units                  Solids                         Graphs
Activity
Thursday

Orthographic & isometric views
Examples & discuss equation
Discuss precision, rounding      - practice with blocks and iso Examples 3 & 4
double mass or speed?
paper & PB
Assign

Finish WS M7-6-1                 Pg478 2-13e,16                 Pg266 12-23,26-35              Pg174 1-5

15 pts                         55 pts
NeSA-M                            7.2.4, 7.2.5                     8.2.1, 8.2.2                       12.3
Measure and convert within a     Apply geometric concepts to    Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts              Understand the fundamentals
Objective

unit system                      compare & relate geometric     non-linear functions           of work and energy                       of truss design and apply
characteristics                                                                                        concepts w/ technology
Ch 4-8 Changing units in
Function rules, tables, graphs,
Customary System                 Ch 5-4 Proportions                                             Ch 5-2 Work-KE Theorem                  Test towers!
technology activity
Activity

Handout conversion sheet
Friday

Show unit conversions            Terms & Examples                                              Discuss & examples
Pg269 Exercises 1-6
Examples                         (Vietnamese money)                                            Work Pg176 #5 on Board
Assign

Pg223 2-50e                      Pg261 2-8e,9-26,28-36e         Finish activity                Pg176 1,2,4

25 pts                           30 pts
LESSON PLANS                                 WEEK OF: December 6, 2010
Period                                2                             3                               4                              5                     7                 8
Subject                              Math 7                        Math 8                        Algebra A                       Physics                          Intro to Engineering
Exploring Technology
NeSA-M                            7.2.4, 7.2.5                   8.2.1, 8.2.2                       12.3
Measure and convert within a   Apply geometric concepts to    Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts              Understand the fundamentals
Objective

unit system                    compare & relate geometric     non-linear functions           of work and energy                       of truss design and apply
characteristics                                                                                        concepts w/ technology

Ch 1-4 Measuring in Metric     Ch 5-5 Similar Figures &       Function rules, tables, graphs,
Ch 5-2 Potential Energy                 Test towers!
Units                          proportions                    technology activity
Activity
Monday

PB presentation
Discuss examples               Pg269 Exercises 1-6            Definition & examples - datum
Examples - meter sticks

Pg26 1-39                      Pg268 1-13,16,17,25-32         Finish activity                Pg180 Practice 5D
Assign

50 pts                         35 pts
NeSA-M                            7.2.4, 7.2.5                   8.2.1, 8.2.2                       12.3
Measure and convert within a   Apply geometric concepts to    Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts              Understand ethical issues
Objective

unit system                    compare & relate geometric     non-linear functions           of work and energy                       faced by engineers and
characteristics                                                                                        students

Ch 4-9 Precision               Ch 5-6 Dilations               Linear functions               Review Ch 5-2                            Case Studies and examples
Activity
Tuesday

Review previous material for
Examples                       Discuss examples               Review plotting & functions    Examples
quiz

Pg274 1-3,9-14,19-21,22,28-                                   Pg180 Section Review
Assign

Pg229 2-34e                    31                             WS 4.4 - graph 5-7 & label

20 pts                         25 pts                         20 pts
NeSA-M                            7.2.4, 7.2.5                   8.2.1, 8.2.2                       12.3
Measure and convert within a   Apply geometric concepts to    Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts              Understand & apply project
Objective

unit system                    compare & relate geometric     non-linear functions           of work and energy                       mgmt tools, technical writing,
characteristics                                                                                        bridge design, and ethics
Vehicle Barrier Video
Ch 5-7 Scale Models - discuss
Review Metric conversions                                    Non-linear functions            Discuss concepts of Work &               QUIZ #2
Wednesday

applications
Activity

KE
Force vs. Distance
Examples (toy car, kidney,     Examples - x2 & absolute
Revisit difficulties                                                                         Calculate Fave of barrier on             Start Rube Goldberg project
maps)                          value
truck to stop it

Discuss traffic barrier designs
Assign

Reteach & Prac 1-4             Pg279 1-18,34                  WS 4.6 Nonlinear functions     Video of new type of ramp                www.rube-goldberg.com

45 pts                         20 pts                         25 pts                                                                  Complete worksheet
NeSA-M                            7.2.4, 7.2.5                   8.2.1, 8.2.2                       12.3
Measure and convert within a   Apply geometric concepts to    Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts              Develop creative
Objective

unit system                    compare & relate geometric     non-linear functions           of work and energy                       brainstorming skills to create a
characteristics                                                                                        machine to achieve a simple
Ch 5-8 Similarity & Indirect                                  Ch 5-3 Conservation of                   Continue Rube Goldberg
Review unit conversions                                       Review concepts
Measurement                                                   Mechanical Energy                        discussion
Activity
Thursday

Review applications & setup                                   Review equations, units,                 Finish WS & watch videos of
Practice                                                      Examples
problems                                                      symbols                                  RG machines

WS Rube Goldberg Ideas &
Assign

Practice 4-8 & 4-9             Pg283 1-16,20-23               AI-4 Review #3 A & B           Pg185 1-5                                bring 5 items to use

65 pts                         25 pts                         50 pts
NeSA-M                              7.2.5                    8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.5                    12.3
Select & apply appropriate     Apply geometric concepts to    Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts              Develop creative
Objective

procedure & tools for          compare & relate geometric     non-linear functions           of work and energy                       brainstorming skills to create a
measurements                   characteristics                                                                                        machine to achieve a simple
Ch 8-1 Estimating length &                                                                   Ch 5-3 Usefulness of Cons of
Indirect Measurement Lab??     Review concepts                                                         Discuss design project
area                                                                                         Energy Equation
Activity
Friday

Examples-roller coaster,
Brainstorm ideas, start
Discuss examples               Nice Weather??                 Examples                       spring & ball bearing - how
designing and building
high will it go? Find k.
If not, Ch 4-9 Pythagorean
Theorem Pg228 1-14,16-
Assign

Pg405 1-16,18-27,29,30         30e,40                         AI-4 Review #3 C               Pg186 1-4

30 pts                                                        50 pts
LESSON PLANS                                    WEEK OF: December 13, 2010
Period                                 2                              3                                 4                             5                       7
Explori                  8
Subject                              Math 7                         Math 8                          Algebra A                      Physics                   ng           Intro to Engineering
NeSA-                                7.2.5                   8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.5                       12.3
Select & apply appropriate     Apply geometric concepts to       Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts                  Develop creative brainstorming
Objective

procedure & tools for          compare & relate geometric        non-linear functions           of work and energy                           skills to create a machine to
measurements                   characteristics                                                                                               achieve a simple task

Ch 8-1 Estimating length &                                                                      LAB- Conservation of Energy
Indirect Measurement Lab??        Solve equations by graphing                                                 Continue RG project
area                                                                                            with magnets
Activity
Monday

Discuss examples               Nice Weather??                    Examples                       Discuss procedure

Pg405 1-16,18-27,29,30         If not, Prac 5-5 & 5-6            WS 4.7 Solve Eq Graph          Complete lab & questions
Assign

30 pts                                                           20 pts
NeSA-                                7.2.5                   8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.5                       12.3
Determine the perimeter and    Apply geometric concepts to       Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts                  Develop creative brainstorming
Objective

area of 2D shapes              compare & relate geometric        non-linear functions           of work and energy                           skills to create a machine to

Ch 8-2 Areas of                Review Similar figures and                                       Ch 5-4 Rate of Energy
Review AI-4 concepts                                                        Continue RG project
Parallelograms and Triangles   scale applications                                               Transfer
Activity
Tuesday

Formula sheet         Review                                                                    Discuss equations
Review proportions                Examples                                                                    Progress WS
formulas & examples                                                                             Practice 5F in class
Assign

Pg410 1-24                     Prac 5-5 & 5-6                    WS Review #2                   Pg189 1-3 section review

25 pts
NeSA-                                7.2.5                   8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.5                       12.3
Determine the perimeter and    Apply geometric concepts to       Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts                  Develop creative brainstorming
Objective

area of 2D shapes              compare & relate geometric        non-linear functions           of work and energy                           skills to create a machine to

Ch 8-3 Area of Other Figures   Ch 8-3 Congruent Polygons         Review AI-4 concepts           Review Ch 5-1 thru 5-3                       Continue RG Project
Wednesday
Activity

Review formulas (trapezoid &
Discuss similar vs congruent      Discuss graphing harder non-
composite shapes - additive or                                                                  Class worksheet (Ch 7 Energy)
Examples                          linear functions
subtractive)
Assign

Pg416 1-15                     Pg423 1-20,24,25                  QZ 04-01                       Complete worksheet

25 pts
NeSA-                                7.2.5                   8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.5                       12.3
Determine the perimeter and    Apply geometric concepts to       Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts                  Develop creative brainstorming
Objective

area of 2D shapes              compare & relate geometric        non-linear functions           of work and energy                           skills to create a machine to

Ch 8-4 Circumference & Area
Ch 4-9 Pythagorean Theorem           Review AI-4 concepts           Review Ch 5                                  Continue RG Project
of Circle
Activity
Thursday

Review definitions & formulas
Go over previous assignment      Play around the world with
Review formulas & use of PI    Examples                 Parent
Make corrections                 definitions
signature sheet
Assign

Pg422 2-14e,16-19              Pg423 1-20,24,25                  QZ 04-02                       WS Ch5 Study Guide

30 pts                                                           Work on news articles
NeSA-                                7.2.5                   8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.5                       12.3
Determine the perimeter and    Apply geometric concepts to       Graph and interpret linear and Understand & apply concepts                  Develop creative brainstorming
Objective

area of 2D shapes              compare & relate geometric        non-linear functions           of work and energy                           skills to create a machine to

Review topics - congruent,
Area Measurement Lab           similar, proportions, dilation,   Review AI-4 concepts           Discuss horsepower and watts                 Continue RG Project
Activity

Pythagorean theorem
Friday

Discuss lab worksheet and                                                                       Calculate power to climb stairs-
Revisit difficulties              Revisit difficulties                                                        Trial runs
requirements - rulers                                                                           can you generate 1 hp?

Complete WS and power
Assign

Worksheet                      Review #1                         WS Ch 4 AI-4                   questions

20 pts
LESSON PLANS                 WEEK OF: December 20, 2010
Period                                         2                    3                                4                               5                     7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7               Math 8                         Algebra A                        Physics        Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M                                                       8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.5                     12.3
Objective                                  Apply geometric concepts to     Graph and interpret linear and
compare & relate geometric      non-linear functions
characteristics
Review topics - congruent,
similar, proportions, scales,   Review AI-4 concepts
Activity

Pythagorean theorem
Monday

Revisit difficulties

Review WS
QZ 04-03 Pre-test
Assign

NeSA-M                                                       8.2.1, 8.2.2, 8.2.5                     12.3
Apply geometric concepts to     Graph and interpret linear and
Objective

compare & relate geometric      non-linear functions
characteristics

TEST #5                         TEST AI-4
Activity
Tuesday
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective

Calculator Exercises             Roller Coaster Activity
Wednesday
Activity

SolveIt
Website on handout
Graph Inequalities

Complete WS
Assign

NeSA-M
Assign ActivityObjective
Thursday

NeSA-M
Assign Activity Objective
Friday
LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: December 27, 2010
Period                                         2        3                  4           5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A    Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
Objective
Monday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Tuesday
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Wednesday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
Assign ActivityObjective
Thursday

NeSA-M
Assign Activity Objective
Friday
LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: January 3, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
Objective
Monday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Tuesday
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Wednesday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
Assign ActivityObjective
Thursday

NeSA-M
Assign Activity Objective
Friday
LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: January 10, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
Objective
Monday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Tuesday
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Wednesday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
Assign ActivityObjective
Thursday

NeSA-M
Assign Activity Objective
Friday
LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: January 17, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
Objective
Monday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Tuesday
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NeSA-M
Objective
Wednesday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
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Thursday

NeSA-M
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Friday
LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: January 24, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
Objective
Monday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Tuesday
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Wednesday
Activity
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NeSA-M
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Thursday

NeSA-M
Assign Activity Objective
Friday
LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: January 31, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
Objective
Monday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Tuesday
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Wednesday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
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Thursday

NeSA-M
Assign Activity Objective
Friday
LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: February 7, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
Objective
Monday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Tuesday
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Wednesday
Activity
Assign

NeSA-M
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Thursday

NeSA-M
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Friday
LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: February 14, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4           5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A    Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
Objective
Monday
Activity
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NeSA-M
Objective
Activity
Tuesday
Assign

NeSA-M
Objective
Wednesday
Activity
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NeSA-M
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Thursday

NeSA-M
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Friday
LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: February 21, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4           5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A    Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: February 28, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4           5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A    Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: March 7, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: March 14, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: March 21, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: March 28, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
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Friday
LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: April 4, 2011
Period                                         2        3                   4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8            Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: April 11, 2011
Period                                         2        3                   4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8            Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: April 18, 2011
Period                                         2        3                   4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8            Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: April 25, 2011
Period                                         2        3                   4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8            Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: May 2, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: May 9, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: May 16, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
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LESSON PLANS    WEEK OF: May 23, 2011
Period                                         2        3                  4          5                7                      8
Subject                                       Math 7   Math 8           Algebra A   Physics   Exploring Technology   Intro to Engineering
NeSA-M
Objective
Monday
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Friday                            Thursday                           Wednesday                               Tuesday                               Monday                 Period
Subject

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Math 7
3
Math 8
4        5
Algebra A Physics
7
Exploring Technology
8
Intro to Engineering

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