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8 th Grade Science. Do Now. Monday, November 26, 2012. On page __, make your weekly Do now page. Draw and label the components of a wave. Word Bank: wavelength, crest, trough, amplitude. 8 th Grade Science. Today’s Schedule. Monday, November 26, 2012. Do Now Card Sort: EM Spectrum

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Do Now

Monday, November 26, 2012

On page __, make your weekly Do now page.

Draw and label the components of a wave.

Word Bank: wavelength, crest, trough, amplitude

Today’s Schedule

Monday, November 26, 2012

Do Now

Card Sort: EM Spectrum

EM Spectrum Notes

Exit Ticket

Essential Question

Vocabulary

How is current scientific data about components of the universe used to develop theories explaining the origins of the universe?

Crest

Trough

Wavelength

Amplitude

Frequency

Electromagnetic Spectrum

Today we will…

Monday, November 26, 2012

8.8(C) explore how different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum such as light and radio waves are used to gain information about distances and properties of components in the universe

Card Sort

Monday, November 26, 2012

Sort the cards into groups.

Record notes on the graphic organizer.

Notes

Monday, November 26, 2012

On page __, write the following statement and fill in the blank.

The shorter the wavelength, the ___________ the energy of the wave.

Exit Ticket

Monday, November 26, 2012

On page __, describe how electromagnetic waves are used to gain information about properties of the universe.

Do Now

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

On page __, list 10 types of Electromagnetic Waves in order of increasing frequency.

Today’s Schedule

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Do Now

Video & Notes: Back to the Beginning

Essential Question

Vocabulary

How is current scientific data about components of the universe used to develop theories explaining the origins of the universe?

Crest

Trough

Wavelength

Amplitude

Frequency

Electromagnetic Spectrum

Today we will…

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

8.8(C) explore how different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum such as light and radio waves are used to gain information about distances and properties of components in the universe

Video

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Back to the Beginning

Do Now

Wednesday & Thursday, November 28 & 29, 2012

• On page __, answer the following questions.
• What features can be formed by a subduction zone?
• What is the difference between these topographic maps?

Today’s Schedule

Wednesday & Thursday, November 28 & 29, 2012

Do Now

MOY

After MOY activities

Essential Question

Vocabulary

How is current scientific data about components of the universe used to develop theories explaining the origins of the universe?

Crest

Trough

Wavelength

Amplitude

Frequency

Electromagnetic Spectrum

MOY

Wednesday & Thursday, November 28 & 29, 2012

Underline the question

Bubble important words

Identify the key idea, write it in margin.

predator/prey interactions

After MOY Activities

Wednesday & Thursday, November 28 & 29, 2012

• After finishing the MOY, complete the following assignments.
• Complete the Composition of Stars Pie Charts.
• Write 5 questions you have about space. Once approved by the teacher, look up the answers online.
• Watch “Origins of the Universe”

Do Now

Friday, November 30, 2012

On page __, make a prediction about how scientists use light and waves to learn about space.

Today’s Schedule

Friday, November 30, 2012

Do Now

Spectroscopes

Video: A Universe Hospitable for Life

Essential Question

Vocabulary

How is current scientific data about components of the universe used to develop theories explaining the origins of the universe?

Crest

Trough

Wavelength

Amplitude

Frequency

Electromagnetic Spectrum

Today we will…

Friday, November 30, 2012

8.8(C) explore how different wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum such as light and radio waves are used to gain information about distances and properties of components in the universe

Spectroscopes

Friday, November 30, 2012

Examine light spectra of 3 different elements.

Students will first go outside to view sunlight through the spectroscope.

Students will record observations in their INB.

Students will then examine 2 other light spectra in the classroom.