Active and hands-on activities is the type of instruction that we encourage in Science as opposed to rote learning. Through trial and error, the students could examine their mistakes and successes and improve on their designs. In doing so the students engaged in critical thinking, problem-solving and reflection – skills vital to becoming excellent young scientists. During the creation of their designs, the students had to work in teams and figure out how to collaborate with one another. While sharing their work to the class, the students were able to practice their speaking and presentation skills.
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