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Planning and Conducting a MyScience Investigation:Solution

1 Teacher chooses and presents a theme.
2 Class brainstorms and teacher constructs a mind map of the various dimensions of the theme.
3 Groups and mentors identify possible investigation questions that are linked to a component of the theme.
4 Groups and mentors evaluate and refine their questions based on given criteria.
5 Groups and mentors select one question for investigation and check with their teacher.
6 Groups and mentors carry out safety checks, plan a fair test and collect resources for the investigation.
7 Groups and mentors carry out their investigation.
8 Groups and mentors record their data (results).
9 Groups draw a conclusion from their results and record the investigation.
10 Class discusses the methods, results, conclusions, applications and implications of their findings of investigations.

Correct: Well done! This steps are in the correct sequence.

Incorrect: Check the steps before and after and ensure they are in a logical sequence for carrying out an investigation.