Today we got our textbooks, registered for https://myap.collegeboard.org/login as well as worked on our first submitted assignment, a CER about Native Cutthroat Trout Reintroduction.
Homework: read pages 3-17 in your APES textbook.
Today we focused on CERs. CER stands for CLAIM, EVIDENCE, and REASONING. After going through some notes we made our own CER based on the Shamwow infomercial below.
It's my pleasure to join you this year at Central for an exciting year of science. Below you will find your syllabus. Please visit this website regularly to stay on top of what we do in science.
Today we discussed what is science and why it's important. The accompanying two videos were used to facilitate class discussion.
Gold Tape Question: What is the net force on a rhinoceros that is sleeping on the ground and why?
Use the simulation below to complete your PHET Motion and Forces lab sheets
Click Here to start the simulation and begin your moving man exploration of position, velocity, and acceleration.
Mr. Powell is an 8th grade Science Teacher in Western Colorado.