# Unit: Scientific Method

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### Unit Description

This unit introduces students to the process of scientific inquiry. We will use the scientific method throughout the course as we explore a range of scientific disciplines.

### Lessons

 1 - Class Expectations Resources: 5 Students will understand class expectations for 6th grade science. 10,984 2 - What is Science? Resources: 7 SWBAT define science. 11,676 3 - Observations and Inferences Resources: 5 SWBAT make detailed observations and inferences. 10,974 4 - Observations and Inferences Resources: 4 SWBAT make detailed observations. 4,584 5 - Observations and Inferences Resources: 6 SWBAT make detailed observations and inferences. 6,302 6 - Observations and Inferences Resources: 5 SWBAT make detailed observations and inferences. 2,662 7 - Scientific Method Resources: 3 SWBAT identify the steps of the Scientific Method 9,715 8 - Scientific Method Popcorn Experiment Resources: 8 SWBAT design a scientific method question. 6,144 9 - Technology Day 1 Resources: 2 SWBAT create a typing speed and accuracy goal. 1,448 10 - Scientific Quesions and Hypotheses Resources: 4 SWBAT create measurable scientific method questions. SWBAT create "If, then, because" hypothesis statements. 4,646 11 - Controls and Variables Resources: 4 SWBAT identify controls and variables in an experiment. 3,507 12 - Procedures Resources: 4 SWBAT write detailed procedures for an experiment. 1,849 13 - Technology Day 2 Resources: 2 SWBAT improve typing efficiency. 819 14 - Scientific Method Practice Resources: 4 SWBAT practice the steps of the scientific method. 4,373 15 - Interpreting Data Resources: 4 SWBAT interpret simple data sets. 6,860 16 - Scientific Method Practice w/ Band-Aids Resources: 4 SWBAT process the scientific method by hypothesizing and testing which Band-Aid brand is the strongest. 1,898 17 - Technology Day 3 Resources: 2 SWBAT improve typing efficiency and accuracy. 757 18 - Scientific Method Practice w/ Crime-Scene Mystery Resources: 4 SWBAT interactively read a crime scene mystery. 5,129 19 - Scientific Method Practice w/ Crime-Scene Mystery Resources: 4 SWBAT make inferences about evidence from mystery. 1,622 20 - Scientific Method Practice w/ Crime-Scene Mystery Resources: 4 SWBAT make observations and inferences for the mystery. 1,222 21 - Technology Day 4 Resources: 4 SWBAT improve typing. SWBAT review for Test. 663 22 - Scientific Method Practice w/ Crime-Scene Mystery Resources: 3 SWBAT work through the seven steps of the scientific method and make inferences about a piece of evidence for the Magic Mystery. SWBAT write a structured lab conclusion paragraph. 1,380 23 - Scientific Method Practice w/ Crime-Scene Mystery Resources: 4 SWBAT work through the seven steps of the scientific method. SWBAT make inferences based on evidence. 1,140 24 - Professional Lab Report Resources: 4 SWBAT complete a professional final copy of a mini lab report. 1,288 25 - Scientific Method Review Resources: 5 SWBAT review for Unit Test on Scientific Method. 1,961 26 - Scientific Method Review 2 Resources: 4 SWBAT review for Unit Test on Scientific Method. 1,069 27 - Scientific Method Unit Test Resources: 2 SWBAT complete Scientific Method Unit Test. 2,408 Lesson 1 Resources: 1 1 Trees st 352

### Unit Resources

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