2,4,8,10, 14, 16 May Human Impact Discussions

Be sure that you have submitted the requested comments–see below.


After each discussion/activity, please send the leader an email with these items completed in full sentences:

Please, no idle praise or negative criticism. Focus on the topic, not the person.

  1. Your activity made me think of ________________.
  2. Your discussion made me think of ______________.
  3. The most interesting comments in your discussion were __________________.
  4. These questions about your topic came to my mind during your session: ________________.
  5. Your topic concerns me because ______________________________.
  6. I had never thought of _______________________________ until your discussion/activity.

Discussion leaders: Send the link to your human impacts folder will all your documents. Make sure the sharing is set so that anyone with the link can view.

Respond to the following in an email to <rfrazier@aes.ac.in>. Keep your responses as a document in your DSN as well. Put YOUR name and sci 8 comments in the subject line–like this <Richard Frazier Sci 8 Comments>.

  1. What did you think of the presentation about the Yamuna River Project? How many of our class’s sub-topics had some relation to ideas in the YRP? Explain. What most captured your attention? What do you have questions about–What are they?
  2. Describe your level of engagement and concern regarding both the specific  and the general human impact topic. How do you respond to the proposition that the whole set of sub-topics in your class are the most important of your life?
  3. Write a descriptive statement that you see as accurate about your year in Science 8. Include a couple of examples. You may refer to yourself by name (3rd person).
  4. Describe areas of growth you experienced this year–in terms of scientific ideas/concepts; science practices; cross-cutting concepts. Of course, provide examples.
  5. Describe areas of growth you experienced this year–in terms of learning habits.
  6. Describe areas where you think you need to grow (ideas; practices; cross-cutting concepts; learning habits)–especially to meet the demands of high school. Specific examples.
  7. Most fascinating/stimulating topic/activity/concept this year. Why do you think you found them so?
  8. Most puzzling topic/activity/concept  this year (you still have questions–what are they)
  9. Any additional comments you would like to make about your learning, your experience, your goals for the future.


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