Grade 8 Agenda:
NEWTON AND ME PROJECT DUE THURSDAY, 12/20
BEGINNING OF SCHOOL DAY
What are the eight parts of a scientific experiment discussed in the reading.
What is a hypothesis? What makes a good hypothesis?
what are the three different types of variables in a scientific experiment? (Explain and give an example of each type.)
What is the difference between quantitative and qualitative data? (Explain and use examples to illustrate your response.)
What should a conclusion do?
You are building a house. You want to make a floor out of a material that will absorb a lot of heat through sunny windows and store it without becoming too hot. Identify a material you would recommend for this purpose and explain why you would select it.
Work packet: mp jd rp ls lh/ca js
MAKE A LIST OF ACTIVITIES YOU PARTICIPATE IN THAT INVOLVE MOTION.
EMPHASIZE THINGS YOU
· WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT
· IMPROVE IN
I push on the wall - so - the wall pushes back on me.
The balloon pushes out air - so - the air pushes the balloon forward.
In this experiment we added equal amounts of thermal energy to similar quantities of water and vegetable oil. Why did one heat up so much more than the other?
EACH BEAKER HAD THE SAME AMOUNT OF THERMAL ENERGY ADDED TO IT. WHY DID ONE BEAKER HEAT UP MORE THAN THE OTHER?
Each BEAKER HAD the same amount of thermal energy added to it. Why did one beaker heat up more than the other?