Experiments

DateDo NowClasswork Homework
10/22/18 (M) Calculate:
A. Overall mean reaction time
B. Mean reaction time for female
C. Mean reaction time for male
Show all of your work!
1. Review what makes a good procedure 2. Plan your own reaction test (write procedure on google doc and share with chenm.lmacs@gmail.com) 3. Work with a different group than last experiment 4. Exit ticketsFinish procedure
10/16/18 (T)What did you learn from yesterday's Lego exercise? What makes a good procedure (be specific) Read SerpMedia "How do you test an idea?" N/A
10/15/18 (M) Share your lab report data Get creative with legos (10 legos max) Finish lab (due last week!)
10/11/18 (Th) Turn in HWFinish lab data analysis, graphing and conclusion Complete lab, due Friday
10/10/18 (W)Lab Check In: 1. Finish background research 2. Gather at data from at least 10 participants 1. Percent, fraction, decimal conversion notes 2. math practice 3. Pie chart 4. Exit ticket1. Finish background research and share with chenm.lmacs@gmail.com 2. Finish in class math worksheets
10/4/18 (Th) -10/9/18 (T) Write out what you will say to your participant when asking for informed consent. 1. Conduct experiment (at least 10 participants) 2. Finish background research (share doc with chenm.lmacs@gmail.com)Catch up on background research
10/3/18 (W)N/A1. Continue background research 2. Write out what you will say to your participant when asking for informed consent. N/A
10/1/18 (M) 1. Turn in HW 2. What background/information should be included in a lab report? 1. Importance of introduction/background 2. Go over pre-lab Blind Taste Test 3. Plan lab experiment 4. Research your experiment variable and write a background paragraph on google doc. Share with chenm.lmacs@gmail.com N/A
9/28/18 (F) My restaurant bill is $32. How much should I have pay in total if I wanted to tip 20%? Show your work.


1. 5 Psychology Experiments You Can't Do Today 2. Little Albert 3. Discuss next week's experiment 4. Exit ticket Finding Mean 3
9/27/18 (Th) Convert the following percents to decimals. 12% 7% 0.34% 678% 1. Percent of a number 2. Exit ticket Finding Mean 3
9/26/18 (W)What is 10% of 173? What is 20% of 173? What is 30% of 173? What is 40% of 173? (no calculator!) 1. Write a title for your lab 2. Share lab results 3. What makes a good experiment? 4. Convert percent to decimal notes and worksheet 5. Exit ticket Convert percent to decimal notes and worksheet
9/25/18 (T) What is 10% of 82? What is 20% of 82? What is 30% of 82? (no calculator!) Finish Paper Towel Absorbency Experiment Finish lab
9/24/18 (M) My restaurant bill is $50. I want to leave a 20% tip. How much money do I pay in total? Show your work. 1. Calculating Percent Change Notes 2. Percent Change practice 3. Analyze Data Paper Towel Absorbency Experiment Finish percent change in lab
9/20/18 (Th)1. Write down HW 2. Prepare for lab1. Continue Paper Towel Absorbency Experiment 2. Clean up 3. Exit ticket Finding Mean 2
9/19/18 (W) Prepare for lab1. Paper Towel Absorbency Experiment 2. Clean up 3. Exit ticket N/A
9/18/18 (T) 1. Turn in HW 2. SpongeBob # 2 Experiments1. Bounty 2. Sparkle 3. Pre-lab: Paper Towel Absorbency Experiment 4. Graduated cylinder reading lab 5. Exit ticketDress for lab tomorrow


9/17/18 (M) Predicting and Calculating Mean 1. Write down HW 2. Glassware measurements 3. Graduated cylinder worksheet 1 4. Graduated cylinder worksheet 2 5. Exit tickets Math Practice: Calculating Mean
9/12/18 (W) Identifying variables worksheet1. SpongeBob Experiments 2. Glassware measurements 3. Math Practice: Calculating Mean 4. Exit tickets Catch up on missing work
9/11/18 (T) 1. What are components of an experiment? 2. How do scientists communicate their research? 1. Problem & Hypothesis Intro Vocab Notes 2. Watch Biology: Independent vs. Dependent Variables 3. Identifying variables worksheet # 1 and 2 (see Ms. Chen for copy) Catch up on missing work
9/10/18 (M) Finish Bad Science Card Activity1. Review bad science activity 2. Look at homework submissions 3. Understanding Bias (pg 1-2) 4. Identifying Bias (pg 1-2) 5. Exit ticketEmail chenm.lmacs@gmail.com a BIASED science story. Explain WHY the article is biased.
9/6/18 (Th) 1. Turn in HW 2. How do you spot bad science? 1. Bad Science Card Activity 2. Exit ticket Email chenm.lmacs@gmail.com an UNBIASED science story. Explain WHY the article is unbiased.
9/5/18 (W)1. Turn in safety contract 2. Write down HW1. Safety Board Game 2. Safety Quiz 3. Label Safety Glasses 4. Exit ticket 5. Psych Experiments You Couldn't Do Today (Scishow) (if time allows)1. Safety Contract signature 2. Safety drawing
9/4/18 (T)1. Write down HW 2. Seating Chart1. Syllabus 2. Review Safety Contract 3. Introduction to Experiments 4. Exit ticket
Safety Contract signature
8/30/18 (Th)Brief introductions 1. Essential Question: What makes a good experiment? Have a safe weekend!