Lesson

Understanding Dowsers with Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe

Lesson Overview

In Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe, Miss V. gives Cricket a dowser to help her find the hidden treasure box. Using the book as a starting point, introduce students to the use of dowsing and the explanations as to why dowsers may work.

Duration
1-2 hours
Lesson Type
Project Based Lesson

Essential Question

How do we determine if something is based on science or just belief?

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8

Science

Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe 

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Lesson Created By: SamanthaBell, Jo Watson Hackl