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Science Test Oct 10

6th grade Science Test Review

QuestionAnswer
Which type of graph is best used to compare data? bar graph
Which type of graph is best used to show data as percentages or parts of a whole? pie or circle graph
Which type of graph is best used to show changes over time? line graph
What should you do when you have questions during a lab activity? You should ALWAYS ask your teacher if you have questions or are unclear during a lab activity.
What is needed for experiments involving chemicals, heat, or glass? Goggles, lab coat or apron, closed-toe shoes, and tongs are needed
Why do we use data tables? Data tables organize our data.
Why do we use graphs? Graphs help us better see trends and patterns in our data.
Does the color of an M&M affect how quickly it melts? What is the independent variable (IV)? color of an M&M
Does the color of an M&M affect how quickly it melts? What is the dependent variable (DV)? how quickly it melts
Does the type of shoes affect how fast I run the mile? What is the IV? type of shoes
Does the type of shoes affect how fast I run the mile? What is the DV? how fast I run
What information should be included on all graphs? TAILS (Title, Axis, Intervals, Labels, Scale)
What's the best way to know what information is displayed on a graph? Read the title :)
the amount of space matter takes up volume
what instrument or equipment is used to measure volume of an irregular-shaped object graduated cylinder
the device used to measure temperature thermometer
the equipment used to measure length meter stick
the equipment used to measure mass balance
the unit of measure for mass gram
the unit of measure for volume mL
the method used to measure volume of an irregular-shaped object water displacement
How does the use of weights affect my weight loss? What is the IV? Hint: What am I changing? use of weights
How does the use of weights affect my weight loss? What is the DV? Hint: What am I measuring? my weight loss
How does the use of weights affect my weight loss? What would be controls of this experiment? The foods I eat, the exercises I do, how often I exercise
Why are models used in Science? Models help us better understand things that are too difficult for us to directly observe
I want to know if glue sticks or liquid glue hold a poster to the wall longer. I will hang 1 with a glue stick for adhesive and hand the other with liquid glue. After 8 hours, I will see if glue sticks or liquid glue hold a poster to the wall longer. This is a comparative investigation.
How does the rotation and revolution of the moon affect tides on Earth? I will make a model of the Earth and moon to simulate the movements of both. I will research this topic online from a reputable website source. This is a descriptive investigation.
Does the number of dryer sheets affect static electricity in my laundry? I will wash some with no dryer sheets, some with 1 dry sheet, some with 2 dryer sheets, and the remainder with 3 dryer sheets to answer my testable question. This is an experimental investigation.
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