What do NASA's search for future geologists, engineers, pebbles and water all have in common? Year 8 have just completed their first scientific research analysis. It was a challenging task, where students were supported through a scaffold on conducting detailed reads of technical articles. They have produced a Background, Rationale and written their own Research Question. It has helped Year 8 to build their skills in evaluating and analysing sources to understand a claim. (Mars landscape image courtesy of NASA)
Mrs Nicolette Wheaton
Middle and Senior Years Teacher
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