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Students examine how different nutrients in the soil and fertilizers affect plant growth. In groups, they participate in a role play in which allows them to see the interactions of humans and plants. They also read articles and record their opinions about issues related to agriculture.
In this science experiment worksheet, students first study 18 important terms. Then students read paragraphs describing 6 different experiments, and complete questions which take them through the scientific process.
Students participate in hands-on scientific experiments relying solely on household kitchen materials.
Students participate in a science lesson that integrates connections between health issues on Earth and how those issues are related to studies conducted on the International Space Station. T
Students use cabbage, backing soda, cobblestones, and more to test the acid in the water. In this acid mine damage lesson plan, students complete 13 experiments to test and treat acid.
In this scientific method worksheet, students read "The Lipstick Experiment" and then complete the 2 student tasks on the worksheet. They then answer the 5 questions regarding what they just read. The answers are on the last page.
Cookie Monster explains the scientific process. He poses a hypothesis, plans his experiment, tests his idea, repeats his experiment, and then reports his findings. Through the scientific process, Cookie determines that cookies taste good.
Students are introduced to the concepts of magnetism and electronics. As a class, they walk through the steps of the scientific method and define new vocabulary. In groups, they are given a bag of objects and they are to separate them into magnetic and non-magnetic. They also discover on a basic level how electronics operate.
Students conduct two set experiments on Lumbriculus worms and create a third experiment of their own. The first of the two set experiments allows students to observe regeneration of the worms while the second allows students to test the effects of nicotine on its heart rate.
Students undertake a series of experiments related to the water cycle. All experiments use John Dewey's experiential philosophy as their bases. Each lesson is clearly based on philosophy and attempts to be relevant.
Students use the Scientific Method steps to complete an experiment on various brands of soap to determine their floating capabilities. In this scientific method lesson, students write a hypothesis about the ability of various soap bars to float. Students make their observations, and then record the information. Students read the history of Ivory soap and write a journal entry about the experiment.
Students dissolve salt into water, place an egg into a glass of salt water, observe and record observations, make a scientific hypothesis, summarize what they studied from this hands-on experiment. They share their ideas and findings with the class.
Students participate in four scientific experiments with eggs. They discuss egg vocabulary, and examine the eggs' attributes through the experiments. They focus on making educated guesses.
Students use the scientific method to make predictions about mold growth. In this fungus instructional activity, students use worksheets to help them illustrate predictions and graph mold growth from white to wheat bread. Students first hypothesize which bread will grow more mold and test the hypothesis in an experiment. Students measure the mold on a daily basis and record the data. Students analyze  the results.
Students a hands on sociological experiment. They create a hypothesis about the attitudinal differences between generations on a particular subject, Students test their hypothesis with a survey and chart their findings. Results are presented in class.
Find the right science fair project. Steve Spangler shows how to use a demonstration and turn it into an experiment. Additionally, he talks about the importance of coming up with a hypothesis.
ESL students experiment with eggs to learn the science concepts and science process language.
Students discover how magnets work. In this magnets lesson, students experiment with magnets to form hypotheses about how they work. Students then write about their hypothesis and verbalize their understanding of magnets.
Students distinguish between scientific and everyday meaning of key terms: theory, hypothesis, law, fact, law-and use in context. They recognize the variables that affect observation, data collection, and interpretation.
Fifth graders define vocabulary terms, identify the characteristics of a pillbug, and create a dichotomous key. Then they examine the pillbugs and make observations and record these observations. Finally, 5th graders observe specific behavior of pillbugs and formulate a conclusion to their initial hypothesis and construct graphs that reflect data.

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