Tag: science

What I Learned Today 10/02/2014

Nonfiction/Opinion Writing Today I chose not to write about Dornob, but to write about a different article instead.Miss Judy sent my mom an article you can find at http://newsroom.cumc.columbia.edu/blog/2014/08/21/children-autism-extra-synapses-brain/. It’s from Columbia University Medical Center and is titled “Children with Autism Have Extra Synapses in Brain: Maybe possible to prune synapses with drug after diagnosis.” This new drug basically makes…

What I Learned Today 9/30/2014

Non-Fiction/Architecture/Design Today, I read an article on Dornob, and it was about a home made inside of a hill. It was made by the two people who wanted to get the house made for them, and any passers who wanted to help. They conserved trees and only cut of the tops of trees around 1-foot in diameter to give support…

What I Learned Today 09/17/2014

The Art of Problem Solving: Pre-Algebra Today I learned how to make long problems easier. We focused on reviewing what I learned about addition then learned about multiplication. I’ve already done both, but this is practice to start the pre-algebra stuff. I learned the commutative property, the associative property, and the order of operations. My mom found a grammar error…

What I Learned Today 09/16/2014

Today I reviewed the different types of nouns and learned there were different kinds of pronouns. I also started learning about linking verbs. We did two long mad-lib type things for review. They ended up being pretty funny. I started making all 8 planets and the sun in our solar system. We blew up 9 balloons in different sizes to…

What I Learned Today 9/12/2014

Today, I finished my Wordly Wise unit 1. The underlined words are my vocabulary words I used in a paragraph. One day, my step-Dad's boss decided that he was compatible with his co-workers and deserved a promotion. He was able to assign himself at North Carolina! He was burly enough to move the furniture into the car and go! Some…

Earth Science: Erosion by Water

CONCEPT: Erosion by Water Lesson Objectives: By the end of this lesson, Sage should be able to: Define erosion by water. Distinguish between weathering and erosion. Identify landforms caused by water erosion. Describe erosional land features created by waves, longshore currents, rivers, floods, and glaciers. Overarching Questions: How and why is Earth constantly changing? Focus Questions: How do the properties…