The Infographic Creator learning strategy introduces students to a method of presenting data, as well as other information, from an inquiry in a visually interesting, graphic format called an infographic.
The Seeds of Knowledge learning strategy offers students a process to practice the skill of making connections by connecting their prior knowledge and learning experiences from previous grades to a new inquiry opportunity, such as the Tomatosphere™ Seed Investigation.
The Making Connections Organizer learning strategy uses a graphic organizer to help students connect science inquiries to their prior knowledge and experiences, prior inquires and the world at large.
The Testable Questions Toss-up learning strategy offers students a process to generate and practice writing testable questions that may be applied to conducting fair tests within an inquiry investigation.
A Vocabulary Preview learning strategy is used to help students develop and increase their working vocabulary about a topic or inquiry by providing students the opportunity to identify and familiarize themselves with vocabulary before and during an inquiry or other learning experience.
The Vocabulary Evolution learning strategy encourages students to reflect and revise their thinking about vocabulary words for a given topic.
The Planning Steps Organizer learning strategy is used to plan the steps in a process, such as an inquiry or exploration.
The Key Concept Exploration learning strategy is used to teach and reinforce students’ understanding of key concepts.
The 5Ws and an H Inquiry Planning learning strategy provides small groups of students with a basic framework to establish key tasks and responsibilities for conducting an inquiry.
A Q + Q Observations Organizer learning strategy is used to develop and practice the skill of making qualitative and quantitative observations.
An Observation Pass strategy provides students with the opportunity to work collaboratively to make detailed observations about objects, places and/or events in their environment.
The Five Senses Observation learning strategy encourages students to use all of their senses to gather information and to use the skill of observing to learn about objects, events and/or places in their environment.
The K-W-L learning strategy provides students with a basic framework for recording prior knowledge, inquiry questions, and reflections on learning from inquiries.
The Sequence Organizer learning strategy is used to help students record data or observations that occur in steps or stages such as a process or cycle (e.g., life cycle of a plant, etc.)
The Tables to Graphs learning strategy provides students with a process of converting data previously organized into tables into a graphic format.