Introduction to Physical Science B!
Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:
Students will attain an 80% passage rate in 3 of 4 trials
Students will practice utilizing mathematics, computational thinking, evidence based argument, and obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information.
Students will answer this question before leaving class today.
- Learn from mistakes
- Personal electronics only when appropriate
- Cause and Effect
- Systems and System Models
- Stability & Change
Course Digital Resources:
Link -> Online StopWatch
New in the News! Science Update!
News Link -> Boston Dynamics Spotmini Unveils New Trick!
- What is the main idea in this article?
- 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
Group #1 –
Group #2 –
Group #4 –
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?”
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.