Science Practices

Readings:
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Pre-Reading


Objectives:
Participants will be able to:
  • Identify science practices, crosscutting concepts, and disciplinary core ideas in the standards while participating in physical science investigation.
  • Recognize each of the science practices and discuss how to implement them in science instruction.
  • Explain how to support scientific explanation using the framework of claims, evidence, and reasoning.
  • Create entries in an interactive science notebook to document scientific thinking and explanations.
  • Identify the role of talk in the science classroom.
  • Observe the science and engineering practices in action in a local STEM facility.

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Data Nuggets
Examples of Data Use for the Classroom



Physical Science
Investigation #2







Looking at Data:
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Core Instructional Practice

Talk in the Science Classroom

Activity: Name that Science and Engineering Practices

Using the following organizer, name the engineering practices that are present in the video excerpt.




Afternoon:
We will proceed to a local STEM facility to see the science and engineering practices in action.