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ERIC Number: EJ1152896
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jul
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
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Bubble Babies
Pike, Lisa; Rentsch, Jeremy
Science and Children, v54 n9 p38-44 Jul 2017
This math activity focuses on experimental design while connecting math with life science. It is important that the science and engineering practices (SEPs) are not taught as a separate "unit" but integrated within the curriculum wherever possible. The focus is on experimental design to teach animal behavior. Students predict and test how parental care improves offspring survivorship. This activity is a "growth and development of organisms" activity that is brief and can be used to supplement (not replace) the more traditional weeks-long observation of hatching insects.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Grade 4
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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