Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Agenda: Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011

Quote of the Day:  “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.” - Thomas Edison

Learning Target: 
What are the goals of the scientific enterprise?
What is the difference between hypothesis and a theory?
What are the key steps required by a scientific investigation?
What are the principal advantages of the scientific approach?

1. Video - Annenberg Media
Students will watch and take notes. We will discuss afterward and begin to determine what Chapter 2 is all about. "The Research Enterprise in Psychology" is a foundation of understanding psychology.
2. We will look at the PsykTrek cd-rom and cover Chapter 2. The cd-rom has interactive lessons, simulations and a quiz and test. Mr. Duez will pull names to have students attempt the questions at the end.