Monthly Archives: March 2015

31 March Science 7 review of motion projects

Find the 2 motion projects you are to review in the following spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1lTwfUa2P7VfuVY-7sRAO3LE593PETosiy9AVi8WoxGY/edit?usp=sharing Examine all 3 parts of each project (1. Presentation 2. Narrative 3. Reflection) Send a separate email to each student. Include rfrazier@aes.ac.in in your messages.Put “Your … Continue reading

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30 March Science 8 Continuing stream simulation

See and review the blog post from before break.  http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2015/03/19/19-march-science-8-simulating-rivers/ Each group should plan how to cover all the references and what additional references will be needed. See the directions for the stream table simulation below. These experiments should be done … Continue reading

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20 March Science 7 Turn in Motion Projects–Preview of Energy

Follow the instructions about posting your motion projects. Separate subfolder in your digital science notebook–name motion project. Share with anyone who has the link. Turn in that link to enter on Science 7 database. When this is complete, all students … Continue reading

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19 March Science 8 Simulating Rivers (2-3 experimental sessions)

Photo above: The confluence of the Missouri (coming from the right) and the Mississippi (coming from the left)–looking downstream just north of St. Louis, MO June, 2014. This system is said to be the 4th longest in the world:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_rivers_by_length#Definition_of_length … Continue reading

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16 March Science 8 Watersheds

We are beginning a specific examination of the concept of “Watershed” as a capstone on our study of the water cycle and a bridge into Human Impact on the Environment. Watch a classic film about the Mississippi River: https://archive.org/details/TheRiverByPareLorentz Discuss the … Continue reading

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11 March Science 7 Due Date for Summative Motion Project

Please review the guidelines for your project. Ask if you have questions. Use the list of standards to make sure your project is at the meeting level. (You will need to apply the concepts, principles, methods, and measures of motion … Continue reading

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10 March Science 8 Due dates–Water Cycle Work 7 pieces –Student-led conference

Please load copies of the following in your own digital science notebook AND in the common folder < Science8 Water Cycle 1415 > < https://drive.google.com/drive/#folders/0B4DPwlouN3dIfk9qNnBCU1ZqekFJVEl4bkVZVU8wOXVHMldUUXdkYlQ0bjdCaWloeDNKTm8 > Do this by WED. 11 March 1. Original Water Cycle diagram 2. List of questions … Continue reading

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3 March Science 8 Water Cycle activities–LH assessment–preparing for SLC

Common google folder for Water Cycle documents–load copy here and keep original in your digital science notebook: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4DPwlouN3dIfk9qNnBCU1ZqekFJVEl4bkVZVU8wOXVHMldUUXdkYlQ0bjdCaWloeDNKTm8&authuser=0 Refer to: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2015/02/13/13-feb-science-8-finishing-environmental-survey-report-testing-map-beginning-water-cycle-project/ And below: • Describes the components of the water and carbon cycles • Understands the structure of the Earth as … Continue reading

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2 March Science 7–LH Assessment; Select, Plan, Investigate–Motion Summative Assessment Project

Today LH Assessment Select Motion Summative Project–Read guidelines carefully: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2015/02/20/motion-project-options-summative-assessment/ A. Firsthand investigation questions observations–data–measurements–calculations–tables–graphs possible explanations fair tests-variables-control analysis and interpretation using science concepts B. Presentation C. Written account D. Reflection 3. Prepare for Student Led Conference http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2015/02/25/25-feb-science-7-rocket-launch-and-flight-assessment-prepare-student-led-conference-select-motion-project-option/

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