Classroom Activities

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Example of an easy experiment:

Title: Is Salt as Good as it Seems?
Introduction: ...
Aim: To investigate the effect of salt on plant growth
Hypothesis: Plants grow better with a low salt level
Experimental set-ups: 3 salt levels:  high, medium, low
Control set-up: Similar set-up, but with no salt
Independent variable: Amount of salt
Dependent variable: Growth of the plant
Constants: Control type of plant, size of pot, amount & type of soil, amount of water & sunshine, temperature, length of growing time
Sample size: 5  (number of plants at each salt level)
Results: Plants grew bigger & bushier with the highest salt level
Discussion: ...
Conclusion: Plants grow best with a high salt concentration.
  The hypothesis was disproved
References: ...
Acknowledgements:        ...

 

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Matching Activities

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Dissecting Experiments

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  • 5 Easy Experiments to Dissect
  • 3 Harder Experiments to Dissect
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Last reviewed: 28 March, 2013