This web quest is part of a unit on density and buoyancy. Student should already know density and were given several opportunities to learn it in diverse ways. They will be given a quiz at the end of the previous lesson; this will tell me if they are ready or not. If not, they will be given remedial activities.
The web quest deals with pressure and buoyant force, which will help students understand the next lesson on sinking and floating.
In class, we should have worked pressure problems. Students will learn how pressure works in fluids through the activities shown in web quest.
I will know know if my students learned from these activities by a quiz and participation in discussions regarding buoyant forces. I can give them different cases to discuss and see how much they have learned from the unit. Again, those who are behind, I will provide remedial activities, which they can work with those students that did understand within their group.
The following NGSS standards were used:
MS-PS2-2. Plan an investigation to provide evidence that the change in an object’s motion depends on the sum of the forces on the object and the mass of the object.
MS-PS2-5. Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact.