Activity: What is your strongest science question?

In this activity, students come up with lots of questions and evaluate them using the Scientific Question Criteria to decide which questions are the most practical to investigate.

Students follow the scientific process by asking questions based on close observations, then evaluate the questions against set criteria. They go on to develop hypotheses and plan the most appropriate types of scientific enquiries to test these.

  • Key Stage: KS3
  • Time required: 30 minutes

About this resource

  • Resource type: classroom activity
  • Theme: Working scientifically
  • Curriculum links

Materials required

  • envelopes

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