Warm Up: Review Independent, Dependent, & Control Variables. Identify each in the following science experiment: Different rose bushes are grown in a greenhouse for two months. The number of flowers on each bush is counted at the end of the experiment. What is Independent Variable? What is the Dependent Variable? What is the Control Variable?
Activity: 15 minutes to complete Case Study pictures or posters & prepare for Quick Share.
Quick Share & Notes (All students should take notes on case studies they did not complete. Upon completion... All students should have 5 case study worksheets complete).
Update Project Boards... (Virtual or hard copy in binder - See Below)
Read 3.6 Model of Erosion Study
Activity: Begin planning investigation and procedures for bb court. Design erosion-control models that will help reach a solution to the problem of erosion in the Basketball-Court Challenge.
Homework: Update Project Board and upload into my dropbox or bring hard copy to class on Tuesday. Bring materials for erosion project.
Warm Up: Identify Independent, Dependent & Control Variable for the following science experiment:
You water 3 sunflower plants with salt water. Each plant receives a different concentration of salt solutions. A fourth plant receives pure water. After two weeks the height is measured.
Activities: Discuss erosion case study; Decide what erosion control methods your group will be testing. Plan for bb court investigation; Write question, make prediction (hypothesis), write procedures, list materials and discuss the data you will be collecting for the BB court investigation. Use Google Drive: BB Court Challenge Slide Project to plan your experiment.
Homework: Study for Thursday's Variable Quiz. Begin working on BB Court Challenge Slide Report- Fill out 1st Several Slides.. Specific details will be given in class today.
** Use our simulation page in class but transfer data to slide project
Warm Up: Variable Quiz
Outdoor Lab: Build Models of BB court challenge.
Homework: Continue to work on BB Court Challenge Slide Project - Details given in class
Go over the variable quiz...
Independent & Dependent Variables Video#2
Homework for students that have not mastered experimental variables: Review Independent & Dependent Variables already discussed in class Please write out problems 3 and 4 & Upload to dropbox. Complete 4 problems on worksheet for score increase.
Finish BB Court Slide Project - Upload to dropbox