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Curriculm Design Week 1 Spiritual Principle: If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes

(Mark 9:23, KJV). Objective: Scientific Investigation and Reasoning: TEKS 5.1 and 5.2. The student will be able to demonstrate safe practices and the use of safety equipment. The student will plan and implement descriptive and simple experimental investigations. Suggested Activities and Experiences: 1. Students will be provided a pre-test to create a baseline for prior knowledge in safety practices and recognition of safety equipment. 2. Students will view a student created video on laboratory rules. 3. Students will be guided to set up the laboratory journal and lecture note journal. 4. Students will participate in a hands on activity to identify safety and laboratory equipment. 5. Students will be given a post assessment assignment. Evaluation Procedures: 1. Students will be given a teacher made pre-test. 2. Students will be assigned in groups of 3 or 4 students to create a safety lab video for post assessment. 3. Journal check for lab and lecture notes. Resources: 1. 2. 3. 4. Video camera Art supplies as necessary Laboratory equipment PowerPoint presentation

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Curriculm Design Week 2 Spiritual Principle: And you would be secure, because there is hope; Yes, you would dig around you, and take your rest in safety (Job 11:18, KJV). Objective: Scientific Investigation and Reasoning: TEKS 5.3 and 5.4. The student will be able to analyze and interpret information to construct reasonable explanations from direct and indirect evidence. The student will collect and analyze information using tools including calculators, microscopes, cameras, sound recorders, computers, hand lenses, rulers, thermometers, compasses, balances, hot plates, meter sticks, timing devices, magnets, collecting nets, and safety goggles. Suggested Activities and Experiences: 1. Students will be provided lecture notes on how to analyze and interpret information. 2. Students will analyze and interpret information through completion of a round robin lab. 3. Students will provided lecture notes on the uses of various laboratory equipment. 4. Students will participate in a hands on activity to explore the uses of various laboratory equipment. 5. Students will be given a post assessment assignment. Evaluation Procedures: 1. Students will be given a teacher made assessment. 2. Journal check for lab and lecture notes. Resources: 1. Laboratory equipment 2. PowerPoint presentation

Sample of Text Resources: 1. No text required for this unit

Curriculm Design Week 3 Spiritual Principle: Arise, for this matter is your responsibility. We also are with you. Be of good courage, and do it (Ezra 10:4, KJV). Objective: Matter and Energy: TEKS 5.5.A. The student knows that matter has measurable physical properties and those properties determine how matter is classified, changed, and used. The student will classify matter based on physical properties including mass, magnetism, physical state (solid, liquid, gas), relative density (sinking and floating) solubility in water and the ability to conduct or insulate thermal energy or electric energy. Suggested Activities and Experiences: 1. Students will be provided lecture notes on physical properties and how matter is classified, changed and used. 2. Students will view a matter video to better understand the notes provided. 3. Students will be provided lecture notes on how to classify matter based on the physical properties. 4. Students will explore the physical properties of matter by participating in the hands-on matter lab. 5. Students will be given a post assessment assignment. Evaluation Procedures: 1. Students will be given a teacher made assessment. 2. Journal check for lab and lecture notes. Resources: 1. Matter lab materials 2. PowerPoint presentation Sample of Text Resources: 1. No text required for this unit

Curriculm Design Week 4 Spiritual Principle: So he consented with them in this matter, and tested them ten days (Daniel 1:14, KJV). Objective: Matter and Energy: TEKS 5.5.B, 5.5.C, and 5.5.D. The student demonstrate that some mixtures maintain the physical properties of their ingredients such as iron filings and sand. The student will identify changes that occur in physical properties of the ingredients of solutions such as dissolving salt in water or adding lemon juice to water. The student will identify the boiling and freezing /melting points of water on the Celsius scale. Suggested Activities and Experiences: 1. Students will be provided lecture notes on mixtures, solutions, boiling and freezing/melting points, physical properties and thermometers. 2. Students will participate in a mini-lab on mixtures and their physical properties. 3. Students participate in a mini-lab on solutions and their physical properties. 4. Students will explore the differences between physical and chemical properties as an enrichment exercise by participating in the hands-on lab. 5. Students will be able to identify the parts of thermometer by creating a thermometer or making a poster with labels. 6. Students will be practice reading both a Celsius and Ferenheit thermometer by viewing a how to video, reading several actual thermometers in various substances, and reading picture representations of thermometer temperatures. 7. Students will be given a post assessment assignment. Evaluation Procedures: 1. Students will be given a teacher made assessment. 2. Journal check for lab and lecture notes. Resources: 1. Matter lab materials

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PowerPoint presentation Thermometers Materials for creating a thermometer or poster Graphic representations of thermometer to read temperature

Sample of Text Resources: 1. No text required for this unit

Curriculm Design Week 5 Spiritual Principle: Then God said, Let there be light; and there was light (Genesis 1:3, KJV). Objective: Matter and Energy: TEKS 5.5A, 5.5.B, 5.5.C, and 5.5.D. The students will be able to show mastery of matter and energy by preparing a lab lesson for the class. The groups will execute their lab lesson to the class on their designated day. Suggested Activities and Experiences: 1. Students will be provide lecture notes on their chosen TEKS (5.5.A, 5.5.B, 5.5.C or 5.5.D). If students need more time for lab participation the notes may be handed out. 2. Students will provide a student made PowerPoint for lecture notes. 3. Students will participate in a mini-lab on their selected TEKS (5.5.A, 5.5.B, 5.5.C or 5.5.D). 4. Students will be given a post assessment assignment. Evaluation Procedures: 1. Students will be given a teacher made assessment. 2. Teacher will grade students using the rubric for lab presentations. 3. Journal check for lab and lecture notes. Resources:

1. Matter lab materials as requested by each group 2. Note handout copies as requested by each group Sample of Text Resources: 1. No text required for this unit

Curriculm Design Week 6 Spiritual Principle: They sing to the tambourine and harp, And rejoice to the sound of the flute (Job 21:12, KJV). Objective: Force, Motion and Energy: TEKS 5.6A. The students knows that energy occurs in many forms and can be observed in cycles, patterns, and systems. The students will explore the uses of energy, including sound energy, mechanical, and electrical. Suggested Activities and Experiences: 1. Students will be provided lecture notes on energy. 2. Students will view an energy video to observe energy cycles, patterns and systems. 3. Students will participate in the sound lab where voices are recording and voice pattern will be presented to observe patterns. 4. Students will participate in the mechanical lab to observe how various systems work. 5. Students will participate in the electrical lab to observe how electricity cycles. 6. Students will be given a post assessment assignment. Evaluation Procedures: 1. Students will be given a teacher made assessment. 2. Journal check for lab and lecture notes.

Resources: 1. Lab materials for mechanical and electrical labs 2. Recording program with voice patterns represented 3. PowerPoint presentation Sample of Text Resources: 1. No text required for this unit

Curriculm Design Week 7 Spiritual Principle: But when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks and laid them on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat, and fastened on his hand (Acts 28:3, KJV). Objective: Force, Motion and Energy: TEKS 5.6.B and 5.6.C. The students will demonstrate that the flow of energy in circuits requires a complete path through which an electric current can pass and can produce light, heat, and sound. The students will demonstrate that light travels in a straight line until it strikes an object or travels through one medium to another and demonstrates that light can be reflected such as the use of mirrors or other shiny surfaces and refracted such as the appearance of an object when observed through water. Suggested Activities and Experiences: 1. 2. 3. 4. Students will be provided lecture notes on energy for thermal and light. Students will participate in the thermal lab to observe cycles and patterns. Students will participate in the light lab to observe how various systems work. Students will be given a post assessment assignment.

Evaluation Procedures: 1. Students will be given a teacher made assessment.

2. Journal check for lab and lecture notes. Resources: 1. Lab materials for thermal and light labs 2. PowerPoint presentation Sample of Text Resources: 1. No text required for this unit

Curriculm Design Week 8 Spiritual Principle: As for God, His way is perfect; The word of the LORD is proven; He is a shield to all who trust in Him (2 Samuel 22:31, KJV). Objective: Force, motion and energy: TEKS 5.6A, 5.6.B and 5.6.C. The students will be able to show mastery of force, motion and energy by preparing a lab lesson for the class. The groups will execute their lab lesson to the class on their designated day. Suggested Activities and Experiences: 1. Students will be provide lecture notes on their chosen TEKS (5.6.A, 5.6.B, or 5.6.C). If students need more time for lab participation the notes may be handed out. 2. Students will provide a student made PowerPoint for lecture notes. 3. Students will participate in a mini-lab on their selected TEKS (5.6.A, 5.6.B, or 5.6.C). 4. Students will be given a post assessment assignment.

Evaluation Procedures: 1. Students will be given a teacher made assessment. 2. Teacher will grade students using the rubric for lab presentations. 3. Journal check for lab and lecture notes. Resources: 1. Lab materials as requested by each group 2. Note handout copies as requested by each group Sample of Text Resources: 1. No text required for this unit

Curriculm Design Week 9 Spiritual Principle: I, the LORD, search the heart, I test the mind, Even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings (Jeremiah 17:10, KJV). Objective: The units of safety & investigation, matter & energy, and force, motion & energy: TEKS 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5.A, 5.5.B, 5.5.C, 5.5.D, 5.6A, 5.6.B and 5.6.C. The students will be able to show mastery by being assessed with the District benchmark test on the designated day. The students will be able to review for the benchmark. Suggested Activities and Experiences: 1. Students will review previous assessments to determine re-teach lessons. 2. Students will create a project, demonstration or presentation on their favorite concept for first nine weeks. 3. Students will be complete the benchmark assessment.

Evaluation Procedures: 1. Students will be complete the benchmark assessment. 2. Teacher will grade students using the rubric for project, demonstration or presentation. 3. Journal check for lab and lecture notes. Resources: 1. Demonstration materials as requested by each student 2. Internet and PowerPoint for students presenting their presentations 3. Project materials as requested by each student 4. District benchmark Sample of Text Resources: 1. No text required for this unit