Category Archives: Grade 7

A sense of scale: The Earth’s atmosphere on a piece of paper

Large/long distances are difficult to experience, let alone imagine. This past week in our middle school science class we tried to develop a sense of scale as it relates to the thickness of the Earth’s atmosphere, a topic that we … Continue reading

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Well, it’s about time!!!

What time do you get up in the morning? What time do you go to school? How much time does it take you to eat your lunch? What is your bedtime? What time is it now? We ask questions about … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Mass of a Very Special Tree

Today was the official start of our Grade 7 Plant Unit, in which we took some time to become familiar with “The President,” a giant sequoia tree found in northern California. Scientists believe that this tree is the largest giant sequoia … Continue reading

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