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Hands-On Learning in Science

Things have been busy in science!  7th-grade students have been learning about ecosystems. They built an ecosystem biome in a shoebox. I have attached some pictures of some of the boxes. We just finished a lab where they were . . .

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7th Grade Eats Their Homework

7th grade has been busy so far this year! Our first chapter was on the Cell System. We learned each part of the cell and it's function. We compared animal cells to plant cells. For a review of the chapter, we made edible cells. In . . .

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Mrs. Melody Dickerson: Homepage

Mrs. Melody Dickerson Google Site Homepage

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Reptile Adventures

On March 20, 2019, the Zoology class and science club took a trip to Kirksville, where they visited the A.T. Still museum of osteopathy to learn about the origins of homeopathic medicine. After that, they visited the greenhouse at Truman . . .

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Inside Out

  Y uck, this stinks! Was a common phrase heard as Zoology students got their first hands-on experience with dissection. Throughout the course, students learn about different types of animals, from the very simple to the much . . .

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Ecological Problem Solving

Recently, students in Environmental Science have been studying about soils and agriculture. In order to get a little more hands-on experience, they were tasked with designing a system to prevent soil erosion, which is one of the main . . .

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Attitude Makes a Difference

As we quickly approach the end of the year, some of you may think that we have finally finished this first semester while others may be in disbelief that it has gone by so quickly. Regardless of how you look at it, having the right . . .

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Working Hard Pays Off

Over the past several weeks, the two seventh grade science classes have been in competition with each other to earn a demonstration day. To earn points toward the demo day, the class as a whole had to be focused, ready to learn and have . . .

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Gooey Mixtures in Science Club

Every week, the science club meets on Fridays. Usually, students are working on their Science Olympiad events for the competition held at Truman State University in February, but this Friday they got into the spirit of Halloween with some . . .

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All in the name of Science!

Science is all about curiosity and discovery. It is also about understanding different cultures and how they interact with the environment. This week in Chemistry II, students took on a multicultural experience in science through a taste . . .

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Science, Scholar Bowl and Sophomore Class: Mrs. Parajara

Back for her second year at Putnam County R-I, Mrs. Heather Parajara πŸ‘©πŸ»‍🏫is looking forward to another exciting year helping students learn more about the world they live in through a variety of science classes.βš› Mrs. Parajara grew . . .

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