This product is an introduction to the scientific method and experimental design. It includes a set of notes, two vocabulary application practices, and a crossword puzzle.
Concepts and vocabulary covered in this lesson include: scientific method, questions, hypothesis, experiment, variables, independent variable, dependent variable, constants, control group, data, qualitative data, quantitative data, observations, inferences, repeated trials, analyze, evaluate, conclusions, communication.
The practice sheets can be used a part of a lesson, homework, or assessment.
The set of notes also include a highlighted key that correlate to a supplemental powerpoint that you can find using the link below.
Scientific Method Powerpoint
In addition to the powerpoint, I also have 2 scientific method application scenarios for sale that help students practice applying the steps of the scientific method, as well as identifying variables in an experiment. This product also helps students analyze and evaluate data and draw conclusions based on an experiment. This product can be found below.
Scientific Method Application
Finally, this product includes a penny lab where students will apply the vocabulary and concepts related to the scientific method. During the lab, students conduct three experiments. First they conduct an uncontrolled experiment to see how the range in data is larger without constants. Then, they conduct the same experiment by controlling all of the variables. Finally, they change one variable (soap) and using the same constants, conduct the test again.
You can also buy all three of these products as a bundle for a discounted price.
Scientific Method Bundle