Friday, October 7th
Objective: With my team, we will collaborate and write our plan for the composting inquiry.
What we did today: 1) We formed our inital hypothesis and procedure for the composting inquiry. 2) We reviewed the homework assignments for October. 3) We took the October Sky test.
If you missed TODAY: Read the homework assignment possibilities for October and choose one of the four. See Mr. Jamsa if you have any questions. 2) If you have seen October Sky, come see Mr. Jamsa during AG or after school for 3 minutes so he can verify with a quick verbal test and give you your points! 3) Check in with your team on the things you need to bring for the composting inquiry construction day this Wednesday.
Thurday, October 6
Objective: With my team, I will READ and SUMMARIZE the important points of composting in my SNB to help prepare a plan for the COMPOSTING INQUIRY.
What we did today: We did the research in our teams for the Composting Inquiry which will begin next week.
If you missed TODAY: Copy the notes you missed from a team mate including the updating of your Scientific Method Table of Contents on page 7. You will probably be asked to bring materials for your team next week.
Wednesday, October 5th
Objective: With my team mates, I will write and execute a procedure for the water/cork inquiry and intelligently analyze the results.
What we did today: We finished the water/ cork inquiry, including the hypothesis, procedure, experiment, and analysis.
If you missed TODAY: You will have to see me for an entire AG period or after school to make up the points and the experience.
Tuesday, October 4th
Objective: With my table team, I will frame the water/ cork investigation and design an experiment to explain it.
What we did today: We designed a simple setup with water, a cork, and breadcrumbs. We the create a scientific question to investigate, did some research, and wrote a hypothesis and procedure to test the phenomena.
If you missed today: You will have to arrange a time with Mr. Jamsa during AG or after school to makeup the experience.
Monday, October 3rd
Objective: With my classmates, I will review and successfully perform metric conversion problems.
What we did today: We practiced metric conversion problems and took another quiz at the end of class.
If you missed MONDAY: Check your score from the first metric conversion quiz last week. If you did not receive a perfect score, you probably need to review with an “expert.” There are many “experts” in each class. When you are ready, you can retake the quiz.