This cool video demonstrates the myth of the reaction between Diet Coke and Mentos. It explains how and why the reaction happens. Note: the term theory is used inaccurately in the video.
A website on how to create and test a hypothesis.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Testing Hypotheses.
To stimulate the critical thinking skills required to assess the validity of statements about the key concept using an Agree/Disagree Table.
To distinguish between the ‘scientific’ and ‘everyday’ usage of key vocabulary terms using Everyday Words in Science.
This Possible Sentences strategy activates prior knowledge of specific science content by creating sentences using pairs of key vocabulary words.
Summarize the main idea of a reading, create visual aids, and come up with new questions using a Four Square Concept Matrix.
With a period of 76 years, Halley's Comet appears in many historical contexts.
Using scientific method to test hypotheses about musical sand dunes.
The Higgs boson is important because it gives objects mass. Scientsts predicted that it existed and built CERN to test that hypothesis. They discovered it in July 2012.
Find out what Apollo astronauts saw on the moon, how scientists have developed hypotheses to explain them, and how they plan to test these hypotheses.
Find out what happened when scientists did genetic testing on samples from alleged anomalous primates.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Scientific Method, Development of Hypotheses, and Testing Hypotheses. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.