Teacher Roadmaps Through an Investigation

Teachers:

Use the links to the left or below to work through your roadmap as you work with your students as they navigate through the scientific process.


Doing Science

Explore Your Topic

How can the teacher help students understand how to get started investigating plant research?

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Research Question

How can teachers help students develop their hypotheses?

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Planning Your Study

How can teachers help students come up with a research plan?

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Doing Investigations

A science lab is a place with its own kind of culture and organization, camaraderie, and dynamic unique flavor.

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Analyzing Data

What are the best ways to record, visualize, analyze, and present data?


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Reviewing Findings

How can the scientist mentors help students figure out on their own what their data mean?


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Communicating Science

Facilitating Class Discussions

How can the teacher encourage students to talk about science in the classroom?

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Facilitating Chats with Mentors

How can teachers encourage students to interact with mentors online?

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Tips for Student Notebooks

What can the teacher teach students about keeping careful notes?

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Science Class Sketches

What are some strategies for creating sketches and drawings in plant research?

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Arguing from Evidence

Can the teacher help students craft an argument around the data?

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Making Presentations

Everyone can use tips on how to make solid scientific presentations. How can the teacher help?

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