HAMMERHEAD PUP FOUND AT WAIPUILANI BEACH PARK 8/12/13
Field Science Block
Seed Dispersal: Wind, Wing Wave inquiry
Complete your Seed Dispersal Investigation data sheet from today's inquiry in class. You need to have three seeds which have been tested for dispersal method along with your conclusion of how the seeds would have arrived on Maui. Your ideas about how the seed would get to Hawai'i needs to be based on evidence from your data.
Each seed needs to be identified either by name or by detailed scientific drawing with distinguishing features noted and including a scale or unit of measurement.
Wednesday, August 28
Global and Local Wind Patterns
Reading weather maps, Interpreting surface observation symbols. Weather measurement and conversion of units.
View sample weather forecasts and make observations of common elements.
In your science notes, make a list of any descriptive weather or geographic terms used in the 3-day forecast. Be sure to note what units of quantitative measurement (numerical quantities) and subjective or comparative measurements ("warmer", "humid", "hot", etc) are used.
Thursday, August 29- September
Complete items #1-3 on page #3 of Weather and Wind Pattern- Forecast Project Organizer
You may complete this assignment via email OR you may write it in your science notes.
Homework- Due Tuesday, September 3 for 'Aina
Homework- Due Wednesday, September 4 for Kai
Some Resources from Mrs. Kaufman for the Weather Forecast Project:
http://www.noaa.gov/ (great for radar, satellite images, marine forecast)
http://www.prh.noaa.gov/hnl/ (our local NOAA weather, storm systems)
http://www.hawaiiweathertoday.com/maui.php (maui weather with narrative)