These sites have simple experiments that will expose students to scientific methods and processes. Students learn to conduct experiments based on scientific inquiry as well as understanding it at the conceptual level. Includes examples on forming research questions and hypotheses, identifying dependent and independent variables, presenting data, and writing conclusions. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Scientific Method, Scientific Principles, Science Fair Projects: Ideas and Organization.
This site has many fun interesting science experiements organized by categories including chemistry, life science, force and energy, and more. Students can also share their results as well as read results from other students.
Scroll down to find science projects by topics. Click on a science project and then view details of all project links to get experimental instructions and more. Projects are also rated for level of difficulty. NOTE: This site contains ads and pop-up ads.
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 science fair projects.
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. Includes a video, animation, online quizzes, lesson plans, and printable worksheets. There are links to eThemes resources on scientific method, qualities of a scientist, understanding science, and science fair.
Some of these sites offer ideas for science experiments for kids. Other sites present more investigative ideas and guidelines for science fair projects. Includes a link to an eThemes Resource on the scientific method.