Qualities of a Scientist
Find out what scientific qualities and attitudes are most important to be a scientist. Learn about distinct scientific disciplines and people who work in these fields. Includes a printable word search puzzle, worksheets, and a quiz. There are links to eThemes resources on scientific method, scientific principles, understanding science, and science fair.
About Science Notes
This website has extensive information about science: it's historical development, famous scientist and their contributions, scientific method and scientific principles, deductive and inductive methods of investigation. Includes images, flowcharts, online quizzes, and in-class activities. NOTE: The site leads to websites with ads.
What's the Most Important Concept in Science?
Learn about the scientific concepts of reproducibility, explanatory power, and falsifiability. NOTE: The site leads to websites with ads.
Twenty Science Attitudes
Read descriptions of 20 science attitudes on this page. NOTE: The site includes ads, a guestbook, and a forum.
Read about skepticism in science and philosophy thought the ages. NOTE: The site includes ads.
Somebody Help Me, I Cannot Hypothesize
Read a scientist's description of the scientific process and decide what quality of a scientist is most important in science. NOTE: The site leads to websites with ads.
What Do Scientists Do?
This lesson plan is designed for 6-8 graders. Students learn about a number of distinct scientific fields and become familiar with the work scientists do.
Quia: Super Scientists
Try matching, concentration, word search, or flash cards to learn about various fields of science and how scientists who worked in the fields are called.
Super Scientists Study Tips
This PDF includes a list of tips on how to remember how scientists are called.
Super Scientist: A Word Search
Print out this one-page PDF file with a word search puzzle.
Super Scientist Quiz
This PDF file lets students match scientists' professions with various fields of science.
eThemes Resource: Scientific Method
These sites describe the general method used in scientific research. They also include the research process, the role and purpose of theory, and the history of the method. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on scientific principles, understanding science, qualities of a scientist, science fair projects.
eThemes Resource: Scientific Principles
Find out what scientific method is all about. Learn major principles in science: problem, hypothesis, observations, experiments, theory, and law. Take quizzes to test the hypothesis that you know how to do science.
eThemes Resource: Understanding Science
Learn the meaning and history of science. Find out who the first scientist was and who invented the scientific method. Discover ways of scientific thinking and practice logic, scientific reasoning, learn classifications, and create dichotomous keys. Learn about origin of the scientific terms and expand your scientific vocabulary. Includes quizzes, games, word puzzles.
eThemes Resource: Science Fair Projects: Ideas and Organization
Some of these sites offer ideas for science experiments for kids. Other sites present more investigative ideas and guidelines for science fair projects.
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