Use Bounce to annotate webpages and copy and paste links to them in the comments section. Use these reading strategies:
Ask a Question
Find articles here (please don’t watch videos today — we’ll be bringing headphones and watching videos next week):
Go to this New York Times page and find the “Weather” box at the upper right hand corner and find an article you want to read that answers your questions about natural disasters.
Natural Disasters at Discover Magazine
Natural Disasters at The Guardian
Please pick the best five answers in your year-end reflection in a Word document, and copy and paste them in the comments section of this post.
Please type the questions you pick, as well as the answers.
Research what equipment is needed in order to climb Mt. Everest. You can find a list here, or explore these links.
Then research what the equipment looks like and how much each piece costs. You can explore various links here.
Copy and past the images and costs for what you think are the twenty most important pieces of equipment. You can do that on Spaaze, Loose Leaves or EdCanvas (or try out other sites here).
Put them into these categories:
Clothing — Inner Wear
Clothing — Outer Wear
Protective Gear For Hands and Head
Food & Drink
Post the link to your project in the comments section of this post.
Here are instructions for the Famous Person Project.
Go to Spaaze and register, if you have not already.
Look at the categories you used for your Everest Data Set. Look for images on the Web to create a Picture Data Set using those same categories.
Find at least seven new images for each category, and add a caption with a related piece of new information to each image. Please put the new information in your own words and do not copy and paste it from another site.
When you data set is complete, copy and paste its url address into the comments section of this post.
Look at this chart of the ten tallest mountains in the world. Do some research on them using the Internet. Without including Everest, if you had to pick one you were going to climb, which one would it be? Why?
You have to pick one even if you don’t really want to climb any of them!
In mountain-climbing, a “fourteener” is a mountain that is taller than 14,000 feet. Look at this list of California Fourteeners. Follow the links to each one and learn more about them.
If you had to choose one, which would you most like to climb and why? Yes, you have to choose one.
Which one of the fourteeners would you least like to climb and why?