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Day: February 20, 2018

Math : Worksheet on area and perimeter

Math : Worksheet on area and perimeter

Grade7 – G7 Cognizance,G7 Envisage
Homework assigned by: honey.jalan@fountainheadschools.org
Submission Date: Wed Feb 21 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (IST)
Internet Required: No
Details: Dear students,
Please complete the blueprint worksheet which was given in class in your notebook.
Expected Time: 20 minutes

Gentle Reminder: NES National Science Fest 2018 on 24th February,2018

Gentle Reminder: NES National Science Fest 2018 on 24th February,2018

Dear students,

NES International School Mumbai, Swapnanagari, Mulund west, Mumbai – 400082-in association with South Asian International Baccalaureate schools association has arranged a competition for Grades 7,8,9 and 11 on 24th February,2018. Interested students should send their names by email to Manish sir latest by 20th February,2018.

There are different categories under which you can register yourself as below:

1.Science working model

Category (Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-group of 3 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 3 member

Rules :
Dynamic and not static models
Models to be prepared by students themselves
Students must be prepared to answer judges’
questions about the content and development
of their projects.
A Team of maximum 3 students can participate.

2.Science Quiz Competition

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-Group of 2 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 2 member

Event Details :
Various rounds of question answer sessions

based on scientific and technological
know-how

3.Scientific drawing and painting

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-Group of 2 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 2 member

Rules :

Only poster colours, water colours and pencil colours allowed

Sketch pens, ink pens, oil colours, refill pens and wax crayons are not allowed

Drawing sheets will be supplied to the students. All other materials to be brought
by students themselves

4.Science Fiction competition

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-3 individual

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-3 individual

Event Details :
The competition in-charge will assign a
topic on the spot.

Rules :

Maximum word count – 500 words

It should be entirely the original work of the entrant and not have been published
previously

5.JAM(Just a minute) competition

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-Group of 2 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 2 member

Rules :
The Participants are challenged to speak for one
minute on a given science subject without
“repetition, hesitation, or deviation.”

6.Film making

Category (Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-group of 3 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 3 member

Rules :

Film Duration – 5 Minutes

The student should try to make the film interesting to watch and also ensure that
that enough details are put in towards the science background of the student’s project.
Student could add graphs and other visuals to demonstrate his/her work.
The judges will review the summaries and films, and will assess against the
given criteria

7.Essay Writing

Grades :
Sub-Junior Group – Grades 5 to 7
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group -Grades 11 and 12
Event Details :
The competition in-charge will assign
a topic on the spot.

8.Skit

Event Details :
The skits would be based on the theme
“Science & Technology in to-day Society”.
Grades :
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group – Grades 11 and 12

Rules :

A Skit (8 to 10 minutes) should be presented by a group of 5 students, thus inducing a sense of scientific awareness among the audience.

9.Science Spelling Bee Competition :

Grades :
Sub-Junior Group – Grades 5 to 7
Note :

All instructions will be given at the time of the event
Event Details :
Test of Scientific Vocabulary

 

10.Science Story Telling-

Grades :

Sub-Junior Group – Grades 5 to 7
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group-Grades 11 and 12

Event Details:
Every participant will be given a Science
story suitable for narration on Scientific
method using Forest animals, 20 minutes
before the contest. Ability and talent
in narration will be evaluated.

11.Space Colony Design Competition
Grades :
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group – Grades 11 and 12
Note :
Only one team comprising 3 members
from each category – Junior group
and senior group to participate

Rules:

Students will be given the Task to design a new Colony, to be discovered as a habitable
celestial body. The task is to design a Colony, complete with green houses, laboratory,
living quarters, rocket launch pads and industry to create fuel, using a combination of
the resources on the new celestial body and move cargo from the earth. In addition to
building the model, the students are to create a poster to accompany the model. This
poster should explain succinctly the reasons students chose to build the Colony either
on the Moon or Mars or other celestial body, its location on the space and what
resources from the Moon or Mars could be used to build a colony. Creativity has to be
demonstrated in the use of the type of energy that will sustain the colony.

For the purpose of this competition, students can attempt one of the following:

1.Create a variety of sketches on paper to represent the possible colony area in the
celestial body.
OR
2. Create a 3 – D model using any material like cardboard, paper, etc.

Rules for students who opt to build a model: (To be followed strictly)

a.All structures must be labelled clearly.
b. Materials for the space colony design competition will be provided.

There is no entry fee

Amount for food and travel expenses will be acknowledged to you by 20th Feb.

Amount will be deducted from imprest account.

One student can participate in one category only

Regards,

Manish Tiwari

Math : Area and Perimeter

Math : Area and Perimeter

Grade7 – G7 Perspicacity
Homework assigned by: shraddha.patel@fountainheadschools.org
Submission Date: Wed Feb 21 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (IST)
Internet Required: No
Details: Complete the worksheet named ‘Blueprint of the ground floor’ given in the class today.
Expected Time: 30 minutes

Math : coordinate geometry

Math : coordinate geometry

Grade8 – G8 Vivacity
Homework assigned by: shraddha.patel@fountainheadschools.org
Submission Date: Thu Feb 22 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (IST)
Internet Required: No
Details: Complete Q.1, 2 and 4 from exercise 14A from Haese and Harries reference book in your math notebook/graph book with necessary steps.
Note – Kindly cross-check your answers as well without fail.
Expected Time: 20 minutes

Math : Coordinate geometry

Math : Coordinate geometry

Grade8 – G8 Ardour
Homework assigned by: shraddha.patel@fountainheadschools.org
Submission Date: Wed Feb 21 2018 00:00:00 GMT+0530 (IST)
Internet Required: No
Details: Complete exercise 14A from Haese and Harries reference book in your math notebook/ graph book with necessary steps.
Note – Kindly cross-check your answers as well without fail.
Expected Time: 20 minutes

Recap of the Day 1 – 20/02/18

Recap of the Day 1 – 20/02/18

UOI:

Moving further with the case study on Petrol students learnt about the

Source – Where do we get Petrol from ?

Management – How Petrol reaches to us ?

Uses – What are the uses of Petrol ?

Students also watched the following video to deepen their understanding.

Language:

  • Chapter 15 – ‘A Shock for the Toys’ of the reader ‘The Magic Faraway Tree’  was read and discussed using the comprehension strategy. 
  • Read aloud was done.

Homework:

  • Complete the given worksheet.
  • LWE – Complete the exercises of Week 17 Day 4 and 5 and Home Weekend task.
Grade 5 Coalition – 20th February’18

Grade 5 Coalition – 20th February’18

Note

Star of the day : Yashvi Sheth

[Highlight Of The Day]

Math

Students moved a step further by implementing the concept of angles while naming and constructing it. They were introduced to the geometry tool, protractor, for the same.

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Students explored various sub-aspects of the characteristics of a civilisation.

Language

Reader – The Tale of Despereaux

Students understood the process of answering open-ended questions. The questions were taken from the previously read chapters of the reader.

Homework

Math

A)  Visit the links posted on the Blendspace link, tile – 6 and 7.

Blendspace link : https://www.tes.com/lessons/yZTZqaWp46LdAQ/shape and space

B)  Construct and identify the type of angles given below in the geometry notebook:
1)   ∠ABC – 45°
2)  ∠XYZ – 110°
3)  Draw a right angle PQR
4)  ∠TUV – 150°
5)  ∠ABC – 210°
6)  ∠STU – 30°
7)  ∠XYZ – 250°

Language

Reader – The Tale of Despereaux

Read chapter 31 and 32 and use the strategy of annotation.

[Unit Of Inquiry]

Visit the Blendspace link given below and take notes in the UOI notebook as per the discussion done in class today.

Blendspace link : https://www.tes.com/lessons/qau08lhCikXDtA/mesopotamia