What is Going on with Grandma?

This What is Going on with Grandma? activity & project also includes:

Pupils individually determine what they need to know about osteoporosis and how they will find that information. They share their thoughts with a partner before moving on to share with the class. The class arrives at a list of a set of areas to further research.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Present a mini-lesson on compound probabilities
  • Remind the class of the brainstorming process and that everyone's opinion is valued
Classroom Considerations
  • Acknowledge that some class members may not know how to find the information needed
  • The second resource in a six-part unit
Pros
  • The resource provides the answer for the calculated risk assessment question
  • The activity takes the class through a similar process used by engineers
Cons
  • None
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