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17 August Science 8

Mindful moment. Review entry from DSN from previous class. Digital Science Notebook (DSN) An entry needed for every class to help you Remember Think Learn The entry should be dated and titled. Follow guidelines for organizing entries in topic folders … Continue reading

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14 August Science 8 Matter–investigating water and more

Beginning routine and plan for the day: Mindful moment. Review entry from DSN from previous class. Preview blogpost for today. Set up entry for today’s DSN entry. YOUR Questions. (Perhaps: Why study matter? Why use the example of water? (See … Continue reading

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10 August Science 8 DSN established and Matter continued

Sit at table islands in alphabetical order by family name. Mindful moment. Roll Digital Science Notebook Digital Science Notebook (DSN) An entry needed for every class to help you: Remember Think Learn  The entry should be dated and titled. Follow … Continue reading

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8 August Science 8 Matter–investigating ice

Sit at tables in alphabetical order by family name. Mindful moment. Roll. Paper notebooks. Review blogposts: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2018/08/04/6-august-science-8-welcome-first-day/ and today http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2018/08/07/8-august-science-8-matter-investigating-ice/ General questions? Interviews and introductions–using the questions and sheet from day one. Information posted in the room. Thoughts on the ice float/melting question. … Continue reading

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6 August Science 8 Our First Day

Welcome to all. I wish a wonderful year of exploring, thinking, and learning for each of you. Please ask whenever you have questions or concerns. Please share your ideas and insights. I love to hear what you are thinking. A … Continue reading

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2,4,8,10, 14, 16 May Human Impact Discussions

Be sure that you have submitted the requested comments–see below. Topics  and students  < https://docs.google.com/a/aes.ac.in/spreadsheets/d/1SXx0Zvtkx8C3SixY99dE-F5_GNS0XYM0yjkp3oNGqsg/edit?usp=sharing > Schedule <https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/19pC9XXhM1UdcTXYIK-L8mVLhhweSaxLFMAXmwQCP3uY/edit?usp=sharing> Videos <https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1M6Rnv82roHqaub3rP1Fj0k1AaBMS7qz4?usp=sharing>   After each discussion/activity, please send the leader an email with these items completed in full sentences: Please, no idle praise or … Continue reading

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19, 23, 25, 27 April Science 8 Human Impact Project research, planning, preparation

Keep in mind: “Everything is connected.” “You can’t change just one thing.” Tragedy of the Commons (mentioned in yesterday’s ET): http://www.garretthardinsociety.org/articles_pdf/tragedy_of_the_commons.pdf http://science.sciencemag.org/content/162/3859/1243.full Note for 27 April. Be fully prepared to conduct your discussion and activity starting 2 May–EVEN IF YOU … 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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