Oct. 31, 2014

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Science: Finish the back of the bell work #8 by putting in possible adaptations each predator of prey pictured may use. Also, COMPLETE #9 called “What Goes Up Must Come Down” Here are today’s notes: Ecosystems 1 3 Donelson Direct Competition and Predator Prey notes Here is the video on Predator and Prey Cycles: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qUk07MyzX8s&safe=active ; Here is a link to king snake mimicry: http://www.animalplanet.com/tv-shows/other/videos/ms-adventure-king-snake-mimicry.htm ; Here is a link to mimicry in the ocean: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UB7tqiL-Eqs&safe=active ; Here is a link about mimicry in insects: http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2009/08/mimicry/mimicry-interactive

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Oct. 30, 2014

Social Studies: THIEVES 1-2 / Map Skills Map 1-4 “Using a grid”#1. Here are today’s: Geographic Tools MC3 Unit1 Lesson 3 Aow and Test Review notes.

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Oct. 29, 2014

A BIG thank you to all parent chaperones on today’s fieldtrip! You were awesome and we all had a great learning experience!

Science: Forest and Pond field trip;) Here are today’s notes: um-d field trip and Zambezi link Here is the Zambezi link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_GjnS-gexk&safe=active

REMINDER: Social Studies Geography Tools Quiz tomorrow! Don’t forget to get that folder finished and in order;)

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Oct. 28, 2014

REMINDER to Chaperone Parents: Please arrive between 8:30AM and 8:45AM tomorrow for our fieldtrip.

Social Studies: Complete “What Tools Do Geographers Use” #8Back and “Locating Continents” #10Back. Here are today’s: Geographic Tools MC3 Unit1 Lesson 3 Review Notes Here is the link to NASA’s Sally Ride EarthKam: https://earthkam.ucsd.edu/home ; Here is the link to live camera feeds at EarthCam: http://www.earthcam.com/ REMINDER: Study your folder and put it in order for the Quiz 1-3 on Geographic Tools Thursday! Also, rereading Ch. 1 Section 3 in your World Explorer would be a good idea;)

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Oct. 27, 2014

UPDATE: Parent/Student/Teacher conferences have changed. They are tonight 4:00PM to 7:00PM and tomorrow Tuesday 10/28/14 from 3:30PM till 6:30PM. There are no conferences on Wednesday

Wednesday is our fieldtrip to UofM’s Environmental Studies forest. We would like all parent chaperones to arrive between 8:30 AM – 8:45 AM. Be dressed for the weather and have a bagged lunch without any glass.

Science: Talk to text read and complete the questions for Competition WS #7. Here are today’s: Ecosystems 1 3 Competition notes Here is a video link about carrying capacity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QI2ixJeIxEU&safe=active and here is some for competition:(within species) http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/news/gelada-monkey-takeover-vin?source=searchvideo ; (between species) http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/bear_grizzly_wolves ; (between plants) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H9MV5CgPgIQ&safe=active ; and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igkjcuw_n_U&safe=active

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Oct. 24, 2014

Social Studies: No homework unless they need to finish their Box and Summary: “Student on a mission……safe” article and questions. Here are today’s: Geographic Tools MC3 Unit1 Lesson 3 GPS and Satellite Imagery notes Here is a link of a video about GPS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsmvTzw3GP4&safe=active Here is a video link for Image Satellites: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Spel7vfkpNc&safe=active Here is the link to get Google Earth: http://www.google.com/earth/download/ge/agree.html REMINDER : Folder Due Thursday 10/30/14 with the Quiz on Geographic Tools 1-3 :

Geographic Tools

  1. BW 10/10/14 MAP SKILLS: “How Far?” WS
  2. BW 10/14/14 MAP SKILLS: “North America Map” WS
  3. BW 10/16/14 MAP SKILLS: “Symbols Map” WS
  4. 10/16/14 Guided Reading Notes 1-3: Using Tools of Geography WS
  5. HW 10/16/14 Pg. 22 #6, 7, and 8 / Map Explorer Activity #1-8
  6. BW 10/20/14 MAP SKILLS: “California Precipitation Map” WS
  7. BW 10/22/14 Box and Summary Read: “What Is GIS?”
  8. 10/22/14 National Geographic GIS lab activity / What tools do geographers use? Study Guide
  9. BW 10/2414 Box and Summary Read: “Student on a mission……safer”
  10. 10/24/14 & 10/28/14 Interpreting Satellite Images Table / Grid Map: Longitude and Latitude
  11. BW 10/28/14 Box and Summary Read: “How many man-made….Earth?”
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Oct. 23, 2014

Science: Complete Notes 1-3 Types of Interactions up to Carrying Capacity only. Complete the DEER: Predation or Starvation Activity. Directions are in the notes: Ecosystems 1 3 Limiting Factors and Carrying Capacity notes Here is the Bunnies Video Link 5min: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JptytfaO_3s Here is the whitetail deer Video Link 52min: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1wo6lRmmuQ

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Oct. 22, 2014

REMINDER: U of M forest fieldtrip is next Wednesday. Parents that would like to chaperone need to visit the office and check in with Ms. Maha (may need a picture ID). She will then give me a list on Friday of all the parents that are cleared to go. A big THANK YOU to all the parents that have already checked in;)

Social Studies: No Homework unless you did not finish your Bell Work “What is GIS?” questions, Nat. Geo. GIS Website Mapping Activity or your Map Explorer Activity. The GIS website link is in the links to the right. The Map Explorer Activity Maps are in today’s notes: Geographic Tools MC3 Unit1 Lesson 3 GIS notes


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Oct. 21, 2014

Science: THIEVES 1-3 WS. Also have the opportunity to EDIT their Summary of Wolves and Yellowstone. Due Thursday! Here are today’s: Ecosystems 1-2 FINAL Review and Summary Edits

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Oct. 20, 2014

Social Studies: No homework unless they did not complete Bell Work. Students should be studying for tomorrow’s Science Test and putting their folder in order! Here are today’s:Geographic Tools Map Notes 1-3 and Map Explorer We will finish the Explorer Activity in the next class Wednesday.

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