Sunday, September 15, 2019

09.13.2019 - Friday - Math and Science recap

09.13.2019 – Math / Science
I.  Math:  Text – Pages 57 through 74.
         A.  Math Optional Extra Credit is due by Friday.
         B.  Math test on Friday focusing on parallelograms and triangles as well as decomposing figures to determine area and perimeter.

II.  Science
         A.  Lab on using the Triple Beam Balance – Determining MASS.
         B.  Lab on determining the DENSITY OF WATER  (One gram per cubic centimeter.)
         C.  Density and specific gravity are eighth grade standards but we need a basic understanding for cells and earth science in sixth grade as we study;
                  1.  Osmosis
                  2. Diffusion
                  3.  Oceans
                  4. Life on Earth!

         D.  A very brief (12 minute) video clip on the history of our universe. From the Big Bang, 14.5 billion years ago to the formation of Earth 4.5 billion years ago, to the first life on our planet. (About 3.5 to 3.7 billion years ago.)

         E. HOMEWORK: OBSERVE THE MOON! (ongoing for three weeks.)

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