PHYSICAL SCIENCES – SCIENTIFIC METHOD
LESSON 1. Collecting Data
Objective: Students learn how to design an experiment to collect data.
Math Skills:Slideshow (flash): Ratios and Proportion
Slideshow script: Ratios and Proportion
Learning about the scientific method is sometimes very abstract to students. However, these following labs will help guide your student to think about how an experiment is designed and the different design methods. Spend appropriate time with students so they understand how an experiment is thought out. You may want to use the following guidelines:
subject do I want to learn more about? Are there any subjects that I
have always wanted to know the answer?
Materials: You may need: Test tubes, stoppers, water, salt water, steel wool, fine gauge wires of Brass, copper, galvanized steel, annealed steel
Data chart should contain the following components: