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14 and 17 August Science 8 Breathing and Burning–what do you think? (Lego Analogy and Periodic Table)

We will form pairs arbitrarily today. (Groups will be formed throughout the year by different methods). No matter what group you are in, it is expected that you will do your best, that you will contribute positively, and that you … Continue reading

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10 August Science 8 Beginning our study of matter

Read this document. Keep it for continual reference during our study of matter. Fundamental-questions-about-matter Questions from previous class. Name cards Paper Notebooks Digital science notebooks Create a new folder in google drive Name it First initial family name DSN8 1718 … Continue reading

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8 August 2017 Science 8 Welcome

A warm welcome to the 8th grade scientists in periods 5,6, and 8 with Dr. Frazier. So very nice to see familiar faces and it is extra special to meet new students. I wish the very best learning experiences in … Continue reading

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22 May Science 8 Discussions/Activities Period 3 Period 4

See emboldened items for today’s discussions 3 presentations (period 3 Harshita, Ahaan, Jagan) (period 4 Mayan, Se-Jeong) Topics  and students https://docs.google.com/a/aes.ac.in/spreadsheets/d/1ilLb82OQyBlB7qHw7-sBX2tHAc6f24a4nf1NrY4gcXs/edit?usp=sharing Feedback to Activity/Discussion leaders (include your name, period, discussion leader’s name, and topic): State what you think is the most … Continue reading

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8 May Science 8 Addressing the question “You knew this was a problem and you didn’t fix it?”

Each student should imagine who they would like to ask regarding their own topic (David Letterman’s question from the episode on Years of Living Dangerously): “You knew this was a problem and you didn’t fix it?” Then share who you … Continue reading

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4 May Science 8–Sharing your main concern–Solar energy in India and the USA

Each student make one statement about what she/he thinks is the most important idea about his or her topic and why. All students take notes on each statement and reasons. Do not discuss anything at this point in time, but do … Continue reading

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26 April Science 8 Student Survey; Prepare for Activity/Discussion

Complete student survey: See board for login and ID#. Dr. F will read directions first. Work on plan for activity and discussion–turn in outline for plan with times noted. Be sure you do a practice run to verify the planned … Continue reading

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24 April Science 8 Things you have learned? Preparing for your activity/discussion/presentation

Review your digital science notebook from the beginning of the year. Pick out and describe examples from various topics where you did something you had never done before, where you saw something you had never seen before, where you wondered … Continue reading

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20 April Science 8–continue research on topic–begin planning discussion and activity

Science in America: Neil de Grasse Tyson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8MqTOEospfo Annotations target by end of day: 15-20 Some things to try in planning your discussion. What are the themes, big ideas, questions, and issues around your topic? What are the essential science ideas … Continue reading

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10, 12, 14, 18 April Science 8 Begin Human Impact Project

At the end of today, you should have as a minimum 9 annotations. By now, you should have become more familiar with your topic. Be sure you are looking at rich and reliable sources. <http://e360.yale.edu/> is a good example of … Continue reading

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