This lab has students explore the concept of scale. Great lab for a physical science or earth science teacher. Here is an excerpt:
• create a scale model
• learn and use an equation that keeps the scale model in proportion
• use the scale model to make predictions
? Read all the instructions carefully before you start your work and follow the instructions.
? Remember, you can check off the tasks as you complete them.
? Responses to all questions require complete sentences and thoughtful answers. Your work should be legibly written on a separate sheet of paper. Support all statements with evidence from your work today and your knowledge and experience beyond class.
? Any time you use an equation, you must write out the complete EQUATION, VALUES, and UNITS as part of your solution. SHOW ALL WORK.
? Use cm for all measurements and calculations today and round to the nearest tenth.
? Materials include at least the following:
1. Lab Guide
2. Meter stick and/or ruler
3. Colored pencils
4. Lab partner