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 Friday, June 27, 2014
Friday, June 27, 2014 9:12:54 AM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 6th grade | Alternative Energy Information | Atmosphere | energy | Energy | farming | Info on Energy Sources | mapping | Natural Resources | oceans | project | water / water cycle | graphs )

Graphs Related to GHG Emissions http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/ghgemissions/global.html

World GHG Emissions flow chart search results http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=green+house+gas+emissions+flow+chart&qpvt=green+house+gas+emissions+flow+chart&FORM=IGRE#a

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Friday, June 27, 2014 8:57:58 AM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 6th grade | Atmosphere | drought | El Nino | energy | erosion | farming | land use maps | mapping | project | river | water / water cycle | weather )

Yearly following of areas with droughts within the US (color coded map) droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Historical records of temperatures within the US (organized by state & congressional district) temperaturetrends.org

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Friday, June 27, 2014 8:46:27 AM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 6th grade | Alternative Energy Information | energy | Energy | Info on Energy Sources | Natural Resources )

TemperatureTrends.org shows historical trends in temperature by state & congressional district

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 Friday, March 14, 2014
Friday, March 14, 2014 11:18:26 AM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 7th grade | evolution | fossils | Moible Laptop Assignments )

Geologic Timeline

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/evolution/change/deeptime/index.html

 

(copy & paste into browser) 

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 Sunday, September 01, 2013
Sunday, September 01, 2013 1:11:48 AM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

 If you are unable to see the calendar, try scrolling down towards the bottom of the page, I was having difficulties with embedding it so the calendar's width would fit on smaller screens.

Want to subscribe to the calendar?  Copy and paste appropriate link into your calendar app.

iCal:   http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/jfischer%40sjusd.org/public/basic.ics

XML link: http://www.google.com/calendar/feeds/jfischer%40sjusd.org/public/basic

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 Friday, August 30, 2013
Friday, August 30, 2013 6:55:16 AM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

1. Welcome to Mrs. Fischer's web page!

2. Log into Portal from Bret Harte's web page ... go to "Class Schedule", then select one of you classes to see if your teacher has entered any assignments! 

3. Use the gMap Pedometer link (below) to measure the distance you walk between 1° and 2° (if you have additional time, you can then measure how far you walk each day at Bret Harte during each of the passing periods).

http://www.gmap-pedometer.com/

 

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 Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:36:35 PM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

ScienceNewsForKids.org

NPR.org (Science or Health related topics)

ScienceDaily.com

 

 

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 Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Tuesday, August 13, 2013 11:20:37 AM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

Paper copies of these documents will be distributed during the first week(s) of school to all students.  An electronic copy may be downloaded and printed by clicking on each underlined link.

Course Description and Expectations (a.k.a. Green Sheet; stays in binder)

 FischerCourseDescription13-14.pdf (159.97 KB)

Bret Harte Science Student Lab Safety Contract (stays in binder)

 to be uploaded

Science Permission and Information Slip/Student Data Sheet (to be turned in) 

UpdatedStudentDataSheet.pdf (168.45 KB)

Bret Harte now has a Twitter account! Follow us @BHMSBroncos

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 Monday, May 20, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013 12:07:10 PM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

You can download the review packet for finals.  The packets were distributed in class on Friday, May 17.

 

6th grade review packet: (reuploaded ... inital two attempt did not work becasue I had a space in the file's name .. should now work)

6.Finalch3and8to142013ReviewQs.pdf (242.42 KB)

7th grade review packet:

7.Finalch9to13plusDigSys2013ReviewQs.pdf (55.45 KB)

Finals Week Schedule: 

Monday, June 3 - regular bell schedule; NOTE CARD for final due TODAY

Tuesday, June 4- periods 4 & 5, dismissal at 12:20

Wednesday, June 5- periods 1 & 6, dismissal at 12:20

Thursday, June 6 - periods 2 & 3, dismissal at 12:46  (yes, this is later than the other two days of finals)

Friday, June 7 - students begin their summer vacation today

 

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Monday, May 20, 2013 10:50:11 AM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 7th grade | ear and sound )

What sound waves look like...

http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow2/apr99/soundvib.html

Journey through the Ear

http://www.tinnitus.asn.au/earworks.htm

BBC's information on the ear (does not work on iPads or older computers)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body/factfiles/hearing/hearing.shtml

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 Monday, May 13, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013 6:57:07 AM (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( energy | Games | interactive | Natural Resources )

Use the esturary game, and answer the following questions: http://games.noaa.gov/oscar/

1.What is an esturary?

2. Why are esturaries important?

3. Describe two types of esturine habitats (mangroves and salt marshes)

4. Describe the water in each of the above habitats.

5. Use the Energy Source game below to identify 6 different resources of energy

Renewable & non-renewable energy sources game (mice)

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/energy/site/EIZGame4.asp

 Have some extra time?  Check out the following activities:

Where the toppings for your pizza come from .... http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/landuse/world_pizza/index.cfm

Effect of acid rain on lakes ... http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/frogs/acid_rain/index.cfm

Astroadventure Trainning Biology .... http://astroventure.arc.nasa.gov/biology/training/index.html#

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