What's Cooking? - Homework Posts


Hw - Due May 7th

posted May 5, 2015, 10:08 AM by Ms. Laryssa Kramarchuk

1. Prepare for the expo. Make sure your poster is completed BEFORE you get to class. There will be no time to work on it in class. Be sure to practice your presentations. Remember you will present twice and then rotate with the other members in your group. 

Presentation 1 - 2:14 pm
Presentation 2 -  2:21 pm
Presentation 3 - 2:30 pm 
Presentation 4 - 2: 37 pm

2. Make sure you have something on display. If you are going to make ice cream during period 6 you MUST email me and let me know. 

hw - due 5/5

posted May 4, 2015, 10:40 AM by Ms. Laryssa Kramarchuk   [ updated May 4, 2015, 12:32 PM ]

1. Print your final version of your conclusion using science 4. 

HW - Due Monday

posted May 1, 2015, 8:09 AM by Ms. Laryssa Kramarchuk   [ updated May 1, 2015, 11:06 AM ]

1. Write a conclusion on your experiment. Each person must hand one in at the beginning of class! 

2. Finish all boxes of the conclusion section


Science 4: Conclusion and Discussion of Experiment

a. HYPOTHESIS: Accurately evaluates and explains the original hypothesis in light of the data


b. TRENDS: Exceptionally makes objective conclusions, analyzes, and defends the data for trends and patterns using scientific concepts


c. CONNECTIONS: Insightfully relates or connects the activity and experimental results to concepts learned in class


d. WEAKNESSES: Thoughtfully critiques experiment by identifying sources of error and correctly explains in great detail how weaknesses in lab might have altered their data.

e. IMPROVEMENTS: Comprehensively suggests improvements and recommendations for further studying


a. HYPOTHESIS: Evaluates the original hypothesis in light of the data


b. TRENDS: Makes objective conclusions, analyzes, and defends the data for trends and patterns using scientific concepts


c. CONNECTIONS: Relates or connects the activity and experimental results to concepts learned in class


d. WEAKNESSES: Critiques experiment by identifying sources of error and explains how weaknesses in lab might have altered their data



e. IMPROVEMENTS: Suggests improvements and recommendations for further studying


a. HYPOTHESIS: Somewhat evaluates the original hypothesis in light of the data


b. TRENDS: Attempts to make objective conclusions, analyzes, and defends the data for trends and patterns using scientific concepts


c. CONNECTIONS: Attempts to relate or connect the activity and experimental results to concepts learned in class


d. WEAKNESSES: Somewhat critiques experiment by explaining how weaknesses in lab might have altered their data


e. IMPROVEMENTS: Attempts to make a few suggestions for improvements and recommendations for further studying


a. HYPOTHESIS: Does not adequately refer back to the original hypothesis or does so poorly


b. TRENDS: Does not adequately make objective conclusions, analyze, or defend the data for trends and patterns using scientific concepts


c. CONNECTIONS: Does not adequately relate the activity and experimental results to concepts learned in class


d. WEAKNESSES: Does not adequately critique experiment by identifying sources of error or showing other weaknesses




e. IMPROVEMENTS: Does not offer suggested improvements and/or make recommendations for further

HW - Due May 1

posted Apr 30, 2015, 10:18 AM by Ms. Laryssa Kramarchuk

1. Finish your section of the tri-board. Please print it for tomorrow. 

  1. Hypothesis, Purpose - Outside research will need to be used to explain the purpose . Explain the hypothesis using content learned in class

  2. Results (qualitative and quantitative) - Be sure to use all terms!

  3. Driving question, Procedure, Materials - Use very specific and detailed phrases for the procedure. You should make it clear what your control variables and experimental variables are.

  4. Background - Summarize all the articles and form a cohesive paragraph


You will be graded on Science 0, Science 2/3, Science 1, Writi

HW - Due April 30

posted Apr 28, 2015, 9:27 AM by Ms. Laryssa Kramarchuk

1. Complete the results section of the graphic organizer, fill in your data tables, create your graphs, create your procedures for Friday, and timeline. 

HW - Due April 29

posted Apr 27, 2015, 8:35 AM by Ms. Laryssa Kramarchuk   [ updated Apr 27, 2015, 10:10 AM ]

1. Complete the two pages and the procedure, data tables of your graphic organizer. You should keep the assigned roles from class.

Person A -Four Top Boxes

Person B - Control Group Section, Variables Section

Person C- Hypothesis, Experimental CheckList, Timeline   

Person D - Procedure, Data tables

HW - due Monday April 27

posted Apr 23, 2015, 1:10 PM by Ms. Laryssa Kramarchuk

1. Print the article you are using for your research. This article should discuss the topic you are most interested in. Please fill out the graphic organizer with the appropriate information. 

HW - Due. April 23

posted Apr 21, 2015, 12:33 PM by Ms. Laryssa Kramarchuk

1. Answer the post lab questions to the rock candy lab. Be sure to write the answers on loose leaf, 

2. Annotate the page on ice cream I handed out at the end of class. 

HW - Due April 21

posted Apr 20, 2015, 10:10 AM by Ms. Laryssa Kramarchuk

1. Answer post lab questions for the mayo mini lab. 

HW - Due Monday

posted Apr 17, 2015, 7:31 AM by Ms. Laryssa Kramarchuk   [ updated Apr 18, 2015, 3:36 PM ]

1. Bring in the following: wisk, bowl, measuring cups and tsps in order to make mayo


2. . Answer the discussion questions given in class. 

1. How does adding salt to ice make ice “colder”?

2. Why is the salt-ice mixture needed to freeze the ice cream mixture?

3. Discuss the reason for the heat transfer that occurs as the ice melts and the ice cream mixture freezes.Draw a diagram of the baggie-ice and the baggie - cream. Use arrows to indicate the direction of the heat transfer.

4. How could you speed up the freezing of the ice cream mixture?

5. Graph the relationship of the temperature of the milk before shaking and after shaking it in rock salt freezer.

6. How would adding nuts, fruits, etc. to the milk mixture affect the freezing point of the ice cream? Explain!

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