Careful and Thorough Observations
Sebastian and Aunt Cindy are looking for monarch caterpillars in her habitat garden. He is very excted to see this. He takes a picture.
Carefully observe the photo on the right.
Make some notes about what you see.
A careful scientist would want to identify the kind of caterpillars they see. Sebastian decides to gather further observations by turning over the leaf.
Before he shows you what he finds:
Make a prediction of what he will see.
Turn the leaf over
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Observations - Science Skill Builders
Pennsylvania Science Anchors S.A.2. Processes, Procedures, and Tools of Scientific Investigations