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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2a: Researching to Build Knowledge and Teaching Others: Biodiversity in Rainforests of the Western Hemisphere

For Teachers 5th Standards
The literacy focus of this three-unit module is on reading scientific and technical text and writing to inform and explain. In Unit 1, young scholars build background knowledge of the rainforest and the scientists who study them. Kathryn...

EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2a, Unit 3: Reading and Writing Like a Scientist: Observing Nature, Conducting Research, and Creating a Field Journal Entry

For Teachers 5th Standards
The 15 lessons in Unit 3 focus on the reading and writing skills scientists use while observing, researching, and recording information in field journals. The unit begins with young scientists learning how to observe and to write precise...
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Is There a Reproducibility Crisis in Science?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Less than 25 percent of published research proves reproducible. The video discusses the importance of duplicating results, introduces the challenge related to this task, and examines the issue from multiple points of view, allowing for...
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Peer Review Meets D.I.Y.: Publishing a Student Science Journal

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Peer review of science laboratory reports? You bet! First, learners work in pairs to review a scientific article. Then they trade lab reports for peer review. The end result is the publication of a classroom scientific journal!
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Keeping a Field Journal

For Students 6th - 12th
Young scientists begin a field journal by following four steps. A real-world example of an entry showcases the different parts, including location, date, drawings, and more. 
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Finding Fossils

For Students 6th - 12th
How does one go about finding fossils? Find out with an informative webpage that looks at the digging process, showcases rocks and common fossils, helpful tips, and a list of archeological do's and don'ts. 
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Blending Informative and Narrative Writing: Transforming Research Notes into Field Journal Entries

For Teachers 5th Standards
The fabulous four. Scholars learn the four key components for creating an excellent journal entry. They then work to create a journal entry rubric and participate in a mini lesson about organizing and outlining journal entries. 
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How to Write Like a Scientist in the Field: Introduction to the Elements of Field Journals

For Teachers 5th Standards
It's time to start journaling. Scholars look at examples of science field journals. They work in pairs to examine and complete a note catcher about a field journal. They then add to an anchor chart by discussing the different features...
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Theodore Roosevelt's Outdoor Adventures

For Students 6th - 12th
Time for a virtual sightseeing trip. Pupils explore the Grand Canyon, Devil's Tower, and Yosemite Valley in an interactive online experience. They answer questions about the organisms in each location and draw conclusions based on their...
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Keeping a Field Journal

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Recording scientific evidence allows for important discoveries and conclusions. A remote learning resource outlines how to create a field journal to record scientific observations. The outline resource includes notation about the...
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Birds are Everywhere

For Teachers K - 5th
Wildlife includes all animals that have not been domesticated, both big and small. Young scientists search for all types of wildlife and more importantly for evidence that wildlife is present. As they venture in an outdoor space, they...
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Webcams in the Classroom: Animal Inquiry and Observation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Boost observational skills with an inquiry-based lesson that takes scholars on a virtual field trip. With help from webcams, learners observe animals in a zoo or aquarium. Observations go into a journal and a discussion is held to review...
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Science Journalism: Crash Course Statistics #11

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't let fake news mislead you. A respectable video describes the pillars of science journalism. It explains methods that publications use to try to sensationalize topics or mislead readers and identifies ways to spot such articles.
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Nature Observations Journal

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
A journal template makes observing nature a breeze. Super scientists identify an interesting object in nature, draw it, list its details, and compose a written descriptions of their artwork. 
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Observation or Inference?

For Students 3rd - 7th
How can you tell if a statement is an observation or an inference? After reading ten sentences, kids use context clues to label the observations and the inferences, and then use a picture of penguins to write their own statements.
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Nature Journaling: Experience the Outdoors Through Writing and Drawing

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Step into the great outdoors and develop young scientists' skills of observation with a nature journaling lesson. Given a specific focus or goal, children practice making and recording observations of nature through written descriptions...
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The Life Cycle of the Mealworm

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders provide a habitat for live mealworms and observe their life cycle. In this animal life cycle and scientific inquiry lesson plan, 4th graders create a habitat for a live mealworm and observe and record related data as it...
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Habitat Project Digital Science Journal

For Students 7th - 8th
In this habitat project digital science journal learning exercise, students use a digital camera or camcorder to create a science journal about a habitat they have studied.  This page includes links to helpful web resources for planning...
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Visit to Nature

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners complete a science journal which contains pages in which they can predict what they think they will see before the field trip, and also pages to write down what they actually do see during the field trip.
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Insect Identification

For Teachers K - 1st
Students discover what characteristics make an insect unique.  In this insect anatomy lesson, students evaluate a group of random insects, identifying their body parts and recording information in a journal.  Students further research...
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Describing Matter

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore matter.  In this classification instructional activity, 1st graders examine a variety of objects to identify their properties.  Students record the characteristics in their science journals and share with peers.
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Lesson Plan for Science Class: Journaling

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners complete science journals to learn about the science process using a fern as study material. In this science journal lesson plan, students research the resurrection fern. Learners observe the fern in dry and moist conditions and...
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Botany Scavenger Hunt Where's the Ginkgo?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners use a science journal to log plants that are native to Alabama. In this plant lesson plan, students identify characteristics, describe environments, and classify the plants that they find.
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Science Journal Writing: Observation, Problem Solving

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils consider the value of keeping a science journal. They make a journal and prepare the first entries.