# Science Process Skills

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This is about the Scientific Processing Skills. The test is on Friday September -25- 2009

Created Sep 24, 2009
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meghangerke111

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 Side A Side B 1 What is Observation? Using one or more of our senses to gather information***  Basis of all Science 2 The two types of observation are? Qualitative and Quantitative 3 What is Quantitative? describes with words and numbers*** Most Precise 4 What is Qualitative? when you use words and senses 5 What is an Inference? possible explination for an observation*** must be logical 6 Inferences are... 1.) based on prior knowledge2.) helps us make sense of our environment3.)often change when... 7 What is an Independent Variable? factor or condition that is intetionally changed*** only one variable is changed 8 What is a Dependant Variable? factor or condition that maybe affected 9 What is a controlled variable? not changed in the expirament 10 What is Hypothesising? prediction that forcasts how the independent variable will affect the dependent variable? 11 How do u write a hypothesis? If________then__________. (independent)(dependent) 12 Organizing is...` data collected(most is quantitative) 13 Interpreting is... Making sense of data 14 Graphs.... Gives investagators a VISUAL IMAGE of the observation which simplifies INTERPRETATION and DRAWING... 15 What are the two main graphs? Bar and Line 16 Bar Graphs... ask about the variables that will be counted 17 Line Graphs... ask about the variable over time 18 Drawing Conclusions... Since drawing conclusions is the final step of any investagation, tables charts, and data are... 19 Claim... 1) restate hypothesis2.) was it supported by results?3.) compare and contrast ur hypothesis... 20 Evidence... 1.) What specifice data supports your claim?(chose only relevant data but don't restate table) 21 Reasoning... Conect yor results to what you have learned in class. 22 Reflection... If your hypothesis was not supported, What new hypothesis could you test?If your hypothesis...

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