2nd graders had a great time this week investigating prediction making. Utilizing supplies generously donated by classroom parents (thank you!!), we began by talking about what predictions are and why scientists make predictions before starting their experiment. We also drew pictures in our Science Journals to show what we expected to happen. From there, each student got a tray of supplies to run the experiment themselves. You’ll hear in the video how much fun they thought that was! From there, we made observations about what we saw and documented these in our journals. We then discussed how scientists can benefit from experiments–both when they work out like they expect and when they don’t! This is the first lesson in our unit on prediction making and the Scientific Method.