Module 2 Energy in our Lives. A special partnership between the Georgia Department of Education and the Educational Technology Training Centers in support of the 8 th Grade Physical Science Frameworks. Content Standards.
Energy in our Lives
A special partnership between theGeorgia Department of Education and theEducational Technology Training Centers in support of the 8th Grade Physical Science Frameworks.
S8P2. Students will be familiar with the forms and transformations of energy.
S8P5. Students will recognize characteristics of gravity, electricity, and magnetism as major kinds of forces acting in nature.
S8CS1. Students will explore the importance of curiosity, honesty, openness, and skepticism in science and will exhibit these traits in their own efforts to understand how the world works.
S8CS2. Students will use standard safety practices for all classroom laboratory and field investigations.
S8CS5. Students will use the ideas of system, model, change, and scale in exploring scientific and technological matters.
S8CS7. Students will question scientific claims and arguments effectively.
S8CS8. Students will be familiar with the characteristics of scientific knowledge and how it is achieved.
Students will apply the following to scientific concepts:
S8CS9. Students will understand the features of the process of scientific inquiry.
Students will apply the following to inquiry learning practices:
Magnetic forces arise from the movement of electrical charge.
How is energy transferred to my home?
What were the "Big Concepts" at each station?
How will students make sense of these concepts?
Discuss real-world examples that may reinforce students' understanding.
Homework, accommodations for students with disabilities, gifted students, ELL
What other standards and elements might one introduce at this time to unify the concepts?
What are some common student misconceptions and how can these activities facilitate the student’s proper conception and understanding?