Cool Websites - Interactive websites to help you learn
These are some interactive websites that I found that might help you with some of the skills and concepts that we are learning about during our Lab Skills and Safety unit. There are websites for the following topics:
The scientific Method
Reading a Triple Beam Balance
Reading a Graduated Cylinder
Introduction to the scientific methodThis scholastic website provides a brief video that introduces the scientific method and uses several important vocabulary words in the correct context. It walks students through the basic steps of the scientific method.
vitual lab about clothing color and heatThis virtual lab asks students to use the scientific method to perform an experiment to determine which color of clothing would be the best to wear based on the temperature.
Walk the Plank Scientific Method GameIn this game, students are asked various questions about the scientific method.
Practice reading a triple beam balanceThis website gives students a brief tutorial about how to read a triple beam balance. It then allows students to practice reading a triple beam balance until they feel comfortable with the skill.
practice reading a graduated cylinderThis website gives students a brief tutorial about how to correctly read a graduated cylinder. It goes on to allow students to practice the skill until they have mastered it.