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S7CS9. Students will investigate the features of the process of scientific inquiry. SCIENTIFIC METHOD. Problem & Purpose Research Hypothesis Experiment Results w/ Analysis Conclusion. REFLECT YESTERDAY, TODAY, & TOMORROW. What will I do differently or better to

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### S7CS9

Students will investigate the features of the process of scientific inquiry.

### SCIENTIFIC METHOD

Problem & Purpose

Research

Hypothesis

Experiment

Results w/ Analysis

Conclusion

### REFLECTYESTERDAY, TODAY, & TOMORROW

What will I do

differently or better to

exceed the standard ?

• A – a possible answer to a question

• A – a possible answer to a question

B – an experiment

• C – a type of question

• D – a fact

To determine how the amount of salt in water affects the number of plants = dependent variable is …

• A – the amount of salt.

B – the temp of the water.

• C – the depth of the water.

• D – the number of plants.

• D – the number of plants.

The factors that can change in an experiment are called : number of plants = dependent variable is …

• A – variables

• A – variables

B – inferences

• C – hypotheses

• D – scientific theories

Which of the following differs between groups in a controlled experiment?

• A – a test

B – a prediction

• C – a hypothesis

• D – a variable

• D – a variable

A scientist who wants to study the possible side effects of a new medicine would …

• A – give the same dose of med.

• C – include a control group.

• C – include a control group.

• D – use different subjects.

Measurements of the heights of various plants in an experiment are called …

• A – inferences.

B – inquiries.

• C – data.

• C – data.

• D – theories.

Which of the following is NOT an SI unit? experiment are called …

• A – meter

B – foot

• B – foot

• C – kilogram

• D – liter

The temp at which an alligator’s egg is incubated will determine the gender = temp would be called …

• A – the dependent variable.

B – the independent variable.

• B – the independent variable.

• C – the constant variable.

• D – the conclusion.

What is the most important skill in any experiment? determine the gender = temp would be called …

• A – using safe lab practices

• A – using safe lab practices

B – making measurements

• C – communicating ideas

• D – making observations

Which is a step of the scientific methods? determine the gender = temp would be called …

• A – stating a theory

• C – using technology

• D – building a microscope

Which safety item should you wear to protect your eyes before you begin using any lab equipment?

• A – an apron

B – closed toe shoes

• C – heat resistant gloves

• D – safety goggles

• D – safety goggles

Which step of planning scientific investigations involves predicting the results?

• A – organizing data

B – formulating explanations

• C – constructing hypotheses

• C – constructing hypotheses

• D – gathering evidence

Which unit of measure is MOST appropriate for measuring the length of a river?

• A – kilometer

• A – kilometer

B – meter

• C – centimeter

• D – millimeter

What is the final step in the scientific method? length of a river?

• A – do an experiment

B – draw a conclusion

• B – draw a conclusion

• C – collect data

• D – conduct research

What should Cesar do FIRST in his investigation? length of a river?

• A – fill out a data table

B – sketch the plants

• C – draw a conclusion

• D – make a hypothesis

• D – make a hypothesis

• A – observation.

• A – observation.

B – conclusion.

• C – prediction.

• D – hypothesis.

What beneficial result might happen if a scientist discovers her hypothesis is incorrect?

• A – She might give up.

B – Might lead to another hypo.

• B – Might lead to another hypo.

• C – Scientists repeat her work.

• D – Keep her results secret.

In a controlled experiment, her hypothesis is incorrect?

• A – a variable is not needed.

B – a control group is compared.

• B – a control group is compared.

• C – there are two variables.

• D – all factors should be different

SI units are … her hypothesis is incorrect?

• A – used only in France.

B – based on the number 10.

• B – based on the number 10.

• C – based on body parts.

• D – used only to measure length.

When you decide whether or not the data supports the hypothesis, you are …

• A – making an observation.

B – stating a question.

• C – making an inference.

• D – drawing a conclusion.

• D – drawing a conclusion.

Grams are the most useful unit of measurement in determining the mass of a …

• A – truck.

B – medium-sized apple.

• B – medium-sized apple.

• C – grain of rice.

• D – hippopotamus

EXPLAIN THE HOW AND the mass of a …WHY OF WHAT YOU LEARNED

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