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Easy Peasy Experiments to Teach Scientific Method

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This packet contains seven easy (even for the scientifically challenged!)science experiments that can be used to teach the nature of science and the scientific method. The materials needed for the experiments are easy things that are you probably already have! :)

Experiments include:
Paper Play (nature of science)
Penny Spill (water properties, cohesion and surface tension)
The Incredible Egg (solutions and density)
Balancing Act (opposing forces)
Paper Magic (air properties)
Vacancy (properties of matter)
Dancing Raisins (sinking/floating)

All experiments include a ready to go lab sheet!

Make sure to check out Easy Peasy Experiments Part 2! More easy experiments!

If you have any questions, please email me @ pennylundquist1@gmail.com. :) Thank you.

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Easy Peasy Experiments to Teach Scientific Method
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Easy Peasy Experiments to Teach Scientific Method
Easy Peasy Experiments to Teach Scientific Method