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The Wacky History of the Cell Theory

Date: February 28, 2015 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, video 2

Here is the video we watched in class this week. Make sure you review it and your notes and can list the 3 parts of the cell theory. Extra Credit: List the 3 parts of the cell theory below, bonus if you can list the scientist who contributed each part! Listen

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Density-The Science Behind Hot Air Balloons

Date: February 6, 2015 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, video 2

Here is a great video on YouTube that explains the concept of density through the use of a hot air balloon.  Hot Air Balloons hold a special place in my heart as they are a big part of my hometown, Binghamton, NY.  Every summer they have a Hot Air Balloon Rally & Spiedie Festival and…

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Brain Pop-Microscopes

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, video 0

Here is the video we watched in class today.  You need to log into Brain Pop before you view it. If you can’t remember your log in, check the front page of you agenda.  Leave a comment about what you learned or with the grade you received from taking the quiz for extra credit! Listen

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Density Vocab

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, Vocab 0

Here is our new set of words!  We are focusing on Density and there is A LOT to know!  This is also a major part of our 8th grade NYS Science Test.  You are responsible for knowing the vocab and formulas needed to calculate the Density of an object along with determining if it will…

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Study Jams-Properties of Matter

Date: January 29, 2015 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, video 0

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8th grade group CK-12

Date: January 10, 2015 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science 1

Hello 8th graders! We are going to try out a new website called CK-12! They have great activities for science…and math! We will be focusing on science content but feel free to try out the math activities. Please click the link below to join our 8th grade group. We will be using this site for…

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Weight Vs. Mass

Date: December 16, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Interactive, Science, video 3

While grading tests over the weekend, I noticed that some students are still confused by weight and mass. Here are some videos to help you review this concept. Some of the information can be very technical and challenging but try your best to stick with it. If you have any questions please leave a comment,…

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Homework: How to measure mass

Date: December 5, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Homework, Science, video 28

This week we began measuring mass! You have LOVED using the triple beam balances too!! Here is a quick, 4 minute video reviewing the steps to using a TBB. Make sure you watch it and for HW answer the 4 questions in complete sentences as a comment below. See ya Monday! Leave your first name…

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How a hermit crab changes shells

Date: December 2, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Review, Science, video 0

Click the picture below to take you to the BBC video we watched in class. Really cool to see how the crabs line up to change shells! Listen

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Bill Nye-Measurement

Date: December 2, 2014 Author: Mrs_A Categories: Science, video 10

We are just beginning our measurement unit. Bill Nye the “Science Guy” has a great episode to introduce you to the metric system as well as the base units for measuring length, mass, & volume. Check out the video and leave at least a 3 sentence comment about what you learned from it. Listen

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