Category Archives: Science 8

26 November Science 8 Comments AND Begin Scale Model of Solar System

Mindful moment. Review past DSN entries / past class. Your Chemical Reactions Summative project is due at the beginning of the next class. Paper copy AND digital copy. Do not forget the reflection. See today’s blogpost–it is important. Bookmark it … Continue reading

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12-14-16-20 (Project Due 28 Nov) November Science 8 Summative Project (Chemical Reactions)

For today 20 November Mindful moment Review work from previous class Begin work on “product” (see options below AND see learning criteria for success) you have investigated a particular chemical reaction (or family of reactions) and have gathered and analyzed … Continue reading

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1 November Science 8 Chemical reactions–review and preparation for summative project–the moon today

Mindful moment. Review past class in your DSN entry. Read today’s plan in the blogpost. Prepare DSN entry for today. Questions. Some questions from period 5: More about molecules—how they form—how they are connected More about— How is periodic table … Continue reading

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30 Oct. Science 8 Recollecting WOW; Resuming Chemical Reactions

Quick look at the moon today for the morning class (period 8). a. Mindful moment. Take a memory from the river flowing at WOW. Focus on that image. Breathe mindfully for a bit. b. Review your previous DSN entries on … Continue reading

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18 October Science 8 Getting ready for WOW–Water and Rivers

Mindful moment. “We Wash Our Bowls” by Gary Snyder– Water Watersheds Rafting Rivers Mountains Life Water and Rivers We Wash Our Bowls in this Water  by Gary Snyder Click on the link below. Then click on poems. Then click on … Continue reading

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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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