Thursday, December 7, 2017

2017 Science Fair Projects

Important Papers:
** The following documents are tentative**
Science Fair Final Rubric 

Science Fair Display Board Checklist 

General Science Fair Display Board Layout

Second Draft Due Dec 14
Final Report Due on Jan 4
Final Display Boards Due Jan 19

Waimea High School Science and Engineering Fair, Jan  25, 2018 in the Learning Resource Center  

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Citing Research Sources using APA Style

Watch the following video to learn about how to complete in text citations and Reference page.

- Must use APA for science fair reports

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Science Fair Deadlines for 2017

Deadlines for parts of science fair project are the following:
First Draft of Full Science Fair Report Due Nov 30
Second Draft Due Dec 14
Final Report Due on Jan 4
Final Display Boards Due Jan 19

Waimea High School Science and Engineering Fair, Jan  25, 2018 in the Learning Resource Center  

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Explore the Water Cycle


I can explain the parts of the water cycle by taking notes from the USGS diagram.

To Do List:
1) Labeled worksheet form Water Cycle Diagram 
2) Take cornell notes from the link "Rain and Precipitation"
     - Define and state the steps in the water cycle
     - Aqualier?
     - List of Driest places on earth Link

3) Take notes on properties of Water 
4) Continue to take notes on water and disasters

Monday, January 30, 2017

Waves Notes for Jan 31 and Feb 1

1) Watch the video on the BEST SCIENTIST  talk about Waves:  
2) Please make arrangements with Daligcon to make up the 2 activities in this power point.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Waimea High School Science and Engineering Fair

Waimea High School Science and Engineering Fair:

Parent Letter:

Final Science Fair Rubric:

First and Second Draft Checklist for Science Fair Reports:

Second Draft Rubric with Parent signature:

Friday, September 23, 2016

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Monday, October 12, 2015

Friday, February 27, 2015

What is Light? Lesson

Light lesson notes

Newton's Raindow Video: 
*Write down notes related to video.

Post Color of light Questions: 
*Write answers into notebook.

Analysis: Complete the questions from the board. Write your answers in complete sentences in your notebook.  
  1. What colors did you see when the sunlight hit the prism?
  2. How did you hold the prism so that you could see the colors?
  3. What is the purpose of the prism on the sunlight?
  4. Make a prediction about what happens if we used a second prism on the rainbow of light you first got.

Write a summary of the lab.  
  • What was the lab about?
  • What did you hypothesize about? Were you correct or not?
  • What did you observe in the experiment?
  • What do you know about sunlight?
  • How can this lab related to real world?

Make a connection:
  • What is the light?
  • What is the electromagnetic spectrum?
  • What does the electromagnetic spectrum measure?
  • What are examples of high energy photons?
  • What are examples of low energy photons?
  • What is the difference between high energy photons and low energy photons?
  • 3 sentences, what was Newton’s experiment about?
  • How are prisms and rain drops similar?

-Name all of the categories of the electromagnetic spectrum.
-What is the same about the categories? What is different?

Reflection vs. Refraction Video :
What is the difference between reflection and refraction?

Wait for Exit ticket questions.
*Answers go on a online paper.
*Title: Exit ticket-color of light

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Sunday, February 15, 2015