Activities and Resources from Steve Weimar's Presentation for the Georgia MSP

The Power of Observation: Notice and Wonder. Connecting student thinking to math and science while laying the foundation of scientific thinking.

1. Meter Stick Activity
2. Stacking CDs (books, dominoes, etc)
3. Math Forum Problem Solving with Notice and Wonder
Three Scenarios (we did Growing Worms) 4. The Mystery Tube 5. The Magic Water Screen 6. The Paper Clip Drop Design Activity 7. I Can Statements for processing, reflection, self-assessment, and goal setting

Some Online Science Sites with Good Activities
http://www.stevespanglerscience.com
http://weirdsciencekids.com
http://undsci.berkeley.edu
http://www.doingscience.org/
http://interactive-notebooks.wikispaces.com/Discrepant+events
Tik Liem Discrepant Events Compilation

Pictures from the session

Thank you for being such a welcoming and engaged group

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