Quarter 1, Week 2: 9/9 – 9/11/2020 – Innovation Students

TeacherJamie Newcomb
Subject AreaComprehensive Science III
Grade Level8
Week #2
Unit of InstructionScience Process
Standard(s) Taught

SC.8.N.2.2
Discuss what characterizes science and its methods.

SC.8.N.1.5
Analyze the methods used to develop a scientific explanation as
seen in different fields of science.

SC.8.N.1.2 (Level 3)
Design and conduct a study using repeated trials and replication.

SC.8.N.1.6
Understand that scientific investigations involve the collection of
relevant empirical evidence, the use of logical reasoning, and the
application of imagination in devising hypotheses, predictions,
explanations and models to make sense of the collected evidence.

SC.8.N.1.3
Use phrases such as “results support” or “fail to support” in
science, understanding that science does not offer conclusive
‘proof’ of a knowledge claim.

SC.8.N.1.4
Explain how hypotheses are valuable if they lead to further
investigations, even if they turn out not to be supported by the
data.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:
• describe science as the study of the natural world
• discuss the VARIOUS methods used by scientists to answer questions or solve
problems (controlled experiments, observational studies, engineering by design,
trial and error, simulations, modeling, etc.)
• Review Lab Safety with your students
• engage in a lab where students:
form a hypothesis
follow a procedure using repeated trials
collect data, take measurements, analyze and interpret graphs
draw a conclusion based on evidence
use phrases such as “results support” or “fail to support” their
hypothesis/claim (NOT PROVE OR DISPROVE) and how it leads to
further investigations (revise and repeat)

Classroom Activities

Monday 9/7/2020

No school – Labor Day Holiday

Tuesday 9/8/2020
No science class; periods 5-8 today.

Wednesday, 9/9/2020:
Objectives: Lab safety and science process

Reminders:

Science Talk activity, Student survey, parent guardian survey on Edgenuity are due today, Wednesday 9/9/2020. If you are unable to access Edgenuity, you will be given an extension on these assignments.
Hand washing Infographic due by this Friday 9/11/2020
           o You can turn this in early. The assignment may be completed by hand or digitally, however it should be emailed to Dr. Newcomb at newcombj@ivyhawnschool.org
           o If the assignment is done by hand, please email a clear picture of it.

What you need for class today (Wednesday 9/9/2020): notebook paper, pencil

What you need for Thursday (9/10/2020):
o paper 
o pencil

    • “What is Science?” video questions and answers

Today’s lesson to -do list:
• Bell work – Use the bell work page, or make your own copy of the page set up on notebook paper, to complete the daily bell work.

      Bell Work

                 Question: Describe the parts of an experiment

• Answer the “What is science?” before video questions

                              What is science – An introduction – questions
• Watch the “What is Science?” video

                                    https://www.generationgenius.com/?share=B51AF

• Answer the “What is science?” after the video questions

What is science – An introduction – questions

• Read through the lab rules. Complete the lab rules assignment on Edgenuity.

                                          Lab safety agreement

Edgenuity   sign in:        https://auth.edgenuity.com/Login/Login/Student

To turn in: Lab rules assignment on Edgenuity
Homework: Complete assignments due today, Wednesday 9/9/2020, on Edgenuity and complete hand washing Infographic due Friday, 9/11/2020

Thursday 9/10/2020:
Objectives: Science process

Reminders:

  • All Innovation students need to pick-up unit note and unit review packets from the front office at school. They are available for pick-up starting today.
  •  Hand washing Infographic due by this Friday 9/11/2020
    • You can turn this in early. The assignment may be completed by hand or digitally, however it should be emailed to Dr. Newcomb at newcombj@ivyhawnschool.org
  • If the assignment is done by hand, please email a clear picture of it.

What you need for class today:

  • paper
  • pencil
  • “What is Science?” video questions and answers

 

 

What you need for class next week Monday (9/14/2020):

  • 1 inch Science binder
  • 9 tab dividers
  • Unit notes, unit reviews, syllabus copy, timeline and lab rules copy

Thursday (9/10/20) lesson to -do list:

  • Bell work – Check your answers to the “What is Science?” video questions using the power point

What is Science video questions answer check

  • Read “What is Science?” article and use this article to complete the What is Science vocabulary (hold to put in your binder next week)

What is science article

  • Watch the Scrambled Eyes lab safety demonstration and complete the worksheet. Please hold this to put in your binder next week, you don’t need to turn in.

Scrambled Eyes Lab Safety Activity

https://safeshare.tv/x/ss5f59b4692671e

 

  • Review the science process and parts of an experiment using the power point below.

Science Process

  • Read over the summative assignment Magazine Ad Experimental Design.
    • This assignment is spread out over several weeks. Today you should read over the assignment directions and choose the advertisement you want to use from the choices on the power point. Once you chose the advertisement you want to use, come up with the purpose and guiding question.

Magazine Ad Experimental Design

Advertisment choices for Experimental Design

*Pendulum lab has been moved to next week.

 

To turn in: Hand washing Infographic (if not already turned in)

Homework: Finish What is Science vocabulary, submit the lab rules assignment on Edgenuity (if you have not yet)

Assignments Due

Due 9/9/2020:
1. Science Talk activity, Student survey, parent guardian survey on Edgenuity are due today, Wednesday 9/9/2020. If you are unable to access Edgenuity, you will be given an extension on these assignments.
2. Lab rules assignment 

Due 9/11/2020:
1. Hand washing Infographic

 

Experimental design rough draft due date: 9/25/2020

Experimental design final draft due date: 10/16/2020

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