CMS Data Workshop - University at Buffalo, Summer 2015

August 20-21, 2015

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Participating teachers will:

  • Apply classical physics principles to reduce or explain the observations in data investigations.
  • Identify and describe ways that data are organized for determining any patterns that may exist in the data.
  • Create, organize and interpret data plots; make claims based on evidence and provide explanations; identify data limitations.
  • Develop a plan for taking students from their current level of understanding data use to subsequent levels using activities and/or ideas from the workshop.

We will also provide opportunities to engage in critical dialogue among teaching colleagues about what they learn in the workshop.


Draft Agenda

Thursday August 20

10:00     Q&A (Vidyo) - CMS Center - Rafael Lopes de Sa

10:30     Introduction/Objectives/Overview/Data Porfolio

10:45     Level 1 Data Portfolio Activities:

11:45     Level 1 Classroom Activity

12:30     Lunch (Pentaquark Video)

13:30     CMS Data Express (Level 2)

14:30     Reflections and discussion

15:00     End of workshop day

Friday August 21

10:00     Recap of Yesterday/Plan for Today

10:15     CMS Masterclass Measurement (Level 2)

11:45     Discussion and reflection

12:30     Lunch

13:30     CMS e-Lab exploration (begin before lunch?)

14:30     Implementation plans (form)

15:00     Evaluation and close