October 8

SRD Week Ahead: 10/9-10/13

We will begin our study of electricity by exploring how a hydroelectric plant converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. Notice you have a test on Wednesday over the last two chapters and case studies we have done in class.

Monday: Topics: Hydroelectric Power
Activities: Lab: Designing a Hydroelectric plant Model
HW: Design Guide is due Wednesday (submit prior to class or bring to class)

Tuesday: Topics: Hydroelectric Power
Activities: Lab: Designing a Hydroelectric plant model
HW: Design Guide is due Wednesday (submit prior to class or bring to class)

Wednesday: Topics: Observations/Explanations
Activities: Test Observations/Explanations
HW: Design Guide is due Wednesday (submit prior to class or bring to class)

Thursday: Topics: Hydroelectric Power
Activities: Lab: Designing a Hydroelectric plant model CONSTRUCTION
HW:

Friday: Topics: Hydroelectric Power
Activities: Lab: Designing a Hydroelectric plant model TEST/PRESENT
HW: Notes: Electric Forces and Fields (549-572) and Electricity Part 1 Playlsit (Due Wednesday 10/18)

September 24

SRD week Ahead: 9/25-9/29

**Make sure you have your assigned explanation question for an extraordinary event ready at the start of class.

Monday: Topics: Observations
Activities: Discussion: Explanations of Extraordinary events (Presentations)
HW: Complete Part 1 of Cae Study: Feeling Detoxified

Tuesday: Observations
Activities: Discussion Part 2-4 of Case Study
HW: complete unfinished portions of lab

Wednesday: Topics: Explanation
Activities: Discussion: Ways to Explanation and Cause and Correlation
HW: Assigned question #1-15 and assigned question #16-25
Occams-razor

Thursday/Friday: Topics: Explanation
Activities: Jigsaw Case Study: Animals on Treadmills Critical Thinking and Public Perception of Science
Playlist: Animals on Treadmills
HW: Assign portions of case study as needed

September 16

SRD Week Ahead: 9/18-9/22

Make sure you have the Observation section read and questions completed for class discussion on Monday. Check last week’s assignments

Monday: Topics: Observations
Activities: Discussion Ch 2 Observations
Think About It Activity: How good are your powers of observations?
HW: Complete “How good are your observations” handout

Tuesday: Topics: Peer Review
Activities: Peer Review Pendulum Lab
HW:Edit Lab report for Pendulum Experiment

Wednesday: Topics: Observations
Activities: Think-Pair-Share: “How good are your observations”
HW: Complete Comparative data handout (passed out in class)

Thursday: Topics: Observations
Activities: Case Study John Snow and the Origin of Epidemiology: “You know nothing John Snow”
HW: Complete unfinished portions of Case Study

Friday: Topics: Observations
Activities: Discussion: Case Study on Epidemiology
HW: Complete questions 13-17 on Extraordinary events from Comparative data handout