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222 resources with the keyterm hypothesis

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A Hidden Beauty

For Teachers K - 2nd
Expose the beautiful mystery of bulbs as young botanists learn all about these fascinating plants. They glean information from a short text before observing actual bulbs (consider an onion), and comparing their findings with predictions....
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How Scientists Work

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The arsenal of tools a scientist uses to observe the world are varied. This great presentation gives students a look at some of the strategies they should use when looking at the world around them. The information can be used as a...
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I Like to Move It

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
What do lemurs do best? They move! Lemurs like to jump, run, hop, and climb and it's your class's job to document seven fun lemur behaviors. The class starts by discussing why lemurs are considered primates, and then they isolate seven...
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The Scientific Method

For Students 5th - 8th
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...
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TE Activity: Bubbling Plants

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study a way to quantify the process of photosynthesis during a given time using the Elodea plant. They design a hypothesis that they test in the hands on activity. They compare the amounts of photosynthesis that occur during low...
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Super Seeds

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students experiment with germination. In this germination lesson, students investigate what is required for seeds to germinate. Students hypothesize about the requirements and set up an experiment to determine the results.
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Bread Winner

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students conduct an experiment. In this decomposing bread experiment, students study the scientific method while preparing an experiment regarding decomposition. Students grow mold on bread and chart observations.
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Generating Hypotheses and Experimental Design 1

For Students 7th - 12th
Here is a thorough exercise in forming hypotheses for scientific investigations. Young scientists consider factors that may be related to the question they would like to address. They think through measurable changes that may result from...
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Physics Unit 1 Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Clearly intended for the first unit your physics class at the beginning of the school year, this six page document serves as a review. It covers foundational concepts such as the scientific method, precision and accuracy, significant...
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Generating Hypotheses & Experimental Design 2

For Students 7th - 12th
An outline walks your scientists through the steps of the scientific process. It begins by taking a general idea and developing a hypothesis based on related factors. Each investigator then plans a method for testing the hypothesis,...
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Investigating Snails - An Introduction to the Scientific Method

For Students 7th - 12th
Here is a chance for emerging scientists to practice newly gained skills in scientific inquiry. They carry out the steps of the scientific method to determine what substances a snail is attracted to. Everything that you need for this...
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The Scientific Method in Action

For Students 7th - 12th
Get your science fledglings to spread their wings with this instructional activity. After teaching them about the scientific process, give them two real-life scenarios to think critically through: Fleming's experimentation with...
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Scientific Method - An Organized Approach to Solving Problems

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Walk your scientists through this organized presentation on the scientific method. Each step of the process is explained on its own slide using the example of the question, "Does temperature affect the rate of cricket chirps?"...
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WATER You Doing to Help?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Auntie Litter is here to educate young scholars about water pollution and environmental stewardship! Although the 15-minute video clip is cheesy, it's an engaging look at the water cycle and conservation. Learners start by illustrating...
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Peer Review Form for Scientific Writing

For Students 10th - 12th
A peer review form just for science? Specifically tailored for science writing, this resource asks editors to give detailed responses to questions about the relevance of the study, the clarity of the hypotheses, the methods, materials,...
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Scientific Method: How Many Drops of Water Fit on a Coin?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
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...
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Solve a Crime

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Do the kids in your class love solving mysteries? Use the tv show 48 Hours to ignite their interest and get them creating hypotheses, writing a formal, well-organized research paper, and presenting their individual theory on the crime of...
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Exploration of "Pillbugs"

For Teachers 5th
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...
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Drug Abuse Affects Decision Making

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this drug abuse and decision making worksheet, students read about an experiment designed to study the effects of drug use on decision making. Students draw conclusions from the data and determine if the hypothesis is correct.
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Science and Measurement

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A great start to activate thinking about the scientific method, instruments, measurements, accuracy, constants and laws. Each slide describes important procedures and examples essential for the study of science.
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Why Do We See Illusions?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are your eyes really playing tricks on you, or is it just your brain's natural evolution to handle natural stimuli occurring in real life?  Theoretical neurobiologist Mark Changizi explores the complexities of our eyes and our brain's...
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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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Word Roots and Scientific Method - The Science of Biology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
During the first week of your biology course, you may want to familiarize learners with Greek and Latin root words to strengthen their scientific vocabulary. You can also give them definitions of science and biology. Introduce the five...
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An Introduction to Microbes and Microbes Are Everywhere

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders define the term microbe. They identify the five main groups of microbes. Students give examples of ways in which microbes have impacted or currently impact human life. They create a hypotheses for where they expect to...