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18 January Science 7 Flowers and Partner Trees

Mindful moment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUeEnkjKyDs Check previous class. Preview today’s plan. Prepare DSN. Questions Examine these links: flowersofindia.net Understanding botanical names: http://flowersofindia.net/misc/bot_names.html Flower Parts  http://flowersofindia.net/misc/flower_parts.html Flower Shapes http://flowersofindia.net/flowershapes/ Leaf Types http://flowersofindia.net/leafshapes/ * * * * We will take a flower diversity walk. Get a mask and jacket/sweater … Continue reading

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17 January Science 8 Annotations, Origins and chemical reactions, Carbon

Mindful moment. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUeEnkjKyDs> Review previous class. Preview blog Prepare DSN. Questions. ***** Share annotations from Mongabay and Yale E360 articles. * * * * Read this recent news item from Science magazine:  How an ancient cataclysm may have jump-started life … Continue reading

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16 January Science 7 Tomato questions, Forms of Flowers, Partner Trees

Mindful moments. Take a few minutes to focus on your breathing. Noticing plants, growing plants can make you happy and healthy: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-ZXH9FvYLY> and <http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/WI_VegRegrowing.pdf> Review previous class. Read today’s blogpost. Prepare DSN entry for today in GDR / Biodiversity folder. … Continue reading

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15 January 2019 Science 8 Earth Cycles and Human Impact on the Environment

Mindful moment. Preview today’s blogpost. Prepare DSN entry for today. (Anticipatory statements). DSN folders you need to have = Matter; Astronomy; Earth Cycles; Human Impact. DSN documents you need to have besides class entries: List of partners, projects, dates, reflections. … Continue reading

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14 January 2019 Science 7 Begin Growth, Development, Reproduction and Personal Inquiry Project

Mindful moment. Preview today’s blogpost. Prepare DSN entry for today. (Anticipatory statements). DSN folders you need to have = Motion; Energy; Biodiversity or GDR; Natural Selection or Evolution; Partner Tree; PIP. DSN documents you need to have besides class entries: … Continue reading

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19 December Science 7 Campus Trees; Partner Tree selection

Mindful moment Reflect on study of motion and energy–what questions remain? See today’s blogpost Prepare DSN to go into the partner tree folder in your biodiversity folder (anticipatory statements–you will need to make sketches and take pictures and write descriptions) … Continue reading

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18 December Science 8–Are we alone? Science in popular culture? A scientist writes fiction?

Mindful moment–review and reflect on previous DSN entry and blogpost–Letter from the Earth. What is special about our “pale blue dot?” (See Pale Blue Dot by Carl Sagan): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GO5FwsblpT8 http://www.planetary.org/multimedia/space-images/earth/the-pale-blue-dot-of-earth.html Take 5 minutes to do this: Remember to upload material … Continue reading

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17 December Science 7 Showing the energy transformation systems, devices, sculptures

Mindful moment. Review previous class and notes. Preview today’s blogs. Prepare today’s DSN. Anticipatory statements. NEED TO FINISH DSN for each class. Send photos, sketches, and excerpts about energy–and especially about recent project. *  * * * * Set up … Continue reading

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14 December Science 8–Letter from the earth to an intelligent alien

Mindful moment. Previous class–questions? Preview today’s blog. Prepare DSN entry. Copy and paste url for today’s blogpost. Write anticipatory statements for each item in the DSN entry for today. Questions (from the Sun-Moon-Earth system; from today’s plan) Share and read … Continue reading

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13 December Science 7–Energy transfer and transformation systems, devices, sculptures; parent newsletter material

Mindful Moment Review past DSN entry Preview Blog Post Prepare DSN entry Copy and paste the url for today’s post into your DSN entry Write anticipatory statements for each of the 7 items for an entry Questions (Read your anticipatory … Continue reading

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