Besides getting your hands dirty designing and carrying out your own science experiments, a scientific method quiz or fun activity can really help you start to master the "ins and outs" of the scientific inquiry process.
What you will find on this page is a continually growing collection
of fun scientific method activities, quizzes and worksheets that will make learning the scientific method a breeze.
John Goodlad, in his article "Access to Knowledge", speaks of not enough being done to remove the "rote memorization boredom" from classrooms. He also goes on to say that not enough is being done to integrate meaningful activities like practical demonstrations and experiments with text based learning.
I have to admit I agree with this position. In my experience as an engineering student, I have found it much easier; not to mention much more fun, to learn the particular topic at hand when taking part in labs and group projects. In fact, I've been amazed at how many times something just "clicked" whilst playing around with my own electronics equipment at home.
That's another story for another day though. You'll find three sections below: a quiz section; scientific method worksheets section; and another for fun scientific method activities. I am also in the process of putting together an interactive scientific method quiz so make sure to bookmark this page and check back soon for updates.
Science crossword puzzles are not only interesting to do, but they can also be a great way to build up basic science vocabulary. Below is a collection of printable scientific method crosswords covering most aspects of scientific inquiry from the history of scientific method to the steps of the scientific method.
Scientific method worksheets can also be a great way to reinforce the basics of the scientific inquiry process. Below is a collection of worksheets that cover the basics of the scientific method.
You've heard that saying "if it's fun it won't seem like work" right..? Other than carrying out your own experiments, what better way is there to learn the basics of the scientific inquiry process than to participate in fun scientific method activities? You'll find a great collection below in the very near future.
Science is much more than rote memorizing facts from text books. Fun science activities provide great way to put scientific principles into an everyday context as well as to reinforce the basic principles that are so fundamental to science.
You will constantly find more and more fun worksheets, activities and scientific method quizzes being added so make sure to bookmark this page and check back often.
From ancient Greek science to medieval science to the modern scientific method, find out how this method has come to be the tool of choice for scientific inquiry.
You know that the scientific method is a very important tool in scientific inquiry, but what actually is it? Here are some great scientific method definitions that explain the scientific process and what it involves.
What springs to mind when you think of the word "science"? A classroom full of rote-memorizing students? A mad scientist sporting a white lab coat? Gobbledygook? FUN? Find out what the "experts" think science is.
Unfortunately, there is no single way to define science and today you will find a myriad of definitions with wide varying opinions. Here are some of the more interesting definitions I came across.