Posted by **Jarrad** on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 1:04pm.

I am trying to figure out how to teach young students, say 3rd/4th grade the six steps of the scientific method in a simplified way they would understand...Any ideas?? Any examples/and /or sites??

Thanks, jarrad

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 1:17pm
This site presents the scientific method steps well.

http://science.howstuffworks.com/innovation/scientific-method6.htm

You might experiment with plants or germinating seeds.

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**bobpursley**, Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at 4:12pm
I have to tell you, at that grade, they will memorize the steps, but have little understanding. I would focus on observation, and data collection, and focusing on part of the hypothesis: the why and possible explainations for the observations. Later on, they can learn the meaning of hypothesis.

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**Sam**, Monday, October 11, 2010 at 3:29pm
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That phrase was taught to me in the 6th grade and I still remember it 3 years later without having to think about it :) hope this was helpful!

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**jasmine **, Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 5:40pm
i think i need to learn about fossils right now i belive .

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