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Garden Science Week 3

This week I had 2 projects. The first project was a self-watering potted plant. The second project is a water garden.

Things you have to consider with your soil is that your soil must contain organic matter to provide minerals for all of your plants.The pH level is very important for your plant’s, a good soil pH level is about 6-6.5.

A couple things to remember when composting is to always keep your compost pile moist during warmer months, and then flip the compost every once in-awhile.  

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Essay lesson 10: Earth Materials

Earth is made up of rocks and rocks are made from minerals. Those minerals are made up of elements. Some of these minerals have two or more elements but some minerals only have one.

Minerals

 Minerals must naturally occur; it has to be earth made to be a mineral. They are not real if a scientist makes it. Minerals are inorganic which means they are dead. Minerals are crystalline  which means their atoms are formed together to make a 3D form. Minerals are solid which means they stay stable at room temperature. Many minerals have only two elements like salt .

Mining 

Mining  can be very dangerous like in 2010  lots of people got stuck in a mine but they all got out safely . There are three different mining methods: the first is underground mining.underground mining when they mine precious metals like gold ,silver and platinum. underground mining is very expensive so they have to get great value. Surface mining is the second major type of mining; it is less expensive and often base metals and minerals can be extracted from the surface. The third is placer mining often metals can be separated from sediment in rivers  or streams .There is a tool called the slooce trap that saves valuable  material and separates it from sediment .

Lesson 25 of personal finance

This week we talked about the morality of wealth. Wealth and money are not evil like the saying “Money is the root of all evil” which is a rewrite of a bible verse “The love of money is the root of all evil”.It is the intention for what that money will be used for which will make money evil or not. Wealth can be used both very badly and very well but it by itself is neither bad nor good. Wealth isn’t just about having lots of money, it can also be a mutual exchange between two people. If one person has a book that you really want and you have something that the other person wants then you can switch. The popularity of people is 10 times greater than it was a long time ago. All people are in a higher standard of living than people were a while ago. When looking at old pictures of people a long time ago you will see that not everyone had a very wealthy life and most lived in extreme poverty. And the work that they did was better than what they had a long time before that. There will never be enough of everything for everyone.

Lesson 20 of personal finance

This week we talked about ways to keep you from being distracted when doing something important and to use time better. When working on something, put your phone on silent or use something to filter your texts so it only comes through from people who are very important. Keep your phone at a distance so that you can’t see it light up. When writing make sure you are using good grammar and complete sentences. Write thing in hardcopy.

Lesson 50 of science

In this lesson i have to answer a practice scenario

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You are getting ready to leave after camping with friends at Ausable Chasm Campground. It is a sunny fall morning with expected afternoon showers. Temperature is expected to drop to 50 degrees during the night. Suddenly a woman comes up to your camp area inquiring about her 6-year-old daughter. She explains that her daughter (Jane) went missing about 10 minutes ago. The girl ran off into the woods with her dog. 

The terrain is rocky and bushy. The girl has black hair, a blue shirt, and blue jeans. The dog is a golden retriever (Silver). Your camp leader says he will contact the camp authorities. In the meantime, he asks you and three of your friends to conduct a hasty search in the area the girl went missing. You need to inform other campers of the missing girl’s name and description. If she is found, she must be brought back to your campsite. Otherwise everyone must return to the campsite in 30 minutes to go over a new plan.

Everyone must call her name and the dog’s name and listen for a response. Look for clues.

  • What do you need for the first 30 minutes?

I need search the forests and call the girl and dogs name while looking for a blue shirt and blue jeans and anything blonde colored

  • What clothing and equipment do you need for a longer search later if she is not found? Think through your clothing, shoes, and ready pack items. Also the weather, terrain, and possible needs of the subject.
  • Wool clothing
  • other layers of clothing
  • Comfortable shoes to walk in
  • First aid kit
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tarp
  • Tent
  • Fire starters
  • Coat
  • Flashlight

Science lesson 45

 Maintain a positive attitude in an emergency. When faced with an emergency, you can make wise decisions by not panicking and by thinking before acting. Your survival objectives can be met by adapting resources. Take a moment to consider your needs. Taking a closer look at what goes into making this tool is important. Take a critical look at your resources and make adjustments as needed to meet your goals. The number one thing you need shelter from is the weather. Your shelter needs will be determined by this. Your body heat can be insulated by finding a small, dry shelter or building one yourself. Don’t waste your energy and keep it simple. Stay away from cold surfaces such as the ground and cold structures. The cold ground is always the winner, so use a sleeping bag to insulate yourself instead. The energy that will be lost when you burn a fire must be weighed against the benefits of building a fire. In cold, wet, and shelter-less conditions, you need a fire to keep warm. The first step in building a fire is to experiment with different materials. You must remember that you are going to live no matter what happens if you are lost or injured. It is imperative that you take care of your brain so that you can survive. Despite the best efforts of food and water, you will not be able to survive if you lose the will to live.

Lesson 15 of Personal Finance

My weekly schedule

Monday 

9:30 wake up

10:00 start school

1:30 finish school 

1:30-7:00pm hang out with siblings

9:30 go to sleep

Tuesday 

9:30 wake up

10:00 start school

1:30 finish school 

1:30-7:00pm hang out with siblings

9:30 go to sleep

Wednesday 

9:30 wake up

10:00 start school

1:30 finish school 

1:30-3:30 hangout with siblings 

4:30-6:30 sports 

9:30 go to sleep

Thursday 

8:00 wake up 

10:00-11:00 sports

11:30 start school 

2:30 finish school

2:30-7:00 hang out with siblings

9:30 go to sleep

Friday

9:30 wake up

10:00 start school

1:30 finish school 

1:30-7:00pm hang out with siblings

9:30 go to sleep

Lesson 10 of personal finance

3 things i can change to use time better

In this week of personal finance I learned more about ways to manage and save time.One of the 3 things I can do to use time better is to schedule things I have to get done. So instead of spending all of my time on one thing I can set reminders to take breaks and switch between different things to give my brain a break. Second, putting away things that may distract me such as my phone. If I turn my phone off and put it out of sight then I might not feel like I need to check. When I can’t see it or hear it, it won’t distract me. Third, I can do the harder assignments first. When doing the harder assignments first it will be easier to do the easier assignment after. Plus, I won’t be so drained when it comes time to do the harder one. I can save my time and energy by shutting what i have to do that day, putting away things that may distract me and doing harder assignments first and the easier assignments after the hard assignments. 

Lesson 40 of science

Inmthis week of science I learned about ICS or the incident command system. When part of the incident command system you will need a unity of command so you know who is in charge when there are groups of people from all over the country or sometimes world to help. You must know how to understand common terminology like code words and such. When out in a search and rescue environment you must wear appropriate clothes for the weather. So if it is cold and wet you don’t want to wear cotton because it absorbs moisture and will freeze in the cold. If you’re wearing wool and it gets wet it will trap hot air bubbles keeping you warm but it’s not good in the wind. When wearing synthetic material they are more water resistant and will dry up easily. Lastly you will want a first aid kit.

Lesson 35 of science

In this week of science we learned about SAR or search and rescue. Search and rescue is normally used when one person or a group of people have gone missing. They treat it like an emergency until they find the location of the people or people who were lost. Once they know the location of the people who have gone missing they will start a rescue procedure for that person and the location they are in. it is good to know a way to access the search and rescue near you or anywhere you visit overseas.

Lesson 5 of personal finance

In this week of personal finance I learned about what will be happening in this year and going over what will be learned. I find that I rarely buy small expenses such as fast food, music, and apps etc. I never really find myself short of cash. There are a few ways of not being so short of cash that I think would help me save some money. like looking in more than one place or store before buying something to see if i could get a better deal. I also think I would save more money by not buying more than what I came for. if I went into a store to get 2 or 3 things I would only walk out with 4 things most of the time I would have more than that. Cutting down on small expenses would also benefit me by saving money. So instead of buying a lot of things that are like 3 or 5 dollars, I could save my money so one day I could buy something that I really want or need. I think it would benefit me if when I do go to a store I go straight to the section of the store I need to be at instead of wandering around and finding more things.

Lesson 180 of science

In this week of science of sharpening knives. First soak bench stones in water for about 5-10 minutes. Then take it out and place it on a flat surface. Keeping the stone wet, place the knife of the stone and tilting it until the edge bevel it flat. Slide it across the stone diagonally keeping the bevel flat. Do this for around 8 or 9 strokes. Then repeat coming back the other way. Then do 8 ordinating the directions. Remember to do this on the part of the knife closest to the handle. 

I would like to thank Mr. Daniel Dignan for this year of science.