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Developing Key Ways of Thinking in Science Block

Developing Key Ways of Thinking in Science Block

Since the start of the school year, Long-View scientists have been collaborating in small groups to develop their understanding of experimental design.  Because we will be using these skills in our science practice all year, it is important to start off with a strong basic grasp of how to how to design and perform a fair test experiment, how to look for patterns and trends in our data, and how to make evidence-based claims that answer the questions we explore with our work.  In order to support sense-making of what our data is actually revealing to us about our questions, we also spent time learning about science concepts like force, velocity, gravity and friction. 

This models the approach to science that we take at Long-View....