This Week in Science #1 1/3/2014 The Nature of Science firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday: Welcome! Introductions, syllabus and procedures. Lab safety and equipment will be introduced. Homework: Return your Safety Contract! Have parents email me for a surprize! Have your science notebook Monday or bring $1.25 to purchase one. Explorer Activity with paragraph (see back of this sheet).
Monday: Science notebooks. Scientific skill building. More on lab safety (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJG0ir9nDtc&sns=em Discuss homework results. Notes and discussion on scientific methods and the global nature of science. Observation and collection of data. Homework: Lab safety sheet will be completed. The picture should be viewed on my website and the questions should be completed on a separate sheet of paper (sheet may be printed and later glued into notebook as desired).
Tuesday: Scientific method and controlled experiments. Homework: Study vocabulary. Make sure your notebook is up to date with all materials in place. Be ready to share your author page tomorrow!
Wednesday: Scientific skill building. More on variables and controlled experiments. Homework: Study vocabulary. Begin study guide.
Thursday: Scientific skill building. Inquiry lab! Homework: study guide to be finished by Monday.
Friday: Vocab Check up! Homework: study guide to be finished by Monday.
Vocabulary: Biology Scientific methods Hypothesis Controlled experiment Constants Control Trials Dependent variable Independent variable Experimental group Peer review Bias Theory Scientific law
Prefixes: Bio Cardio Zoo Micro Macro
(Quizlet: Nature of Science - Adams http://quizlet.com/18098841/nature-of-science-adams-flash-cards/)
Match the type of scientist (on the left) with what they study (on the right).
Scientist Topic of Study
____ 1. Audiologist A. heart
____ 2. Oncologist B. Blood and blood-producing organs
____ 3. Oceanographer C. Fungi (mushrooms, mold, yeast)
____ 4. Biologist D. Poisons / treatment of poisoning
____ 5. Botanist E. Insects
____ 6. Cardiologist F. Animals
____ 7. Chemist G. Life and living things
____ 8. Ecologist H. Fish
____ 9. Embryologist I. The structure/properties/reactions of matter
____ 10.Entomologist J. Organisms and their environment
____ 11.Geneticist K. The ocean
____12. Zoologist L. Microorganisms and their effects on other living organisms
____13. Hematologist M. Development, diagnosis, prevention of tumors/cancer
____14. Histologist N. Hearing
____15. Hydrologist O. Plants
____16. Ichthyologist P. Formation, early growth, development of living organisms
____17. Microbiologist Q. Heredity and inherited traits
____18. Mycologist R. Nervous system and disorders affecting it
____19. Neurologist S. The properties and effects of water on Earth
____20.Toxicologist T. The microscopic structure of animal and plant tissues