Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Aug 31
Mon

(Periods 1 - 6)

 

1) Introduce Course (syllabus)
2) Student introductions
3) Hand out online codes for books
4) Homework: Read sect 1 ch1 and do a 1 page outline, sign syllabus & get parental email(s) for grade notification

Sept 1
Tues

(Periods 1,3,5)

Students will select and use appropriate tools and technology to perform tests, collect data, analyze relationships, and display data

1) Course syllabus due; outline ch 1 sect 1
2) Sci Meth introduction
3) Stinky Science Lab
4) Vocab & Cues Ch 1

 

Identify and communicate sources of unavoidable experimental error.

Identify possible reasons for inconsistent results, such as sources of error or uncontrolled conditions.

1) Vocab & Cues due (1st column of words given in class)
2) Taking the "stink" out of science
3) Discussion of Sci Meth
4)

Homework: Finish vocab & cues; outline ch1 section 3

Sept 8
Tues

(Periods 1,3,5)

Identify and communicate sources of unavoidable experimental error.

Identify possible reasons for inconsistent results, such as sources of error or uncontrolled conditions.

1) Homework check
2) Discussion of characteristics of life
3) Practice of experimental design components
4) Make your own scenario

Homework: study for vocab test (Quia.com)

 

Sept 10
Thurs

(Periods 1,3,5)

Identify and communicate sources of unavoidable experimental error.

Identify possible reasons for inconsistent results, such as sources of error or uncontrolled conditions.

1) Difficult concepts review
2) Presentation of groups experimental design to test "the weed" brought to class
3) Ch 1 Test over Sci Meth and Study of Life (25 MC question and 20 vocabulary fill in the blank)
4) Homework: Ch 18 section 1 outline (1 pg minimum)