Monthly Archives: August 2017

31 August Science 8 Finish saturated solutions of sugar and salt; Find densities of those solutions; Start crystal growth

Review the previous blogpost: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2017/08/29/29-august-2017-science-8-examine-density-of-liquids-data-make-saturated-solutions-of-sugar-and-salt-find-the-densities-of-the-saturated-solutions-saturated-solutions-and-crystallization/ Saturate 100 ml of water with table salt. Keep track of the amount of salt you add. When you have reached saturation pour off 50 ml of solution and find the mass of that 50 ml … Continue reading

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30 August Science 7 Graphing the staged races, ideas about speed, understanding the concept of average speed

Be sure to review the data from the staged races. You should have completed one graph with the steady walk, jog, and run plotted on the same graph. If the graph line is straight, the speed is constant. The slope … Continue reading

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29 August 2017 Science 8 Examine density of liquids data; Make saturated solutions of sugar and salt; Find the densities of the saturated solutions; Saturated solutions and crystallization

See previous blogpost: Examine the density data:<https://docs.google.com/a/aes.ac.in/spreadsheets/d/1akCEeG7ARiZtiFkPaWL3SdewOI0vYHVNHvGVIeydZ84/edit?usp=sharing>. If you have not entered your data, you need to do so asap. You will need to let Dr. F know when you are ready so he can give you editing privileges. Making … Continue reading

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28 August 2017 Science 7 Staged races, distance vs. time graphs, conceptions of speed, reminder of digital science notebook

Tips for the DSN (an entry should be made and uploaded into the proper folder for every class) Include any notes you would normally take. Instructions and information written on the board, for example. Write sentences with detail about what … Continue reading

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25 August Science 8 Finding the density of liquids; Saturated solutions and their densities

Follow the method described in class for determining the density of liquids. Follow directions for gathering materials, keeping substances from becoming contaminated, keeping glassware clean and in tact. Need to measure the mass of an empty and dry cylinder. Need … Continue reading

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24 August Science 7 Motion continued–finishing popcorn collaborative reports; beginning staged races

Today you should submit a completed report in your digital science notebook in the motion folder of your DSN. Set sharing so that anyone with the link can access. We will make your reports accessible to other Science 7 students. … Continue reading

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23 August Science 8 How big is a particle? Finding a limit by dissolving KMnO4 and diluting.

Evacuation drill tomorrow at 1:30. Leave building by specified routes. Meet your advisory on MS field on designated spots. 2:00 in groups of four: Aguilar, Esteban-Valentin Al Siyaby, Fareed Khamis Khaleefa Chadha, Anya Choi, Ho Seung Dhar, Arjun Sun Fernando, … Continue reading

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22 August Science 7 Analyzing the popcorn data; completing the report

In groups finalize the sections of the report. Background Question and Expectation Procedure Results We will put these first parts together and conduct a group discussion focused on completeness, accuracy, style. All students are expected to attend to the discussion … Continue reading

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21 August Science 8 What is a flame? 5 Elements and their haikus and evidence for the existence of atoms

Watch the eclipse online: “Live video streams of the August 21 total solar eclipse, from NASA Television and locations across the country, will be available on this page”: https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive-info 12 p.m. EDT (9:30 pm Indian Standard Time)- Eclipse Preview Show, hosted from Charleston, … Continue reading

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18 August Science 7 Introduction to motion continued

Period 1 Refer to previous blog post: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2017/08/15/16-august-science-7-continuing-an-introduction-to-the-scientific-study-of-motion/ Spend 20 minutes on composing the group report on the popcorn experiment. Make sure everyone has access to the parts of the composition. We will complete the experiment and report in the next … Continue reading

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