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11 December Science 7 Summative assessment Hot Air Balloon investigation–Personal Inquiry Project

Read the directions carefully. Do not talk. Use lined paper. On each page you use, put your full name and period. Your writing should be clear, dark, and not too small. Please skip a line in between each line of … Continue reading

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7 December Science 7 Experiments with Hot Air Balloons

Today Find the mass of your balloon (grams). Find the weight (Newtons). Estimate the volume of your balloon (cubic centimeters, liters). What is the height of the ceiling in the HOP? How much work is done on your balloon as … Continue reading

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5 Dec Science 7–finish balloons and fly them

See previous blogs. Review videos, pictures, links, questions. http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2017/12/01/1-dec-sci-7-continue-hot-air-balloon-construction/ http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2017/11/29/29-november-science-7-energy-and-hot-air-balloons-leading-to-summative-project/

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1 Dec Sci 7 — Continue hot air balloon construction

Each group has a “captain” who will first receive instructions and will then deliver instructions to the respective group. We should be able to finish most balloons today so that flights can begin in the next class–that is, if groups … Continue reading

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29 November Science 7 Energy and Hot Air Balloons (leading to summative project)

Captains–to choose groups Questions about energy? A pendulum to illustrate energy transformation–Gravitational potential energy transformed to Kinetic energy and back. What is the relationship between work and energy? How does the Conservation of Energy apply. What is heat? What is … Continue reading

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21 November Science 7 Reflections/Comments and then: Energy and Work

Reflections (on lined paper with your name and period ALSO uploaded in your DSN) Provide several sentences about your learning in science this year. Be specific. These should be things that you would like quoted as a part of report card … Continue reading

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15-17November Science 7 Testing Catapults; Beginning summative

The entire period is available for your to: Visual explanation / poster Verbal explanation of your poster (an explanatory caption) A reflection on your learning about motion See board from the 15th. Refer to previous blogpost for details of summative … Continue reading

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13 Nov. Sci 7 Testing motion device; Beginning Summative Project

Today we will complete, test, and modify your catapults On the testing (today or Wednesday). You will have a distance and a target. We will measure the distance of first contact to the closest edge of the target. During the … Continue reading

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9 November Science 7 Change of plans due to bad air outside–the performance of a catapult as the basis for summative assessment

Be sure you are keeping your DSN complete and up-to-date. Complete and up-to-date means all 7 items are included for each class.  We will postpone rocket launches until the air quality improves. In order to carry on with the spirit … Continue reading

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7 November Science 7 WOW science reflection and the design and construction of air pressure water rockets

Make a new document in your Biodiversity folder in your DSN. For 20 minutes, write about the nature/river walk and stream science during WOW. You may use the following prompts to help you write. You may also use a picture … Continue reading

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