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What is an Observation? When you observe, you become aware of something using one of your senses. Your five senses are _______, _______, _______, _______, and ________. In an observation you simply describe something as it appears. An observation is a _______________ describing a ________.

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What is an Observation?

  • When you observe, you become aware of something using one of your senses. Your five senses are _______, _______, _______, _______, and ________. In an observation you simply describe something as it appears.
  • An observation is a _______________ describing a ________.
  • It’s ____________________!!
  • There are two types of observations
  • ________________________________ ________________________________
  • Qualitative Observations
  • Qualitative observations _________________what we observe.
  • “Qualitative” = _____________ (______________)
  • These observations use ___________________to describe something.
  • Example: The flower has white petals.
  • Example: Mr. M has blue eyes.
  • Quantitative Measurements
  • Quantitative observations ____________________ what we observe.
  • “Quantitative” = ________________ (_________________)
  • These observations use ___________________ to measure something in a quantitative way.
  • Example: The flower has seven petals.
  • Example: Mr. M has two eyes.
  • Which is better?
  • Both types are valuable in science. In experiments, though, _____________________ measurements can be precisely and objectively _________________________.
  • Qualitative: The road is long. (describes)
  • Quantitative:The road is 5 km long. (measures)
  • What is an Observation?
  • When you observe, you become aware of something using one of your senses. Your five senses are _______, _______, _______, _______, and ________. In an observation you simply describe something as it appears.
  • An observation is a _______________ describing a ________.
  • It’s ____________________!!
  • There are two types of observations
  • ________________________________ ________________________________
  • Qualitative Observations
  • Qualitative observations _________________what we observe.
  • “Qualitative” = _____________ (______________)
  • These observations use ___________________to describe something.
  • Example: The flower has white petals.
  • Example: Mr. M has blue eyes.
  • Quantitative Measurements
  • Quantitative observations ____________________ what we observe.
  • “Quantitative” = ________________ (_________________)
  • These observations use ___________________ to measure something in a quantitative way.
  • Example: The flower has seven petals.
  • Example: Mr. M has two eyes.
  • Which is better?
  • Both types are valuable in science. In experiments, though, _____________________ measurements can be precisely and objectively _________________________.
  • Qualitative: The road is long. (describes)
  • Quantitative:The road is 5 km long. (measures)
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