In science class we studied and worked on a project about erosion. My partner and I were assigned to study wind erosion. This includes wind eroding Sand dunes and rocks and land. The first picture is of sand erosion. Wind can blow sand into 4 different types of dunes which are labeled in the picture below.
The second picture is of ventifacts. Ventifacts are rocks or boulders that get blown by wind and hit by sand and small particles and put dents and roughen the surface of the rock.
The 3rd picture is of deflation. This is where wind blows the land away. Where the land is low is before and where is high is after.
The 4th picture is of an island. Over time wind blew the mountains away and smoothed the surface of the land. If you look closely at the island to the right the bottom is very thin. This is called abrasion. Abrasion is when wind blows a rock into a new shape.
In science class we had to build a model volcano. My group built a cinder cone. A cinder cone is a steep cone shaped hill shaped mountain. A cinder cone makes a large explosion.
There are about 10-12 seconds of blackness at the beginning so just hang in there or fast forward to the actual video.
The number of disciples during this time is growing. The Hellenistic jews were not happy because their widows were being ignored. Jesus’ twelve disciples got together and said it was the work of God to care for others including widows but they have to keep spreading the word of God and bringing and teaching others about him. So 7 of the disciples stayed and helped feed the hungry and care for them while the other 5 went out and kept doing what they were doing before. The disciples that stayed behind were Stephen, Philip, Procorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and Nicolas.
Stephen was a man full of faith and knowledge. He performed many wonders and signs among the people. However, Jews of Cyrene and Alexandria and provinces of Cilicia and Asia started to argue with Stephen. They started saying he was speaking blasphemy against Moses and God.
One time Stephen said to the people,” You stiff- necked people! You are just like your ancestors! You always resist the Holy Spirit! Was there ever a prophet your ancestors did not persecute? They even killed those who predicted the coming of the Righteous One. And now you have betrayed and murdered him- you who have received the law that was given through angels but have not obeyed it.”
After he said this he made them so mad that they dragged him out of the city and stoned him.
To me the Holy Spirit is someone who guides me tells me what to do. The Holy Spirit is really special. The Holy Spirit is a person and is divine. The Holy Spirit is God. Like where it says God is Holy trinity; the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is in my heart. He is also in everyone else’s heart who accepts him. He leads us and tells us what to do. The Holy Spirit is something that we really need. We wouldn’t be moved by anything and God couldn’t talk to us with out the Holy Spirit.
The Holy Spirit seals us and makes us promised to God and makes God promised to us. The Holy Spirit seals the deal. He is a gift from God. Some people think what the purpose of life is. The Bible says the purpose of life is to spread the love of God to others through the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is how God speaks to us; only he doesn’t talk to us through words. He talks through our heart.
My Thoughts on Jesus’ Last few Words on the Cross
When Jesus said,”Father, forgive them for they do not know what they do.” I think that was very true what he said. He basically told God that he had to forgive the people because they didn’t know that they were doing wrong things against him. By that I think he meant like the priests and people that didn’t like Jesus because they didn’t know that they were betraying Jesus. They thought he was a wacko person that just wanted attention. That is one of my favorite of Jesus last words.
Cam kicks a soccer ball 30 1/2 yards. On his second try he kicks the ball 20 4/8 yards. How much farther did he kick it the first time.
So to figure this problem out you need to make the denominators on the fractions equal. To do that you would take 4/8 and divide it by 4/4 and you should get 1/2. So then you have 30 1/2 – 20 1/2. then you make the mixed numbers into improper fractions. So to turn 30 1/2 you multiply 30 by the denominator which is 2. Then you get 60. Next you add the numerator to 60 so you’d get 61/2. You do the same thing for 20 1/2. Below is a picture that helps simplify how to make a mixed number into an improper fraction.
Next once you make both of your mixed numbers improper (you should have 61/2 and 41/2) you subtract the numerators and get 20/2. then you simplify it to 10. And then your done.
I have learned that multi step equations are not that fun because there is much stuff to remember! You have to remember to add or subtract from both sides of the equation. You have to remember the if the greater than or equal than sign is flipped if you multiply of divide by a negative. And I think the problems are easy sometimes and then I get them wrong and it’s like way more complicated than the way I learned it in the lessons when I’m taking a quiz or test.
3 September 2014
They have no speech, they use no words;
no sound is heard from them.
Yet their voice goes out into all the earth,
their words to the end of the world.
We got our theme at leadership camp in 7th grade. We each got into groups of about 6-10 and we searched the bible for a good verse, then we came back and voted on one and then once we each had one the whole grade got together and we voted on one of the group’s themes and we ended up choosing Shout Silently. As an 8th grader I can use our theme when I am at school and when I’m not at school.
When I’m at school I can talk to younger kids and and make them feel like we think they’re cool. I could give them a high five, I could encourage others during certain events, or I could do something that no one told me to do even though I don’t have to and those are just some of the things.
When I’m not at school and out in the world, some ways I can shout silently is putting others before me. I can hold the door open. I can be nice. (I know its cheesy but its like rule #1.) And when I’m playing sports, even if my team is winning I should still respect the other team and not look down on them. As an 8th grader I can use our theme when I am at school and when I’m not at school.
As an 8th grader I can use our theme when I am at school and when I’m not at school. I really like our theme. Before I didn’t really like it but now I’m starting to like it more. It challenges us to act right not just say things right. Before I didn’t really like it but now I’m starting to like it more.