Sample Journal Entry
Time: 1-2 hours
Students will sketch and compare two similar objects found in nature by observing unique features and recording their observations. By observing nature objects through comparison, students will more readily notice unique details that otherwise might have gone unseen. In addition, as students continue to use this comparison practice, they will start to think about how different structures work, notice patterns, and begin to see how different conditions might affect the objects they are observing.