Jump to weekday             (edit/pub/copy)

Monday 22nd

Tuesday 23rd

Wednesday 24th

Thursday 25th

Friday 26th: Black History Program and Spring Dance

Monday 22nd

 

- Part 1) Review   (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Please check your workstation for damages and report problems to me!
  2. Logon here to get to your Gmail: use @student.bisdtx.org
  3. Here’s what your assignments should look like: (view example folder here)
  4. Daily Warmup Activity: 
  1. Google Classroom: https://classroom.google.com/h
  2. Dots and Boxes: https://www.mathsisfun.com/games/dots-and-boxes.html 
  3. Use this for your warmup link symbol and link it to the game (try to beat the computer but you don’t have to win to Skitch a score!)
  4. image
  5. Here are the directions ( you’re red and the computer is blue!)
  1. Check for new click-to-comments and my responses to them (blue highlights are new responses!): http://goo.gl/TU5uol

- Part 2) Objectives: Today students will… (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Here’s how you rated last week’s programs and activities:
  1. Today we have these objectives  (all objectives to date)
  1. Create a Prezi account and make sure you can logon to it
  1. Slide1: Open your 5.02 Week8 Portfolio and add the following
  1. A Wordart title: 5.02 Week8 Portfolio using any of these Fonts links: Wordart Collection / Gzaas / Flaming text
  2. An image of colliding Galaxies added as a background (do a Google Search on Hubble Colliding Galaxies to find a cool image to use)
  3. A subtitle: Galaxies
  4. A note that explains your background image (the name of the galaxy and a brief description about what you’re looking at)
  1. Slide 2: Quizlet Galaxies
  1. A star-field background (search Google for stars) with a link to the image
  2. The Quizlet logo linked to these Quizlet Galaxy Picture Cards: http://quizlet.com/72521290/galaxies-flash-cards/
  3. A Skitch of the cards in List View (including the example images)
  4. Play Scatter and record at least 2 of your scatter scores
  1. Check to see if you can open Google Sky

 

- Part 3) Help with today’s assignments! - (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Here are the links you’ll need for today
  1. Portfolio Bookmarks for this week (jump directly to instructions!)

 

- Part 4) Through?   (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Checkout this information on the 2 Voyager vehicles we launched 30 years ago which have traveled the farthest into space

(return to top)

Tuesday 23rd

 

- Part 1) Review   (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Please check your workstation for damages and report problems to me!
  2. Logon here to get to your Gmail: use @student.bisdtx.org
  3. Here’s what your assignments should look like: (view example folder here)
  4. Daily Warmup Activity: 
  1. Google Classroom: https://classroom.google.com/h
  2. Find a cool Star symbol or gif and link it to the Word Search Maker: http://worksheets.theteacherscorner.net/make-your-own/word-search/
  3. Find all words (there are no backwards or diagonal words in this puzzle). Click here for a larger view and work together if you need help!
  4. image
  1. Check for new click-to-comments and my responses to them (blue highlights are new responses!): http://goo.gl/TU5uol

- Part 2) Objectives: Today students will… (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Today we have these learning goals  (all objectives to date)
  1. Writing Sample 1: Directions Slides (the same information below but larger)
  1. Slide3: Add information from the Google Sky Tour according to the following directions
  1. Slide4: Add information from Space.com and Wikipedia according to the following directions
  1. A title: Spiral Galaxies using any of these Fonts links: Wordart Collection / Gzaas / Flaming text
  2. The Space logo linked to this URL: http://www.space.com/22382-spiral-galaxy.html
  3. An image and text explanation from the Space link
  4. The Wikipedia List of Spiral Galaxies logo linked to this URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_spiral_galaxies
  5. At least 3 label & image Skitches from the table that you find most interesting (I have 4 in my example below)

 

- Part 3) Help with today’s assignments! - (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Here are the links you’ll need for today
  1. Portfolio Bookmarks for this week (jump directly to instructions!)

 

- Part 4) Through?   (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Checkout this weather gif which I recorded early this morning (and our current weather animation and forecast at the links)

(return to top)

Wednesday 24th

- Part 1) Review   (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Please check your workstation for damages and report problems to me!
  2. Logon here to get to your Gmail: use @student.bisdtx.org
  3. Here’s what your assignments should look like: (view example folder here)
  4. Daily Warmup Activity: 
  1. Google Classroom: https://classroom.google.com/h
  2. Choose your favorite of these two new versions of Dots and Boxes to practice with (both allow you to change the size of the grid) and Skitch your results to your warmup. Add all 3 links in a text box at the top!
  1. Check for new click-to-comments and my responses to them (blue highlights are new responses!): http://goo.gl/TU5uol

- Part 2) Objectives: Today students will… (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Today we have these learning goals  (all objectives to date)
  1. Writing Sample 2: Directions Slides (the same information below but larger)
  1. Slide5: Add images from the Google Spiral Galaxies kmz Tour according to the following directions
  1. A title: Spiral Galaxies  Fonts links: Wordart Collection / Gzaas / Flaming text
  2. The Sky mode symbol (Skitched from your Google Earth program) linked to this kmz tour URL: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/197021/Google%20Earth/kmz/Spiral%20Galaxies.kmz
  3. 4 or 5 of your favorite stops from the tour
  1. Slide 6: Google Sky Elliptical and Irregular Galaxies 
  1. A cool slide background with a link to where you found it
  2. A title: Elliptical & Irregular  Fonts links: Wordart Collection / Gzaas / Flaming text
  3. A Skitch of the Google Sky window showing your kmz links and your favorite image from the list.
  4. 2 other images which you liked from the kmz list

 

- Part 3) Help with today’s assignments! - (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Here are the links you’ll need for today
  1. Portfolio Bookmarks for this week (jump directly to instructions!)

 

- Part 4) Through?   (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Checkout this link Braden shared by email on Monday which talks about a recently discovered Earth-like planet (thanks Braden!)

(return to top)

Thursday 25th

- Part 1) Review   (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Please check your workstation for damages and report problems to me!
  2. Logon here to get to your Gmail: use @student.bisdtx.org
  3. Here’s what your assignments should look like: (view example folder here)
  4. Daily Warmup Activity: 
  1. Google Classroom: https://classroom.google.com/h
  2. Quizlet Astronomy (with some new terms added): http://quizlet.com/72348990/8th-science-astronomy-unit-10-11-flash-cards/
  3. image 
  4. Play Scatter and capture at least 2 scatter times
  5. image
  6. Challenge: Can you create a drop-shadow like you see here? (hint: consider a recolored duplicate underneath the original!)
  7. image
  1. Check for new click-to-comments and my responses to them (blue highlights are new responses!): http://goo.gl/TU5uol

- Part 2) Objectives: Today students will… (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Today we have these learning goals  (all objectives to date)
  1. Slide 7: Add links and images to the Hubble Heritage Site 
  1. A title: Hubble Heritage  Fonts links: Wordart Collection / Gzaas / Flaming text
  2. The site title linked to this URL: http://heritage.stsci.edu/gallery/gallery_category.html and a Skitch of the top Galaxy section of images
  3. 2 of your favorite images from anywhere in the gallery
  4. A cool slide background image (this came from the Nebula section)
  1. Slide 8: Add information which will help you to classify galaxies
  1. A title: Compare Galaxies  Fonts links: Wordart Collection / Gzaas / Flaming text
  2. A cool slide background image!
  3. This Galaxy Types Table: http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/resources/organizers/docs/tchr_tchart_galaxytypes.pdf
  4. 3 images (one of each of the 3 types of galaxies). Here are some resources to find images and to use in your Science Class Astronomy Unit: Galaxy Resources OneTab: http://www.one-tab.com/page/4suQupH0TJe8p8bWbgTTWA
  1. The OneTab logo linked to the Galaxy ResourcesOneTab: http://www.one-tab.com/page/4suQupH0TJe8p8bWbgTTWA
  1. Slide 9: Create an interesting final slide

 

- Part 3) Help with today’s assignments! - (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Here are the links you’ll need for today
  1. Portfolio Bookmarks for this week (jump directly to instructions!)

 

- Part 4) Through?   (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Checkout the bell schedules for tomorrow which are revised for the morning Black History program and the afternoon School Dance

(return to top)

Friday 26th: Black History Program and Spring Dance

- Part 1) Review   (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Please check your workstation for damages and report problems to me!
  2. Logon here to get to your Gmail: use @student.bisdtx.org
  3. Here’s what your assignments should look like: (view example folder here)
  4. Friday Warmup Activity: 
  1. Check for new click-to-comments and my responses to them (blue highlights are new responses!): http://goo.gl/TU5uol

- Part 2) Objectives: Today students will… (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Please complete and turn-in the following assignments which are due today:
  1. Check the Bell Schedule for today’s plan!

 

- Part 3) Help with today’s assignments! - (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Here are the links you’ll need for today
  1. Portfolio Bookmarks for this week (jump directly to instructions!)

 

- Part 4) Through?   (click-2-comment)

 

  1. Checkout this enormous new image of our Milky Way Galaxy!

(return to top)