WHST.6-8.10

Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.

 
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Using Cladograms

7th Grade Science » Unit: Evolution
7th Grade Science » Unit: Evolution
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Cladograms are much more than pretty pictures. They can be used to answer questions such as, "What did a T-Rex taste like?"

 
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E-Portfolios

7th Grade Science » Unit: Final Week of School
7th Grade Science » Unit: Final Week of School
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

End the year with a bang!

 
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e portfolio
   

Pangaea - Wegener's Puzzling Evidence

7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The theory of Plate Tectonics was debated for decades. Is Wegener's evidence compelling enough to convince you that the continents have moved over time?

 
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Getting Into the Fossil Record

7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

How do organisms become fossils? Is there a fossil record for every organism that every lived?

 
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Plate Movement Day 2

7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: Earth Science
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

What do the scientific drawings tell us? We create scientific drawings, real life images and models to explain what we learned.

 
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Heat Transfer in Architecture: Radiation

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do architects design eco-friendly buildings that take advantage of the heat transfer from the sun's radiation? Students create an investigation as they explore radiation and its heat transferring potential.

 
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Heat Transfer in Architecture: Conduction

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can conduction help designers and engineers build eco-friendly homes? Tire of the same old Heat Transfer Lessons? Use this lesson for a real life case of how an architect uses conduction to determine eco-friendly materials.

 
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Heat Transfer in Architecture: Convection

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Eco Friendly Building
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do the designers of geo thermal heating use the science concept of heat transfer to design eco-friendly building systems? Students complete an investigation as they explore geo thermal convection systems.

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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