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ERIC Number: EJ862787
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Oct
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 2
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
Deer Tracks in the City?
Quigley, Cassie Fay; Beeman-Cadwallader, Nicole; Riggs, Morgan; Rodriguez, Antonia; Buck, Gayle
Science and Children, v47 n2 p34-37 Oct 2009
"Why would a deer print be in the city?" wondered a student. She had noticed the track near a grocery store that morning with her mother. She was familiar with deer and had noticed their prints on a trip to a local museum; however, she had never seen a deer in the city before this experience. As she retold the story to her classmates, her question became the inspiration for a problem-based lesson during a unit on animal habitats, weather, and human involvement in the environment. Throughout the unit, students participated in hands-on-inquiry activities that focused on scientific process skills such as making observations, inferring, and collecting data. (Contains 1 online resource.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A