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ScienceFusion Intro to Science & Technology Unit 1.2: Scientific Investigation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT a step of the scientific method that supports scientific investigation?

Question 2 2. Which is an example of a variable?

Question 3 3. What has to happen before you can analyze data?

Question 4 4. What is the first step of the Scientific Method?

Question 5 5. What is necessary before a good hypothesis can be created?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following direct 'jumps' would be OK to make in the Scientific Method?

Question 7 7. Which of the following statements is true about variables?

Question 8 8. Select the statement that represents discrete quantitative data.

Question 9 9. Brown school has decided to review their ratio of girls to boys in the Second grade class. They decided to count the number of boys in Second grade. This is an example of what type of data?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is true about the Scientific Method?

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Question 11 11. Why do scientists have differing opinions about what the same set of data means?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is true about conclusions drawn from experimental data?

Question 13 13. Which of the following describes a scientific investigation?

Question 14 14. What does it mean to draw logical conclusions from experimental data?

Question 15 15. It is important to design experiments so that they are

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Question 16 16. Which of the following answers is an example of continuous data?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a good description of the question that should be stated as part of a scientific investigation?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT something one needs to consider when conducting an experiment?

Question 19 19. You run an experiment to test which brand of food your dog prefers. You offer her three different brands of food at each meal, presenting them all at the same time (so that she does not just prefer the one that comes first!). Three weeks of data collection indicate that she ate Brand C more often than Brand A or Brand B. What can you conclude from these results?

Question 20 20. If you wanted to know how exercise affects weight loss in adults, which variable(s) would need to be controlled for in your experiment?

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Question 21 21. What is one benefit of scientists disagreeing about the meaning of experimental data?

Question 22 22. Which of the following answers is an example of discrete data?

Question 23 23. If you conduct an experiment and the hypothesis can't be confirmed, what should you do?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements is NOT quantitative data?

Question 25 25. Why is a control variable used in an experiment?

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