Sunday, May 8, 2011
FREE SCIENCE LESSON - Use of Lab Equipment and Data Analysis Skills
This lab covers the proper use of basic pieces of lab equipment and the data analysis skills of tabling and graphing.
This lab can be used with any type of science class that does lab work and with students in grades 6 through 12. Use this free product to insure that your students will learn or review how to use basic pieces of lab equipment: a graduated cylinder, Bunsen burner, meter stick, thermometer, and quadruple beam balance. Students will work with this equipment and answer basic questions.
Basic data analysis skills are also included. Students will construct a data table, line graph, bar graph, and circle graph.
Your download will consist of 17 pages: a 7 page lab handout, 4 page student worksheet, 5 page answer key, and 1 page teacher preparation sheet. The lab handouts include: Title, Introduction, Purpose, Materials, Procedure, and Questions.
The pages are set up so that you can choose to have your students write their own lab reports or you can use the enclosed student data worksheets.
Your download will include two versions of this lab: a pdf file and a Word document.