The BEST scientific method, back to school activities for any classroom! These go-to activities are always a class pleaser and help reinforce the scientific method.
This pack includes 3 scientific method lab activities to start your year off with a bang! The well known 'Drops on a Penny' is included, along with 'Spring a Leak?' and 'Where the Green Grass Grows.' FUN, EASY and CHEAP activities to start your year off! Your students will go home and rave to their parents about how much fun your science class is! These are the PERFECT follow up to an introduction to the scientific method, but can also stand alone! Materials needed for all 3: pennies, eyedroppers, cups of water, paper towels, plastic sandwich bags, sharp pencils, 2 pots, potting soil (or just soil from your back yard), grass seed, water. 'Drops on a Penny' takes about 30 minutes, 'Spring a Leak?' takes about 20-30 minutes and 'Where the Green Grass Grows is a long term ( 1-2 weeks/ about 5-10 minutes a day) project. You can easily vary the amount of background information you give to the students based on their grade level and ability. THIS IS GREAT HANDS-ON SCIENCE for grades 4-8. Have fun!
**UPDATE 4/1/15**This pack now also contains a teacher's guide and pictures of 'what to expect' to help guide you along. Everything you need to know is right here!