This is How I Science! This question exploration asks: How are physical sciences different from life sciences?
Question Exploration Routine is an instructional methods that teachers can use to help a diverse student population understand a body of content information by carefully answering a critical question to arrive at a main idea answer. Students taught using the question exploration routine earned higher total test scores than did students taught using the lecture-discussion method.
Personally, I use the Question Exploration Routine to figure out what I want to say and how I want to say it. I keeps my "Sage on the Stage" time limited to what fits onto 2 pages. This product includes the completed question exploration guide, and the student guide blanked except for vocabulary, scaffolding questions, and graphics already filled in.
These Concept Enhancement Routines have the following learning objectives and outcomes:
SWBAT identify skills scientists use to learn about the world
These Concept Enhancement Routines are classroom tested to help students with the following Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards in Science:
SC.7.N.1.5 Describe the methods used in the pursuit of a scientific explanation as seen in different fields of science, such as biology, geology, and physics.
SC.8.N.2.2 Discuss what characterizes science and its methods.
SC.912.N.1.2 Describe and explain what characterizes science and its methods.