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218 resources with the concept conducting investigations

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Evaluating Web Sites

For Teachers 8th Standards
If it's on the Internet, it must be true—right? How can someone tell if a website contains less-than-truthful information? Savvy surfers evaluate sources in the fifth of a six-part college and career readiness instructional activity...
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The Twits - The Monkeys Escape

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Houses come in all shapes and sizes, but not all houses are safe from Mr. and Mrs. Twit. The 10th lesson in a unit designed to accompany The Twits by Roald Dahl turns learners into architects. While designing houses for the monkeys, they...
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Crack the Case: History's Toughest Mysteries

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young sleuths don their trench coats, tip their fedoras, and grab their notepads to investigate one of four famous unsolved mysteries. After examining multiple primary and secondary sources related to their cold case, they propose a...
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Searching for Your Perfect Career

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Here is a very comprehensive lesson that spans several weeks and allows learners to fully explore career clusters. They take aptitude tests, list career options, then research one career choice. They create PowerPoint presentations that...
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Lesson Plan: Newsflash!

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Fox Games is an Installation piece that allows observers to walk through a clay environment. Kids analyze the piece, considering storytelling and perspectives of light. They imagine how different the piece would look at various times of...
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"Croak" Science Mystery

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Solve the mystery of a declining frog population! Lead your junior ecologists on an investigation that simulates actual events concerning pollution, predation, poaching, and more. Investigators read a story online, then analyze survey...
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Mystery Lessons

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learn about mysteries with your readers. They will investigate plot, basic elements of mystery, famous characters, and become familiar with genre vocabulary. Bring in props and mystery books to begin and then have learners create story...
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CK-12 Earth Science Concepts for Middle School

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Explore a variety of science concepts in an interactive textbook created for middle school scholars. A lengthy table of contents takes readers to pages comprised of a subject overview, outline, and summary. Follow links further to find...
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Grade 3 Literacy: Investigating Sharks

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Shark! Scholars read about sharks in Facts about Sharks by Susanna Batchelor. They then pretend they are shark scientists and choose a shark they want to study. Learners research their sharks and record information in graphic organizers...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 9

For Teachers 10th Standards
So what is the plan? Scholars are now ready to complete the final instructional activity of independent research before finalizing their plans. At the end, they turn in all research tool sheets and research frames, as well as organize...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 6

For Teachers 10th Standards
Choose your path carefully. When beginning research, learners must figure out which inquiry path to follow. After determining a path, scholars guide their research based on the theme they chose to further refine the questions they...
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Revising an Investigation

For Students 9th - 12th
Write, edit, and then revise! The fourth lesson in a five-part series asks peers to provide feedback on research. Individuals then use the research to edit and revise conclusions and develop their presentations.
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Developing an Investigation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Watch as your class makes the transition from pupils to researchers! A well-designed lesson has scholars pick a solar wind characteristic to research. They then collect and analyze official data from the LANL website. This is the third...
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Sun Safe Summer Activity Pack

For Students K - 5th Standards
Eight activities make up a packet all about sun safety. Scholars mix and match how animals stay sun safe, dress paper dolls in appropriate summer clothing, make a cootie catcher, solve word puzzles, grow sunflowers, examine pictures,...
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Dendritic Spines Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This is your brain on drugs ... literally! Your neuroscientists-in-training examine the evidence of drug use on the human brain and how neurons change their connectivity when altered by drugs. They then work together to create testing...
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Gases

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Explore the properties of gases through one activity and two investigations in which super scientists observe the changes gas makes when encountering different conditions.
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Force and Motion: Ramp It Up

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Super scientists look into force and motion by measuring an object's speed and distance as they collaborate to come up with an investigation question, test it, and present their findings verbally and visually. 
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The Discovery of Jupiter Radio Waves

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Lead your class on a journey to the planet Jupiter and provide them with fun facts in the process. Learners explore radio waves emitted by Jupiter to further understand how this data helps our daily lives. They conclude by discussing...
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Look Who's Talking

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
How do we know so much about how plants grow? By conducting experiments and investigations, of course! This is the focus of a video that describes the processes scientists use in order to unveil new information.
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Water Pollution

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Sixth graders investigate the various types of pollutants found in water and ways to help prevent water pollution. Through a hands-on experiment, students create samples of polluted water by mixing water with vegetable oil, dirt, and...
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Ocean Currents

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Young scientists investigate the effects of heating a beaker of ice water by dropping dye into the water and observing how the color circulates.
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Construct a Buoyant Scuba Diver

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Groups of young oceanographers get to use action figures to experiment with the property of buoyancy! This memorable lesson plan provides detailed background information, a link to the laboratory worksheet, and thorough instruction...
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Sound and Frequency

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils pose their hypothesis, they ready their instruments, then record their observations. This is the science of sound lesson. They move through 5 stations, each focused on a different element of aspect of sound. Check this lesson out,...
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Loud or soft?

For Students K - 3rd
Send this cute activity home with kids, to increase family involvement. They'll consider what would happen if rice was bounced in a tambourine, and then they'll complete a sound activity by makings an instrument out of wax paper and a...