Monthly Archives: October 2013

1 Nov Sci 8 The problem of understanding and Carbon

Science 8 Watch this video on demand during class (too long to see all). Ask for tech assistance to make sure projector and sound work. Students should follow 2 threads: What makes learning scientific concepts challenging? What is the important … Continue reading

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30 Oct. Sci 7 Pulse continued and illusions

The period can be divided into 2 parts. Half or more of the period can be devoted to Part A. Part A Remind students that they should have uploaded on their google drive notebook: A suitable question about some aspect … Continue reading

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29 October Science 8 Moon, Rivers, and Chemistry

A. In your digital science notebook be sure you have started an “astronomy” folder. For today, include a description of your observations of the moon during WOW. You may also include any other things you have observed. How do you … Continue reading

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28 Oct Science 7 Biodiversity and Pulse rate

Students have 2 projects to work on during this period. Because they are fresh from WOW, have them work on part A first. As students finish they can work on part B. All students should work on part B when … Continue reading

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15-16 October Science 7 WOW Science, Binoculars, Birds

View and discuss Part 1 and Part 2 in WOW Science http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/wow-science-7/  How many kinds of living thing do you expect to observe during the WOW trip? • Viewing the landscape from the train and from the bus? • Walking around … Continue reading

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10-11 October Science 7–How to study animals, the continuity of life, WOW 7, The Seven S’s of Bird Identification

How to study or not study animals? http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/37831/title/Controlling-Cockroaches/ Continuity of Life powerpoint WOW science preview The Art of Birding http://www.kbs.msu.edu/images/stories/docs/sanctuary/Field_Ornithology_Course/compressed_foc2011_week1_the_art_of_birding.pdf

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8-9 OCTOBER Science 7–The integrated organism/human body and introduction to biodiversity and evolution

The Integrated Organism/Human Body and introduction to Biodiversity/Evolution  Questions on any aspect of science to date?  http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2013/10/07/230031841/nobel-winners-decoded-how-neurons-and-cells-talk-to-each-other?utm_medium=Email&utm_source=share&utm_campaign= Selection of question to be answered from the pulse rate data set. <https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AjYX4I4PJrlwdFM4SE1pS0JYRXZwVFFWTzRfMTF0RlE&usp=sharing> a)             A question of comparison or relationship (not phrased as … Continue reading

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7 October Science 8 WOW8: Look for the moon? Watch the river flow? Return to Chemistry

Figuring out the moon? Watching the moon in Delhi and during WOW? Keeping a moon journal? http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/astronomy.html?obj=moon&n=176 Watching the river flow? Thinking about watersheds? Observing watersheds? Maps and aerial photographs? Topography? Return to chemistry: The results of 3 gases trapped … Continue reading

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1 October Science 7 A new experiment for the “integrated” organism–review pulse rate experiment

Our work on the human body measurements and proportions has focused mainly on structure. The pulse rate experiment and the new experiment for today both focus on function.  Even though there may be a specific focus in a human body … Continue reading

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