Best Practice High School

Conceptual Physics Unit #4

(THREE WEEK SCHEDULE)

SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT & PORTFOLIO PROJECT

 
 
 

Worksheets: (200) 

4-1  Questionairre on Science Fair          (25) 

4-2  Selection of Topic for Project          (10) 

4-3  Presentat. Purpose & Materials        (15) 

4-4  Research Articles on the Internet      (40) 

(You must have 10 Related Articles) 
 

4-5  Procedures / How to do your project Data 
        Charts/ Graphs/Conclusions           (60) 

4-6  Science Fair Project Board (Typed) (50) 

 

Lecture Class Notes:              (50) 
    Notes in your journal

 

Reading Assignment: (50) 
 

4-1 * Science World Article 9/17/9 (25) pages 7-22 
4-2 *  Conceptual Physics               (25)
(2nd Editon) pages 1-8 
 

Review Questions 1-10 (page 8) (30) (Class and School Presentation) 
 

* Summarize the Reading for each Assignment(3 sheets) 

 

 

 

 

Definitions: (35) 
  • Fact
  • Hypothesis 
  • Independent 
  • Scientific Method 
  • Law 
  • Control 
  • ConstantVariable 
  • Theory 
  • IndependentVariables 
  • Principle 
  • Dependent Variable 
  • Procedures 
 

Test: (350) 

  • 4-1 Portfolio #1 (50) 
  • 4-2 .Portfolio #2 (50) 
  • 4-3 Bell Ringer #1 .....(25) 
  • 4-4 Bell Ringer #2 (25) 
  • 4-5 Science Fair Project (200) (Class and School Presentation)
 

 

Totals Points: 

 

  • Worksheets (200) 
  • Reading (80) 
  • Definitions (35) 
  • Notes (50) 
  • Test (350) 
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Total 715 

 

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