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136 resources with the keyterm observations

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Red Worms Rock!

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders measure red worms. In this lesson plan, 2nd graders observe and collect data on red worms. Students measure the red worms and create a graph with the data they collect.
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"Snapshot" Exercises & Sensory Detail Word Bank

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Read a sample of creative descriptive writing to your science class. Discuss how writing can be used to record and communicate observations that scientists make. Reading selections and thought-provoking questions are suggested. Also...
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Dirt Babies

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Dirt babies are an excellent way to show young botanists the plant life cycle. They explore the functions and industry behind grasses before growing some of their own. Use the informational text here and consider implementing some...
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Weather Lesson 6

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students prepare a classroom weathercast and present a broadcast.
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Fred Learns to Make Good Observations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners learn when to speak or when to be quiet.  In this communication skill lesson, students read a story that points out good communication skills. Learners complete a KWL about making good observations.  Students role play making...
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Observing Trees

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create a timeline of a tree in a given time span.  For this life cycle lesson, students observe one particular tree at the beginning of the year, and continue their observations for several weeks to create a timeline of the...
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Modeling changes to Ecosystems Part 1

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students record changes in an ecosystem. In this science lesson students make a hypothesis about changes in a terrarium. They record their observations. The students conduct an experiment to test their hypothesis.
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Pop Rock Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this pop rock chemistry worksheet, students suck on pop rocks, they mix open pop rocks with water and they observe them on a paper towel with water. Students write down as many observations as they can and they write down as many...
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Flatworms-Observation of a Live Planarian

For Students 10th
In this planaria lab, 10th graders observe a live planarian and make observations about it's movements, it's handedness, it's size and the effects of light on the planarian. They design an experiment to observe the effects of light and...
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Engaging Young Scientists with Inquiry: Part One

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Building inquiry into your science lessons will make science concepts more concrete for your class.
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How Scientists Work

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The arsenal of tools a scientist uses to observe the world are varied. This great presentation gives students a look at some of the strategies they should use when looking at the world around them. The information can be used as a...
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Spring

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore the theme of Spring and participate in a variety of activities related to this topic. In this Spring theme lesson, students complete a spring word search puzzle and graph jelly beans as a spring math activity. Students...
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Identifying Anions

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this anions worksheet, students are given a table showing 9 anions, the test that indicates the presence of each anion and what will be observed when each substance is added to the anion.
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Scientific Problem Solving

For Students 5th - 8th
In this problem solving activity, students will put the 7 steps to problem solving in a logical order. Then students will design a hypothetical study comparing a person's weight on Earth with his weight on Mars and complete 3 short...
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Lesson 4 Lesson 2(cont.) Its a Small World (Day 4)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars watch and discuss observations of condensation on the plastic "sky" of the container. They draw a sketch of what they see and record their observations on the Its a Small World mini booklet. Sudents investigate...
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Peat Pots

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars place a peat pot in water to observe and calculate the rate of capillarity in a model of a soil. This task assesses students' abilities to make simple observations, collect, record, and represent data, use a data table to...
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People Experts

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine pictures of people and draw conclusions about them. Using worksheets, students take a second look and carefully examine the pictures to determine what influenced their perceptions.
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Give Me Five!

For Teachers K
Students become familiar with their five senses and how their experiences would change without them.  In this observations lesson, students observe using their five senses in a garden.  Students illustrate what they've observed and share...
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Erupting Volcanoes!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the causes of earthquakes, volcanoes, and floods, and explore how these events shape the surface of the earth. In this erupting volcanoes lesson, students create a volcano model of their own, make observations about how...
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Ant Bodies

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students name the three parts that comprise an insect body. For this ant lesson, students make connections regarding the curiosity of insects as it touches upon the students' personal perspectives. Students then observe ants in class and...
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Observing Chemical Change

For Students 10th
Leading your class through observation practice will be much easier with this worksheet. There are 3 procedures listed, and instructions how to progress through the reaction stages. The guide for noting appearances will help them work...
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Beary Necessary Rules

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students explore the concept of rules.  In this rule instructional activity, students make observations about the room and the already created rules.  Students compare those rules to the expectations they discussed as a class. 
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Moon Observation Sheet

For Students 5th - 7th
In this moon observation worksheet, students observe the moon for a week, draw their observations, identify the phases of the moon, and indicate the time they observed the moon.
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Magnifiers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars describe how several different objects magnify a provided sentence and decide if they are good magnifiers or not. They then write a sentence describing two properties an object must have in order to be a good magnifier.