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Dino Data — In this activity, students are presented with a set of data about dinosaurs and asked to hypothesize about what the data can tell us. Students modify their hypotheses as more information is revealed and review what they have learned about how science works.

Heating and Cooling of the Earth's Surface — In this activity, students make observations, formulate hypotheses, and design experiments to test their ideas about the heating and cooling of different materials.

 
 

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