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Scientific Inquiry


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      Strategies: Help with Fundamentals

      The following activities are suggestions for working with students who need help with fundamentals. We hope that the activities spark ideas and conversations among teachers about useful classroom strategies that can supplement existing curriculum.

      Difficulty 1

      Students have trouble distinguishing between observations and inferences in a scientific situation.

      • Students should have previously distinguished the difference between observation and inference (Scientific Inquiry, Benchmark A, Grades 6-8). This concept is critical to student ability to participate in and apply the processes of scientific investigation.

      • Click here for aligned lesson plans from Ohio's Instructional Management System that address this standard.

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