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Classifying the Unknown

Students observe a random arrangement of various objects. They group objects by similarities and write a list of common features for their groupings. Individuals compare their lists with teams and then with the class as a whole.

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Grade
2nd - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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