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19 April Science 8 Human Impact Project research, planning, preparation

Complete your activity and discussion plan by the end of class on Thursday. It should be uploaded in your DSN. Describe how you will introduce your topic and how you hope to sequence the discussion and activity. Work out a … Continue reading

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17 April Science 8 Human Impact Project

Today–please rate your learning habits with respect to the following 5 items. Continue preparation. Complete your activity and discussion plan by the end of class on Thursday. It should be uploaded in your DSN. Describe how you will introduce your … Continue reading

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11 April Science 8 Research Human Impact Topic

Get 3 more annotations done today. Show your bibliography to Dr. F. Write a paragraph summarizing your understanding of your topic. What are the main issues? What are the connections to earth cycles–that is, what earth cycles have been skewed … Continue reading

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9 April Science 8 The Human Impact Project (full time for the rest of the year)

Dead sea water (write your expectations: Volunteer to find the density. Observe changes when the temperature is lowered. Examine the difference in refraction–can you tell which beaker holds the water from the Dead Sea?:   What will be left when … Continue reading

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5 April Science 8 The Story of a Water Molecule Moving through the World

Today you will have the entire period to handwrite on lined paper your story. Include your name and period. Take a picture of your writing for your DSN. You may have notes and an outline. You may not copy word … Continue reading

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3 April Science 8 Presentations on Simulated Rivers; Announcing summative on Watershed/Water Cycle Story 5 April

Dead Sea Water. What do you think? The Jordan River flows into the Dead Sea–the lowest point on earth. Lower than Sea Level.   Presentations today from each group. 10 minutes / group. 15 minutes at the beginning of class … Continue reading

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23 March Science 8 Prepare group presentation for simulated river

Prepare for Presentation to take place the week after break (on 3 April). Presentation (10 minutes maximum): You and your group will need to decide how to illustrate, describe, and explain your stream simulation investigation in a multimedia presentation. Judicious … Continue reading

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20 March Science 8 River/watershed simulation–gather data

HAVE A PLAN that each participant in the group knows about. Each member of the group should have a role and responsibilities. Each member of the group should have access to all group data. Each member of the group should … Continue reading

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14 March Science 8 “Rivers I have known”

For 20 minutes meet with your stream table group. Go over findings from Monday. Use your initial findings to develop a Plan to complete Activity 1 and Activity 2 with detailed observations on 20 March. (Many of Monday’s attempts at Activity … Continue reading

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12 March Science 8 Watersheds and Simulated rivers

Have you done this: Make a cartoon: Where does the water you use come from? Where does it go? What happens along the way? What is your response to these “competing” claims? “The water coming out of your kitchen tap is four … Continue reading

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