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135 resources with the keyterm observations

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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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Worms On The Moon

For Teachers Pre-K - K
A simulated worm-landing on the moon will surely hook your pupils into your next science lesson! Worms demonstrate what it would be like to observe the moon first hand.
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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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Give Me Five!

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

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders measure red worms. In this lesson, 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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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. In this ant lesson plan, students make connections regarding the curiosity of insects as it touches upon the students' personal perspectives. Students then observe ants in class...
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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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Water and Ice

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students observe and discuss what happens when water turns to ice and when ice turns into water. In this freezing and melting lesson plan, students observe ice and water and complete hands on activities that change their properties.
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Observations and Procedures

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scientists critique the breakdown of detailed observations. They discover the importance of writing down experimental procedures. There are some guided discussion questions at the end of the resource.
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I Wonder...

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Learners review information they have gathered from previous lessons. They create their own experiments and carry them out. They reflect on the project as a whole.
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Do You See What I See?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils engage in a lesson that differentiates between right and wrong types of observations. In order to conduct the experiment they are provided with leaves and nameless objects with different designs. The two are compared and...
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Perception and Observation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use common and unusual objects to make observations of details, design, and functionality. They describe and draw each object while working in small groups. The differences between observation and perception is covered as part...
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Weather Lesson 6

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils prepare a classroom weathercast and present a broadcast.
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Those Amazing Earthworms-The Worm's World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the importance of the earthworm to our world. In this earthworm lesson, students gain information about the important role earthworms play to keeping our soil healthy. Students participate in an experiment where they...
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Creature Feature

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
Students make detailed observations and identify an unknown using descriptions.  In this observation lesson students are given a creature and must be able to identify it by species and genus.
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Examining Geometric Solids

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students make observations and classify geometric solids by characteristics. In this examining geometric solids lesson, students classify three-dimensional geometric solids. Students examine why classification of geometric solids is...
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Our Desert Backyard

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students make observations of their own backyard. For this environment lesson, students keep records of the plants and animals they see in their home or school yard. Students make notes of how the weather and environment changes over...
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Good Citizens in Action

For Teachers K
Students explore the seven attributes of what it means to be a good citizen and participate in a variety of activities related to this topic. In this good citizens in action lesson, students are pre-assessed regarding what they think the...
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Following Directions

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore communication by following directions to an arts and craft activity. In this instructions lesson, 3rd graders identify the steps needed to create a paper airplane and write the directions for a classmate. Students...
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Fred Learns to Make Good Observations

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students learn when to speak or when to be quiet.  In this communication skill lesson plan, students read a story that points out good communication skills. Students complete a KWL about making good observations.  Students role play...
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Life in a Drop of Pond Water

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate living creatures that inhabit a pond and explore how various organisms satisfy their needs within their environments. In this life in a drop of pond water lesson, students examine microorganisms under magnification....