Concepts/Topics discussed in this 73 slide, interactive PowerPoint include:
The Scientific Method, the steps of the Scientific Method, Asking a Scientific Question,Gathering Information, Hypothesis, Designing an Experiment, Experimental Setup, Control Setup, Variable, Analyzing Data, Mean/Average, Conclusions, Hidden Variables, The Importance of Repeating Experiments.
This presentation follows a sixth-grader named Kevin through his exploration of the Scientific Method as he attempts to solve the very "real" problem of failing his science tests. The steps of the Scientific Method are defined and applied to his problem. Key vocabulary is also discussed along the way. Some neat animations, jokes, and an interactive review at the end also make this presentation very appealing to students. My kids love it!
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