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Science Indicator Project3

1. 1. Does it work? By: Caitlynn McKinney 02/28/10
2. 2. Science Standard 6 – Common Themes <ul><li>Indicator 3.6.2 - Investigate how and describe that something may not work if some of its parts are missing. </li></ul><ul><li>Taken from http://dc.doe.in.gov/standards/academicstandards/standardsearch.aspx </li></ul>
3. 3. Definitions <ul><li>Investigate - to examine, study, or inquire into </li></ul><ul><li>Describe - to tell or depict in written or spoken words </li></ul><ul><li>Taken from: www.dictionary.com </li></ul>
4. 4. Background Information <ul><li>How a system is able to function is dependent on the amount and type of parts and how they are assembled. </li></ul><ul><li>A system is actually an interaction of parts. </li></ul><ul><li>Parts come together to make a whole that has properties that the parts do not. </li></ul><ul><li>A system that loses a part of itself is not the same system. </li></ul><ul><li>Taken from: http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/lessons.php?BenchmarkID=11&DocID=1 </li></ul>
5. 5. Let’s Think! <ul><li>There are many systems that will not work if a part of it is missing. Can you think of some systems and their parts? </li></ul>Systems Parts
6. 6. Would it look different? <ul><li>Pick two systems from the previous activity. Draw a picture of the two systems with a part missing. </li></ul>System #1 System #2
7. 7. Would it look different? <ul><li>Does system #1 look different with a part missing? Explain: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Does system #2 look different with a part missing? Explain: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul>
8. 8. Would it work? <ul><li>Would system #1 still work with a part missing? Explain: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Would system #2 still work with a part missing? Explain: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul>
9. 9. The Flashlight <ul><li>In a box you will find a flashlight. </li></ul><ul><li>Take the flashlight out of the box. Turn the lights off and turn the flashlight on. </li></ul><ul><li>Explain what happened: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul>
10. 10. The Flashlight <ul><li>Unscrew the top of the flashlight. </li></ul><ul><li>Take the two batteries out. </li></ul><ul><li>Screw the top of the flashlight back on. </li></ul><ul><li>Turn the lights off </li></ul><ul><li>Turn the flashlight on. </li></ul><ul><li>Explain what happened?_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think this happened? ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul>
11. 11. The Camera <ul><li>In a box you will find a camera. </li></ul><ul><li>Take the camera out of the box. </li></ul><ul><li>Turn the camera on and take a picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Click the review button. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you see? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul>
12. 12. The Camera <ul><li>Open the bottom of the camera. </li></ul><ul><li>Take out the rechargeable battery. </li></ul><ul><li>Turn the camera on and take a picture. </li></ul><ul><li>Click the review button. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you see? Explain why. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul>
13. 13. The Newspaper <ul><li>In a box you will find a newspaper. </li></ul><ul><li>Take the newspaper out of the box. </li></ul><ul><li>Flip through the newspaper. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose an article to read. </li></ul><ul><li>After reading, briefly explain what it was about. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul>
14. 14. The Newspaper <ul><li>Take a page out of the newspaper. </li></ul><ul><li>Flip through the newspaper. </li></ul><ul><li>Find an article that interests you. </li></ul><ul><li>Read the article. </li></ul><ul><li>Briefly explain what the article was about. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul><ul><li>Why was it more difficult to understand the article? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ </li></ul>
15. 15. Assessment <ul><li>If a system is missing a part it A.) May not work B.) Will always work C.) Will always look the same D.) Changes colors </li></ul><ul><li>What happened when the camera was missing a battery? A.) It allowed you to take a picture and review it. B.) It allowed you to take a picture, but you couldn’t review it. C.) It wouldn’t allow you to take a picture or review it. D.) It was too hot to pick up. </li></ul>