This lesson aligns with the Common Core State Standards:
"STANDARD 1 - Science as Inquiry
The competent science teacher understands scientific inquiry and has the ability to conduct scientific inquiry. 1A.understands assumptions, processes, purposes, requirements, and tools of scientific inquiry. 1C. understands different approaches to conducting scientific investigations."
Student note sheet that goes with the PowerPoint lesson I in the "Science Skills" unit - Introductory Physics. This lesson discusses how science begins and ends; the relationship between technology and science; and the natural branches of science.
PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and links to short videos to further student understanding. PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on students most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
A class activity is included at the end of each lesson.
*All PowerPoint lessons; review programs; student worksheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Introductory Physics Complete Unit I Science Skills" folder.
Terms/concepts covered in this lesson include:
basic rules of nature
space and time
matter and change
forces and motion
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