Type:

Graphic Organizer/Worksheet

Description:

2-page graphic organizer maps out all of the components necessary to think about when designing a scientific experiment including hypothesis, variables, control, constant and observations.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Process Skills
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

experimental design graphic organizers science experiment dependent variable independent variable observation

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

SCI.8.2.A: Science

plan and implement comparative and descriptive investigations by making observations, asking well-defined questions, and using appropriate equipment and technology;

SCI.8.2.B: Science

design and implement comparative and experimental investigations by making observations, asking well-defined questions, formulating testable hypotheses, and using appropriate equipment and technology;
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2012-12-02.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This 2-page graphic organizer walks students through the steps of a scientific experiment, from supported hypothesis, through independent and dependent variables, and concluding with next steps and new questions. Suitable for middle school and older students, this organizer provides clear structure to help student manage all parts of the investigation and analysis.
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Christine Mytko

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