Thursday, March 29, 2007

8th Grade Questions Due Monday (MARS)

1. Discuss how meteorites are classified

2. Discuss why Mars is referred to as the "red planet"? What do we know about the geologic history, surface, and atmosphere of Mars?

3. Even before this meteorite was discovered, there has been discussion about life on Mars. What other scientific observations launched this speculation?

4. What technology is available today that was not available 100 years ago to analyze a meteorite?

5. Discuss the significance of the tiny fractures found on the rock

Friday, March 16, 2007

For this podcast, your group must

1. Identify the characteristics of your Protist group.

2. Identify and briefly describe the different types of Protists in your group.

3. Explain the different ways the Protists in your group move.

4. Explain how the Protists in your group affect other organisms.

5. Predict what the world would be like without the Protist group you have been assigned.

Thursday, March 15, 2007

Fungus-like Protists

Finally, for all those researching fungus-like Protists, post your comments here!

Plant-like protists

Students working on the plant-like protist project should post here.

Animal-like Protists

Students working on the animal-like protists can post here!

Wednesday, March 14, 2007

Update to Protist Lesson

In yesterday's post I stated the project would be done in PowerPoint, you may also choose Garage band, which you can use to create a podcast.

Tuesday, March 13, 2007


Hello 7-6, this is a new blog site i would like to try. You will be able to post on this blog and share ideas with the class. Please remember that all posts must be appropriate and directly related to the science lesson. What is the lesson you ask? This week you will be learning all about the kingdom Protista and produce a power point presentation on a selected topic.