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Week1

  1. 1. 1. Please find a seat. (We will have assigned seats later in the week.)2. Fill in the due dates from the board in Sept 4 Science in your assignment book.
  2. 2. 1.What was the best thing youdid this summer?
  3. 3.  Read both sides of the sheet quietly. Share when directed. Homework…
  4. 4. This class belongs to all of us…and we all have expectations…So…1. What do you expect from me this year? 2. What things do you expect from yourself and your classmates this year?
  5. 5. Due Wednesday, 9/5 1. Read, discuss and sign information sheet with parents2. Find, look through and bookmark class website on home computer
  6. 6. Write the answer to the question in your notebook with today’s date. We will review answers as a class in a few minutes.1.Take out your homework, the syllabus.2.What is your favorite thing you have ever studied or done with science?
  7. 7.  Find assignments Find items when absent Find links Find notes
  8. 8. 1. Create a “flag” to represent you.2. Include the ideas listed below ***What is your name? ***What is 1 thing you are proud of? ***What is 1 goal you have for yourself? ***What was something great about summer?3. Use the whole space4. Produce a quality piece Be ready to share before we hang them up!
  9. 9. Due Thursday, 9/6/2012 1. Find, look through and bookmark class website on home computer2. Pay special attention to the calendar. Look to see what we have done and what is due
  10. 10. 1. Create a “flag” to represent you.2. Include the ideas listed below ***What is your name? ***What is 1 thing you are proud of? ***What is 1 goal you have for yourself? ***What was something great about the summer?3. Use the whole space4. Produce a quality piece Be ready to share before we hang them up!
  11. 11.  Whatis the scientific method? What are some parts to the scientific method?
  12. 12.  ACTIVELY read page 12 with a partner and complete the questions. Wewill review our answers as a class.
  13. 13.  ACTIVELY read page 13 ALONE and complete the questions. We will review answers as a class tomorrow.
  14. 14.  Put your “Flag” in front of you on the table. Look at your answers on page 13 of the scientific method sheet. Make sure they are complete and make sense!
  15. 15.  If you wanted to figure out if Mrs. Lock is in a good mood, what would be some observations you might make to decide? Lets make your hypothesis for this problem…  IF _______________________ THEN Mrs. Lock is in a good mood.
  16. 16.  What does it mean to observe something? Observations are an important part of the scientific method.
  17. 17. 1. Do you think you can make good observations?2. Give it a try! Look at the 2 chemicals Mrs. Lock has 1. Write one good observation for each chemical
  18. 18.  Watch what Mrs. Lock does with the 2 chemicals Make new observations
  19. 19. OBSERVATIONS…1. What are some observations you can make about the fish without touching it?
  20. 20. THE QUESTIONS…2. What are some questions you may have about the fish?
  21. 21. More Observations…3. Once you hold the fish, make new observations…
  22. 22. THE QUESTIONS…4. What are some questions you may have about the fish after you touch it?
  23. 23. THE HYPOTHESIS…5. Create a statement that provides an answer to your question.It must be in IF…THEN format.Example- IF the fish is dry, THEN it will curl.
  24. 24. THE EXPERIMENTS…6. How will you determine if your hypothesis is true or false?
  25. 25. 1. What was the major science question we began exploring on Friday about the silly red fortune fish?2. What are the 2 important words that MUST be in every hypothesis? 3. What is a good hypothesis for this activity?
  26. 26. THE EXPERIMENTS…6. How will you determine if your hypothesis is true or false?
  27. 27. THE DATA COLLECTION…What happened to the fish when you tested it on different materials?
  28. 28. The CONCLUSION (analyze your data)…1. Was your hypothesis true or false?2. Do you need to test again?
  29. 29. The scientific method is one way to findanswers to questions when you observesomething.
  30. 30. 2. Look at the steps that we used forthe silly fish activity and do your bestto list and describe the steps of thescientific method.
  31. 31. Describe reasons why scientists repeat stepsof the scientific method.Discuss with your table and then write 2-3sentences to answer the question on you’reyour sheet.
  32. 32. 1. How does the scientific method help us every day?2. Why do scientists need to repeat experiments over and over again?
  33. 33. IN A SHORTPARAGRAPH,  ObservationsEXPLAIN:  Questions  Hypothesis  Experiment  Data Collection  Conclusion
  34. 34. In a 2nd  Describe whyparagraph, scientists use itexplain why you  Describe whythink the you think it willscientific method be important foris important. 7th grade science  How did we use it for our “Silly Fish” activity?
  35. 35.  Choose 1 step in the scientific method Make a picture to represent the word. Include the word in your drawing You must use color in your drawing Start your drawing after you show Mrs. Lock the completed paragraphsExample:
  36. 36.  Please make sure you do your best Use complete sentences and write legibly These will be graded and displayed in the hallway so make sure you include everything that is required
  37. 37. Think about the Silly Fish.In your group, come up with different observationsthat you can make…Think about other observationsthat do not include using your eyes!Have one person in your group write down theanswers.

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