Welcome to C1 Science

Mrs. O'Neill

This website is designed to give information about upcoming science assignments and events.

Please contact me anytime either by email oneillk@portsmouthschoolsri.org

or by phone 849-3700 (voicemail 6065)


The 7th grade science curriculum focuses on earth, physical and life sciences.  Throughout the year students will be focusing on multiple topics to meet the Science Grade Span Expectations.  The main topics we will be addressing are:

*Ecosystems and energy flow 

*Cell Structure and Body Systems

*States, structures, and characteristic properties of matter

*Heat Transfer

*Earth, sun and moon systems

*Space

 

Student science skills will be developed through laboratory investigations, hands-on activities, cooperative learning, independent work, projects and discussions.  Student assessment will be done through tests, quizzes, labs, projects, class work and homework.

 

 

 


Materials Needed for Class:

1.  pencil

2. composition notebook (lined)

3.  two pocket folder

4.  planner

5.  science text book


Important Information

Upcoming Assignments

Sediment Deposit Lab due  Wednesday, November 18th

Nitrogen Pollution Lab Conclusion due Tuesday, November 24th

Wetland Design Project (in class) due Monday, December 14th

Wetland Design Project Written Response Thursday, December 17th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 


Weekly Class Work & Homework

Note: This is the tentative schedule and homework for the week. For the most updated information please check the daily planner.

Week of 12/14

Monday

Final Draft Wetland Design Project (last day)

HW-none

Tuesday

Current Event Article and Graphic Organizer

HW- complete graphic organizer

Wednesday

Share Wetland Design

Evaluate Wetland Design Project 

HW-Start thinking about a topic for Science Fair

Thursday

Wetland Design Project Written Response

HW-Start thinking about a topic for Science Fair

Friday

Introduce Science Fair

Share out progress so far and make any revisions to rough draft 

HW-Topic and Investigation Question due after vacation


Weekly Class Work & Homework

Note: This is the tentative schedule and homework for the week.  For the most updated information please check the daily planner.

Week of 12/7

Monday

Hour of Code

HW- none

Tuesday

field trip-no class

HW- none

Wednesday

Work on Wetland Design Project-final draft

HW-none

Thursday

Work on Wetland Design Project-final draft 

HW-none

Friday

Work on Wetland Design Project-final draft

HW-none

 

 

 


After School Help

Available on the following days:

Tuesday, December 1st

Wednesday, December 16th

 

 

 

 

 

 


Current Content Attachments  

1. Wetland Design Project Packet




Online Science Textbook

Fusion Textbook

 


Follow the directions below to access the online book.

üOn the left side click “Science and Health”
üClick on Fusion
üFill out the boxes
State: Rhode Island
District: Portsmouth School District
School: Portsmouth Middle School
Username:  Student i.d. number (lunch code)
Password:  Student i.d. number


Open House Presentation 

(see attached Power Point)