Includes the following (69 pages/slides):
Scientific Method Slide Show
Controls and Variables Activity
19 Vocabulary Cards
Test and Review Questions with Answer Keys
Test and Review Questions
More on The Scientific Method HERE
Controls and variables activity with an answer key
This activity can work with individuals, in a group, or teacher-led.
There are 2 scenarios where the students will have to identify the control group, experimental group, independent variable, dependent variable, and conclusion.
Slide show with 38 slides
The basic skills scientists use including observation, evaluating, classifying, etc.
Explanation and student interaction slides of common ideas including quantitative, qualitative, inference, prediction, objective, and subjective.
Basic definitions explained including independent, dependent, control, experimental group.
The steps of the scientific method. They are explained in detail along with the ‘rotten meat and flies’ example.
Questions and/or descriptions for each slide are located in the note section at the bottom of the page.
19 vocabulary cards with definitions
You can use the cards in multiple ways, including: placing them on a word wall and use them as a vocabulary review game as a whole class or as a group.
I am able to customize vocabulary cards for any topic. Please let me know if you are looking for something specific.
Test and answer key/Review questions and answer key
The scientific method test is short answer and fill in the blank questions.
The following topics are covered on the test:
~The steps to the scientific method
~The tools scientists use
~Identifying the following in a scenario: control group, experimental group, independent variable, and dependent variable.
~The difference between control group and experimental group
~Identifying the following as examples: prediction, inference, qualitative observation, quantitative observation, subjective, and objective.