Select Page

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

Note that you need to be registered with Nano-Link and logged in to download files. To register or log in, click here.

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

For a Spanish version of this module, click here.

List of Required Materials

Most necessary classroom materials for the experiment connected to this module are available to educators at no cost through our Nano-Link Program.  To be eligible to request materials simply create an account and fill in all the profile fields on your Profile.  Once you have done so, you will be able to download lab instructions and teacher guides and also request shipment of lab materials to you.  The full list of items needed for this module is below.  Those available through Nano-Link are marked with an asterisk.

REQUEST MODULE MATERIALS

*Fortune telling fish