BAGSBLOG WED. 1.17 - THUR. 1.18 - WHAT CAN "SOME THINGS THAT MOLECULES DO?" TELL US ABOUT EVOLUTION, NATURAL SELECTION, ARTIFICIAL SELECTION, AND THE EVIDENCE OF THAT MAKES THEM SCIENTIFIC FACT?
BAGSBLOG TUE. 1.9.18, WED. 1.10.18, & Thur. 1.11.18 - THE SEMESTER #1 FINAL EXAM (PER. 1-2 TUE, PER. 3-4 WED.) AND "MINI-THRESHOLDS OF LIFE" POSTER PROJECT INTRODUCTION & WORK-TIME!
ENTRY SCREENS & ACTIVITIES
(CHECK DATES THEY VARY BY DAY/CLASS DUE TO FINALS SCHEDULE)
MINI-THRESHOLDS OF LIFE PROJECT
(PERIOD 1-2 START WEDNESDAY, PERIODS 3-4 START TUESDAY)
BAGSBLOG MON. 1.8.18 - DISCUSSION OF THE WINTER BOOK-CLUB ON THE AWESOME BOOK "SAPIENS" AND FINAL EXAM STUDY TIME
Today we studied for the Big History Semester 1 Final Exam. Students had the option to create a 3x5 hand-written note card full of info they struggled to remember, and use Unit Quizzes (each chapter on ), Kahoots (Big Bang, Stars and Elements, Earth & Solar System, and Life), and/or Quizlets to get ready to show what they've learned. We pushed the "Mini-Thresholds of Life" to Wednesday (periods 3-4) and Thursday (periods 1-2) due to Final Exam schedule/needs.
BAGSBLOG THUR. 1.4 THRU FRI. 1.5.18 - "HOW DID LIFE BEGIN + CHANGE", "THE MINI-THRESHOLDS OF LIFE", AND THE FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE!
LEARNING TARGET POST-ASSESSMENT DETAILS!
(NOTE: DO NOT INCLUDE THE LTs, JUST YOUR ANSWERS TO THEM!)
BAGSBLOG WED. 1.3.18 - INTRODUCTION TO THRESHOLD #5 "LIFE" INCLUDING DISCUSSION/THINKING/WRITING ABOUT "LT PRE-ASSESSMENT", "THRESHOLD CARD #5", AND "A BIG HISTORY OF EVERYTHING - LIFE" (00:00-5:00)
BAGSBLOG TUE. 1.2.18 - QUIZLET LIVE AND KAHOOT REVIEW GAMES AND THEN "UNIT/ THRESHOLD #4 LEARNING TARGET POST-ASSESSMENT" ASSIGNMENT WORK-TIME.
BAGSBLOG MON. 12.18 THRU WED. 12.20 - PANGEA ULTIMA - WHAT IF WE WOKE UP AND THE WORLD WAS A SUPERCONTINENT?
BAGSBLOG TUE. 12/12 - THUR. 12/14 - RARE EARTH PROJECT: VIDEO AND WEBQUEST TO ANSWER THE QUESTION "IS OUR'S A RARE EARTH?" OR ARE EARTH-LIKE PLANETS WITH COMPLEX LIFE COMMON IN OUR UNIVERSE?
(FLIP THROUGH THEM TO SEE EACH DAY!)
Part 1: "Is Our's a Rare Earth?" - Students should watch and analyze this episode from the BBC's "The Power of Earth" series entitled "Is Our's a Rare Earth?" and complete pages. 1-3 of the assigned Cornell Note Packet using the 10-24-7 approach to notes/LTs, the Questions column, and the summaries.
Part 3: "Exoplanets" - Students should explore the NASA "Exoplanets" website and complete pg. 4 (#4-5) of the assigned Cornell Note Packet using the 10-24-7 approach to notes/LTs, the Questions column, and the summaries.
BAGSBLOG THUR. 12.7 - "THE EARLY ATMOSPHERE" AND "A BRIEF HISTORY OF GEOLOGIC TIME", THEN DAY 1 OF THE EONS OF EARTH ANNOTATED POSTER PROJECT!
Mr. Joe "Bags" Baginski
The Techie and Sci-Fi Guru of MSHS Big History