Simplify the start of your year with this bundle designed for middle and high school science!
A fully editable presentation and handout covering policies and procedures.
Two Power Points with student notes sheets introduce students to the concepts of the scientific method and engineering design process. Many of the slides are aimed at comparing and contrasting these two methods.
4 student activities! MINIMAL MATERIALS REQUIRED
- Blind Building Activity - Designed to prepare students for the observation and description skills required to be a good scientist
- Spaghetti and Marshmallow Tower Activity - Students design and build towers out of spaghetti noodles and marshmallows. They examine how the Engineering Design Process is used throughout the process.
- Dog, Goose, and Bag of Corn - A hands on problem solving activity where students look at how the scientific method is applicable for solving any kind of problem, not just science!
- Whale BandAid - Applying the scientific method, students work as a team to find a way to flip over a small bedsheet or large piece of fabric while the whole team stands on it.
Scientific Variables Practice with Minecraft - A student practice sheet is also provided for students to work with scientific method and the parts of an experiment. Answer key provided!
Book Scavenger Hunt - Useful for familiarizing students with their text.
All of these items are available individually in my store as well if you're only looking for one or two things!