Science Class Notes
This page is for Junior High and High School Science Class Notes, Important Links, Video and Audio and other information.
Many students in class did not have their sources (in MLA format to turn in).
First, the famous scientist site has the MLA citation at the bottom page for their scientist, for example:
"Please use the following MLA compliant citation:
"Niels Bohr." Famous Scientists. famousscientists.org. 19 Dec. 2015. Web. 10/11/2017
Each scientist page would be different.
Helpful hints for books in MLA format can be found on this page: http://www.easybib.com/reference/guide/mla/book Many students used books found in our class room, so they can easily get them from the book shelf and follow the format listed. If your student turned something in today, but you know it is wrong, please have them resubmit next week.
Here is the site you need for the homework:
(edited on Saturday. Website reorganized and first link broke)
Click on "find out" to get started, and design your own plane.
Make a screen capture, photo from phone, or note from parents to confirm final design from "Design and Fly Own Plane" activity.
Week 1 work: Hopefully everyone completed their name tag if not,
#1 Sign up for a TinkerCad account, complete the Learn lessons, making sure you customize the name tag. Directions for this assignment are still posted on this webpage (previous post)
I will be messaging each one of you to check on the status of your name tag (confirming that you printed it, asking if you need help, or setting up a time to print it).
The rest of this week's work may have been done in class. If not, that is your homework this week:
#2. Create a table of the seven base SI unit/quantities. Give the name, unit, and unit abbreviation (for example mass, gram, g). Turn this in in class next week.
#3 Measure 10 different items in metric units (grams for mass, meters (cm, mm, km, etc. for length. Turn this is in class next week.
#4 Read about your scientist on www.famousscientists.org If you do not like your scientist, you are more than welcome to read over the top 100 popular page on that website and look for another. You will be using this scientist for projects this semester (info later).
All jr. high science students need to visit
www.tinkercad.com and create your own account.
Additional information about printing on 3D printers at Homelife
To be able to print on our printers, you will need to use the software XYZ Ware that is installed on the tutorial laptops. Here is a video with the basics of how to use this software: support.xyzprinting.com/us_en/Help/tutorial/f20?productName=da%20Vinci%202.0%20Duo
You are always welcome to download that software on your own device, but the school laptops are there for your use.
There are also several websites that host libraries of 3D printable images. I personally recommend an account with www.thingiverse.com
The two printers available for use in class are the DiVinci Duo and the DiVinci mini. If you are interested in viewing instructional videos for these printers, they are available here for the Mini:
and here for the Duo: support.xyzprinting.com/us_en/Help/tutorial/f20?productName=da%20Vinci%202.0%20Duo