Students formed small groups and chose an area to investigate with an experiment. In all there were about 10 different projects. We were in quite a time crunch so everyone was expected to perform their experiment on the same day! The classroom was not a pretty site after having 10 science experiments happening at one time, and I don't even want to get into what I looked like after (imagine me being cut into a million different pieces on the floor). BUT, we did it, and the science boards that were created to show the students' thinking ended up looking even better than I imagined.
Here are a few examples:
Here are the winners!