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40 resources with the keyterm theory

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Evolution Primer #2: Who Was Charles Darwin?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your young scientists to Charles Darwin, his observations, and how those observations became the basis of the theory of evolution. Use this clip to build an understanding of scientific observation, data collection, and the...
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Juggling Fact and Opinion in Today's Information Overload

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Teaching children to evaluate information is critical to differentiate between fact and opinion.
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Introduction to Chemistry

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Written as a textbook reading guide, this learning exercise covers foundational concepts for any general chemistry class. From scientific method, measurement, and temperature, to more chemistry-specific topics like chemical and physical...
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Science and Society

For Students 9th - 12th
For use at the beginning of a biology course, this worksheet covers introductory information such as characteristics of life, the difference between hypothesis and theory, and the steps of the scientific method. The title mentions that...
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Space: The Universe As We Know It!

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students simulate the Big Bang. In this lesson on the origin of our universe, students role play to show how the Big Bang explosion may have created our universe.
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Introduction to Presidential Power

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders describe the power of the President. In this Constitution lesson students reflect on the power given to the president of the United States by the wording in the Constitution. Students give their opinion.
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Scientific Method Study Guide

For Students 8th - 10th
In this scientific method worksheet, students answer questions about the various steps of the scientific method. They distinguish between the variables in an experiment and between a hypothesis and a theory.
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Working With Hypotheses

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students examine the topic in order to solidify knowledge covered in the curriculum using puzzles and creative games.
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What Is the Nature of Science?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars distinguish between scientific and everyday meanings of key words-theory, hypothesis, law, fact-and use in context. They recognize the variables that affect observation, data collection, and interpretation. They discover...
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Our Changing View of the Earth

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore the theory of Plate Tectonics. They participate in a simulation in which they re-enact the debate over Plate Tectonics vs. traditional beliefs of stationary continents that were widely accepted during the 1800's and...
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The Element of Color

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study and analyze the elements of color by creating an personalized color wheel. Emphasis is placed on constructive criticism of student work by others for assessment. Students create short poems for their color wheel...
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Eric Carle Collage with Color Theory

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders analyze color theory and collage techniques through the creation of collages in the style of artist/author Eric Carle. Color experiments and may hands-on section allow this lesson to be very informative and fun for the...
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GPS Sports Field Activity

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students practice using GPS receivers and explore how knowing the coordinates of two locations allows them to determine the distance between those two points. They use the theory that they already had knowledge of and apply it to a...
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Theory, Theory, Who's got the theory?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze 5 separate theories of evolution in order to help them explain the different meanings of theory, how human values influence science, and that the scientific view of the origin of life does not involve supernatural forces.
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What is the Nature of Science?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students distinguish between scientific and everyday meaning of key terms: theory, hypothesis, law, fact, law-and use in context. They recognize the variables that affect observation, data collection, and interpretation.
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Worksheet: Lamarck versus Darwin's Evolutionary Theory

For Students 9th - 12th
Compare and contrast the theories of two famous evolutionary biologists: Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Charles Darwin. Beginning biologists answer 11 questions after reading about the theories. Critical thinking as well as reading...
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The Scientific Method

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Perhaps one of the most detailed presentations on the scientific method, these 42 slides begin with a definition of science and end step-by-step solutions to five metric conversion problems. In between, individual segments of the...
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Earth, the Universe, and Culture

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore different scientists throughout history.  In this scientists and culture lesson students research using the Internet and complete a handout. 
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Historical Development of a Scientific Idea

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine how scientist's contribute to atomic theory.  In this development of a scientific idea activity students work in groups and research the development of the atomic model. 
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For The Birds

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders list the features of an ecosystem and identify local bird species.  In this bird lesson plan students work in groups to formulate a hypothesis and test their theory by collecting and analyzing data. 
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Factors Affecting Reaction Rate

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the collision theory and explain how the rate of a chemical reaction is influenced by the reaction conditions.  In this reactions activity students divide into groups, discuss the factors that influence reaction rate and...
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Measuring

For Students 8th - 10th
In this measuring worksheet, students answer 10 questions about the scientific method, scientific law, hypotheses and data. They also answer 2 questions about biomes and wetlands.
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Thinking Like a Scientist

For Students 8th - 12th
In this scientific method worksheet, students fill in 10 blanks with terms related to the scientific method. Then they determine if 3 sentences are true or false and they match 6 terms with their definitions.
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The Science of Biology

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science of biology worksheet, students answer the provided questions about science as an inquiry and some basic biology concepts. Students match the term with the correct definition.