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Friday, 4/29/16- B Day

Learning Objective:

To describe all positions of objects and the directions of forces & motions in an arbitrarily chosen frame of reference

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now…
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Friday, 4/22/16- A Day- Earth Day

Learning Objective:

  • Use the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons to draw a model of the atom, identify the element, and determine the mass and charge.
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Finding a Boiling River in Peru

Thanks once again to Chau Tu at Science Friday’s weekly written article, we’ve learned something new about the natural world, and it sounds like pretty much everyone except maybe a couple hundred people were unaware of its existence too: a steaming-hot river in the Amazon of Peru that isn’t volcanically heated. 757 more words


Interview with a Jurassic Park Paleobiologist

Many of our readers have likely read or watched Jurassic Park, or one of the sequels of the film, and know that the DNA for the fictionally first-recreated dinosaur came from the blood sample within a giant mosquito trapped inside prehistoric amber. 691 more words


Friday, 4/1/16- A Day

Learning Objective:

  • To identify different atoms by the number of protons in the nucleus and realize that the number of electrons equals the number of protons in a neutral atom…
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Spiral Jetty: Art that Informs

In 1970, artist Robert Smithson built a massive sculpture as a piece of land art, or an “earthwork,” that is normally found just below the surface of the water of Great Salt Lake at Rozel Point. 494 more words


Friday, 3/18/16- B day

Learning Objective:

To plan an investigation that identifies factors that determine the friction force between two objects

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now-Get out your science notebook and your graph; Open your science notebook to page 74 and tape your graph as a flip page.
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Motion & Forces