May 1st- Deeper Dive into Renewable and Non Renewable Energy
Identify one topic on renewable and nonrenewable energy that is still unclear or that you want to know more about.Go to YouTube and browse videos on this topic. Find a video tutorial that helps you better understand this topic or deepens your knowledge. In your DN 1. Post the Video 2. Summarize the main points 3. Make connections to other texts or what you are learning in other classes 4. Identify patterns 5. Make predictions 6. Finally, in 2-3 sentences explain why the video helped you as a learner– consider the language, visuals, musics.
April 29th- Fossil Fuels vs Renewable Energy Resources
Take photos of your annotated article and post each page to your digital notebook. Summarize the main point of the article. Click here for digital link of article.
April 29th- Pro and Con of Energy Resources
Insert Photos of each groups whiteboard and in the captions of each photo summarize the information on the whiteboard.
April 25th- What is permaculture?
Post link to annotations of article here. Click Here for link to article.
April 19th- Yeast and Cellular Respiration Lab
April 11th- Diigo Annotations on Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration
April 9th- Deeper Dive into Sustainability The Carbon Cycle Notes
Step 1: Watch the following two video links: A Day in My Life with Zero Waste and How the oceans can clean themselves. Step 2: Based on last class’s discussion and the above videoDevelop a question that looks at sustainability. Make the questions specific enough that if can be researched further. Write your question on the Padlet wall. Step 3: Deeper Dive Pick one question from your peers to do a deeper dive. Respond to their Padlet with a link to your article or video. Post your link and note on your deeper dive on your DN. Notes can be either: Diigo Annotations, Sketch Notes or Hand written notes
April 9th- The Carbon Cycle Notes
Watch the following two videos and take notes directly on your digital notebook.
April 5th- Vocabulary
April 3rd- Drowning in Plastic
April 3rd- An Inconvenient Truth Graphic Analysis
Upload your two images from An Inconvenient Truth to with your analysis as your caption to your Digital Notebook
UNIT 4: Power Struggle in Latin America
March 26th- Blood Typing Hypothesis, Demo and Conclusion
Step 1: Copy your hypothesis from Jupiter based on your knowledge of specific immunity that will predict what will happen if a person receives a blood transfusion of the wrong blood type. (Be sure to use If...then...because). Step 2: Add photos with captions from the blood-typing demo. Step 3: Copy your CER from Jupiter based on the results of the blood-typing demo. Use the demo results as your evidence and be sure to refer back to your understanding of the immune system for your reasoning.
March 15th- Vaccine Debate
STEP 1: Post photos of the vaccine worksheet photos to your digital notebook
STEP 3: Write down one fact from each of the videos that you want to cross reference. In other words, one fact that you want to double check to make sure it is true, and that your source is correct. Then link the website that you found that either supports your fact or debunks your fact and explain your findings.
February 19th- Specific Immunity Station Rotations
Station 1: Watch the following video and take notes in your preferred note taking strategy. Link video to DN and post notes under video link.
Station 2: NETO NOTE TIME: Post notes and photos that were taken during NETO NOTE TIME.
Station 3: Pick two cards from the game and research the science behind the joke. Post a picture of your chosen card and the explanation of the joke in your DN.
February 7th- Non-Specific Immunity Station Rotations
Microscope Skills Lab
Consider adding videos, images and captions/notes about how to use the microscope. This is a personal entry that will help you as a future reference.
January 22nd- Notes on articles related to gram staining lab.
1. Read articles 1 and 2 (Honor’s read all 3) Article 1, Article 2, and/or Article 3. 2.Use Diigo, Cornell Notes, or Sketch Notes to capture the main points, unfamiliar vocabulary/ideas & ask questions. 3.Post notes here
January 17th- Gram Stain Lab
January 9th- NETO Note Time
1. What is a virus? What is bacteria? 2. What is the structure of a virus? What is the structure of bacteria? (The anatomy of a virus) 3. Are they good or bad? 4. How do viruses replicate? How do bacteria replicate? 5. Given examples of both? 6. What medicine is available to kill bacteria? To kill viruses? To prevent infections?
January 11th- Defining Living vs Nonliving
UNIT 3: Health and Africa
December 5th- Burning Calories
Suggestions for Digital Notebook Entry: 1. Hypothesis 2. Photos of Demo 3. Additional Notes or Videos (Suggest including equations) 4. Data table and results from the three trial runs. 5. CER of the results and how it applies to the larger unit.
November 29th- Intro to Cellular Respiration: Day 1 Digestive System
In your Digital Notebooks you will be blogging your experience of "Making Poop”. This is a scientific blog so it should be complemented with research, photos, and concrete language. In other words, your blog will be objective, instructional and professional. Your blog entry should include:
Clearly labeled pictures
A narrative explanation of how food goes through the digestive system and ends up as poop.
Proper use of scientific terminology. (See Vocabulary Slidedeck).
UNIT 2: Education (Middle East)
October 24th- Education Vocabulary List
October 4th- Scientific Method Mash-up
UNIT 1: Why Does Racism Exist?
September 24th- Virtual Lab on Genetics
CER: Claim: Make a claim about your findings from the lab. Evidence: Give a concrete example from the lab. (Hint: Science evidence is usually data) Reasoning: Connect your claim and evidence to the BIG PICTURE, the unit, yourself, etc. Tips for success: 1. Be sure you keep this in 3rd person. 2. Write in paragraph form. 3. Proof-read before publishing, remember anyone can see this!
September 6&10, 2018- The Genetic Basics Notes and Lab
August 30, 2018- Isolation of Alleles
Please include photos of your process and include photos of your calculations and pie charts.