Nature of Science

Unit 1 Nature of Science

Investigation Template ScienceInvestigationMiniTemplate 2018.docx

Investigation Rubric Science Investigation Rubric Grading sheet.docx

Investigation Grading Sheet Science Investigation Grading Sheet.docx

Engineering Template Engineering Planning Template 2018.docx

Engineering Rubric Engineering Grading Sheet 2018.docx

Engineering Grading Sheet Grading Sheet for Engineering.docx

Group Grading Group Grading Labs.docx

Science Rules Lab Safety Rules .docx

EasyBib Link (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Notebook check Notebook Check Science Rubric 8.docx

Retake Form Retake Form 2018-19.docx

Assessments for Unit 1:

  • Investigation/Engineering- 42 points
  • Presentation (Communication)- 30 points
  • Quiz (IV, DV, Constants, AIM, Hypothesis) – 10 points
  • HW (knowledge) ongoing

August August 17 (Day 1)/August 20 (Day 2)

Review syllabus/expectations (Dr. Tina’s Welcome to Science)- Welcome to Science 2018-19.pptx

HW- Review syllabus with parents and sign- return next class Science 8 Syllabus 2018-19.docx

August 21 (Day 1)/ August 22 (Day 2)

Introduce Investigation of Washing Hands

Set up agar plates (groups of 3-4)

HW- finish Warm up about Retakes

August 23 (Day 1)/ August 24 (Day 2) Assembly schedule

Presentation from class Investigation Part 1.pptx

Title

Aim

Hypothesis/Support

IV/DV

Constants

Materials

Take pictures of results thus far.

HW- Make sure all work up to this point has been completed on the Investigation Lab Report

Materials check next class

August 27 (Day 1)/August 28 (Day 2)

Notes Investigation Part 2.pptx

Model- Colorful, labels, dimensions

Procedures- step by step (as a class we will discuss and finalize)

Collecting Data (Qualitative vs. Quantitative)- Tables- collect pictures/data

Graphs

HW- Practice WS on IV/DV, Constants, Qualitative/Quantitative obser vari infer hypoth hw.docx

August 29 (Day 1)/August 30 (Day 2)

Warm up- Partner with another group and review your procedures.  Make changes!

Go over the WS and correct answers (Red Pen)- make sure you understand IV/DV, constants, and AIM questions, Hypothesis/Support- Quiz next class

Lab Reports Part 3 Part 3 Investigation.pptx

Claim

Evidence

Reasoning

Societal Value

Errors

Extensions

HW- Study for quiz

August 31 (Day 1)/September 3 (Day 2)

Warm up- Identify the IV, DV, Constants,  AIM and write a hypothesis.

Ellie wants to know if the color of skittles really does affect the flavor.  She blindfolds her test subjects and gives them a green skittle to eat and asks them to describe the flavor as either lime, grape, cherry, or lemon.  She repeats it using a red, purple and yellow skittle.  She tests 6 different students in Grade 7.

Quiz Time!

Check over lab report using the RUBRIC/Grading Sheet

Find a partner to review and make suggestions for improvement on your lab report.  Use the sticky notes as you review your partners lab report and give feedback using the RUBRIC as your guide.

HW- Finish/Fix Investigation Lab report using the RUBRIC to ensure you have ALL components. Due next class.

September 4 (Day 1)/ September 5 (Day 2)

Warm up- Watch Surfing with Dynamite Video Myth Busters- collect data (Qualitative/Quantitative)

Check over lab report using the RUBRIC/Grading Sheet

Find a partner to review and make suggestions for improvement on your lab report.  Use the sticky notes as you review your partners lab report and give feedback using the RUBRIC as your guide.

Collect Lab Reports

Group grading sheet- explain, do a practice one

Introduce Elementary Presentations on Washing Hands Rubric for Hand washing presentations.docx

Group assignments/Grade Levels-

Dr. Tina A1- Grade 5

Dr. Tina A2- Grade 4

Dr. Tina C1- Grade 3

Mr. Halula’s C1- Grade 2

Mr. Halula’s C2- Grade 1

September 6 (Day 1)/September 7 (Day 2)

Work on presentations

Individual Feedback with teacher on Investigation.

HW- Finish working on presentations

September 10 (Day 1)/September 11 (Day 2)

Pass back labs and review- look at some examples (Halula)

Practice for presentations

Present to Elementary Students

Share presentations

September 12 (Day 1)/September 13 (Day 2)

Engineering Project/Rubric- download, save (see above)

Space_SH_U3_L9E_A.pdf

Space_SH_U3_L9E_B.pdf

HW- Write 2-3 paragraph or 1 page (double spaced) summary of research

September 14 (Day 1)/September 17 (Day 2)

Work on Engineering Project Damping Device

September 18 (Day 1)/September 19 (Day 2)

Complete Engineering Project Damping Device

HW- Finish Engineering Project Damping Device Template- due next class

September 20 (Day 1)/September 21 (Day2)

Final Assessment- Investigation/Design

October 10 (All classes 40 minutes)

Fix Dampening Device per the feedback

Group Grading on Dampening Device

Work on Final

HW- #1 and #2 have all parts of the template completed up to the GRAPH

#3- have all parts of the template completed up to the DATA TABLE

October 11 (Day 1)/October 12 (Day 2)

Final Assessment- Investigation/Design

HW- FINISH assessment/check over with Rubric and examples

October 15 (Day 1)/October 16 (Day 2)

Assessment due TODAY!

EXAMPLES:

Example Front O-wing.docx

Example Glider Engineer.docx