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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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Books from Andonov

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
To examine mathematical functions in a modeling situation pupils combine quadratic and step functions to represent a presented scenario. They both graph and write a function to represent data shown in a table. 
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What Is the Function Notation?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rewrite the volume formula for a cube—functionally. Given the formula to find the volume of a cube, pupils rewrite it using function notation. They then explain the meanings of the symbols in the created function.
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Scatter Plot

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What is the relationship between two variables? Groups work together to gather data on arm spans and height. Using the interactive, learners plot the bivariate data, labeling the axes and the graph. The resource allows scholars to create...
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Polymers: Instant Snow

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Is it easy to make snow? Scholars use critical thinking skills as they investigate the concept of polymers by making snow. The class tests several different variables and takes measurements over the course of several days. They then...
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Rubber Band Launcher Lab

For Students 6th - 8th
In this scientific investigation worksheet, students use a rubber band to measure the distance it travels when stretched to different lengths. Students identify the independent and dependent variables in the investigation, they graph...
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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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What's Your Shoe Size? Linear Regression with MS Excel

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners collect and analyze data. In this statistics activity, pupils create a liner model of their data and analyze it using central tendencies. They find the linear regression using a spreadsheet.
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Probability and Statistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this probability and statistics worksheet, students solve independent and dependent probability problems. They identify the mean, mode and range of a set of numbers. This two-page worksheet contains five probability problems.
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Measuring Temperature and the Production of CO2 in Yeast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use a model experiment to complete an experiment on yeast. In groups, they identify the independent and dependent variables and use the scientific method to complete the activity. They record their observations and discuss them...
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Experimental Design Practice

For Students 7th - 10th
In this experimental design worksheet, students are given two experimental scenarios to read. They answer questions about each including finding the hypothesis, the independent and dependent variables and controls. They design a graph...
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Ketchup Lab

For Students 6th - 9th
In this ketchup worksheet, students investigate the thickness of different types of ketchup. They hypothesize, identify their independent and dependent variables, test their hypothesis and write conclusions based on their data.
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Grasping Graphs

For Students 7th - 8th
In this grasping graphs worksheet, students solve and complete 3 different types of problems. First, they graph the data described and select the appropriate graph type. Then, students identify the independent and dependent variable. In...
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Marble Madness

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students determine the velocity of a marble rolling down the incline. In this physics lesson, students identify the independent and dependent variables in the experiment. They construct and analyze a graph.
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Statistics: Graphs, Charts & Interpretation

For Students 9th - 12th
In this statistics worksheet, high schoolers explore the characteristics of line graphs, bar graphs, circle graphs and the coordinate plane. Afterwards, they graph ordered pairs on a coordinate plane. Students then create a line graph,...
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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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Exercising in Space

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using the CEVIS space bike as a context, groups work together to calculate the settings required for astronauts to reach their necessary exercise. Pupils calculate the prescribed exercise settings and complete the last section, which can...
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Experimental Variables Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Dependent variable, independent variable, hypothesis. Sounds like a math lesson, but instead psychology researchers are asked to identify these elements in 10 proposed experiments. Do birds experience visual illusions? Maybe it depends...
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Independent and Dependent Events

For Students 8th
In this independent and dependent events learning exercise, 8th graders solve and complete 18 different problems. First, they roll a fair number cube and determine the probability of each of the events. Then, students determine the...
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Water Wiseness

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students construct line graph identifying independent and dependent variables correctly, interpret wildlife interrelationship between predator and prey, and report permeability and porosity data collected from lab on relative scale.
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Scientific Problem Solving

For Students 5th - 12th
In this problem solving worksheet, students 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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The Pendulum

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover and discuss relationships and functions between varying dependent variables and how they affect the period of the pendulum. They use graphing calculator to express the data collected in a graph, to analyze the graph,...
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When Will We Ever Use This? Predicting Using Graphs

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here are a set of graphing lessons that have a real-world business focus.  Math skills include creating a scatter plot or line graph, fitting a line to a scatter plot, and making predictions. These lessons are aimed at an algebra 1 level...
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Making Connections-Review Experimental Design and Homeostasis

For Students 9th - 12th
In this experimental design and homeostasis worksheet, students complete 20 sentences with key terms about designing experiments, gathering data, graphing data and determining controls. They also complete sentences about homeostasis and...