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        Questioning Strategies with Reflection and Absorption

        In this video segment from Teaching Middle School Physical Science, teacher Nadine Coletta asks her sixth-grade class guiding questions throughout various phases of an experiment on light absorption and reflection. By not giving answers herself and by asking students to explain their reasoning, Coletta explains that she can gauge what they understand about a concept as well as any misconceptions they might have. In the last section of the video, Coletta uses this questioning strategy to guide her students through their observations.

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