Reasoning About Garden Observations

Pre-K / Science / Investigation

Produced in Partnership with Evelyn & Walter Haas Jr.
and First 5 San Francisco


Build observation and reasoning skills


5 min

Questions to Consider

  • What kinds of predictions do students make about the apple? How do they test their predictions?
  • How does Mr. Sliveira use open-ended questions?
  • What can you learn from Mr. Sliveira about letting students take the lead?

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