2021 Maurice Hillman Essay Contest - April 2021

Scientists and Engineers Are OBSERVANT

by: Donna Farland-Smith and Julie Thomas

In this lesson, students learn that scientists and engineers are observant. They read about Jane Goodall in the book Me … Jane, by Patrick McDonnell. After reading, students observe ghost shrimp and discover patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive. This book selection highlights the practice of asking questions and defining problems, and it includes the Table of Contents, Foreword, Acknowledgments, About the Authors, and Index.

Level

Elementary School

Grade Levels

Elementary

Topics

Kindergarten Life Science Literacy Pre-K Science and Engineering Practices

Details

Type Book ChapterPub Date 10/1/2018Pages 42Stock # PB423X2_2A

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