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Welcome to Science Class!. What will we study this year?. Everything is Related to Science!!!. Ms. Heckel. Wisconsin Notre Dame Seton Hall Packers Team Owner Cheesehead Reading Shopping Archaeology Soccer Knitting Crocheting Baking Yummy Things American Cancer Society Reality TV - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Welcome to Science!

Welcome to Science Class!

1What will we study this year?

2Everything is Related to Science!!!

3WisconsinNotre DameSeton HallPackers Team OwnerCheeseheadReadingShoppingArchaeologySoccerKnittingCrochetingBaking Yummy ThingsAmerican Cancer SocietyReality TVGeocachingYogaPlaying the PianoAfter School SoccerYearbook AdviserPeanuts (Snoopy!)CupcakesTravelingStarbucksNook ColorSea TurtlesChipotlePaneraCoke ZeroFantasy Football

Ms. Heckel


Montclair StateNew York GiantsFantasy FootballHikingMarried Mr. Haerles wife is from EcuadorHBW Basketball ClubChocoholicSports CenterDog - Hannah

Mr. Haerle

7Make sure you pay attentionthere will be a quiz tomorrow! If you do well, you will win a prize!!! (There will be multiple winners.)

8Rule #1Follow Directions Quickly!Dont waste class time! Be quick about getting out your notebook, homework, and pen or doing something that I have asked you to do.

9Rule #2Raise your hand to speak! We are here to learn!I do see your hand and will call on you trust me. Dont blurt out answers!

10Rule #3Listen while others are talking.Listen to your teacher and other students while they are talking. You never know when you might miss something important!

11Rule #4Be on time for class!Bring all materials and homework!Complete all your work on time!Use your class time wisely!Dont cheat Do your own work!No gum chewing, food or drinks in class.Make Smart Choices!

12Always try your best and never give up!Be responsible for yourself!Treat others and their property with kindness and respect!Rules #5, 6 & 7

13Keep your favorite teacher (moi) happy!Rule #8I am happy when all of my students are learning and enjoying science class! Im not happy when someone makes it difficult for other students to learn! My biggest pet peeve is when people interrupt me or talk when Im talking. If I am happy, I promise that you will be happy!

14Rule #1 Follow directions quicklyRule #2 Raise your hand to speakRule #3 Listen while others are talkingRule #4 Make smart choicesRule #5 Always try your best and never give up!Rule #6 Be responsible for yourself.Rule #7 Treat others and their property with kindness and respect.Rule #8 Keep your favorite teacher happy!


Highlighters (at least two different colors)1 Subject Notebook (Qty. 2 1 for Sept. Jan. and another for Feb. June)Folder or BinderSupplies to have on hand at home (for projects): colored pencils, markers, scissors, glue, ruler, three hole punchDont worry about covering your text book Keep it at Home!!! (If you think that youll wreck it at home, cover it. I can help you.)

What supplies do I need?16Power PointsProject RubricsQuizzesSurveysEmail AlertsResponse ForumsVideosArticle ReviewsLook-up your HomeworkSend a message to your teacher or classmatesTurn-in HomeworkLots of other things that you will soon find out!Theres even an app for your phone!You will learn how to sign-up for Edmodo and use it in the next few days!Whats this Edmodo thing? It looks kinda like Facebook...You will be using Edmodo for17Dont go into the drawers or prep room without permissionYou may use the side sink (turn it on SLOWLY or you will lose privileges) at the beginning or end of class only. It has yummy smelling soap!Shower/eye wash Pull it and get in biiiiig trouble! It calls the paramedics and fire department!Sinks at your table Only use for labs when Ms. Heckel tells you to. Use the sink on the side for all other hand washing needs.There are some interesting things in the room =p18

Ms. Heckel has the following items around the room that you may borrowFront of Room Paper (lined/unlined), extra pens/pencils, tissues (these you may keep)Behind Board and in Cabinets Crayons, Scissors, Glue, etc.Fume Hood Pencil SharpenerBy Sink Staplers, Tape, 3 Hole Punch, Band-aids (Give me the container if you use the last Band-aid)Sink You may use to wash hands before/after classI Can Borrow Which Supplies?19Extra help Ms. Heckel - 8 am and after school by appointmentMr. Haerle (Room 102) by appointmentReview Sessions 8 am the day of a testTests, projects, etc. are posted on the board and on EdmodoTests announced at least 1 week beforeTake review quiz online before test and email me results for bonus points on testEven with bonus points, the highest grade you can get on a test is 100%.Rubrics for projects, PowerPoints, etc. are posted on EdmodoTests and Projects20Ms. Heckel checks homework every time it is assigned!Worth 100 points that become 10% of your marking period gradeEvery time you miss an assignment, 5 points are deducted from your grade.Homework can help your grade or hurt your gradewait and see!Where can I check tonights homework? I forgot to write it down. Edmodo!What if I miss a homework assignmentCan I earn points back?Homework21Ms. Heckel calculates grades using points.Homework - 10% of gradeTests - between 50-100 points eachQuizzes - between 20-50 points eachInvestigations (labs, projects, activities, etc.) are 20-100 points eachHow are grades calculated?22You get $3 per marking period$1 for bathroom/locker/drinking fountain$1 for a pen/pencil if you dont have oneLate for class you owe me $1, No $1? DetentionLate assignment (1 day late) - $1Late assignment (2 days 1 week) - $2Assignments are not accepted more than one week late!If no missing homework assignments, you may omit a homework assignment (at least 2 weeks into marking period) - $2One Plinko drop at the end of the Marking Period - $3Its what youve been waiting forHB Bucks!!!23A maximum of three HB Bucks may be carried into the next quarter.You are responsible for your own HB Bucks. Lost/damaged HB Bucks will not be replaced.Additional HB Bucks can be awarded at the teachers discretion. HB Bucks are nontransferable.You MAY NOT give HB Bucks to a friend. Whats yours is yours. Whats theirs is theirs.HB Bucks will not be accepted without the students name on the front. If you find an HB Buck without someones name on it, its yours!

More HB Bucks Info24An exceptional job on a lab/assignment/project.100% (not including extra credit) on a test.Helping Ms. Heckel before/after school $1/15 minutes.Taking out Ms. Heckels recycling $1Bring in tissues - $1/box (max 3 boxes/marking period)$1 for every 20 Box Tops for EducationGoing above and beyond to help a classmate or on an assignment.Doing an exceptional job following directions do now, lab, project, taking notes, etc.Running an errand for Ms. Heckel.Being prepared for class.Completing ones homework on time.Howeverif you ask for Bucks, you will NOT receive BucksWait and see! Ms. Heckel is always looking for reasons to hand out Bucks!

I like these Bucks! What can I do to earn more?25Can I bring my iPod/mp3 player/phone to class? No! If you take pictures in school, you can get in huuuuge trouble!Can I chew gum in class? No! 1 warning, then detentions that increase exponentiallyWhat should I do when I get to class? Do the Do Now on the boardWhere do I hand-in papers? Always in the front of the room. Please put papers in the same direction!!!What if Im late? You owe Ms. Heckel $1 HB Buck and if youre out of HB Bucks, its detention

Other Info26Should I write on the desk (even if Ms. Heckel isnt looking or with my eraser?) No! When you are caught (and you will be), you will clean the entire room.Yeah, I have detention Its at 7:45 and you will be filling-out a detention think sheet.So I looove to shoot my paper at the garbage can! Thats ok, but if you miss, you have detention!So what if I cheat, plagiarize or copy from another student? 0%!!! (And reported to the office.)

And Still More Info27Tonights HomeworkRead over your syllabus. (Quiz tomorrow!)Sign your syllabus.Have your mom or dad sign it too.Sign-up for Edmodo by Monday and receive $1 HB Buck.Due next FridayScientific Summer Assignment (Graded)Emailed paragraph from mom or dad for $1 HB Buck - optional28