21

Aug

2008

We finished up our metric conversion practice today, and we had a chance to make some metric measurements using the triple beam balance, graduated cylinder, and metric rulers. Tomorrow, we will have a 10 question quiz over pages 7-11 in your science notebook. This includes How can I think like a scientist? notes, How do [...]

20

Aug

2008

Today, we began talking about making measurements by looking at a meter stick, a beaker, a graduated cylinder, and triple beam balance. We then went on to talk about why we use the metric system in science class. Some of the classes also had time to work on metric conversions. Tomorrow, the rest of the [...]

19

Aug

2008

Today, we finished up our notes and lab report write up for our penny lab. I also passed back the Space Creature drawings, and we put these in our notebooks. We updated our table of contents to reflect the things we added. Also, we looked at this website. I hope you find it to be [...]

18

Aug

2008

Today, we talked about scientific investigations. We also did a lab with drops of water on a penny. Here is the notes page: Scientific Investigations Here is the PowerPoint: Investigations Homework: Get Lab Safety Contract signed

15

Aug

2008

We have been taking our Earth science pretest during the past two days. First and third period took their pretest on Thursday, and second and fourth period took their pretest on Friday. We also completed our “Observing a Space Creature” assignment. This was due at the end of your class on the day that you [...]

14

Aug

2008

Today, we set up our composition notebook. This will be the notebook that we use everyday for class. Make sure that you have numbered all the pages in your book on the front and the back. Everyone will probably have around 200 pages numbered. We also worked on an activity for determining the difference between [...]

14

Aug

2008

Today, we discussed how to think like a scientist and took our first page of notes. Getting to Know You activity: interest-survey Notes Page: 08-14-2007-notes-cloze How can I think like a scientist presentation: PowerPoint Homework: Bring in two composition notebooks