Survivor Science Presentation

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Survivor Science is a competition in which students complete various challenges to review for semester tests.

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Survivor Science Presentation

  1. 1. By: Annette Holder, NBCT 2004 Nettleton Junior High School Jonesboro, AR Survivor Science
  2. 2. <ul><li>Practice Science Process Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Practice Team Work </li></ul><ul><li>Review Terminology </li></ul>
  3. 3. Reward Challenges <ul><li>Roller Coaster </li></ul><ul><li>Barbie Bungee Jump </li></ul><ul><li>Hot Air Balloon </li></ul><ul><li>Chem-Time </li></ul><ul><li>Jeopardy </li></ul>
  4. 4. Immunity Challenge <ul><li>Metric Mania </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Trivia </li></ul><ul><li>Gadgets and Gizmos </li></ul><ul><li>Cookie Recipe Mix-Up </li></ul><ul><li>Density Dilemma </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Rollercoaster Rampage </li></ul><ul><li>Materials: </li></ul><ul><li>2- 6 ft sections of pipe insulation 1 small marble 1 meter of duct tape Chairs Stopwatch </li></ul><ul><li>The challenge: </li></ul><ul><li>Construct a rollercoaster that has a drop-in, 1 loop, and 3 hills </li></ul><ul><li>As the construction is completed, teams should then label the diagram indicating changes in energy, velocity, and acceleration. </li></ul><ul><li>Winner of this challenge will be determined by accuracy of diagram and the team whose marble completes the circuit (run) closest to 3 seconds. 20 pts for the 1st group to complete the challenge. 15 points to 2 nd place. 10 points to 3 rd place. </li></ul><ul><li>5 points to 4 th place </li></ul>
  6. 6. Students rank themselves out of 10 points for each activity, teacher out of 30 points. Reward: Barbie Bungee Jump Reward: Chem-Time Reward: Battle of the Balloons Immunity: Gadgets & Gizmos Immunity: Balancing Act Immunity: Cookie Recipe Mix-up Grade Teacher Self Challenge
  7. 7. Be Aware of These Issues <ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>Safety </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Management </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate how points will be awarded and eliminated </li></ul>
  8. 8. Questions <ul><li>All of my ideas are available at the following url. </li></ul><ul><li>nettletonschools.net </li></ul><ul><li>The original idea of Survivor Science came from an article in Science Scope and from TheScienceSpot.net </li></ul>

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