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Foundations for Teaching Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. An experiment should show that a hypothesis is either:

Question 2 2. What is the benefit of having older children keep a science journal / lab notebook when engaging in science activities?

Question 3 3. A scientist is running a test of her hypothesis. Which step of the scientific method is she executing?

Question 4 4. Which of the following sample hypotheses is a poor choice?

Question 5 5. A controlled experiment tests how many variables at one time?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is viewed as scientific fact with no exceptions?

Question 7 7. While creating a project for the science fair, you know that you want to test different materials out to see which absorb the most water. Which of the following would be an example of a good hypothesis?

Question 8 8. Which of these was not included as part of creating a hypothesis?

Question 9 9. Which of the following best describes a hypothesis?

Question 10 10. Which word part appears only AFTER the root?

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Question 11 11. Which languages contribute to most scientific vocabulary?

Question 12 12. At what step in the scientific method does a scientist propose the problem that he or she wants to solve?

Question 13 13. Which of the following materials would you NOT likely use in a preschool science classroom?

Question 14 14. Which type of learning approach focuses on subdivided parts?

Question 15 15. Which of the following summarizes an accepted hypothesis tested by many scientists?

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Question 16 16. What is the primary unit of a word called?

Question 17 17. What types of resources would be best for teaching basic physical science in a pre-kindergarten classroom?

Question 18 18. In order for a scientist's work to be accepted, other scientists must be able to _____ the experiment.

Question 19 19. Which science vocabulary word would NOT be age-appropriate terminology for very young (pre-kindergarten) children?

Question 20 20. Which of these following words should be avoided when creating your own hypothesis?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT one of the six key steps of the scientific method?

Question 22 22. A student brings a teacher an insect she found outside and asks what it is. Which of the following responses would best encourage inquiry-based learning?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT true about science?

Question 24 24. Which type of learner prefers pictures and charts?

Question 25 25. Which is a process that requires feedback from the scientific community?

Foundations for Teaching Science 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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