Monthly Archives: November 2012

Science 8 Astronomy Projects

All: Work out the phases of the moon, positions of the sun-earth-moon, and the timing. Design and use a model. All: Explain the seasons. Design and use a model. Topics/questions for Astronomy Presentation Latest information from Mars (see and listen … Continue reading

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Science 7 wrapping up our study of biodiversity

Biodiversity: The many and diverse kinds of living thing How can the fact(s) of biodiversity be explained? Changes in biodiversity = Evolution How does evolution occur? What determines the characteristics of different kinds of living thing? What are the mechanisms … Continue reading

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Science 8 November 28 beginning astronomy

What has the moon been doing? You need to keep up your moon journal. 24 November around 6:00 pm  Where and when is the sun rising? On the train from Delhi to Pathankot on Thanksgiving, November, 2012. What do you … Continue reading

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Science 7 Extra Credit 2nd quarter

Extra Credit for 2nd quarter              Due no later than 1 December. Condition—all assigned work must be submitted!        May choose one or all. To be submitted (and checked!) in the Science Portfolio … Continue reading

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Science 7 Old assignments and current bird investigation

Old Work currently being checked Bird Investigation Bird investigation dates: 6-7 November develop question and begin research; 8-9 November full day of research in the field; 15-16 November full day of research in the field; 19-20 November full period for … Continue reading

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Science 8 Old assignments and current chemistry investigation

Old assignments to be checked: Moon observations / moon journal–easily found in digital notebook. Submit as a subpage in your science portfolio on your blog. http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2012/10/04/science-8-moon-ganges-chemical-reactions/ Summary–All information you have learned about chemical reactions (fundamental ideas, big ideas, significant detail.  See … Continue reading

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Science 7 Bird Investigation

Select a question for a bird investigation. The question needs to be about a bird (or birds) that can be observed at any time during school. Any aspect of the  bird’s life is acceptable for firsthand investigation. Get question approved … Continue reading

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Science 8 Chemistry investigation / assessment

See previous post: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2012/10/25/science-8-study-of-matter-selecting-a-research-question/ 8th grade Chemistry Unit Inquiry Lab Common Assessment Chemistry Investigation Rubric (2) Format: Introduction How you came up with your question. What experience and knowledge preceded the selection of your question. Background research (textbook and reliable … Continue reading

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WOW 7 Pictures

See WOW 7 Pictures (Departure, Train, Tabor–Camp Cricket and Big Hike, Base Camp, Stream Science and Nature Walk) On the MS Student Shared drive (accessible while at school) Y:\MS-Student_Shared\aaWOW7frazier2012

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