December 8,2013- December 12, 2013
Weekly Lesson Focus: Scientific Method/ Preparation for the Science Fair
Monday, December 8, 2013 A- Day
Objectives: As a result of the lesson students will..
1.) Participate in Monday Morning, by listening to presentations, discussing topics, and generating ideas to solve problems.
Activity: Students will participate in Monday Morning Meeting.
Tuesday, December 9, 2013 B- Day
#2 Penny Lab Continued
Objectives: As a result of the lesson students will...
1.) Complete the penny lab by seeing which side of a penny holds the most drops of water.
2.) Write down observations and report results using the information from the data table and observations gathered from the Penny Lab.
3.) Collaborate and use the information collected from their observations and data table to draw a conclusion.
Learning Activity: Students will continue work in collaborative groups to complete the Penny Lab.
Evidence of Learning: Students will complete the lab.
Wednesday, December 10, 2013 C- Day
Lab# 3 Running on Empty
Objectives: As result of the lesson students will...
1.) Define and demonstrate understanding of variables. Manipulated, Responding and Constant.
2.) Identify the problem in the narrative of the lab.
3.) Create a hypothesis that states whether the height of an incline plane effects the distance a car travels.
4.) Identify and record the variables in the Running on Empty Lab.
Learning Activity: Students will work in collaborative groups to complete the Running on Empty Lab. Prior to the lab students will learn about variables. Responding Variables, Constant Variables, Manipulated Variables. Students will identify the three variables in the lab.
Evidence of Learning: Students will record the three definitions of variables in their notebook. Students will write the hypothesis and identify the variables from the lab.