Math and Science Activities from Jefferson Lab
The Shape of Things

English 6.1 Oral Language

- by oral participation in small group activities

Math 6.14 Geometry

- by identifying characteristics of plane shapes

Math 6.16 Geometry

- by estimating an angle's bisector in order to create a perpendicular line

Science 6.1 Plan and Conduct Investigations

- by making observations involving fine discrimination between similar objects

- by identifying differences in descriptions and the construction of working definitions

- by devising methods to test the validity of inferences

- by collecting, recording and analyzing data

- by organizing and communicating data through diagrams

Science 6.2 Demonstrate Scientific Reasoning and Logic

- by basing conclusions on repeated investigations

LS.1 Plan and Conduct Investigations

- by establishing criteria for evaluating a prediction

- by identifying sources of experimental error

- by evaluating and defending interpretations from the same set of data

PS.1 Plan and Conduct Investigations

- by using research methods to investigate practical problems