Thursday, June 21, 2012

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

May I see your boarding pass?

Open & read the above link. Post a comment explaining how the elephants are getting to the PAWS sanctuary in California. Explain why they are being moved there. Include your opinion.

Monday, June 18, 2012



Open the above link and post a note.

Saturday, June 16, 2012

Where in The World - due Friday, June 22nd

Answer the regular WITW questions &
1. Have you or would you go on this ride? Why or why not?
2. What is your favourite amusement park ride? Why?
You may post your response.

The War of 1812

View the following videos on the War of 1812. Be prepared to discuss the role that Joseph Brant and the First Nations Peoples played in the Battle of Queenston Heights.

Friday, June 15, 2012

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Anti-Bullying Video - Winning Submission/Canadian Martyrs

Open the above link and watch the anti-bullying video created by our CYC and some of the students in Mrs. Rivard's class. Leave a comment about the video and the message it delivers.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

What You Do To The Least Of My Brothers And Sisters You Do To Me




Explore the above links.

This theme addresses works of mercy. Answer the following questions with a partner -
What is the difference between a refugee and an internally displaced person? Locate refugee camp locations on a world map. Identify some of the political organizations both nationally and internationally that offer humanitarian aid. You and your partner are to write a letter to the head of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) sharing that you talked about works of mercy in your religion class and after exploring a virtual tour of the refugee camp you just wanted to express your hope that Canada through this agency was doing everything humanly possible to assist these people.

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Math - POW - due 2012.06.15.

Part One -
How is long division similar/different to short division? Answer the following questions using long division:
1. 456/6
2. 783/8
3. 8 928/6
4. 9 087/4
5. 89 345/5
6. 7 123/12
7. 34 555/14

Part Two -
1. The New Era Baseball Cap factory made 98 456 baseball caps in a five day work week. How many caps did they make on average, per day, during that work week?

Part Three-
1. The circumference of the Earth (i.e., the distance around the equator) is 40 075 kilometres (km). The idstance from the Earth to the Moon is 384 403 km. The distance from the Earth to the Sun is about 149 600 000 km.
a) Estimate how many times you would have to travel around the equator in order to cover the same distance as from the Earth to the Moon. Then calculate the actual number of times, using the given data. Was your estimate high or low?
b) Repeat part a) for the distance from the Earth to the Sun.

Show your work for all of the above questions.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Live Penguin Stream


The Penguin Cam will continue to broadcast LIVE in HD on the SeaWorld website beginning June 1. Join us every day to watch these funny and fascinating creatures swim, slide, eat and waddle around SeaWorld’s state of the art facility. Kept at a brisk 25°F year-round and featuring nearly 300 penguins from five different species, there's only two places in the world you can get this experience – Antarctica and SeaWorld.
Tune in for periodic penguin feedings throughout the day.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Scihigh Shenanigans

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Tiling & Tesselations

Practise your tiling skills.

Where in The World ? - due Thursday, June 7th

Come visit my summer home.....Open and watch the above link. Answer the W.I.T.W. questions - you will need to do some background research. You may complete this activity in-class as it is a short week and the gr. 6 students are still working on EQAO.