Class Happenings May 6th – May 10th, 2013
Forensic Science Monday, May 6th , 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: In Tuskagee, Oklahoma, you cannot take a picture of a man with a wooden leg. Why?
Forensic Science – Monday • End of the year plans • Revisit where we were at with our passive drops lab. • Grade Check-ins/Finish passive drop height lab • Preview of tomorrow – what we will be doing, what we need to get accomplished.
Biology Monday, May 6th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: What did you learn from our bird beak adaptation lab on Friday?
Biology – Monday • MCA Prep • Grade check-ins while completing MCA work • Lab Discussion – why did we do it? • Time to complete lab write-up. Due at the end of the hour
STEM Monday, May 6th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: Compare and contrast the functions of the abutments of an arch bridge and the towers of a cable stayed bridge.
STEM – Monday • End of the year plans • Bridge work time – Have to be ready to go by Wednesday • Grade check-ins during work time
Forensic Science Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: There is a certain club which is for men only. There are 600 men who belong to this club and 5% of these men wear one earring. Of the other 95% membership, half wear two earrings and the other half wear none. How many earrings are being worn in this club?
Forensic Science – Tuesday • Bloom’s Word of the Week: Critique – Detect the appropriateness of a procedure for a given task or problem • Blood Spatter video clip – As we watch the video, pay attention to the tests they are performing, you will be doing the same ones today! • Class List: Information that blood spatter can give us (Post-it 1st) • Lab – How different factors affect shapes of blood spatter. • Key things to remember: • This lab is split into questions. You will have 6 minutes to write down the question, find the answer, and add information to the class chart. • After the 6 minutes are up, we will discuss our findings as a class. Make sure you write down the class conclusion on your sheet • There are no right or wrong ways to find your answers, if you are stuck and don’t know what to do, you can ask a neighboring group, or Mrs. O • Reflection
On a separate sheet of paper….. Answer the following question: Out of all the investigation techniques we have studied so far in this class (Fingerprinting, eyewitnesses, hair analysis, drug analysis, blood spatter analysis, etc.) which do you think would be the most helpful in an investigation? Justify your answer.
Biology Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: Explain why evolution cannot happen over the course of one generation.
Biology – Tuesday • Bloom’s Word of the Week: Critique – Detect the appropriateness of a procedure for a given task or problem • MCA Prep – Do questions on your own first, then we will talk through them together. • Evidence of Evolution Powerpoint • You HAVE to take notes. You will be having a quiz this Friday!! Notes will be allowed during the quiz.
STEM Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: How would your bridge design differ if we used books as weights vs. using smaller weights you could place on your own?
STEM – Tuesday • Bloom’s Word of the Week: Critique – Detect the appropriateness of a procedure for a given task or problem • Bridge Building Time – Ready to go by Tomorrow!?
Forensic Science Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: If a doctor gives you 3 pills and tells you to take one pill every half hour, how long will they last?
Forensic Science – Wednesday • Blood spatter Quiz – From a Powerpoint • Begin to research Determining time of death. There are 3 methods used (Page 270): • Rigor Mortis • Algor Mortis • Livor Mortis • Google search the website: GoAnimate. You will create a short cartoon that shows me you understand the difference between the 3 methods.
Biology Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: What are the three physical types of evidence that support the theory of evolution?
Biology – Wednesday • Mechanisms of Evolution Webquest in the computer lab • This assignment is quite lengthy, but you need to focus. You WILL be graded on what you get done today. It is possible to complete most of the worksheet if you use your time wisely. Sit next to people you will be able to concentrate by. You all need to turn in your own sheet.
STEM Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: If you test your bridge today and it will not hold the weight you try, where on your particular bridge would be the best place to add support? Why?
STEM – Wednesday • Bridge Building Time • Ready to test them TOMORROW!!!!!!!!!
Forensic Science Thursday, May 9th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: Two men were being tried for murder. The jury found one man guilty and the other innocent. The judge turned to the guilty man and said, “Even though your guilt has been established, the law compels me to set you free.” How could such a bizarre judgement occur?
Forensic Science – Thursday • The Skeletal System Powerpoint. TAKE NOTES!!!!! You have to show me notes tomorrow before I will let you play the game in the computer lab……..
Biology Thursday, May 9th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: Explain at least 2 of the mechanisms of evolution you learned about yesterday.
Biology – Thursday • MCA Prep – On your own first, then we will go over answers together • We will then use our books to cover a couple of the key types of evolution covered on pages 437 – 441. • We will read together, and students will generate their own illustrations to help explain the types.
STEM Thursday, May 9th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: What is a truss?
STEM – Thursday • Last day for bridges. Must test TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forensic Science Friday, May 10th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: A woman from Toronto married ten different men from that city, yet she did not break any laws. None of the men died, and she never divorced. How was this possible?
Forensic Science – Friday • To the computer Lab to play Whack-A-Bone!!! • To get to the game: Google Search whack-a-bone. It should be the first link to pop up. It is by the Anatomy Arcade
Biology Friday, May 10th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: What is the difference between convergent and divergent evolution?
Biology – Friday • MCA Prep – Do the questions on your own first, then we will answer them together. • Evolution Quiz • Journey to the Galapagos video (If time)
STEM Friday, May 10th, 2013 Bell Work Question of the Day: How do giant ships stay afloat when they weigh so much???
STEM – Friday • Computer Lab – Boat Webquest. • Recycling at the end of the hour