AMNESTY for ALL HOMEWORK DUE THUS FAR (except the personal page) –
Watch ONE of the following two movies.
October Sky First Man
After watching – follow instructions:
A) On a 1/2 sheet of paper, write a brief summary of the movie.
B) Under the summary, write down your reaction to the movie. Add some detail.
C) Make sure you have the signature of your parent or guardian on it – NO AG teacher for this one
D) Turn it in before 11/2 for full marks on the other grades!
United States Test #2 – Monday, October 22nd
Use the link below to help:
First Science Test – Energy and Matter – Thursday, October 11th
Vocabulary on the test, practice questions, and how to earn extra credit can be found on the study guide uploaded below. This study guide is also being handed out in class. Please e-mail Mr. Jamsa if you have any questions! (the study guide below is in WORD format)
2) Science Fair Homework – due the Tuesday before Thanksgiving (which is a conference day)
Find a project, complete the T form in the google classroom, and turn it in and have it accepted before THANKSGIVING BREAK. For more information, go to the Science Fair link and select CHOOSING A GREAT SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT.
3) TED Talk Homework – due each week between now and October 15th (if you do not have Internet access, see Mr. Jamsa for an alternate assignment)
The deadline for the last assignment has been extended until Monday, 10/15
SUMMARY – 1) watch around 20 minutes of TED talks of your choosing each week over the next month. After four weeks, you should have watched a total of 80 minutes of TED talks. If you watch a 30 minute TED talk one week, that is less you have to do another week. The Only TED Talk I am requiring is for week one, five of your 20 minutes should be the TED talk below about Styrofoam. 2) On paper that you can turn in, answer ALL of the questions below for EACH TED talk. 3) In addition, make a notebook sized sheet of printer paper POSTER of your favorite AFTER you complete all your TED talks. Instructions are in purple below.
September 21 – Plan to Recycle the Unrecyclable TED Talk; 15 minutes of other TED Talk SCIENCE you choose from link below.
September 28 – 20 minutes of TED Talk science you choose
October 5 – 20 minutes of TED Talk science you choose
October 12 – 20 minutes of TED Talk science plus Poster of your favorite you choose
WRITE UP INSTRUCTIONS:
For each TED Talk, write down the following on paper you will turn in –
A) NAME OF TED talk B) Running time
C) 2 – 3 sentence summary D) 1 – 2 sentence reaction
E) Signature of Parent/ Guardian/ AG Teacher
They should add up to about 20 minutes for each week. After 4 weeks, it should add up to 80 minutes.
INSTRUCTIONS for POSTER (for your FAVORITE TED talk after you are done with all 80 minutes, due 10/12)
Choose your favorite TED talk. On one 8 1/2 x 11 inch piece of paper –
Make a one page poster advertising this TED talk
Make it look good. Add pictures. Include information that you wrote in your summary above.
Finding the TED Talks –
The first one is below and should be done by 9/21. ALL of the others can be accessed by the link below this.
TED Talks Science Link is BELOW: