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  • Tuesday September 1st, 2015
    Today we:
    1) went over Quiz 
    2) Finished "What's In A Unit?" accuracy & precision lab


    Homework:  
    1) Science Basics - Due TOMORROW Wednesday 9/2
    2) Study for Quiz RETAKE - TOMORROW Wednesday 9/2



    CQ:  Dr. Conner is experimenting to find a cure for acne.  He does 1 test on 1 student and her acne disappears.  Dr. Conner releases a press statement, saying that he has found the cure for acne!  Based on what we know about the nature of science is this a good idea?  Why or why not?

    Posted Sep 1, 2015, 11:10 AM by Maureen Head
  • Monday August 31st, 2015
    Today we:
    1) wrapped up "Glider Challenge"
    2) took Quiz
    3) "What's In A Unit?" accuracy & precision lab


    Homework:  

      1) Vocabulary (pictures or sentences) - Due Tuesday 9/1

      2) Science Basics - Due Wednesday 9/2



    CQ:  What do you think is the difference between precision and accuracy?
    Posted Aug 31, 2015, 7:47 AM by Maureen Head
  • Friday August 28th, 2015
    Today we:
    1) discussed toothpaste procedure improvements
    2) Glider Challenge


    Homework:  
      1) Nature of Science & Syllabus Quiz - Monday 8/31           
           (remember, you can print out syllabus and use it on quiz!!!)
      2) Book cover & 3 ring binder - Monday 8/31
      3) Vocabulary (pictures or sentences) - Due Tuesday 9/1



    CQ:  There is a quiz on Friday.  You usually get a D on your quizzes.  You normally don't study, but this week you study for 10 minutes each night until the quiz.  You get a B.  What was the outcome and what was the change that you made?
    Posted Aug 31, 2015, 5:18 AM by Maureen Head
  • Thursday August 27th, 2015
    Today we:
    1) check "Just the Facts" homework --> took homework quiz
    2) made "Whirlybirds"


    Homework:
      1)  Edit Toothbrush Procedure - DUE TOMORROW 8/28
      2) Nature of Science & Syllabus Quiz - Monday 8/31 (remember, you can print out syllabus and use it on quiz!!!)
      3) Book cover & 3 ring binder - Monday 8/31



    CQ: 
    How do scientists make sure they give reliable (true) information to the public?
    Posted Aug 27, 2015, 7:29 AM by Maureen Head
  • Wednesday August 26th, 2015
    Today we:
    1) observed "Candle of Science" demonstration



    Homework:
      1)  Just the Facts - DUE TOMORROW 8/27
      2) Nature of Science & Syllabus Quiz - Monday 8/31 (remember, you can print out syllabus and use it on quiz!!!)
      3) Book cover & 3 ring binder - Monday 8/31



    CQ: 
    In science, how do we know if something is true?

    Posted Aug 26, 2015, 7:14 AM by Maureen Head
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