Welcome to PCS! Use this site for resources for PCS Intro to Science I.
Here are a couple of articles if you are reading a macro article.
The evolution of the feather from dinosaurs.
Made in China-Our Toxic Polluted Air
Recal of the Wild-How to restore land and make it like before humans were there.
Talks about the destruction of nature, and about how people are losing their connections with nature and animals and have an illusion about what nature is.
Talk to Me
Experiments about trying to communicate with dolphins. Studies brains of dolphins compared to the brains of humans.
Summarize how your background has affected your educational history. What has helped you? What do you need to work on? Where will it lead you?
What is your end goal? Get a good education? To learn? To struggle? To get good grades? Think carefully about this. Why are you here?
Pick from one of the following articles on DNA to do your weekly reading on. Try to think about the significance of DNA, it's structure, and why it's important in the cell and our bodies.
-A good introduction to DNA and then interesting look into how our DNA functions
-Are you more related to your mother or father and why.
-The significance of knowing what all your DNA is and why we don't have all the solutions for medicine
-Using DNA and having certain genes as a reason for why some people might be more likely to cause crimes than others and should they get off for it
-What if we could design our own babies?
-Our DNA is complex, how does our body maintain it's DNA without it decaying over time
-How can DNA be modified to make athletes even better
Fill out this survey about your science fair.
Read 1-2 of the following articles, summarize it and describe all the ways it connects to climate change/global warming.
Discuss the carbon cycles and the importance of getting CO2 out of the atmosphere.
Explain one way we could try to combat global warming based on the article
Document with article resources at the
Science Fair Template: https://docs.google.com/document/d/18HQ8d3ZqxpcnXqtKISZI2iALnOtkc9rgTiqlkYL9YpM/edit#
A discussion can be broken down into the following categories.
Example science fair reports are below
Use the links on the left to find resources. Use the center of the page for fun resources