It is up to you to finish all assigned work. You have no excuses. You have been given many extra days to complete any unfinished work. You will have until 2 pm tomorrow to finish all assignments. That is when I will do the final input of grades for the trimester.
If you are finished with the first 31 assignments you need to finish The Amazing Dare Dozen. The score to beat is 1167. If you beat that score you will receive 10 pts. of extra credit.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Monday, June 17, 2013
I'm out for today (nanny is sick)
To this point there have been 32 different assignments. Including today you have 3 class days to finish all assignments.
Some of you are on track and will get 5 credits. Others of you are missing some/many assignments and will end up with no grade and zero credits.
This class and the computers are for completing assigned classwork. Do not listen to music through the computer. Do not watch videos. Do not waste time socializing. In short, get to work.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
#32 The Amazing Dare Dozen (the final graded assignment for this class)
This Assignment is only to be done after everything else is finished.
Go here and play The Amazing Dare Dozen until you reach the finish line. Take a screen shot of your final score and post it to a new blog post titled "I finished the Amazing Dare Dozen." This assignment is for those that have completed all assignments for this class. Once you complete this game you will have the opportunity to do other "school appropriate" things on the internet.My current high score is 1167.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Assignment #31 Free Choice
You can write about anything school appropriate as long as you fulfill the following requirements.
At least 150 words
At least 3 paragraphs
At least 3 pictures
At least 1 link to a related website.
If you can not find pictures and/or a link to your topic, then you must choose another topic.
At least 150 words
At least 3 paragraphs
At least 3 pictures
At least 1 link to a related website.
If you can not find pictures and/or a link to your topic, then you must choose another topic.
Monday, June 10, 2013
Assignment #30 Internet research
Do some internet research on GMOs (genetically modified organisms). What/who is Monsanto? Read a few different websites to familiarize yourself with the topic.
1) Write a one paragraph (at least 3 sentences) summary about what GMOs are. Include at least 1 sentence about Monsanto.
2) Write a one paragraph (at least 3 sentences) summary of your opinion of GMOs.
3) Include at least 1 link to a related website.
1) Write a one paragraph (at least 3 sentences) summary about what GMOs are. Include at least 1 sentence about Monsanto.
2) Write a one paragraph (at least 3 sentences) summary of your opinion of GMOs.
3) Include at least 1 link to a related website.
Friday, June 7, 2013
After today there are 8 school days left.
To this point there have been 29 different assignments. There will be at least 3 more assignments during the next 8 class days.
Some of you are on track and will get 5 credits. Others of you are missing some/many assignments and will end up with no grade and zero credits.
This class and the computers are for completing assigned classwork. Do not listen to music through the computer. Do not watch videos. Do not waste time socializing. In short, get to work.
Some of you are on track and will get 5 credits. Others of you are missing some/many assignments and will end up with no grade and zero credits.
This class and the computers are for completing assigned classwork. Do not listen to music through the computer. Do not watch videos. Do not waste time socializing. In short, get to work.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Assignment #29 Use your brain
Today's Blog assignment will show in the Schoolloop gradebook as 10 pts. For every problem you correctly complete (111) you will receive a point. Problem #12 is worth 9 points. You may collaborate with others to solve the problems. If you do not do this assignment then you will get a 0 (zero). If you do this assignment correctly then you could earn as much as 20 points which would be 10 pts extra credit.
Number each answer that you do in your blog post. Fully explain your answers when necessary.
1.) Using a tap or filled pool or a magical waterfall, a three gallon container and a five gallon container, can you measure exactly 4 gallons, you may empty the containers down the drain or on the ground or back into the pool? Explain why or why not. You can't guess or estimate.
2.) Jack has three daughters and each has one brother. How many children does Jack have?
3.) Three teachers were discussing how long they had been teaching.
Adam and Betty had been teaching for a total of 36 years.
Charleen and Betty had been teaching for a total of 22 years.
Charleen and Adam had been teaching for a total of 28 years.
How long had each been teaching?
Adam and Betty had been teaching for a total of 36 years.
Charleen and Betty had been teaching for a total of 22 years.
Charleen and Adam had been teaching for a total of 28 years.
How long had each been teaching?
4.) At dawn on Monday a small gecko fell into a bucket that was 12 inches deep.
During the day it climbed up 3 inches, however, during the night it fell back 2 inches.
On what day did the small gecko finally manage to climb out of the bucket?
During the day it climbed up 3 inches, however, during the night it fell back 2 inches.
On what day did the small gecko finally manage to climb out of the bucket?
5.) Which is larger, the number of seconds in a week or the number of minutes in a year? By how much?
6.) If you were to spell out the numbers in full starting with one, (One, Two, Three, etc), how far would you have to go until you found the letter 'A'?
7.) Last week I spent half of my money on a new jacket and then I spent half of that amount on some new trousers. I was left with $24.50. How much did I spend?
8.) If I give you seven Fuji apples, you will then have five times as many as I would then have, however, if you give me seven Fuji apples, we will then both have the same number of Fuji apples. How many Fuji apples do I currently have?
9.) An fire ant has six legs, a black spider has eight legs and a field mouse has four legs. In my backyard zoo, I recently counted 612 legs which came from an equal number of each of these animals.
Can you identify how many animals there are in my zoo?
Can you identify how many animals there are in my zoo?
10.) What would be the number you get if you divide 400 by 1/2 and add 7?
11.) Which number is larger, the number of seconds in a day or the number hours in 10 years? By how much?
12.) Go here. It's the extra credit problem on the left side of the webpage. Worth up to 9 points.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013
Assignment #28

Monday, June 3, 2013
Assignment #27 Ten Words
Write five (5) nouns that best describe you as a person. Do not waste one of those nouns by using man or woman. Consider your gender a given.
Write five (5) adjectives that best describe you as a person.
You will get one point for each of the 5 nouns you type and each of the 5 adjectives for a total of ten points.
This is a very short assignment designed to give you easy points and to allow you extra time to complete any unfinished assignments. In order to earn 5 credits in this class all assignments must be done.
Write five (5) adjectives that best describe you as a person.
You will get one point for each of the 5 nouns you type and each of the 5 adjectives for a total of ten points.
This is a very short assignment designed to give you easy points and to allow you extra time to complete any unfinished assignments. In order to earn 5 credits in this class all assignments must be done.
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