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19 April Science 7 — Processing the monkey observations

    Read the poem Macaques in the Sky by Gary Snyder . Read and browse the articles below. New York play about observing macaques (science-art!): http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/24955/title/Humans-and-monkeys–center-stage/ Monkey minds: what we can learn from primate personality http://theconversation.com/monkey-minds-what-we-can-learn-from-primate-personality-43063 Notes from the Field: A Primatologist’s … Continue reading

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13 April Science 7 Practice ethological observation in preparation for field trip

Dog ethograms: CanineMSHS        pred_etho_canid1 Video practice: https://www.youtube.com/user/PatriciaMcConnell/videos Dogs Decoded: http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/dogs-decoded/ A dog_s day with humans 2 The Origin of Human: http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/great-transitions-origin-humans http://eol.org/pages/1228387/overview http://eol.org/pages/327960/overview http://itp.suzkirkpatrick.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Snow-Monkeys_Observation-Sheet1.pdf http://nc3rs.org.uk/macaques/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/Ethogram-for-general-behavioural-monitoring-Caralyn-Kemp.pdf https://lbmp.anthro.ucla.edu/ethogram-behavioral-videos/ https://vimeo.com/45906210 Japanese macaques https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eN43h0JNQY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n51bZRzNeoA Macaques Thailand https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WezzTYtfMxc Rhesus macaques http://natgeotv.com/in/monkey-thieves/videos/monkey-thieves http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/macaque_mayhem Gray langurs Jodhpur http://www.express.co.uk/news/nature/741837/planet-earth-2-monkey-rooftop-jumping-chase-video-best-ever-filmed-bbc Designing … Continue reading

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11 April Science 7 Heredity, DNA, Reproduction–Dog ethograms–Observing behavior

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBezq1fFUEA&index=9&list=PL3EED4C1D684D3ADF https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kK2zwjRV0M&list=PL3EED4C1D684D3ADF&index=10 Dog ethograms: CanineMSHS        pred_etho_canid1 Video practice: https://www.youtube.com/user/PatriciaMcConnell/videos

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7 April Science 7 Independent projects–exporing: Genetics, Canid and Primate behavior and evolution, History of explaining evolution

Independent project folks: Conference with Dr. F to report on progress, end date, plans for publication and display Period 6–Draft proposal for butterfly garden (see Dr. F) Today–Explore topics you do not know much about . Take notes, record new … Continue reading

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5 April Science 7 Earth Day–March for Science–Revisiting “a tangled bank” — finishing Teosinte — dog ethogram

March for Science https://www.marchforscience.com/ https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/03/what-exactly-are-people-marching-for-when-they-march-for-science/518763/ Celebrate “passion for science.” Celebrate what science does for people and “the many ways that science serves our communities and our world.” Encourage the public “to value and invest in science” and “appreciate and engage with … Continue reading

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3 April Science 7 Explaining biodiversity and more

What do you know about dogs? (Share your experiences and knowledge. Important and true statements. Questions.) (Photo from Sci 7 field trip to local park) What do you know about primates? (Share your experiences and knowledge. Important and true statements. Questions.) … Continue reading

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23 March Science 7 Finishing various class projects; assorted videos; reflections

Field trip after break (if will be hot)? Ethology is the science that observes animal behavior in the animal’s “natural” environment–in the “wild.” It is contrasted with animal psychology which often involves experiments with captive animals. At a park near … Continue reading

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21 March Science 7 Science and Service–tree tours, butterfly patches, partner tree pages for Trees of AES pamphlet

Period 5–Practice Tree Tour Period 6–Plans and research for butterfly patches Period 8–Lead tree tours with 4th graders.

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17 March Science 7 Turn in Focused Field Study summative projects; gallery walk;

Periods 8 and 5–Sit with your partner tree groups. You only have today to plan for the field trip that will take place on Tuesday with a 4th grade class. Plan for 2:30 to 3:20. The 4th grade class will … Continue reading

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15 March Science 7 Finishing observations in focused field study; Preparing reports; Looking ahead–

  Golden jackal, Jungle cat, Indian flying fox (not a fox but a large fruit bat) Today is basically a workday to gather additional data if you feel you need more; to work on field study analysis and report; to … Continue reading

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