Spontaneous Generation - Pasteur & Redi Experiments - for Distance Learning

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7th - 10th, Homeschool
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GOOGLE DOC. Student Pages Included! Take advantage of an excellent video of the landmark experiments of Francesco Redi and Louis Pasteur that debunked spontaneous generation.

The worksheet focuses on their careful application of scientific methods to conduct controlled experiments.

The lesson introduces or reinforces hypothesis testing through scientific methods as each experiment is summarized through an animation with audio and text:

• Asking a question

• Forming a hypothesis

• Design of control and experimental groups

• Variables held constant

• Analyzing and applying data

• Drawing conclusions

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8 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Analyze data from tests to determine similarities and differences among several design solutions to identify the best characteristics of each that can be combined into a new solution to better meet the criteria for success.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.


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