How do Antibiotics Affect Bacteria When They are Put Together

Plan and carry out investigations: collaboratively, in a safe and ethical manner including personal impacts such as health safety, to produce data to serve as the basis for evidence as part of building explanations for phenomena related to patterns we predicted and observed about how do antibiotics (cause) affect a population of bacteria (effect) in our Petri dishes when they are put together?

WHAT WE FIGURE OUT – how antibiotics move through agar, how to design an experiment to measure the effect of various strength of antibiotics

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How do Antibiotics Affect Bacteria When They are Put Together

Environmental Science, Physical Science, Physics, Life Science, Earth Science,

Plan and carry out investigations: collaboratively, in a safe and ethical manner including personal impacts such as health safety, to produce data to serve as the basis...

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Building a Generator

Environmental Science, Physical Science, Physics, Life Science, Earth Science,

Students work individually or in pairs to follow a set of instructions and construct a mini generator which powers a Christmas light. Best done as a take-home assignment.

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Conservation of Momentum with Vernier

Environmental Science, Physical Science, Physics, Life Science, Earth Science,
HS.PS2A.b,

Teacher leads a demonstration with vernier carts of different/equal mass, equipped with bumpers and magnets to demonstrate a variety of scenarios in which as both carts...

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3rd Law with Vernier

Environmental Science, Physical Science, Physics, Life Science, Earth Science,
HS.PS2A.a,

After learning about the 1st law of motion, students partake in a teacher-led series of questions about 2 carts, and which cart will experience a greater force. The teacher...

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Gravitational Acceleration

Environmental Science, Physical Science, Physics, Life Science, Earth Science,
HS.PS2A.a,

In 2-3 person groups, students take the mass of assorted objects, then hang them from a spring scale to find their gravitational force. Using the F=ma equation, they rewrite...

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Electricity and Magnetism Stations

Environmental Science, Physical Science, Physics, Life Science, Earth Science,

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Egg Drop Lab

Environmental Science, Physical Science, Physics, Life Science, Earth Science,
HS.ETS1A.a, HS.PS2A.c,

Students work in teams to design a container for an egg using provided materials. Students drop their containers, then analyze factors which can minimize force on the...

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How Does Volvo Keep Drivers Safe?

Environmental Science, Physical Science, Physics, Life Science, Earth Science,
HS.ETS1C.a, HS.PS2A.c,

Students watch a series of short videos explaining how cars are designed with crumple zones, airbags, and automatic braking to prevent passenger damage in a collision....

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