Rudyard Kipling Elementary School

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Kipling Elementary School is a Chicago Public School educating students from Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Week 4-17-17 Science Explorations

8th April 20-21, 2017

MS-PS2-4.

Construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.  

8th Grade Directions: You will work in your SGI in teams of 2 or 3. You will access the link below in accordance with your SGI as you complete the instructions.  

Dolphins-

NOVA ScienceNOW: Gravity at Earth's Center

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/oer08.sci.phys.maf.gravitynsn/gravity-at-earths-center/#.WPjmbkUrLcs

  • Launch the video and read all the information as you take notes in your SN

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

 

Bears-

Projectile Motion

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/hew06.sci.phys.maf.projmotion/projectile-motion/#.WPjnLUUrLcs

  • Launch the video and read all the information as you take notes in your SN

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

Lions-

Your Weight on Other Worlds

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.eiu.weightworlds/your-weight-on-other-worlds/#.WPjnkUUrLcs

  • Launch the video and read all the information as you take notes in your SN

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

 

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6th Grade / MS-ESS 1-3 Analyze and interpret data to determine scale properties of objects in the solar system.

4-18-17 - Tuesday 

Hubble Space Telescope – An Overview- pdf

Read the article as you take notes in your SN titled, “The Hubble Telescope”.

https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/hstoverview.pdf

 

Ck12.org - Telescopes

Read the text, highlight key details, and take notes in the body of the text. You will answer the “Review Questions” they serve as your exit ticket.

http://www.ck12.org/earth-science/Telescopes/lesson/Telescopes-MS-ES/?referrer=concept_details


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4-17-17      Class - Read and discuss

“ NASA Telescope History”.

https://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/9-12/features/telescope_feature_912.html

Homework -Title - NGST

Use the internet to research the Next Generation Space Telescope (NGST). It was due to launch in 2008. You will write two paragraphs sharing your discoveries, include your links with an explanation. You should have a minimum of two links.

 

 

7th MS-LS4-1.  Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth under the assumption that natural laws operate today as in the past.

 

1. Title: Fossilized Dinosaur Bones PBS-ML

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/ess05.sci.ess.earthsys.dinobones/fossilized-dinosaur-bones/#.WPTdiEXyvcs

Directions- You will work in  partnerships of 2 or 3.  You will click support materials, read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN.

 

 

2. Ck 12.org Title - Earth History and Clues from Fossils

Directions- You will read, discuss, and take notes in your SN.

http://www.ck12.org/earth-science/Earth-History-and-Clues-from-Fossils/lesson/Earth-History-and-Clues-from-Fossils-HS-ES/?referrer=concept_details

Exit Ticket - Directions - Write the answers to your questions in complete sentences on notebook paper. Remember to answer in complete sentences. Your exit ticket is independent.

  1. How does a single fossil or set of fossils help geologists to decipher the geological history of an area?

  2. How is an index fossil used to identify a time period?

  3. Why are the fossils of marine organisms sometimes found in rock units at the tops of high mountains? What evidence would you look for to determine if this reason is plausible?

 

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 8th Grade / 4-17-17  MS-PS2-4.

Construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.

 

Bell Ringer - Title: Centrifugal Force

View the video, take notes, and explain Centrifugal Force as if a 7th grader will read your information.

What is Centrifugal Force? This video was today’s Bell Ringer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRVIWWJwzfY

Homework / Directions- View the video, take notes, and discuss using your whisper voice with your partner. You will be prepared to write as you share your understandings of Centrifugal Force.

Understanding Centrifugal force with demonstration - Part 1 - Physics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LDxOSz80pI

Why does the Water stay in this Bucket?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zjqrx7wrpJc

Centripetal vs Centrifugal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9s1IRJbL2Co&t=4s

 

Homework- View the links above and take notes in your SN with the title listed.               

 

  SGI / Directions- Work in your SGI using your inside whisper voice as you make new discoveries. Place the notes from the background essay and discussions in your SN with the title. 

Lions - NOVA | Centripetal Force: Pulling Cs and Gs

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.mfw.centrip/centripetal-force-pulling-cs-and-gs/#.WPTy2EUrLcs

  • Launch the video, take notes in your SN, and read all the information

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

Bears- Centripetal Force: Roller Coaster Loops

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.mfw.roller/centripetal-force-roller-coaster-loops/#.WPTyR0UrLcs

  • Launch the video, take notes in your SN, and read all the information

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

Dolphins - Defy Gravity! Centripetal Force

https://illinois.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.mfw.zcentrip/defy-gravity-centripetal-force/#.WPTzIkUrLcs

  • Launch the video, take notes in your SN,   and read all the information

  • Support Materials: Read the background essay, and answer the discussion questions in your SN with the title.

4-18-17  MS-PS2-4.  Construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.

 

ET- Title: Free Fall & CM

Read pages 56-59  in your text “ Forces & Energy” as you answer the following items on your notebook paper:

  1. What is the only force acting on a n object in free fall?

Fill in the blank to complete each statement.

  1. The force that causes an object to move in a circle is called __________.

  2. Any object that travels around another object in space is a (n)_____.

  3. _____is the centripetal force that causes a satellite to move in a circle.

  4. Satellites in orbit around Earth continually fall toward_________.