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Table 2.

Activity Implementation.

Activity Component (Handout 1)Implementation
Introduction Students read this before starting the activity to engage in the focal phenomenon/concept. 
Part I Students complete online demos and read background information. 
Part II Students work in small groups to complete the Prediction and Investigation Plan 
Part III While students are waiting to complete the remaining sections of Part II, they complete the readings in Part III. 
Part II After waiting 25–30 minutes (and completing Part III), students return to Part II and complete the Data Collection, Data Analysis, and Scientific Explanation sections. 
Present and Defend Once Part II is complete, the small groups work to create a presentation on their Investigation Plan, Data Analysis, and Scientific Explanation. These presentations are shared with the class using a gallery walk. The students then discuss the class findings, based on what they learned during the gallery walk. 
Application Questions When the class discussion is complete, the students complete the activity Application Questions. 
Activity Component (Handout 1)Implementation
Introduction Students read this before starting the activity to engage in the focal phenomenon/concept. 
Part I Students complete online demos and read background information. 
Part II Students work in small groups to complete the Prediction and Investigation Plan 
Part III While students are waiting to complete the remaining sections of Part II, they complete the readings in Part III. 
Part II After waiting 25–30 minutes (and completing Part III), students return to Part II and complete the Data Collection, Data Analysis, and Scientific Explanation sections. 
Present and Defend Once Part II is complete, the small groups work to create a presentation on their Investigation Plan, Data Analysis, and Scientific Explanation. These presentations are shared with the class using a gallery walk. The students then discuss the class findings, based on what they learned during the gallery walk. 
Application Questions When the class discussion is complete, the students complete the activity Application Questions. 
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