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Microfossils links
6th grade Computer Activity
Resources for Science Related News
Beginning of the Year Handouts
Ear and sound links
Links about Natural Resources
7th grade Eye Online Activity
6th grade weather watch ... extra credit opportunity



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 Saturday, 01 February 2014
Saturday, 01 February 2014 09:43:33 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 7th grade | fossils | Games | geologic time | interactive | minerals, rocks, rock cycle | oceans )

JOIDES Resolution links about Microfossils (has fact sheet, & matching game similar to tetris)



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 Friday, 30 August 2013
Friday, 30 August 2013 06:55:16 (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).


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 Tuesday, 20 August 2013
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 12:36:35 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( ) (Science or Health related topics)



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 Tuesday, 13 August 2013
Tuesday, 13 August 2013 11:20:37 (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, 20 May 2013
Monday, 20 May 2013 12:07:10 (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, 20 May 2013 10:50:11 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( 7th grade | ear and sound )

What sound waves look like...

Journey through the Ear

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

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 Monday, 13 May 2013
Monday, 13 May 2013 06:57:07 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( energy | Games | interactive | Natural Resources )

Use the esturary game, and answer the following questions:

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)

 Have some extra time?  Check out the following activities:

Where the toppings for your pizza come from ....

Effect of acid rain on lakes ...

Astroadventure Trainning Biology ....

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 Sunday, 12 May 2013
Sunday, 12 May 2013 08:37:40 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

Complete #1-__ using the Interactive Eye

1. Draw a profile view of the eye, press the play button to show how light enters the eye, add this onto your drawing. 

2. Make a flow map to show the iris control the amount of light in the eye? (part A)

3. Make a cause and effect map to show how the lens and ciliary muscles allow you to see near and far objects (part B)

4. Make a flow map to show the process of how the back of the eye works.

Label and describe the

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Click on the tab titled "Watch" to watch the cows eye dissection (select low-res). 

As you watch the dissection, record the

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 Friday, 19 April 2013
Friday, 19 April 2013 12:17:51 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( weather )

Record the weather on the weekends! The web address of the source we have been using in class is at the bottom of your Weather Watch Field Data Table. If you lost your data table, or would like to rewrite it, may click below to download and reprint.

WeatherWatchFieldDataTable.pdf (24.44 KB)
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