Here's another great buy at Dollar Tree. I'll be using these in science to teach process skills. These gators once placed in water will begin to grow at least 600% their original size. Through the years, this has been a class favorite.
Basic Scientific Process Skills include:
*Observing: Qualitative observations are observations made by using the five senses.
*Measuring: Quantitative observations are observations made by using tools to measure, weigh, etc.
*Inferring: Formulating an assumption or explanation about what was observed.
*Classifying: Grouping items by their similarities or differences.
*Predicting: Making a guess based about what will happen based on observations.
*Communicating: Describing what actually happened using words, symbols, or graphics.