TED Talks are highly engaging and provide great opportunity for listening comprehension. This TED Talk, by Quin Patton, challenges students to apply the Scientific Method to their everyday lives. After viewing and discussing the TED Talk, Quin Patton: How to Think Like a Scientist, students answer 10 comprehension questions.
This is part of a larger product which includes Depth and Complexity tasks as designed by Dr. Sandra Kaplan. If interested, follow this link.
TED Talks: Quin Patton, How to Think Like a Scientist
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➽ Intended Audience
Grade 4 (Gifted)
10 Comprehension Questions
Student Answer Document
➽Questions are written similar to standardized testing format.
These statements made by the presenter suggest that:
It is a very dire situation. Logan instantly goes to what he knows. He
a. Logan is confused and doesn’t know what to do.
b. Logan wants to help but needs his brother, Quin’s, advice.
c. Logan is looking all around for help.
d. Logan is applying the Scientific Method to a real world problem.
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