Category Archives: Science 7

22 August Science 7 Analyzing the popcorn data; completing the report

In groups finalize the sections of the report. Background Question and Expectation Procedure Results We will put these first parts together and conduct a group discussion focused on completeness, accuracy, style. All students are expected to attend to the discussion … Continue reading

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18 August Science 7 Introduction to motion continued

Period 1 Refer to previous blog post: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2017/08/15/16-august-science-7-continuing-an-introduction-to-the-scientific-study-of-motion/ Spend 20 minutes on composing the group report on the popcorn experiment. Make sure everyone has access to the parts of the composition. We will complete the experiment and report in the next … Continue reading

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16 August Science 7 Continuing an introduction to the scientific study of motion

Today we want to investigate an event that vividly links energy and motion. We will try to clarify concepts in the study of motion and energy that might apply to what we see. There are several purposes for using the … Continue reading

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9 and 11 August Science 7 DSN and Riding a bike

    Part I. Create a new folder in google drive Name it First initial family name DSN7 1718 (rfrazier DSN7 1718) Share with Dr. Frazier (editing) Share with Parents (viewing) Inside DSN7 create a folder Name it First initial … Continue reading

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8 August 2017 Science 7 Welcome

A very warm welcome to this year’s period 1 and 3 Science 7 classes with Dr. Frazier. It is so exciting to meet you. I wish you the very best learning experience in science this year.           … Continue reading

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25 May Science 7 inventing a game

Designing an experiment is like inventing a game or simulation. (Remember the various games and simulations we have recently played: Oh! Deer!, Bat-Moth, The Prisoner’s Dilemma, Eleusis or Mother Nature; think of other games you know and experiments you have … Continue reading

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23 May Science 7 The Cartesian Diver–Density, Buoyancy, Theory-making, Theory-testing

Observe Describe Share Build Operate 1st Explanations (with pictures) Share Test How does the diver compare to the hot-air balloon? How does the diver compare to the air-pressure water rocket? How does the diver compare to a submarine? How does … Continue reading

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19 May Science 7 Sound?

Touch the Sound (Dame Evelyn Glennie–a profoundly deaf musician) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iS36-4Ob9OA Spoon Man https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ne1-s0RHEbY&feature=youtu.be Soundgarden–Seattle band’s first big hit was Spoon Man https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T0_zzCLLRvE Miss Congeniality–singing wine glasses https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZROC380sgY Your musical instruments–how to the work? what do they do? what do you … Continue reading

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17 May Science 7 Butterfly Garden/Trees/Game of Science/Options?

Enhancing the Schoolyard (update) (period 6 proposal for butterfly garden) https://docs.google.com/a/aes.ac.in/presentation/d/1xNFR3Eqf0-aTIBTEvGcmTkVeclzzXyb_d9aEG0UbGkQ/edit?usp=sharing Eleusis–Mother Nature–A Game of Science Science activity/topic options for 19, 23, 25 May? Sound, Light, Density-Buoyancy, Building-structures (K-NEX), Other?    

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15 May Science 7 Turn in Bird Beak

Submit Bird Beak graphs and summaries. Be sure your name is included and you have a copy uploaded to your digital science notebook. Email to parents and Dr. F if you are not ready. Examine one another’s Bird Beak graphs … Continue reading

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