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H. The Nature of Science: 1. The student uses the scientific processes and habits of mind to solve problems.: 6-8: The student...

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knows that scientific knowledge is subject to modification as new information challenges prevailing theories and as a new theory leads to looking at old observations in a new way.

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knows that the study of the events that led scientists to discoveries can provide information about the inquiry process and its effects.


Science Learning Network
http://www.sln.org

Contains a wide body of resource for K-8 teachers to teach inquiry-based process skills and content. Web pages for both teachers and students. Meet other teachers as well.


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knows that science disciplines differ from one another in topic, techniques, and outcomes but that they share a common purpose, philosophy, and enterprise.

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knows that accurate record keeping, openness, and replication are essential to maintaining an investigator's credibility with other scientists and society.


Developing Quality Lab Reports
http://www.qacps.k12.md.us/cms/sci/RADLABRP.HTM

An excellent explanation of how to write a good lab report. Goes through the parts of a lab report and explains the purpose of each. Includes examples of from bad and good lab reports.


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knows that a change in one or more variables may alter the outcome of an investigation.

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recognizes the scientific contributions that are made by individuals of diverse backgrounds, interests, talents, and motivations.


Activity: The Strongest Boat

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knows that when similar investigations give different results, the scientific challenge is to verify whether the differences are significant by further study.


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