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Science Specialist

Kelli Ellickson
ext. 93619

Science Class Web Page


Science Links
The Great Plant Escape
BUZ - "The Cave"

Science Notebooks

Five Good Reasons to Use Science Notebooks

Science notebooks can be used to help students develop, practice, and refine the science understanding, while also enhancing reading, writing, mathematics and communications.


Characteristics of Inquiry-Based Instruction

* Teachers create situations for students to solve problems.
* Students make connections to previous knowledge.
* Students bring their own questions to learning.
* Students design a way to try out their own ideas.
* Investigations may extend over a long period of time.
* Students communicate through journal writing, oral presentations, drawing, graphing, charting, etc.
* Students revise explanations as they learn.

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