The Lipstick Experiment
About the The Lipstick Experiment Lesson
A boy and a girl discover the Scientific Method while preparing for a science fair.
• Students will be able to describe and use the scientific method.
• Students will be able to explain what metric units are and why we use them.
• Students will be able to understand why scientists use the scientific method for designing an experiment.
At first thought, Jack was horrified to find that he was working with a partner. ?You two kids are supposed to design an experiment,? their teacher instructed. ?An experiment,? he thought. Jack was well skilled in experimenting with the different types of liquids that would stick to his sister?s face, but an experiment for science class? ?Impossible!? Jack?s partner Bridget did not share this same feeling. She was already quickly planning their experiment. ?This sounds boring,? he determined. He laid his head down on the lab table and drifted off to sleep.