Category Archives: Science 8

22 January Science 8 Reflection on Carbon presentations; Reading about Fermentation, Respiration, Metabolism;

Review DSN entry from last class. http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2018/01/18/18-january-science-8-presentations-on-carbon-and-carbon-cycle-respiration-fermentation-metabolism/ Read today’s blogpost. Prepare DSN entry for today. Be sure that this reflection is completed: *To what extent did our study of matter in Semester 1 prepare you for looking in more detail at … Continue reading

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18 January Science 8 Presentations on Carbon and Carbon Cycle; Respiration, Fermentation, Metabolism

Link to previous blogpost: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2018/01/16/16-january-science-8-continue-carbon-jigsaw-activity-complete-presentation/ Review DSN entry from previous class. (How are you doing with keeping your DSN complete and up-to-date? Send Dr. F an email if you need assistance.) Review the blogpost for today’s class. Prepare your DSN entry … Continue reading

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16 January Science 8–Continue Carbon jigsaw activity; Complete presentation; Human Impact topics

Review DSN entry from previous class. (How are you doing with keeping your DSN complete and up-to-date? Send Dr. F an email if you need assistance.) Review the blogpost for today’s class. Prepare your DSN entry for today. See previous … Continue reading

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12 Jan Science 8 Carbon jigsaw

Review your DSN entry from the last class. Send an email to your parents AND Dr.F with your New Year’s Resolution / Plan to keep your DSN complete and up-to-date. Include a statement on how well you’ve done so far. … Continue reading

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10 January 2018 Science 8 NYR re: DSN; Science Souvenirs; Carbon jigsaw

Happy New Year!!! I hope you all had the very best break ever. Let’s begin a most exciting semester of science 8. Resolution to keep digital science notebook complete and up-to-date. The basic task: Keep a complete and up-to-date digital … Continue reading

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18 December Science 8 DSN for Semester 2; Letter to an alien; More of Contact

See diagram on board. Organize your DSN. Be prepared for Semester 2. Finish letter to an alien. Copy in astronomy and link or copy in Earth Systems. Resume watching Contact. What is the science? (What “science” could be criticized?) What … Continue reading

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14 December Science 8 Spectra; Letters from the Earth; SETI; The Golden Record; Contact

Today we will examine the spectra of other elements and compounds. Sketch the spectra. Take pictures: Upper = hydrogen–bright lines ( air is probably a contaminant–the continuous spectrum) Middle 1 and Middle 2= helium–bright lines (Middle 2 photo by E. … Continue reading

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12 December Science 8–Modelling the moon; Messages in starlight

Today we will design a model that demonstrates the phases of the moon as produced by the light of the (stationary) sun and an earth that rotates (but does not revolve around the sun). The time of day on the … Continue reading

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8 December Science 8 Working on Ebooks about Scale and Proportion in the Solar System

Today is available to work on your ebook. I would love to see what progress you are making–please show me. This is an interesting website:  https://www.timeanddate.com/astronomy/equation-of-time.html Below is a little story about astronomy and how one student reacted. I was … Continue reading

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6 December Science 8 Composing eBook / Video about Solar System and Model

Today and Friday are workdays. If you need more time outside, consult with Dr. F. Let Dr. F know whether you are making a video or eBook and clarify that you understand the due date. APPROACHES to your composition: Consider … Continue reading

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