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    • Biology I Mr. Nettles
    • Agenda- Thursday, August 17, 2011
      • 1. Warm Up – 5 min
      • 2. Team Activity– 30 min
      • 3. Wrap Up – 5 min
      • 4. Questions/Review/Study Time– 20 min
    • Warm-Up
      • Which step of the scientific method involves modifying the experimental procedure and retesting?
      • Situation: Mr. Nettles wants to play basketball.
      • Problem: ?
      • Hypothesis: ?
      • What are the independent and dependent variables written in this hypothesis?
      • “ If an organism has two unlike factors for a characteristic, [then] one may be expressed to the total exclusion of the other.” (Gregor Mendel)
    • Today’s Objectives
      • I will understand the steps involved in the scientific method.
      • I will understand the parts of an experiment or scientific investigation.
      • I will engage in a meaningful team activity and learn from my classmates.
    • “ The Mindset of a Scientist”
    • Instructions:
      • Form teams of two and brainstorm about a topic you want to explore.
          • The topic can be related to sports, movies, politics, food, a job you desire, etc.
      • State a problem related to your topic.
      • Use the internet to research 7 quantitative and 7 qualitative observations about your topic.
      • Form a hypothesis related to your topic.
      • Start the process of setting up an experiment to test your hypothesis.
          • You need to indentify the independent variable, the dependent variable, and at least 5 controls (including the purpose of each).
    • Wrap-Up
      • Mini-Presentations!!