Use concept map to generate ideas and questions. Gage prior learning and misconceptions from children’s responses to the statements.
Encourage debate and use these prompts
In my opinion
I agree with … because
I know from my experience that…
Tell children outcome e.g we will learn about the best conditions to grow from seed.
What do you want to find out?
How will you find the answers?
This is a taster lesson for Grade 1 Science Enquiry about Plants. If you like and enjoy the lesson please visit the site to download further lessons on the overview. They are differentiated and pitched for all different abilities and they are fun science to do. The lessons are also suitable for children at early stages of enquiry in early Grade 2.