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The tools of science

  1. 1. The Tools Of Science<br />A PowerPoint Presentation by:<br />C.J. Lewis<br />
  2. 2. Tools?<br />What are your past experiences?<br />What past tools have you worked with?<br />Time for some new ones!<br />Let’s add to your <br />
  3. 3. Our First Tool…THE SPRING SCALE!<br />Spring scale?<br />How does it work?<br />Has anyone ever used one?<br />
  4. 4. Next up…THE STOPWATCH!<br />Not just for timing runners!<br />How many of you have used one?<br />Scientific uses.<br />
  5. 5. An Old Friend…THE Meter Stick!<br />Like a big ruler!<br />Centimeters and millimeters.<br />Feet? <br />
  6. 6. The Measuring Tape<br />A flexible meter stick.<br />Advantages?<br />Outside of class uses?<br />
  7. 7. The Magnifying Glass<br />Used by detectives…and seventh graders!<br />Not just for burning ants.<br />Safe uses in class.<br />
  8. 8. Models!<br />No, not the runway ones.<br />Have you ever made a model?<br />Solar system model.<br />
  9. 9. Feeling Warm? Check the thermometer!<br />Celsius<br />Fahrenheit<br />What things will we check the temperature of?<br />
  10. 10. Sieves<br />Some people use them for cooking.<br />We’ll use them for science!<br />Have you ever used one?<br />
  11. 11. Microscope<br />Very common scientific tool.<br />The Michael Jordan <br />of science tools.<br />Discover exciting things!<br />
  12. 12. Microscope Slides<br />This is what we’ll be looking at.<br />Bacteria, cells, and more. Oh my!<br />
  13. 13. Hot, Hot, Hotplates!<br />Dangers!<br />Uses<br />Not a stovetop<br />
  14. 14. Ph Meters<br />What is Ph?<br />Why do we test it?<br />Where is it found?<br />
  15. 15. Review<br />Our new tools.<br />Safety. Safety. Safety.<br />Lets fill our… <br />
  16. 16. Works Cited<br />Slide Two and Fifteen - Bradley Stemke, My New Toolbox, May 9th, 2010, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Slide Four - William Warby, Stopwatch, February 29th, 2009, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Slide Five – geishaboy500, Tape Measure, December 30th, 2009, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Slide Six – D. Sharon Pruitt, Free Coiled Tape Measure, January 18th, 2009, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Slide Seven – Woodley Wonderworks, Not Quite Clear On The Subject, September 23rd, 2007, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Slide Eight – Sam Pullara, Anna’s Solar System, May 22nd, 2009, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Slide Nine – Andres Rueda, Banned Mercury-in-glass thermometer, April 2nd, 2009, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Slide Ten – Biology Big Brother, Sieve, March 23rd, 2007, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Slide Eleven – Matthew Hine, modern_microscope.jpg, May 18th, 2006, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Slide Twelve – Yasser, endometrial hyperplasia, April 5th, 2005, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Slide Thirteen – Jeff Keyzer, PID Controlled Hotplate, January 16th, 2009, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />Slide Fourteen – lofaesofa, Alkaline Ph, January 26th, 2007, Creative Commons Attribution.<br />

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