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Science 8: Pd. 1
Instructor: Ms. Enoch   
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Become Eco Friendly

"What can a teen do to go GREEN?"
  • Eat out Less -  A lot of energy has gone into creating your food, and for the most part, restaurant-food isn’t made in a sustainable way.
  • Take Your Own Shopping Bag - Yes an oldie but a goodie - start by going to your local thrift store and picking up some cheap bags. 
  • Turn off your computer - Start saving energy by shutting off your computer when not in use. If you have a laptop, even better, they conserve less energy - don’t use it plugged in if it has enough battery.
  • Hit the Lights - Even if you’re running to the bathroom or getting a snack “real quick” hit the lights.
  • Time Your Shower - Put a radio in the bathroom and limit yourself to one song. You will be saving lots of water (also turn off the water while brushing your teeth).
  • Let There Be (energy-efficient) Light! - If you have your own room, and your parent’s don’t mind - try swapping out the bulbs for CFL bulbs (or convince your parents to buy them). Also, if you have windows in your room, use natural light whenever possible.
  • Unplugged - Start looking around your room for items to “unplug.” .
  • Create Less Waste - Start paying attention to what you’re throwing away .
  • Greener Lunch - If you pack your own lunch for work/school, start using Tupperware (or is it Gladware now?) instead of disposable plastic baggies. 
  • Water - Start drinking water, a natural renewable resource, instead of soda. But don’t drink it from disposable bottles
  • Ride Your Bike or Just Walk! - Start riding your bike or walking to your friends house instead of driving.
  • No Disposables - When you’re grabbing something to eat at home, even if you have the option of a paper plate, go for the real one. You may not be able to convince your family to switch - but you’re leading by example.
  • Wear Em Out - Wear your clothes more than once. Start evaluating if something is really dirty. This will save on water and energy from doing laundry.
  • Educate Yourself - If you start slow it will just become habit, a lifestyle - you won’t even realize you’re doing it anymore.
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Previous Homework

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Due September 15, 2016
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Due September 19, 2016
9/19
Due September 20, 2016
9/20
Due September 22, 2016
9/26
Due September 27, 2016
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Due September 28, 2016
9/30
Due October 4, 2016
10/4
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10/5
Due October 6, 2016
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Due October 7, 2016
10/7
Due October 11, 2016
10/11
Due October 13, 2016
10/13
Due October 14, 2016
10/14
Due October 17, 2016
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Due October 18, 2016
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Due October 19, 2016
10/19
Due October 20, 2016
10/20
Due October 21, 2016
10/21
Due October 24, 2016
Textbook pg. 133 #1-8
Due November 4, 2016
Chapter 6 Study Guide
Due November 7, 2016
Speed Machines Worksheet
Due November 14, 2016
Textbook pg. 157 #1-6, 9, 10
Due November 15, 2016
Textbook pg. 165 #1-7, 9
Due November 17, 2016
Chapter 6 Review Sheet
Due November 18, 2016
Chapter 5 Review Sheet
Due November 21, 2016
Extra-Credit Word Search Puzzle
Due November 23, 2016
Chapter 9 Study Guide
Due November 29, 2016
Textbook pg. 247 #1-8
Due December 1, 2016
Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle
Due December 2, 2016
Textbook pg. 253 #1-9
Due December 5, 2016
Chapter 9 Review Sheet
Due December 6, 2016
Energy Webquest Due: Thursday
Due December 7, 2016
Energy Webquest Due: Tomorrow
Due December 8, 2016
Chapter 9 Quiz TOMORROW!
Due December 9, 2016
Chapter 22 Study Guide
Due January 19, 2017
Vocabulary Puzzle
Due January 23, 2017
Textbook pg. 651 #1-10
Due January 24, 2017
Textbook pg. 611 #1-5
Due January 27, 2017
Finish String Telephone Packet
Due February 2, 2017
Caption Questions Worksheet
Due February 6, 2017
Tides Worksheet
Due February 8, 2017
Textbook pg. 13 #1-2 (ALL)
Due February 9, 2017
Textbook pg. 33 #1-3 (ALL)
Due February 13, 2017
Moon Landing RAFT Due: TOMORROW
Due February 24, 2017
Textbook pg. 77 #1-2 (ALL)
Due February 27, 2017
Chapter 3 Review Sheet
Due March 8, 2017
Finish Comets Lab Sheet
Due March 9, 2017
Chapter 3 Review Packet
Due March 10, 2017
Planets Review Sheet
Due March 13, 2017
Health Impacts Worksheet
Due April 27, 2017
Finish Study Guide
Due May 18, 2017

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