Taking a Closer Look at Objects

Take a close look at the world around you with an activity that magnifies everyday objects. Five explorations examine items under intense magnification and pose a series of questions that encourage critical thinking and following directions. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Create a packet consisting of each worksheet for learners to reference easily during the lesson
  • Implement the lesson as science center rotations in which each station offers a different exploration and worksheet
  • Assign the interactive microscope link as homework and discuss pupils' findings when they return to school 
Classroom Considerations

  • Although the lesson references curriculum materials that are not provided, it can still work with modifications 
Pros

  • The worksheet offers plenty of space for pupils to write their responses  
  • Exploration directions are written in detail 
Cons

  • Contains broken links posted on included materials worksheets