Carnivorous caterpillar from West Maui Watershed Presentation- Yeah, Baby!!
Monday, January 13
West Maui Watershed- 'Aina
Homework-( 'Aina Only) Reflection Letter to WMW guide (see classroom handout for requirements). Draft submitted via Google Docs. Final Draft on paper with illustration due Thursday, January 16.
Tuesday, January 14
West Maui Watershed- Kai
Homework-( Kai Only)
Reflection Letter to WMW guide (see classroom handout for requirements). Draft submitted via Google Docs. Final Draft on paper with illustration due Thursday, January 16.
Wednesday, January 15Molecules Matter, Part II
Homework- Complete Write Up for "Molecules MAtter, Part II"- Due Thursday
Thursday, Janaury 16
States of Matter Demonstration and Class Notes
Mini Quiz- Molecules Matter Part I and Illustrated Vocabulary January 9 (10 pts.)
('Aina ONLY, Kai watched this in class on Wednesday)
Review states of matter by watching
Science Friday- Virtual Assignment
We visited West Maui Watershed where the strawberry guava is a major invasive threat to the native forest of Maui.
In Scinece Inquiry:
1. LIST three threats that the unchecked sprad of strawberry guava presents to our native forest.
2. WATCH the video about the spread of little fire ant on Hawai'i Island. It is located on the homepage at
3. ANSWER these questions after watching the video:
a. Where on Maui have little fire ants been found?
b. What problems are associated with the species little fire ants on both people, agriculture and the environment? Why are people so worried about the spread of this species?
c. What is special about little fire at colonies that makes them so successful at spreading?
e. What things are being done on Hawaii Island and on tohre islands to stop the spread of little fire ants?
TEST your yard. (OPTIONAL- extra credit, 5 pts.) By following the procedure in http://www.littlefireants.com/fact%20sheet%203%20-%20lfa%20survey.pdf
The following sites can be accessed during clas and lab time when all assigned clas work has been completed:
(the first link is to an interactive that is so cool, I almost can't stand it!)