Monthly Archives: March 2016

29, 31March & 4,6 April Science 7 Field study research and report; Scientists and field research

I will be away for a few days attending and presenting at the National Science Teachers Conference in the USA. Here are the sessions: http://www.nsta.org/conferences/schedule2.aspx?id=2016nas http://www.nsta.org/conferences/schedule2.aspx?id=2016nas See poster sessions on page 3: http://www.nsta.org/docs/2016GlobalConversationsSchedule.pdf I expect every student to be fully … Continue reading

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5 April Science 8 Group Presentations on Watershed simulation AND Earth Cycle Story Due

Each group will have 10-15 minutes for a group presentation on the stream table simulation.

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1 April Science 8 Compose Story of Earth Cycle

See the guidelines below and follow them carefully. They are very open. Unless you spoke specifically with Dr. F, your story will be about the water cycle. DO NOT COPY ANYTHING from another source, including another student!!! Your work must … Continue reading

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28 & 30 March Science 8 Development of Stream Table Presentation.

I will be away for a few days attending and presenting at the National Science Teachers Conference in the USA. Here are the sessions: http://www.nsta.org/conferences/schedule2.aspx?id=2016nas http://www.nsta.org/conferences/schedule2.aspx?id=2016nas See poster sessions on page 3: http://www.nsta.org/docs/2016GlobalConversationsSchedule.pdf I expect every student to be fully … Continue reading

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17 March Science 8 Systematic experiments with stream table

Carry out your group’s planned experiments today. Gather as much data as you can. Organize, label, and share. Count, measure, describe. Use still photos, sketches, and videos. After break you will develop a group presentation that shares your experiments and … Continue reading

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16 March Science 7 Prepare for Field Investigation #2

See previous blog. Make sure your question / investigation plan has been recorded by Dr. F Ladybird / ladybug beetles of India http://www.angelfire.com/bug2/j_poorani/ladybirds.htm Ants of India http://www.antdiversityindia.com/ Spiders of India https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_spiders_of_India Indian squirrels http://www.indianetzone.com/44/squirrels.htm

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16 March Science 8 Watershed simulation experiment planning; Earth cycle assessment described

Announcing the assessment project for Earth Cycles (due date to be arranged) (Original) Story based on work with simulations, experiments with aspects of cycles. Water, Carbon, Nitrogen, other with approval (Original) Story (open format) and/or Original game or simulation Movement of … Continue reading

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15 March Science 7 Preparing for Assessment Project–Focused field study

Review the description of the assessment project. Focused Field Investigation Students design and carry out a naturalistic field investigation(with a finer focus than the Biodiversity Survey), for example, “Adopt-a-tree”. Attention is directed toward a specific organism / population / interaction. … Continue reading

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14 March Science 8 Water Cycle study continued–Watersheds / Properties of water

Review homework: What is our watershed here in Delhi? Find out how you get water in the place where you live? Where does your water come from? Find out how much it costs? How does the water system in your … Continue reading

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11 March Science 7 “Asking the ant-lion”

Today, we will try 4 episodes of different kinds of animal watching. Each episode will last 10 minutes and observations will be conducted individually. You may use binoculars, paper notebook and pencil/pen, Ipad for photos. Copy the 4 activities below … Continue reading

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