Monthly Archives: October 2011

Lessons from Thin Air

This is the link for the video we watched on Monday and Tuesday. http://www.learner.org/resources/series26.html Write a reflective reaction to the video on your own blog by Friday 4 November. Be sure to tag with Science 7: 1. Comment on the … Continue reading

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WOW and Break

Hope you all had a wonderful break. WOW was awesome. Will post the WOW 7 pics I took onĀ  the shared folder today.

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Density, Solubility, Mass when a sample undergoes a physical change

This post includes 3 BIG IDEAS related to our study of matter. 1) Many 7th graders defined matter originally as something that has mass and takes up space. Density is a way to compare those properties in a convenient value. … Continue reading

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Biodiversity and WOW 2011 7th grade

During WOW, keep track of the number and kinds of living thing you observe. How are the various examples living in the environment and living with each other? See these current short essays about biodiversity from 2 important biologists: http://the-scientist.com/2011/10/01/biodiversity/

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Determination of density: Practice for Science 7 on 4/5 October

Science 7 Dr. Frazier Oct. 4/5 periods 5/1,3,4 KEEP COMPLETE, NEAT, WELL-ORGANIZED , ACCURATE, AND WELL-LABELLED RECORDS. SHOW YOUR WORK. Write your expectations for each measurement before you carry out the procedure. Determine the density of water using any volume … Continue reading

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science 8 micro-organism projects

See the linked documents below: Micro-organismPROJECTs20112012 Reference on fermented foods: fermented foods

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more cubic meters–science 7

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discussion of intelligence in non-human organisms–science 8

See this article on intelligence in the octopus: http://the-scientist.com/2011/09/01/octophilosophy2/

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Biofilms–see the link–for Science 8

Biofilms (follow this link) “A new understanding of these microbial communities is driving a revolution that may transform the science of microbiology” This is pretty incredible–relates to some of the things we have discussed and observed. Much relates to the … Continue reading

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