Distinguishing between living and nonliving things is not always as easy as it sounds. There is no single criterion used to identify whether something is living. Any living thing can be classified as an organism. Living organisms can vary in size
INCLUDES THE LESSON PLAN
I begin EVERY year with this lesson.
Students begin by watching a video on innovation and ends with towers made of mini marshmallows and spaghetti!
Helps students learn teamwork while doing a great hands
7 multiple choice
Vocabulary: hypothesis, experiment, analyze, inference, observation, data, measure, purpose, research,
There is one question where they must apply their knowledge to interpret a graph.
Answer Key is included.
Catapult Student Ideas included
Application Questions to answer after building catapult
Students will demonstrate their knowledge of kinetic and potential energy by creating e a catapult or trebuchet that launches a marshmallow
All materials are provided for this lesson.
The lesson is provided for the teacher.
PPT provided for notes.
Students can use their interactive notebook.
Students create a foldable to tape into their notebooks.
All scientific method (inquiry) notes
Kinetic Energy/Potential Energy
Forms of Energy (mechanical, thermal, nuclear, sound, chemical, or electromagnetic)
- fill in the blank
-analyzing a diagram
- short answer