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### Physical Science - Unit 1: I like to move it move it!!! Collection

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This is the first unit of Physical Science. We cover the topics of motion and speed while reviewing the metric system, how to make observations and inferences and how to design and conduct investigations.

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### Resources in “Physical Science - Unit 1: I like to move it move it!!!” Collection

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Acceleration and Mass Book Chapter
Calculating_Speed-_Prior_Knowledge.doc

Students practice calculating speed. This is a pre-assessment piece that I use to see where students are at in the metric system knowledge as well as their ability to perform dimensional analysis.

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Graphing_Motion.docx

Students will practice interpreting graphs and making graphs regarding speed.

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Metric_Conversions.docx

Students use their knowledge of metric relationships to perform conversions between metric units.

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Metric_Presentations.docx

Students practice saying conversions as they present problems to the rest of the class.

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Metric_Relations.docx

Students practice relating metric units.

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Metric_System_and_Conversions_Quiz.docx

Students demonstrate their knowledge of the metric system.

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Observations_versus_Inferences.docx

Students practice making observations and inferences and distinguishing between the two.

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PhysSci_-_Unit_1_SUM_Motion_Lab_Description.docx

Students will demonstrate their knowledge of describing motion and calculating speed as well as their ability to use the metric system, their understanding of experimental design and to communicate their results.

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Speed_Walking_Lab.docx

Students use their knowledge of the metric system and calculating speed to study the effect of transportation mode on their speed.

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SpongeBob_Variables.doc

Students practice identifying variables in a favorite lesson of science educators!

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The_experimental_method.pptx

Students are introduced to terms such as observations and inferences (day 1) and independent variable, levels, trials, control, dependent variable and constants (day 2).

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U1_-_L12_LAB_balloon_rockets_VARIABLE_prac.docx

Students practice experimental method procedures by manipulating balloons (or string, straws, etc) to obtain the fastest speed. I believe this activity is appropriate for all ages.

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U1_-_L7_LAB_Speed_walking.docx

Students get practice calculating speed and working with their lab groups.

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