Chemistry Standouts (Great-Minded Chemists)
At Home Task: Designing a Help Wanted Advertisement • What to do? • Students will create a half page “Want Ad” for chemists. • Guide Questions: • What traits must one possess to be a successful chemist? Do you have what it takes to be one?
Habits of Mind (Scientific Attitudes, Methods, and Science Process Skills)
10 points to be a Good Scientist!1. A scientist must be curious about the world.2. A scientist is logical and systematic.3. A scientist is open-minded and free of bias.4. A scientist is intellectually honest.5. A scientist works hard and is persistent.
6. A scientist does not jump to conclusions7. A scientist is a creative and critical thinker8. A scientist is rational9. A scientist is willing to suspend judgment until he is sure of his results10. A scientist tries new approaches to arrive at solutions.
B-elieve in a Cause- and Effect Relationship O-pen-Minded R-espects the Ideas of Others I- maginative N-aturally Curious G-enerates opinion based on Evidence
SM We’ve got it all for you! (The Scientific Method)
The Scientific Method • a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge or correcting and integrating previous knowledge
Scientific Method PROBLEM OBSERVATION HYPOTHESIS EXPERIMENTATION THEORY
Schematically, the scientific method can be shown as follows: Observations(world of experience) Scientific Law (a summary of what have been observed) Hypothesis (a guess explaining observations) Theory (tested hypothesis, not permanent, can be modified)
Science Process Skills: • Observing • Classifying • Measuring • Inferring • Predicting • Communicating • Using number relationships
Thank You... God Bless us all! Prepared by: Ms. Bianca V. Cabral