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Did I Observe it or Infer it?

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Take the mystery out of inquiry! When young scientists learn to use their keen powers of observation to make smart inferences about a situation, they are well on their way to understanding what the scientific method is all about. Using comics, learners are guided through the steps they take on a day-to-day basis to use what they see and turn that into information about something new to them.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Plan time near the beginning of the year to execute this valuable plan that helps learners practice their observation and inference skills
  • Project demonstration comics to use for whole-class discussion
Classroom Considerations
  • You can modify the material to use in lower and upper grades
  • Schedule time in your school's library or computer lab for the class to complete the NOAA web quest
  • A solid plan with lots of potential, this guide includes all printable materials
  • Can be used as a day one lesson in any science class — no matter the age group!
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