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38 resources with the concept controlled experiments

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Intro to History of Science: Crash Course History of Science #1

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How, and where, did the scientific process as we know it begin? Journey back through time with the introductory video from Crash Course's History of Science series. The resource highlights what people do and don't know about the world,...
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The Presocratics: Crash Course History of Science #2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did early scientists arrive at the notion that everything was made of atoms? Meet the Presocratics during the second installment in an engaging History of Science series. Viewers discover how these pioneers developed a model for...
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Controlled Experiments: Crash Course Statistics #9

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Control your excitement about finding such a great resource! Scholars learn about different types and purposes of experiments through an engaging YouTube video. The ninth part of the Crash Course Statistics series looks at controlled...
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Do Cookies/Donuts Improve Memory? Errors in Methodology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If the methodology is skewed, the results will be skewed. That's the takeaway from an exercise designed to get class members thinking about research methods and statistics gathering. Instructors manipulate the testing environment to...
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Titrations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Cartoon drawings demonstrate the proper way to complete a titration lab. The video includes information about the tools needed, the set up required, and the reason for multiple trials. 
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Photosynthesis

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Venus fly traps photosynthesize and consume insects because the soil they live in does not provide enough nutrients. Scholars analyze historical scientific experiments to learn how scientists discovered photosynthesis. From their...
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Module 8: Statistics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be normal in the world of statistics? Pupils first explore the meaning of a normal distribution in the eight-lesson module. They then apply the statistics related to normal distributions such as mean, standard...
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Chalk Chromatography

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your chemistry class is sure to love this experiment on column chromatography, as demonstrated with chalk sticks and felt tip markers. Pupils use sidewalk chalk (another inexpensive form of chalk stick) to demonstrate adsorption and the...
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An Experiment in Alchemy: Copper to Silver to Gold

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How exciting would it be for your chemistry class to produce their own "gold"? This experiment allows pupils to witness the chemical reaction of copper pennies as they react with zinc and sodium hydroxide to produce "gold" tokens. It is...
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Spring Is Sprung: Water Movement in Plants

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Young scientists use food coloring and celery stalks to determine how water travels through plants. 
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Guided Scientific Method

For Students 2nd - 4th
Guide learners through an experiment with a set of worksheets on the scientific method. Six steps prompt your class to ask questions, conduct research, form a hypothesis, test theories, analyze data, and report results.
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Scientific Method

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
Encourage your students' inner scientist by conducting experiments and recording their findings. This printable incorporates every part of the scientific method into an easy-to-read outline of experimental questions, research,...
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The Marvels of Mud

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young scientists roll up their sleeves and get a little dirty in this three-day earth science investigation. Following the scientific method, children monitor the growth of algae in pond water samples in order to determine the role that...
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A Better Fly Trap

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners explore biology by creating an insect trapping device. For this fly observation lesson, students identify fly anatomy and discuss their own history with fly situations. Learners create fly traps from milk cartons and explore...