Flashcards in Scientific Method( Scientific Inquiry) Deck (15):
What 6 things do you need in a scientific
Question from an observation
The question from an observation should ask what?
What if, how or what effect will something have
Should lead to an experiment
Should yield quantitative or qualitative data
Often identify the independent variable
attempt to answer the question being investigated and determine outcome, and suggest a possible reason.
based on prior knowledge or observation
The materials should be ...
listed in specific amounts and sizes
What is verification?
When other people can replicate an expierement exactly to see if they get the same results
The procedure should...
Written in sequential manner
Variables must be identified and controlled
Whats the 4 types of variables?
Define the independent variable
Factor that will intentionally be changed
The trial in the ivestigation that's used to detect change
Define: Dependent variable
Observed to see if its affected by the change made in the independent variable
Factors in the experiment that must stay the same to make sure they're not having any effect on the dependent variable
Should contain data, observation and measurments, and illustrations
...I know I spelled it wrong, get over it
A Bar Graph should be used to show...
Name the 4 parts that should be in a conclusion
State whether the prediction was supported or not
Answer the original question
Include inferences that can be made from the results
Include any additional questions that could be investigated or info that could be researched in the future