Monthly Archives: January 2017

31 January Science 8 Energy–Light

What are your ideas about energy? Individually, write 3 true and important statements (subject and predicate) about energy. Individually, write 3 examples illustrating your true and important statements. Compile list in your group of statements and examples. Rank statements. Include questions. Important … Continue reading

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30 January Science 7 Flowers and Biodiversity questions-survey

Organize yourselves in the campus area groups according to the partner tree database: https://docs.google.com/a/aes.ac.in/spreadsheets/d/1wYRIYo1x-6qI82SjYgI4maet-ilg8kV4AfqheIQH09w/edit?usp=sharing Discuss the tree diversity data from last year (see links below). Can you find your partner tree species? Discuss your estimate of the accuracy of the … Continue reading

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27 January Science 8 Independent Project–Catch-up–Partner Tree–Readings/videos on light

If you have chosen a 100% independent project (Inquire, Build, Create, Invent, Do, Serve) we will review your proposal first; 50% independent projects reviewed next. Examine the fermentation bottle and flask you set up in the last class. (Pictures, sketches.) Record your … Continue reading

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25 January Science 7–Biodiversity on campus, the forms of flowers, the diversity of flowering plants

What was Linnaeus’ system of classifying plants? How do plants get their names–common (English and local) and scientific? Be sure to find all the names you can for your partner tree. Find out as much as you can about the … Continue reading

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24 January Yeast fermentation

*Send an email message to parents about Science 8 spring semester. Include Dr. F in the cc field (rfrazier@aes.ac.in). Do this as soon as you set up the yeast fermentation. Dear Mom and Dad, I want to let you know what … Continue reading

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23 January Science 7 Independent project day-Catch-up-Consolidate-More

There are several things to do today. The independent project applies to those who have chosen 100% or 50%. Other items are to be completed in class for those choosing not to do independent project. These items will be completed … Continue reading

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20 January Science 8 Earth Cycles and Partner Trees

This is the overall claim of photosynthesis–a process that takes place in green plants, algae, and cyanobacteria. Phytoplankton, important photosynthetic organisms in the oceans–is a collection of micro-algae, algae, and cyanobacteria: 6CO2+12H2O (in the presence of sunlight)→C6H12O6+6O2+6H2O See the animation–just … Continue reading

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19 January Science 7 Dissecting fruits–classification of living things–partner trees

Biodiversity–How many kinds of living thing? What is meant by kind? How do scientists decide how to classify living things? Why? What do you think the function of a fruit is? How do you think these functions are carried out? … Continue reading

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18 January Science 8 Blogpost on Anthropocene; Partner Tree; Lessons from Thin Air

Reminders: At this point you should have one complete Digital Science Notebook entry from 16 January. You should have started a word list for spring semester. You should have a blogpost on the article about the Anthropocene (the epoch of … Continue reading

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17 January Science 7 The Diversity of Life–Partner Trees–Independent Project

Happy New Year!!! I hope you all had the very best break ever. Let’s begin a most exciting semester of science 7. Resolution to keep digital science notebook complete and up-to-date. Science souvenirs (pictures, poems, tales, etc.) from your break … Continue reading

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