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In the fourth science fair project challenge episode, we are going to discuss how to design an experiment to test your hypothesis.
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The fourth step of the science fair project is to design an experiment. This stage is patterned after step four of the scientific method.
At this point in the science fair project, the students have a chosen a topic, done some research and formulated their hypotheses. Now, they are ready to design their experiment.
The students may find this step to be a bit challenging, but a well-planned experiment design will yield reliable results.So, it is important that you take the time to walk the students through this process.
The students need to:
Once they have a design in place, the students are ready to perform their experiment, which is the next step!
Download the science fair project worksheets to use as you go through this step with your students.
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