Science Process Skills: Definitions And Examples

9 Questions  I  By Scichair09 on February 15, 2010
The definitions and examples given below are based on a number of sources and represents commonly accepted uses of the process skill terms. First you will identify process skills by definition, then by examples. DIRECTIONS: Read each statement carefully and choose the best answer.

  

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1.  After observing the melting rates of an ice cube sprinkled with salt and one without salt, concluding that salt reduces the freezing point of water, is an example of
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2.  The process of developing testable explanations for occurrences.
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3.   Describing the relationship between the melting time for an ice cube and amount of salt sprinkled on the cube by writing about it or by constructing a graph, is an example of
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4.  The process of considering evidence and drawing a conclusion by assessing the data: In other words, answering the question, ”What do your findings tell you?” Finding a pattern or other meaning in a collection of data.
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5.  The process of  relying on previously observed patterns to state in advance the expected result of a tested hypothesis.
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6.  The process of using words, symbols, or graphics to describe an object, action or event.
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7.  The process of using the senses and appropriate tools to gather information about an object, event, or phenomenon.                           
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8.  The process of drawing conclusions based on reasoning or past experience.
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9.  Listing the similarities and differences of a cube of ice and a ball of ice, is an example of
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