Monthly Archives: August 2012

Science 8 31 August

See instructions for your blog. Make Science 8 a main page. Make Digital Science Notebook a subpage (Science 8 is the main page). One the Digital Science Notebook include an active link to a google doc. The google doc will … Continue reading

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Science 7 Plan for 28 August to 4 September

28AugSci7 plan  (plan for the day–some students in periods 1,3,4 got through #7; see homework below) We are continuing with the plan above. In order to see more details AND to test how the digital notebook will work, access Dr. … Continue reading

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SCIENCE 8 27 AUGUST including Homework due 4 Sept.

SCIENCE 8 27 AUGUST  DR. FRAZIER Share homework. Discuss explanations and theories. Further experimentation and documentation Receive textbook Read notebook assignment carefully Read writing scientific reports (under various) carefully Begin writing a report on your investigation of the candle in … Continue reading

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Middle School Students and Scientific Invention

See these: Clara Lazen         http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usTpnCwN8cc Smart milk jug    http://sciencefriday.com/video/06/29/2012/smart-milk-jug-invented-by-sixth-graders.html Alexandra Sourakov  http://the-scientist.com/2012/08/01/a-scientist-emerges/

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Science 7 Plan for 22-27 August All Periods

1. Questions? 2. H.W. (Check calendar and blog) • Girls graph (histogram) girls’ heights; boys graph (histogram) boys’ heights. Use same size graph paper and same scale as whole group histogram. Write a comparison of the data displayed in your … Continue reading

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Science 7 Periods 1,3,4 Homework due 28 August

See the blog post for information: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2012/08/16/the-heights-of-7th-graders-periods-1345-august-2012/ Girls construct a hand-drawn histogram of the 7th grade girls’ heights. Boys construct a hand-drawn histogram of the 7th grade boys’ heights. Use the same bin size and scale as the histogram you … Continue reading

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Science 7 all periods begin activity Build a Body

Activity to build a human body. What do you know about your internal organs? Introduce extended viewing of The Incredible Human Machine (see blog: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/science-7/web-links/web-links-for-the-integrated-organism-science-7/ or The Incredible Human Machine http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/incredible-human-machine/   also  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXIcwm1oqQw  The documentary is divided into 9 segments … Continue reading

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Science 8 Period 6 Homework due 27 August

Review your notes on the candle in the jar experiments and class discussion. Add to the table of observations and possible explanations (linked below). Identify conflicting observations. Ask clarifying questions. Come to class with a plan to test possible explanations … Continue reading

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Science 7 Period 5 Homework due 27 August

See the blog post for information: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2012/08/16/the-heights-of-7th-graders-periods-1345-august-2012/ Girls construct a hand-drawn histogram of the 7th grade girls’ heights. Boys construct a hand-drawn histogram of the 7th grade boys’ heights. Use the same bin size and scale as the histogram you … Continue reading

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Science 8 Candle in a Jar

Can you duplicate the demonstration? What do you observe in your attempts to duplicate and manipulate the system? What are some possible explanations for what you observe? How can you test the explanations?  

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