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- Jacksonville, FL
Hypothesis Teacher Resources
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Students experiment and compare results of two populations. In this men and women populations instructional activity, students examine the difference in hand span for men and women. Students calculate a norm based on their results. Students complete additional problems to find the norm.
In this hypothesis test worksheet, 9th graders solve and complete 2 various types of problems. First, they determine if the question about a population mean or population proportion is correct and why. Then, students state the null and alternative hypotheses in math terms.
Students experiment to determine if objects sink or float. In this sink or float lesson plan, students hypothesize about which items will sink or float when they are given a bag of item. They experiment to determine what actually happens to each item. They complete an associated recording/worksheet.
Find the article, "In the Thick of Air Pollution," not through the resource link in the lesson, but through an Internet search. Have high schoolers read it and perform calculations with the statistics provided. The objective is to consider if there is a relationship between particulate matter in the air and the occurrence of cardiovascular disease. This is an especially beneficial lesson for future public health officials, math practice, or environmental studies majors.
Pupils evaluate a false hypothesis by creating an experiment to analyze results. In this science lesson plan, students compose a hypothesis and explore aspects of the spring equinox. Pupils practice balancing an egg by designing their own experiment to prove the given hypothesis. Students complete a handout for homework.