Teach the steps of the Scientific Method with fourth, fifth or sixth graders. Here is a free lesson plan, experiment template and scientific method poster to review the scientific method steps. You’ll need five pennies for each group of students and a few different solutions that are easy to come by!
Penny Experiment for the Scientific Method
Lead students through these steps of conducting a science experiment: question, research, form a hypothesis, test hypothesis, share results and make a conclusion. This penny experiment uses pennies and simple ingredients like soap, Windex and taco sauce. What will students take away from completing each of the steps…
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