June 7

Map Elements

Image result for zombie mapToday you are going to make a short presentation with you small group.  You will use the link below to access the shared Grade 7-8 Google Drive folder.  You will open your groups word document and collectively make a poster outlining your map element.  Then you will use that poster to present to the class how you map element is used/useful.  Then you will use your new-found knowledge of map elements to create and label your own maps using the assignment below.

https://esdca-my.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/personal/jay_ewert_esd_ca/Ep6BTUw0ekRGr3MTQCyxpqkB2M6UgI0XK6EuEXMy9ai45w?e=3EhEV4

Here is a copy of the assignment.

18.06.06 map elements assignment-van4kq

 

 

May 30

Different Types of Maps

Check this out!

https://www.cnn.com/2014/05/16/politics/pentagon-zombie-apocalypse/index.html

 

Map of Manitoba

https://www.google.ca/maps/@50.7730957,-97.4885427,9z

Satellite map of Manitoba

https://www.google.ca/maps/@50.7730957,-97.4885427,124187m/data=!3m1!1e3

infographic map of Canada – infographics on water

https://www.google.ca/imgres?imgurl=http://www.lakewinnipegfoundation.org/sites/default/files/assets/images/WATERSHED%252520MAP.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.lakewinnipegfoundation.org/tags/watershed&h=3000&w=4000&tbnid=dFLgKGs-64QVwM:&docid=MlAUC4QdKCeLYM&ei=fQgDV8XAOuvfjwSEsZTADg&tbm=isch&ved=0ahUKEwiF88_CoPbLAhXr74MKHYQYBegQMwgfKAQwBA

infographic map of Canada – infographic on hunger

https://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&ved=0ahUKEwjHkszDoPbLAhVI1B4KHZddByQQjRwIBw&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.foodbankscanada.ca%2FHungerCount&bvm=bv.118443451,d.amc&psig=AFQjCNHSFuVrO5gAPX9vO0jCYxhsRDfQjQ&ust=1459902974509188

GIS of Manitoba – resources

https://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjJloGmofbLAhUClB4KHb38ChoQjRwIBw&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.manitoba.ca%2Fiem%2Fgeo%2Fgis%2Fsurfgeomap.html&bvm=bv.118443451,d.amc&psig=AFQjCNGIx5uvSCd0Hz275a_5taac1COC8A&ust=1459903166618758

Road maps

http://www.gov.mb.ca/mit/map/index.html

Topographical map of Manitoba

http://en-ca.topographic-map.com/places/Manitoba-688265/

May 23

Year End Essential Outcomes Review

It is that time of year when we are testing for all the essential Math outcomes.  Students are to use the study materials below to help prepare them for the upcoming Quiz.  More materials will be given out prior to the end of the week to assist in student preparation.  Be sure to use the videos below to help you with answering questions in the review that are giving you problems.

 

Review materials

review quizzes and materials for students-1xfnh7u

 

Gr. 7 5.2 quiz answer key – adding decimals

https://youtu.be/fGWlAqGdDug

gr 7 adding and sub decimals answer key

https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=PpeqXgBfYFg

Gr 7 adding and subtracting integers mid year review answer key

https://youtu.be/hbLlItWR8-w

 

Gr. 8 squares and square roots review answer key

https://youtu.be/lMhVTIsVQcg

Gr 8 mult and div of integers answer key

https://youtu.be/bWlmHzL6jfU

gr 8 mult fractionws review answer key

https://youtu.be/ky81Z7Rcjyo

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May 15

You Life Budget

Image result for personal budgetToday you will start to plan an actual life budget.  The year is 2025, you are an entry level employee in a store.  You make minimum wage and you need to make ends meet.  How will you do it?

 

Use these links below to help you.

Links to help you find your expenses

How to figure out what you will actually make annually on a minimum wage job.

http://www.calculconversion.com/minimum-wage-manitoba-calculator.html

Finding out what the actual net income you will get (we will just use the Ontario 2018 one)

http://www.calculconversion.com/income-tax-calculator-ontario.html

Bus passes

http://winnipegtransit.com/en/fares/transit-fares

Car

total cost of owning a car  http://www.edmunds.com/tco.html

Finding an apartments

Finding Cell Phone Prices

-Rogers cell phone plan http://www.rogers.com/consumer/wireless?ecid=ps|aorcwrlsaq|omdrg0101163&gclid=Cj0KEQiAq920BRC8-efn57XrotYBEiQAlVlMQ9D4zdq_SdGbNBA6Bf1OY44l3XcV5HlDzIF8IPePEu8aArki8P8HAQ

-Bell mobility cell plans

http://www.bell.ca/Mobility/Cell_phone_plans

Internet

http://shop.shaw.ca/bestwifi/get-wifi-451K-137V6.html?#Plans ( this is shaw plans)

https://www.mts.ca/mts/personal/internet (MTS internet)

http://www.rogers.com/consumer/internet (rogers)

How much will my pet cost?

This website shares annual costs of owning a dog https://www.petfinder.com/pet-adoption/dog-adoption/annual-dog-care-costs/

the cost of owning a cat for a year

http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?c=1+2137&aid=1542

mortgage estimation (how much you will need to pay per month to buy a house

use this calculator to help you https://www.cibc.com/ca/mortgages/calculator/mortgage-payment.html?WT.mc_id=ExtPAID*Google*CIBC-Mortgages*G-E-Mortgage+Calculator+Exact*Mortgage+Rate+Calculator-Exact*mortgage+calculator

Heating and water for a house (finding average costs based on square footage of the house you’re buying.

Check out this chart for average cost s of heating your place http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/energy/publications/efficiency/heating-heat-pump/6835#table2

Hydro-electricity bill estimate for apartment (per person)

https://www.hydro.mb.ca/accounts_and_services/rates/electricity-bill-comparisons.shtml

vacation savings (find a vacation and divide by 12 for a monthly saving estimate)

https://www.expedia.ca/travel-packages?gclsrc=aw.ds&gclid=CjwKEAiAt_K0BRCzjtv92_HGoR0SJAA9QNn_KO-qd0VibOKlYoA565-vzt2_ah1iB8ZA1zsdJjZ6dhoC7Rzw_wcB&semcid=expe.ca.001.003.08.03&k_user_id=_kenshoo_clickid_&kword=+online_+booking%21m.ZzZz.890000172080.0.44886780797.%252Bonline%2520%252Bbooking.+online_+booking&

 

FOOD

how much the average Manitoban household spends

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/famil132h-eng.htm

the average number of persons per household in Manitoba

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/famil53a-eng.htm

 

Clothing and other various costs

What the average household (remember the ave. household has 2.5 people) spends on various costs

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/famil130a-eng.htm

 

This guy did a budget much like ours.  Check out his numbers

http://www.discoveryfinance.com/average-monthly-household-grocery-bill-canada.html

 

For general inquiries about what the average Canadian spends on various things go to this website (IT IS SUPER HELPFUL)

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/famil130a-eng.htm

 

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May 9

Ray Bradbury Theatre – A Sound of Thunder

Today students are studying a short story by Ray Bradbury called “A Sound of Thunder”.  We read the short story and observed some vocabulary and questions related to the story.  Then we watched the classic television production of this story as represented in “Ray Bradbury Theatre”.

Click the link below for a copy of the story:

15.03.12 A Sound of Thunder- Ray Bradbury

Click the link below for a copy of the assignment:

15.03.12 sound of thunder assignment

Watch the video below