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In this activity students try to determine the contents of a ‘mystery’ box by making observations. Parallels are drawn between this activity and aspects of the nature of science.
Learn to differentiate between observations and inferences or interpretations; find out how data can be obtained through non-visual observations and demonstrate that science is a collaborative enterprise.