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ESOL Communication Skills in Science Version: 2010-2011

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Unit Name: 01 Habits of Mind

Essential Question

How do humans fit into the subject of science?

  • Enduring Understanding

  • Students will understand that scientists use the scientific method to ask and answer questions about the world around us. 
  • Students will understand that lab safety rules should be followed to prevent consequences.
  • Students will understand that there are lab procedures in case of accidents and emergencies.
  • Students will understand that there are lab tools for different lab activties.
  • Topic 1

    Introduction to Science

    Topic 1 Vocabulary

    • natural world
    • earth
    • planets
    • animals
    • plants
    • earth
    • living thing
    • non-living thing
    • watch
    • carefully
    • life science
    • earth science
    • physical science
    • environment
    • land
    • water
    • air
    • cool
    • hot rock
    • earth
    • sun
    • matter
    • energy
    • sound and light

    Topic 1 Standards and Elements


    S.ChS.9 Reading in Science
    T.S.ChS.6.12
    T.S.ChS.6.16
    T.S.ChS.7.18
    WS1
    WS2
    WS4

    Topic 2

    Scientific Method

    Topic 2 Vocabulary

    • Experiment design
    • observation
    • question
    • hypothesis
    • prediction
    • experiment
    • data
    • analyze
    • conclusion
    • descriptive design
    • relationship
    • report

    Topic 2 Standards and Elements


    S.ChS.1 Science Inquiry: Questions & Design
    S.ChS.4 Science Inquiry: Data Collection & Technology
    S.ChS.5 Science Inquiry: Research & Analysis
    S.ChS.6 Science Inquiry: Reporting & Reference
    S.ChS.7 Science Inquiry: System Analysis & Reference
    S.ChS.8 Science Inquiry: Science Processes
    S.ChS.9 Reading in Science
    T.S.ChS.6.12
    T.S.ChS.6.16
    T.S.ChS.7.18
    WS1
    WS2
    WS4

    Topic 3

    Tools of Science

    Topic 3 Vocabulary

    • graduated cylinder
    • beaker
    • balance
    • test tube
    • petri dish
    • computer
    • anenometer
    • thermometer
    • microscope
    • telescope

    Topic 3 Standards and Elements


    S.ChS.2 Science Inquiry: Safety
    S.ChS.3 Science Inquiry: Lab Processes
    S.ChS.9 Reading in Science
    T.S.ChS.6.12
    T.S.ChS.6.16
    T.S.ChS.7.18
    WS1
    WS2
    WS4

    Topic 4

    Topic 4 Standards and Elements

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