Teacher Roadmaps Through an Investigation
Use the links to the left or below to work through your roadmap as you work with your students as they navigate through the scientific process.
Explore Your Topic
How can the teacher help students understand how to get started investigating plant research?
How can teachers help students develop their hypotheses?
Planning Your Study
How can teachers help students come up with a research plan?
A science lab is a place with its own kind of culture and organization, camaraderie, and dynamic unique flavor.
What are the best ways to record, visualize, analyze, and present data?
Making Sense of Findings
How can the scientist mentors help students figure out on their own what their data mean?
Facilitating Class Discussions
How can the teacher encourage students to talk about science in the classroom?
Facilitating Conversations with Mentors
How can teachers encourage students to interact with mentors online?
Tips for Student Notebooks
What can the teacher teach students about keeping careful notes?
Sketches in Science Class
What are some strategies for creating sketches and drawings in plant research?
Arguing from Evidence
Can the teacher help students craft an argument around the data?
Everyone can use tips on how to make solid scientific presentations. How can the teacher help?