This set of 42 task cards will help you teach, review, and reinforce the entire Scientific Method Process as well as the application of the process. Students will distinguish between qualitative and quantitative observations, identify and create their own hypothesis, identify and describe control & experimental groups, analyze graphs and tables, form conclusions, and more.
What is included in this resource?
A Teacher Guide with a suggested lesson sequence, tips, and strategies
A set of 42 task cards in editable and pdf formats
Blank Task Cards for Your Own Questions
A student answer sheet for recording answers
A Teacher Answer Key
A Powerpoint version of Task Cards with answer key to review with students
A digital Google Slide version of task cards
A digital Google Form Answer Sheet
Task Cards Cover the Following Concepts:
The student will identify and put the steps of Scientific Method in Order
The student will distinguish between qualitative and quantitative observations
The student will define the term hypothesis, identify the term in a scenario, and create a hypothesis from a given scenario.
The student will define the term independent variable and identify the independent variable in a scenario.
The student will define the term dependent variable and identify the dependent variable in a scenario.
The student will define the term control group and identify the control group in a scenario.
The student will define the term experimental group and identify the experimental group in a scenario.
The student will identify possible sources of experimental error
The student will analyze a graph and form a conclusion about the data
The student will study a lab experiment scenario and identify which factors that must be kept constant and explain why
The student will study several lab experiment scenarios and identify and describe hypothesis, independent/dependent variables, control & experimental groups, and form conclusions.
The student will analyze graphs and tables and identify independent/dependent variables and make conclusions.
This easy to read, one page reading passage is the perfect way to introduce the Scientific Method to of your students! Includes 2 differentiated reading passages, 3 differentiated student worksheets, a CLOZE Reading worksheet option, 2 differentiated quizzes, and answer keys for everything!
This includes everything in the print version of this product plus: Google Slide versions of all 3 reading comprehension activities and two differentiated self-grading Google Form Quizzes.
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Students are introduced to the scientific inquiry process and each step of the Scientific Method is explained in detail. 2 differentiated reading passages are included.
Three differentiated versions of student reading comprehension worksheets are included: 1) Open ended questions with & annotation boxes for grade level & higher reading level students 2) CLOZE Reading fill-in-the-blank worksheet for lower reading level students. 3) a modified reading comprehension worksheet that pairs with the modified reading passage for lower reading level students. These activites can be completed individually or as a whole group. The Digital Version includes additional Google Slide Digital Notebook versions of all 3 of these reading comprehension activities (Grade Level, CLOZE Version, Modified Version). Students have their own Digital Notebook version of the reading passage and enter their responses right into the digital worksheet.
Two differentiated versions including 13 multiple choice questions taken directly from the reading passage. I included both a word copy and a pdf copy so you have the ability to modify/add/delete any quiz question you like. The Digital Version includes an additional two self-grading Google Form Quizzes ( Grade Level Quiz & Modified Quiz).