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 Monday, 28 February 2011
Monday, 28 February 2011 16:28:49 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

M 2.28- No Homework Tonight beause of a good report from the substitue!  (Thank you for the good behavior!)

T 3.01- WIGWAP ch 3 lesson 1 and ch 8 lesson 3.

W 3.02- Use TB p. 145-151, do SciNB p. 31, add "insulator"

R 3.03- Answer TB p. 151 # 3, 4, 5, 7, 8. 9  (FCS, RSQ) on back of ch 3 binder paper.

F 3.04- Enjoy your weekend!  - Finish Conduction, Convection, Radiation foldable (if not already complete) - will be useful HINT, HINT.

Tell someone about the Amazing Ice Melting Blocks which were used in class today.

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 Wednesday, 16 February 2011
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 08:03:57 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

M 2.14- Read TB p. 131-137, do SciNB p. 25, and answer TB p. 137 # 4, 5 on binder paper.
In class: Filled in SciNB p. 26

T 2.15- Finish SciNB p. 27, answer TB p. 137 # 2, 3, 7, 9 on binder paper
In class: Filled in SciNB p. 27 & corrected last night's homework questions.

W 2.16- Read TB p. 139-143, do SciNB p. 28, add "thermal energy"
In class: Corrected last night's homework questions.  Filled in SciNB p. 29 after watching Eureka episode on Expansion and Contraction (episode 19).  Link to video clip from class: http://www.schooltube.com/video/95536c96ac28f95b0528/Eureka-Episode-19-Expansion-and-Contraction

R 2.17- Answer TB p. 143 # 2, 6, 1, 7, 8 on binder paper.
In class: Notes in SciNB p. 30,

F 2.18- WIGWAP for ch 3 lesson 1 and ch 8 lesson 3. --> postponed until after we return from the break.  Enjoy your week off!
In class: Finished the Energy Conversions mini-project which was started the other day (all of this was done in class).  How the Earth Was Made episode on the "Alps" - watch for the timelapse photography of the glacier flowing downhill.  It is amazing!

 

 

Reminder: there is no school next week (Feb. 21-25) - enjoy the break.

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 Friday, 04 February 2011
Friday, 04 February 2011 21:04:53 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00) ( )

M 2.07- Read TB p. 355-361, do SciNB p. 89 91, add "meandering rivers", "V-shaped valleys", "U-shaped valleys", and "playas".

in class: we filled in SciNB p. 90.  If absent today, use the textbook to complete this page.

T 2.08- Reshaped California Landscapes Travel Brochure (info to be distributed during class) - due tomorrow

in class: we started the Travel Brochure.  Be sure to use features that are from chapter 8 lesson 3 which are made by the erosion and/or deposition in California's 4 Landscapes.  (note: the 3rd page lists features found in each landscape)  Click to download assignment file: 6.ch8Reshaped.pdf (286 KB)

W 2.09- Read TB p. 124-130, do SciNB p. 22, add "radiates", "matter"

in class: we took notes in SciNB p. 23, answered TB p. 130 # 3, 7 in SciNB p. 23.  Things to remember from class today:

Define energy as the ability to cause change, or the potential to cause change. 
The heavier an object (more mass), the more kinetic energy & gravitational potential energy it has. 
The faster an object is moving the more kinetic energy it has. 
The higher an object is off of the ground, the more gravitational potential energy it has, and the more kinetic energy it will have when dropped.

R 2.10- Q's to answer in SciNB page 23 SumIt box are: TB p. 130 # 5, 8. & finish worksheet from class (titled: ch 3 lesson 1 Mastery & Reinforcement: Forms of Energy - click file name to download:6.3.1FormsOfEnergyReview.pdf (222.16 KB)) & study for open SciNB quiz on ch 8 lesson 3 and chapter 3 lesson 1. 

in class: we took notes in SciNB p. 24, watched the video, Most Kids Hate Learning GCSE Energy Names (this is a mnemonic device - each capital letter stands for a different form of energy).  To watch video of Most Kids Hate Learning GCSE Energy Names, click here for the link to the YouTube video.  (Since this is on YouTube, parent supervision & permission is required.)

F 2.11- chapter 8 lesson 2 WIGWAP

 

Check out some landscapes in Oregon around Mt. Hood which are being reshaped by the Sand River.  In Janurary, snow quickly melted when up to 8 inches of warm rain fell in a 24 hour period, swelling the Sand River and causing it to change it's course, right through roads & homes!   ... Click here to read about it & watch two news video clips.  The power of water flowing downhill is amazing!

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