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16 October Science 8 Chemical Reactions–Steel wool reactions–conservation of mass–properties of gases–crystal observations–matter observation and theory chart

Mindful moment. Review previous DSN entry. Preview today’s blogpost. Create today’s DSN entry in the Matter folder. Questions. * * * * See the video on Brownian motion captured by Aadi and Sumair:¬†https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HJYssXeGZsQ3GL4pjRneAh3ZlHMlP4mL/view?usp=sharing Why is Brownian motion such important evidence … Continue reading

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12 October Science 8 Chemical reactions–Organizing our observations and connecting them/explaining them with the Atomic Theory of Matter

Mindful moment. Previous DSN entry. Be sure you are keeping up. Preview plan for today on blogpost. Pay close attention to experiments and procedures. Create entry in your DSN for today in the matter folder. Questions. * * * * … Continue reading

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10 October Science 8 Crystals, chemical reactions, evidence for atoms and molecules

Mindful moment. Think of the science journey in a chemical reaction. Think of the river you will ride on WOW 8. Review previous DSN. You now have investigated a bit from two chemical reactions. Preview today’s plan on the current … Continue reading

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8 October Science 8 Chemical reactions and evidence for existence of particles (atoms and molecules)

A. Mindful moment. Think of science journey questions: Where does it come from? Where does it go? What happens along the way? (From chemical reactions to earth cycles to the lives of stars) B. Review previous DSN entry. Look at … Continue reading

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4 October Science 8 Beginning Chemical Reactions

A. Mindful moment. B. Review previous entry in DSN. (We have interrupted our study of matter to introduce an upcoming unit on astronomy. There are several purposes for the interruption. One is to give you time for observation of both … Continue reading

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26 September Science 8 Parent Student Teacher conferences; peek at Astronomy unit; moon journal

a. Mindful moment. This morning at about 6:15 Indian Standard Time. E 9/15 Vasant Vihar, New Delhi. Looking a few degrees south of due west. (Note: The photo of the sun on the current blog header was taken a few … Continue reading

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24 September Science 8 turn in summative projects; prepare for Parent-Student-Teacher projects; Summative commentary/reflection

Mindful moment. The seasons turn. Harvest moon. Review previous DSN entry. This should be your summative report on mixing ethanol and water. Preview blogpost for today. Open new document for DSN entry. Give it the Title: Parent Student Teacher conference. … Continue reading

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20 Sept. Science 8 Workday on report for Summative Project–Mixing Ethanol and Water

Mindful moment. Review recent DSN entry–the draft of your project report. Preview blogpost for today. Create DSN entry for today. All you need to do is add a link to your summative project report. Questions. * * * * * … Continue reading

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18 September Science 8 Workday–Summative project–Mixing Ethanol and Water

Mindful moment. Engagement. Initiative. Choice. Building new reasoning pathways. Review recent blogposts.¬† 4,6,10,12,14 Sept. Send an email to your parents and to Dr. F describing the following: a) How many of the recent 5 dates have an entry in your … Continue reading

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14 September Science 8 Summative investigation project–Mixing Ethanol and Water

Mindful moment. Review of previous DSN entries. You should have described the original demonstration, your attempt to replicate it, and the patterns observed in the class data. You should have developed or selected an explanation of the vanishing volume and … Continue reading

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