Geology Unit: Earth’s History-Geologic Time September 1 st , 2009
  Assigned Seats   <ul><li>Please grab your things and stand at the back of the room </li></ul>
Do Now… <ul><li>Take Out  Science Safety Contract </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(last nights homework) </li></ul></ul>
<ul><li>Why is classroom and laboratory safety important? </li></ul>
Science Safety Rules <ul><li>Follow all written and oral instructions. </li></ul><ul><li>Read and review ALL instructions....
Homework If you haven’t done it already… <ul><li>Have  parents sign  Science Safety Rules </li></ul>
Do Now… <ul><li>Open Earth Science Book (Canyon Cover) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P. # 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ What is Scien...
Directions… <ul><li>Read as a class </li></ul><ul><li>Take notes </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss material </li></ul>
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>A way of learning about the  natural world </li></ul>
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Scientific Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>A diverse way in which scientists explore problems an...
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Observation </li></ul><ul><li>Involves: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Inference </li></ul><ul><li>An  interpretation  based on observation and prior knowledge <...
~Checkpoint~ <ul><li>What is the difference between an observation and an inference? </li></ul>
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Scientific Methods </li></ul><ul><li>Posing a question </li></ul><ul><li>Developing a  hyp...
<ul><li>Scientific Method Video </li></ul>
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Hypothesis </li></ul><ul><li>An educated guess </li></ul><ul><li>Can be tested </li></ul>
~ Checkpoint ~ <ul><li>What is a hypothesis? </li></ul><ul><li>A hypothesis is an educated guess. </li></ul>
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Variable </li></ul><ul><li>Factors that can change in an experiment </li></ul>
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Independent variable </li></ul><ul><li>Variable that the  scientist  can  change   </li></ul>
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Dependent Variable </li></ul><ul><li>Changes because of independent variable </li></ul>
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Controlled Experiment </li></ul><ul><li>Test of a hypothesis in which only  1  variable ca...
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Data </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence gained through observation </li></ul>
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Simulation </li></ul><ul><li>Model  that imitates something in the real world </li></ul>
Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Scientific Theory </li></ul><ul><li>A well-tested scientific concept that explains a wide ...
~ Checkpoint ~ <ul><li>What is a scientific theory? </li></ul>
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Topic: What is Science

  1. 1. Geology Unit: Earth’s History-Geologic Time September 1 st , 2009
  2. 2.  Assigned Seats  <ul><li>Please grab your things and stand at the back of the room </li></ul>
  3. 3. Do Now… <ul><li>Take Out Science Safety Contract </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(last nights homework) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Why is classroom and laboratory safety important? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Science Safety Rules <ul><li>Follow all written and oral instructions. </li></ul><ul><li>Read and review ALL instructions. </li></ul><ul><li>Do only lab work that is approved by the teacher. </li></ul><ul><li>Only materials and chemicals supplied by the teacher may be used. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Homework If you haven’t done it already… <ul><li>Have parents sign Science Safety Rules </li></ul>
  7. 7. Do Now… <ul><li>Open Earth Science Book (Canyon Cover) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>P. # 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ What is Science” article </li></ul>
  8. 8. Directions… <ul><li>Read as a class </li></ul><ul><li>Take notes </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss material </li></ul>
  9. 9. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>A way of learning about the natural world </li></ul>
  10. 10. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Scientific Inquiry </li></ul><ul><li>A diverse way in which scientists explore problems and answer questions about the natural world </li></ul>
  11. 11. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Observation </li></ul><ul><li>Involves: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sight </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hearing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smell </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taste </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Touch </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Inference </li></ul><ul><li>An interpretation based on observation and prior knowledge </li></ul>
  13. 13. ~Checkpoint~ <ul><li>What is the difference between an observation and an inference? </li></ul>
  14. 14. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Scientific Methods </li></ul><ul><li>Posing a question </li></ul><ul><li>Developing a hypothesis </li></ul><ul><li>Testing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>*Controlled Experiment </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gather data </li></ul><ul><li>Draw conclusions </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Scientific Method Video </li></ul>
  16. 16. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Hypothesis </li></ul><ul><li>An educated guess </li></ul><ul><li>Can be tested </li></ul>
  17. 17. ~ Checkpoint ~ <ul><li>What is a hypothesis? </li></ul><ul><li>A hypothesis is an educated guess. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Variable </li></ul><ul><li>Factors that can change in an experiment </li></ul>
  19. 19. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Independent variable </li></ul><ul><li>Variable that the scientist can change </li></ul>
  20. 20. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Dependent Variable </li></ul><ul><li>Changes because of independent variable </li></ul>
  21. 21. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Controlled Experiment </li></ul><ul><li>Test of a hypothesis in which only 1 variable can affect the outcome of the experiment </li></ul>
  22. 22. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Data </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence gained through observation </li></ul>
  23. 23. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Simulation </li></ul><ul><li>Model that imitates something in the real world </li></ul>
  24. 24. Topic: What is Science? <ul><li>Scientific Theory </li></ul><ul><li>A well-tested scientific concept that explains a wide range of observations </li></ul><ul><li>Has withstood repeated tests </li></ul>
  25. 25. ~ Checkpoint ~ <ul><li>What is a scientific theory? </li></ul>
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