This week, students continued to explore evidence of evolution and started to describe how organisms are related with phylogenetic trees. At the end of the week, they took an assessment on how well they can evaluate that evidence.
Students finished reading
this week in English class this week. They also spent class time writing and illustrating a children’s book and creating a 3D depiction of a character or scene (see below) from the epic.
This past week, students in Global Studies investigated modern definitions of Human Rights as created by the United Nations and researched ways in which human rights are violated through human trafficking. Students investigated examples of child labor, debt labor, and child soldiers throughout the world and created presentations that highlight and attempt to understand the reasons why human rights are not universal.
AP Human Geography
Students in APHG completed the AP exam last Tuesday. Mr. Dahnke and Mr. Baumann were both pleased with how positive the students were regarding how prepared they felt they were and the work that students put in the last couple weeks as they prepared for the exam. After the exam, students will be working on their dossier project linked in Google Classroom. Before starting that project however, students "decompressed" from the exam on Wednesday by competing between houses for the quickest group to complete a vintage map of the world!
This week in health class, students reflected on their overall health and wellness by writing a letter to themselves. They considered their current strengths and weaknesses and set goals for the future.