Archive for August, 2011

Volume and mass

vocabulary -click here-

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​​​Get Started: 

  • Comp book: Make a measured drawing of a toy car. Show measurements in millimeters
Science Skills
Agenda:

Remaining Time

Collected Work:  Read Volume.​​

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Quantitative Observations Day 1

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​​​Get Started:

  • Comp book: Make a t-chart and line graph (1,2)(2,3)(3,5)(4,10)
Science Skills
Agenda:

Remaining Time
 

Collected Work: Nye Measurement Quiz

Homework: Read Volume

 

 

Lab Safety

Agenda:

  • Class Procedures
  • Lab Safety Contracts

Collected Work: Nye PseudoScience (Do what you can), Lab Safety Notes & Worksheet

Homework: none

Science Essential Knowledge List

Make-Up Work/Extra-Credit:

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Bell Ringer: What types of accidents can happen in the classroom?

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Class notes: Copy into spiral notebook:

Matter of the day: MSDS: Material Safety Data Sheet

Diagram:

What it is: A sheet that shows the dangers of a chemical.

Why it Matters: It helps us know what can be dangerous.

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Vocabulary:

Science: the process of explaining the natural world.

PseudoScience: not testable using scientific methods. i.e.-Can not prove, can not disprove.

Quantitative Observations Day 2

Agenda:

  • Class Procedures
  • Measurement activities
    • Map the Golden Center (Distance with hodometers)
    • Relay Races (Time)
    • How Many Marbles? (Volume)
    • Scales & Balances
  • Metric Conversions

Collected Work: read_metric_ruler-mm-cm

Homework: triple_beam_balance_scale

Science Essential Knowledge List

Make-Up Work/Extra-Credit:, read_metric_ruler-mm, metric length conversion

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Bell Ringer: Metric Vocabulary Quizlette

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Class notes: Copy into spiral notebook:

Matter of the day: Triple-Beam Balance

Diagram:

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Each scale is a different tens place

What it is: A base-10 device with a movable mass for each tens place.

Why it Matters: Unlike a scale, it does not change with gravity.

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Vocabulary:

  • observation-to notice something that you can describe.
  • quantitative observations- observations using numbers
  • grams– mass-(how much stuff)
  • liters– volume-(space)
  • meters– distance
  • Celsius– temperature
  • milli-one thousandth
  • centi– one hundredth
  • kilo– 1000 of something

Quantitative Day 1

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​​​Get Started:

  • Comp book: Write down number observations about the class clock-quantitative observations
Science Skills
Agenda:

  • Read Think Like a Scientist page 7
  • Penny Prediction
  • Bill Nye Measurement

Remaining Time

 

Collected Work: Nye Measurement Quiz

Homework: Read a Ruler.​

Benchmark

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​​​Get Started: 

  • write down 3 possible inferences from the multimedia that is playing
Web Page
Science Skills
Agenda:

Collected Work: Inferences Worksheet

Homework: none-weekend.​

Qualitative Observations: Touch

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​​​Get Started: 

  • Describe your spiral notebook using your sense of touch.
  • Give 7 clues.
Web Page
Science Skills
Agenda:

  • Class Procedures
  • Qualitative Observation activities

Collected Work: Notebook-Touch game card clues (5-7)

Homework: Inferences.

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