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Answering Carnival Questions with the Scientific Method
Through the use of a Reading Rainbow episode, clever in-class games and activities, and an ITV Series video, second and third graders engage in a study of the scientific method; what it is, and how scientists use it. This well-designed plan should lead to a thorough understanding of this important technique used by scientists throughout the world.
2nd - 3rd Science 49 Views 119 Downloads
Scientific Method: How Many Drops of Water Fit on a Coin?
Young investigators conduct an experiment using the scientific method. They see how many drops of water fit on a coin; have them conduct several different trials. This involves making a hypothesis, looking at controls, and introducing variables.
3rd - 6th Science 109 Views 1045 Downloads
Fall-5 The Scientific Method Midterm Progress - Biology Teaching Thesis
Young scholars use the scientific method explicitly and independently to solve a problem/answer a question. They are able to write complete and comprehensive lab protocol that helps answer a question and use appropriate grammar and writing technique in writing their lab protocol.
6th - 12th Science 41 Views 146 Downloads
Teaching the Scientific Method through Exploration of Bacteria and Antibiotics
Students explore scientific method and scientific investigation They conduct an investigation using bacteria and antibiotics. In addition, they verbalize their experimental results.
6th - 8th Science 44 Views 128 Downloads
Scientific Method Worksheet
Knowing the names of the steps of the scientific method is not enough; in order to really understand each of the elements, one must practice. Beginning with an engaging recap of the steps of the scientific method, learners practice the concepts through a series of real-world examples.
9th - 12th Science 255 Views 219 Downloads
The Scientific Method, Blood Typing, and Antibiotic Resistance
Young scholars are given some components of an experiment, where they are able to identify and fill in missing parts, such as hypothesis, conclusion, results, etc. They form a hypothesis given general scientific facts. Students apply the components of the scientific method and a lab report to one of the two labs run in class to prepare a poster as they would for a science fair.
9th - 12th Science 32 Views 53 Downloads
Cholera and the Scientific Method
Five individuals in the class are "infected" with cholera! The rest of the class serves as investigators to discover the source of the outbreak. They test drinking fountains around campus for contamination. You, of course, will secretly rig the results to show a source.
6th - 8th Science 40 Views 142 Downloads
The Scientific Search for the Loch Ness Monster
Young scholars gain an understanding of the real world applications of the scientific method. They design their own experiments to prove or disprove the existence of other modern legends, and they design and carry out an experiment to test a variable.
5th - 12th Science 85 Views 523 Downloads
Two Beets Or Not Two Beets—What Is Your Question?
Students use the scientific method to test an idea regarding the structures of a plant as it supports the biological evidence for life. In this growing roots instructional activity, students use organizing sheets to record their findings. Students identify and describe various root vegetables and determine if they are whole plants.
2nd - 3rd Science 7 Views 40 Downloads
Scientific Method 1: Reaction Time Study
In this scientific method worksheet, young scholars divide into groups and are given a "reaction time stick" that measures responsiveness. Students use the outlined lab report and the scientific method to write a paper based on their group's data.
8th - 9th Science 35 Views 180 Downloads
The Scientific Method
What is the scientific method? Verun explains it all. He walks through each step of the process as he makes a hypothesis, designs an experiment, and analyzes and reports the results. Have your class use the scientific method to design and experiment of their own.
2 mins 5th - 8th Science 78 Views 56 Downloads
Scientific Methods and Measurement: Reaching Beyond the Classroom
Sixth graders work through the steps of the scientific method to answer the question as to whether a person's foot and forearm length is related to his/her height. In this operations of science lesson, 6th graders use standard and SI measurements to gather the data and share the information with another class via the Internet.
6th 21st Century Skills 50 Views 73 Downloads
A Valid Conclusion? Testing and Reporting on Hypotheses Using the Scientific Method
Students explore importance of accuracy in reporting, focusing particularly on articles documenting scientific discoveries, and practice scientific method by conducting experiments to test and report on scientific hypotheses.
6th - 12th Language Arts 105 Views 491 Downloads
Scientific Method Experiment: Factors Affecting How Ice Melts
Students demonstrate the scientific method by conducting an ice cube melting experiment. They make predictions and observations, and conclude what factors make ice melt more slowly or quickly than normal.
3rd - 4th Science 17 Views 143 Downloads
Where is the Science?: Design as an Introduction to the Scientific Method
Students work to create a design that will protect an egg from being dropped from a one story floor. They test their prototype after it is completed. They write clear instructions and link aspects of the design process to the scientific method.
9th - 12th Science 70 Views 111 Downloads
Designing Experiments - Procedures for Teachers
Students evaluate a hypothetical experimental design and attempt to improve upon it. In this scientific method lesson, students are presented with an experiment and are instructed to determine its flaws. They conduct their own experiment using common materials and the scientific method.
6th - 9th Science 64 Views 189 Downloads