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Scientific Investigation Process – PowerPoint

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PowerPoint | 10 pages | Grades: 3 - 6

A PowerPoint outlining the scientific investigation process.

Use this teaching presentation when exploring the scientific investigation process with your class.

Introduce the steps to your students for the first time or use the PowerPoint as a revision resource when starting new science experiments.

The steps of the Scientific Investigation Process are:

  • Question
  • Prediction
  • Planning
  • Results
  • Analysis
  • Reflection

Each step includes editable elaboration questions that help explain what is to be completed during each stage of the process.

This presentation is best viewed in Slide Show mode and navigated by clicking on the titles of each step.

A poster version of this resource is also available.

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Scientific Investigation Process – Posters

A set of posters covering the scientific investigation process.

Teach Starter Publishing7 pagesGrades: 3 - 6

Curriculum

  • Science 3.2

    Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses scientific practices during laboratory and outdoor investigations. The student is expected to: (1) plan and implement descriptive investigations, including asking and answering questi...

  • Science 4.2

    Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses scientific practices during laboratory and outdoor investigations. The student is expected to: (1) plan and implement descriptive investigations, including asking well defined questio...

  • Science 5.2

    Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses scientific practices during laboratory and outdoor investigations. The student is expected to: (1) describe, plan, and implement simple experimental investigations testing one variabl...

  • Science 6.2

    Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student uses scientific practices during laboratory and field investigations. The student is expected to: (A) plan and implement comparative and descriptive investigations by making observations, asking ...

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