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13 October Science 8 Analyzing data, Completing experiments, Testing gases, The Conservation of Mass, Atoms-Molecules-Chemical Reactions

Put the pictures of the moon from the 11th, the 12th, and today the 13th together to see if you are any closer to figuring out the pattern of the phases and the times of rising and setting. 11 October, … Continue reading

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12 October Science 7 Graphs from the clay drop; Newton’s 3rd law; Rotational motion and removing the force; Conservation of Momentum; intro to air pressure water rockets

Please check your graphs of the clay drop. We will project one or two and discuss. On the back of the graph write several sentences analyzing the results. Include any questions you have related to any aspect of the event(s). … Continue reading

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11 Oct. Science 8 Moon today; Experiments in a bottle–closed system

See the moon this morning at 5:40 am viewed from 2nd floor balcony. Notice in the shot with the building how high the moon is in the sky. To take the picture I was turned west and a little south. … Continue reading

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10 Oct. Science 7 Review of concepts, units. New concepts, units. Falling, spinning, “exploding.” 3rd Law and Conservation of Momentum

Your questions? Review of concepts related to motion. (You should have these “listed” in your digital science notebook. See previous blog post.) Review of units of important quantities. (You should have these “listed” in your digital science notebook. See previous blog … Continue reading

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9 October Science 8 Continuing with chemical reactions–open systems and closed systems

From 5 October: Share your data on the class spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/a/aes.ac.in/spreadsheets/d/1V5y4RdyVXmki565eVOHY-iOgfw_zY0L9tA1sFFcxzqQ/edit?usp=sharing How would these data look on a histogram? What pattern do you expect in the change in mass? Here is a description of the reaction in words: magnesium sulfate + … Continue reading

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6 Oct. Sci 8 1-8 Day: Revision reminder; Data entry; Select human impact topic

Revision of the Mixing Ethanol and Water due 1st day after fall break, 23 Oct, at the beginning of your period. Have paper copies already printed. Paper copies: Revision Document explaining what was changed and why Digital science notebook (in … Continue reading

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6 October Science 7 1-8 day Stream Art for WOW, Tumble Buddy Revision, Graphs from yesterday

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B7XSWuqcyqgSRFQzOWRIRmYydGM Tumble Buggy revision is due by the end of school today. Paper copies of revision: Document explaining what was changed and why. Digital Science Notebook: Original. Revision. Document explaining what was changed and why. Incomplete revisions not considered. Look … Continue reading

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5 October Science 7 Consolidating and Continuing Concepts of Motion

Today–let’s see where we are in our study of motion. Let’s begin by considering quantities and units used to measure and analyze motion. The techniques for measurement and analysis help define the concepts. Space meter (originally defined at 1 10,ooo,ooo … Continue reading

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4 October Science 8 Beginning Chemical Reactions

Are you watching the moon and recording your observations? This is an important time to watch. In the next few sessions, we will embark on exploration of chemical reactions. These investigations will yield observations to add to your repertoire. Our … Continue reading

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3 October Science 7 Selecting partner trees

Today we will pick partner trees and finish the walk around the schoolyard. Keep your eyes open and listen closely to information about the campus trees. Notice things you have never noticed before! You will observe this tree throughout the rest of … Continue reading

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