Students were given the day to research their topic.
As an example of what I am looking for, I gave my presentation on an astronomy topic. The rest of class time (10 min) was given for research.
Hopefully you have have your topic for your expert project chosen. You should have disclosed your choice to me today. If not that needs to be done ASAP. Rest of class was given to research.
MAP testing. No classes.
Today we watched a video that demonstrates size comparisons of different stars. After a little discussion students were given time to explore topics for their research project. Towards the end of class, those who had decided gave their topics to me. I will not see the astronomy students until next Thursday due to MAP testing. I would like you all to have a topic by then, but don’t fret if you don’t.
Mrs. Stafford came in today to give a presentation on how to conduct research. Of particular importance was the use of databases located on the district library site that will help students find information from trusted sources.
Started class by finishing the video “The 7 Wonders of our Solar System.” The last part of class was given to explore research topics.
Today we continued to watch the “The 7 Wonders of our Solar System.”
Most of class today was spent going over the astronomy web site which can be accessed through bluebandit.us. I also showed how to use “eyes on solar system” site. We conclude class by watching the first 5 minutes of a video called The 7 Wonders of the Solar System.
We spent the first part of class going over Eyes on Solar System web site. Demonstrations of some of the capabilites were shown and then time to explore the site (5-10 minutes) rounded up the class.