Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Planning an Investigation - Section 3: Recording Data and Observations



At this point in the school year, this student thinks that the observation box is for holding and to some degree she is right.  I did not feel the need to tell her differently at this point.  I know that when she self-discovers a deeper understanding for the uses of the observation box, she will never forget it.  It will be her conceptual understanding that expands based on her ability to think beyond her current level of understanding.

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  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Hold the Observation Box
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Planning an Investigation

Unit 1: What is science?
Lesson 3 of 8

Objective: The student scientists will plan an investigations to explore their outside environment.

Big Idea: Planning is key in making discoveries about the world around you because it gives you a focus and guidelines to follow.

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