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Students Showcase the Scientific Method

One of the student experimenters.

El Morro Elementary fifth-graders conducted individual experiments as a part of the school’s Science Showcase.

Students develop their own scientific experiments using the scientific method of asking questions, developing a hypothesis, conducting research, making observations and analyzing the outcome.

“The Science Showcase is a standards-based project where each fifth grade student constructed an experiment covering a science standard, said department chair Jay Williams.

Morgan Franklin took multiple photographs at different lens speeds, confirming her hypothesis that light affects the clarity of images.

Piper Warner tested her hypothesis that erosion affects the way shorelines are created.

Jagger Hawlish measured plants nurtured with seven liquids and was surprised to discover that milk produced the most significant results

 

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