Science

I.S.S. Lip Dub

Here is an embedded version of the I.S.S. Lip Dub Project that we particpated in with other students and teachers throughout North America. Our class can be seen around the 2:58 and 3:40 marks.

I.S.S. The Lip Dub from shareski on Vimeo.

 

For more information about the project, please visit Dean Shareski’s blog post about how he organized and set it up:

http://ideasandthoughts.org/2013/04/09/i-s-s-the-collaborative-lip-dub/


Astronomy – 60 Second Science

Here is a link to the playlist that we watched a bit from in class today: http://youtu.be/C8ZOgKIsqEA

I am also embedding the playlist below. If you want to watch from the begining to the end, use the embed. If you would like to skip around to different videos, click the link above!


Stop Disasters Game

Here is the link for the stop disasters game this week. Play this with an earthquake as your disaster.

http://www.stopdisastersgame.org/en/


Nano

Here is a video that we partially viewed in class for writing and science.

NANOYOU – Narrated by Stephen Fry from Neon Otter on Vimeo.

This film is non-commercial and funded by the EC for the NANOYOU project – nanoyou.eu – an education portal about all things nano.

This film was produced and directed by Tom Mustill for the NANOYOU Project as a resource for young people, teachers and anyone interested to get a quick introduction to Nanoscience. Please feel free to download, embed it and pass it on!

The film was mainly shot at and with the assistance of the Nanoscience Centre at the University of Cambridge and features researchers involved in exploring the world of Nano.


Squishy Circuits

Squishy Circuits Website – The Squishy Circuits website has the directions for making conductive and non-conductive dough to use while making circuits!


Mars Resources

During science we watched a video about the Mars Rovers. Here is some more information about Mars:

Mars Education Program at ASU – This website from ASU has a lot of information about Mars and the Mars Rovers.

Explore Mars – iTunes Link – These are videos hosted by IDEAL and NASA about Mars.

Stargazing for Everyone – iTunes Link – I know this isn’t specifically about Mars, but these videos, hosted on iTunes by IDEAL, are interviews with the instructor from the Stargazing for Everyone program here in Arizona.

Also, in Google Earth, you can view Mars. If you are unable to download GE, you can also see Mars in Google Mars in your browser.

Mars at Northern Vernal Equinox

Mars at Northern Vernal Equinox


Tornado Information

Here is a link to the video we watched in class about tornados.

Raging Planet – Tornado

Here is a link to the pictures we looked at from the tornado in northern Arizona last week.

Arizona Storm Pictures


Planet Earth kml

We have been watching the Planet Earth series in class after our state standardized testing. Here is an incredible map that shows where some of the scenes were filmed and extras.

Map Link


Science Chapter 2 Vocabulary

Here are the Voice Threads of our chapter 2 vocabulary in science.

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VoiceThread

We used a website called VoiceThread to make our Science Picture Dictionaries (Williams’ ClassMabee’s Class).

Now you can comment on VoiceThreads using your phone instead of a microphone.  While viewing a slide, there is a phone icon near the microphone icon. You can click on it, put your phone number in, and they call you to leave a message on the slide. The only problem I see with this right now is that you have to have registered an account with VoiceThread to use this feature. That is actually a good thing too, because it tracks who leaves the comments.

Check out this VoiceThread for an example on how to leave a voice comment using your phone:
http://voicethread.com/blog/#20071207

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