A&P Module 1 : Scientific Thinking
Lesson 1 : What is Science?
Standard(s): SC.912.N.1.1 Define a problem based on a specific body of knowledge.
Objective(s): (1) Differentiate between phenomena that are scientific and things that are not; (2) Explain the criteria for categorizing phenomena as science (Consistent, Observable, Natural, Predictable, Testable, and Tentative).
Essential Question: What allows individuals to be able to distinguish the difference between science and non-science?
Vocabulary: consistent, observable, natural, predictable, testable, tentative
Assignment(s): 1-1 Cornell Notes; What is Science Handout
Lesson 2 : The Process of Science
Standard(s): SC.912.N.1.2 Describe and explain what characterizes science and its methods.
Objective(s): Demonstrate understanding of the steps involved in the scientific method and the purpose of each component.
Essential Question: How is a scientific investigation carried out?
Vocabulary: observation, inference, hypothesis, experiment, control, variables, independent variable, dependent variable, analysis, conclusion, scientific theory
Assignment(s): 1-2 Cornell Notes; Process of Science Asmt (Intro, GP & IP)