A tried and true graphic organizer to assist in following the steps of the Scientific Method! Help your students record and track data by following each of the steps of the Scientific Method, clearly laid out and organized to help with easy recall of each step!
The Scientific Method
Problem or Question
What is the question to be answered through your experiment?
This is an educated guess of what you think might happen, also called a hypothesis.
The plan should include step-by-step instructions. Anyone should be able to copy your steps by following these directions so use MANY details. Don’t forget to include the materials needed to do this experiment.
Observations and Data
What are your findings from the experiment? It may be drawings, short answers, graphs with data, or calculations based on what kind of data you collect.
Claims and Evidence
What did you learn or discover through this experiment? Don’t forget a piece of evidence to support your claim.
What is a new idea or new question based on what you learned in this experiment?