Scientific Investigation - Reading

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Scientific Investigation - Reading

Prentice Hall: BiologySections 1-1, 1-2


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Science is used to investigate, explain, and predict nature.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Quantitative observations involve characteristics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Scientists try to make biased observations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Inferences are facts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    A hypothesis is a possible explanation or answer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Only testable hypotheses are useful.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A hypothesis that is not supported is not useful.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Variables are factors of an experiment that change.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    During a scientific experiment, you should change two variable at the same time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    A theory is a well-supported fact.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Name (first and last)
  • 12. 
    Student ID #
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