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Wednesday, October 17th: Climate Change

ASSIGNMENT: Newsela Article on Climate Change. Go to newsela.com and log in using Google. Take the quiz at the end. SECTION #3: THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT Read at least one article and look at the animation before doing the games. Greenhouse Gases- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPJJM_hCFj0 … Continue reading

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Tuesday, October 16th: Climate and Climate Change Intro

SECTION #1: WEATHER VS CLIMATE What’s the Difference Between Weather and Climate? https://eo.ucar.edu/kids/green/what1.htm NASA KIDS- What is the difference between weather and climate? https://climatekids.nasa.gov/weather-climate/ Study Jams: Weather vs Climate: http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/jams/science/weather-and-climate/weather-and-climate.htm SECTION #2: FINDING OUT MORE Global Warming vs Climate Change- https://climate.nasa.gov/resources/global-warming/ CLIMATE SCIENCE- What … Continue reading

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Monday, October 15th: Biodiversity

IMPORTANT VOCABULARY BIODIVERSITY (or biological diversity) is the term given to all the variety of life on earth. It is the variety within all species of organisms (plants, animals, microorganisms) and the ecosystems with which they live and interact. ECOSYSTEM– A … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 10th: Characteristics of the Earth’s Spheres

  RESOURCES Earth’s Spheres Class Presentation: The Earth’s Spheres 2018 WATCH Earth’s Materials and Systems: What are our systems and how do they interact? Very quick movie.- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EH1kat51jJY&list=PLRg-eXrZuuUfzCFOwLNfAsLOhksKp3xz4&index=3 Four Spheres, Part 1, Bio and Geo– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMxjzWHbyFM Four Spheres, Part 2, Hydro and Atmo– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXh_7wbnS3A … Continue reading

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Tuesday, October 9th: Introduction to the Earth’s Spheres

Part 1: Pretest (doesn’t count…except to see what you know): http://www.quia.com/quiz/5556258.html Part 2: Outdoor observations and activity. Part 3: Fact Finding on the Earth’s Spheres.

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Thursday, September 27th: Does a Wooden Chair Have Cells?

ANSWERS Do objects such as wooden chairs have DNA? from askscience Answer: I do forensic research on timber species! I can finally answer a question! But it goes along with what Sir_Thomas_Young was saying. Timber does have DNA and there is … Continue reading

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Wednesday, September 26th: Biological Hierarchy/Organization

BIOLOGICAL HIERARCHY/ORGANIZATION ACTIVITY OUTLINE Formative assessment: ATOMS and CELLS BIOLOGICAL HIERARCHY/ORGANIZATION ACTIVITY Compare different charts showing biological hierarchies. Make a comparison/contrast of these charts in their science journals. Groups order cards showing individual parts of a hierarchy from smallest to largest. After … Continue reading

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