This comprehensive introductory unit for scientific process skills will familiarize students with essential knowledge and skills necessary in any scientific lab setting.
This is an integrated unit that includes Common Core literacy standards as well as basic mathematical skills.
Common Core Literacy Standards:
Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically. CCSS ELA-Literacy W.1.A
Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
CCSS ELA-Literacy W.2.A
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6-8.4Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.6-8.5Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.
Unit Topics Include:
Interactive Notebook Pages
Links to Associated Products
The Scientific Method Power Point
Scientific Method Interactive Notebook Page
Plant and Animal Cell Task Cards