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Doing Science Like Real Scientists

Posted By PES On October 4, 2009 @ 7:53 pm In Science | Comments Disabled

clip_image002Pittsfield Elementary School and Pittsfield Middle High School teachers are involved in a special science project this year called the New Hampshire Education and Environment Team. Teachers from four districts in the state—Pittsfield being one of them—are receiving support and training in developing science units that get students outside doing field investigations. They observe, collect data, and study phenomena over time, just like real scientists do. One of the goals of the project is to use the field, woodlands, and bodies of water around our schools for scientific investigations.

On the right, fourth-grade scientists from Ms Lasky’s class record their observations on plant life growing in our neighborhood.

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