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446 resources with the keyterm scientific method

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Soda Straw Rockets

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Three, two, one, blast off to a better understanding of force and motion with this exciting science lesson! Beginning with a discussion about rockets and gravity, young scientists go on to complete a series of worksheets about net forces...
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Science Method Printables

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Six color posters are included, one for each step of the scientific method. Each step in the process is named, and three points to remember or questions to ask are also included to stimulate thinking.
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Whirligig Lollapalooza

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
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The story of Pi

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why are decimal places important? Can't we just round up? Through a comprehensive five-day lesson, young mathematicians and scientists discover the answers to these questions and more through an in-depth investigation into pi. From...
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What Makes a Seed Breathe Faster?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here's a five-star lesson plan in which inquisitors conduct sophisticated experimentation with cellular respiration in plant seeds. Placing seeds in a closed system they measure the amount carbon dioxide produced and relate it to...
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Independent Investigation Guidelines

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
A neatly formatted outline of the steps of the scientific method can be used as a reference sheet for your future science fair participants. For each step, you will find a few guiding questions or points to remember when working on them. 
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Our Buggy Moral Code

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do humans cheat? Under what conditions are we more or less likely to cheat? Listen as Dan Ariely reveals intriguing results of several of his studies on the cost-benefit analysis of cheating, and how these findings relate to such...
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Study Jams! Identify Outcomes and Make Predictions

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Making predictions and identifying possible outcomes are skills that all science pupils should possess. In this video, Mia and Sam discuss the chances of puppies being male or female as an example. The animation is adorable, and will...
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Nailing Rust

For Teachers 4th - 8th
When your upper elementary or middle school class is learning about chemical changes, these activities help demonstrate the concepts. In Part A, they submerge and place a nail partially underwater, then after a week they make...
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Physics Unit 1 Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Clearly intended for the first unit your physics class at the beginning of the school year, this six page document serves as a review. It covers foundational concepts such as the scientific method, precision and accuracy, significant...
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Teaching the Scientific Method through Exploration of Bacteria and Antibiotics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore scientific method and scientific investigation They conduct an investigation using bacteria and antibiotics. In addition, they verbalize their experimental results.
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Investigating Snails - An Introduction to the Scientific Method

For Students 7th - 12th
Here is a chance for emerging scientists to practice newly gained skills in scientific inquiry. They carry out the steps of the scientific method to determine what substances a snail is attracted to. Everything that you need for this...
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Sand Shakes & Mud Pies: Investigating Sediment

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Take a field trip to a location where water and land meet to study patterns of sediment organization in wet habitats: river or ocean beaches, sand dunes, tidal marshes, the edge of a pond, or a woodland stream. Small groups collect pairs...
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Jeopardy: 1st Semester Biology Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Review general biology concepts with this fun version of Jeopardy. There are actually two separate games within this set of slides. The first covers scientific method, ecology, properties of water, and enzymes, while the second covers...
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Introduction to Chemistry

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Written as a textbook reading guide, this worksheet covers foundational concepts for any general chemistry class. From scientific method, measurement, and temperature, to more chemistry-specific topics like chemical and physical changes,...
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Biology Jeopardy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Play Jeopardy as you review what might possibly be an entire year's high school biology course! The vast variety of questions requires that you read through the slides to make sure that they all relate to your curriculum. You could make...
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From Curiosity Cabinet to Museum Collection

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students study binomial nomenclature and museum-based research. They create a curiosity box, label the objects in their curiosity box , develop a classification scheme for the objects, and create a database of all objects collected by...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This exam touches upon every topic within the typical first year biology course.. A broad variety of question styles give high schoolers every opportunity to show what they know. Why start from scratch when a comprehensive final exam is...
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Research Projects in Renewable Energy for High School Students

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Thirty-eight pages of information prepares you to assign middle or high schoolers a project on sustainable energy. They take a pretest, review the scientific method, conduct background research, and finally choose an experiment to carry...
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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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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells....
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2005

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The 2005 version of the Regents High School Examination in the area of ecology is as comprehensive as previous years' exams. It consists of 40 multiple choice questions on everything from the structure of DNA to the interactions within...
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Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tne New York Regents High School Examinations are comprehensive and include various styles of questions, includingmultiple choice and the analysis of graphs. This particular version, the 2008 Living Environment exam surveys a variety of...
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Refining the Why? Turning Student Questions into Research

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Middle schoolers have years of experience when it comes to how their bodies work. Surely they have some questions as well. Here is an opportunity for them to practice the scientific method in an attempt to answer some of those questions....