RUTH DOYLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Claim. Evidence. Reasoning.
Monday and Tuesday we finished up taking care of class business. Hopefully at this point I have your child’s first name memorized if not their last too. We also discussed and PRACTICED fire drill and tornado drill procedures as well as “Give me 5” (ask your kids what this means). After this was over we watched our first Bill Nye video “Do it yourself science” and completed a worksheet on this video. They should have turned this in for a grade and I’ll have these posted by Friday.
Wednesday and Thursday we got down to business and conducted the “M&M Lab” by asking the questions “How many candies do you think are in the bag? Which color do you think is the most abundant?” We then proceeded to walk through each of the 6 steps of the scientific method including: (1) Question (2) Research (3) Hypothesis (4) Experiment! (5) Record & Analyze Data (6) Conclusion. Some of the things we stressed were…
Finally we introduced the SCIENTIFIC METHODS PROJECT (50 points) that is due on September 16. I’ve included a link to a Google Doc that can tell you more about this assignment.
If you have any questions or concerns please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the school at (501) 450-6675. Thank you and have a great weekend! – Mr. Lowe
Assignments turned in for the week…