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Scientific Method: Model science process skills and inspire young scientists with this middle school scientific method unit plan. This 140-page resource is a must have for engaging students in meaningful analysis, inquiry and scientific design! Includes worksheets, lesson plans, activity cards and
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In this introductory inquiry activity, students will see that when a GUMMY BEAR is placed in water, the physical properties of the GUMMY BEAR change (physical change in matter). After leaving it overnight, students should notice that the water changed in color and smell and the gummies grew in size
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A little sheet of paper can lead to a ton of scientific inquiry and experiments. How? Paper planes! In this activity, students will experiment with different kinds of paper and see how far each kind of paper plane flies. They will first do some inquiry and then a guided experiment. Experiment: How
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This is a bundle of 10 lessons on Newton's laws of Motion! Be sure to check out the wealth of activities included! *Newtons Laws of Motion interactive NOTES with demonstrations and activities * Force and Motion Stations-inquiry activities for Newton's 1st law/ Inertia * Newton's Third Law Statio
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Run run as fast as you can! But the gingerbread man gets into trouble when he comes to a river! Have some fun on the days before winter break and get your students thinking! This is a twist on the boat building density (buoyancy) challenge often done with aluminum foil and pennies. Challenge your
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Looking to introduce or review the scientific method in a fun way- try this bubble gum mass lab. Students get a piece of bubble gum and chew it to determine if its mass changes with the chewing (works BEST with sugar gums like bubble yum, etc).“Does gum lose mass when you chew it?" This is an introd
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Have a little Halloween fun! Students create Static Electricity and try to get some 'ghosts' to dance. Simple materials are used. Two versions of the worksheet are given, one for students who have had some background with static electricity and one for thoese who have not. This can also be used as a
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Weather Unit Plan (8 lessons, demonstrations, experiments, web quest/web journey, Venn diagrams, sorting activities, foldable, flapbook, activity sheets, assessment, flash cards, etc.) Grades 3 - 5 Duration: Approximately 3 weeks Looking for a complete unit on Weather to teach your middle to upper
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Students put eggs in 3 different kinds of liquids to watch what will happen to the eggs. Topics discussed are permeability of egg shells and membranes. Two activities are included- one to dissolve the shell of an egg (inquiry), then an experiment to determine what will go through the egg membrane on
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How can you make a paper clip float??? Students are given materials and have to figure out how to use them to get a paper clip to float. Great introduction or conclusion to a surface tension lesson! This is also part of a Scientific Method Inquiry bundle: Easy Scientific Method Inquiry Experiments
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In this inquiry activity on force, you build a balloon rocket (rabbit) and time it as it 'flies' across a room. you then challenge students to create a rabbit using simple materials that will fly in a faster time than yours. This is a fun way to teach Newton's Third Law of Motion, but there are 2 v
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This is a super fun hands-on, inquiry based, lesson plan and activity sheets for students to explore solids, liquids, and gases. Included are detailed lesson plans, a directions page, recording sheet, and "In the Body" application based assessment. This activity is designed to be done after studen
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Inquiry activity using simple materials (marbles and ruler ramps) -Students are given the challenge to increase kinetic energy of a marble. Students practice using the Scientific Method to design and conduct an experiment and change variables.
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How can you change the surface tension of water. Part 1: Students compare surface tension of tap, soapy and salt water. Part 2: Students design and conduct their own inquiry experiment using the Scientific Method to try to change surface tension. This is also part of a Scientific Method Inquiry
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This is so much fun for 2nd-6th graders! This activity/handout follows the classic "Naked Egg" experiment of submerging an egg in vinegar for 24 hours and observing how it loses it's shell. I have created a clear experiment handout that follows the scientific method and scientific inquiry process.
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This is a fun and exciting experiment designed for 3rd-6th graders. It is the classic Diet Coke and Mentos "geyser" experiment, but with the added rigor of using the scientific method to answer the question "Which will cause a larger reaction: the sugar in regular Coke or the aspartame in Diet Coke
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• In this activity students design an experiment using materials to test how meteoroid size affects the size of Moon craters. Students will be dropping different sized rocks into flour (mimicking lunar soil) to simulate meteoroids hitting the moon and forming craters. • Students need to determine h
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Who does not love to play with magnets? Students have common misconceptions about what materials will attract to a magnet. This activity allows them to try out many different materials to determine what will attract. Let them try anything reasonable but direct them to try as many different materials
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This 10 page packet includes three separate science experiments that can be completed as one large science investigation or as individual lessons. Each science investigation requires students to use inquiry process skills such as hypothesizing, observing and making conclusions. You will hear "Wow!"
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This resource was created in response to a student inquiry. An Aboriginal educator showed my students deer and moose leather gloves and we started a conversation about its water-repellent property (and compared it to cotton gloves - which get soggy). This connects to the Ontario Grade 1 Science curr
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ECOSYSTEMS Unit Plan (8 lessons, differentiated cloze reading passages, student projects, graphic organizers, writing prompts, ecosystem organization pyramid, online research and activities, flipbooks, foldables, hands-on inquiry experiment, worksheets, end-of-unit research project, unit flash car
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Circuits Series vs. Parallel Grades 4 - 6 An exciting, engaging resource created for all learning styles! Includes one lesson focusing on specific vocabulary terms with illustrations, diagrams, and a fun hands-on inquiry experiment, “Create a Series and Parallel Circuit”, all to reinforce the less
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Inquiry: Does the volume (amount) of a liquid change if it is placed in a different container? Liquids can take the shape of their container, but have a definite/fixed/certain volume 1. For this inquiry experiment, set up as many stations with two measuring cups/beakers as you have available. I ha
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Experimentally explore and determine the environment that's most conducive for hatching brine shrimp eggs. Under \$5 (assuming you have some containers, water, toothpicks, and some deionized salt) for brine shrimp eggs at most pet stores. The Shrimp Lab provide a rich opportunity for your students
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