Monthly Archives: November 2015

25 Nov. Sci 8 Astronomy–Scaling the solar system and more

A Private Universe (ideas about the seasons and phases of the moon) http://www.learner.org/vod/vod_window.html?pid=9 What may have confused the girl in the video: http://www.analemma.com/pages/framespage.html Can you explain what the analemma is and why the sun would appear in such positions during the … Continue reading

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24 Nov. Science 7 Hot Air Balloons and Energy (continuing Motion, too)

Be sure your blog posts are up and correct. Be sure you have submitted your project in your digital science notebook. See notes on board. caption   caption

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23 November Science 8 Assessment project due at 8:00 am; reflection; astronomy

Be sure to get parental permission to walk off campus during class in our astronomy unit. scale walk permission Please be sure your assessment project is uploaded in your digital science notebook in the matter subfolder. Be sure the sharing status … Continue reading

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20 November Reflecting; Beginning Energy

Reflections (make a blog post with Science 7 as a category): A. Provide several sentences about your learning in science this year. Be specific. These should be things that you would like quoted as a part of report card comments … Continue reading

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10 November Science 8 Submit assessment project proposals

Be sure to review the assessment project description carefully: ChemistrySummativeGuidelines Submit your proposal to Dr. F today–information will be entered on a class spreadsheet. Be sure you discuss your plan. Reaction? Safety? Materials? Procedure plan (flow chart of tasks; timeline; storyboard)? … Continue reading

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9 November Science 7 planning assessment project

Today you need to enter the following information on the class spreadsheet in discussion with Dr. F Name  Device, Object, System; Question(s) to investigate; Proposed procedure including timeline; Materials; Proposed product including timeline (Some motion project ideas from the past: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2015/02/20/motion-project-options-summative-assessment/) … Continue reading

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5 November Science 7 Finish Rocket Poster assignment

Complete the poster project begun last class. Be sure to carry out each part. Design a poster (using no words) that shows: What you consider to be a typical rocket launch and flight. The results of at least one design/performance … Continue reading

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Moon/Sun observations end of October 2015

Look at the sunset pictures. How the the positions of the sun compare from September to November? What orientation of the earth and sun and what motion would produce such appearances? Where will the sun set in December? in January? … Continue reading

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4 November Science 8 Predicting / Finding combining proportions; Electrolysis; Review

Consult previous blog posts this semester–http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2015/11/02/2-november-science-8-resuming-chemical-reactions-study-upcoming-assessment/ Using the ball and stick molecular models, predict the combining proportions for a complete reactions (draw pictures if this helps). You will need to use information from the periodic table. Test your prediction by … Continue reading

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3 November Science 7 The Rocket Poster and the upcoming assessment

Review the description of the assessment carefully. Thanks to the representatives from all the Science 7 classes for helping shape this: ForcesandMotionSummativeAssessment Gather the data from the rocket launches several classes ago. While we get this information, read the following and … Continue reading

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