The Scientific Method is used by curious people - including kids - everyday, as they figure out answers to questions. Take a look at this Scholastic study jam about the scientific method. Be sure to check out the karaoke song and the quiz too!
Do you like science experiments? Are you doing a science fair project? The Scientific Method is an important part of any scientific investigation! Find out more about each step in the scientific method and see examples of the steps in action.
The Scientific Method Song from PBS Kids will help you remember the steps and teach them to others.
No matter what the question, you can use the scientific method to guide you towards an answer. Would I be more glos if I did homework right after school or after dinner? Why isn't this flashlight working? Use the scientific method to solve everyday mysteries.
Try your hand at this Scientific Method crossword puzzle.
Cool Inventions by National Geographic Kids is a collection of fun videos featuring famous inventors like Thomas Edison and the Wright Brothers, famous inventions like the Ferris Wheel and the jet engine, and even some not-so-famous devices invented by kids, like Hiccupops, the Germ Defender, and the Flush Reminder.
From the wheel to 3-D printers, amazing inventions have been made for thousands of years to make life easier or better for people. Find out more about 16 of these amazing inventions.
Learn everything you want to know about the history of inventions at the Great Idea Finder. Take a look at the Innovation Timeline and the Invention Categories to learn the stories behind inventions that we take for granted today.
Inventor biographies are interesting to read, because so many times their inventions came about after hundreds of failures! This site includes terrific sections on African-American inventors, women inventors, and young inventors as well.
The Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, at the National Museum of American History, is a great website to explore. There are lots of stories about inventions and inventors, an interactive map, and ideas for invention projects you can do at home.
Are you a future inventor? Take this Inventors Quiz and find out what kids can do to start inventing right now.
Inventive Kids is a fun site for young people who dream about becoming inventors someday! Learn about how other kids have used imagination and creativity to invent something new. Spark your own imagination as you see what other young inventors have created and read about their ideas.
Take a look at How To Be An Inventor and Super Inventions from Martha's True Stories at PBS Kids. Both include a Quizmo activity at the end of the story.
What crazy invention will you come up with? Fill in the blanks to create your own silly story at The Mad Inventor from National Geographic Kids.
Are you an inventor? ZOOM invites you to consider a problem, then design and build your own device to solve it. Experiment with your invention, gather data, and use your results to improve your invention. Lots of fun suggestions here to keep you busy thinking, inventing, and testing your ideas.
If you are in 4th-8th grade, take a look at the Design Squad website from PBS. You'll find videos, projects, activities, and games to challenge the inventor within you. Check out one boy's cat safety invention!
Learn about the White House Science Fair and the White House Maker Faire - including the young inventor who got to shoot his marshmallow cannon in the White House! Then try your hand at the Big Ideas Quiz Whiz, and these online Inventor puzzles: crossword or word search.
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