This unit includes resources to help students create a science fair project. The skills are aligned to the NGSS Science and Engineering Practice.
You could also give these mini lessons to review each portion of the scientific method without doing a full science fair project.
Included are a student planning packet and 10 lessons with answer keys that cover the following topics:
1. Testable Question
2. Complete Research
3. Identify Variables
4. Generate Hypotheses
5. Write Procedures
6. Generate Materials List
7. Create Data Table
8. Graph Your Data
9. Write Conclusion
10. Communicating Results on Tri-fold Board
After giving the lessons in class, you can give students work-time in class to complete that step in their packets or assign it as homework to complete outside of class. Depending on how you calendar the unit, pacing could be 2 - 4 weeks.
I've also included general, editable resources that I use in my classroom, like parent letters, judging/grading rubrics, and sample testable questions. I made these editable so that teachers may customize them for their classroom.
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