Innovative
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Draw a Scientist

Science Lesson Plan

Objectives
Students will realize that anyone can be a scientist.

Materials
paper, pencil

Procedure

  1. Ask students to think to themselves about what a scientist might look like when they're working.
  2. Pass out paper and ask them to draw a scientist at work.
  3. Collect papers and hold a class discussion about the drawings.

Closure
Have students notice the number of men compared to women and other such comparisons. Talk about why there are such stereotypes for scientists.

Evaluation
See misconceptions of scientists that need to be addressed.

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