SCIENTIFIC THINKING

‍ Monday, July 31


1. Fill out student note cards
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2. Introduction to CER (Claim- Evidence- Reasoning) strategy for lab analysis





HOMEWORK: Students and parents should read and sign the lab safety contract. This is due TOMORROW
Watch this lab safety comic strip: Lab Safety When it asks for your name, just make one up.

Watch this video




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‍ Tuesday, August 1


Turn in lab safety contract!
WARM UP: What is needed to be a problem solver?


1. introduction to Capstone Project * Notebook: We set up notebooks for our 8th grade Capstone Project
2. Continue with CER training


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‍ Wednesday, August 3

1. CER training



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Thursday, August 4

1. complete CER training


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Friday, Aug 5
2. Review the proper usage of measuring tools in science



Focus on accuracy & Precision

2. Practice using various measuring tools with accuracy & precision

3. introduce the concept of Problem Based Learning



video on famous failures.


Using the Internet as a resource!!