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6 October Science 7 1-8 day Stream Art for WOW, Tumble Buddy Revision, Graphs from yesterday

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B7XSWuqcyqgSRFQzOWRIRmYydGM Tumble Buggy revision is due by the end of school today. Paper copies of revision: Document explaining what was changed and why. Digital Science Notebook: Original. Revision. Document explaining what was changed and why. Incomplete revisions not considered. Look … Continue reading

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5 October Science 7 Consolidating and Continuing Concepts of Motion

Today–let’s see where we are in our study of motion. Let’s begin by considering quantities and units used to measure and analyze motion. The techniques for measurement and analysis help define the concepts. Space meter (originally defined at 1 10,ooo,ooo … Continue reading

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3 October Science 7 Selecting partner trees

Today we will pick partner trees and finish the walk around the schoolyard. Keep your eyes open and listen closely to information about the campus trees. Notice things you have never noticed before! You will observe this tree throughout the rest of … Continue reading

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26 September, 2017 Science 7 PTS conf, Revisions of Tumble Buggy,Pulling cart graphs, upcoming motion ideas, partner trees and other longterm project

*Are you prepared for the parent teacher student conferences? A demonstration. *Conditions for revision of the summative report on the Tumble Buggy:  A copy of the original submission must be unchanged and available in the DSN. The revised copy is … Continue reading

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22 September Science 7 Graphing the cart’s motion; reading about Newton’s ideas

Conditions for revision of the summative report on the Tumble Buggy.  A copy of the original submission must be unchanged and available in the DSN. The revised copy is submitted within the 2-week window (paper AND DSN). The revision makes … Continue reading

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20 September Science 7 Pulling a cart with a constant force

Reminder: Keep DSN complete and up-to-date Discuss expectations and reasons of what happens to a cart when pulled with a constant force. Set up frame of reference (track) and conduct several motion events with cart. Gather data. Make graphs of … Continue reading

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18 September Science 7 Preparing for Parent Conferences

Make your plan for Parent-Student-Teacher conferences. You should make a file in your DSN with the following items. You may use a document, a Google presentation or your own AES blog. Whatever you do, make sure your parents and I … Continue reading

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7 & 11 & 13 September Science 7 Summative Assessment Evaluating Motion of “Tumble Buggy” To what extent does the toy car exhibit constant velocity?

*Turn in paper copy at the end of the period 13 Sept. Make sure digital copy is properly uploaded, labeled, and shared in your digital science notebook–in the motion folder. Be sure you have paid close attention to ALL parts … Continue reading

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5 September Science 7 Reviewing speed–average, constant, instantaneous; speed and direction = velocity; Introduction to the tumble buggy

Questions about relative motion and frames of reference. Calculate (can also use graphical technique where you have good data and a graph) the average speeds from situations on the board. Form 3 person groups. Watch the following claims about the … Continue reading

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1 September Science 7 Checking graphs. Checking DSN. Moving Relatively or Relatively Moving. Staged “ties”–can you do it? How can you do it?

In table group organized by the roster, we will examine graphs and DSN’s. While waiting for conferences, table groups should: Collaboratively read and discuss the chapter “Moving Relatively or Relatively Moving” from Joy Hakim’s Story of Science: Newton at the … Continue reading

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