7th Grade Science

Tuesday 10/17 Class Directions

Mr Pistell is on Jury Duty! Again!

  • Run a Kahoot AT EACH TABLE (tables of 4:  1 host and 3 players)
  • Pick 1 teacher/host – a great explainer (someone smart)
  • Play with random question order, and random answer order.
  • The 1 teacher must run the game on a LAPTOP and explain any answers that even 1 person got wrong. They can also explain by asking the players.
  • The 3 players should play on iPads.
  • You should play the Kahoot… Continue reading

HW Monday 10/16

6th grade – see previous links since I do not have you until Wednesday.

7th grade – Chemistry review sheet Chemistry Review 1

8th grade – Astronomy review sheet astronomyreview1

8th grade –  The Mythbusters assignment should also be finished and handed in by USB.

Weekend HW 10/13

6th grade – Rube Goldberg video due Thursday the 19th (see previous descriptions – you need 2 videos: a “successful attempt” video, and a video explaining the energies.


7th grade – Find 10 elements in food, kitchen, or bathroom products and write down where you found them. If you find more than one element in an item, that’s good! Bring in your list on Monday.


8th grade – Mythbusters final project due Tuesday – put it on a… Continue reading

HW Wednesday 10/4

702 – Quiz tomorrow

701 – Quiz Friday

8th grade – Quiz Friday

6th grade – Quiz Friday

All grades – See previous posts for links to Kahoot practice and review sheets.

Kahoot Links

6th grade Kahoot – https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/6c856c8e-3753-41c0-aebd-16fa90d396e4


7th grade Kahoot – https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/4d509d6f-8437-4ee2-b487-2fa876759a94


8th grade Kahoot – https://play.kahoot.it/#/k/37bfa205-176c-4ba6-8e96-00a5d8458d29

HW Monday 10/2

7th grade – Quiz Thursday – see previous review sheet links.

STEM report due Wednesday (typed or handwritten). Make sure to also attach 4 pictures to your report – one picture to represent each paragraph that you wrote. For example, if I am writing a report on the laser pointer, I would have a picture of a laser (T), Isaac Newton performing light experiments (S), how a laser is built (E), and a light equation (M). stemreport


8th… Continue reading

Weekend HW 9/29

6th grade – review sheet 6th Grade Quiz 1 Review – 2017

7th grade – review sheet7th Grade Quiz 1 Review – 2017

8th grade – review sheet8th Grade Quiz 1 Review – 2017

HW Thursday 9/28

6th grade – Make a material list for your Rube Goldberg machine, of materials you have at home, that you could use to build the machine. Start by looking up “Rube Goldberg machine” online for ideas! Remember, you are building a Rube Goldberg machine in order to show energy transfer. The 7 types of energy you may involve are kinetic, potential, electric, light, heat, sound, and chemical energies. The machine must be built at home, although we will plan it… Continue reading

HW Tuesday 9/26

7th Grade – Write one sentence for each letter of your S.T.E.M project. This is a rough draft to make sure you do research at home.

See the assignment for details: stemreport


8th grade –  For the Mythbusters assignment, pick your myth/superstition and write the 4 “parts of an experiment”:  Independent variable, Dependent variable, 3 constants, and a control.  – Due Wednesday (coordinate with your partner please!)

See assignment – myths

HW Monday 9/25

7th Grade – Pick a technology that we will write a report on. Technology is defined as any tool or product that is created by humans – it doesn’t have to be electronic!

Example technologies – Pencil, Smartphone, Xbox, A sheet of paper, Telescope, Slime – you can literally pick almost anything!

Your future assignment will be to explain the science, engineering, and math responsible for creating this technology! (don’t write this paper yet)


8th grade –  … Continue reading