What's Your Question, Group 8

Preston's Exploration edit

What's Your Question?

Preston S.
Preston S. learning journal
key questions: how many people are in the need of food (hunger)
answer: 925 million
resource:worldhunger.org
for more info go to http://www.whunger.webs.com/

I observed a basket ball hoop out side the science lab
basketball_pds1
me and my dad when i first got my basket ball and hoop.


Push Your Thinking:

What other connections can I draw to my observation?
  • me and my sister casey playing.
  • my mom taking me to the park.
  • karlie playing last year.
  • casey playing this year.
  • me wanting to play when i was five.
  • me playing now.
  • my first basket .

Probe with Questions:

What questions did your observations, thoughts or connections raise?
  • when did it come to bcs?
  • how long has it been here?
  • do kids use it?

what i wonder about the world

  • why is it a sphere
  • why is it green and blue
  • why is there so much water


Jackson's Exploration edit

Jacksons Learning Journal

Key Question: Did the earth have only one landform at one time?

Mammoth Cave National Park

Jacksons Wonder Answer

What's Your Question?

Jackson C.

I observed the BCS Wind Turbine.
wind_turbine_pds1
I wonder how much energy it collects each day.


Push Your Thinking:

What other connections can I draw to my observation?
  • I visited a Dam in North Carolina, that creates energy.
  • How people I know create there own energy.

Probe with Questions:

What questions did your observations, thoughts or connections raise?
  • How long will the turbine last (in years)?
  • How much energy does the turbine collect per day?
  • What things in the school does the turbine power?




Wonders About our World

  • How did the continents become shaped as they are?
  • Was the earth all one landform at one time?
  • How was ice and snow created?
  • How does the earth spin?
  • How does the earth revolve around the sun?
  • Why is the earth covered in mostly water?
  • Why is earth the only place we can live on?



Will's Exploration edit

What's Your Question?

Will R.
key question: Did South America and Antartica connect?

Will's Learning Journal

I observed a water drain near the playground next to a garbage can.

drain_pds1

It made me think of the time that Ryan, Jordan, Jacob and I made a giant dam after a rainstorm.
We used woodchips and branches to block the water.
wrr1 Learning journal

Push Your Thinking:

What other connections can I draw to my observation?
  • it looks like the sun
  • it also looks like a spider web which reminds me that I hate spiders
  • it reminds me of water which then makes me think of Walloon Lake
  • water also reminds me of the Wave Pool I went to this summer

Probe with Questions:

What questions did your observations, thoughts or connections raise?
  1. What happens to the water after it goes down the drain?
  2. Do you think the cracks were caused by the water going into the drain?
  3. Do you think the drains are made in great big factories?
  4. Do scientists study the best patterns to be on drains?

wonders about the world.

  • did aliens make the pyramids?
  • did antartica and south america connect?
  • How do tides go up and down
  • Is there life in outer space besides earth?



Jonny's Exploration edit

Hollie's Page

What's Your Question?

<enter your first name and last name initial here>
Hollie R.
<record & identify 'what you observed' here'>

I observed the baseball diamond.

<post a picture of your observation here>



<record 'what it made you think', here>

Is it in good shape after alot of kids played on it.

Push Your Thinking:

What other connections can I draw to my observation?
  • That they fix the beachers.
  • That people use it alot and it wore down.

Probe with Questions:

What questions did your observations, thoughts or connections raise?
  • Why did they fix the bleachers, did the need more or less.
  • why is the no fence out in the outfeild.

Wonders about our world:

  • What are the "dots" on the globe in Google Earth?