Does your student love science? In Our Element is a lab class with the primary goal of learning how the scientific method is used to ask and answer questions. Many physical science standards will also be addressed and will be listed with each lab.
Goals: • Identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigation. • Design and conduct a scientific investigation. • Use mathematics when applicable. Use appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data. • Develop descriptions, explanations, predictions, and models using evidence. • Think critically and logically to make relationships between evidence and explanation. • Recognize and analyze alternative explanations and predictions. • Communicate scientific procedures and explanations. • Learn and practice lab safety procedures.