1.4: September 22-26

ATTENTION!!! (This is in addition to the permission slip)
Important signatures required for Tuesdays field trip

Due Monday, September 29 (posted Friday, September 26)
Release of Liability Form for students pdf
Release of Liability Form for Adult Volunteers pdf
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Important Dates:
9.30 Field Trip: Bull Run Watershed, Depart at 9:00 a.m.

10.2 Fall Garden Work Party (3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.)
10.10 No School, State Inservice Day

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 This week in…

Math
• Introducing Variables, variable n in tile arrangements to determine number of tile in a sequence
• Using Variables, identifying patterns in a sequence of tile arrangements
• Creating patterns pasted on algebraic description
• Making Graphs from T-charts
• Order of operations game, roll 5 (Developing operational fluency)
Green Teams:
• Math measurement activity (stock and flow models)
1. How do we measure waste?
2. How do we measure efficiency?
3. How does understanding the system allow for better/longer lasting solutions?

Humanities/Science
Reading:
 Omnivore’s Dilemma
Big Question: Where does our food come from?
Part One: The Industrial Meal: Food from Corn- Chapters 1-9
T-chart, BOTG’s, Connection Circles
• Socratic seminar- agreements and processes, learning how to read and think deeply, practicing collaboration during discussion.
• Systems Thinking:
Ladder of Inference (looking at mental models)

• Science:
The black soldier fly larvae; from observation to inquiry.
1. Creating at least 20 questions with dependent and independent variables.
example: Does temperature affect BSFL consumption speed?
2. Graphing your hypothesis, x-axis independent variable, y-axis dependent variable
3. Designing an investigation- Materials list and procedures

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