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140 resources with the concept scientists

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What Can You Learn About Dinosaurs by Watching an Ostrich?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students often find dinosaurs interesting. However, it is doubtful that they have actually thought about the process by which scientists (and film animators) develop working models of dinosaurs. Reproducible worksheets provide...
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Men and Women of the Atom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate the scientists that have contributed to the modern day atomic theory. They conduct Internet research, develop a table, record data, and produce a webpage about their selected scientist.
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How Do Scientists Learn About Ecosystems?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students complete activates where they act as scientists to study the missing sea otters in the Aleutians. In this scientists lesson plan, students observe, identify, sample, and count, in an ecosystem.
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Snowflake Bentley

For Teachers Pre-K
Students read books and draw pictures about what a scientist does. In this scientist lesson plan, students brainstorm together of all the things a scientist does.
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The Scientist in Me

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students make a poster.  In this scientist lesson, students define the term scientist, draw pictures of themselves as scientists, and write about what they would study as a scientist.
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Thinking Like a Scientist

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine what it is like to be a scientist.  In this living environment lesson students complete a group lab activity and answer questions. 
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Natural Inquirer Scientific Process Module

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students investigate the attributes of scientists. In this scientific process lesson, students participate in a classroom activity that requires them to describe the jobs of scientists. Students discuss their findings. 
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"The Scientist and The Prince: Two Interesting Early Pennsylvania Immigrants

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine immigrants including why people immigrated to America and their places of origin.  In this immigrants instructional activity pupils analyze the importance of immigrants and the obstacles that they encounter. 
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Do Materials Get Tired- Do Rubber Bands Get Longer During Use? (MS)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine how materials creep and how different variables can affect it.  In this materials lesson students complete a lab activity and participate in a discussion. 
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Mystery Box

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore why scientists use models to help them explain things that cannot be seen.  In this predictions lesson students make a prediction based on observations and collected evidence.
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Paper Airplanes & Scientific Methods

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine how to define scientific inquiry and the scientific method.  In this paper airplane lesson students research airplanes, take notes then create an airplane trial. 
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Isaac Newton

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz activity, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about the life and accomplishments of Isaac Newton.
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Thinking Like a Scientist

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore the scientific method.  Students identify the steps in the scientific method and explain what each step means.  Students use these steps to determine if boys or girls are taller in their classroom.
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Fun With Fossils

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine fossils formation and how they provide evidence of plant and animals that lived a long time ago.  In this fossils lesson students examine how fossils are formed, view some videos about fossils, and answer questions. 
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Famous Scientists

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the contributions of famous scientists. In this contributions lesson, 5th graders create a matching game using information about scientists. Students discuss how their inventions and discoveries have made our...
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Investigation Skills/What do Scientists Do?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore famous scientists.  In this scientist lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation including George Washington Carver, Thomas Edison, and Alexander Graham Bell. Students identify the contributions these famous...
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Atoms: The Building Block of Matter

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how scientific theories are developed. In this matter lesson, students explore the basic idea of quantum theory. They create a timeline of scientists, their contributions, and discoveries.
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Handwriting About Famous Scientists

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this handwriting about famous scientists worksheet, students trace over a sentence about Thomas Edison and his inventions to practice their printing.
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What it means to be a scientist and What is the Scientific Process?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read an article and describe the scientific method.  In this scientific process lesson, students compare basic science and applied science. Students discuss ideas such as team work, application of an idea, how scientists answer...
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Lesson Plan for This Monograph

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students read a monograph from Natural Inquirer. For this monograph lesson, students read and write the main idea on a sticky note. They break into groups and compare and contrast their ideas. 
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Act Like a Scientist, Think Like a Scientist, Become a Scientist

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study the scientific research method and scientific process and then use it to study magnets. In this science process instructional activity, students study magnets and participate in a variety of science experiments to learn...
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Men and Women Scientists

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study the history of scientific discovery and the men and women who were integral in the process. In this science history lesson, 4th graders study various scientists and their contributions to the field of science....
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Scientist Yellow Pages

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research a scientist. In this research lesson, 6th graders pick a scientist from a list who they would like to research. After conducting research, students create a "yellow page" like page of information on the scientific...
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"Who Am I?" - Quiz #2

For Students 6th - 9th
In this "Who Am I?" quiz learning exercise, students examine the 12 clues regarding noteworthy scientists born between 1452 and 1951. Students identify the scientists and click on links to check their answers.