1) 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.
2) TED Talk Homework – due each week between now and October 12th (if you do not have Internet access, see Mr. Jamsa for an alternate assignment)
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:
Due Friday, September 14th – NOW LATE
1) Complete the first PERSONAL PAGE of your notebook. The first page of your notebook should have a photo of you as well as symbols, words, and pictures that represent who YOU are. Make it neat. Add color.
2) On Friday you will be given a blank map of the US. You will have a quiz asking you to fill in the map with the 50 states. For help on studying for this test, go to the following web site: