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Make, test, and reflect on predictions in a physical science lab

Questions to Consider

  • What does the teacher do to promote inquiry in his classroom?
  • How does the teacher help his students make predictions throughout the investigation?
  • Why do you think the teacher has his students do the whiteboarding activity?

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  • Instructional Plan.PDF

  • Measurement Lab Handout and Student Work.PDF

  • Teacher Commentary.PDF

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Teaching Practice Exploring Predictions

Grade 8 / Science / Prediction

Exploring Predictions