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373 Lesson For 10 13 2009

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373 Lesson For 10 13 2009

  1. 1. Systems, Systems, Everywhere Science 5.6.1 Erica Seals
  2. 2. Purpose <ul><li>Students will recognize and describe that systems contain objects as well as processes that interact with each other. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Definitions <ul><li>System- A group of interacting, interrelated, or interdependent elements forming a complex whole. </li></ul><ul><li>Process- A series of actions, changes, or functions bringing about a result. </li></ul><ul><li>Function- The action for which a person or thing is particularly fitted or employed. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Discussion <ul><li>What is a system? </li></ul><ul><li>A system is something that contains objects as well as processes that interact with each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Can you identify any systems in the room? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Materials <ul><li>Systems, Systems, Everywhere handout </li></ul><ul><li>Materials that can be taken apart: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mechanical Pencil </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ink Pen </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3-hole punch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stapler </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Camera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mini Television </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Icing Dispenser </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flash Light </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Activity <ul><li>Get a partner! </li></ul><ul><li>Go to each station and for each object list as many parts as you can. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is up to you how detailed you want to get </li></ul></ul><ul><li>After listing each part, explain its function. </li></ul><ul><li>After you have explored each object, return to your seat for a class discussion. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Additional Activity <ul><li>Think of another object that is a system. </li></ul><ul><li>With your partner write down all of the parts that make that object a system. </li></ul><ul><li>What function does each part have? </li></ul><ul><li>Draw that object on a piece of poster board. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each angle and piece of the object </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Class Discussion <ul><li>Can you think of other types of systems that contain objects as well as processes? </li></ul><ul><li>Digestive system </li></ul><ul><li>Human body </li></ul><ul><li>Automobiles </li></ul><ul><li>Solar system </li></ul>
  9. 9. Review Questions <ul><li>What is a system? </li></ul><ul><li>Explain how a lake acts as a system? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Resource <ul><li>http://www.indianastandardsresources.org/files/sci/sci_5_6_1.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ </li></ul>

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