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83 resources with the keyterm deductive reasoning

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How Do We Know About People From The Past?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
It's not enough to see or just read a primary source document; one has to analyze them fully to understand their historical implications. First learners are introduced to what primary and secondary sources are, then they read a bit of...
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Lesson Plan: Finding Treasures Within

For Teachers K - 5th
Sherlock Holmes had fantastic skills of observation. Your super sleuths will examine the pattern, rhythm, texture, and color of a painting to uncover the symbolism beneath. A great lesson, that incorporates observation, art analysis,...
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New Earth like Extra Solar Planet

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Is there another Earth? Learn about the newest discoveries showing that some exoplanets are defying astronomical rules as we understand them. 25,000 light years away a planet was discovered to be similar to our own. Ask learners to use...
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The Impossible Coin Vanish

For Students 3rd - 6th
There is nothing like a good magic trick to get your class using the scientific skills of inquiry and observation. This clip shows the old vanishing coin magic trick and how it is done. Watch this clip, learn the trick, then show it to...
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The Art of Exoplanets

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This is a perfect clip for demonstrating how art, deductive reasoning, creative thinking, and sound scientific data work together. NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has collected a lot of data on exoplanets but not exactly what they look...
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Find the Angle

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
This a fun problem for young geometers to play with while gaining important insight into deductive reasoning. Some will find the answers very quickly, others might take a less direct path, but all will use their knowledge of the sum of...
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #11

For Students 6th - 8th
Boats, gondolas, and narrow canals! Sounds like Mrs. Waffenschmidt is hanging out in Venice, Italy. Your class needs to read the informational paragraph and use what they know about geography and culture to determine this mysterious...
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Where in the World in Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #3

For Students 6th - 8th
Not only does the class need to find out where Mrs. Waffenschmidt is, they need to name the famous author from that country. They read the informational passage, use the clues given, and determine the author's name and the teacher's...
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #22

For Students 6th - 8th
Mrs. Waffenschmidt has traveled to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Learners must read the informational passage to identify this fact. The text uses facts to help learners determine the teacher's location. 
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenscmidt? # 15

For Students 6th - 8th
Where can that globe-trotting teacher be? Is your class ready to read an informational passage to find out where Mrs. Waffenschmidt is hiding this week? If they are, then they'll discover she's checking out the Rock of Gibraltar. A great...
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #23

For Students 6th - 8th
Mrs. Waffenschmidt is hanging out at the Paricutin Volcano in Mexico. But your class won't know that until after they read the fact-filled paragraph that divulges her location. Each sheet includes two sections to be cut and handed out....
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Where is the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #18

For Students 5th - 7th
Mrs. Waffenschmidt is off again, but where to this time? Use the informational text to uncover her mystery location. Your class will read facts and conclude that she is in the Sahara Desert. This is a good way to make informational text...
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #10

For Students 5th - 7th
That traveling teacher is off again, and this time she's in a really cool place. The class reads through the clues found in the provided paragraph to determine her location. Where is she? Here's a clue: It was an ancient city that sat...
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Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #9

For Students 5th - 7th
Mrs. Waffenschmidt is off on another adventure, but where has she gone this time? After reading the informational passage, learners should be able to determine the man-made canal she's visiting. A wonderful way to introduce a little...
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Where in the World in Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #19

For Students 5th - 7th
When you hunt for Mrs. Waffenschmidt, you need to use the clues she's given you to determine where she can be found. The class reads a paragraph, considers the clues, and then determines where in the world Mrs. Waffenschmidt is located....
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Fly Detective

For Students 3rd - 4th
Learners use classification skills and clues to determine which flying insect is the one they need to circle. They read four clues and examine each of the five insects depicted. They then deduce which one is the mystery insect. Answers...
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Bug Detective

For Students 3rd - 4th
What happens when a living thing dies? After reading a paragraph of background knowledge on the life cycle of bugs, third and fourth graders work through four clues to figure out which bug is which. When they finish, they can study the...
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Daily Life in Spanish St. Augustine 1565-1763

For Students 6th - 8th
How do we know so much about the past? A student-crafted presentation provides viewers with images of artifacts from St. Augustine, Florida that give historians and archaeologists clues into lives already lived.
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Treasure Island XXVIII: Operations of Intelligent Behavior

For Students 10th - 12th
Are you reading Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson in your class? Provide your class with this reading guide for chapter 28. Readers respond to 10 questions, and there's a page dedicated to explaining the purpose and directions to...
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Mystery State #32

For Students 5th - 7th
There is no better way to start a lesson, than with a good problem-solving activity. Give your class the chance to see if they can use each of the five clues to determine the name of mystery state number 32. Hint: It's the eastern most...
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Mystery State # 39

For Students 6th - 8th
Which state will be the answer to the five clues today? After considering each clue, learners will name the mystery state. If your class can determine which state was home to Chief Sitting Bull, they'll be able to answer South Dakota. 
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History Detectives: Who Does the Bag Belong To?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Turn your kids into super sleuths! They use all eight clues to determine who owns the mystery bag. Each slide shows one clue to the famous person's identity, it's up to your class to find out who the bag belongs to! Tip: This idea could...
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The Mystery of History: Who Killed Lord Darnley?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
History is made all the more intriguing when presented as a mystery. The class uses the provided clues to draw a conclusion as to how Lord Darnley, husband of Mary Queen of Scots, died. This is a very fun way to introduce or review...
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Twenty Questions: The Hundred Chart

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Use the 20 Questions game to practice math vocabulary and number properties! Project a hundreds chart and hand one out to learners. Ideally, give them counters (beans would work well) to mark off the chart so you can play multiple times....