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Planning a Scientific Investigation Or Experiment Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. A hypothesis is

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a criterion for a good hypothesis?

Question 3 3. The word 'science' comes from Latin meaning __

Question 4 4. What is the correct order of steps in the scientific method?

Question 5 5. What does it mean to say that the scientific method is iterative?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is true about the steps of the scientific method

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT part of the experimental design process?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is TRUE about control variables?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a possible experimental design consideration?

Question 10 10. Which best defines observations?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is an observation?

Question 12 12. Why might you re-run an experiment?

Question 13 13. Which of the following statements are true?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is nonmetallic but still a conductor?

Question 15 15. Which of the following materials is metallic and a good conductor?

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Question 16 16. Quasi-experiments are unique because they

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a criteria of a hypothesis?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Question 19 19. Which best describes the scientific method?

Question 20 20. What might an experiment be trying to test?

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Question 21 21. If you design an experiment to test which brand of dog food is preferred by dogs in your neighborhood, which of the following would be a valid hypothesis?

Question 22 22. What is science?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a true solution to deal with the problem of human analysis being unreliable?

Question 24 24. What is a scientific theory?

Question 25 25. What is a good hypothesis based on?

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Question 26 26. Why might you repeat an early step in the scientific method?

Question 27 27. How is a hypothesis related to an experiment?

Question 28 28. Which is true about experimentation?

Question 29 29. Which of these materials are good conductors?

Question 30 30. The two general types of experiments are ___ and ___

Planning a Scientific Investigation Or Experiment Chapter Exam Instructions

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