Monthly Archives: April 2018

19 April Science 8 Human Impact Project research, planning, preparation

Complete your activity and discussion plan by the end of class on Thursday. It should be uploaded in your DSN. Describe how you will introduce your topic and how you hope to sequence the discussion and activity. Work out a … Continue reading

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18 April Science 7 Preparing for observation of Rhesus macaques and park dogs

Ethology, Ecology, Evolution of Monkeys and Dogs at the park On Friday we will take a field trip during class to a park near the school. The park is carved out of the Central Ridge Forest.  (See this old pamphlet: https://archive.org/details/DelhiRidge) … Continue reading

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17 April Science 8 Human Impact Project

Today–please rate your learning habits with respect to the following 5 items. Continue preparation. Complete your activity and discussion plan by the end of class on Thursday. It should be uploaded in your DSN. Describe how you will introduce your … Continue reading

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16 April Science 7 Finish posters/arguments for Teosinte, Anole, Pocket Mouse evolution; Primates

Finish posters/arguments for Teosinte, Anole, Pocket Mouse evolution; Primates https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yjr0R0jgct4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMFuvP4nSrM BBC Monkeys Revealed http://www.bbcearth.com/shows/monkeys-revealed/ https://www.facebook.com/bbcearth/videos/1375758662457686/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND92YNQv0TU https://www.ted.com/talks/laurie_santos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9ZjOsLrFS4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASc-RFofxgM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmBB57q2tYA Interesting references for the next few meetings–please look at all the dog and primate references Check this out: https://vimeo.com/132064789 Social intelligence: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/06/ravens-remember-people-who-suckered-them-unfair-deal … Continue reading

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13 April Science 8 Research, Plan, Prepare, Practice

What you should have: A document in your DSN with the annotated bibliography on your topic. A document in your DSN where you are outlining, writing your ideas, questions, and reflections about your topic. How is A document where you … Continue reading

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12 April Science 7 Evolution continued

Turn in your permission slip for field trip 20 April. Meet at Gate 2. Bring water, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, ipad/notebook. mahavirpermissionApril2018 The Making of the Fittest–Pocket Mouse Film (with quiz) http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/pocket-mouse-film-quiz The Making of the Fittest http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/making-fittest-natural-selection-and-adaptation 3 groups: … Continue reading

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11 April Science 8 Research Human Impact Topic

Get 3 more annotations done today. Show your bibliography to Dr. F. Write a paragraph summarizing your understanding of your topic. What are the main issues? What are the connections to earth cycles–that is, what earth cycles have been skewed … Continue reading

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10 April Science 7 Sprouting Seeds, Examples of Selection: Teocinte to Maize; Rock Pocket Mouse; Anole Lizards

Interest in field trip–field observations of mammals–monkeys and dogs in a local park? Dinosaurs– Examine the corn/maize kernels (seeds) you placed in the moist paper towel. What happened? Descriptions, Sketches, Photos. Look at the seeds from others in the class. … Continue reading

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9 April Science 8 The Human Impact Project (full time for the rest of the year)

Dead sea water (write your expectations: Volunteer to find the density. Observe changes when the temperature is lowered. Examine the difference in refraction–can you tell which beaker holds the water from the Dead Sea?:   What will be left when … Continue reading

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6 April Science 7 Explaining Diversity through GDR and Natural Selection

We have finished 2 field studies in which you have had the opportunity to observe living things in the environment. One major emphasis in these studies has been the fact of biodiversity–that there are many kinds of living thing. We … Continue reading

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