Wednesday, April 04, 2018

The Tools Scientists Use

Students will continue their exploration of matter today by deciding whether mixtures are heterogeneous mixtures or homogeneous solutions--can they see the separate parts of mixtures and can they separate those parts using filters, screens, or evaporation?

I'll model the exploration, then let students work to notice the properties of mixtures, and then try to separate those mixtures using the tools that scientists use.

As students explore, I'll support their efforts to work together, discover, and inquire. I know they'll enjoy this exploration.