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Signs of Spring

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Observe (that's what scientists do) changes in the world around you. Take time each day for students to share changes they have seen: puddles (from melting snow or rain), new shoots appearing, buds and blossoms on trees, open windows, weather (changes in outerwear, temperature, or precipitation), lengthening daylight hours, and more.

Record the changes (that's what scientists do) with pictures (hand drawn pictures, photos, or experience charts) or graphs (of temperatures, rainy days, or the height of new growth).

Talk about what the changes mean.


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05/18/2009

 

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