Nature of Science

These activities are designed to introduce some basic scientific concepts and skills that are important for any science lab or inquiry. The activities are broken into two groups: Observations and Measurements.


A series of activities that test the students observations skill and teach them to distinguish between observations and inferences.

Observation activities


These labs show students how to measure for length, volume, and mass, create and interpret line graphs, and convert between different metric measurements.

Metric Measurements Lab
Principles of Graphing Lab

Metric Unit Conversion worksheet