Ch 29: ScienceSaurus Student Handbook Grades 6-8: Classroom & Research Skills

About This Chapter

The Classroom & Research Skills chapter of this ScienceSaurus Student Handbook Grades 6-8 Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with classroom and research skills. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Classroom & Research Skills textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the ScienceSaurus Classroom & Research Skills chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the classroom and research skills topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • To design a research project to answer a question
  • Characteristics of helpful group members
  • The importance of active listening in group communication
  • Procedures involved in scientific research
  • Where and how to find information for research
  • How and when to credit sources

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6 Lessons in Chapter 29: ScienceSaurus Student Handbook Grades 6-8: Classroom & Research Skills
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How to Answer a Question with a Research Project

1. How to Answer a Question with a Research Project

You have been given a question and your assignment is to answer it with a research project. But, where do you begin? What should you do first? This video lesson will respond to those queries in order to help you answer a question with a research project.

Qualities of Group Members: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

2. Qualities of Group Members: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Groups have a lot of dynamics, and in many ways, those dynamics are made up of the members in the group. Each member brings different knowledge, skills and abilities to the group, and in this lesson, we will address those three key areas.

Aspects of Effective Listening in Group Communication

3. Aspects of Effective Listening in Group Communication

In group settings like business meetings, active listening is an important part of the communication process. Effective listening involves showing genuine interest in the thoughts and opinions of others.

What is Scientific Research?

4. What is Scientific Research?

This lesson will discuss important components of scientific research, including the scientific method, peer review, statistical significance, and more!

Finding & Evaluating Sources for Research

5. Finding & Evaluating Sources for Research

Not everything you read on the Internet is true. This video will help you navigate through different online sources and evaluate the validity of those sources to ensure that you can trust the information you use as part of your research.

How to Avoid Plagiarism: When to Cite Sources

6. How to Avoid Plagiarism: When to Cite Sources

Plagiarism is a very serious matter in both academia and professional writing. Plagiarism in an academic setting can lead to you failing a course or being removed from school completely. Plagiarism in professional writing can lead to being fired from a job or finding yourself in court being sued. Let's figure out how to avoid this issue!

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