Category Archives: 4º ESO SCIENCE

Fossil hunters!!

During this last term, our teacher Sara proposed a contest around the city for us. We had to find a fossil in a clothes shop in a mall, identify it, tell her about the era or period from which it … Continue reading

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Metamorphosis!!

This year we have been able to study the process of metamorphosis in both vertebrates and invertebrates, by studying tadpoles and silk worms. It has been so funny and interesting to see all their changes, and take care of them. … Continue reading

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World Environment Day 2017

On the 5th of june we have celebrated UN World Environment Day 2017. This year’s hashtag has been #Iamwithnature, so we prepared a photocall in which everybody can take a picture with that message and then upload it to their … Continue reading

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Video Conference with the JOIDES Resolution

During our Geology lessons, we have contacted with the scientific drilling ship JOIDES Resolution, used by the International Ocean Discovery Program, who was currently on an expedition in the South China Sea. On board, scientists from all around the world, … Continue reading

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SCIENTIFIC CULTURE

SCIENTIFIC CULTURE 4th ESO                           Aroa García Arias, Javier Martín Benavente, Teresa Nieto Peñas -Scientific culture is a new subject. It consists in learning about the world around us by the elaboration of projects. This time our task was learning … Continue reading

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DNA extraction in the lab

For our second lab practice this year, we went to the laboratory to extract and observe DNA from human and tomato cells. DNA is the desoxyribonucleic acid, and it is the molecule which contains our genetic information, the code to … Continue reading

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Observing cells under a microscope.

We have spent a couple of days working in the Science Lab on a project related with our first lesson about “Cell structure”. For many of us, it was our first time in the laboratory performing an activity using microscopes … Continue reading

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What an incredible journey!

Taking advantage of google earth pro (now free!!) and tour builder as main tools for promoting active learning, critical thinking, collaborative work and of course creativity, fouth level students want to take us on an incredible journey all around the … Continue reading

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I don’t smoke. Do you? Drugs (Part 3)

  When it comes to thinking about if you should start smoking or not, say simply NO! If you are already  a smoker, this is a unique opportunity to quit! There are so many wonderful ways to enjoy life to … Continue reading

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Alcohol. Drugs (Part 2)

This lesson was not aimed to be the typical ‘ alcohol talk’ teenagers expect to receive from parents and teachers. Instead, I just wanted to show you some biology facts related to comsumption of alcohol and encourage you to think … Continue reading

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