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Entry Task ( Agenda)

Date:8/18-8/19
Warm-up: Complete weekly 5
Standard: S6CS3. Students will use computation and
estimation skills necessary for analyzing data and following
scientific explanations.
Lesson Title: Scientific Method Cornell Notes
Learning Goal: I can use the steps of the scientific method to
conduct an experiment.

Essential Questions: What skills do

scientists use to learn about the world?


Agenda:
Take Cornell note on the scientific method.

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Set Up Your Paper

Take Notes
Write notes on the right side of the
page
Abbreviate words
Paraphrase
Skip at least 2 lines between each
idea
Use symbols, pictures, or diagrams

Take Notes

Apply Your Thinking


Within 24 hours of
taking notes, review
your notes and write
questions on the left
side of the page.

Reflect on Notes
Add a summary to
your notes. Answer
the essential question
as your topic
sentence and turn
each chunk of
information into
supporting
sentences.

Revise Notes
Review notes with a
partner and add
details that you each
missed.
v
v

Revise Notes
Look in your
textbook and add
details from the book
to your notes.
v
v

Review Notes
Fold your notes so
that the questions
show, but the notes
do not. Quiz yourself
or work with another
student to quiz each
other.

Steps of the
scientific method
Steps will vary
depending on the
experiment.

First & Last Name


Class Title
Block
Date

Questions,
Subtitles,
Headings,
EQ (Essential Questions)
Etc.
What skills do scientists use to learn about the world?

Scientific Method

2 1/2

A 3 to 4 sentence summary across


the bottom, in the Summary section

Scientific method
Leave blank
for questions

Name
Date
Class
Block

The Scientific Method involves a series of


steps that are used to investigate a
natural occurrence.

1.Problem/Question

Problem/Question
Develop a question or
problem that can be solved
through experimentation.

Scientific method
Leave blank
for questions

Name
Date
Class
Block

The Scientific Method involves a series of


steps that are used to investigate a
natural occurrence.

1.Problem/Question
2.Observation/Research

Observation/Research
Make observations and
research your topic of
interest.

Scientific method
Leave blank
for questions

Name
Date
Class
Block

The Scientific Method involves a series of


steps that are used to investigate a
natural occurrence.

1.Problem/Question
2.Observation/Research
3. Form a Hypothesis

Do you remember the


next step?

Form a Hypothesis
Predict a possible answer to
the problem or question.
Example: When I decrease
the amount of water
available to the reptile it will
become dormant.

Experiment
Develop and follow a
procedure.
Include a detailed materials
list.
The outcome must be
measurable (quantifiable).

Collect and Analyze


Results
Modify the procedure if
needed.
Confirm the results by
retesting.
Include tables, graphs, and
photographs.

Conclusion
Include a statement that
accepts or rejects the
hypothesis.
Make recommendations for
further study and possible
improvements to the
procedure.

Communicate the Results


`Be prepared to present the
project to an audience.

Expect questions from the


audience.

Cornell Notes

The questions should come from the 3rd tier of questions:


3. (Highest) Judge, value, predict, justify, decide, assess, conclude,
summarize, prove/support, give reasons for, explain, why, why not

2. practice, illustrate, question, compile, prepare, experiment,


criticize, solve
1. define, repeat, list, describe, generalize, match