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26 Oct. Science 8 Getting ready for the River

If you have not handed in your histogram from the previous classes (see previous blogposts) AND interpretation (see the questions in the previous blogpost), do so. Make sure you have a copy in your digital science notebook and that your … Continue reading

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25 October Science 7 Preparing for WOW–the Riverwalk and nature observation

    Stream Science WOW 7 2013 “Learn about pines from the pines, and about bamboo from the bamboo.” (from the Japanese Haiku poet Basho) On WOW 7, *What can you see that you have never seen before? *What can … Continue reading

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24 October Science 8 Chemical reactions continued

Please have your histograms ready. Be prepared to project and discuss yours. (Room is M313). Examine the class data (see links to spreadsheets below) from the reactions. Be sure you have entered your results. Pick out the data that surprise … Continue reading

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23 October Science 7 Quick review; Conservation of momentum; Rockets; biodiversity for WOW7; aquatic macroinvertebrates

Review: I pull you and you pull me–an introduction to Newton’s 3rd law. The third law is very important but it can also be confusing. Try this by veratasium: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bTdMmNZm2M&t=12s (Maybe this will help you solve the puzzle of two objects … Continue reading

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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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