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COMIC-E

Science Process Skills
Science Process Skills


COMIC-E
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Reading Level
     edHelper's suggested reading level:   grades 5 to 7
     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   7.66

Vocabulary
     challenging words:    hypothesize, mnemonic, classification, observation, unchanged, original, hypothesis, communication, measurement, classify, based, writing, series, design, therefore, identify
     content words:    Science Market


COMIC-E
By Trista L. Pollard
  

1     So, you want to think like a scientist? Well, you can't buy scientific thinking at the "Science Market." However, everyone has the ability to think like scientists. All it takes is practice and the COMIC-E. What is the COMIC-E? It is a mnemonic device for the seven science process skills we use when we take on the role of scientists. These skills are classifying, observing, measuring, inferring and predicting, communicating, and experimenting.
 
2     Classifying happens when you put objects and events into groups based on certain properties. The most common properties for classifying are shape, size, and color. However, there are many different ways to classify objects and events. For example, you can classify animals into groups such as mammals, amphibians, and reptiles. You could also take some of those animals and classify them into groups titled "Mammals on Land" and "Mammals in Water." Classifying and observing are great partners in science. Without observation, classification becomes tough.
 
3     You have been observing your environment since you were a baby. Every time you used your senses to explore, you were making observations about your environment. When you use your senses, you identify objects and events based on their properties, notice changes in objects and events, and state differences and similarities of objects and events. Your senses help you to "make sense" of your world.

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Science Process Skills
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Science
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    Caring for Earth  
 
    Clouds  
 
    Dinosaurs  
 
    Earth's Land  
 
    Earth  
 
    Earthquakes  
 
    Electricity  
 
    Energy  
 
    Erosion  
 
    Food Pyramid  
 
    Food Webs and Food Chain  
 
    Forces and Motion  
 
    Fossils  
 
    Health and Nutrition  
 
    How Things Work  
 
    Landforms  
 
    Life Science  
 
    Light  
 
    Magnets  
 
    Matter  
 
 
    Moon  
 
    Natural Disasters  
 
    Photosynthesis  
 
    Plant and Animal Cells  
 
    Plants  
 
    Rocks and Minerals  
 
    Science Process Skills  
 
    Scientific Notation  
 
    Seasons  
 
    Simple Machines  
 
    Soil  
 
    Solar System  
 
    Sound  
 
    Space and Stars  
 
    Sun  
 
    Tsunami  
 
    Volcanoes  
 
    Water Cycle  
 
    Water  
 
    Weather  
 



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