Forces : Quest 2011

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1. Challenges

1.1. Model toys

1.2. Model Bridge

1.3. Rube Goldberg/Mousetrap device

1.4. Roman Ballista

1.5. Trebuchet

2. Practical Activities

2.1. Friction

2.2. electrostatics

2.3. magnetism

3. Syllabus

3.1. 4.6.1 the law of conservation of energy

3.1.1. Kinetic and potential

3.1.2. Energy Transformation

3.2. 4.6.2 forces

3.3. 4.6.3 electrical energy

3.4. 4.6.7 frictional force

3.5. 4.6.8 electrostatic force

3.6. 4.6.9 magnetic force

3.7. 4.6.10 gravitational force

4. Revision: Syllabus

4.1. 4.6.4 sound energy

4.2. 4.6.5 light energy

4.3. 4.6.6 heat energy

5. BIG IDEAs FOR UNIT

5.1. Start with some demo's of forces

5.2. Identify the key hands on practical learning opportunities

5.3. Research based on project

5.3.1. Identify submission dates and purpose of submitting work - progress moments

5.3.2. TEAMS - student chosen within class? project dependent?

5.3.3. Research

5.3.3.1. linked to project

5.3.3.2. collaborative

5.3.3.3. linked to open ended investigations

5.3.3.4. submitted

5.3.4. PBL focus - only last three lessons devoted to project in labs

5.4. Integrate with INCA's

5.4.1. FOrces INCA's would encounter

5.4.2. Difference in technology available - benefits to Spanish?

5.4.3. Forces involved in the technologies each culture had

5.5. Times: 4 weeks, 3lessons, 1 on each "force"

6. Submission of work

6.1. One of the Open Ended investigations as a scientific report - due Thursday Week 8, 8th September

6.2. Research - Due Friday Week 9 16th September

6.3. Photoessay of Project - Due 23rd September - Friday last day of term

7. Differentiation

7.1. Self paced in research

7.2. scaffold for report

7.3. options for photoessay

7.4. Group work

8. MI

8.1. Kineasthetic Science Practical Open Ended Investigations

8.2. Visual - photoessay on Project

8.3. Spatial - planning the design of their project

8.4. Linguistic - Report writing

8.5. Logical Mathematical - data analysis from Open Ended Investigations and Project Activities

8.6. Musical - maybe leave for INCA's unit

8.7. Interpersonal - opportunities to work in groups in research and practical

8.8. Naturalistic - nicely covered in Ecosystems unit (also INCA's)

9. Checkpoints

9.1. Students in each class in groups of 3-4

9.2. Each Group has a Google Doc Shared Planner

9.3. Each Group has planned materials for construction

9.4. Each Group has Shared Google Doc for Research

9.5. Each group has a box of resources

10. Research

10.1. Background

10.2. Friction

10.3. Electrostatics

10.4. Magnetism

10.5. Gravity

11. Blooms

11.1. Remembering: Research tasks

11.2. Understanding Research and Practical Activities

11.3. Applying: Practical Activities and Challenge

11.4. Analysing: Challenge

11.5. Evaluating: Friction Practical Activity and Challenge

11.6. Creating: Challenge

12. Forces Start Date:[___________]

13. Forces Finish Date:[___________]

14. Syllabus PFA

14.1. 4.2

15. Syllabus: Skills

15.1. 4.31.1 identifying data sources

15.2. 4.13.2 planning first hand investigations

15.3. 4.13.3 choosing equipment or resources

15.4. 4.14 Performing First hand investigations

15.5. 4.15 gathering first hand information

15.6. 4.16 gathering information from secondary sources

15.7. 4.17 processing information

15.8. 4.18 presenting information

15.9. 4.19 thinking critically

15.10. 4.20 Problem solving

15.11. 4.21 use of creativity and imagination

15.12. 4.22.2 Working in Teams