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Found 5 resources at the 6-8 grade level for the concept: Science depends on communication within the scientific community. (P7, P8)

imageWeathering and erosion
Students will conduct a series of experiments to explore the processes and effects of weathering and erosion.

Audience: 6-8

Source: Whitfield, Lisé

Resource type: lab activity

imageGalaxy classification
This is a modified version of Galactic Inquiry in which students learn about galaxy classification while also experiencing a simple simulation of peer review and community analysis.

Audience: 6-8

Source: Whitfield, Lisé

Resource type: lab activity

imageHow science works
This Science in Action video uses the Understanding Science Flowchart to follow arachnologist Charles Griswold and colleagues as they describe the process involved in an exciting new spider discovery.

Audience: 6-8

Source: California Academy of Sciences

Resource type: video

imageIntroducing the Understanding Science Flowchart to middle school students
Students read a story about Walter Alvarez and then plot his scientific journey on the Understanding Science Flowchart. Students find that science is seldom a linear story.

Audience: 6-8

Source: UCMP

Resource type: classroom activity

imageHow science works
This video uses the Understanding Science flowchart to describe how a team of scientists investigates climate change throughout Earth's history with ocean sediment cores.

Audience: 6-8

Source: OceanLeadership

Resource type: video

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