What determines the difference between
scientific knowledge and non-scientific knowledge?
Give an everyday example that illustrates the
difference between acceleration and velocity. Give an example of uniform and
Why do people mistake what is in diet energy
drinks for actual energy?
Think about your energy intake today. Pick one
food and identify the chain of energy that led to it. What trophic level do you
eat from most? Where will the energy that you ingest eventually wind up?
Compare the thermal conductivity of metal vs.
Describe the movement of electrons required to
develop electrical current.
How do reading glasses work? Describe how the
light is interacting with the lens.
If you went into a disaster shelter, could you
get cell phone service inside? What kinds of electromagnetic radiation could
this shelter protect you from? For example, does light pass through the
shelter, get absorbed by the shelter, is it reflected by the shelter or does
light interact with the shelter in a variety of ways?
Research and report on the following properties
of all elements on the periodic table in Group IIA: physical properties of each
element (color, texture, mass) and chemical properties of the elements
(density, crystal shape, etc.).
and give an example of an object around you for of each of the different types
of chemical bonds.