Investigative Science Classwork First Quarter 2019/20

Monday 9/9/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: The goal of this lesson is to engage students in learning about the geographic makeup of Easter Island and to have them draw conclusions about the fate of Easter Island due to the limited resources to support human society and all its demands.
Presentation:
Homework: The Mystery of Easter Island_An Ecology Case Study 19_20 **Complete Packet Due Wednesday
Tuesday 9/10/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: Students should be able to: Assess the effects of lifestyles and industries on local and global environments by determining their ecological footprint using an online Ecological Footprint Calculator, Assess how their actions impact the earth through class discussion and independent work. 3. Compare thier lives with the lives of people in developing countries, and analyze how lifestyles and resources in different countries affect the size of each person’s ecological footprint
Presentation: IS 09_10_2018 Tuesday Easter Island Sustainability **Cornell Notes from Video
Homework: Contine working on The Mystery of Easter Island_An Ecology Case Study 19_20 **Complete Packet Due Wednesday
Wednesday 9/11/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: Students should be able to: Define sustainability, Explain how sustainability relates to their lives, values, and actions, Utilize knowledge of sustainability to change daily habits and consumer mentality, Explain how systems are interrelated, Apply concepts of sustainability to their campus and community by engaging in the challenges and solutions of sustainability, Apply concepts of sustainability globally by engaging in the challenges and the solutions of sustainability in a world context.
Presentation: IS 09_11_2019 Wednesday Three Pillars of sustainability***Cornell Notes
Homework: the Three Pillars of Sustainability Quaility of Life Indicators 19_20 Due Thursday/Friday Block
Thursday_Friday Block 9/12_13/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal Each student will be able to: Define sustainability, Explain how sustainability relates to their lives, values, and actions, Utilize knowledge of sustainability to change daily habits and consumer mentality, Explain how systems are interrelated, Apply concepts of sustainability to their campus and community by engaging in the challenges and solutions of sustainability, Apply concepts of sustainability globally by engaging in the challenges and the solutions of sustainability in a world context.
Presentation: IS 09_12_13_2018 Thursday_Friday Block Ecological Footprint***Cornell notes
Homework: Your Ecological Footprint 2019***Packet Due Monday, Colored Footprint due Tuesday/Wednesday Block

Tuesday/Wednesday 9/3_4/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal:
After this lesson, students will be able to: Explain dimensional analysis, Describe four conversion examples, Calculate measurement conversions
Presentation: IS 9_3_4_19 Tuesday_Wednesday Dimensional analysis problem solving
Homework:
1) DA problem solving 19_20 Due Thursday
Dimensional analysis scavenger hunt 19_20 Due Thursday **For makeup, solve the problems in order, show all you work!
Thursday 9/5/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal:
After this lesson, students will be able to: Explain dimensional analysis, Describe four conversion examples, Calculate measurement conversions
DIMENSINAL ANALYSIS QUIZ!!!!
Friday 9/6/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: The goal of this lesson is to engage students in learning about the geographic makeup of Easter Island and to have them draw conclusions about the fate of Easter Island due to the limited resources to support human society and all its demands.
Presentation: Video: Mystery Of Easter Island
Homework: The Mystery of Easter Island_An Ecology Case Study 19_20 **Video Guide Only, Due Monday

Monday 8/26/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: After this lesson, students will be able to: Explain dimensional analysis, Describe four conversion examples, Calculate measurement conversions
Presentation:IS 08 26 2019 Monday Multi Step Dimensional Analysis **Cornell Notes
Homework:Multi_step dimensional analysis 19_20 Due Tuesday/Wednesday
Tuesday/Wednesday 8/27_28/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal:
After this lesson, students will be able to: Explain dimensional analysis, Describe four conversion examples, Calculate measurement conversions
Presentation: IS 08 27_28 2019 Tuesday_Wednesday Dimension analysis with combination units **Cornell Notes
Homework:
1) Dimensional analysis with combination units 19_20 Video Notes and questions 15 only Due Thursday
IS Dimensional Analysis Lab 2019_20 Problem set #1#3 (Diststance,time and rate) only Due Thursday
For make up, use the measurements in red.
Thursday 8/29/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: After this lesson, students will be able to: Explain dimensional analysis, Describe four conversion examples, Calculate measurement conversions
Presentation: IS 08 27_28 2019 Tuesday_Wednesday Dimension analysis with combination units **Cornell Notes
Homework: IS Dimensional Analysis Lab 2019_20 Problem set #46 (Mass, Volume and Density) Due Friday
For make up, use the measurements in red.

Monday 8/19/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: Students learn fundamentals of converting metric measurements.
Presentation: IS 08 19 2019 Monday Introduction to Metric ** Cornell Notes
Homework: Metric Conversion Worksheet 19_20 Due Tues/Wed Block
Tuesday/Wednesday 8/20_21/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: After this lesson, students will be able to: name each component part of a triple beam balance, read a mass measurement from a triple beam balance, use a triple beam balance to measure mas
Presentation: IS 08_20_21 2019 Tuesday_Wednesday Measurement and Metric Unit conversions **Notes on Handout
Homework: IS Measure for Measure 2019_20 Due Thursday
Thursday 8/22/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: After this lesson, students will be able to: Explain dimensional analysis, Describe four conversion examples, Calculate measurement conversions
Presentation: IS 8_22_19 Thursday Fireng Single Step Dimensional analysis ***Cornell Notes
Homework: Single step dimensional analysis 19_20 Due Friday

Monday 8/11/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal : Create a graph (bar graph, line graph, pie chart, or scatter plot) based on a given data set. Title the graph, label the axes, and choose a scale. Adjust the graph to fit the data, and then check your accuracy. The Gizmo can also be used to create a data table based on a given graph.
Presentation: IS 8_12_19 Monday Fireng Graphing skills Part 2
Homework: Science Process Skills  Graphing Fireng 2019_20 (Skill #57 only!) Due Tuesday
Tuesday 8/12/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal : Create a graph (bar graph, line graph, pie chart, or scatter plot) based on a given data set. Title the graph, label the axes, and choose a scale. Adjust the graph to fit the data, and then check your accuracy. The Gizmo can also be used to create a data table based on a given graph.
Presentation: No new Presentation
Homework: Fireng IS wingspan lab 2019_20 (Observation to Experiment Due Wednesday)
Wednesday 8/13/2019
Continue to work on wingspan lab

Monday 8/5/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: Identify the basic components that affect the validity of an experiment are the control, independent and dependent variables, and constants.
These basic requirements need to be present and identified to consider an experiment valid. Presentation: IS 8_5_19 Monday Fireng Identifying Parts of an experiment ***(Notes are on the homework page)
Homework: Identify parts of an experiment notes 19_20 (due on the Tuesday/Wednesday block)
Tuesday/Wednesday 8/6_7/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal:
Identify the basic components that affect the validity of an experiment are the control, independent and dependent variables, and constants.
These basic requirements need to be present and identified to consider an experiment valid. Presentation: IS 8_7_9_19 Tuesday_Wednesday_Fireng Ruler Reflex
Homework: Ruler Reflex Inquiry Lab 2019 (due Thursday)
Thursday 8/8/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal : Create a graph (bar graph, line graph, pie chart, or scatter plot) based on a given data set. Title the graph, label the axes, and choose a scale. Adjust the graph to fit the data, and then check your accuracy. The Gizmo can also be used to create a data table based on a given graph.
Presentation: IS 8_8_19 Thursday Fireng Graphing skills
Homework: Science Process Skills  Graphing Fireng 2019_20 (Skill #15 only!) Due Monday

Monday 7/29/2019 **Sub
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: Science is both a body of knowledge and the process for building that knowledge.
Presentation: No Presentation: Video: NOVA: Making Stuff Wilder 2
Homework: ABC's Summary (If you have an excused absence, do not complete)
Tuesday/Wednesday 7/30_8/1/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal:
Science is both a body of knowledge and the process for building that knowledge.
Presentation: IS 07/30/25 2019 Tuesday_Wednesday Nature of Science_Case of the Missing Microchip **Cornell Notes
Homework: due
1) Missing Computer Chip
2) Missing Computer Chip student handout
3) Missing Computer Chip Map
4) THE CASE OF THE MISSING COMPUTER CHIP reflection
Thursday 8/1/2019
Lesson Description/Learning Goal: Evaluate whether explanations of events are scientific or nonscientific using the CONPTT method
Presentation: IS 08_01_2019 Thursday Nature of Science_CONPTT**Cornell Notes
Homework: CONPTT 2019_20