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Scientific Method Activity

For Students 8th - 10th
In this scientific method worksheet, students are given materials to build the tallest tower using toothpicks. They then experiment again using the scientific method to try to build a taller tower changing one variable in the experiment.
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Busting More Myths Using the Scientific Method

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Use the Mythbusters model to jazz up your scientific method lessons!
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Observing a Terrarium

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
To gain an understanding of the scientific method, young scientists build terrariums and over the course of several weeks, observe the water cycle in action. They develop questions, predict what will happen, collect data, and then share...
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How to Float an Egg

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Use the scientific method to experiment with an egg. Your class can examine buoyancy and density by finding how many spoons of salt are needed to float an egg. They can predict, experiment, record data, and analyze results.
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Two Beets Or Not Two Beets—What Is Your Question?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students use the scientific method to test an idea regarding the structures of a plant as it supports the biological evidence for life. For this growing roots lesson, students use organizing sheets to record their findings. Students...
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Practice Identifying the Parts of the Scientific Method

For Students 8th - 10th
For this scientific method worksheet, students read 3 scenarios and use a graphic organizer to summarize each scenario with the parts of the scientific method. These include identifying the problem, forming a question, making a...
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The Scientific Method

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
The scientific method is the focus of a reading comprehension exercise that provides readers with a short description of the steps, and then asks them to respond to a series of questions based on the article.
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Paraphrasing Quotes and Analyzing Visual Elements, Part 2: Investigating the Scientific Method with Max Axiom Super Scientist

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewSolve the world's problems. Class members move on to section two of Investigating the Scientific Methods with Max Axiom Super Scientist and complete a similar activity as in the previous lesson. Next, they carry out a first read to...
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The Scientific Method (Senior, Science)

For Teachers 8th
Student's recall from memory the steps in the scientific method. TSWBAT describe in detail the various steps of the scientific method. TSWBAT analyze a problem or situation and apply the steps of the scientific method to it.
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The Scientific Method

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students connect the scientific method to real world situations. In this scientific method lesson plan, students discuss the work of Dr. Renshaw in making a diagnosis and connected to the scientific method.  Students view a website video...
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Using the Scientific Method

For Students 5th - 10th
In this scientific method learning exercise, learners click on the links in the questions about the scientific method to find the answers to the questions and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 12 questions total.
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Scientific Method

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars explore how to use the scientific method to solve problems.  In this scientific lesson students define terms, apply the method to problems and search the internet and find sites that cover the scientific method.
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Principles of Flight: Gyrocopter and the Scientific Method

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the concept of the scientific method. In this investigative lesson, students investigate which direction the blades will spin on a gyrocopter. Student will practice using the scientific method to complete the investigation.
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Scientific Method Goes to the Fair

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers use scientific process skills to solve a problem. In this scientific investigation lesson, students investigate a scientific problem, work through the scientific method to form a conclusion. They share their work and...
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Scientific Method

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine the steps of the scientific method. They define related vocabulary terms, view a PowerPoint presentation, and apply and identify the steps of the scientific method for an online experiment scenario.
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The Scientific Method Using Mystery Powders

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students use the scientific method to determine physical and chemical properties of unknown substances. In this scientific method lesson plan, students discuss chemical and physical properties of substances as a class after a...
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Paper Airplanes and Scientific Methods

For Students 7th - 9th
In this scientific method and paper airplanes worksheet, students go through the steps of the scientific method to determine which paper airplane design is best. They complete 8 steps of the scientific method including stating the...
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Scientific Method- "The Big Ahah"

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students experiment with water, dropper and a coin to study the scientific method. In this scientific method lesson plan, students are in groups, each with a coin, water and a dropper. They investigate how many drops of water can fit on...
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Introduction to the Scientific Method

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students recognize and follow the steps of the scientific method to complete an experiment.  In this scientific method lesson plan, students use inquiry tools to measure objects.  Students record their data.
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Cooking Up the Scientific Method

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify the different steps of the scientific method. In this life science lesson, 1st graders apply this method when conducting a series of hands-on activities. They collect data and write observations in their journals.
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A Valid Conclusion? Testing and Reporting on Hypotheses Using the Scientific Method

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore importance of accuracy in reporting, focusing particularly on articles documenting scientific discoveries, and practice scientific method by conducting experiments to test and report on scientific hypotheses.
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Scientific Method

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students conduct an experiment and complete a chart demonstrating some of the basic properties and components of water via the scientific method. They encompass strategies such as questioning, making predictions, comparing/contrasting...
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Chapter 1 and 2 Review-Scientific Method and Matter

For Students 10th - 12th
In this scientific method and matter worksheet, learners answer questions about the steps of the scientific method, about chemical and physical changes of matter, and about types of mixtures.
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The Scientific Method

For Teachers 4th - 6th
If the steps that you follow for the scientific method are as follows, this presentation can be useful: observation, question, hypothesis, method, result. Unfortunately, not every scientist or teacher uses the same terminology, The...