Wednesday, 3/9/16- A day

Learning Objective:

  • To plan an investigation that identifies factors that determine the friction force between two objects

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now– Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Get out your science notebook and add to the Table of Contents- “Shipping Experiment p.75” (Right Side); Head page 75 properly with “Shipping & Sliding-Experiment-3/9/16.”
  2. Periods 3& 6– Collect Density Problems
  3. Experiment– Shipping and Sliding (Friction)- Read Introduction (full class), observe different flooring materials & record observations in data table (cooperative table groups). Demonstrate method to test friction (full class).


Friction Unit Cover Page due on Friday, 3/11