SCIENCE EXTRA CREDIT

TRIMESTER 1- EARTH & SPACE SCIENCE


1. RITA due by 10/16
TURN YOUR RITA MEMORY TOOL IN YOUR NOTEBOOK INTO A BEAUTIFUL PIECE OF ART WORK ON THE COMPUTER
PRINT IT OUT IN COLOR AND HAND IN BY 10/16
PLEASE INCLUDE IMAGES OF ORGANISMS THAT BECAME PRESERVED IN EACH SUBSTANCE.

2. FOSSIL FUELS due by 10/27
CREATE AN ACRONYM FOR THE WORD FOSSIL FUELS.
USE YOUR OWN WORDS TO DESCRIBE FOSSIL FUELS IN A WORD, PHRASE, OR STATEMENT. BE SURE TO INCLUDE VISUALS AND COLOR.

FOSSIL FUEL EX.CRED.docx
FOSSIL FUEL EX.CRED.docx
FOSSIL FUEL EX.CRED.docx

3.ATTEND THE SHOWING OF "HIDDEN FIGURES" AT MOVIE CLUB FRIDAY 11/3 AND THURSDAY 11/9. PLEASE BE SURE TO GET MR.WHITING'S SIGNATURE AT EACH VIEWING. Due by Wed 11/15 -at latest.


4. SCIENCE IN THE NEWS

FIND AN ARTICLE IN THE NEWS RELATED TO OUR CURRENT COURSE OF STUDY
ACTIVELY READ THE ARTICLE: HIGHLIGHT & TAKE NOTES AS YOU READ
WRITE A SUMMARY OF WHAT YOU READ (7 sentence paragraph minimum- in your own words)
HAND IN ARTICLE & SUMMARY
-wikipedia is not a valid source- must be a scientific/news-based source

5. MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
http://www.stoughtonlibrary.org/MuseumPasses
VISIT MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
BE SURE TO VISIT THE EXHIBITS THAT ARE RELATIVE TO OUR COURSE OF STUDY
TYPE A 1 PAGE REFLECTION OF YOUR VISIT (12 FONT)
(Reflection may be emailed to conserve paper)
PLEASE BRING IN TICKET

6. Visit the MUSEUM OF SCIENCE- Charles Hayden Planetarium:
http://www.mos.org/planetarium
http://www.stoughtonlibrary.org/MuseumPasses

ATTACH ADMISSION TICKET TO 1 PAGE TYPED SUMMARY OF YOUR ASTRONOMICAL EXPERIENCE. USE AT LEAST 5 ASTRONOMY VOCABULARY WORDS.

TRIMESTER 2- PHYSICAL SCIENCE


1. SCIENCE IN THE NEWS- due by 3/20

FIND AN ARTICLE IN THE NEWS RELATED TO OUR CURRENT COURSE OF STUDY
ACTIVELY READ THE ARTICLE: HIGHLIGHT & TAKE NOTES AS YOU READ
WRITE A SUMMARY OF WHAT YOU READ (7 sentence paragraph minimum- in your own words)
HAND IN ARTICLE & SUMMARY
-wikipedia is not a valid source- must be a scientific/news-based source

2. MUSEUM OF SCIENCE- due by 3/20
http://www.stoughtonlibrary.org/MuseumPasses
VISIT MUSEUM OF SCIENCE
BE SURE TO VISIT THE EXHIBITS THAT ARE RELATIVE TO OUR COURSE OF STUDY
TYPE A 1 PAGE REFLECTION OF YOUR VISIT (12 FONT)
(Reflection may be emailed to conserve paper)
PLEASE ALSO HAND IN ENTRANCE TICKET AS EVIDENCE

3. Due 1/2/17 Making of America - finish watching Making of America and correctly answer the 20 questions related to it in complete sentences (given in class).
http://www.pbs.org/video/nova-making-north-america-origins/-a 3 part series (available on-line)

4. Document the Full Blue Blood (Super) Moon/ Almost full lunar eclipse on 1/31 between the hours of 5:51 am-6:53am. Must provide photographic/video evidence- to be shown after school. Due 1/31/18 (weather permitting) due by end of school on 1/31/18

TRIMESTER 3- LIFE SCIENCE-



1. SCIENCE IN THE NEWS- due by

FIND AN ARTICLE IN THE NEWS RELATED TO OUR CURRENT COURSE OF STUDY
ACTIVELY READ THE ARTICLE: HIGHLIGHT & TAKE NOTES AS YOU READ
WRITE A SUMMARY OF WHAT YOU READ (7 sentence paragraph minimum- in your own words)
HAND IN ARTICLE & SUMMARY

-wikipedia is not a valid source- must be a scientific/news-based source

2. CELL MODEL- due by 4/23

Create a 3-D model of a plant or animal cell. No food usage. Be certain to label each part of the cell.


3. POND WATER SAMPLE- due by 4/13

How to take a pond water sample:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2otywgN8Pg
Bring in a sample of pond water in a closed container. The more "gunk" the better! :)
Please mark the container with your name, period and where the sample came from
(ex. Ms. Lydon-p.1-3-4-5-6, Ames Pond, Stoughton, MA).