Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Building a Tarpul - Section 2: We Begin!


In order to develop logical thinking and organization skills for recording data (an important scientific skill and communication skill) I have learned from experience, that students need a little guidance at first. This strategic sheet gives them explicit directions on how to carry out the investigation and gives them applicable questions that adhere to the engineering steps of identifying a problem (implied), developing a model, testing it and keeping the data, and then plans to improve it. It also allows them to logically organize the data on a partially started sheet. 

  Organizing Data
  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Organizing Data
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Building a Tarpul

Unit 4: Weathering
Lesson 11 of 15

Objective: Students will learn how soil affects a building structure.

Big Idea: Students construct a mini tarpul and experiment with different soils until they can create a sturdy functional tarpul.

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Science, weathering, glaciers, engineering, soil
  55 minutes
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