Thursday, 3/17/16- A Day- Kindness Week Student Faculty Basketball Game

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 (pp.74-75) and your homework (graph); Read the “Friction” passage & answer the two questions.
  2. Experiment– Shipping and Sliding (Friction)- What conclusion can you make based on your data? Write a brief report on p.74 describing your experiment, your findings, and how they compare to your prediction.
  3. Understanding Connections- Write an Understanding Connections statement on friction on a Post-It note and stick it to the Understanding Connections pages p.72-73 of your science notebook.
  4. Personal/Peer Review of science notebook


Science Notebook due tomorrow, 3/18