Sunday, October 18, 2015

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Dates to Remember:

  • AdV Student Exhibition Night - October 21 @ 5:00 p.m. All students are expected to attend.

All students are invited to participate in homework center. If you need my help specifically for to schedule a quiz re-take, you must make an appointment with me via e-mail.

Classroom News

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5th grade
6th grade
7th grade

BirdBrain Readings have started. Remember you can re-take a reading as many times as needed until the due date (Fridays at 2:30).

5th Science

Best Body System in a Supporting Role: It is time to practice your presentations. Are you ready to be interviewed? Is your "compelling argument ready?" You will present your Body systems project to the class and may choose to present it Student Exhibition Night. Since you are finishing your project, this week you have a PROJECT Blog on Body Systems. On Thursday we begin our Interdependence of Organisms Unit, by tackling Photosynthesis.

6th Science

Plate Tectonics. Your models are almost ready. You are ready to IGNITE us. You will participate in the Plate tectonics convention on Tuesday and Wednesday as you explain your landform. You may choose to present it at SEN as well. Since you are finishing your project, this week you have a PROJECT Blog on Plate Tectonics. On Thursday we begin our Weather Unit by identifying the causes of wind.

7th Science

Cells'RUs - This week you will spend your time developing your CellsRUs attractions. Don't forget that along with the model, you also need to have a document that explains how materials get into and out of your attraction (osmosis, diffusion, active transport?), as well as how it gets energy (Photosynthesis and cell respiration).

8th Engineering
You will start the week by putting final touches and practicing your Ignite presentations for SEN. Although you may choose to present something else, your IGNITES should be clear enough to tell the story of your competition work. Once you get approval for your project from the community (during SEN), you will continue to develop your work. If your Ignite is not approved, you will need to reconsider your entry in order to continue your participation.  Links to each competition:  Exploravision,  Lexus Eco Challenge,  DuPont challenge