Monday, December 15, 2014
Objectives:
- Discover the global importance of photosynthesis
- Identify autotrophs and heterotrophs

Agenda:
1) Watch Video: Poles-to-Poles

Homework:
Modified Lab Report for Leaf Disk Assay

Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Objectives:
- Identify and describe factors that affect photosynthesis
- Explain and Interpret data and graphs regarding photosynthesis

Agenda:
1) Return Science Research Proposals - discuss Hypothesis and procedures
2) Turn in Modified Lab Report
3) Discuss data, analysis, conclusions of Leaf Disk Assay
4) Final Mini-lecture on Photosynthesis
4) Relate back to Unit Question: "Do living things break the rules of Energy?"

Homework:
1) Chapter 8 - Section Assessment Questions

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Objectives:
- Effectively use the textbook as a resource for background information and peer review

Agenda:
1) Chapter 8 - Section Assessment Questions
Homework:
Science Research Proposal Edit #3

Thursday, December 18, 2014
Objectives:
- Collaboratively argue whether or not photosynthetic rate is affected by light intensity
- Effectively communicate using a Claim, Evidence, Reasoning
- Provide peer feedback on collaborative skills and communication using a rubric

Agenda:
1) Do Now Question
2) Write your personal claim
3) Get into groups to prepare your Argumentation Board
4) Peer Argumentation Session
5) Self-Reflection/Closure

Homework:
Science Research Proposal Edit #3

Friday, December 19, 2014
Objectives:
- Effectively provide feedback to peers and edit proposals
- Design properly structured hypotheses as well as assist peers in constructing hypotheses

Agenda:
1) Research Proposal Peer Edit #2 (final peer edit)
2) CEPA - Assessment Question
3) Science Research Journal review

Homework:
Study for your Photosynthesis Socrative Exam

Monday, December 22, 2014
Objectives:
- Assess our understanding of photosynthesis

Agenda
1) Socrative Post Quiz
2) Collaborative CEPA

Homework:
NONE!!!!

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Objectives:
- Rap some Science
- Observe some cool creatures

Agenda
1) Student Rap Performance
2) Observe creatures and learn about living things

Homework:
Rest, Free Play, Spend time with Family and friends