Type:

Graphic Organizer/Worksheet

Description:

If your students need to work on observation skills this is a very simple and easy activity. It can be adapted for any grade level.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Botany
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > General Science
  • Science > Life Sciences
  • Science > Oceanography
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • K
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

observation

Language:

English

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Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2013-04-03.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This activity is suitable for elementary students and provides a clear structure for students to practice observation skills using four of their five senses. This activity is simple, but effective, and may be used in a variety of contexts to help kids become more descriptive observers.
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yz norton
August 10, 2012

Homework Activity: I created a table with 4 colums, with the headings: object, observation, Qualititative, Quantitative. I made 10 rows plus the row for the headings. Before the table, I wrote what was a qualititive an observation and what was a quantitative observation. I reminded students that they could only pick 1 food item, and that was the only item they were allowed to taste. Students had to make 5 of each type of observation from objects in the home or neighborhood. They had to put a "check" sign in the appropriate colum indicating what type of observation they had made for each item. Thank you for your inspiration!

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