October 12, 2017, Day 1

Homeroom:

 

 

Grade 8 Agenda:

PHET SIMULATION: JOHN TRAVOLTAGE

Review of questions:

  1. HOW DOES "JOHN" ACCUMULATE CHARGE ON HIS BODY?

  2. WHAT ARE THE CHARGES JOHN ACCUMULATES ON HIS BODY?

  3. WHERE DO THESE CHARGES COME FROM?

  4. WHAT DETERMINES WHETHER OR NOT A SPARK JUMPS FROM "JOHN'S" FINGER TO THE DOORKNOB?

Van de Graff Generator Demonstrations

 

PhET Simulation: Balloons and Static Electricity

USE THE SIMULATION TO EXPLORE AND THEN REFLECT UPON THESE QUESTIONS IN YOUR SCIENCE NOTEBOOK.  COPY EACH QUESTION AND WRITE THOUGHTS RELEVANT TO IT IN A NEAT FORMAT.

  1. What kinds of particles can a balloon pick up from being rubbed on a sweater?

  2. What type of charge does this give the balloon?

  3. Why does the balloon stick to the sweater?

  4. Why does the balloon stick to the wall?

 

WIN:

  • Second Step

 

 

Grade 7 Agenda:

Homework:

  • Investigating liquids lab - full class data exercise due tomorrow.

CHROME BOOKS

SLANT: SPREADSHEET USE AND PROGRAMMING

  • SPREADSHEET ORIENTATION

    • MENUS

    • FUNCTION BOX

    • CELLS

  • DATA ENTRY

    • NO UNITS

  • PROGRAMMING

    • AVERAGE

    • MAX

    • MIN

    • CALCULATING RANGE

  • FORMATTING

    • BOLD, ITALIC

    • CENTERING

    • DECIMAL PLACES

    • Borders for tables

  • Bar Graphs

    • titles

    • axis labels