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Dogs and turnips

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Overview:
In this lesson students attempt to assemble a meaningful sentence by successively turning over cards with words on them. The point is made that we change our ideas of what a story may be as we gather more information.

Author/Source:
UCMP

Grade:
6-8

Discipline:
Nature and Process of Science

Time:
30 minutes

Concepts:
Correspondence to the Next Generation Science Standards is indicated in parentheses after each relevant concept. See our conceptual framework for details.

  • Scientific knowledge is open to question and revision as new ideas surface and new evidence is discovered. (P6, NOS3)

  • Different scientists may interpret the same data in different ways. (P7)

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