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ERIC Number: EJ826993
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words
Davison, Sarah
Science and Children, v46 n5 p36-39 Jan 2009
Lions, tigers, and bears, oh my! Digital cameras, young inquisitive scientists, give it a try! In this project, students create an open-ended question for investigation, capture and record their observations--data--with digital cameras, and create a digital story to share their findings. The project follows a 5E learning cycle--Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate/Extend, and Evaluate--and meets science learning standards as students model inquiry behaviors such as making careful observations and using simple tools (i.e., the digital camera) to gather information and extend their senses, while learning about animal diversity and animals in their environments in a meaningful way. (Contains 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Grade 2
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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