To set up for this activity, I used 4 plain gift bags and cut a whole in the side of each. I labeled the bags 1-4 and filled them with various textured items.
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Now, we have a reference to go back to each time we review the steps!
By the end of the week we were ready to actually become scientists and use the Scientific Method to conduct an experiment.
First, we reviewed each step from our notebook.
Then, we created an experiment together (with this teacher’s help of course!)
We tested to see if Skittles would dissolve faster in warm or cold water. So, we recorded our question and made our hypotheses.
Then, we gathered and discussed our materials needed for the experiment and as to why we needed each item. Our materials were simple: 2 cups, warm water, cold water, Skittles, a marker, and a timer.
We dropped 2 Skittles in each cup,