Academic Calendar 2017-2018

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Thursday and Friday September 4th & 5th, 2014

Today's Quote:

"Responsibility's like a string we can only see the middle of. Both ends are out of sight. ~William McFee, Casuals of the Sea, 1916"

The winning design meeting all of the criteria and manufactured within the time frame given.

cost: $40 (4 index cards)

Able to support 14 textbooks and still have pages turned without collapsing.

Today's Lateral Thinking question:

A totally black dog stands at a crossroads in a totally black-painted town. All of the streetlights in town are broken. There is no moon. A black-painted car without headlights drives straight toward him, but turns in time and doesn't hit him. How did the driver know to swerve?

Today's Class:

All classes are taking their first test over lab safety, and the Scientific Inquiry process. When they have finished they should begin working on their

Group grade form

for the book stand challenge. These can be turned in today, but are definitely due Monday.

Today's homework:

ALL students are to use the Scientific Inquiry Template we copied into our COWS and write up a lab report for the book stand challenge. TAKE YOUR COWS HOME! Bring them back completed on Monday

Physical Science watch ONLYthis video:Hypothesis vs. Theory

Honor's Physical Science watch the first video AND this one:Scientific explanations and theory's

On Monday I will pick at random, student teachers who will explain the concept of theory, hypothesis, and laws to the class.

Key points: Be able to explain the difference between a hypothesis, theory and law.

Be able to discuss how these three things are similar.

Give examples of the scientific inquiry process in action ad how hypotheses move to the theory stage and ultimately the law stage.

Today's discussion question:

Watch this video over and over. Lab Safety

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