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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Super Seeds

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students experiment with germination. In this germination activity, 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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Modeling changes to Ecosystems Part 1

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students record changes in an ecosystem. In this science lesson students make a hypothesis about changes in a terrarium. They record their observations. The students conduct an experiment to test their hypothesis.
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Scientific Problem Solving

For Students 5th - 12th
In this problem solving activity, learners will conduct an experiment to answer this question: "How does watching too much television affect us?" Students will form a hypothesis, collect data, analyze their data, and draw a conclusion....
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Doing Science

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this science experiment process worksheet, students will learn about the steps of conducting a science experiment, including creating a hypothesis, collecting data and drawing a conclusion. This worksheet has 8 fill in the blank...
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Salt Water vs. Fresh Water

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore why the oceans do not freeze. They explain why they think the Atlantic Ocean does not freeze. Students are given background information about what they are doing. They create a hypothesis about what they believe...
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Lesson 2 Its a Small World (Day 2)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students are able to explain how the water cycle recycles the earth's water supply. They are able to make use of the knowledge of land forms learned in social studies. Students are able to form a hypothesis on how/why the water cycle...
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Beans and Birds: A Natural Selection Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students solve the following problem concerning the evolution of seed color in pinto bean plants: "How does natural selection change the frequency of genes or traits over many generations?" They use the constructivist approach to...
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Capillary Action and Adhesion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students perform classroom experiments to observe adhesion. They perform a second experiment using sand, salt, water, and a heat lamp to observe the principle of capillary action. They also experiment with adhesion in plants.
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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 learners 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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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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Applied Science-Science and Math (2A) Post Lab

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create a graph about TV watching. In this bar graph lesson, 2nd graders make a hypothesis about how much TV 2nd graders watch per week. They record their TV watching for a week and bring it to school to create a class graph. 
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Fossil Tales: Intermediate Guided Reading Lesson Plan

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students research fossils. In this guided reading lesson plan, students explore informational texts to research fossil formation. Students create an anticipation guide and hypothesize about dinosaur extinction.
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Osmosis with Eggs

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils design a scientific investigation to test a hypothesis and evaluate the designs of sample investigations.  In this investigative lesson students organize and interpret data and evaluate results. 
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Chemistry First Marking Period Review

For Students 10th - 12th
In this chemistry review learning exercise, students review terms and concepts covered. Students practice metric conversions, factor labeling, temperature conversions, heat calculations, atomic structure, and gas laws. This learning...
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Semipermeable Membrane

For Students 8th - 10th
In this semipermeable membrane worksheet, students answer pre-lab questions observing osmosis and semipermeability through use of macromolecules.
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Scientific Problem Solving

For Students 5th - 8th
In this problem solving activity, students will put the 7 steps to problem solving in a logical order. Then students will design a hypothetical study comparing a person's weight on Earth with his weight on Mars and complete 3 short...