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Scientific Method Unit Plan – FREE


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Is lesson planning just too much on top of teaching on top of grading on top of classroom management on top of *ahem* living your life?  Get all the guidance you need to teach a comprehensive, no-prep inquiry unit either in person, hybrid, or virtual with my all inclusive unit bundle!


This unit guide will save you time, engage your students, and wow your administrators! Unit overview, NGSS standards, and a pacing guide are all included with links to relevant resources to make planning a breeze.


This free unit guide covers: 

  • Unit Summary
  • NGSS Standards Alignment
  • Enduring Understandings
  • Guiding Questions
  • A brief description of all resources included in this bundle
  • Suggested Pacing
  • Key vocabulary with definitions
  • Additional Resources


Who is this resource for?

This resource can be used by classroom teachers, tutors, and parents of students in grades 6-9.


This resource is ideal for teachers who teach in person, online, or hybrid. Digital versions are included with all resources to make lesson planning a breeze!


How do I teach this unit? 

Download the full unit that corresponds to this unit here.

Topics covered in this unit include:

  • What is Science?
  • Scientific Method (variables & controls)
  • Bias & Error
  • Graphing & Data Analysis


Key Features of this Unit:

  • Can be implemented in person, hybrid, or virtual
  • Several engaging Google Slides lessons
  • Several guided reading resources for homework or class practice
  • Project based learning
  • Formative and summative assessment


What’s Included?

This unit guide is a downloadable PDF with a link to a Google Docs version.


Please take a look at the individual product preview files to see more of the resources included in this bundle.


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NGSS Standards covered by this Scientific Method Unit Plan:

1. Asking questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering) 

2. Developing and using models 

3. Planning and carrying out investigations 

4. Analyzing and interpreting data 

5. Using mathematics and computational thinking 

6. Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering) 

7. Engaging in argument from evidence 

8. Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information


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