Category Archives: Science 7

7 December 2018 Science 7 “Rube Goldberg” System, Device, Kinetic Sculpture

*Mindful moment. Let’s watch: https://www.mindfulschools.org/video/release-2/ Release (first line–“Middle School can be really hard sometimes.”) *Review previous class–blogpost, demonstrations, DSN entry *See today’s blogpost and plan *Prepare DSN entry for the day Copy the link to today’s blog Note the 7 items … Continue reading

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5 December Science 7 Energy? Forms, Transformations, Questions

Mindful moment. Review last class–blogpost and your DSN entry. What is WORK? How is energy related? What did you learn about pulleys and the conservation of energy? See today’s blogpost. Review the board. See the pulley system at the front … Continue reading

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3 December Science 7 Work-Energy-Pulley Systems (Conservation of Energy)

Mindful moment Past class review–what did you write about the playground swings? what is revealed about force, falling/swinging, energy? Were you surprised at anything that happened or that did not happen? Explain your surprise. Review today’s blog. Pay close attention … Continue reading

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29 November Science 7 Energy–playground swings–concept of work

Mindful moment. Review last class in your DSN and on the blog. Read today’s blog VERY CAREFULLY! Be sure to have at least one question to ask. Prepare DSN entry for today–in Energy folder. Questions. * * * * We will … Continue reading

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27 November Science 7 Report Card Comment Suggestions AND Energy

Mindful moment. Review past DSN entries / past class. Your Comeback Can Summative project is due at the beginning of the next class. Paper copy AND digital copy. Do not forget the description/explanation AND the reflection. See today’s blogpost–it is … Continue reading

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13-15-19-21 (3 parts due 29) November Science 7 Summative Project Description

a. Mindful moment. b. Review previous DSN entries about motion. c. Preview blogpost with Plan for today (and summative project description). d. Prepare DSN for today. Your entry will consist of the work done on poster, description, reflection. e. Your … Continue reading

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2 November Science 7 Continued review of motion–Newton’s Laws–Momentum–Summative project

Mindful moment. Previous DSN entry. Read plan in today’s blogpost. Get DSN entry for the day ready. Questions: What is one thing you wish you knew about motion? Is there something happening at a smaller molecular level that has to … Continue reading

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31 . October Science 7 Big motion day–consolidating ideas, new phenomena, new concepts, getting ready for summative project #2

Mindful moment Review DSN entry from last class (2 parts–WOW reflections, remembering and graphing the cart pulled with a constant force experiment) Preview today’s plan on today’s blogpost. Prepare DSN for today–everything in the motion folder. We will save questions … Continue reading

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29 October Science 7 Force and acceleration resumed; Newton’s Laws

Welcome back from WOW. a. Mindful moment. Close your eyes and think of the most beautiful or calming sight you saw during WOW. Focus on that for a few minutes while you practice your mindful breathing. b. Look back at … Continue reading

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17 October Science 7 WOW preparation–River Walk–Binoculars Birds and Trees

Mindful moment. Past DSN entry. Today’s plan Blogpost Create today’s DSN entry in Biodiversity folder. Questions. * * * * * Using binoculars: Always hung around neck. Do not touch glass on lenses. Keep dry and clean. Do not drop. … Continue reading

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