7TH GRADE SCIENCE

Scientific Method Lab

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The Scientific Method Using M&M’s

1)      Get with your assigned partner.

2)      Get a bag of M&M’s from Ms. Williams.

3)      Decide on one question you would like to answer about your bag of M&M’s.  Write it down.  (DO NOT OPEN YOUR M&M’S)

 

4)      Guess what the answer to your question might be (hypothesis).  Write it down.  (DO NOT OPEN YOUR M&M’S)

 

5)      Open your bag of M&M’s and answer your question.  Make sure you record your data in a table.

 

6)      Also, be sure to count the total number of M&M’s in your bag and the number of each color M&M in your bag.

 

DO NOT EAT ANY M&M’S YET

 

Fill in the following information as you work

Question/Problem:

 

Hypothesis:

 

Data:

 

Total Number of M&M’s in bag:

Number of each color of M&M in bag:

 

Conclusion:

 

Constant:

 

Independent Variable:

 

Dependent Variable:

 

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