June 22

# Static vs Dynamic Characters – Touching Spirit Bear

Today we are talking about “static” vs “dynamic” characters in Touching Spirit Bear.  See th evideo below for a mini-lesson on static and dynamic characters.

June 15

# Graphing on a Coordinate Plane – new Gr. 7 review Gr. 8

https://mrewert.edublogs.org/2018/02/06/math-surface-area-of-right-triangles/Here are copies of the assignments.  Grade 7’s are doing all questions and Gr. 8’s are doing questions # 4 – 14.

18.02.06 gr 7 – graphing on a coordinate grid – 8.5-s24qi0

Above is the formal lesson.  In class we also did this activity below…

Then we reviewed and followed up with this final activity…

June 5

# Mini Labs – Floating Egg and Clairvoyant Ketchup

### Can an egg float in Water?

For this mini-lab your Problem/Question is: “Why does one egg sink to the bottom, one egg float to the top, and one egg hover in the middle?”

When watching the video, please have the sound off at first.  Then you may wish to listen to it on the seond watch to get the expanation (for your conclusion).

Assignment: complete an exit slip that answers the question, “Why does one egg sink, one hover in the middle, and one float?”

CLAIRVOYANT KETCHUP

Students are to complete both exit slips, attach a rubric provided in class and submit into the Science folders.

Today we covered how pressure can change the density within a substance.  Check out the lesson plan we completed by clicking of the link below. The questions that you are to answer and hand in are also there.  Then watch the video to see what we did.

For this mini-lab your Problem/Question: “How will squeezing the bottle affect the overall density of the water and/or ketchup packet and what will happen?”

17.05.04 8-3-01 – Clairvoyant Ketchup – Discrepant Event-zzusl3

17.05.14 clairvoyant ketchup questions-vzohjd

June 1

# Visual Art – Grade 7-8 – June 1

Today we are following along with this video below to do a simple Picaso-esque picture.  Should be fun.