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Workshop #1: Teaching Inquiry Based Science in the Elementary Classroom Topic: Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies Christine Mazza and Edith Schneider June 14th, 2014. Agenda. Morning (9 - 12) Welcome and Introductions Tour of the ESC/Talk about Environmental Conservation

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Workshop 1 teaching inquiry based science in the elementary classroom

Workshop #1:

Teaching Inquiry Based Science in the Elementary Classroom

Topic: Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies

Christine Mazza and Edith Schneider

June 14th, 2014


Agenda

Agenda

Morning (9 - 12)

  • Welcome and Introductions

    • Tour of the ESC/Talk about Environmental Conservation

  • Introduction to the Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies through inquiry

    • making observations and predictions, collecting data, and drawing conclusions.

  • Explore and find supporting video clips on Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies

  • Post findings on shared wiki space.

    Afternoon (1 – 3)

    • NOVEL - Library (postponed due to weather)

    • Writing Strategies for an inquiry based investigation (If time permits) Reflection


  • Introductions 2 truths and one lie

    Introductions – 2 Truths and One Lie

    • Name

    • Grade

    • Where you teach

    • Tell your partner two truths and one lie about yourselves. Your partner has to figure out the lie.

    • Your partner will have to introduce you to the group.


    Learning objectives

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of the workshop, you will:

    • Learn the science content – Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies.

    • Conduct an investigation on Healthy minds/bodies.

    • Learn some reading strategies for non-fictional text.

    • Learn some writing strategies for writing.


    Overview of 3 workshop series

    Overview of 3-workshop series

    Today: 6/14/14

    • Learn about healthy bodies and minds through inquiry

    • Find appropriate texts and video clips and share resources

    • Examine writing strategies for science-based texts

      6/21/14

    • Meet the expert on healthy bodies and minds – Sunworks

    • Questions and discussion

    • Strategies for reading comprehension of non-fictional text

      6/28/14

    • Implementation of inquiry based activities in the classroom and evidence of student work

    • Peer review

    • Hands on activities for healthy bodies and minds


    Overview of 3 workshop series1

    Overview of 3-workshop series

    Day 3 Expectations:

    By day 3 you will have completed the following:

    • Inquiry based lesson

    • Writing Assignment using one of the 14 Writing Strategies or one of your own

      You will bring the following:

    • Inquiry Based Lesson (4 copies)

    • 3 pieces of student work with names blacked out (4 copies)

    • Writing Rubric (4 copies)


    So by the end you will produce

    SO, by the end you will produce:

    • Student work that shows evidence of observation, prediction, collection of data and conclusion.

    • A repository of resources that can be used for this topic in the future.


    Workshop 1 teaching inquiry based science in the elementary classroom

    Tour of the ESC


    Workshop 1 teaching inquiry based science in the elementary classroom

    Introduction to Inquiry Hands - On Investigation


    Workshop 1 teaching inquiry based science in the elementary classroom

    Inquiry Skills

    Make observations

    Predict

    gather and organize data

    Infer - draw a conclusion based on prior experiences

    Communicate by writing and speaking.

    K-8 Science Scope and Sequence


    Process skills

    Process Skills

    Observe, analyze and report observations of objects

    Make predictions based on prior experiences and/or information

    Compare and contrast organisms/objects/events in the living and physical environments.

    K-8 Science Scope and Sequence


    Round robin

    Round Robin

    What is meant by healthy body and a healthy mind?

    Form groups of four.

    Brainstorm ideas. Each person will contribute an idea in sequence around the table.

    You will have seven minutes.

    Pick one person to share out the ideas you have generated to everyone.


    What is a healthy body a healthy mind

    What is a healthy body? A healthy mind?

    • A healthy body is:

    • A healthy mind is:


    Hands on activities for healthy minds and bodies

    Hands on Activities for Healthy Minds and Bodies

    Activity 1:

    .


    Finding video clips

    Finding Video Clips

    Demonstration of Simulation Site:

    • http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/eating-and-exercise


    Finding video clips1

    Finding Video Clips

    PBS Learning Media: Vital NYhttp://vitalny.pbslearningmedia.org/

    Teacher Tube

    http://www.teachertube.com/

    Watch to Learn

    http://www.watchknowlearn.org/

    Neok12

    http://www.neok12.com/

    You tube:

    www.youtube.com

    Keep Video

    http://keepvid.com/

    Simulations:

    http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/energy-skate-park-basics


    Posting resources to our wiki site

    Posting Resources to our Wiki Site

    • Go to the Wiki Space at sciencek5.wikispaces.com

    • Log in

    • Select the Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies on the Right Navigation Bar

    • Click on Edit

    • Add a Description of the Resource you found and its link in the table


    Lunch break

    LUNCH BREAK


    Finding library sources

    FINDING LIBRARY SOURCES

    Welcome

    Melissa Jacobs Israel

    Coordinator, Library Services


    Peanut butter and jelly robot

    Peanut Butter and Jelly Robot

    Writing Activity:

    In small groups, write out numbered steps for making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.


    Writing strategies

    Writing Strategies

    Science the ‘Write’ Way

    “14 Writing Strategies” by Thomas Turner and Amy Broemmel

    4 ‘A’s Text Protocol:

    • What Assumptions does the author of the text hold?

    • What do you Agree with in the text?

    • What do you want to Argue with in the text?

    • What parts of the text do you want to Aspire to?

    14 Writing Strategies


    Writing strategies1

    Writing Strategies

    Science the ‘Write’ Way

    “14 Writing Strategies” by Thomas Turner and Amy Broemmel

    • How do you envision using some of these strategies in your classroom?

    14 Writing Strategies


    Final reflection

    Final Reflection

    What did you learn today?

    • What Danielson domain/component(s) is our work today aligned to?

    • What will our next steps be?


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