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Science Experiment Planning Sheet


1. TOPIC
What is the topic for your experiment (example: light, sound, colour, water, energy, etc.)?
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Why did you choose this topic? _____________________________________________________________________________
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2. PROBLEM
Create a couple questions that are connected to how it works/function.
Example: How does light create a rainbow? High light the main question that you want to find out.
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3. RESEARCH
Write out as many important facts about your topic and problem in point form.
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Explain the experiment that you have decided to do.
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List the websites you have used. Put a star beside the information that is very helpful to you in
solving the problem.
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4. HYPOTHESIS/PREDICTION
Before doing your experiment, make a guess based on your research and learning about what will
happen. Remember to use If I __________ then _______________ will happen sentence.
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5. EXPERIMENT

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List the demonstration step by step. You may cut and paste from the website. Please also give the
name of the website.
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VARIABLES
Independent Variable
(change)

RECORDING DATA
Independent Variables

Dependent Variable
(observe)

Controlled Variable
(keep the same)

Results

6. CONCLUSION
What happened at the end? Did the final result happen the way you predicted? What differences
did you observe from your hypothesis and the final result? What did you learn from this
experiment?
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