Monthly Archives: March 2012

3.28.23 Evolution

Happy Spring Break!!! Today we completed the last review for the Science MSA:  Nye MSA Evolution and Fossils. We also watched Bill Nye: Evolution to review how organisms are related and preview fossils which we will cover when we get back … Continue reading

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3.28.12 Pollution Solution

Only one more day before Spring Break! That also means all missing/corrected work is due tomorrow! Today our objective was to discuss our impact on the Earth and what solutions are available to reduce our carbon footprint. We worked on the … Continue reading

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3.26.12 Food Web

Good afternoon. Today’s objective was to describe the transfer of energy between organisms in an ecosystem. We started off going over the post-assessment for the Nye MSA Chemical Reactions. Then we moved onto the Bill Nye: Food Web. We’ll complete … Continue reading

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3.22.12 and 3.23.12 Science MSA Prep: Chemistry

We are now reviewing the organization of matter using Nye MSA Chemical Reactions. We completed the pre-assessment yesterday and watched Bill Nye: Atoms. Today we will watch Bill Nye: Phase Changes and Chemical Reactions. Monday we will complete the post-assessment. … Continue reading

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All Things Einstein!

Yesterday the Hebrew University of Jerusalem launched a website to share Albert Einstein’s work. His journals, letters, notes and theories are available to view. These handwritten documents are fascinating, take a look at: Einstein Archive

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What’s on the Science MSA?

At the beginning of May you will be taking the science MSA. What will it cover? All information covered in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade science. Mr. Kieffer put together all of the indicators that you will be tested on … Continue reading

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3.20.12 MSA Prep: Cells

Good afternoon. Today’s objective was to describe the genetic variation of offspring from sexual and asexual reproduction. We started the lesson going over the post-assessment of Nye MSA Energy and Electricity. We then moved onto the pre-assessment of Nye MSA … Continue reading

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3.19.12 Science MSA Review: Energy, Waves, and Electricity

Good afternoon! Today’s objective was to describe the different types of energy and how energy is transferred. We started the lesson with the Nye MSA Energy and Electricity pre-assessment in a group of 3. Then we watched Bill Nye: Energy. Then … Continue reading

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3.16.12 Force and Motion Review

Happy Friday! Today’s objective was to apply Newton’s laws of motion to objects in several situations. We watched Bill Nye: Motion for a review then you worked with a partner to complete the post-assessment of the Nye MSA Motion and Gravity. … Continue reading

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3.15.12 Unit Review and Science MSA prep: Physics

Good afternoon! Today’s objective wa to review the content on the second part of the Restless Earth Assessment and review forces and motion for the science MSA. We started off going over the unit assessment and BCR. We then got … Continue reading

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