Enrichment Activities

School Closure Activities:
PHYSICS 

If school is closed click on the following link to access videos for physics.
Watch a video appropriate to the content we are currently learning in class. After you have watched the video scroll down, print out the worksheet and complete the worksheet. 
 
Design a roller coaster:
http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/hew06.sci.phys.maf.rollercoaster/energy-in-a-roller-coaster-ride/                   
Upon completion of the build, open the support material and then answer Discussion Questions about the coaster you built.
 
another choice: http://www.physicsclassroom.com/
Read the tutorial and solve one of the interactive classroom scenarios, print the final scenario answers.
 
Physics game:   

http://www.freegameempire.com/games/The-Incredible-Machine

 
 Forensics
If school is closed click on the following link to access a forensics crime scene link.
http://forensics.rice.edu/index.html
Work from the beginner link and learn about each aspect of solving a crime scene. Check out the characters, then go to game features.
Complete the walkthrough:
#2 Canine Caper
#3 Burning Star
#4 Bitter Pill
#5 Fatal Interaction
Take the quiz after you work through each part, and print the answers.    
 
Horticulture:
If school is closed click on the following link to access an agriculture simulator game:
www.agriculturalsimulator.com
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The release of Agricultural Simulator 2013 brings you back to the fields, being a hobby farmer without getting your hands dirty! Imagine yourself controlling your fields, feeding the livestock and buying/selling hardware and goods, all things you can relate to Agricultural Simulator. Good planning, some knowledge of what your doing and a little skill are the key to your success. Are you ready for a country life? Then start your farming career with Agricultural Simulator 2013!
 
Chemistry
If school is closed click on the following link to access a chemistry website       https://chemfiesta.org/.   

Look at the topics available and find the one that relates to the topic we are studying.  Complete the unit. Print last page.

Environmental Science
Go to the site
https://sites.google.com/a/beloit.edu/k-12_education/home/k-12/pdf/THEDISTANCEBETWEENUSANDTHEM.pdf?attredirects=0
Do the project on:
THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US AND THEM: SEA FLOOR SPREADING IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
Complete the project.  Print page and hand in.
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