Day 98: Magnets & Solutions

Physics: Magnets

Students used compasses, iron filings, and bar magnets to start exploring magnetic fields. Students are getting more skilled at finding ways to dig into a new phenomena and a lot of groups made observations that started to show how the magnetic force depends on distance.

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Chemistry: Solutions

We broke out the textbooks to introduce some vocabulary related to solutions. Students were able to find some connections between concentration and percent composition, which was great given that many of my students started the trimester seeing what happens in school, and especially science classes, as a series of confusing, unrelated events.

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