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II. Report, Discuss, and Reflect (~2 hrs.)

By Tuesday in the Science Forum

Post your report from Section IF.

As an attachment to your post, include the temperature graph for your investigation.

By Thursday in the Science Forum

Read your colleagues’ reports and discuss them. Try to resolve any questions you have about test set-up, heat transfer mechanisms, or interpretation of your results.


Reflection is a critical self-assessment strategy. Independent learners ask themselves the three questions in the box below throughout an investigation, not just at the completion. Take time to look back at this week's goals, reflect on your work this week, and jot down your thoughts in your journal. If there's a question you would like your group or facilitator to respond to, post it in the Science Forum.

Questions for Reflection

  • What do you think is the most important thing you learned from this week's activities?
  • What surprised you? Why?
  • What questions are you left with?