By using the popular comedy Regular Show, students learn about the scientific method as a problem solving strategy.
This lesson shows students that the scientific method is not only something used by scientists but something that can be used in their everyday lives. It also drives home the idea that the scientific method is, first and foremost, a method of asking questions and problem solving.
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Before the activity can begin, students must understand what the scientific method is, the steps involved, and that it is a method used by scientists to solve problems and answer questions. Make sure students understand that the scientific method is a set of steps that can be applied to any question or problem they may encounter and that it is applicable to problems they may face in everyday life.