Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Weekly Reminders - 1/16/17

Breakfast & Lunch Program

Mr. Woods would like parents to know that there will be no HOT breakfast or lunch served for a number of weeks.

This is due to a gas problem that is being worked on with Con Edison. Cereals, yogurt etc. will be available for breakfast.

Sandwiches, salad and fruits will be available for lunch.

New menus will be available by the end of week as adjustments are made to food deliveries etc. If you have any questions please see Mr. Woods.

Parents should feel free to send lunch with their child if they wish. Mr. Woods will have microwaves available in the lunchroom to heat lunches brought from home to assist parents and students during this transition.



MID-TERM SCHEDULE


Tuesday January 17th- Reading
Wednesday January 18th - Mathematics & ELA
Thursday January 19th - Religion & Social Studies
Friday - January 20th Science



Sunday, January 8, 2017

8TH SCIENCE STUDY GUIDELINES FOR MOY EXAMS - 2017

Review: 8th Science – MOY Exam Review – September to January

Review: You MUST read the chapters that were covered in from September to January 6th.

Weekly Vocabulary words for Unit 1, Unit II, and Unit III. (September – January)

Earthquake       focus                  fault          epicenter           seismic wave
Reverse fault              normal fault               strike-slip fault
Newton’s Laws of Motion          momentum                mass
Friction              inertia                velocity              acceleration      force
Conservation              balance force             unbalance force                  atoms
Molecule           compounds                atomics mass              reactants 
atomic numbers                 chemical reactions             products
endothermic reaction                          exothermic                 electrons
protons              neutrons            nucleus

MUST STUDY: Weekly Vocabulary words for Unit I, Unit 2, Unit III.
Be able to describe and measure the speed of a chemical reaction.  
Describe the law of conservation.
What is a physical and chemical change?
 What evidence might tell you that a chemical reaction has occurred?
Define precipitate.
What is an atom? 
Know the structure of an atom
Create a time-line of events that led to the modern models.
How is today’s model of the atom developed?  
Learn the process of radioactive decay. 
Describe carbon dating.  
 When is the equation for a chemical reaction balanced?
Be able to explain exothermic and endothermic reactions.
Explain how the periodic table is set up and used.
What affect the solubility rate of a solute within a solution?
Define energy and describe how to calculate kinetic gravitational potential energy.
How distance traveled compare to displacement? 
Be able to tell the difference between a solute, solvent, and solution. 
Learn the properties of the representative elements. 

What devices have anode and a cathode? 

7TH SCIENCE STUDY GUIDELINES FOR MOY EXAMS - 2017

Review: 7th Science – MOY Exam Review – September to January
Review: You MUST read the chapters that were covered in from September to January 6th.

Cartilage                   joint               dermis                       epidermis                 muscle
Periosteum              smooth muscle                  cardiac muscle                   melanin
Voluntary muscle                          involuntary muscle                      phosphorous
Sodium chloride                urea                           vertebrae                
6 types of nutrients                     skeletal system                  cerebrum    
cerebellum              brain stem               small intestine                    pancreas
capillaries                             arteries                     veins              bacteria                    virus
pathogens               communicable diseases                          noncommunciable
immune system                 antibody                  parts of a cell
five function of the human skin

MUST STUDY - Weekly Vocabulary words for Unit 1, Unit II, and Unit III.
 Identify the dietary needs for maintaining healthy bones.  
Name the six types of nutrients and their importance.
Be able to distinguish between mechanical and chemical digestion.  
Label the process of digestion. 
Know the parts of the skeletal system - Joints, muscles, and bones
Compare arteries, veins, and capillaries. Know parts of the heart.
How do blood platelets maintain homeostasis?
What is the function of the heart?
What is the lymphatic system?
What nutrients are supplied by the blood? 
What chain of events necessary for nervous impulses to travel through a specific system. 
How is the CNS and PNS different?
Compare and contrast the circulatory and pulmonary system
Name the three parts of the brain and the function of each part.
What is the immune system?
What are communicable and non-communicable diseases?
Parts of an animal cell.

6TH SOCIAL STUDIES STUDY GUIDELINES FOR MOY EXAM - 2017

Review: 6th Science – MOY Exam Review – September to January
Review: You MUST read the chapters that were covered in from September to January 5th.

Weekly Vocabulary words for Unit 1, Unit II, and Unit III. (September – January)

Chapter 1 – The World’s Early People- Read chapter

Latitude
Longitude
Prime meridian
Nomad
Culture
Hominids
Migrate
Prehistory
Humankind
Hunters and gathers
Homo sapiens
Australopithecus
Homo habilis
Homo erectus

Chapter 2 – Early Farmers and City Dwellers - Read chapter
Subsist
Irrigation
Barter
Pastoral society
Relief map
Division of labor
Social class
Bandkeramik
Abu Hureyra
Catal Hyuk

Chapter 3 – Civilizations in Mesopotamia – Read chapter
Tributary
Plateau
Alluvial plain
Silt
Land use
City-states
Monarchy
Polytheism
Caravan
Tigris river
Euphrates river

Chapter 4 - Ancient Egypt
Pharaoh
Papyrus
Hieroglyphics
Government
Merchant
Craft worker
Town leader




6TH SCIENCE STUDY GUIDELINES FOR MOY EXAMS - 2017

Review: 6th Science – MOY Exam Review – September to January

Review: You MUST read the chapters that were covered in from September to January 6th.

Weekly Vocabulary words for Unit 1, Unit II, and Unit III. (September – January 6th

Weekly Vocabulary words for Unit I, Unit II, and Unit III.

Sedimentary rock      igneous rock         metamorphic rock          Rock cycle
minerals          geologic column         Absolute age                          superposition
relative age                Earthquake                volcanoes        focus               epicenter
Matter            mass                density            volume            Atom               Compound
element                       mixtures         Fossil Index                fossil               weathering
erosion

Layers of the Earth – inner core; outer core; mantle; crust.

Be able to define that matter can be a solid, liquid, gas and takes up space.

Be able to explain that physical change is a change in size, shape, or state without forming a new substance.

Students will be able to describe how a solid can become a liquid and convert into a gas.


· How to classify minerals based on their properties?


· How is density measured?


· How particles and waves compare?


· Why Earth’s lithosphere is changing?


· How minerals are classified?


· The difference between a rock and a mineral.


· Infer what the Rock Cycle tell us about the formation of rocks


· Volcanoes and the types of volcanoes


· earthquakes


· What are the three types of rocks?


· What are index fossils?


· Describe radioactive dating.


· What is a rock’s relative age?


· What is geologic column?


· What is superposition?


· What do the periods in the geologic time scale represent?


* Understand the development of the geologic time scale


How has scientists developed a theory using fossil evidence, continental Drift, sea floor spreading.

Names the layers of the Earth?

How is energy related to motion?

How are kinetic energy and potential energy different?


How to find the density, mass, or volume of an object.  Know how to solve the mathematical equation

5TH SOCIAL STUDIES STUDY GUIDELINES FOR MOY EXAMS 2017

Review: 5th Social Studies  – MOY Exam Review – September to January
Review: You MUST read the chapters that were covered in from September to January 6th.

Weekly Vocabulary words for Unit 1, Unit II, and Unit III. (September – January)

Chapter 1 – Our Nation’s Geography

Contiguous
Region
Relation location
Continent
Population
Lines of latitude
Lines go longitude
Parallels

Chapter 2 – Native Americans
Lodge
Adobe
Wigwam
hogan
Sod
Tepee
Travois
Surplus
Igloo
Migration
Ancestor
Artifact
Maya
Inca
Aztec

Chapter 3 – Cultures Meet
Technology
Navigation
Expedition
Entrepreneur
Conquistador
Reconquista
Empire
Isthmus


Explorers:
Describe the aims, obstacles, and accomplishments of Spanish explorers.

Name and describe some of the navigational tools that helped sailors

Compass; astrolabe; chronometer; map

Amerigo Vespucci
Prince Henry of Portugal
Christopher Columbus
John Cabot
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Ferdinand Magellan
Juan Ponce Deleon
Francisco Vasquez de Cornado
Hernando Cortes