Sunday, November 30, 2014

Thursday, November 27, 2014



Part One - Joy Day Scavenger Hunt - Watch the video below and listen to the song. What does Advent mean to you? How does the song relate to Advent? Post your response. You will get Part Two of our Joy Day Scavenger Hunt in class.  Remember to watch out for Scrooge!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Update on Rosetta Probe

Open the above link and get an update on the Rosetta Probe landing.

Write a summary on the update and post. Make sure you include anything new.

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Pringles Chip Challenge

Wednesday, November 12, 2014


The name of the mission (landing Philae on a comet) is Rosetta. It's named after the Rosetta Stone. The Rosetta Stone was an ancient stone that was used to decipher the meaning of Egyptian hieroglyphics. What do the two Rosetta's have in common? (Post your response.)

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Halton Catholic District School Board will once again be running its ‘Keeping Christ in Christmas' student contest, which will run between November 14 and November 30, 2014. Students will have an opportunity to submit entries that best describe the theme of the contest, ‘Keeping Christ in Christmas’. The winners, one elementary student and one secondary student, will each receive an IPad Mini, donated by the OECTA Elementary and OECTA Secondary Units. The winners will have their artwork showcased on the Board's website, and will be recognized at a future Board meeting. All submissions will be featured on the Board’s website during the Christmas season.
 Previous Winning Submissions:

Monday, November 10, 2014

Friday, November 7, 2014

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Structures & Forces

Open the above link and complete all four activities.  Post one thing you learned in each section.

Open and explore the above links.  Post three interesting things you learned in each video.  You may use point form.

Forces of Nature
Open the above link and explore some forces of nature: 

Tornadoes, Volcanoes, Hurricanes, and Earthquakes

Pick two and compare their effects on structures.


Watch the above video and check out the History or Aviation poster in our classroom.  Do you think anything is missing?  (Post your response.)

Open the above links.  Using the information provided answer the following questions:
1.  What is an airfoil?
2.  How does an airplane fly?
3.  How does a bird fly through the air?
*Make sure all answers are in your own words.  You may add diagrams.

Sunday, November 2, 2014