This 15-20 minute activity introduces the importance of observation skills and taking quantitative and qualitative data.
• Use a ruler and string to find quantitative measurements
• Use word descriptions for qualitative measurements
• List careers where observational skills are very important
The challenge is to place your peanut back into the pile and have your partner use your observation list to find your peanut.
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