The Scientific Method Project Based Learning Activities (PBLs)

The Scientific Method Project Based Learning Activities (PBLs)
The Scientific Method Project Based Learning Activities (PBLs)
The Scientific Method Project Based Learning Activities (PBLs)
The Scientific Method Project Based Learning Activities (PBLs)
The Scientific Method Project Based Learning Activities (PBLs)
The Scientific Method Project Based Learning Activities (PBLs)
Grade Levels
Product Rating
4.0
1 rating
Product Q & A
File Type

Compressed Zip File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

44 KB|3 pages
Share
Product Description
This is an engaging, problem-based inquiry activity that gets your students utilizing the Scientific Method to solve a real-life problem and learn to think critically. Designed for science students in the middle and high school grades, this activity is NGSS, Common Core, and STEM-aligned and uses common experiences and materials to apply your lessons in a meaningful way. Your resource is fully-editable and can be uploaded to your class site or printed for students' use.

Learning Goals:
- Design a clear and concise experiment that can be used to solve a real world problem
- Determine the difference between accuracy and precision
- Perform tasks commonly used in physics labs, namely: calculating the mean and standard deviation, determining modes, creating data tables, and graphing data

Prerequisites:
- Solving algebraic equations

This activity will motivate and engage your students and force them to think critically, analyze a common situation, apply what they’ve learned in a meaningful way, problem-solve and work collaboratively.

In this activity, your students’ job is to:
1) Apply what they have learned both inside and outside the classroom to solve the posed problem in the best way possible
2) Conduct their own research to decide if they need to learn anything else in order to solve the problem
3) Make sure they answer all the questions you asked them by collecting data and providing evidence and reasoning for their responses.

Your complete resource includes a student and teacher version. The student version contains the basic information they can use to design and carryout their experiment. The teacher version includes the answer key, look-fors as well as teacher tips tricks to make everything go smoothly.

Here are some additional PBLs you might be interested in.

Physics:
• Edit Product: The Scientific Method
• Banked Curves

If you have any questions, please send me an email – devon@teachwithfergy.com
Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
1 hour
Report this Resource
Loading...
$1.99
Digital Download
avatar

Teach With Fergy

1,751 Followers
Follow
More products from Teach With Fergy
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
$1.99
Digital Download
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up