Lines of Longitude and Latitude

How do lines of Latitude help to determine climate? Are high latitudes or low latitudes typically warmer weather? Why is this so?   The warmest weather does not usually depend on how high or low the line of latitude is, it is usually the equator which gets most of the heat since it is always … [Read more…]

Mystery Book Review: Ghostman

Rating out of 5: 4 I think this book was good and was fun to read. I don’t usually enjoy reading very much and am not a very active reader but I enjoyed reading this book. It has lots of action, and also some suspense and of course mystery. The main character is someone who … [Read more…]

Ferdinand Magellan Questions

Ferdinand Magellan – Discovering the Pacific Ocean Worksheet on extracts from “First Voyage Around the World” Section One: Language Development:  While reading, record any words you don’t already know.  When you have finished reading, choose seven of those words, define them, and record the sentence from which they came. Word Definition Sentence from the Text … [Read more…]

Process Journal

Process Journal: Date What I did What to do next: Tools & Materials used Pictures Oct 22 Today I started my rectagles and I am about halfway through my first step. I drew two rectangles on the plywood, and Mr.Thorburn cut them out for me. I then filed then so that they were smooth. I … [Read more…]

Infographic Citations

Works cited: “A Battle to Preserve a Visionary’s Bold Failure.” The New York Times. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Sept. 2013. <http://www.nytimes.com/2009/05/05/science/05tesla.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0>. “Nikola Tesla.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 29 Sept. 2013. Web. 30 Sept. 2013. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nikola_Tesla>. “Inventor Nikola Tesla Biography.” Inventor Nikola Tesla Biography. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Sept. 2013. <http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventors/tesla.htm>. “: The 10 Inventions of Nikola … [Read more…]

Scientific Application

Hypothesis I am trying to figure out which one takes more effort, to pick an item up, or to pull it up an inclined plane. I think that it will take less effort to pull the item on an inclined plane because the inclined plane is a simple machine which means it is meant to … [Read more…]