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1. Problem - What are you trying to solve?
2.  Information - Research books, magazines, schema, reports.etc.
3.  Hypothesis - An educated guess as to the answer based on your knowledge and experiences.
4. Experiment - Gather your materials and establish a procedure.
5. Observation - WHAT HAPPENED!  Collect information and data from your experiment - charts, graphs, notes, etc.
6. Conclusion - What was the answer to your problem? Report your findings to help others learn.
  The Scientific Method

How do scientists do what they do?
Well, YOU know because you're a scientist too!
Do you have a problem your trying to solve?
Gather information so that it will be no prob!
Observation is an important part--
in fact, it's the part at the very start.
For it's observation that causes you to wonder why
earthworms do what they do and clouds form in the sky.
Your hypothesis is a "best guess" based on what you know
about how things work-now you're ready to go!

Experimentation lets you test the hypothesis you've made--
to see if your best guess can make the grade.
And because variation is found in nature everywhere,
repeated trials should be done, and done with care.
And don't forget to decide what variables you'll test.
YOU change the independent variables, but not the rest.
Recording your data is very important too;
so you can analyze the results and others can repeat what you could do.
When you've summarized your results and your experiment is done,
you'll have more information about nature and you'll have had some fun.
So, now you know that the scientific method is really cool,
and that SCIENTISTS don't just measure, they
by:  UGA Education

Science is my thing today.
When you do science - here's the way.
ask question - why or how?
hypothesize - do it now!
Experimentation is next in line.
You get results that are SO fine!
Analyze data comes up next.
graph your data, to show it best.
Being a scientist - it's a trip.
It's not square - it's really hip!
By:  UGA Education
                    Science Tools  Power Point                              

STAAR Review

Power Point
  Earth Science  Power Point     Comparing Life Cycles Power Point  
  Measurement Power Point     Electricity Power Point  

Carbon Cycle Game

    Website for GRAPHING your data  
  PBS Talks About Photosynthesis            

Adapted for Survival_Big Book                          

           Plant and Animal  Adaptation  Pictures                                   Biology of  Plants  
  Plant adaptations Power Point     Water Cycle Animated Diagram  

            Food Chain Game                      

Food Chain/Food Web        

 Chain Reaction-Food Chains             



Biomes and Animals - Power points:

  Science Interactive Study Guide     Live Animal Cams  

                                Animal Adaptations              




    Solids, Liquids, & Gases  
  Weather     Classify Animals    
  Energyville     Foss Web  
  Wack-A-Mole Scientific Process Test Review              TEA Science \Study Guide  
  The Great Plant Escape

    Rocky the Rock Hound  
  Go to Weather Activity Page                Weather Underground     Click Here to Start the Simple Machines Activities!    Go to Simple Machines Activity Page  
      Go to Edheads Virtual Hip Surgery!  
  Go to Virtual Knee Surgery Activity Page     Strange Matter  
  What is Matter      
  Science Fair Projects Ideas     GrasslandsTropical OceansWetlands  
  Welcome to Creature World!     Cool Science for Curious Kids  
  HARCOURT MATTER     Who's the Scientist?  

More Science Fair Project Ideas

Even More Science Fair Project Ideas






Teacher Resources - Power Points