Friday, November 30, 2012

Space Experiment Challenge

This is your chance to think about space and design a science experiment that Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield could perform, on your behalf, while floating 400 km above the Earth!

Where In The World - due Fri., Dec. 6th

Have you ever been....? Do you ski and/or snowboard? Explain what you like most about this activity/sport?  Post your answers.
Hand in your answers to the regular WITW questions.

Monsters In a Jar - by Luc H.

Monsters In a Jar

Monsters in a jar - by Abbileigh & Mackenzie

Monsters in a jar

O'Hara Class Monsters 2012/2013 - Animoto Video by Lindsay & Kove

O'Hara Class Monsters 2012/2013

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Animated Polyhedron Models/Nets

Explore the above site.  When you are done manipulating the various shapes - create a octahedron.  Use the net model.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

The Westing Game

Explore the above site to help you figure out whodunnit?
Open the above site and create a wordle/cloud for The Westing Game.

EXploring Nets/Geometry




Virtual Maths - Nets - full version/Nets

Watch the above video. Draw a net of an octagonal prism. After showing me your design - put it together.

Math POW - due Fri., Nov. 30th


Tuesday, November 20, 2012


What is the message in this video? What is your opinion of bullies?

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Math Review for Geometry Test (Tues., Nov. 20th)

Watch the above video.  Answer the following questions:
1. Why is 360 degrees chosen as the measure of a full circle? (give two reasons from the video)
2. What angle do the hands of a clock make at 4:00?
3. Name the four types of angles demonstrated and their degrees. Show me an example of each one – labeled and with the degrees.
4. Tell me one more thing you learned from the video.

2000 Paper Cranes - A Memorial to Sadako Sasaki

First of all - Thanks to Catherine for making me a paper crane. It was very thoughtful of you. It made me think of the story of Sadako Sasaki. Have any of you read the book or seen the movie - A Thousand Paper Cranes?

Let's try and find out if Jeff was granted his wish to have his art sent to Japan.
Also what message is Jeff trying to get across?

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Interactive Group Response - Book Club/Lit. Circle

How well did you work in your group? After meeting with your Book Club group open the above link and fill out the responses.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Drawing a Parallelogram with Angles - due Fri., Nov. 16th (in class assignment)

Open the above link.  Follow the instructions (the video should help) and complete the exercise sheet questions (in your workbook).  Check your work using the answer sheet.

Drawing Angles - Due Friday, Nov. 16th (in class assignment)

Open the above link.  Follow the instructions and draw four of your own angles:
-two less than 180 degrees
-two more than 180 degrees (reflex)
*Make sure you label the degrees and type of angle.
(record answers in workbook & check with a partner)

Friday, November 9, 2012

Math POW - due Friday, Nov. 16th

Make sure you show me the math.
Once you are done answering the POW play the following game: Broken Calculator

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

In Flanders Fields by Major Dr. John McCrae, read by Linus @ 2:20

Watch the three videos below. You will be writing a Remembrance Day poem or prayer for religion (hopefully they will provide you with some inspiration). Which video did you prefer and tell me why? Post your answer.

SINK THE BISMARCK ~ sung by Johnny Horton

The Trews - Highway of Heroes

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

One Clip At A Time

Monday, November 5, 2012

Warplane Projects

Baron versus Beagle - The Original "Dogfight"

What character traits does Snoopy demonstrate in this video? Who is Snoopy fighting against and what kind of "dogfight" is this video referring to?  (Post your answers.)

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Introduction to Geometer's Sketchpad

Open the above link.  Split the screen and pull up Geometer's Sketchpad.  Follow the instructions and answer the questions. 

Remembrance Day Soldier Cries (Soldiers Cry)

Friday, November 2, 2012