Category Archives: Science 7

21 Feb. Finish tree survey. Summative (Field study #1) announced with due date.

Find out what “phenology” is. Find out what “citizen science” is. Now watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MG01FS5poA Read this: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/delhi/delhis-forest-cover-is-up-0-3-since-2015-but-its-nothing-to-cheer-about/articleshow/62891909.cms What is the context and motivation for our work on campus trees? See “Plant blindness” and “Tree blindness” articles at the end of this … Continue reading

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19 Feb. Science 7 Finish tree survey; Finish partner tree research; Discuss summative

Early parent conferences: 5-9 before and after school. (Presenting at NSTA–type Frazier in keyword search under search events: http://www.nsta.org/conferences/schedule2.aspx?id=2018atl Be prepared: Complete and up-to-date DSN. Partner Tree. Tree survey–Field study #1. Most interesting idea. Most challenging idea. Most interesting observation. Understanding … Continue reading

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15 February Science 7 Tree Survey

Continue gathering data in your zone for the AES Campus Tree Survey (2017-2018) Reflect on how you have acquired “search images” for the trees in your area. Write about this process of learning in your DSN. How do you imagine … Continue reading

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13 Feb Science 7 Tree Survey

Happy Darwin Day (12 Feb)!!! See the HHMI Lizard Collection: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/lizards Continue gathering data in your zone for the AES Campus Tree Survey (2017-2018) Organize and completely share your data within your survey group. Select 2 contact persons from your group … Continue reading

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9 Feb Science 7 Beginning Field Study #1–Survey of Campus Trees

Be sure to complete gathering and organizing information from previous class on your partner trees. Share information that you think is the most interesting. Share tree poems. Notice: See Dr. F about opportunities for Science and Service. Today–building and flying … Continue reading

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7 Feb. Science 7. Partner tree; Tree appreciation

Finish gathering information on your Partner Tree from the Trees of Delhi book, from http://flowersofindia.net, from wikipedia (which is mostly reliable with trees), and other good resources. For today, do not visit your tree in person during class. Organize your information in your DSN … Continue reading

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5 Feb Science 7 Partner Tree / Tree Survey / PIP

Complete observations and research on your tree: A Partner Tree Prevents “Plant Blindness” Please acquire and organize the following information. Scientific, common English and local names of the tree Information on how the tree got its names Location of your … Continue reading

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1 Feb 2018 (Can you believe it!) DSN, Partner Tree, Personal Inquiry Project

I have been reviewing DSN’s.  Check the blog for the following dates: 9 Jan 11 Jan 15 Jan 17 Jan 19 Jan 23 Jan 25 Jan 30 Jan 1 Feb Now check your DSN for entries corresponding to those dates. … Continue reading

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30 January Science 7 Biodiversity Walk #2

Review DSN entry from previous class   http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2018/01/25/25-january-science-7-biodiversity-walk-1/ Read blogpost for today. Prepare DSN entry for today. Information on total lunar eclipse visible in Delhi tomorrow (if you have clear skies and a clear view of the eastern-northeastern horizon) https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/in/india/new-delhi?iso=20180131 See the … Continue reading

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25 January Science 7 Biodiversity Walk #1

Review previous DSN entry. For this class: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2018/01/23/23-jan-science-7-more-on-flowers-fruits-biodiversity/ Read blogpost for today. Prepare DSN entry for today. Biodiversity Walk #1: Today we will make a tour of the campus. We will go as far as we can in the time … Continue reading

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