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Ms.Kaiter©2006-2011

 

 


 

Term 1 Homework - 2011/2012

(Note: All assignments are due in the following class unless otherwise specified.)

 

Message to students of America,

"Use your thinking caps!"

~ HABITS OF MIND ~

Perseverance:

the continued effort to do or achieve something

despite difficulties, failures, or opposition.

www.meriamwebster.com/dictionary

 

 

What's up in Space...

Click here: Spaceweather / Astronomy Picture of the Day / Google Sky

Click here: Give Thanks / Global Village / Foods We Eat / Grocery Store Wars

Wednesday, November 23 - Maroon and Gold Day - Happy Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 22 - No homework tonight.

Monday, November 21 - No homework tonight.

Click here: Gravity and Inertia

Rotation & Revolution / Seasons / Eclipses / Moon Phases and Tides

Friday, November 18 - Quiz today: Earth in Space. TERM ONE GRADES CLOSE TODAY.

Thursday, November 17 - Complete "Surfin' Safari" for the Seasons link above. Study for QUIZ.

Wednesday, November 16 - Complete Noteform 1-1: Questions # 20 through #42.

Tuesday, November 15 - Complete "Surfin' Safari" for the Rotation & Revolution link above.

Monday, November 14 - Complete Noteform 1-1: Questions #1 through #19.

 

Cosmic Voyage

"Equipped with his five senses,

man explores the universe.

and calls the adventure science."

- Edwin P. Hubble

 

Click here: Star Size Comparison

Aerodynamics Competition Winners

(2011 - 2012)

Team Name Section Section Competition Results (m) Final Faceoff Results (m)
Flying Pickles
1
14.55
11.59
Phunky Phat Chipmonks
2
16.44
10.89
Popeye's Chicken Biscuits
3
16.23
11.55
Turn That Frown Upsidedown
4
16.62

17.50

Birdylishous Rock Star Twinkle Hippos
5
16.48
13.81
Hawaiian Flyin' Hotdogs
2

Hit Wall:

(1 meter up)

13.24
PECD
4

Hit Wall:

(at base)

15.62

Friday, November 11 - NO SCHOOL TODAY: Veteran's Day.

Thursday, November 10 - No homework. Enjoy the loooooooooong weekend.

Wednesday, November 9 - Complete Astronomy Textbook Scavenger Hunt.

Tuesday, November 8 - FINAL AERODYNAMICS LAB REPORT DUE TODAY.

Monday, November 7 - Write aerodynamics conclusion in class today.

Don't forget...Daylight Savings Time: Sunday, November 6th (2 a.m.)

"Fall back; Spring ahead."

Click here: Aerodynamics and the Scientific Method

Friday, November 4 - Complete histogram in class. Aero Award Ceremony today.

Thursday, November 3 - Create histogram (bar graph) of data during class.

Wednesday, November 2 - AERODYNAMICS COMPETITION TODAY!!!

Tuesday, November 1 - AERODYNAMICS COMPETITION TODAY!!!

Monday, October 31 - Test Launch Technique. Prepare two planes for the competition!

Happy Halloween:

(Brush your teeth after eating C6H12O6)

Friday, October 28 - Test Variable #3: Weight Distribution. No weekend homework.

Thursday, October 27 - Test Variable #3: Weight Distribution. No homework.

Wednesday, October 26 - Test Variable #2: Type of Paper. No homework.

Tuesday, October 25 - Test Variable #2: Type of Paper. Homework: Bring in more paper if needed.

Monday, October 24 - Test Variable #1: Folded Design Style. Homework: BRING IN PAPER.

Terrafugia Flying Car Video / Terrafugia Flying Car Article

Friday, October 21 - First launch today! - Test variable #1: Folded Design. No weekend homework.

Thursday, October 20 - "Fold and Fly" two more paper airplane designs. Bring them to class on Friday.

Wednesday, October 19 - No homework. Movie day in class: The Wright Brothers.

Tuesday, October 18 - Internet search: In your science notebook, write three (3) interesting "fun facts" about the Wright Brothers and/or their famous 1903 first flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.

Monday, October 17 - Metric Monday #1: Length. Aerodynamics Competition Kick-off...

Fold and fly two (2) different paper airplane designs as homework tonight.

Above: "Ant's Eye View" by Owen B.

Friday, October 14 - No weekend homework. Aerodynamics Challenge next week!!!

Thursday, October 13 - "Surf "the Aerodynamics and the Scientific Method link above. (for 15 minutes)

Wednesday, October 12 - Complete Gum Lab questions on front page of handout.

Tuesday, October 11 - No homework.

Monday, October 10 - NO SCHOOL TODAY- COLUMBUS DAY.

Click here: President of Liberia wins Nobel Peace Prize!

(Liberia: one of the three countries that does not use the Metric System)

Click here: Science Lab Safety and Equipment

Click here: Measurement and the Metric System

Click here: Nature & Art Extra Credit / Student Samples

Friday, October 7- QUIZ today. (Optional: Nature & Art extra credit - due today)

Thursday, October 6 - Study for the QUIZ tomorrow on lab safety and metric measurement.

Wednesday, October 5 - Complete "Metric System: Part 2" by surfing the Metric Link above.

Tuesday, October 4- Sorry.

Monday, October 3- Complete the "Metric System" handout by surfing the Metric Link above.

Science in the News:

Neutrinos Faster than the Speed of Light - Was Einstein wrong?

Nobel Prize in Physics: Universe Expansion Speeding Up

A Rocky Observation: enhance your observation skills

 

Click here: The Amazing Tea (Cookie) Paper Demonstration

Friday, September 30 - No homework over the weekend.

Thursday, September 29 - No School Today: Rosh Hashanah

Wednesday, September 28 - No homework.

Tuesday, September 27 - No homework. (Optional: Nature & Art extra credit - due by Fri. 10/7)

Monday, September 26 - No homework.

At Merrowvista, hug the "Wish Tree" and make a wish!!!

Above: "Mystery student" at the MERROWVISTA WISH TREE...

Look for the "Wish Tree" at Merrowvista!

Click here: Nature & Art / Student Samples

Wednesday September 21 - Friday, September 23: MERROWVISTA.

Tuesday, September 20 - Pack for Merrowvista. While at Merrowvista, HUG the WISH TREE!

Monday, September 19 - Read the "Merrowvista: NH Ossipee Mountains" article. Complete the 8 questions on the handout about the Ossipee Mountains.

Click here: New Planet Circling Binary Star Found

Friday, September 16 - No homework over the weekend.

Thursday, September 15 - Try " surfing " Ms. Kaiter's website. Complete the "Surfin' Safari."

Wednesday, September 14 - No homework tonight.

Tuesday, September 13 - Sorry...no homework tonight.

Monday, September 12 - Have a parent/guardian sign the Lab Safety Contract. "Scientific Summer" is due tomorrow (two paragraphs and a picture).

Friday, September 9 - Organize your science binder as instructed in class.

Thursday, September 8 - Complete the 7 question "Summer Science Survey Sheet."

Wednesday, Septermber 7 - No homework.

Tuesday, September - First day of school. Enjoy the afternoon.

Coming to the Boston Museum of Science in October, 2011:

"A Day in Pompeii" Exhibit

LAB SAFETY

Sodium Metal

Na + H20 = Kaboom!!!

Click here: Learn about Sodium

Click here: Learn about Chlorine

Cl + :-) = :-(

NaCl = Sodium Chloride = Table Salt

 

Science Fun Fact: Lab Safety

(courtesy of Mr. "Boom-Boom" Brown)

Double Click Above to Play

U.S. Government Surplus Sodium Movie

 

Click here: Strobe Lights and Falling Water

Be a good scientific observer like "Uncle Fuzzy."

Can you see the Energizer Bunny on the moon?

Can you see the arrow below?

Are you a good observer?

Think, think different, think out of the box.

Keep an open mind...

Click here: Your Brain

Above and below: The Pleiades Star Cluster ("seven sisters")

Verrrrrrrry Cool - Check this out:

Click here: Rube Goldberg Rock

MS. KAITER'S 2010-2011 TERM ONE HOMEWORK

MS. KAITER'S 2010-2011 TERM TWO HOMEWORK

MS. KAITER'S 2010-2011 TERM THREE HOMEWORK