Of course, I am not advocating that the scientific method takes the place of scientific inquiry, however, if you are looking for a few good activities for reviewing variables, graphs, and procedures....
This unit provides the opportunity for students to observe the structures and behavior of crayfish. Students will identify physical characteristics, reaction to stimuli, feeding habits, and territorial behavior. Science skills emphasized in Crayfish are observing, predicting, discussing, describing, more
Powders and Crystals introduces students to chemical and physical properties of familiar substances. Students perform experiments with chemical and physical reactions and chemical indicators. Students learn rules for proper use of chemicals, and eye safety. Skills emphasized are observing, classifyi more
This educational web site is designed for classroom use by teachers and students in Kindergarten through grade 4. It is also designed for homeschool use, and for use by those who are interested learning more about rotorcraft. The web site is actually an on-line, interactive book about one girl's vis more
This document serves as background information for those teachers who are new to teaching science, as well as for any teacher that feels he or she needs a little reminder about the goals and terminology of the scientific process.Curriki community members are encouraged to edit this resource to more
You can now download the final version of the Saturn Educator Guide. You will need Adobe's Acrobat Reader to view the file(s). The text in this publication is based on the Cassini Teacher Guide field test version, previously available from this website and from the Space Science Institute. The field more
This unit provides students with the opportunity to develop a better understanding of the interdependence of the natural world through careful observation of a given area in the schoolyard. Special emphasis will be placed on observing, describing, collecting data, interpreting data, and discussing.< more
(this description is from the Brainpop website)BrainPOP is a pioneering developer of engaging, animated content that motivates and inspires children to learn. Hosted by the irresistible duo of an expressive orange robot named Moby and his teen companion Tim, BrainPOP movies cover everythin more