School 7

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Thursday, May 21, 2015

6th Grade Hw due Friday 5/29

6th Graders,
   Watch the following video...

Answer the following questions-
1) In your own words, explain what the kidneys do.  This would have to be researched.  Use as a resource.
2) In at least 3 sentences, describe how the coach at Wake Forest helped Kevin Jordan.
3) When you get your driver's license, you will have the opportunity to decide if you would donate your organs if you get into a deadly accident.  Would you be an organ donor?  Why or why not?

I look forward to reading your work,
Mr. Goldstein

Monday, April 20, 2015

Baseball Homework 5th and 6th grade Due- Thurs April 30

5th and 6th grade students,
  We will be starting the baseball unit soon.  Here is a video to familiarize yourself more with the sport.  It is very important to do the assignment in order to play the sport with us in a couple of weeks.  This assignment is due on Thursday, April 30th.


Questions- please answer in complete sentences.
1) What do the lines going down 1st and 3rd base mean?
2) How does the 1st baseman make an out when he catches the ball?
3) What happens if the hitter hits a fly ball and it is caught before it hits the ground?
4) How many balls before a walk?
5) How many strikes before a strikeout?
6)   Label this diagram with the correct names of the positions...

Ask me if you have any questions,
Mr. Goldstein

Monday, April 13, 2015


This video is for any students interested in looking at the sport of lacrosse.  There is no homework attached, but it is good to be familiar with the sport to be best play it in class.

-Mr. Goldstein

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

6th Grade Health Test Review

6th Grade Students,
   Here is the review for the upcoming health test.  Remember, it is always open notebook and you can bring in materials with you.

1)      What is the type of stomach acid produced by the gallbladder?
2)      Where does food travel through in order to get to the stomach?
3)      In which organs are nutrients the body needs taken out of the food?
4)      Write one organ of the integumentary system. _________________
5)      What is the function of the integumentary system?________________________
6)      Which body system is responsible for producing hormones?
7)      Where are hormones produced?
8)      Which of the following types of food usually costs more?
a.       Conventional                             b. Organic
9)      Which of the following types of food could contain anti-biotics, preservatives or steroids?
a.       Conventional                             b. Organic
10)   Which phrase refers to scientific advancement in a certain food or seed?
Nutrition Math Questions- 10 points each (20 points total)
1)      Popcorn
Serving size- 5 pieces
Calories= 100
How many calories are in 20 pieces of popcorn?

2)      Soda
Serving size= 8 ounces
Sugar=15 grams
How many grams of sugar are in 24 ounces of soda?

1)      When you think of all the knowledge you have about the digestive system, how do you think the eating disorder bulimia uniquely affects this system?

2)      Would you make the decision as an adult to buy organic food or stick with conventional food for your family?  Please answer using specific details we discussed in class.

Good luck in your upcoming test!
-Mr. Goldstein

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

6th Grade Health Project

6th Graders,
   Here is your last "at home" health assignment of the year.  Below is a link to an article from Kid's Health.  It will give you plenty of information about the endocrine system (glands and hormones).

Your job is to answer the following questions using complete sentences.

1) Which hormone from the article are you choosing to study?
2) Which gland produces the hormone?
3) Where is the gland located in the body?
4) What does the hormone do in the body?
5) What is one negative thing that would happen if we did not have this hormone?

Let me know if you have any questions about the project...

Good luck,
Mr. Goldstein

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

6th Grade Health Homework

6th Grade Students,
   Here is a link to a video about an Eastside Girl's Basketball Team member.  It details how she has worked hard to be successful at the high level and attain a scholarship for college basketball.  We will discuss the due date in class for each particular section.

Answer the following questions in complete sentences.

1) What is Nia's #1 specialty on the court?
2) You could tell that her hard work led to high athletic and academic acheivements, what is one long term goal you have for your life?
3) List 2 things you need to do to achieve this goal and write a paragraph discussing  and explaining both.

Thank you,
Mr. Goldstein

Thursday, March 5, 2015

5th Grade Tennis HW Due 3/17

5th Grade Students,
   The following homework is a tennis video.  That is our next unit in class.  Please familiarize yourself with the sport and answer the questions below in complete sentences.  Hand in the homework on or before March 17th.

Click the link below
(This is a long video, you do not have to watch the whole thing, maybe only 15 minutes)
1) Describe the ready position the players have when they are waiting for the other player to hit it back to them.
2) How many points do you need to get in order to win just one game?
3) How many times is the ball allowed to bounce before you must hit it?
4) What is the hit called that starts each point?

Let me know if there are any questions.
- Mr. Goldstein