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Kic cast 2012 3hr

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Kic cast 2012 3hr

  1. 1. Science Fair Transformation: Alissa Royal K-12 Engineering Coordinator aroyal@melissaisd.org Dollie Green 5th Grade Science Teacher dgreen@melissaisd.org Kelli Gobel 5th Grade Science Teacher kgobel@melissaisd.orgThe Next Generation of Science Fair Webpage
  2. 2. How has the student’s understanding of scientific literacy been develop through this process?
  3. 3.  Question Boards Types of Investigation Data Collection Posters Inquiry Claims, Evidence & Reasoning Embedded Process Skills Cross curricular connections Technology
  4. 4. Science Fair Kids’ Inquiry Conference scientific method  scientific method competition  non-competitive rigid guidelines  choice showing of work through  showing of work through display boards variety of mediums to audiences  authentic experiences  fosters collaboration  become experts on topic  integration of technology beyond word processing
  5. 5.  Get others excited about science Investigating with focus Authentic, non-competitive environment Students sharing science experiences Greater awareness of their own science knowledge Strengthened presentation, communication and technology skills
  6. 6. Structured Guided Student- InitiatedStudent: focuses on focuses on more focuses on one aspect than one aspect all aspectsTeacher: model and guide model and guide defines supporting aspects supporting aspects learning goals guide reasoning guide reasoning guide reasoning with discretion
  7. 7. How does changing the applied force affect how high the cork flies?FOSS Scientific Reasoning/Variables
  8. 8.  What is a question board? Setting the stage… Start with an investigation where the question is provided (structured or guided inquiry) Testable vs. Researchable Card Sort
  9. 9. Choosing the testable questions 1. Choose from the question board 2. Last year’s KIC question and change variable 3. Differentiated for students with deep content knowledge on a specific topic Part 1: Choose the testable question
  10. 10. Sorting Activity
  11. 11. An Analysis of the Descriptive, Comparative and Experimental Scientific ResearchDesigns in the 2009 Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)by Sandra S. West, Ph. D.
  12. 12. Part 1: Choose the testable questionPart 2: Type of Investigation/Hypothesis/VariablesPart3: ToolsPart 4: Designing Scientific InvestigationsPart 5: Diagram & Data CollectionPart 6: Communicating Results
  13. 13.  Inquiry Planning Sheet/Presentation Medium Acceptance Letters Biography Research Investigation Blurb Journal Article Presentation development Rehearsal KIC Conference
  14. 14.  Inquiry Planning Sheet/Presentation Medium Acceptance Letters Biography Research Investigation Blurb Journal Article Presentation development Rehearsal KIC Conference
  15. 15.  JA Guidelines Rubric Research www.bibme.org Writing Process Publication www.lulu.com Cover Art Contest
  16. 16.  Inquiry Planning Sheet/Presentation Medium Acceptance Letters Biography Research Investigation Blurb Journal Article Presentation development Rehearsal KIC Conference
  17. 17.  Guidelines Rubrics Tech Trainings Peer Experts Rehearsals
  18. 18. Websites – The Epic Race Demonstrations Videos Photostory/Vodcast Display BoardsOral Presentations/PowerPoint – Egg Strength Live Streaming – ustream.tv
  19. 19.  Video  Photo Story or Vodcast  Flipvids  Digital camera  Microsoft Photo Story  8mm video camera  Demonstration  Microsoft MovieMaker  Presentation with Visual Aid Webpage  Microsoft PowerPoint  TeacherWeb  Prezi  Google Sites  Animoto  Glogster  Podcast  TeacherTube  Audacity  Weebly  Live Streaming  MOODLE  ustream.tv
  20. 20.  Inquiry Planning Sheet/Presentation Medium Acceptance Letters Biography Research Investigation Blurb Journal Article Presentation development Rehearsal KIC Conference
  21. 21.  Self selecting Journaling Questioning
  22. 22.  Decide what type of KIC: single school or multi- school Determine location: rooms for presentations and demonstrations, welcome area, keynote address Determine date: time of year and day of week Determine time: begin with KIC Pep Rally, how many sessions, length of sessions, morning group and afternoon group. Determine needs for implementation: technology, materials, volunteers, mentors Coordinator and Teacher Checklist
  23. 23. How has the student’s understanding of scientific literacy been develop through this process?
  24. 24. Dieckman, Dona, Charles R. Pearce, and Wendy Saul. Beyond the Science Fair: Creating a Kids Inquiry Conference. Chicago: Heinemann, 2005. Print."The Kids Inquiry Conference Homepage." The Elementary Science Integration Projects. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Nov. 2010. <http://www.esiponline.org/kic/Flippers Investigation. FOSS Field test unit. Delta Education.

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