- Sit at tables in alphabetical order by family name.
- Mindful moment.
- Paper notebooks.
- 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/
- General questions?
- Interviews and introductions–using the questions and sheet from day one.
- Information posted in the room.
- Thoughts on the ice float/melting question.
- How can the ideas be organized?
- What are the assumptions we have about properties and behaviors of water?
- How should we begin? (Is it useful to list properties and behaviors?)
- Some basic questions:
- To what extent does the level of water in a container change when a piece of floating ice melts? How can we find out?
- How can we explain why ice floats? What are the ways our explanations can be tested?
- 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:
- Read this article. Make note of the things you do understand AND the parts that you have questions about. List your questions.