Reflection: Discourse and Questioning Telephones - Section 3: Explore


In order to have a meaningful and productive conversation at science circle, I find it best to "pre-interview" or check in with groups as they work.  The video (in the explore section) captures a group that clearly can explain how the phone works and why.  By noting this and asking them to share (once we get to circle), the conversation will be a clear and precise. This specificity allows those who are unclear to see another another group's thought on the concept and allow them to change or solidify their own thinking.  

  Preparing for science circle
  Discourse and Questioning: Preparing for science circle
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Unit 4: Sound and Light Waves
Lesson 8 of 20

Objective: SWBAT use tools and materials to design and build a device that uses sound to communicate.

Big Idea: We are going a little old school in first grade today. Today we are "Bringing Back the Land Line!" Students will asked to build telephones using cups and string.

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Science, sound waves, Sound, sound effects, Waves, Light, light wave, 1st Grade, vibration, telephone, sound energy, ear, matter
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