8th Grade Science
Factual:How do scientists use the Scientific Process?
Conceptual:How does experimental science expand our body of knowledge?
Debatable: Can the scientific process of inquiry be used to solve any problem?
Goal – Evaluate and analyse product information to determine which is best to be used in a hospital for cleaning
Role- Safety officer for Sunnydale Hospital; job is to monitor procedures and products used for cleaning the hospital
Audience- you will evaluate the products considering benefits and drawbacks of each and recommend one to purchase for the hospital. The product should be both safe and economically feasible.
Situation- As you conduct the evaluation, you will need to consider 1) the cleaner needs to be recyclable, 2) it will be stored in a locked room next to the boiler room, and 3) it will be in a cabinet that contains other cleaning product including bleach.
Product- create a written recommendation and present findings
Specifications- Your commendation should include:
State your decision (product name)
Support your decision with evidence based on product information given in the activity
Discuss the reasoning of your decision –which characteristics of each product affected your decision
Explain which factors were most important in making your decision
Lab reports – CER format
Science fair or engineering product as per PRSEF guidelines *
*Science Fair-Society for Science (Intel ISEF Rules, Ethics statement, Forms, and Resources)
**District Laboratory Safety Contract