•    I       magnifier INVESTIGATE   Collaborate

    Question, Review, Reflect, React.

      Explore the world around you through experimental design.

           Introduction     Task          Resources          Task            Evaluation

    Introduction

    "There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods; and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be."
    -Charles Sanders Pierce

     
    Task

    Your goal is to create an experiment that will effectively test an advertisment, claim or scientific principle.

     

    • Choose one of the following :

    Consumer Science

    1. Test the claim made by an advertisement
    2. Compare store brand vs. name brand products.
    3. Experiement with a "do it yourself" home remedy
    Real Science
    1. Experiment with a scientific principle.

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    Introduce INVESTIGATE

    Partner or Trio

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    Brainstorm Research Ideas

    HW: Bring Materials

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    Blocked Classes
     
    1.5 hrs for Experiment 

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    Analyze and Conclude

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    Lab Report due Mon 8/27

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    Current Event Presentations

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    Notes:

    • Experimental procedure requires permission prior to tests. 
    • Complete the Investigate framework before begining lab.  
    • Time management is essential.  Be sure to delegate tasks to ensure completion.

    RESOURCES

    Assessment
    The following RUBRIC will be used.
     
    Because collaboration is essential for success.  
    16% of the total grade will be based on individual contributions, focus and ability to serve as a valuable team member.
     
Last Modified on August 20, 2012