In this penny experiment, students will practice identifying the independent variable, dependent variable and controls through a lab. Students will practice going through each step of the scientific method while utilizing their observation and inference skills.
The lab works well with groups of 4. Each group will test some various solutions and observe which is the best at removing copper oxide from the pennies.
They will fill out their lab sheet and answer their analysis questions
Included in this product...
--Teacher guide for setting up the experiment
--Instructions projected for students and penny scale projected for students
Hey! you might also like my other Introduction to the scientific method and variables lab...Senses Reaction Time Lab
or my Variables Lesson Product
Great introduction lab for many different grade levels. I use these materials with my middle school science class.