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 23

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V. STEAM: A web search on flight and paper airplane design followed by a paper airplane building session.

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