Grade: 6th

28 Feb 2021

Inquiry in Nature

August-June

Scientific Inquiry is a way of doing science that includes making observations, forming hypotheses, designing studies, collecting data, and drawing conclusions. Students will design and conduct a simple investigation to learn about the environment at Greenacres through the inquiry process.

Standards:

  • SWK Grade 6-8: Science is a way of knowing about the world around us based on evidence from experimentation and observations.
  • SWK Grade 6-8: Science is a continual process and the body of scientific knowledge continues to grow and change.

Vocabulary:

observation, investigation, comparative question, data, analysis

26 Feb 2021

Nature Exploration

August-June

This program engages students in a hands-on exploration of Ohio’s natural areas.  This is an ideal program for a first time visit to Greenacres or for students to become more comfortable in nature.

Standards:

  • SWK Grade 6-8: Science is a way of knowing about the world around us based on evidence from experimentation and observations.
  • SWK Grade 6-8: Science is a continual process and the body of scientific knowledge continues to grow and change.
  • LS Grade 6: Living systems at all levels of organization demonstrate the complementary nature of structure and function.
  • SS Grade 6:  Government- Different perspectives on a topic can be obtained from a variety of historic and contemporary sources. Sources can be examined for accuracy

Vocabulary:

observation, exploration, investigation