We found 852 resources with the concept the scientific method
Design Challenge: How to Keep Items Cool in Boiling Water
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Keeping items cool in boiling water... what? This engaging activity challenges high school learners to build a container that keeps butter in a solid state when placing the container in boiling water. Groups use previous knowledge and...
Design Challenge: How to Keep Gelatin from Melting
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The inside of the spacecraft Messenger, which explores Mercury, will experience temperatures from 32 to 91 degrees Fahrenheit. In the final installment of a series of four space-related activities, groups spend time discussing and...
Talk Story: A Native Way of Knowing
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The steps of the scientific method examine a problem, make a prediction, and attempt to solve the problem—similar to the path most stories take. In the activity, individuals see how stories can explain natural events similar to the way...
Determining the Nature, Size, and Age of the Universe
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Prompt scholars to discover the expansion of the universe themselves. Using photographs of other galaxies, they measure and then graph the size and distance of each. Finally, they draw conclusions and prove the universe is expanding.
Mixtures and Solutions: Paper Chromatography Experiment
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Why does some ink bleed through paper, and other ink doesn't? Practice some paper chromatography to separate the colors from a pen with an interactive experiment for middle and high schoolers. Learners use a variety of solutions to track...