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Team Oak Science Units: Scientific Method

Scientific Method

During this unit, we will be studying how scientists do their work and various terms involved in conducting proper scientific investigations.

I Can Statements

I Can;

  • identify and use the steps of the scientific method


  • state the problem as a question that can scientifically be tested and investigated


  • create a hypothesis as an if/then statement that is testable


  • identify the manipulated, responding and controlled variables in an experiment


  • use appropriate tools to accurately collect, analyze and record quantitative and qualitative data


  • write a conclusion using data from an experiment


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Did you know that there are 206 bones in the adult human body and there are 300 in children (as they grow some of the bones fuse together).
Flea's can jump 130 times higher than their own height. In human terms this is equal to a 6ft. person jumping 780 ft. into the air.
The most dangerous animal in the world is the common housefly. Because of their habits of visiting animal waste, they transmit more diseases than any other animal.
Snakes are true carnivorous because they eat nothing but other animals. They do not eat any type of plant material.
The world's largest amphibian is the giant salamander. It can grow up to 5 ft. in length.

Cool Websites

Powerpoint presentation: Scientific Method