Monthly Archives: March 2013

Rocket theories explained science 7

In your science portfolio, post your visual explanation of the rockets or an active link to the visual expalantion. Next to the post or link, include your responses to all of the following questions: Reflection and narrative for visual explanation … Continue reading

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Rocket theories visualized–Science 7

See the previous post on rockets. Newton’s 3rd Law NASA Beginner’s Guide to Rockets NASA Rocket Pages Wouter’s videos of launches: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hpTnd417X_Q , http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0nng2hkI8SE , http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TXKXYqCgzG0 , http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=C-tH5IgMQH8 In your group compare records of all the flights. Discuss your thoughts on what causes rockets to fly both generally … Continue reading

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Science 8–Stream Simulation Results/Presentation–13 March–and next steps

Complete the following in your group as classwork. 1. Write a complete, organized summary of your findings. Include the things you tried (describe the variables you manipulated with each run) and your observations of the results. 2. Through research, find … Continue reading

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Science 8 Stream Simulation–the Watershed

Now that you have investigated some properties of water, it is time to consider the ways water behaves in the environment. A watershed, catchment basin, or drainage basin is one of the most important landforms related to living things in … Continue reading

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Rockets Science 7 March 7,8,11,12

Check out the pictures at http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2012/02/29/pictures-of-air-pressure-water-rockets-at-launch/ Observe the rocket that has already been constructed. In your group design a rocket on paper or ipad first. Discuss the aspects of your design that will influence the performance of the rocket. As a … Continue reading

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Science 8 Florida sinkholes–how do they relate to the water cycle and carbon cycle

Investigate the incidence of sink holes in Florida. Make note of every example you find where properties of water, the water cycle, and the carbon cycle are involved. http://edition.cnn.com/search/?query=sinkhole&x=0&y=0&primaryType=mixed&sortBy=relevance&intl=true  

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Science 8–Freezing a sample of water

Freezing a sample of water. Read through the following directions and note the predictions you have about what will happen and how the temperatures will change/be affected. Your verbal predictions, reasons, and prediction graphs should be in your notebook entry … Continue reading

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