Course Contents

Course notes (Fall 2017):

  • Journals and Wonders
    An introduction to the course materials, specifically your notebooks and how we’ll think about using them.
  • Introductions
    Students are asked to introduce themselves, so it’s only fair that the teacher does the same.
  • On Observation: Bubbles
    This is our first lab exercise of the semester. We’re working on observation and the distinctions between science and other ways of knowing.
  • Science in the Making
    An in-class exercise on motion, but also on how we get, use, and analyze scientific data.
  • Myths and Practices of Science
  • Questions and Investigations: Hot Chocolate
  • Pendulums and Elevators
  • Data Analysis: Motion Video