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18 April Science 7 Preparing for observation of Rhesus macaques and park dogs

Ethology, Ecology, Evolution of Monkeys and Dogs at the park On Friday we will take a field trip during class to a park near the school. The park is carved out of the Central Ridge Forest.  (See this old pamphlet: https://archive.org/details/DelhiRidge) … Continue reading

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16 April Science 7 Finish posters/arguments for Teosinte, Anole, Pocket Mouse evolution; Primates

Finish posters/arguments for Teosinte, Anole, Pocket Mouse evolution; Primates https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yjr0R0jgct4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMFuvP4nSrM BBC Monkeys Revealed http://www.bbcearth.com/shows/monkeys-revealed/ https://www.facebook.com/bbcearth/videos/1375758662457686/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ND92YNQv0TU https://www.ted.com/talks/laurie_santos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A9ZjOsLrFS4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASc-RFofxgM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xmBB57q2tYA Interesting references for the next few meetings–please look at all the dog and primate references Check this out: https://vimeo.com/132064789 Social intelligence: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/06/ravens-remember-people-who-suckered-them-unfair-deal … Continue reading

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12 April Science 7 Evolution continued

Turn in your permission slip for field trip 20 April. Meet at Gate 2. Bring water, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, ipad/notebook. mahavirpermissionApril2018 The Making of the Fittest–Pocket Mouse Film (with quiz) http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/pocket-mouse-film-quiz The Making of the Fittest http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/making-fittest-natural-selection-and-adaptation 3 groups: … Continue reading

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10 April Science 7 Sprouting Seeds, Examples of Selection: Teocinte to Maize; Rock Pocket Mouse; Anole Lizards

Interest in field trip–field observations of mammals–monkeys and dogs in a local park? Dinosaurs– Examine the corn/maize kernels (seeds) you placed in the moist paper towel. What happened? Descriptions, Sketches, Photos. Look at the seeds from others in the class. … Continue reading

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6 April Science 7 Explaining Diversity through GDR and Natural Selection

We have finished 2 field studies in which you have had the opportunity to observe living things in the environment. One major emphasis in these studies has been the fact of biodiversity–that there are many kinds of living thing. We … Continue reading

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4 April Science 7 Finish Focused Field Study Report

Finish Focused Field Study report. Check/proofread. Have a classmate read and comment on your report. Upload properly into your DSN. Have a copy printed and turned in. Make sure your name and period appear on the report itself. Ask if … Continue reading

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2 April Science 7 Work on Focused Field Study Report

Summative description: Focused field study Students design and carry out a naturalistic field investigation(with a finer focus than the Biodiversity Survey). Attention is directed toward a specific organism / population / interaction. Data is collected and analyzed. Analysis is made … Continue reading

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21 March Science 7 Focused Field Study–Data gathering and/or Report Writing

Continue gathering data on your focused field study OR work on your report. See previous blogposts. Read carefully. The report (see previous blogpost) on your Focused Field Study will be due 3 April. Dates: 21 March–Work on Report; Gather additional … Continue reading

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19 March Science7 “The Queen of Trees”

Dr. Michael Robinson, who was director of the National Zoo, in Washington, DC, USA believed that stories of the interconnections among species were essential to understanding life on earth. He thought sharing Case Histories of Complexity would help people realize how … Continue reading

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13 March Focused Field Study

Continue gathering data on your focused field study. See previous blogpost. Read carefully. The report (see previous blogpost) on your Focused Field Study will be due 3 April. Dates: 21 March–Work on Report; Gather additional data, if needed, 1 April … Continue reading

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