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Scientific Method...

This study stack is to help you prepare for a test on the scientific method.

What is the FIRST step of writing a Science inquiry Form a question
A hypothesis should be written using what sentence frame: If...then...because
The "Framing" section of a Science Inquiry should include background information - True or False? True
The SECOND step of a Science Inquiry is to design an investigation - True or False? True
What is a variable? Something that can be changed.
The variable that can be changed is called a "dependent variable" - True or False? False
What is it called when you keep a variable the same? Controlled Variable
You need to list ALL materials necessary whe designing an experiment - True or False? True
A well-designed experiment is repeatable - True or False? True
Experiment directions should be written in what form? Step-by-Step
The THIRD part in a Science inquiry is... Collecting and presenting data
Qualitative data requires what? Observations
Quantitative data requires what? numbers
Quantitative observations should NEVER be graphed - True or False? False
A graph has an X and Y axis - True or False? True
Where should you record quantitative data? In a data table.
Quantitative data should always show the unit of measure - True or False True
The FOURTH step of a Science Inquiry is what? Analyzing and Interpreting Data
What is a possible sentence frame for writing a conclusion? When...then...because
When analyzing and interpreting data, a scientist always needs to address the variable in an experiment - True or False True
What are the three types of variables in an experiment? independent, dependent and controlled
When conduction a Science Inquiry it is okay to prove your hypothesis wrong - True or False? True
Define "scientific law". A scientific law describes an observed pattern in nature without attempting to explain it.
What can a Science Inquiry lead to? new questions
Created by: lonniewood