6 Science 2012-2013
Miss Adrienne


Remember that you can email me at missadrienne@lapazschool.org. Please keep in mind that I don't read email after 8pm.

CREATIVE EXPRESSION: Earth in Space



Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Introduction to new theme- and pre-assessment.
Activity: Sunlight and Shadows
Homework: Please answer the analysis questions #1-4 in complete sentences. Also, if you have an iPad or iPhone, download the compass app to help us find north for our activity tomorrow.

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Measuring Shadows Lab.
Homework: For the next month, please observe the moon and fill out what you see on your Moon Phases sheet.

Thursday, May 30, 2013
Review yesterday's experiment on Measuring Shadows.
Today: What makes a day on Earth?
Earth Vocabulary (axis, northern hemisphere, southern hemisphere, rotation, tilt)
Different explanations for the 24-hour cycle of Day/Night.

Friday, May 31, 2013
Reading: As Earth Rotates.
Please read the following text and fill out your "Anticipation Guide" as you go.
Homework: Answer the Analysis Questions at the end. Make sure to write in complete sentences.
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(School closed on Monday!)

Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Go over "Measuring Shadows" responses and correct/improve them.
Present answers to Analysis Questions from Friday.
Introduction to "Sunlight and Seasons" graphing project.
(Our next quiz will be on Friday!)

Wednesday, June 5, 2013
TALK ABOUT MONTEVERDE TRIP!!!
Homework: please have your parents sign the permission slip and turn in the money to the office.
Here's the permission slip in Spanish and English if you need it:



Thursday, June 6, 2013
Graph Daylight Length and Sun Angle over two years.
Answer Analysis Questions #1-7 below.
Homework: Review for Quiz tomorrow! (Use your notes from class today on what to study!!)
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Friday, June 7, 2013
Go over Analysis Questions
Quiz
If time: research Monteverde birds

*MONTEVERDE TRIP MONDAY - WEDNESDAY

Thursday, June 13, 2013
Feedback on Monteverde Trip
Introduction to "A Year Viewed From Space". We will continue working on this in class tomorrow.
If you were absent today, please read the introduction below and then use the link below to finish part A of the activity.


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Seasons Interactive LINK

Friday, June 14, 2013
Complete "A Year Viewed From Space" from yesterday. Then answer Analysis Questions #1-7 below.
(Finish any work from class for homework!)
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(no science on Mondays)

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Go over Analysis Questions from Friday.
Why does the Earth's tilt lead to different temperatures?
Hair Drier demonstration.
Bill Nye Seasons.
Complete handout.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Earth on the Move
Complete reading as a class.
Then create and color diagram of earth's tilt and movement over the course of a year.
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Thursday, June 20, 2013
Review seasons.
Names and drawings of phases of the moon.
Making predictions about phases of the moon.

Friday, June 21, 2013
5QQ on Seasons
Review Moon phases
Watch Bill Nye "Moon"

(no science on Mondays)

Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Watch Moon Phase Simulator: Lunar Phase Simulator
Summarize moon phases- their names, order, and why we see what we see.
Complete handout "The Phases of the Moon"

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Tides and the Moon
Here is the link that you will need to use today in class: Costa Rica tides

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Marking Time: Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of three different calendar proposals.
If you missed class today, please read the introduction below and then read through the two calendar proposals below. You should try to think of some advantages and disadvantages of each calendar.
Remember that we need to meet at snack tomorrow to catch up.
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Friday, June 28, 2013
Finish activity from yesterday.
Here's the third calendar proposal to consider:
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When you have analyzed each calendar and considered its advantages and disadvantages, move on to the next part- below. Answer all of the questions about each (fictional) place in full sentences. You will need to pick Calendar A, B, or C (from above) for each place and explain why it is the best for that place and culture. This will be turned in to Miss Adrienne for a grade.
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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
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Introduction to exo-planets
How your planet is like Earth.
Subject reflection for science

Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Start work on Exoplanet!
Today you will be assigned a planet and then you will work on Procedure #3 with your group.
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Thursday, July 4, 2013
Portfolio: Piece reflection
Continue working on figuring out your exoplanet. Finish answering questions from yesterday: especially "What would it be like to live on your planet?"
If you finish that, then you can: 1. Name your planet. 2. Sketch a diagram of your planet's tilt, rotation, and revolution and 3. Plan out your poster.

Friday, July 5, 2013
Check your poster plan with Miss Adrienne.
Create your planet poster!
See you on Monday at Camp Pura Verde- North Campus!!

Monday, July 8, 2013
Work on Posters.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Finish work on posters and practice presentations