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304 reviewed resources for scientific method vocabulary

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Mnemonic Memory Taxonomy

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain the importance of taxonomy. In this biology lesson plan, 7th graders classify organisms accordingly. They develop a mnemonic to help them remember taxonomy levels.
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Mastering Math Vocabulary

For Teachers 3rd
Help third graders master math vocuabulary! Start by reading the book Three Names and discuss the arithmetic vocabulary to create questions through think-pair-share activities.  Third graders will then complete a worksheet with word...
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Second Grade Scientific Inquiry Through Magnets

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students explore the concept of scientific inquiry and observations, using magnetism. In this scientific inquiry instructional activity, students make distinctions regarding various objects describing which objects are magnetic and which...
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A “Scientific” Approach to Buying a Car

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine what it takes to purchase a car and the resources out there to help find what you are looking for.  In this scientific method lesson students complete different problem solving situations.
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Classification

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Explore the scientific method of classification. An interactive activity asks learners to create a classification system for a group of objects and develop a flow chart to communicate their systems. In addition, individuals use a...
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Investigating Birth Defects

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Intended to inform a general audience on why birth defect happen, they take on the role of epidemiologists. They will read background information, conduct internet research, and compile the information. A mock investigation and diagnoses...
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Investigating Brass Instruments and Pitch

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners observe the sounds of different brass instruments in order to understand how to create different pitches. In this musical lesson, students create a "brass" instrument from everyday household objects. The learners discuss the...
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Habitat Basics

For Teachers 1st
First graders get out and explore two different habitats to examine how each one meets the needs of the plants and animals that dwell there. They discuss what they've learned about animal habitats as they explore the outdoor environment....
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Learning Scientific Coral Terminology

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore properties of coral. In this scientific observation lesson plan, students investigate properties and characteristics of coral. Students write statements describing the coral using observation words.
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Research Question, Hypothesis and Experimental Design

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners discuss steps of the scientific process, as well as, observe a picture of the beach that they will visit. Students create a testable hypothesis about marine debris  at the beach. In this science lesson, learners create a...
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Lesson 8: How Did Science Lead to Political Theory?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders consider the impact of the Scientific Revolution. In this European history lesson, 9th graders examine the influence of the revolution on the Enlightenment as they research scientists of the era and share their findings...
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Student Designed Investigations Part 2 – Testable Questions, Predictions, Materials and Procedures

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create their own investigations. In this science experiments lesson, students use the steps of the scientific method to design an investigation. Students share their findings on a poster.
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Polluting the Environment

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders construct mini-ecosystem, pollute the ecosystem, observe, collect, and record data on the effects of these pollutants on their ecosystem, organize data on spreadsheets, create graphs, and design presentations to share with...
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Energy and Work: Transformation Through Engines

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars conduct a webquest on an energy source they chose. In this physics lesson plan, students design an experiment to determine the factors affecting potential and kinetic energy. They calculate speed and create distance vs....
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Magnificent Magnification

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students discover the world through a magnifying lens.  In this scientific observation instructional activity, students utilize a magnifying glass to investigate local plant life normally unseen by the naked eye.  Students practice using...
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Designing a Germination Experiment

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Students explore botany by participating in a seed experiment. In this plant nutrition lesson, students define several science experiment vocabulary terms like observation, treatment, and replicate. Students utilize soaked seeds in a...
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Investigating the Relationship of Mass to Volume

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the relationship of mass to volume. In this physical science lesson plan, 3rd graders participate in an investigation with a several materials and measure the mass and volume using scientific tools. Students discuss...
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Pancakes, Please

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Celebrate pancakes in a variety of different ways. Start off by reading about their history and move on to scientific analysis of how leaveners work. Class members will have the chance to make and eat pancakes, research pancakes, and...
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Reptiles and Amphibians

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Introduce your class to various reptiles and amphibians. They will meet and identify a representative from each of the four major reptile families, then learn about and discuss reptile characteristics. Next, they will identify and...
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It's Alive or Is It!?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Seems like a fairly simple question—until you begin asking your class! Get pupils acquainted with the characteristics of life through pairs classification, discussion, and scientific reading. The lesson plan, part of the K20 series, also...
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Generating Electricity from Coal

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is a fossil fuel? Ever heard that question? Well, now you have an answer, or least a research project that will allow learners to find the answer on their own. They research how electricity is generated from coal then create a...
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Desert Giant: Shelter of Food?

For Teachers 1st
Water, air, shelter, and food are basic needs all animals require. First graders will engage in four different centers to uncover the ways desert animals meet their needs with the Saguaro Cactus. They will use the book, Desert Giant to...
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Ecological Impact of Wood Extraction

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore their local environment by conducting a class experiment. In this deforestation instructional activity, students discuss the effects of wood harvesting on forests around the world and research environment related...
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Invent on the Spot

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
The best inventions come from a problem that needs to be solved! Given a container with holes in it, learners must solve how to stop liquid from pouring out. They work together to develop an invention to accomplish this task.