Category Archives: Science 7

5 Feb. Science 7 Tree Talks

Birds in the Trees at School (seen Sunday afternoon 3 Feb.) Top photo–Indian Grey Hornbill in Jacaranda tree by Tiger’s Den. Bottom photo–Barn Owl in Jangal Jalebi by High School near Gate 1. Mindful moment. What is a tree?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFtJizPuC4M Review … Continue reading

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1 February Science 7 Partner tree research and presentation; Checklist so far; PIP proposal and feedback

Today is not a group work today. Stay focused individually. Check in with Dr. F frequently. Do not be distracted by others. Do not distract others. Mindful moment: Read about and watch videos of Greta Thunberg. Offer her thanks for … Continue reading

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30 January Science 7 Fruit dissections continued; Partner tree observation and presentation

Mindful moment: In silence, write this in your dsn. Think of your most recent meal. List the things you ate. Describe the way they look. Describe the taste. Where did the food come from? Think of all the people who … Continue reading

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28 January Science 7 Dissecting fruits–Considering classification

Mindful moment. Notice the plants around you. When you eat, reflect on how the plants have grown. Consider their flowers and fruits. When you breath, think about how amazing photosynthesis is. Bring up an image of your partner tree into … Continue reading

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24 January Science 7 Dissection of Flowers

Mindful moment–Watch this with your partner sometime before the next class. < https://www.ted.com/talks/louie_schwartzberg_nature_beauty_gratitude?language=en> Review last class (two videos on classifying plants; the function of flowers–did you finish the videos?) See blogpost Complete today’s plan with a partner of your choice (make … Continue reading

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22 January Science 7 Flower classification and Flower function

Mindful moment. Review last class. See today’s blog. Set up today’s DSN (in GDR / Biodiversity). * * * * We will watch part of two important videos. Finish both on your own. Take thorough notes. Record your questions. List … Continue reading

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18 January Science 7 Flowers and Partner Trees

Mindful moment: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUeEnkjKyDs Check previous class. Preview today’s plan. Prepare DSN. Questions Examine these links: flowersofindia.net Understanding botanical names: http://flowersofindia.net/misc/bot_names.html Flower Parts  http://flowersofindia.net/misc/flower_parts.html Flower Shapes http://flowersofindia.net/flowershapes/ Leaf Types http://flowersofindia.net/leafshapes/ * * * * We will take a flower diversity walk. Get a mask and jacket/sweater … Continue reading

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16 January Science 7 Tomato questions, Forms of Flowers, Partner Trees

Mindful moments. Take a few minutes to focus on your breathing. Noticing plants, growing plants can make you happy and healthy: <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-ZXH9FvYLY> and <http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/WI_VegRegrowing.pdf> Review previous class. Read today’s blogpost. Prepare DSN entry for today in GDR / Biodiversity folder. … Continue reading

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14 January 2019 Science 7 Begin Growth, Development, Reproduction and Personal Inquiry Project

Mindful moment. Preview today’s blogpost. Prepare DSN entry for today. (Anticipatory statements). DSN folders you need to have = Motion; Energy; Biodiversity or GDR; Natural Selection or Evolution; Partner Tree; PIP. DSN documents you need to have besides class entries: … Continue reading

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19 December Science 7 Campus Trees; Partner Tree selection

Mindful moment Reflect on study of motion and energy–what questions remain? See today’s blogpost Prepare DSN to go into the partner tree folder in your biodiversity folder (anticipatory statements–you will need to make sketches and take pictures and write descriptions) … Continue reading

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