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Introduction to Science (for tablets)

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*****A perfect app for any science course that is designed to engage students to understand the study and practice of science, which includes the attitudes, processes, and products from scientific pursuits.  It is designed to address the needs of all students in the topic.


*****Covers the subtopics of:

    What defines science?
        Systematic
        Natural phenomena
        Examples of applied science
    What are three commonly known branches of science?
        Physics
        Chemistry
        Biology
    What skills and attitudes should scientists develop?
        Creativity
        Integrity
        Open-Mindedness
        Responsibility
        Perseverance
        Objectivity
        Curiosity
    Safety Precautions in the Laboratory
        Before the experiment
        During the experiment 
        After the experiment
    Safety Symbols for Labeling Chemicals
        Highly Flammable
        Explosive
        Oxidizing
        Toxic or poisonous
        Radioactive
        Harmful substance or irritant
        Biohazardous 
        Corrosive

 

    Apparatus/Equipment
        Round-bottomed flask
        Beaker
        Bunsen burner
        Retort stand
        Evaporating Dish
        Flat-bottomed/conical flask
        Burette
        Graduated cylinder
        Filter funnel
        Test tube
        Gas jar
        Tripod stand
    Scientific Method
        cycles of observations, experiments, analysis and conclusions
        hypothesis, falsified or supported
        cause-and-effect relationships
        independent variable
        dependent variable
        control variable

-Benefits, Costs, and Limitations of Science

 

*****Includes:

    Interactive game to engage students to consider the process of science
    Practical examples of the application of science in everyday items
    A detailed list of rules to consider for before, during, and after a laboratory experiment
    Science Extras for greater depth of content
    Simple experiments that students can do themselves for hands-on activities


***** Other Key Features:

    Checkpoints
    Main Points summary

- Concept Map

- Test Yourself (summary questions)