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Dark Matter

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 60 minutes.

Group Size:


Students will learn about scientific method through the use of an article on dark matter.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Science - Chemistry
Standard 1 Objective 1

Recognize the origin and distribution of elements in the universe.



Instructional Procedures:

  1. Have students fill out the “before” section on the opinionaire.
  2. Assign the “Dark Matter” reading and have students fill out the “after” section the opinionaire. While students are filling out the “after” sections, ask them to underline the sections of the reading that support their answers and then discuss their answers with a partner or group.
  3. Assign the final question as a conclusion.

Lesson Design by Jordan School District Teachers and Staff.

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Created Date :
Dec 09 2014 08:23 AM