Warm Ups #1-1 – 1-14. Warm Up #1-1, August 20. Describe what will you need to be successful this year? School is important because_____________. What kind of teacher do you want? Our class should be ___________ everyday.
Three groups of students decided to design experiments to learn more about the process of evaporation. One group of students used the four different containers shown below.
The students poured 100 milliliters of water at 20°C into each container. The containers were placed side by side on a table near the window for 24 hours. The next day the students used a graduated cylinder to measure the amount of water left in each container.
Answer all of the questions to the best of your ability in complete sentences
Answer all of the questions to the best of your ability in complete sentences and with part of the question in the answer.
1. In the chart below, fill in the two types of observations that we make in science and then using complete sentences, give a description of each observation.
2. In your own words describe what an inference is.
3. Using this picture and a T-chart, list observations and inferences
a. B. C.
Please write in a complete sentence with part of the question in the answer.
Ex: A __________________ is a scientist that studies animals.
1. Which of the following scientists studies animals? A. Botanist, B. Zoologist, C. Geologist
2. What does a volcanologist study? A. Constellations, B. Plants, C. Volcanoes
3. Which of the following scientists studies insects? A. Mycologist, B. Ornithologist, C. Entomologist
4. Albert Einstein was a scientist famous for his work on physics. Where was he born? A. Germany, B. United States, C. France
5. Which of the following scientists studies the oceans? A. Oceanographer, B. Astronomer, C. Meteorologist
6. Robert Bakker is a famous paleontologist. What did he study? A. Gorillas, B. Birds, C. Dinosaurs
7. Which of the following animals did Diane Fossey spend her life protecting? A. Bengal Tigers, B. Mountain Gorillas, C. Koalas
Convert the following metrics.
Examine the statements. Write “yes” if the topic can be investigated scientifically. Wrote “no” if it cannot be. Then for each item you answered “yes,” rewrite the topic to form a scientific question.
Respond to the questions without a complete sentence
The second group of students decided to see if different liquids evaporate at the same rate at room temperature. The students decided to test three liquids: freshwater, saltwater, and rubbing alcohol. The students poured 50 mL of each liquid into a separate beaker. All the beakers were placed next to one another on a shelf.
After two days, the students used a graduated cylinder to measure the amount of liquid remaining in each beaker. The table below shows the results.
Results – After Two Days –
Question: Before the experiment, the students had the hypothesis that salt water would evaporate faster than the other liquids. Do the results of the experiment support the hypothesis? Explain your answer.
For each of the following situations, (a) write a testable scientific question and (b) Identify the IV, DV, and CV in the experiment
Respond in a complete sentence.