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How Scientists Work - Scientific Method

Added: 24 Aug 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Audio / Video / Simulation

A student friendly animation with the option of "Play the Quiz" or "Play the Movie". If you play the Movie, students will be able to view the thought process behind being a scientist with the scientific method being explained to the character Ben who can't get his plant to grow.

How it maps to the curriculum


Strand: 1. Nature of Science

Strand unit: 1. How Scientists Work

Suggestions for use: The "Watch a Movie" animation could be set as a homework exercise. Next lesson, complete the quiz with the class as a starter activity. Give students seeds to grow as homework.

Key Skills:

  • Managing Information and Thinking
  • Managing Myself

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