09.20.2019 – Math / Science / STEAM
I. Math: A brief quiz on area of triangles and parallelograms.
a. In-class assignments on finding the third interior angle of a triangle when the measure of the other two angles in known.
II. Math Notes
a. In all triangles the interior angles sum to 180 degrees.
b. If a triangle has one angle in 90 degrees it is called a RIGHT triangle.
c. If a triangle has all three angles less than 90 degrees in is an ACUTE triangle.
d. If a triangle has an interior angle that is GREATER than 90 degrees it is a, OBTUSE triangle.
III. Math homework – Pages 98, 99, and 100.
a. Important – Students were given a multi-page math packet that is for class work. The focus is on perimeter and area. It’s not assigned as homework. It’s meant as supplemental classroom practice. Thanks.
IV. Science: Open note test followed by seed observation and inquiry.
a. Students were asked to speculate on and draw the seeds we grew in class.
b. A brief clip of “The Martian” to highlight the difference between dirt and soil. Soil is composed of some non-living and some living material.
c. In “The Martian” the fictional astronaut, Mark Watney, has to find a source of bacteria before attempting to grow potatoes on Mars
d. Our current events focused on the equinox! Fall begins Monday, the 23rd.
V. STEAM: A web search on flight and paper airplane design followed by a paper airplane building session.