Investigation Packs
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Group Science Activities for Kids

Investigation Packs are group science activities for kids that help them dig deeper into Science A-Z content, apply scientific practices, and develop the 21st century skills of critical thinking, collaboration, and communication. Reading resources called Investigation Files, or I.Files, feature high-interest, in-depth science content in an engaging design that includes features of informational text, such as graphs, maps, and photographs. Students do a close reading of the I.Files and then cite evidence that helps them solve the Mystery File in each pack through group discussion.

Plant Life


Properties of Plants

Horsetail

low

Ginkgo

mid

Orchid

mid

Watermelon

high

Moss

Mystery File