MR. LOWE SCIENCE
RUTH DOYLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Next week the kids are bringing progress reports home. This is a 4 week snapshot of their progress so far in school. We will also have parent/teacher conference on Wednesday and Thursday from 4:00 - 7:00 pm here at Ruth Doyle.
This week we will continue our study of rocks and the rock cycle. Lessons include the "Stones of sand" lab, a study of a science career: Geologist, study of the inner workings of Earth, and some videos. I will also be out on Tuesday for a science pacing meeting.
The students will have a second quiz over ROCKS, SOIL, & FOSSILS on March 3rd worth 38 points. The study guide and checklist for this quiz can also be found here.
Week at a Glance:
Monday: "Layers of Earth & Science Job: Geologist - "Beneath our Feet", "Asking Mr. Aims (Geologist)" - (22 points), Bill Nye "Rocks" Video Clip
Tuesday: "Layers of Earth & Science Job: Geologist - "Beneath our Feet", "Asking Mr. Aims (Geologist)" - (22 points), Bill Nye "Rocks" Video Clip
Wednesday: "Rock Lab & Video" - "Stones of Sand" Lab (10 points), 3 Types of Rock Video
Thursday: "Rock Lab & Video" - "Stones of Sand (10 points), 3 Types of Rock Video
Friday: Unit 5 "Minerals, Rocks, & Fossils" Checklist, Pass out graded work, Bill Nye "Rocks & Soil" Video (full video)
I will use this website to keep you updated WEEKLY about upcoming lessons and assignments. Occasionally I will post pictures or other important information as well!