Scientific Curriculum For The Gifted: Chapter 10

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1. Plan

1.1. Goals

1.1.1. Goal 1

1.1.2. Goal 2

1.2. Rules

1.2.1. Session Rule 1

1.2.2. Session Rule 2

1.3. Capture Ideas

1.4. Prioritize Ideas

2. Problem

2.1. Problem 1

2.2. Problem 2

2.3. Problem 3

3. Ideas

3.1. Idea 1: GT must connect to standards in science

3.1.1. Sub Idea 1:

3.1.2. Sub Idea 2:

3.2. Idea 2: GT Science must connect to other subjects

3.2.1. Sub Idea 1:

3.2.2. Sub Idea 2:

3.3. Idea 3: At Risk populations must be addressed

3.3.1. Sub Idea 1:

3.3.2. Sub Idea 2:

3.4. Idea 4: Considerations for implementing GT programs in science

3.4.1. Sub Idea 1:

4. Prioritize Ideas

4.1. High Priority: DEVELOP SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY SKILLS Emphasize scientific processes and inquiry in gifted science curriculum. Verbs to lead planning: explore, identify, creare, work through, analyze, evaluate, predict, communicate Avoid canned experiments where the steps are stifled. Allow several trials and time for problem-solving.

4.2. High Priority: High Priority: DEVELOP UNDERSTANDING OF SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS Expose gifted students to major themes and generalizations at younger ages, they can handle it! Examples: All systems experience input and provide output, systems display predictable behavior, all systems have identifiable elements and boundaries.

4.3. High Priority: DEVELOP KNOWLEDGE BASE IN SCIENCE AREA Teachers must provide opportunities to test out of content and work in advanced science topics

4.4. High Priority: DEVELOP SCIENTIFIC HABITS OF THE MIND Curiosity, creativity, objectivity, openness, skepticism, tolerance.

5. Action Points

5.1. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/secretlife/

5.2. http://www.thielfellowship.org/

5.3. http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/by-level