Introduction to the Scientific Method with a Penny {FREEBIE}

Grade Levels
4th - 8th
Formats Included
  • PDF
6 pages


Introduce the scientific method in a few simple steps. The Penny Lab is used to walk through the six steps of the scientific method. The six steps are Observation, Research, Hypothesis, Experiment, Analysis, and Conclusion. The penny lab is set up to follow these steps in order to complete the lab. This can be used for a novice scientist or a reintroduction to how to preform a lab in school.

Materials needed:

A penny

1 pipette

Beaker of water

Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
50 minutes
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