3. Student Learning Map

  • Topic:Scientific Method
  • Subject(s):Science
  • Days:10
  • Grade(s):5
Key Learning: Questioning is the first step to discovery.
Unit Essential Question(s):
How are scientific questions generated?
Concept: Scientific Method
Concept: Safe and appropriate lab practices
Concept: Attention to detail
Lesson Essential Question(s):

Why is the Scientific Method taught as a way to explore a question? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

What would happen if a scientist did not use safe and appropriate lab practices? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

How could attention to detail affect the results of an investigation? (A)
Concept: Organize and display data
Concept: Analyze data
Lesson Essential Question(s):

How can the same data be organized in more than one way? (A)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

What kinds of questions do we need to ask? (ET)
Lesson Essential Question(s):

data, relevant


results, analysis


Additional Information:

Math: Graphs and Frequency Tables Writing: Write-up of the experiment Reading: Research The Boy Trap by Nancy Matson


Vocabulary Report

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  • question -
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  • hypothesis -
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  • experiment -
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