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Mrs. Sutcliffe - Science

January 2019

                  The Science classes are off to a fast start this semester. Seventh graders are studying electricity and applying Ohm’s Law to simple circuits. Eighth graders are studying the Nervous System and Endocrine System. Physical Science is finishing a unit on naming and writing formulas for binary and ternary compounds. They are getting ready to start a chapter on Chemical Equations.  Biology students are studying Photosynthesis and Respiration and the individual chemical reactions that make up those cellular processes. Chemistry is learning how to predict products based on the type of chemical reaction. Anatomy is studying the Circulatory System and learning all the structures of the heart along with all the arteries and veins in the body. Dual Credit Chemistry is preparing for Exam 3 in which they will be tested over Alloys, Unit Cells, Properties of Solution and Molarity.
                  Science Olympiad is in full swing for both B and C division. The next competition will be on Saturday, Feb 2 at the Warrensburg High School for both teams. Regionals will be March 2 on the campus of UCM in Warrensburg. State, pending qualification at Regionals, will be April 27 in Fulton Missouri.

                  Quiz Bowl is also gearing up for a busy 2nd semester. They will compete in Miami on January 23, in Bronaugh on February 6, in Ballard on March 6, on April 4 at Miami which will be the Conference tournament. The High School team will attend Districts this year on April 6. The location has not been determined at this time.







Hume Finishes 20th out of 33 Schools at Pembroke Hill


Hume B-Division (grades 6-9) kicked off the Science Olympiad season on Saturday, December 8 at the Pembroke Hill Invitational. Overall Hume placed 20th out of thirty-three schools. Their next competition will be February 2 at the Warrensburg Invitational.  Individual results showing each student's events and rankings follow.


Tommy Sutcliffe:  Crime Busters – 20/59; Dynamic Planet – 21/58; Circuit Lab – 12/58; Elastic Launch Glider – 3/40; Thermodynamics – 12/40

Rebekah Yarick:  Experimental Design – 13/47; Potions and Poisons – 38/58; Heredity – 72/75; Anatomy – 46/87; Thermodynamics – 12/40

Timmy Margrave:  Herpetology – 27/66; Mystery Architect – 7/57; Circuit Lab – 12/58; Battery Buggy – 34/37; Density Lab – 49/49

John Armentrout:  Herpetology – 27/66; Mystery Architect – 7/57;  Battery Buggy – 34/37; Density Lab – 49/49

Abby Harris:  Experimental Design – 13/47; Disease Detective – 40/61; Heredity – 72/75; Anatomy – 46/87; Write It Do It – 45/58

Darah Crawford:  Meteorology – 2/68; Dynamic Planet – 21/58; Road Scholar – 24/52; Write It Do It – 45/58

Etienne Wepener:  Disease Detective – 40/61; Solar System – 87/100; Road Scholar – 24/52; Roller Coaster – 13/29

Andrew Wepener:  Experimental Design – 13/47; Water Quality – 42/46; Game on 24/55; Road Scholar – 26/52; Meteorology – 49/68

Sam Margrave:  Crime Busters – 20/59; Water Quality – 42/46; Game On – 24/55; Road Scholar – 26/52; Roller Coaster – 13/29

Brileigh Rogers:  Fossils – 28/60; Experimental Design – 46/47; Boomilever – 31/32

Brecklyn Morrison:  Water Quality – 36/46; Write It Do It – 51/58; Boomilever – 31/32

Beriah Morrison:  Solar System – 60/100; Fossils – 49/60; Water Quality – 36/46; Write It Do It – 51/58

Vaughn Vasquez:  Solar System – 60/100; Fossils – 49/60; Anatomy – 72/87

Karis Crawford:  Meteorology – 56/68; Fossils – 59/60; Solar System – 73/100

Megan Margrave:  Fossils – 59/60; Solar System – 73/100; Anatomy – 72/87

Serenity Laughlin:  Meteorology – 56/68; Solar System – 90/100; Experimental Design – 46/47

Bryson Morrison:  Fossils - 28/60; Solar System - 87/100; Elastic Launch Glider - 3/40; Experimental Design - 46/47





Hume Places 1st at Conference Science Fair

The GVVC Science Fair was hosted by Sheldon this year on December 7. Among students participating were three 8th grade students from Hume, Darah Crawford, Abby Harris and Ariana Franklin.  Darah Crawford received 1st place with her project titled, “Missouri's Got That Beet”. Darah investigated the effects of salt brine and beet juice mixtures on vegetation along Misouri highways.  Although Abby and Ariana did not place in the top three they both had very interesting projects. Abby Harris' project was titled “Wacky Walnuts”. She investigated the effect of the size of the hull on the walnut vs. the mass of the nut. Arianna Franklin's project was titled “Catch That Cookie Crumble”. She investigated the effect of the type of fat, shortening or oil, on the texture of a cookie.   All students did an outstanding job representing Hume R-8.


       

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