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SCIENTIFIC METHOD

Module Abstract

Using cellophane “fortune telling” fish, students learn and practice the scientific method. By proposing, testing and observing students test various hypotheses as to why the fish curl, roll up or do nothing in their palm or on other surfaces.

Module Resources and Documents

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Module Information, Procedures and Resources

Power Point Slides Scientific Method

Module alignment to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) & Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
NGSS Alignments Scientific Method

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List of Required Materials

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REQUEST MODULE SUPPLIES (offer good until May 1, 2020)

*Fortune telling fish