This is a fun and engaging game that will surely get your students excited to participate as they try to identify the mystery object in nature using visual and auditory clues. I hope you and your students enjoy these games!Watch a video preview about this type of gameThese games can be played digita
An exciting mini-inquiry science lab! Teach and reinforce good observation and inference skills in this fun easy to prep activity. Your students will love solving the mystery of the broken pencils! Perfect for forensic units, inquiry units, the beginning of the school year.This is an exciting min
Students work cooperatively to assemble an ancient creature from its bones (made from paper). The fossil bones are of the same size as the real S. Crassiostris discovered in a limestone quarry. Students act as paleontologists to then infer the food this creature might eat, how it moved and its envi
Let your students learn and explore Fossils with this no-prep worksheet. Included in the worksheet are 4 clear and realistic images of fossils. Have your students make observations and then inferences about the fossils. This is a wonderful activity to promote group discussions or use it as a mini-as
Inferencing in Science Task Cards (infer, inferring, inference):*Also part of my Task Cards - Science Bundle!I hope you will be as excited as I am to use these task cards for MAKING INFERENCES with your intermediate students! They offer so many possibilities for use and are a great way to reinforce
Making sure students understand the skills and basis of the scientific method is crucial! Make sure your students know the difference between an observation and an inference! Great for distance learning as well.This PDF Presentation takes your students through making observations and inferences.
Students will enjoy learning about observations & inferences with Seek & Sort Science Doodles- a fun twist to card sorts. Students will seek and sort out 10 observations and 10 inferences by outlining the pictures in corresponding colors. Great for student engagement and retention. This also
Task Cards with a Science Twist! Students are presented with a scenario using science-related topics! Using what they know they will determine what is happening and must also list the clues that helped them decide!Trying to reach those kids that love science? Here’s an answer! Using cleverly worded
Fun, engaging, 5 minute Bell-Ringer or end of class activity that will get your students talking! Help students build observation and inference skills, get them used to discussing/explaining what they think, and backing it up with evidence! Students will love seeing something cool up close!They will
This simple activity is a great way for students to practice their science process skills. Use it as practice, review, or a short quiz! The skills of observation and inference are important for all scientists to be able to do.
This is the second of a series of nonfiction science articles I am currently writing. This resource was designed for use in an upper elementary classroom, mainly grades 4-6. The new science standards, as well as language arts common core, require a large amount of science nonfiction reading. Meet th
An exciting Christmas themed mini-inquiry science lab! Teach and reinforce good observation and inference skills in this fun digital activity. Your students will love solving the mystery of the candy cane crime! Perfect for forensic units, inquiry units, and the holiday season. Use with Google™
Students getting stuck on the distinctions between an observation, conclusion, inference, and predictions of experiments in science?! This skill can be very tricky. These 16 task cards are a combination of defining and applying each term in a SOL based question. These are great for the introduction
Students constantly struggle with understanding the difference between an observation and an inference. This resource will provide practice differentiating between the two concepts.During this activity, students will decide whether each statement is an observation or an inference. There are 12 quest
Help your students practice for TEI Drag and Drop questions using my Observations, Predictions, Inferences, & Conclusions Sort. In the sort your students will cut out the statements, determine which category they describe, and glue them down in the correct location on the chart.
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Being able to make observations and then inferences based on those observations is a very valuable skills to have in the science classroom, other subjects, and in life. This activity is a great way to introduce these skills or to reinforce them. The activity is led by t
See, Think, Wonder is a thinking routine that is used to build a student's ability to make observations, generate inferences, and develop the ability to ask good questions. In science, students need to learn to make careful observations in order to make inferences. But they also need to practice dev
Seek and Highlight Science Stories help you integrate reading into science in a fun way! With easy prep and little materials required, your students will enjoy reading a grade level text with various real life science examples embedded throughout. Students will seek and highlight those examples for
This Observation and Inferences Science Bundle will make a great addition to your Process Skills unit. This bundle contains an Observation and Inference Seek and Sort, Secret Agent Mystery Boxes & Card Sort and a Graphic Organizer.Products included in this bundleObservation & Inference Seek
This is a worksheet including graphic organizers that goes along with a powerpoint. The students look at 6 different pictures and they form observations, inferences, and questions based on the pictures. The pictures are attention grabbers so the students are engaged.
This can be done whole grou
This Science O.I.P. is a fun way for students to practice using Science process skills. In this activity, students will:
1. choose (or be given) a photo/illustration that “has a story to tell” (for example, a smiling man and woman posing for a picture in front of the Eiffel Tower)
2. give their p
Student activity packet, whole class discussion PowerPoint, and lesson plan with teacher guide. Ideal for individual or small group work. Students self-pace through notes and activities, then check for understanding with conclusion questions. First lesson out of four in the Nature of Science unit
*Distance / Digital Learning Friendly; General Science Observation and Inference Anchor Chart / Scaffolded Doodle Notes including Editable and Interactive Google Slide Templates for Activities*Whether you are teaching remotely, have a digital lesson on Google Classroom, or are using paper, this prod
In this observation and inference lesson students will learn the difference between the two terms and practice utilizing their skills though activities (hands on) as well as review assignments. You will receive a teacher's guide for the materials and lessons, multiple interactive activities for the