Monthly Archives: October 2018

31 . October Science 7 Big motion day–consolidating ideas, new phenomena, new concepts, getting ready for summative project #2

Mindful moment Review DSN entry from last class (2 parts–WOW reflections, remembering and graphing the cart pulled with a constant force experiment) Preview today’s plan on today’s blogpost. Prepare DSN for today–everything in the motion folder. We will save questions … Continue reading

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30 Oct. Science 8 Recollecting WOW; Resuming Chemical Reactions

Quick look at the moon today for the morning class (period 8). a. Mindful moment. Take a memory from the river flowing at WOW. Focus on that image. Breathe mindfully for a bit. b. Review your previous DSN entries on … Continue reading

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29 October Science 7 Force and acceleration resumed; Newton’s Laws

Welcome back from WOW. a. Mindful moment. Close your eyes and think of the most beautiful or calming sight you saw during WOW. Focus on that for a few minutes while you practice your mindful breathing. b. Look back at … Continue reading

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18 October Science 8 Getting ready for WOW–Water and Rivers

Mindful moment. “We Wash Our Bowls” by Gary Snyder– Water Watersheds Rafting Rivers Mountains Life Water and Rivers We Wash Our Bowls in this Water  by Gary Snyder Click on the link below. Then click on poems. Then click on … Continue reading

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17 October Science 7 WOW preparation–River Walk–Binoculars Birds and Trees

Mindful moment. Past DSN entry. Today’s plan Blogpost Create today’s DSN entry in Biodiversity folder. Questions. * * * * * Using binoculars: Always hung around neck. Do not touch glass on lenses. Keep dry and clean. Do not drop. … Continue reading

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16 October Science 8 Chemical Reactions–Steel wool reactions–conservation of mass–properties of gases–crystal observations–matter observation and theory chart

Mindful moment. Review previous DSN entry. Preview today’s blogpost. Create today’s DSN entry in the Matter folder. Questions. * * * * See the video on Brownian motion captured by Aadi and Sumair: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HJYssXeGZsQ3GL4pjRneAh3ZlHMlP4mL/view?usp=sharing Why is Brownian motion such important evidence … Continue reading

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15 October Science 7 WOW 7 preparation–catching, observing, describing, releasing

Mindful moment. Review past DSN entry. Preview blogpost for day. Create DSN entry for today. Today’s entry will go in the biodiversity folder. Questions. * * * * Today is preparation for examining life in the stream during WOW7. Many … Continue reading

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12 October Science 8 Chemical reactions–Organizing our observations and connecting them/explaining them with the Atomic Theory of Matter

Mindful moment. Previous DSN entry. Be sure you are keeping up. Preview plan for today on blogpost. Pay close attention to experiments and procedures. Create entry in your DSN for today in the matter folder. Questions. * * * * … Continue reading

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11 Oct. Science 7 Pulling a cart with a constant force

A. Mindful moment. B. Review previous DSN entries. For example, have you completed the task outlined on 5 October. This will be a powerschool formative assessment!!! http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2018/10/05/5-october-science-7-changing-speeds-and-more/ ***All students: Reply to today’s blogpost. Describe how you think the pullback car … Continue reading

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10 October Science 8 Crystals, chemical reactions, evidence for atoms and molecules

Mindful moment. Think of the science journey in a chemical reaction. Think of the river you will ride on WOW 8. Review previous DSN. You now have investigated a bit from two chemical reactions. Preview today’s plan on the current … Continue reading

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