Teaching the Scientific Method with Paper Rockets
- Do background research and make a hypothesis
- Do an experiment to test the hypothesis
- Draw conclusions from the results of the experiment
This lesson will introduce your students to the scientific method using a fun, hands-on activity. A middle school version of this lesson plan is also available.
NGSS AlignmentThis lesson helps students prepare for these Next Generation Science Standards Performance Expectations:
Area of Science
Aerodynamics & Hydrodynamics
Scientific method, flight, forces
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