Discovered By: Atmosphere:
AU and Distance: Temperature Range ( C and F):
Size: Interesting Fact(s):
Greek and Latin Root of the Week (ROW)
Assignment is given every Monday as bell work. Using INB and computer, students will find the origin, meaning, 3 examples/meaning, and a visual relating to the assigned root.
September: Albert Einstein
Famous Scientist Format
October- Marie Curie
Picture of scientist (left side)
Personal History (paragraph)
Impact on society (sentence form)
Interesting/fun fact (sentence form)
Check spelling and grammar; make sure your scientists name is spelled correctly!
Science in the News
Keep in your ISN – one due per month
Purpose: The purpose of this assignment is to encourage students to connect what we are learning about in science class to the bigger picture. Articles are assigned every third Thursday of the month. Class time will be given to help complete assignments on time. If a student does not finish in the time allowed, it will become homework.
Title of article: ________________________________________
Date of article: _____________
Source of article: ______________________________________
**You may not use Wikipedia, encyclopedias, or textbooks. You cannot watch TV and write about it.
a. What is the article about?
b. What/Who is the subject of the article?
c. Where and when does the article take place?
3. General Information:
*Why/How is this article related to science?
*Why did you choose this article?
*What are two questions you have after reading this article or provide
an interesting fact
Sources for articles – magazines, newspaper, quest section, internet ,
-www.sciencenewsforstudents.org - www.geology.com/news/
-www.brightsurf.com - www.visionlearning.com/latest_news.php
-www.sciencedaily.com - www.nytimes.com/pages/science/
-www.time.com/time - www.sciencenews.org