Parachute

This multiple-selection assessment item focuses on science teaching practice (STP) 4.3 Developing or selecting instructional moves, approaches, or representations that provide evidence about common student misconceptions and help students move toward a better understanding of the idea, concept, or practice when teaching about the conservation of matter. The task asks teachers to select appropriate questions to ask to best support the students’ understanding of how the properties of a parachute’s materials affect the time it stays in the air.