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Chemistry

Chem Team

We will meet on Thursday morning around 10:30am. We will do some bonding review and work on examples using the periodic table. We will also research some experiments/demos we can do next week.

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English

Ruin and Rising Book Club

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Read up to chapter 5 by Monday. Book club will meet Monday at 10:00am to discuss.

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Science

Chem Team

Related imageCheck out the MEL Science website to learn about the chemistry of the experiment you performed today. Be prepared to demonstrate the experiment during META on Friday and describe what is happening during the reactions. If more than one group did the same experiment, feel free to work together.

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Science

SCIence FRIday

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Change of plans…This lab will be moved to May 5th due to materials not being available this week. We will investigate microbes and perform an experiment to test which antibacterial agent is most effective at preventing bacterial growth.

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Chemistry

Chem Team

Image result for ionic bondsWe will meet Tuesday morning to review the ionic bonding tutorial and choose an experiment to perform – options for experiments include chemistry of monsters, tin hedgehog, and chemistry in special effects.

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Engines 101

Image result for four stroke engineJoin us this afternoon at 1:45 to learn about how engines work. We will meet outside near the four-square area.

Engine Animation

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Chemistry

Chem Team

Back to Bonding…Image result for bonding chemistryLet’s meet Tuesday morning to compare two common types of chemical bonds – ionic and covalent. We also need some volunteers to demonstrate experiments on chemistry of monsters and cyanotyping at the end of the week. Supplies are here and ready to go.

Ionic Bonds Tutorial – click “launch”

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Life Science

Skeletal System Study

Here are some options for science research related to the skeletal system.

  • fractures and repair
  • bone cancer
  • osteoporosis
  • endoskeletons, exoskeletons
  • cartilaginous skeletons
  • skeletal disorders
  • limb replacement
  • joints and movement
  • carpal and tarsal tunnel syndrome
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Science

SCIence FRIday

Related imageWe will have SCI FRI on 4/7 at 10:00am. We will study the functions and structures of the skeletal system. We will also learn the names of some of the bones and identify them on the skeleton. Lots of options for further investigation to earn a badge or put an entry into your portfolio.

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Uncategorized

Mantis Shrimp t-shirts

If you are interested in ordering a mantis shrimp logo t-shirt, we will put in a group order the week after spring break. This will enable us to get free shipping. Check out the different style options here.