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3 May Science 7–3rd simulation (Game Theory and Natural Selection/Evolution); introducing the summative on Galapagos finches

3 May Prisoner’s Dilemma–Game Theory–Intro to Summative Assessment How do games and simulations help scientists examine natural selection and evolution? https://vimeo.com/79286907 http://peterpappas.com/2011/04/prisoners-dilemma-a-game-theory-simulation.html Evolutionary Game Theory, Natural Selection, Darwinian Dynamics http://izt.ciens.ucv.ve/ecologia/Archivos/References-I-biol/books-biol/Biology/Vincent_Brown-Evolutionary_Game_Theory_Natural_selection_and_Darwinian_Dynamics.pdf Evolutionary Game Theory https://www.cs.cornell.edu/home/kleinber/networks-book/networks-book-ch07.pdf Game Theory and Evolutionary Biology http://www.ens-lyon.fr/DI/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/Chapter-28-Game-theory-and-evolutionary-biology.pdf … Continue reading

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27 April Science 7 Student Survey; Predator-Prey game/simulation

Complete student survey: See board for login and ID#. Dr. F will read directions first. Please remain quiet and seated until everyone finished. Work on the graph and questions on the board. Examine and read the following links: Predator Prey … Continue reading

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26 April Science 8 Student Survey; Prepare for Activity/Discussion

Complete student survey: See board for login and ID#. Dr. F will read directions first. Work on plan for activity and discussion–turn in outline for plan with times noted. Be sure you do a practice run to verify the planned … Continue reading

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25 April Science 7 Review of the year; Population simulation

Review your digital science notebook from the beginning of the year. Pick out and describe examples from various topics where you did something you had never done before, where you saw something you had never seen before, where you wondered … Continue reading

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24 April Science 8 Things you have learned? Preparing for your activity/discussion/presentation

Review your digital science notebook from the beginning of the year. Pick out and describe examples from various topics where you did something you had never done before, where you saw something you had never seen before, where you wondered … Continue reading

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21 April Science 7 The making of the fittest

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/making-fittest-natural-selection-and-adaptation Film guide http://media.hhmi.org/biointeractive/activities/pocketmouse/AAG_NaturalSelectionandAdaptation.pdf?download=true&_ga=1.73366939.943237259.1490235206 Student quiz http://media.hhmi.org/biointeractive/activities/pocketmouse/IDGquiz_NaturalSelection.pdf?download=true&_ga=1.73544474.943237259.1490235206 Teachers guide http://media.hhmi.org/biointeractive/activities/pocketmouse/IDG_NaturalSelection.pdf?download=true&_ga=1.73544474.943237259.1490235206 Activity Intro http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/color-variation-over-time-rock-pocket-mouse-populations Materials http://media.hhmi.org/biointeractive/activities/pocketmouse/Mouse_ColorVariation_Teacher.pdf?download=true&_ga=1.153083313.943237259.1490235206 Student handout http://media.hhmi.org/biointeractive/activities/pocketmouse/Mouse_ColorVariation_Student.pdf?download=true&_ga=1.153083313.943237259.1490235206 Also https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B4DPwlouN3dIUzhhc19TUWpTeTQ?usp=sharing

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20 April Science 8–continue research on topic–begin planning discussion and activity

Science in America: Neil de Grasse Tyson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MqTOEospfo Annotations target by end of day: 15-20 Some things to try in planning your discussion. What are the themes, big ideas, questions, and issues around your topic? What are the essential science ideas … Continue reading

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19 April Science 7 — Processing the monkey observations

    Read the poem Macaques in the Sky by Gary Snyder . Read and browse the articles below. New York play about observing macaques (science-art!): http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/24955/title/Humans-and-monkeys–center-stage/ Monkey minds: what we can learn from primate personality http://theconversation.com/monkey-minds-what-we-can-learn-from-primate-personality-43063 Notes from the Field: A Primatologist’s … Continue reading

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10, 12, 14, 18 April Science 8 Begin Human Impact Project

At the end of today, you should have as a minimum 9 annotations. By now, you should have become more familiar with your topic. Be sure you are looking at rich and reliable sources. <http://e360.yale.edu/> is a good example of … Continue reading

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13 April Science 7 Practice ethological observation in preparation for field trip

Dog ethograms: CanineMSHS        pred_etho_canid1 Video practice: https://www.youtube.com/user/PatriciaMcConnell/videos Dogs Decoded: http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/dogs-decoded/ A dog_s day with humans 2 The Origin of Human: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/great-transitions-origin-humans http://eol.org/pages/1228387/overview http://eol.org/pages/327960/overview http://itp.suzkirkpatrick.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Snow-Monkeys_Observation-Sheet1.pdf http://nc3rs.org.uk/macaques/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Ethogram-for-general-behavioural-monitoring-Caralyn-Kemp.pdf https://lbmp.anthro.ucla.edu/ethogram-behavioral-videos/ https://vimeo.com/45906210 Japanese macaques https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eN43h0JNQY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n51bZRzNeoA Macaques Thailand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WezzTYtfMxc Rhesus macaques http://natgeotv.com/in/monkey-thieves/videos/monkey-thieves http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/macaque_mayhem Gray langurs Jodhpur http://www.express.co.uk/news/nature/741837/planet-earth-2-monkey-rooftop-jumping-chase-video-best-ever-filmed-bbc Designing … Continue reading

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