Free Direct Instruction Curriculum and Training/Science 1/1

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VocabularyEdit

ShapesEdit

  • Square, circle, triangle, rectangle

ColorEdit

  • Blue, red, green, yellow, black, purple

SizeEdit

  • Big, small, medium

SortEdit

  • Putting things in order of shape, color, size, or more

DataEdit

  • Measuring and taking notes on what was measured

ChartEdit

  • A way of writing down notes so that it can be compared

ScienceEdit

Science is a way of looking at the world and things that happen in it. We do science by asking questions and finding answers.

LivingEdit

Lesson 1: What is science? Image:25%.svgEdit

Section 1: ReviewEdit

  • Review of yesterday's lesson (insert vocabulary)
  • Hand back student's work from (insert lesson number)

Section 2: What is science?Edit

  1. (Write part of 1 of definition of science on board)
    Science is a way of looking at the world and things that happen in it. Everyone, what is science?
    (Signal) A way of looking at the world and things that happen in it.
  2. (Write part of 2 of definition of science on board)
    We do science by asking questions and finding answers. Everyone, how do we do science?
    (Signal) By asking questions and finding answers.

Section 3: What questions can we ask?Edit

  1. Some questions we might ask is "Is it alive?, "When does it grow?", "How does it move?" What other questions might we ask?
    Call on several students and praise acceptable answers

Section 4: How do we find answers?Edit

  1. (Write "observation" on board)
    To find the answer to scientific questions we must make careful observations. Everyone, how do we find answers?
    (Signal) Observations
    An observation is done by the scientist or equipment seeing, hearing, testing, feeling, or smelling. Is [insert very positive example] an observation?
    (Signal) Yes
    Is [insert very negative example] an observation?
    (Signal) No

Section 5: How do we observe?Edit

  1. (Write "data" "chart" on board)
    To find the answer to scientific questions we must make careful observations
    Call on several students and praise acceptable answers