Scientific Method

In this movie, you'll learn about the Scientific Method, which are the steps scientists follow to investigate and answer questions about the world. You'll learn how to ask a question, make a hypothesis, plan and carry out an experiment, observe and record data, draw conclusions, and share results with others. Find out how you can follow the Scientific Method when you do experiments or a science project.

Cool Science Careers: Imagine Yourself Game Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students explore various science careers by using an online game to take on the role of a scientists in the fields of Neuropsychology, Toxicology, Epidemiology, and Neurobiology. Students will select the career that most interests them and conduct additional research to learn more about the field. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Motion and Mass Lesson Plan: SpaceForce Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 1-4, students use a free online science game to explore the principles of physics, mass, force, and motion. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Scientific Method Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about the scientific method.The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Scientific Method. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Scientific Method Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about the scientific method. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Scientific Method topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »
  • Delilah vanderGeest

    I just found the book, Charlotte the Scientist is Squished, and am excited to use it to introduce the scientific method. It is a great resource to pair with Brain Pop.