ERIC Number: ED430815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
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Classroom Critters and the Scientific Method.
This resource book presents 37 behavioral experiments that can be performed with commonly-found classroom animals including hamsters, gerbils, mice, goldfish, guppies, anolis lizards, kittens, and puppies. Each experiment explores the five steps of the scientific method: (1) Question; (2) Hypothesis; (3) Methods; (4) Result; and (5) Conclusion. The animal-friendly experiments are designed to be carried out in 45 minutes or less with minimal equipment and preparation. In-depth explanations of the different types of variables and controls are provided. (WRM)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Animals, Behavior Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Activities, Science Fairs, Science Instruction, Science Process Skills, Scientific Methodology, Scientific Principles, Zoology
Fulcrum Publishing, 350 Indiana Street, Suite 350, Golden, CO 80401; Tel: 800-992-2908 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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