8 August Science 8 Matter–investigating ice

  1. Sit at tables in alphabetical order by family name.
  2. Mindful moment.
  3. Roll.
  4. Paper notebooks.
  5. Review blogposts: http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2018/08/04/6-august-science-8-welcome-first-day/ and today http://rfrazier.msblogs.aes.ac.in/2018/08/07/8-august-science-8-matter-investigating-ice/
  6. General questions?
  7. Interviews and introductions–using the questions and sheet from day one.
  8. Information posted in the room.
  9. Thoughts on the ice float/melting question.
  10. How can the ideas be organized?
  11. What are the assumptions we have about properties and behaviors of water?
  12. How should we begin? (Is it useful to list properties and behaviors?)
  13. Some basic questions:
  14. To what extent does the level of water in a container change when a piece of floating ice melts? How can we find out?
  15. How can we explain why ice floats? What are the ways our explanations can be tested?
  16. What are other questions we have related to properties and behaviors of water?

View information posted in the classroom on: Questions; Science and Engineering Practices; the Digital Science Notebook.

Review references from the class blog on first day:

Use this document throughout our year. Note down any questions you have. Fundamental-questions-about-matter

Always think of the big picture–everything is connected:


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