Topic outline

  • Class Information

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  • Scientific Method

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  • Laboratory Activities

    LAFS.910.RST.1.1 :Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.

    LAFS.910.RST.1.2 :Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text’s explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text.

    LAFS.910.RST.4.10 :By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 9–10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.

    LAFS.910.WHST.1.2 :Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.

    1. Introduce a topic and organize ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., figures, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
    2. Develop the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience’s knowledge of the topic.
    3. Use varied transitions and sentence structures to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
    4. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to manage the complexity of the topic and convey a style appropriate to the discipline and context as well as to the expertise of likely readers.
    5. Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
    6. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic).

    LAFS.910.WHST.3.9 :Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

    SC.912.N.3.1 :Explain that a scientific theory is the culmination of many scientific investigations drawing together all the current evidence concerning a substantial range of phenomena; thus, a scientific theory represents the most powerful explanation scientists have to offer.

    SC.912.P.8.3 :Explore the scientific theory of atoms (also known as atomic theory) by describing changes in the atomic model over time and why those changes were necessitated by experimental evidence.

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  • Lesson Plan

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  • Tutorial

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  • Project

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  • Interdependence

    SC.912.L.17.11 :Evaluate the costs and benefits of renewable and nonrenewable resources, such as water, energy, fossil fuels, wildlife, and forests.

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  • Science Fair

    LAFS.5.W.2.4 :Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)

    LAFS.68.WHST.2.4 :Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

    SC.5.N.1.1 :Define a problem, use appropriate reference materials to support scientific understanding, plan and carry out scientific investigations of various types such as: systematic observations, experiments requiring the identification of variables, collecting and organizing data, interpreting data in charts, tables, and graphics, analyze information, make predictions, and defend conclusions.

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  • UN Sustainable Development Challenge


    Sustainable DevelopmentDo you think about the problems facing society or about the needs of the world? Do you worry about climate change, poverty, equality and overconsumption? Do you want to make a difference?

    The United Nations has set 17 sustainable development goals to help end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. Seton Hall University's School of Diplomacy & International Relations is challenging high school students to be part of the solution!

    Seton Hall University is committed to serving the greater good, which is why we are hosting a Sustainable Development Challenge designed to engage high school students in thinking about the needs of society and the planet - encouraging you to be an agent of change and embrace the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

    Deadline for submissions is March 11, 2018 at midnight.

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