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Teaching the National Science Standards • Learning how to inquire • Learning how to ask questions • Developing models
Inquiry Teaching Question Student Centered Discover
Benefits of Inquiry Teaching Students learn to think and problem solve. Teachers become the coach and guide on the side.
Matter • Gluep/Goop • Mixtures/Solutions: snack mix & Hawaiian punch or hot chocolate • Brain Pop videos: www.brainpopjr.com
Snow Dough *The recipe for make snow dough: • 1 cup of salt • 2 cups of flour • 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil • 1 ½ cups of water
Student Designed Projects • Example: Create your own invention.
Mystery Plants • Pass out mystery seeds to each student. • They should make predictions in their journals. • Record data daily. Include drawings and words. • Reveal the mystery plants after growth has taken place. • Compare data between the various plants and seeds.
Digging Up the Past Fossils Artifacts Rocks
Rock On! Rock Collections Birthstone Bling Rock Cycle Types of Rocks