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22 May Science 7 Some properties of air

Mindful moment: Focus on one memory from Sci 7 this year. ***** Finish sharing experiences from the Personal Inquiry Project. Describe your project. What was your original question/idea and how did you get to the question or idea you displayed … Continue reading

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21 May Science 8 Your questions

Mindful moment: Everyone watch this–How to Save Our Planet: https://youtu.be/0Puv0Pss33M Students had posed some questions they had about science. I have supplied some references to help them begin to address their questions. They may spend 1/2 the period in groups … Continue reading

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20 May Science 7 Debrief PIP; clean-up; next? riddles; challenges; games of science

Our mindful moment (Thanks to Helena for finding this): How to Save Our Planet https://youtu.be/0Puv0Pss33M Your personal inquiry projects. 5 minutes to prepare what you want to say. Then everyone will share. Describe your project. What was your original question/idea … Continue reading

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17 May Science 8 Last bits of Human Impact–some overall thoughts–lingering questions

There are a few people who need to finish activities/ discussions. We’ll take time to do that. ***** Questions submitted by 8th graders for reflection on the Human Impact Project and Project Debriefing?Feedback. My motivations for this project were: To … Continue reading

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16 May Science 7 Finish preparation PIP; Practice presentations and responding to questions

PIP Today–finish preparing all work. Use the information below to make a checklist. You must check-in with Dr. F. Proofreading report and reflection. Printing images, Mounting. Organizing digital work. Practicing. Get a partner. Show and explain your project–you should have … Continue reading

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15 May Human Impact Projects

Mindful moment: Things to consider —- https://www.truthdig.com/articles/we-finally-know-when-the-human-impact-on-climate-began/ https://e360.yale.edu/digest/co2-concentrations-hit-highest-levels-in-3-million-years https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/17/world/trillion-trees-climate-change-intl-scn/index.html Talk to family and friends; inform your leaders; learn as much as you can; support actions that will improve our environment— https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change-nature-extinction-un-biodiversity-report-2019-a8901061.html From Singapore https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/explainer-why-rapid-extinction-plant-animal-species-matters-humans From Canadian news–watch the extended broadcast: https://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/what-will-it-take-to-stop-humans-from-destroying-nature-canadian-prof-has-an-answer-1.4410130 … Continue reading

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14 May Science 7 Prepare for PIP

Mindful moment: Talk to family and friends; inform your leaders; learn as much as you can; support actions that will improve our environment— https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change-nature-extinction-un-biodiversity-report-2019-a8901061.html ***** Make sure all work is submitted on your DSN. Make sure DSN is organized by the assigned … Continue reading

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13 May Science 8 Human Impact Projects

Mindful moment: Talk to family and friends; inform your leaders; learn as much as you can; support actions that will improve our environment— https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change-nature-extinction-un-biodiversity-report-2019-a8901061.html From Singapore https://www.todayonline.com/singapore/explainer-why-rapid-extinction-plant-animal-species-matters-humans From Canadian news–watch the extended broadcast: https://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/what-will-it-take-to-stop-humans-from-destroying-nature-canadian-prof-has-an-answer-1.4410130 It’s Finally Sinking In Our Planet is unwatchable. … Continue reading

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10 May Science 7 Personal Inquiry Project

Mindful Moment: Plan your work today. Plan your project work for the week. Use the following: PIP Information: Display and exhibit 4:10-5:30 on 17 May in the gym. Two exhibits per table. You can pick. Meet M313 immediately after school. … Continue reading

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9 May Science 8 Human Impact

Mindful moment: Children Change Their Parents’ Minds about Climate Change https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/children-change-their-parents-minds-about-climate-change/ India pollution is killing millions, yet it’s not a poll agenda https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/05/india-pollution-killing-millions-poll-agenda-190507141853621.html After each discussion/activity, please send the leader an email with these items completed in full sentences. Do … Continue reading

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