I Like This Stuff
Today one of my teachers had his class investigate whether an egg could stand on end during the fall equinox. The initial results were positive, but does it end with the winter solstice?
I like these kinds of lessons and I wish I could think of them more often!
Granted the premise is simple, but I believe the lesson can be expanded upon even more. Is this the kind of experiment one uses to introduce the scientific method? How can technology be integrated? How/when do we move into the higher order thinking skills? In the spirit of WCYDWT by Dan Meyer, I believe this simple experiment can lead to so much more.
I welcome your input. Feel free to pass along as well. maybe a good PD exercise for your staff.