Making Observations and Generating Hypotheses
Learners practice how to approach a problem scientifically. They use their senses to make a detailed description of a natural object and to generate hypotheses about the identity and features of the object hidden within a box.
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New Review Preparing for Project BudBurst
Plants take cues from the environment—change in daylight hours and temperature—to complete their seasonal life cycles. Lesson four in the series of six has classes collect phenology data on plants. After taking initial observations,...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Water Cycle: Waterwise Gardening
What is the relationship between soil moisture and the presence or absence of mulch? is the driving question of a guided inquiry-based instructional activity. Pupils investigate the affects that mulch has on soil and apply their findings...
2nd - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Building Structures and Exploring Shapes
Forget the hammering, the heat, and the blue prints. These little construction workers are going to build, design, and develop structures using a variety of materials. Not only will they be immersed in STEM, they will learn length,...
Pre-K - 1st Science CCSS: Adaptable
Investigating How Electricity is Generated
What is the real cost of electricity? The real cost is not just the price you pay, but the environmental and economic costs as well. Scholars build, use, and judge the effectiveness of a turbine. They also investigate the environmental...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable