Tools & Resources for Science Instruction Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a microscope?

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

Question 3 3. How can you teach students to be good digital citizens?

Question 4 4. When should you read through the lab instructions?

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following are ways to apply manipulatives in the classroom?

Question 7 7. What is the benefit of having older children keep a science journal / lab notebook when engaging in science activities?

Question 8 8. Which of the following best explains why manipulatives work especially well for math lessons?

Question 9 9. Does technology lead to science, or does science lead to technology?

Question 10 10. When would you use ANOVA?

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Question 11 11. Having students create a video to present a science project is an example of which of the following type of integrative technology?

Question 12 12. What types of resources would be best for teaching basic physical science in a pre-kindergarten classroom?

Question 13 13. What is something that you need to consider when planning your experiment?

Question 14 14. Which of the following best defines manipulatives in education?

Question 15 15. According to education professor Dr. Shaw, which of the following explains why manipulatives are so effective?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following pieces of technology led to the discovery of the cell?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of a physics investigation kids could do?

Question 18 18. Which science vocabulary word would NOT be age-appropriate terminology for very young (pre-kindergarten) children?

Question 19 19. Which of the following sets of scientific tools would be useful in an investigation testing the acidity of water?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a lab safety rule?

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Question 21 21. If you wanted to integrate digital tools and writing into your lessons at the transformative level, what should you have students create?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT an example of a use of technology?

Question 23 23. When is the best time to consider what analysis to examine your data with?

Question 24 24. What should you do with substances that are heating?

Question 25 25. What should you do if a substance is not labelled?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is an example of a biology investigation kids could do?

Question 27 27. When students type a paper on a word-processor, it is an example of which type of technology integration?

Question 28 28. Which of the following materials would you NOT likely use in a preschool science classroom?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT an example of something where a computer is used for scientific data analysis?

Question 30 30. Typically, which of the following is NOT an appropriate piece of equipment for a kid?

Tools & Resources for Science Instruction 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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