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Study Jams! Scientific Methods

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Middle school scientists learn the steps of the scientific method by watching this phenomenal film and by singing a karaoke song! They are introduced to making observations and hypotheses, determining variables, data collection, and...
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Scientific Method, Control and Variables

For Students 5th - 7th
Middle school scientists bathe in Bikini Bottom with SpongeBob and friends. They define steps in the scientific method. They identify independent variables, dependent variables, and the control for science experiments being carried out...
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The Scientific Method in Action

For Students 7th - 12th
Get your science fledglings to spread their wings with this instructional activity. After teaching them about the scientific process, give them two real-life scenarios to think critically through: Fleming's experimentation with...
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The Scientific Search for the Loch Ness Monster

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students gain an understanding of the real world applications of the scientific method. They design their own experiments to prove or disprove the existence of other modern legends, and they design and carry out an experiment to test a...
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Scientific Method Mania

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Horrible science puns only happen periodically, but the scientific method is forever. Young scientists observe two presentations on the scientific method, complete independent practice worksheets, and integrate their knowledge through a...
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Science and the Scientific Method

For Students 6th - 8th
Challenges young scientists to determine specific parts of the scientific method, given different scenarios. They answer questions based on gathered data and experimental processes to decide which groups are the control or experimental,...
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The Scientific Method

For Students 4th - 7th
First, ask a question and then, do research. Next, form a hypothesis, and conduct an experiment. Make observations, gather and analyze data, and then state a conclusion based on the results. This is the scientific method, and here is a...
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The Scientific Method

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Examples of the scientific method in everyday life include: trial and error problem solving, making a budget, cooking, and designing an advertisement. The video explains the steps of the scientific method and two examples of it in real...
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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 Sheet

For Students 2nd - 8th
This snazzy little scientific method worksheet assists young scientists in acquiring new knowledge while conducting experiments. A simple, ready-to-use tool for recording data.
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The Scientific Method

For Teachers 2nd - 9th
Young scholars examine the Scientific Method. They will discover the value in being observant, organized, and thorough with regard to science. They will also explore how these traits can serve them well in other areas of life.
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Scientific Method Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students apply the scientific method and create a practical invention. In this science activity, students design an original and practical invention and present the idea to the class. Class role plays the part of a CEO and vote on which...
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Word Roots and Scientific Method - The Science of Biology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
During the first week of your biology course, you may want to familiarize learners with Greek and Latin root words to strengthen their scientific vocabulary. You can also give them definitions of science and biology. Introduce the five...
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M&M's and the Scientific Method

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the scientific method by conducting an in class experiment. In this scientific averages lesson, 6th graders discuss the concept of the scientific method, and define the different mathematical averages, mean, median...
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The Scientific Revolution: 1500's New Theories and Experimentation

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
It wasn't called the Age of Enlightenment for nothing. Covered here is a basic overview of the main players and innovative thinking that led to the spread of the scientific revolution. Upper graders will learn about Galileo, Heliocentric...
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Food Science, Scientific Method: Reliability and Validity in Empirical Research

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Secondary learners explore food science by conducting an experiment using the scientific method and creating a science fair project based on their findings. They learn about food technology and modern research development. They...
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The Scientific Methods: Crash Course History of Science #14

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do we know what we know? Examine the asker of this, and many other questions, during the 14th installment in a 15-part History of Science video series. The narrator explains the important contributions made by Galileo, Bacon, and...
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Scientific Method Unit

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Four out of five teenagers experiment with science by accident. This unit teaches the five parts of the scientific method through examples, guided practice, independent practice, and then through a hands-on experiment. Each step is...
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Introduction to Scientific Inquiry

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Every great scientist knows that the process of inquiry is a very important skill. Provide your learners with visual impairments with an opportunity to explore objects scientifically. They examine several pieces of fruit and generate...
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The Scientific Method

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The scientific method is key to implementing tests and experiments. From stating the problem to arriving at the conclusion, every scientist in the class learns the value of the method through an educational slide show presentation.
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Scientific Method

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Break down the scientific method to get a better grasp on the proper way to use it. A short presentation walks through each step in the scientific method and the proper vocabulary associated with each. Scholars complete the worksheet to...
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The Scientific Method

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Introduce the scientific method with a reading comprehension activity. Have kids read a few paragraphs that describe the process of making a hypothesis, gathering evidence, and taking notes that will support the experiment.
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The Scientific Method

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the steps involved in the scientific method. They apply the scientific method to their science fair projects.
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Learning About the Scientific Method

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners practice using their observational skills by viewing a lecture. In this scientific method lesson, students discuss and memorize the different steps in the scientific method and define quantitative vs. qualitative observations....