Enduring Understanding: Students will know that there is a logical sequence of steps to solving problems..
Overarching Essential Questions: Whats the best way to solve a problem?.
Learning Targets: Science Develop the knowledge and skills necessary to do scientific inquiry. Apply design processes to develop solutions to human problems or meet challenges using the knowledge and skills of science and technology..
Communication The student communicates ideas clearly and effectively. Writing The student writes in a variety of forms for different audiences and purposes..
What are we doing? An Inquiry and Design Lesson With an Understanding by Design Framework Cooperative Grouping Incorporating Philosophy of the Teacher Leadership Project from Washington State.
The Plan for Today 10:05-10:30 Introduction to Todays Lesson 10:30-11:00 Performance Task 11:00-12:00 Concept Application 12:00-1:00 Lunch 1:00-1:35 Concept Application
The Plan for Today continued 2:25-2:40 Break 2:40-3:10 Finalize Lab Report 3:10-4:15 Sharing Lab Reports 4:15-5:10 Staff Discussion and Letter 5:10-5:25 Concept Assessment 5:25-6:00 Reflection and Closure
Staff Meeting Brainstorming Chart Advertisement CBBP Research Investigation Teams Memo
Topical Essential Questions Whats the relationship between size and bounce of a popper? What is essential to validate or disprove a claim?.
Procedural Brainstorm What are the steps you would follow to validate or disprove the advertisement claim? Inquiry-Based Problem Solving Checklist
Group Roles Quality Assurance Specialist – measures and ensures fair testing procedure, overall supervisor and manages the team. Primary Investigator – popper activator, ensures procedures of the experiment are followed..
Group Roles Data Processor – records the data and enters it into an Excel Data Table. Materials Acquisition and Time Specialist – obtains and facilitates the acquisition and return of materials, assists where needed, and tells really funny jokes..
The Work Time Plan 11:00-11:20 Design experiment 11:20-12:00 Conduct & Evaluate 12:00-1:00 Lunch 1:00–1:15 Explain 1:15-1:35 Model by creating graphs that represent the data.
The Work Time Plan 1:35-2:25 Prepare Communication piece 2:25-2:40 Break 2:40-3:10 Complete lab report and practice delivery 3:10–4:15 Group Presentations
Design Experiment 20 minutes Plan the experiment you will conduct Record your procedures in the Problem Solving Checklist Problem Solving Checklist Collect the equipment and poppers.
Conduct Experiment 40 minutes Conduct experiment Collect and organize data in ExcelCollect and organize data in Excel Evaluate the fairness of experiments Record your procedures in the Problem Solving Checklist. Problem Solving Checklist
Crunch Time! 30 minutes During this time groups should Complete Lab Report Practice Delivery Review Scoring Rubric Review the Presentation Recording Form.
Presentations During Presentation: Individuals use the Presentation Recording Form to record observations and conclusions from other teamsPresentation Recording Form After Presentation: Teams write summative statements to be used in their letter.
Team Discussion 25 minutes Discuss with your team: What does the information presented tell us? What was our individual team consensus? How do the results from other teams reshape our decision?.
Letter Writing 30 minutes Write your letter using the letter scaffold templatescaffold template Consider the rubric during writingrubric Share finished letter with one other research team. Letter Template Example
Assessment 15 minutes Take the Summative Assessment with the rubric to guide your thinkingSummative Assessment Click on Show/Hide button to complete your assessment