A 33-slide PowerPoint that introduces students to the topics of experimental design as well as the parts of an experiment (e.g. problem, hypothesis, variables, etc.). This product can be used as a short introduction to experimental design and also as a guide for students who are learning to write lab reports.
- The scientific method
- Basic steps to the scientific method
- Introduction to experimental design
- Parts of an experiment
- Problem statement
- Variables (includes: IV, DV, and constants)
- Experimental Controls
- Types of errors in experiments (human vs. experimental errors)
- How to reduce errors in experiments
BONUS: Experimental Design Worksheet! (Value: $2.25)
This PPT product also includes a corresponding Experimental Design Worksheet that mirrors what is included in the presentation in a worksheet format, and also provides review questions on the topics. This product is sold separately for $2.25 and is included here for a reduced price. A link to the worksheet is found below:
Downloadable in 2 Formats:
- This product comes in 2 formats: a static PDF document and editable Word document.
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Relevant NGSS Science and Engineering Practices Addressed by This Product:
- Conducting Experiments
- Analyzing and Interpreting Data
- Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information
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