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  1. 1. Warm-Up, 08.27.2009 (15 mins)<br />Why is it important to understand measurement when using the scientific method?<br />Provide three examples of measurements you would take while performing different experiments in science class.<br />When performing an experiment, would you typically spend most of your time measuring the control, the independent variable, or the dependant variable? Why?<br />
  2. 2. Announcements<br />Measurement Scavenger Hunt is due today – if we didn’t finish yesterday, we will spend time finishing it today.<br />
  3. 3. Today’s Objectives<br />Students will be able to:<br />Understand how to measure and estimate lengths<br />Become more aware of linear measurements in the world and communicate better about the significance of these measurements.<br />Understand the importance of measurement in science.<br />Understand the relative sizes of things using scientific notation.<br />
  4. 4. Measurement, continued<br />Can I has yardstick???<br />
  5. 5. Bill Nye le type de la science<br />
  6. 6. Missed stuff from last class…<br />
  7. 7. Metric Mania Practice<br />
  8. 8. Gum Scientific Method Activity<br />
  9. 9. Current events explanation<br />
  10. 10. Wrap-Up<br />Who do you think the most amazing person alive right now is? Why do you think they are so great? What would you do if you ever met this person?<br />What did we learn today?<br />What is due next class?<br />