Last week, students shared one of their science experiments. But scientists in Room 123 don’t just do an experiment. They also take the time to reflect and record their thinking in science journals.
In their journals, they draw and write about what they did and what they learned from what they did. Many times, they also record questions they still have. Perfect spelling and precise handwriting are not expected in these journals, but thoughtful responses are!
This week, first grade scientists performed an experiment to learn more about the use and placement of counterweights when balancing objects. Here’s what they did and what they learned: