36,093 Downloads

FREE Scientific Method - Can You Write a Clear Lab Procedure?

Rated 4.85 out of 5, based on 85 reviews
85 Ratings
Amy Brown Science
19.5k Followers
Grade Levels
6th - 12th, Homeschool
Standards
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • Zip
Pages
3 pages
Amy Brown Science
19.5k Followers
Also included in
  1. Science Skills Mega Bundle: Graphing, Concept Mapping, Scientific Method, Metric System, Scientific Measurement, Lab Safety, Significant Digits, Analyzing Data, Graphic Organizers, Scientific Notation, Scientific Writing, and More!After many years of teaching, I have come to realize that what my st
    Price $87.50Original Price $132.66Save $45.16

Description

Scientific Writing Activity - Great for Common Core Writing Lessons

Can your students write a clear and concise laboratory procedure?

A key component of the scientific method is the recording and publishing of results. In his/her publication, a scientist must give the procedural steps used to perform the experiment. Other scientists will repeat this work to verify the results.

In this simple activity, the student will build a unique and unusual structure. The student will then write instructions for how to build the structure. Students will swap sets of instructions and attempt to build the structures of other students.

Students quickly realize how clearly and precisely instructions must be written.

This activity can be used with students in grades 3 through 12. By changing up the "building materials" that are used the activity is easily adaptable to students of different grade levels and ability levels.

You might also be interested in the following products:

Introduction to Science: 34 Warm ups, bell ringers, or inserts for science interactive notebooks

Scientific Method Back to School Color by Number Activity

Scientific Method Google Sheets Hidden Picture Reveal Activity

Common Core Science: Informational Reading Task Cards for ANY Science Reading Passage

Lab Cleanup Task Cards

Scientific Method Color By Number

Scientific Method PowerPoint with Notes for Teacher and Student

Biology Buzz Words: Introduction to Biology

Scientific Method Homework / Study Guide

Science Skills Reinforcement: Graphing, Applying the Scientific Method, Experimental Design, and Scientific Writing

What's In a NAme? (A Study of Biological Prefixes and Suffixes)

Science Skills Worksheet and PowerPoint: Comparing and Contrasting

Boom Cards (Digital Task Cards) on The Scientific Method

Science Skills Lab: Student Designed Experiment

Scientific Method Task Cards

Graphic Organizer for Writing Science Lab Reports

For updates about sales and new products, please follow my store:

My TpT Store

I would love to have you follow me at these locations as well:

My Blog: Amy Brown Science.com

My Facebook Page

On Pinterest

Instagram: @AmyBrownScience

Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
Report this resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.

Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.
Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).
Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text.
Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words.
Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks; analyze the specific results based on explanations in the text.

Reviews

Questions & Answers

19.5k Followers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up