Today's Quote:“Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.” ― Sigmund Freud
Today's Lateral Thinking question:A man walks into a bar and asks the barman for a glass of water. The barman pulls out a gun and points it at the man. The man says ‘Thank you’ and walks out.
Today's Class:Before we jump into what we are doing today I went over the group grade form which is a large part of lab grades. I showed the classes just exactly how they are being scored. Additionally we placed labels on the edge of our COWS because it is difficult to see who they belong to.
Turn in your corrected test for credit!
Physical Science only watch Hypothesis vs. Theory
Honors Physical Science watch the above video AND this one: Scientific explanations and theory's
there will be a quiz on Thursday and Friday
Today's homework:All students should begin studying the vocabulary words located at the quizlet link above. Read through Invitation 13 The idea of hypothesis and write down your responses on the paper making certain to follow the rules for making a good hypothesis (If/Then, Testable, Replicable.) Due Wednesday
Questions for discussion:
Why does the scientific methods help when trying to solve a problem?.
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:
What the heck is a theory?
Watch this video over and over. Lab Safety