Election Results for the Endangered Species Project
Every first place vote was worth ten points, every second place vote was worth five points.
Western Pond Turtle – 685 points; Bengal Tiger – 480 points; Polar Bear – 310 points; Coho Salmon – 230 points; Gray Wolf – 175 points; Pygmy Rabbit – 55 points
Elkington’s research project
Post Promotion Field Trip Permission Forms are Available Now. They will be given out in class on April 27th. You can also download them here. First come, first serve. The first 50 will be allowed to go.
Friday, April 27th
Objective: I will INTELLIGENTLY analzye the results from the Oh Deer activity.
What we did in class today: We held the endangered species election. We graded the class notebooks and the If Only exercise. We discussed the anlaysis for the Oh Deer activity which in general were poor throughout the class.
If you missed class today: If you want to go on the post promotion field trips, be sure to download the forms above and bring them signed next week. Make sure you show Mr. Jamsa your notebook and If Only exercises for grading. Turn in those spring research projects!
Thursday, April 26th
Objective: I will create a flow chart demonstrating the concept of life webs with an example from my life.
What we did in class today: We did a group analysis of the Oh Deer experiment. We reviewed spring research projects. We made a What If flow chart demonstrating the power of individual events in our life for our future and compared it to the concept of “Life Webs.”
If you missed class today: Download the Power Point below and try and follow instructions. Show Mr. Jamsa your work when you return.
Wednesday, April 25th
Objective: With my table group, I will correctly graph and analyze the data for the Oh Deer Activity in my science notebook.
What we did in class today: Exactly what the objective stated.
If you missed class today: Download the Power point below. Take the data of the number of deer and lion in the forest over time and turn it into a well-labeled line graph. Show Mr. Jamsa when you have completed that.
Tuesday, April 24th
Spring Research Projects are due this Thursday!
What we did in class today: We started a two day inquiry that involves a class simulation of deer and lion in the forest. We wrote the question, the research, and the hypothesis.
If you missed class today: Download the powerpoint below and follow instructions setting up the Oh Deer experiment. If you come to class with that, you will not lose any credit for today.
Monday, April 23rd
Objective: On the exit quiz, I will answer questions indicating that I understand how life webs.
What we did in class today: We continued working on our personal life webs webs and then answered questions about the web. We then reviewed the powerpoint presentations for the finalists for the endangered species project. Elections will be Friday.
If you missed class today: 1) Finish your personal life web web and show Mr. Jamsa during AG. He can then give you the questions for the closing quiz so you can receive those points.