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Recognizing Change (Observation vs. Inference)
5th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
What is the difference between making inferences and making observations? Young climatologists refer to a PowerPoint to make observations on each slide. They record their observations in a provided worksheet before drawing a...
Counting Fidgets: Teaching the Complexity of Naturalistic Observation
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why do psychologists conduct experiments in controlled laboratory settings? High schoolers gain an understanding of the importance of controls with an activity that involves naturalistic observations with no imposed controls.
Lesson: I Can See Clearly Now Practicing Careful Observation
K - 5th
Poetry and art analysis go hand-in-hand. In groups, youngsters analyze a landscape painting, making careful observations. They use details found in the painting to inspire an original poem. The poem must include at least three objects...
Webcams in the Classroom: Animal Inquiry and Observation
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewBoost observational skills with an inquiry-based lesson plan 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...
Observation Worksheet and Observation Exercise Practice
6th - 9th
Get your learners to think like historians with an observation activity. Class members complete a graphic organizer based on a picture of a room in the historical home, Chateau de Mores. Using rich sensory details, they then craft a...
Observing the Lowering of a Melting Point—Microscale Chemistry
10th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Can a solid's melting point be lowered without placing it in an aqueous solution? Discover the surprising truth when chemistry scholars combine hydroxybenzene and menthol crystals during a microscale experiment. A well-written procedure...
Nature Journaling: Experience the Outdoors Through Writing and Drawing
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
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...