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 The Gidge Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 34 Junior Member
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Scientific Method
08-17-2011, 05:27 AM
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I know there are several different steps in Sc Method I am using 5
1-State Problem
2-Hypothesis using If-----Then(If I take an asprin Then my headache will go away
3-Materials
4-Procedure
5Conclusion
I really am not sure if this is beneficial to them I know Sc Method is different than Sc. Inquiry. Could you all share your steps for Sc. Method steps ?

 Phyllis Joined: Aug 2005 Posts: 3,283 Senior Member
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This is the one I used
08-17-2011, 07:57 AM
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State the problem.
Form a hypothesis
Design the experiment
Collect data
Draw conclusion

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Song
08-17-2011, 04:32 PM
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This is my first year teaching 4th grade science and we start out with the Scientific Method. There is not one set form for it but you have the general outline! I decided I would keep searching and i found a fun song (my kids last year loved the LA ones) on Have Fun Teaching dot com! So, I decided to take my steps from the song because I think singing it all the time will help them remember it!!

I have also made a SM packet if you are interested you can send me your e-mail somehow (since I am "new" I cannot post yet) and I would be happy to send it you

 teachmeifucan Joined: Oct 2010 Posts: 258 Full Member
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Would you be willing to share?
08-17-2011, 05:00 PM
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Would you be willing to share your SM packet with me too? I teach 4th grade as well. To make it easy to remember, I teach the phrase "OHEC" sounds like Oh Heck! Observation, hypotheses, experiment and conclusion.

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Share
08-17-2011, 05:04 PM
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My flash drive is at school but if you send me your e-mail somehow...not really sure how I would be happy to send it on to you!

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packet
08-17-2011, 05:38 PM
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I am really interested in the packet as well please. I am looking for many science resources this yr....pretty please my email is nporter51214 at yahoo dot com

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SM packet
08-17-2011, 05:53 PM
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I would love the packet also.
my email is kreasner#madison.k12.al.us

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SM packet
08-17-2011, 05:54 PM
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# sign is the at sign

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08-17-2011, 06:18 PM
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I teach it this way

1. Make observation and ask questions.
2. Make a hypothesis (A guess, but must be testable).
3. Design experiment (list materials and procedure so others know what to do. Control all variables except the one you are testing).
4. Collect data (charts, tables, written observations).
5. Draw conclusions and share results with others.

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SM packet
08-17-2011, 06:27 PM
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Can I please get a copy of your packet also? Thanks!
My email address is: elvis6239 # hotmail dot com

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Me too!!!
08-18-2011, 06:18 AM
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I hate to add more to your plate, but could you send me a copy of your packet too? I'm assuming that includes the song. Thanks a ton in advance... jskrose#yahoo.com

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Scientific Method Packet
08-18-2011, 06:24 AM
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A lot of people have been asking for the SM packet I made up which I would LOVE to share and now that I am a "junior" I can attach things so here is the packet...for those of you that sent me your e-mail address instead of sending it individually I am just going to post here!

I hope it is helpful!
Attached Files
 Scientific Method.docx (767.8 KB, 545 views)

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Last page
08-18-2011, 06:25 AM
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The last page are the lyrics to the song I found on have fun teaching dot com if you would like to use the song

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I would sooooo appreciate it
08-18-2011, 01:28 PM
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if you could send me your packet too!!

tjohnson#ppv.k12.ok.us

THANKS!

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scientific method
08-18-2011, 07:08 PM
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thanks so much Jackman4, I really appreciate you sharing that with us.

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Thank You
08-18-2011, 07:41 PM
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so much for the packet

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Thank you!!
08-19-2011, 07:14 AM
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Thank you Jackman4! LOVE it and will be using it. The song goes with what melody?

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song
08-19-2011, 02:59 PM
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You're welcome the song is kind of like rock meets techno...I have used songs from the website before (there is a really cool one on matter) and the kids love it

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08-20-2011, 04:21 AM
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Thank you!!!!

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08-20-2011, 07:59 PM
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Thank you for sharing! I love it!

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08-22-2011, 07:20 AM
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No probelm

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SM Packet
08-22-2011, 06:13 PM
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I found it! Thank you so much.

 The Gidge Joined: Dec 2006 Posts: 34 Junior Member
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Scientific Method
08-27-2011, 02:15 PM
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Thanks all

 1956BD Joined: Aug 2007 Posts: 25,558 Senior Member
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Scientific Method Poem
09-02-2011, 03:40 PM
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Here is a great poem someone shared earlier.
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 sci-method-poem.pdf (847.8 KB, 110 views)

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Scientific Method Crossword
09-02-2011, 03:43 PM
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Someone shared this earlier on PT as well.
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Scientific Method Rap
09-02-2011, 03:44 PM
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Here is a rap some creative teacher shared on PT.
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Worksheet
09-02-2011, 03:47 PM
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Do not remember where I found this.
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09-02-2011, 03:51 PM
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You did a great job. Thanks for sharing!

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Scientific Method acronym
09-04-2011, 04:41 AM
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I've had a lot of success teaching my students this little acronym to remember the steps to the scientific method:
Quick Remember Hot Eggs Do Crack!
(Question, research, hypothesis, experiment, data, conclusion)

 Ali'a Joined: Jun 2009 Posts: 566 Senior Member
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Thank you everyone!
09-05-2011, 08:32 AM
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All of you who contributed really were a Godsend today!

Thank you!

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