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Scientific Method ~ Coin Lab

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Scientific Method ~ Coin Lab
Scientific Method ~ Coin Lab
Scientific Method ~ Coin Lab
Scientific Method ~ Coin Lab
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Scientific Method ~ Coin Lab

How many drops of water can a coin hold?

You are a Scientist!

Apply the Scientific Method as you work through this lab.
Purpose
To show how changes in procedures can cause changes in results.

Materials
2 different coins
Paper towel
Eyedropper
Water
Lab Sheet

Procedure
1. Begin the Scientific Method Sheet and continue it as you work through this lab.
2. Put two different types of coins on a paper towel.
3. Use an eyedropper to put drops of water on the coins. Count how many drops each coin can hold before the water overflows.
4. Record findings on the Lab Sheet.

Includes Parallel Flow Map for Scientific Method
Total Pages
6
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
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On  January 7, 2014Alicen Rhodes (TpT Seller) asked:
Would you suggest changing one variable in the second trial? Or would you change many things?
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Scientific Method ~ Coin Lab
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