(yellow calendar days = off-contract office hours for makeup labs & extra help 2:30-3:15pm)

brown calendar day = 1/2 student daysgreen calendar day = no students all dayblue calendar day = late start // red calendar day = Mr.J. absent

February Planetology 8 Mar 2012 April

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

(Feb-27) - 2001 Nisqualli 6.8 EQ @ 10:54am PST (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8) (9)

Watson & Crick (& Wilkins - NOT Franklin:<))Discover DNA Structure 1953 (1) (2) (3) (4)


SciFest Mondays & Wednesdays until Spring Break (8 class hrs. after topic selection) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

A = Scientific Experiment OR Engineering Project + Presentation Poster all specifications AOK to Mr.J., OR "Book Report" poster (Mr.J. approval of book) (homework).

B = Presentation Poster of Research on Scientific or Engineering Topic to all specifications, OR low quality Experiment / Engineering Project work. (homework).

C = Nothing but classwork to specifications

D = ClassWork below expectations

F = Refusal to complete classwork

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)


3 Proposals or Refusal to Participate (parent phone call) must be approved by Mr.J.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)


Intro Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Pitch Awards:
Bright Idea Award
Green Award
Jaw Dropping Award
Newton Award
Out Of The Box Award
Spectacular Presentation
The Mad Evil Scientist Award
Thought Provoking Award
WOW Award
Zap Award

Pitch SSEP STS135 Atlantis
(about SSEP)
(about final SSEP)
(STS135 participation details)
(design competetion basics)

(STS134 flown proposals)
(local SSEP orgs. STS134)
(step 2 review panel {STS134})
(STS 134 EPO VidStream)

Pitch ISEF
(2011 nationals in LA)

Pitch TARC (about)

A Private Universe vid

(more lesson ideas)

Minds of Our Own vid

FIRST Robot Challenge (DVD)

UIUC VisCog (2)

Sine Wave Speech Perception (2) (3) (4) (5)

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)


EXTRA CREDIT!!
GLOBE at Night
Mo21Feb11 - Su066Mar11
(Global Learning & Observation Benefitting the Environment - DOE / NASA schools projects)

28 - Advisory / WINN Time =
1) read 20 minutes
2) 1 minute synthesis - switch each day (plot updates on Mondays)
1) prediction
2) recommendation (with reasons)
3) conflict description
4) THEME
5) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
6) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


All Science Classes - VHS Campus Tours:>

Bring:
1) Outdoor Shoes
2) RainGear
3) Paper/Pen
4) Questions!

UpComing Events for Class of 2015:>!


EXTRA CREDIT!!
GLOBE at Night
Mo21Feb11 - Su066Mar11
(Global Learning & Observation Benefitting the Environment - DOE / NASA schools projects)

 

29 - CheckerBoard Vertex Warping (vid)
(agif)

Ms. Martin Q&A S.Hall Lunch (463-9171x134) (lmartin@vashonsd.org)


SLC Advisory = Portfolio CheckList. Binder Check, & Conference Prep. (NAV-101)


SciFest Mondays & Wednesdays until Spring Break (8 class hrs. after topic selection) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

A = Scientific Experiment OR Engineering Project + Presentation Poster all specifications AOK to Mr.J., OR "Book Report" poster (Mr.J. approval of book) (homework).

B = Presentation Poster of Research on Scientific or Engineering Topic to all specifications, OR low quality Experiment / Engineering Project work. (homework).

C = Nothing but classwork to specifications

D = ClassWork below expectations

F = Refusal to complete classwork

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)


3 Proposals or Refusal to Participate (parent phone call) must be approved by Mr.J.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)


Intro Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Pitch Awards:
Bright Idea Award
Green Award
Jaw Dropping Award
Newton Award
Out Of The Box Award
Spectacular Presentation
The Mad Evil Scientist Award
Thought Provoking Award
WOW Award
Zap Award

Pitch SSEP STS135 Atlantis
(about SSEP)
(about final SSEP)
(STS135 participation details)
(design competetion basics)

(STS134 flown proposals)
(local SSEP orgs. STS134)
(step 2 review panel {STS134})
(STS 134 EPO VidStream)

Pitch ISEF
(2011 nationals in LA)

Pitch TARC (about)

A Private Universe vid

(more lesson ideas)

Minds of Our Own vid

FIRST Robot Challenge (DVD)

UIUC VisCog (2)

Sine Wave Speech Perception (2) (3) (4) (5)

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)


EXTRA CREDIT!!
GLOBE at Night
Mo21Feb11 - Su066Mar11
(Global Learning & Observation Benefitting the Environment - DOE / NASA schools projects)

 

1- Ms. Martin Q&A S.Hall Lunch (463-9171x134) (lmartin@vashonsd.org)


Mr.J. Absent -

1) Journal Notes on DVD "Sinking Atlantis" on Santorini & Minoan Eruption & Tsunami

2) work on AccelMath for same credit, or

3) work another class with substitute's initials in journal where you describe the work.


-ACA (Advisory Committee for Aeronautics)
founded 03Mar1915


Renamed NACA - (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) - 02Apr1915 .

Reorganized to include the space program as NASA (National Aeronautics & Space Adminsitration) 01Oct1958



 

2 - Mr.J. Absent -

1) Journal Notes on DVD "Magnetic Storm" on magnetic field & solar weather radiation shield, or

2) work on AccelMath for same credit, or

3) work another class with substitute's initials in journal where you describe the work.


SLC Schedules due in Office for Confirmation / Scheduling Any Missing Appointments


EXTRA CREDIT!!
GLOBE at Night
Mo21Feb11 - Su066Mar11
(Global Learning & Observation Benefitting the Environment - DOE / NASA schools projects)

 

5 - ISS Night (one?)(composite?) Movie-APOD-"What's Down"?


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!


SciFest Mondays & Wednesdays until End of Term 3 (10 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

2x Presentation Posters of Research ONLY on 2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)




Mr.J. Ms. Power's room 3:45-5pm (Kahn)


 



6 - International Women's Day 08Mar1911 (originally 19Mar)
(2)


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


SignIn to Kahn Academy & add

ejustin@vashonsd.org

to your coaches:>!


Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!


SciFest Mondays & Wednesdays until End of Term 3 (10 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

2x Presentation Posters of Research ONLY on 2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)




Mr.J. Stu.Apt.


 


 

7 - Death Valley Sailing Stones

 


SLC Advisory = Portfolio CheckList. Binder Check, & Conference Prep. (NAV-101)

Bucket List:>

Hatfield SLC video


SignIn to Kahn Academy & add

ejustin@vashonsd.org

to your coaches:>!


Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!


SciFest Mondays & Wednesdays until End of Term 3 (10 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

2x Presentation Posters of Research ONLY on 2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)






Mr.J. OverTown on 3:25pm boat for standing apt.


 


 

 

8 - Late Start
(36min. classes)


S3 CME SOHO (1) (2) (3)

SpaceWeather.com

KOMO vid

Mars+ Jupiter + Venus + Full Moon = S&T SkyWdeek Vid


Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading


3 Proposals or Refusal to Participate (parent phone call) must be approved by Mr.J.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)


Mr.J. Bk.Gp.McM Lib 2:45-4pm


VISD Board Meeting: 7-9pm McM Library (Agenda+Docs) ?



9 - Mr. J. out sick - DVD = Magnetic Storm = Aurora / Solar Wx

STS 119 night launch Su15Mar09 w/ 2 NEAT Teachers - Joe Acaba &Ricky Arnold

Network of Educator Astronaut Teachers

2004 Eaducator Astronaut Program AsCan "Peacock" class:>


Su03Mar11 @ 2am begin PDT - move clocks ahead 1hr. to 3am










Advisory / WINN Time =
1) read 20 minutes
2) 1 minute synthesis - switch each day (plot updates on Mondays)
1) prediction
2) recommendation (with reasons)
3) conflict description
4) THEME
5) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
6) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events


Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Pitch Awards:
Bright Idea Award
Green Award
Jaw Dropping Award
Newton Award
Out Of The Box Award
Spectacular Presentation
The Mad Evil Scientist Award
Thought Provoking Award
WOW Award
Zap Award

Pitch SSEP STS135 Atlantis
(about SSEP)
(about final SSEP)
(STS135 participation details)
(design competetion basics)

(STS134 flown proposals)
(local SSEP orgs. STS134)
(step 2 review panel {STS134})
(STS 134 EPO VidStream)

Pitch ISEF
(2011 nationals in LA)

Pitch TARC (about)

A Private Universe vid

(more lesson ideas)

Minds of Our Own vid

FIRST Robot Challenge (DVD)

UIUC VisCog (2)

Sine Wave Speech Perception (2) (3) (4) (5)

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)



1)
EE-86-87-LS2.5.1-More to Learn - Earth Systems

Write the Earth System Spheres in your Journal, with a brief explaination in your own words of their conponents, and interactions.

Discuss with Mr.J., perhaps take a quiz formally on interactions between & within spheres as experienced by a single given component.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)


2)
EE-88-90-LS2.5.2-Back to the Big Question

Skip the index card reflection exercises. Make a vocabulary list with illustrated descriptions of the terms we covered in LS1 & LS2:

1) crust
2) lithosphere
3) asthenosphere
4) tectonic plate
5) plate boundary
6) mantle
7) outer core
8) inner core
9) oceanic crust
10) continental crust
11) seismology
12) vulcanology
13) molten.
14 )earthquake
15) tsunami
16) volcano

Discuss with Mr.J. - we may have a formal vocab test on the meanings of these terms before proceeding.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)


 


12 - 9pm PST Tohoku Tsunami & Fukushima MeltDown (Fr11Mar2011@14:46JST)
(Tr10Mar2011@10:46PST)
(Fr11Mar2011@05:46 UTC)

Mr.J. out sick - Earthquake Storms DVD


 



 

13 - SunSet Asterix Illusion


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


 


PBIS NEW LOGON & PW=
http://ebook.its-about-time.com/
Student Logon = mcmsci678
Student PassWord = stem4u


 


LAB (topo)- EE-52-54 - LS1 - More to Learn - How Do Topographic Maps Represent Earth's Surface?

Substitute:

1) A WAX PENCIL for the permanent marker used to mark the water line on the "3D structure" (masking taped rock:P),

and

2) A WATER BASED MARKER for making you transparancy.

Follow all instructions with the above substitutions.

You have ONLY this class period to get your transparancy topo mak drawn and transferred to paper using window or room lighting.

(done = p1 + p3 + p4 + p5 + p6)

If you finish up, start on the next part of the lab -

1) All journals in the table group make a trace COPY of the topo map your lab quad made,

and

2) All journals answer the 3 STOP & THINK on EE-54

and

3) all journals answer the 3 REFLECT questions on EE-54

(done = p1 + p3 + p4 + p5 + p6)




 14 Pi Day:>! (2) (3) (4)

5 Red Balls


Cassini Approaches Saturn '07-'10 - HisRes Imaging ONLY - No CGI, No Modeling:>! Closest thing to experiencing an GTL FlyThrough of the Saturnian System:> (OutSide-In)


SLC Advisory = Portfolio CheckList. Binder Check, & Conference Prep. (NAV-101)

Hatfield SLC video

SSR + SLC Advisory = Teacher Check-Ins / FixUps w/ Individual Students.


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)




PBIS NEW LOGON & PW=
http://ebook.its-about-time.com/
Student Logon = mcmsci678
Student PassWord = stem4u


 


LAB (topo)- EE-52-54 - LS1 - More to Learn - How Do Topographic Maps Represent Earth's Surface?


Stop & Think Class Discussion √ #1 attending behavior assessment

Reflect #1 Lower Parking Lot 1M altitude intervals - stairs, sidewalk, lightpole, truck ONLY.

remainder = discussion:>


 


PBIS EverChanging Earth Sequenc (as planned 2012)


 


Mr.J. Standing OT Apt 3:25 boat


 


 

 15 - Benham's Top - multiple observations

Hatfield vid + EYH Bus Forms 7+8


SLC Advisory = Portfolio CheckList. Binder Check, & Conference Prep. (NAV-101)

Hatfield SLC video

SSR + SLC Advisory = Teacher Check-Ins / FixUps w/ Individual Students.


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


 


Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Experiment Rubric
Engineering Rubric
Research Rubric


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!



SciFest Mondays & Wednesdays until End of Term 3 (10 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

2x Presentation Posters of Research ONLY on 2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)




 

 16 - Contrast GainControl - mulriphasic comparison


SLC Advisory = Portfolio CheckList. Binder Check, & Conference Prep. (NAV-101)

Hatfield SLC video

SSR + SLC Advisory = Teacher Check-Ins / FixUps w/ Individual Students.


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Experiment Rubric
Engineering Rubric
Research Rubric


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!



SciFest Mondays & Wednesdays until End of Term 3 (10 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

2x Presentation Posters of Research ONLY on 2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)




19 EYH Forms In?

UW Math Day:>!
(9am - noon)

Vernal Equinox Tu20Mar12@0514 UTC 

time zones (UTC-7 = PDT = Mo19Mar12@10:14pm PDT)

(latitude project*2)


Neutrinos = c:>! (2)


SLC Advisory = Portfolio CheckList. Binder Check, & Conference Prep. (NAV-101)

Hatfield SLC video

SSR + SLC Advisory = Teacher Check-Ins / FixUps w/ Individual Students


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


 


Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Experiment Rubric
Engineering Rubric
Research Rubric


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!


SciFest Mondays & Wednesdays until End of Term 3 (10 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

Presentation Poster Comparison & Contrast of Research ONLY (2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.)


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)




 


 

20 - Mr.J. @ CES 130 8:15 - 11:15am (p1+p2+p3) ISC

- DVD =History Channel - Nature Tech - Earth Quake Tech - Good Graphics on Seismic Tomography, Plate Boundary Intersctions, and Energy Transfers

Rotating Pulsing Ploygons


SLC Advisory = Portfolio CheckList. Binder Check, & Conference Prep. (NAV-101)

Hatfield SLC video

SSR + SLC Advisory = Teacher Check-Ins / FixUps w/ Individual Students


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


 


Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Experiment Rubric
Engineering Rubric
Research Rubric


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!


SciFest Mondays & Wednesdays until End of Term 3 (10 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

Presentation Poster Comparison & Contrast of Research ONLY (2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.)


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)





Mr. J. Stu. Apt / Ms.Detwieler

Mr.J. standing phone Apt. Lv McM @ 3:45pm


 


 

21 - square, rectangular, and ring nebulae all the same cause?

SuperNova 2012aw:>!

HD video

related? Aurora


Take your STEMfest Journal / work home to work on during Student Led Conferences:>!

2 days off from school to polish up your data & conclusions, & start assembling your board components from your Proposal writeup.

DUE = Fr30Mar = 1 week from Fri.


We21Mar12, 7pm @ VHS Theatre =

Initial meeting for parents of 8th graders to meet administration, counselor,& hear information about math placement testing, & transition activities.

Parents of Harbor School students, accepted non-residents, and Link families invited.


SLC Advisory = Portfolio CheckList. Binder Check, & Conference Prep. (NAV-101)

Hatfield SLC video

SSR + SLC Advisory = Teacher Check-Ins / FixUps w/ Individual Students.


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


 


Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Experiment Rubric
Engineering Rubric
Research Rubric


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!


SciFest Mondays & Wednesdays until End of Term 3 (10 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

Presentation Poster Comparison & Contrast of Research ONLY (2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.)


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)




Mr.J. standing OT Apt. 3:25 boat
Lv McM @ 2:45pm


 


 

22 - Student Led Conferences - no classes / Required Appointment Attendance.

 

VISD Board Meeting: 7-9pm McM Library (Agenda+Docs) ?

23 - Student Led Conferences - no classes / Required Appointment Attendance


Expanding Your Horizons @ Bellevue Community College for grades 6-7-8, Sa24Mar12 @ 8am - 11:50am

Expanding Your Horizons Organization WebSite

Expanding Your Horizons
WA Events List & Links


FIRST Robotics Regionals CenturyLink Field Seattle Fr23Mar & Sa24Mar 2012 9am - 6pm

NASA

FRC

26 - Mr.J. Out Sick - DVD = Modern Marvels - Rocks - Composition, Classification, Industrial Applications

Mo26Mar12 @ 7-8:30pm = Band Concert and Dessert Auction


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr


1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


 


STEMFestWork until End of Term 3 Fr30Mar12 (12 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)


Boards Due Fr30Mar12 before 3:05pm:

Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Experiment Rubric
Engineering Rubric
Research Rubric


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!


STEMFest s until End of Term 3 (12 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

Presentation Poster Comparison & Contrast of Research ONLY (2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.)


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)



 


Mr.J. VEA Mtng. BarnWorks 4-6pm


 


27- Scale Perception - EPOD

Kepler's Suns & Planets:>


Mr.J. SLC 9-9:20am=cancelled


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


 


STEMFestWork until End of Term 3 Fr30Mar12 (12 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)


Boards Due Fr30Mar12 before 3:05pm:

Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Experiment Rubric
Engineering Rubric
Research Rubric


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!


Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

Presentation Poster Comparison & Contrast of Research ONLY (2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.)


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)



 


PBIS EverChanging Earth Sequence


 




 


 

28 -James Cameron + National Geographic's DeepSea Challenger

Trieste (2) (3)

Challenger Deep


We28Mar12 @ 8 - 9:30am, McM-MPR  =
                         
Math placement testing pt.1 for McMurray students  (90 minutes) who have Math 8 during periods 2, 5, or 6
. Dismissed from p1 by announcemet after attendance

Harbor School students, future non-residents and Link students also invited. Proctored by VHS counselors.


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)



STEMFestWork until End of Term 3 Fr30Mar12 (12 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)


Boards Due Fr30Mar12 before 3:05pm:

Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Experiment Rubric
Engineering Rubric
Research Rubric


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!


Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

Presentation Poster Comparison & Contrast of Research ONLY (2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.)


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)



 


PBIS EverChanging Earth Sequence


 


Mr.J. Standing OT Apt. = 3:25pm boat


 


 

29 EPOD Fractal Nature

Mr.J. Apt. 9-9:20am


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)


 


STEMFestWork until End of Term 3 Fr30Mar12 (12 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)


Boards Due Fr30Mar12 before 3:05pm:

Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Experiment Rubric
Engineering Rubric
Research Rubric


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!



Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

Presentation Poster Comparison & Contrast of Research ONLY (2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.)


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)



 


PBIS EverChanging Earth Sequence


 



 

30 This is What A Scientist Looks Like

(SciAm)

cv


 


WSSEF Fr30-Sa31Mar2012 Bremerton HS

Sa31Mar12 = “Run for Schools” 1K & 5K run


- pop quiz

Proof: Face on Mars constructed by intelligence

Mayan 2012

6 Paranormal Vidoes

7 ways to fool people into seeing a UFO

as are Crop Circles!

snopes.com

The Dangers of
Di-Hydrogen Monoxide!

Origins of April Fools (local)

History Channel


Advisory SSRR - bring book(s) of choice, or you must use GoogleBooks or Mr. J.'s library

1) SRR 25 minutes

2) 5 minute turn & talk - proceed through list below Mo-Tu-Tr-Fr

1) Plot UpDates

2) Prediction
3) Recommendation (with reasons)
4) Conflict Description
5) THEME
6) Reader ?s (confusing words, plot elements)
7) Connections (silimarity to reader's life, other books, real world events)




STEMFestWork until End of Term 3 Fr30Mar12 (12 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)


Boards Due TODAY before 3:05pm:

Vashon Science Festival Independent Projects Links, Resources, Grading

Experiment Rubric
Engineering Rubric
Research Rubric


(Google Scholar) (Advanced ) (Advanced Tips)

&

Wikipedia = specific info + . . .

- External Links &

- Source Citations!


SciFest Mondays & Wednesdays until End of Term 3 (10 class hrs.) (expect ~2hrs. homework if 100% utilization of class time)

Scientific Experiment & Poster

OR

Engineering Project & Poster

OR

Presentation Poster Comparison & Contrast of Research ONLY (2 sides' evidence on a Scientific or Engineering Topic.)


 


3 Topic Generation (primary interest, backup, seconf backup)

1) List ALL topics of PERSONAL interest, regardless of "subject" or "type" & shareout on WhiteBoards - record modified list in journal from shareout.

2) Pick top 3, and apply scientific question or engineering proposal:

2a) Scientific Question MUST be:

- based on previous scientific findings (research) , and

- contribute meaningfully to scientific knowledge (deep question, as approved by Mr.J.)

2b) Engineering Proposal MUST:

- involve a build using your own, not kit, materials

- be approved by Mr. J. for safety, appropriate work for 8th grade.

(done = p1 + p2 + p3 + p4 + p5)



 


PBIS EverChanging Earth Sequence


 



 




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