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Scientific Method Worksheets | Labs | Lesson Plans | Unit

The Owl Teacher
Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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61 pages
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Kick off the year in your science class with this complete unit full of engaging lessons and experiments to teach about the scientific method! Your students will learn about what it means to be a scientist, what the different process skills are, and observation and classification skills.

**Check out my "Teaching the Scientific Method" blog post to learn more!**

Check out the preview for details!

This Unit Includes:

✓ What it means to be a scientist

✓ The importance of observation skills and how to have and use them

✓ The importance of classification skills and how to have and use them

✓ Investigating other process skills

✓ Exploring the steps of the scientific method

✓ Applying the scientific method

With This Unit You’ll Get:

✓ Engaging, high quality, detailed lesson plans

✓ Hands-on science labs and investigations

✓ Higher level thinking activities and cooperative learning

✓ Science centers

✓ Practice and review sheets (printables)

✓ Process skills tabbed booklet

✓ Two different versions of the process skills

✓ Answer keys

.… and so much more!

How You Can Use This Unit:

  ✓ Day-by-day lessons - as written

  ✓ As a supplement to an already established program

  ✓ Science centers

  ✓ A review throughout the school year

  ✓ Teacher demonstrations

  ✓ Whole group, small group, partners, or individual work

  ✓ Weekly science labs

  ✓ Warm up activities

Other Buyers Have Said:

“What a great unit to begin the year with. These activities really get the students thinking about what science is and sets a great precedence for the rest of the year.” (Thank you, Megan R.!)

“Great ideas for hands on activities. Another teacher told me that she wanted to be a student in my class!” (Thank you, Donnaleigh W.!)

"This was a great resource!! Thank you so much! My fifth graders absolutely loved the Bouncin' Eggs Experiment. Definitely plan to use again next year. It was fun and easy to implement. Great way to start off the year." (Thank you, Amy W.!)

Other Related Products You May Enjoy:

Scientific Method and Process Skills Bundle

Scientific Method and Process Skills Causation Cards

Scientific Method and Process Skills Task Cards

Final Notes:

While I recommend printing in color and laminating materials for future use, it is not necessary. These materials print just fine in grayscale.

If you see ANYTHING that needs modifying, or if you have any questions, please contact me via the Q&A. I take my product creation and your satisfaction very seriously! Thanks!

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These lessons are perfect for tutors, paraprofessionals, volunteers, and substitutes! They are low prep, too!

With several complete lesson plans in this unit, that's less than a dollar a day for everything you need--worksheets, centers, scripted lessons, vocabulary, and much more! It's definitely worth the value!

This unit plan is perfect if you have to teach about the scientific method but weren't sure how or are just starting out! This unit plan saves you time! Additionally, with scripted plans it's perfect for when you have a substitute!

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©Tammy DeShaw, The Owl Teacher. All rights reserved. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for teachers, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Teachers may NOT upload the product to school/district servers, or to any website, or share digital or print copies. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

Total Pages
61 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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