You have your topic. You have done your research. Now, you are ready to make an educated guess.
In the third science fair project challenge episode, we are going to discuss the hypothesis and how to formulate one for your project!
If you found these homeschool science tips to be helpful, would you please take a moment to rate it in iTunes or Stitcher? This would help me tremendously in getting the word out so that more ear buds are filled with science-teaching encouragement.
The third step of the science fair project is to formulate a hypothesis. This phase is patterned after step three of the scientific method.
A hypothesis is normally simple “if-then” statement that is no more than one sentence long.
Your students are ready to make a hypothesis, or educated guess, about the answer to their question. This step will be relatively easy because the students have been well prepared.
The students need to:
Download the science fair project worksheets to use as you go through this step with your students.
Check out the following post for help with completing this step of the science fair project:
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
Comments will be approved before showing up.
We chatted about the two goals for elementary science in the last episode. Click "Read More" to listen to today’s podcast, where we discuss the tools you can use to accomplish those goals!
Welcome to the second stop on our roadmap to teaching science – the elementary years! Click "Read More" to hear about your two goals for science during these years.
We have chatted about your goals and tools, but what does it look like to actually science during the early years? Click "Read More" to listen to two different options for how you can put the tools in action to accomplish your goal.