Bikini Bottom Experiments Scientific Method
Flower Power • Sponge Bob loves to garden & wants to grow pink flowers for his friend, Sandy. • He bought a special fertilizer called Flower Power to see if it would help his plants produce more flowers. • He plants: • 2 plants • Same size • Separate containers • Same amount of potting soil • 1 plant in a sunny window (watered everyday with fertilized water) • 1 plant on a shelf in a closet (waters with plain water)
Flower power • What did Sponge Bob do wrong in this experiment? • What should he do to test the effectiveness of Flower Power fertilizer? • Write an experiment.
Super Snails • Gary is not the smartest snail in Bikini Bottom, but he thinks he can improve his brain power by eating Super Snail Snacks. • Gary recruits Sponge Bob and several snail friends to help him with an experiment. • The snails ate 1 snack with each meal every day for 3 weeks. • Sponge Bob made a test and gave it to the snails before they started eating the snacks and then again after the 3 weeks was over.
Super snails • Based on the data, do the Super Snail Snacks work? • What should Gary and Sponge Bob do next?
Bubble Time • Patrick loves bubble gum. • He wants to be able to blow the biggest bubbles. • He is going to enter the Bikini Bottom Big Bubble Contest. • He will practice with 5 different brands of bubble gum. • We are going to perform an experiment to help him decide which type of bubble gum would be the best.
Scientific Method • Purpose/Problem • Research • Hypothesis • Experiment
Scientific method • Analysis • Conclusion