Day 72 – Energy Bar Graphs Peer Review

Tues Dec. 17, 2013

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Chemistry 1 – We continued to practice using Energy Bar Graphs to model situations of temperature and state changes in a system.  Since I felt most students and groups were “getting it” we didn’t do regular board presentations or meeting.  Instead I used a “Whiteboard Peer Review” technique to go over the boards.

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Physics 1 – Groups finished taking data on the friction of their shoes.  They then graphed it and whiteboarded it.  For now most groups used Mass as the independent variable because that was the easiest to measure.  We will deal with the issue of Normal Force tomorrow.

Chemistry 2 – Groups presented their findings on Organic Functional Groups.  Follow this link to see the Wiki the class put together.


About bradwysocki

I teach high school Chemistry and Physics using Arizona State University's Modeling Method. The school I teach in is Bloomer HS in Northwest Wisconsin. I've been using the Modeling Method for 7 years now and have just recently begun using Standards Based Grading as a way to assess my students learning.
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