Put up guidelines and leave up on overhead projector.
Have students write collaboratively in groups a methods section based on a simple experiment.
Give each group a transparency, an experimental procedure, and a marker pen. Have them write their methods section on the transparency (35-40 minutes).
Compare transparencies at the end of class (allow 15 minutes).
***Note: For 50 minute class, time is short. Don’t combine with other announcements or activities and begin class promptly!