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What's Going On?

Check here for important dates.
Some adjustments to the calendar may occur.

 

2023-2024 Calendar

The Junior Lab Rats lessons will align with the Lab Rats lessons
so that the same topics/concepts are covered simultaneously,
and thus the combined labs are coherent.


 

 

COURSE SCHEDULE

Junior Lab Rats

Upper Elementary/Middle School:

Earth Science Class

10:00-10:45 AM

The Rat Pack

All Levels Combined:

Earth Science Lab

10:45 AM- Noon

Lab Rats

Middle School/High School:

Earth Science Class

Noon- 1:30 PM

1st QUARTER

Unit 1:  Introduction of Scientific Method

Lesson 1

Unit 2:  Earth and Space

Lesson 2
Lesson 3
Lesson 4

Unit 3:  Physics:  Forces and Motion

Lesson 5

Lesson 6

NO CLASS

Lesson 7

Lesson 8

Lesson 9

Lesson 10

Lesson 11

2nd QUARTER

Unit 4:  Physics:  Work and Energy

Lesson 12

Lesson 13

NO CLASS

Unit 5:  Physics: Energy, Power, and Heat

Lesson 14

Lesson 15

Lesson 16

Lesson 17

NO CLASS

NO CLASS

3rd QUARTER

Unit 6:  Physics:  Wave Theory

Lesson 18 

Lesson 19 

Lesson 20 

Lesson 21 

Lesson 22 

NO CLASS 

Lesson 23

Lesson 24 

Lesson 25

Lesson 26

4th QUARTER

Unit 7:  Chemistry

Lesson 27 

NO CLASS

NO CLASS 

Lesson 28 

Lesson 29 

Lesson 30 

Lesson 31 

Lesson 32

Unit 8:  Final Exams, Class Project: Rube Goldberg Competition

Lesson 33 

Final Grades issued by 11:59 PM, Wednesday, May 15.

08/15/23

 

08/22/23

08/29/23

09/05/23

 

09/12/23

09/19/23

09/26/23

10/03/23

10/10/23

10/17/23
10/24/23

10/31/23

 

11/07/23

11/14/23

11/21/23

11/28/23

12/05/23

12/12/23

12/19/23

12/26/23

01/02/24

 

 

01/09/24

01/16/24

01/23/24

01/30/24

02/06/24

02/13/24

02/20/24

02/27/24

03/05/24

03/12/24

 

 

03/19/24

03/26/24

04/02/24

04/09/24

04/16/24

04/23/24

04/30/24

05/07/24

05/14/24

ONLINE, Scientific Skills and Approach

 

Hypothesizing/Reviewing Earth’s Interior and Surface

Earth’s Interior, Surface, and Structure/Reviewing Weather and Climate

Exploring the Solar System and the Universe, and Their Origins

 

Motion

Motion Cont’d

FALL BREAK

Forces/Forces in Motion

Forces/Forces in Motion Cont’d

Action, Reaction, and Universal Forces, Newton’s Laws in Everyday Life

Forces in Fluids

Forces in Fluids Cont'd

 

 

Work, Power, and Machines

Work, Power, and Machines Cont’d

THANKSGIVING BREAK

Energy

Thermal Energy and Heat

Exam Reviews

Midterms and Christmas Party

CHRISTMAS BREAK

CHRISTMAS BREAK

Properties of Waves
Mechanical Waves and Sound
The Electromagnetic Spectrum

The Electromagnetic Spectrum Cont'd

Light and Optics

WINTER BREAK

Magnetism, Electromagnetism, and Electricity

Electricity- Charges and Current

Electricity and Magnetism at Work

Electronics

 

 

Properties and States of Matter

SPRING BREAK

SPRING BREAK

Atoms, Atomic Structure, and the Periodic Table

Atoms, Atomic Structure, and the Periodic Table, Cont'd

Chemical Bonds

Chemical Reactions

Acids, Bases, and Solutions

Final Exams, Rube Goldberg Project Competition

Chemistry 
2024-2025
Projected Start Date:  08/13/24
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