Robert Boyle and Experimental Methods
Students discuss the difference between the Baconian inductive method and the Aristotelian deductive approaches. They complete a given set of questions then discuss them with the class.
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1999 U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad Part III
In this chemistry olympiad laboratory learning exercise, learners design and carry out two experiments. They design one experiment to test for the percent mass of a substance in a solution and they design another experiment to identify...
9th - 12th Science
Science and Natural Philosophy Before the Seventeenth Century
Learners complete a worksheet about some of the natural philosophers in history. They use graph paper and create a timeline with the dates of birth and names of a list of natural philosophers. They list four questions concerning life and...
9th - 11th Science
The Historiography on Robert Boyle: Was Boyle the Progenitor of Modern Science?
Students participate in a warm-up activity by attending a football match writing an account of who won the game. They discuss how their account could differ from someone else's account of the game. They discuss how different people's...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History