Glogster: Scientific Thinking

by esister
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Science
Subject:
Scientific Method
Grade:
6

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Glogster: Scientific Thinking

Essential Questions:How does scientific thinking make one a critical and creative probem-solver?

ASK QUESTIONS!

MULTIPLE WAYS to represent an understanding:Design an experimentInterview a scientistCreate a videowrite poetry

Differentiate!engineering design controlled experimentsfield study

SKILLS: observecollect data represent data using web2.0 toolspublish onlineblogcontribute to group wikiCOLLABORATE!

Poetry and Science?I am silver and exact.I have no preconceptions.Whatever I see I swallow immediatelyjust as it is, unmisted by love or dislike.I am not cruel, onlytruthful.~Sylvia Plath

Standards:CCSS: Multiple ways of representing data.Conduct a multi-step process to carry out experiments.NYS: Communicate through abstraction and symbolic representation.Develop explanation of natural phenomena in a continuing, creative process.

Understandings:Most scientific advances depend on long-term, persistent, methodical research.The Methods of science require one to be intellectually honest.There are questions that Science cannot answer.

what does intellectual honesty mean?

5 meetings

GRADE 6

Science

Lesson Summary: Students design their own investigations to answer a question that they themselves had created. Outcome of investigations are published using multi-media tools online-- in a blog or wiki.


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