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258 resources with the keyterm Experiment

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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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Plant Part Exploration: Stems

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Explore water transport in plant stems using this fun experiment! Your scientists will start by reading Stems by Vijaya Bodach. Then, activate prior knowledge about plant stem functions and water transportation. Demonstrate this concept...
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"Lettuce" Learn About the Water Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scientists investigate the water cycle through a lettuce seed experiment. For this experiment, learners plant lettuce seeds inside of a ziplock bag in order to create a small greenhouse. They observe condensation and precipitation,...
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Flight Dreams - Folding into Flight

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Combine measurement, following directions, physics, and art with one fun activity. Learners read a set of instruction to create three different kinds of paper airplanes. They measure, fold, and fly the planes, and record data and answer...
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Overflowing the Banks

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students discover how levees hold a river within its banks and cause height of river to rise & back up into less well-protected tributaries that feed into the river, by constructing model of riverbanks, creating a flood, &...
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Tomato Exploration

For Teachers K - 2nd
Create tomatoes in 15-20 minutes using this fun and interactive lesson plan! Learners listen to a book about tomatoes (recommendations listed), and focus on the vocabulary word tomato. They count the syllables and practice the plural....
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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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Float or Sink?

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Experiment with mass and density as scholars figure out what makes things float or sink. First, they watch a podcast introducing these concepts. Be sure to use the comprehension question to test their understanding. Young scientists...
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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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Following Instructions

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Get scholars thinking about the scientific process with this fun experiment they can do at home. Learners practice reading directions as they underline each instruction in a procedural paragraph. They create a flow chart and record what...
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An Introduction to Oxidation - Reduction

For Students 8th - 9th
An introduction to Reduction and Oxidation, these sheets give instructions for multiple activities involving reactive metals, voltaic cells, and halogens.  There are many charts to complete with the possible combinations and reaction...
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Exploring Buoyancy

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use materials found at a resource table to design simple devices that will house instruments to take water samples from a tub of water. They design 3 instruments, each varying in density so that one will float, one will hover...
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Rainfall and Water Table

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Through inquiry, experimentation, and observation, young scientists see how an increase in rainfall under climate change can affect the water table and soil salinity underground. Young scientists build models that represent the...
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Sunlight and Evaporation

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a simple inquiry experiment designed to demonstrate that the energy from sunlight can evaporate water. Young scientists follow provided procedural steps to construct a model of our atmosphere using a bowl, a cup, water and...
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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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Surface Water and Groundwater

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students examine distribution of water and minerals. In this surface and groundwater lesson, students conduct an experiment with fresh and salt water making hypothesis and drawing conclusions about minerals. 
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Bacteria: The good, the bad, the ugly

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders conduct an experiment.  In this bacteria lesson, 7th graders list living and nonliving things and brainstorm the characteristics they share.  Students are divided into two groups where they put samples of hand soap and...
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Newton's Laws and Rocketball

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate Newton's Three Laws. In this Newton's Law lesson, students write the laws in their own words. Middle schoolers then do an experiment with a ping pong ball. Students drop the ball from a set distance and...
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Now you see it....Now you Don't

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students investigate the biodegrading process of packing peanuts. In this biological process lesson, students conduct an experiment to see how quickly packing peanuts biodegrade. Students check the process each day and record their results.
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What are the Chances?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create their own chance music (aleatoric music) compositions using standard music notation.  In this integrated composition and probability lesson, 5th graders experiment with simple music composition on tuned instruments....
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Baking Ice Cream

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover the concept of an insulator. In this science experiment instructional activity, students follow the directions for baking ice cream. When baking is completed, students observe the results and answer questions on the...
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Sound/Pitch

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners explore how pitch changes when using instruments that are plucked, blown, and hit. In this sound and pitch instructional activity, students blow across the top of bottles that are filled with water to create sound. Learners use...
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Introduction to Magnets

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students explore magnetism, electromagnetism, and static electricity through a series of activities and experiments. In this magnets lesson plan, students use magnets to observe the forces of attraction and repulsion between different...
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Magnets

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore magnetism by observing a series of 8 magnet "tricks" performed by the instructor. In this magnets lesson, students predict which items will be attracted to a magnet and experiment to see if they predicted correctly. They...