Monthly Archives: August 2014

2 September Science 8 Conservation of Mass

Distinctions: Mass, Weight, Volume, Density? Observe and describe any changes in the two systems we left over the weekend. Find the mass of the closed bottles containing the two systems: Mung beans moistened and planted Steel wool soaked in vinegar … Continue reading

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1 September Science 7 Human Body Architecture Continued

Read and work through the following in order A.-C. Finish investigation of hands. Drawings AND questions. Hands #1 On a piece of blank paper, outline your hand. Feel each bone. As best you can, sketch the shape you feel for … Continue reading

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29 August Science 8 Conservation of Mass

Today we will conduct a series of demonstration experiments involved the conservation of mass. You will need to make very careful and accurate measurements. Your record keeping will need to be equally careful–all data well-organized and labelled. (How will you … Continue reading

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28 August Science 7 The Architecture / Structure / Plan of the Human Body–measuring ourselves

CONDUCT THE FOLLOWING MEASUREMENTS: Work with a partner (This should be someone not sitting at your table; someone you do not yet know very well–someone who is not your close friend; record names in your list of partners in your … Continue reading

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27 August Science 8 Review papers, Discuss explanations, Thought experiment, Resources

Turn in papers. Read one other paper. Write review–guidelines specified in class. Discuss explanations. Thought experiment. Write your answer on lined paper. Take a picture and upload to your DSN. Turn in the paper. Review Web links for matter under Science … Continue reading

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26 August Science 7 Foot length?

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Science 8 Ideas about alcohol and water mixing

Look at the molecular models http://ssg.als.lbl.gov/ssgdirectory/guo/jguo_alcwater.pdf Space between molecules https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tt-mx25t7rA Vanishing volumes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59SHutwxE2U

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26 August Science 7 The Integrated Organism–Our Body Architecture

(prelude: What is Science? The Poetry of Reality from Symphony of Science https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Cd36WJ79z4 ) Science 7 The Integrated Organism–The Architecture of the Human Body CONDUCT THE FOLLOWING: Foot Remove your right shoe. Draw the outline of your right foot on a piece … Continue reading

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25 August Science 8 Writing about the mixing liquids investigation

See the standards about scientific knowledge and practices with regard to our unit on matter: Understands the basic structure of atoms and that all substances are composed of atoms arranged into different groupings. Understands how elements can combine to form … Continue reading

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22 August Science 7 Ebola Project continued

See this article (http://edition.cnn.com/2014/08/20/health/ebola-outbreak/ ) A. Imagine that you are on the expert team making a proposal to research ebola, the treatment of the disease, and the containment of the epidemic (spread of the disease). What would you propose? Why? What … Continue reading

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