Reflection: Classroom Setup Who Went Where? - Making Observations and Inferences - Section 3: Working It Out


These rotations should be kept moving on a strict time limit. I like to flick the light switch every 5 minutes to tell students to move and then give them 1 minute to move. If I don't keep the flow of the rotations, students become restless and sometimes try to peek in the bags, which ruins the fun of the activity. Another way to keep rotations moving is to play a chime at the time intervals.

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Who Went Where? - Making Observations and Inferences

Unit 1: Weathering Wreaks Havoc
Lesson 4 of 10

Objective: Students will understand the difference between observations and inferences. They will be able to differentiate between the two. Students will understand that observational evidence is necessary to make inferences.

Big Idea: Inferences cannot be made without sufficient observational evidence.

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