# Physical Science B SGI Lesson #14 (2-22-2018)

### Topic:

Introduction to Physical Science B!

8

### Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

Students will attain an 80% passage rate in 3 of 4 trials

### Objective:

Students will practice utilizing mathematics, computational thinking, evidence based argument, and obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information.

### Life Connection:

Students will answer this question before leaving class today.

### Behavioral Norms:

• Learn from mistakes
• Tolerance
• Participate
• Personal electronics only when appropriate

### Key Concepts:

• Cause and Effect
• Systems and System Models
• Stability & Change

### Course Digital Resources:

Link -> Online StopWatch

### Warm Up:

New in the News! Science Update!

News Link -> Boston Dynamics Spotmini Unveils New Trick!

Questions:

1. What is the main idea in this article?
2. What effect will this information/discovery have on mankind?  How does it make me feel?

### Task #1  –

TEST CAR LAUNCH DAY!!!! Each group will be testing their car designs today!! Each group will receive their paper work to test their vehicles.

.doc Downloadable Link -> Physical Science – Mousetrap Car Data

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### Task #2 –

We are now going to dive into unit 8 today! This will be an introduction to waves!

### Ticket Out the Door:

Sticky note question

“What is something that can be improved upon on your car to enhance its performance?”

### Homework:

Review what we went over today.

### Next Generation Science Standards:

HS-PS 2-6 Communicate scientific and technical information about why the molecular level structure is important in the functioning of designed materials.

HS-PS 3-3 Design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy to another form of energy.

HS-PS 4-1 Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media.