Think about some rabbit trails you went down this week… What question took you down that hole? Pick something to put down on your HW Checklist. (Please, please, please turn in a checklist!)



Share with us (on that handy HW checklist!) some of the concepts or topics you are learning during this study time on your own! How might they relate to what you learn in this class?


  • Carry On, Mr. Bowditch – we hope you’ve finished this required book for the 1st semester AND that it stays with you – hopefully you’ll make a lot of connections between it and the many things you continue to learn elsewhere! Now, pick at least 2 more options that interest you. See #5 below: Elective Resource List.
  • Science: “Energy, Forces and Motion”
    • Usborne Encyclopedia of Science, pgs 106-151
      • This week we will focus on Floating & Flight (138-145)
      • Watch at least 2 videos on any of the topics from this section of pages
  • Philosophy for Kids: Questions #21 and #22 (pgs 66-70)
    • Be ready to discuss these in class!
    • Write down your thoughts and favorite parts in your notebook.



If you haven’t yet, fill out BOTH of the following worksheets and bring them to class (if you don’t want us to hunt you down, and your parents) 🙂

Science Project ideas were DUE Oct. 6th. You’ve got a whole month left to work on your project, test things out, figure out mistakes, take measurements, analyze your numbers and come to conclusions you can share with the class at our Science Fair on Nov 17th!



Choose at least 2 more options this semester from the list:

Electives Resource List OR use the link in the upper right corner of this website.


**BONUS: Presentations!**

Thanks to everyone who presented in class – great job!!

Presentations continue this week: Oct 20th!

Make sure you’ve claimed your topic: Presentation SIGN UP

Remember to fill out the Presentation Worksheet to help you prepare.

You each will have 5 minutes to help us learn why your topic made important contributions to the world and to share your favorite fun facts! How interactive can you make your presentation? What supplies do you need from us – whiteboard, outside space, tv, etc.? Please let us know!

Next up:

  • Doug
  • Darian
  • Hyrum
  • Shawn
  • Dylan
  • Katelynn
  • Shandiin
  • Simon
  • Connor
  • Eli


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