3rd – 12th GRADE
What Does a Scientist Look Like? Lesson Plan:
This pre and post-visit activity will frame students’ 1001 Inventions experience and get them thinking about different types of scientists. Students will test their stereotypes about what a scientist looks like and does by comparing and contrasting two different models and engaging in reflective conversation with their peers.
Suggested Time: One class period before your visit, one class period after your visit.
Get to Know 1001:
These readings and corresponding activities will provide great background knowledge for students prior to their visit. Explore diverse inventors, try out invention designs, and learn more about the seven zones found within the exhibit. Educator tip – split the class into groups to read about the zones, then have them report back out to the class on their findings!
Suggested Time: One class period before your visit
Educational Objectives and Standards Guide:
Discover how a visit to 1001 Inventions supports your science and social studies curricula and teaching goals.