Monthly Archives: February 2013

Science 7 Feb 27-28 another case of acceleration?

Work with your most recent partner (on the trolley cable). Watch the video clip and class demonstration. Pullback car Design and carry out an investigation and complete the following: 1) Gather data on the performance of the car. (Include, distances, … Continue reading

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Sci 8 Water and the Water Cycle (continued) 26 Feb.

Examine the apparatus. Decide with your partners how you will replicate the set-up. Boiling water and catching the vapor If you begin heating the water in the beaker and test tube, what do you think will happen to the temperature? … Continue reading

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Science 7 Day 1-8 Feb. 22

1. Bring notebooks and blogs up to date. 2. Catch up with homework and leftover classwork. (http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2013/02/15/science-7-relative-motion-beginning-15-feb/) AND review graphing, determining average speed, exploring data of trolley on cable. 3. Extra credit. Goldie’s tape. Creative writing in science. A Tennis … Continue reading

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Science 8 Evaporation, Density of Water, Density of Saturated Solutions

3 Experiments and review: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2013/02/07/science-8-beginning-earth-cycles/ Evaporation Density of Water (design and carry out a procedure) Density of Saturated Solutions (design and carry out a procedure)

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Science 7 Relative Motion beginning 15 Feb.

Read Moving Relatively or Relatively Moving straight through. Do not look up words. Do not take notes. Look closely at any figures or sidebars. When you finish, entitle your summary “Summary of first reading about relative motion.” Write a summary … Continue reading

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Explore spinning tops with partner Get the top to spin. Observe the motion. Record all your actions, observations, and thoughts during this exploration—in your notebooks. Try to get it to spin as long as you can. What is the maximum … Continue reading

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Science 7 Motion–how far have we come? where are we going?

Notice the candle swing–Describe and explain the motion. http://youtu.be/aBKvrQ8taVM 1. Review all the classes from January through the present and make sure your thinking and participation are evident in your notebooks. We have done a lot! Your notebooks should be … Continue reading

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Science 8 Beginning “Earth Cycles” updated 14 Feb

What do you think is meant by Earth Cycles? What “drives” the cycles, do you think? We will consider two (inter-related) cycles in our study: The Water Cycle and the Carbon Cycle. Discuss with your partner what you think these … Continue reading

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Science 8 Astronomy Test 5 Feb.

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Science 7 Motion investigations, presentation, reflection

4-5 February Students will work on finishing presentations about their motion investigations. Be sure to pay close attention to the descriptions to be found at: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2013/01/23/science-7-motion-investigations-begins/ Compose reflections–post on blog (science portfolio along with your presentation or artifact) Email a … Continue reading

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