EX2: Milliliter Lab 2017-08-08T15:23:24+00:00

 

Ex2: Milliliter Lab 

Susan Dunham

3c: Engaging Students in Learning
Students get hands on experience in measuring and pouring using metric measurements.

Educator: Susan Dunham [Email Susan]
School: Palmer Junior Middle School (Palmer)

Appropriate for Grade Levels: K–8
Content area(s): Science/Math

How does this lesson or technique improve student learning?

Students must work cooperatively. All students are actively engaged in the activity. Problem solving and cooperation are essential to success.

What does it look like in my classroom?

Timeline: 3 – 5 class periods

My students are all busy laughing and talking. They get very competitive with themselves and each other to not only complete the actively, but to be the most accurate.

The key to this activity (why it works so well for this component):

Students must work cooperatively. All students are actively engaged in the activity. Problem solving and cooperation are essential to success.

Supporting materials

Artifacts to gather for evaluation

  • Photos of students working together, copies of completed student data sheets, and copies of the completed lab write-up.

The Danielson Connection

All students are cognitively engaged in the activities and assignments in their explorations of content. Students initiate or adapt activities and projects to enhance understanding.

Instructional groups are productive and fully appropriate to the instructional goals of a lesson. Students take the initiative to influence instructional groups to advance their understanding. Instructional materials and resources are suitable to the instructional goals and engage students mentally. Student initiate the choice, adaptation, or creation of materials to enhance their own purposes.