Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Eww.. Germs! - Section 2: Activity


At the beginning of a kindergarten school year many of the students will come into the classroom not knowing how to plan an investigation. Many of the students will not even know the types of questions they need to ask in order to understand what they are testing for. It is at this point that I must help them develop a conceptual understanding of how to go about setting up an investigation.

Experience of Learning - planning an investigation 

  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Design
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Eww.. Germs!

Unit 1: Me, Myself and I
Lesson 5 of 10

Objective: Students will be able to explain why it is important to wash our hands based on the results of our investigation.

Big Idea: Investigating how quickly mold grows on bread helps students understand the importance of washing your hands.

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