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Class Schedule 586

Class Schedule 587

Assignments 586 & 567

Class Notes 586

Class Notes 587

Inquiry

Unit Planning

In the Field

Safety

 

Our Resources

 

EDTEP 587, Winter Quarter 2005
Teaching Science in the Secondary School II

Class Notes

 Inquiry

The 5 phases of inquiry

Research Project timeline, proposal writing & scoring guide (student handouts)

Scaffolding Scientific Inquiry

Organizing for Scientific Inquiry

 

 
Inquiry Phases Lessons & Resources
 Phase 1. Hooking students & building a knowledge base to prepare for inquiry

Hooks:

Anita Case Study

Fish Case Study

Resources:

Development of Medaka Fish   Embryological Development Lesson Plans

Prenatal Development

 

Movies of fish egg development:

1   2   3

Human embryo videos

March of dimes

 

 Phase 2. Crafting questions, hypotheses, predictions & initial models

Guiding student question-writing

Developing Questions

Developing Hypotheses

Developing Initial Models

Developing Question-Asking Skills (supporting activity/student handouts)

 

Phase 3. Designing and conducting the investigation

Examining our research variables (student handout)

Research variables for Medaka inquiry (student handout)

 

 Phase 4. Analyzing data and representing it as evidence

Graphing

Representing data in graphs (student handout)

Graphing (student handout)

Types of graphs (student handout)

 

  Phase 5. Reconsidering the model, coordinating evidence and theory

 

Criteria for Final Inquiry Projects (your ideas)

Criteria for inquiry presentations

Guidelines for writing a formal lab

Teacher notes for helping students write a formal lab report

 

  2005 UNIT PLAN

 

 Unit Planning
How to plan units

Sample Unit Plan

Products from unit planning

Essential Questions

Planning Backwards

 In the field
Practicum Project

 Safety + More

Field trip guidelines

Burning Questions & Answers

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