Grade: 7-honors
Subject: Science
Develop and perform an experiment for a science fair project
scientific method
data analysis/graphing

Expected Outcome Of This Lesson Plan-
1.write a testable hypothesis
2.develop and perform an experiment
3. Analyze data
4. conclusion
Teacher Objectives-
1. Student will write a testable hypothesis using "If...then..." format
2. Student will develop and perform an experiment using independent and dependent variables and a control
3. After collecting data, student will create a graph to analyze data.
4. Student will write a conclusion that addresses the hypothesis and using the data numbers to back up conclusion.
Depends on experiment selected
Teaching Methods-

1. Lesson Introduction-

1. Introduce scientific method
2. Using made-up experiment, (Sponge Bob worksheets), students will identify control, indendent and dependent variables

2. Lesson Progression-

1. Do "Drops on a Penny" lab together to identify parts of the scientific method

3. Guided Practice-

1. Do "Bubbleology" lab in groups using the scientific method to discover which soap makes the biggest bubble

4. Student Practice-

1. Develop individual experiment using the scientific method.
2. Choose topic and question to answer
3. Do research on topic
4. Develop a testable hypothsis using "If... then..." format
5. Develop and perform experiment
6. Analyze data/graph
7. Write conclusion

5. Learner Accommodations-

1. Meet with individuals to see where they need help.

6. Assessment-

1. Meet with individual students and check progress

7. Lesson Closure-

1. Science fair
Measuring Student Progress-
1. Rubric for Science project analyzing each section

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