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									Science Journal Entry
http://homepage.mac.com/cohora/nat/journal.html

Use the information you have learned in Milkweed & Monarch Mania to make a journal entry
on behalf of the young scientist.

Write a title and your name at the top of the document. Date the entry in the journal.


What you should include:

* Collect and record data

* Measurements - document the instruments needed to make each measurement.

* Use charts or tables to organize data where appropriate.

* Use your senses in making observations. Note any patterns

* You may include sketches or photos

* Take an inventory of animals found - be sure to describe them using appropriate terms.
  How many does he see?

* The classification of the plant or one animal that could be found on it.

* Draw a small map of the location of the plant.
  Include a landmark that actually exists in your community.

* Personal observations of the environment. (Season, weather, altitude, habitat, biome)

* Write a question he may wish to pursue using the scientific method.

* Note what he should observe for on a subsequent visit to collect data.

* Note any significant environmental issues related to what he may see.

* Conclude with a statement about his or your relationship with the environment.




        Milkweed and Monarch Mania - http://homepage.mac.com/cohora/nat/mon.html

								
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