Science is full of special vocabulary. Some of the vocabulary is used in more than one subject area. What does it take to “know” a word or concept? Knowing what a word means includes knowing how to use it well. Practice makes perfect!

Scientific method? Do not try this at home!
In this section, you will watch, listen, and read about the scientific method. Your assignments are to complete the “Practice a Skill” activities and Key Word Notes.

Observation: Where and When
In this section, you will learn more about observation by conducting your own habitat study at home.

Claims and Evidence
The difference between an opinion and a claim? A claim is backed by evidence. WARNING: Not all evidence is reliable. Check out the following examples

Writing Styles: Why and How
Did you know science writing can be creative writing? In this section, you will respond to and create your own creative non-fiction writings

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