Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding What is a Scientist? - Section 4: Extend


This year's scientist turned out a bit differently than last year's.  Each time I create an anchor chart, they always seem to take on their own life.  My scientist this year, is a bit more wild with his hair, but the language the children came up with fits the anchor chart beautifully.  

I had to do a bit more leading this year to elicit the concepts I wanted the children to bring out in the conversation.  At times, we even needed to refer back to the book to gather vocabulary to reinforce what we were trying to communicate.  

  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Adjustments in teaching
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What is a Scientist?

Unit 1: Inquiry in Science
Lesson 1 of 14

Objective: SWBAT define the process skills that scientists use to be successful.

Big Idea: It is all in the way you approach it. Understanding the world of inquiry and carefully scaffolding lessons to build upon learning to guide students through the process of investigation.

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