PPT - Scientific Method & Experimental Design + Student Notes Distance Learning

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6th - 10th, Homeschool
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A detailed 33-slide PPT and 4-page worksheet product that designed to introduce middle school and early high school students to the topics of the scientific method, experimental design, and parts of an experiment (e.g. problem, hypothesis, variables, etc.). This product can be used as a short introduction to experimental design and also as a guide for students who are learning how to proper write lab reports.


  • The scientific method
  • Basic steps to the scientific method
  • Introduction to experimental design
  • Parts of an experiment
  • Problem statement
  • Hypothesis
  • Variables (includes: IV, DV, and constants)
  • Experimental Controls
  • Materials
  • Procedure
  • Analysis
  • Conclusion
  • Evaluation
  • Types of errors in experiments (human vs. experimental errors)
  • How to reduce errors in experiments

NEW! Includes Student Summary Notes Document (6 Pages Total)

  • This PPT now includes a 3-page student summary notes document with a corresponding 3-page answer key for teachers.
  • Summary notes feature fill in the blank questions, and completing summary diagrams and tables.
  • Questions are directly tied to each slide, in chronological order.

Product Files Downloadable in 2 Formats:

  • The PPT product comes in 2 formats: a static PDF document and a fully-editable PPTX document
  • The summary reading and worksheet product comes in 2 formats: a static PDF document and fully-editable Word document
  • Download the detailed PDF preview to see what you are getting. No surprises!

Relevant NGSS Science and Engineering Practices Addressed by This Product:

  • Conducting Experiments
  • Analyzing and Interpreting Data
  • Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information

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Study Sheet - Lab Techniques

Study Sheet - The SI System, Unit Conversions, Significant Figures

Lab Safety Rules and Contract

Worksheet - Lab Equipment Scavenger Hunt

Worksheet - The Nature of Science and the Scientific Method

Worksheet - Experimental Design: Parts of an Experiment

Worksheet - Identifying Variables and Constants (3 Worksheet Set)

Worksheet - How to Construct Line, Bar, and Circle Graphs

Worksheet - Creating Graphs (A)

Worksheet - Creating Graphs (B)

Worksheet - Interpreting Graphs (2 Worksheet Set)

Worksheet - What is the Metric or SI System of Measurement?

Worksheet - Metric Conversions (A) Linear Method

Worksheet - Metric Conversions (B) Dimensional Analysis

Worksheet - Metric Conversions (C) Linear + Dimensional Analysis

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Quiz - Nature of Science, Scientific Method, Experimental Design (2 Quiz Set)

Quiz - Identifying Variables and Constants (2 Quiz Set)

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Quiz - The Metric or SI System of Measurement (2 Quiz Set)

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Quiz - Metric Conversions (B) Dimensional Analysis

Quiz - Metric Conversions (C) Linear + Dimensional Analysis

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Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.


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