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
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
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.