Category Archives: Science 7

15 October Science 7 WOW 7 preparation–catching, observing, describing, releasing

Mindful moment. Review past DSN entry. Preview blogpost for day. Create DSN entry for today. Today’s entry will go in the biodiversity folder. Questions. * * * * Today is preparation for examining life in the stream during WOW7. Many … Continue reading

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11 Oct. Science 7 Pulling a cart with a constant force

A. Mindful moment. B. Review previous DSN entries. For example, have you completed the task outlined on 5 October. This will be a powerschool formative assessment!!! http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2018/10/05/5-october-science-7-changing-speeds-and-more/ ***All students: Reply to today’s blogpost. Describe how you think the pullback car … Continue reading

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9 October Science 7–Virtual Day Plan–living things in our local environment

Happy Virtual Day in Science 7. You can contact me at rfrazier@aes.ac.in If you want to speak live, try facetime. I will be watching email most of the day. I will be online for sure from 8:30-9:30 am, 2:30-3:30 pm and … Continue reading

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5 October Science 7 Changing speeds and more

A. Mindful moment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mopikvt114 B. Review previous DSN entry. C. Preview blogpost for the day. D. Create new DSN entry for the day. (Motion folder) E. Questions. * * * * * “As a boy, I was fascinated by speed, by … Continue reading

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3 October Science 7 Acceleration; “All motion is relative”–what does that mean?

Mindful moment. Review previous DSN. (We previewed trees–to get ready for WOW and to start longterm observation. We have more to learn about motion and energy this semester, so we will continue with that topic, too.) Preview today’s blogpost. Create … Continue reading

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25 September Science 7 Parent Conferences; New topic for long-term observations; Relative motion; Acceleration

a. Mindful moment. b. Review previous entry in DSN. Tumble Buggy report. Did you use the guidelines? I have noticed a few students calculate time/distance instead of distance / time. Some students did not include graphs. You will get feedback … Continue reading

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21 September Science 7 Turn in Tumble Buggy–Summative Reports; Write reflection; Prepare for Parent-Student-Teacher Conferences

1. Mindful moment. (See this article and video from a school in Chicago, Illinois, United States where a classroom uses mindfulness techniques http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/arlington-heights/news/ct-ahp-olive-school-student-meditation-tl-1109-20171107-story.html  http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/arlington-heights/news/ct-ahp-olive-school-student-meditation-tl-1109-20171107-story.html ) 2. Review DSN from last class. Should be the draft of your report. 3. Preview Blogpost … Continue reading

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19 September Science 7 Workday: Writing the report on the Tumble Buggy investigation

Mindful moment. “Every time we become aware of a thought, as opposed to being lost in a thought, we experience that opening of the mind.” – Joseph Goldstein Review your DSN entry from the previous class. This should be the draft … Continue reading

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17 Sept. Science 7 Workday for Report on Summative project: To what extent does the Tumble Buggy exhibit constant speed?

Mindful moment. Review previous blogposts. Send email to parents and Dr. F indicating which class dates have entries for the previous 5 classes (two weeks). Indicate which dates have all 7 items addressed. Indicate what is missing. Indicate accurately how … Continue reading

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13 September Science 7 Continuing Summative Project–Tumble Buggy: To what extent does it exhibit constant velocity?

Mindful moment. Review DSN entry from previous class. You should have data. Graph. Calculations of average speeds for different distance intervals. You should have a description of what you did to gather the data. Review today’s blogpost. Create new DSN … Continue reading

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