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38 resources with the concept controlled variable

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Biology Junction PowerPoint Presentations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Add a little power to your biology classes with a collection of 18 colorful presentations that cover everything from an introduction to the scientific method to lab safety rules, from acids to vaporization, Although designed as an AP...
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Miss Selle's Science Songs - You Know All Your Variables (One Direction Parody)

For Students 6th - 8th
Introduce middle school scientists to scientific variables and the scientific method with a musical video. The song is a delightful parody of One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful." It belts out the definitions of controlled,...
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Exploring Variables While Testing and Improving Mint-Mobiles (for High School)

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Mint candies are good for more than just one's breath. Using basic materials such as mint candies, straws, index cards, and Popsicle sticks, scholars create race cars that meet a given budget as well as design constraints. They perform...
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Testing for Corn Mold

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners complete a virtual lab to test for a corn mold that can lead to dangerous toxins. They walk through a detailed step-by-step procedure then see their findings. Throughout the activity, they learn how to use lab tools and practice...
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Cheese, Catastrophes, and Process Control: Crash Course Engineering #25

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Let's consider how cheese is an important consideration in engineering. An educational video introduces viewers to the concept of process control systems. It uses an example of a Toronto cheese factory to highlight the importance of a...
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Identifying Controls and Variables

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Most teens like to sleep in as late as possible, so testing the fastest way to get to school sounds like a great idea. A presentation walks through how to identify the controls, independent variables, and dependent variables in setting...
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Terrarium in a Bottle: Modeling the Atmosphere, Greenhouse Effect, and Water Cycle

For Teachers 7th Standards
You've heard of farm to table ... but what about farm in classroom? Junior agriculturalists embark upon a two-week journey into the science of growing things. Based upon the classic terrarium in a two-liter experiment, the lesson goes...
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Human Impacts on Biodiversity

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Have you always wanted to take your science class on an amazing field trip they will never forget? Now you can! Observe the wildlife in an African savanna through trail cameras with a five-part data analysis activity. Learners analyze...
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Squirmin' Worms

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Wiggle your way through lab day! Young zoologists observe and infer the effects of different stimuli on earthworms during an engaging lab from the K20 series. Lab partners set up four different controlled environments, then record how...
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Scientific Process and Experimental Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The scientific method keeps you from believing only what you want to believe — it expands your mind. The lesson introduces the eight steps in the scientific process and how to design an experiment to biology scholars. Live insects...
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Science Worksheets

For Students 8th - 12th
If you need an array of worksheets to augment your science lessons, peruse a collection of assignments that is sure to fit your needs. With topics such as metric conversion, the scientific method, textbook features, research skills,...
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The Marvels of Mud

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young scientists roll up their sleeves and get a little dirty in this three-day earth science investigation. Following the scientific method, children monitor the growth of algae in pond water samples in order to determine the role that...
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Scientific Method, Control and Variables

For Students 5th - 7th
Middle school scientists bathe in Bikini Bottom with SpongeBob and friends. They define steps in the scientific method. They identify independent variables, dependent variables, and the control for science experiments being carried out...
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The Good and Bad Bacteria

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to name one kind of harmful bacteria and why it hurts us and also name one kind of helpful bacteria and how we use it. They describe the process of growing bacterial cultures in a lab. Students create a reasonable...
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The Mulch Mystery!

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders make a detailed observations about non-native and native grasses. They define reasonable policies that they expect to follow while working in the CRWA. Students list, in small groups, two treatments that have been used in...
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Back to Bacteria

For Students 9th - 12th
The first four of these six pages query advanced biology learners all about bacteria. Different reproductive means, life cycles, symbioses, and methods of genetic diversity are addressed. Questions consist of short answer type and...
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Variables and Controls in an Investigation

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify variables and controls in a paper airplane investigation. In this scientific method lesson, 7th graders conduct an experiment to determine the variables that affect the flight of paper airplanes. They design an...
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Ball on a Roll

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this mathematics worksheet, students explore how a ball's starting height on a ramp is related to the distance that it rolls. Then they relate and explain the downward movement of the ball to the force of gravity.
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Point Graphs

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students experiment with point graphs. In this math lesson plan, students are divided into groups and perform an experiment to see how high a ball bounces, recording their results on a point graph. Students then answer provided questions.
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Solving Problems

For Students 7th - 10th
In this solving problems worksheet, students answer twelve multiple choice questions about problem solving in science and the steps of the scientific method. These include identifying the problem, forming a hypothesis and setting up the...
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Where do Plants Get their Food?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
In this where do plants get their food worksheet, students design an experiment that will disprove the idea that plants obtain their food from soil. Students will set up their experiment and design a data table that will record data over...
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Scientific Methods in Biology

For Students 7th - 12th
In this scientific methods worksheet, students will review the steps necessary in testing a hypothesis including the types of reasoning and variables involved. This worksheet has 6 terms in a crossword puzzle and 4 fill in the blank...
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The Methods of Biology

For Students 4th - 8th
In this biology methods worksheet, students will explore the scientific method, including creating a hypothesis and setting up an experiment. This worksheet has 3 short answer questions, 5 matching questions, and 8 fill in the blank...
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Can We Use Control to Make These Things Work?

For Students 4th - 5th
In this social studies or science worksheet, students read the question "Can we use control to make these things work?" Students fill in a chart with 4 things, whether or not it is an example of control, and a reason for the answer. The...