6th Science Assignments

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MS Teams

Hi 6th Grade!,
 
Please remember to complete your "Energy Skate Park" MS Teams Assignment.  Thank you and see you tomorrow!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Wednesday, April 21 11:15 AM

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Predicting Pendulums/Exploration 1

Hi Folks!,
Please finish your "Predicting Pendulums" lab and your "Exploration 1."  Tomorrow we will be looking at an energy simulator online as well as Exploration 2.  I'm planning a lab for Thursday.
Thank you and see you soon!,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, April 20 9:54 AM

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No Homework

Hi Folks!,
Please have your "Predicting Pendulums Lab" completed all the way to the bottom of page 2 (100% of those questions should be finished); we will complete the back tomorrow after we review our results.
GC: Please see the email regarding planting tomorrow!  Please bring in a small shovel and some gardening gloves!
 
Thank you!,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, April 19 9:53 AM

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Exploration 2

Hi Party People!,
Please remember your Exploration 2 needs to be completed by the end of Study Hall on Monday.  Your second assignment is to have a wonderful weekend!
 
GC (Garden Club): Please gather gloves and a small shovel for our Planting Day on Tuesday!
 
See you all Monday!,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Friday, April 16 1:57 PM

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N/A

No homework tonight! Have the best Thursday evening ever!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, April 15 9:16 AM

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Exploration 2

Hi Folks!,
Please have your Exploration 2 and your HMH Introduction (both of the HMH Assignments you have tasked to you) completed for tomorrow.  We will be taking a look at an Imagineering Video from Disney tomorrow to introduce Potential and Kinetic energy!

See you soon,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Wednesday, April 14 2:19 PM

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Quiz

Hi Folks!,
SO GOOD to see you all today!  Please remember you have a Quiz tomorrow on the Conservation of Energy and the eight types of energy we learned about today.  Please note that you don't need to stress over the details of the definitions.  I uploaded the presentation to the Content Library section of your notebooks (AND you took notes on this today) AND I'm attaching it to this email :)  You've got this!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, April 13 11:03 AM

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No Homework

Remember two things: 1) our rice bowls are about to disappear, so please bring your donation money in THIS WEEK, and 2) bring your report card envelopes so that you do not get fined!
No homework tonight, but we will be completing our DNA EXTRACTION LAB (!!) tomorrow!
 
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Wednesday, March 31 11:03 AM

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Questions 1 and 2

Hi Folks!,
Finish questions 1 and 2.  You MIGHT have a surprise Dihybrid Punnett Square activity tomorrow for a grade, so please know how to do these!  Be confident!
See you tomorrow,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, March 30 12:39 PM

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#5

Hi Everyone!,
Please remember to complete up to #5 on the back of the first page of our Dihybrid Crosses assignment.
 
Thank you!,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, March 29 9:49 AM

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Can You Explain It?

Hi Everyone!,

Please make sure your “Can You Explain It?” is completed BEFORE science on Monday!  Easy!  Just make sure to use TWO sources.

 

Thank you!,

Mr. L

Created by Tim Langston: Friday, March 26 10:32 AM

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Dragons and Study

Hi Everyone!,
Your Dragons are due tomorrow, and your Punnett Squares Quiz will be tomorrow.  Please note that this quiz is worth 20(!) points, so please do not forget to study!  You've got this!
-Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, March 25 11:23 AM

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No Homework

Wonderful job with your baby dragons today!  TOMORROW (Thursday) you will have the opportunity to draw your dragons before we take a look at dihybrid Punnett Squares (16 boxes instead of 4!)
QUIZ ON FRIDAY regarding Punnett Squares, etc.... you've got this!!
Have a wonderful day and enjoy not having homework!,
Mr. l
Created by Tim Langston: Wednesday, March 24 2:55 PM

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Monster Genetics

Complete your "Monster Genetics" prior to tomorrow.  Remember, bonus credit if you complete a portrait of your monster! Thank you!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, March 22 11:12 AM

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Genetics with a Smile

Hi Folks! Your homework AND your asynchronous day activity for tomorrow is to finish (100%) your Genetics With a Smile activity (questions and drawing on the back).  Also, you must make 100% certain that your HMH assignments have ALL been completed/submitted!  You've got this!
-Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, March 18 9:38 AM

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SpongeBob Genetics

Wonderful, wonderful job today 6th grade.  You rose to the challenge; thank you.
Please complete the remainder of your SpongeBob Genetics assignment (the second page... both sides).  
I hope you have a wonderful afternoon!,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, March 16 9:45 AM

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Quiz, Exploration 1

Hi Everyone!,
Your BIG GENETICS DEFINITIONS QUIZ is on Thursday!  Remember you took notes on these AND they are in the Content Library section of your notebook as well.
Also, please remember to complete your "Exploration 1" for tomorrow!  We will be completing our first genetics lab tomorrow.
 
See you soon!,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, March 8 9:27 AM

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Make the Right Call, Quiz

Folks!,
First off, QUIZ THURSDAY! This will be your final quiz of Trimester 2!
Second, you guys did an AMAZING JOB on your "Make the Right Call" lab today! Wow!  Your lab questions from today are due Thursday at the beginning of class in the drop box.
Thank you!,
Mr. Langston (PT - Proud Teacher)
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, March 9 9:35 AM

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Free Dress!

Hi Folks!  No homework (as long as you submitted your quiz).  Remember that Thursday is FREE DRESS!! Super sweet!  Please also remember that we are collecting $ for our rice bowl throughout Lent; if you haven't brought in anything yet, please do so!
See you soon,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Wednesday, March 3 9:56 AM

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Adaptations

Hi Folks!,
Your "Living Things and Adaptations" activity is due tomorrow, at the end of Study Hall!  Have fun with this!
Have a wonderful evening,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, March 1 9:34 AM

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Egg-Speriment

Please complete your "Egg-Speriment" by Monday and put this into the drop box in the 6th grade room.  I absolutely loved seeing how much you guys enjoyed the diffusion lab today!
Created by Tim Langston: Friday, February 26 11:16 AM

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Exploration 1

Hi Everyone! REMINDER: You have a QUIZ on Thursday!  You MUST memorize the levels of organization as well as the five organ systems that we learned about!  Please remember our class Rice Bowl and your Exploration 1.  Thank you so much, and I'll see you on Thursday.
 
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, February 23 10:39 AM

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Virtual Lab

Hi Everyone!,
Please complete your Virtual Lab before Monday!  Also, please remember our classroom rice bowl!
Created by Tim Langston: Friday, February 19 1:50 PM

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Exploration 2

Hi Folks!,
Please complete your Exploration 2.  ALSO, please let me know by tomorrow (Friday) morning if you are willing to help out with our short video for Black History Month.
Thank you!
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, February 18 1:27 PM

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Mad Cow Chemistry

Hi Everyone!  I hope you're enjoy your break!
Please remember that your "Mad Cow Chemistry" lab is due at the end of class on Thursday (2/18).

Thank you!
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, February 11 9:52 AM

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Two Sides of a Cell

Hi Everyone! 
Your "Two Sides of a Cell" project is due on THURSDAY at the beginning of class!  Thank you!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, February 8 9:03 AM

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Bring Colored Pencils

Hi Folks!,
You do NOT have science homework; we will continue to work on our "Two Sides of a Cell" project tomorrow and Monday.  I hope you have the Best Thursday you've had all week!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, February 4 11:18 AM

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Colored Pencils

Hi Folks!,
I am SO PROUD (PT) of you! Your edible cells were awesome!
For Thursday, please bring in colored pencils for our last cell activity.
Thank you!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, February 2 12:08 PM

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The Incredible, Edible Cell!

Hi Everyone! You have a VERY IMPORTANT PROJECT, "The Incredible, Edible Cell," that will be due on February 2nd!  Remember that this is worth 100 points!  You've got this!  Good luck!
Created by Tim Langston: Sunday, January 24 3:09 PM

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Edible Cell

Hi Folks! REMINDER: Your "Incredible, Edible Cell" is due TOMORROW!  You've got this!  I believe in you SO much!
-Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, February 1 9:55 AM

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Shades of a Cell

"Shades of a Cell" due Monday!  Edible Cell due Tuesday :) 
Created by Tim Langston: Friday, January 29 4:01 PM

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Make-Up of a Cell

Hi Folks!,
Two VERY IMPORTANT reminders:
1) Please have your "Make-Up of a Cell" complete for tomorrow, and
2) Your "Incredible, Edible Cell" is due Tuesday!
 
Thank you!
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, January 28 9:00 AM

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Exploration 1

Hi Wonderful People!,
Your assignment is to complete the HMH Exploration that I tasked you with earlier today.  Please soak in as much as you can regarding the organelles covered in the exploration (you will need this knowledge very soon!).
Thanks for a great class, and get ready for a BIG project tomorrow!
Your biggest fan,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, January 21 9:26 AM

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Pond Water Critters!

Hi Folks! Please get your LAST microscopes lab in by Thursday.  You Rock!
-Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, January 19 1:51 PM

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The Enormous "E"

Hi Everyone!,
BEAUTIFUL job with your microscopes again today!  Please remember to get in your "Enormous 'E'" for tomorrow.  
Remote Learners:  Be sure to send me pictures of the "Electric Slide" AND "The Enormous E" ASAP!
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, January 14 9:50 AM

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Electric Slide

Hi Everyone!,
Please complete (if you had a microscope today) "The Electric Slide" before Thursday.  Thank you!,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, January 12 9:33 AM

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Look and See

Hi Everyone! Please have your "Look and See" (both sides) ready to go for tomorrow.  Your feedback for the front side of the handout was AWESOME!! Thank you!
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, January 11 11:16 AM

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Parts of the Microscope Quiz!

Parts of the Microscope Quiz on Friday!  You've got this!
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, January 5 9:46 PM

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Powers of Magnification

Hi Folks! Great job on your Vision Scopes lab today! Wow!  In-person learners, complete and submit your lab write-up tomorrow.  Thank you!
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, January 7 9:25 AM

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Five Things for Thursday

In-person learners: Bring Five Things you would like to see up close and person!  Looking for a great suggestion?  Bring a dollar bill to examine!
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, January 5 9:48 PM

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Class Notebook Part 3

Good Evening Wonderful 6th Graders,
Please, for homework, make absolutely certain that your notebook assignment (Part B) is beautiful and complete.
Thank you!,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, December 17 11:20 AM

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Cell Theory One Sheet

Hi Folks! Be sure to study for your Parts of the Cell Theory Quiz on Thursday!  Also, be sure to complete Part A of the "Cell Theory One Sheet" assignment in your classroom notebook.  You've got this!  Thank you!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, December 15 11:17 AM

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Exploration 1

Hi Folks!
Please complete your First exploration in HMH!  Be sure to click "I'm Done!" when you finish.  Also, please check MS Teams for your quiz score.  Be prepared for a lab tomorrow.  Have a wonderful day!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, December 10 1:30 PM

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Quiz Thursday

Important: Your Living, Non-Living, and Dead quiz is on Thursday!  Make sure you study :)
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, December 7 9:34 AM

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Classroom Notebook Brainstorming

Complete the "Brainstorming" section under Module B, Unit 1.
 
Thank you!
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, December 3 7:56 PM

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St. Vincent de Paul Donations

Thank you for your hard work today in helping set up the St. Vincent de Paul Food Drive!  Please also remember Your donations so that we can help reach our school goal of $800!  With your help, I know we can do it!  Thank you!
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, December 1 11:24 AM

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No Homework

Hi Folks!,
You do NOT have homework tonight (yay!), but remember that your Astro-Fizzics lab is due at the end of Study Hall tomorrow (Friday).  
Don't forget your Huskie's gear tomorrow (or purple and/or gold clothing).  ALSO, we are going to Mass tomorrow as a middle school (in-person learners) and we will head over to the Church at about 8:25.
One last thing: tomorrow is your device period (laptop or iPad) that you earned during the FunRun.  
See you tomorrow!,
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, November 19 3:26 PM

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Dress Down Day

Hey there Astronauts!,
Your homework is to make SURE that you do NOT lost your "Astro-Fizzics" lab packet so that we can launch or rocket canisters at the beginning of class on Thursday!  ALSO, remember that you have a dress-down day on Thursday!  
You guys had a GREAT class period today, and I was so proud of how well you worked on your lab.  
Thank you!
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, November 17 1:19 PM

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Triple Beam Balance Quiz

Hi Folks! Remember that your TRIPLE-BEAM BALANCE PARTS quiz is tomorrow!  I emailed you the parts and we took notes on the parts in class.  Easy!
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, November 16 4:58 PM

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Pajama Day

Pajama day on Thursday for our 6th graders as part of our Boosterthon incentives!  Thank you so much for raising money for our school.
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, November 10 3:50 PM

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Paper Airplanes Lab - Complete

Your Paper Airplanes lab (100% of it) is due tomorrow.  Please remember: Whenever you have discussion questions, ALWAYS fill up 75% of the lines so that I can see a thoughtful, 6th grade-quality response.  You guys did an amazing job today working on your graphs; let's keep up the good work!

Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, November 5 12:27 PM

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Day 2 of Building/Trials

Be ready to test your planes on Tuesday!  Finish your construction so that you can measure those trials.  You've got this!
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, November 2 11:29 AM

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Paper Airplane Practice!

Hi Folks! I hope you are having a wonderful day!
Your assignment for Monday: spend some time researching ideas for your Paper Airplanes!  Remember: You will be testing your INDEPENDENT VARIABLE so you can only change that one variable in order ensure that your experiment is a Fair Test.  So if you said that you want to test the number of paper clips, you will be building three identical planes and adding a different number of paper clips to each (either 0, 1, or 2).  If you're testing wingspan, you will need to Only change this variable.  
There are a million different designs/videos you can check out!  Regardless, I have provided you with two models (let me know if you want me to email you that page).  
Get ready for an amazing lab on Monday!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, October 29 10:00 AM

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Experimental Question/Hypothesis

Hi Folks!
Get ready to build those amazing paper airplanes for Thursday!  (Remote learners make sure you have printer paper, paper clips (if that's part of your hypothesis), and a way to measure Centimeters hopefully).  Make SURE that you have your Experimental Question and your Hypothesis complete (basically make sure ALL of the front/first page is done).  Great lab time today!
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, October 27 11:41 AM

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Exploration 2

Good afternoon! For HW, please complete the Exploration 2 that I assigned to you in HMH.  You guys rock!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, October 27 12:14 PM

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MS Teams Website Scavenger Hunt

Please finish your MS Teams Website Scavenger Hunt for tomorrow.  Thank you!
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, October 26 11:01 AM

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Variables Quiz

You have a very important quiz on Friday that will include Independent and Dependent Variables as well as Constants (the components of an experiment that are kept the same between the control and experimental groups).  If you have any questions please reach out to me as soon as possible so we can get you ready for your quiz on Friday!
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, October 19 1:54 PM

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Test Assignment Title Box

Description Box
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, October 20 4:02 PM

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It's Not Fair! Fair Test Practice (Three Questions)

Hi Folks! Two things: 1) Please make SURE to finish your "It's Not Fair" fair test practice.  This is really, really important that you complete this 100% by Thursday at the beginning of class (HOPEFULLY you will have it done much sooner than Thursday).  2) This is the LAST week for your pledges (Friday is the last day!).  You guys have been rocking it out so keep it up! Go 6th grade!
Please email me with Any questions! I believe in you SO much!
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, October 20 3:20 PM

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Review Simpsons Practice

For homework: Please review the Simpsons Practice that we went over today in class.  You have a very important quiz on Friday that will include Independent and Dependent Variables as well as Constants (the components of an experiment that are kept the same between the control and experimental groups).  If you have any questions please reach out to me as soon as possible so we can get you ready for your quiz on Friday!
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, October 19 1:54 PM

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Simpsons Variable Practice

Please finish questions 3-5 of "The Simpsons" for Monday.  If you used your study hall time today wisely you should absolutely not have homework!  I will be giving stickers for your work when it is finished.  Also, don't forget your Boosterthon pledges!  We only have a week left!
-Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, October 15 2:09 PM

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Second Step Goals

Hi Folks!,
Don't forget about gathering your pledges for the Boosterthon!! Next, please remember to have your THREE goals in your "Second Step" section of your notebook.   Also be sure to answer the question regarding Which of your three goals you want to work on Most during this month.
 
Created by Tim Langston: Wednesday, October 14 1:17 PM

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FunRun Class Incentives Ideas

Hi Folks!,
Remember to add into your notebook your ideas about which incentives you would like me to add for our class FunRun pledges!  Examples can be: No Homework Night, Pajama Zoom Day, among others.  This is your chance to tell me what would help your class get those pledges so that 6th grade can rock out our Boosterthon this year!  
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, October 13 9:54 AM

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Asynchronous Learning

Hi Folks!,
You do Not have any homework from today (Thursday), but you will have your Asynchronous learning activity that will be due tomorrow at 3:30 (it will release to you to complete in teams tomorrow morning).
Have a wonderful afternoon! Enjoy the weather!
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, October 8 2:23 PM

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Variables Intro Practice

Variables Intro Practice #s 1-7.  Please finish these ASAP!  You've got this!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, October 6 9:47 AM

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Variables Practice: #s 4, 5, and 6

Hi Folks! You will write the INDEPENDENT and DEPENDENT VARIABLES for Questions 4-6 from your Hypothesis Practice.  You need to have this done by the beginning of class tomorrow.  Thank you!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, October 6 7:56 AM

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This Weekend

Hello Wonderful Middle School Students,
Thank you for a great week of class.  Even though we are just getting the year started, I've seen some amazing growth in each of my classes so far this year.  For homework I want you to have the Best Weekend Ever, and I want you to be the Change you want to see in the world.  Make a positive impact on someone this weekend and get ready for an amazing week next week!
I believe in you all, and know I'm always here to help!  Thank you for being you,
Mr. Langston 
10/2/2020
Created by Tim Langston: Friday, October 2 1:33 PM

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Hypothesis Practice, Hypothesis Quiz Tomorrow

Hi Folks! Your Hypothesis Practice (in your notebook) will be due tomorrow.  You will also have a quiz tomorrow on how to write an effective hypothesis.  Thank you!
Mr. L
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, October 1 9:52 AM

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Hypothesis Practice, Hypothesis Quiz Tomorrow

Please complete your "Hypothesis Practice" in your Class Notebook on MS Teams.  You will have a Hypothesis Quiz tomorrow after we review homework.  You've got this! Thanks for being Rock Stars today!
Created by Tim Langston: Thursday, October 1 1:18 PM

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QUIZ Tomorrow, First Class Notebook Assignment

Good Morning!
You have TWO assignments to think about for tomorrow: 1) You will (in your Class Notebook) REPLICATE the "Scientific Method" intro: you must add the correct words And a meaningful/relevant picture beside each step.  (Basically your creation will look identical to mine except you will use your Own images that You find). 
2) Tomorrow you will have a  QUIZ on the steps of the scientific method.  This quiz will be very, very simple if you take a few moments to study.  I believe in you 100%! You've got this!
Email me with any questions!  Have the Best Day Ever!
Created by Tim Langston: Monday, September 28 8:27 AM

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Steps of the Scientific Method Quiz

Hello Wonderful Students,
For homework, you MUST complete your Steps of the Scientific Method Quiz before you go to bed.  No exceptions.
You can do this, and I know you'll do a fantastic job!  I believe in you!
Good Luck!  Email me with any questions!
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, September 29 11:16 AM

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"About Me" Presentation!

Please complete an "About Me" presentation using pictures.  You should create a SIMPLE presentation that will teach Mr. Langston and the 6th grade class about who you are (your likes, your hobbies, favorite food, etc.).  We will be presenting these on Thursday and Friday so please be prepared to go by 8:30 on Thursday morning.  Good Luck!
Created by Tim Langston: Tuesday, September 8 9:40 AM