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Elementary Science: Curriculum Concepts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. After studying photosynthesis, the teacher asks students to choose a way to demonstrate their understanding of the process. What might be a good assessment option for an artistic student?

Question 2 2. Which of the following choices is an example of tiered learning?

Question 3 3. You are teaching a lesson on energy and matter. Which of the following is an example of differentiated instruction?

Question 4 4. Which of the following statements about differentiated instruction is false?

Question 5 5. Which of the following statements about flexible grouping is true?

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Question 6 6. An example of a space science is _____.

Question 7 7. What branch of science is the study of the materials and natural processes of Earth?

Question 8 8. How old is the Earth in years?

Question 9 9. If you started to dig straight down into the Earth, which of these layers would be the oldest?

Question 10 10. What is a hypothesis?

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Question 11 11. Learning that does NOT involve a hands-on approach is known as what type of learning?

Question 12 12. Establish what it is called when students work in separate groups, but prepare assignments that are all related to one another.

Question 13 13. Establish which is NOT one of the basic principles of inquiry science.

Question 14 14. Determine the process of how to teach STEM classes to elementary students.

Question 15 15. Why is cooperative learning such a valuable educational method when teaching science to elementary students?

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Question 16 16. What is an integrated curriculum?

Question 17 17. Which of the following children's books may be used to introduce students to the animals of the rain forest?

Question 18 18. Which of the following math concepts best fits into a science lesson?

Question 19 19. Which of the following science concepts are students learning about when they mix primary colors to make secondary colors?

Question 20 20. Which of the following pieces of children's literature is based on a creature's life cycle?

Elementary Science: Curriculum Concepts Chapter Exam Instructions

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