Monthly Archives: March 2018

23 March Science 8 Prepare group presentation for simulated river

Prepare for Presentation to take place the week after break (on 3 April). Presentation (10 minutes maximum): You and your group will need to decide how to illustrate, describe, and explain your stream simulation investigation in a multimedia presentation. Judicious … Continue reading

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21 March Science 7 Focused Field Study–Data gathering and/or Report Writing

Continue gathering data on your focused field study OR work on your report. See previous blogposts. Read carefully. The report (see previous blogpost) on your Focused Field Study will be due 3 April. Dates: 21 March–Work on Report; Gather additional … Continue reading

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20 March Science 8 River/watershed simulation–gather data

HAVE A PLAN that each participant in the group knows about. Each member of the group should have a role and responsibilities. Each member of the group should have access to all group data. Each member of the group should … Continue reading

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19 March Science7 “The Queen of Trees”

Dr. Michael Robinson, who was director of the National Zoo, in Washington, DC, USA believed that stories of the interconnections among species were essential to understanding life on earth. He thought sharing Case Histories of Complexity would help people realize how … Continue reading

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14 March Science 8 “Rivers I have known”

For 20 minutes meet with your stream table group. Go over findings from Monday. Use your initial findings to develop a Plan to complete Activity 1 and Activity 2 with detailed observations on 20 March. (Many of Monday’s attempts at Activity … Continue reading

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13 March Focused Field Study

Continue gathering data on your focused field study. See previous blogpost. Read carefully. The report (see previous blogpost) on your Focused Field Study will be due 3 April. Dates: 21 March–Work on Report; Gather additional data, if needed, 1 April … Continue reading

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12 March Science 8 Watersheds and Simulated rivers

Have you done this: Make a cartoon: Where does the water you use come from? Where does it go? What happens along the way? What is your response to these “competing” claims? “The water coming out of your kitchen tap is four … Continue reading

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9 March Science 7 Begin Focused Field Study

See previous blogpost for ideas: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2018/03/06/7-march-science-7/ Share your research question and plan (including procedure, place, etc.). When you begin, you will need to log your actual observation time. This is individual. While you are waiting, review the links in the previous … Continue reading

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8 March Science 8–Begin Water, Watersheds, Water Cycle

Turn in Summative project on Photosynthesis-Carbon Cycle. Important blogpost today–tons of information and links–bookmark this and examine thoroughly so you know what is here. Begin thinking about how human activity shifts the great biogeochemical cycles on Earth—Be on the lookout … Continue reading

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7 March Science 7 Focused Field Study (Summative project #2)

Today is early release. We shall turn in summative projects on campus trees/partner tree. Be sure that you have a print copy and a digital copy uploaded in your digital science notebook. If your project is not ready, please send … Continue reading

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