Teacher Resources
Week 1:
Engagement:
Theory, Theory
Why People believe strange things (YouTube on good science)
Phantom Tube Activity: http://www.flinnsci.com/store/scripts/prodView.asp?idproduct=16023&noList=1 Discovering the unseen
Illusions: http://www.indiana.edu/~ensiweb/lessons/unt.illu.html
Explore:
Nature of Science unit plans http://www.indiana.edu/~ensiweb/lessons/unt.n.s.html
What Science is Not: http://www.indiana.edu/~ensiweb/lessons/unt.not.html
What Science Is: http://www.indiana.edu/~ensiweb/lessons/unt.s.is.html
What Science is and is not: (additional resource key)
Alien Pattern Activity: page 1 and page 2 (observations and inferences)
Obtaining, Evaluating, and communicating information: Five Theories
Short Texts: Solar System Ice/Earth’s source of Water
Dark Matter, Scaffolding of Universe Detected for the First Time
Optional materials:
Websites:
Spin A Spectrum guide and template
Walking the Graph:(need sensors/computers)
Engaging in Argument from Evidence: Checks Lab
Analyzing and interpreting data: Check Lab (above)