1. a. Where would you expect to have more touch receptors: on the palm of your hand or on the back of your hand? Explain your ideas.
1. b. Explain how you could test your answer to Question 1. .
3. Review your results from ACtivity 5, "Can you feel the difference?" Based on what you now know, where on your arm - fingers, palm or forearm - do you have the fewest touch receptors?
4. Describe the structures that make up the nervous system.
6th Grade: Answer the following Questions on a Separate Piece of Paper:
Instructions: Answer the questions with the expectation that you will write in complete sentences with capital letters and punctuation, or get a zero for your work.
1. Precipitation is any form of __________ that falls from the ______, including: rain, ____________, ___________, __________ and freezing rain.
2. Recall what you did on each of the seven days that you collected daily weather data, and compare it to your data in Table 1 on your sheet “Daily Weather Data”. Which aspect of the weather most affected you? You could answer with wind speed or direction, Temperature, precipitation or air pressure. How did it affect you?
3.. Imagine that you are a meteorologist for a local radio station. Use your data from Tables 1 and 2 (“Daily Weather Data” and “Recording Monthly Averages”) to create a radio weather report that summarizes the weather over the seven day period that you recorded.
Starter: I’m ___________ here to summarize last week’s weather. High temperatures were ______________________ (Students – write in “”higher”, ”lower”, or ”the same” based on the information in your Data Tables 1 & 2) compared to the average for this time of year. Precipitation was ______________________ compared to the historical mean for this month.
4. In your experience, is your area’s weather in a particular month, such as January, the same from year to year? Explain.
5. Which type of weather data - daily or monthly – do you think is more useful for describing weather? Explain your reasoning.
6. (leave this for class time tomorrow) Did you notice anything about the data on your graph? In what month does temperature, wind speed, or precipitation get higher? (Answer with Month or season )_______________ When is it lower? (Answer with Month or season ) )_______________