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Density

10/29/10

1. Use density to explain why a can of diet soda floats but regular soda sinks. link
2. Why do boats float even though they are made of materials denser than water? link
3. Who is Archimedes and what was Arechimedes Principle? link
4. Why do divers need to wear weighted belts? link
5. What is buoyant force? link 1 link 2

10/19/10

Edinformatics Density Activity
Density Columns

Properties of Matter

10/17/10

Making a Bar Graph on Kids Zone

10/14/10

Quizlet Game - http://quizlet.com/1275444/properties-of-matter-flash-cards/

10/8/10


10/6/10

Density Demonstration - Do you remember why the oil stayed in the middle?
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Temperature is the average kinetic energy of the particles in an object or liquid. Do you remember why the food color in this demonstration acted differently in each beaker?
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Paper Airplane Challenge

10/5/10


10/4/10

The parts of a controlled experiment:
Worksheet

9/24/10

http://paperairplanechallenge.wikispaces.com

Metric Conversion

9/23/10

Metric Prefixes Flash Cards
Metric System Flash Cards

Measurement - Mass

9/24/10

The Law of Conservation of Mass - Movie by Period 5

9/22/10

Welcome to Room 1 movie by HR 1.

9/21/10

Turn the knob until the pointer is at 0.
If your measuring a small object that might roll you put in a beaker.
Move the heaviest rider first.
Dont forget to find the mass of the beaker then subtract it at the end.
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Law of conservation of mass
- mass is niether created or destroyed in ordinary chemical or physical changes
Using the Triple Beam Balance - Period 1 Movie

9/20/10

Lab - MassUsing the Triple Beam Balance - Period 1 Movie

9/16/10

Measuring instruments for Physics - TRIPLE BEAM BALANCE
More educational games & videos on Measurements at NeoK12.com  

Measurement - Volume

9/10/10

1. How to Use a Graduated Cylinder2. Meniscus Practice3. Lab - Volume

Measurement - Length

9/8/10

1. Measurement Game on Fun Brain Try the centimeters games from easy to hard!
2. Measurement Challenge Worksheet

9/7/10

1. Work on these Flash Cards with your lab group.
2. How does the Scientific Method Work?3. The Scientific Method Diagram4.
Measuring instruments for Physics - METER RULER
More educational games & videos on Measurements at NeoK12.com  

5. Length Notes
6. Lab Activity- Length
7. Making Observations Movie by Period 3

Observations

9/1/10


Observation Basketball Game
Making Observations Movie by Period 3 Science


Vocabulary from this week:
  • Physical Science
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Observation
  • Inference
  • Qualitative Observation
  • Quantitative Observation

The Scientific Method

8/31/10

Video assignment (password "student") http://assignments.discoveryeducation.com/?cdPasscode=T63B3-4446
Notes on The Scientific Method and Models

Read about the Proteus Penguin Boat in the introduction to Chapter 1 of your book. Then watch this short clip to see it in action!

Proteus, the Penguin Boat
MIT Tech TV

8/30/10 First Day of School


Notes on Physical Science

What are you looking forward to in 8th Grade?... at AnswerGarden.ch.



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