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Elementary Science: Inquiry & Processes Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is something that you need to consider when planning your experiment?

Question 2 2. Successful analysis of your data will be influenced by which factor(s)?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is an example of a point of view?

Question 4 4. What is an example of an assumption you might make if you are arguing that universal helmet laws should be created and enforced in all states?

Question 5 5. What is the relationship between science and proof?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT an overarching category of science?

Question 7 7. This is a branch of knowledge and the systematic study of the universe and all it encompasses, one that is based upon facts, observation, and experimentation:

Question 8 8. A set of principles laid out as being unquestionably true is known as:

Question 9 9. What did Galileo use to show that Aristotle's ideas were wrong?

Question 10 10. Why were Galileo's findings so controversial?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a common way for scientists to communicate their results?

Question 12 12. What is a scientific investigation?

Question 13 13. How do satellites benefit society?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a way that science has benefited society?

Question 15 15. What contributions did Copernicus make in the history of science?

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Question 16 16. Why was Aglaonike considered a sorceress?

Question 17 17. Select one main human-induced factor that is included in a climate model?

Question 18 18. Select the one best answer for selecting the most appropriate climate model to explain the recent climate warming?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is an example of incorporating technology with science?

Question 20 20. One of the most obvious ways in which mathematics is used in all branches of science is:

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Question 21 21. As you teach your first graders about changes of matter, you are fostering their cognitive development. To teach the whole child as part of developmentally appropriate practices, what other areas need to be developed in your lessons?

Question 22 22. All of the following are principles of developmentally appropriate practices, EXCEPT:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is a good description of the question that should be stated as part of a scientific investigation?

Question 24 24. Which of the following describes a scientific investigation?

Question 25 25. When would you use ANOVA?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is recommended during the critical thinking process?

Question 27 27. How does the scientific method involve controlling variables?

Question 28 28. This is a single assertion, a proposed explanation of something based on available knowledge, for something yet to be explained, one that is subject to further experimentation.

Question 29 29. Which of the following came about during the scientific revolution?

Question 30 30. When analyzing and communicating your data, what will a good scientist always be referring to?

Elementary Science: Inquiry & Processes Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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