Reflection: Connection to Prior Knowledge Uncertainty and Measurement - Section 2: Engage

 

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  Connection to Prior Knowledge: Student measurement
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Uncertainty and Measurement

Unit 1: Unit 1: Working as a chemist
Lesson 4 of 9

Objective: Students will be able to properly record and calculate data by applying the concepts of accuracy, precision, scientific notation and uncertainty by taking notes and performing a lab.

Big Idea: High quality data in science depends on the ability of scientists to properly perform measurements, which are only as precise as the equipment used.

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Science, Scientific Method (Science Skills), Chemistry, uncertainty, dimensional analysis, culture
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