Jan. 3-4, 2013

What are the MS curriculum objectives that will be taught this week?

Standard 1: Apply inquiry-based and problem-solving procedures to design and conduct a scientific investigation.

            1.a. Use appropriate laboratory safety symbols and procedures to design and conduct a scientific investigation.

            1.b. Identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigations.

            1.c. Identify and apply components of scientific methods in classroom investigations.

            1.d. Interpret and generate graphs. (e.g. plotting points, labeling x-axis and y-axis, creating appropriate titles and legends for circle, bar, and line graphs.

            1.e. Analyze procedures and data to draw conclusions about the validity of research.

            1.f. Formulate and revise scientific explanations and models using logic and evidence (data analysis).

            1.g. Communicate effectively to present  and explain scientific results, using appropriate terminology and graphics.

 

 

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OBJECTIVE

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1a safety symbols

1b scientific questions

1c scientific method

1a safety symbols

1b scientific questions

1c scientific method

BELL

ACTIVITY

SATP2 Format

 

 

 

Write a paragraph explaining what you did on your Christmas vacation.

Explain the difference between a hypothesis and an experiment.

MODELING

(The Teacher Will)

 

 

 

Explain the syllabus, student handbook, and classroom rules

Give notes on lab safety

Give notes on the scientific method and explain each part

Student

Practice

 

 

 

Define the new vocabulary words in chapter 1

The nature of science

Ch1 sec1, Pre-assessment, Reinforcement sec1 and self check page 1-3 on page 13

Closure

 

 

 

 

 

Review syllabus, class rules and new vocab words

Review safety symbols and scientific method

Progress

Monitoring

 

 

 

Check vocab words

The nature of science sec1

Reinforcement sec1

Self-check p.13 1-3

Pre-assessment

 

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